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# Toxic

Last year
2022
# Toxic
Sexist and racist abuse seen as ‘banter’ at London Fire Brigade, review says
A review into the brigade found that female, black and Asian firefighters had to contend with abuse from colleagues.
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# Harassment
Three Ellen producers 'part ways' with show over 'toxic workplace' claims
Ellen DeGeneres announced the changes to staff in a Zoom call.
# problem
Alan Pardew: WhatsApp groups have created 'toxic' dressing rooms
After his unhappy spell at the Hawthorns, the former West Brom manager has a left-field theory on football’s supposedly increasing volatility.
# Racism
Labour Party leader says 'new toxic racism' has entered Irish politics
Howlin made the comments during a speech at the party’s annual conference in Mullingar.
# Toxic
Inter boss Conte despairs of Italian football's worsening 'hate' culture
‘I came back after three years and found everything worse,’ the former Chelsea manager said.
# Toxic
Leicester contact police after 'vile and disgusting' online abuse of players
The Premiership club says players’ families have also been targeted.
# Toxic
Ex-Ireland international opens up about Aston Villa coach's alleged bullying
Kevin MacDonald has been removed by the club following Gareth Farrelly’s accusations.
# Toxic
Mourinho: Only 'dishonest' players play poorly for managers they don't like
The manager again played down suggestions that his players were not behind him.
# sustainable
Blackcurrant waste from Ribena production could create 'natural' hair dye
Some of the ingredients found in commonly used synthetic hair dyes can trigger allergic reactions.
# Toxic
US teen survives 12 hours in underground pipe after falling into LA sewage system
The 13-year-old was freed by firefighters.
# Toxic
People living in areas of high radon exposure at higher risk of lung cancer
The ESRI has linked cancer figures with geographical data on radon gas.
# warning
Forensic scientists identified 27 new recreational drugs in Ireland last year
Scientists have said some of the new synthetic drugs are 100 times more toxic than regular substances
# easter warning
Here's why your dog shouldn't eat chocolate
Dogs Trust has released a warning to pet owners this Easter.
# former landfill
Asbestos and other toxic waste leaking into Irish Sea off Bray and Dublin coast
It has been warned that people’s health could be at risk.
# UCC
Tyndall Institute in Cork evacuated after 'toxic alarm' went off
There were no injuries.
# depressing
Planning a New Year change? Here are 5 signs you're stuck in a toxic workplace
There are bad workplaces, and then there are toxic ones…
# Take a Break
WATCH: Americans try to find Ireland on a map, and it doesn't go well
Back to geography class for you. And you. And you.
# Toxic
Irish man dies after taking slimming pills he bought online
Two separate investigations are now underway.
# monstrous
A giant toxic centipede made its way from the West Indies in a woman's dirty laundry
It’s called Curtley apparently. Saints preserve us.
# nuclear winter
PHOTOS: No masks in stock as Beijing pollution goes off the charts
The World Health Organisation has said the toxic air has created a crisis.
# inferno
It's over: Blaze at Ballymount recycling plant extinguished after five days
It has prompted a government review of the storage of toxic materials near homes.
# China
Man dies from toxic chemicals delivered with box of shoes
Seven others have been injured by contaminated parcels in China.
# it's britney b**ch
Happy birthday Britney Spears! Here's why we love you
The Princess of Pop is 32 today.
# European Commission
Silicone in controversial PIP breast implants won't cause cancer says report
A European Commission report confirmed that no toxins are present in the implants, but that removal should be considered under certain circumstances.
# Cannabis
HSE warns of contaminated cannabis as two women remain in critical condition
A contaminated batch of the drug is said to be circulating in the Cavan/Louth/Meath area.
# casualties
1 dead, 49 injured as 'toxic chemical' train derails in Belgium
The freight train was carrying highly toxic chemicals when it derailed and exploded.
# Maldives
This island is a toxic dump in the centre of paradise
Thilafushi, an artificial island in the middle of the Maldives archipelago, is the dumping ground for Malé and luxury hotels.
# Toxic
18 injured in toxic gas leak in Co Down
The Fire and Rescue Service said a toxic substance became unstable on board a vessel at the harbour. A 50 meter cordon has been put in place in the area.
# Ouch
Police warn thieves that stolen cockroach gel is toxic
Manchester officers puzzled by robbery at town hall – but issue callout to warn burglars of dangers of stolen booty.
# Australia
Two die after eating poisonous death cap mushrooms in Australia
Four people were hospitalised after eating the fungi at a New Year’s Eve party last weekend.
# India
Toxic homemade alcohol kills 102 in India
Four people have been arrested after bootleg liquor was blamed for the deaths and illness in Sangrampur, near Calcutta.
LIVE
Denmark to lobby US states over use of drugs for death penalty
Minister says she will approach US states which use Danish-made drugs in their lethal injections.