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Dublin: 7 °C Wednesday 16 October, 2019

Today’s News

Fire fighters called to blaze at Dublin school

Six fire engines are currently at the scene in Coolock.

US Democratic debate focuses on healthcare, gun control and taking on billionaires

There was one thing they all agreed on – President Donald Trump should be impeached.

The 8 at 8: Wednesday

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

'Carrie Lam step down!': Chaotic scenes in Hong Kong legislature as hecklers shout down major speech Crisis This post contains videos

'Carrie Lam step down!': Chaotic scenes in Hong Kong legislature as hecklers shout down major speech

The speech by chief executive Carrie Lam was billed as an attempt to win hearts and minds after four months of seething pro-democracy protests.

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Trump tells family of teen killed in crash that diplomat's wife will not return to the UK

The parents of teenager Harry Dunn met Donald Trump in the White House.

No Brexit deal after late night talks with deadline of early today fast approaching

Michel Barnier said a text must be on the table by early today for EU leaders to study it ahead of tomorrow’s summit.

Grave effects of Trump abandoning Kurdish allies evolving at bewildering speed

Events in Syria appear to represent a major setback for the US and a major victory for Syria’s President Assad and his Russian and Iranian allies, writes Tom Clonan.

Inquest opens into murder of homeless man on O'Connell St

Peter Donnelly was stabbed to death in June this year.

'They've been ignored by this government': Budget disappointment prompts carers to protest outside Dáil

Carers say the government has “given it with one hand and taken it back with the other” with its latest budget.

'It really impacts people's lives': Trinity researchers looking to speak to men with porn problems

Up to 17% of porn users experience personal distress as a result of watching the material.

'James Joyce did not wish to go back to Ireland': Head of Joyce Foundation says there would be 'resistance' to repatriation

Joyce is buried in a grave in Zurich with his wife Nora Barnacle and their son.

Yesterday’s News

Hunter Biden admits error in judgment but denies any wrongdoing

Joe Biden’s son is at the centre of an impeachment probe against US President Donald Trump.

Extinction Rebellion launching legal action against police over London protest ban

Activists continued protests in the capital in defiance of the police order today.

Ronan Farrow claims NBC didn't want to publish Harvey Weinstein sexual misconduct story

The broadcaster has denied not supporting the journalist’s work.

From The42 Ireland running out of Euro 2020 chances as they are outclassed in Swiss defeat Report

Ireland running out of Euro 2020 chances as they are outclassed in Swiss defeat

Seamus Coleman was sent off as Mick McCarthy’s side fell to a 2-0 loss in Geneva.

Trump lawyer Giuliani tells US politicians he will not comply with impeachment subpoena

Democrats set deadline of tomorrow for Giuliani to provide documents.

Japan continues non-stop search for typhoon survivors as death toll hits 74

Hagibis slammed into Japan on Saturday, unleashing fierce winds and unprecedented rain.

'I felt lonely and stupid': New mothers' health problems often 'ignored or dismissed'

Many women put their health in second place after giving birth, an expert has said.

Foster backs call for Stormont restoration as NI abortion to be decriminalised by Westminster

The move to decriminalise abortion will only be halted if the Stormont executive is restored by 21 October.

Here's What Happened Today: Tuesday

Here’s what made the headlines today.

From The42 As it happened: Switzerland v Ireland, Euro 2020 qualifiers Liveblog

As it happened: Switzerland v Ireland, Euro 2020 qualifiers

Mick McCarthy’s side faced Switzerland on Tuesday night in Euro 2020 qualification.

Minister Shane Ross asked for "advance all-clear" on expenses paid to him in €37,000 annual allowance

Minister Sean Canney was also asked to provide more information on €3,258 in “policy formulation” expenses that were spent in a string of restaurants around the country.

Nicola Sturgeon to request power to hold new Scottish independence vote

The First Minister said work was being done to update the “independence prospectus”.

White House requests ‘urgent meeting’ with family of teen killed in crash involving diplomat's wife

Anne Sacoolas was given diplomatic immunity and allowed to return to the US after the fatal crash in England.

Referendum on insurance payouts can't be ruled out if reforms don't work, says Varadkar

The Taoiseach said the insurance industry must play its part in decreasing premiums.

Varadkar says Johnson told him he's confident of getting MPs to back Brexit deal

Speculation is mounting that a breakthrough in Brexit negotiations is imminent.

Disclosures Tribunals hears Garda was allegedly being pushed out of force by management

Garda Nick Kehoe claims he was harassed and bullied by management after he made a protected disclosure about colleagues.

High Court judge makes orders for residents to vacate three Dublin properties described as 'firetraps'

Dublin City Council inspections had revealed that the three properties are in very poor repair.

From The42 Iceland hand Stephen Kenny's Ireland first defeat of qualifying campaign Disappointment

Iceland hand Stephen Kenny's Ireland first defeat of qualifying campaign

Sveinn Aron Gudjohnsen — son of former Chelsea player Eidur — scored the winning goal.

Experts claim there is no evidence of a risk to the public from passive vaping

Passive smoking has long been known to have a negative impact on the public’s health.

Jurors in Paul Gascoigne sexual assault trial shown photos of him kissing

The former England football star momentarily wept in the witness box today.

Landlords afraid of property market because of 'difficult' tenants, incoming RTB chairman claims

Tom Dunne appeared before the Oireachtas Housing Committee this morning.

'He had a heart of gold': Inquest rules death of park ranger at council depot was suicide

The inquest heard the phrase “Stand up to bullies” was spray-painted on the wall of the canteen where Stephen Taylor’s body was found.

Boy (14) awarded €18k after saw fell on his foot during woodwork class at school

The teenager fractured his foot in the incident.

€241 million to be spent building dual carriageway and improving roads in Mayo

The project is the largest investment of public money in Co Mayo in the history of the State.

The 5 at 5: Tuesday

Five minutes, five stories, five o’clock…

Man who assaulted jogger and hijacked a car with two children inside jailed for 20 months

He grabbed the children and tried to bite them and continued to lash out in the vehicle.

Varadkar says Emma DeSouza 'is an Irish citizen' and that he will raise case with Johnson

The Home Office won an appeal against a ruling which found that people born in the North are not automatically British.

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