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Hundreds take to streets in China as opposition to government's zero-Covid policy mounts
# China
# China

Hundreds take to streets in China as opposition to government's zero-Covid policy mounts

Updated 22 minutes ago 15,395 Views 9 Comments

China is the last major economy wedded to a zero-Covid strategy.

Italy declares state of emergency after deadly landslide kills four
# Ischia
# Ischia

Italy declares state of emergency after deadly landslide kills four

Updated 49 minutes ago 8,313 Views 0 Comments

A wave of mud and debris swept through the small town of Casamicciola Terme early yesterday morning.

Newcastlewest stun Clonmel Commercials to book first Munster final spot in 35 years
# Limerick Leaders
From The42
# Limerick Leaders

Newcastlewest stun Clonmel Commercials to book first Munster final spot in 35 years

1 hour ago 9,398 Views 3 Comments

Newcastlewest are the first Limerick team since Drom-Broadford in 2008 to contest this decider

UK minister says deals to match inflation are unaffordable as nursing and rail strike loom
# Rmt Union
# Rmt Union

UK minister says deals to match inflation are unaffordable as nursing and rail strike loom

1 hour ago 2,009 Views 1 Comment

British Transport Secretary Mark Harper said there ‘simply isn’t the money’.

Arrests made after two men armed with screwdrivers rob cash and medication from Dublin pharmacy
# Donnybrook
# Donnybrook

Arrests made after two men armed with screwdrivers rob cash and medication from Dublin pharmacy

Updated 2 hours ago 8,923 Views 2 Comments

Two men are currently detained at Irishtown Garda Station.

'She achieved a better Ireland': Music and memories at Kilkenny service for Vicky Phelan
# Celebration
# Celebration

'She achieved a better Ireland': Music and memories at Kilkenny service for Vicky Phelan

2 hours ago 6,036 Views 3 Comments

The celebrated campaigner died earlier this month.

St Thomas' complete Galway five-in-a-row after holding off gutsy Loughrea challenge
# Dominance
From The42
# Dominance

St Thomas' complete Galway five-in-a-row after holding off gutsy Loughrea challenge

2 hours ago 7,339 Views 0 Comments

A Mark Caulfield goal proved to be the decisive score as the defending champions held onto their crown.

Witness appeal after two men use angle grinder to steal safe from cash-in-transit van
# Robbery
# Robbery

Witness appeal after two men use angle grinder to steal safe from cash-in-transit van

3 hours ago 9,609 Views 5 Comments

The incident happened outside a shopping centre on the Orwell Road in Dublin yesterday evening.

Murders of two 16-year-old boys a mile apart in London are linked, police say
# London
# London

Murders of two 16-year-old boys a mile apart in London are linked, police say

Updated 4 hours ago 25,713 Views 7 Comments

London police believe a dark coloured SUV may be involved.

McDonald says allegations she used Hutch family for money and votes ‘entirely wrong’
# Allegations
# Allegations

McDonald says allegations she used Hutch family for money and votes ‘entirely wrong’

4 hours ago 16,572 Views 0 Comments

The Sinn Féin leader rejected claims made during a Special Criminal Court trial.

Iran arrests niece of leader Ayatollah Khamenei after condemning regime, brother claims
# Supreme Leader
# Supreme Leader

Iran arrests niece of leader Ayatollah Khamenei after condemning regime, brother claims

4 hours ago 7,604 Views 4 Comments

Farideh Moradkhani’s brother has said she was arrested for criticising her uncle’s regime

People to be able to answer their jury summons online as Courts Service launch new portal
# Jury Duty
# Jury Duty

People to be able to answer their jury summons online as Courts Service launch new portal

4 hours ago 3,947 Views 0 Comments

The new platform will be available to those being called for jury service in the Dublin area from this week.

Pockets of shelling across Ukraine as winter warfare looms
# Artillery
# Artillery

Pockets of shelling across Ukraine as winter warfare looms

5 hours ago 4,667 Views 1 Comment

Analysts predict wintry weather could have an increasing impact on the direction of the nine-month-old conflict.

Met Police ‘fully prepared’ to counter further Just Stop Oil protests ahead of Christmas
# Just Stop Oil
# Just Stop Oil

Met Police ‘fully prepared’ to counter further Just Stop Oil protests ahead of Christmas

5 hours ago 4,227 Views 0 Comments

The group has been using civil resistance and direct action as part of its campaign to stop future gas and oil projects.

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Poll: When is it acceptable for radio stations to start playing Christmas songs?
# Your Say
# Your Say

Poll: When is it acceptable for radio stations to start playing Christmas songs?

6 hours ago 19,593 Views 29 Comments

Have your say.

Brazil school shooting death toll rises to four after teacher dies
# School Shooting
# School Shooting

Brazil school shooting death toll rises to four after teacher dies

7 hours ago 4,817 Views 0 Comments

The shooter was a former student at the public school he targeted first.

Life in Ukraine: 'When soldiers broke into my mother's house, she simply asked not to kill her'
# War And Older People
# War And Older People

Life in Ukraine: 'When soldiers broke into my mother's house, she simply asked not to kill her'

7 hours ago 25,433 Views 8 Comments

Polina Bashkina speaks to older Ukrainian people left to cope on the front lines of this war.

Man (30s) dies after being hit by car in north Dublin overnight
# Ballymun
# Ballymun

Man (30s) dies after being hit by car in north Dublin overnight

Updated 7 hours ago 19,643 Views 0 Comments

In Cork, gardaí are appealing for witnesses after a teenager was seriously injured following a collision last night.

Dublin and Armagh stars celebrate victory with Melbourne in AFLW Grand Final
# Champions
From The42
# Champions

Dublin and Armagh stars celebrate victory with Melbourne in AFLW Grand Final

8 hours ago 16,050 Views 2 Comments

Melbourne won its maiden AFLW Premiership with their 19-15 victory over Brisbane Lions.

Sitdown Sunday: The dream home that had a dark past
# 7 Great Reads
# 7 Great Reads

Sitdown Sunday: The dream home that had a dark past

8 hours ago 10,978 Views 0 Comments

Settle back in a comfy chair and sit back with some of the week’s best longreads.

Women who suffer severe pregnancy sickness to have access to drug free of charge from January
# Cariban
# Cariban

Women who suffer severe pregnancy sickness to have access to drug free of charge from January

9 hours ago 7,719 Views 3 Comments

Cariban can cost women up to €3,000 over the course of a pregnancy.

Man (40s) dies after being struck by car in Co Galway in early hours
# Galway
# Galway

Man (40s) dies after being struck by car in Co Galway in early hours

9 hours ago 20,130 Views 0 Comments

The driver of the car, a man in his 30s, did not require hospital treatment.

All-Ireland champions Kilkenny lead the way with eight All-Star awards
# Best Of The Best
From The42
# Best Of The Best

All-Ireland champions Kilkenny lead the way with eight All-Star awards

9 hours ago 23,203 Views 1 Comment

It was a clean sweep for the Cats, with Miriam Walsh named Player of the Year and Brian Dowling taking the Manager of the Year accolade.

Redacted Lives: Listen to the third episode of our new documentary series here
# Podcast
# Podcast

Redacted Lives: Listen to the third episode of our new documentary series here

Updated 9 hours ago 9,084 Views 0 Comments

In 1975, two children looked under a slab of concrete and saw what appeared to be bones. Decades later, their accidental discovery led to a mass grave being uncovered on the grounds of a former mother and baby home.

Vicky Phelan to be celebrated at a service in her native Mooncoin later today
# Celebration
# Celebration

Vicky Phelan to be celebrated at a service in her native Mooncoin later today

10 hours ago 8,616 Views 2 Comments

The service remembering the late 48-year-old will also be livestreamed.

Kenny's Ireland don't need to look far for inspiration after largely forgettable 12 months
# Review
From The42
# Review

Kenny's Ireland don't need to look far for inspiration after largely forgettable 12 months

10 hours ago 8,208 Views 10 Comments

It’s been a mixed year for the Irish team.

Gardaí investigating 20 alleged crimes related to Mother and Baby Homes
# Redacted Lives
# Redacted Lives

Gardaí investigating 20 alleged crimes related to Mother and Baby Homes

17 hours ago 16,528 Views 0 Comments
  • In total, 89 complaints have been made to gardaí to date, Órla Ryan reports
  • Most of those cases have been closed, but 20 remain open and are currently being investigated
  • Garda Commissioner says it would be difficult to prosecute people given the length of time that has passed

Yesterday's News

QUIZ: How much do you know about astronauts?
# Test Yourself
# Test Yourself

QUIZ: How much do you know about astronauts?

19 hours ago 25,304 Views 17 Comments

That’s one small step for man…

Munster's maul does the trick as they secure bonus point win over Connacht
# Winds Of Change
From The42
# Winds Of Change

Munster's maul does the trick as they secure bonus point win over Connacht

20 hours ago 31,889 Views 80 Comments

Munster defeated Connacht 24-17 in blustery conditions in the URC this evening.

Here's what happened today: Saturday
# Evening Fix
# Evening Fix

Here's what happened today: Saturday

20 hours ago 7,896 Views 1 Comment

Your roundup of what made the headlines.

Larry Donnelly: Brace yourselves for the return of Trump - but is he still relevant?
# US Politics
# US Politics

Larry Donnelly: Brace yourselves for the return of Trump - but is he still relevant?

21 hours ago 22,669 Views 16 Comments

Our columnist looks at the return of the brash politician and asks if he can really pull off another White House win.

'We cannot be broken', Zelenskyy vows on anniversary of Soviet-era famine
# Ukraine
# Ukraine

'We cannot be broken', Zelenskyy vows on anniversary of Soviet-era famine

Updated 22 hours ago 20,687 Views 18 Comments

The Holodomor famine is regarded by Kyiv as a deliberate act of genocide by Stalin’s regime.

How To Tell A Secret: New film explores HIV disclosure in modern Ireland
# Cinema
# Cinema

How To Tell A Secret: New film explores HIV disclosure in modern Ireland

22 hours ago 20,159 Views 1 Comment

Co-directed by Shaun Dunne and Anna Rodgers, the film looks at the reality of disclosing your HIV status in Ireland, using real-life stories.

Ryan sets target of 10% of electorate voting Green in 2024 elections
# Green Party
# Green Party

Ryan sets target of 10% of electorate voting Green in 2024 elections

22 hours ago 19,410 Views 122 Comments

Ryan was delivering the keynote speech at the Green Party conference in Athlone.

Kylian Mbappe renounces defending but dazzles in French win
# The Act Of Kylian
From The42
# The Act Of Kylian

Kylian Mbappe renounces defending but dazzles in French win

23 hours ago 27,262 Views 4 Comments

The brilliant Mbappe scored both goals as France beat Denmark to qualify for the last-16.

Scottish rugby legend Doddie Weir dies aged 52
# RIP
From The42
# RIP

Scottish rugby legend Doddie Weir dies aged 52

23 hours ago 42,890 Views 32 Comments

The former international had been previously diagnosed with Motor Neurone Disease.

Wallabies stage extraordinary comeback to heap pressure on Pivac and Wales
# Back From The Brink
From The42
# Back From The Brink

Wallabies stage extraordinary comeback to heap pressure on Pivac and Wales

Sat 5:36 PM 32,393 Views 10 Comments

An under-fire and injury-hit Australia outfit came from 34-13 down to win win 39-34 in Cardiff.

Man arrested as part of PSNI probe into attempted murder of police officers
# PSNI
# PSNI

Man arrested as part of PSNI probe into attempted murder of police officers

Updated Sat 4:48 PM 5,790 Views 0 Comments

A property was also searched as part of the investigation.

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