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Shocking: Two healthcare professionals arrested on suspicion of poisoning patients at hospital stroke unit

Police in the UK have arrested two healthcare professionals after they were alleged to hand administered poison into patients.

According to Metro.co.uk, the arrests come after the horrifying discovery was made at Blackpool Victoria Hospital in Lancashire.

It is understood that ...

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Garda investigation underway after a man aged in his 40s allegedly assaulted in Limerick City

Gardaí in Limerick City have launched an investigation after a man was the victim of an alleged assault on Wednesday morning.

It is understood the man aged in his 40s sustained serious injuries following the alleged assault on Augustinian Lane at approximately 2:30am.

Gardaí ...

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Was it you?: Online player wins €1m in Wednesday’s Lotto Plus 1 draw

 

There will be plenty of smiles in one household this morning after one lucky punter managed to scoop the top prize of €1m in last night’s Lotto Plus 1 draw.

The lucky win comes as there were no winners of the main jackpot worth €2m.

The numbers drawn for ...

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Pensioner, 84, dies after developing gangrene on his genitals due to staff not bathing him

An 84-year-old man sadly died after a nursing home in the US state of Florida, failed to attend to his personal hygiene a state medical board has ruled.

In a truly shocking story, the man York Spratling, sadly lost his life after he contracted gangrene in his genitals after staff at the ...

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Road carnage continues, after elderly man is knocked down and killed in the capital

The tragic trend of road deaths continues today, after a pedestrian in his 60s was knocked down and killed in Finglas, Dublin.

The incident happened on Finglas Road shortly after noon. It is understood the man died at the scene.

Gardaí are appealing for witnesses to contact ...

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Suspect in Tuesday’s shooting at a Christmas Market in Strasbourg remains on the run

The suspect of carrying out Tuesday’s shooting at the Christmas Market in the French city of Strasbourg remains at large.

The perpetrator has been identified as 29-year-old Cherif Chekatt, a French citizen born in Strasbourg.

It has emerged that Chekatt had a long ...

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May hangs on by winning confidence vote in the House of Commons

Theresa May has held onto her position as leader of the Conservative Party after being backed by a majority of her party.

The British Prime Minister was given a majority of 83 after 200 party members voted in favour of her leadership.

Although the win was not overwhelming with ...

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Michael Martin bows to Leo Varadkar again by renewing confidence and supply agreement until 2020

The current Fine Gael led minority Government will remain in place until 2020 at least after the Fianna Fáil leader Mícheál Martin confirmed that his party have agreed to renew the current confidence and supply agreement.

In an announcement made in the Dáil, Mr Martin said the ...

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RTE release enormous salary figures including €495,000 for Tubridy and €450,000 for Ray D’Arcy

RTE have released their 2016 figures for salaries for their top earners… and it’s the stuff of lotto winners.

Telephone numbers rather than salaries seem to be the order of the day for presenters who no doubt would be paid far less in the UK or America.

Top of the ...

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Government to stay in place until 2020 after Fianna Fáil renew confidence and supply agreement

The current Fine Gael led minority Government will remain in place until 2020 at least after the Fianna Fáil leader Mícheál Martin confirmed that his party have agreed to renew the current confidence and supply agreement.

In an announcement made in the Dáil, Mr Martin said the ...

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Gardai launch investigation into alleged sexual assault inside a vehicle on Sunday

Gardai have launched an investigation into an alleged sexual assault that reportedly took place inside a vehicle in Dublin on Sunday.

The incident allegedly took place in the Ballsbridge area of the capital, between midnight and 2.30am on Sunday morning last.

Gardai are asking ...

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Wet and windy weather forecast for the next few days, with the possibility of local flooding

The national forecaster has warned of an impending spell of wet and windy weather over the next few days.

Heavy showers and gale force winds are on the way, raising the possibility of localised flooding.

Tomorrow, Thursday, will be rather cold and windy, with persistent and ...

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Strasbourg shooting: Two dead, gunman remains on the run

Two people are now confirmed dead after a gunman opened fire at a Christmas Market in the French city of Strasbourg on Tuesday evening.

The shooter, a man who was reportedly on a security watch list, remains at large.

A nationwide manhunt is now underway, while the country of France ...

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Facebook building in California evacuated after bomb threat

A Facebook building in Menlo Park, California, had to be evacuated after an anonymous call warned of a bomb in the premises.

Police forces were quickly at the scene, but no explosive device was located.

Security remains heightened at Facebook and other high-profile companies ...

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Theresa May under pressure ahead of Irish visit as MP’s look set to trigger a motion of no confidence

The British Prime Minister Theresa May is set for a though day ahead of her scheduled visit to Dublin to meet the Taoiseach Leo Varadkar as reports in the UK have indicated that she will face a motion of no confidence.

In what could be a dramatic and defining twist in Mrs May’s ...

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CervicalCheck support group left angered after Minister for Health cancels meeting at the last minute

Members of the 221+ group have been left disappointed and angry after the Minister for Health Simon Harris seemingly cancelled a meeting on Tuesday.

According to The Irish Sun newspaper, the group which represents the victims and families of the recent CervicalCheck scandal, were ...

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Pre-Christmas riches: One lucky punter scoops €500k by winning EuroMillions Plus draw

One lucky punter has been given an early Christmas present after they managed to scoop the top prize of €500,000 in last night’s Euromillions Plus draw.

The lucky win comes comes as there were yet again no winners of the main jackpot worth €77m.

The numbers drawn in ...

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Gardai arrest man aged in his 30s in connection with the death of a man in Co Meath

Gardaí in Co Meath have confirmed that a man aged in his 30s has been arrested in connection with the death of a man in Ashbourne.

It is understood the man was arrested after a 55-year-old was found dead at a house in Johnswood Drive at approximately 12.30am on Tuesday ...

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Garda investigation underway after a man is left in critical condition following a four car pile-up in Co Wicklow

Gardaí in Co Wicklow have begun an investigation after a man was left in critical condition in hospital following a major crash on Tuesday afternoon.

The investigation comes after the 47-year-old man was seriously injured in a four car pile-up on the Bray to Greystones Road on ...

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Horrific: At least two dead and eleven severely injured from Strasbourg gunman

Two people have now been confirmed dead along with eleven others seriously injured after a gunman opened fire at a Christmas Market in the French city of Strasbourg yesterday evening.

 

The entire city centre was evacuated with police eventually cornering a man who was known to ...

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Outrageous: School Principal tries to ban candy canes as J shape may remind children of Jesus

An elementary school Principal in the US has been placed on administrative after banning candy canes because she said the J shape stood for Jesus.

The Daily Mail UK reports that Jennifer Sinclair took her penchant for political correctness a little too far when she sent a memo to ...

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