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Man who committed €100,000 in welfare fraud handed 18 month sentence after original judge let him go

30-year-old John Stokes was not entitled to a suspended sentence due to the gravity of his crime, Justice Patrick McCarthy said.

'An appalling experience most could never imagine': Novichok victim discharged from hospital

Charlie Rowley’s partner Dawn Sturgess died after exposure to the nerve agent earlier this month.

Trump was secretly taped talking about paying off former Playboy model, report claims

And the recording is now in FBI hands, the New York Times reported.

Aptamil says there are 'no safety issues' with milk formula after claims it made babies sick

French food group Danone, who manufacture the product, launched an investigation this month following hundreds of complaints from parents.

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Up to 60 Irish holidaymakers left stranded in Bulgaria after travel agents' failure

Hundreds could be affected over the next week as roughly 60 Irish people are currently left stranded in Bulgaria.

Death toll from Missouri duck boat accident climbs to 17

Investigators blamed stormy weather for the accident yesterday evening.

Pressure mounts on GAA after Liam Miller tribute match sells out within minutes

The move may fall foul of a 2016 ruling by the European Commission over a €30m grant from the Government for the stadium’s redevelopment.

Plans for new 12,000-seater St Pat's stadium to be dropped in favour of housing development

Plans for new 12,000-seater St Pat's stadium to be dropped in favour of housing development

Minister for Housing Eoghan Murphy is expected to announce plans early next week for the construction of 500 homes in the area.

From The42 Know Your Sport? Take our weekly quiz It's Quizness Time

Know Your Sport? Take our weekly quiz

How closely have you paid attention to this week’s sporting headlines?

The 5 at 5: Friday

Five minutes, five stories, five o’clock…

'It is not a tool for a disappointed voter': Court dismisses bid to challenge abortion referendum

That is not the end of the matter, however, as the issue has been taken to the Court of Appeal.

Several people injured after knife attack on German bus

Police quoted by national news agency DPA said there were no fatalities.

Brazilian police arrest 'celebrity' surgeon after patient's death

Denis Cesar Barros Furtado went on the run when one of his female patients died after he gave her injections to enlarge her buttocks.

Macron fires aide seen hitting protester while dressed as riot policeman

He is suspected of unlawfully receiving police surveillance footage in a bid to clear his name.

From The42 Eventing rider Jonty Evans regains consciousness and showing positive signs Rehabilitating

Eventing rider Jonty Evans regains consciousness and showing positive signs

The 46-year-old ‘is beginning to interact positively with the medical team and his family,’ says a statement released today.

Cork man jailed for murder of mother of his son

The family of Amy McCarthy became emotional as the verdict was delivered.

Lidl store that was destroyed during Storm Emma to reopen next month

The building suffered severe damage after it was attacked during Storm Emma in March.

Man in his 90s killed in Kerry farm accident

It is understood the accident involved a tractor and machinery.

'Terry was a big strong rugby man not like this little chap' - Limerick's Wogan statue defaced

Two messages have been daubed over one another on part of the statue.

'A major problem': Independent Alliance to decide on free vote for Israeli goods trade ban Bill in the autumn

The proposed legislation passed in the Seanad last week after opposition parties joined forces.

HSE issues warning after two confirmed cases of measles in Dublin

Members of the public have been advised that the two infected people attended a number of hospitals where it is possibly they passed on the illness.

FactCheck: Did the Taoiseach threaten to ban British planes from Irish skies?

The UK’s Sun newspaper carried the front page “Irish PM: I’ll ban British planes as revenge for Brexit”.

Former Defence Forces member jailed for 18 years for 'horrendous' sexual abuse of daughter

John Murphy abused his daughter Sophia on dates between 1988 and 2001, and also in 2010.

From The42 'If the FAI want licensing to be taken seriously, they need to treat breaches more severely' Column

'If the FAI want licensing to be taken seriously, they need to treat breaches more severely'

Bray Wanderers and Limerick are entirely responsible for their recent late payment of wages, writes John O’Sullivan.

Man pleads guilty to murder after being arrested in Spain following failure to show up for trial

Dean Evans pleaded guilty to his role in the murder of Peter Butterly today.

So what now? Theresa May rejects the EU's Brexit backstop, saying it would create a border in the UK

“The government I lead will never be neutral in a union, we will always be in favour of it,” she said.

'Damp, mould, swarms of flies and rodent infestation': Galway travellers on state of their accommodation

The issues are detailed in a new report published by the Galway Traveller Movement today.

Second 24-hour strike by Ryanair pilots under way

Some 100 Ryanair pilots have stopped work today in a dispute over rostering, leave and other working arrangements.

Rain and breakdowns on the quays cause heavy traffic in Dublin city

The north quays are particularly bad.

Minister tells Facebook he is 'appalled and disgusted' over harmful content

Naughten said that the company needed a “step change” in their practices.

The 9 at 9: Friday

Brexit, data breach, and Putin’s White House invite… and the rain.

From The42 'Players shouldn't accept it, fans shouldn't accept it, clubs shouldn't accept it' Problems

'Players shouldn't accept it, fans shouldn't accept it, clubs shouldn't accept it'

Midfielder Eoin Wearen discusses Limerick’s recent financial problems and the players’ threat of strike action.

Poll: Should the GAA allow the Liam Miller match to be played at Páirc Uí Chaoimh? Charity This post contains a poll

Poll: Should the GAA allow the Liam Miller match to be played at Páirc Uí Chaoimh?

The former Republic of Ireland footballer died of pancreatic cancer earlier this year.

It's actually raining in some parts, but what's in store for the weekend?

Conditions are expected to remain warm but the weekend will be largely cloudy.

Fears of 'dangerous complacency': Thousands gather in Amsterdam for world Aids meeting HIV

Fears of 'dangerous complacency': Thousands gather in Amsterdam for world Aids meeting

Experts have warned that there may be a resurgence of the epidemic that has already killed 35 million people.

'Say that again' - Top US spy shocked when he learns Trump invited Putin to the White House Off Guard This post contains videos

'Say that again' - Top US spy shocked when he learns Trump invited Putin to the White House

The Washington meeting could happen as early as this autumn.

Letter from America: 'Trump isn’t perfect but voting for him sent a message – and I’m still glad I did'

Donald Trump’s central animating impulse in public life has long been that his country gets a raw deal, writes Larry Donnelly.

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