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Office of Profit case: Election Commission says 20 AAP MLAs unfit to hold office

Friday  14:36,   19 january 2018
India Today

Office of Profit case: Election Commission says 20 AAP MLAs unfit to hold officeAlso read on MSN: What is AAP office of profit[...]

Inquest opens into Dolores O'Riordan's death

Friday  14:06,   19 january 2018
Sky News

An inquest has been opened into the death of The Cranberries' lead singer Dolores O'Riordan.An inquest has been opened into O'Riordan's death, as is expected when a person dies[...]

John Worboys: Government won't seek review of black cab rapist release

Friday  14:05,   19 january 2018
Sky News

<p>The Parole Board’s decision to release black cab rapist John Worboys from prison will not be appealed, the Government says.</p>Justice Secretary David Gauke said it would "not be appropriate" to seek a judicial review of the case after[...]

Did AAP’s parliamentary secretaries enjoy ‘office of profit’ — that is the question

Friday  13:29,   19 january 2018
The Indian Express

Did AAP’s parliamentary secretaries enjoy ‘office of profit’ — that is the questionA day after President Pranab Mukherjee withheld assent to a bill passed by the Delhi legislative assembly to exempt the post of parliamentary secretary from the[...]

Office of profit row: What next for Delhi as decision on 20 AAP MLAs hangs with President

Friday  13:29,   19 january 2018
Hindustan Times

Office of profit row: What next for Delhi as decision on 20 AAP MLAs hangs with PresidentIf President Ram Nath Kovind approves the Election Commission’s recommendation to disqualify 20 Aam Aadmi Party MLAs, Delhi will have to conduct[...]

What is AAP office of profit case?

Friday  13:29,   19 january 2018
The Indian Express

What is AAP office of profit case?The EC took the decision after granting a personal hearing to all the MLAs. Initially, the case was against 21 AAP MLAs but the number now stands at 20 after party MLA Jarnail Singh resigned from the post to contest [...]

DUP's Sammy Wilson regrets calling Leo Varadkar 'a nutcase'

Friday  13:27,   19 january 2018
Journal.ie

Sammy Wilson has previously called the Taoiseach and his Tánaiste Simon Coveney “cynical, aggressive, green, and partisan”.He made the original comments to news site Politico after the Taoiseach’s pro-EU speech to the European Parliament on[...]

More tests needed to find cause of death for The Cranberries’ Dolores O’Riordan

Friday  13:26,   19 january 2018
Press Association

The Irish singer was found dead aged 46 at a hotel on central London’s Park Lane on Monday morning. © PA Dolores O'Riordan performing on stage in 1994 At the opening at Westminster Coroner’s Court on Friday, coroner’s officer Stephen[...]

Yellow warning in place as snow set to return

Friday  12:42,   19 january 2018
Journal.ie

Temperatures will dip to below freezing. Tomorrow will continue cold with frost clearing. There will be some sunny spells with hail, sleet and snow over Ulster and Connacht. Temperatures will range from three to six degrees Celsius.Tomorrow night[...]

Three arrested in garda operation targeting burglary gangs

Friday  12:42,   19 january 2018
Journal.ie

The burglars set off an alarm in Sligo before fleeing.The men were arrested near Kinnegad, Westmeath, yesterday evening following a number of burglaries earlier in the day in[...]

I am not anti-Hindu, I am anti-Modi, says actor Prakash Raj

Friday  12:10,   19 january 2018
Hindustan Times

Actor Prakash Raj on Thursday said he was not anti-Hindu as alleged by critics but only anti-Modi.&nbsp;“They say I am anti-Hindu but I say I am anti-Modi, anti-Amit Shah and anti-Hegde,” the actor said at the India Today South conclave in[...]

Disqualify 20 AAP Lawmakers For Office Of Profit, Says Election Commission

Friday  12:10,   19 january 2018
NDTV

Disqualify 20 AAP Lawmakers For Office Of Profit, Says Election CommissionOnce the President approves the recommendation, byelections will have to be held for the 20 assembly seats.The ruling AAP has a massive majority in the 70-member Delhi[...]

Intruders breaking into home of woman (90s) interrupted by gardai

Friday  11:40,   19 january 2018
Independent.ie

Three men were arrested in connection with a number of burglaries yesterday. At around 1.40pm Sligo gardai responded to an alarm activation in a house in Coollooney which is owned by a woman in her 90s, who was not home at the time.The gang fled[...]

Family of Irishman 'dying in London hospital' found following online plea

Friday  11:20,   19 january 2018
Independent.ie

Relatives of an elderly man who is seriously ill in a London hospital have been found following an online plea. A neighbour of Limerick man, Patrick John Mulligan, took to social media in a desperate bid to find his family.Posting on the Luton Irish [...]

Kieron 'The Wolf' Ducie jailed for five months over crash that injured model

Friday  10:30,   19 january 2018
Dublin Live

Ducie, who was convicted of buying cocaine the night before model Katy French died in 2007, has also received a two-year driving banDucie, who in 2013 received a suspended sentence for a drugs offence which occurred on the weekend Katy French[...]