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Council warns of the dangers of driving off into the sunset
The council said that while “we can’t change the position of the sun”, there are steps you can take to prepare yourself for driving against the autumn glare.
How often do radioactive materials go missing in Ireland?
The Radiological Protection Institute tells us more about the stolen lightning preventers, what they are and when the last time radioactive materials were stolen.
Crossbow shot through window in Belfast
There was a woman in the flat at the time of the attack.
Danger! Cows on the loose on M3 in Meath
Motorists have been asked to take extra care.
Sun, sand, surf and radiation in the shadow of Fukushima
As news broke this week of toxic water leaking from the plant, surfers say they are worried – but not enough to stay out of the waves there.
Indoor eagle release goes as well as can be expected
That is, not very well at all.
Yosemite fires cause tourists to flee national park
A state of emergency has been declared in some parts of California.
ESB warns public: don't swim in reservoirs
Hidden dangers may include obstacles, deep waters and uneven ground, the ESB said.
Here's what happens if you put an iPhone in a microwave
Why would anyone want to find out? It’s art, of course!
Teenager dies in fourth drowning this week
The 19-year-old drowned at a lake in county Roscommon last night.
‘Personal location transmitters for fishermen should be mandatory’ says Doherty
Sinn Fein’s Pearse Doherty wants location devices to be worn by all fishermen who are out at sea.
8 dangers of using your phone on the toilet
We’re only here to help.
Not to ruin your weekend, but your BBQ might give you cancer
Research shows that your barbcue may be cooking up some dangerous chemicals, but don’t worry, we have tips on how to avoid it.
VIDEO: People jump off restaurant rooftop into Liffey
This is seriously dangerous…
An Austrian man tip-toed along a line strung 185 metres off the ground yesterday
Reinhard Kleindl studied particle physics before becoming a professional slackliner.
Drugs bought on the internet 'can contain rat poison', warn pharmacists
Pharmacists have said people who buy drugs online are risking their health – and possibly their life.
Call for industry to tackle dangers of detergent to children
Labour TD Ciara Conway said she is examining what can be done to ensure children are not at risk of danger from these pods.
Your smartphone won’t keep you safe on mountain hikes
If you’re heading out on a hike, take a good old-fashioned compass and map with you.
Domestic violence victims turned away 2,537 times in 2011 from overcrowded refuges
Calls from domestic violence services said: “It shouldn’t take days, weeks, months or sometimes years for a woman’s needs to be met.”
Column: What are the real dangers in our eating habits?
There’s a key problem with most of our diets – and we probably don’t even realise it, writes Sarah Keogh.
Warning that Coronation St gas accident is a real danger
A storyline on today’s episode centres around a deadly gas boiler – and there are warnings as around 10,000 gas boilers were illegally installed in Ireland last year.
The 10 most dangerous cities in America
Every year the FBI compiles data on crime in America. Here’s what the figures show are the ten most dangerous cities in the US.
America prepares for superstorm
Hurricane Sandy could mix with a winter storm to create what has been dubbed ‘Frankenstorm’.
Sandusky runs risk of sexual assault in prison
Meanwhile, the ex-football coach’s lawyer says the 68-year-old will speak before his sentencing.
EU brings in new rules on public awareness of industrial hazards
Member states have to draw up emergency plans for areas surrounding industrial plants who work with large quantities of dangerous substances.
Bears break into sweet shop, cars searching for food amid US drought
An exceptionally dry summer has depleted bears’ usual food supplies of berries and vegetation – pushing them further into residential areas.
The Sunday Papers: some of the week's best sportswriting
Take your time, cool off in the shade with some of our favourite articles from the past seven days.
How not to... video your child at the zoo
Dressing your baby as a zebra and showing him to the lions – probably not the best idea.
SANYO recalls microwaves that "may cause severe electric shock"
The company has asked the owners of specific models of microwaves to unplug the microwave straight away and contact SANYO.
World's most dangerous beach shut after shark attack
A South African surfer was mauled by a shark on the infamous Second Beach on Sunday afternoon.
Oxygen levels dropped dangerously at children's hospital
Medical Independent uncovers ‘near miss’ at Temple Street hospital when stocks ran low during the freezing conditions of last December.
Man falls from cliffs at Howth
Walker suffers head, leg and spinal injuries after falling during hike.