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Dublin: 20 °C Tuesday 14 August, 2018

Today’s News

Israel to host Eurovision after public broadcaster resolves funding row hours before deadline

The country in May won the right to host next year’s Eurovision when Israeli singer Netta Barzilai won the 2018 contest.

How much is being spent by Áras an Uachtaráin? Fianna Fáil wants to find out

The office of presidency spends about €7m per year, but the breakdown of that spending is kept under wraps.

From The42 'We don't want to take the medals off because then you're back to reality' Dream Come True This post contains videos

'We don't want to take the medals off because then you're back to reality'

One of the stars of Ireland’s historic World Cup silver medal-winning squad, Chloe Watkins, visited The42 HQ this afternoon.

The 5 at 5: Tuesday

Five minutes, five stories, five o’clock…

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Terror attack remains 'highly likely' after 'shocking' incident outside Westminster

A car was driven into the barriers outside the Houses of Parliament in London today.

Dublin City Council apologises to woman after her dead mother's possessions 'binned and skipped'

“I just feel like they took my whole life, they took my mother and they took my father.”

'Immense tragedy' - At least 30 dead after large section of motorway bridge collapses in Italy

The incident happened near the port city of Genoa in the northwest of the country.

Chairs of the faithful: Commemorative Pope Francis seats go on sale ahead of Phoenix Park mass

The chair, made from 100% recyclable cardboard, can withhold a weight of up to 100kg.

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Malta to allow rescue ship Aquarius to dock but migrants will be sent to other EU countries

The 141 migrants on board will be distributed among France, Germany, Luxembourg, Portugal and Spain.

Body of young man found in Dublin

Gardaí are investigating.

Man seriously injured during reported hammer assault in Dublin

The incident happened in Kilbarrack, Dublin last Friday night.

Google records people's movements even when told not to

The privacy issue affects some two billion Android users and hundreds of millions of iPhone users worldwide.

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E-cigarette vapour can damage immune system in lungs, study suggests

Some of the effects were similar to those seen in regular smokers and people with chronic lung disease.

Minister admits 'difficulties' in bringing in law for minimum passing distance when overtaking cyclists

A new law to require drivers to allow one metre when passing cyclists on roads was announced in February.

Kitten that was kicked and put in frying pan is being rehomed

A video of the incident is being investigated by gardaí.

Gardaí identify persons of interest in new Deirdre Jacob murder investigation

Deirdre has been missing for over 20 years.

From The42 The Liam Miller Tribute Match at Páirc Uí Chaoimh has completely sold out Liam Miller

The Liam Miller Tribute Match at Páirc Uí Chaoimh has completely sold out

All 45,000 tickets for the fundraising soccer match have been snapped up.

Donald Trump hits back at former aide over claims he used racial slur on 'The Apprentice' set

A new book by former Apprentice star Omarosa Manigault Newman claims recordings exist of Trump using the N-word.

Westminster car crash: Man arrested on suspicion of terrorist offences

The Met’s Counter Terrorism Command is now leading the investigation.

From The42 One more year! Davy Fitzgerald to remain in charge of the Wexford hurlers Unfinished Business

One more year! Davy Fitzgerald to remain in charge of the Wexford hurlers

A third season at the helm in the Model County awaits the 47-year-old former Clare goalkeeper.

Cork, Dublin and Galway voted friendliest cities in the world

That’s according to Condé Nast Traveler’s annual reader survey.

Explainer: Why has Jeremy Corbyn attracted controversy for attending a wreath-laying ceremony?

The Labour leader has been accused of antisemitism after images emerged of him attending the ceremony in 2014.

Your summer in Ireland: 5 must-see sites in Roscommon

Take our challenge and tick off as many glorious sites this summer as recommended by heritage officers around Ireland.

Family of five rescued after yacht runs aground in Skerries

The group on the boat, who are believed to be French nationals, sent out a mayday alert shortly before 5am.

From The42 Stephen Rochford commits to fourth season in charge of Mayo One More Year

Stephen Rochford commits to fourth season in charge of Mayo

Rochford is understood to have informed members of the Mayo squad last week.

Poll: Do you welcome new hotels being built in Dublin? Your Say This post contains a poll

Poll: Do you welcome new hotels being built in Dublin?

A number of plans for new hotel developments in Dublin have been announced in recent months.

From The42 Munster coaches spend off-season in New Zealand in search of missing 1% Marginal Gains

Munster coaches spend off-season in New Zealand in search of missing 1%

Jerry Flannery linked up with Ronan O’Gara at the Crusaders and Felix Jones spent time with the Hurricanes.

The 9 at 9: Tuesday

Here’s everything you need to know as you start your day.

Gardaí upgrade disappearance of Deirdre Jacob to murder investigation

The 18-year-old was last seen walking near her home at Roseberry in Newbridge, Co Kildare, at around 3pm on 28 July 1998.

SpaceX vows manned flight to space station is on schedule

On 3 August the agency named the first nine astronauts who will fly to space on Boeing and SpaceX vehicles in 2019.

No jail for disgraced Australian archbishop found guilty of covering up child sex abuse

Philip Wilson resigned last month after becoming one of the highest-ranked officials convicted of covering up abuse.

Vienna topples Melbourne in 'most liveable city' ranking

It is the first time a European metropolis has topped the annual chart compiled by the Economist Intelligence Unit.

'Compostable cup for your coffee sound good? It all depends on where it ends up'

Recyclable and compostable options are only truly beneficial if they end up, and are processed, in the correct waste facility, writes industry expert Brian O’Sullivan.

Catholic LGBT group denied spot at World Meeting decides against protesting Pope's visit

We Are Church Ireland says most of its members are indifferent to the visit.

Changing the drug used during labour could halve the number of women needing an epidural

Pethidine is the most widely used drug but new research suggests remifentanil may work better.

A former landmark pub in Blackrock is set to become a Dunnes Stores

The sit of the Playwright pub has been vacant since 2011.

Yesterday’s News

Disney faces backlash after casting straight actor in gay role

Comedian Jack Whitehall has been cast in the upcoming Disney film Jungle Cruise.

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