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# Toronto

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# Sponsored by Aer Lingus
7 reasons Toronto is the next big city you should visit
They have much more than just maple syrup in Canada, you know.
# love like this
Guy uses Kodaline gig to propose to girlfriend
A Canadian fan popped the question at a Toronto gig.
# Rainbow Rumble
Raising of a rainbow flag sparks row in Toronto
Controversial Mayor Rob Ford wants the flag taken down, but fellow councillors are refusing to budge.
# stand back
Jermain Defoe had quite the welcoming party on his Toronto arrival
Or should that be quiet?
# aww
Watch this polar bear cub taking his first steps at Toronto Zoo
This is too much.
# Canada
Toronto 'crack mayor' Rob Ford files for re-election
Ford is as much as 8 per cent ahead of his nearest rival in opinion polls, despite admitting to having smoked crack cocaine.
# rob ford
Toronto Mayor stripped of powers then knocks female councillor over
Without the option of ousting him, Toronto’s council is aiming to limit Rob Ford’s power.
# rob ford
Rob Ford stripped of mayoral powers in Toronto
City councillors voted overwhelmingly to limit Ford’s powers after a series of new allegations and lewd remarks this week.
# child porn
Two Irishmen arrested over links to Toronto-based child porn site
Some 341 people across the world have been arrested in connection with the Canadian investigation.
# project spade
Over 340 arrested in global child pornography investigation
The gardaí were among police forces from 10 countries who took part in the inquiry. However a spokesperson for the force said there was no information on any Irish arrests.
# blame canada
Video shows Toronto mayor Rob Ford 'extremely, extremely inebriated'
Someone’s having a bad week.
# Crack Cocaine
'Yes, I have smoked crack cocaine. Am I an addict? No.' - Toronto Mayor
Mayor Rob Ford wants the video of him smoking crack released. “I want everyone in the city to see the tape… I want to see the state I was in”
# Canada
Toronto police say they have video of 'Mayor with crack pipe'
The video appears to show the Toronto Mayor using drugs – but he has vowed not to resign.
# Canada
Doctor makes posthumous plea on YouTube for assisted suicide
Dr Donald Low died eight days ago – but before he did, he recorded a video pleading for laws to be changed to allow for assisted suicide.
# ikea monkey
Ikea monkey Darwin to stay in animal sanctuary
An Ontario judge has ruled that the world’s best-dressed monkey is a wild animal and must stay in captivity.
# Banner
From Toronto to Croke Park...all in support of the Clare hurlers
This is how you prove you love your county.
# people's elbow
Mayor of Toronto beats Hulk Hogan at arm wrestling
This wasn’t a fix at all. AT ALL.
# In bits
63-year-old man refused entry to Legoland because he wasn't with a child
‘Legomaniac’ John St. Ongle travelled three hours, only to be turned away at the door.
# summer tour
McFadden ends season on hat-trick high as Ireland chisel out win in Canada
Ireland finished strong, with four tries in the final 25 minutes of the season.
# Fear the Beard
3 grizzly Canadians that Ireland need to tame for victory in Toronto
Only four world ranking places separate the two sides.
# Incoming
VIDEO: Player goes for buzzer-beater but nails mop man in the face
I can’t get no [job] satisfaction.
# ikea monkey
Ikea Monkey's owner mounts protest to get him back
Is he cold without his coat?
# Monkey Business
Monkey found at Ikea... wearing nice warm coat and nappy
It was described as a “smart monkey”.
# Rihannair
Lord of the flights: Streaking, drinking and mayhem on the Rihanna plane
The journalists who are following the popstar on her seven day concert bender have started to lose it…
# rihanna 777
Rihanna "having the craic" on her round-the-world plane trip
150 journalists and fans are joining Rihanna as she plays seven gigs in seven days around the world.
MLS Wrap: Keane scores again for Galaxy
Irish striker bags his 15th of the season but it’s not enough to help his team to victory.
# dreadlocked
Clipped: Canadian Football chief says yanking long hair is fair game
“It’s part of the uniform,” reasoned the official. “It’s like tackling a guy by the arm.”
Nailbiter of the Day: Ducks crossing a five-lane motorway
This was one lucky escape for a mother duck and her flock of baby ducklings.
# Pride
Canucks hockey star to take part in Vancouver Pride Parade
Manny Malhotra will be joined at the event by Cutting Edges – the ‘only gay hockey club in Western Canada’.
# Canada
Video: Two dead and 19 injured after shooting at house party in Canada
The shooting at an outdoor barbecue in the city of Toronto was, according to the local police chief, unprecedented.
# Birthday Boy
VIDEO: Robbie Keane celebrates birthday with brace for LA Galaxy
The Dubliner’s double against Chicago Fire sees the Galaxy edge back into the MLS playoff spots.
# Concert
Radiohead postpone some European tour dates after death of crew member
The band said they are dealing with the grief and shock from the accident, as well as “many practical considerations”.
# Tragedy
Stage collapse at Radiohead concert leaves one dead
The outdoor stage came crashing down hours before the concert was due to begin, crushing one man underneath.
# Canada
Shooting at Toronto mall leaves one dead, seven hurt
Police say the dead man appeared to have been targeted – but that others, including a boy of 13, were just bystanders.
# Fresh Prince
VIDEO: DJ Prince Charles hits the decks, spins some tunes
# Irish Film
Irish turf-cutting film premieres at major film festival
Poignant short doc Home Turf makes the cut at Hot Docs in Toronto – one of world’s biggest documentary festivals.
# Marathon
Blue Jays beat Indians in longest season opener in baseball history
Take me out to the ball game and keep me there all night.
# Work Can Wait
Video: what books do while people are asleep
Animation shows what happens when this Canadian book store locks up for the night…
# Penguins
'Gay penguins' separated at Toronto zoo
Males Buddy and Pedro have a strong “social bond”, zookeepers said – but they will now be matched with females.