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Friday 25 March, 2011

Irish banks may need another €27.5 billion: report
# Stressed
# Stressed

Irish banks may need another €27.5 billion: report

Mar 25th 2011, 9:42 AM 839 Views 0 Comments

Read it and weep.

The 9 at 9: Friday
# 9 At 9
# 9 At 9

The 9 at 9: Friday

Mar 25th 2011, 8:10 AM 1,576 Views 0 Comments

Nine things you need to know by 9am: British police may investigate Neil Prendeville; how Barack Obama was locked out of the White House and the cheating scandal that’s rocking the chess world.

Wednesday 23 March, 2011

Poll: Should the state and banks be made to pay for reckless lending?
# Your Say
# Your Say

Poll: Should the state and banks be made to pay for reckless lending?

Mar 23rd 2011, 10:19 AM 1,304 Views 0 Comments

Ads placed in tomorrow’s papers will look for homeowners to take part in a landmark ‘reckless lending’ case. Do you think it’s fair to expect the state and the banks to pay?

Wanted: Unhappy homeowners to sue the state, banks and the financial regulators
# Reckless Lending
# Reckless Lending

Wanted: Unhappy homeowners to sue the state, banks and the financial regulators

Mar 23rd 2011, 10:00 AM 885 Views 1 Comment

Ads in tomorrow’s newspapers will seek unhappy homeowners to join in a landmark ‘reckless lending’ legal action.

"We lost our Dad, now it feels like we're losing our Mum"
# Stewart Children
# Stewart Children

"We lost our Dad, now it feels like we're losing our Mum"

Mar 23rd 2011, 9:09 AM 11,582 Views 0 Comments

The children of the convicted murderer Hazel Stewart say they are “not taking any sides”, while her husband admits he questioned her about the killing many times.

The 9 at 9: Wednesday
# 9 At 9
# 9 At 9

The 9 at 9: Wednesday

Mar 23rd 2011, 8:16 AM 1,582 Views 0 Comments

Nine things you need to know by 9am: The fallout from the Moriarty report continues; an 8,000 page file on Anglo goes to the DPP and there are calls for a class action suit against the state and its banks by beleaguered homeowners.

Monday 21 March, 2011

Driver films the terrifying moment his car is engulfed by the tsunami (Video)
# Miracle Escape
# Miracle Escape

Driver films the terrifying moment his car is engulfed by the tsunami (Video)

Mar 21st 2011, 11:38 AM 2,841 Views 7 Comments

Driver had a miracle escape as his car was hit by a wall of water on March 11 – but kept going.

Irish hotels now offer best value in Western Europe: survey
# Hotel Prices
# Hotel Prices

Irish hotels now offer best value in Western Europe: survey

Mar 21st 2011, 9:35 AM 1,931 Views 0 Comments

The hotels.com survey shows that a €114 budget would comfortably secure you four star accommodation in Dublin – compared to three star in London, two star in Paris or one star in New York.

Irishman's ear bitten off in St Patrick's Day attack in Perth
# Ear Attack
# Ear Attack

Irishman's ear bitten off in St Patrick's Day attack in Perth

Mar 21st 2011, 8:51 AM 1,855 Views 4 Comments

Police have released CCTV footage of the three alleged attackers, one of whom was wearing a Celtic jersey.

The 9 at 9: Monday
# 9 At 9
# 9 At 9

The 9 at 9: Monday

Mar 21st 2011, 8:08 AM 1,824 Views 0 Comments

Nine things you need to know by 9am: Coalition forces claim to have destroyed Gaddafi’s command centre; plans for a supercasino on the banks of the Liffey and the ‘gay cure’ iPhone app that got a 4+ rating from Apple.

Wednesday 16 March, 2011

"I may be a little brat, but I'm too old for that much sex"
# TMI!
# TMI!

"I may be a little brat, but I'm too old for that much sex"

Mar 16th 2011, 10:19 AM 830 Views 0 Comments

Italian premier Berlusconi insists his volume of sexual exploits is nowhere near as high as prosecutors claim.

Happy twits flock together: study
# Twitter Cliques
# Twitter Cliques

Happy twits flock together: study

Mar 16th 2011, 9:36 AM 563 Views 0 Comments

A scientific study has uncovered that the virtual world is just as clique-ridden as the real one. Happy twits flock together – while misery loves company, even on Twitter.

Poll: How will you be celebrating your Irishness tomorrow?
# Your Say
# Your Say

Poll: How will you be celebrating your Irishness tomorrow?

Mar 16th 2011, 9:00 AM 1,829 Views 0 Comments

Tomorrow’s St Patrick’s Day – the one day of the year when you get to remember how it feels to be proud to be Irish. So let us know how you think we should be celebrating it.

The 9 at 9: Wednesday
# 9 At 9
# 9 At 9

The 9 at 9: Wednesday

Mar 16th 2011, 8:19 AM 1,622 Views 0 Comments

Nine things you need to know by 9am: A hoax text message spreads panic in Asia, the Taoiseach and Tanaiste head to the USA for Saint Patrick’s Day and how happy twits flock together.

Monday 14 March, 2011

We’ve got the answer to the question dogging humankind… Do I really need to buy the iPad2?
# IPad2
# IPad2

We’ve got the answer to the question dogging humankind… Do I really need to buy the iPad2?

Mar 14th 2011, 11:22 AM 2,519 Views 0 Comments

The iPad2′s out…and the verdict’s in. Put your wallet back in your pocket.

Tax probe launched after Spanish nuns claim thieves took bin bags stuffed with €1.5million
# Uh-Oh
From The Daily Edge
# Uh-Oh

Tax probe launched after Spanish nuns claim thieves took bin bags stuffed with €1.5million

Mar 14th 2011, 9:05 AM 1,188 Views 0 Comments

Now police also want to know exactly what they were doing keeping so many €500 notes in bin bags.

Poll: Should we cave in on corporation tax to secure a better bailout deal?
# Your Say
# Your Say

Poll: Should we cave in on corporation tax to secure a better bailout deal?

Mar 14th 2011, 8:29 AM 2,878 Views 0 Comments

Michael Noonan’s in Europe today, trying to persuade EU leaders to see things our way. What do you think he should do?

The 9 at 9: Monday
# 9 At 9
# 9 At 9

The 9 at 9: Monday

Mar 14th 2011, 8:10 AM 2,305 Views 0 Comments

Nine things you need to know by 9am: A second explosion occurs at the Fukushima nuclear plant, Irish seen as the ‘bad boys’ of Europe, and Burger King boss upsets his British customers.

Friday 11 March, 2011

What’s happened in the Pacific? A timeline of the day's terrible events
# Japan Tsunami
# Japan Tsunami

What’s happened in the Pacific? A timeline of the day's terrible events

Mar 11th 2011, 5:53 PM 27,086 Views 0 Comments

A timeline of how today’s terrifying events have unfolded, beginning with the magnitude 8.9 earthquake which struck at 5.46am Irish time.

Japan to release radioactive vapour to ease pressure at quake-hit nuclear power station
# Japan Earthquake
# Japan Earthquake

Japan to release radioactive vapour to ease pressure at quake-hit nuclear power station

Mar 11th 2011, 5:24 PM 4,381 Views 0 Comments

Fears are growing over the Fukushima plant despite earlier reports that the situation was under control.

Eyewitness videos record shocking extent of Japan’s earthquake and tsunami
# Japan Earthquake
# Japan Earthquake

Eyewitness videos record shocking extent of Japan’s earthquake and tsunami

Mar 11th 2011, 3:07 PM 7,236 Views 0 Comments

In video: how tourists and the residents of Japan experienced today’s earthquake.

Poll: Should Ireland offer financial aid to Japan?
# Your Say
# Your Say

Poll: Should Ireland offer financial aid to Japan?

Mar 11th 2011, 2:16 PM 3,029 Views 13 Comments

Should Ireland help out Japan or wait and see where else aid may be needed?

Police say 200-300 bodies discovered at Sendai city
# Japan
# Japan

Police say 200-300 bodies discovered at Sendai city

Mar 11th 2011, 1:34 PM 769 Views 0 Comments

Breaking: Death toll in Japanese earthquake disaster stands at 60
# Japan
# Japan

Breaking: Death toll in Japanese earthquake disaster stands at 60

Mar 11th 2011, 12:40 PM 376 Views 0 Comments

Indonesia braced for tsunami to hit at 6pm local time
# Pacific Tsunami
# Pacific Tsunami

Indonesia braced for tsunami to hit at 6pm local time

Mar 11th 2011, 10:44 AM 1,205 Views 0 Comments

Indonesia is in a state of high alert, as the tsunami makes its way towards the shore. It’s expected to hit at 11am Irish time.

Death toll rises to 26 in Japan earthquake disaster
# Japan
# Japan

Death toll rises to 26 in Japan earthquake disaster

Mar 11th 2011, 10:13 AM 653 Views 0 Comments

CCTV footage of Sendai airport being swamped by the tsunami (Video)
# Japan
# Japan

CCTV footage of Sendai airport being swamped by the tsunami (Video)

Mar 11th 2011, 9:59 AM 4,661 Views 0 Comments

CCTV footage records Sendai airport being submerged by the tsunami.

Earthquake map shows extent of activity in Pacific Rim today
# Earthquake
# Earthquake

Earthquake map shows extent of activity in Pacific Rim today

Mar 11th 2011, 9:20 AM 3,372 Views 0 Comments

Map shows the extent of earthquake activity – the bigger the square, the bigger the quake.

The 9 at 9: Friday
# 9 At 9
# 9 At 9

The 9 at 9: Friday

Mar 11th 2011, 8:20 AM 1,468 Views 0 Comments

Nine things you need to know by 9am: A massive tsunami hits Japan in the wake of the 7th largest earthquake ever recorded; the Pacific region is on high alert and the verdict’s in on the iPad2.

Ten metre high tsunami hits Japan after magnitude 8.9 earthquake
# Tsunami
# Tsunami

Ten metre high tsunami hits Japan after magnitude 8.9 earthquake

Mar 11th 2011, 7:05 AM 346 Views 0 Comments

Thursday 10 March, 2011

Irish universities snubbed by academics compiling list of world's top 100
# Snubbed
# Snubbed

Irish universities snubbed by academics compiling list of world's top 100

Mar 10th 2011, 10:26 AM 1,598 Views 0 Comments

The list of ‘top universities by reputation’ is the X-Factor for academics – and we’re not even in the final 100.

Arrested, beaten and subjected to mock executions: what it's like to be a foreign journalist in Libya
# Journalists
# Journalists

Arrested, beaten and subjected to mock executions: what it's like to be a foreign journalist in Libya

Mar 10th 2011, 8:43 AM 1,106 Views 0 Comments

A BBC news team in Libya was detained for 21 hours and beaten with fists, knees and rifles.

The 9 at 9: Thursday
# 9 At 9
# 9 At 9

The 9 at 9: Thursday

Mar 10th 2011, 8:05 AM 1,528 Views 1 Comment

Nine things you need to know by 9am: Ministerial pay cut; 21-year-old questioned about Mayo killing and the identities of the world’s richest people are revealed.

Poll: Do the ministerial pay cuts go far enough?
# Your Say
# Your Say

Poll: Do the ministerial pay cuts go far enough?

Mar 10th 2011, 7:39 AM 2,630 Views 0 Comments

All the new ministers will see their pay-packets cut. But do the cuts go far enough? Or is this just an empty PR exercise?

Wednesday 9 March, 2011

American Apparel founder in $250 million 'sex slave' case
# American Apparel
From The Daily Edge
# American Apparel

American Apparel founder in $250 million 'sex slave' case

Mar 9th 2011, 10:56 AM 884 Views 0 Comments

Dov Charney conducts business meetings in the nude and refers to his female employees as ‘sluts’ and ‘whores’. Now he’s facing a $250 million lawsuit from one of them.

€18 million worth of stolen jewellery found in a Paris drain three years after audacious heist
# Drain Robbery
# Drain Robbery

€18 million worth of stolen jewellery found in a Paris drain three years after audacious heist

Mar 9th 2011, 9:22 AM 838 Views 0 Comments

Thieves dressed as women held up the famous jewellery store on the Champs Elysee in a robbery that some believed was inspired by an episode of CSI:NY.

Poll: Who should be ceann comhairle?
# Your Say
# Your Say

Poll: Who should be ceann comhairle?

Mar 9th 2011, 8:42 AM 1,082 Views 0 Comments

The Ceann Comhairle is expected to be impartial, authoritative and able to keep control of the House. Who do you think is up to the job?

The 9 at 9: Ash Wednesday
# 9 At 9
# 9 At 9

The 9 at 9: Ash Wednesday

Mar 9th 2011, 8:07 AM 1,658 Views 0 Comments

Nine things you need to know by 9am: Members of the 31st Dáil get ready for their first day at school; the $250 million ‘sex slave’ lawsuit against American Apparel founder, and the answer to the question that has confounded science for centuries – does Guinness travel well?

Tuesday 8 March, 2011

September 11 suspects likely to be tried at Guantanamo
# Guantanamo Bay
# Guantanamo Bay

September 11 suspects likely to be tried at Guantanamo

Mar 8th 2011, 12:48 PM 312 Views 0 Comments

Obama has caved in to opposition to trying September 11 suspects in the US, and will allow trials to resume at Guantanamo – which he had pledged to close within a year of taking office.

Twenty-year-old Mexican police chief fired after going on the run
# Mexico
# Mexico

Twenty-year-old Mexican police chief fired after going on the run

Mar 8th 2011, 12:30 PM 709 Views 0 Comments

Student and single mother Marisol Valles Garcia made international headlines when she took on the job no-one else wanted. Now she’s apparently fleeing for her life.