Laois County Council has refused to grant Electric Picnic organisers a licence to hold this year’s festival. In a statement the council said it made the controversial decision due to “the most up-to-date public health advice made available to the council by the HSE. Laois County Council had to make a decision on the licence by at least four weeks prior to the event. There has been strong opposition voiced by local councillors to the Electric Picnic taking place. Stradbally-based Fianna Fáil councillor Paschal McEvoy had called on the National Public Health Emergency Team (Nphet) to provide an urgent recommendation to Laois County Council on whether Electric Picnic should be given a license to proceed.
August 04, 2021 16:30 UTC
Police are investigating after a hit-and-run driver smashed into Rhia Brindley's house in Clifton, Nottingham on Monday - ending up just inches from where she was sittingNHS worker almost killed when own car smashed into house as she watched Love IslandAn NHS worker was almost killed by her own car when a hit-and-run driver lost control - sending her vehicle flying into her living room. Rhia Brindley, 24, was enjoying an episode of Love Island on Monday when the stolen Toyota Corolla hit her vehicle. Her car was ploughed into with such force it was shunted through the front of her house - finishing inches from where she was sitting. "Once I got over the initial shock I realised that the front of my car was in my living room. "People told me that a man had run away from a car that he had used to crash into mine.
August 04, 2021 16:18 UTC
Speaking to the club's official website, Alisson said: "I think I didn't waste too much time to think about that. "Me and my family, we are really happy here. So we are really happy. So, I'm really happy to make this decision – that is not hard for me. "We have to set goals and we have to set them high – winning everything that we are playing [for], the Champions League, Premier League, the cups, everything.
August 04, 2021 15:56 UTC
The two biggest digital currencies are notorious for changing direction almost on a whim, and many things can cause this, from regulation to the mood on social mediaBitcoin prices are rising, but what makes cryotocurrency prices so volatile? ExplainedThe price of Bitcoin and Ethereum rose sharply today - but what makes famously volatile cryptocurrency prices move around so much? But Ethereum may also be rising in price because it is due a major update tomorrow, known as the 'London hard fork'. Other common reasons for cryptocurrency prices rising are because of tweets from famous investors such as Elon Musk. Last month cryptocurrency prices took a dive because regulators around the world started getting tough on the digital currencies.
August 04, 2021 15:45 UTC
Dr. Dre's estranged daughter has revealed she is homeless and has been living out of her car, while her superstar father is ordered to pay his ex-wife Nicole Young $300,000 a month in spousal support. 'My kids are staying with friends - they are not living in the car, it's just me,' she told DailyMail.com. 'I have friends and family that will let us come back and forth but the majority of the time I'm living out of my car,' she added. LaTanya told DailyMail.com she now fears she will lose her rental car as she has not been able to make payments'The car is a pretty penny,' she said. She added that it hurt her to hear of the generous financial settlement a divorce judge ordered Dre to pay Nicole, his wife of 24 years, earlier this month.
August 04, 2021 15:41 UTC
Minnie Driver has said returning to Ireland to film her latest project gave her a “sense of coming home”. “That it is a cornerstone of my life because it has been that way every single time I set foot there. “I mean it’s so evocative of a time that I was so happy, and that’s never changed,” she added. Driver also spoke of how she related to the sentimentality towards objects of her character after the loss of her mother this year. Modern Love season two launches on Prime Video on August 13.
August 04, 2021 15:22 UTC
An update issued by the stadium project team revealed that a number of “enabling works” would be carried out in the next 12 months, including demolition of the Des Kelly stand roof. Dublin City Council plans to complete work on the redeveloped Phibsboro stadium in time for the beginning of the 2025 League of Ireland season. If this represents a change of stance from Dublin City Council management, that is to be welcomed. Councillors also agreed that playing facilities for women and girls should be properly safeguarded as part of any redevelopment of Dalymount or Tolka Park. Dublin City Council has been contacted for comment.
August 04, 2021 15:00 UTC
Maria Kolesnikova, a top member of the opposition Coordination Council, has been in custody since her arrest in September. The trial of Ms Kolesnikova and lawyer Maxim Znak, another leading member of the Coordination Council who faces the same charges, started on Wednesday at the Minsk Regional Court in the Belarusian capital. Expand Close Belarusian opposition activist Maria Kolesnikova (Ramil Nasibulin/BelTA via AP) / FacebookTwitterEmailWhatsapp Belarusian opposition activist Maria Kolesnikova (Ramil Nasibulin/BelTA via AP)Ms Kolesnikova, who helped coordinate opposition protests that erupted after an August 2020 presidential vote, resisted authorities’ attempts to force her to leave the country. Authorities have ramped up their crackdown on dissent in recent weeks, targeting independent journalists and democracy activists in hundreds of raids. On Tuesday, Vitaly Shishov, a Belarusian activist who ran a group in Ukraine helping Belarusians fleeing persecution, was found hanged in a park in the Ukrainian capital of Kyiv.
August 04, 2021 14:37 UTC
The Hawaii Innocence Project has asked a judge to rescind the arrest and correct Joshua Spiersterbach's records. Joshua was committed to the Hawaii State Hospital (HSH) after he continued to protest his innocence. Image: Hawaii State Hospital/Facebook) Hawaii State Hospital/Facebook)Fingerprints and photographs then concluded that Joshua had been wrongly arrested and he was quickly and secretly released, the petition said. "No entry or order reflects this miscarriage of justice that occurred or a finding that Mr Spriestersbach is not Thomas Castleberry." Vedanta Grittith told Associated Press: "Part of what they used against him was his own argument: 'I'm not Thomas Castleberry.
August 04, 2021 14:37 UTC
YouTube star Chris Chan, whose real name is Christine Weston Chandler, has been arrested in Virginia, US, on an incest charge after being accused of a sex attack against a relativeA YouTube star has been arrested on an incest charge after being accused of a sex attack on a family member. On Monday, she was transferred to Greene County, with the sheriff's office issuing a statement confirming her arrest. Greene County Sheriff's Office said in a statement released to the Mirror: "On July 31st, 2021 the Greene Country Sheriff's Office received information involving sex crimes against a family member, who resides in the Ruckersville area. "Both the victim and the suspect reside in Greene County. "On 8/1/2021, the Henrico Police Department was able to locate and arrest the following individual: Christine Weston Chandler of Ruckersville, VA.
August 04, 2021 14:26 UTC
Purple House Cancer Support Centre in Bray Co. Wicklow have opened a new state of the art Cancer Rehabilitation Gym which will serve as a dedicated facility for Cancer patients in their physical recovery from treatment and surgery. Patients will have the opportunity to avail of one to one sessions, as well as group exercise classes at Purple House. The Purple House gym compliments our existing Cancer support facilities and we look forward to continuing our development of Community based Cancer Support Services.’Dr Grainne Sheill, a chartered physiotherapist from St James Hospital and Trinity College Dublin will be working with patients at Purple House says:“There are currently no outpatient exercise oncology services available to patients in any of the eight national cancer centres. The Purple House Rehab Gym addresses this, and will provide exercise rehabilitation programmes to patients receiving cancer treatment. Purple House is located at 2 Duncairn Tce, Quinsborough Road, Bray, Co. Wicklow.
August 04, 2021 14:24 UTC
Shocking footage shows the moment thieves cruelly snatched a dog from a 13 year old boy while he was walking it - leading to a £10,000 reward being offered for the terrier's return. However, less than 17 hours after the heartless robbery in Horndean, Hampshire, the guilt-ridden thieves anonymously phoned Melchy's owners saying he would be returned. 'I had an anonymous call to say that Melchy would be returned to us within the hour. Mr Brotherton offered a £10,000 reward but no-one claimed it. The men, who drove off in a blue Volvo, asked Samuel for Melchy's name when they took the dog.
August 04, 2021 14:15 UTC
Driving tests had to be suspended in January this year because of the third lockdown and didn’t restart until April at the earliest. The DVSA releases practical test slots 24 weeks in advance, which means it is currently booking up until January 2022. This trick involves booking a test slot that may be far away from your closest test centre. Other people have also recommended apps such as Testi, which will bring up cancelled slots near you. “I have booked a driving test hundreds of miles away but am hoping for a cancellation closer.
August 04, 2021 14:12 UTC
But despite raking in the cash, Amanda has admitted she isn’t happy because her new job has left her struggling to find love. The beauty, from Hartlepool, says men often dump her when they discover what she does for a living, and she is “frustrated” that guys aren’t “open-minded” enough to accept her for who she is. Amanda’s last boyfriend walked away from their relationship after he discovered her new career path, and now other men she tries to date keep doing the same thing. Image: @klaudia_uk) @klaudia_uk) Image: @klaudia_uk) @klaudia_uk)Get the news you want straight to your inbox. “I’m very frustrated because I just can’t seem to hold down a boyfriend at all because of this.
August 04, 2021 14:03 UTC
And, Heidi Klum showed off her model physique in a string bikini as she, shirtless husband Tom Kaulitz and his twin brother Bill relaxed on their boat in Capri, on Tuesday. Her husband of two years wore navy blue swim shorts boasting splashes of pink, and placed an orange cap atop his impressive mane. A heavily tattooed Bill — who Heidi had known prior to meeting Tom — via Germany's Next Top Model showcased his tattoos as he relaxed on board. Family matters: The model and her Tokio Hotel musician husband Tom Kaulitz soaked up the Italian sunshine as they sunbathed with close friends, including Tom's brother Bill Kaulitz, 31 (centre)Loving life: She and her shirtless husband Tom Kaulitz, 31, relaxed on their boat in Capri, ItalyFun! Heidi and Tom secretly married in 2019 who she called - after two marriages - her 'match.'
August 04, 2021 13:59 UTC