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Dublin: 12 °C Tuesday 13 November, 2018

Today’s News

Black lace thong held up in the Dáil as TD raises controversial rape trial comments

TD Ruth Coppinger said it was time for ‘rape myths’ to be dispelled with in court cases,

Gardaí appeal for witnesses after two men in their 20s die in Mayo car crash

The car they were travelling in hit a tree late last night.

From The42 Injury forces Supple to retire just five months after featuring in Ireland squad Super Sups

Injury forces Supple to retire just five months after featuring in Ireland squad

The Bohemians goalkeeper has called it a day at the age of 31 due to a persistent hip problem.

Family of 'severely scalded' 90-year-old woman awarded €54,000 in damages from nursing home

A hot water bottle was placed next to Olive Sheeran’s feet and burst shortly afterwards, severely scalding her, a court has heard.

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New handheld devices will help gardaí identify uninsured drivers

A new system will link to a database of uninsured drivers.

CAB raids seven premises in crackdown on suspected stolen car gang and money launderers CAB

CAB raids seven premises in crackdown on suspected stolen car gang and money launderers

Gardaí described this morning’s raids as significant.

Calls for Taoiseach to brief party leaders on Brexit state-of-play as talks enter the 'endgame'

The British Prime Minister said negotiators are “working extremely hard, through the night, to make progress”.

'Incomparable' pink diamond aiming to sell for €44m could smash record at Geneva auction

The rectangular-cut diamond has been graded “fancy vivid” – the highest possible grade of colour intensity.

From The42 'Tá mo chuid déanta' - Kerry great Ó Sé brings football playing career to an end Hang Up The Boots

'Tá mo chuid déanta' - Kerry great Ó Sé brings football playing career to an end

The renowned defender lined out for his club An Ghaeltacht for the last time on Sunday afternoon.

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New regulations to make it easier for returning emigrants to get an Irish driving licence

People with non-exchangable full licences will now be able to take the driving test after six rather than 12 EDT lessons.

Drugs worth €570,000 seized after gardaí stop woman in Dublin

Cannabis, methamphetamine, amphetamine and cocaine were seized.

Former SS guard (94) to testify at trial in Germany

Johann Rehbogen is charged with complicity in mass murder at a Nazi concentration camp.

Reliance on government support by renters likely to increase after Brexit

The amount of money the State pays in Hap will also increase if Brexit results in further rent hikes in the capital.

Toy Show, turkey and Santa Claus: This year's Christmas stamps have been unveiled

The Late Late Toy Show and Christmas dinner feature on the set of six new stamps.

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Poll: Will you be shopping this Black Friday? Your Say This post contains a poll

Poll: Will you be shopping this Black Friday?

The day of slashed prices takes place this year on 23 November.

The 9 at 9: Tuesday

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

'It's like a scene out of The Wire': Building on Dublin housing site stopped after intimidation and vandalism

A local councillor said workers have been threatened and there have been reports of deliberate arson.

Judge asks Amazon to share Echo recordings in US murder case

Timothy Verrill is accused of murdering two women and prosecutors believe there are Echo recordings of the attack.

From The42 'Hopefully this really seals it, that we have put this behind us and it is settled' Bury The Hatchet

'Hopefully this really seals it, that we have put this behind us and it is settled'

13 years on from the infamous spear tackle incident, Brian O’Driscoll and Tana Umaga are reunited in Dublin.

Poll reveals 62% of people in Northern Ireland believe a united Ireland more likely post-Brexit

55% of people in Northern Ireland said they believed Brexit will leave them financially less well off.

'Mass casualty' teams search ruins as death toll from California blaze reaches 42

The north California fire is now the deadliest wildfire in state history.

Opinion: 'Ireland should, as a matter of urgency, offer asylum to Asia Bibi'

If the referendum was not just about a pointless change, the government should demonstrate its commitment to freedom, equality and modernity by offering Asia Bibi and her family asylum and safety here, writes Paddy Manning.

Dublin City Council is going to spend €1.6 million to remove chewing gum

There’s a litter fine of €150 for those who throw chewing gum on the ground.

Report on Ireland's sex industry: 'Highly organised, thriving in every county'

A report compared the legislative approaches in six EU countries to tackling human trafficking in prostitution.

Archaeology firm denies workers' dispute - accuses union of 'trying to disrupt employees' lives'

The company said it is already paying staff more than the union recently agreed with another archaeology firm.

Number of planes carrying weapons to Shannon this year already surpasses 2017 figures

So far, 423 planes carrying munitions of war have landed in Shannon Airport this year, and 16 landed in Dublin Airport.

Yesterday’s News

Three Palestinians killed as Israel launches airstrikes in Gaza in response to rocket fire

Earlier today, Israelii air strikes killed three Palestinians and wounded nine more.

Met Police issue appeal after 98-year-old man critically injured during burglary

Peter Gouldstone remains critically ill in hospital.

Maurice McCabe says he wouldn't bathe his own children after he was accused of sexual assault

The matter was investigated by the DPP, and exonerated McCabe of wrongdoing.

Town of Paradise turns to 'hell on earth' after deadly wildfires devastate California

Nearly 230 residents of the town were unaccounted for, the sheriff said.

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From The42 England captain dedicates 100th cap to seriously-ill footballer husband Family First This post contains videos

England captain dedicates 100th cap to seriously-ill footballer husband

‘This one’s for my family, my husband, who are there with you when there’s a lot of lows.’

Here's What Happened Today: Monday

Stan Lee dies aged 95, Amnesty strips honour from Aung San Suu Kyi and spiralling rents – it’s the evening fix.

Simon Coveney praises EU 'solidarity' as Theresa May faces more Tory revolt: how Brexit unfolded today

The British prime minister faced further revolt from inside her party amid claims that a deal was imminent.

From The42 'Keith has played 30-40 times for Ireland and I would never have a go at someone's ability' Explanation

'Keith has played 30-40 times for Ireland and I would never have a go at someone's ability'

Seamus Coleman has elaborated on his remarks made in relation to the pundit last month.

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UK couple who named child after Hitler among six convicted of being members of neo-Nazi group

One was found to have a terrorist “manual” on his laptop that gave advice on homemade explosives.

Legendary comic books writer Stan Lee dies aged 95

Lee had cameos in all of the Marvel movies.

Amnesty International strips Aung San Suu Kyi of its highest honour

The group revoked the award in light of Suu Kyi’s “betrayal of the values she once stood for”.

Worse off than their parents? The growing generation of private renters

The boom in renting and the decline in home ownership are remarkable developments in Ireland, writes Professor Tony Fahey.

Trinity College scientists discover major link between obesity and how the body fights cancer

Up to 50% of certain cancers are attributed to obesity.

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