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Dublin: 4°C Friday 4 December 2020

Today’s News

Sinn Féin TD Brian Stanley seeks to make 'full personal statement' to the Dáil

  • Party leader Mary Lou McDonald met with Stanley today
  • The PAC chair is to spend time with his family next week

79-year-old ex-bus driver given suspended sentence for propositioning schoolboy for sex

Denis Carey pleaded guilty to inviting a child to engage in a sexual act at a public toilet.

Action needed to curb exploitation of doctors and workplace bullying, report finds

Some doctors reported working 90 hours a week.

Six deaths and 449 cases of Covid-19 confirmed in Northern Ireland

The first batch of a Covid-19 vaccine arrived in the North today.

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Cullen in good Kompany as he bids for a role in World Cup qualifiers

The Anderlecht midfielder impressed after being introduced during Ireland’s recent clash with Bulgaria.

Northern Ireland receives first batch of Covid-19 vaccine

The vaccine will be rolled out in Northern Ireland from next week.

'No evidence' to support removal of any groups from category at highest risk of severe Covid-19

A HIQA report has advised public health officials that the evidence for including over 70s in the highest risk category for Covid-19 is strong.

1,500 Rohingya refugees sent to isolated island off Bangladesh

The never before inhabited island has been designed to take up to 100,000 refugees.

Woman (50s) dies in fatal road collision in Co Roscommon

Three people have been taken to hospital with non-life threatening injuries.

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Chinese spacecraft blasts off from moon with cargo of lunar rocks

Chang’e 5 will return to earth with 2kg of moon rocks – it is expected to touch down in Mongolia later this month.

Brexit talks in 'difficult phase' as hopes of trade agreement recede

The UK claimed the EU was making fresh demands at the ’11th hour’.

From The42 'Mam used to be working out of the car. They gave up everything for us, and we were very fortunate for that' Grateful

'Mam used to be working out of the car. They gave up everything for us, and we were very fortunate for that'

Galway’s Charlotte Cooney talks about the role her parents played in her sporting life.

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Action promised on rental overcrowding after 'shocking' Prime Time investigation Cramped This post contains videos

Action promised on rental overcrowding after 'shocking' Prime Time investigation

The revelations prompted a strong reaction online.

Italy bans travel between towns over Christmas in bid to stop 'third wave' of Covid-19

The Mediterranean country recorded its highest daily death toll from the coronavirus yesterday.

Elderly mental health services 'seriously under-resourced' and need 'urgent improvement', report warns

Older people are facing a mental health “perfect storm” due to the Covid-19 pandemic.

Monolith emerges in California after Utah and Romania works disappear

The origins of the monoliths are still unknown.

From The42 Here's your TV guide to a jam-packed weekend of sport Tune In

Here's your TV guide to a jam-packed weekend of sport

There’s plenty of action to look forward to.

The 9 at 9: Friday

Here’s what’s making headlines this morning.

UK medicines regulator defends speed of vaccine approval after Dr Anthony Fauci raises doubts Covid-19 This post contains videos

UK medicines regulator defends speed of vaccine approval after Dr Anthony Fauci raises doubts

Fauci said American regulators would do a “more thorough job”.

Poll: Do you plan on going to a restaurant/gastropub this weekend? Your Say This post contains a poll

Poll: Do you plan on going to a restaurant/gastropub this weekend?

Restaurants and gastropubs are allowed to reopen from today.

Garda investigation after two men found dead in Waterford hostel

Toxicology tests will be carried out as part of the Garda probe in to the deaths.

Wintry weekend with frost, fog and rain ahead as temperatures to drop to zero degrees

Status Yellow wind warnings are in place for some counties today.

Opinion: 'I felt forgotten by NPHET and Government as I miscarried alone in hospital'

Clare Cullen describes her experience of miscarriage in a hospital without her husband, due to Covid restrictions.

'We're at breaking point': Unpaid student nurses under financial pressure to work extra shifts despite potential Covid risk

Student nurses say they are torn between risking cross-contamination or jeopardising their own financial security.

Non-essential retailers in Northern Ireland given go-ahead to reopen on 11 December

Businesses such as restaurants, cafes and hotels can also resume trading then but must close by 11pm.

Restaurants and gastropubs reopen today - here's everything you need to know

Time limits, substantial meals and all the rest.

FactCheck: Was the UK able to approve the Pfizer vaccine before the EU because of Brexit?

The head of the UK regulator who approved the Pfizer vaccine said its progress was “totally dependent” on the “rolling review” approach it took.

As Ireland reopens, what does this week's Covid-19 data tell us?

Ireland’s 14-day incidence rate has dropped by 27% in the past 14 days.

Yesterday’s News

Explainer: Why is Ireland looking for observer status at the Arctic Council?

Cabinet has agreed that Ireland should apply for observer status at the Arctic Council.

From The42 Flores scores stunning consolation goal but Molde too strong for Dundalk Report

Flores scores stunning consolation goal but Molde too strong for Dundalk

The League of Ireland side were comprehensively beaten in tonight’s Europa League fixture in Norway.

Namibia is planning to sell 170 live elephants because of drought and conflict

The government had been criticised for shooting elephants to control overpopulation.

Trailer Watch: Which film will you watch this weekend? Movies This post contains a poll

Trailer Watch: Which film will you watch this weekend?

Here are a few options for weekend watching.

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Here's What Happened Today: Thursday

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

Your evening longread: What you need to know about how your brain works

We bring you an interesting longread each evening to take your mind off the news.

From The42 As it happened: Molde v Dundalk, Europa League Liveblog

As it happened: Molde v Dundalk, Europa League

Molde faced Dundalk as the Lilywhites took part in their penultimate Europa League game this season.

Dance schools can facilitate individual dance training, minister says

Members from the performing arts sector of Ireland held a silent, socially distanced protest outside Leinster House today over the continued closure of businesses.

US tightens travel rules for Chinese Communist Party members

Previously, some visas were issued that permitted unlimited entries and could remain valid for as long as 10 years.

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Man accused of attempted abduction of eight-year-old girl in supermarket sent for trial

It was alleged the accused approached the girl while her mother had her back turned.

Ryanair orders 75 Boeing 737 Max planes to add to fleet

The aircraft will be delivered between 2021 and 2024.

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