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Today’s News

Three Athlone men appear in court over social media threats to kill

Judge Flann Brennan granted free legal aid to all three accused.

'Illegal colonial occupant': UK criticised for ignoring UN deadline to return territory to Mauritius

Britain separated the Chagos Islands from its colony Mauritius more than 50 years ago.

Contempt of court proceedings against Facebook, Twitter over Kriegel killers' identities struck out

A court hear today that “alarming posts” on social media are causing considerable dress to Boy A’s family.

16 men and boys discovered in truck container are believed to be Kurdish, gardaí say

A local councillor told RTÉ that the men and boys may have believed they were bound for the UK.

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Elon Musk unveils Tesla's new Cybertruck but 'impact-proof' windows smash during demo Uh Oh This post contains videos

Elon Musk unveils Tesla's new Cybertruck but 'impact-proof' windows smash during demo

The Tesla co-founder unveiled the all-electric battery-powered pickup truck.

Department planning new Direct Provision centres to cut down on 'highly unsatisfactory' shortages

50% more people have applied this year and many end up in emergency accommodation according to the Department of Justice.

From The42 Ireland set for away Euro 2020 play-off final if they beat Slovakia Fyi

Ireland set for away Euro 2020 play-off final if they beat Slovakia

Mick McCarthy’s side will face either Bosnia or Northern Ireland, provided they win their semi-final.

Epstein death resulted from ‘perfect storm of screw-ups’, US attorney general says

His comments come days after two prison officers responsible for guarding Epstein were charged with falsifying records.

Northern Irish man arrested by UK police in connection with 39 Essex lorry deaths

The man was arrested on the M40 motorway in Buckinghamshire.

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Father of murdered teenager appeals for killer to come forward on twelfth anniversary of his death

The body of 19-year-old Jeffrey Hannan’s was found near his home in 2007.

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Poll: Do you think you get enough physical activity?

Seven in 10 adolescents in Ireland don’t, according to a new study.

Victoria's Secret cancels annual fashion show after dwindling ratings and criticism

Parent company L Brands has said it’s time for the brand to “evolve”.

'Everyone misses him': Dublin man pleads guilty to fatally assaulting Longford man in New York

Danny McGee (21) was found lying unresponsive outside the pub in Queens on 22 November last year.

From The42 'I'm not a wandering spirit at all' Happy Out

'I'm not a wandering spirit at all'

Life in Dublin is ticking all the boxes for Leinster’s Scott Fardy.

The 9 at 9: Friday

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

Heavy rain forecast this weekend as low pressure set to dominate over Ireland

Temperatures may also hit 0 degrees on Saturday night, bringing a risk of frost with it.

Seven in 10 adolescents in Ireland do not get the recommended daily amount of physical activity WHO

Seven in 10 adolescents in Ireland do not get the recommended daily amount of physical activity

A global study highlighted a huge gender gap between girls and boys in Ireland.

'Beyond anything Nixon did': Impeachment hearing told of Trump's 'political errand' in Ukraine

Testimony yesterday reinforced that Trump used foreign policy for political aims.

Prince Andrew cancels trip to Middle East amid backlash to BBC interview

The Duke of York was set to travel as part of his Pitch@Palace project for tech entrepreneurs.

Men to appear in court over social media threats to kill

It’s believed the arrests are connected to a machete attack carried out last weekend.

Man found guilty of murdering British backpacker in New Zealand

The 27-year-old man strangled the Essex woman and buried her body in a forested area outside Auckland.

'There's no secrecy': Sinn Féin rejects claims about a lack of transparency in vice-president vote

Michelle O’Neill was re-elected as the party’s vice-president last weekend.

Men sentenced for role in mugging woman (73) who had won €23,000 at casino

The getaway driver was sentenced to five years in prison with half of this suspended.

'These figures should shame Irish society' 100 women have died at hands of partners or ex-partners since 1996

There has been more than 200 cases of femicide in Ireland since records began 23 years ago.

'Not my right to interfere with views of the family': Councillors drop James Joyce repatriation bid

Labour councillor Dermot Lacey said he did not regret tabling the motion at the committee meeting.

Yesterday’s News

Woman (24) in critical condition after being knocked down by truck in Louth

The incident happened at around 3.30pm on Monday afternoon.

From The42 Double Olympic medalist Paddy Barnes hangs up his gloves Boxing

Double Olympic medalist Paddy Barnes hangs up his gloves

The Holy Family BC fighter secured bronze at the 2008 and 2012 Games.

'Special' garda warning after dozens of cars broken into across Cork

37 cars have been broken into across the county since Sunday evening.

Headstones erected at unmarked graves of 1920 Bloody Sunday victims

Eight of the 14 people killed by British soldiers at the historic GAA ground in Dublin were laid to rest in unmarked graves.

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Russian banker helps Tories collect €6.6m in UK election funding

The Tories received 87% of donations over £7,500 in the week after 6 November,

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Schmidt's book offers insight into coaching values but has few World Cup answers

Ordinary Joe includes some poignant human passages.

Gardaí confirm they have launched 'comprehensive' probe into ghost insurance brokers

Customers are urged to check that their broker is registered before taking out insurance.

Here's What Happened Today: Thursday

Migrants found in a Rosslare-bound truck, more arrests in the Kevin Lunney case, and the Christmas bonus had people talking today.

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'It's a tainted investigation': Benjamin Netanyahu's reaction as he's indicted on fraud and bribery

The Israeli prime minister has called the allegations part of a witch-hunt.

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Trailer Watch: Which movie should you go see this weekend?

What’s a must-watch, and what’s a miss? We tell you.

From The42 Racing will hope their cultivated club mentality will help in their 'daunting' trip to Thomond Park Rugby Weekly This post contains videos

Racing will hope their cultivated club mentality will help in their 'daunting' trip to Thomond Park

Players at the Parisienne club have bought into the jersey, which might bring some consistency back when they need it.

'They are being treated with compassion': Gardaí say 16 men on Irish ferry 'fortunate' to be found

The men are aged from 20 to 40 and are said to be in good health.

Night security man who stole artwork and sold it through Sotheby's gets suspended sentence

Petr Balint pleaded guilty to theft of 33 art prints.

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