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Stone Roses set for return?

One of the most eagerly anticipated reunions in rock music looks to be on the cards after rumours grew that the Stone Roses are getting back together.

The Mancunian band, who fell apart in 1996 after legal wrangles and internal rows, are expected to announce a comeback tour at a press conference on Tuesday.

Their self-titled first album, released in 1989, is widely seen as one of the greatest debuts of all time.

Invitations have been sent out to journalists for a "a special press conference for a very important announcement" at a Soho hotel on Tuesday. A spokesman for Murray Chalmers PR, which is handling the event, declined to comment on the nature of the press conference.



Man attacked colleague's car

A Dublin man who attacked a former colleague's car causing over €4,000 worth of damage has been given a three-month suspended sentence.

Jonathan Byrne (31) of Cloonmore Grove, Tallaght, pleaded guilty at Dublin Circuit Criminal Court to one count of criminal damage.

Garda John O'Mahony of Tallaght garda station told prosecution counsel Stephen McCann, that on January 19, 2009, Byrne flew into a fit of rage and attacked his car.

Defence counsel Sarah Jane O'Callaghan told the court that Byrne was of the mistaken belief that William Griffin was the reason behind termination of his employment.