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Dublin: 16 °C Friday 26 August, 2016

Today’s News

You should update your iPhone now to prevent hackers from hijacking it

By tapping one link, hackers could hijack your phone and install spyware on it without your knowledge.

11 police killed, dozens injured in Turkey bomb attack

The bomb attack caused immense damage to the headquarters of the special anti-riot police force in Cizre.

"Crying, frustration, devastation" - eBay staff react to announcement of Dundalk closure

It’s anticipated that eBay is to close its operations in its Dundalk facility in the second quarter of 2017.

Poll: Would you donate your body to medical science? Your Say This post contains a poll

Poll: Would you donate your body to medical science?

97 people donated their bodies to medical science in Ireland last year.

Three adults and two children taken to hospital after Roscommon crash

A 23-year-old man was seriously injured in the collision.

The 9 at 9: Friday

It’s Friday and here’s all the news you need to know as you start your day.

Burkini inventor says there's a high demand from fair-skinned Irish women

Aheda Zanetti hit out at French officials over the recent ban on the swimwear.

Bolivian minister beaten to death by striking miners

Deputy Interior Minister Rodolfo Illanes was kidnapped and then killed by his captors.

From The42 'The All Blacks can play 10 different ways and they're not easy to prepare for' Daunting

'The All Blacks can play 10 different ways and they're not easy to prepare for'

Andrew Trimble and Ireland switched onto the task of beating New Zealand earlier this week.

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Powerful earthquake aftershock hits stricken Italian region overnight

The aftershock measured 4.8 on the Richter scale.

Three killed in apparent crossbow attack in Toronto

The incident occurred in the Toronto suburb of Scarborough.

Swimmer Ryan Lochte charged with falsely reporting robbery in Brazil Rio

Swimmer Ryan Lochte charged with falsely reporting robbery in Brazil

Lochte and three other American swimmers made false allegations of being robbed at gunpoint on a night out at the Olympics.

It's the last weekend of August - and the weather forecast is looking good

Temperatures of around 20 degrees? We’ll take it.

There's been an increase in the number of people donating their bodies to medical science in Ireland

In total, 397 people have donated their bodies between 2012-2015.

Programme meant to deter teenage pregnancies actually makes them more likely

These type of pregnancy programmes are used in 89 countries around the world – this new study casts serious doubt over them.

Yesterday’s News

Up to 1,400 people have turned up to see a pastor who claims prayer can 'cure' gay people

Sixty people protested against the visit of Angus Buchan, who also teaches that women should submit to their husbands.

OCI'S Kevin Kilty and Stephen Martin wear Team Ireland kits as they leave Rio police station

Police said they now have a huge amount of information after taking testimony from the two OCI executives.

From The42 Deja vu: West Ham dumped out of Europe by Romanian champions Burst Bubble

Deja vu: West Ham dumped out of Europe by Romanian champions

Felipe Teixeira’s goal just before half-time proved the difference at a stunned Olympic Stadium in London.

Death toll in Italy earthquake rises to at least 250 as questions mount

Public prosecutor Giuseppe Saieva said he would be opening an investigation into whether anyone could be held responsible for the disaster.

Police report Katie Hopkins to Twitter over poll about the deaths of five men

In the hours after the tragedy Hopkins – known for her controversial antics on Twitter – posted a poll about the event.

Here's What Happened Today: Thursday

Bye-bye Ebay, physician heal thyself, and Hickey seeks house arrest – it’s your Evening Fix.

Controversial burkini ban to be decided by French court tomorrow

The ruling, due tomorrow afternoon, is likely to set a precedent for around 30 French towns which have banned the burkini, mostly in the southeast.

How racing with drones is like being a 'very fast bird'

It’s in its infancy, but with the national championships happening this weekend, those involved hope it will become something bigger.

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.

Hillary Clinton has taken a huge lead in the race for the White House

That is despite hitting choppy waters.

From The42 We'll Leave It There So: More O'Donovan success, huge Euro draw for Celtic and today's sport Thursday

We'll Leave It There So: More O'Donovan success, huge Euro draw for Celtic and today's sport

Elsewhere, Ireland will have another Paralympian in Rio while Cristiano Ronaldo picks up another individual accolade.

Dog set to star in RTÉ show is found after public appeal

Sadie’s owners believe she was stolen.

Man who threw boiling water on gay couple sentenced to 40 years in prison

Marquez Tolbert testified that after pouring hot water on them, Blackwell grabbed him as he jumped and screamed in pain and told him: “Get out of my house with all that gay.”

PHOTOS: London Zoo is doing its annual weigh-in Tipping The Scales This post contains videos This post contains images

PHOTOS: London Zoo is doing its annual weigh-in

It helps zookeepers monitor the animals’ health and well-being.

Guardiola heading to Celtic Park and back to Barcelona in the Champions League

First-timers Leicester City will be delighted with the draw, which was made this evening.

Pat Hickey's wife leaves Rio as lawyers make house arrest bid

Meanwhile, a Brazilian police commissioner said he does not object to the former OCI boss being put under house arrest.

Gardaí have seized up to €2 million worth of drugs in the past week

This week, Gardaí have seized drugs, weapons and cash in five operations in Louth, Meath, and Dublin. They also said they have seized 20 weapons, including five assault rifles and a submachine gun so far this year.

The 5 at 5: Thursday

5 minutes, 5 stories, 5 o’clock…

eBay to close Dundalk operation next year

The decision is being made as PayPal wants to expand its business next year and has asked eBay to leave the facility.

Europe accused of 'undermining the global tax system' as Apple faces billions in Irish back-taxes

The transatlantic dogfight over multinationals’ profit-shifting continues to heat up.

From The42 O'Donovan one step closer to world championship medal after storming to semi-final victory Rowing Solo

O'Donovan one step closer to world championship medal after storming to semi-final victory

A typically strong finish from the 22-year-old saw him post the fastest time of the day heading into Saturday’s final.

Hiker found alive in remote mountain hut one month after going missing

The woman’s partner fell down a steep slope while the pair were hiking.

US firefighter can drive and swim again one year after face transplant

Patrick Hardison (42) was disfigured when the roof of a burning home collapsed on top of him in 2001.

From The42 Former Tipp minor hurler qualifies for Rio Paralympics after expulsion of Russian athletes Rio 2016
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