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Judge to rule on hedge row

JUDGE will tomorrow rule on a dispute between neighbours which has lasted six days in the High Court clocking up huge legal bills.

The move comes after a failed bid to thrash out a settlement of the dispute over a hedge on a lane way in a scenic location of Co Wicklow.

High Court President Mr Justice Nicholas Kearns yesterday reminded James and Anne Madigan and neighbours Kathleen Maureen Rueter and her children Marian and Sean, that if there were any meaningful talks, and a resolution, they could come back to court before the judgment is delivered.

Man killed and ate pet rabbit

A MAN accused of killing, skinning and eating his ex-girlfriend's pet rabbit has been charged with cruelty to an animal and making criminal threats in California.

Dimitri Diatchenko (46) killed his former girlfriend's pet after she said that they should no longer be roommates.

Diatchenko then skinned the animal, cooked it and sent step-by-step pictures of the process to his former lover.

Cameron grief at Auschwitz

David Cameron lit a candle at a memorial to the victims of the Holocaust as he visited the Nazi death camp of Auschwitz-Birkenau in Poland.

Writing in the book of remembrance, Mr Cameron described Auschwitz as "this place where the darkest chapter of human history happened" and vowed that the world must "never forget".

Speaking later, he said his first visit to the camp had filled him with "an overwhelming sense of grief".

Airline boss quits over nuts

A top executive of Korean Air Lines has resigned amid mounting public criticism that she delayed a plane over how she was served macadamia nuts.

Officials said that Cho Hyun-ah had resigned following media revelations that a recent Korean Air Lines flight returned to the gate because she ordered a senior crew member off the plane.

Cho was angered that she was served bagged macadamia nuts instead of nuts on a plate.