NEED TO CATCH up? TheJournal.ie brings you a round-up of today’s news.
- Cadbury workers are set to start an indefinite strike from tomorrow.
- The Longford-Westmeath recount is back underway.
- In an escalation of their industrial action, Luas drivers are set to strike on Easter Sunday and Monday.
- New Exchequer returns have shown a 7.1% growth in tax takings for February.
- Most people think that it’s time for Joan Burton to step down as leader of the Labour party.
- Enda Kenny has said that people should continue to pay their water charges.
- Dart drivers are set to strike on Easter Sunday and Monday over plans to introduce new rosters for 10 minute services at the company.
- Car insurance premiums are set to rise after a judgement has ruled that the MIBI must pay out claims for the now defunct Setanta Insurance Company.
- Thousands of people across the country did not receive their disability payments this morning.
#RUSSIA: A nanny accused of beheading a child and walking through the streets with its head has said that it was what “Allah ordered”.
#GERMANY: The country has placed fresh emphasis on Facebook’s privacy rules.
#UNITED STATES: The results of ‘Super Tuesday’ in the US presidential race make it look like it will be Donald Trump vs. Hillary Clinton in the race for the White House.
- A world record has been set for the fastest-ever electric skateboard run.
- US Congress has told the FBI that trying to force Apple to unlock iPhones is a “fool’s errand”. [The Guardian]