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Yesterday’s News

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Saturday 17 February, 2018

66% of parents don't want children under 14 to have smartphones

Just 22% think that this is OK, according to a poll carried out by Claire Byrne Live.

From The42 Double helping of Scarlets makes Leinster look at the big picture Pro14

Double helping of Scarlets makes Leinster look at the big picture

The usual ‘one game at a time’ mantra was shelved briefly this week as the Pro14 approaches a pivotal few weeks.

France hands back Nazi looted art to Jewish family

The family fled to Paris from Germany in 1938 and were forced to sell the 16th painting.

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'A lot of money to the ordinary Joe soap': Millions overpaid and hundreds of data breaches at civil service HR system

The National Shared Services Office was set up to “modernise” the civil service.

Friday 16 February, 2018

Donald and Melania Trump travel in separate cars amid affair claims from Playboy model On His Tobler This post contains videos

Donald and Melania Trump travel in separate cars amid affair claims from Playboy model

The couple will travel together on board Air Force One to Florida.

From The42 Sadlier's late goal direct from a corner gives 10-man champions a winning start Drama

Sadlier's late goal direct from a corner gives 10-man champions a winning start

City had been pegged back by St Pat’s at Richmond Park after taking an early two-goal lead.

McDonald: 'If the DUP crashed this thinking that they would return to the bosom of direct rule, they thought wrong'

In a wide-ranging interview, the Sinn Féin leader said her party still has the political will to get back around the table for talks.

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Here's What Happened Today: Friday

Government launches Ireland 2040 plan, Joanne Lee murder and Russians indicted over US meddling.

Irish people spent over €1.3 billion on internet shopping last year - most of us used our debit cards

Irish people spent over €1.3 billion on internet shopping last year - most of us used our debit cards

Irish people spent a total of €1.34 billion in December on internet shopping.

From The42 Four West Brom players apologise after allegedly stealing a taxi in Barcelona and driving it to McDonald's Misbehaving

Four West Brom players apologise after allegedly stealing a taxi in Barcelona and driving it to McDonald's

The Baggies are investigating the incident, which took place this week during a training camp in Spain.

'They'd have announced a new hinge on a door': Not everyone is impressed with the €11 billion plan for health

“If a new hinge was to be put on a hospital door they’d nearly have announced it.”

'Mixed messages' 'Thumbs up' 'A cock-up': Here's some of the reactions to the government's grand plan for Ireland

A ‘marketing exercise’ or a ‘vision for Ireland’: Political parties and stakeholders give their view.

13 Russian nationals indicted for interfering with 2016 US presidential election

The defendants are accused of violating US criminal laws to interfere with American elections and the political process.

Turkey court jails top journalists for life over coup links

They were all convicted of seeking to usurp the constitutional order in Turkey.

You won't be able to buy a petrol or diesel car in Ireland after 2030

NCT certs will not be issued for non-zero emissions cars.

'I will regret that night forever': Uncle who raped his niece jailed for four years

He was sentenced to six years with the final two suspended.

The 5 at 5: Friday

Five minutes, five stories, five o’clock…

From The42 Know Your Sport? Take our weekly quiz Let's Get Quizzical

Know Your Sport? Take our weekly quiz

How closely have you paid attention to this week’s sporting headlines?

Murder investigation opened into death of Joanne Lee

Earlier today, gardaí confirmed that a post-mortem was being carried out after her body was found in Ranelagh.

Launching political comeback, Romney says Utah 'welcomes legal immigrants around the world'

The 70-year-old will be the heavy favorite for the Utah Senate seat.

Police appeal for witnesses over death of boy (5) in river

Kayden Fleck died when he and his brother were playing near the River Braid on Saturday.

Rugby rape trial: Rory Harrison told police alleged victim was 'fixated on' Paddy Jackson

Judge Patricia Smyth told jurors not to discuss the trial over the weekend.

Empty lots in cities to be snapped up to help achieve 35,000 new builds a year

Ministers launched the Project Ireland 2040 National Planning Framework today in Sligo.

From The42 'I capsized twice in six hours... all I knew was my head got smashed against the side of the cabin' Resilient This post contains videos

'I capsized twice in six hours... all I knew was my head got smashed against the side of the cabin'

The low points stand out as the most vivid memories for Damian Browne after he completed his epic 4,800-kilometre row.

Project Ireland 2040: The key points you need to know

The €116 billion plan sets out a 23-year vision for the country.

Gardaí appeal for info about teenager missing from Navan since August

Byrir Jange is an Iraqi national who arrived in Ireland in 2017.

Four men arrested after man is stabbed in Portarlington

The men range in age from their 20s to 40s.

Oxfam Ireland to take the lead as global charity looks to remove 'stain' of sex scandal

The charity is looking to rebuild its global reputation after the recent scandal.

'Died a hero', 'smiled all the time', 'brilliant and witty': The 17 victims of the Florida shooting

Tributes have been paid to each of the 17 victims of Wednesday’s mass shooting.

'Truly it will save lives': Dublin supervised injecting centre to be operated by Merchants Quay

The organisation already provides a drop-in service, Night Cafe and other supports for people who are homeless.

Body found on Wales beach confirmed as missing Irishman Brendan Burke RIP

Body found on Wales beach confirmed as missing Irishman Brendan Burke

Burke had gone missing from his Rathfarnham care home on 15 November 2017.

Man in his 20s dies in workplace incident in Kildare

Gardaí are investigating what happened.

Poll: Would you like to be able to speak more Irish? Lunch Crunch This post contains a poll

Poll: Would you like to be able to speak more Irish?

Give it to us straight. Be honest.

Robber shot by police after holding up bank near the Champs-Elysee

The police said he had a history of armed robbery.

Luas extensions, light rail to Cork and high-density housing: Project Ireland 2040 has high hopes

Full details on the projects which will go ahead in the next 10 years will be revealed later today.

From The42 After 64 days at sea ex-Connacht and Leinster lock Browne completes epic row across Atlantic Terra Firma

After 64 days at sea ex-Connacht and Leinster lock Browne completes epic row across Atlantic

‘Without a doubt this is the toughest challenge I have ever taken on,’ said Browne after embracing his parents, brother and sister in Antigua.

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