The Briefing - Your Thursday morning news catch up

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The Briefing - Your Thursday morning news catch up

BRIEFING TOP STORY

RETAILER TAKES ISRAELI CARROTS OFF ITS SHELVES

SuperValu’s removal of Israeli carrots has provoked a row over anti-Semitism.

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IRISH NEWS

CORONER ATTACKS MOVES TO 'HIDE' SUICIDE

A coroner, outspoken in his crusade for more openness about suicide, yesterday voiced his opposition to Government plans to introduce a shorter version of a death certificate which would not disclose the cause of death.

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GOOGLE REMOVES LINKS TO WIKIPEDIA PAGE OF DUBLIN CRIMINAL 

Google has complied with a request to remove a link to the Wikipedia page of Dublin criminal Gerry Hutch (aka The Monk) in its search results, under the controversial ‘Right to be Forgotten’ ruling.

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WORLD NEWS

FURY AT CONCORDIA CAPTAIN'S PANIC MANAGEMENT TALK

A university professor is facing a disciplinary hearing after inviting the captain of the shipwrecked Costa Concordia cruise liner to lecture students on emergency procedures.

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PARENTS KILLED, COOKED AND PACKED INTO LUNCHBOXES

A man killed, salted, and cooked his parents before dismembering them and stuffing their remains into lunchboxes.

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SPORT

LEGIA TOO GOOD FOR SORRY CELTIC

Celtic’s slim Champions League hopes were demolished by Legia Warsaw last night as the Polish side won 2-0 with plenty to spare in the second leg of their third qualifier at the BT Murrayfield stadium.

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'A WATERSHED MOMENT FOR IRISH SPORT'

There’s a sign in the Irish dressing room that reads ‘The winning qualities of this team will be reflected by the standards we set’.

It says it all.

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BUSINESS

QUARTER OF APPLE'S STAFF IN EUROPE NOW BASED IN CORK

A quarter of Apple’s 16,000-strong European workforce is now based in its headquarters on the northside of Cork City.

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VIEWPOINTS

MONSTER SALMON FARM PROPOSALS ARE FISHING IN TOUBLED WATERS

Coastal communities’ desperation for jobs is being exploited, along with riches of seas, argues Victoria White 

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SHOWBIZ

KANYE AFRAID PAPARAZZI WILL LOSE CONTROL OF DRONE AND ELECTROCUTE DAUGHTER

The 'Bound 2' hitmaker - who has 13-month-old North with wife Kim Kardashian - is concerned an unmanned vehicle could fly over his home in Los Angeles, lose control and electrocute the little girl in their swimming pool, he told a lawyer taking his deposition last year.

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TOP FEATURES

IRISH LINKS US WRITE BACK TO OUR ROOTS 

Cork poet Louis de Paor tells Alan O’Riordan how he thinks some of the richness of our cultural heritage can get lost in translation

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MOST READ RIGHT NOW ...

BYRNE'S SECRET WEDDING FINALISED OVER COFFEE AND SCONES IN POPULAR CORK RESTAURANT 

Actor Gabriel Byrne and his long-term partner finalised their secret Irish wedding over coffee and scones in one of Cork’s top restaurants.

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