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Over One Million Twitter Accounts Suspended For Promoting Terrorism

According to the latest Twitter Transparency Report, 1.2 million Twitter accounts have been suspended since August 2015 due to “promotion of terrorism”. The social media giant also said that between…

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LÉ James Joyce to conclude three-month Med tour of duty

LÉ James Joyce returns to Cork later this morning after a three-month humanitarian tour of duty in the Mediterranean. During the operation, the ship’s crew rescued almost 2,500 people, and…

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GPS Technology assisting police in high-speed pursuits

An American company called StarChase has watched enough James Bond movies and come up with a product for launching projectiles from police cars. Law Enforcement agencies wont be shooting any…

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Facebook Safety Check helps more families and friends during times of emergency

The Facebook Safety Check feature has proven to be an indispensable resource for concerned citizens in times of natural disaster. Since the attacks on Paris at the end of last…

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UK Police Forces May Use Drones to Search for Missing People

Police forces in Devon, Cornwall and Dorset have revealed they are testing the use of drones for use in searches of missing people and photography of crime scenes. Police in…

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Irish Charity Brings Broadband to Refugees on Greek Island

As natural and man-made disasters grow more and more frequent throughout the world, we are seeing huge human displacement and ever-mounting pressure on our ability to respond. When we think…

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UN Secretary General Calls for “Comprehensive” Search and Rescue Response to Migrant Crisis.

Speaking after a meeting with Enda Kenny in Dublin on Tuesday, UN Secretary General Ban Ki-moon called 2015 a “crucially important year for humanity”, and urged the European community to…

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State of Emergency In Southern California After Massive Oil Spill.

A state of emergency has been declared in Southern California following one of the largest oil spills to hit the Santa Barbara coast in over 46 years.   The 21-inch-wide…

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Spanish Emergency Services Rescue Over 150 Passengers From Burning Ferry.

Spanish emergency services successfully evacuated more than 150 passengers from a ferry (the Sorrento) which dramatically caught fire while crossing the Mediterranean from Majorca to the Spanish port of Valencia….

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EU Cars and Light Vans to have eCall Emergency Feature in 2018.

    As of March 31st 2018, all cars and light vans in the European Union will be equipped with a device called an eCall which automatically alerts emergency services…

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Woman goes into labour on Transatlantic flight

  A transatlantic flight was put into disarray last Sunday when a woman went into premature labour shortly after the plane had departed Amsterdam. The Boeing 767-300 was forced into…

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Dublin to London becomes second busiest international air route

Last year saw 3.6 millions air passengers travelling between Dublin and London, making this the second busiest international air route after Hong Kong and Chinese Taipei. According to the International…

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British woman may be last person to see Malaysian flight MH370

A British woman sailing near Indonesia may be the last person to have witnessed the disappeared Malaysia Air-flight MH370. Katherine Tee,41, a yachting enthusiast, believes she saw the burning plane…

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Emergency landing in Dublin Airport

Dublin on Thursday was the site for an emergency landing when crew on a Cityjet plane discovered smoke and a cracked windshield shortly after take off. The flight WX-118 had…

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Essential Chernobyl Shield is delayed

Political tensions in Ukraine have put doubts over the construction of a contamination shield at the chernobyl nuclear power plant.  The 1.5 billion building was due to be installed by…

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Helmet camera capturing the real action

Fire-fighters in America have developed a new way to investigate suspicious fires and their causes, by introducing portable Helmet camera’s. The devise is small in size, about the same as…

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The perfect radioactive storm

Leaking tanks and threatened job cuts at infamous US nuclear site lead to growing environmental concerns Concerns are growing about the possible repercussions of a leak in six of the…

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World Police & Fire Games 2013

The 2013 Games, the first to be held in Europe, were an unqualified success for Belfast and Northern Ireland. The closing ceremony of the World Police and Fire Games took…

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