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From TheJournal.ie Mexico City hit by magnitude 7.5 earthquake Powerful

Mexico City hit by magnitude 7.5 earthquake

The quake’s epicenter was 19 miles northwest of Tecpan.

From TheJournal.ie Pussy Riot members say they have been arrested in Sochi Breaking

Pussy Riot members say they have been arrested in Sochi

The two band members were released from prison last year.

From The42 33 things that will definitely happen during Transfer Deadline Day tomorrow Anticipation

33 things that will definitely happen during Transfer Deadline Day tomorrow

We take you through what to expect, as the footballing equivalent of Christmas approaches.

From The42 Prospective new Cardiff manager Ole Gunnar Solskjaer is at the Emirates today Breaking

Prospective new Cardiff manager Ole Gunnar Solskjaer is at the Emirates today

The ex-Manchester United star has been heavily linked with the vacant post.

From TheJournal.ie Police helicopter crashes into pub in Glasgow Crash

Police helicopter crashes into pub in Glasgow

Police Scotland have confirmed that Eurocopter EC135 T2 with a crew of three consisting of two police officers and a civilian pilot were on board the helicopter.

From TheJournal.ie Pics: ‘Unfounded threat’ forces flight from Shannon to land in Philadelphia US Airways

Pics: ‘Unfounded threat’ forces flight from Shannon to land in Philadelphia

The threat has transpired to be unfounded with all 171 passengers and 8 crew as well as the Boeing 757 aircraft itself cleared following a screening by authorities.

From TheJournal.ie Pat Kenny is leaving RTÉ to join Newstalk Moving This post contains videos

Pat Kenny is leaving RTÉ to join Newstalk

The veteran broadcaster will present a mid-morning show on Newstalk from September, it has been confirmed.

From TheJournal.ie President Higgins to convene Council of State over abortion bill Article 26

President Higgins to convene Council of State over abortion bill

Áras an Uachtaráin has said that a meeting will be held next Monday where members of the Council and the President will consider the Protection of Life During Pregnancy Bill 2013.

PAC chairman hoping to replace Cmmdr Hadfield, bring wife and son: The week's news skewed

Breaking via The Mire wire: Ireland wants to be ruled by the head of Gerry Adams and the clothed body of Rihanna.

From TheJournal.ie Fine Gael TD Tom Hayes is the new junior agriculture minister Appointment

Fine Gael TD Tom Hayes is the new junior agriculture minister

Hayes succeeds Shane McEntee who died last December.

From TheJournal.ie Bomb squad called after suspicious device found in central Dublin Breaking

Bomb squad called after suspicious device found in central Dublin

Gardaí and an army explosives ordinance disposal team are at the scene at North Strand Road.

From TheJournal.ie Update: Shooting outside premier's office in Italy Breaking

Update: Shooting outside premier's office in Italy

One man was arrested and two police officers injured in the incident.

From TheJournal.ie Three dead in US marine base shooting Breaking

Three dead in US marine base shooting

The shooting happened in Virginia at about 11pm yesterday.

VIDEO: News anchor reads own marriage proposal... on her autocue Breaking This post contains videos

VIDEO: News anchor reads own marriage proposal... on her autocue

“We have some breaking news…”

From The42 Updated: NFL player involved in double shooting named NFL

Updated: NFL player involved in double shooting named

Kansas City Chiefs player shoots girlfriend before turning the gun on himself on Saturday morning.

From TheJournal.ie Róisín Shortall resigns as Primary Care Minister Resignation

Róisín Shortall resigns as Primary Care Minister

The Labour Party TD’s decision follows a much-publicised dispute with the Health Minister James Reilly. She has also resigned the Labour Party whip.

From TheJournal.ie Irish Daily Star editor suspended over topless Kate pictures Suspended

Irish Daily Star editor suspended over topless Kate pictures

The publisher of the paper said it is to carry out a full investigation into the circumstances which led to the publication of topless pictures of Kate, Duchess of Cambridge, at the weekend.

From TheJournal.ie Gluten-free product allowance cut for coeliacs Breaking

Gluten-free product allowance cut for coeliacs

Irish Pharmacy Union says HSE introduced cut with immediate effect – and no warning.

From TheJournal.ie Man shot dead in Dublin Shooting

Man shot dead in Dublin

The shooting happened in Clongriffin in Dublin earlier today.

From TheJournal.ie Clare Daly resigns from the Socialist Party Resignation

Clare Daly resigns from the Socialist Party

The Dublin North TD tendered her resignation yesterday according to the party which said that she valued her political relationship with Mick Wallace more than her work with the party.

From TheJournal.ie Breivik says he won't appeal 21-year jail term over killings Norway

Breivik says he won't appeal 21-year jail term over killings

The man behind the Oslo and Utoya Island attacks says he rejects the court’s legitimacy and therefore can’t appeal.

From TheJournal.ie Anders Behring Breivik found to be sane, sentenced to 21 years Breivik

Anders Behring Breivik found to be sane, sentenced to 21 years

The verdict was delivered at a court in Norway this morning.

From TheJournal.ie Israeli embassy security incident in Dublin confirmed as false alarm Dublin

Israeli embassy security incident in Dublin confirmed as false alarm

A suspicious package was discovered at the premises earlier today, prompting an evacuation.

From TheJournal.ie 7 people dead in shooting at Sikh temple in Wisconsin Shooting

7 people dead in shooting at Sikh temple in Wisconsin

The suspected gunman is among the dead at the mass shooting at the temple.

From TheJournal.ie Pictures: Bus collision causes disruption on Luas Red Line Breaking This post contains images

Pictures: Bus collision causes disruption on Luas Red Line

Services on the Luas Red Line have since returned to normal.

From TheJournal.ie South Africa: 16 dead in school bus crash Breaking

South Africa: 16 dead in school bus crash

Another 31 have been injured, according to initial reports.

From TheJournal.ie Centra apologises and withdraws 'Children's Allowance Day' beer offer Centra This post contains images

Centra apologises and withdraws 'Children's Allowance Day' beer offer

The company said it was withdrawing the leaflet from four shops which were distributing it, encouraging customers to use their Children’s Allowance payment to buy beer and other products.

From TheJournal.ie Sinn Féin's Martin McGuinness to meet Queen Elizabeth Peace Process

Sinn Féin's Martin McGuinness to meet Queen Elizabeth

McGuinness is to meet Queen Elizabeth II and shake hands with the monarch in a historic first in the North’s peace process next week.

From TheJournal.ie Diversions lifted on N11 after earlier incident on bridge Breaking

Diversions lifted on N11 after earlier incident on bridge

Gardai diverted traffic from N11 to M50 to keep road clear after a man’s behaviour on the bridge caused concern.

From TheJournal.ie GV Wright and Don Lydon resign from Fianna Fáil Mahon

GV Wright and Don Lydon resign from Fianna Fáil

The resignations had been expected and are the fourth and fifth since the final report of the Mahon Tribunal. Only ex-councillor Finbarr Hanrahan now faces a motion of expulsion at Friday’s Ard Comhairle.

From TheJournal.ie Éamon Ó Cuív resigns as Fianna Fáil deputy leader Resigned

Éamon Ó Cuív resigns as Fianna Fáil deputy leader

The former minister said to continue in his role as deputy leader and communications spokesperson while he did not support the fiscal compact treaty ratification “would be incompatible for me.”

From TheJournal.ie Government confirms referendum on EU fiscal compact treaty Referendum

Government confirms referendum on EU fiscal compact treaty

Taoiseach Enda Kenny confirmed in the Dáil today that there will be a referendum held to ratify the EU treaty.

From The42 Sacked in the morning: Mick McCarthy fired by Wolves You're Fired

Sacked in the morning: Mick McCarthy fired by Wolves

Wolves have terminated manager Mick McCarthy’s contract with immediate effect.

From TheJournal.ie Ulster Bank to cut 600 jobs in the Republic Ulster Bank

Ulster Bank to cut 600 jobs in the Republic

The bank will shed 950 jobs in its Irish operation – North and South of the border.

From TheJournal.ie Conrad Murray sentenced to four years imprisonment over Michael Jackson death Jackson Trial

Conrad Murray sentenced to four years imprisonment over Michael Jackson death

In sentencing Judge Michael Pastor repeatedly chastised Murray for what he called a “horrific violation of trust” while caring for Jackson.

From TheJournal.ie Senior management at RTÉ to step aside during Fr Reynolds inquiries RTÉ

Senior management at RTÉ to step aside during Fr Reynolds inquiries

The producer and reporter on the programme which libelled Fr Kevin Reynolds will also step aside.

From The42 Cusack named Cork hurling captain Breaking

Cusack named Cork hurling captain

Cork manager Jimmy Barry Murphy has named veteran goalkeeper Donal Óg Cusack as Shane O’Neill’s successor to the captaincy.

From TheJournal.ie Fianna Fáil not supporting any presidential candidate Race For The Áras

Fianna Fáil not supporting any presidential candidate

The move puts the presidential hopes of Dana and David Norris in some doubt.

From TheJournal.ie Death toll in Norway rises to 91 Norway

Death toll in Norway rises to 91

Eighty-four people have been shot dead on the Norwegian island of Utoya. Police say the Oslo blast and the shootings are connected.

From TheJournal.ie Take 5: Friday Take 5

Take 5: Friday

5 stories, 5 minutes, 5 o’clock…