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Today’s News

'It takes two to tango': UK and EU officials to resume Brexit talks in Brussels

There are doubts about the feasibility of a British proposal to track goods as they move through Northern Ireland.

What can we expect from the Queen's Speech?

The ceremony has existed in its current form since 1852, and kickstarts the British government’s legislative agenda.

'Painful': Storm Lorenzo brought huge number of dangerous man o'war jellyfish to the Irish coast

The creature washed up in huge numbers in recent days.

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Poll: Would you prefer another Brexit extension? Your Say This post contains a poll

Poll: Would you prefer another Brexit extension?

The UK is due to leave the EU on 31 October.

Seven men discharged from hospital after fall from truck in Enniskerry

Nine people were injured in the incident on Saturday.

The 9 at 9: Monday

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

Spain's supreme court finds Catalan leaders guilty of sedition over failed independence bid

The leaders of the independence movement were found guilty on charges of sedition and misuse of public funds.

'We're losing too many people': Charity pleads with Taoiseach after murder of Cork homeless man

Timothy Hourihane had been assaulted and had sustained serious injuries to his head and body.

Fake video of Trump shooting media and political opponents shown at president's resort

In the clip, the US president’s head is superimposed on a man opening fire in the “Church of Fake News”.

Xi Jinping warns of 'smashed' bodies and 'bones ground to powder' as Hong Kong protests continue

He made the comments during a visit to Nepal at the weekend.

New beef task force will meet for the first time today

It’s one of a number of measures agreed to last month in order to end a dispute between farmers and processors.

Japan rescuers seek survivors after Typhoon Hagibis kills 35

Hagibis crashed into the country on Saturday night.

Half of small Irish businesses have cancelled or delayed investment over Brexit

AIB’s survey of SMEs found that almost half have felt a negative impact from Brexit already.

Syrian troops to help Kurds in wake of Turkish invasion

It follows US President Donald Trump’s withdrawal of his troops from the conflict zone.

Man (31) due in court after firearm recovered in Dublin

The semi-automatic pistol was recovered at the Stardust Memorial Park in Coolock.

School intervention in sleep may help children get to bed earlier, new study finds

A study of sixth-class pupils found a 21% rise in those going to bed before 11pm after learning more about sleep.

From The42 Sexton bemused by criticism of Ireland as Schmidt's side gear up for All Blacks Leader

Sexton bemused by criticism of Ireland as Schmidt's side gear up for All Blacks

The 34-year-old out-half says the Kiwis are accustomed to dealing with the pressure of being favourites.

RTÉ accused of neglecting child safety in war of words with Tusla ahead of Prime Time creche exposé

The RTÉ documentary about the Hyde and Seek chain was broadcast on 24 July.

Yesterday’s News

'Returnships' to be introduced to help women get back into the workforce

Minster Regina Doherty said women often lack the “confidence and belief in themselves” to return to work after a long period of time.

From The42 'I just remember the pain of being so completely lost' - How a lifelong wanderer rediscovered his path Saved

'I just remember the pain of being so completely lost' - How a lifelong wanderer rediscovered his path

Des McAleenan has travelled the world as a goalkeeping coach but his current role has helped him rebuild both his life and love of the game.

'Lost for words': Murdered homeless man remembered as talented chef and friend to many

Hourihane was beaten to death in a “tented village” in Cork city.

Flights, electricity, and Anglo-Irish travel: Things that will be fine in a no-deal Brexit

There aren’t many, but there are elements that will be fine in a no-deal Brexit.

Here's What Happened Today: Sunday

Here’s what made the headlines today.

Saoirse McHugh: Fast fashion is hard to escape, but it is damaging our environment

There is no room, environmentally or socially, for fast fashion anymore, writes Saoirse McHugh of the Green Party.

From The42 'Some of the generals wanted me executed and that sort of craic' A Rugby Life

'Some of the generals wanted me executed and that sort of craic'

Willie Anderson’s career took him to places far more frightening than the teeth of an All Black haka.

How I Spend My Money: A 28-year-old engineer on €40,000 trying to save money while renting in Dublin

The young engineer is trying to balance saving while enjoying an active social life

'The clock is ticking': EU warns a lot of work to be done before Brexit deal

He even hinted he may even have to ‘eat my words’ and support a plan close to May’s rejected agreement.

Body recovered during search operation for fisherman (24) off Cork coast

According to gardaí, formal identification has yet to take place.

‘You really don’t give a f**k’: The week in quotes

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

Gardaí appeal for witnesses following murder of man in Cork city

The State Pathologist has been notified and the scene is currently preserved.

Boy 'traumatised' after father shot in both ankles in front of him during west Belfast attack

The paramilitary-style attack occurred shortly after 10.30pm when three masked men forced their way into the home.

From The42 Davy Fitz's Sixmilebridge side celebrate Clare hurling glory with win over Cratloe Bridge Brilliance

Davy Fitz's Sixmilebridge side celebrate Clare hurling glory with win over Cratloe

A fourth title in seven years for Sixmilebridge this afternoon.

Woman seriously injured in Clare cliff jumping accident airlifted to hospital

She’s understood to have jumped around 10 metres when she got into difficulty.

Heavy downpours expected as Status Yellow warning issued for 20 counties

The weather is expected to remain unsettled for the rest of the week.

Young woman dragged into laneway and sexually assaulted in Omagh

The woman has been left “deeply traumatised” by the attack.

'Suddenly everything just exploded' - Bonnie Greer on sticking up for Ireland on the BBC Special Relationship This post contains videos

'Suddenly everything just exploded' - Bonnie Greer on sticking up for Ireland on the BBC

The US-born writer said the reaction to her comments

From The42 Ireland to face favourites New Zealand in Rugby World Cup quarter-finals Showdown

Ireland to face favourites New Zealand in Rugby World Cup quarter-finals

Joe Schmidt’s side will take on the number one team in the world in Tokyo next Saturday.

Gardaí investigating prominent Irish sportsman over alleged sexual assault in Dublin

The alleged sexual assault happened at 9pm on Friday night in Drimnagh.

Maths Week: The solutions to all of the puzzles

Here are all the answers to the Maths Week puzzles posted yesterday.

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