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Today’s News

From The42 'It's worse for her because she's a woman and she's seen as black as well' Speaking Out This post contains videos

'It's worse for her because she's a woman and she's seen as black as well'

Micah Richards has defended fellow pundit Alex Scott for the ongoing abuse she receives online.

The 5 at 5: Tuesday

Five minutes, five stories, five o’clock…

Gardaí renew appeal week after woman was assaulted while walking in Cork

A woman was assaulted by the driver of a car who stopped to talk to her on the R522 road last Tuesday.

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From The42 World Rugby vice-chairman Laporte placed in police custody for questioning Investigation

World Rugby vice-chairman Laporte placed in police custody for questioning

The chief organiser of the 2023 World Cup has also been questioned.

Opinion: Dublin City Council's decision to cut Local Property Tax will only favour the wealthy

Dublin City Council councillors last night voted in favour of retaining a 15% cut. Here, Michael Pidgeon argues why he believes this to be a regressive step.

Young man denies stabbing homeless man with cerebral palsy 183 times

The prosecution opened the trial today.

Legal test case to be taken against the Irish government over the way private pensions are taxed

Chairman Ross McCarthy says ISME is taking the action to solve “inequality” between public and private pensions.

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How to make your kitchen more kid-friendly - without changing everything you love about it

Irish household finances more resilient than before the last recession, says Central Bank

The study takes 2013 to represent ‘the low-point of the last recession in Ireland’.

Cocaine overtakes opiates to become Ireland's second-most commonly used illicit drug

The findings were outlined in the EU’s drugs agency’s annual report today.

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Boris Johnson announces tough new restrictions that could stay in place 'for six months'

Weddings are to be reduced to 15 people and penalties for not wearing face coverings are to be increased.

Failed asylum seeker claims he was abandoned by gardaí at airport six months ago

The man claims he was left in an airport terminal without money, a telephone or his luggage, the High Court heard.

From The42 22-year-old Lowry's classy touches a bright note in a tough fortnight for Ulster Talent

22-year-old Lowry's classy touches a bright note in a tough fortnight for Ulster

The talented playmaker showed his promise after moving to out-half against Toulouse.

German prosecutors probe Madeleine McCann suspect over 2004 rape of Irishwoman

The Brunswick prosecutor confirmed it today.

Man and woman detained after allegedly ingesting 280 pellets of cocaine

Gardaí seized the drugs shortly before 8pm on Sunday evening.

Dublin Fire Brigade battles gorse fire in Dublin Mountains

The fire service said a strong breeze is driving the smoke over a wide area.

Concerns over increases in Covid-19 hospitalisations and admissions to ICU HSE

Concerns over increases in Covid-19 hospitalisations and admissions to ICU

HSE CEO Paul Reid said last night that there were 90 people hospitalised with Covid-19 and 19 in ICU.

Poll: Would you call the Gardaí if your neighbours broke Covid-19 restrictions on gatherings? Your Say This post contains a poll

Poll: Would you call the Gardaí if your neighbours broke Covid-19 restrictions on gatherings?

Curtain-twitching brought to its full potential, but in the middle of a pandemic – would you do it?

The 9 at 9: Tuesday

An interview with the Taoiseach and a Covid-19 ‘game changer’: here’s what’s happening this morning.

Covid-19: UK government urges people to work from home with fresh restrictions set to be announced

Boris Johnson will announce new measures in a TV address later this evening.

Veteran Sherpa guide who set Everest record dies aged 72

Ang Rita was a national hero known as the ‘snow leopard”.

Simon Coveney to meet Michel Barnier in Brussels to discuss 'challenging' Brexit developments

Coveney has said the EU’s chief Brexit negotiator has Ireland’s full support.

Celebrity astrologer Jackie Stallone - mother of Sylvester Stallone - dies aged 98 RIP

Celebrity astrologer Jackie Stallone - mother of Sylvester Stallone - dies aged 98

Her son, the singer Frank Stallone, confirmed news of her death on Monday.

Race to save 200 whales in Australian harbour after 90 die when they got stuck

Two large pods of long-finned pilot whales became stuck on sandbars in Macquarie Harbour.

Column: Ireland's forestry industry has hit a blockade - here's a way we can get through it

Ireland needs a new model for forestry that does not damage nature, writes Minister of State for Agriculture Pippa Hackett.

Boris Johnson to address Commons as UK braces for 'tough six months'

Johnson will set out steps to tackle a second wave of coronavirus when he appears before MPs today.

Gardaí and Council following definite line of inquiry in Oliver Bond Street party investigation

It’s understood the organisers of the party do not live in the flats and that drugs were widely available on the night.

Yesterday’s News

Scientists say they may have discovered a new way to try to combat the virus that causes Covid-19

The researchers in the new study described their findings as a potential “game changer”.

A theatre and two hotels will be turned into makeshift courts in England to tackle a Covid backlog

The director of public prosecutions in England has said delays to court cases are “corrosive”.

John Lennon’s killer apologises to Yoko Ono for his ‘despicable act’

Mark David Chapman was denied parole for an 11th time in August.

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Here's What Happened Today: Monday

Here’s what made the headlines today…

Theresa May insists she will not vote for controversial Brexit legislation

The former prime minister warned the United Kingdom Internal Market Bill will cause “untold damage” to the country’s reputation.

From The42 From 'getting absolutely hammered' at junior level to celebrating Tipperary senior hurling glory Kiladangan

From 'getting absolutely hammered' at junior level to celebrating Tipperary senior hurling glory

Darragh Egan has been central to the rise of his club Kiladangan in Tipperary.

Your evening longread: The sold-out flight that goes... nowhere

It’s a coronavirus-free zone as we bring you an interesting longread each evening to take your mind off the news.

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