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Today’s News

Ireland should 'give back its looted and stolen treasures'

“Ireland is uniquely positioned to redress the imperialist legacy of Britain.”

'It shouldn't be laughed at': Study begins on effect bowel disorders have on women's minds

Researchers hope the study will recognise the seriousness of the chronic, painful condition.

'I've just hit a wall': Why one of Cork’s most famous restaurants has suddenly shut

Fenn’s Quay owner and head chef Kate Lawlor decided to close the eatery.

Here's What Happened Today: Saturday

Irish tragedy in Egypt, stabbing by Temple Bar and Sean Spicer’s goodbye.

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

Quiz: Where in the world is this?

We’ll drop you somewhere in the world and you tell us where you are.

Column: 'We need fines for cars parked on footpaths and for wheelie bins'

I don’t mind at all having a disability but when I face obstacles, it is very frustrating, writes Sean O’Kelly.

From The42 As It Happened: Donegal v Galway, All-Ireland SFC qualifier Updates

As It Happened: Donegal v Galway, All-Ireland SFC qualifier

Galway have booked their All-Ireland quarter-final spot.

Irishman dies off the coast of Egypt

The man reportedly died in the tourist region of Dahab.

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Children's doctors have been getting death threats and abusive messages over Charlie Gard case

Great Ormond Street Hospital says such behaviour is “deplorable”.

How much did a young girl get fined for selling lemonade in London? It's the week in numbers

Plus: How many new Harry Potter books are being released?

Actor John Heard, who played the father in Home Alone, has died aged 72

He had been recovering from back surgery.

Take a guided tour of... Twitter's Dublin digs after their multimillion-euro makeover

The social media company’s base in the capital is now one of the country’s greenest buildings.

Synthetic seventh heaven: London and Paris deal with the perils of chemsex

Associated problems include overdoses and addiction.

20 million disease-spreading mosquitoes will be released in the US - but it's a good thing

The Debug Project aims to reduce the health impact that disease-carrying mosquitoes inflict on people around the world.

From The42 Tipp survive Clare test to finish strongly and book All-Ireland semi-final place Tipp Top

Tipp survive Clare test to finish strongly and book All-Ireland semi-final place

A three-point win for the Premier in Páirc Uí Chaoimh.

A teenage girl suspected of leaving Germany to become an 'Isis bride' has been arrested in Iraq

Linda W. disappeared last year after apparently making contact with IS members.

Donald Trump went off on a ten-post tweetstorm early this morning

The US President addressed claims he’s looking into pardoning himself and his family.

'He gave us 17 golden years of memories' - funeral takes place of Damola Adetosoye RIP

'He gave us 17 golden years of memories' - funeral takes place of Damola Adetosoye

17-year-old Damola lost his life tragically on Tuesday last after getting into trouble while swimming in the River Shannon.

Teenager arrested in connection with stabbing and robbery of man in central Dublin this morning

A number of youths stabbed the man before stealing his phone.

From The42 As it happened: Tipperary vs Clare, All-Ireland SHC quarter-final Battle On The Banks

As it happened: Tipperary vs Clare, All-Ireland SHC quarter-final

Tipperary ran out winners at Páirc Uí Chaoimh and reach another All-Ireland semi, while Clare will be left to rue a plethora of wides and poor puck-outs on Leeside.

Indian chauffeur arrested after allegedly masturbating in front of German woman

Police arrested the 32-year-old driver after the woman accused him of unzipping his trousers and masturbating while she was walking in a public park .

Boots apologises after it's accused of moralising to women about the morning-after pill

The pharmacy chain has been criticised over the price of its emergency contraceptive pill.

From The42 'Andy Lee can't be killed!': For director Jay Bulger, CounterPunch saw a remarkable story come full circle Box Office

'Andy Lee can't be killed!': For director Jay Bulger, CounterPunch saw a remarkable story come full circle

Director and Rolling Stone journalist Jay Bulger wants to create boxing’s own ‘Boyhood’ after the success of his recent Netflix documentary, which featured a cameo from Ireland’s Andy Lee.

Gardening: This week, a beer trap for pesky slugs and seasonal soups

Slug hunting is a grim task and it brings out the worst in me, writes Michael Kelly.

Cork barber fined €2,000 for refusing to cut the hair of teenager with cerebral palsy

The Workplace Relations Commission found that the barber discriminated against 13-year-old wheelchair-user Thomas Bermingham on grounds of disability.

Israel deploys more troops to West Bank as crisis continues to escalate

The stabbing to death of three members of an Israeli family yesterday saw clashes erupt amid escalating tensions at the Holy Land’s most contested shrine.

India's new president is from the bottom of the caste system

This is only the second time this has occurred.

Poll: Do you put off going to the dentist longer than you should? Dental Plan This post contains a poll

Poll: Do you put off going to the dentist longer than you should?

A new report suggests that issues involving DIY dentistry in Ireland are on the rise.

The late-night flight that inspired a chef to make the first Irish coffee

Plane-weary passengers inspired a Tyrone chef to invent an Irish coffee almost 75 years ago.

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.

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.

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