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Dublin: 3 °C Tuesday 18 February, 2020

Today’s News

Keep cups not used on cross-border train due to risk of 'sinister activity' such as poisonings, said catering manager

An ‘anarchist’ could do ‘something terrible’ to a reusable cup before handing it to staff, the catering manager said.

Yesterday’s News

Gardaí appeal for help in locating teenager missing in Dublin

He is described as 5’7 in height, medium build, with short brown hair and blue eyes.

Extinction Rebellion digs up Cambridge college lawn in environmental protest

Extinction Rebellion cited the college’s ‘ties with fossil fuel companies’ in its reasoning.

From The42 Man United keep Champions League hopes alive with crucial Chelsea victory Report

Man United keep Champions League hopes alive with crucial Chelsea victory

Goals from Anthony Martial and Harry Maguire sealed victory for Ole Gunnar Solskjaer’s side.

New leaks show Uighur community detained in camps because of their religion

A database profiles the internment of 311 individuals and their relatives abroad.

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Love Island pays tribute to Caroline Flack in first episode since her death

Love Island narrator voiced a tribute to the ITV presenter at the beginning of tonight’s episode: “I’m going to miss you Caz.”

Here's What Happened Today: Monday

Mary Lou does the macarena, Leo wants to go into opposition and looters stealing toilet roll in Hong Kong. Here’s what made the headlines today…

Defence plea of murder-accused 'did not hold any water', Patricia O'Connor trial told

The jury was told today that the first garda interviews given by the accused “was chronological, sequential and it flowed as a story”.

Fine Gael 'preparing to go into Opposition' following parliamentary party meeting this afternoon

The party held its first parliamentary party meeting since the election today.

New No 10 adviser resigns after facing criticism over race and contraception remarks

Andrew Sabisky announced that he would resign in order to avoid being “a distraction” to Boris Johnson’s government.

Man (40s) struck by truck after driving his own car into a ditch

The 40-year-old driver of the car left his own vehicle before stepping out in front of an oncoming truck.

Over €25,000 worth of drugs discovered at Dublin Mail Centre

The seizures were made with the help of detector dog Bailey.

EU threatens big tech companies with 'stricter' regulation following meeting with Zuckerberg

Zuckerberg has recently asked governments to strengthen how online media is regulated.

Man who scammed €10,000 in funeral savings from 74-year-old woman is jailed for three years

The pensioner had set the money aside for her funeral before she was preyed on by the bogus tradesman.

Irish passengers on board cruise ship where 450 cases of coronavirus have been confirmed

The Department of Foreign Affairs has said it is aware of the case.

The 5 at 5: Monday

Five minutes, five stories, five o’clock…

From The42 'You've dealt with one of the hardest things life can throw at you when you're 14. Nothing can get much harder' Opening Up This post contains videos

'You've dealt with one of the hardest things life can throw at you when you're 14. Nothing can get much harder'

Ireland rugby star Eimear Considine shares her story, and opens up on the impact of her father’s tragic death.

'The door to her cell was bolted': Magdalene survivor takes case against Ireland to UN

Elizabeth Coppin’s complaint will be heard by the UN’s Committee Against Torture.

Alan Kelly to announce he's running for the Labour leadership

In 2014, Kelly was elected deputy leader of the Labour Party with over 50% of the vote.

From The42 Farrell confirms 36-man Ireland squad ahead of England clash on Sunday Settled

Farrell confirms 36-man Ireland squad ahead of England clash on Sunday

21-year-old Caelan Doris is fit again and back in contention.

'A genuine innovator': DJ and producer Andrew Weatherall dies aged 56 RIP

'A genuine innovator': DJ and producer Andrew Weatherall dies aged 56

His management said the cause of death was a pulmonary embolism.

From Bermuda to Ballycotton: The long and lonely Atlantic journey of 'ghost ship' the MV Alta Alone At Sea This post contains videos

From Bermuda to Ballycotton: The long and lonely Atlantic journey of 'ghost ship' the MV Alta

The ship was abandoned some 16 months ago as tropical storm Leslie approached Bermuda.

Four people charged under immigration legislation after employees found to be working without permits

The Garda National Immigration Bureau searched premises in Dublin and Meath in recent weeks.

Contractor to board Cork 'ghost ship' at low tide tomorrow morning Abandoned Ship This post contains videos

Contractor to board Cork 'ghost ship' at low tide tomorrow morning

Cork County Council has convened its oil spill assessment team in response to the grounding.

Here's who is in the mix for the job of keeping order in the next Dáil

Social Democrats TD Catherine Murphy is not ruling herself out of the running for Ceann Comhairle.

As government-formation dance continues, Mary Lou McDonald does the Macarena Move With Me This post contains videos

As government-formation dance continues, Mary Lou McDonald does the Macarena

The Sinn Féin leader said talks will intensify with smaller parties this week in a bid to form a left-leaning government.

From The42 Cork to wear black jerseys commemorating Mac Curtain and MacSwiney for upcoming games Echo Boys

Cork to wear black jerseys commemorating Mac Curtain and MacSwiney for upcoming games

The black jerseys with red trimming will also commemorate the Kilmichael Ambush and the Burning of Cork, both of which occurred 100 years ago.

Irish Greyhound Board spent nearly €18k on public relations in three months after RTÉ documentary

The IGB hired communications firm Heneghan PR a week after the documentary aired.

Victim verbally abused in courtroom after two Leitrim men jailed for seven years for rape

“This will haunt me for the rest of my life, knowing that they chose to do this to me,” the victim said in an impact statement.

Mother of Paul Quinn says Sinn Féin minister 'put family through hell'

Breege Quinn is holding talks with political parties at Stormont today.

Man who disposed of chainsaw used on body of Kenneth O'Brien jailed for 18 months

The man’s father murdered O’Brien and dumped his body parts in the Grand Canal.

Boris Johnson faces calls to sack adviser who made controversial remarks about contraception and race

Andrew Sabisky once suggested enforcing the uptake of contraception to stop unplanned pregnancies “creating a permanent underclass”.

Two men arrested over fatal shooting where man's body was found in burning car in Lucan

Wayne Whelan’s body was found in a burning car in the Mount Andrew Rise area on 18 November.

Burglar pretended to be from utility company to gain access to home of elderly woman

The man was then joined by three other males who rummaged through the house while the woman was locked into her living room.

Shane Ross is going to write a book on the 'behind the scenes' of the last government

Speaking to Pat Kenny, Ross said he expects a government of Fianna Fáil, Fine Gael and the Greens.

Poll: Should voting in the Seanad election be extended? Your Say This post contains a poll

Poll: Should voting in the Seanad election be extended?

Many people view the upper house as elitist and in need of being reformed or scrapped altogether.

Armed robbers steal hundreds of toilet rolls in Hong Kong amid coronavirus panic-buying

Supermarkets have found themselves unable to restock toilet paper quickly enough.

The 9 at 9: Monday

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

'Utter chaos': Technical issues at Heathrow Airport cause cancellations and delays

Some flights to and from Dublin Airport have been affected.

'Celebrities are being hounded': Politicians hit out at press intrusion in wake of Caroline Flack's death

The 40 year-old was found dead at her east London flat on Saturday.

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