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Barron's Kynren has bottle for overdue victory Betting Ring The Hugo Palmer-trained El Ghazwani powers home up the straight under Oisin Murphy to claim victory in yesterday’s ten-furlong handicap at Lingfield. Photo: John Walton/PA I read a story this week about an Australian man who won the lottery twice, having accidentally bought two tickets for the same draw, using identical numbers. Another punter...
Drink-driving suspect sprays deodorant into mouth to mask alcohol smell The man had 10 nearly empty beers on the floor of his vehicle and a bottle between his legs, according to authorities. (TibiP03/Getty) A man suspected of drink-driving sprayed deodorant into his mouth to try to mask the smell of alcohol, according to authorities. Sheriff’s deputies stopped 49-year-old Efren Mencia-Ramirez on Saturday after...
Next steps: What to do if you have a Wow flight booked soon Stock Image: Getty Images What flights have been affected? All of them. Wow has stopped operating as an airline, so anybody travelling now, or booked to travel with the airline, faces disruption. Wow is offering advice on its website, wowair.ie.   What can I do if my flight is cancelled? Normally, when...
Facebook chief Zuckerberg: ‘We have too much power over free speech’ Facebook chief executive Mark Zuckerberg. Photo: Reuters FACEBOOK founder Mark Zuckerberg has admitted the social media giant has “too much power” over free speech and needs greater regulation. In an article published in the Sunday Independent, Mr Zuckerberg has called on governments around the world to shoulder responsibility in regulating four...
WOW Air Explainer: What can I do if my flights are cancelled? Q&A: Travel Editor Pól Ó Conghaile looks at your options for cancelled and delayed flights WOW Air - flying direct from Ireland to Iceland Icelandic carrier WOW air has ceased to operate this morning, grounding all flights and leaving affected passengers stranded. What's going on? WOW Air has collapsed, cancelling all flights...
Massive carbon tax increases will be frozen until fuel poverty fears eased ‘Political football’: Eamon Ryan. Photo: Justin Farrelly The looming row between Fine Gael and Fianna Fáil over carbon tax hikes has been kicked down the road to the summer. A renewed bid to reach consensus on how to allocate revenue from an increased tax won't take place until July, just...
UK's Gove suggests all Irish goods are checked in Europe as 'way around' hard border But says he's not advocating it as solution Environment Secretary Michael Gove (Stefan Rousseau/PA) The UK's environment secretary Michael Gove has suggested a possible way around creating a hard border between the Republic and Northern Ireland would be to have goods from Ireland checked in Europe. While Gove...
Mexico raises alert level at Popocatepetl volcano The stratovolcano has been particularly active in recent months. A plume of ash and steam spews from the Popocatepetl volcano (Marco Ugarte/AP) Mexican authorities have raised the alert level for the Popocatepetl volcano to the highest level short of an emergency. The country’s disaster prevention agency said Thursday a level three yellow alert has been issued,...
Why we have to face up to the monster of anxiety She is reluctant to call it an 'epidemic,' but psychotherapist Stella O'Malley is very clear that we need to deal with the disorder of our age: anxiety, writes Emily Hourican Psychotherapist Stella O'Malley. Photo: David ConachyMeaningful activityFace up to underlying problemsPut your phone away 'Is this the age of anxiety? Or...
From LA to lambing in the Midlands Rachel Shimko A Hollywood production assistant with Warner Brothers has swapped lights, camera, action for lambing this spring. For the next six weeks Rachel Shimko (pictured) will work on John Fagan’s sheep farm in Gartlandstown, Co Westmeath on the WWOOF (World Wide Opportunities on Organic Farms) scheme. “This whole thing is about taking a break. In...

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