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Three women arrested after naked rest stop chase Rear view of woman on folding chair outdoors applying sun block or suntan lotion Three women who were applying suntan lotion publicly in the nude at a Florida rest stop have been arrested after leading police on a 21-mile chase before driving a car at one deputy and threatening another with a bat. Florida...
Ann Fitzgerald: 'Our government must do more to encourage uptake of solar electricity' Solar energy panels Our girls have found a new screen to look at and it's a struggle to drag them away. Thankfully, it's a good screen, as far as we are concerned. It's the monitor for our new solar photovoltaic (PV) system. The monitor shows pictorially how much energy is currently...
Doctor finds four live bees inside woman's eye feasting on her tears   Ms He said she had been pulling out weeds while tending a relative’s grave when she felt something fly into her eye. Stock image A TAIWANESE woman who suffered what she believed to be a sudden and severe eye infection discovered she was unwittingly hosting four bees which had...

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'In Ottawa of all places...' the Sunday Independent scoop that shaped history Journalism giant Hector Legge's story would become the greatest scoop of his long career, writes Brian Murphy Sunday Independent editor Hector LeggeSUMMIT: Taoiseach John A Costello at a public meeting in Canada during his 1948 visit The Sunday Independent headline caused a sensation in Ireland and it reverberated around the...
Gene Kerrigan: 'We need a Donogh, we've got an Eoghan' How can politicians deal with a housing crisis if they can't even handle a mere John Delaney, writes Gene Kerrigan Donogh O'Malley died at the age of 47, in 1968. He was a Fianna Fail chancer. He was one of the lads - hard drinking, arrogant and sometimes obnoxious. Hugely ambitious, he...
Kick It Out condemns video believed to show Chelsea fans’ racist Salah chant The video, which has been widely shared on social media, showed the group singing ‘Salah is a bomber’. Liverpool’s Mohamed Salah. Photo: Adam Davy/PA A video showing a group, believed to be Chelsea fans, singing a racist song has been condemned by equality and inclusion organisation Kick It Out. The...
Interview: 'Applegreen's forecourts foresight' Applegreen helped transform the service station sector. Co-founder Joe Barrett tells Fearghal O'Connor it is not slowing down its drive Joe Barrett, chief operating officer of Applegreen. Picture: Damien Eagers For Joe Barrett it was always a logical decision for Applegreen to be a food company first and a fuel company second: "You might stop for fuel once...
Drivers on cannabis will not immediately lose licence Motorists caught driving after consuming cannabis will no longer face having their driver's licences immediately revoked in Germany. A federal court in Leipzig ruled that the licensing authority must now first determine whether the marijuana user was fit to drive with a medical evaluation, daily newspaper 'Deutsche Welle' reported. German law stated that a...
Work happy 100: here are Ireland’s happiest workplaces The wait is finally over, we can now reveal the winners of our Work Happy 100 awards. Work Happy 100 is an awards series celebrating Ireland’s happiest workplaces, as nominated by their employees. Created by careers marketplace Jobbio and Independent.ie the awards showcase companies that have gone above and beyond for their staff members....
Wexford ploughmen win euro titles on home soil European champion in the reversible class Dan Donnelly from Kilmuckridge and European champion in the conventional class, Martin Kehoe from Clongeen. Two Wexford men dug deep and claimed gold for Ireland in the conventional and reversible ploughing classes at the European Championships in Ballinaboola on Saturday and Sunday. It was a clean sweep for...

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