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Teen in threat as dogs seized

A 16-YEAR-OLD boy who threatened to wreck a woman's home, believing she had his dogs impounded by the council, has been ordered to write a letter of apology.

The south Dublin teenager pleaded guilty at the Dublin Children's Court to making the threat to a neighbour on August 22 last year.

Garda Andrew Doyle said the boy mistakenly believed that the woman complained to the council about his dogs, which where seized because he had no licences for them.

The case was adjourned until July for sentencing. The judge also ordered the boy to write a letter of apology.

Ellen launches record label

Talk show host and American Idol judge Ellen DeGeneres is setting up her own record label with plans to find and sign up new artists.

DeGeneres will be signing up 12-year-old YouTube sensation Greyson Chance as her first artist on label eleveneleven.

Oklahoma boy Chance was spotted by DeGeneres after posting a video of himself playing the piano and singing Lady Gaga's hit song Paparazzi on the web.