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Posts Tagged ‘ mayor ’

News in Brief-Irish Lap Up Weather As Boris Rejects GAA Invite

ORANGE WARNING: IT’S too hot! The EU has ruled Ireland must enter Summer austerity as the heat wave continues leaving some parts of the Island hotter than popular holiday destinations and a severe shortage of paddling pools. Met Eireann’s expert Harm Luijkx accounted for the heat, it’s due to : ’long periods of sunshine every day.’ Tax the sun, tax the sun! NIB warned this day would come! Continue reading

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News in Brief- Virgin On The Ridiculous

babyI know we’ve all been worrying about it but it’s ok, the European Commission isn’t banning refillable olive oil jugs in restaurants. PHEW. It’s no joke though. That innocent looking bottle atop the table in your local plastic vine covered eatery could actually be the source of some serious food fraud! Agricultural commissioner Dacian Ciolos has tried to tackle the greasy trickery of restaurant owners supplying their customers with low-grade oil in misleading bottles, however had to concede a u-turn on the policy when it received little support. Turns out, we don’t care if it’s extra virgin or engine, if we can dip our chips in it. An award goes to Scottish MEP Alyn Smyth, a monitor of the policy, who tweeted: ’olive oil proposal was, after all, virgin on the ridiculous’. Continue reading

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