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From TheJournal.ie New centenarians: 407 Irish people celebrated their 100th birthday in 2014 Aged 100
From TheJournal.ie Three arrested after woman's body found at UK primary school Shrewsbury

Three arrested after woman's body found at UK primary school

The discovery was made shortly before midnight by a police officer.

From TheJournal.ie No evidence 'deadly fake vodka' has arrived in Ireland but be careful what you buy Danger Danger

No evidence 'deadly fake vodka' has arrived in Ireland but be careful what you buy

Vodka with dangerous chemicals has been found in the UK and an Irish watchdog has said people in this party season should be vigilant about where they get their alcohol.

From TheJournal.ie Detectives appeal for info on 1996 murder of sex worker in Dublin Belinda Pereira

Detectives appeal for info on 1996 murder of sex worker in Dublin

Gardaí believe people may have information relevant to their investigations.

From TheJournal.ie Charlie Flanagan really doesn't want the United Kingdom to leave the EU With Or Without Eu

Charlie Flanagan really doesn't want the United Kingdom to leave the EU

“The Government’s fundamental position on this is unequivocal.”

From TheJournal.ie UK has leapfrogged France as the 5th biggest economy because of drugs and prostitution Put On The Red Light

UK has leapfrogged France as the 5th biggest economy because of drugs and prostitution

And China will become the world’s biggest economic powerhouse within a decade, according to the CEBR.

From TheJournal.ie New UK rules could allow embryos to be created from three people Diseases

New UK rules could allow embryos to be created from three people

This would allow mothers to prevent passing on genetic diseases.

From TheJournal.ie Flying home for Christmas? There will be strikes at some UK airports Cargo Handlers

Flying home for Christmas? There will be strikes at some UK airports

Unite members are going on strike on December 23.

From TheJournal.ie UK children care home boss sentenced to life over decades of sexual abuse John Allen

UK children care home boss sentenced to life over decades of sexual abuse

John Allen convicted last week of sexual offences against 18 boys and one girl over more than two decades

From TheJournal.ie Government silent as Snowden docs reveal access to Ireland's internet cables GCHQ

Government silent as Snowden docs reveal access to Ireland's internet cables

It has been revealed that UK authorities have access to one Irish submarine internet cable.

From TheJournal.ie Facebook named as host of chat which described horrific murder plan for a soldier Fusilier

Facebook named as host of chat which described horrific murder plan for a soldier

After the solider’s death, an online discussion about killing a solider between one of the men and someone overseas was uncovered.

From TheJournal.ie How this seemingly innocuous tweet caused a big row and forced a Labour MP to resign Tweet Gaffe

How this seemingly innocuous tweet caused a big row and forced a Labour MP to resign

Emily Thornberry stepped down as a member of the Labour shadow cabinet last night. Here’s what happened…

From TheJournal.ie Zookeeper seriously injured in rhino attack at British zoo Whipsnade

Zookeeper seriously injured in rhino attack at British zoo

He is said to be in serious but stable condition at the hospital.

From TheJournal.ie These twins didn't know they were identical until one needed a new liver Surprise

These twins didn't know they were identical until one needed a new liver

They are the first identical twins to undergo a live liver transplant in the UK.

From TheJournal.ie After saying 'no way, we won't pay', UK agrees to half of €2bn bill from Europe Bills Bills Bills

After saying 'no way, we won't pay', UK agrees to half of €2bn bill from Europe

And they don’t have to pay until September 2015.

From TheJournal.ie Are Irish cinemas going to ban Google Glass? Ok Google

Are Irish cinemas going to ban Google Glass?

Bans have already been put in place in the US and UK.

From TheJournal.ie A tiny number of 'super' small businesses in the UK had a massive effect on their economy HGSBs

A tiny number of 'super' small businesses in the UK had a massive effect on their economy

Just 1% of businesses contributed to 36% of economic growth, and two-thirds of job creation.

From TheJournal.ie The Internet is stopping the next great novel from being written Procrastination

The Internet is stopping the next great novel from being written

Lots of writers in a survey said they have used funny animal views to help them get through a creative block…

From TheJournal.ie A lot of UK firefighters are out on strike tonight Halloween

A lot of UK firefighters are out on strike tonight

The strike is due to continue until 4th of November.

From TheJournal.ie Someone shoved David Cameron while he visited Leeds today UK This post contains videos

Someone shoved David Cameron while he visited Leeds today

The British prime minister was unharmed in the incident.

From TheJournal.ie Cameron: 'No way are we paying a surprise bill from the EU for €2bn' Bills Bills Bills This post contains videos

Cameron: 'No way are we paying a surprise bill from the EU for €2bn'

“If people think that is going to happen they’ve got another thing coming.”

From TheJournal.ie With a little help from Ireland, Facebook paid no UK tax last year Like

With a little help from Ireland, Facebook paid no UK tax last year

It made an estimated £371 million in revenue in the region in 2013.

From TheJournal.ie Britain's first Ukip MP has been sworn in - and he looks pretty happy about it Westminster

Britain's first Ukip MP has been sworn in - and he looks pretty happy about it

Douglas Carswell defected from Prime Minister David Cameron’s Conservatives and was re-elected in his old seat.

From TheJournal.ie Ireland is not bringing in airport checks for Ebola, says Department of Health Outbreak

Ireland is not bringing in airport checks for Ebola, says Department of Health

Ireland is fully prepared to deal with any possible Ebola case, the Chief Medical Officer said.

From TheJournal.ie Body found in search for Alice Gross murder suspect United Kingdom

Body found in search for Alice Gross murder suspect

An area just a mile from where the teenager’s body was found in West London on Wednesday has been cordoned off.

From TheJournal.ie In from the cold: international ideas for dealing with homelessness Global

In from the cold: international ideas for dealing with homelessness

Utah has a very simple idea – give homeless people homes.

From TheJournal.ie If #Indyref was decided by tweets, it would've been a landslide Yes vote Democracy Doesn't Work

If #Indyref was decided by tweets, it would've been a landslide Yes vote

Nearly three-quarters of tweeters on the day were nationalists.

From TheJournal.ie Three arrested over Glasgow unrest following referendum result Indyref

Three arrested over Glasgow unrest following referendum result

Police have separated both Yes and No groups in Glasgow’s George Square.

From TheJournal.ie United Kingdom: Scotland votes No and rejects independence Better Together

United Kingdom: Scotland votes No and rejects independence

David Cameron says the question is settled for ‘a generation or perhaps a lifetime’.

From TheJournal.ie 'I accept the verdict of the people."- Salmond concedes defeat but wants promises delivered Endgame

'I accept the verdict of the people."- Salmond concedes defeat but wants promises delivered

The Scottish First Minister says that the referendum was a “triumph” for democracy.

From TheJournal.ie The morning after in pictures: Scotland wakes up to historic decision Aftermath

The morning after in pictures: Scotland wakes up to historic decision

In celebration or defeat, Scottish emotion was on display across the country.

From TheJournal.ie Ireland should see 'trade opportunities, not threats' in a devolved Scotland Trade

Ireland should see 'trade opportunities, not threats' in a devolved Scotland

Scotland will be given more control over its own economic policies.

From TheJournal.ie Scientists use modern forensics to find out which gory wound killed this English king Csi Leicester

Scientists use modern forensics to find out which gory wound killed this English king

Three of his injuries had the potential to cause death quickly – two to the skull and one to the pelvis.

From TheJournal.ie Ireland among Europe's elite when it comes to competitiveness Major Leagues

Ireland among Europe's elite when it comes to competitiveness

A new report by the European Commission has placed Ireland alongside Netherlands, Germany and Denmark for industrial competitiveness.

From TheJournal.ie Explainer: Are we going to see an independent Scotland? Scotland Decides

Explainer: Are we going to see an independent Scotland?

Could the United Kingdom really cease to be and what would this mean for Ireland?

From TheJournal.ie Scottish referendum on knife-edge as new poll puts 1% between Yes and No camps Heating Up

Scottish referendum on knife-edge as new poll puts 1% between Yes and No camps

The pro-union side has just slightly inched ahead, after a dramatic surge in support for independence.

From TheJournal.ie Opinion: What would Scottish independence mean for Ireland? Scotland

Opinion: What would Scottish independence mean for Ireland?

Whoever wins, we might see Ireland brought back into the picture as part of a broader ‘post-sovereign’ political framework.

From TheJournal.ie Tyrone man arrested over death of person found in shipping container Essex Police

Tyrone man arrested over death of person found in shipping container

The man is from Dungannon and is the third person to be arrested in connection with the incident.

From TheJournal.ie Electronic cigarettes could save thousands of lives a year, say experts E Cigs

Electronic cigarettes could save thousands of lives a year, say experts

A new editorial published in the British Journal of General Practice has hit out at “alarmist” criticism of the devices.

From TheJournal.ie Flying high: August was Knock Airport's busiest month in history Come Fly With Me

Flying high: August was Knock Airport's busiest month in history

Traffic to and from the UK is still strong – up 21% on last August.