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From TheJournal.ie Irish banks may need another €27.5 billion: report Stressed

Irish banks may need another €27.5 billion: report

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From TheJournal.ie The 9 at 9: Friday 9 At 9

The 9 at 9: Friday

Nine things you need to know by 9am: British police may investigate Neil Prendeville; how Barack Obama was locked out of the White House and the cheating scandal that’s rocking the chess world.

From TheJournal.ie Poll: Should the state and banks be made to pay for reckless lending? Your Say This post contains a poll

Poll: Should the state and banks be made to pay for reckless lending?

Ads placed in tomorrow’s papers will look for homeowners to take part in a landmark ‘reckless lending’ case. Do you think it’s fair to expect the state and the banks to pay?

From TheJournal.ie Wanted: Unhappy homeowners to sue the state, banks and the financial regulators Reckless Lending

Wanted: Unhappy homeowners to sue the state, banks and the financial regulators

Ads in tomorrow’s newspapers will seek unhappy homeowners to join in a landmark ‘reckless lending’ legal action.

From TheJournal.ie "We lost our Dad, now it feels like we're losing our Mum" Stewart Children

"We lost our Dad, now it feels like we're losing our Mum"

The children of the convicted murderer Hazel Stewart say they are “not taking any sides”, while her husband admits he questioned her about the killing many times.

From TheJournal.ie The 9 at 9: Wednesday 9 At 9

The 9 at 9: Wednesday

Nine things you need to know by 9am: The fallout from the Moriarty report continues; an 8,000 page file on Anglo goes to the DPP and there are calls for a class action suit against the state and its banks by beleaguered homeowners.

From TheJournal.ie Driver films the terrifying moment his car is engulfed by the tsunami (Video) Miracle Escape

Driver films the terrifying moment his car is engulfed by the tsunami (Video)

Driver had a miracle escape as his car was hit by a wall of water on March 11 – but kept going.

From TheJournal.ie Irish hotels now offer best value in Western Europe: survey Hotel Prices

Irish hotels now offer best value in Western Europe: survey

The hotels.com survey shows that a €114 budget would comfortably secure you four star accommodation in Dublin – compared to three star in London, two star in Paris or one star in New York.

From TheJournal.ie Irishman's ear bitten off in St Patrick's Day attack in Perth Ear Attack

Irishman's ear bitten off in St Patrick's Day attack in Perth

Police have released CCTV footage of the three alleged attackers, one of whom was wearing a Celtic jersey.

From TheJournal.ie The 9 at 9: Monday 9 At 9

The 9 at 9: Monday

Nine things you need to know by 9am: Coalition forces claim to have destroyed Gaddafi’s command centre; plans for a supercasino on the banks of the Liffey and the ‘gay cure’ iPhone app that got a 4+ rating from Apple.

From TheJournal.ie "I may be a little brat, but I'm too old for that much sex" TMI!

"I may be a little brat, but I'm too old for that much sex"

Italian premier Berlusconi insists his volume of sexual exploits is nowhere near as high as prosecutors claim.

From TheJournal.ie Happy twits flock together: study Twitter Cliques

Happy twits flock together: study

A scientific study has uncovered that the virtual world is just as clique-ridden as the real one. Happy twits flock together – while misery loves company, even on Twitter.

From TheJournal.ie Poll: How will you be celebrating your Irishness tomorrow? Your Say This post contains a poll

Poll: How will you be celebrating your Irishness tomorrow?

Tomorrow’s St Patrick’s Day – the one day of the year when you get to remember how it feels to be proud to be Irish. So let us know how you think we should be celebrating it.

From TheJournal.ie The 9 at 9: Wednesday 9 At 9

The 9 at 9: Wednesday

Nine things you need to know by 9am: A hoax text message spreads panic in Asia, the Taoiseach and Tanaiste head to the USA for Saint Patrick’s Day and how happy twits flock together.

From TheJournal.ie We’ve got the answer to the question dogging humankind… Do I really need to buy the iPad2? IPad2

We’ve got the answer to the question dogging humankind… Do I really need to buy the iPad2?

The iPad2′s out…and the verdict’s in. Put your wallet back in your pocket.

Tax probe launched after Spanish nuns claim thieves took bin bags stuffed with €1.5million

Now police also want to know exactly what they were doing keeping so many €500 notes in bin bags.

From TheJournal.ie Poll: Should we cave in on corporation tax to secure a better bailout deal? Your Say This post contains a poll

Poll: Should we cave in on corporation tax to secure a better bailout deal?

Michael Noonan’s in Europe today, trying to persuade EU leaders to see things our way. What do you think he should do?

From TheJournal.ie The 9 at 9: Monday 9 At 9

The 9 at 9: Monday

Nine things you need to know by 9am: A second explosion occurs at the Fukushima nuclear plant, Irish seen as the ‘bad boys’ of Europe, and Burger King boss upsets his British customers.

From TheJournal.ie What’s happened in the Pacific? A timeline of the day's terrible events Japan Tsunami

What’s happened in the Pacific? A timeline of the day's terrible events

A timeline of how today’s terrifying events have unfolded, beginning with the magnitude 8.9 earthquake which struck at 5.46am Irish time.

From TheJournal.ie Japan to release radioactive vapour to ease pressure at quake-hit nuclear power station Japan Earthquake

Japan to release radioactive vapour to ease pressure at quake-hit nuclear power station

Fears are growing over the Fukushima plant despite earlier reports that the situation was under control.

From TheJournal.ie Eyewitness videos record shocking extent of Japan’s earthquake and tsunami Japan Earthquake This post contains videos

Eyewitness videos record shocking extent of Japan’s earthquake and tsunami

In video: how tourists and the residents of Japan experienced today’s earthquake.

From TheJournal.ie Poll: Should Ireland offer financial aid to Japan? Your Say This post contains a poll

Poll: Should Ireland offer financial aid to Japan?

Should Ireland help out Japan or wait and see where else aid may be needed?

POLICE IN MIYAGI, Japan, have discovered 200-300 bodies in a coastal area at the stricken Sendai city, the Kyodo News Agency is reporting. More to come.

THE DEATH TOLL in the Japanese earthquake disaster now stands at 60, the Kyodo News Agency has reported.

Of the fatalities, 26 people died in Iwate Prefecture as a result of the quake or in the tsunami, while one or more deaths were reported in prefectures including Fukushima, Miyagi, Tokyo, Ibaraki, Chiba, Kanagawa and Tochigi.

From TheJournal.ie Indonesia braced for tsunami to hit at 6pm local time Pacific Tsunami

Indonesia braced for tsunami to hit at 6pm local time

Indonesia is in a state of high alert, as the tsunami makes its way towards the shore. It’s expected to hit at 11am Irish time.

AT LEAST 26 people have now been reported dead in today’s 8.9 magnitude earthquake, which struck off the northeast coast, sparking a massive tsunami, according to Japan’s meterological agency. Three of the dead were crushed to death when their houses collapsed in Ibaraki prefecture, Al Jazeera reports.

Emergency services are fighting at least 44 fires across the country.

Meanwhile, a small tsunami is expected to hit Indonesia in the next hour. More to come.

From TheJournal.ie CCTV footage of Sendai airport being swamped by the tsunami (Video) Japan

CCTV footage of Sendai airport being swamped by the tsunami (Video)

CCTV footage records Sendai airport being submerged by the tsunami.

From TheJournal.ie Earthquake map shows extent of activity in Pacific Rim today Earthquake

Earthquake map shows extent of activity in Pacific Rim today

Map shows the extent of earthquake activity – the bigger the square, the bigger the quake.

From TheJournal.ie The 9 at 9: Friday 9 At 9

The 9 at 9: Friday

Nine things you need to know by 9am: A massive tsunami hits Japan in the wake of the 7th largest earthquake ever recorded; the Pacific region is on high alert and the verdict’s in on the iPad2.

BREAKING: A TEN METRE high tsunami has struck the north east of Japan following a massive 8.9 magnitude earthquake, sweeping away cars, trees and even buildings.

The tsunami warning has been extended to the entire east coast of Japan, parts of Russia, the Pacific islands.

A nuclear plant in the north of the country has been shut down. More to come.

From TheJournal.ie Irish universities snubbed by academics compiling list of world's top 100 Snubbed

Irish universities snubbed by academics compiling list of world's top 100

The list of ‘top universities by reputation’ is the X-Factor for academics – and we’re not even in the final 100.

From TheJournal.ie Arrested, beaten and subjected to mock executions: what it's like to be a foreign journalist in Libya Journalists

Arrested, beaten and subjected to mock executions: what it's like to be a foreign journalist in Libya

A BBC news team in Libya was detained for 21 hours and beaten with fists, knees and rifles.

From TheJournal.ie The 9 at 9: Thursday 9 At 9

The 9 at 9: Thursday

Nine things you need to know by 9am: Ministerial pay cut; 21-year-old questioned about Mayo killing and the identities of the world’s richest people are revealed.

From TheJournal.ie Poll: Do the ministerial pay cuts go far enough? Your Say This post contains a poll

Poll: Do the ministerial pay cuts go far enough?

All the new ministers will see their pay-packets cut. But do the cuts go far enough? Or is this just an empty PR exercise?

American Apparel founder in $250 million 'sex slave' case

Dov Charney conducts business meetings in the nude and refers to his female employees as ‘sluts’ and ‘whores’. Now he’s facing a $250 million lawsuit from one of them.

From TheJournal.ie €18 million worth of stolen jewellery found in a Paris drain three years after audacious heist Drain Robbery

€18 million worth of stolen jewellery found in a Paris drain three years after audacious heist

Thieves dressed as women held up the famous jewellery store on the Champs Elysee in a robbery that some believed was inspired by an episode of CSI:NY.

From TheJournal.ie Poll: Who should be ceann comhairle? Your Say This post contains a poll

Poll: Who should be ceann comhairle?

The Ceann Comhairle is expected to be impartial, authoritative and able to keep control of the House. Who do you think is up to the job?

From TheJournal.ie The 9 at 9: Ash Wednesday 9 At 9

The 9 at 9: Ash Wednesday

Nine things you need to know by 9am: Members of the 31st Dáil get ready for their first day at school; the $250 million ‘sex slave’ lawsuit against American Apparel founder, and the answer to the question that has confounded science for centuries – does Guinness travel well?

From TheJournal.ie September 11 suspects likely to be tried at Guantanamo Guantanamo Bay

September 11 suspects likely to be tried at Guantanamo

Obama has caved in to opposition to trying September 11 suspects in the US, and will allow trials to resume at Guantanamo – which he had pledged to close within a year of taking office.

From TheJournal.ie Twenty-year-old Mexican police chief fired after going on the run Mexico

Twenty-year-old Mexican police chief fired after going on the run

Student and single mother Marisol Valles Garcia made international headlines when she took on the job no-one else wanted. Now she’s apparently fleeing for her life.