GAA criticised for ruling out benefit game

In a statement, the GAA said the “Cork County Committee and Central Council have no discretion in this matter”. “Only a change at Annual Congress can alter this situation. Congress takes place in February each year,” it said. The association is offering to provide hospitality facilities at the venue free…

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Sunburn warning as 220 treated in hospital

The significantly higher number of patients in the Belfast Trust reflects those who sought treatment at Belfast City, Royal Victoria and Mater hospitals. Image copyright Getty Images Image caption Sunburn can have dangerous consequences for children “Being active and having fun outside is good for our health,” said the PHA’s…

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Kylie Jenner Covers Forbes As Next ‘Youngest-Ever Self-Made Billionaire’

Kylie Jenner appearing on the cover of a magazine is hardly an event, but even we did a double take when her famous mug was plastered on Forbes’ August issue ranking the most successful women entrepreneurs in America. A post shared by Kylie (@kyliejenner) on Jul 9, 2018 at 11:21am PDT…

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MPs seek prostitution website ban

Media playback is unsupported on your device Media captionWATCH: Niki Adams from the English Collective of Prostitutes opposes a ban Calls for “prostitution websites” to be banned in England and Wales will be made at a House of Commons debate. A cross-party group of MPs says the owners of such…

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Tesco says Carrefour tie-up will cut prices

Carrefour operates 12,300 stores across more than 30 countries, employing about 375,000 people worldwide. Last year, it had sales of €88.2bn (£78bn). The two have been talking for two years and, although no formal agreement has yet been signed, they said they were hoping to confirm a deal in the…

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Journalists got a free USB fan at the Trump-Kim summit. They’ve been told not to plug it in.

Press nabbed a weird freebie while covering the summit between Kim Jong-un and Donald Trump in Singapore.Image: Kevin Lim/THE STRAITS TIMES/Handout/Getty Images While the world’s eyes watch Donald Trump and Kim Jong-Un meet in Singapore, journalists have seemingly been treated rather well while covering the event.  But caution has been…

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The UK wants to stop under 18s watching porn

Radio 1 Newsbeat brings you all you need to know: Image copyright Getty Images Depends who you ask. There are some that feel allowing one company to sign up 25m British porn viewers to its sites is an accident waiting to happen. Pandora Blake who sits on the Advisory Council…

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Belief in fake cancer causes ‘rife’

Researchers at University College London and the University of Leeds carried out the survey and found that more than 40% wrongly thought that stress and food additives caused cancer. One-third incorrectly believed that electromagnetic frequencies (35%) and eating genetically modified (GM) food (34%) were risk factors, while 19% thought microwave…

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