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Dublin: 8 °C Sunday 26 April, 2015

Today’s News

From Business ETC What recession? Britain’s richest people are now even richer Loaded

What recession? Britain’s richest people are now even richer

Roman Abramovich, however, is worth £1.23 billion less than he was last year.

Poll: Do we need more bank holidays? Your Say This post contains a poll

Poll: Do we need more bank holidays?

UKIP is campaigning for an extra one to be brought in to mark St George’s Day – but do we need another one here?

One Pennsylvania shop charges women less than men for goods – here’s why Opinion This post contains images

One Pennsylvania shop charges women less than men for goods – here’s why

Our idea was simple: each item would have two price tags, one for men and one for women. And the women’s price would always be 76% less.

Man questioned after woman’s dismembered body found in flat

The woman’s body was found at the apartment three days after she was reported missing.

“Never say never” … Michael McDowell hints at possible return to politics

McDowell made a definitive statement upon losing his seat in 2007 that his time as a public representative was now over.

From Business ETC Here’s everything you need to know about business this week The Briefcase

Here’s everything you need to know about business this week

Everyone was talking about SiteServ, mobilegeddon and food-delivery wars.

From Business ETC If you haven’t backed up your computer before, do it now TechKnowHow

If you haven’t backed up your computer before, do it now

Seriously, you’ll thank yourself for it later.

After five postponements – Ibrahim Halawa will be back before court in Cairo later

Amnesty International has warned that the Tallaght teenager could face the death penalty if convicted.

Nepal death toll reaches 2,000 as fresh aftershocks and avalanches hit

A strong aftershock has hit the region, as a massive rescue effort gets under way.

Blood and guts: What it’s really like acting on a medical drama

We spoke to the star of a Sky One show about her experiences.

Sitdown Sunday: A spooky visit to a real-life ghost town

The very best of the week’s writing from around the web.

From The42 The London-based Irish pub where pints are exchanged for Panini stickers Interview

The London-based Irish pub where pints are exchanged for Panini stickers

Sebastian O’Driscoll chats to us about the recently opened Six Yard Box bar.

Tributes paid to rally driver (34) killed in Clare crash

The remainder of the event has been cancelled as a mark of respect to Simon McKinley.

‘This is our life sentence, for us there is no parole’: The week in quotes

“We also have many unanswered questions which we will have to carry with us for the rest of our lives.”

70 people were injured while filming this movie with 100 untamed lions Wild At Heart This post contains videos

70 people were injured while filming this movie with 100 untamed lions

A family moved in with the massive pride of lions to film what has been called “the most dangerous movie ever made”.

Ongoing efforts to contact all 50 Irish citizens in earthquake-hit Nepal

A number of Irish tour groups are in the region. A hotline has been set up for anyone concerned about loved ones in the country.

Why can’t all the left-wing parties get their act together? Uniting The Left This post contains videos

Why can’t all the left-wing parties get their act together?

There are FIVE left-wing parties in the Dáil right now. Can’t they all just get along?

The 9 at 9: Sunday

Everything you need to know as you start your Sunday.

Office space and the open-plan era: what really works?

But in a world made up of introverts, extroverts and, indeed, ambiverts how are companies accommodating for all?

From Business ETC Can you guess the codenames for these famous products? Prototype

Can you guess the codenames for these famous products?

The only place where you can get names like Perestroika, Jaunty Jackalope and Weed-Whacker.

The swallows are back from Africa and that means summer has officially begun

Don’t forget these little guys are a protected species…

Obama lets the press know how he really feels … via his ‘Anger Translator’

“My advisors ask me, ‘Mr President, do you have a bucket list?’ I said, well, ‘I have something that rhymes with bucket list.’”

From The42 A lifetime ago, the world fell in love with Bruce Jenner because of his determination and spirit Long Distance

A lifetime ago, the world fell in love with Bruce Jenner because of his determination and spirit

Before the operations and reality TV, he was already a hero.

From Business ETC Your FM radio won’t fall silent any time soon Dab

Your FM radio won’t fall silent any time soon

The Department of Communications has said it has ‘no plans’ to switch off the frequency.

Yesterday’s News

Nowhere to turn: These Irish women killed their babies to avoid lives of scandal and poverty

Some women were sentenced to death for killing their children but none were actually executed as the justice system was sympathetic to their plight.

8 things we learned at the Fianna Fáil Ard Fheis

As expected, there’s been new policies … and more in-fighting.

The issue of families living in hotels is still (mostly) a Dublin problem

The capital has far more people in emergency accommodation than the rest of the country.pr

Micheál Martin: Enda thinks fist-pumps solve problems … but Gerry is even worse Shots Fired This post contains videos

Micheál Martin: Enda thinks fist-pumps solve problems … but Gerry is even worse

In a popular move, the Fianna Fáil leader also wants to abolish Irish Water.

Irish playwright embroiled in controversy over play about death of black teen

Actors have walked off Phelim McAleer’s “Ferguson”, a staged reading of testimony surrounding the police shooting of Michael Brown.

Poll: Should women with medical cards be able to get the morning after pill free without a GP visit? Your Say This post contains a poll

Connacht’s nightmare day and more talking points from a hectic Pro12 Saturday

Scarlets were the big winners in the chase for Champions Cup places.

Here’s What Happened Today: Saturday

An earthquake in Nepal, a child rescue alert and opinion polls had everyone talking today.

How the language we choose can help combat violence against women

Language matters – none of us are perfect human beings and we all fall prey to our unconscious prejudices that we absorb from our environment.

Death toll passes 1,000 after massive earthquake in Nepal

It has been reported that a number of Irish people are now stranded in Nepal.

QUIZ: Who wouldn’t pay a fine to save their life? Test your knowledge of the week…

… in which we all became very worried about a company called Siteserv…

What percentage of men in Ireland have paid for sex? It’s the week in numbers

Plus: How many abortion pills bound for Ireland were seized last year?

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