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Friday 24 April, 2015

From The42 Henderson helps Ulster inflict painful defeat on Leinster Match Report

Henderson helps Ulster inflict painful defeat on Leinster

Ulster scored 26 unanswered points after trailing 10 -0 early on.

Alan Dukes has A LOT to say about the ‘odd ideas’ at the Department of Finance

The former finance minister explained why IBRC and the department didn’t always get along.

Micheál Martin has a pop at Leo, who is having none of it

The Fianna Fáil leader said UHI could cost families €6,000 a year.

Native Americans are furious with Adam Sandler – here’s why

It’s not because his films are crap.

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From Business ETC How does Facebook decide what to show on your newsfeed? Deciding Factors

How does Facebook decide what to show on your newsfeed?

Filtering through 1,500 stories a day isn’t simple.

The shocking story of the rise of HIV in one rural American community

From 2009-2013, Scott County, Indiana had three HIV infections. There have been 142 since January.

The 6 types of people you’ll meet at your school reunion ( …which one are you?)

As I prepare for the surreal experience of my 20 year school reunion, I can’t help but wonder what surprises will meet me…

A swingers sex club has turned into a ‘church’ so it can keep its building

And as a ‘church’ can’t be defined under the US Constitution….

Council won’t fine man who wrote “love” thousands of times in chalk on footpaths of Belfast

Christoff Gillen had been issued a Fixed Penalty Notice for his art performance “A Thousand and One Kisses”.

From The42 We’ll Leave It There So: Irish Rugby rubbish criticisms, Pep’s going home & all today’s sport Friday

We’ll Leave It There So: Irish Rugby rubbish criticisms, Pep’s going home & all today’s sport

Also, AP McCoy prepares to say farewell and one Irish pundit wants Jack Grealish to feature against Scotland.

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Statue of Liberty evacuated over suspicious package

The NYPD bomb squad is assisting in a sweep of the lower Manhattan monument.

‘It just never goes away’: Parents of Deirdre Jacob still hoping for answers

The 18-year-old went missing in 1998 and no trace of her has ever been found.

From The42 As it happened: Ulster v Leinster, Pro12 Liveblog

As it happened: Ulster v Leinster, Pro12

We were in Ravenhill to bring you through this crucial inter-pro minute-by-minute.

Three Indian police officers arrested for raping a model inside a police station

It is being reported locally today that the woman and her boyfriend also had €7,360 extorted from them.

‘Homeless Jesus’ is coming to Dublin

A cast of the well-known statue is being presented to the people of Dublin by an anonymous benefactor.

Gail O’Rorke cleared on two charges of assisting the suicide of her friend

The jury were ordered to acquit her due to a lack of evidence.

Dustin and Bosco have made a marriage equality video

In true Dustin fashion, he manages to have a go at RTÉ staff.

People without medical cards are avoiding doctors like the plague

Although hopefully most of them don’t actually have the plague.

Colin Farrell gives backing to Special Olympics

The actor has encouraged people to engage with today’s fundraising.

From Business ETC Richard Hammond is sticking with his boys and walking away from Top Gear Bros Before Shows

Richard Hammond is sticking with his boys and walking away from Top Gear

The presenter says he’s ‘not about to quit his mates’.

Woman dies and 27 hospitalised with botulism after church dinner

Health officials are testing 21 home-made and store-bought food samples, including chicken, canned pickles, potato salad and coleslaw.

The Tipperary anthropologist nicknamed ‘grandmother’ by Indigenous Australians

Today considered quite a controversial figure in anthropology, Daisy May Bates dedicated her life’s work to observing the native people of Australia.

The 5 at 5: Friday

5 minutes, 5 stories, 5 o’clock…

Alan Dukes: There are people around who see conspiracy in their tea leaves

The former IBRC chairman has said he is “extremely angry” at suggestions of malpractice or criminality in the sale of Siteserv.

The German Navy is taking over Cork*

*On a courtesy visit.

A £40,000 reward has been offered for help solving the 1975 murder of a Playboy Bunny

DNA evidence has shown that Bunny Girl Eve Stratford and 16-year-old Lynne Weedon were murdered in London by the same person.

The ‘Yes’ campaign responds to accusations of pulling down ‘No’ posters

Posters had mainly been pulled down in the Dublin area.

These guys have been ripping an Apple Watch to pieces so you don’t have to

One journalist has described the process as being like ‘an awesome Super Bowl halftime show for nerds’…

From Business ETC The Déise is getting some much-needed jobs Jobs Watch

The Déise is getting some much-needed jobs

A publishing company has announced 100 new jobs.

Karen Buckley died of “head and neck injuries”

Her death certificate has been released.

From The42 Sunderland aren’t suspending Adam Johnson despite his underage sex charges Available

Sunderland aren’t suspending Adam Johnson despite his underage sex charges

The Black Cats winger is free to play this weekend after being charged with sexual offences with a 15-year-old on Thursday.

Can Fianna Fáil stop the in-fighting and bounce back? Internal Wranglings This post contains videos

Can Fianna Fáil stop the in-fighting and bounce back?

Analysis: Is the Celtic Tiger party ready to return to power?

Perfect roasties: Your top tips for getting the Sunday roast right

Rough ‘em up, baste them in meat juices/soy sauce/mixed herbs – it’s your choice.

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Enda says a full inquiry into Siteserv would take quite a long time Siterserv This post contains videos

Enda says a full inquiry into Siteserv would take quite a long time

More documents released under FOI show that Siteserv was not the only issue of contention between the department and IBRC.

Mexican teenager dragged screaming from courthouse and sent to Texas Spirited Away This post contains videos

Mexican teenager dragged screaming from courthouse and sent to Texas

A Houston woman claimed Alondra Luna Nunez was her daughter but she’s since been proven wrong.

The Children’s Referendum will not have to be held again

The referendum passed by 58% voting yes and 42% voting no.