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#9/11

# 911 - Thursday 3 May, 2012

From The42 British military carry out security tests ahead of Olympics Preparations

British military carry out security tests ahead of Olympics

The training includes the deployment of one weapon it hopes it never has to use

# 911 - Wednesday 2 May, 2012

On Afghan trip, Obama says US is on a path to 'destroying Al Qaeda' Afghanistan This post contains videos

On Afghan trip, Obama says US is on a path to 'destroying Al Qaeda'

The US president was speaking on the day he signed an agreement for the period after US forces withdraw from Afghanistan in 2014.

# 911 - Monday 30 April, 2012

World Trade Center is now New York's tallest building again Skyscrapers This post contains videos

World Trade Center is now New York's tallest building again

The new tower is reclaiming the title held by its predecessors destroyed on 9/11 – check out this time-lapse video of its eight-year construction…

# 911 - Tuesday 10 April, 2012

"The pilot is on my patio" - 911 tapes from Virginia jet crash released Jet Crash This post contains videos

"The pilot is on my patio" - 911 tapes from Virginia jet crash released

The newly-released calls to emergency services reveal what local residents saw when the F-18 jet crashed into a retirement complex during a training flight on Friday.

# 911 - Thursday 5 April, 2012

The 9 at 9: Thursday

Nine things to know this morning…

Accused 9/11 mastermind to face trial over attacks 9/11 Attacks This post contains videos

Accused 9/11 mastermind to face trial over attacks

Khalid Sheikh Mohammed could face the death penalty along with four others if convicted.

# 911 - Thursday 1 March, 2012

From The Daily Edge US man drinks petrol from jar, lights cigarette, dies Darwin Award

US man drinks petrol from jar, lights cigarette, dies

Probably not the smartest move ever.

# 911 - Tuesday 28 February, 2012

Some 9/11 victims' remains went to landfill - Pentagon report

A report by the Pentagon has found that “several portions of remains” of people who died in the terrorist attacks were put in a landfill.

# 911 - Tuesday 7 February, 2012

The 5 at 5: Tuesday

5 minutes, 5 stories, 5 o’clock…

Cancer rates ‘triple among NYPD officers’ after 9/11

New statistics show that the number of police officers applying for cancer-related disability pensions following the 9/11 terrorist attacks has tripled.

# 911 - Friday 20 January, 2012

From The Daily Edge Mark Wahlberg apologises for saying he could have prevented 9/11 hijackings Gaffe

Mark Wahlberg apologises for saying he could have prevented 9/11 hijackings

Wahlberg had suggested he could have single-handedly prevented the tragedy if he had been on one of the planes.

# 911 - Friday 16 December, 2011

Christopher Hitchens, author and polemicist, dead at 62 Hitchens This post contains videos

Christopher Hitchens, author and polemicist, dead at 62

Weakened by cancer, Hitchens continued to write for Vanity Fair in his final days, questioning the saying that what doesn’t kill you makes you stronger

# 911 - Thursday 17 November, 2011

Osama bin Laden was 'tender, gentle family man', says successor Bin Laden This post contains videos

Osama bin Laden was 'tender, gentle family man', says successor

Ayman al-Zawahiri said he wanted to “show the human side” of the man responsible for the 9/11 attacks.

# 911 - Thursday 22 September, 2011

US, Ireland walk out as Iran delivers UN speech

US delegates leave chambers after President Ahmadinejad refers to 9/11 attacks as a “mystery”.

# 911 - Sunday 18 September, 2011

Tánaiste to address the United Nations General Assembly

The UNGA meets for the 66th this week with the issue of Palestinian statehood among the topics to be discussed.

# 911 - Wednesday 14 September, 2011

From The42 Liverpool striker displays bad grammar, unpopular 9/11 views on Twitter Hot Water

Liverpool striker displays bad grammar, unpopular 9/11 views on Twitter

Liverpool striker Nathan Eccleston is in trouble with the club after comments he made on Twitter about September 11th.

Osama Bin Laden sends message from beyond the grave

Al-Qaeda has issued a video to mark the anniversary of 9/11 in which new leader Ayman al-Zawahri applauds the Arab Spring uprising. It also contains previously unreleased messages from Bin Laden.

# 911 - Tuesday 13 September, 2011

Victim's name spelled incorrectly on 9/11 memorial

The family of Jeffrey Schreier, who died in the attacks on the World Trade Centre ten years ago, were stunned to see the misspelling.

# 911 - Monday 12 September, 2011

Fighter jets escort US passenger flights after alarm raised over bathroom use

Airline officials said that two passengers on board an American Airlines flight from LA spent an “extraordinarily long time” in the plane’s bathroom.

# 911 - Sunday 11 September, 2011

The Daily Fix: Sunday

In tonight’s Fix: 9/11 remembered on emotional day in New York and elsewhere; the latest on David Norris’ possible Áras race re-entry; and why India’s sexiest woman is coming to Dublin…

In pictures: Emotional memorial at Ground Zero 9/11 This post contains images

In pictures: Emotional memorial at Ground Zero

Images from the emotional ceremony held at the National September 11 Memorial in New York today.

In numbers: the September 11 terrorist attacks

2996 people died in the attacks on September 11, 2001. Here, in numbers, is the story of the actions that took place that day.

“I was due in the Pentagon”: High-profile Irish figures recall 9/11

“Where were you when you heard?” Some well-known Irish figures with a link to the US remember the moment they realised what had happened in New York – and what it meant to them.

Watch: Paul Simon performs The Sound of Silence at Ground Zero 9/11 This post contains videos

Watch: Paul Simon performs The Sound of Silence at Ground Zero

Simon performed an emotional tribute at Ground Zero in New York today.

Where were you when...Irish politicians remember 9/11

Some of Ireland’s politicians share their memories of September 11, 2001 with TheJournal.ie.

In pics: The most iconic photos of the 9/11 attacks 9/11 This post contains images

In pics: The most iconic photos of the 9/11 attacks

On the tenth anniversary of the terrorist attacks on the United States, we take a look back at some of the most poignant images of that day.

Watch Live: America remembers 9/11 ten years on 9/11 This post contains videos

Watch Live: America remembers 9/11 ten years on

Watch live as memorial ceremonies continue in the US on the anniversary of 9/11

9/11: What the rest of the world is saying

As commemorative services take place across the US, we take a look at the rest of the world’s take on the 10th anniversary of the terrorist attacks on America.

Pictures and video: Memorial dedicated to the victims of United 93 9/11 This post contains videos This post contains images

Pictures and video: Memorial dedicated to the victims of United 93

Forty passengers and crew were killed when the hijacked plane crashed in a field in Shanksville, Pennsylvania.

‘Everything was pulverised’: A New York firefighter reflects ten years on

Eddie Boles was on his day off when two planes struck the Twin Towers in New York. He recounts that day and how he and his colleagues are dealing with its consequences ten years on.

The 9 at 9: Sunday

Nine things you should know this morning…

Ceremonies in memory of 9/11 get underway

A multi-faith ceremony will take place in Dublin this morning, while memorials have already taken place in Australia, Malaysia, Japan and at the Rugby World Cup in New Zealand…

# 911 - Saturday 10 September, 2011

THE NEW YORK fire department is dealing with a fire on the upper floors of a skyscraper in Manhattan this evening. It is understood that the fire was caused by an exploded electrical transformer in the upper floors of the Credit Suisse building, at 1 Madison Avenue in central Manhattan, about one mile uptown from the site of the World Trade Centre. Foul play is not suspected.

The Daily Fix: Saturday

All of the day’s main news, plus the little bits and pieces you may have missed…

Watch: How 11 September 2001 unfolded

The key moments of one of the worst days in US history in words and video.

After the fall: How TV and film coped with the loss of the Twin Towers image 9/11 This post contains images

After the fall: How TV and film coped with the loss of the Twin Towers image

The fall of the WTC left many TV and film producers with difficult decisions: should they remove any images of them, or leave them intact?

Obama calls for national unity ahead of 9/11 remembrances 9/11 This post contains videos

Obama calls for national unity ahead of 9/11 remembrances

In his weekly address, a day before the 9/11 anniversary, Barack Obama pays tribute to how a “resilient nation” reacted.

9/11 conspiracy theories: the alternative accounts of September 11

No planes, controlled demolitions, holograms and missiles – just some of the theories surrounding 9/11.

From The42 NFL sees sense, allows players to wear commemorative 9/11 gear Tribute

NFL sees sense, allows players to wear commemorative 9/11 gear

American football chiefs have relaxed their strict uniform policy ahead of tomorrow’s anniversary.

From The Daily Edge 9/11 in music: Seven tribute songs inspired by 2001 attacks 9/11 This post contains videos

9/11 in music: Seven tribute songs inspired by 2001 attacks

From Interpol to Slayer, a wide range of artists reacted to the events of 9/11 in their music and lyrics. Here’s a selection of those tributes.