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From TheJournal.ie 66% of parents don't want children under 14 to have smartphones Hanging Up

66% of parents don't want children under 14 to have smartphones

Just 22% think that this is OK, according to a poll carried out by Claire Byrne Live.

From TheJournal.ie Republican who bodyslammed reporter sentenced to 20 hours of anger management Greg Gianforte

Republican who bodyslammed reporter sentenced to 20 hours of anger management

Montana congressman Greg Gianforte was handed 40 hours of community service today.

From TheJournal.ie 'They're extremely loyal. Even though they've grown up with neglect they just want to go home' Children In Care

'They're extremely loyal. Even though they've grown up with neglect they just want to go home'

Guardians ad litem are appointed by the courts to give children a voice, but that task is by no means an easy one.

From TheJournal.ie Nigel Farage is 'person of interest' in investigation into Trump's Russian links: report Just Good Friends

Nigel Farage is 'person of interest' in investigation into Trump's Russian links: report

Farage, however, rubbished the suggestion in a series of tweets calling the reports “fake news”.

From TheJournal.ie One day after bodyslamming reporter, Republican politician gets elected, vows to 'drain the swamp' Slam Dunk

One day after bodyslamming reporter, Republican politician gets elected, vows to 'drain the swamp'

Greg Gianforte has defeated his Democrat rival Rob Quist comfortably in the Montana special election.

From TheJournal.ie Leaked documents 'show Facebook's secret censorship rules' Ira Comments

Leaked documents 'show Facebook's secret censorship rules'

The Guardian has published documents which claim to reveal what posts are and aren’t allowed on Facebook.

From TheJournal.ie UK's attorney general 'attempting to block prosecution' of Tony Blair over the Iraq War Invasion

UK's attorney general 'attempting to block prosecution' of Tony Blair over the Iraq War

The argument revolves around whether the crime of aggression exists in UK law.

This local news story from Wexford about leaves being ‘too big’ is excellent

“The amount of people slipping on them is unreal.”

From TheJournal.ie "Foes must become allies": Here's how the world has been reporting on our election International Reaction

"Foes must become allies": Here's how the world has been reporting on our election

Most are agreed that it’s time for Fianna Fáil and Fine Gael to set aside a century of civil-war politics and form a government together.

Stoneybatter is Dublin's new tourist hotspot, according to The Guardian

“Little Williamsburg by the Liffey.”

Terry Pratchett fans are defending his honour after The Guardian called him 'mediocre'

The article comes days after Pratchett’s final novel was published.

From TheJournal.ie As many as 200 bodies found floating as boat sinks in Mediterranean Migrant Crisis

As many as 200 bodies found floating as boat sinks in Mediterranean

This brings to number of those killed in the Mediterranean this year to more than 2,500.

From TheJournal.ie Two pregnant women found among 68 trafficked in containers Essex

Two pregnant women found among 68 trafficked in containers

The four men driving the vehicles have been arrested on suspicion of breaking immigration laws.

From TheJournal.ie Tour operator apologises to parents of children killed by faulty boiler Tragedy

Tour operator apologises to parents of children killed by faulty boiler

Christianne and Robert Shepherd died from carbon monoxide poisoning in 2006.

From TheJournal.ie Footage shows moment two police officers shot dead mentally ill pregnant woman Idaho

Footage shows moment two police officers shot dead mentally ill pregnant woman

35-year-old Jeanetta Riley was dead within 15 seconds of officers arriving.

From The42 Marty Jannetty, longball football and mathematical modelling - It's the week's best sportswriting Best Sportswriting

Marty Jannetty, longball football and mathematical modelling - It's the week's best sportswriting

This week also features mathematical modelling and the original sports app.

The Guardian issued this priceless correction on Jamie Oliver's recipe for toast

Newspaper advises readers against “using a toaster on its side”.

From The42 THAT Stephanie Roche goal can now be watched in brick form Lego Movie

THAT Stephanie Roche goal can now be watched in brick form

The Guardian have created a brick video of the Irish footballer’s famous strike for Peamount.

From TheJournal.ie Care order extended for two young girls who described their mother as a 'junkie' Family Court

Care order extended for two young girls who described their mother as a 'junkie'

The children said their mum had been ‘sleepy’ and ‘dozy’ during access visits.

From TheJournal.ie 'Relentlessly rainy Ireland': How water charges anger is reported abroad Media

'Relentlessly rainy Ireland': How water charges anger is reported abroad

They like to note the weather.

The Guardian accidentally posted a photo of an aid worker's sex toy

It’s a travel essential, apparently.

Hilariously perfect homepage fail on The Guardian

It’s… it’s so beautiful.

From TheJournal.ie Column: The digital world can support journalism - but who is supporting journalists? Opinion

Column: The digital world can support journalism - but who is supporting journalists?

A code and compass is needed to guide journalism through the challenges of going online, writes an NUJ Ethics Council member.

From TheJournal.ie Whistleblowers have been vital in undercovering secrets in Ireland, says Observer editor Secrets

Whistleblowers have been vital in undercovering secrets in Ireland, says Observer editor

John Mulholland, the Dublin-born editor of the Observer, said that the Edward Snowden story had opened people’s eyes to issues around journalistic security.

From TheJournal.ie Three G4S guards charged with manslaughter of man being deported Jimmy Mubenga

Three G4S guards charged with manslaughter of man being deported

Jimmy Mubenga died after being restrained by the three guards on board a plane at Heathrow airport as he was being deported.

From The42 Woof! Football Weekly is coming to Dublin next month Football Weekly

Woof! Football Weekly is coming to Dublin next month

You can be present for one of Jimbo’s famous intros, football nerds.

This epic Guardian headline may be the typo of the year

They published an article “ranking the TV commentators”. There was just one problem.

From TheJournal.ie After Jedward and hurling, The Guardian editorial is full of praise for... IDA Ireland In Praise Of

After Jedward and hurling, The Guardian editorial is full of praise for... IDA Ireland

Enda Kenny will be drinking out of his ‘Best Small Country In The World In Which To Do Business’ mug this morning…

From TheJournal.ie Guardian editor defends publication of NSA leaks in the face of tough questioning The Guardian

Guardian editor defends publication of NSA leaks in the face of tough questioning

Alan Rusbridger said he was “surprised” when committee chairman Keith Vaz asked him: “Do you love this country?”

From TheJournal.ie Guardian editor faces grilling over Edward Snowden's NSA leaks Spying

Guardian editor faces grilling over Edward Snowden's NSA leaks

Alan Rusbridger has been asked to appear before the British parliament’s Home Affairs Select Committee next month.

From TheJournal.ie Catch-up Wednesday: 3 midweek longreads Up To Speed

Catch-up Wednesday: 3 midweek longreads

Get up to speed with the latest news, opinions and insights with our hand-picked indepth reads.

From TheJournal.ie Husband of journalist who broke NSA leaks story held for nine hours in London PRISM

Husband of journalist who broke NSA leaks story held for nine hours in London

Metropolitan Police confirmed that David Miranda, husband of journalist Glenn Greenwald, was held up as he passed through London’s Heathrow Airport on his way home to Rio de Janeiro from Berlin.

From TheJournal.ie How British newspaper front pages covered the royal baby It's A Boy
From TheJournal.ie Top secret: US government continues with Bush-era phone monitoring Phone Records

Top secret: US government continues with Bush-era phone monitoring

The National Security Agency is collecting the phone records of millions of US customers of Verizon under a top secret court order.

From TheJournal.ie Column: How many 'mothers' will you be celebrating this Mother’s Day? Opinion

Column: How many 'mothers' will you be celebrating this Mother’s Day?

Our changing society brings it’s own challenges – with some children in blended families celebrating more than one mother figure, writes Joanna Fortune.

From TheJournal.ie The Evening Fix... now with added Tarantino on Pulp Fiction Kerry Shtyle* Need To Know

The Evening Fix... now with added Tarantino on Pulp Fiction Kerry Shtyle*

Here are the things we learned, loved and shared today. (*And no, that’s not a typo…)

From TheJournal.ie Britain blocks publication of Prince Charles letters Royal Correspondence

Britain blocks publication of Prince Charles letters

The attorney general blocked the letters saying it could be difficult for Charles to fulfil his duties as king if they are released.

Anyone seen the #EssexLion? Reports send Twitter into frenzy Essexlion This post contains images

Anyone seen the #EssexLion? Reports send Twitter into frenzy

A parody account for the lion already has 25,000 followers.

From TheJournal.ie Ecuador grants asylum to Assange - but London says he WILL be extradited Wikileaks

Ecuador grants asylum to Assange - but London says he WILL be extradited

The Foreign Office in the UK said that the decision “changes nothing” and the Wikileaks founder will still be extradited to Sweden.

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