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Yesterday’s News

Vienna topples Melbourne in 'most liveable city' ranking

It is the first time a European metropolis has topped the annual chart compiled by the Economist Intelligence Unit.

'Compostable cup for your coffee sound good? It all depends on where it ends up'

Recyclable and compostable options are only truly beneficial if they end up, and are processed, in the correct waste facility, writes industry expert Brian O’Sullivan.

Catholic LGBT group denied spot at World Meeting decides against protesting Pope's visit

We Are Church Ireland says most of its members are indifferent to the visit.

Changing the drug used during labour could halve the number of women needing an epidural

Pethidine is the most widely used drug but new research suggests remifentanil may work better.

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A former landmark pub in Blackrock is set to become a Dunnes Stores

The sit of the Playwright pub has been vacant since 2011.

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Monday 13 August, 2018

Disney faces backlash after casting straight actor in gay role

Comedian Jack Whitehall has been cast in the upcoming Disney film Jungle Cruise.

Dublin Airport opens €16 million transfer facility for connecting passengers

The number of connecting passengers at Dublin Airport is up 17% this year.

Hozier to play three charity gigs in Dublin next month

Three charities will benefit.

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From The42 'Critical safety systems' issue forces Spurs to push back opening of new stadium White Hart Delaying

'Critical safety systems' issue forces Spurs to push back opening of new stadium

Spurs were due to host Liverpool on 15 September and an NFL fixture a month later, but matches will now move to Wembley.

Here's What Happened Today: Monday

Here’s what made the headlines today.

FBI agent who sent anti-Trump texts to his lover fired

President Donald Trump immediately welcomed Strzok’s firing.

Your summer in Ireland: 5 must-see sites in Offaly

Take our challenge and tick off as many glorious sites this summer as recommended by heritage officers around Ireland.

€35m hotel planned for Dublin's Dawson Street

The development includes a new 117-bedroom hotel and the redevelopment of the Royal Irish Automobile Club’s private members’ club.

Body of man last seen in Galway is located

He was last seen on Saturday.

From The42 'I left my friends’ Whatsapp group the week before the 2013 final thinking, 'I can’t have any distractions'' Experience

'I left my friends’ Whatsapp group the week before the 2013 final thinking, 'I can’t have any distractions''

Dublin defender Jack McCaffrey has learned that taking a more relaxed approach helps him perform on the big days.

US investigators find black box of crashed Seattle plane

Richard Russell stole an empty commercial airplane and crashed into a small island after being chased by military jets

Demand for Liam Miller tribute match causes ticketing website to crash

The game will take place in Páirc Uí Chaoimh on September 25.

'We need answers': Family of Joe Deacy relaunch appeal for information on his murder

Joe was discovered by a passerby outside a house at Gortnasillagh, Swinford with head injuries on 12 August 2017.

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Family which spent night in garda station offered 'evening only' accommodation

Margaret Cash is understood to be in contact with the Dublin Regional Homeless Executive about trying to secure accommodation for her and her family.

Wrestling legend Jim 'The Anvil' Neidhart passes away aged 63

World Wrestling Entertainment (WWE) confirmed the news in a statement today.

The 5 at 5: Monday

Five minutes, five stories, five o’clock…

'It should all be up for grabs': Dublin City Council hopes industrial estates will be re-zoned for housing

Last week, the Department of Housing released guidelines outlining how the estates could be re-developed.

Man was secretly recorded threatening and verbally abusing his mother, court told

The HSE was told by the High Court that it can keep an elderly woman at a nursing home.

From The42 Former women's boxing champion claims she used PEDs for about 20 of her professional fights Mia St. John

Former women's boxing champion claims she used PEDs for about 20 of her professional fights

Mia St. John held a world title in 2012 and claims she used a host of PEDs for almost a third of her bouts.

Lira drops as Turkey accuses America of 'stabbing it in the back'

Turkey and the United States, two NATO allies, have been locked in bitter disputes.

Ulster Bank to sell 5,200 'non-performing' mortgages to vulture fund

The portfolio, worth €1.4 billion, is to be sold to Cerberus Capital Management LP.

Former Celtic kitman sentenced for sexually abusing teenager

The court heard the offending has had a “significant impact” on the victim, who was aged between 14 and 16 when he was indecently assaulted by McCafferty.

Hockey Ireland to receive €500k high performance grant following women's success at World Cup

The organisation received the highest allocation of funding earmarked for 17 different sports bodies.

From The42 'It was totally his decision, I didn't need to convince Joey to join Munster' 10

'It was totally his decision, I didn't need to convince Joey to join Munster'

Johann van Graan is excited by the attributes the 22-year-old brings to the southern province.

House of Fraser says it won't accept existing gift vouchers in Dundrum store

The UK retailer was sold off last week for a reported €100 million.

1 in 3 victims of Troubles violence have attempted to take their own lives

A support group is calling for better support, funding and care for victims.

300 injured after promenade collapses at Spanish music festival

The audience were watching a rap artist when the promenade caved in.

Thieves escape empty-handed after setting off smoke alarm during McDonald's break-in

Smoke from the electric saw used by the two suspects to try to open the safe set off the alarm.

Aretha Franklin 'gravely ill', says US reporter and family friend

Franklin, who was diagnosed with cancer in 2010, last performed in November 2017.

Poll: Should plastic bottles be banned from Irish beaches? Your Say This post contains a poll

Poll: Should plastic bottles be banned from Irish beaches?

40% of Irish rivers, beaches and harbours were littered or heavily littered, according to a new survey.

Ticketmaster shuts down Seatwave as pressure mounts from new anti-tout law

The move comes after the much-anticipated ticket touting law was approved by Cabinet in July.

Litter survey finds majority of Irish rivers, beaches and harbours are polluted: here are the biggest blackspots

Just four out of 50 areas inspected were found to be clean to European standards.