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Star Hill guilty of dodging tax

GRAMMY-winning singer Lauryn Hill pleaded guilty in federal court in Newark, New Jersey to three counts of failing to file income tax returns.

Hill (37) best known as a former member of the Fugees and for a Grammy-winning 1998 solo album, pleaded guilty yesterday to failing to file federal returns between 2005 and 2007, despite earning more than $1.8m (¤1.4m).

Each count carries a maximum penalty of one year in prison and a $100,000 (¤79,000) fine.

Her sentencing date was set for November 27.

Rail workers vote for cuts

IRISH Rail workers have voted in favour of cost saving moves including voluntary redundancies, a pay freeze and changes to leave.

The results of the NBRU, Siptu, TEEU and Unite ballot on the Cost Containment Programme 2012-2016 were two to one for acceptance.

Man killed near Olympic Park

A MAN has been stabbed to death at a busy shopping centre just yards from the Olympic Park, police said.

A fight broke out involving a large group of males at Westfield in Stratford, east London, yesterday, and a man in his 20s was fatally wounded.