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Today’s News

Criminal sanctions possible if government ignores watchdog’s orders on Public Services Card PSC

Criminal sanctions possible if government ignores watchdog’s orders on Public Services Card

The long-awaited report into the card was published yesterday evening.

Yesterday’s News

UK makes second arrest in golden toilet theft

It has been valued at around $5 to $6 million

Black carbon from air pollution 'found in placentas'

Air pollution is known to have potentially devastating impacts on children’s health.

From The42 Setback for Liverpool as they open Champions League campaign with a loss Disappointment This post contains videos

Setback for Liverpool as they open Champions League campaign with a loss

An 82nd-minute Dries Mertens penalty and a stoppage time Fernando Llorente goal earned a win for Napoli.

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Woman (50s) dies after car crash in Wexford RIP

Woman (50s) dies after car crash in Wexford

A crash between two cars happened at Kilnamanagh, Oulart, Co Wexford, this afternoon at around 1.30pm.

From The42 As it happened: Napoli v Liverpool, Champions League Liveblog

As it happened: Napoli v Liverpool, Champions League

We went minute-by-minute as Jurgen Klopp’s European champions began their title defence in Naples.

Here's What Happened Today: Tuesday

Here’s what made the news today.

US Justice Department sues Edward Snowden over new book

The suit alleges that Snowden published his book without first submitting it to the two government agencies for pre-publication review.

Coveney on Brexit deadlock: 'We simply haven’t seen any written proposals from the UK to date'

It’s being reported this evening that the UK side are refusing to submit a written document in the ongoing talks.

University chief says current Government funding per student remains 43% below where it was 10 years ago

Jim Miley said that State funding per student remains 43% below where it was 10 years ago.

Government claims that withdrawal of PSC could be illegal as it sets up battle with data watchdog

A long-awaited probe into the legality of the card was published this evening.

Court grants HSE order allowing it to take steps aimed at saving life of woman with eating disorder

She is described as being currently very underweight with a dangerously low Body Mass Index (BMI).

Council denies permission for 'objectionable' co-living development in Rathmines

Dublin City Council says the plans proposed too many occupants per floor sharing facilities.

Man in his 40s arrested after car crashes through Dublin shop

The incident happened in the C&T Superstore on the Shenick Road in Skerries shortly after 2.30pm.

From The42 Wales' World Cup preparation in chaos as Rob Howley sent home over alleged betting offences Disruption

Wales' World Cup preparation in chaos as Rob Howley sent home over alleged betting offences

The Assistant Head Coach was not present at the team’s official welcome ceremony yesterday.

The 5 at 5: Tuesday

Five minutes, five stories, five o’clock…

Irish student wins €7,000 and shares top prize in EU Contest for Young Scientists

Adam Kelly says next up for him is the Leaving Cert.

From The42 Taylor braced for 'huge 12 months' as opponent Linardatou and team cry foul in awkward presser Dirty Laundry This post contains videos

Taylor braced for 'huge 12 months' as opponent Linardatou and team cry foul in awkward presser

The champion’s manager claimed she stepped off in the plane in tears due to the lack of rematch clause in her contract.

'Farmers are keeping you in jobs': Farmers confront Bord Bia officials at Ploughing Championships

The Taoiseach, Tánaiste and President Higgins have also weighed in on the farming dispute today.

'Don't Buy The Sun' trends after English cricketer Ben Stokes hits out at 'lowest form of journalism'

The paper ran a story about a family tragedy that happened before Stokes was born.

Gardaí seek public's help in locating teenager missing for over two weeks

He is described as being 5’7 in height, of slim build with brown hair and brown eyes.

'I am deeply concerned': Varadkar calls for an end to protests and blockades over beef dispute

The dispute has seen unofficial pickets by farmers at processing facilities around the country in recent weeks.

Christine Lagarde a no-show as she's voted in as new ECB President by secret ballot

Largarde is currently the outgoing chief of the International Monetary Fund.

Searches continuing in Louth forested area for murdered Belfast woman Saoirse Smyth

The 28-year-old has not been seen since 11 April 2017.

Update on Noteworthy, the community-led investigative journalism platform from TheJournal.ie

Since April, we’ve undertaken more than twenty projects, ten of which were funded directly by our readers.

Veteran IRA member claims Gerry Adams lied when he denied being a member of the organisation

The Louth TD has repeatedly denied accusations that he was a member of the paramilitary organisation.

'Make Israel normal again': The stakes are high for Netanyahu in an unprecedented election

It’s the first time in Israeli history that two elections will be held in one year.

RNLI sees donation surge after being forced to defend its work saving lives overseas

The RNLI says less than 2% of annual expenditure is spent outside the UK and Ireland.

From The42 World Rugby confident there's no 'systematic doping problem' in the sport Drugs In Rugby

World Rugby confident there's no 'systematic doping problem' in the sport

CEO Brett Gosper did admit to some concerns about ‘community’ levels of the game.

EU tax demand 'defies reality and common sense', claims Apple

It is fighting the European Commission’s landmark order that the company reimburse Ireland €13 billion in back taxes.

Man (70s) dies after car he was driving struck a wall in Co Roscommon

A female passenger was uninjured in the incident.

Report finds 'lack of consistency' in online political adverts during 2019 European elections Bai

Report finds 'lack of consistency' in online political adverts during 2019 European elections

That’s according to ElectCheck, a new research report commissioned by the Broadcasting Authority of Ireland.

The 9 at 9: Tuesday

Here’s everything you need to know as you start your day.

Poll: Should the Government reduce the tax on alcohol in light of Brexit? Your Say This post contains a poll

Poll: Should the Government reduce the tax on alcohol in light of Brexit?

The drinks industry has called on the Government to reduce excise duties on alcohol.

From The42 Barry-Murphy relishing Old Trafford challenge: 'Half of Cork has been on to me about tickets' The Football Family

Barry-Murphy relishing Old Trafford challenge: 'Half of Cork has been on to me about tickets'

Under the stewardship of an ex-Ireland U21 international, Rochdale will take on Manchester United next week.

Canadian officer accused of stealing sensitive documents had access to foreign allies' information

Cameron Ortis had “access to intelligence coming from [their] allies both domestically and internationally.”

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