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Today’s News

Carol Nolan TD leaves Sinn Féin after being suspended for voting against abortion referendum

Sinn Féin Whip Aengus Ó Snodaigh told Nolan that she had been suspended for a period of three months on 21 March.

Probe into Tusla failures after McCabe case finds systemic errors in how it handles children at risk

Hiqa published a report into Tusla’s errors in handling the Maurice McCabe case today, and pointed to a litany of failures.

Marriage is (literally) good for the heart, new study finds

The study examined ethnically varied populations in Europe, North America, the Middle East and Asia.

From The42 Cork City face daunting task against Polish kingpins in Champions League opener Silver Lining

Cork City face daunting task against Polish kingpins in Champions League opener

However, a stroke of luck means the losers receive a bye to the Europa League’s third qualifying round.

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Dozens still missing after ferry capsized at Indonesia's Lake Toba

The wooden vessel sank yesterday afternoon with an estimated 80 people aboard.

Three dead after drive-by shooting in Swedish city of Malmo

Sweden’s justice minister called the shootings an “abominable crime”.

Father-of-two pleads guilty to sex attacks on women he met on Tinder

Patrick Nevin (36) pleaded guilty at the Central Criminal Court this morning.

Irish boutique Cari's Closet responds to criticism made on anonymous Instagram account

The boutique came under fire in posts on the Instagram page earlier this week.

British soldier to face trial over manslaughter of man shot dead in 1988

The 48-year-old man is to be prosecuted for the offence of gross negligence manslaughter.

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World's oldest Sumatran orangutan dies aged 62

Born in 1956, she was noted by the Guinness Book of Records as being the oldest verified Sumatran orangutan in the world.

'It will deepen the crisis': Government warned of 'little or no scope' for tax cuts

Today the ESRI said any tax cuts should be balanced with increases in taxation elsewhere.

Teenager who named her brother's sex abuse victims online jailed

Sophie Turner named the victims in the comments of a Liverpool Echo story.

Prince Harry and Meghan to visit Ireland

The couple will spend two days in Dublin on 10 and 11 July.

Gender identity to no longer be considered a disorder of the mind, says WHO

The World Health Organisation’s revised classification system sees trans-identities added under conditions relating to sexual health.

'Indefensible, immoral, shocking': Coveney on the separation of children at US borders

Official data shows more than 2,000 children have been separated from their parents or guardians since early May.

Government to apologise for historical convictions of gay men

A motion before the Dáil this evening will acknowledge the harm caused by historical criminal laws.

The 9 at 9: Tuesday

Here’s everything you need to know as the day gets started.

Poll: Should there be a ban on selling alcohol in airports before 10am? Your Say This post contains a poll

Poll: Should there be a ban on selling alcohol in airports before 10am?

Ryanair has called for the ban following an incident on one of its flights over the weekend.

LISTEN: Children at US detention centre cry out for parents, plead with immigration agents

The audio features the voice of a six-year-old girl who repeatedly asks officials to call her aunt so she can leave.

Canadian MPs vote to legalise cannabis for recreational use

Legalising weed was a 2015 campaign promise of Prime Minister Justin Trudeau.

China accuses Trump of 'blackmail' as he threatens fresh tariffs

He said yesterday he had asked the US Trade Representative to target $200 billion worth of imports for a 10% levy.

Controversial chart-topping rapper XXXTentacion shot dead in Florida

The rapper, whose lyrics were filled with insecurity and his real life marred by violence, was gunned down in broad daylight.

'She was living in a derelict building dripping with damp under a tin roof. The year was 1998'

During the making of No Country for Women, we journeyed with women today to learn more about their mothers’ and grandmothers’ lives, writes Anne Roper.

Senator who retweeted post calling IRA victim 'sadist' returns to SF after three-month ban

Senator Máire Devine issued an apology to the family of Brian Stack in the Seanad following the incident.

'Crayfish plague' may be to blame as large numbers of the crustacean die in Westmeath

Over the past number of years, many Irish crayfish has been impacted by the crayfish plague.

From The42 'There’s a decent chance that he'll stay' - IRFU hope Schmidt will re-sign The Boss

'There’s a decent chance that he'll stay' - IRFU hope Schmidt will re-sign

The Ireland head coach’s current contract expires after the 2019 World Cup.

So, what happens when you're blamed for forcing a passenger plane to land?

An Ibiza-bound Ryanair flight from Dublin was forced to divert to Paris on Saturday morning.

Tusla chief's email to staff ahead of McCabe report's release: 'We can weather this storm'

Health watchdog Hiqa is due to publish its report into Tulsa’s handling of information, ordered by Minister Zappone last year.

Yesterday’s News

'US will not be a migrant camp': Trump stands firm despite pressure over children being separated from parents

A photo of a two-year-old girl crying as her mother is searched by US border patrol agents has gone viral.

Police believe three killed by London train may have been graffiti artists

The deaths are being treated as “unexplained”.

Controversial Ronaldo bust swapped at Madeira airport

The original was swapped on Friday.

From The42 'This team will be forever ingrained in my heart': Derek McGrath steps down as Déise hurling boss Gach Rud Gach La

'This team will be forever ingrained in my heart': Derek McGrath steps down as Déise hurling boss

‘After five thoroughly enjoyable years working with the most committed, dedicated, honest and genuine players to represent our county’.

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Shooting in Sweden leaves 5 men injured

Swedish news agency TT said the incident happened in Malmo just after 8pm.

Here's What Happened Today: Monday

US clampdown on migrants, Meath man convicted for raping woman he met on dating app and Ireland second-worst performing EU country for tackling climate change, it’s the Evening Fix.

These schoolkid entrepreneurs have created an internet safety board game (with added robots) Future Leaders This post contains videos

These schoolkid entrepreneurs have created an internet safety board game (with added robots)

Ireland’s budding businesspeople were demonstrating their ideas at the RDS today.

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Late Kane goal sees England scrape past Tunisia in World Cup opener

The Tottenham star had given his side the lead before slotting home a 91st-minute winner.

Meath man convicted of raping woman he met on dating app

Gardaí arrested Martin Sherlock following a “sting” operation in which officers arranged to meet him as he was selling a phone through Done Deal.

Rupert Everett: 'The UK and Ireland are probably the two best places in the world to be gay'

The actor has directed and written a new film about Oscar Wilde.

Man to be sentenced next month for possessing almost 1,000 child abuse images

Some of the children depicted were no older than two-years-old.

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