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'Sham' annexation polls in occupied areas of Ukraine enter last voting day
# War In Ukraine
# War In Ukraine

'Sham' annexation polls in occupied areas of Ukraine enter last voting day

17 minutes ago 571 Views 1 Comment

Armed soldiers have been going door to door in the four Russian-occupied regions to collect votes.

UK Chancellor faces massive market turmoil after disastrous day for sterling
# Sterling
# Sterling

UK Chancellor faces massive market turmoil after disastrous day for sterling

17 minutes ago 2,213 Views 1 Comment

The UK Treasury moved to settle the markets with the promise of a Budget next spring as the pound tumbled against the dollar.

Iran steps up activist, journalist arrests in protest crackdown
# Iran
# Iran

Iran steps up activist, journalist arrests in protest crackdown

31 minutes ago 861 Views 0 Comments

Twenty journalists have been imprisoned since the protests erupted earlier this month over the death of 22-year-old Mahsa Amini.

Nasa tests defence technology by crashing spacecraft into asteroid
# Crash Course
# Crash Course

Nasa tests defence technology by crashing spacecraft into asteroid

55 minutes ago 3,864 Views 6 Comments

The aim of the mission was to demonstrate that dangerous incoming rocks can be deflected by deliberately smashing into them.

Japan honours Shinzo Abe at controversial funeral
# Shinzo Abe
# Shinzo Abe

Japan honours Shinzo Abe at controversial funeral

1 hour ago 4,969 Views 0 Comments

The former Prime Minister was shot dead in July, but the decision to give him a state funeral provoked opposition.

Budget 2023 will be revealed today - here's a look at how things will unfold
# Budget 2023
# Budget 2023

Budget 2023 will be revealed today - here's a look at how things will unfold

7 hours ago 15,531 Views 17 Comments

Budget proceedings will kick off at 1pm.

Yesterday's News

Murders and burglaries down from pre-pandemic levels
# Crime
# Crime

Murders and burglaries down from pre-pandemic levels

9 hours ago 5,035 Views 10 Comments

However there has been a 5.6% increase in reported sexual offences since last year.

England head to the World Cup after thrilling draw against Germany
# All Square
From The42
# All Square

England head to the World Cup after thrilling draw against Germany

9 hours ago 28,637 Views 23 Comments

The hosts displayed the kind of resilience and ruthlessness their manager called for in the build-up in front of a sold-out Wembley crowd.

High on a hill: Meloni and the five-star luxury of a right-wing victory day
# Rome
# Rome

High on a hill: Meloni and the five-star luxury of a right-wing victory day

10 hours ago 9,165 Views 5 Comments

The Journal’s Niall O’Connor reports from Rome.

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

Here's What Happened Today: Monday

11 hours ago 9,279 Views 0 Comments

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

North Korea calls US and South Korean naval drills a provocation to war
# Pyongyang
# Pyongyang

North Korea calls US and South Korean naval drills a provocation to war

11 hours ago 11,743 Views 14 Comments

Earlier this month, the North vowed never to give up its nuclear weapons.

Charlie Bird has been conferred with the Freedom of County Wicklow
# Charlie Bird
# Charlie Bird

Charlie Bird has been conferred with the Freedom of County Wicklow

Updated 11 hours ago 12,848 Views 5 Comments

He is only the third receipient of the honour, after Daniel Day-Lewis and Katie Taylor.

Do you agree with our Ireland team to face Armenia?
# Have Your Say
From The42
# Have Your Say

Do you agree with our Ireland team to face Armenia?

11 hours ago 18,360 Views 27 Comments

Stephen Kenny is expected to make a couple of changes from the Scotland game.

Labour says it would deliver ‘rapid deals’ with the EU on NI trade issues if it wins power
# NI Protocol
# NI Protocol

Labour says it would deliver ‘rapid deals’ with the EU on NI trade issues if it wins power

12 hours ago 10,679 Views 10 Comments

Peter Kyle said there are ‘problems’ with the Northern Ireland Protocol.

21-year-old charged in connection with road traffic incidents including damaging a Garda car
# Cork
# Cork

21-year-old charged in connection with road traffic incidents including damaging a Garda car

13 hours ago 18,359 Views 0 Comments

Woodside was also charged with driving without a licence and insurance and of failing to give Gardai his name.

Explainer: Who is Giorgia Meloni, Italy's (soon to be) next prime minister?
# Profile
# Profile

Explainer: Who is Giorgia Meloni, Italy's (soon to be) next prime minister?

13 hours ago 18,277 Views 21 Comments

A far-right party is set to take power in Italy after winning around one-quarter of the vote in the country’s general election.

Owners regain possession of Parkgate House after arrests of activists, court hears
# Homelessness
# Homelessness

Owners regain possession of Parkgate House after arrests of activists, court hears

14 hours ago 17,454 Views 0 Comments

One activist told the court that the state’s attitude to homelessness was to say that ‘it can’t do anything about it’.

Bank of England will change rates ‘as much as needed’ to control inflation
# Interest Rates
# Interest Rates

Bank of England will change rates ‘as much as needed’ to control inflation

14 hours ago 11,175 Views 6 Comments

The pound crashed on Friday and Monday after the British Chancellor’s mini-budget.

Death toll rises to 15 in school shooting in Russia
# Russia
# Russia

Death toll rises to 15 in school shooting in Russia

Updated 14 hours ago 52,099 Views 35 Comments

The gunman killed himself after he opened fire, officials said.

Stephen Kenny says there will be no 'radical' changes for Armenia clash
# Team News
From The42
# Team News

Stephen Kenny says there will be no 'radical' changes for Armenia clash

15 hours ago 10,837 Views 30 Comments

Josh Cullen will miss the game through suspension.

Teen charged with endangering two Gardaí by allegedly speeding a car at them
# Courts
# Courts

Teen charged with endangering two Gardaí by allegedly speeding a car at them

16 hours ago 26,675 Views 0 Comments

The boy made no reply to the charges.

Jupiter should be visibile tonight as it comes closest to Earth in 60 years
# Out Of This World
# Out Of This World

Jupiter should be visibile tonight as it comes closest to Earth in 60 years

16 hours ago 37,576 Views 15 Comments

The planet will come within 590 million kilometres of Earth during an event known as “opposition”.

'You have to worry about the quality of some of the players Munster have'
# Rugby Weekly Extra
From The42
# Rugby Weekly Extra

'You have to worry about the quality of some of the players Munster have'

16 hours ago 34,687 Views 36 Comments

Bernard Jackman voiced his concerns on The42 Rugby Weekly Extra podcast.

Budget 2023 being finalised - here's what we know and what's still being worked out
# Budget 2023
# Budget 2023

Budget 2023 being finalised - here's what we know and what's still being worked out

16 hours ago 78,217 Views 80 Comments
  • Rent credit for individual renters amounting to about €400 or €500.
  • Double social welfare payments soon after the budget
  • €1k tax-free bonus to be permitted from employers, increased from €500 per year.
UK Labour's Miliband mocks '19th century’ Jacob Rees-Mogg and accuses him of ‘climate denial’
# Climate Change
# Climate Change

UK Labour's Miliband mocks '19th century’ Jacob Rees-Mogg and accuses him of ‘climate denial’

16 hours ago 14,676 Views 5 Comments

Britain’s opposition climate change secretary criticised the Government’s decision to open the door for fracking.

UK Government to push on with tax cuts as pound hits all-time low against dollar
# Kwasi Kwarteng
# Kwasi Kwarteng

UK Government to push on with tax cuts as pound hits all-time low against dollar

Updated 18 hours ago 38,401 Views 29 Comments

Neither Chancellor Kwasi Kwarteng nor Liz Truss are currently expected to publicly address the major market shift.

Parkgate House: Homeless activists protest after gardaí remove people from vacant property
# Dublin 8
# Dublin 8

Parkgate House: Homeless activists protest after gardaí remove people from vacant property

Updated 18 hours ago 28,534 Views 0 Comments

Several men are to appear before the High Court over an alleged breach of a court order.

Tobacco, beer and wine with estimated value of over €300,000 seized at Rosslare Europort
# Revenue Seizure
# Revenue Seizure

Tobacco, beer and wine with estimated value of over €300,000 seized at Rosslare Europort

19 hours ago 12,345 Views 2 Comments

Close to 26,000 litres of beer, over 11,800 litres of wine, and around 77.5 kilograms of ‘roll your own’ tobacco were seized.

Tropical Storm Ian to strengthen into a hurricane and head toward Cuba and Florida
# Evacuation
# Evacuation

Tropical Storm Ian to strengthen into a hurricane and head toward Cuba and Florida

19 hours ago 10,187 Views 10 Comments

Ian was forecast to intensify rapidly and become a major hurricane as soon as late Monday.

Kerry All-Ireland minor winner released by Brisbane Lions
# End Of The Road
From The42
# End Of The Road

Kerry All-Ireland minor winner released by Brisbane Lions

Updated 19 hours ago 31,104 Views 1 Comment

Deividas Uosis was one of three departures announced by the club

US asks UN Human Rights Council to debate rights abuses in China's Xinjiang region
# United Nations
# United Nations

US asks UN Human Rights Council to debate rights abuses in China's Xinjiang region

20 hours ago 4,888 Views 2 Comments

A UN report on Xinjiang published last month cited possible crimes against humanity against Uyghur Muslims in the region.

EU hopes for 'constructive cooperation' after right wing parties win victory in Italy
# Giorgia Meloni
# Giorgia Meloni

EU hopes for 'constructive cooperation' after right wing parties win victory in Italy

Updated 20 hours ago 19,905 Views 34 Comments

Giorgia Meloni is on course to become Italy’s first female prime minister.

Analysis: What will its first far-right leader since WWII mean for Italy?
# Italy Leans Right
# Italy Leans Right

Analysis: What will its first far-right leader since WWII mean for Italy?

21 hours ago 19,212 Views 11 Comments

Sofia Ammassari and Duncan McDonnell look at the shock political shift of Italy to the far-right and ask what it means for the future.

Drone attack hits Ukraine as US warns Russia of ‘consequences’ over nuclear weapons
# Ukraine
# Ukraine

Drone attack hits Ukraine as US warns Russia of ‘consequences’ over nuclear weapons

Updated 21 hours ago 32,526 Views 33 Comments

A massive fire and explosion was caused in the port of Odessa.

Free school books for primary school students in Budget education package
# Back To School
# Back To School

Free school books for primary school students in Budget education package

Updated 22 hours ago 27,493 Views 35 Comments

There has been widespread support for the announcement.

Powerful typhoon leaves five rescuers dead in north Philippines
# Typhoon Noru
# Typhoon Noru

Powerful typhoon leaves five rescuers dead in north Philippines

22 hours ago 4,606 Views 1 Comment

More than 50,000 people were taken to emergency shelters in the main Luzon region.

Poll: When did you last attend a protest march?
# Your Say
# Your Say

Poll: When did you last attend a protest march?

22 hours ago 20,111 Views 30 Comments

Thousands of people attended a cost-of-living march in Dublin on Saturday,

Have you seen Donal? 33-year-old man missing from Co Kerry since Saturday
# Ballybunion
# Ballybunion

Have you seen Donal? 33-year-old man missing from Co Kerry since Saturday

22 hours ago 16,215 Views 0 Comments

Donal Kennedy was last seen at around 11.30pm on the Main Street in Ballybunion on 24 September.

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