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Today’s News

At least 22 dead after train derails in Taiwan

It is not known yet what caused the derailment.

Tributes paid to former TD and 'gentle giant' Seymour Crawford who has died aged 74 RIP

Tributes paid to former TD and 'gentle giant' Seymour Crawford who has died aged 74

Crawford served on Monaghan County Council and as a TD for Cavan-Monaghan for almost 20 years.

From The42 LIVE: Toulouse v Leinster, Champions Cup Liveblog

LIVE: Toulouse v Leinster, Champions Cup

We’re going minute-by-minute as the four-time champions meet in France.

Theresa May to face a 'show trial': The UK Sundays report Tory party turmoil

Theresa May is coming under intense pressure from all sides today over securing a final Brexit deal.

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Cook once, eat twice: Warming one-pot veggie dinners that are perfect for leftovers

'A very dangerous step': Russian anger at Trump's plan to withdraw from nuclear weapons deal

The US has accused Russia of breaking the terms of the treaty signed during the 1980s.

‘When RTÉ wanted us on the Toy Show, I rang my wife and cried down the phone’

As part of our How My Business Works series, we profile The Field.

Passengers to disembark ferry that collided with two yachts off Isle of Wight

A search and rescue helicopter had been combing the area also but was forced to turn back due to low visibility.

200 pupils affected as Dublin school building closed after 'significant structural issues' discovered

A structural engineer found significant issues after an inspection on Friday at Ardgillan Community College.

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Ultra-luxurious €2.65m townhouse once home to a former Taoiseach

World powers incredulous over Saudi's account of 'fistfight' that killed journalist Jamal Khashoggi

EU, Germany, France, Britain, Australia, Canada and the UN have all called for greater clarity from Saudi Arabia.

All along the Frontline - The controversial and acrimonious race for the Áras in 2011

Gallagher’s monumental lead was undone, but by then the campaign had already become a bizarre one.

Ryanair reports video to police after footage emerges of passenger racially abusing another

The elderly white man also calls a black woman a “stupid, ugly cow” in the video.

From The42 Chasing Kona: From 60-a-day smoker to elite Ironman Making A Change This post contains videos

Chasing Kona: From 60-a-day smoker to elite Ironman

Dubliner Rob Cummins gave up smoking at 27 and rose to the top of one of the world’s toughest endurance sports.

Poll: Should the confidence and supply agreement be renewed or would you rather an election? Party Politics This post contains a poll

Poll: Should the confidence and supply agreement be renewed or would you rather an election?

Both Fianna Fáil and Fine Gael have announced their negotiating teams for the upcoming renewal talks.

'A stain on our society': What the presidential candidates think about Direct Provision

Some are in favour of a blanket amnesty for people living in the system for more than five years.

Sitdown Sunday: He was a great landlord - until they found out he was spying on their every move

Grab a comfy chair and sit back with some of the week’s best longreads.

The 9 at 9: Sunday

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

The Irish For... How the Vikings influenced the Irish language

Darach O Séaghdha talks us through the meaning behind some words that get their origin from Medieval Ireland’s interaction with Scandanavia.

'I would make sure everyone who's homeless had shelter': We asked these second class students what they'd do as President Aras 18 This post contains videos

'I don't regret it, I don't hold any bad feelings. Things happen for a reason'

Cork’s John Murphy on breaking through at Aston Villa, marking David Beckham and what might have been.

Environmental groups enraged by protected sites plan for endangered hen harrier

The groups claim that the Culture Minister’s threat response plan would see large-scale commercial conifer forestry in hen harrier protected areas.

Michael D Higgins enjoys commanding lead in latest presidential opinion polls

Although Higgins has a huge lead, the polls may not reflect the recent furore surrounding Peter Casey.

'There's very little talent': How Ireland's blockchain firms are trying to fix staff shortages

The rapid growth of the nascent technology means universities are still playing catch-up.

Woman running 'sensual massage' parlours believed the acts were legal, court hears

A member of the public complained that a high number of male visitors were attending a massage parlour in Olivemount, Windy Arbour.

From The42 Ireland's second fastest marathon runner ever on representing Australia and realising her potential at 41 Late Beginner

Ireland's second fastest marathon runner ever on representing Australia and realising her potential at 41

Mayo native Sinead Diver reflects on her phenomenal Melbourne Marathon triumph.

Questions raised over how many of 111 Garda stations without internet have been connected since July

But Fianna Fáil TD Jim O’Callaghan has questioned whether the figures can be trusted, and that he would make a complaint.

From The42 Taylor toys with tough Cindy Serrano to retain titles in Boston as a 'Notorious' fan watches on Boxing Lesson

Taylor toys with tough Cindy Serrano to retain titles in Boston as a 'Notorious' fan watches on

Taylor tormented Serrano for 10 rounds en route to a shutout victory.

A US sitcom, pronunciation and Irish 'imbalance' among concerns raised in naming of 2018-19 storms

Emails released under the Freedom of Information Act reveal how Met Éireann and the UK Met Office named this year’s storms.

Yesterday’s News

From The42 'I feel s**t... I wouldn't want my kids to do that' - Zebo apologises to Lowry Humble Pie

'I feel s**t... I wouldn't want my kids to do that' - Zebo apologises to Lowry

The Racing 92 fullback taunted his opposite number as he scored a try in Paris.

A Serbian photographer documents every Direct Provision centre in Ireland

Vukasin Nedeljovic has been compiling his Asylum Archive since 2006.

From The42 Diarmuid O'Connor kicks superb winner as Ballintubber edge out Breaffy in Mayo final Champs

Diarmuid O'Connor kicks superb winner as Ballintubber edge out Breaffy in Mayo final

Cillian O’Connor dispatched 0-7 to help his side to their fourth title since 2010.

‘You’ve got everything now, you should be fine’: How youth workers are helping LGBTI+ people post-marriage referendum

Marriage equality and the Gender Recognition Act were two significant milestones in recent years, but there’s still a lot of work to be done.

Here's What Happened Today: Saturday

Michael D Higgins versus the PSNI, an opinion poll, and a Brexit march – here’s the news of the day.

PSNI 'reject' claim from Michael D Higgins about security escort to Belfast

“It is clear now that Michael D Higgins claim has caused considerable anger within the PSNI… This is very serious.”

From The42 Salah gets his scoring mojo back to snap Liverpool's winless run He's Back Baby

Salah gets his scoring mojo back to snap Liverpool's winless run

The Egypt star’s clever first-half finish proved to be the difference between Liverpool and Huddersfield.

Ireland in a snapshot: A stroll down the canal and it’s like Saturday never happened

Each week, photographer and filmmaker Donal Moloney shares a small piece of Ireland that reflects the bigger picture.

Campaigners claim half a million marched in London to call for new Brexit vote

If accurate, it would make it the largest demonstration since the protest against the Iraq war in 2003.

How many babies were born into a homeless charity's services last year? It's the week in numbers

Plus: The number of thrusts that new self-lubricating condoms can withstand without losing its slipperiness.

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