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Woman who stole chicken fillets is jailed for one month

first_imgA woman has been jailed for stealing a packet of chicken fillets from a frozen food store in Co Donegal.Florica Rostas appeared at Letterkenny District Court charged with taking the 25 fillets at The Igloo in Ballybofey on April 19th last. Ms Rostas, a widow with three children, entered the shop with some children at was found with the food in her coat when she left the shop.Solicitor Patsy Gallagher said he appreciated it had been claimed in the media previously that people from Ms Rosta’s country, Romania, had a reputation for such behaviour.But he added “It’s all that she knew. She did this to feed her family and that’s the reality of her situation.”However, Judge Paul Kelly said that Ms Rostas, of The Green, Convoy, aged 35 had 19 previous convictions and the vast majority of those were for theft.Most of those sentences were suspended jail sentences and some fines.Judge Kelly referred to the previous suspended sentences and said “It ends today. One month in prison.”Woman who stole chicken fillets is jailed for one month was last modified: April 29th, 2019 by StephenShare this:Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window)Click to share on Twitter (Opens in new window)Click to share on LinkedIn (Opens in new window)Click to share on Reddit (Opens in new window)Click to share on Pocket (Opens in new window)Click to share on Telegram (Opens in new window)Click to share on WhatsApp (Opens in new window)Click to share on Skype (Opens in new window)Click to print (Opens in new window) Tags:BallybofeychickencourtdonegaljailstoleThe Igloolast_img read more

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Di Matteo “excited” at prospect of facing Barcelona in the Champions League

first_imgChelsea’s interim boss Roberto Di Matteo said he was “excited” by the prospect of a Champions League semi-final showdown with Barcelona.His team struggled to overcome 10-man Benfica but Di Matteo insisted he expected the Portuguese side to put up a real fight.“We knew before that we would face a difficult game and so it proved,” he told ITV.“They (Benfica) are a good side. They’ve shown it many times before. It was just the second goal that was missing for us. We missed a lot of chances.”Di Matteo added: “Barcelona are probably one of the best teams in the world, if not the best. They have great players. We’re happy and excited to be able to play a semi-final against them.”Follow West London Sport on TwitterFind us on Facebooklast_img

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Neighbour held for rape

first_imgA 30-year-old has been arrested for raping his 7-year-old neighbour in Sahibabad, the police said on Wednesday. The accused will be produced in a city court on Thursday.A senior officer said the incident happened on November 11 in Sahibabad’s Shalimar Garden. The girl’s mother complained to the police on Wednesday night. The police lodged an FIR and sent the victim for medical examination. They also recorded her statement. The final medical report is awaited but the initial report has confirmed rape, the police said. The accused allegedly lured the victim to a room and threatened her with dire consequences after the rape. The girl revealed her ordeal to the mother recently.last_img

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Azerbaijan Grand Prix: Greed almost cost me, says Lewis Hamilton

first_imgMercedes’ Lewis Hamilton admitted on Saturday that greed almost cost him dearly before he clinched a landmark pole during qualifying for Sunday’s Azerbaijan Grand Prix.The three-times Formula One champion pipped team mate Valtteri Bottas to first place on the grid to secure his 66th career pole – one more than his childhood hero Ayrton Senna and two off record-holder Michael Schumacher.It was touch and go at one stage as Hamilton trailed his team mate after running wide on turn 16, with Bottas appearing destined for pole.”The lap before was very good until the last corner,” Hamilton told journalists in the post-qualifying press conference. “(It was) so weird that, just before going into it, I thought, ‘don’t be greedy’.”Of course, I was greedy and locked up.”A red flag prompted by Daniel Ricciardo’s collision late on in his Red Bull left Hamilton with enough time to attempt to overhaul Bottas, and in a gutsy shootout, he eventually pipped the Finn to top spot by 0.434 of a second.”It was do or die,” Hamilton added. “If ever there was a time to be perfect, that was the time.”In qualifying, sometimes you don’t extract it, but it was a perfect lap.”All weekend we’ve not been able to (get our tyres up to temperature) in one lap, but others have, so I had to give it everything,” he continued. “I could see (Bottas) was on a great lap, as well.”The British driver dominated the practice sessions on Baku’s street circuit last year before clipping the barriers during qualifying and starting the race 10th on the grid, ultimately finishing fifth.advertisementHowever, his strong showing on Saturday – coupled with an underwhelming fourth-placed qualification by rival Sebastian Vettel, of Ferrari – opens the door for Hamilton to win his fourth Grand Prix of the season.Hamilton currently sits second in the drivers’ championship standings, but cut Vettel’s lead to 12 points after winning the Canadian Grand Prix earlier this month and could overhaul him in Sunday’s race.last_img read more

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RICKETTS TO SEEK SECOND TERM AS NEBRASKA GOVERNOR

first_imgNEBRASKA GOVERNOR PETE RICKETTS HAS OFFICIALLY ANNOUNCED HIS INTENTIONS TO SEEK A SECOND TERM IN OFFICE.THE 52 YEAR OLD REPUBLICAN AND HIS LT. GOVERNOR, MIKE FOLEY, MADE THEIR ANNOUNCEMENT AT AN EVENT SUNDAY AFTERNOON IN LINCOLN.FOLLOWING THE ANNOUNCEMENT, NEBRASKA DEMOCRATIC PARTY CHAIRPERSON JANE KLEEB RELEASED A STATEMENT SAYING RICKETTS HAS FAILED ON PROTECTING WORKING CLASS FAMILIES ON ISSUES THAT AFFECT THEIR POCKETBOOKS FROM HEALTHCARE TO PROPERTY TAXES.THE NEXT GENERAL ELECTION FOR THE SEAT IS IN NOVEMBER OF 2018.last_img