Ultra runner makes pit stop to breastfeed baby son

By Rebecca Taylor, news reporter An ultra runner has been captured breastfeeding her young son in the middle of a 106-mile (171km) endurance race. Sophie Power, from London, was running the Ultra Trail Mont Blanc, which spans the Alps in Switzerland and France, but with her three-month-old son it presented different challenges to her usual […]

Boris Johnson booed at England cricket match

Boris Johnson was booed by crowds of cricket fans as he watched England’s final Test against India at The Oval. The former foreign secretary appeared to be sitting on his own at the south London venue and was looking at his phone when the cameras panned around and spotted him in the crowd. It didn’t […]

Monkeypox recorded in UK for first time

Doctors have recorded the first ever case of monkeypox in the UK, a rare disease which can be fatal. A Nigerian national is being treated at the Royal Free Hospital in London after being diagnosed with the rare viral infection while staying at a naval base in Cornwall. The patient, who has not been identified, […]

Concerns growing for missing children – aged four and three months Concerns are growing over two children aged four and three months who are believed to have gone missing with their parents, police have said.

File: Police Ryan Wilkinson September 8 2018 8:01 AM 0 Comments Concerns growing for missing children – aged four and three months Independent.ie Concerns are growing over two children aged four and three months who are believed to have gone missing with their parents, police have said. https://www.independent.ie/world-news/europe/britain/concerns-growing-for-missing-children-aged-four-and-three-months-37295307.html https://www.independent.ie/incoming/article37144650.ece/002fb/AUTOCROP/h342/62France.jpg Email Concerns are growing over two […]

BritainBritish anti-terrorism police help investigate knife attack Anti-terrorism officers were helping to investigate a knife attack in a northern English town on Saturday in which one man was injured, although police said they were keeping an open mind.

Abdul Razzaq, 43, who confronted a woman after she produced a huge kitchen knife in Barnsley town centre and shouted “kill, kill, kill, kill” as she stabbed one man in the shoulder and then walked around the busy streets. Photo: Peter Byrne/PA Wire Guy Faulconbridge September 8 2018 1:34 PM 0 Comments British anti-terrorism police […]

Gilligan denied bail after airport cash bust Gangster John Gilligan must remain in custody accused of money-laundering offences after being arrested at a Belfast airport with a bag containing nearly €23,000.

Accused: John Gilligan had a bag containing nearly €23,000 Alan Erwin September 8 2018 2:30 AM 0 Comments Gilligan denied bail after airport cash bust Independent.ie Gangster John Gilligan must remain in custody accused of money-laundering offences after being arrested at a Belfast airport with a bag containing nearly €23,000. https://www.independent.ie/irish-news/courts/gilligan-denied-bail-after-airport-cash-bust-37294937.html https://www.independent.ie/incoming/article37294774.ece/26dbd/AUTOCROP/h342/gilly%20Read-Only.jpg Email Gangster John […]

CourtsVolunteer earning €3,000 a week bought cocaine as he ‘didn’t know what to do with money’ A VOLUNTEER with a homeless charity caught with cocaine was earning €3,000 a week at the time and didn’t know what to do with his money, a court has heard.

Shane Dowling from The Grove, Raheny, who appeared at Blanchardstown District Court Eimear Cotter September 8 2018 7:48 PM 0 Comments Volunteer earning €3,000 a week bought cocaine as he ‘didn’t know what to do with money’ Independent.ie A VOLUNTEER with a homeless charity caught with cocaine was earning €3,000 a week at the time […]

€6m care centre fails to attract a single GP to new ‘one-stop shop’ A €6M primary care centre, officially opened by Health Minister Simon Harris this week, is one of several “one-stop shop” facilities that is struggling to get a GP.

(Stock photo) Eilish O’ReganTwitterEmail September 8 2018 2:30 AM 0 Comments €6m care centre fails to attract a single GP to new ‘one-stop shop’ Independent.ie A €6M primary care centre, officially opened by Health Minister Simon Harris this week, is one of several “one-stop shop” facilities that is struggling to get a GP. https://www.independent.ie/irish-news/health/6m-care-centre-fails-to-attract-a-single-gp-to-new-onestop-shop-37294942.html https://www.independent.ie/incoming/article36606262.ece/d1b16/AUTOCROP/h342/page28_hospital.jpg […]

‘Doctoring can be dangerous’ – leading health scientist on modern health systems Doctoring can be dangerous and cause the overall health of a country to go down, a leading health scientist has warned.

Independent.ie NewsdeskTwitterEmail September 8 2018 3:39 PM 0 Comments ‘Doctoring can be dangerous’ – leading health scientist on modern health systems Independent.ie Doctoring can be dangerous and cause the overall health of a country to go down, a leading health scientist has warned. https://www.independent.ie/irish-news/health/doctoring-can-be-dangerous-leading-health-scientist-on-modern-health-systems-37295971.html https://www.independent.ie/videos/article37295891.ece/42314/AUTOCROP/h342/2990836-1536415354868774_10.jpg Email Doctoring can be dangerous and cause the overall health […]

Varadkar ‘suggested creating anonymous accounts online to make positive… Politics

Taoiseach Leo Varadkar. Photo: Stefan Rousseau/PA Cormac McQuinnTwitter September 3 2018 2:30 AM 0 Comments Varadkar ‘suggested creating anonymous accounts online to make positive comments on news’ Independent.ie Taoiseach Leo Varadkar is facing a storm over ‘fake news’ amid an explosive claim he suggested the creation of anonymous online internet accounts to make positive comments […]