Oil laundering plant is raided
An oil laundering plant that could produce 12 million litres of illegal fuel a year has been uncovered in Co Louth.
Officers from Revenue's Customs Service and gardai made the find in Courtbane, Hackballscross, last night.
Two men in their late 20s were arrested -- one with a Dublin address and the other a home in Northern Ireland.
The plant, which was found hidden behind a curtain in a 40ft trailer, could cost the exchequer an estimated ¤6m a year.
Protester killed in Bahrain clash
A detainee has died after being taken into custody during clashes between security forces and Shiite-led protesters, Bahrain authorities said.
Today's statement by the Interior Ministry said public prosecutors are investigating the death.
About 40 people have died in nearly a year of non-stop unrest between Bahrain's Sunni monarchy and the island kingdom's majority Shiites seeking a greater voice in government affairs.
The detainee was taken to hospital and accused of "vandalism".