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Today’s News

Explainer: Why has the Irish media been barred from reporting the names of children who have been murdered?

A recent Court of Appeal judgment has thrown into chaos certain court reporting practices.

Yesterday’s News

Five killed and many injured after car driven at speed through pedestrian zone in German city

A baby was among those killed in the incident.

No widespread voter fraud found in US presidential election, William Barr says

Shortly after Barr’s statement was published, Trump tweeted out more baseless claims of voter fraud.

From The42 Clean sheet for Ireland's Kelleher, as Liverpool advance to Champions League knockout stages Take A Bow

Clean sheet for Ireland's Kelleher, as Liverpool advance to Champions League knockout stages

The Cork-born goalkeeper impressed on his debut in the competition.

Four Stormont parties urge British government to reconsider Pat Finucane decision

The government said yesterday it would not order an immediate public inquiry into the 1989 murder.

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Ceann Comhairle tells Arlene Foster that Brian Stanley tweet was 'disrespectful' and requires 'credible political response'

Stanley tweeted on Saturday equating two historical IRA attacks on the British army.

Here's What Happened Today: Tuesday

Here’s your round-up of what made the headlines today.

Your evening longread: The country run by women in their 30s

We bring you an interesting longread each evening to take your mind off the news.

China probe lands on moon in bid to return lunar rocks to Earth

It is one step on a programme to send a manned mission to the satellite.

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House of Commons backs Johnson’s Covid tiers despite threat of rebellion from Tory MPs

MPs voted for the measures to replace the second national lockdown in England by a majority of 213.

Frost and colder weather expected later this week in 'significant' weather change

Some snowfall is expected later in the week.

From The42 Ireland's Euro qualification dream comes to an end as wait to reach first major tournament goes on Heartbreak

Ireland's Euro qualification dream comes to an end as wait to reach first major tournament goes on

Ever-impressive Germany were 3-1 winners at Tallaght Stadium – though Vera Pauw’s side went down fighting.

Bartra Capital secures planning permission for co-living scheme in Dublin 4

The firm has secured planning permission for the five-storey plan for 98 Merrion Road in spite of strong local opposition.

Holly Cairns TD invites greyhound industry board member who called her 'an ignorant little girl' to a live debate

The tweet was sent by a board member of Greyhound Racing Ireland and liked by a Fine Gael TD.

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Opinion: What exactly is the history of modern Sinn Féin?

As Sinn Féin defends itself this week over its stance on past events, Brian Hanley takes a look at the history of the party.

From The42 Ireland U21 and Liverpool goalkeeper handed Champions League debut Ready To Go

Ireland U21 and Liverpool goalkeeper handed Champions League debut

Regular number one Alisson misses out as a precaution due to a tight leg muscle, paving the way for Caoimhín Kelleher to make a surprise start.

Hungarian MEP apologises after attending lockdown-breaking party

Jozsef Szajer resigned over the weekend after going to what local press called an ‘orgy’.

The Remote: Euphoria returns, The Great Irish Famine and some Hillbilly Elegy TV Guide This post contains videos

The Remote: Euphoria returns, The Great Irish Famine and some Hillbilly Elegy

We’ve got you covered whether you want a solo TV night or one for all the family.

Image-based abuse: Being in a relationship with victim 'will be aggravating factor in sentencing'

People could face up to seven years in prison if they publish intimate images without consent.

Coronavirus: 18 deaths and 269 new cases confirmed in Ireland

The latest figures were confirmed by health officials this evening.

Teenager goes on trial accused of raping and sexually assaulting girl in Dublin park

A 17-year-old boy is accused of raping and sexually assaulting a girl in a south Dublin park last year.

Juno star Elliot Page announces he is transgender

Elliot posted on Instagram today to his social media followers.

The 5 at 5: Tuesday

Five minutes, five stories, five o’clock…

Mother in Sweden arrested on suspicion of locking son up for decades

Media reports said the man could barely walk, had almost no teeth and limited speech ability.

Covid-19 death toll passes 1,000 in Northern Ireland

Health Minister Robin Swann described it as a “sad milestone”.

'It was just utter joy' - The former Tipperary captain supporting an All-Ireland bid from Qatar

Peter Acheson captained Tipperary for their previous All-Ireland semi-final against Mayo, he’ll watch on next Sunday from afar.

Pat Finucane murder: Taoiseach notes President-elect Joe Biden's support as he pushes for international pressure on UK

The UK announced yesterday that no immediate inquiry would be held into the solicitor’s murder.

Teenager sent for trial over death of homeless Romanian national in Kilmainham

Claudiu Robu was found dead in Dublin in September.

Arcadia Group's Irish workers only found about company's difficulties through the media, says trade union

But Irish staff members will be asked to show up for work as normal over the coming weeks.

Over half of people believe individuals travelling from 'red' regions should not be allowed into Ireland

More than half of people also expect to take their next international flight before the end of 2021, according to new figures.

Woman given suspended sentence for managing massage parlour where sex acts took place

Qiuping Chen pleaded guilty to managing a brothel in Dublin.

Opinion: 'They are distraught when their images are shared by a former partner'

Noeline Blackwell of the Dublin Rape Crisis Centre says the law around image-based sexual abuse is useless as it pre-dates the internet and new legislation can’t come quickly enough.

Irish scientists discover cause of 'skin-eating' conditions from False Widow spiders

The finding was the result of research carried out by scientists at NUI Galway.

Trial date set for woman accused of murdering man who was trying to jump-start his car

Christina Anderson will go on trial at the Central Criminal Court in Dublin on 7 March 2022.

Pandemic Unemployment Payment arrears to be paid to 286,000 recipients today

Some cases progressed more slowly due to their complexity and due to inadequate or inaccurate information provided.

'It's nice to be out and about again': Quiet start as retailers open their doors to Christmas shoppers

With just 24 shopping days left, retailers are expecting business to pick up.

From The42 'Whatever happens, we want to make the country proud' - Ireland dare to dream on defining night The Vera Era

'Whatever happens, we want to make the country proud' - Ireland dare to dream on defining night

It all comes down to this for Vera Pauw’s Ireland as they face formidable Germany in their last-ditch Euro 2022 qualifier.

Precarity in academic employment under the spotlight: Latest news from Noteworthy

Learn how you can support Noteworthy this festive season to investigate the stories that matter to you.

Fiscal watchdog criticises 'surprisingly large' public spending by government unrelated to Covid-19

The IFAC warned that new levels of spending will remain after the pandemic.

Boy thrown from Tate Modern balcony making progress and walking with help of cane

Jonty Bravery is serving a 15-year prison sentence for attempted murder over the incident.

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