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Dublin: 5 °C Sunday 26 February, 2017

Living - Today’s News

Getting people to care about the environment? It's all in the pupils...

New research at Trinity College Dublin is aimed at better understanding what drives human choice when presented with a lot of information.

There's a bid to let Swedish workers go home and have sex on their break

A councillor is proposing a paid sex break for workers to spend with their partners.

Here's how the international community stops drones from crashing into aircraft

As commercial and private drones become ever more prevalent, the risk of airplane strikes heightens accordingly.

Firm behind the Insure My websites slapped on the wrist over fake testimonials

Insuremymotorbike.ie was taken down after the complaint was lodged.

Living - Yesterday’s News

Interview: Ruth Negga on racism, fame, and the chance of winning an Oscar

The Irish-Ethiopian actress has had a stellar year – and her latest film, Loving, touches on a subject very close to her heart.

Abducted by a dictator - Spain's 'stolen babies'

Thousands upon thousands of infants were taken during Franco’s dictatorship.

'Dismay' and online anger as pro-choice TFMR Ireland excluded from Citizens' Assembly

17 groups were chosen from 120 submissions to present in front the Citizen’s Assembly

Living - Friday 24 February, 2017

Poll: Should elderly motorists be made to take their driving test again? Your Say This post contains a poll

Poll: Should elderly motorists be made to take their driving test again?

Transport Minister Shane Ross has said that retesting “is a really good idea”.

Bus Éireann workers told to 'prepare for protracted strike'

Siptu has put its members at the company on strike notice. HSE workers however, have cancelled impending industrial action.

Here's why your next TV binge should be... Rick and Morty

Where high-concept science fiction meets really, really funny jokes.

The Charleton Tribunal has an official (different) name, and its opening statement is due next Monday

We are far more likely to refer to it as the Charleton Tribunal to be honest.

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Boy survives deadly spider bite after taking record 12 vials of anti-venom

10-year-old Matthew Mitchell was bitten on his finger by a deadly Funnel Web Spider that had been hiding in his shoe.

Caitlyn Jenner's message to Donald Trump over LGBTQ rights: 'Call me' Transgender Bathrooms This post contains videos

Caitlyn Jenner's message to Donald Trump over LGBTQ rights: 'Call me'

Jenner says moves by the White House have been ‘a disaster’.

Living - Thursday 23 February, 2017

Trailer Watch: Which movie should you go see this weekend? Cinema This post contains a poll

Trailer Watch: Which movie should you go see this weekend?

What’s a must-watch, and what’s a miss? We tell you.

You need to eat 10 fruit and veg a day to avoid serious illnesses, study says

The previous five-a-day still reduces risk, but the number to aim for is actually double that amount.

David Bowie's son paid an emotional tribute as his iconic father cleaned up at the Brit Awards Blackstar This post contains videos

David Bowie's son paid an emotional tribute as his iconic father cleaned up at the Brit Awards

Duncan Jones dedicated Bowie’s two awards late night to “all the kooks”.

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The five Operation Transformation leaders have lost a lot of weight in eight weeks

And plenty of us tuned in to watch them do it.

Living - Wednesday 22 February, 2017

Heavy rain and severe winds expected tonight as Storm Doris nears Ireland The Lady Is Wild This post contains videos

Heavy rain and severe winds expected tonight as Storm Doris nears Ireland

A weather warning is in place until tomorrow at 11am.

Plan to get more women on airwaves 'welcome' - but progress could take years

Broadcasters will have to report to the BAI on gender balance and diversity of their presenters and contributors.

Watch: Several hundred cyclists just held a LOUD protest at Dáil Éireann calling for more funding Ride On This post contains videos

Watch: Several hundred cyclists just held a LOUD protest at Dáil Éireann calling for more funding

With all bikes present either ringing bells or blowing whistles, the protest proved something of a cacophonous event.

Dozens of Dublin homes snapped up before building work starts

Irish housebuilder Cairn Homes is working on a new project with Nama.

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Almost one in 10 Irish women wear their seatbelt underarm to avoid ruining fake tan

A new study from the RSA shows that nearly one in three women wear their seatbelt incorrectly.

Restraining order against Chris Brown after model alleges he punched her and pushed her down stairs

Karrueche Tran says Brown recently sent her threats by text message.

Thief who broke into isolated home of All-Ireland winning captain jailed for nine months

The burglary occurred at the rural Co Clare home of former county captain Anthony Daly in October 2016.

'Only matter of time until someone is killed' - Council to vote on towing cars that block cycle lanes

A mass cycle protest is due to take place outside Leinster House today.

Lidl is in trouble for advertising 'fresh' fish which actually came from Namibia

The complaint related to Lidl’s InisMara brand of fish products.

Living - Tuesday 21 February, 2017

This couple say they are discriminated against because they are straight

The couple want a civil partnership and not a marriage.

Living - Monday 20 February, 2017

Unions accuse Bus Éireann of 'seeking to collapse talks' around averting strike

A strike action scheduled for today was cancelled after a breakthrough at the WRC last Wednesday.

X-ray report left in Penneys, patient's mental health data faxed to a bank - 113 HSE data breach calamities revealed

The HSE says that it takes its responsibility under data protection legislation “very seriously”.

Living - Sunday 19 February, 2017

Poll: Do you get dragged into doing work while off-duty? Always On This post contains a poll

Poll: Do you get dragged into doing work while off-duty?

A new study has shown its contributing to people’s stress.

Sitdown Sunday: Solving the murder of Peter Falconio

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

Living - Saturday 18 February, 2017

A tiny French restaurant was awarded a Michelin star by mistake and was 'swamped'

It took nearly a week to for the error to be corrected.

You can now buy 'luxury' water from melted icebergs for €94

It has a superior mouth feel, apparently.

"We're paying more in rent to a landlord than we would in a mortgage - that's just pointless"

Attendees at KBC’s ‘mortgage lounge’ in midweek don’t see any future in staying in Ireland’s rental market.

Living - Friday 17 February, 2017

Why your next TV binge should be... Marvel's Agents of SHIELD

Looking for a superhero series with brains AND a heart? Here it is.

Welcome to Zealandia: Scientists reveal 'Earth's hidden continent'

They want the landmass recognised as a continent.

Poll: Should British Empire inspired Irish street names be changed? Your Say This post contains a poll

Poll: Should British Empire inspired Irish street names be changed?

Are streets such as Victoria Street insulting?

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