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Dublin: 2 °C Saturday 14 December, 2019

Today’s News

Event Guide: Looking for something to do? Here are some Christmas events this weekend

Whether you want to enjoy a festive show or some Christmas crafts, we’ve got you covered.

UN climate talks run into overtime, with best results set to fall short of recommendations

The aim of the negotiations is to finalise the rulebook for the 2015 Paris climate accord.

Common sense, a JCB and a punch that never happened - Key moments of the UK election campaign

There were tough times for both the Tories and the Labour Party, but there was one clear winner at the end.

Poll: Do you think Johnson will 'get Brexit done' by 31 January now there's a Conservative majority? Your Say This post contains a poll

Poll: Do you think Johnson will 'get Brexit done' by 31 January now there's a Conservative majority?

The party had its strongest election performance since Margaret Thatcher in the 1980s.

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Open banking has arrived in Ireland: Here's what it means for banks, fintech and the rest of us

The 9 at 9: Saturday

Here’s all the news you need to know as you start your day.

'Live and extremely dangerous': ESB warns people not to take risks with electricity this Christmas

People are being warned to never use ESB poles to hang outdoor Christmas lights.

Divers search in polluted waters for bodies of two volcano victims

Six bodies were taken off the volcano in a recovery mission yesterday.

50% of people are planning a more environmentally-friendly Christmas

That’s according to a survey carried out by Amarach Research for RTÉ’s Claire Byrne Live/TheJournal.ie.

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‘We got you this evening, John; we were in first’ - the culture that put Skibbereen Rowing Club on the map

In an extract from Something In The Water, Kieran McCarthy paints a picture of the extraordinary West Cork medal factory.

Scottish league footballers appear in court over alleged assault of man in Dublin city centre

Scottish league footballers appear in court over alleged assault of man in Dublin city centre

Montrose FC Midfielder Liam Callaghan and forward Craig Johnston appeared at Dublin District Court.

Leo Varadkar signed off on former Taoisigh special support plan four months after taking office

New documents obtained under FOI detail what would be involved in the supports.

Yesterday’s News

US Supreme Court agrees to hear cases next year over release of Trump's tax returns

Trump has been seeking to block access to his tax returns and other financial records in lawsuits.

From The42 The Liverpool starting XI from Klopp's first game in charge highlights the fantastic job he's done since Talking Point

The Liverpool starting XI from Klopp's first game in charge highlights the fantastic job he's done since

It was confirmed today that the manager has signed a new contract to remain with the Reds until 2024.

Johnson says he has an 'overwhelming mandate' to take Britain out of EU by end of January

Johnson lead the Tories to a massive victory in the general election.

'Racist and anti-Semitic' Belgian festival removed from UNESCO's heritage list

A float caricaturing Orthodox Jews with hooked noses and sitting on gold bags outraged Belgium’s 40,000-strong Jewish community.

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From The42 Classy Cooney hammers home Six Nations claim as Ulster notch win away to Quins On Fire

Classy Cooney hammers home Six Nations claim as Ulster notch win away to Quins

The scrum-half provided 19 of Ulster’s points in a stunning display in London.

Jail for young mother who imported more than 1.5 kilos of cocaine into Ireland

Hyonaru Moreno received a sentence of two and a half years.

'A most wonderful Christmas present': HSE to reimburse cost of new cystic fibrosis treatment

About 1,200 children and adults have Cystic Fibrosis in Ireland.

Here's What Happened Today: Friday

Here’s what made the headlines today.

Man (20s) charged over handbag robbery and assault in Co Cork

The incident happened on 1 December on Castle Road, Bandon.

Scottish independence referendum has 'never been more urgent', says Sturgeon

Nicola Sturgeon wants Boris Johnson to transfer the power to hold this referendum to the Scottish parliament.

'Extremely distressing': Children's chemotherapy sessions at Crumlin Hospital postponed due to bed shortages

The hospital said admissions dates are periodically changed due to issues such as the demand on available beds.

'Why would my leadership be in any doubt?': Arlene Foster on DUP's election outcome

For the first time, nationalist parties have more MPs than unionist parties.

Knock-on delays expected as rail services resume at Tara Street Station

Services were suspended while emergency services dealt with a “trespasser” on the tracks.

Roads reopen and delays expected as housing protest finishes in the centre of Dublin

Last Friday, protesters also blocked off Aungier Street in a housing protest.

Jo Swinson hints woman should replace her as Lib Dem leader after losing seat in general election

Swinson lost her seat to the SNP in East Dunbartonshire overnight.

Articles of impeachment against Trump approved by House of Reps committee

The president is set to face charges of abuse of power and obstruction of Congress.

FactCheck: Did Arlene Foster bring an Irish passport to the polling station? DUP

FactCheck: Did Arlene Foster bring an Irish passport to the polling station?

The claim has been circulating around Twitter and Facebook with a close-up image of the burgundy passport.

The 5 at 5: Friday

Five minutes, five stories, five o’clock…

From The42 Know your sport? The Sports Quiz of the Week is here Quizzy Cola

Know your sport? The Sports Quiz of the Week is here

Here are this week’s eyebrow-raisers.

China says it has reached 'phase one' trade deal with the US

The deal includes a progressive rollback of tariffs and the protection of intellectual property rights.

Have you seen Clara? Appeal for information on 16-year-old girl missing from Co Cork

Clara Murray has been missing from the Broadale area of Douglas since early yesterday morning.

Oscar-nominated star of Do the Right Thing Danny Aiello dies aged 86 RIP

Oscar-nominated star of Do the Right Thing Danny Aiello dies aged 86

Aiello died last night after a brief illness.

Wintry weekend ahead as snow-ice weather warning issued for 6 counties

The warning has been issued for Cavan, Donegal, Leitrim, Mayo, Roscommon and Sligo.

Man jailed for murder of infant son found not guilty by reason of insanity following retrial

Yusif Ali Abdi was initially tried before the Central Criminal Court in 2003.

February, Easter, May? UK results ratchet up Irish election talk but Leo says it's not the right time

Leo Varadkar says the election should be May 2020, Micheál Martin wants it in Easter. Who will win out?

From The42 What impact will Brexit have on horse racing? Column

What impact will Brexit have on horse racing?

These are interesting times.

Jeremy Corbyn indicates early 2020 for departure date despite party pressure to quit immediately

Corbyn won’t be leading the party into the next general election but has refused to be drawn on a date for his departure.

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