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# 9/11

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‘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.
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…
FDNY deals with fire in Manhattan skyscraper
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
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
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.
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.
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.
NBC Twitter account hacked with details of "Ground Zero attack"
Two days before the tenth anniversary of 9/11, the @NBCNews account is compromised by hackers spreading “news” of an attack.
Column: ‘The worst thing was the smell’ – an Irish man’s 9/11 experience
Bob Ó Mhurcú was asleep in New York when the first plane hit. Here he describes what happened next.
Ireland remembers 9/11 - events take place across the country this weekend
We have a round-up of commemorative events taking place across the country this weekend.
9/11 recordings: "Somebody's stabbed... I think we're getting hijacked"
Audio recordings made on the day of the 9/11 attacks document the reactions of flight crew, air traffic controllers and the US military as events unfolded.
9/11: New video emerges of aftermath Flight 93 crash in Pennsylvania
The video shows the aftermath of the plane crashing in Pennsylvania.
9/11 on the web - the virtual memorials
Celebrity pledges to do good, portraits of 9/11 rescuers and rescue dogs, flag tributes and a ‘living museum’ app – some of the ways the September tragedy is remembered online.
FBI warns of small aircraft threat ahead of 9/11 anniversary
There is no specific information about a potential plot, but the FBI says small aircraft pose a terrorism and security threat.
9/11 memorials: Who won’t be there and what they can’t say
Remembering the dead ten years on – Ground Zero’s restricted guest list, and the talking points they’ve been requested to stick to.
Gallery: Powerful new photos show aftermath of 9/11 attacks
Photographer Nicola McClean was in New York as the twin towers fell – and these previously unseen images show the devastation.
Column: Why conspiracy theories are still alive, ten years after 9/11
As the tenth anniversary of the attack approaches, Tamara Lush explores why many still believe it was an inside job.
FOX News Facebook page hit with threats after atheist interview
American Atheists are opposing a cross-shaped structure at the Ground Zero memorial in New York.
Former US presidential candidate releases cartoon video of 9/11
Mike Huckabee wants to educate American children about the country’s history but he’s been accused of cashing in.
Texas man executed despite shooting victim campaigning for his clemency
Mark Stroman was on death row following two murders in the aftermath of 9/11. One of those who survived his attacks campaigned for his release.
Daily Fix: Wednesday
In today’s Fix: the government promises no more public sector pay cuts; Serbian authorities arrest fugitive Goran Hadzic; and one blogger’s marriage advice – “when you marry, you should marry a Chinese woman”.
Survivors of 9/11 banned from memorial service to victims
A ceremony marking ten years since the attacks will be reserved for victims’ relatives only, survivors have been told.
Under-fire Murdoch insists: "We've handled crisis extremely well"
His comments came as an FBI investigation into alleged attempts to hack the phones of 9/11 victims was confirmed.
US re-files charges against man accused of masterminding 9/11 attack
Khalid Sheikh Mohammed is one of five people the US is bringing terrorism and murder charges against under revamped trial processes at Guantanamo Bay.
Bin Laden diary outlines plans to target US cities on significant dates
Al-Qaeda leader mused over how many Americans he must kill to force the US to pull out of the Arab world.
Obama lays wreath at Ground Zero
In the days following the death of the mastermind of the 9/11 terrorist attacks, the American president has visited the site of the World Trade Centre in New York to pay his respects to those who lost their lives that day.
Barack Obama to visit Ground Zero to remember 9/11 victims
The president will lay wreath at the the former site of the World Trade Centre but will not be making a speech. It comes as he announced that photos of Osama Bin Laden will not be released.
Bin Laden's son 'was invited' to White House by George W Bush
Omar bin Laden – son of the wanted terrorist – has claimed that he was asked to visit the White House in 2009 to help the US authorities track down his father.
Unseen aerial footage emerges of 9/11 attacks
Video posted online shows aerial footage taken by the NYPD after planes struck the World Trade Centre in the infamous 11 September 2001 attacks.
Artist Sean Hillen brings new political statement to Dail’s doorstep
The photomontage artist who created the Irelantis collages opens new exhibit today near Leinster House – featuring Irish literary figures, atrocities and female celebrities.
US pastor Terry Jones barred from UK
The controversial pastor who called a mass-burning of the Qu’ran last summer has been told he cannot enter the UK because of his “unacceptable behaviour”.
Girl shot dead was one of 9/11 'Faces of Hope'
Christina Taylor Green, 9, killed in Saturday’s multiple shooting outside a supermarket in Arizona, had appeared in a book about children born on September 11, 2001.