• Celebrity
    The Huffington Post UK

    Anne Heche Dies After Being Taken Off Life Support

    Actor Anne Heche died on Friday, after succumbing to injuries from a car crash days earlier, according to friends. She was 53 years old. Her friend, Nancy Davis, revealed the news in a memorial post on Instagram, writing: “Heaven has a new Angel.

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    Irish Independent

    Laytown beach closed as body of missing teen Bilal (14) found

    A section of Laytown was closed off on Thursday as the body of missing 14 year old Bilal Tunkara was discovered near the strand. The teenager, who was a resident of the direct provision centre at Mosney, had disappeared from his residence on Wednesday and his family had been concerned for his safety. The Irish Coastguard conducted a search of the area, and the tragic discovery was made around lunchtime.

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    Irish Independent

    Child charged with murdering mother (25) and two young children in New Hampshire

    A juvenile has been arrested and charged with murdering a woman and her two sons in Northfield, New Hampshire last week, police said. The child, who will be tried under the juvenile system, has been charged with three counts of first-degree murder and one count of falsifying physical evidence in connection to the three deaths. The body of Kassandra Sweeney, 25, was discovered alongside her four-year-old son Benjamin and one-year-old son Mason at their house in Northfield on 3 August by police re

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    Irish Independent

    'Wait! - Terrified man pleads with staff before being pushed off ledge into a canyon

    Search Search Thursday, 11 August 2022 | 24.5°C Dublin

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    Irish Independent

    Live rats, gnaw marks and rodent droppings among reasons for four closure orders on food outlets

    Live rats, rodent droppings, filthy conditions and poor hygiene standards were cited as some of the reasons for enforced closures of four food businesses last month, according to the Food Safety Authority of Ireland. The food safety watchdog issued four closure orders and eight prohibition orders for breaches of legislation. Bamboo Foods Ltd, located on the Ramelton Road in Letterkenny, Co Donegal, was issued with a closure order for failure to have “adequate procedures in place to control pests

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    The Irish Times

    Is Russia using rape as a weapon of war in Ukraine?

    I don’t know how she survived,” Osypenko says. Townspeople must have helped her. She was covered in bruises.

  • Sport
    Irish Independent

    Shane Lowry last Irishman standing as Rory McIlroy bogeys last to miss cut at first FedEx Cup play-off event

    Rory McIlroy missed the cut at the first FedEx Cup play-off event by bogeying the final hole at TPC Southwind. McIlroy, playing his first event since finishing third at the 150th Open Championship last month, was three under at the FedEx St Jude Championship with four holes to play. But the Ulsterman, who started on the back nine, dropped shots at the sixth and ninth – his last when he missed the green and could not get down in two – to card a 69 and miss the weekend action by one.