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Teen with autism spared jail time after making hoax bomb calls to US
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Teen with autism spared jail time after making hoax bomb calls to US

Sep 2nd 2016, 5:33 PM 9,945 Views 8 Comments

Ben Megarry made the calls to schools, airports and businesses in the US in 2012.

‘Profoundly stupid’ man who made hoax Islamic State bomb call to Intel avoids jail
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‘Profoundly stupid’ man who made hoax Islamic State bomb call to Intel avoids jail

Oct 27th 2015, 5:03 PM 23,722 Views 38 Comments

Colin Hammond made the call to get his friend out of work.

'Profoundly stupid': Young man makes Intel hoax bomb call to get his friend out of working
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'Profoundly stupid': Young man makes Intel hoax bomb call to get his friend out of working

Jul 31st 2015, 4:16 PM 32,515 Views 55 Comments

The judge had some harsh words for Colin Hammond today.

Coast Guard unsure if Carlingford Lough distress call was a hoax
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Coast Guard unsure if Carlingford Lough distress call was a hoax

May 5th 2015, 8:06 PM 14,345 Views 8 Comments

It usually gets three or four hoax calls a year.

Man arrested over hoax call about person jumping into Waterford river
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Man arrested over hoax call about person jumping into Waterford river

Feb 13th 2015, 1:55 PM 12,216 Views 33 Comments

Several units of emergency services were called to help in the search, including the Coast Guard helicopter.

Man who prank called Cameron was 'off his face on booze and cocaine'
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Man who prank called Cameron was 'off his face on booze and cocaine'

Jan 26th 2015, 3:58 PM 11,827 Views 15 Comments

The man pretended to be the head of spy agency GCHQ.

Australian radio station donates €350k to family of nurse who took her own life
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Australian radio station donates €350k to family of nurse who took her own life

Sep 13th 2014, 10:01 AM 14,908 Views 22 Comments

The station apologised to the family of Jacintha Saldanha, whose inquest was held this week.

Over 4,000 hoax calls made to ambulance service last year
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Over 4,000 hoax calls made to ambulance service last year

Aug 8th 2013, 1:16 PM 6,541 Views 36 Comments

Fine Gael TD John O’Mahony is calling for penalties to be put in place to hold the people making the calls to account.

Police consider bringing charges over Kate hoax call
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Police consider bringing charges over Kate hoax call

Dec 22nd 2012, 4:23 PM 11,287 Views 58 Comments

Scotland Yard said it has been liaising with the Crown Prosecution Service following the death of nurse Jacintha Saldanha.

Funeral of Jacintha Saldanha to be held in India today
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Funeral of Jacintha Saldanha to be held in India today

Dec 17th 2012, 8:09 AM 4,737 Views 11 Comments

The nurse will be buried in a small town in southwest India this morning, ten days after she was found dead in London.

The Evening Fix...now with added festive lunges
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The Evening Fix...now with added festive lunges

Dec 15th 2012, 7:55 PM 12,482 Views 0 Comments

Here are the things we learned, loved and shared today.

Family of royal hoax call nurse pay tribute after memorial mass
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Family of royal hoax call nurse pay tribute after memorial mass

Dec 15th 2012, 12:52 PM 8,977 Views 12 Comments

Jacintha Saldanha’s daughter said the family is “shattered” by the loss and the family home is like “an empty dwelling” without her mother.

Department of Finance issues warning over hoax calls offering €2,000 refund
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Department of Finance issues warning over hoax calls offering €2,000 refund

Dec 13th 2012, 4:51 PM 8,925 Views 25 Comments

The caller tells recipients they are due the refund but will need to deposit €250 into a bank account in order to receive it.

Australian media watchdog opens probe into royal prank station
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Australian media watchdog opens probe into royal prank station

Dec 13th 2012, 7:47 AM 2,278 Views 22 Comments

The media regulator says the investigation is into the 2Day FM station and not the presenters who made the hoax call.

Australian radio station to give $500,000 to dead nurse's family
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Australian radio station to give $500,000 to dead nurse's family

Dec 11th 2012, 11:01 AM 13,488 Views 75 Comments

The radio station is giving all its profits until the end of the year to a fund for Jacintha Saldanha’s family.

Australian radio station reviewing policy after nurse's death following hoax call
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Australian radio station reviewing policy after nurse's death following hoax call

Dec 9th 2012, 4:19 PM 10,863 Views 33 Comments

Nurse Jacintha Saldanha’s death followed a hoax call during which details of the Duchess of Cambridge’s medical condition were given to a radio station.

Tributes to royal hoax nurse, radio boss says DJs are 'completely shattered'
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Tributes to royal hoax nurse, radio boss says DJs are 'completely shattered'

Dec 8th 2012, 1:53 PM 26,648 Views 99 Comments

There has been anger and condemnation following the death of nurse Jacintha Saldanha at the hospital where Kate, the Duchess of Cambridge, was treated earlier this week.

The Evening Fix...now with added heartbreaking dog rescue stories
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The Evening Fix...now with added heartbreaking dog rescue stories

Dec 7th 2012, 7:50 PM 7,501 Views 3 Comments

Here are the things we learned, loved and shared today.

Update: Royal hoax presenters suspended following death of nurse
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Update: Royal hoax presenters suspended following death of nurse

Dec 7th 2012, 6:55 PM 52,424 Views 183 Comments

Today the hospital said it had been supporting the woman after a hoax call from the Australian radio station.