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From The42 'Playthings' Man City and PSG 'ruining the entire system' of European football, says La Liga chief Risk

'Playthings' Man City and PSG 'ruining the entire system' of European football, says La Liga chief

The Spanish league’s president has slammed the clubs.

From The42 'Don't mention all those 'men' like Frampton': Rigo plotting career-defining upset of Lomachenko Risk

'Don't mention all those 'men' like Frampton': Rigo plotting career-defining upset of Lomachenko

Guillermo Rigondeaux has climbed two weights to face his fellow two-time Olympic champion in a historic bout.

From TheJournal.ie Storm Ophelia surfer: 'The picture makes the ocean look rough... but it wasn't really that significant' Red Warning

Storm Ophelia surfer: 'The picture makes the ocean look rough... but it wasn't really that significant'

Luke Donnelly from Stillorgan is a trained lifeguard, surfing teacher and is studying oceanography as part of his degree.

From The42 'If you're worried about the physical side of any sport, then play chess' Risk This post contains videos

'If you're worried about the physical side of any sport, then play chess'

Roy Keane has paid tribute to the retiring Kevin Doyle but also warned of the risks of playing football at the highest level.

From TheJournal.ie In a study of older Irish women with Down Syndrome, almost all had dementia 20 years later Much Higher Risk

In a study of older Irish women with Down Syndrome, almost all had dementia 20 years later

At the end of the long-term study, 97.4% of participants had developed dementia.

From The42 'I'm all for having a few beers, but there's no need to promote it to the world' Risk

'I'm all for having a few beers, but there's no need to promote it to the world'

Brian O’Driscoll says the Lions could have played it ‘a small bit smarter’ this week.

From TheJournal.ie Suicide is killing the most disadvantaged and vulnerable people in Ireland Inequality

Suicide is killing the most disadvantaged and vulnerable people in Ireland

A new report highlights increased risks to individuals, like workers on zero-hour contracts or those who are facing losing their homes.

From TheJournal.ie Video shows how quickly a fridge fire can spread when it gets set alight Fire Hazard This post contains videos

Video shows how quickly a fridge fire can spread when it gets set alight

The one minute video shows a plastic-backed fridge quickly being engulfed in flames.

From TheJournal.ie QUIZ: What Kind Of A Risk-Taker Are You? Sponsored By Friends First

QUIZ: What Kind Of A Risk-Taker Are You?

Will you even risk this quiz?

From TheJournal.ie HSE steps in after serious safety concerns for more than 40 people with autism HIQA

HSE steps in after serious safety concerns for more than 40 people with autism

It follows Hiqa inspections at centres in Meath, Wexford and Kildare.

From TheJournal.ie 'Gardaí being left in the dark about terror threats to Ireland. That's worrying' Opinion

'Gardaí being left in the dark about terror threats to Ireland. That's worrying'

In Ireland, there is no terrorism alert system or threat level assessment that we know of. This is a grave concern, writes Tom Clonan.

From TheJournal.ie Clampdown on drivers, cyclists and pedestrians running red lights with over 2,500 caught so far Safer Roads

Clampdown on drivers, cyclists and pedestrians running red lights with over 2,500 caught so far

One red light camera has caught over 150 cars breaking a red light since June.

From TheJournal.ie Nurses slam HSE over 78 jobs left unfilled - all at just ONE Irish hospital No Progress

Nurses slam HSE over 78 jobs left unfilled - all at just ONE Irish hospital

The INMO says Cork University Hospital continues to operate at almost full capacity.

From TheJournal.ie Ireland does pretty well in this ranking of the world's national debts, from safest to most risky Nice One
From TheJournal.ie Own a Samsung device? It may have a major security flaw Risk

Own a Samsung device? It may have a major security flaw

More than 600 million Samsung devices could be affected by this flaw.

From TheJournal.ie Tubridy says online bullies can 'hunt down children like a pack of dogs' Mental Health

Tubridy says online bullies can 'hunt down children like a pack of dogs'

Childline answered over 1,200 calls every day in 2014.

From TheJournal.ie As unemployment rates rise, the risk of suicide increases Recession

As unemployment rates rise, the risk of suicide increases

A study found that both men and women of all ages were equally vulnerable to the effects of rising unemployment.

From The42 We can't regret signing Mario Balotelli now, says Brendan Rodgers Risk

We can't regret signing Mario Balotelli now, says Brendan Rodgers

The Liverpool manager says the club had little choice but to sign the striker.

From TheJournal.ie Ebola could be the 'humanitarian disaster of our generation' Risk

Ebola could be the 'humanitarian disaster of our generation'

That’s according to Oxfam, which works in Liberia and Sierra Leone.

From TheJournal.ie 'Unclean equipment posed high risk to patients' at Tallaght Hospital Inspection

'Unclean equipment posed high risk to patients' at Tallaght Hospital

A report gave details of unclean equipment, unregulated isolation rooms and potential risk of inter-patient transmission of infective material because of low staffing levels.

From TheJournal.ie Are you on shift work? It could increase your risk of diabetes Type 2

Are you on shift work? It could increase your risk of diabetes

Men are most at risk, a new study suggests.

From TheJournal.ie Study finds link between high cholesterol and breast cancer Prevention

Study finds link between high cholesterol and breast cancer

It also found that statins could help reduce women’s risk of breast cancer.

From TheJournal.ie Over 90,000 homes may have 'dangerous levels' of radon gas... just 8% have been checked Cancer-causing

Over 90,000 homes may have 'dangerous levels' of radon gas... just 8% have been checked

The radioactive gas is linked to 250 cases of lung cancer every year in Ireland.

From TheJournal.ie Oscar Pistorius severely traumatised and a 'suicide risk' South Africa

Oscar Pistorius severely traumatised and a 'suicide risk'

A medical expert told a court in South Africa today that the runner’s condition is likely to worsen.

From The42 Liam Rushe: 'We probably needed the few calmer heads, even if we weren't match fit' Risk

Liam Rushe: 'We probably needed the few calmer heads, even if we weren't match fit'

The Dublin centre back carried a hamstring injury into last weekend’s Leinster hurling semi final.

From TheJournal.ie Doctors to risk Ukrainian violence to carry out life-saving children's operations Urgency

Doctors to risk Ukrainian violence to carry out life-saving children's operations

The Irish-funded team say there are willing to run the risk of entering the pro-Russian border region to carry out the urgent operations.

From TheJournal.ie Some credit unions 'unwilling to comply with the law' - Central Bank Risk Assessment

Some credit unions 'unwilling to comply with the law' - Central Bank

Credit unions Registrar Sharon Donnery made the warning in a report sent to credit unions yesterday.

From TheJournal.ie The Government's provided us with this handy list of things to worry about What's The Risk
From TheJournal.ie EPA finds no long-term health impacts from Ballymount recycling plant fire Health Risks

EPA finds no long-term health impacts from Ballymount recycling plant fire

The Oxigen recycling plant in Ballymount, Dublin burned for over a week in January.

From TheJournal.ie Poll: Are parents today too protective of their children? Your Say This post contains a poll

Poll: Are parents today too protective of their children?

Experts say we’re wrapping our kids up in cotton wool and that’s bad for them. What do you think?

From TheJournal.ie Parents warned of window blind hazards, as new safety standards announced Strangulation Risk

Parents warned of window blind hazards, as new safety standards announced

At least five children have died as a result of accidents from window blinds with loop cords or chains in the last decade.

From TheJournal.ie Risk of heart problems from antidiabetes drugs is being overlooked, experts warn Treatment

Risk of heart problems from antidiabetes drugs is being overlooked, experts warn

They say the risk should monitored closely during clinical trials of glucose-lowering medication.

From TheJournal.ie UK floods: River Thames threatens homes, soldiers on standby and a cow stuck in the mud Storm

UK floods: River Thames threatens homes, soldiers on standby and a cow stuck in the mud

14 severe flood warnings have been issued across the UK, with householders living along the River Thames put on standby.

From TheJournal.ie ‘Little evidence’ that moderate mobile phone use is associated with cancer Health Risks

‘Little evidence’ that moderate mobile phone use is associated with cancer

Investigating radio frequency fields associated with mobile phones and children should be a ‘high priority’ said the EU Commission.

From TheJournal.ie Part of glass roof falls in at RTÉ Chicken Licken

Part of glass roof falls in at RTÉ

No one was injured but people are said to have been shaken by the incident.

From TheJournal.ie Poll: 'Neknominations'... Dangerous craze or just plain stupid? Your Say This post contains a poll

Poll: 'Neknominations'... Dangerous craze or just plain stupid?

People are knocking back pints, posting the videos online, and then challenging their friends to do likewise. A ‘harmful’ trend?

From TheJournal.ie 'HSE says hospital overcrowding is improving, that's not what we're hearing' RISKY BUSINESS

'HSE says hospital overcrowding is improving, that's not what we're hearing'

The IAEM says the number of trolley inpatients in wards has increased since last year, not decreased.

From TheJournal.ie EU proposes ban on cloning farm animals and selling clone meat Ban

EU proposes ban on cloning farm animals and selling clone meat

A ban on all imports into the EU of cloned animals was also proposed.

From TheJournal.ie Moody's downgrades Bank of Ireland's deposit ratings Downgrade

Moody's downgrades Bank of Ireland's deposit ratings

The investment service said the results of the stress test that will be undertaken by the ECB next year are “difficult to anticipate”.

From TheJournal.ie Somali piracy is down 90 per cent from last year High Seas

Somali piracy is down 90 per cent from last year

New security measures take effect – but there are still “suspicious approaches” to ships.

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