Monday 21 January 2019

Raid charge teen bailed

A TEENAGER charged over a house raid in north Dublin has been released on bail.

A house on Botanic Avenue had been ransacked on the night of April 27 and the occupant, a 21-year-old man, was brought out in his own car to withdraw money from a nearby cash machine.

The 16-year-old west Dublin boy, who cannot be named because he is a juvenile, is charged with robbing an ipod, a DVD player, a set of speakers and a mobile phone from the house.

He had been remanded in custody but Judge Timothy Lucey heard yesterday that the High Court had since allowed bail if his address meets with Garda approval.

Hot bath helps with loneliness

TAKING a long hot bath could make you feel less lonely, a study has found.

Hot water in a bathtub acts as a substitute for company and can dispel feelings of isolation and exclusion, according to the study by researchers at Yale University in America.

Warm physical experiences were found to significantly reduce the distress of social exclusion, said the study in journal Emotion.

Missing leg found on roof

THE missing leg of a pedestrian killed in a hit-and-run in Arizona has been found on the roof of a nearby building.

Police returned to the scene of the crash and found the lower-left leg on the roof of a storage building about 160ft from the scene.

Driver Jose DeJesus Padilla-Rodriguez, 22, faces two counts of failure to stop.

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