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Today’s News

What are you entitled to if a delivery company loses your stuff?

In light of last week’s raid on a Parcel Motel depot in west Dublin, we ask what customers of delivery services are entitled to when things go awry in transit.

Meet the 90-year-old North Korean convicted spy whose sole wish is to make it back to the 'Fatherland' Unswerving Loyalty This post contains videos

Meet the 90-year-old North Korean convicted spy whose sole wish is to make it back to the 'Fatherland'

Seo Ok-ryol has spent three decades in prison and been sentenced to death on two separate occasions.

Poll: Are you in favour of the government's strategic communications unit? Your Say This post contains a poll

Poll: Are you in favour of the government's strategic communications unit?

The new communications unit has caused a deal of controversy since its announcement.

The pound's plunge is sending Irish 'tooth tourists' north of the border

The hotels lobby says it’s an example of how Brexit is disrupting the industry’s trade.


'Some people say 'it's just what lads do'. But it's not. It makes women feel insecure and threatened'

A new poster initiative from Dublin City Council is acting on a 2015 report that highlighted “relentless examples” of sexist behaviour.

As US warplanes fly off North Korea, Trump says the country's leaders 'won't be around much longer'

The war of words between the two powers shows no sign of abating.

The 9 at 9: Sunday

Trump ramps up the Korea threats, and woman dies in Monaghan collision – it’s the 9 at 9.

Sitdown Sunday: 'There's a different kind of blackness in her brain' - life with dementia

Grab a comfy chair and sit back with some of the week’s best longreads.

Pat Shortt's breathtaking home on the Shannon could be yours for €1.2m

'North Koreans are neither brainwashed robots nor aspiring democracy activists'

Like people in any country, North Koreans have aspirations for themselves and their families, and their beliefs are complex, writes Alexander Dukalskis.

Have you seen Bill Delaney? His family are concerned for his welfare

62-year-old Bill has been missing from his Co Kildare home since yesterday morning.

Take a guided tour of... LinkedIn's purpose-built Dublin office after months under wraps

The professional networking firm opens the doors to its new European HQ this week.

Over 290 gardaí injured while on duty so far this year

That’s according to new figures shared by the Minister for Justice and Equality.

Woman in her 60s killed in Monaghan road collision

The fatal crash occurred on the R162 at Feragh at about 5pm yesterday afternoon.

The medicinal cannabis bill passed through the Dáil last year, but now it's on the shelf

The Bill which passed through the Dáil has effectively shelved following a damning report.

How Germany's complex electoral system could cause problems for Angela Merkel

Germany has a few unique quirks to its electoral system that could force Merkel into a difficult coalition.

Behaviour of staff top reason for complaints about maternity services at Portlaoise

Half of the complaints were about staff behaviour and three were about the care received.

'I hope you are in the light now Fi': Letter written by late mother of missing Fiona Pender

Fiona Pender’s brother John has released a statement, following the death of his mother.

Author of damning report on gardaí's child protection record invited to train new recruits

Professor Geoffrey Shannon published a comprehensive audit of the gardaí’s child protection practices in May.

Yesterday’s News

Scoring all over the field: Irish ploughing experts share their tricks of the trade

350 competitors made the trek to Offaly this week. Why do they return each year?

'It's a complete disaster': Getting a divorce in Ireland could get a lot harder post-Brexit

Getting a divorce from a spouse in the UK is governed by EU law, which may not apply after Brexit.

These are just some of the best nature photos of the year

The overall grand-prize winner will be chosen from the four category winners and will be announced in December

Column: 'Negative attitudes persist among heterosexual and homosexual people'

But people who are attracted to multiple genders make up between 2 and 25% of the population, writes Bi+ Ireland.

Here's What Happened Today: Saturday

Man dies during garda arrest, half-marathon chaos and LeBron versus Trump.

Gas restored in Mayo and Galway as probe launched into Shell Corrib breach

Clean supply has been restored to a number of area following the incident.

Firefighters battle underground blaze in north Dublin

Five DFB units are at the scene at Shanowen Road in Santry.

From The42 Cork on hunt for new senior hurling boss after Kingston departs Rebel Search

Cork on hunt for new senior hurling boss after Kingston departs

Kingston guided Cork to Munster senior hurling glory in July.


How many Leap Cards have been issued since 2011? It's the week in numbers

Plus: What is the average cost of renting in Ireland now?

LeBron James calls Donald Trump a 'bum' as US sports stars get political Slam Dunk This post contains videos

LeBron James calls Donald Trump a 'bum' as US sports stars get political

Donald Trump has said that the NBA champions won’t be be coming to the White House.

From The42 As it happened: Leicester v Liverpool, Premier League Minute-by-Minute

As it happened: Leicester v Liverpool, Premier League

We were at the King Power Stadium to see if Jurgen Klopp’s side could gain some revenge for their midweek League Cup defeat.

There have been some weird, weird moments in the lead up Germany's election

Promises of nudist areas, Calvin Klein-esque posters, and a satirical political party – the bizarre bits of Germany’s election campaigns.

'Power to the Peepee': Dutch women are protesting about a lack of female public loos

A woman was fined €90 this week for public urination.

'It could be Dublin's Soho': Inside the row over the future of one market square

The Liberties’ Newmarket Square is primed for development – but some locals fear the outcome.

'A monumental disaster': Runners critical of bad organisation and traffic chaos at Dublin Half Marathon

The half marathon was due to kick off today at Newbridge House in Donabate in north county Dublin at 9am.

Ibrahim Halawa 'has yet to speak to family and won't be getting government jet home'

Halawa’s sister says he is still in prison and must be reinterviewed by police before he is freed.

'A horrible, horrible thing': Trump slams McCain for blocking Obamacare repeal

McCain’s opposition is likely to doom the effort to repeal.

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