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Teachers avoid jail after 'ugly' brawl at Dublin pub

Friday  11:55,   21 september 2018
thejournal.ie

The men were fined...[...]

Dublin weather forecast: Shock update as Storm Bronagh hits TODAY with weather warning issued

Friday  11:35,   21 september 2018
dublinlive.ie

Dublin weather forecast: Shock update as Storm Bronagh hits TODAY with weather warning issuedStorm Bronagh was christened this morning just hours before it hit Ireland with heavy...[...]

A driverless public transport vehicle is to take to the streets of Dublin for the first time today

Friday  11:35,   21 september 2018
thejournal.ie

The EZ10 electric vehicle will run along a route of nearly one kilometre.The EZ10 electric vehicle will run along a route of nearly one kilometre from the Convention Centre Dublin to the 3 Arena as part of an event running today and...[...]

'IRA probe into abuse stopped victims getting justice'

Friday  11:35,   21 september 2018
independent.ie

'IRA probe into abuse stopped victims getting justice'The unnamed officer gave evidence to the Ombudsman's investigation into the PSNI's handling of Máiría Cahill's child abuse...[...]

Beatniks, bohemians and Bob Dylan: Striking images taken in 1960s and 70s New York by longtime Village Voice photographer who captured artists, poets and protesters

Friday  11:30,   21 september 2018
dailymail.co.uk

For half a century, photographer Fred W. McDarrah served as the eyes for millions of New Yorkers by using his camera lens to document the bohemian arts community with the Greenwich Village. © Provided by Associated Newspapers Limited McDarrah...[...]

Retired prospector finds a giant 3.2kg gold nugget dubbed 'Duck's Foot' worth $110,000 after spending years combing the same field with a metal detector

Friday  11:30,   21 september 2018
dailymail.co.uk

A massive gold nugget worth at least $110,000 has been uncovered by a prospector in remote Western Australia. The man struck it lucky in the northern Goldfields with better technology - a Minelab GPZ 7000 detector - after spending years combing the...[...]

Govt bans Vat 69, Smirnoff sale in Delhi for two years

Friday  11:06,   21 september 2018
hindustantimes

Govt bans Vat 69, Smirnoff sale in Delhi for two yearsIn a September 14 order, financial commissioner Anindo Majumdar said USL had violated provisions of the Delhi Excise Act, 2009 and Delhi Excise Rules, 2010 by using unauthorised and loose...[...]

This Enigmatic Blob Was One of Earth's Earliest Animals

Friday  11:05,   21 september 2018
nationalgeographic

The strange life-form has long perplexed scientists. So a team of researchers used modern analyses to take a fresh look at its ancient remains.One of the most famous of the lot is Dickinsonia. This flattened, ribbed oval can grow over four feet...[...]

What the papers say – September 21

Friday  10:25,   21 september 2018
msn

Brexit “humiliation” for Theresa May.Some report that the Prime Minister has been left angry yet defiant following the rejection of her Brexit proposals, while other say she has been left fighting to save her plans – and her...[...]

NASA perplexed by 'unusual' infrared light

Friday  09:50,   21 september 2018
news.sky

Scientists at NASA have discovered "an unusual infrared light emission from a nearby neutron star" which "could indicate new features never before seen".One of the guesses for the mysterious light is a disc of dust surrounding the neutron star...[...]

Octopuses Given Ecstasy for Science—But Is That Ethical?

Friday  08:55,   21 september 2018
nationalgeographic

It's a little bit like studying alien intelligence.But was it okay to give unsuspecting octopuses a mood-altering drug? And what does it teach us to study animals that are so very distantly related to...[...]

To placate protesting upper-castes, MP CM Chouhan announces move to dilute SC/ST atrocities law

Friday  08:26,   21 september 2018
indianexpress

To placate protesting upper-castes, MP CM Chouhan announces move to dilute SC/ST atrocities law Moving to placate protesting upper caste groups in his poll-bound state, Madhya Pradesh Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan Thursday announced he will...[...]

Ecstasy makes shy octopuses reach out for a hug – just like human ravers

Friday  08:06,   21 september 2018
inews.co.uk

Ecstasy makes shy octopuses reach out for a hug – just like human raversThe notoriously antisocial octopus has been made to mingle after scientists fed them the party drug ecstasy. And the experiment, which left the creatures hugging their cages,...[...]

3 Policemen Kidnapped By Terrorists In Jammu and Kashmir's Shopian

Friday  08:05,   21 september 2018
ndtv

3 Policemen Kidnapped By Terrorists In Jammu and Kashmir's ShopianThe kidnappings come just three weeks after three policemen and eight relatives of police personnel, who were kidnapped by terrorists in south Kashmir, were set free, after the...[...]

Insect in my chocolate cake, says man at IKEA, company fined

Friday  07:26,   21 september 2018
hindustantimes

Insect in my chocolate cake, says man at IKEA, company fined [...]