Bodies of 18 people found in abandoned truck in Bulgaria

Police in Bulgaria have discovered an abandoned truck containing the bodies of 18 migrants, who appeared to have suffocated to death. he Interior Ministry said that according to initial information, the truck was carrying about 40 migrants and the survivors were taken to nearby hospitals for emergency treatment. Bulgarian Health Minister Assen Medzhidiev said most…

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‘It is hard to take in the level of terror they have lived through during the earthquake,’- says Cork priest in Aleppo

A Cork priest who gave a hard-hitting eye-witness report on the death and destruction from inside earthquake hit Syria, today called for “cash” donations to help people worst hit by the disaster. r Tony O’Riordan, who is leading the Jesuits response to the crisis in Aleppo, described seeing “a chilling image of a large articulated…

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‘There’s been a tendency to regard Instagram-friendly Irish interpretation of international cuisine as somehow better than the original’ – award-winning Spice Bags podcast

Growing up in Tipperary, Dee Laffan and her dad had soup for lunch every Saturday. The recipe wasn’t based on homemade chicken stock and vegetables from the garden, though. “We had a press beside our cooker with a shelf that swivelled outwards holding a Tupperware box containing a range of Knorr packet soups,” she writes…

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Protests against burning of Koran held across Middle East

Protests have been held in several predominantly Muslim countries to denounce the recent desecration of Islam’s holy book by far-right activists in Sweden and the Netherlands. he protests in countries including Pakistan, Iraq, Iran and Lebanon ended with people dispersing peacefully. In Pakistan’s capital Islamabad, police stopped some demonstrators trying to march towards the Swedish…

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Gordon Ramsay's strict parenting rules and why he's not leaving any of his money to his children – Cornwall Live

Gordon, who has lived across Cornwall, has very strictly disciplined his children over the yearsSign up for our Daily Newsletter for the latest local news straight to your inboxWe have more newslettersGordon Ramsay has become famous for his fiery temper and no-nonsense attitude in the kitchen over the last few decades, two attributes which have…

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