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Tyne Bridge climate change protest sees cyclists stage go-slow Riders set off from Newcastle’s Central Station and rode slowly through the city centre before crossing over to Gateshead. More than 100 people took part in an Extinction Rebellion protest which saw them hold a bicycle go-slow over the Tyne Bridge. Riders set off from Newcastle’s Central Station and rode slowly through the...
Google-linked firm gets US go-ahead for drone deliveries Drone (John Stillwell/PA) A Google-affiliated company has become the first in the US to be given a government licence for drone deliveries. The approval from the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) means Wing Aviation can operate commercial drone flights in part of Virginia, which it plans to begin later this year. The FAA said the company...
Labour MEP candidate slams RTÉ over debate line-up Ratings row: Labour’s Dominic Hannigan. Picture: Tom Burke A Labour Party candidate in the European elections claims he has been unfairly excluded from an all-party debate on RTÉ this weekend over another candidate in order to boost ratings. Dominic Hannigan, an MEP candidate for Midlands North West, claims the State broadcaster chose to include...
Cat with ears cut off named Vincent van Gogh by vets Veterinary team ‘deeply saddened and mortified’ by the string of attacks on cats in Norwich. A stray cat who had his ears cut off has been named Vincent van Gogh by vets who saved him. Police are investigating a string of incidents where cats have been injured in Norwich in the...
Will my daughter get child benefit on Australia return? Your questions answered 'Will my daughter qualify for child benefit when she returns from Australia?' Stock image Q My daughter is due to return from Australia next month along with her husband and two young children - aged two and four. She has worked there for the last five years. Will she qualify...
Consultants face two-year delay on KT payments Tillage advisor Pat Minnock Farm consultants are waiting up to two years for payment from the Department of Agriculture for their work on the Knowledge Transfer (KT) scheme. And growing frustration with the slow payment may see some consultants opt out of their role as KT facilitators, they have warned. Department figures show that the total...
'We want every job ad in the world' Indeed's new chief executive Chris Hyams tells Michael Cogley of his unusual route to the top and his love of Dublin and its seafood CEO Chris Hyams at Indeed’s EMEA HQ at Capital Dock in Dublin. Photo: Frank McGrath Two decades ago Austin, Texas, was a "sleepy town" in middle America. It was far...
New Game Of Thrones waxwork unveiled Daenerys Targaryen is the first figure to be completed at the National Wax Museum Plus in Dublin this year. The wax figure of Game Of Thrones character Daenerys Targaryen has been unveiled to coincide with the eighth and final season of the popular fantasy show (National Wax Museum Plus/PA) A lifelike figure of Game Of Thrones...

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New IRA says Brexit has provided it with opportunity - report Lyra McKee: The young journalist was laid to rest on Wednesday. Picture: PA BREXIT has provided the militant nationalist group that admitted killing journalist Lyra McKee with a chance to further its campaign against British rule in Northern Ireland, the Sunday Times quoted its leadership as saying. The New IRA, one...
© Reuters. A money changer counts Euro banknotes at a currency exchange office in Nice By Tommy Wilkes LONDON (Reuters)...

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