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Saturday 30 September 2023 Dublin: 8°C

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Taxi group suggests 'village drivers' could be the answer to rural transport problem
A subsidy will be required to make it attractive for drivers to offer the service.
Man who acted as lookout while gang sprayed acid on shopkeeper's face in UK jailed for ten years
Peter Brown waited outside the shop as four other men carried out the attack.
London police seek cyclist with 'large beard' who punched man unconscious, broke woman's nose after crashing into them
The man fled the scene on his bike after assaulting a group of three people.
Pictures: Violent protests in east London after 20-year-old dies after being chased by police
Bottles were thrown and mattresses were set on fire as the riot police stepped in at the scene in Dalston.
Man who raped ex-wife in dungeon jailed for 13 years
Police officers believe the woman came under significant pressure from family members to withdraw the allegations.
Police hunting boyfriend of reality star in connection with London nightclub acid attack
Last night police said that they wanted to speak to 25-year-old Arthur Collins in connection with the attack.
Man charged over murder of one-year-old boy and attempted murder of girl in London
The one-year-old girl is in a critical condition in hospital.
Man arrested after murder of one-year-old boy in London
A one-year-old girl is also in a critical condition in hospital.
Poll: Should CCTV be mandatory in all taxis?
Are taxis safe enough – or can more be done?
Man sent to prison for filming up womens' skirts on the Tube
Zeynel Uclay has been sentenced to three months for each of the incidents to be served concurrently.
Crackdown on rough sleeping in London hipster hotspots sparks outrage
Rough sleepers could be fined up to €1,360 in some of London’s most sought after boroughs.
'Top class' striker wants to play for your team, puts up hilarious flyers
Meet Gary Goals, who claims he can ‘do all types of the goals’. He won’t play between the sticks though.
Rural hackney licences to be given out for €50
The move was introduced today to help people living in rural areas with problems of isolation.
Police probe: No evidence that Mark Duggan fired at officers
Ballistic tests indicate that a handgun found at the scene of Duggan’s death had NOT been fired.
BlackBerry website hacked by anti-police 'hacktivist' group
BlackBerry’s manufacturer said it would allow police to access BlackBerry Messenger posts – and got hacked in return.
London mayor Johnson brandishes a broom on the streets of the city
The mayor was heckled as he visited the Clapham Junction area. Meanwhile shops and businesses across London have stayed closed or shut early this afternoon.
Cameron cuts holiday short as violence spreads in London and Birmingham
Several buildings are ablaze in the Croydon area, as looting and violent clashes with police continue in parts of east and south London. The violence has also spread to Birmingham city centre.
The Daily Fix: Monday
In today’s fix: Obama says ‘yes we cAAAn’, more violence in London, picture emerges of Norway’s killer polar bear, and the man who’s gone back to his desk job, after being president of Somalia…