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# Charges

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# bargain booze
Teenager charged 1p for having to show her ID in the off-licence
Adding insult to injury.
# F1
F1 tycoon Bernie Ecclestone will pay $100m to end his trial...for bribery
The Formula One boss appeared in a Munich court today.
# Water Water Everywhere
'Water charges will hurt low-income families'
St Vincent de Paul is unhappy that assistance is being provided from the Household Package.
# Phone home
It's now cheaper to use your phone in the EU
The changes are thanks to the European Commission, with the hope of removing roaming charges altogether,.
# Charges
Have a medical card and on Long Term Illness Scheme? You could be due money
The HSE is to refund the prescription charge that some people paid even though they had a medical card and were on the LTI scheme.
# cashflow
Think you're in debt? Try being an Irish hotel, they collectively owe €5.3bn
And it’s stopping them renovating.
# Money Money Money
Everything you need to know about what it will cost you to go to hospital
Going private, going public or have a medical card? How much is it going to set you back?
# Homicide
Former NFL star Hernandez charged with double murder
The ex-New England Patriot is already awaiting trial for an unrelated fatal shooting.
# Your Say
Poll: Will you make an effort to conserve water in order to reduce your bill?
The Minister for the Environment said the charge could be reduced if people make attempts to conserve water.
# Court
Tunisia seeks tougher sentences for two rapist policemen
The policemen were sentenced to seven years in prison for raping a 27-year-old woman.
# Verdict
Ribery and Benzema cleared on underage sex charges
The judge however convicted five other men linked to the controversy.
# whoops
"We apologise sincerely": All Bank of Ireland accounts back to normal after duplicate debit glitch
Some customers who made Visa Debit transactions last Friday had the amount taken out of their account twice.
# Anglo Irish Bank
Explainer: Why is Sean Fitzpatrick in court next month?
There have been numerous court appearances. So, what happens now?
# Apple
Apple to refund parents of children who bought Apps without them knowing
The US Federal Trade Commission says that at least $32.5 million will be repaid to US customers after the children bough Apps without parent’s knowledge.
# Air Rage
Jenny Lauren fined €2,000 for 'air rage' incident
The niece of Ralph Lauren pleaded guilty to three charges.
# Water Charges
Dublin residents halt water meter installation in protest against charges
Local councillor, Ruth Coppinger said it is “scandalous” that so much money is being spent on water meteres when there is a need for a serious upgrade in the water network.
# Interview
Maria's Bulgarian mother denies selling her daughter
Sasha Ruseva makes first public appearance since DNA tests proved she is biological mother of girl taken from foster parents in Greece.
# bray fire officers
Wicklow Council fined €355k over Bray firemen deaths
The local authority pleaded guilty to three charges related to the deaths of Mark O’Shaughnessy and Brian Murray who died fighting a blaze in Bray in 2007. The maximum possible fine was €3 million.
# Brussels
Notorious Somali pirate 'Big Mouth' nabbed in undercover operation
The pirate, Mohamed Abdi Hassan, was arrested after going to sign what he thought was a movie contract.
# Leicester
Another suspect to appear in court in connection with Leicester house fire
The 22-year-old man is the eighth person to be charged in connection with the fire that killed a mother and three children.
# mornington
Man charged with murder of Audrius Butkus
The 44-year-old was found dead on Mornington beach in Co Meath on 10 September.
# phone bill
Roaming charges in the EU could be banned soon
The new legislative package launched today could bring the end to roaming charges and compulsory 24 month contracts.
# Florida
Wife of Zimmerman 'won't press charges' after domestic dispute
Shellie Zimmerman has said she won’t press charges.
# Boston
Lawyers for Aisling McCarthy Brady seek to have case struck out
The Irish woman, who has been living in the US illegally for a number of years, is accused of violently injuring one-year-old Rehma Sabir and causing her death.
Column: Bradley Manning broke the law, but he placed more value on morality than legality
Watching ‘Collateral Damage’ – footage that shows US military opening fire on men and children in Baghdad – one can see why Manning wanted the American people to see what was happening in their name, writes Neil Walsh.
# Train Crash
Update: Spain train driver detained for ‘reckless homicide’
Doctors are still working to identify three victims of the Spain’s worst rail disaster in decades.
# Scandal
US Navy football players face charges over alleged rape
The Naval Criminal Investigation Service has decided to send the case to a preliminary hearing.
# Irish Water
Water meter installation will cause "minimal distruption"
The head of Irish Water said it delayed signing its contract with call centre Abtran after an employee was suspended at the company last month.
# last minute extension
Revenue extends deadline for property tax until tomorrow
In an unexpected move, Revenue said it was changing the deadline due to the unprecedented volume of calls to the helpline today.
# tensions
North Korea puts US citizen on trial for 'trying to overthrow regime'
North Korea says the man has admitted the charges and will soon face ‘judgment’.
# Brazil
Nine charged with homicide over Brazil nightclub fire that killed 241
The two owners of the nightclub, three of their partners, two musicians who were performing on the night and a two firefighters have been charged over the blaze in January.
# Anglo case
Pics: Seán FitzPatrick and former Anglo execs back in court
The former head of the now defunct bank was back in court today ahead of his and two other former bank executives’ trial next year.
# Northern Ireland
Union flag protester Willie Frazer in court
The 52-year-old is charged with offences related to the ongoing flag protests in Belfast.
# Flag Protest
Three people charged following loyalist flag protest
All three are accused of disorderly behaviour and assault on police, with one also charged with ‘doing a provocative act’.
# Water Charges
Water charges will be read digitally
There will also be a public consultation as part of the process of determining water charges.
# Water Charges
No intention to cut people's water cut off, says Minister
The Seanad is currently hearing details of the Water Services Bill, which will introduce water charges.
# Anglo
Former Anglo boss Seán FitzPatrick due in court this morning
The former chief executive and chairman of the defunct Anglo Irish Bank is due in court alongside two other former directors at the bank this morning.
# Arrest
Another arrest in Jason McGovern investigation
The 23-year-old was detained by PSNI detectives this afternoon.
# gary mckinnon
Hacker McKinnon won't be charged in Britain
Gary McKinnon is wanted in the United States for breaking into military computer systems.
# Courts
Two men due in court over Phibsboro armed robbery
The men were arrested close to the scene yesterday after they escaped with an undisclosed sum of cash from a financial institution in Phibsboro.