Home of Mayor of Derry raided overnight, Sinn Fein seek an apology

first_img RELATED ARTICLESMORE FROM AUTHOR Guidelines for reopening of hospitality sector published Twitter Pinterest Google+ The home of the mayor of Derry, Kevin Campbell, was raided by the police last night, Sinn Fein have saidSinn Fein MLA Raymond McCartney said laptops and mobile phones were taken away but the police gave no reason for the search.Mr Campbell was elected mayor in June. He lives in the Creggan estate.Raymond McCartney has described the raid as “inexplicable” and he said his party will be demanding answers……[podcast]http://www.highlandradio.com/wp-content/uploads/2012/07/ray.mp3[/podcast]n. Minister McConalogue says he is working to improve fishing quota Pinterest 70% of Cllrs nationwide threatened, harassed and intimidated over past 3 years – Report News Facebook Almost 10,000 appointments cancelled in Saolta Hospital Group this week center_img Facebook WhatsApp By News Highland – July 13, 2012 Home of Mayor of Derry raided overnight, Sinn Fein seek an apology Previous articleVolunteers sought for Falcarragh clean-up ahead of Coastal Cancer ChallengeNext articleThree men arrested and rifles and handguns seized in RAAD raid in Derry News Highland LUH system challenged by however, work to reduce risk to patients ongoing – Dr Hamilton Need for issues with Mica redress scheme to be addressed raised in Seanad also WhatsApp Google+ Twitterlast_img read more

Tennis champ sells Queensland family home for $5.5m

first_imgFormer world tennis number one Thomas Muster has sold a home he had built for his family in Noosa.A HOME that former tennis world number one Thomas Muster had specially built for his Australian family has sold for $5.5 million.Thomas Muster’s Mossman Court home in Noosa Heads was specially built for his family. Picture: SuppliedThe waterfront Noosa property at exclusive Mossman Court had been home to Mr Muster’s former wife and television personality Jo Beth Taylor who had lived with their son Christian.His former wife television personality Jo Beth Taylor had lived in the home with the couple’s son in recent years. Picture: Dylan RobinsonMore from newsMould, age, not enough to stop 17 bidders fighting for this home1 hour agoBuyers ‘crazy’ not to take govt freebies, says 28-yr-old investor7 hours agoThe tennis ace has had a love affair with the Noosa area for years, and currently has several other properties in the vicinity of the home he sold.The property has a white sandy beach and deepwater pontoon. Picture: SuppliedHe had bought the site for $2.8 million in 2013, when construction began on the home which has its own white sandy beach and looks out towards a thriving green zone on the opposite riverbank.The home, designed by architect Tim Ditchfield, faces greenery. Picture: SuppliedThe home was designed by renowned architect Tim Ditchfield and built by Calty Constructions in 2014. It has its own deepwater pontoon, multiple covered outdoor decks, a central lawn courtyard with water features, swimming pool and heated spa.This is not the only home that tennis ace Thomas Muster has in Noosa. Picture: SuppliedHis agent Tom Offermann of Tom Offermann Real Estate in Noosa Heads said the property was bought by regular Noosa visitors who wanted to upgrade their holiday home.The home makes maximum use of natural elements like wooden features and dense greenery. Picture: Supplied“Noosa Sound is a very popular area for investors, particularly those that wish to holiday rent their properties or to use them as a lockup-and-leave second home. In the case of this sale, it was purchased by a Sydney couple, both executives who will use the property as their weekender with occasional rental.”Video Player is loading.Play VideoPlayNext playlist itemMuteCurrent Time 0:00/Duration 5:48Loaded: 0%Stream Type LIVESeek to live, currently playing liveLIVERemaining Time -5:48 Playback Rate1xChaptersChaptersDescriptionsdescriptions off, selectedCaptionscaptions settings, opens captions settings dialogcaptions off, selectedQuality Levels360p360p240p240pAutoA, selectedAudio Trackdefault, selectedFullscreenThis is a modal window.Beginning of dialog window. Escape will cancel and close the window.TextColorWhiteBlackRedGreenBlueYellowMagentaCyanTransparencyOpaqueSemi-TransparentBackgroundColorBlackWhiteRedGreenBlueYellowMagentaCyanTransparencyOpaqueSemi-TransparentTransparentWindowColorBlackWhiteRedGreenBlueYellowMagentaCyanTransparencyTransparentSemi-TransparentOpaqueFont Size50%75%100%125%150%175%200%300%400%Text Edge StyleNoneRaisedDepressedUniformDropshadowFont FamilyProportional Sans-SerifMonospace Sans-SerifProportional SerifMonospace SerifCasualScriptSmall CapsReset restore all settings to the default valuesDoneClose Modal DialogEnd of dialog window.This is a modal window. This modal can be closed by pressing the Escape key or activating the close button.Close Modal DialogThis is a modal window. This modal can be closed by pressing the Escape key or activating the close button.PlayMuteCurrent Time 0:00/Duration 0:00Loaded: 0%Stream Type LIVESeek to live, currently playing liveLIVERemaining Time -0:00 Playback Rate1xFullscreenmichelle 18 March05:49Mr Offermann said the couple had upgraded from a Little Cove property that was sold at auction.last_img read more

Egypt re-opens Tahrir Square’s metro station

first_imgEgypt opens border with Gaza for four days Egypt Opens Hospitals for Victims injured in Gaza Conflict Egypt opens Rafah crossing on Thursday Commuters in the Egyptian capital have a reason to celebrate, following the re-opening of  the Tahrir Square Metro station. The train station beneath  the iconic Tahrir Square was closed to the public two years ago, at the height of embattled President Mohamed Morsi’s removal from office, as security agencies were wary of his supporters staging a sit in at the underground station. CCTV’s Adel EL Mahrouky reports. Relatedlast_img

Man beats peeping Tom to death after catching him outside girlfriend’s window

first_imgiStock(DELRAY, Fla.) — A Florida man has been arrested after catching a peeping Tom outside of his window and beating him to death.Victor Vickery of Delray, Florida, faces a manslaughter charge in the death of 57-year-old Asaad Akar in the incident that occurred in July of last year, according to ABC’s Miami affiliate WPLG.Vickery was getting intimate with his girlfriend in a bedroom in her Fort Lauderdale home, according to the arrest report obtained by WPLG, when they heard a scratching noise coming from outside the window.Vickery went outside to go and inspect the source of the noise and allegedly found Akar standing partly naked by the window.A fight then broke out between Vickery and Akar while Vickery’s girlfriend called the police.Akar, who allegedly had a previous criminal record for prowling, was taken to the hospital after the altercation but died in the hospital from his injuries less than two hours later.Vickery told police that he has had to call the authorities to report a peeping Tom on the premises before.Vickery was arrested and charged with Akar’s death on Thursday and is now being held behind bars on a $100,000 bond while he awaits trial.Copyright © 2019, ABC Audio. All rights reservedlast_img read more

Live: FL Senate vote on reinstatement of suspended Broward Sheriff Scott Isreal

first_imgThe Florida Senate will have the final say in whether suspended Broward Sheriff Scott Israel will be reinstated.Visit the link below to watch the full session including the vote. (Once on the website click Senate in Special Session then  live or live session to watch.)LIVE at 2 PM on https://t.co/eS9MV7TbZA: Senate in Special Session— The FLORIDA Channel (@floridachannel) October 23, 2019last_img

Koala rescued from Australian brushfire in viral video dies

first_imgWarning: Explicit VideoThe Koala, who received attention worldwide after a video emerged of a woman rescuing him from an Australia bushfire, has died.In recent weeks, deadly bushfires have spread throughout eastern Australia.Wildlife officials estimated the blazes had killed hundreds of koalas in the New South Wales state alone.On Nov. 20, a video of a woman walking into a bushfire to save a severely burnt koala went viral.The Koala, named Ellenborough Lewis, was found on a road before it was given water and wrapped in a blanket and then taken to the nearby Port Macquarie Koala Hospital for treatment.The animal was being treated for severe burns to his feet, chest and stomach.However, the hospital confirmed Tuesday that it decided to put Lewis to sleep because his burns were not going to get better.“We placed him under general anesthesia this morning to assess his burn injuries and change the bandages,” the hospital said in a post on Facebook.“We recently posted that ‘burn injuries can get worse before they get better,’ but in Ellenborough Lewis’s case, the burns did get worse, and unfortunately would not have gotten better,” the Facebook post added. “The Koala Hospital’s number one goal is animal welfare, so it was on those grounds that this decision was made.”Before his death, Lewis the Koala was reunited with his rescuer, Toni Doherty, who said it was her “natural instinct” to save the Koala from the fire.The Koala Hospital Port Macquarie is still working to save the lives of many animals affected by the fire.Click here to visit their Facebook page for more information.last_img read more

What’s Open and Closed for Thanksgiving

first_imgWondering what’s open and closed during the next few days? Here’s a helpful list:Federal/Financial:-Stock Markets: Thursday: NYSE, Nasdaq, Bond Markets are closed; Friday: early close for NYSE, 1 p.m.; Nasdaq, 1 p.m.; Bond Markets, 2 p.m.South Florida:-Federal offices; and banks will be closed Thursday.-Post offices closed and no regular mail delivery Thursday.-Tri-Rail will operate a weekend schedule. To find train schedules, call Tri-Rail customer service at 800-874-7245 or visit tri-rail.com.Broward County:Government-The 17th Judicial and Circuit and County Courts and the Administrative Office of the Courts will be closed Thursday and Friday.Services-Florida Department of Health in Broward County will be closed Thursday and Friday.-No garbage, bulk, or recycling collections on Thanksgiving Day. Residents of all other Broward municipalities should contact their city or hauler directly for scheduling information.Entertainment-The county library system will be closed Thursday and Friday.-Broward County regional and neighborhood parks, and natural areas will be open with the exception of Deerfield Island Park, which will be closed per normal operating schedule.Transportation-Broward County Transit will operate a Sunday bus schedule. For bus schedules, call 954-357-8400 (TTY 954-357-8302) or visit broward.org/bct.Palm Beach County:Government-Courts: 15th Judicial Court will be closed Thursday and Friday.Services-There will be no trash pick-up.Entertainment-The county library system will be closed Thursday and Friday.-Parks and natural areas will be open.Transportation-Palm Tran: Thursday: no bus service is scheduled, and administrative offices will be closed; Friday: Weekday bus schedule will be used, and administrative offices will be closed.From everyone at NewsTalk 850 WFTL, have a Happy and Safe Thanksgiving!last_img read more

FDOH: Second Death from Vaping

first_imgThe Florida Department of Health says a second person in Florida has died due to complications from vaping.The FDOH also reported a slight increase in the number of vaping-associated illnesses, which rose from 99 to 103 cases.No further information was released about the Florida death.The first vaping-related death in Florida was announced in September.As of December 3rd, nearly 2,300 cases of vaping-associated illnesses and 48 deaths were reported in the U.S., according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.A type of mostly counterfeit THC-containing products has been the most commonly-reported product used by those who fell ill in the Northeast and South, according to the most recent analysis by the CDC.last_img

Florida’s minimum wage increase will take effect Jan. 1, 2020

first_imgFlorida’s minimum wage is about to increase come 2020.Florida’s 2019 minimum wage rate is $8.46. ($5.44 for tipped employees).According to the state’s Department of Economic Opportunity the newest calculation will bump up wages 1.12%, or a dime, to $8.56 per hour ($5.54 for tipped employees) in 2020.Florida is one of eight states that automatically increase rates based on the annual cost of living calculations.last_img

Senate Impeachment Trial Resumes LIVE

first_imgPresident Trump’s Senate impeachment trial resumes at 1 p.m. Eastern Time.House Democrats will continue to present their case that the president should be removed from office.The seven Democrats began their opening statements yesterday with detailed summaries of testimony by current and former administration and foreign service officials.last_img