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Taxi driver hailed a hero for saving grandfather's life after car crash

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Taxi driver hailed a hero for saving grandfather's life after car crash

- Neville Brennan (76) was driving through heavy rain with his wife and grandson on the Drumcondra Road on Monday evening when he suddenly fell ill. Mr Brennan suffered a combination of a heart attack and a stroke, leading him to swerve onto the wrong side of the road and crash the car. Luckily, an off-duty garda was driving behind the car and began to flag down other cars to help
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German police hunt stolen trailer full of chocolate

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German police hunt stolen trailer full of chocolate

- BERLIN (AP) — Police say a semi-trailer full of chocolate has been stolen in a small central German town and are calling on witnesses who may have seen the sweet-toothed thieves. Police spokesman Martin Ahlich said Tuesday the cooled truck trailer contained 20 metric tons (22 tons) of chocolate including Kinder Surprise eggs, Nutella hazelnut-chocolate cream and Valparaiso chocolate fruit pearls
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Beaulieu A-level students success

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Beaulieu A-level students success

- BEAULIEU has announced a 100 per cent pass rate for its A-level students this year. A total of 15 per cent of students at the all-girls secondary school were awarded A* or equivalent grades and 85 per cent of all A2, A-level and BTEC students were awarded A* to C. Full A-level results coverage in tomorrow’s JEP. JEP Extra is more than just your daily newspaper
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ICC rules jihadist liable for 2.7 mn euros for Timbuktu rampage

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ICC rules jihadist liable for 2.7 mn euros for Timbuktu rampage

- The Hague, Netherlands | AFP | War crimes judges said Thursday that a Malian jihadist was liable for 2.7 million euros in personal damages for destroying Timbuktu’s fabled shrines in 2012, as they ordered reparations in a landmark ruling. The International Criminal Court ordered that the victims of the razing of the fabled west African city’s historic treasures be paid “individual, collective and symbolic” reparations
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Usain Bolt no chance of making Man United legends debut after revealing seriousness of hamstring injury

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Usain Bolt no chance of making Man United legends debut after revealing seriousness of hamstring injury

- Usain Bolt's Manchester United dream will have to wait after the now-retired sprint superstar revealed the seriousness of his hamstring injury. The Jamaican's last race on the track ended in disaster after he broken down on the straight of the 4x100m relay at the World Championships in London. The lifelong Red Devils fans was hoping he would be able to recover to be able to take part n Manchester United's legends match against Barcelona next month
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Scotland-only folic acid plan ruled out

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Scotland-only folic acid plan ruled out

- The head of Scotland's food watchdog has said it is unlikely Scotland would be able to go it alone and add folic acid to flour products such as bread. Ross Finnie of Food Standards Scotland said the evidence was clear that fortification could help prevent birth defects such as spina bifida. However, he said that the current industry set-up meant it could only be achieved on a UK-wide basis
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Electrical equipment stolen from hospital building

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Electrical equipment stolen from hospital building

- A large quantity of electrical equipment was stolen during a break-in at a Wythenshawe Hospital building. Goods were stolen from a building on Ledson Road, less than half a mile away from the main hospital on Southmoor Road. A spokeswoman for University Hospital of South Manchester NHS Foundation Trust, which runs the hospital, confirmed the body owns the building. Burglars broke into the building between 7pm on Wednesday and 7am on Thursday before fleeing
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Wigan A-level student spotted swigging from hip-flask on live TV before finding out results

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Wigan A-level student spotted swigging from hip-flask on live TV before finding out results

- A Wigan college pupil who was caught taking a cheeky swig from a hip flask on live television has gone viral. James White, 18, was spotted taking a crafty sip as his fellow pupils at Winstanley College were interviewed on Good Morning Britain. James, who got A and B grades, could be seen having a sneaky early morning tipple as reporter Katy Rickitt was busy interviewing other pupils
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KFC opens first UK airport restaurant at Manchester Airport - serving chicken from 4am

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KFC opens first UK airport restaurant at Manchester Airport - serving chicken from 4am

- Fast food giant KFC has opened its first UK airport restaurant in Manchester. Passengers can now get their fried chicken fix from as early as 4am before they fly from Terminal Three. The full menu will be served from then until the last flight leaves, and the breakfast menu will also be available until 10am. Stephen Turner, commercial director at Manchester Airport, said: “We are delighted to launch the first ever KFC airside at a UK airport and I am sure the outlet will be incredibly popular with our passengers in Terminal Three
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Can ‘ethical’ hackers be your friend?

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Can ‘ethical’ hackers be your friend?

- The word ‘hacker’ rightly fills the business world with dread... And this perception has only been reinforced in recent years following a series of high-profile news reports which exemplify the reputational and financial damage hackers reap. The importance of these stories is constantly climbing the news agenda. Last week, a cyber security researcher widely credited with helping to neutralize the global “WannaCry” ransomware attack earlier this year was arrested on unrelated hacking charges
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Manchester private equity firm bolsters team

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Manchester private equity firm bolsters team

- Palatine Private Equity has strengthened its team with two new recruits. James Gregson joins the Manchester team as investment director, while Matt Coles has joined as investment manager in the London office. James joins from advisory firm BDO, where he spent 11 years, including seven in the M&A team advising clients on domestic and international transactions across a variety of sectors
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Manchester United player Juan Mata teams up with Mats Hummels

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Manchester United player Juan Mata teams up with Mats Hummels

- Mats Hummels has followed Manchester United player Juan Mata's lead by pledging one per cent of his salary to charity. Bayern Munich defender Hummels, who came close to joining United in 2014, messaged Mata after it emerged the playmaker had decided to donate one per cent of his wages to football-based charities. "It's time to celebrate a great news for Common Goal because last week I got an unexpected message from my phone and I'm going to read it to you," Mata said in a video message
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Luke Shaw makes Manchester United fan's dreams come true with incredible gesture

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Luke Shaw makes Manchester United fan's dreams come true with incredible gesture

- Luke Shaw made a teenage girl's dream come true when he invited her on a private tour of Old Trafford to thank her for her support. Amy Pustelnik has been a Manchester United fan her whole life and in particular has been a huge Shaw fan since he arrived at the club in summer 2014. Currently on her summer break from college, Amy persuaded her mum to drive her 100 miles from their home in Nottingham to United's training ground in Carrington in the hope that she would get a picture with her hero
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Manchester United might have identified their fourth signing already

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Manchester United might have identified their fourth signing already

- Jose Mourinho is not renowned for his patience in the transfer window and he enforced a vital tweak to Manchester United's window policy mere months into his reign. Previous managers had to clear every transfer with the remote Glazer family in Tampa, Florida whereas Mourinho agreed on a pot of cash before his maiden window as United manager and it was up to him how he used it
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Manchester United legend Bryan Robson says they should never have sold Manchester City target Jonny Evans

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Manchester United legend Bryan Robson says they should never have sold Manchester City target Jonny Evans

- Manchester United legend Bryan Robson says that the Reds were wrong to allow Jonny Evans to leave. Manchester City are now trying to sign the West Bromwich Albion skipper to boost their centre back options, with Vincent Kompany, John Stones, Eliaquim Mangala and Nicolas Otamendi the only senior centre backson their books. They have already had an £18million bid rejected by the Baggies and are pondering a fresh move
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Man charged with murder of Dublin grandmother further remanded in custody

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Man charged with murder of Dublin grandmother further remanded in custody

- A MAN who told gardai "it was self-defence" when he was charged with the murder of a Dublin grandmother has been further remanded in custody.
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  • German police hunt stolen trailer full of chocolate
    German police hunt stolen trailer full of chocolate

    , chron.com

    BERLIN (AP) — Police say a semi-trailer full of chocolate has been stolen in a small central German town and are calling on witnesses who may have seen the sweet-toothed thieves. Police spokesman Martin Ahlich said Tuesday the cooled truck trailer contained 20 metric tons (22 tons) of chocolate including Kinder Surprise eggs, Nutella hazelnut-chocolate cream and Valparaiso chocolate fruit pearls
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  • Turkey criticises Merkel, says Germany can't dictate EU policy
    Turkey criticises Merkel, says Germany can't dictate EU policy

    , channelnewsasia.com

    ANKARA: Turkey's EU minister said on Thursday that German Chancellor Angela Merkel's comments about halting the expansion of a customs union between Ankara and the European Union harmed the credibility of the bloc. Merkel said on Wednesday there would be no expansion of the customs union and "no kind of deepening at all" in ties between Turkey and the European Union after a series of disputes linked to Turkey's crackdown following last year's failed coup attempt
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  • European Central Bank still concerned about low inflation
    European Central Bank still concerned about low inflation

    , koat.com

    FRANKFURT, Germany (AP) — The European Central Bank’s policymakers are still concerned that inflation in the 19-nation eurozone is too low despite an improving economy and seem worried about the strength of the shared euro currency, their last meeting shows. The account of the July 20 meeting, published Thursday, shows the rate-setters noted that market investors seemed overly aggressive in thinking the bank would wind down its stimulus program soon
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Technology

  • iPhone 8 leak proves that Apple is about to drop ANOTHER iconic feature for its new gizmo
    iPhone 8 leak proves that Apple is about to drop ANOTHER iconic feature for its new gizmo

    , thesun.co.uk

    APPLE fans could be in for a "nasty surprise" when the iPhone 8 is unveiled. That's according to a serial leaker who claims to have access to all the gossip in the supply chain to reveal exactly what's lies in store.. Gordon Kelly, a Forbes tech whizz, reckons you'll be using the iPhone 8 VERY differently to earlier versions. Kelly claims that Tim Cook has forfeited the Touch ID for a facial recognition unlock system similar to the Samsung Galaxy S8
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Health

  • Personal trainer shares smiling 'picture of health' taken hours before she was diagnosed with stage four lung cancer
    Personal trainer shares smiling 'picture of health' taken hours before she was diagnosed with stage four lung cancer

    , mirror.co.uk

    Smiling to the camera, personal trainer Vicky Veness looks the picture of health in this photograph. But just four hours after this photo was taken, the 30-year-old was diagnosed with stage four lung cancer. The non-smoker and healthy eater said her symptoms were merely brushed off as asthma by many doctors. Vicky, from Cheltenham, Gloucester, shared the photo to warn others that sometimes cancer is not necessarily obvious to spot
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Family & Parenting

  • Kim Kardashian West confirms her and husband Kanye West are ‘trying for a third baby’
    Kim Kardashian West confirms her and husband Kanye West are ‘trying for a third baby’

    , thesun.co.uk

    KIM Kardashian has confirmed she is trying for a third child with her husband Kanye West. The superstar couple are already parents to four-year-old North and 20-month-old son Saint and are now actively working on expanding their brood. While it has been reported the pair are using a surrogate - who is claimed to be three months pregnant - Kim did not comment on exactly how the pair would be adding to their family
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Society & Culture

  • Taxi driver hailed a hero for saving grandfather's life after car crash
    Taxi driver hailed a hero for saving grandfather's life after car crash

    , independent.ie

    Neville Brennan (76) was driving through heavy rain with his wife and grandson on the Drumcondra Road on Monday evening when he suddenly fell ill. Mr Brennan suffered a combination of a heart attack and a stroke, leading him to swerve onto the wrong side of the road and crash the car. Luckily, an off-duty garda was driving behind the car and began to flag down other cars to help
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Entertainment & Arts

  • In Berlin, Singing Karaoke at the Site of a Former ‘Death Strip’
    In Berlin, Singing Karaoke at the Site of a Former ‘Death Strip’

    , nytimes.com

    On Sundays, from April through October, some 50 steel-nerved singers volunteer to be thrown into the pit to unleash their inner rock star in a gladiatorial atmosphere that is as unpredictable as the city that surrounds it. The free, word-of-mouth event has become so popular that the city recently began expanding the property at Mauerpark, or Wall Park, in part to buffer nearby residents from the noisy spectators
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Education

  • Explainer: How the new Leaving Cert grading system works
    Explainer: How the new Leaving Cert grading system works

    , independent.ie

    Every year I enjoy watching my students collect their results. Students arrive, nervously accept their envelope, and slink off to a corner to scan the page and take in the list of grades. Whether the student is happy or disappointed, the next step for many school-leavers is to calculate their CAO points and attempt to figure out the course for which they are likely to receive an offer, using the previous year's points as a guide
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Farming

  • Farming couple launch plan to produce local goat’s milk
    Farming couple launch plan to produce local goat’s milk

    , jerseyeveningpost.com

    A FARMING husband and wife team want to expand their livestock business to produce fresh organic goat’s milk and meat for the local market. Laurence and Louise Agnès currently rear grass-fed cows and lambs at Douet Farm in Trinity in their spare time, while they work in other jobs. To enable them to become full-time farmers and to expand the business, they are seeking planning permission for a new three-bedroom farm cottage and office in the Green Zone – where there is a presumption against new developments, and an agricultural shed, including a milking parlour
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Travel & Recreation

  • Baby dolphin dies after selfie-taking tourists in Spain pull it out of water
    Baby dolphin dies after selfie-taking tourists in Spain pull it out of water

    , nst.com.my

    MADRID: Spanish animal lovers reacted with fury on Wednesday after a baby dolphin approached a holiday beach, where it died as bathers played with it and took pictures. A whale and dolphin conservation group, Equinac, said the incident occurred Saturday on the tourist beach of Mojacar, in the southeast of the country. Bathers played with the dolphin in the shallows, inadvertently blocking her breathing hole and pulling her from the water for pictures, probably causing stress that proved fatal, it said
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Law & Crime

  • Man charged with murder of Dublin grandmother further remanded in custody
    Man charged with murder of Dublin grandmother further remanded in custody

    , independent.ie

    A MAN who told gardai "it was self-defence" when he was charged with the murder of a Dublin grandmother has been further remanded in custody.
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Life & Style

  • Que faire à Paris ce week-end du 18, 19 et 20 août ?
    Que faire à Paris ce week-end du 18, 19 et 20 août ?

    , elle.fr

    Se régaler chez Pierre Hermé Quand on passe son mois d’août à Paris, on en profite pour se faire plaisir en s’offrant quelques desserts signés Pierre Hermé. L’occasion de découvrir la nouvelle boutique du pâtissier français, fraîchement inaugurée dans le Haut-Marais. 85m2 de douceurs imaginés par Jeff Van Dyck qui a créé un univers brut mais sophistiqué, moderne et authentique à la fois
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Science & Nature

  • Radioactive 'pooh sticks' trace carbon's ocean journey
    Radioactive 'pooh sticks' trace carbon's ocean journey

    , bbc.co.uk

    Radioactive iodine from nuclear reprocessing plants in the UK and France has been detected deep in the waters near Bermuda. Scientists say the contaminants take a circuitous route travelling via the Arctic Ocean and down past Greenland. Researchers believe the radioactivity levels are extremely low and present no danger. However, scientists can use the iodine to accurately map the currents that transport greenhouse gases
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Motoring

  • Карьерный рост: Opel Vivaro обзавелся дорогими вариантами
    Карьерный рост: Opel Vivaro обзавелся дорогими вариантами

    , autoreview.ru

    С микроавтобусом Opel Vivaro я близко познакомился во время зимнего Арктик-теста, прошедшего зимой в Финляндии. Из всех участников тех испытаний он оставил впечатление самого утилитарного. Да, места внутри много, но на стойках и окантовках окон в салоне – голый металл, сиденья жесткие, а возможность их трансформации ограничена. Но теперь все должно измениться, ведь у Vivaro появились «люксовые» версии Tourer и Combi+
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Media & Information

  • Hostage situation at Dutch radio station as knife-wielding suspect forces entry day after popular DJ quit 3FM
    Hostage situation at Dutch radio station as knife-wielding suspect forces entry day after popular DJ quit 3FM

    , thesun.co.uk

    A MAN has been arrested after a hostage situation broke out at a radio station in the Netherlands this morning. Dutch police cordoned off the 3FM building in the city of Hilversum as a woman was held captive inside. Arrestatieteam gaat zo naar binnen. In het gebouw is een onderhandelaar aanwezig. @RTLnieuws pic.twitter.com/9BmepYL3N5. The station continued broadcasting with no sign of disruption
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Real Estate

  • Flash estate agent giving away Porsche for £20 – but he'll still make thousands
    Flash estate agent giving away Porsche for £20 – but he'll still make thousands

    , mirror.co.uk

    A West London estate agent is selling his Porsche Cayman by way of a raffle. Someone stands to bag the car for just £20. Ed Bezzant, a close friend of Sam Thompson, is selling his wheels via social media, and announced the stunt in an Instagram post. Bezzant describes his Instagram feed as "LIT AF" Looks like he's going in on the Dommy P here
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