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Pregnant woman shot in the face by her four-year-old son in the US STOCK IMAGE A pregnant woman was shot in the face by her four-year-old son after the youngster found a loaded, unsecured gun under a mattress, US authorities have said. The 27-year-old mother, from Washington state, was taken to hospital with life-threatening injuries following the incident on Saturday, the King...
Mid-season lamb producers top of the flocks Positive trends in outlook set to continue for mid-season lowland lamb producers in 2019, writes Anne Kinsella Gross margins earned by the average mid-season lamb enterprise in 2019 will increase relative to those estimated for 2018, Historically, there has been a wide range in farm profitability. That range continues to persist, and sheep farms are...
Expansion costs hit profits at Batchelors-maker Valeo Products: The firm counts Odlums, Batchelors and Erin among its brands Exceptional costs of €12.24m at food group Valeo Foods contributed to pre-tax profits falling by 16pc to €24.2m last year. Valeo Foods, which counts Odlums, Batchelors, Jacob's, Erin and Kelkin among its brands, saw revenues increase by 8pc, from €589.2m to €634.4m, in the 12 months...
Eoghan Harris: 'Leo, take the soft backstop road and save our State' Click to view full size St Brigid's Day normally sees me in high spirits, but not this year. That's because I was bracing myself to challenge 99pc of my colleagues about the backstop: nobody likes to be that far out on a limb. But acting with good authority means telling my...
Spruced-up Suzukis get boost beneath bonnet Suzuki Vitara: Improved lines and interior quality The Suzuki Vitara has been around longer than the new wave of compact SUV models and while it was liked for being well priced and a competent transporter, the time has come to make style and comfort improvements. The new model certainly has improved lines and the quality of...
Woman arrested after eight killed, at least 31 injured in residential building blaze in Paris Woman (40) arrested following apartment fire in Paris Blaze in the early horus killed eight people and left dozens injured About 50 people were safely rescued from the building in western Paris A residential building is engulfed in flames in Paris, France Feburary 5, 2019...
Move towards higher ‘wealth taxes’ could be leaving farmers out of pocket Stock image It's essential for all farming families to take into account all aspects included in farm transfers, now more than ever because of the move towards higher ‘wealth taxes’, according to IFAC Accountants Head of Tax Declan McEvoy. Speaking at the recent Teagasc sheep conference, he said to make...
Nurses strike again today after fresh talks bid rejected Second 24-hour strike by 37,000 nurses is set to go ahead today INMO's Phil Ní Sheaghdha rejected immediate discussions at the Workplace Relations Commission 'What happened today was an attempt to spin; to protect the political system' - Ní Sheaghdha Members of the Irish Nurses and Midwives Organisation (INMO) during their...
Serial killer staged photos of victims, posing corpses in fur coats with cigars - court hears Landscaper Bruce McArthur (66) has now been charged with seven murders Serial killer Bruce McArthur staged photos of some of his victims after they died, posing corpses in fur coats with cigars in their mouths, a prosecutor said at his sentencing hearing. The former gardener preyed...
Fossil-free now option from KBI   Eoin Fahy, head of responsible investing at KBI Global Investors KBI Global Investors has extended its range of responsible investing strategies with the introduction of fossil fuel-free versions of its global, Eurozone and emerging markets equity funds. With climate change issues becoming increasingly prominent, the new funds satisfy the concerns and requirements of a growing band of...

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