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From TheJournal.ie Column: Did you hear the one about the developer, the banker and the politician? Opinion

Column: Did you hear the one about the developer, the banker and the politician?

Former trader Nick Leeson on bidding wars at boom-time black-tie balls… and how someone saw fit to flick the over-ride switch so the excess could continue.

From TheJournal.ie Poll: What grade would you give this Government for its first year? Your Say This post contains a poll

Poll: What grade would you give this Government for its first year?

The Labour-Fine Gael coalition took its place in the 31st Dáil on this day one year ago. How do you think it has performed?

From TheJournal.ie US airlines go green by running flights on biofuels Biofuels

US airlines go green by running flights on biofuels

A number of US airlines are now running their planes on biofuels – such as algae-based and vegetable-based fuels – in an effort to fly cleaner and greener.

From TheJournal.ie Obama is the world's most powerful person again Power

Obama is the world's most powerful person again

That is according to the list-loving Forbes magazine which has released its new 70 leaders who matter index.

From TheJournal.ie Column: Wind farms aren’t the answer, they’re the problem Opinion

Column: Wind farms aren’t the answer, they’re the problem

Wind farms are touted as the green solution to our energy needs, but just try living near one, writes Peter Crossan.

From TheJournal.ie Irene: 14 confirmed dead across six states as NYC evacuation order lifted Irene This post contains videos

Irene: 14 confirmed dead across six states as NYC evacuation order lifted

Irene has now been downgraded to a tropical storm as it heads northwards with authorities currently dealing with its aftermath.

From TheJournal.ie Entire Cyprus Cabinet resigns Cabinet

Entire Cyprus Cabinet resigns

The move comes following a blast that killed 13 people and caused an economic and energy crisis by also knocking out the country’s main power station.

From TheJournal.ie Column: Dear student, the Leaving Cert is damaging your brain Opinion

Column: Dear student, the Leaving Cert is damaging your brain

Economics lecturer Stephen Kinsella on second-level education’s “wheel of regurgitation” – and why the next generation of decision-makers must get rid of it.

From TheJournal.ie Take 5: Monday Take 5

Take 5: Monday

5 minutes, 5 stories, 5 o’clock.

From TheJournal.ie Shares in Fukushima plant owner TEPCO plunge Japan

Shares in Fukushima plant owner TEPCO plunge

Meanwhile, the company confirms that its CEO has been hospitalised with dizziness.

From TheJournal.ie Is Michelle Obama really the world's most powerful woman? Power

Is Michelle Obama really the world's most powerful woman?

List-loving magazine Forbes explains that they are “redefining the idea of power as influence” after they put US First Lady top of their 100 New Forbes Power Women.

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