• Health
    Big News Network.com

    Study discovers link between heavy drinking and occupation

    Researchers at the University of Liverpool found that jobs classified as skilled trade occupations, such as construction and manufacturing jobs, were most likely to be associated with heavy drinking. While jobs broadly categorised as professional occupations, for example, doctors and teachers were associated with a lower likelihood of heavy drinking.

  • Politics
    Irish Independent

    Ibec boss backs Boris Johnson's plan for UK-Ireland tunnel link

    A proposed tunnel linking Ireland and Britain “makes an awful lot of sense”, the head of Ibec has said. Danny McCoy, the chief executive of the Irish business and employers group, said the project is affordable and is an important symbol of post-Brexit links with the UK. The tunnel is a symbol.

  • Lifestyle
    Big News Network.com

    Kim Kardashian, Kanye West's divorce details revealed

    Washington [US], February 27 (ANI): New details surrounding Kim Kardashian and Kanye West's divorce have revealed that the reason for separation cited by the American-reality TV star was "irreconcilable differences". According to Fox News, the court documents reveal that Kardashian cited "irreconcilable differences" as the reason for their divorce.

  • Lifestyle
    Irish Independent

    'I still had a shot at winning my seat back if Fine Gael didn't delete me'

    Another of it was just words like ‘fraud’, things I should do to myself. Fairly horrible things. At the time, when you feel that vulnerable - and believe me I felt vulnerable - and ashamed, you’re under a rock and you’re just trying to get out from under that rock.

  • Politics
    Irish Independent

    Gardaí to perform house checks on people who are 'not engaging' with mandatory self-quarantine this weekend

    Gardaí will be undertaking a series of house checks on people entering Ireland who are supposed to be under a mandatory self-quarantine. Gardaí will be checking on people this weekend who have been reported to them as “not engaging” with the Department of Health monitoring process. To date, detectives in the Garda National Immigration Bureau have already conducted house calls in relation to people who entered the State without the required Covid-19 PCR tests.

  • Science
    Irish Independent

    Archaeologists find intact ceremonial chariot near Pompeii

    Officials at the Pompeii archaeological site in Italy have announced the discovery of an intact ceremonial chariot. It is one of several important discoveries made in the same area outside the park near Naples following an investigation into an illegal dig. The chariot, with its iron elements, bronze decorations and mineralised wooden remains, was found in the ruins of a settlement north of Pompeii, beyond the walls of the ancient city, parked in the portico of a stable where the remains of thre...

  • Sport
    Irish Independent

    VAR penalty decision takes centre stage in stalemate at the Bridge

    Chelsea 0 Manchester United 0 One month after arriving in England and declaring he would build a Chelsea team that nobody wants to play against, Thomas Tuchel is sticking to his word. It has not been particularly pretty, and this goalless draw with Manchester United certainly was not, but Tuchel remains unbeaten as Chelsea head coach and his safety-first approach may yet be enough to secure a top-four spot.