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The Daily Fix: Thursday

All the day’s main news as well as the bits and pieces you may have missed…

"Cow you doing?": Tomas Stapleton at the Tipperary Hurling press evening The Horse and Jockey Hotel earlier this evening.
Image: ©INPHO/Dan Sheridan

EVERY DAY, brings you a round up of all the day’s main news as well as the bits and pieces you may have missed.

Irish sailors Matt McGovern (left) and Ryan Seaton, who partner each other in the 49er Class, at a photocall on the Liffey river quayside today following a Providence Resources Irish Olympic Sailors press conference ahead of the forthcoming Olympic Games. (Julien Behal/PA Wire)

  • You may have noticed that its raining outside and pretty much across the whole country. This slideshow will demonstrate exactly how that happened.
  • More embarrassment for British Prime Minister David Cameron at the Leveson inquiry today as a text from former News International executive Rebekah Brooks was revealed in all its gory detail including the cringe line: “Yes he Cam!”
  • Seventy-five per cent of women in the workplace in Ireland say they have experienced sexism according to a new survey. Twenty-one per cent said they did not feel confident that their work ideas would be taken seriously because of their gender.
  • The computer maker Dell has announced that it plans to trim its expenses by $2 billion over the next three years. How exactly are they going to do that?
  • Hundreds of cannabis plants have been seized in an anti-drug operation in Kilkenny today.
  • When Danish footballer Nicklas Bendtner woke up yesterday and put on his Paddy Power boxers (after a shower, we assume) he probably didn’t expect that today it would mean he was the subject of a UEFA investigation.
  • The property market is in the doldrums but here’s one way that it could be, er, stimulated, courtesy of the Spanish.
  • But enough about the Spanish on this night of great importance in Gdansk. Check out our own Minister for Transport literally taking a green jersey approach while chilling with the fans in the Polish city earlier today.
  • And finally, check out this patriotic tea trolley which is all kitted out for Ireland’s Euro 2012 adventure:

Via: Emer McLysaght

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Hugh O'Connell

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