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Thursday 30 November 2023 Dublin: 3°C

# Chemical

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'He was in so much pain': Teenager moved to Cork hospital for treatment after chemical attack
Tega Agberhiere was one of three teenage boys attacked with a chemical in Waterford last Thursday.
Trump slams 'horrible' alleged chemical attack in Syria, vows to respond 'forcefully'
The United States, backed by Britain and France, has said it is ready to act with or without support from the United Nations.
Seven UK police officers hospitalised after incident with chemical substance during routine arrest
Officers were conducting an arrest when they became aware of a chemical hazard in the building.
Spicer apologises over 'insensitive' Hitler remarks amid calls for him to be fired
“I mistakenly used an inappropriate and insensitive comment about the Holocaust and there is no comparison.”
33 people including 5 children die after eating poisoned sweets
The poisoning is thought to have been an accident.
Bomb squad examines hazardous substances in two schools
The callouts took place this afternoon in Dublin.
Syria: Inspectors prepare to destroy chemical weapons
UN chemical weapons experts leave country as separate disarmament group moves in to take next step against banned arsenal.
Syria weapons inspection delayed over safety fears
The investigation has been delayed until tomorrow as rebels fail to guarantee the experts’ safety.
US threatens Syria over 'obscene' chemical strike
The US cancelled a meeting with Russia on the Syrian conflicted that was due to take place this week.
'Every hour counts' for UN chemical arms probe
Meanwhile, Bashar al-Assed has said claims that his regime used chemical weapons were an “insult to common sense”.
Syrian forces bomb area of alleged chemical attack
The United States, Britain and France have demanded that a team of UN experts already in Syria be granted immediate access to investigate the site of an alleged chemical attack.
Highly explosive, unstable chemical found at Dublin school lab
The army bomb disposal team was called in to make the Brady’s reagent chemical safe at Ballinteer Community School.
Billion-year-old water discovered in Canada could give clues to early life on Earth
Life-giving chemicals have been discovered in isolated water believed to be 1.5 billion years old, raising hopes of scientists finding surviving microscopic organisms from a prehistoric age.
Unstable chemical made safe in Cork school
There were no pupils present as classes had finished for the day.
'Unstable chemical' made safe at Tipperary school
The chemical, known as ‘Brady’s Agent’ can be found in school laboratories all over the country but can become unstable over time.
Bomb disposal team make chemical safe in secondary school
The army bomb disposal team were called in to deal with an unstable chemical at Christ the King Secondary School in Douglas, Cork today.
Astronomers find diamond planet twice the size of Earth
The planet is made up mainly of graphite and diamond and was spotted zooming around a nearby star.
Unstable chemical made safe at Cork school
The army’s Explosive Ordnance Disposal team carried out a controlled explosion on the substance.
Agent Orange clean-up launched in Vietnam decades after war ends
US and Vietnam are commencing a landmark project to remove dangerous defoliant sprayed by American forces to defoliate Vietnam’s forests.
Deeper underground: could you live in a bunker?
Missile silos and Nazi bunkers have been converted into habitable homes, while other designers are focused on preparing shelters for surviving catastrophes.
Controlled explosion carried out on chemical discovered at Cork school
The Army Bomb Disposal Unit was called to St Finbarr’s Seminary after unstable chemical was found in an old school lab.
New technology will make your car clean itself
The self cleaning, self repairing coating can also be used in mobile phones and contact lenses.
Army team makes unstable chemical safe on Malahide Road
Picric Acid that could have been sensitive to shock or friction was made safe with a controlled explosion.
Army called in after unstable chemical found at Meath school
The Irish Defence Forces carried out a controlled explosion after the chemical was discovered during a routine audit.