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Blackberry Leap brings back touch at the Mobile World Congress

BlackBerry are returning to the full-touchscreen market with their new smartphone, the BlackBerry Leap, which was unveiled today at Mobile World Congress in Barcelona.

The mid-range 4G LTE device will be targeted at young professionals and companies employing Bring Your Own Device policies. 214 more words

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Who are the five Irish billionaires that made the Forbes' Rich List?

In spite of the world’s slow economic recovery, there are a record 1,826 billionaires in the world – an increase of 181 over the last year, according to the Forbes annual rich list released on Monday. 660 more words

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Animal activists protest against Taiji killings outside the Japanese Embassy

By Victoria Sanusi

Around 600 animal activists yelled “blood, blood on your hands” outside the Japanese Embassy on the 20th February in protest against the annual slaughter of thousands of dolphins. 395 more words

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Milan Fashion Week: Dolce & Gabbana

Last weeks Dolce & Gabbana runway show in Milan featured unconventional models: babies, children and even a pregnant model. Along with recent trends of plus-sized models, I love that Dolce & Gabbana is including more body-types besides the super tall, extremely skinny woman. 105 more words

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GIRL COMMITS SUICIDE AFTER BOYFRIEND DUMPED GER FOR BEST FRIEND. (PHOTOS)

This is heart breakingA young Nigerian girl has taken her life after her boyfriend dumped her for her best friend. 52 more words

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Charlie Flanagan Will Attend New York Parade Despite LGBT Ban

Minster for Foreign Affairs Charlie Flanagan has announced that he will participate in the St. Patrick’s Day parade in New York this year.

The participation of Irish representatives in the parade has become a controversial issue in recent years due to its ban on the participation of LGBT groups. 244 more words

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No tax exemption for Pacquiao, please

What is so special about boxing champion Manny Pacquiao that some of his colleagues at the House of Representatives, of all people and place, are clamoring that he be exempted from paying taxes, especially in his upcoming fight against American Floyd Mayweather? 526 more words

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