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Dublin: 16 °C Tuesday 26 May, 2020

The Daily Fix: Monday

This evening’s Daily Fix includes: new online suicide prevention initiative launched; Guantanamo terror trials to resume; and a trapped Bieber.

Justin Bieber is measured by Madame Tussauds' employees for a wax figure of the singer, to be unveiled in March 2011.
Justin Bieber is measured by Madame Tussauds' employees for a wax figure of the singer, to be unveiled in March 2011.
Image: Madame Tussauds/PA Wire/Press Association Images

EVERY EVENING, brings you a round-up of the biggest news stories, as well as the bits and pieces you may have missed during the day.

  • The Samaritans and Facebook have joined up to launch a new online appeal for suicide prevention among the social network’s users.
  • The AP reports this evening that President Barack Obama is to allow the resumption of military terror trials at Guantanamo, despite calls for inmates to face civilian courts.
  • Former Fine Gael TD and senator Liam Cosgrave has been given the green light to challenge an attempt to prosecute him on corruption charges.
  • The Kilauea volcano has erupted dramatically on Hawaii’s Big Island, shooting jets of lava up to 80 feet in the air. Check out some of the videos and photos of the weekend’s volcanic activity at Kilauea.
  • Six-year-old senior infants student Layla Karpuz has won Google’s latest doodling competition and will have her winning entry posted on the company’s Irish homepage tomorrow.
  • The receiver for the Sunday Tribune has launched legal proceedings against the Irish Mail on Sunday over an issue which imitated the Tribune’s masthead and front page layout.
  • Celebrity sighting: Teenage pop sensation Justin Bieber – in Ireland for two gigs at the O2 this week – was trapped inside Monsoon on Grafton Street in Dublin by swarms of fans this evening:

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