News: World

Cabinet clears pay hikes for judges and central PSU staff, sets up 15th finance commission

Wednesday  21:20,   22 november 2017
Hindustan Times

Cabinet clears pay hikes for judges and central PSU staff, sets up 15th finance commission“We have given an in-principle approval to setting up the 15th finance commission and its terms of reference,” said Union finance minister Arun Jaitley. India[...]

Why Is Trump Backing Saudi’s Murderous Attacks on Yemen?

Wednesday  20:00,   22 november 2017
Newsweek

War crimes are being committed with America's support.Painful as it may be for Americans to hear, war crimes are being committed with America’s[...]

Hundreds of cyclists march on Dail calling for ‘end to war’ with drivers

Wednesday  19:55,   22 november 2017
Extra.ie

The chair of the Irish Cycling Advocacy Network has called for improved relations between cyclists and drivers. Speaking to Extra.ie, Colm Ryder said that there needs to be an end to the ‘war’ between road users in order to improve road conditions[...]

Suggestions Donegal should become part of the UK branded 'intentionally provocative' and 'farcical'

Wednesday  19:54,   22 november 2017
Independent.ie

Suggestions that Donegal should become part of the United Kingdom have been branded "farcical" and "intentionally provocative."John Taylor - known as Lord Kilclooney - claimed yesterday that Donegal is "ignored" by the Irish[...]

'I didn’t tear up my passport, it’s total nonsense, whoever spread that rumour'

Wednesday  19:53,   22 november 2017
Journal.ie

Halawa spoke to Matt Cooper on Today FM’s Last Word programme.Speaking on Today FM’s The Last Word programme, Halawa rejected falsehoods that were spread online that he had ripped up his Irish[...]

Eyewitness at Buncrana tragedy inquest describes harrowing scenes as car slipped from pier

Wednesday  19:53,   22 november 2017
Independent.ie

A MOTORIST who arrived at the scene of the Buncrana drowning tragedy could hear children “squealing” in their car as it slipped from the pier and began to sink, an inquest has heard. Local man Francis Crawford raised the alarm when he saw the SUV[...]

‘Scissor Sister’ Charlotte Mulhall caught with ‘flustered’ prison officer in cell

Wednesday  19:52,   22 november 2017
Extra.ie

An investigation is under way after a male prison worker was found ‘looking flustered’ inside the locked jail cell of ‘Scissor Sister’ Charlotte Mulhall. The incident unfolded on Sunday evening when the killer refused to open her cell at the Dochas[...]

BrahMos supersonic cruise missile tested successfully from IAF's Sukhoi fighter jet

Wednesday  17:20,   22 november 2017
India Today

BrahMos supersonic cruise missile tested successfully from IAF's Sukhoi fighter jetThe BrahMos supersonic cruise missile was successfully tested for the first time from a Sukhoi-30MKI fighter jet, ANI[...]

Hunt for man 'who hid camera in Starbucks toilet'

Wednesday  16:22,   22 november 2017
Sky News

Detectives are searching for a man who appears to have filmed himself installing a covert camera in a toilet of a London coffee shop. The small device was found in the ceiling grate of the only customer toilet in the Vauxhall branch of Starbucks[...]

'Magic' Medieval Water Divining Techniques Still Used by U.K. Water Companies

Wednesday  16:22,   22 november 2017
Newsweek

An Oxford University scientist discovered companies are still using discredited techniques to find water.The exception, it seems, is its major utility companies, specifically water suppliers. One Brit has discovered that some of the country's[...]

'Bitterly cold days to come' and up to 40mm of rainfall forecast

Wednesday  15:01,   22 november 2017
Independent.ie

Wrap up warm and don't forget your umbrella as heavy rain and "bitterly cold" weather has been forecast.Met Eireann has issued a Status Yellow rainfall warning for Munster and Leinster today, they have also advised that there may be[...]

Boy (7) who died after horror crash that also killed mother donated heart to toddler

Wednesday  15:01,   22 november 2017
Independent.ie

A mother was bringing her sick son to hospital when their car crashed into an articulated truck killing them both, an inquest heard. Drogheda Coroner’s Court also heard that despite the appalling tragedy the family suffered, they had donated the[...]

Rise in ‘excess deaths’ for elderly last winter ‘likely due to flu’

Wednesday  14:51,   22 november 2017
Press Association

There were more than 34,000 excess deaths across England and Wales over the last winter period.There were more than 34,000 “excess deaths” across England and Wales over the last winter period, according to figures from the Office for National[...]

Buncrana tragedy: Inquest into deaths of family after car plunged off pier begins today

Wednesday  13:40,   22 november 2017
Independent.ie

Buncrana tragedy: Inquest into deaths of family after car plunged off pier begins todayEvan McGrotty, aged eight, died alongside his 12-year-old brother Mark, his father Sean, 46, grandmother Ruth Daniels, 57, and her 14-year-old daughter, Jodie Lee [...]

HSE staff member accused of feeding their child bleach solution 'to cure' autism

Wednesday  13:40,   22 november 2017
Journal.ie

Gardaí are in the process of collecting statements and Tusla is also aware of the case.Gardaí in the west of Ireland are in the process of collecting statements in relation to the alleged child abuse, TheJournal.ie has learned. Tusla has also[...]