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Publican in charity cycle

A publican is swapping pulling pints for pedalling for a charity bike ride between two pubs.

More than 100 cyclists will join Ciaran Power for the 200km trip between Jacob's Bar in Saggart, Co Dublin, and The Sin Bin in Limerick -- owned by former Ireland rugby international Peter Clohessy.

A host of international players have backed his plans to raise much-needed funds for the Children's Sunshine Home and LauraLynn House, which care for children with life-limiting conditions.



Airport worker dies under lift

A worker at Atlanta's airport died after becoming trapped for hours under a hydraulic lift in a cargo area.

Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International Airport spokesman John Kennedy said the man's body had been removed from under the lift.

Atlanta fire captain Jolyon Bundrige said rescuers worked for more than two hours to try to free Eric Lee (29) of Cartersville, and a helicopter had been on standby to take him to hospital.



Pals' names break record

A dynamic duo are thought to have flown into the record books by changing their names to the world's longest to mark their love of superheroes.

Kelvin Borbidge (22) and Daniel Knox-Hewson (23), both from Nottingham, changed the names to Emperor Spiderman Gandalf Wolverine Skywalker Optimus Prime Goku Sonic Xavier Ryu Cloud Superman HeMan Batman Thrash and Baron Venom Balrog Sabretooth Vader Megatron Vegeta Robotnik Magneto Bison Sephiroth Lex Luthor Skeletor Joker Grind.



Suspect held over 2 killings

An Argentine judge says he has enough evidence to detain a suspect for more questioning over the killings of two French women who were apparently kidnapped, raped and shot dead while on holiday in a northern province.

Investigative judge Martin Perez said Daniel Vilte may have sold a gun that could have been used in the killings of Moumni Houria, (23) and Cassandre Bouvier (29).


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