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Dublin: 5 °C Tuesday 12 November, 2019

Today’s News

'Shameful': Hillary Clinton slams UK government for not publishing report into Russian interference

A report was sent to PM Boris Johnson a month ago but has not been published

Woman in her 90s dies following house fire in north Dublin

Gardaí and fire services attended the fire at a house in Corballis, Cloghran at around 11.20pm last night.

Boeing expects 737 Max planes will resume flying in January

The 737 Max plane was grounded after two crashes killed 346 people.

The 9 at 9: Tuesday

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

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Call to extend sugar tax as part of 'drastic actions' to tackle childhood obesity

The survey was part of a new document by the Irish Heart Foundation to tackle childhood obesity.

Poll: Should there be a ban on selling sweets beside shop checkouts? Your Say This post contains a poll

Poll: Should there be a ban on selling sweets beside shop checkouts?

The Irish Heart Foundation has launched a plan to cut childhood obesity rates by half in the next decade.

British teenager ended up on life support after suffering respiratory failure linked to vaping

At 16 years old, he required an exterior artificial lung to put oxygen into the blood

Australians warned to seek shelter from bushfires as it's 'too late to leave' their homes

Eleven bushfires along the country’s east coast have been declared as emergencies.

New regulations to stop alcohol being advertised around children take effect from today

Ireland has the third highest levels of adolescent binge drinking in the world.

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Jimmy Carter hospitalised for brain surgery following recent falls

Carter was US president from 1977 to 1981.

Half of LGBT+ students have heard homophobic or transphobic comments from staff members at school

73% of LGBT+ students surveyed said they feel unsafe at school.

Ex-Bolivian president travelling to Mexico after being granted asylum

This comes as his supporters and foes clashed on the streets of La Paz following his resignation.

Man who went on the run during trial for sexual abuse begins jail term

The girl was aged between five and eight years old at the time, while he was aged between 14 and 18 years old.

Thousands of kilos of potent greenhouse gas leaked from an ESB station. The EPA wasn't told

SF6 is a greenhouse gas with a global warming potential 23,000 times that of carbon dioxide.

Who's running? How do I get on the register? Everything you need to know about this month's Dáil by-elections

Voters in constituencies in Dublin, Cork and Wexford will be heading to the polls.

A new record high: The average monthly rent in Ireland is now over €1,400

Areas like Munster have seen large increases in rent prices this year compared to 2018.

Yesterday’s News

Donald Trump greeted with cheers and protests during Veterans Day speech

As Trump hailed US veterans as the “greatest warriors to walk the face of the earth”, Impeachment balloons floated nearby.

Gardaí seize cocaine worth €1.4 million in Drogheda

A man aged in his 30s was arrested at the scene.

From The42 'Both teams would have been happy with the replay rather than it be settled on penalties' Spot Kicks

'Both teams would have been happy with the replay rather than it be settled on penalties'

Portlaoise’s Craig Rogers kicked the winning spot kick to book their place in the Leinster SFC semi-finals.

Total number of patients without hospital beds soars to 100,000

This is only the second time that the annual figures have surpassed 100,000.

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'It's absolutely shocking': Young dog with severe injuries found chained to gate

The animal was found in a critical condition by ISPCA staff.

Here's What Happened Today: Monday

Lisa Smith set to return to Ireland, a senator apologises for 2011 tweet, and political instability in Bolivia.

From The42 'Me and Kevin Kilbane have been in Coppers more times since we retired than as footballers' Interview

'Me and Kevin Kilbane have been in Coppers more times since we retired than as footballers'

Ex-Ireland international Stephen Hunt reflects on life after football.

Future interim Bolivian president promises new elections amidst pro-Morales protests

It follows weeks of protests against the re-election of the 60-year-old.

Wintry showers and sub-zero nights are on the way this week

It’s Baltic out, so wrap up warm.

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Russian Napoleon expert admits killing and dismembering his ex-student girlfriend

Oleg Sokolov, a prominent expert on Napoleon, was hauled out of the Moika River on Saturday with a backpack containing a woman’s arms.

Lisa Smith expected back in Ireland as Turkey prepares to deport over 20 'foreign jihadists'

Lisa Smith and her child are currently in Turkey.

Man jailed for raping his daughter while mother was terminally ill in hospital

The judge said that the victim, who has special needs, still has a bond with her father.

Funding for specialist centres confirmed after 'positive' meeting with vaginal mesh campaigners

The Minister has asked that an independent report be compiled detailing these patients’ experiences in the healthcare system.

Siptu members in GoSafe suspend industrial action at request of WRC

The dispute centres on pay, working conditions and union recognition.

Met Éireann blames media for 'over-sensationalising' Storm Lorenzo after receiving complaints

Some people accused the national weather forecasting service of unnecessarily scaring the public.

Taxi driver used remote control to add €9 onto fares without passenger knowing

He was fined €750 today for doing this 280 times.

'What happened Joanne is our worst nightmare': Unlawful killing verdict returned at Joanne Ball inquest

Joanne’s body was found in a wardrobe in her estranged husband’s apartment at 92 Ranelagh Road on 15 February 2018.

The 5 at 5: Monday

Five minutes, five stories, five o’clock…

A 'significant' amount of pure cocaine is washing up on France's west coast

On Friday two people discovered two packages on the beach at Arcachon, southwest of Bordeaux, containing 3 kg of cocaine.

Nigel Farage claims he's forged 'Leave alliance' by pulling Brexit Party candidates from all Tory seats Non-aggression Pact This post contains videos

Nigel Farage claims he's forged 'Leave alliance' by pulling Brexit Party candidates from all Tory seats

The Brexit party will not contest the 317 seats held by the Conservatives.

Essex deaths: Man facing 39 counts of manslaughter has 'modest means', court told

UK authorities allege that Eamon Harrison (22) delivered the trailer, where 39 Vietnamese nationals were found dead, to a Belgian port.

From The42 McCarthy: Youngsters to get chance in New Zealand game that 'doesn't have same importance' as Danish clash Curtain Raiser

McCarthy: Youngsters to get chance in New Zealand game that 'doesn't have same importance' as Danish clash

Jack Byrne, Troy Parrott, and Lee O’Connor are all likely to feature in Thursday’s friendly.

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