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Sculptor Colin Grehan's bull centrepiece unveiled recently in Navan's Maret Square. Barry Cronin

The Daily Fix: Tuesday

In today’s Fix: more bad news from the IMF; Cork toddler cleared of rare cancer by US treatment; and New York police make further grim discoveries in Long Island.

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

  • More bad news from the IMF: in its latest publication, the organisation says Ireland won’t meet its budget deficit target for 2011. Or by 2015.
  • Meanwhile, the former trader famed for losing $50m in one day and bringing down Barings Bank is wondering why no one in Ireland has been held to account for the even-greater losses at Irish banks.
  • Doctors have given three-year-old Megan Malone from Cork the all-clear after she received life-saving cancer treatment in New York in December. Megan was initially given a 20 per cent chance of survival after being diagnosed with a rare cancerous brain tumour.
  • Police in New York may have discovered the remains of more bodies in their ongoing search for a missing New Jersey prostitute along a stretch of beach in Long Island, New York. Eight bodies had already been found and the latest discoveries could add two more to that number.
  • The Department of Justice says there have been 140 new cases of child abductions in 2010 involving some 193 children thought to have been abducted into or out of Ireland.
  • A blogger in the US has mounted a $105m lawsuit against the Huffington Post and AOL for not paying their freelance bloggers.
  • One man has been arrested following a robbery at a post office in Rathmines, Dublin, during lunchtime today.
  • Hundreds of passengers narrowly escaped injury after their planes collided on the runway at JFK Airport last night.
  • Looking for a new and challenging job? Feeling inspired by the 50th anniversary of the first man’s journey into space? Then look no further: Richard Branson’s Virgin Galactic is currently recruiting pilot-astronauts for its commercial space flights.

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