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Saturday 23 September 2017

Arrest warning for attack teen

A TEENAGER who headbutted a youth worker and then smashed up a care home, has been given two days to turn up to court or else he will be arrested.

The 16-year-old boy, who is in care, pleaded guilty earlier at the Children's Court to assaulting the staff member and criminal damage at a Dublin care home, last July.

His social worker told the court yesterday that the teen had "refused" to come. The judge gave him until tomorrow to attend, otherwise a bench warrant will be issued.



Midwife slices baby's finger

Hospital officials apologised after part of a baby's finger was sliced off as a midwife used scissors to cut her umbilical cord.

Ishika Kainth had part of her left little finger sewn back on after the incident at New Cross Hospital in Wolverhampton, England.

Mother Jasvir (28) said: "There was blood everywhere. It has caused my husband and I so much stress."



Macca to play gig for Obama

Paul McCartney is to perform at the White House as he receives an award from US President Barack Obama.

The ex-Beatle will appear on June 2, with the show being broadcast in the US over the summer.

He will receive the third Gershwin Prize for Popular Song from the Library of Congress at the event.

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