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Apple security flaws
Apple has encouraged customers to install emergency software updates as the tech giant warns of a flaw that’s allowing hackers to take control of their iPhones, iPads and Mac computers. “Apple is aware of a report that this issue may have been actively exploited,” the Silicon Valley-based company said.
Three people killed in California airplane collision
It has been reported that three people were killed when two planes crashed mid-air over the Watsonville Municipal Airport in California yesterday afternoon. A pet on board one of the planes was also killed, and no one on the ground was injured.
Dozens of cows die suddenly due to high temperatures in Italy
In northwest Italy, approximately 50 Piedmontese cows died suddenly due to acute prussic acid poisoning, which is thought to be a direct result of the high temperatures and drought in the area.
Wine sales fall 13 per cent
In 2020, over 10 million cases of wine were sold in Ireland, and this figure fell by 13 per cent to 8.7 million cases in 2021. This is the lowest level of sales since 2015, and is linked to the reopening of hospitality venues.
World War II bomb discovered in Berlin
During construction in Friedrichshain yesterday, a 500-kilo bomb from World Ward II was discovered. The streets have been cordoned off, with 12,000 people to be evacuated.