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# danger - Monday 11 August, 2014

Are loom bands dangerous?

An online parenting site has raised concerns.

Rwanda tests German student for Ebola

The results will be available in 48 hours, the country’s health ministry said.

# danger - Thursday 7 August, 2014

State of emergency declared in Liberia over deadly Ebola outbreak

The deadly disease has killed around two-thirds of those affected.

# danger - Monday 28 July, 2014

Unregistered Carlow plumber prosecuted for installing gas boilers

This is the third successful prosecution by CER this year.

# danger - Sunday 27 July, 2014

Is a Terminator-style robot apocalypse a possibility?

And why are scientists afraid to talk about it?

# danger - Thursday 3 July, 2014

Fancy sliding down Bray Head on a 90-metre slip 'n slide? Now you can

Do you have the guts to slide down the seaside slope on a li-lo at 25 kilometres per hour?

# danger - Monday 30 June, 2014

Man jumps into River Liffey to save his blind dog

Stevie is safe and recovering at home.

# danger - Saturday 28 June, 2014

Viable explosive device made safe in Carrickmines

A number of nearby houses were evacuated in the area.

# danger - Saturday 21 June, 2014

Man dies after falling into slurry tank on Cork farm

Attempts to resuscitate the man were unsuccessful.

# danger - Monday 19 May, 2014

15-year-old in court as drivers warned about spate of carjackings

A teenager will appear in court today after a taxi driver had his car hijacked in the early hours of Sunday morning.

# danger - Friday 9 May, 2014

"Shocking" lack of awareness of heart failure symptoms among Irish public

87 per cent of people surveyed mistook these symptoms for ‘normal signs of ageing”.

# danger - Wednesday 23 April, 2014

Gardaí to begin nationwide crackdown on drivers using mobile phones

The national mobile phone operation will take place over the next two days, beginning tomorrow.

# danger - Saturday 5 April, 2014

Two tourists injured after falling 150 feet at Howth cliffs

One of the two suffered serious injuries in the fall.

# danger - Wednesday 2 April, 2014

From The42 Munster's Keatley enthusiastic about facing Toulouse's 70% back three threat Keats

Munster's Keatley enthusiastic about facing Toulouse's 70% back three threat

The out-half explains that his province’s analysis of Saturday’s quarter-final opposition has been ongoing for seven weeks.

# danger - Sunday 30 March, 2014

These 10 cities are most at risk of natural disasters Duck And Cover This post contains images

# danger - Sunday 16 March, 2014

Irish neighbourhoods 'at risk of Harlem style gas explosion'

A contractors association warned against the dangers of illegal gas work in homes.

# danger - Saturday 1 March, 2014

Tánaiste says Russian forces in Ukraine is a ‘dangerous situation’

Eamon Gilmore on the Russian Federation to abide by international law and to respect Ukraine’s territorial integrity and independence.

# danger - Thursday 13 February, 2014

From The42 Sochi Bobsled crash leaves course worker with two compound leg fractures Danger

Sochi Bobsled crash leaves course worker with two compound leg fractures

The man has been rushed to hospital, but it remains unclear why he was in the braking zone of the Bobsled course.

# danger - Sunday 9 February, 2014

Martin: There's a danger marriage will lose originality if gay marriage allowed

Despite his own views, the Archbishop of Dublin said debates on issues like this should be carried out “in a mature way”.

# danger - Friday 17 January, 2014

US health report finds cigarettes are more dangerous than ever

The report warns that smoking cigarettes can cause blindness, diabetes, erectile dysfunction and liver cancer.

# danger - Saturday 28 December, 2013

Legal highs stolen from Belfast shop not to be ingested, warns PSNI

Bags of Herbal Haze, China White and Dust till Dawn were stolen from a shop yesterday.

# danger - Tuesday 24 December, 2013

Be careful: Most accident-prone days of the year are Stephen’s Day and 27 December

Colds, minor burns and injuries from falls are the most common types of injuries and illnesses.

# danger - Monday 23 December, 2013

Driver rescued from Achill lake after car plunges in during treacherous conditions

The rescue was complicated by gale force winds, sleet and snow showers as water rapidly filled the car.

# danger - Sunday 15 December, 2013

Somali piracy is down 90 per cent from last year

New security measures take effect – but there are still “suspicious approaches” to ships.

# danger - Wednesday 11 December, 2013

IKEA warns of lamp 'strangulation hazard' after toddler death

The company has asked customers to go back to the store or call customer service to receive a free kit to fix the cord to the wall.

# danger - Sunday 17 November, 2013

Severe storm and tornadoes threaten Midwestern US states

53 million people in ten states are at significant risk for thunderstorms and tornadoes.

# danger - Tuesday 12 November, 2013

Satellite crashes into the Atlantic, but what about next one?

How often do satellites crash to earth and should we be worried?

# danger - Saturday 9 November, 2013

Two viable pipe bombs discovered in Belfast

The two devices were discovered on the Belfast Road yesterday evening.

Getting winter ready: Councils stockpile salt in preparation for icy conditions

Following the cold snaps of 2009 and 2010, some councils said they are well prepared for the icy conditions ahead this winter.

# danger - Sunday 27 October, 2013

Warning over fireworks danger - and €10,000 fine for using them illegally

Meanwhile, Greyhound is asking people to be vigilant in case their bins are targeted during the Halloween period.

# danger - Saturday 19 October, 2013

FBI investigating rise in lasers targeting commercial airplanes FBI

FBI investigating rise in lasers targeting commercial airplanes

This follows two incidents on Tuesday in which lasers were pointed at the cockpits of planes.

# danger - Tuesday 15 October, 2013

Council warns of the dangers of driving off into the sunset

The council said that while “we can’t change the position of the sun”, there are steps you can take to prepare yourself for driving against the autumn glare.

# danger - Sunday 13 October, 2013

How often do radioactive materials go missing in Ireland?

The Radiological Protection Institute tells us more about the stolen lightning preventers, what they are and when the last time radioactive materials were stolen.

# danger - Wednesday 9 October, 2013

Crossbow shot through window in Belfast

There was a woman in the flat at the time of the attack.

# danger - Tuesday 1 October, 2013

Danger! Cows on the loose on M3 in Meath

Motorists have been asked to take extra care.

# danger - Sunday 8 September, 2013

Sun, sand, surf and radiation in the shadow of Fukushima

As news broke this week of toxic water leaking from the plant, surfers say they are worried – but not enough to stay out of the waves there.

# danger - Thursday 29 August, 2013

From The Daily Edge Indoor eagle release goes as well as can be expected U-S-A

Indoor eagle release goes as well as can be expected

That is, not very well at all.

# danger - Friday 23 August, 2013

Yosemite fires cause tourists to flee national park Emergency This post contains images

Yosemite fires cause tourists to flee national park

A state of emergency has been declared in some parts of California.

# danger - Thursday 18 July, 2013

ESB warns public: don't swim in reservoirs

Hidden dangers may include obstacles, deep waters and uneven ground, the ESB said.

# danger - Monday 15 July, 2013

From The Daily Edge Here's what happens if you put an iPhone in a microwave Why? This post contains videos

Here's what happens if you put an iPhone in a microwave

Why would anyone want to find out? It’s art, of course!