Star Hill guilty of dodging tax
GRAMMY-winning singer Lauryn Hill pleaded guilty in federal court in Newark, New Jersey to three counts of failing to file income tax returns.
Hill (37) best known as a former member of the Fugees and for a Grammy-winning 1998 solo album, pleaded guilty yesterday to failing to file federal returns between 2005 and 2007, despite earning more than $1.8m (¤1.4m).
Each count carries a maximum penalty of one year in prison and a $100,000 (¤79,000) fine.
Her sentencing date was set for November 27.
Rail workers vote for cuts
IRISH Rail workers have voted in favour of cost saving moves including voluntary redundancies, a pay freeze and changes to leave.
The results of the NBRU, Siptu, TEEU and Unite ballot on the Cost Containment Programme 2012-2016 were two to one for acceptance.
Man killed near Olympic Park
A MAN has been stabbed to death at a busy shopping centre just yards from the Olympic Park, police said.
A fight broke out involving a large group of males at Westfield in Stratford, east London, yesterday, and a man in his 20s was fatally wounded.