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Dublin: 16 °C Saturday 21 April, 2018

Today’s News

From The42 LIVE: Man United vs Tottenham, FA Cup semi-final Liveblog

LIVE: Man United vs Tottenham, FA Cup semi-final

Jose Mourinho’s Man United take on Tottenham in the semi-finals of the FA Cup at Old Trafford.

This wooden "vertical village" will be built in Paris

The mixed-use development will be built using a timber frame.

EU, Trump and Russia praise North Korea's plan to halt nuclear tests

Donald Trump tweeted that “progress [is] being made for all”.

Three-year-old boy drowns in 'tragic accident' at swimming pool

Police are investigating the incident.

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What's stopping Norwegian's transatlantic dreams taking flight

Mick Jagger talks about 'great times' with the Chieftains ahead of Croke Park gig

The Rolling Stones are set to perform in Dublin next month.

From The42 LIVE: Leinster v Scarlets, Champions Cup semi-final Liveblog

LIVE: Leinster v Scarlets, Champions Cup semi-final

It’s shaping up to be a hot one at the Aviva Stadium and we’re going minute-by-minute as Irish and Welsh rivals chase a European final place.

Gardaí find 1.3 million stolen cigarettes in Dublin

The cigarettes had been stolen earlier this month.

Appeal for 17-year-old missing from Dublin

Wiktoria Swierczynska was last seen in Carrickmines early yesterday morning.

Deaf and partially blind dog led rescuers to child in Australian bushland after keeping her safe

Seventeen-year-old blue heeler Max stayed with the child through a rainy night before leading family and rescuers to her.

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Rialto: The Dublin village with plenty of soul (that took its name from Venice)

An Post denying reports that it needs to cut 2,000 jobs

An Post says the number of 2,000 redundancies is from a strategic review in March 2017.

GIY: 'We really don’t need a heatwave – just a few days with the sun in the sky'

I don’t know how the poor plants will react if we skip spring altogether, writes Michael Kelly.

Appeal to help find man who has been missing for 10 days

Michael Edmonds, 63, was last seen on 11 April.

Once considered a rebellion, sports clothing for women is becoming the norm in Saudi Arabia

But the risk of a social backlash is real in a society steeped in conservatism.

Bertie Ahern cuts interview short after he's asked about Mahon Tribunal Conflict Zone This post contains videos

Bertie Ahern cuts interview short after he's asked about Mahon Tribunal

“I’ve dealt with that issue and I am not saying any more about that issue.”

Here's what the plans look like for Dublin's newest hotel

Here's what the plans look like for Dublin's newest hotel

A hotel operator has already agreed to run the site

From The42 'Since I was a teenager, I would always have felt sick after certain types of food' Interview This post contains videos

'Since I was a teenager, I would always have felt sick after certain types of food'

Irish karate star Caradh O’Donovan on battling Crohn’s disease, funding her dream and aiming for the Tokyo Olympics.

What brings visitors into see the Book of Kells? Rain, apparently

It was raining on many of the most popular days at the exhibition last year.

Woman rescued after falling from cliffs at Howth Head

The Irish Coast Guard, gardaí and Dublin Fire Brigade were involved in the rescue operation.

Poll: Have you checked to see if you're on the voting register? Your Say This post contains a poll

Poll: Have you checked to see if you're on the voting register?

The referendum will take place on 25 May.

'Access to third level isn't on merit. It's a lottery based on which family you were born into'

Since 2011 State funding of third level education has plummeted by an incredible 25%, writes Paul Gavan.

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Here’s all the news you need to know this morning.

'Relationships are difficult after a stroke. As soon as you mention it, you never hear from them again.'

An Irish Heart Foundation event later this month will help stroke survivors with issues including relationships and intimacy.

From The42 'I thought it was fat guys in nappies pushing each other around' - Meet the Roscommon sumo wrestler So Sumo

'I thought it was fat guys in nappies pushing each other around' - Meet the Roscommon sumo wrestler

John Gunning represented Ireland at three Sumo World Championships and is now a leading authority on the sport in Japan.

Why Tayto Park sees its future in luring the suit-and-tie brigade

The Meath attraction is aiming to bring in a million visitors per year.

We're going to get more sunshine today, but rain is on the way

Temperatures will be slightly higher than usual for this time of year.

Tidy Towns groups across the country are asking campaigners not to put up posters

This might be why some posters are missing in your town.

Objection to planning permission for bookies in town centre as it would create a 'no-go area'

The decision from Galway City Council to grant permission for the betting shop has been appealed to An Bord Pleanála.

From The42 Sexton willing to curb fiery instincts with captaincy as Leinster embrace Scarlets test Champions Cup

Sexton willing to curb fiery instincts with captaincy as Leinster embrace Scarlets test

Last year’s Pro12 semi-final defeat to Scarlets was a painful lesson for Sexton and Leinster. Today’s Champions Cup semi is the perfect opportunity to show what they’ve learned.

Call to start planning a Finglas Luas dubbed 'a decade premature'

Noel Rock, the Fine Gael TD for the area called on the NTA to begin advance works.

As scandal engulfs Spain's parliament, the question is, does any Spanish politician actually have a REAL degree?

Politicians from across the spectrum have been outed as suffering from ‘titlitis’ in recent times – that is, an addiction to boosting their CVs with fibs.

Yesterday’s News

North Korea leader Kim Jong Un suspending nuclear and long-range missile tests

North Korea carried out its sixth nuclear test last year.

'She never gave up searching': Jo Jo Dullard's sister dies after two decade search for missing woman

Mary lobbied Hillary Clinton and Ted Kennedy in an effort to find her missing sister.

London man jailed for 16 years over acid attack that melted victims' skin and clothes

Both victims suffered extensive burns to their faces and bodies and have required plastic surgery.

Teen 'cyber terrorist' who hacked CIA chief jailed for two years

Kane Gamble was 15 when he started carrying out the attacks from his bedroom in Leicestershire.

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'Devastated, heartbroken': Tributes pour in from across music industry for 'beautiful soul' Avicii RIP

'Devastated, heartbroken': Tributes pour in from across music industry for 'beautiful soul' Avicii

The musician was found dead in Muscat, Oman, this afternoon.

'There shouldn't be bonuses for bankers': Taoiseach takes stance on bankers' pay

Varadkar’s comments come after Finance Minister Paschal Donohoe said the government will establish a review to examine bankers’ pay.

From The42 'I was with Munster for 13 years and my appreciation of what I had there has gone through the roof' An Irishman Abroad

'I was with Munster for 13 years and my appreciation of what I had there has gone through the roof'

Donnacha Ryan is preparing to face his former club in Sunday’s Champions Cup showdown, but the 34-year-old has gained a fresh perspective since moving to France.

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