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Today’s News

'Desperate, deluded, doomed': UK front pages react to Brexit latest

The latest plan follows the collapse of talks with the Labour party on Friday.

Plans for 'co-living' apartment blocks in Dublin are in opposition to the 'cohousing' model popular in Europe

Cohousing arrangements are a co-operative movement that helps to create affordable housing, writes Tom O’Donnell.

Composting of human bodies now legal in Washington

The bill was signed in a bid to cut carbon emissions from burials and cremations.

Local radio station Tipp FM retracts comments made about journalist following Lowry case

Elaine Byrne is now a columnist with the Sunday Business Post newspaper.


Divorce in numbers: How do divorce rates in Ireland compare to those in Europe and elsewhere?

Ireland is set to vote this Friday on whether or not the wait period for couples seeking a divorce should be reduced.

Justice Minister says government will consider similar legislation to UK 'porn block' law

Credit card details could be used to verify a person is over 18 under the new UK rules.

Internal garda probe after video emerges of €10k cash seizure being flaunted on camera

One of the individuals in the video can be heard stating that the cash had been seized at a checkpoint.

The Disappeared: Anonymous donor offers $60,000 for information on locations of last three victims

The three men are among 16 people killed by Republicans between 1972 and 1985.


9 game-changing pieces of advice I wish I'd been given as a brand new mum

Yesterday’s News

Gardaí investigating after reports of shooting in West Dublin

There are no reports of anyone injured.

Trump in Ireland: White House confirms US President will arrive on 5 June

The US President will be here for a two-night visit.

New Brexit plan: May loses support as she gives MPs a shot at second referendum

“The biggest problem with Britain today is its politics,” May said today.

McDonald's workers file dozens of sexual harassment charges in US

Allegations included groping, indecent exposure and propositions for sex.


From The42 'It's a very interesting and weird situation with two coaches swapping countries' Trading Places

'It's a very interesting and weird situation with two coaches swapping countries'

New Ireland women’s hockey coach Sean Dancer wants to build on the job Graham Shaw has done after the pair swapped jobs.

Bill to regulate rent pressure zone properties passes through Seanad

The Residential Tenancies Bill will now go to President Michael D Higgins to be signed into law.

Here's What Happened Today: Tuesday

Here’s what made the headlines today.

Taoiseach asks for details about letters sent to mortgage-holders demanding full payment of arrears within 30 days

Taoiseach has said it is now time for to review the tax treatment of vulture funds.

Quiz: How closely were you watching the Game of Thrones finale?

You know nothing, Jon Snow… for the final time.

Why are fewer Polish nationals running in this year's local elections than in 2014 and 2009?

Forum Polonia – a Polish-led group that brings together community organisations in Ireland – is hoping to change this.

From The42 'It's certainly no disgrace moving on from Liverpool, the competition is very high there' Potential

'It's certainly no disgrace moving on from Liverpool, the competition is very high there'

Stephen Kenny has backed Conor Masterson to bounce back from his recent setback.

A journey through music, youth culture and loss is coming to Ballymun

A new work opens tonight in the Axis theatre.

Woman found not guilty of murdering flatmate by reason of insanity is committed to Central Mental Hospital

Mercy Peters had told gardaí that voices in her head made her stab the 42-year-old in their Dublin home.

Don't judge co-living on one planning application, says minister as proposals dubbed '21st century bedsits'

Housing Minister Eoghan Murphy said co-living is an ‘exciting’ choice for young workers.

French families sue Boeing over fatal Ethiopian Airlines crash

The 10 March crash of the plane killed all 157 people on board.

Catching up with the council candidates: They love canvassing but juggling politics with jobs is a challenge

Some local election candidates say they have been knocking on doors since January, in the fight for seats.

Boy B told gardaí in interviews that Ana was 'not liked' by her peers

Boy B said in a garda interview he considered Ana a “lonely, sad person”.

Patrick Quirke lodges appeal against his murder conviction

Quirke was convicted of the murder of Bobby Ryan earlier this month.

'A great joy': Woman gives birth to Poland's first sextuplets

The babies range in weight from 890 grammes to 1.3 kilogrammes.

The 5 at 5: Tuesday

Five minutes, five stories, five o’clock…

From The42 Kelleher makes RDS return as Leinster confirm 21 new contracts Signed And Sealed

Kelleher makes RDS return as Leinster confirm 21 new contracts

But Rob Kearney’s future remains unclear.

Prince Charles visits Wicklow Mountains National Park during day two of Ireland visit

During the visit, Prince Charles spent time at Glendalough.

Woman (80) awarded €67k after overhead luggage fell on her on Ryanair plane

The bag had struck the woman on her face, neck and shoulder.

Varadkar confirms independent review will be carried out into an abortion at the National Maternity Hospital

Taoiseach Leo Varadkar said his heart goes out to the couple involved in the case.

HSE to spend up to €60k on abortion in Ireland research study

Abortion services were introduced in Ireland earlier this year.

From The42 Arsenal star will not travel to Baku for Europa League final due to safety concerns Taking The Mkh

Arsenal star will not travel to Baku for Europa League final due to safety concerns

Political tensions between Henrikh Mkhitaryan’s homeland Armenia and Azerbaijan have raised concerns.

Cannabis worth €400,000 and ecstasy tablets seized in Co Tipperary

Two men, aged 22 and 45, were arrested in connection with the investigation.

Jamie Oliver's UK-based restaurant chain goes into administration

Jamie’s Italian, a restaurant based in Dublin, is unaffected by the announcement, a spokesperson said.

Life support resumes for man in controversial case after court reverses earlier decision

Vincent Lambert is at the centre of a hugely controversial court case.

'Ambitious' single-use plastic straws and cutlery ban approved by European Council

This was the final step in adopting the single-use products ban, which will come into force in Ireland by 2021.

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