Police in Northern Ireland are investigating reports that an explosive device was found outside the house of Martin Finucane, the brother of murdered nationalist solicitor Pat Finucane. The bomb was allegedly thrown at the house but did not explode.
Former Irish Taoiseach (Prime Minister) says that a United Ireland is possible in the next ten years and that a border poll is inevitable in this decade. Ahern also said that the vote would fail if it happened today.
Experts have said that a proposed bridge between Scotland and Northern Ireland would be too dangerous to build because of a munitions dump in the Irish Sea that holds over one million tonnes of dumped arms.