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Dublin: 9 °C Saturday 27 August, 2016

Yesterday’s News

Nuns who ran clinic in poverty-stricken Mississippi community found dead in their home

The two nuns provided almost all the care at the local clinic.

Men arrested for burglary after gardaí stop stolen car pulling out of driveway

The two men were remanded in custody to appear on 31 August before Cloverhill District Court.

Trump's new campaign chief was charged with domestic violence

According to a police report seen by the New York Times, police were called to Steve Bannon’s California home on New Year’s Day in 1996 and found his wife upset and with marks on her neck and wrist.

Warning over tumble dryers after London high-rise blaze

“The flat’s occupants had a terrifying ordeal.”

From The42 I'd like Conor to go for a second belt now and I believe he'll only need two rounds to win it Inside The Camp

I'd like Conor to go for a second belt now and I believe he'll only need two rounds to win it

SBG head coach John Kavanagh brings us his latest exclusive column.

This town has been under armed siege for four years - but it ended today amid tears and recriminations

The evacuation of Daraya came after a deal struck by President Bashar al-Assad’s government and opposition forces in the town, one of the first to rise up against the Assad regime.

Here's What Happened Today: Friday

Pat Hickey, Ryan Lochte and the passing of a former Tánaiste had people talking today.

From The42 We'll Leave it There So: Dundalk's Europa League draw, Ryan Lochte charged and all today's sport Friday

We'll Leave it There So: Dundalk's Europa League draw, Ryan Lochte charged and all today's sport

Plus, Shane Duffy has become Brighton’s record signing, while Blackburn have brought in two Irish defenders.

Relief for 80,000 motorists as it's announced eFlow tags WILL work after all

Due to a dispute between CRG and State-owned eFlow, drivers using eFlow tags were told their tags would not work in three toll booths.

Here's your chance to set a world record by visiting these events

Sumo suits, haunted houses, Charlie Chaplins and much more.

Donald Trump's foreign policy is risky and disturbing - says the man who planned the Iraq War

Meanwhile, Sarah Palin has warned of “massive disappointment” if Trump backs away from his policy of mass deportation.

Suggestion pine martens will attack young children 'alarmist and irresponsible'

Farmers have raised concerns about the growing population of these small mammals in Ireland.

One of the Roses has accused the festival of 'manipulating and bullying' contestants

Fainche McCormack is unhappy with the filming process for the documentary Road to the Dome.

FactCheck: What do HSE guidelines actually say about the effects of abortion?

The Pro Life Campaign’s Sinead Slattery made a bold claim on Tonight With Alison O’Connor this week. Does it hold up?

Police in Surrey investigating report child was dragged into van and kidnapped

However, despite the massive police operation, there has been no missing person report received in relation to a child.

Dead rat thrown into Dublin City Council offices during protests

The council said it “is not the way we would like to engage.”

Australian footballer calls for better education about race after blackface tribute

A mother painted her son’s skin brown to resemble the player.

Tom Clonan: The Catholic Church can either reform itself after the Maynooth mess - or risk looking like a Fr Ted episode

Change is hard in big organisations – but the Catholic Church’s approach to the problems in Maynooth have been less than encouraging.

The 5 at 5: Friday

5 minutes, 5 stories, 5 o’clock…

Three UK men charged with fraud in horsemeat scandal

The decision comes after an investigation by police.

From The42 Know your sport? Take our weekly quiz Let's Get Quizzical

Know your sport? Take our weekly quiz

Let’s see if you’ve been paying attention over the last seven days.

Death toll rises to 267 as Italy declares a national day of mourning

Flags will fly at half-mast across the country tomorrow to coincide with funerals for some of the victims.

Police in Philippines tell drug users to kill dealers and burn their homes

“You know who the drug lords are. Would you like to kill them? Go ahead.”

Man gets stuck in public toilet trying to rescue a lost phone

He was overcome by nausea and vomiting.

James Reilly is selling his HUGE palatial mansion for €2.75 million

Since 2001, Reilly and his wife Dorothy have slept in “The King’s Bed”, a royal sleigh bed carved out of oak for the visit of King George IV to Ireland in 1821.

Pat Hickey's family slam his arrest as they look for meetings with ministers

The family say they hope to meet with Enda Kenny.

13-year-old Dublin boy dies in accident at Derry motorcycle track

It is not yet certain what happened to the boy.

From The42 Robbie Keane was the kind of superstar Ireland can only dream of nowadays Lasting Legacy

Robbie Keane was the kind of superstar Ireland can only dream of nowadays

He may not have always got the credit he deserved during his playing days but there is no doubt he will be remembered as one of our greatest, writes TV3′s Tommy Martin.

French court suspends burkini ban after legal challenge

The decision may set a precedent for around 30 French towns which have banned the garment.

Hillary Clinton slams Nigel Farage in latest Trump attack

Clinton accused the former Ukip leader of having “stoked anti-immigrant sentiments” in the UK.

Batches of Ben and Jerry's ice cream recalled as they may contain metal pieces

Four batches of the ice cream are affected.

Students at University of Texas protest gun law with sex toys

A new law allows concealed handguns in college classrooms, buildings and dorms.

From The42 Dundalk and Man United discover their fate in the Europa League Lilywhites

Dundalk and Man United discover their fate in the Europa League

The draw was made in Monaco this afternoon.

"At the hut I saw numerous avalanches coming down" - Hiker describes month trapped in wilderness

Pavlina Pizova was trapped for a month after her partner died in a fall.

Former tánaiste Peter Barry has died RIP

Former tánaiste Peter Barry has died

The former deputy leader of Fine Gael died this morning at the age of 88.

South African court rejects state appeal for a longer jail sentence for Pistorius

State prosecutors said Oscar Pistorius’ six year term for killing his girlfriend is inappropriate.

Ryanair claims to be 'world's favourite airline' as passenger numbers soar

The latest consumer data put passenger numbers for Ryanair well above those of its competitors.

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