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Death Wish coffee recall over botulism concerns

New York firm Death Wish Coffee has recalled a cold coffee range after tests showed there was potential for the drink to contain a deadly toxin. Specialist tests showed there was a “remote” chance, the company said, that its production process for the...
Bere Island buzzing over mystery lottery win

Bere Island buzzing over mystery lottery win

Bere Island buzzing over mystery lottery win 21 September 2017 From the section Europe Image copyright RTÉ Image caption Mary Murphy, the island’s postmistress, sold the winning ticket from her post office on Monday It’s the lottery jackpot mystery that...
Myanmar VP 'concern' over Rakhine

Myanmar VP 'concern' over Rakhine

Rohingya crisis: Myanmar VP ‘concerned’ about Rakhine exodus 21 September 2017 From the section Asia Related Topics Asia migrant crisis Image copyright Getty Images Image caption Mr Van Thio said the situation in Rakhine had “improved”...
Passengers 'livid' over cancelled Ryanair flights

Passengers 'livid' over cancelled Ryanair flights

Ryanair passengers have described their anger at being told their flights were cancelled just hours beforehand. More than 400,000 people are thought to be affected after the airline scrapped up to 50 flights a day over the next six weeks, due to an issue with the...

Lady Gaga postpones tour over health problems

Lady Gaga has rescheduled the European leg of her world tour due to ongoing health complications. This comes after the singer pulled out of a performance at Brazil’s Rock In Rio festival and a show in Montreal for undisclosed medical reasons. “Lady Gaga is...
Zanzibar arrests 20 over homosexuality

Zanzibar arrests 20 over homosexuality

Zanzibar arrests 20 over homosexuality 16 September 2017 From the section Africa Image copyright Getty Images Image caption In Tanzania, gay male sex is punishable by up to 30 years in jail Twenty people have been arrested on Tanzania’s semi-autonomous...
Google sued over 'sex discrimination'

Google sued over 'sex discrimination'

14 September 2017 From the section Business Image copyright AFP/Getty Three women who used to work at Google have filed a lawsuit against the technology giant, alleging it pays women less than men for comparable work. The suit says Google is aware of the situation,...
'Pharma Bro' jailed over Hillary hair bounty

'Pharma Bro' jailed over Hillary hair bounty

The man once dubbed “the most hated man in America” has been jailed after offering a $ 5,000 (£3,800) reward for a strand of Hillary Clinton’s hair. Martin Shkreli, 34, posted the offer on his Facebook page on 4 September, shortly before the former...
May 'frustrated' over Hurricane Irma relief

May 'frustrated' over Hurricane Irma relief

Theresa May is “frustrated” with international rules which stop British aid money being spent on the Hurricane Irma relief effort. Downing Street said the UK’s aid effort had not been hampered by the rules from the Organisation for Economic...

Footballer mocked online over spot of bother

Real Madrid player Marco Asensio has been ridiculed on social media after missing a Champions League match because of an infection he reportedly suffered while shaving his legs. One of the hottest properties in world football, the 21-year-old found himself in a spot...
Hurricane Jose to linger over Atlantic for days

Hurricane Jose to linger over Atlantic for days

Hurricane Jose has weakened but it will linger over the western Atlantic for several days – and it is already complicating efforts to relieve the devastation brought about by Hurricane Irma. The storm is currently 255 miles northeast of Grand Turk Island in the...

Hundreds evacuated over glacier avalanche threat

Hundreds of people have been forced to evacuate in the south of Switzerland because of the risk of a glacial ice avalanche. The authorities believe warm weather has made the alpine Trift glacier unstable. Geologists monitoring the ice recently noticed it was shifting...
Tutu condemns Suu Kyi over Rohingya crisis

Tutu condemns Suu Kyi over Rohingya crisis

Desmond Tutu has become the second Nobel Peace Prize winner to criticise fellow laureate Aung San Suu Kyi about her silence over the treatment of Rohingya Muslims in Myanmar. The former South African archbishop has urged the country’s de-facto leader to...

Father kills himself over toddler's gun death

A father killed himself moments after his two-year-old son found a loaded gun and shot himself, authorities in South Carolina say. Keon Myers, 38, shot himself in the head following a short stand-off with police during which he refused to drop his weapon. Officers...
Trump Jr questioned over meeting with Russian

Trump Jr questioned over meeting with Russian

President Trump’s eldest son says he agreed to meet a Russian lawyer in 2016 because he was open to hearing about Hillary Clinton’s “fitness” to be president. Donald Trump Jr met Natalia Veselnitskaya after being approached by music publicist...
Warning over supersonic voice command hacking

Warning over supersonic voice command hacking

Security researchers say they can covertly control voice-activated systems using supersonic sounds beyond the range of human hearing. Calling the method ‘DolphinAttack’, the team claim voice assistants including the Amazon Echo’s Alexa and...
Suu Kyi breaks silence over Rohingya crisis

Suu Kyi breaks silence over Rohingya crisis

“Fake information” is being used to stoke tensions in the Rohingya crisis that has seen tens of thousands flee Myanmar in recent weeks, says Aung San Suu Kyi. The country’s de facto leader has said there is a “huge iceberg of...

Closer must pay €100k over Kate topless pics

A court has ordered French magazine Closer magazine to pay €100,000 in damages over topless pictures of the Duchess of Cambridge. The publication’s editor and owner must also each pay €45,000 in fines – the maximum possible. The photos of the Duchess and...
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