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Tuesday 17 October 2017

Passenger had knife at airport

A KILKENNY man has been sentenced to two years in prison with the final year suspended after he was caught with a knuckle duster and a flick knife at Dublin Airport.

Vincent Clowry (28) of O'Loughlin Road, Kilkenny City, pleaded guilty at Dublin Circuit Criminal Court to possessing the weapons at the airport on October 12, 2011.

Clowry had arrived back to Dublin on a flight from Bulgaria when he was caught with the items.

 

80PC HAVE WEB ACCESS IN UK

Some 80pc of UK adults have access to the internet at home, with men aged between 25 and 34 spending the most time browsing online, a new survey reveals.

Laptop and desktop internet users spend at least 35 hours online each month, while men aged from 25 to 34 spend an average of 47 hours and 42 minutes.

Superfast broadband is now available to almost three-quarters of UK premises. The most notable way users said it had changed their internet use was to increase the amount of TV programmes and films they were streaming.

 

CCTV MAN QUIT AFTER SPY CLAIM

A civilian has quit his job as a CCTV operator after being questioned about spying on a woman from a police station.

The Police Service of Northern Ireland (PSNI) confirmed that officers interviewed the man (49) about alleged voyeurism. A file will be submitted to the Public Prosecution Service.

He was based at the station on Belfast's Antrim Road and was questioned about using the surveillance camera to monitor the movements of a woman at a neighbouring house.

 

I'M NOT GOING OFF RAILS, SAYS  MILEY

US pop singer and former Disney television child star Miley Cyrus brushed off any suggestions that dropping her squeaky clean image was a sign she was "going off the rails".

Cyrus, who starred in Walt Disney Co's 2006-11 Hannah Montana TV series, said her newly cropped hair, tattoos and adult music videos don't mean she is following the well-worn path to perdition trodden by other child stars.

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