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#Needles

# needles - Sunday 11 November, 2018

Woman arrested over Australia strawberry needle scare
# Pins And Needles
# Pins And Needles

Woman arrested over Australia strawberry needle scare

Nov 11th 2018, 9:33 AM 31,648 Views 13 Comments

The Australian government has raised the maximum sentence for fruit tampering to 15 years.

# needles - Sunday 23 September, 2018

Australian strawberries taken off shelves in New Zealand after needles found
# Pins And Needles
# Pins And Needles

Australian strawberries taken off shelves in New Zealand after needles found

Sep 23rd 2018, 9:55 AM 15,770 Views 7 Comments

At least two minors have been questioned by Australian police for carrying out hoaxes.

# needles - Thursday 20 September, 2018

Australia supermarket chain bans needles amid strawberry crisis
# Strawberry Crisis
# Strawberry Crisis

Australia supermarket chain bans needles amid strawberry crisis

Sep 20th 2018, 10:06 PM 28,087 Views 12 Comments

Police have received reports of more than 100 alleged incidents of pins and needles being found in fruit.

# needles - Monday 17 September, 2018

Australia offers large reward for information as sewing needles found in strawberries
# Strawberry Mystery
# Strawberry Mystery

Australia offers large reward for information as sewing needles found in strawberries

Sep 17th 2018, 5:10 PM 24,372 Views 15 Comments

Several brands of strawberries grown in Queensland have been withdrawn from supermarkets.

# needles - Sunday 9 September, 2018

Steep increase in Limerick steroid-users seeking needle exchange
# Body-enhancing Drugs
# Body-enhancing Drugs

Steep increase in Limerick steroid-users seeking needle exchange

Sep 9th 2018, 7:00 AM 11,992 Views 8 Comments

An addiction and outreach service says there’s been a rise in younger steroid-users coming forward.

# needles - Saturday 2 December, 2017

Chinese kindergarten teacher used needles to 'discipline' children for not sleeping
# Punishment
# Punishment

Chinese kindergarten teacher used needles to 'discipline' children for not sleeping

Dec 2nd 2017, 10:30 AM 18,181 Views 13 Comments

The case prompted Chinese authorities to call for an “immediate” investigation into all kindergartens across the country.

# needles - Wednesday 28 June, 2017

A patch on the wrist could deliver flu vaccine instead of needle
# Flu Patch
# Flu Patch

A patch on the wrist could deliver flu vaccine instead of needle

Jun 28th 2017, 6:15 AM 8,086 Views 24 Comments

First human trial of the ‘microneedle patch’ that ‘punctures skin painlessly’ can be self-administered.

# needles - Friday 14 October, 2016

France today opened its first ever supervised injecting centre for drug addicts
# Drug Abuse
# Drug Abuse

France today opened its first ever supervised injecting centre for drug addicts

Oct 14th 2016, 5:23 PM 7,169 Views 25 Comments

After years of campaigning, the centre opened in Paris today.

# needles - Friday 12 August, 2016

6,000 drug needles found in tiny Dublin city centre park every year
# Tourist Spot
# Tourist Spot

6,000 drug needles found in tiny Dublin city centre park every year

Aug 12th 2016, 6:03 AM 33,108 Views 111 Comments

A special needle disposal bin has been placed in the park to help combat the problem.

# needles - Thursday 5 May, 2016

Dublin's drug laneways: One year on, the alleys are still littered with needles
# Streets Of Dublin
# Streets Of Dublin

Dublin's drug laneways: One year on, the alleys are still littered with needles

May 5th 2016, 6:58 PM 25,485 Views 38 Comments

The city centre this afternoon: used needles, a crack pipe – and a syringe just yards from playing children.

# needles - Tuesday 1 December, 2015

The needles on the cobbles are nothing new - but the human excrement is shocking
# Streets Of Dublin
# Streets Of Dublin

The needles on the cobbles are nothing new - but the human excrement is shocking

Dec 1st 2015, 10:00 PM 58,523 Views 101 Comments

A grim tour of the backstreets of the capital…

# needles - Monday 2 November, 2015

Poll: Would you welcome an injection centre in your area?
# Your Say
# Your Say

Poll: Would you welcome an injection centre in your area?

Nov 2nd 2015, 9:32 AM 18,728 Views 71 Comments

The first is due to open next year.

# needles - Monday 13 April, 2015

Does Sydney have the solution to Dublin's public drug-taking problem?
# Opinion
# Opinion

Does Sydney have the solution to Dublin's public drug-taking problem?

Apr 13th 2015, 8:00 PM 304 Views 83 Comments

Sometimes difficult problems require courageous action.

# needles - Tuesday 10 March, 2015

Council pays thousands in compensation for staff needle stick injuries
# Personal Injury
# Personal Injury

Council pays thousands in compensation for staff needle stick injuries

Mar 10th 2015, 10:19 AM 10,446 Views 29 Comments

Dublin City Council also spent €7.7 million on settlements for public injuries last year.

# needles - Sunday 15 February, 2015

Investigation: Should you vaccinate your children?
# Fear Of NEedles
# Fear Of NEedles

Investigation: Should you vaccinate your children?

Feb 15th 2015, 8:30 PM 40,191 Views 280 Comments

There’s a measles outbreak in the US because people aren’t vaccinated.

# needles - Saturday 11 May, 2013

Healthcare workers 'at risk over Irish failure to implement EU laws'
# Needles
# Needles

Healthcare workers 'at risk over Irish failure to implement EU laws'

May 11th 2013, 3:58 PM 6,849 Views 5 Comments

ICTU says the EU’s directive on ‘sharps’ – requiring medical needles to retract after use – was to become Irish law by today.

# needles - Sunday 27 May, 2012

Afraid of needles? 'Jet-injected' drugs may have solution
# Jet Injection
# Jet Injection

Afraid of needles? 'Jet-injected' drugs may have solution

May 27th 2012, 5:00 PM 4,759 Views 27 Comments

Scientific researchers are developing a ‘jet-injector’ to get medicine to the right spot – by using pressure, rather than a puncture of the skin.

# needles - Friday 17 February, 2012

Irish doctor who invented the modern injection remembered
# Forgotten Hero
# Forgotten Hero

Irish doctor who invented the modern injection remembered

Feb 17th 2012, 4:06 PM 8,230 Views 7 Comments

Plus, some other things that you may not have known were invented by Irish people (spoiler: one is chocolate milk!)