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Today’s News

Three women accuse hip-hop mogul Russell Simmons of rape

The 60-year-old hip-hop legend denied the rape accusations, which date back to 1988.

Poll: Have you seen a Star Wars film? Lunch Crunch This post contains a poll

Poll: Have you seen a Star Wars film?

Give it to us straight. Be honest.

The most common jobs in Ireland are in sales, retail and farming

Over two million people were working at the time of the Census last year.

Labour's Alan Kelly has asked the Justice Minister if his phone is being tapped

His concerns come after his parliamentary questions which unravelled Fitzgerald’s email scandal.

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'This claim is odd and absurd': Declan Ganley denies he commissioned dossier about Denis O'Brien

O’Brien is seeking to have Ganley added to a long running court case against Red Flag.

'It's a bittersweet day for me': Bobby Kerr is leaving his Insomnia coffee business

Over the last 20 years he has built the company into one of Ireland’s biggest coffee chains.

Australian man jailed in Singapore for selling forged Ed Sheeran concert passes

He used forged ‘all area access’ passes to bring concertgoers into the stadium.

Man taken from home twice and forced to withdraw cash from ATM and bank in Terenure

Two people have been arrested in connection with the burglary.

Bermuda bans same-sex marriage - just months after legalising it

The legislation marks an unusual turnabout after a Supreme Court justice ruled to allow gay marriage in May.

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The Rise of the Instagram Restaurant: How your feed is changing your food

The Garda Band has cost taxpayers €5.5 million over the past three years

Members of the band, none of whom are involved in policing duties, were paid an average of €58,985 each last year.

Poll: Real Christmas tree or fake Christmas tree? Your Say This post contains a poll

Poll: Real Christmas tree or fake Christmas tree?

What’s standing in your sitting room?

The 9 at 9: Thursday

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

Legislation to officially recognise Irish Sign Language set to pass through Dáil today ISL

Legislation to officially recognise Irish Sign Language set to pass through Dáil today

The bill is expected to pass through all stages of the Dáil today.

3-year-old becomes fourth child to die in Manchester house fire RIP

3-year-old becomes fourth child to die in Manchester house fire

Demi (15), Brandon (8) and Lacie (7) also died in Monday’s fire.

Woman (23) charged in connection with Parlickstown shooting incident earlier this week

The woman will appear before Blanchardstown District Court this morning.

'You're fired': Former Apprentice contestant Omarosa ousted from White House job

Some news reports said she was forcibly escorted from the premises.

Today will be cold, rainy and thundery with the frost set to return this evening

Weather warnings are in place all over the country.

Ireland's food security: 'It's said that modern civilisation is three meals deep'

Ireland is extremely vulnerable to external shocks in the food chain, writes Mícheál Callaghan.

'He threatened to kill me': Salma Hayek alleges years of harassment from 'monster' Harvey Weinstein

She said Weinstein told her “I will kill you. Don’t think I can’t.”

Growing size of wine glasses contributing to rising levels of drinking

The capacity of wine glasses has increased sevenfold in the past 300 years.

From The42 'I want to continue making history in this sport. I want all the belts' Form A Queue

'I want to continue making history in this sport. I want all the belts'

Katie Taylor has set her sights on her fellow lightweight beltholders as a defining 2018 beckons.

Rohingya crisis: 6,700 people, including 730 children under 5, killed in space of one month

More than 59% of the children who were killed under the age of five were reportedly shot.

Should neighbours of land bought under compulsory purchase order get compensation?

The Law Reform Commission is examining 23 issues on compulsory purchase orders and wants to hear from interested parties.

Senior Kinahan gang member dodged hit in Spain as he was cycling with his son

The Hutch gang has managed to get a foothold in Malaga – a previous Kinahan stronghold.

Yesterday’s News

From The42 Katie Taylor dominates brave Jessica McCaskill to retain her world title Andstill

Katie Taylor dominates brave Jessica McCaskill to retain her world title

Taylor was heavily tested by the impressive Jessica McCaskill, but passed with flying colours.

Two brothers kicked, punched and spat at gardaí and stripped down 'entirely'

Sam and Craig Mooney pleaded guilty at Dublin Circuit Criminal Court to criminal damage to a garda patrol car.

Committee recommends legal abortion up to 12 weeks of pregnancy without restriction

The recommendation matches that of the Citizens’ Assembly.

Man goes on trial for sexually assaulting a bar woman on the dance floor of a late night bar

The man pleaded not guilty at Dublin Circuit Criminal Court to sexually assaulting the woman.

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From The42 History makers! Manchester City set new Premier League record with 15th successive win Pep In His Step

History makers! Manchester City set new Premier League record with 15th successive win

The league leaders thrashed Swansea 4-0 tonight.

Ryanair pilots in Portugal serve notice of 24 hour strike on 20 December

This is the same time that Irish pilots in Ryanair who are members of Ialpa intend to undertake strike action.

Here's What Happened Today: Wednesday

Committee recommends repeal, Suu Kyi stripped of Freedom of Dublin and Brexit defeat for Theresa May.

Theresa May suffers big defeat on Brexit, with own MPs rebelling against her

The defeat means MPs will have a final vote on any deal before the UK leaves the EU.

Halligan has another space and alien life themed Christmas card this year

The Minister of State, who has responsibility for Ireland’s role in Europe’s space mission, believes there is life on other planets.

We went behind-the-scenes with the RTÉ National Symphony Orchestra as it prepares for Christmas Tuning Up This post contains videos

We went behind-the-scenes with the RTÉ National Symphony Orchestra as it prepares for Christmas

From playing the soundtrack to ET and Harry Potter, the orchestra have been keeping busy this festive season.

Surgeon pleads guilty to assault after burning his initials into the livers of two patients undergoing transplants

The surgeon used a medical instrument called an argon beam coagulator to burn his initials into their livers.

Councillors vote to strip Aung San Suu Kyi of the Freedom of Dublin

Councillors voted in favour of the motion at a council meeting tonight.

As it happened: TDs and Senators vote in favour of repealing the Eighth Amendment The Eighth This post contains videos

As it happened: TDs and Senators vote in favour of repealing the Eighth Amendment

A referendum on the issue will be held next year.

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