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Today’s News

Why is Pride in June? The Stonewall riot started the whole tradition... here's how

The impromptu uprising outside the Stonewall Inn paved the way for the gay rights movement across the world.

European Arrest Warrants issued for a number of on-the-run Kinahan cartel members

A number of leading members of the cartel are running scared.

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Yesterday’s News

From The42 'I looked up, I saw a bit of space and I just stuck my head down' Williams Racing

'I looked up, I saw a bit of space and I just stuck my head down'

Liam Williams’ moment of magic will live long in the memory, despite this morning’s Lions defeat.

An Irish photographer has captured the aftermath of Grenfell Tower

Rolling News photojournalist Sam Boal took the photos this week.

Dark horses Down hang on by a thread to stun Monaghan and book Ulster final

Down are back in their first Ulster final since 2012.

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Here's What Happened Today: Saturday

Thousands hit the streets for Dublin pride, gardaí seize Kinahan cash and a cyber attack on the UK parliament.

Dreaming about a holiday? Here are some of the world's best 'eco escapes' National Geographic This post contains images

Dreaming about a holiday? Here are some of the world's best 'eco escapes'

The venues aim to “safeguard cultural and natural heritage” and “support environmentally friendly practices”.

This 17-year-old has been missing from Cork since Wednesday

She was last seen in Blackrock on 21 June.

Enough of the guilt: Breastfeeding isn't always an option or the right thing to do

I refuse to be judged any further than I have already judged myself on the matter, writes Jennifer Ryan.

Pictures: The sun was shining as tens of thousands flocked to Dublin Pride today

There were few clouds in the sky as a festival of colour came to the streets of the capital this afternoon.

Gardaí seize €100k worth of heroin in Dublin raids

Two homes in the Dublin 1 area were searched, and two people were arrested.

How much money is the Department of Justice HQ selling for? It's the week in numbers

Plus: How many US tourists visited Ireland last year?

Boy (14) airlifted to hospital after yachting incident off Cork coast

In a separate incident, a man in his 50s required the help of the coast guard after a serious kitesurfing incident.

From The42 As it happened: Down v Monaghan, Ulster SFC semi-final Minute-by-Minute

As it happened: Down v Monaghan, Ulster SFC semi-final

Could the Farney make it to their fourth provincial final in five years?

Central Bank to pay €30k for extra parking spaces beside new 'fit-for-purpose' HQ

The spaces will be phased out over the next two years as the bank tries to encourage staff to use more sustainable forms of transport.

A statue of the late Terry Wogan was unveiled in Limerick today

The bronze statue is located at Poor Man’s Kilkee by the River Shannon.

'Everyone predicted the end': How Ireland's Indie Bookshops are surviving in the Amazon age

Independent Book Shop week starts today, celebrating the great and the good of the indie bookseller.

'Rise, like lions after slumber': Jeremy Corbyn got a rapturous reception at Glastonbury today

The Conservatives have yet to agree a deal that will see it hold a majority with DUP support.

'I don't think my election as Taoiseach actually made history. It just reflected it'

Taoiseach Leo Varadkar addressed crowds at Dublin Pride today.

'A warning to everyone': The UK Parliament has been hit by a cyber attack

The House of Commons confirmed that a number of “unauthorised attempts” to access MPs emails were made.

Woman (80s) dies in Wicklow house fire this afternoon

The fire broke out at a house on Sea Road in Arklow.

Explainer: Could the US-Russia standoff in Syria end in violent conflict? Proxy War This post contains videos

Explainer: Could the US-Russia standoff in Syria end in violent conflict?

Syria’s war is entering a vital phase.

'You will need to check out by 4pm': Grenfell Tower survivors given hours' notice to leave hotel

Survivors were left unsure of where they were going to go next, after the letter from the local council.

An extra 1,500 social welfare fraud cases have been reported since start of 'Cheats' campaign

There have been 4,859 reports received by the department since 18 April, compared to 3,322 in the same period last year.

New junior minister says Nóirín O'Sullivan 'may well have to resign'

He said some of the revelations to come out of An Garda Síochána “are appalling”.

From The42 The42 Rugby Show: Murray Kinsella dials in from Eden Park after the Lions' defeat to the All Blacks Hurt Pride This post contains videos

Gardaí seize €350k in cash in latest crackdown on Kinahan gang

Three men in their 40s have been arrested.

Martha the Mastiff is the world's ugliest dog

Martha bagged the top prize in the 29th World’s Ugliest Dog Contest in California.

Shape of bird eggs related to their ability to fly - study

It goes against theories that eggs are shaped to suit their environment; eg, to stop them rolling off a cliff face.

Gardening: Pick your beetroot early for summer salads and slaws GIY

Gardening: Pick your beetroot early for summer salads and slaws

We’ve been enjoying the first batch of fresh beetroot from the veg patch, writes Michael Kelly.

'A disgraceful episode': Belfast Council to investigate controversial bonfire pallets storage

Up to 3,000 pallets were stolen from a council site earlier this week.

Al-Jazeera says closure demand is 'attempt to silence freedom of expression'

The nation’s foreign minister said today that the list of 13 demands given to his government is not reasonable.

From The42 10 of the best pictures from Eden Park as the Lions are defeated by the All Blacks Lions 2017

10 of the best pictures from Eden Park as the Lions are defeated by the All Blacks

The Lions were brought back down to earth with a 30-15 defeat in Auckland.

Irish farmers warned about Bluetongue virus after outbreaks in France

There have been 657 reported outbreaks in France since the start of this year.

From The42 Brilliant Ioane on the double as All Blacks move into series lead over Lions One Up

Brilliant Ioane on the double as All Blacks move into series lead over Lions

Warren Gatland’s tourists played some thrilling rugby but were second best at Eden Park.

Boeing launches 'most efficient' plane ever

Airbus, which moved first to update its aircrafts used in most midrange flights, now has a 60% market share.

This new database shows you all the ancient hill forts across Ireland

The database reveals that Mayo and Cork each have more than 70 ancient hill fort sites.

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