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Today’s News

Man wanted in connection with deaths of 39 migrants in refrigerated trailer fights extradition to UK

It is alleged that Eamon Harrison delivered the trailer to a Belgian port before its journey to Britain.

Fermanagh machete attack: Gardaí make three arrests over social media 'threats to kill'

This morning, gardaí conducted a number of planned searches in the Athlone area.

Some of Graham Geraghty's stolen GAA medals have been recovered

The medals were stolen from the Meath legend’s home last week.

11 people accused of over 200 sexual and cruelty charges against children to be served with books of evidence

Six women and five men, aged between their 20s – 70s, are charged with offences including rape, sexual assault, neglect and cruelty.

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Here's how Labour plans to spend £75bn in Britain's biggest ever post-war home construction push UK VOTE 19 This post contains videos

Here's how Labour plans to spend £75bn in Britain's biggest ever post-war home construction push

Jeremy Corbyn described the plans as ‘radical and ambitious’.

'I won't lower myself': Angry clashes at committee as Doherty defends government stance on PSC

There were testy exchanges between the minister and committee members in the Oireachtas this morning.

Blood found on carpet in home of couple accused of female genital mutilation of daughter, court hears

A DNA expert told Dublin Circuit Criminal Court the blood matched that of the injured girl.

Explainer: Why has Prince Andrew stepped aside from public duties?

The Duke of York has withdrawn from official royal life for the foreseeable future.

Christmas bonus will be paid out to 1.2 million social welfare recipients at start of December

The cost of the Christmas bonus this year will be €279.4 million.

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Impeachment: Here's why Donald Trump might have had a bad day yesterday

It was the most dramatic day of the impeachment hearings into the US President’s involvement with Ukraine.

16 people discovered in container on ferry bound for Rosslare Port

The container is on board a Stena Line ferry which departed from Cherbourg, France.

Alex Salmond pleads not guilty to attempted rape and 11 sexual assault charges Scotland This post contains videos

Alex Salmond pleads not guilty to attempted rape and 11 sexual assault charges

One of the charges relates to the attempted rape of a woman in the official residence of the first minister of Scotland.

From The42 Schmidt says worry about ban led to Toner's World Cup exclusion ORDINARY JOE

Schmidt says worry about ban led to Toner's World Cup exclusion

The former Ireland head coach has released a book entitled Ordinary Joe.

Ken Starr, who led impeachment against Clinton, says yesterday was 'bombshell day' for Trump

The US ambassador to the EU said yesterday he worked with Ukraine at the “express direction” of Donald Trump.

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From The42 No late moving of goalposts as Uefa confirm Slovakia as Ireland's play-off opponents Away Day

No late moving of goalposts as Uefa confirm Slovakia as Ireland's play-off opponents

It was thought that the governing body might change their own rules to make it easier for Ireland to qualify for Euro 2020 as co-hosts, but that hasn’t happened.

There's been an increase in sexual assaults among teens, says Cari

“Choking is a massive issue,” among teenagers, psychotherapist Stella O’Malley told RTÉ’s Today with SOR show.

Actor Jussie Smollett suing city of Chicago for 'malicious prosecution'

The Empire actor says the city should not seek payment from him to cover the cost of the investigation into his claim that he was a victim of a racist and homophobic attack.

Poll: Would you like the Leap card replaced with a cashless payment system? Leap Forward This post contains a poll

Poll: Would you like the Leap card replaced with a cashless payment system?

Plans are being advanced to introduce a cashless payment system on public transport by 2027.

Two men arrested in Dublin over Kevin Lunney abduction Qih

Two men arrested in Dublin over Kevin Lunney abduction

The men are being held in north Dublin garda stations.

Google to limit targeted political ads in bid to 'improve voters’ confidence'

The tech giant said the changes aim to improve voter confidence in digital political advertising and electoral processes.

The 9 at 9: Thursday

Lucan murder victim named, Democrats debate each other, and Prince Andrew in the UK papers.

'A fitting tribute to Dolores': The Cranberries' final album nominated for Grammy Award

The last new album the Cranberries released was Roses in 2012.

From The42 No Rio Olympics referees or judges will be used at Tokyo 2020 Boxing

No Rio Olympics referees or judges will be used at Tokyo 2020

Michael Conlan was on the wrong end of a controversial decision in the 2016 Olympics.

Man (30s) dies and two others hospitalised following collision in Co Tipperary

The incident happened on the N24 at Killaloan, on the outskirts of Clonmel overnight.

Rainfall warning remains in place for 5 counties as 'unsettled' weekend ahead

Met Éireann has warned that conditions will continue to be unsettled over the weekend.

10 candidates in Fingal by-election sign up to anti-racism pledge

Those who’ve signed up include Fianna Fáil’s Lorraine Clifford-Lee, who’s recently been embroiled in controversy over old tweets.

Coldplay won't tour their new album until concerts become 'environmentally beneficial'

The band’s last tour grossed an estimated €450 million in ticket sales.

Australian PM denies his climate policies caused bushfires as 'code red' issued

Drought, unseasonably hot, dry and windy conditions have fuelled the unprecedented blazes.

'What're you gonna do?' Democrats united on Trump, but divided by race, healthcare and drugs

The 10 Democratic candidates debated each other as impeachment hearings into Trump’s dealings with Ukraine rumbled on.

Johnson & Johnson found 'negligent' in pelvic mesh lawsuit in Australia

Lawyers for the women said the devices caused “incontinence, infection and chronic pain”.

'I'm sorry mummy': UK papers take aim as Prince Andrew steps down from public duties

Nearly all the papers in Britain lead with the story today.

'Loyalty is no longer rewarded': Consumer watchdog to look at impact of 'loyalty penalties' imposed by insurance companies

Customers are experiencing successive price increases, according to the CCPC.

Ireland's 20-year-olds are stressed, living with their parents and worried about housing

Financial security and a good job were their priorities for the next 10 years, according to the Growing Up In Ireland report.

'Rectifying the historic wrong': LGBT advocates wanted sexual orientation included on the next Census

Scotland’s census will give individuals up to 21 options under this category including skolisexual and demiromantic.

Ten-fold increase in a decade in number of children from State care reaching out for help

Children as young as five years old required the support of advocates last year.

Gardaí identify victim of Lucan murder as suspected Kinahan hitman Wayne Whelan

The man survived an attempt on his life earlier this year.

Yesterday’s News

Extinction Rebellion hits out at co-founder after he calls Holocaust 'just another f**kery in human history'

In an interview, Roger Hallam compared the Holocaust to other historical massacres.

Pedestrian (20s) hospitalised following collision in north Dublin

The incident happened at around 6pm this evening.

Taoiseach refutes claim by Maria Bailey that no review of election ticket occurred before her deselection

Fine Gael members see the letter as a clear signal Bailey intends to fight the decision to deselect her.

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