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Dublin: 22 °C Tuesday 19 June, 2018

Today’s News

Here's What Happened Today: Tuesday

Here’s what had people talking today.

Trump says to prosecute migrants 'you have to take the children away'

US officials say more than 2,300 children have been separated from their parents or guardians since early May.

Over 1 in 10 of you bought a car with PCP - but do you know what comes next?

CCPC’s Áine Carroll warns that PCPs aren’t as affordable as they seem.

Pensioner who sexually assaulted 84-year-old man on rural bus walks free from court

The married father of three pleaded guilty to sexual assault at an unknown location on the N68 route linking Kilrush to Ennis.

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From The42 In praise of Derek - 'He was like a father figure in that regard, trying to steer you on the right path' Deise Leader

In praise of Derek - 'He was like a father figure in that regard, trying to steer you on the right path'

Waterford forward Brian O’Halloran salutes their departing manager Derek McGrath.

Appeal for 29-year-old man missing from Carlow

Philip Power was last seen in Borris at around 7pm yesterday.

Man who walked around north Dublin with realistic AK47 jailed for 2.5 years

Eoin Berkeley has already served 18 months on remand.

Apologising for criminalisation of homosexuality Varadkar says 'people allowed the law to do its bashing for them'

The Dáil is offering an apology today to all the men convicted before the decriminalisation of homosexuality.

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Boris Becker's diplomatic passport is 'fake' says Central Africa Republic

The document’s serial number corresponded to one of a batch of new passports that were stolen in 2014,

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.

FactCheck: Is Trump correct that the Democrats passed laws to separate families at the border?

Trump has pinned the blame for the controversial practice at the US border on Democrats, but is he right?

Tusla 'apologises profusely' for McCabe errors as damning report highlights systemic failures

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

The 5 at 5: Tuesday

Five minutes, five stories, five o’clock…

Ireland was the fourth safest EU country for road deaths last year

Ireland had the fourth largest decline in road deaths amongst the EU28 countries between 2016 and 2017.

18,000 overcharged business accounts: Ulster Bank admits some customers complained five years ago

In a recent review the bank found it did not have the right five years ago to raise the rate of interest for for these customers.

Government wants future budgets to 'lean against the wind'

The Summer Economic Statement this year sets out the plans for next year’s Budget. And it’s all about cooling those jets in case Ireland overheats.

Call centre worker sexually harassed by boss awarded €45,000

The woman felt that she had no choice but to resign from her post.

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.

Working at Liverpool and Sunderland, a return to Ireland and facing Dublin in a first Leinster final

Next Sunday is an occasion to savour for Portlaoise native Brian Glynn.

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.

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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.

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”.

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.

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.

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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.

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