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Today’s News

'Depraved': Child rapist jailed for seven years

The survivor of the attack was the man’s then-girlfriend’s younger sister, who is waiving her anonymity.

Julian Assange appears in London court for extradition hearing

Assange is accused of leaking US government secrets.

From The42 'Explanations will be necessary' - France upset over Jaco Peyper photo Controversy

'Explanations will be necessary' - France upset over Jaco Peyper photo

The South African referee has come under fire for a photo shared on social media.

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House of Commons speaker under pressure to allow 'meaningful vote' on Brexit deal today

John Bercow could block the attempt to allow MPs to debate on Monday because of parliamentary rules.

One-third of Irish adults over 50 report feeling lonely at least some of the time

The report will be launched today by researchers at Trinity College Dublin.

The 9 at 9: Monday

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

Poll: Is the Fianna Fáil Dáil voting controversy a big deal? Your Say This post contains a poll

Poll: Is the Fianna Fáil Dáil voting controversy a big deal?

The Ceann Comhairle has ordered a report into the incident while a Fine Gael TD has called for an “appropriate investigation”.

From The42 Regrets and questions will gnaw at Schmidt after Ireland's World Cup exit Hurt

Regrets and questions will gnaw at Schmidt after Ireland's World Cup exit

Andy Farrell is tasked with taking over and learning the lessons from Ireland’s failings in Japan.

Chile extends state of emergency as unrest death toll hits seven

The unrest started after protests against a public transport price hike escalated.

Motorcyclist (30s) dies following crash in Tipperary

Gardaí are appealing for witnesses to the incident on the Ballinderry Road just outside Puckane.

Trudeau on the brink as Canada goes to the polls in tight election

Prime Minister Justin Trudeau risks losing his majority in what’s expected to be one of Canada’s closest elections ever.

Hillary Clinton posts parody JFK letter mocking Trump's message to Turkey JFK

Hillary Clinton posts parody JFK letter mocking Trump's message to Turkey

“Don’t be a d**k, ok? Get your missiles out of Cuba,” starts the letter pretending to be from president Kennedy.

Public appeal for 87-year-old man who went missing in Mayo yesterday

Gardaí are appealing for anyone with information on John Lockwood to contact Ballina Garda Station.

Australian newspapers black out front pages to protest government secrecy

The front page spreads were published in Monday’s newspapers.

Another showdown for Johnson in the Commons as Labour plots to hijack PM's plans

The prime minister believes he has the numbers to push his withdrawal agreement through parliament.

Safety watchdog to carry out inspection 'blitz' on construction sites nationwide

So far this year, there have been six reported construction-related deaths.

Explainer: Why are some Northern Irish MLAs returning to Stormont?

Other parties are calling the return to Stormont a ‘stunt’.

Garda corruption probe sets sights on businessman suspected of paying officers for information

The businessman has been the subject of a number of CAB investigations.

New report finds UCD and IADT have highest proportion of students from affluent backgrounds

The data shows the percentage from affluent backgrounds and disadvantaged backgrounds in each institution.

Yesterday’s News

From The42 'What are you all staring at?' - Keane sees Kane as the answer to United's goalscoring woes Just Go Get Him This post contains videos

'What are you all staring at?' - Keane sees Kane as the answer to United's goalscoring woes

The club legend says Spurs are ‘in disarray’ and Kane could score 30 goals a season ‘with his eyes closed’.

'Ponies, dogs and servants - she thought all of them should know their place': Life in a big house in 1960s Dublin

Gillies Macbain writes about one New Year’s night in the 1960s in an extract from his new memoir.

Rodney Edwards: How one brave man walked into our newspaper office to uncover shocking sex abuse cases

The Fermanagh journalist details how he and the victims are exposing wrongdoing and seeking the truth. It is not just his job, but his duty, he writes.

Here's What Happened Today: Sunday

Here’s what made headlines today.

Lynn Ruane: Uniting movement groups in Ireland could lead to long-term change

There is common ground among different movement groups in Ireland, writes Lynn Ruane.

From The42 Rashford's goal showed all the problems with VAR, says Klopp FLAWED SYSTEM This post contains videos

Rashford's goal showed all the problems with VAR, says Klopp

The Reds boss praised the way Liverpool rallied late in their 1-1 draw with Manchester United but questioned the hosts’ opening goal.

Taoiseach says risk of no-deal Brexit is 'relatively low' but preparations will continue

Judges will decide tomorrow if the unsigned letter sent by Boris Johnson asking for a Brexit extension puts the PM in contempt of court.

How I Spend My Money: A Kilkenny farmer on €32,000 with six adult children who likes a quiet life

The mother-of-six is keeping a tight budget in order to put her children through college.

From The42 Early Con O'Callaghan goal helps Cuala to fourth Dublin title in five years - but leaves dual star injured Champs Again This post contains videos

Early Con O'Callaghan goal helps Cuala to fourth Dublin title in five years - but leaves dual star injured

The 2017 and 2018 All-Ireland champions were four-point winners over St Brigid’s at Parnell Park.

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Air France flight diverts to Shannon after 'suspicious' phone found on board

The crew opted to divert to Shannon when no one came forward to claim the phone.

'We don’t want to go back to those days': Convoy of 150 trucks hold cross-border protest

Truck drivers said they would face “chaos” and “mayhem” at custom checks on the border.

From The42 Lallana keeps Liverpool unbeaten but win streak ends against improved Man United Point Apiece

Lallana keeps Liverpool unbeaten but win streak ends against improved Man United

Marcus Rashford gave United a first-half lead in controversial circumstances but Liverpool pegged them back late.

‘I am happy about the deal but sad about Brexit’: The week in quotes

Here’s what was said and who said what this week.

Two 17-year-old boys fatally stabbed at house party in UK

Two 17-year-old boys fatally stabbed at house party in UK

Another 17-year-old and a 23-year-old were injured.

From The42 Sice saves the day for All-Ireland club champions Corofin and sends Galway football final to a replay Draw At The Death

Sice saves the day for All-Ireland club champions Corofin and sends Galway football final to a replay

The seven-in-a-row bid lives on after Corofin avoided a massive upset at the hands of Tuam Stars.

Man (30s) dies after being found unconscious by passersby in Dublin city centre

Inner City Helping Homeless confirmed that the man was known to local homelessness services.

31-year-old charged with attempted murder of teenage boy in Belfast

A teenage boy was stabbed in the city on Saturday.

Protesters ignore ban to clash with police in Hong Kong

Unrest in the city continued today despite a police ban.

Longest non-stop passenger flight arrives safely in Sydney

The Qantas flight took 19 hours and 16 minutes to fly direct from New York to Sydney.

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