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# Bananas

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Dutch Customs find €225m of cocaine hidden inside a shipment of banana puree
It is the latest cocaine seizure associated with banana products, including in Ireland, on shipping destined for Rotterdam.
What to do with... Overripe bananas from the fruit bowl
Got a bunch going black? We’re here to help.
Banana plant extract could be key to creamier, longer lasting ice cream
Researchers have found that adding tiny cellulose fibres extracted from banana plant waste to ice cream could slow melting.
In Ireland we eat about 5 million bananas every week, but do you know where they come from?
Bananas are one of the most political commodities we put in our shopping baskets every week. Do you know how they made it to your local supermarket, asks Peter Gaynor.
'Success' story for officers as €10m in cocaine found with pureed bananas
300 bricks of high-quality cocaine each had a label with the word “éxito” (“success”).
'I'm not afraid of the giant Minion' - we spoke to the man tasked with fixing the beast
Gerry Frawley, Minion doctor.
12 times people took the Minions craze way too far
They have truly taken over.
12 strange habits that make Novak Djokovic the most interesting man in tennis
Drinking warm water, eating grass and shouting at ball boys all help make him number one.
Pat Spillane talks Joe Brolly: '1 All-Ireland medal Joe. No one gives a shite'
Spillane gave a great interview to Ryan Tubridy on last night’s Late Late show.
Huge stash of cocaine found in Aldi banana boxes AGAIN
Police believe the smugglers made “logistical errors” in both instances.
Baby bat adorably feasts on a banana, steals the internet's heart
Bats are the new cats.
Who knew cats and bananas were such mortal enemies?
Yet another foe to add to the long, long list of Cat Enemies.
'If Roy went to the shops you'd wonder what he's bought' - O'Neill dismisses Keano furore
The Republic of Ireland boss reiterated today that his assistant hasn’t become a distraction.
Cocaine hidden among bananas - and heading towards Ireland - seized
The seizure is a major blow for Irish drugs gang, according to gardaí.
Spanish police dogs sniffed out cocaine hidden in bananas
Nine people have been arrested.
Mega Fyffes deal hits banana skin as Chiquita goes Brazillian
The world’s biggest banana firm won’t be Irish after all.
Fyffes owners are being offered less juice out of big banana deal
They would now get just over 40% from a merger with US company Chiquita.
British woman finds eggs of the world's most poisonous spider in her shopping
It’s on me. It really, really feels like it’s on me.
Gone bananas: the Fyffes and Chiquita merger is in jeopardy
A rival bid from a Brazilian outfit could scupper the Irish company’s deal with the US giant.
After 7 years and almost €7 million, super banana will face its first human trial
The banana may look like other bananas but on the inside it’s a whole other story.
The bananas are flying in Serie A as AC Milan players targeted for racist abuse
Nigel de Jong and Kevin Constant were subjected to a barrage of abuse.
Rory Gallagher, Death Row, and the 1916 Rising: The week in numbers
Plus: How many bananas come into Ireland every week?
How many bananas do the Irish eat in a week?
A fly-on-the-deck doc sees Cork, the world’s second largest natural deep water harbour, give up its secrets.
The world's banana crop is in danger of 'massive destruction'
The UN has warned that we have to act now to avoid the destruction of the world’s banana crop.
No jobs bonanza from banana merger
Chiquita and Fyffes merge and will be “domiciled” in Ireland.
Bananas are actually not that good for monkeys
Not even monkeys can’t avoid the dreaded diet.
Man ram-raids petrol station, then steals only a single banana
He must have really needed that banana.
Cocaine delivered to Aldi in believed 'logistical error' by drug smugglers
The drugs were valued at six million euro.
This banana art will blow your mind
Yes, banana art. No, that’s not a euphemism.
Bananas thrown at black Italian minister
Kyenge, who was born in Democratic Republic of Congo but has lived in Italy for 30 years, has faced several incidents of racism since taking her post.
12 things to eat while watching Arrested Development
Look, we all know that the snacks are half the experience.
Why was there an Ostrich at the Arrested Development premiere?
The Bluths are back.
You've seen Fairtrade Ireland's Brad Pitt spoof, right?
Fair play to Fairtrade Fortnight’s launch ad. Well played, banana-toting man, well played.
Supermarket chain criticised for pre-peeled bananas
The Austrian-based supermarket Billa wrapped the peeled bananas in plastic packaging.
Bananas and pineapples will be getting more expensive
Fyffes says it’ll have to increase its sales prices as the cost of fruit and fuel goes up and while the euro weakens.