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Today’s News

Exiting Ulster Bank gives customers six-month 'deadline' to repay their overdrafts
# The Banks
# The Banks

Exiting Ulster Bank gives customers six-month 'deadline' to repay their overdrafts

7 minutes ago 574 Views 0 Comments

But bank officials said the lender will remain flexible and urged customers having difficulties to come forward immediately.

EU proposes 300 billion-euro roadmap to ditch Russian energy
# Energy Shift
# Energy Shift

EU proposes 300 billion-euro roadmap to ditch Russian energy

19 minutes ago 1,291 Views 5 Comments

The investment initiative is meant to help the bloc start weaning itself off Russian fossil fuels this year.

Explainer: Where 'clinically appropriate' stands as Government green lights NMH deal
# Maternity Care
# Maternity Care

Explainer: Where 'clinically appropriate' stands as Government green lights NMH deal

33 minutes ago 529 Views 2 Comments

The term has been defined in the government’s decision but not the legal documents of the agreement.

High Court proceedings brought against Sean Quinn over alleged trespass at quarry
# Trespass
# Trespass

High Court proceedings brought against Sean Quinn over alleged trespass at quarry

47 minutes ago 4,786 Views 0 Comments

The companies claim that on several occasions since late 2019 Mr Quinn has trespassed on their lands.

Former police officer pleads guilty to manslaughter in George Floyd killing
# Minneapolis
# Minneapolis

Former police officer pleads guilty to manslaughter in George Floyd killing

59 minutes ago 3,677 Views 0 Comments

Thomas Lane has already been convicted of wilfully violating Floyd’s rights during the May 2020 restraint that led to his death.

Michelangelo sketch sold at auction for €23 million
# National Treasure
# National Treasure

Michelangelo sketch sold at auction for €23 million

1 hour ago 3,643 Views 8 Comments

There are fewer than ten drawings by Michelangelo which exist in private hands.

Man who broke wife's leg in two places jailed for two-and-a-half years
# Courts
# Courts

Man who broke wife's leg in two places jailed for two-and-a-half years

1 hour ago 8,070 Views 0 Comments

The judge described the domestic assault as “like something a trained soldier would do.”

Justice Minister launches new guide for GPs to help support domestic violence victims
# Domestic Abuse
# Domestic Abuse

Justice Minister launches new guide for GPs to help support domestic violence victims

2 hours ago 1,970 Views 0 Comments

The guide was officially unveiled by the Irish College of General Practitioners today.

'We have to do this': Medical scientists seeking pay parity say strike action was their last resort
# Pay Claim
# Pay Claim

'We have to do this': Medical scientists seeking pay parity say strike action was their last resort

2 hours ago 38,024 Views 14 Comments

One scientist told The Journal that staff feel “burnt-out” due to working mandatory overtime rosters, with many leaving the profession.

Rain and thunder forecast for this evening and showers to come
# Weather
# Weather

Rain and thunder forecast for this evening and showers to come

2 hours ago 7,461 Views 3 Comments

Rain will continue in some areas until the weekend.

Two Green TDs set to support Sinn Féin motion as Dáil votes on NMH
# National Maternity Hospital
# National Maternity Hospital

Two Green TDs set to support Sinn Féin motion as Dáil votes on NMH

2 hours ago 7,739 Views 24 Comments

The motion calls on the National Maternity Hospital to be on publicly owned land.

Twitter says it will follow through on Musk deal despite the billionaire dragging his heels
# Deal Or No Deal
# Deal Or No Deal

Twitter says it will follow through on Musk deal despite the billionaire dragging his heels

2 hours ago 7,098 Views 5 Comments

Musk has said he has issues with the number of spam/bot accounts on the site.

Man arrested after footballer Billy Sharp allegedly assaulted during play-off pitch invasion
# Incident
From The42
# Incident

Man arrested after footballer Billy Sharp allegedly assaulted during play-off pitch invasion

Updated 3 hours ago 9,700 Views 10 Comments

Sharp was knocked to the ground by a supporter in the aftermath of Nottingham Forest’s victory on penalties.

Ryanair loses EU court challenge against Germany's €320m bailout of Thomas Cook-owned airline
# Ryanair
# Ryanair

Ryanair loses EU court challenge against Germany's €320m bailout of Thomas Cook-owned airline

3 hours ago 8,011 Views 1 Comment

Ryanair claimed that the Commission carried out an incomplete and insufficient examination of conditions for rescue aid.

Opinion: The last thing this housing market needs is a subsidy for developers
# Housing Crisis
# Housing Crisis

Opinion: The last thing this housing market needs is a subsidy for developers

4 hours ago 10,125 Views 53 Comments

The Social Democrats are asking the government to scrap the subsidy for developers – Cian O’Callaghan explains why.

British Government is 'all take and take some more' in NI Protocol debacle - Tánaiste

British Government is 'all take and take some more' in NI Protocol debacle - Tánaiste

4 hours ago 11,217 Views 24 Comments

Varadkar said the UK’s threats to disapply parts of the Protocol are creating an “atmosphere of distrust”.

Department to explore 'substantial' revisions to remote working bill after criticism
# Home Work
# Home Work

Department to explore 'substantial' revisions to remote working bill after criticism

Updated 4 hours ago 25,397 Views 46 Comments

The draft bill has gone down like a “lead balloon” with workers, said Sinn Féin’s Louise O’Reilly.

UK 'open' to international tribunal trying Putin over Ukraine war
# Ukraine
# Ukraine

UK 'open' to international tribunal trying Putin over Ukraine war

Updated 5 hours ago 26,276 Views 16 Comments

Meanwhile, Ukrainian fighters extracted from the last bastion of resistance in Mariupol have been taken to a former penal colony in enemy-controlled territory.

10 men arrested in connection with alleged match-fixing in the League of Ireland
# LOI
From The42
# LOI

10 men arrested in connection with alleged match-fixing in the League of Ireland

Updated 6 hours ago 39,562 Views 0 Comments

The arrests stem from an investigation launched following reports of alleged match-fixing received from the FAI and Uefa.

Climate change indicators hit record highs in 2021, UN warns
# Sea Levels
# Sea Levels

Climate change indicators hit record highs in 2021, UN warns

6 hours ago 4,042 Views 12 Comments

Greenhouse gas concentrations, sea level rise, ocean heat and ocean acidification all set new records last year.

'The hate of men will pass': Volodymyr Zelenskyy speech opens Cannes Film Festival
# Cannes
# Cannes

'The hate of men will pass': Volodymyr Zelenskyy speech opens Cannes Film Festival

6 hours ago 8,098 Views 11 Comments

The leader received a standing ovation after delivering lines from the Charlie Chaplin film, the Great Dictator.

Ryanair opens new €10 million aircraft maintenance facility at Shannon Airport
# Ryanair
# Ryanair

Ryanair opens new €10 million aircraft maintenance facility at Shannon Airport

7 hours ago 11,210 Views 7 Comments

The facility is expected to employ 200 people in the locality.

Russian gymnast banned for one year for pro-war 'Z' symbol
# Ivan Kuliak
# Ivan Kuliak

Russian gymnast banned for one year for pro-war 'Z' symbol

7 hours ago 20,633 Views 11 Comments

The Z symbol has gone from a marking on Russian military vehicles to a pro-war symbol.

Poll: Should all gambling ads be banned before 9pm?
# Your Say
# Your Say

Poll: Should all gambling ads be banned before 9pm?

7 hours ago 20,213 Views 46 Comments

The Oireachtas Justice Committee wants gambling ads to be banned before the 9pm watershed.

Tory MP accused of rape released on bail
# Investigation
# Investigation

Tory MP accused of rape released on bail

7 hours ago 9,758 Views 0 Comments

Tory chief whip Chris Heaton-Harris urged the unnamed MP in his 50s to stay away from Parliament.

Finland and Sweden submit applications for Nato membership
# NATO
# NATO

Finland and Sweden submit applications for Nato membership

8 hours ago 6,519 Views 18 Comments

Nato Secretary General Jens Stoltenberg said he welcomes the requests.

Con O'Callaghan: 'Sometimes people would come up to me and tell me I'm going to the hurlers'
# King Con
From The42
# King Con

Con O'Callaghan: 'Sometimes people would come up to me and tell me I'm going to the hurlers'

Updated 8 hours ago 20,816 Views 3 Comments

The Dublin football star dismissed rumours he was set to swap codes earlier this season.

Sinn Féin says Troubles amnesty legislation treats survivors 'with utter contempt'
# Northern Ireland
# Northern Ireland

Sinn Féin says Troubles amnesty legislation treats survivors 'with utter contempt'

8 hours ago 7,653 Views 21 Comments

The proposals are almost universally opposed by political parties across the UK and Ireland as well as victims’ groups.

Kim Jong Un criticises officials over spiralling North Korea Covid outbreak
# Coronavirus
# Coronavirus

Kim Jong Un criticises officials over spiralling North Korea Covid outbreak

9 hours ago 13,015 Views 10 Comments

The country reported 232,880 new cases of “fever” as of Tuesday evening, bringing the total number to 1.72 million with 62 deaths.

Swedish MP: There is worry about our independent voice but NATO is the only solution
# Olle Thorell
# Olle Thorell

Swedish MP: There is worry about our independent voice but NATO is the only solution

16 hours ago 9,425 Views 8 Comments

Olle Thorell is an MP for the ruling Social Democrats party and also a member of the Foreign Affairs Committee in the Swedish parliament.

Yesterday’s News

Pentagon reveals increasing number of UFOs reported in past 20 years
# Unidentified Flying Objects
# Unidentified Flying Objects

Pentagon reveals increasing number of UFOs reported in past 20 years

17 hours ago 29,326 Views 39 Comments

“We’ve made no assumptions about what this is or isn’t,” the deputy director of US Naval intelligence said.

Man appears in court accused of ransacking Ukrainian refugees’ belongings
# Courts
# Courts

Man appears in court accused of ransacking Ukrainian refugees’ belongings

18 hours ago 33,062 Views 0 Comments

The Ukrainian couple left war-ravaged Kyiv as the Russian invasion began on 24 February.

Under-strength Liverpool prevail to bring Premier League title race to final day
# Boost
From The42
# Boost

Under-strength Liverpool prevail to bring Premier League title race to final day

18 hours ago 41,953 Views 39 Comments

Jurgen Klopp was without several important players against Southampton tonight.

Man (60s) dies following motorcycle crash in Tralee
# Kerry
# Kerry

Man (60s) dies following motorcycle crash in Tralee

18 hours ago 15,072 Views 2 Comments

Gardaí in Tralee are appealing for witnesses to come forward.

Bidens visit Buffalo to pay respects to victims of racist massacre
# Buffalo
# Buffalo

Bidens visit Buffalo to pay respects to victims of racist massacre

Updated 19 hours ago 15,476 Views 25 Comments

Biden called the racially-motivated killings “antithetical to everything we stand for in America.”

Here's What Happened Today: Tuesday
# Evening Fix
# Evening Fix

Here's What Happened Today: Tuesday

19 hours ago 7,142 Views 0 Comments

Here’s your round-up of what made the headlines today.

War in Ukraine enters 'protracted phase': Defence minister
# Ukraine
# Ukraine

War in Ukraine enters 'protracted phase': Defence minister

Updated 19 hours ago 29,180 Views 2 Comments

Putin says Europe’s oil sanctions are ‘economic suicide’

Josh Dunne sustained two stab wounds to chest on the night he died, court hears
# Josh Dunne
# Josh Dunne

Josh Dunne sustained two stab wounds to chest on the night he died, court hears

20 hours ago 17,985 Views 0 Comments

George Gonzaga Bento is charged with the teenager’s murder.

Tiger, Spieth and McIlroy will play together at PGA Championship
# Looking Ahead
From The42
# Looking Ahead

Tiger, Spieth and McIlroy will play together at PGA Championship

20 hours ago 13,287 Views 2 Comments

The trio will start Thursday’s opening round from the 10th tee at 8:10 a.m.

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