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# economy - Thursday 27 January, 2011

One in five Aer Lingus cabin crew taken off payroll
# Aer Lingus
# Aer Lingus

One in five Aer Lingus cabin crew taken off payroll

Jan 27th 2011, 8:32 AM 810 Views 0 Comments

At least 215 members of Aer Lingus cabin crew have been taken off the payroll, as the dispute between the airline and trade union Impact shows no sign of cooling.

Martin challenges Opposition to televised debates
# GE11
# GE11

Martin challenges Opposition to televised debates

Jan 27th 2011, 7:54 AM 568 Views 0 Comments

New leader of Fianna Fáil Micheál Martin says the focus of the upcoming election campaign must be on “substantial debate”

Bizarre Frankenstein-style reanimation effort caused apartment fire
# Bizarre
From The Daily Edge
# Bizarre

Bizarre Frankenstein-style reanimation effort caused apartment fire

Jan 27th 2011, 7:40 AM 1,063 Views 0 Comments

Russian woman’s attempts to bring her dead sister back to life backfired.

# economy - Wednesday 26 January, 2011

Saudi Arabia stricken by heavy flooding
# Saudi Arabia
# Saudi Arabia

Saudi Arabia stricken by heavy flooding

Jan 26th 2011, 9:32 PM 2,152 Views 0 Comments

Meterology expert says the city of Jeddah must be redeveloped if it is to cope with increasing rainfall.

Tour champion Contador handed one-year suspension
# Ban
From The42
# Ban

Tour champion Contador handed one-year suspension

Jan 26th 2011, 8:15 PM 183 Views 0 Comments

Spanish superstar failed doping test during the 2010 race.

Is the dollar poised for a crash?
# Currency
# Currency

Is the dollar poised for a crash?

Jan 26th 2011, 7:54 PM 1,004 Views 0 Comments

US stock analyst Richard Russell claims the dollar has lost all stability and is about to crash.

Richard Keys quits Sky Sports over sexism row
# Sexism Row
From The42
# Sexism Row

Richard Keys quits Sky Sports over sexism row

Jan 26th 2011, 7:23 PM 1,263 Views 0 Comments

Sky says presenter has quit his post on Sky Sports following recent controversy over off-air remarks.

I’m not the Crown Steward and Bailiff of the Manor of Northstead, says Adams
# Gerry Adams
# Gerry Adams

I’m not the Crown Steward and Bailiff of the Manor of Northstead, says Adams

Jan 26th 2011, 6:22 PM 2,946 Views 4 Comments

David Cameron’s private secretary apologises to the Sinn Féin president after the PM says Adams has taken a job under the Crown.

Gilmore accepts Martin debate challenge "in principle"
# GE11
# GE11

Gilmore accepts Martin debate challenge "in principle"

Jan 26th 2011, 6:18 PM 549 Views 0 Comments

Labour leader says he has already replied to Martin’s call for two election debates between the main party leaders.

Here's how they'll line up in the Australian Open semi-finals
# Down Under
From The42
# Down Under

Here's how they'll line up in the Australian Open semi-finals

Jan 26th 2011, 6:14 PM 167 Views 0 Comments

Confused by Rafa Nadal’s exit in Melbourne? Us too – but Stephen Kelly talks us through the state of play in Oz.

Over 120 jobs cut from Donegal bakery
# Jobs
# Jobs

Over 120 jobs cut from Donegal bakery

Jan 26th 2011, 5:58 PM 465 Views 0 Comments

Cuisine de France has announced that it is cutting 124 positions at Gallagher’s Bakery.

New FF leader Micheál Martin calls for "in-depth" election debates
# GE11
# GE11

New FF leader Micheál Martin calls for "in-depth" election debates

Jan 26th 2011, 5:22 PM 661 Views 2 Comments

Martin wants to debate Enda Kenny and Eamon Gilmore at the start and end of the election campaign, and says it will be the toughest campaign his party ever faced.

UK Home Secretary announces new control order measures
# Britain
# Britain

UK Home Secretary announces new control order measures

Jan 26th 2011, 4:29 PM 328 Views 0 Comments

After a review of counter-terrorist measures, Theresa May has announced her recommendations for restoring “British freedoms” – but civil rights group is not convinced.

Man in court over Navan manslaughter
# Courts
# Courts

Man in court over Navan manslaughter

Jan 26th 2011, 4:12 PM 721 Views 0 Comments

An 18-year-old man has appeared in court in Navan to face a manslaughter charge in connection with a death in the town last year.

Trade surplus stays above €4bn for November
# Exports
# Exports

Trade surplus stays above €4bn for November

Jan 26th 2011, 3:55 PM 373 Views 0 Comments

The value of Irish exports in November 2010 was €4bn more than the amount we imported – for the second straight month.

Police investigate house fire that killed four children
# UK
# UK

Police investigate house fire that killed four children

Jan 26th 2011, 3:45 PM 274 Views 0 Comments

Police in England are investigating what started a house fire in Derbyshire, in which four children died on Monday.

Airlines confident for strong 2011, but not as confident as they used to be
# Up And Away
# Up And Away

Airlines confident for strong 2011, but not as confident as they used to be

Jan 26th 2011, 3:28 PM 231 Views 0 Comments

Most airlines expecting higher passenger volumes, but higher oil prices are taking their toll.

Gimme that ring: the top five individual Super Bowl performances
# Super Bowl Countdown
From The42
# Super Bowl Countdown

Gimme that ring: the top five individual Super Bowl performances

Jan 26th 2011, 3:22 PM 458 Views 0 Comments

VIDEO: There’s no ‘i’ in team, but there is in ‘win’ and there are times when one individual can make all the difference.

Micheal Martin elected Fianna Fáil leader
# FF Leadership
# FF Leadership

Micheal Martin elected Fianna Fáil leader

Jan 26th 2011, 3:07 PM 988 Views 0 Comments

The Cork TD beats opposition from Éamon Ó Cuív, Brian Lenihan and Mary Hanafin to become the eighth party leader.

Top talent announced for Dublin Film Festival
# Film Fest
From The Daily Edge
# Film Fest

Top talent announced for Dublin Film Festival

Jan 26th 2011, 3:00 PM 998 Views 0 Comments

Film buffs will be pleased to hear the line-up for the upcoming Dublin Film Festival – which include Martin Sheen, Emilio Estevez, Kevin Spacey and Richard Ayoade.

Obama asks new generation to face 'Sputnik moment'
# State Of The Union
# State Of The Union

Obama asks new generation to face 'Sputnik moment'

Jan 26th 2011, 2:35 PM 289 Views 0 Comments

In his annual State of the Union address, Barack Obama warns of the global threat to the United States’ economic power.

Russian officials fired over Moscow airport bombing
# Russia
# Russia

Russian officials fired over Moscow airport bombing

Jan 26th 2011, 2:33 PM 316 Views 0 Comments

Investigation into Monday’s suicide bomb attack on Domedovo airport continues to suspect North Causasus militants, as Putin says no apparent link with Chechen fighters.

Richard Keys takes to airwaves to defend sexism leaks
# Sexism Row
From The42
# Sexism Row

Richard Keys takes to airwaves to defend sexism leaks

Jan 26th 2011, 2:14 PM 2,336 Views 0 Comments

Sky Sports presenter says he’s sorry for leaked sexist remarks while ‘devastated’ Andy Gray issues apology too.

Now that it's bagged 12 Oscar nominations, Harvey Weinstein wants to cut the bad language
# Cynical
From The Daily Edge
# Cynical

Now that it's bagged 12 Oscar nominations, Harvey Weinstein wants to cut the bad language

Jan 26th 2011, 1:35 PM 434 Views 0 Comments

The King’s Speech is heading back to the edit suite, as Harvey Weinstein plans to try and cut out the bad language. Er, wasn’t that the best part?

Decision to cut Sean Óg criticised in documentary on Cork's 'Magnificent Seven'
# Rebel Yell
From The42
# Rebel Yell

Decision to cut Sean Óg criticised in documentary on Cork's 'Magnificent Seven'

Jan 26th 2011, 1:12 PM 623 Views 0 Comments

Former team-mates and managers line up to pay tribute to axed star.

Poll: Should the Ennis 1 be saved?
# Your Say
# Your Say

Poll: Should the Ennis 1 be saved?

Jan 26th 2011, 12:48 PM 1,483 Views 0 Comments

A cow who went on the rampage and knocked over a garda faces a death sentence. Should she get a reprieve?

Reprieve for government as Finance Bill scrapes through
# Finance Bill
# Finance Bill

Reprieve for government as Finance Bill scrapes through

Jan 26th 2011, 12:36 PM 766 Views 0 Comments

The government bags a crucial victory on the Finance Bill after independents offer support in exchange for big amendments.

Injury ends Rafa Nadal's Grand Slam quest as draw opens up for Murray
# Heartbreak
From The42
# Heartbreak

Injury ends Rafa Nadal's Grand Slam quest as draw opens up for Murray

Jan 26th 2011, 12:06 PM 176 Views 0 Comments

Andy Murray now faces David Ferrer in Australian Open semi-final.

Lowry and Healy-Rae likely to back Finance Bill
# Finance Bill
# Finance Bill

Lowry and Healy-Rae likely to back Finance Bill

Jan 26th 2011, 11:56 AM 234 Views 1 Comment

Israel enraged by Irish upgrade for Palestinian envoy
# Diplomacy
# Diplomacy

Israel enraged by Irish upgrade for Palestinian envoy

Jan 26th 2011, 11:20 AM 1,222 Views 0 Comments

Ireland gives the Palestinian delegation the status of ‘mission’ – a move blasted by Israel as a symptom of its “bias”.

Richard Keys on the brink as new footage emerges
# Sexism Row
From The42
# Sexism Row

Richard Keys on the brink as new footage emerges

Jan 26th 2011, 11:19 AM 2,254 Views 1 Comment

The plot thickens as another video emerged last night. Who’s next?

Aer Lingus cancels 14 flights over cabin crew dispute
# Aer Lingus
# Aer Lingus

Aer Lingus cancels 14 flights over cabin crew dispute

Jan 26th 2011, 11:18 AM 673 Views 0 Comments

Passengers hoping to travel with Aer Lingus today have been warned of disruptions after the airline cancels 14 flights.

Revealed: Rupert Murdoch's secret hideaways (Photos)
# Property Porn
# Property Porn

Revealed: Rupert Murdoch's secret hideaways (Photos)

Jan 26th 2011, 11:15 AM 2,571 Views 0 Comments

Property Envy Alert: the media tycoon’s property portfolio.

View from New York: Cutler convicted in trial by Twitter
# Empire State
From The42
# Empire State

View from New York: Cutler convicted in trial by Twitter

Jan 26th 2011, 10:48 AM 294 Views 0 Comments

After the Bears’ quarterback had his character demolished on the social media site, John Riordan has sent a column that’s over 140 characters.

Pandorama out of Hennessy but Cheltenham Gold Cup bid in the balance
# Cheltenham
From The42
# Cheltenham

Pandorama out of Hennessy but Cheltenham Gold Cup bid in the balance

Jan 26th 2011, 10:36 AM 416 Views 0 Comments

Pandorama set-back may not be as bad as initially feared.

Violent clashes continue in Egypt as protests sweep through Middle East
# Middle East
# Middle East

Violent clashes continue in Egypt as protests sweep through Middle East

Jan 26th 2011, 10:31 AM 931 Views 0 Comments

Protests continue in Egypt following yesterday’s deaths, as demonstrators demand an end to repression and governmental corruption. Meanwhile in Tunisia, the interim government has said it will bow to the will of the people and reshuffle the cabinet today.

Hundreds of homes evacuated in major Belfast bomb alert
# Bomb Alert
# Bomb Alert

Hundreds of homes evacuated in major Belfast bomb alert

Jan 26th 2011, 10:27 AM 671 Views 0 Comments

Children’s home also has to be cleared out after dissident republicans claim they left “unstable” device on Antrim Road.

An Post set to deliver on young riders' potential
# In The Saddle
From The42
# In The Saddle

An Post set to deliver on young riders' potential

Jan 26th 2011, 10:16 AM 634 Views 0 Comments

Cillian Kelly clicks though the gears with Sean Kelly’s An Post team as the season edges closer.