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Dublin: 8 °C Thursday 25 April, 2019

Today’s News

The 9 at 9: Thursday

Here’s all the news you need to know this Thursday morning.

From The42 Man United's hapless €57 million man becoming a symbol of their wastefulness Talking Point

Man United's hapless €57 million man becoming a symbol of their wastefulness

A poor performance from Fred against City last night summed up a disappointing season for the Brazilian.

Storm Hannah is coming on Friday night

A Status Yellow warning is in place for Cork and Kerry.

Irish measles cases rise over 200% as experts blame increase on misinformation about MMR vaccine

A new report has revealed that global rates of the disease are on the rise.

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Poll: Do you use your Eircode? Your Say This post contains a poll

Poll: Do you use your Eircode?

A campaign encouraging people to mark their property with their Eircode is being launched today.

Churches stay closed as Sri Lankan government admits 'major intelligence lapse'

Two sons of a wealthy Sri Lankan spice trader are among the suspected suicide bombers.

US executes white supremacist for lynching black man in Texas in 1998

John William King was put to death last night.

Kim Jong Un and Vladimir Putin vow closer ties as they meet for the first time

Both leaders have met in Russia’s eastern city of Vladivostok, after Kim travelled by train from the North.

Opinion: 'There are consequences to paying for all the most expensive new drugs'

We need to radically improve waiting times for treatment rather than focus on buying all the most expensive drugs, writes Dr Anthony O’Connor.

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'People know who is responsible': £10,000 reward offered for information on Lyra McKee murder

The 29-year-old journalist was killed in the Creggan area of Derry in the early hours of Good Friday.

'Time for change': UK committee finds British government responsible for addressing Northern Ireland abortion laws

Laws in Northern Ireland mean that women cannot access an abortion unless there is a serious risk to their life.

'Marking shovels and tractors': Government turns to Eircodes to tackle rural theft

A campaign encouraging people to mark their property with their Eircode is being launched today.

'Banning them is a red herring': Why election candidates are standing over their use of posters

There have been increasing calls from the public to stop the use of posters during elections.

Yesterday’s News

US measles cases hit 25 year high

Health officials in hard-hit New York City today reported 61 new cases since late last week.

Jury in alleged ‘love rival’ trial to resume deliberations tomorrow morning

Patrick Quirke (50) of Breanshamore, Co Tipperary has pleaded not guilty to the murder .

From The42 More woe for Man United, as City reclaim Premier League top spot Report

More woe for Man United, as City reclaim Premier League top spot

Bernardo Silva and Leroy Sane got the goals for Pep Guardiola’s side.

'They'll spot you': Luas warning commuters about plain clothes ticket inspectors

A new campaign by the private operator was launched earlier this month.

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Here's What Happened Today: Wednesday

Here’s what made the headlines today.

Republican group Saoradh 'aggressively trying to recruit' students at University College Cork

The university is currently reviewing CCTV footage in a bid to identify the individuals responsible.

The family that stood up to the Dundon gang: Steve Collins pays loving tribute to wife Carmel RIP

The family that stood up to the Dundon gang: Steve Collins pays loving tribute to wife Carmel

Their son Roy was murdered by the Dundon gang in 2009.

From The42 BT Sport 'regret' that stance on Billy Vunipola was misinterpreted by 'some viewers' during broadcast Statement

BT Sport 'regret' that stance on Billy Vunipola was misinterpreted by 'some viewers' during broadcast

The broadcaster has released a statement to The42, in which it defends its coverage of the controversial Saracens player.

'Why in God's name does it take the death of a 29-year-old woman to get to this point?' - priest challenges politicians on NI stalemate

It’s been over two years since the Northern Ireland institutions collapsed. With no functioning government,

A quiet, reflective and defiant Belfast stands with the McKees as they celebrate their 'wee brainbox'

Lyra McKee is many things to many people now – but today was about her family and their loss.

23 more people arrested during Extinction Rebellion protests in London

Over 1,000 people have now been arrested during the climate change protests.

Investigation underway after aggravated burglary at elderly couple's home in Dublin

The three men left the scene in a small white van.

Kennel owner receives death threats after husky returned to owner wrapped in duct tape

The kennel claims it bundled up the dog to stop the spread of infection.

Luxury cars and €300k worth of jewellery seized in operation targeting bogus slip and fall insurance fraudsters

Officers said that the investigations carried out indicate that a number of targets submitted multiple claims.

Schoolboy (15) had semi-automatic pistol 'fully loaded and ready for use’ under his bed, court hears

The boy has been accused of unlawful possession of a Walther PPQ 9mm semi-automatic pistol.

From The42 'I don’t get RTÉ back in Bromley' - McCarthy not worried by Delaney/FAI saga Unaffected

'I don’t get RTÉ back in Bromley' - McCarthy not worried by Delaney/FAI saga

The Irish manager is adamant that the weeks-long controversy in Irish football has no effect on him and his squad.

The 5 at 5: Wednesday

Five minutes, five stories, five o’clock…

Gardaí locate man missing from Dublin

Leo Cullen (54) was last seen yesterday.

Gardaí had already been called to park where club changing rooms set on fire 'four or five times this year'

‘There’s been a lot of anti-social goings-on in that park and it’s not the safest park.’

'The pain will never ease': Funeral of Lyra McKee takes place in Belfast

The 29-year-old journalist was killed in Derry in the early hours of Good Friday.

From The42 Cronin, Furlong and Ringrose shortlisted for EPCR Player of the Year award Top Performers

Cronin, Furlong and Ringrose shortlisted for EPCR Player of the Year award

Champions Cup finalists Leinster and Saracens dominate the five-man shortlist.

Hozier nominated for prestigious Ivor Novello songwriting award

Also nominated are Alex Turner and Ben Howard.

Ireland's first charity-funded community air ambulance still awaiting approval to operate

The charity is awaiting a formal announcement from the Minister for Health.

Gardaí investigating after 2 men with knife, hammer and hatchet rob elderly couple's home

The couple in their 80s were taken to hospital suffering from shock.

University Hospital Waterford to address reports of dead bodies left on trolleys in corridors

One of the hospital’s pathologists Professor Rob Landers said that conditions in the mortuary are “quite primitive”.

Grant won't be reinstated to student teachers spending thousands on placements in the Gaeltacht

The expense runs into thousands for students who spend two months in the Gaeltacht.

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