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Saturday 18 February, 2017

Lesvos project: 'Art is the perfect way to connect with locals. It breaks down any barriers'

Thousands of refugees are crammed in squalid conditions on this Aegean island. One Irishman travelled to Lesvos to paint murals and raise awareness.

From The42 Late try the difference as Munster pull off big result to return to top of Pro12 table Table Toppers

Late try the difference as Munster pull off big result to return to top of Pro12 table

They edged past Ospreys in the dying minutes of play.

Turkish Airlines flight evacuated after crew find note saying 'Bomb to Toronto' in plane toilet

Nothing else suspicious was found, and the passengers were transported to Toronto on a different flight.

Woman left 'bruised and shaken' after refusing to give handbag to hammer-wielding mugger

The mugger fled down a side street empty handed.

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Far-right Dutch MP says 'there is a lot of Moroccan scum' as he launches election campaign

“Dutch people who want their country back will vote for us irrespective of their education or background,” he added.

How much money is this Henry Street building going for? It's the week in numbers

Plus: How much are average rents now across the country?

'Distracting and destabilising': Leo Varadkar says 'everyone is waiting' on a decision from Enda

Regina Doherty thinks the Taoiseach should be given space to make his own decision.

Pence vows 'unwavering' support for Nato as he receives praise from Bono at European meeting

“The United States will continue to hold Russia accountable,” the Vice President said.

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'We have very little food left': People are burning their own clothes to stay warm in Mosul

The stage is set for what could be Iraq’s bloodiest battle yet in the fight against IS.

Last-minute glitch forces SpaceX rocket to cancel launch with 13 seconds left on countdown

The earliest a relaunch can be attempted is tomorrow morning.

At least four reported dead as Pacific storm batters California

Tens of thousands of homes are without power, and hundreds of flights have been cancelled due to the storm.

This building will have the tallest atrium in the world

The Zaha Hadid-designed building will be finished next year.

Anti-Brexit campaigners create 'mock customs post' amid hard border fears

Border Communities Against Brexit staged the protest this morning.

'Several casualties' after train derails in Belgian city

Reports that one person died has not yet been confirmed.

In the cold North Sea, the Shetland Islands flirts with independence from Britain (and Scotland)

Brexit has forced the islands to think again about their situation.

From The42 Non-league Lincoln do the unthinkable with 89th-minute winner to reach FA Cup quarter-finals Scenes

Non-league Lincoln do the unthinkable with 89th-minute winner to reach FA Cup quarter-finals

The Imps got the better of Premier League side Burnley thanks to a late header from Sean Raggett.

Community in shock as fiancée charged with murder of David Walsh in Sydney

David Walsh came from a “decent, hard-working family” in Enniscorthy, locals said.

Tributes pour in for Grainne O'Donnell, the 20-year-old UCC student who died from meningitis RIP

Tributes pour in for Grainne O'Donnell, the 20-year-old UCC student who died from meningitis

From her hometown in Co Tipperary to classmates at UCC, tributes have flowed in for the 20-year-old.

'Thanks to books, I feel free': The man with the most degrees in history

“Thanks to books, I feel free. After all, the words share the same root,” he says, referring to the Italian words libro (book) and libero (free).

Over 150 people march in Shankill against spate of sex attacks

The Take Back the Night march is a community effort against violence.

GIY Guru: 'I’ve become interested in mindfulness, sitting quietly for ten minutes, in the morning'

From grown-up colouring books to Paul Martin’s award-winning garden at last year’s RHS Chelsea Flower Show, mindfulness is still very much having a moment, writes Michael Kelly.

56 dolphins and whales have washed up on Irish beaches so far this year

This is the highest number at this stage of the year since records began.

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.

North Korea says it 'categorically rejects' autopsy results before they're even released

Kim Jong-Nam, the half-brother of North Korea’s leader, was killed in Malaysia.

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

It has a superior mouth feel, apparently.

From The42 'I had to learn to walk again. I was so nervous I wouldn't be able to hold myself up' Interview

'I had to learn to walk again. I was so nervous I wouldn't be able to hold myself up'

Connacht’s Eoghan Masterson is back playing after a severe knee injury that could have ended his career.

Poll: Should workers be banned from drinking during the day? Your Say This post contains a poll

The 9 at 9: Saturday

Here’s what you need to know as we start the weekend.

'Boys are taught they are violent oppressors and that whatever violence they experience doesn't matter'

Men assaulted by their partners are often ignored by police, see their attacker go free and have far fewer refuges to flee to than women, writes David Walsh.

Donald Trump evokes historical propagandists and labels media 'enemy of the American people'

The US President has ratcheted up his attacks on the media.

Lloyds of London has banned staff from drinking during work hours

The rule change only applies to Lloyd’s staff and not the insurance brokers and underwriters based in the same building.

From The42 Climb to the top: The team built to produce Ireland's next generation of cycling stars Wheelie Good This post contains videos

Climb to the top: The team built to produce Ireland's next generation of cycling stars

With four Irish riders on their roster, An Post-Chain Reaction are targeting a big 2017.

An Irish med-tech firm has raised over €2m to help cut down on needless chemo

OncoMark’s test would make it easier to work out which breast cancer patients require the treatment.

Irish woman charged with murder of Irish man who was stabbed to death in Sydney

The man was critically injured by a stab wound to his neck.