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Today’s News

As it happened: Defeat for Johnson as MPs force him to seek Brexit extension

Boris Johnson has been defeated in his bid to get his deal through the House of Commons.

Brexit: MPs have voted to force Boris Johnson to seek an extension from the EU

Johnson’s plans to pass a Meaningful Vote on his deal today have been scuppered.

Timmy Dooley says fellow Fianna Fáil TD voted for him while he was absent from the Dáil

The Clare TD was absent from his assigned seat when six votes were cast in his name on Thursday.

Thousands of anti-Brexit protesters march in London

Thousands of people took to the streets of London today to call for a second referendum.

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PSNI believes man (30s) shot in both legs was ordered to attend attack 'by appointment'

Police have appealed for witnesses to the “totally barbaric” incident.

Cries of 'shame' from MPs as Brexit secretary invokes memory of Mo Mowlam in Commons debate

One senior Labour MP described the tactic as “deeply offensive”.

From The42 A sorry end to the Schmidt era as All Blacks obliterate Ireland at the World Cup Abysmal

A sorry end to the Schmidt era as All Blacks obliterate Ireland at the World Cup

Despite huge Irish support, Schmidt’s side were dire to record yet another quarter-final defeat.

1972 IRA documentary was ‘banned’ from being shown

The Secret Army documentary includes scenes which show Martin McGuinness with a car which was later used to bomb Derry and handling a gun.

Batches of turkey dinosaurs recalled by Iceland as they may contain small metal pieces

The batches in question are dated best before November 2020.

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'This is a momentous occasion': Boris Johnson urges MPs to back his deal ahead of knife-edge vote

Hardline Brexiteers in the ERG have indicated they intend to back the Brexit deal.

Democrat White House candidate hits back after Clinton labels her the 'favourite of the Russians'

The congresswoman called her ‘a personification of the rot that has sickened the Democratic Party’.

From The42 As it happened: New Zealand v Ireland, Rugby World Cup quarter-final Liveblog

As it happened: New Zealand v Ireland, Rugby World Cup quarter-final

The All Blacks stood between Ireland and a first-ever appearance in the RWC semi-final…

Calls to push ahead with capping insurance payouts as government criticised for taking too long to act

ISME boss says a referendum is not needed on payouts and calls for action before businesses close down.

The 9 at 9: Saturday

Here’s the news you need to know as you start your day today.

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Revolut and N26 rocked Irish banking. Now their competition is coming to town

Watch: Irish archaeologists abroad transform 360-year-old Iceland shipwreck into virtual reality

Two Irish maritime archaeologists living in Iceland and Australia have created a virtual reality video of an old shipwreck.

Extension amendment threatens to scupper Johnson's hopes of 31 October exit

The Letwin amendment could prove a major barrier to Boris Johnson’s plan to leave the EU on 31 October.

From The42 All Blacks stand in the way as Ireland target first-ever World Cup semi-final Preview

All Blacks stand in the way as Ireland target first-ever World Cup semi-final

‘There’s nothing we can do about the previous results,’ said Ireland out-half Johnny Sexton.

There are three main differences between Theresa May's Brexit deal and Boris Johnson's one

Boris Johnson has been bullish about the UK leaving the EU on 31 October – will these changes help him?

Many people relate to my story of miscarriage, says Andrea Corr

The Corrs musician was speaking on the Late Late Show last night.

The Explainer: What are Northern Ireland’s abortion laws and how might they be changing?

We look at how legislation passed in Westminster is set to change abortion laws in Northern Ireland.

Man jailed for eight years for repeated sexual abuse and rape of his younger brother

Over the course of a decade, John Murphy abused his brother who was aged between ten and 20 years old.

Explainer: What you should expect as MPs prepare to vote on Boris Johnson's Brexit deal

Boris Johnson faces a significant challenge if he wants to get his deal through the House of Commons.

'They've lost every battle': The rise and fall of the DUP's Brexit strategy

“Everything they’ve touched has turned to dust. They’ve lost every battle.”

Yesterday’s News

Catalonia protests: Marches and strikes paralyse city of Barcelona

Highways were occupied by thousands of people joining five marches from inland towns.

Greta Thunberg and late Brendan Grace among recipients of Dublin Lord Mayor's Award

Lord Mayor Paul McAuliffe presented the awards at a reception at the Mansion House this evening.

An Garda Síochána spent €14k on sandwich bags for members during US president's visit

That was part of the €107,625 catering payment to the Trump Doonbeg resort in west Clare.

Extinction Rebellion activist in custody after climbing London's Big Ben

Tree surgeon Ben Atkinson (43) evaded police for more than three hours after climbing the scaffolding.

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From The42 Dublin, Chicago and Hamilton - Ireland's last 5 meetings with New Zealand Recap

Dublin, Chicago and Hamilton - Ireland's last 5 meetings with New Zealand

Ireland’s recent record against New Zealand has produced a mix of crushing lows and historic highs over the years.

Man arrested in Louth following investigation into alleged money laundering of €29 million

It is the third arrest following a multi-agency investigation which began in September 2016.

Garda at centre of investigation had phone wiped, Disclosures Tribunal hears

The tribunal is hearing from Garda Nicholas Keogh.

'Not many people have asked if I'm ok': Meghan Markle on becoming a mother in the spotlight

Markle was speaking during her and Prince Harry’s recent tour of southern Africa.

Here's What Happened Today: Friday

Here’s what made headlines today.

Gardaí investigating social media shooting threats made against two schools

The schools in question are located in Limerick and Galway.

From The42 Solskjaer not the cause of Man United's problems but a symptom of them Talking Point This post contains videos

Solskjaer not the cause of Man United's problems but a symptom of them

The Norwegian has come under fire amid the club’s disastrous start to the season.

'Lowering speed is crucial': Gardaí detect motorist driving 138km/h in an 80km/h zone

The driver was detected speeding during An Garda Síochána’s National Slow Down Day today.

Johnson & Johnson recalls 33,000 bottles of baby powder in US over asbestos concerns

The recalled lot consists of bottles which were distributed last year.

Witness appeal after pedestrian (70) sustains 'life-threatening' injuries in collision with car

The incident happened on Wednesday at around 10.10pm on the Leopardstown Road, Dublin.

Lunney attack: Sean Quinn no longer wants to take back control of his former businesses Qih

Lunney attack: Sean Quinn no longer wants to take back control of his former businesses

Kevin Lunney was abducted from his home in Co Fermanagh in September.

The Explainer: So what's actually in this new Brexit deal?

We take a look at everything Brexit-related that happened this week, and what it all means.

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