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Today’s News

Do you think you're lazier than your friends? Well, stop. It's bad for you

The researchers say the importance of mindsets in health needs to be taken more seriously.

Sean Spicer says there are 'too many cooks' at the White House, signs off with pop at the 'fake news media' Spicey Interview This post contains videos

Sean Spicer says there are 'too many cooks' at the White House, signs off with pop at the 'fake news media'

Spicer resigned as White House press secretary yesterday after a tumultuous six months at the podium.

Surfing and rice planting among attractions on North Korea tourism website

There are strict warnings from a number of countries not to travel to the isolated Asian nation.

The 9 at 9: Saturday

Here’s all you need to know this bright Saturday morning.

After 20 years hunting for Irish gold, one dispute may tear this firm apart

LGBTI: 'We are pleased to see chemsex included in the National Drugs Strategy'

The government now needs to properly resource the commitments they have made on paper, writes Adam Shanley.

'What have I got myself in for?': Harry Styles and Cillian Murphy on acting and the challenges of filming Dunkirk

We talked to the actors about being inspired by their director, Christopher Nolan.

From The42 'When you run s**t, sponsors pull out and you're living off less than the Dole' Back On Track

'When you run s**t, sponsors pull out and you're living off less than the Dole'

Brian Gregan’s athletics career hit rock bottom last year when illness and injury completely eroded his confidence and prompted his sponsors to withdraw their support. But he has come through the other side and has enjoyed a superb start to the 2017 season ahead of next month’s World Championships.

Minneapolis police chief resigns in toxic fallout from shooting dead of unarmed Australian woman

Australian Justine Damond was shot dead last Saturday in her pyjamas by an officer who had responded to her distress call.

Irish engineers are at the heart of a shipbuilding revolution

A new project will see the construction of vessels more than 50 metres in length using fibre materials.

The story of the only Irishman deported from Ireland is hitting the stage

The story of Jimmy Gralton is being told in the play, which had its debut in Letrim.

Dentists charging more than listed, home kits not working and rudeness: Ireland's dentistry complaints

The dental complaints service was contacted 1,235 times last year, with 447 phone calls and 758 emails.

Woman who dressed as man to rob €10,000 given suspended sentence

The woman was struggling with financial difficulties when she carried out the ‘bizarre crime.’

Nearly 1,500 children were taken into emergency care over four years

An emergency care order is made through the Courts service when there is a real and immediate risk to the child’s safety.

You'll be seeing a lot of unusual planes overhead today

All of the events are free, but a €70 hospitality package is available.

Resolution of garda issues hangs on solving tensions between senior managers

The first recommendation in the Public Accounts Committee’s report on Templemore focused on strained relationships at the top of the organisation.

'Grave error', 'emotional', 'catastrophic': The who, what and when of the Maurice McCabe saga

16 days in to the Disclosures Tribunal, we give you a breakdown of what people said happened and when they said it did.

Yesterday’s News

No legal duty for laughing teens to rescue a drowning disabled man, says judge

“Never in my life would I have ever thought we would need a law to make this happen,” the local mayor said.

Six dead as tensions over Jerusalem holy site rise

The unrest came after Israeli ministers decided not to order the removal of metal detectors erected at entrances to the Haram al-Sharif compound.

Here's the new White House comms guy that Sean Spicer resigned over

Anthony Scaramucci called Spicer “a true American patriot” and says he hopes he’ll “make a tremendous amount of money”.


Three women killed in Louth car crash named locally

The incident happened at Ardee, Co Louth at around 1am this morning.

Man accused of 'disgusting and repulsive' murder of elderly brothers had mental disorders, court told

Both men had special needs and were found dead by their home help.

Here's What Happened Today: Friday

A tragedy in Louth, a charge in a Dublin rape case and Sean Spicer had people talking today.

Decades after his death, Salvador Dali's iconic moustache is still perfectly intact

A Spanish forensic expert said “his moustache appeared at 10 past 10 and his hair was intact” almost 30 years after his death.

Bank of America has picked Dublin as its main EU base post-Brexit

The multinational banking giant said it would move some people to the Irish capital.

From The42 Know Your Sport? Take our weekly quiz Let's Get Quizzical

Know Your Sport? Take our weekly quiz

How closely were you paying attention this week?

Clontarf Baths set to reopen in six weeks after €2 million facelift

Clontarf Baths set to reopen in six weeks after €2 million facelift

The facility will have a fully licensed café bar.

Police in contact with gardaí over unidentified man found in river

The PSNI recovered the body of a man from the water at Shaw’s Bridge, Belfast last Friday.

Ceann Comhairle establishes expert forum on Dáil privilege

The announcement comes following comments made by TD Paul Murphy about garda testimonies during the Jobstown trial.

Maurice McCabe was 'bullied and called a rat on social media', tribunal hears

McCabe’s barrister said he was the subject of “a good deal of hostility and enmity from certain sources in the Cavan-Monaghan division”.

Watchdog sent 90 files to gardaí over possible election offences

The Standards in Public Office Commission gave the details in its annual report, published today.

Two young rowers rescued off Cork coast as they tried to row from Canada to Ireland

French-Canadian rower Joseph Gagnon and Dubliner Brian Conville were attempting to break four world records.

Advice issued to Irish travelling to Greece and Turkey following major earthquake

The Department of Foreign Affairs has said there are no indications of any Irish citizens being involved in the earthquake.

Garda wore wig and sunglasses while sending anonymous email, trial told

The court heard that the email referred to the “penalty points” controversy and the treatment of a garda whistleblower.

Sean Spicer has quit as White House Press Secretary

It was reportedly in protest at President Donald Trump’s pick for Communications Director.

From The42 Gold for Ireland! Gina Akpe-Moses wins European U20 100m title What A Run

Gold for Ireland! Gina Akpe-Moses wins European U20 100m title

“It was the run of my life, I can’t believe it.”

The 5 at 5: Friday

5 minutes, 5 stories, 5 o’clock…

Gardaí confirm body found in woods was that of missing Linda Evans

Linda was reported missing on 24 June from Connolly Hospital.

The world's largest ever outbreak of cholera looks like it's about to get even worse

Yemen’s rainy season could accelerate the outbreak, agencies have warned.

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