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Today’s News

North Korea accuses South Korea of intrusion to find official’s body

South Korea denied the North’s accusation.

From The42 How a loophole in the GAA rulebook helped Ballyboden win their first Dublin football crown Saga

How a loophole in the GAA rulebook helped Ballyboden win their first Dublin football crown

The first Dublin SFC Ballyboden St Enda’s lifted in 1995 arrived in controversial circumstances.

Lone whale rescued from among hundreds of carcasses in Australia's worst mass beaching

The country’s largest-ever mass stranding saw around 470 pilot whales become stuck in Tasmania.

'It's clear he has to go': Macron calls for Belarus president Lukashenko to resign

Tens of thousands of people have taken to the streets in Belarus since 9 August elections.

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Escape to this Connemara home with breathtaking views (and luxury to match)

Man (30s) dies following single vehicle collision in Co Wexford

The incident happened at around 11.30pm last night at Newtown, Taghmon.

From The42 Seven matches that explain Ireland’s obsession with Liverpool and Arsenal The Best Of Enemies

Seven matches that explain Ireland’s obsession with Liverpool and Arsenal

Tomorrow’s game at Anfield is the match of the weekend in the Premier League – but why does it mean as much to an Irish audience as an English one?

Poll: Do you plan to get the flu vaccine this upcoming winter? Your Say This post contains a poll

Poll: Do you plan to get the flu vaccine this upcoming winter?

The flu vaccine without charge has been extended to a number of additional groups this year.

Sitdown Sunday: The election 'that could break America'

Settle back in a comfy chair and sit back with some of the week’s best longreads.

Overnight curfew in Melbourne to be lifted after almost two months as Covid-19 cases drop

People will still be confined to within five kilometres of their homes, however.

The 9 at 9: Sunday

Here’s what’s making headlines this morning.

From The42 The Irish football fan who inspired a community Tribute

The Irish football fan who inspired a community

Cork City star Gearóid Morrissey pays tribute to lifelong supporter John Kennedy who passed away last week.

Who exactly is Trump’s Supreme Court nominee Amy Coney Barrett and what happens next?

At the age of 48, she would be the youngest justice on the current court if confirmed.

Tom Clonan: Our Defence Forces are effectively on life-support

Tom Clonan says the government’s new Commission on the Future of the Defence Forces must not delay in tackling the many crises faced in the forces of this country.

Protesters march for fourth straight night in Louisville against Breonna Taylor death

Taylor, a black woman who was an emergency medical worker, was shot multiple times by white officers.

INMO backs decision to publish ethnicity data for healthcare workers who contract Covid-19 HSE

INMO backs decision to publish ethnicity data for healthcare workers who contract Covid-19

Data from the UK suggests that BAME healthcare workers were more likely to die from Covid-19.

From The42 Kerry All-Ireland football winner, Clare family roots and a hurling milestone for Dingle Matthew Flaherty

Kerry All-Ireland football winner, Clare family roots and a hurling milestone for Dingle

Matthew Flaherty struck a blow for West Kerry on the hurling stage last Sunday.

Flu levels may be lower this year - but with Covid-19 around winter could be more dangerous than ever

A “twin attack” of Covid-19 and flu could be devastating for vulnerable groups.

Documents show government unease at campaign to designate Covid-19 an 'occupational illness'

The Department of Business expressed concern about the liability for the State and businesses.

Yesterday’s News

Trump nominates Amy Coney Barrett to be new Supreme Court Justice

Trump said he was sure her confirmation would be “extremely non-controversial” and “very quick”.

Quiz: Can you name these towns from their location on a map of Ireland?

Test your knowledge of the country from above.

Investigation underway to identify organisers of anti-Covid-19 restriction rally in Donegal

Donegal’s 14-day Covid-19 incidence rate is now the highest in the country.

From The42 David Clifford wonder goal helps East Kerry retain Kingdom title in comfortable fashion Pick It Out This post contains videos

David Clifford wonder goal helps East Kerry retain Kingdom title in comfortable fashion

Clifford bagged 1-4 while fellow attacker Darragh Roche shot 1-3 for the victors.

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Letter from China: Life is back to normal after Covid-19, but under strict conditions

Greg McDonough, an Irishman living in China gives an account of ‘normal’ life after lockdown, where tough but fair measures are now in place.

‘He’s sort of like Goebbels’: Biden compares Trump to Nazi propagandist White House 2020 This post contains videos

‘He’s sort of like Goebbels’: Biden compares Trump to Nazi propagandist

The rivals will take part in heir first televised debate on Tuesday.

Where is the troublesome Internal Market Bill at?

An amendment this week means there will need to be a House of Commons vote before the powers are implemented.

Here's What Happened Today: Saturday

A round-up of what made the headlines today…

From The42 Callum Robinson scores twice but West Brom blow three-goal lead against Chelsea Comeback

Callum Robinson scores twice but West Brom blow three-goal lead against Chelsea

The Irish international helped the Baggies into a 3-0 lead that was eventually squandered.

16 arrested after clashing with police at anti-lockdown protest in central London

Bottles were thrown and police used batons against protesters, leaving some with visible injuries.

Pedestrian (70s) killed after being struck by van in Cork

The incident happened in the car park of a sports ground in Donnybrook, Douglas.

Coronavirus: Five deaths and 248 new cases confirmed in Ireland

The latest figures were announced by the Department of Health this evening.

Paris stabbing suspect targeted Charlie Hebdo, says official

Two people were wounded in yesterday’s attack, and two suspects were arrested.

Further restrictions in other counties 'not inevitable', says Acting Chief Medical Officer

Glynn appealed to seven counties to pay special attention to public health advice.

American threatened with jail in Thailand over negative Tripadvisor review

The hotel said legal action was taken because the man had penned multiple reviews on different sites over the past few weeks.

Police officer shot dead in London moved into custody work because he thought it was 'safest option'

Metropolitan Police Sergeant Matiu Ratana was described by a friend as ‘just a really genuinely nice guy’.

From The42 100th-minute penalty saves Man United's blushes in Brighton Helter Skelter

100th-minute penalty saves Man United's blushes in Brighton

The Seagulls equalised deep in stoppage time, but there was still time for Solskjaer’s side to edge a five-goal thriller.

Shotgun seized and two men arrested after garda pursuit in north Dublin

A vehicle was also seized by gardaí for a technical examination.

WHO warns virus death toll could surpass two million without collective action

The number of cases worldwide has soared past 32 million,

Thousands of people in China given Covid-19 vaccine approved for emergency use despite concerns

The Chinese vaccines have been administered before final regulatory approval for general use.

Martin describes toll of Covid-19 on society ahead of address at UN General Assembly

This year’s General Assembly is taking place remotely.

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