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Dublin: 16 °C Sunday 5 July, 2020

Today’s News

Plan for reopening non-Covid healthcare services could take 'several weeks'

TDs have called for the plan’s publication to be accelerated.

Yesterday’s News

In Galway and Cork, concerns grow about 'sharp increase' in homelessness in coming months

Staff who work with Simon Community say the last few months have been a struggle.

From The42 Quiz: How well do you remember the current rugby season? Now And Then

Quiz: How well do you remember the current rugby season?

Some of us can’t tell what day it is, never mind know when the 2019/20 season ends and the 20/21 campaigns begins.

Here's What Happened Today: Saturday

Here’s what made the headlines today.

Cloud cast over US holiday weekend on yet another record day for new cases of Covid-19

Over 11,000 cases were recorded today in Florida, alone.

Catalonia imposes regional lockdown on 200,000 people following surge in Covid-19 cases

There was a significant rise in cases in the Segria area.

Going overseas against travel advice will cost claimants Jobseekers or PUP payments

Claimants would not be able to claim for the duration of their holiday and two weeks afterwards.

Coronavirus: One further death and 11 new cases confirmed in Ireland

The latest figures were confirmed in an update from the Department of Health this evening.

From The42 FAI confirm they are seeking more financial support from government Bailout

FAI confirm they are seeking more financial support from government

Move comes five months after FAI received a €19.2m package.

English pub still to re-open for business today despite car crashing through it in the early hours Kent This post contains videos

English pub still to re-open for business today despite car crashing through it in the early hours

The pub landlord said the hard work to get ready to re-open had been undone by the incident.

Phil Hogan hopeful of Brexit deal but says the ball is in the UK's court

The fourth round of Brexit trade talks ended a day early this week.

Will Brexit be a blessing or a curse for Ireland? Some lessons from history...

Leopold Kerney was an Irish diplomat in the first half of the last century and we can learn much from his handling of Britain, writes historian Barry Whelan.

From The42 As it happened: Manchester United v Bournemouth, Premier League Updates

As it happened: Manchester United v Bournemouth, Premier League

United can move into the top four – temporarily at least – by beating a struggling Bournemouth side.

Two US police officers fired after photo emerges of them re-enacting chokehold used on black man who later died

The officers imitated a chokehold used on a black man who subsequently died last August.

A beaked whale has been spotted trapped in Wicklow harbour

The Irish Whale and Dolphin Group said it is unlikely the whale will survive.

South Africa reports record daily increase in coronavirus cases

More than 11 million people around the world are now known to have been infected since the pandemic began.

Ghislaine Maxwell would 'never' say anything about Prince Andrew to investigators, friend claims

Maxwell is accused of helping Jeffrey Epstein groom multiple underage girls.

Pubs and barbers return on England's 'Super Saturday'

A major easing of lockdown measures will see restaurants and cinemas also able to open their doors again in England.

From The42 Leaving ego at the door has aided the progress of young Irish striker JJ Kayode Prospect

Leaving ego at the door has aided the progress of young Irish striker JJ Kayode

The 20-year-old furthered his footballing education by getting a taste of life in the lower leagues.

'His remorse is genuine': Taoiseach backs Barry Cowen over drink-driving ban

The taoiseach said that he was first made aware of the incident on Friday.

Quarantine to remain as ministers put travel 'green list' on hold beyond 9 July

The ‘green list’ is expected to be published on 20 July.

From The42 Those who choose to cover their eyes will have no excuse when they're on the wrong side of boxing history Double Standards

Those who choose to cover their eyes will have no excuse when they're on the wrong side of boxing history

So many boxing figures performatively take the moral high ground when it comes to the sanctity of human life – until doing so might inconvenience them personally.

Two dead after flooding hits southern Japan

More than 75,000 residents in the southern prefectures of Kumamoto and Kagoshima were asked to evacuate.

Man arrested after shots fired at gardaí in Cork

The man, who is in his 20s, was arrested following a car chase.

'It's been a rip-roaring success': At no cost, Princes' Street leads the post-Covid revival in Cork city

With very little cost, Cork City Council has plans to make streets pedestrian-only until 31 August, and possibly beyond that, if it goes well.

The 9 at 9: Saturday

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

Don't expect to get to the beach this weekend - there's going to be a lot of rain and wind

According to Met Éireann, today will be mostly cloudy and misty, with outbreaks of rain and drizzle in most places.

From The42 'The intention was always to champion what these guys achieved' Breaking Ice

'The intention was always to champion what these guys achieved'

Director Jason Branagan has worked tirelessly to bring the story of Ireland’s first bobsleigh team to the screen.

Time for fish! Martin Shanahan of Kinsale's Fishy Fishy has a recipe for you

The award-winning chef is encouraging everyone to stay away from the runways during Covid-19 and instead travel the roads of Ireland to support local tourism.

'We will not be terrorised': Donald Trump attacks protesters and 'cancel culture' at Mount Rushmore

Donald Trump accused Black Lives Matter protesters of trying to ‘wipe out our history’.

Round 4 of Brexit trade talks: 'Green lane' progress, and a glimpse of the UK's IT system for customs

There was progress both at the negotiation table in Brussels, and from the UK on customs technology.

From The42 What kind of shape are Andy Farrell's Ireland in as they look towards next season? Options

What kind of shape are Andy Farrell's Ireland in as they look towards next season?

Ireland were due to face Australia in Brisbane today.

'Radio Boyne' and an Ulster Fry: How the Orange Order is celebrating a socially distanced 12 July

The Orange Order has cancelled parades this year because of Covid-19.

'Avoid the places serving 30 pints with a basket of wings': Health experts' advice for Phase 3 socialising

Pubs were this week warned of the consequences of failing to follow the current guidance.

Friday 3 July, 2020

Missing woman found safe and well

Folashade Mawoyeka was reported missing to gardaí on Wednesday, 17 June.

Foster claims 'creditability of the Executive' has been undermined following O'Neill funeral controversy

O’Neill, party president Mary Lou McDonald and other prominent SF members attended the funeral on Tuesday.

French court orders investigation into ministers' handling of Covid-19 crisis

President Macron himself cannot be targeted by lawsuits while in office because sitting presidents have immunity from prosecution.

WHO urges countries hit by serious Covid-19 outbreaks to 'wake up' and 'take control'

The coronavirus has hit at least 10.8 million people and killed 521,000 worldwide.

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