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Crash fatally injures woman

Gardaí at Swords are investigating a two-vehicle fatal road traffic collision on the Coast Road, Malahide, yesterday.

A 78-year-old woman was fatally injured when the car in which she was travelling collided with another vehicle at approximately 3pm.

She was taken to Beaumont Hospital where she was later pronounced dead. A post mortem will be carried out.

A male, aged 79 years, suffered non life threatening injuries and was taken to Beaumont Hospital where his condition is described as stable.

The two females, aged 22 and 59 years, in the second vehicle were also taken to Beaumont Hospital with non serious injuries.

Investigating gardaí are appealing for witnesses to contact them at Swords Garda Station on 01 6664700, The Garda Confidential Line 1800 666111.

China court jails 25 for 'terror'

A court in China's unruly region of Xinjiang has sentenced 25 more people to jail terms ranging from three years to life for terror-related offences, as the government clamps down on a surge in violence.

China has blamed attacks on Islamist separatists in the region, the traditional home of the Muslim Uighur people, who, it says, want to establish an independent state called East Turkestan.

Kings off road after accident

The Kings of Leon will be off the road for two weeks while drummer Nathan Followill recovers from broken ribs.

Followill broke his ribs when the band's tour bus driver was forced to stop when a pedestrian crossed the street in front of the vehicle on Saturday after a show in Boston.

Beauty spot body identified

A body found near a popular beauty spot is that of a woman who went missing more than 14 years ago, police have confirmed.

Gemma Simpson (23), from Leeds, disappeared in May 2000.

Last month, 44-year-old Martin Bell was arrested and charged with Miss Simpson's murder.

Police, last week, announced that they had found a body.