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  • Naomi Campbell turns heads in astonishing green gown

    Naomi Campbell turned heads when she attended a reception at Buckingham Palace wearing a dramatic green gown. The 47-year-old supermodel wore the ruffled, vintage Pierre Cardin creation as she mingled with the Duchess of Cambridge at the event, to celebrate a new fashion initiative. Designer Stella McCartney, Edward Enninful, editor of style bible British Vogue, and Livia Firth, creative director of consultancy Eco-Age, were also at the reception. Campbell was given a huge hug when spotted by Princess Beatrice, who was also invited to the event. The catwalk star, who teamed the floor-length gown with black heeled boots, gauze gloves and Bulgari jewellery, posted images from the reception on Instagram.

  • Teen died four days after emergency surgery to remove stomach, inquest told

    A 19-year-old died following emergency surgery to remove his stomach, an inquest in Dublin has heard. A coroner returned a verdict of medical misadventure in relation to the death of Dean McMahon (19) of St Berach’s Place, Kilbarrack, Dublin 5. The teenager, who loved soccer, was described by his family as kind, loving and gentle. He died on June 20 2015 at Beaumont Hospital. Mr McMahon was due to start a new job at Croke Park the same day. In a statement after the inquest the man’s family called on the Minister for Health to open a high-dependency unit for post-operative care. “We call upon Minister Harris to do everything in his power to address these issues and to ensure that an avoidable

  • Here’s what people had to say about RTÉ’s Dolores O'Riordan documentary

    Last night RTÉ paid tribute to the late Dolores O’Riordan with a new documentary called Dolores. The 40-minute programme, produced by radio DJ Dave Fanning, traced the life and times of the Cranberries frontwoman and contained never before seen interviews, promo videos, and live footage. There were interviews with her former band members, who chatted about the time she showed up to the audition in a tracksuit with a keyboard under her arm, as well as in-depth chats with Fanning about her struggles with mental health. Viewers were glued to the footage and took to social media praising the programme. In case you missed it, you can catch Dolores on RTÉ’s online player. An inquest into the death

  • Police release distressing CCTV footage of young girl being robbed on the street in UK

    A 12-year-old girl fought against a robber for 25 seconds as he tried to steal her mobile phone in an attack in England captured in horrific CCTV footage. Derbyshire Police have released the disturbing images of the moment the girl resisted her attacker on Cambridge Street, Derby, before he eventually ran off with her iPhone 6. The force hope to find the man responsible, who is believed to be 16 to 19 years old with a "European accent" and black hair. The dramatic footage shows the schoolgirl put up a fight as she managed to keep hold of her phone even after she was dragged to the floor. The 12-year-old was on her way home to her mother at 4.40pm on Sunday after she had been sent on an errand

  • This entirely average skier managed to compete in the Olympics thanks to a loophole

    A very average skier has been competing at the Winter Olympics in Pyeongchang thanks to a loophole. Elizabeth Swaney, who started skiing eight years ago, finished last in the women’s halfpipe qualifying heats on Monday without performing a single trick - after qualifying as Team Hungary’s first and only Olympic freestyle skier. The 33-year-old is American-born with grandparents from Hungary, and qualified through the country’s quota system by competing in 13 career World Cup halfpipe contests - finishing last or almost last every time. Swaney has never registered a score higher than 40 in any of her International Ski Federation-sanctioned events, in a sport where points are given out of 100 based

  • Irish Examiner

    Man blamed ‘white van’ for attack on teen girl

    Judge Seán Ó Donnabháin described the case as bizarre as he imposed a three-year jail term, with the last year suspended, on Shane O’Neill, aged 45, of Shanacashel, Kilmichael, Macroom, Co Cork. O’Neill pleaded guilty to a charge of assault causing harm to the girl. Following his arrest on this charge, he tried to escape and assaulted gardaí in the process. He later pleaded guilty to charges arising out of that. The judge said: “The circumstances of the assault on the girl were quite bizarre and worryingly there was no reason and no explanation. “Months after the assault, he went to the Probation Service and he gave an explanation in relation to white vans in his head and convoluted this into

  • Dad tells of being forced to leave dead son on roadside

    The father of a teenage cyclist who was struck by a drink driver has described having to leave his son’s body at the side of the road to get home to break the news to his daughters before they found out on social media. Stefan Cooper, 18, died after he was struck by a car driven by Seán Collins at Barley Hill, Roscarberry, Co Cork, in March 2016. Collins, who had a previous drink drive conviction from 2006, pleaded guilty to driving a car with excess alcohol - 140 mgs of alcohol per 100 mls of blood at a time when the limit was 50 mgs. The 70 year-old, of The Bungalow, Threegneeves, Leap, Co Cork, also pleaded guilty to charges of driving without due care and attention causing Stefan’s death.