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Looking to meet people online? Then be a humble, "real" person

The authors found viewers judged people who were perceived as overly bragging about themselves, their looks, or their accomplishments as less trustworthy.

The 9 at 9: Saturday

Welcome to the weekend – here’s all you need to know this morning.

Poll: Do you think 30% of radio airtime should be dedicated to Irish acts? Your Say This post contains a poll

Poll: Do you think 30% of radio airtime should be dedicated to Irish acts?

Labour’s Willie Penrose wants to give struggling musicians a break.

'Pundits are terrified of being proven wrong by Donald Trump again. I'm not'

Larry Donnelly says he would bet a lot of money on Hillary Clinton being the next US president.

People are queueing to get into this toilet-themed café, where food is served in loos

Guests at the Jamban Cafe sit on upright toilets.

Friends of runner who collapsed in Dublin half marathon appeal for help with his medical bills

Dave Phillips was saved by a combination of Dublin Fire Brigade and Civil Defence workers and other runners.

From The42 'It's my decision' - Irish swimmer Ryan defiant amid allegiance switch criticism Interview

'It's my decision' - Irish swimmer Ryan defiant amid allegiance switch criticism

The 22-year-old previously represented the US in the sport.

Whales are dying off the coast of Kerry, and no one seems to know why

At least three dead minke whales have been spotted off the Dingle peninsula in three months – a quarter of all strandings since 2000.

Hillary Clinton has picked this guy as her running mate for the presidency

Virginia senator Tim Kaine is seen as a popular centrist choice for a brutal electoral campaign.

Gary Johnson: The US presidential candidate you've probably never heard of

The Libertarian wants to eliminate income tax and abolish the Internal Revenue Service.

Treatment of sick inmates in focus after death by heart attack of 65-year-old prisoner

Criticisms are contained in a report into the death of a 65-year-old man at the prison last year.

An Irish battle over the Iron Throne has ended up in court

The men were hoping to make money by travelling the country and charging Game of Thrones’ fans for photos.

Friday 22 July, 2016

Nine dead in 'suspected terrorist' shooting at Munich shopping centre Germany This post contains videos

Nine dead in 'suspected terrorist' shooting at Munich shopping centre

Witnesses reported seeing three assailants.

High Court rules to allow former judge to 'earn his crust' as a barrister

White had been prevented from doing by a Bar Council rule that restricts the type of work former judges can perform.

From The42 Kendra Harrison breaks 28-year-old world record - weeks after missing out on US Olympic team Record Breaker This post contains videos

Kendra Harrison breaks 28-year-old world record - weeks after missing out on US Olympic team

“I had vengeance on my mind,” says Harrison as she produces blistering 100m hurdle run.

Here's What Happened Today: Friday

Suspected terror attack in Munich, homeless families and Des Kelly RIP.

From The42 We'll Leave it There So: Big Sam's England, heartbreak for Irish athlete, and all today's sport Friday

We'll Leave it There So: Big Sam's England, heartbreak for Irish athlete, and all today's sport

Plus, a League of Ireland footballer has been handed a one-year ban for a doping violation.

These are the events you have been looking for: A look at what's going on this weekend

Planes, acrobats, stormtroopers and much more…

Former Klan leader that endorsed Trump to run for US Senate

“The climate of this country has moved in my direction,” Duke said.

Gardaí appeal for information about three separate missing people

Michael Sheridan, Morgan Ryan and Richard Wall are missing from Longford, Limerick and Kildare.

14,000 Irish motorists at risk after collapse of Gibraltar-based insurer

The news comes on the same day that a government report was published to try and protect motor insurance customers.

The State sent 'intimidating' legal letters to abuse survivors about their legal actions

O’Keeffe won a landmark legal against the Irish State in the European Court of Human Rights.

There's a way to end calls on Android using only the power button

Handy if your phone takes ages to wake up when you’re finishing a call.

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

Know Your Sport? Take our weekly quiz

How closely were you paying attention to the sports news this week?

The 5 at 5: Friday

5 minutes, 5 stories, 5 o’clock…

Father and son who died in suspected murder/suicide to be buried together

Marco Velocci and his three-year-old son Alex James died when the car they were travelling in collided with a truck.

DUP MP says that public breastfeeding is "exhibitionism"

Sammy Wilson is against mothers breastfeeding their children in the House of Commons.

"We're not going anywhere" - Demonstration held in support of homeless families on O'Connell Street

A demonstration in planned in support of the families this afternoon.

From The42 One-year ban announced for ex-Shels midfielder due to anti-doping violation SPORT IRELAND

One-year ban announced for ex-Shels midfielder due to anti-doping violation

Craig Walsh explains that he took “a small amount of cocaine” resulting from a severe gambling addiction.

This is how drivers will be protected if a motor insurance company collapses

The liquidation of Setanta Insurance in 2014 left over 1,700 people out of pocket.

IMF boss Christine Lagarde to stand trial over controversial payout

She will be the third successive head of the IMF to face a trial.

Students warned Leaving Cert results night festival is a "straight-up scam"

Over 2,700 people had signalled their interest in the festival.

Joe O'Reilly granted legal aid to pursue Supreme Court appeal

In July 2007, he was found guilty and sentenced to life imprisonment for the murder of his wife Rachel.

Paris camp housing over 1,000 migrants dismantled by police

It is the 26th such operation this year.

Syrian children pose with drawings of Pokemon, pleading to be saved from violence

An air strike on an Islamic State-held town this week killed 60 people.

Well-known businessman Des Kelly has died RIP

Well-known businessman Des Kelly has died

He was the owner of the popular Des Kelly Interiors chain of stores.

From The42 Why I'll always be grateful for being introduced to the League of Ireland Irish Football

Why I'll always be grateful for being introduced to the League of Ireland

“There were days when I hated being there, but there was never a time when I didn’t look forward to going.”