In its latest report into the service providers in the UK, communications regulator Ofcom has revealed that the two most complained-about networks in the country are: Orange and T-Mobile.
According to the Ofcom report, Orange was the least popular network with the customers during the last three months of 2012; with its popularity apparently plunging chiefly due to its decision to withdraw its `free broadband' offer.
At a major European road safety conference in Dublin Castle, Transport Minister Leo Varadkar launched a new road safety strategy which will not only focus on the effects of serious road accidents, but will also include some high-tech measure to check irresponsible motorist behaviour.
The key aim of the new road safety - called 'Closing the Gap' - will be to close the gap between Ireland and other safer countries of the European Union; with the strategy having set a new target of 124 road deaths and 330 serious injuries by 2020.
In an announcement which has been welcomed by the ISPCA as well as the Dogs Trust, Minister for Agriculture Simon Coveney has revealed that all dogs will have to be microchipped, under the new regulations which are going to be introduced in the future.
Noting that the plan of microchipping the dogs will essentially be aimed at protecting the welfare of the dogs, Coveney said that the likely introduction date of the new regulations is 2016; and added that similar regulations are also scheduled to become effective in England by the same year too.
During the course of the ongoing 5th BRICS Summit in Durban, South Africa, Loyiso Langeni - Russian firm Rosatom's overseas press secretary in South Africa - said that Rosatom intends promoting its nuclear technology, along with other related products and services, in the country.
In the second consecutive year of growth, figures have shown that the Irish economy rose by 0.9% in 2012. The information has been provided by Central Statistics Office (CSO).
Software, transport and distribution had the maximum output growth. They saw an increase of 3.1%, while agriculture, forestry and fisheries decreased by 10%. There was a visible decrease of 4.2 % in the year in public administration and defense.
A decline in manufacturing output and in goods exports has led to the expiry of patents in the pharmaceutical industry.
It seems to be a roller coaster ride for Ireland as it has seen both highs and lows after consecutive gaps. There was a time when Ireland was considered to be one of the poorest countries in Western Europe.
But then things changed and Ireland was no more in the list of poor countries. It was found that the GDP of per person living in Ireland increased from $22,500 to approximately $45,000.
The 74-year-old Italian, who is former football player and a football manager, Giovanni Trapattoni celebrated his birthday in Malahide and kept it completely a private affair with just his 13 players and one member from his management team. The absence of 29-year-old player Kevin Doyle was because he was not invited as per the orders of Trapattoni.
A six-year -old English springer spaniel named as Hendrix was travelling in a cargo on United Airlines from Newark to Phoenix but was wrongly put in the wrong flight which made the dog to reach Ireland.
United spokeswoman Megan McCarthy said that they have apologized to Hendrix owner Edith Alback. They have told Alback that they have been investigating the matter as how this mistake actually happened.
The North Ireland team will see their striker Martin Paterson once again after he was included in the national team for the World Cup qualifiers matches being played against Russia and Israel.
The Irish striker took rest after he suffered many injuries with the sports. He also wanted to be completely fit before taking part in this game.
North Ireland has already acquired three points out of four from its matches in the Group F. Its next match is with Russia on 22 March, Friday. Ireland will be playing Israel on 26 March, Tuesday.
The election of Pope Francis has been welcomed by the Leading Church figures in Northern Ireland as the new head of the Catholic Church. Catholic Bishop Donal McKeown said that the new popes will definitely help the Church begin a new chapter.
Also he said that the Pope Francis will be able to meet the challenges of dealing with the terrible mistakes happened in the past and become an inspiration for the Church and numerous followers. The appointment was also welcomed by the Church of Ireland and Methodist Church.
It has been revealed lately that travelers across northern Europe have been facing a huge chaos. The reason behind the same is blocking of motorways and airports by snow.
That's right! The report found that snow chaos had caused the cancellation of flights between Paris and Frankfurt. The Eurostar train service was also suspended between London, Paris and Brussels and the reason was the weather.
According to a new study, scientists have unraveled the mystery behind the sensation of itch. The scientists said that neurons that detect itch rely on a newly identified chemical that sends "I need to scratch" message to the brain. The study was conducted on mice.
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