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Daily Fix

The Daily Fix: Thursday

Catch up on this evening’s news, including: BoI takes couple to court over €70m; record high food prices; and British doctors successfully treat oxygen-starved newborn.

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.

  • Bank of Ireland is taking a couple to court, claiming they owe the bank almost €70m in unpaid loans.
  • Food prices hit a record high in February, according to a new UN report.
  • The ECB has indicated a rate rise could be on the cards after saying today that eurozone inflation warranted “strong vigilance”, the Financial Times reports.
  • A newborn baby girl whose body was cooled to a few degrees blow normal for three days to combat oxygen loss is showing no signs of brain damage, doctors have told the BBC.
  • Princess Diana’s neice, Lady Amelia Spencer, may face assault charges after being allegedly involved in a fight at a McDonald’s drive-through in South Africa, the Telegraph reports.
  • Football manager and pundit Roddy Collins today issued a statement denying any connection with the Twitter account ‘DaRealRoddy’, which has been quoted and attributed to Collins by a number of radio broadcasters.
  • Anglo chairman and former Fine Gael leader Alan Dukes isn’t the only one waiting for news on the Fine Gael-Labour coalition negotiations. The talks have apparently not hit upon the major issues yet, but they might want to get a move on: an IMF spokesperson said today that the new government’s talks with the IMF could begin as early as the end of this month, according to Reuters.

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