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Lunchtime Fix: 6 things you need to know

Catch up as you refuel.


1. DOZENS of schoolchildren have been taken to hospital after their bus collided with a car in Tyrone.

2. JOAN Burton was trapped in the grounds of a Dublin school this morning as anti-water charges protesters blocked her exit.

3. THERE were more murders, kidnappings, thefts, hijackings and drug offences recorded in the first half of this year, compared to 2013.

Gardaí want you to be more careful about your own property, following 200 incidents of ‘fishing’ for keys at people’s homes.

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4. TESCO has admitted to a €300 million error in its books.

Chin up Tesco, it could be worse.


5. DUBLIN City Council will decide tonight if it will lower the local property tax for residents. 

PastedImage-16688 Over 85% of the 899 people surveyed called for a reduction.

6. TURKEY has started to close some of its borders with Syria today after more than 130,000 refugees fled their homes over the weekend.

Turkey Syria Refugees Syrian refugees carry a sick person at the border in Suruc. AP / Press Association Images AP / Press Association Images / Press Association Images

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