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Dublin: 12 °C Friday 16 November, 2018

Today’s News

So, who exactly is the new Brexit Secretary Stephen Barclay?

He today became the third person to hold the job overseeing Britain’s withdrawal from the European Union.

From The42 'There's a lot of nervousness, everyone is very wary of this Irish team' One Versus Two

'There's a lot of nervousness, everyone is very wary of this Irish team'

Former All Black Tana Umaga says Saturday’s game against Ireland is seen as the perfect litmus test for Steven Hansen’s side.

Brexiteers worry that the EU's withdrawal agreement will turn the UK into a 'vassal state' - but what does that mean?

The draft agreement has been denounced across Britain’s political spectrum since it was unveiled on Wednesday night

France and Germany are 'jumping the gun' on EU army, Dutch Prime Minister says

“The idea of a European army is going way too far for the Netherlands.”

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Here’s What Happened Today: Friday

An appeal for witnesses to a shooting, a new Brexit Secretary – here’s what made the headlines today.

Aldi recalls batch of pesto due to detection of Salmonella

It’s recalling the batches of Deli Green Pesto with the use-by date 23.11.2018.

California air quality worse than polluted South Asian cities as wildfire death toll hits 63

US president Donald Trump is set to visit the tinder-dry state tomorrow.

From The42 Jimmy Dunne and United youngster O'Connor drafted into Ireland's squad to face Denmark New Faces

Jimmy Dunne and United youngster O'Connor drafted into Ireland's squad to face Denmark

Ireland will be without the suspended James McClean in Aarhus.

Varadkar says FG can look proudly to its record in 'caring for families'

Varadkar said Fine Gael is a “compassionate party” that has a role in offering a helping hand to those that need it.

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May appoints junior health minister Stephen Barclay as new Brexit secretary

The British PM has said that she believed in her Brexit deal with “every fibre of my being.”

Simon Harris acknowledges there is 'more work to be done' as inpatient waiting lists fall across Ireland

The number of patients waiting more than 9 months for treatment has reduced by 38%.

Operating losses at Trump-owned Doonbeg golf resort almost halved to €330k in 2017

The accounts show that the company recorded a pre-tax loss of €1.74 million in 2017.

From The42 Know Your Sport? Take our weekly quiz Let's Get Quizzical

Know Your Sport? Take our weekly quiz

How closely have you paid attention to this week’s sporting headlines?

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The 5 at 5: Friday

Five minutes, five stories, five o’clock…

Gardaí investigating fatal shooting of Clive Staunton (50) in Leixlip appeal for witnesses

Staunton is believed to be the 18th murder victim of the Kinahan/Hutch feud.

'A screenwriting god': Tributes paid to William Goldman, author of The Princess Bride RIP

'A screenwriting god': Tributes paid to William Goldman, author of The Princess Bride

The Washington Post reported that he died at his home in New York.

Judge rules that White House must return Jim Acosta's press credentials CNN

Judge rules that White House must return Jim Acosta's press credentials

Donald Trump called the CNN reporter a “rude, terrible person” at a press conference last week.

Lost Disney film showing Mickey Mouse's predecessor found in Japan

“We’re absolutely delighted to learn that a copy of the lost film exists.”

Weapons believed to belong to the New IRA explode in back garden boiler fire

“This is simply reckless and shows a total disregard for the safety of the local residents.”

From The42 Van der Flier to start for Ireland against All Blacks as Dan Leavy ruled out LATE CHANGE

Van der Flier to start for Ireland against All Blacks as Dan Leavy ruled out

Joe Schmidt has been forced into a late change to his team, with Jordi Murphy coming onto the bench.

Possible lifetime ban to be brought in for people who assault referees Daniel Sweeney This post contains videos

Possible lifetime ban to be brought in for people who assault referees

A new tiered system of sanctions is set to be introduced.

Gardaí renew appeal to find man who has been missing since last month

Khalid Elmusbahi was last seen in Newbridge on 28 October.

Stormy Daniels to appear on Ray D’Arcy Show tomorrow

The adult film star is set to talk about her new book, Full Disclosure.

Man seriously injured in Dublin house fire

Five Dublin Fire Brigade units tackled the blaze in Milltown.

De Dannan co-founder and famed bouzouki player Alec Finn dies aged 74 RIP This post contains videos

De Dannan co-founder and famed bouzouki player Alec Finn dies aged 74

The musician was born in England before making Galway his home.

From The42 Meath v Dublin challenge match aiming to raise over €100,000 for Sean Cox Worthy Cause

Meath v Dublin challenge match aiming to raise over €100,000 for Sean Cox

The fundraiser will be played at Pairc Tailteann on 16 December.

Family pay tribute to 'incredible personality' of woman murdered in Fermanagh as man appears in court

Pauline Kilkenny’s body was found in her isolated home earlier this week, where she was stabbed 30 times.

Poll: Should tattoos and intimate piercings be banned for under 18s? Your Say This post contains a poll

Poll: Should tattoos and intimate piercings be banned for under 18s?

Fianna Fáil has introduced legislation to do just this.

From The42 Martin O'Neill is running out of excuses Opinion

Martin O'Neill is running out of excuses

The Republic of Ireland were involved in a dire 0-0 draw with the North last night.

Take a weight off: Definition of kilogramme set to change

Researchers are expected to approve the use of a scientific formula to define the exact weight of a kilogramme.

Simon Coveney hits out at 'idiots' who booed God Save the Queen at Northern Ireland match From The Stands This post contains videos

Simon Coveney hits out at 'idiots' who booed God Save the Queen at Northern Ireland match

The Republic of Ireland and Northern Ireland played at the Aviva Stadium last night.

Injunction sought preventing hotel being used as accommodation for asylum seekers

A company wants to develop the Shannon Key West Hotel into a tourist hotel.

Julian Assange charged in US, court documents show

The development could have implications for Robert Mueller’s probe into alleged Russian meddling in the US presidential election.

The 9 at 9: Friday

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

Spice Girls to play Croke Park next May

Tickets go on sale next Thursday at 9am.

Khmer Rouge leaders found guilty of Cambodia genocide in landmark ruling

The “reign of terror” left some two million Cambodians dead from overwork, starvation and mass executions.

California wildfires: 63 dead, more than 600 missing

At least 63 people have been confirmed dead so far.

Opinion: 'An enormous burden falls on the shoulders of our nurses in Ireland'

Our healthcare system in Ireland needs our nurses more than ever but measuring their performance has not been a priority, says former INMO General Secretary Liam Doran.

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