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From The Daily Edge Winnie the Pooh banned from Polish playground for his ‘dubious sexuality’ Pooh Pooh

Winnie the Pooh banned from Polish playground for his ‘dubious sexuality’

The councillors of the small town didn’t like that he was “half-dressed” either.

‘It breaks our hearts’: Body of missing Irishman found in Stockholm RIP

‘It breaks our hearts’: Body of missing Irishman found in Stockholm

Brian Farrell’s family say his body was found in water close to where he was last seen.

From Business ETC Most employers will be hiring next year, but workers expect to get more from those jobs Money Talks

Most employers will be hiring next year, but workers expect to get more from those jobs

People are expecting extra cash after years of shrinking pay packets.

From The Score Know your sport? Take our weekly quiz It's Quizness Time

Know your sport? Take our weekly quiz

How much attention were you paying to the week’s sporting event?

The 5 at 5: Friday

5 minutes, 5 stories, 5 o’clock…

Amazingly, boozy students don’t really care about their health

Only 9% of students asked said they would reduce their alcohol consumption due to an awareness of medical consequences.

Vintage bike stolen outside Ranelagh shop highlights soaring bike theft problem

Almost 4,500 bicycles were reported stolen in Dublin last year alone.

30 cars broke a red light on this junction in half an hour

Motorists are being urged to pay attention to the lights.

SIPTU still won’t say if they’ll join water charge protests

It depends on what emerges from talks with other unions, they say.

Are German motorbikes the key to fighting Ebola?

The bikes have been sent to west Africa.

Shocking crash photo is stark warning of dangers on the roads

The driver is in hospital and was “inches away” from a head injury.

Two dead after balcony collapses in London

A further six people were injured.

Horses shot and left for dead on Cork/ Limerick border

WARNING: This story contains some images of a graphic nature.

‘For the first time in 16 years we were treated the same as Catholics’

Mother and baby homes, including one group from a Protestant home, met with Minister James Reilly this month.

South Dublin County Council will NOT be charging for child safety signs

Previously residents were required to pay €200 for a sign and pole and €120 for just the sign.

From The Score ‘I don’t know where it came from’ – POC quashes French move rumour Fabricated

‘I don’t know where it came from’ – POC quashes French move rumour

The Ireland captain laughed off speculation of a transfer to join James Coughlan and Simon Mannix at Pau.

Videos: Enda Kenny got a fierce noisy reception from protesters in Cork today Rebel County This post contains videos

Videos: Enda Kenny got a fierce noisy reception from protesters in Cork today

Anti-water charge protesters greeted the Taoiseach at a jobs announcement in Blackpool earlier.

From The Daily Edge This Irish mum set up a Minecraft convention. The response has been absolutely crazy Minecraft

This Irish mum set up a Minecraft convention. The response has been absolutely crazy

Lisa O’Brien sold 1,500 tickets in just nine hours for events in Dublin and Meath.

Today’s top stories in 6 seconds

Don’t have time to mull over the news? Here’s everything you need to know.

‘I’ll kiss your neck, back, the sweet cantaloupes of your rump’ – This letter to Marilyn will make you blush

Arthur Miller was the king of sexting before mobile phones even existed…

How this seemingly innocuous tweet caused a big row and forced a Labour MP to resign

Emily Thornberry stepped down as a member of the Labour shadow cabinet last night. Here’s what happened…

Opinion: At last, a lifeline for the undocumented Irish in the US

President Obama’s action is the first ray of light in a long time for undocumented Irish men and women effectively trapped in the shadows of places like Boston, New York, Chicago and San Francisco.

Louise O’Keeffe contacted by children who are being abused by their teachers

“Eight and 12-year-old children in schools today shouldn’t know who Louise O’Keeffe is”.

Irish people seem to trust the judges and the legal system…

… although politicians, not so much.

Luke Ming Flanagan: ‘It’s torture to watch everything falling around our ears’

The MEP describes his night in the Emergency Department with his seven-week-old baby.

Tusla can’t prosecute creche over Prime Time revelations

The Child and Family agency said it is seeking urgent legal advice over yesterday’s court decision as it is “critical” it has the law on its side.

Fine Gael TD withdraws comments comparing some water protesters to ISIS

Noel Coonan has also said that he has received a death threat in the wake of his comments.

From Business ETC The internet is going to have 3 billion people using it next year Access For All

The internet is going to have 3 billion people using it next year

And it’s expected that nearly half of the world’s population will have online access by 2018.

From The Score Katie Taylor reaches semi-finals of World Championships without throwing a punch Success

Katie Taylor reaches semi-finals of World Championships without throwing a punch

The Bray native will now face Jinhua Yin of China on Sunday for a spot in the final.

100-year-old woman sees the ocean for first time, says “it’s cold”

Ruby Holt lived her whole life in rural Tennessee.

Two more teens arrested after woman threatened at home with knives

A teenager was charged in court over the incident earlier this month.

Millionairess ‘black widow’ suspected of killing husband

The woman, Chisako Kakehi, denies any involvement in the deaths.

The Irish government were briefed on flying saucers in 1950

The letter came from the embassy in Washington.

The 9 at 9: Friday

Catch up as you wake up.

Poll: Have you ever taken photos of a crash scene? Your Say This post contains a poll

Poll: Have you ever taken photos of a crash scene?

Emergency services in Waterford this week pleaded with the public to stop taking photos – have you ever done it?

From The Score Irish football receives €1.2million boost in funding Happy Days

Irish football receives €1.2million boost in funding

The money will go towards six projects selected by the Football Association of Ireland.

200 cases of bowel cancer found through screening

95% of the tests are normal.

Tech company to create 120 jobs in Cork

Water protesters will picket the announcement by Taoiseach Enda Kenny.