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Thursday 26 May, 2016

Get the travel bug with these breathtaking images from around the world

Here are 10 photographs in the running for the 2016 National Geographic Travel Photographer of the Year contest.

From The42 Are we there yet? It looks like Mourinho will be announced as United manager tomorrow Jose Mourinho

Are we there yet? It looks like Mourinho will be announced as United manager tomorrow

Reports that Mourinho and United have dotted the is and crossed the ts on their deal.

Putin has put off meeting Elton John to talk about gay rights

The popular singer is due to meet the Russian leader at some stage to discuss matters in Russia.

Pictures: US Coast Guard tall ship docks safely in Dublin after 'man overboard' drama Eagle Has Landed This post contains videos

Pictures: US Coast Guard tall ship docks safely in Dublin after 'man overboard' drama

The ship and its crew of over 200 people are docked on the Liffey for the weekend.

Explainer: So what do the EU's new plans for online shopping mean for you?

The aim is to ensure all EU citizens access the same services and prices, regardless of where they’re based.

The 5 at 5: Thursday

5 minutes, 5 stories, 5 o’clock…

Support for €1.50 date rape drug test kit to be sold in pubs

The Test Your Drink kit has been tested by the University of Ulster.

Did your local beach get a Blue Flag? Here's this year's full list

The overall number of flags awarded this year is down one – and four beaches have lost their awards since last year.

It's official: Donald Trump has won enough delegates to become the GOP nominee

It means the outspoken businessman can avoid a contested convention in Cleveland this summer.

'Protected status' sought for Sneem Black Pudding

A number of other Irish products already have protection from the European Union.

Pictures: Canadian ambassador tackles protester at 1916 ceremony

Kevin Vickers made headlines across the globe in 2014 when he intervened during a terror attack at the Canadian parliament.

From The42 World's End! Katie Taylor suffers shock defeat in world championship semis Katie

World's End! Katie Taylor suffers shock defeat in world championship semis

Bronze for Taylor as her bid for a sixth straight world title falls short.

Hiker found dead on Appalachian Trail kept journal for 26 days after she got lost

She left a note asking whoever found her body to contact her husband.

Leitrim TD claims gardaí asked informant to carry out burglary at his house

The Sinn Féin deputy made a host of fresh allegations about garda malpractice in Sligo-Leitrim.

Slap on the wrist for FM104 over caller who called Africans 'parasites'

The man said Irish women who date African men are “absolute sluts”.

Drug dealers in local areas will be targeted by a new 'mini-CAB' - Minister

Frances Fitzgerald says new legislation may be needed to give it greater powers.

Repairs to Leinster House 'shouldn't result in early holidays for TDs'

Sinn Féin said the Mansion House’s Round Room could be used if repair works closes the Dáil chamber.

Microsoft is going to start banning your incredibly dumb passwords

The most common passwords like ’123456′ and ‘qwerty’ will no longer be allowed under the new system.

Ireland could win Britain's Got Talent for the first time ever this year

The Presentation Kilkenny School choir must get through the semi-finals tonight first though.

Good news Big Brother fans: The show is on Irish TV for the next three years

TV3 has secured the rights for UK Big Brother for three years.

From The42 Going for gold! Kellie Harrington books her place in the world championship final Silver Service

Going for gold! Kellie Harrington books her place in the world championship final

Harrington beats Sara Kali to guarantee world championship silver at minimum.

The UK's Vote Leave campaign isn't happy with Ryanair

A complaint about the airline has been made to the Electoral Commission.

Facebook billionaire who backed Hogan's lawsuit says it was 'less about revenge'

Peter Thiel said he made the decision to fund a team of lawyers to help find cases against Gawker years ago.

Poll: Are you taking a foreign holiday this year? Your Say This post contains a poll

Poll: Are you taking a foreign holiday this year?

Strikes by French air traffic controllers are grounding planes across Europe this morning.

The Disney Magic cruise ship just docked in Dublin and it's Donald Duck-ing huge Taking The Mickey This post contains videos

The Weeknd cancels Jimmy Kimmel appearance over Donald Trump

He was due to perform on the show with rapper Belly.

A blossoming market will see Dublin city centre getting a new €34m hotel

The Dalata Hotel group is continuing to splash the cash.

Three men due in court over assault where man's feet were nailed to ground

The assault on a man in his 50s took place last September.

Tesco stores in the UK to discontinue its 'Irish food' range

The company has carried the section in British stores since 2011.

Saved by the Bell star back in jail after violating probation

Dustin Diamond was recently released after serving time for disorderly conduct and concealed-weapon convictions.

From The42 Analysis: Sexton's mastery and brilliant basics provide Leinster's edge Favourites

Analysis: Sexton's mastery and brilliant basics provide Leinster's edge

Leo Cullen’s side delivered their best performance of the season ahead of the Pro12 final.

The 9 at 9: Thursday

Here’s everything you need to know as you start your day.

Shooting at New York rap concert leaves one dead and causes crowd chaos Irving Plaza This post contains videos

Shooting at New York rap concert leaves one dead and causes crowd chaos

Three others were injured at the T.I. gig.

Strikes in France have led to flights being grounded in Dublin

The dispute is over planned labour reforms.

Teenage boy pleads guilty to sexually assaulting his half sister

The court heard the abuse stopped when the girl eventually confided in her parents, who confronted the boy.

New pieces of debris could be linked to MH370, says Australia

The search is coming to an end according to China, Australia and Malaysia.

'Not appropriate': Sinn Féin rejects invitation to commemorate British 1916 deaths

The party says it wouldn’t be appropriate to commemorate “British soldiers who shot and killed Republicans in 1916″.

It doesn't deal with complaints, so what does the Policing Authority do?

Garda Commissioner Noírín O’Sullivan is before the authority today – but she won’t be asked about those transcripts.

Wednesday 25 May, 2016

11 States are suing the White House over transgender bathroom use orders

The move led by Texas further escalates a national feud over an issue that has become a lightning rod.for separate groups.

Dublin teenager stabbed homeless man in chest and head

The teenager was sentenced to five-and-a-half years’ imprisonment, with the final 18 months suspended.