Your Wednesday morning news round up

The search for a missing Cork woman has focused on a park and countryside north of the Glasgow nightclub where she was last seen, Religious groups have called for a “conscience clause” in the marriage equality referendum and Tipperary hurler Noel McGrath will undergo surgery on Friday for testicular cancer. These are some of the latest and most read news stories on irishexaminer.com this morning.

Your Wednesday morning news round up

TOP STORY

Police step up search for Karen Buckley in Glasgow

The search for a missing Cork woman in Scotland has focused on a park and countryside north of the Glasgow nightclub where she was last seen by her friends in the early hours of Sunday morning.

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IRELAND

VIDEO: Locals of Karen Buckley’s hometown Mourneabbey hoping for good outcome

While the sun shone brightly on a rural community in Co Cork, there was a cloud of anxiety hanging over locals yesterday as they tuned into news bulletins in the hope missing Karen Buckley would be found safe and well many miles away in Glasgow.

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Religions unite against referendum

Muslim, Quaker, and Christian groups have called for a “conscience clause” to be included in the marriage equality referendum which would allow people to ignore gay marriage rights in certain circumstances.

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SPORT

Tipperary hurler McGrath to undergo surgery for testicular cancer

Tipperary hurler Noel McGrath will undergo surgery on Friday for testicular cancer, a statement from the county board confirmed this morning.

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Luis Suarez: I had to leave Liverpool for Champions League glory

Luis Suarez will head into tonight’s Champions League quarter-final clash with Paris St Germain admitting he had to leave Liverpool to stand a chance of winning European football’s biggest prize.

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WORLD

Russian planes and ships near British coast

A man who was 12 when he had sex with his teacher, impregnated her, and later wedded the woman after she served a prison term for statutory rape, has opened up about their marriage in an interview.

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Zombie worm ‘destroyed fossils’

A species of bone-eating worm that was believed to have evolved in conjunction with whales has been dated back to prehistoric times when it fed on the carcasses of giant marine reptiles.

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BUSINESS

Tony Ryan’s village back on market for €6m

The sprawling rural escape described as a labour of love for Ryanair founder Tony Ryan is back on the market for an initial asking price of €6m.

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EXAMVIRAL

VIDEO: Why the Irish feel less attractive than other nationalities

Over half of Irish people dislike their skin and a quarter of Irish women will never let their partners see them without make-up a new video by Thérapie Clinics reveals.

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SHOWBIZ

Here are 25 nuggets of wisdom from Emma Watson on her 25th birthday

The talented, beautiful and incredibly smart Emma Watson turns 25 today. Happy birthday Emma! Just like her Harry Potter alter-ego Hermione, Emma is full of endless wisdom, and has come out with some impressive quotes over the years.

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TECHNOW

YouTube adds 15 new languages

YouTube is an almost unfathomably massive service, with billions of individual videos uploaded and at least 300 hours of new footage uploaded every single minute of the day!

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MOST READ RIGHT NOW ...

Can you solve this mind-bending maths problem given to Singapore schoolchildren?

A maths problem given to Singapore’s schoolchildren has gone viral globally, after a TV personality posted it to his Facebook page and left grown-ups tearing their hair out.

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