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Today’s News

EU's Tusk warns 'trade wars will lead to recession' as world leaders meet in France for G7 summit

13,000 members of the French security forces have been deployed to Biarritz ahead of the summit.

Hong Kong police fire tear gas as clashes return to city following days of peace

The protests ended a nearly week-long period of peace in the semi-autonomous region.

This Canadian medical cannabis firm is using Dublin as a base to take on the European market

Satipharm is developing oil and capsule products for sale in Europe.

Poll: Do you agree with plans to introduce fees for roadside electric vehicle chargers? Poll This post contains a poll

Poll: Do you agree with plans to introduce fees for roadside electric vehicle chargers?

The ESB will no longer allow vehicle owners to use the charge points for free.

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Deliveroo's new boss on late-night deliveries and self-employment laws

Concerns over possible inclusion of Scientology office in future Heritage Week programmes

The organisation’s Dublin office was included in the Heritage Week programme.

The 9 at 9: Saturday

Here’s what’s making headlines this Saturday morning.

'A wonderful woman': Trump praises Danish PM after phone call following row over Greenland sale

Trump cancelled a trip to Denmark earlier this week over the row.

Event Guide: Heading out and about? Here's what is going on this weekend

Everything from street art to live cookery demonstrations will be taking place around Ireland.

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From The42 Schmidt's Ireland need to show encouraging signs in Twickenham Preview

Schmidt's Ireland need to show encouraging signs in Twickenham

After a disappointing Six Nations, this feels like a chance to gain some momentum.

First reported death from use of e-cigarettes recorded in US state of Illinois

Officials are trying to find the cause of a respiratory illness in up to 200 more people.

Brazilian president deploys army to fight Amazon fires and prevent illegal deforestation

Global condemnation on Bolsonaro’s perceived inaction to date on the fires is growing.

Call for change in language requirements for garda recruits with dyslexia

Learning additional languages is often very challenging for students with dyslexia.

From The42 ‘Five foot eight, underweight and f*****g great’: Remembering Man United’s penalty specialist from Cabra Dubliner

‘Five foot eight, underweight and f*****g great’: Remembering Man United’s penalty specialist from Cabra

In the 1970s Ireland midfielder Gerry Daly took 17 penalties for Man United and missed only one.

Cockroaches, mould and aggressive staff: Documents convey reality of life in homeless accommodation

New documents detail the issues facing people living in homeless emergency accommodation.

Government spends more than €25m on consultancy fees for National Broadband Plan

The fees were paid to firms for advice given from 2013 to date.

'This is f***ing insane': OPW staff emails show tensions over decision to ban visitor books from sites

The books were banned from sites such as Dublin Castle and Kilmainham Gaol over data privacy concerns.

Yesterday’s News

'Better off without them': Trump issues 'order' for US companies to pull out of China

Trump’s series of angry tweets came after China announced a new set of tariffs to the tune of $75 billion.

'Enough is enough': Bus and rail services to be withdrawn from anti-social behaviour 'black spots'

The NBRU is calling for a Garda Public Transport Unit due to an “alarming” increase in assaults on staff.

French prosecutors open rape and child assault inquiry into Jeffrey Epstein

The probe will investigate claims Epstein and others participated in a vast child sex trafficking ring.

Irishman (22) who died following fall in New York named RIP

Irishman (22) who died following fall in New York named

Police were called to the scene in Brooklyn on Tuesday evening.

Here's What Happened Today: Friday

Here’s what made the headlines today.

Krispy Kreme raked in almost €300k a week after its grand opening last year

People were swept up in the doughnut craze last September.

The Explainer: How does Ireland deal with sex offenders after prison?

In the wake of the release of Tom Humphries, there has been much discussion around the treatment of sex offenders post-release. We talk to two experts on this week’s episode.

Unions fear more than 500 job losses as Ryanair to close four Spanish bases

A Spanish union accused Ryanair of “dismantling” its operations in the country.

Man dragged out of car and threatened at knifepoint during Belfast hijacking

The incident took place as the man slowed down to go over a speed bump.

Burglars assault man with hammer at his home in 'paramilitary style attack'

Police described the attack as a “vicious assault”.

Revenue detector dog James sniffs out over €79,000 at Dublin Port

The money was found in two packages underneath a vehicle.

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

Know Your Sport? Take our weekly quiz

How closely were you paying attention to the sports headlines this week?

The 5 at 5: Friday

Five minutes, five stories, five o’clock…

Garda Keith Harrison fails in bid to quash Disclosures Tribunal findings against him

The Donegal-based Garda was strongly criticised in the tribunal’s interim reports.

Russia launches floating nuclear reactor in Arctic despite warnings from environmentalists

Environmental groups have dubbed the project “Chernobyl on ice” and a “nuclear Titanic.”

Jail sentence set aside for man who took 12,000 photos of woman without her consent

Mark Mooney of Wexford Town was convicted last year after he admitted harassing a neighbour.

David Koch, the billionaire and major Republican donor, has died aged 79 USA

David Koch, the billionaire and major Republican donor, has died aged 79

He was the 11th-richest person in the world.

Breakthrough as Ireland agrees to help with relocation of people stranded on migrant rescue ship

356 migrants have been stranded aboard the Ocean Viking boat in the Mediterranean.

'Ní fheicimid a leithéid arís ann': After 127 years of (very) early starts Dublin's Fruit & Vegetable Market closed its doors today Major Revamp This post contains videos

'Ní fheicimid a leithéid arís ann': After 127 years of (very) early starts Dublin's Fruit & Vegetable Market closed its doors today

The market off Capel Street is set to be redeveloped as a commercial and retail space.

Pedestrian dies after being struck by motorcycle in Dublin

Gardaí are appealing for motorists travelling in the area who have dash cam footage to contact them.

From The42 'I genuinely hear Joe's voice in my head at least once a day, maybe more' The Real Schmidt

'I genuinely hear Joe's voice in my head at least once a day, maybe more'

We delve into the character that has made Joe Schmidt such a successful coach.

Gardaí hiring for 'extremely challenging' role of Deputy Commissioner

The government has asked the Policing Authority to nominate a person for appointment to the position.

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