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  1. Trump issues Obamacare ultimatum to Republican rebels

    Theweek.co.uk -Politics 03.24 / 09:57 www.theweek.co.uk
    Donald Trump Fri 24 Mar, AT 08:48 Trump issues Obamacare ultimatum to Republican rebels US President faces resistance over plans to replace Affordable Healthcare Act with his own…
  2. Lincoln's Muslims condemn 'cowardly' terrorist attack in London

    The Islamic Association of Lincoln has condemned the terror attack in London which left five people including the attacker dead and dozens injured.The horrific attack saw Khalid Masood mow down people on Westminster Bridge before running through Parliament railings and fatally stabbing PC Keith Palmer before being gunned down by armed police.The fourth victim has been named as Leslie Rhodes, 75, from Streatham in south London. ISIS has praised the attack, but Muslim community leaders…
  3. Somerset MP promises to make 'local voices heard' over A303...

    A Somerset MP will push for talks with highway officials after residents voiced their concerns over plans to dual the A303. David Warburton, MP for Somerton and Frome, hopes to talk with Highways England about how the proposed routes will affect residents in the nearby towns.These routes have been proposed to facilitate a connection to a new tunnel under Stonehenge. Concerned people stated high flood risks, noise pollution and increased traffic among the reasons as to why Option 1…
  4. Miriam Lord: Martin McGuinness owns Derry one last time

    Irishtimes.com - Politics 03.24 / 01:08 www.irishtimes.com
    A family, party, movement and city are united in mourning on a day of…
  5. Bill Clinton urges McGuinness mourners to pursue peace

    Irishtimes.com - Politics 03.24 / 01:08 www.irishtimes.com
    Former US president tells politicians ‘to celebrate his life . . . you have to finish his w…
  6. Downsizing of post office network to spark fierce response

    Irishtimes.com - Politics 03.24 / 01:08 www.irishtimes.com
    An Post says more than half of the company’s 1,100 outlets are ‘…
  7. Fears Greater Exeter Plan is being 'dumped on us' raised at...

    Concern has been raised about whether a new strategic plan that will affect half a million people is being dumped on them against their wishes. Mid Devon, East Devon, Teignbridge and Exeter City Council, in partnership with Devon County Council, are teaming up to create a Greater Exeter Strategic Plan (GESP) which focuses on the creation of jobs and housing until 2040. Hundreds of people have attending consultation events across the regions, including one held on Thursday at Old Forde…
  8. East Devon boundary changes will be 'unrepresentative and...

    An East Devon District Councillor has called proposed ward boundary changes for the region unrepresentative and undemocratic. The independent Local Government Boundary Commission for England is asking people across East Devon to comment on its draft proposals for new council ward boundaries.An eight-week public consultation on the recommendations has begun and will end on April 3 and the consultation is open to anyone who wants to have their say on new council wards, ward boundaries and…
  1. Taiwan's constitutional court begins hearing landmark same sex marriage case

    Ibtimes.co.uk -World 03.24 / 10:44 www.ibtimes.co.uk
    The debate has divided Taiwanese society as conservatives feel gay marriages will damage family…
  2. Justice League: Batman, The Flash and Cyborg teasers unveiled ahead of full trailer this weekend

    Ibtimes.co.uk -World 03.24 / 10:44 www.ibtimes.co.uk
    Warner Bros also released individual character posters for each hero and another which showcases the film's…
  3. NGOs urge Kenya to protect Somali refugees facing conflict and drought

    Ibtimes.co.uk -World 03.24 / 10:44 www.ibtimes.co.uk
    International community and donor countries should give financial support to Kenyan government, NGOs…
  4. BREAKING: Father of Germanwings pilot Andreas Lubitz protests son's innocence

    Express-World 03.24 / 10:31 express.co.uk
    THE FATHER of a Germanwings pilot who was at the controls when a passenger plane smashed into the French Alps is attempting to prove his son was…
  5. BREAKING: Explosion in Cairo kills one on same day overthrown President Mubarak walks free

    Express-World 03.24 / 10:17 express.co.uk
    AN EXPLOSION in Egypt has killed one person - on the same day former Egyptian President Hosni Mubarak was released after being detained for six…
  6. Dubai authorities detain seven members of the Olympic refugee team at airport

    Ibtimes.co.uk -World 03.24 / 10:03 www.ibtimes.co.uk
    The African athletes had been invited to speak at a conference sponsored by Sheikh…
  7. Low-tech terrorist attacks like in London will be 'much more common' and the West must adapt

    Ibtimes.co.uk -World 03.24 / 10:03 www.ibtimes.co.uk
    All Khalid Masood needed for his terrorist attack in London was a car, a knife and a hateful desire to…
  8. EU will try to limit Brexit disadvantages for Britain says German finance minister Schaeuble

    Ibtimes.co.uk -World 03.24 / 10:03 www.ibtimes.co.uk
    Wolfgang Schaeuble says Britain could still retain access to the single…
  1. India vs Australia, 4th Test: Where to watch live, prediction, betting odds, team news and live streaming information

    Ibtimes.co.uk -UK 03.24 / 10:44 www.ibtimes.co.uk
    The winner of the fourth Test between India and Australia will win the…
  2. Johnny Royalist? Sex Pistols' Rotten does a U-turn and says he will 'sorely miss' the Queen

    Ibtimes.co.uk -UK 03.24 / 10:44 www.ibtimes.co.uk
    Singer's band Sex Pistols had a big hit with anti-establishment single God Save the…
  3. BSB agrees bar training shakeup

    Lawgazette.co.uk - UK 03.24 / 10:43 lawgazette.co.uk
    Board agrees to implement new training regime for…
  4. City firm sees off costs bid after £15m claim failure

    Lawgazette.co.uk - UK 03.24 / 10:43 lawgazette.co.uk
    Fox Williams did not throw the 'kitchen sink’ at the litigation and was entitled to fail on some lines of d…
  5. UK housing prices: Manchester surpasses London as strongest market

    Ibtimes.co.uk -UK 03.24 / 10:31 www.ibtimes.co.uk
    Double digit growth rates in London, Cambridge, and Bristol wiped out amid uncertainty surrounding…
  6. 'F**k Floyd': Conor McGregor insists Floyd Mayweather fight 'very close' to being agreed

    Ibtimes.co.uk -UK 03.24 / 10:31 www.ibtimes.co.uk
    UFC superstar promises to cause a 'shock' but refuses to confirm possible…
  7. 'Churchillian!' Viewers hail Andrew Neil's INCREDIBLE monologue on Westminster attack

    Express-UK 03.24 / 10:31 express.co.uk
    ANDREW Neil has been branded “Churchillian” as he delivered a blistering monologue on the Westminster terror att…
  8. Luke Rockhold on chaotic UFC middleweight division: 'This isn't WWE, this is fighting'

    Ibtimes.co.uk -UK 03.24 / 10:18 www.ibtimes.co.uk
    Rockhold is not sure if he will ever get another title shot…
  1. Largest windfarm in Ireland opens in Donegal

    Highlandradio.com - Donegal 03.24 / 10:28 highlandradio.com
      The largest windfarm in Ireland has officially opened in Donegal and has started supplying power to homes and businesses across the country. The windfarm- located at Meenadreen – contains 38 turbines and is capable of producing enough electricity to power 50,000 homes. Construction work began in 2014 and took 26 months to complete. Peter Baillie, Managing Director of Energia Renewables, commented, “Since 2008 Energia has invested over €350m in developing and constructing new wi…
  2. Government accused of alienating North West region

    Highlandradio.com - Donegal 03.24 / 09:58 highlandradio.com
      The Government has been accused of embarking on a mission to isolate the North West region. Deputy Marc Mac Sharry made the comments following the announcement from Ulster Bank that it is to shut branches in Donegal, Sligo and Cavan. He says this combined with State jobs being located out of the region and the threat of post office closures – the North West is being alienated. Deputy MacSharry is calling on the Government to come up with a strategy to increase employment and…
  3. Jason Quigley savouring first professional title win

    Highlandradio.com - Donegal 03.24 / 08:02 highlandradio.com
    On Thursday night in the America west coast, Jason Quigley lifted his first professional title beating Glen Tapia on a unanimous decision to be crowned North America Boxing Federation Middleweight champion. The fight went the distant at the Fantasy Springs Resort in California but Quigley was the overwhelming winner on all three judges’ cards. Tapia looked set for a knockout defeat but a second round hand injury forced Quigley to change his game-plan and work more with his left. In…
  4. Security alert in Strabane enters third day

    Highlandradio.com - Donegal 03.24 / 07:50 highlandradio.com
      The security alert in Strabane is on-going this morning (Friday) as police say they are still managing a crime scene within Townsend St/Townsend Terrace area. Pedestrians are not permitted to walk the stretch of Road between Townsend St and Strabane Academy. A device exploded while police were on patrol in the area of Townsend Street shortly after 8.30pm on Tuesday night and the alert has been in place since. West Tyrone MLA Daniel McCrossan says the situation is a huge…
  5. Jason Quigley wins NABF Middleweight title

    Highlandradio.com - Donegal 03.24 / 07:50 highlandradio.com
    Donegal’s Jason Quigley won the North America Boxing Federation Middleweight title in the early hours of Friday morning beating Glen Tapia on a unanimous decision. The contest went the full tens rounds at the Fantasy Springs Resort in California with Jason winning it 100-99, 99-91, 98-92 on the judges’ cards. Jason had Tapia rocked early in the fight but an injury to his right hand in the second round hampered him through the rest of the contest as he had to focus more with his left. …
  6. Presentation in Sligo today to mark 60 years of European Union

    Highlandradio.com - Donegal 03.24 / 07:18 highlandradio.com
      A presentation is taking place in Sligo today to mark 60 years of the European Union. The 60th anniversary of the EU will also be marked by a major ceremony in Rome next Saturday. Today’s talk at the Ballymote Community Library, at 2.35pm is by German Political scientist and academic, Ingo Espenschied . He’ll be examining Ireland’s role in the union, in the past and into the…
  7. Martin McGuinness is laid to rest in Derry

    Highlandradio.com - Donegal 03.24 / 07:18 highlandradio.com
    Martin McGuinness has been laid to rest in the republican plot of his home city of Derry. Tens of thousands attended his funeral mass in the Bogside of the city, and lined his funeral route from his family home. The funeral eulogy was delivered by former US president Bill Clinton, who quoted from another famous Derryman, Seamus Heaney. He read Heaney’s line about “walking on air against your better judgement” – and said Northern Ireland’s peacemakers had done…
  8. Tourism organisation says Ardara Ulster Bank closure is devastating blow

    Highlandradio.com - Donegal 03.24 / 07:18 highlandradio.com
    A tourism organisation in Ardara says yesteday’s announcement from Ulster Bank that it is to close its branch in the town is a devestating blow. The bank confirmed that a total of 22 branches will close across Ireland including those in Ardara and Raphoe. The decision leaves Ardara without any bank though the ATM will be maintained. The Donegal Person of the Year Stephen McCahill is part of the group ‘Awake Tourism’…