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Dublin: 16 °C Thursday 17 August, 2017

Today’s News

Belgian woman among 13 killed in Barcelona attack - more than 100 injured

Catalonia has declared three days of mourning for the region.

Leo Varadkar makes Fortune's 40 under 40 list

Varadkar came in at number five on the list.

From The42 Ireland miss out on World Cup semis as France overpower hosts in UCD Turn The Air Bleu

Ireland miss out on World Cup semis as France overpower hosts in UCD

Tom Tierney’s side were 21 points down at the break, and had to wait until the last play of the game to register their first score.

DIY store Woodie's has to fork out €15,000 to a worker sacked over a missing €50 note

The Labour Court said the retailer didn’t carry out a proper investigation.

FAMILY MAGAZINE
12 parents on how they fit in quality family time - and why high-priced birthday parties are a waste

Barcelona terror attack: 'The waiter came over to us with the bill and said we couldn't leave'

Irish woman Aoife Roy was having dinner with friends at a Las Ramblas restaurant when the attack happened.

Here's What Happened Today: Thursday

A terrorist attack in Barcelona, Ibrahim Halawa four years in prison and Northern Ireland rules on same-sex marriage – It’s The Fix.

Trailer Watch: Which movie should you go see this weekend? Cinema This post contains a poll

Trailer Watch: Which movie should you go see this weekend?

What’s a must-watch, and what’s a miss? We tell you.

'These are mere stories': Egyptian ambassador denies Ibrahim Halawa was tortured in prison

Halawa (21) was arrested during a demonstration in 2014 in support of Mohamed Morsi who had been ousted from power in a military coup.

Barcelona terror attack: Two arrested, at least 13 dead and 80 injured

A white van drove into crowds on the pedestrianised Las Ramblas area of Barcelona this afternoon.

Police seek witnesses for 'breathtakingly violent' assault which left a man unrecognisable

Anthony McMahon (59) was found unconscious and barely breathing in a pool of blood on Tuesday.

'First Ebola, now mudslides': Over 100 children confirmed dead in Sierra Leone

The death toll is currently at 300 but is expected to rise significantly.

English man held in Ireland on child sex offences is released after court ruling

Julian Myerscough was convicted of making indecent images of a child.

Lawyers for Molly Corbett and Thomas Martens seek new trial

A week ago, Corbett and Martens were each found guilty of second-degree murder.

The 5 at 5: Thursday

Five minutes, five stories, five o’clock…

From The42 'France are in our way': Jenny Murphy relishing the big stage of a vital World Cup test Enforcer

'France are in our way': Jenny Murphy relishing the big stage of a vital World Cup test

The hardest hitter in Ireland’s arsenal is determined to make the free-flowing French stop and think.

Northern Ireland's ban on same-sex marriage does NOT breach human rights

A Belfast court made the ruling this afternoon.

Donald Trump says removing 'beautiful' Confederate statues is 'so foolish'

The US President sent a number of tweets on this issue this afternoon.

From The42 'There was a hatred between the managers' - Keane, Dalglish and Henry relive 25 years of the Premier League Old Rivalries This post contains videos

'There was a hatred between the managers' - Keane, Dalglish and Henry relive 25 years of the Premier League

The legendary trio talk Alex Ferguson, Arsene Wenger, the rivalry between Man United and Arsenal and some of their best memories.

10-year-old Indian rape victim gives birth to baby girl

Last month her parents asked the country’s top court to allow her to have a late-term abortion.

'When I was lost, I knew I didn't want to die... Having a life is the most important thing now'

Patients from the ages of one to 85 were on hand today at Beaumont Hospital to thank the staff who looked after them.

Pat Hickey's lawyers asked Oireachtas committee to not discuss Rio Olympics

Minister for Sport Shane Ross has said Irish athletes were treated ‘shambolically’ in terms of ticket allocation.

Brown Thomas opened its Christmas Shop today and here are the photos to prove it

With 130 days to go until Christmas Day, is it time to start the shop?

Olympic tickets committee meeting suspended after staff member taken to hospital

The morning session was suspended after the man became ill.

Poll: Is it too early to start Christmas shopping? Lunch Crunch This post contains a poll

Poll: Is it too early to start Christmas shopping?

Give it to us straight. Be honest.

Ivan Yates will take over Newstalk's drivetime show

Yates will begin in the role on 4 September.

Rainfall warning for five counties as US hurricane impacts on Irish weather

Spot flooding has been forecast tomorrow and there will be persistent and heavy rain this weekend.

Emma Stone is the world's highest-paid actress

Stone, who won the best actress Oscar for her role in La La Land, made $26 million in pre-tax earnings in the year up to June.

From The42 New Zealand Rugby to investigate fresh claims over Aaron Smith's toilet incident Statement

New Zealand Rugby to investigate fresh claims over Aaron Smith's toilet incident

Smith was suspended last October after he entered a toilet cubicle with a woman at Christchurch Airport.

Irishman in his 20s killed in Mexico

The Department of Foreign Affairs has said that it is aware of the case.

Paris suspect Salah Abdeslam to face terror trial over police shootout

Abdeslam was arrested in March last year, three days after the shootout in Brussels.

Right-wing anti-immigrant politician wears burqa in Australian parliament

Pauline Hanson said she was highlighting the safety risks of wearing the garment.

Gardaí renew appeal for help finding man missing since last year

54-year-old William Mulvihill has been missing from the Tralee area since 21 August last year.

Poll: Will you watch the Rose of Tralee? Your Say This post contains a poll

Poll: Will you watch the Rose of Tralee?

Will you be tuning in?

Man arrested in Dutch radio station after taking woman hostage over car park argument

The NOS newscaster said the man was armed with a knife.

Drones banned from flying over Trevor Deely search site

Gardaí have been searching the site in Dublin 20 since Saturday.

The 9 at 9: Thursday

Here’s what you need to know as we start the day.

Steve Bannon calls white nationalists 'losers'

The White House strategist is reported to be on shaky ground with Donald Trump.

Thousands hold vigil for Charlottesville victim as Trump pays tribute to 'truly special young woman'

Those in attendance at the vigil sang several spirituals and observed a moment of silence.

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