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Islamist group linked to deadly bomb attack Civilians evacuate from the scene where a car bomb exploded at a shopping mall in Mogadishu, Somalia. Photo: Reuters/Feisal Omar A car bomb exploded at a shopping mall in Somalia's capital yesterday, killing 11 people and wounding 10 in an attack that police said was probably carried out by Islamist group al Shabaab. The blast...
Rogue stem cells may be trigger for cancer    (Stock photo) All cancers may be triggered by a rare rogue stem cell that has learned how to cheat death, research suggests. Scientists have dubbed it the "cell of origin" and believe the discovery could be a turning point in the battle against cancer. Lead researcher Professor Michael P Lisanti, from the University of...

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Brexit contract wins help lift Kainos shares Kainos is working on the UK’s so-called transformation strategy, which is aimed at providing citizens and businesses with easier online access to government data and services. Stock picture Brexit is providing a boost to Kainos, a Belfast-based information-technology firm that's listed in London. Shares surged almost 11pc yesterday, after the company, which specialises in contracted...
Is this the most Geordie Valentine’s Day card of all time? The card, from Geordie Gifts, pays tribute to the Tyne Bridge. (Geordie Gifts and Owen Humphreys/PA) If the Valentine in your life identifies as a Geordie, there’s only one card to get them on February 14 this year. The card in question, produced by gift vendor Geordie Gifts, makes reference to the...
'Win or lose, it's going to be a bloody good match' - England rugby fans bring €15m boost to capital Hopefuls: English rugby fans including, far left, Suzanne Snaith and sister Pauline Robinson and pals from Yorkshire. Picture: Caroline Quinn Hopeful English rugby fans spilled on to the streets of the capital ahead of the crunch Six Nations match at the...
Eight out of every 10 tillage farm deemed economically viable – Teagasc John Spink, Teagasc; Steven Kildea, Teagasc; Guy Smith, Deputy President of National Farmers Union; Fiona Thorne, Teagasc; John Cullen, Tillage Farmer; Ewen Mullins Teagasc and Andy Doyle, Irish Farmers Journal pictured the Teagasc National Tillage Conference 2019 at the Lyrath Estate Hotel in Kilkenny. Picture Dylan Vaughan. Some eight out...
Eilish O'Regan: 'Nurses might have to take the long view to achieve aims'    Stock photo The country is now in no doubt about the scale of frustration and discontent among our nurses. Last week's all-out strike threatens to be repeated tomorrow and on Thursday, along with several more days of planned action later this month. The nurses know better than any of us...
Barbara McCarthy: 'Forget the backstop as Ireland unites on field of dreams' 'For 80 minutes today there’s only one side, and one thing we don’t want to lose – come on Ireland.' (Stock photo) In these heady times of peak Brexit hysteria, and Cuban Missile Crisis panic, you'd think it is impossible to pile any more angst onto Irish-English relations. Then...
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...
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...

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