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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.

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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.

Poll: Do you think gender balance in government is important? Your Say This post contains a poll

Poll: Do you think gender balance in government is important?

Just 22.3% of TDs who won seats in the last election were women.

'Where are we all going?': 83 residents of Camden towers refuse to leave their homes

Some residents first learned of the evacuation while watching the news.

Older fathers have 'geekier' sons

Sons of older fathers are more intelligent and less concerned about fitting in, according to a study.

The 9 at 9: Saturday

Here’s what you need to know this morning.

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Inside the abuse claims hounding fruit firm Fyffes

'Hypocrisy in cheering for our gay Taoiseach, and turning a blind eye to his policies'

Do we truly care about LGBT people – or only those who have votes and who can afford the cost of a pint in The George, writes Oonagh Murphy.

Now you can find out where the safest, cleanest beaches are before you leave home

The Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) this week launched Beaches.ie.

Elderly pedestrian dies after being struck by car in Mayo

The driver and two passengers were not injured in the collision.

From The42 As it happened: All Blacks v The Lions, First Test Let's Get It On

As it happened: All Blacks v The Lions, First Test

After four years of talk, it was action time.

'The upper classes have not stopped going out': The rich Venezuelans spending their way through the crisis

Most are stuggling to make ends meet – but a rich minority is still sipping cocktails and going to exclusive nightclubs.

'An example of how bad it can get': We counted 13 syringes down this tiny Dublin alleyway

The site shows that public injecting is still a major problem, a drug service worker said.

Ad which claimed homeopathy treatment helped children with autism overcome symptoms banned

The Advertising Standards Authority of Ireland (ASAI) made the ruling against Almond Homeopathy this week.

'Kildare, here we come': A top architect says Dublin's sprawl has to stop

Hugh Wallace, a judge on RTÉ’s ‘Home of the Year’, says high-rise buildings are needed.

Over 140 people feared buried after landslide swallows Chinese village

Huge boulders came down on homes when the side of a mountain collapsed.

Garda Commissioner rolls with the punches as TDs go heavyweight

The Commissioner faced a gruelling session at the Public Accounts Committee this week but she let TDs know she is not going anywhere.

A changing promise: The Government said it would get families in hotels out of homelessness, but now it's putting them into hubs

A July deadline for getting families out of commercial hotels will not be met.

From The42 How John Hayes became a prop at the end of the world in New Zealand The Bull

How John Hayes became a prop at the end of the world in New Zealand

The Ireland and Munster legend head to Invercargill as a second row in 1995.

New Bill seeks to limit Airbnb rentals to six weeks per year

Senator Kevin Humphrey says short term rental platforms should have to register their properties.

One in five young LGBT people say they still face bullying and harassment

The survey of over 4,000 members of the young LGBT community was part of a national State strategy.

Keelings and a group of workers have fallen out over a crackdown on sick days

The fruit firm’s logistics arm has been accused of taking a ‘blanket approach’ to absenteeism – a claim it denies.

Dept had concerns over calling people 'cheats' in controversial welfare ad campaign Exclusive

Newly-released FOI documents show that the Department had considered changing the title to something less forceful.

Yesterday’s News

Qatar told to close Al-Jazeera and accept other demands or face 'divorce' from gulf neighbours

The Qatar-based broadcaster denounced the move as an attack on media freedom.

Lionel Messi's prison sentence swapped for fine

The Argentina international’s has been hit with a reported €255,000 loss.

Police receive second anonymous letter in relation to murder of prominent loyalist

44-year-old George Gilmore was gunned down in broad daylight in Carrickfergus in March.

Tony Bennett's sell-out Dublin concert has been cancelled

The 19-time Grammy winner was due to perform this Sunday.

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Here's What Happened Today: Friday

Another London tower evacuated tonight, and a chunk of AIB sold by the State – here’s Friday’s news.

Five tower blocks with 800 homes being evacuated in Camden over fire safety fears

Camden Council said it was undertaking “urgent fire safety works”.

Port Tunnel: Gardaí catch same vehicle speeding 3 times in 19 day-period

The highest speed recorded by the Port Tunnel’s new speed cameras is 132 km/h.

From The42 'We were barely finished the Junior Cert and Pete had us in on our summer holidays doing line-outs' BUILT FOR THIS

'We were barely finished the Junior Cert and Pete had us in on our summer holidays doing line-outs'

Peter O’Mahony’s Lions captaincy might have come as a surprise, but he’s been building towards Saturday since he was a child.

Five die in Turkey after being electrocuted at water park

The children were among the dead, the state-run Anadolu Agency reported.

Crowds gather at Waterford hospital after man dies while being transferred to Cork

A 40-year-old man from Waterford died while being transported in an ambulance to a hospital in Cork.

Hundreds queue for free tickets as Abbey Theatre shows it is "open to all"

They were queuing for tickets for a preview of the show Room.

Irish activist Sinéad Burke is winning praise for her TED Talk on being a little person

She tells us what it’s like to navigate a world that’s not designed for someone who is 3’5″ tall.

The charity single for Grenfell Tower survivors has topped UK charts

The cover track by 50 artists including Stormzy, Emeli Sande and Robbie Williams has sold over 170,000 copies.

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