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Dublin: 12 °C Saturday 17 November, 2018

Today’s News

FG warns FF: 'We are election ready. The printing machines are oiled, the photos are taken'

Last night the party members were told to get the constituency candidates ready as an election could happen at any time.

Teenager to appear in court charged with stealing 14 bicycles

Gardaí said that, since 2016, around 14,000 bikes had been stolen around the country.

New national survey on sexual violence to be completed in two years

The minister said he expects the survey to begin next year, stating that it should be completed within 18 months.

Only journalists and lawyers to be allowed text and tweet in court says Ireland's top judge

Justice Frank Clarke says the direction is about ensuring fair trials.

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What we learned from reading Becoming by Michelle Obama

We read the former First Lady’s biography to discover what it taught us about her life.

Indyref 2? The Brexit deal has put Scottish independence on the agenda again

The SNP is using the chaos in Downing Street to advance the case for another vote.

Poll: Is Leo Varadkar doing a good job as Taoiseach? Your Say This post contains a poll

Poll: Is Leo Varadkar doing a good job as Taoiseach?

The Fine Gael leader will make his Ard Fheis speech later today.

From the Garden: Your green tomatoes are unlikely to ripen now - so use them up in chutney

As I’ve looked glumly from the house at the sodden garden, it’s been playing on my mind that it’s high time I got the beds in the veg patch covered down for the winter, writes Michael Kelly

The 9 at 9: Saturday

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

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Inside Dublin Airport's 'secret third terminal' - the one where selfies are banned
CIA concludes Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman ordered Khashoggi killing Mbs

CIA concludes Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman ordered Khashoggi killing

The Washington Post reported on the claims last night.

Bleak Irish wool sales raise concerns industry is 'declining into oblivion'

A representative of sheep farmers said that “all indications point to an impending total price collapse”.

From The42 Schmidt's Ireland look to repeat 2016 feat by beating the All Blacks Preview

Schmidt's Ireland look to repeat 2016 feat by beating the All Blacks

A thriller awaits at the Aviva Stadium this evening at 7pm.

Over 1,000 people now missing in California wildfires as Trump doubles down on blame game Devastation This post contains videos

Over 1,000 people now missing in California wildfires as Trump doubles down on blame game

The US President is due to vist the area later today.

'People are sick and tired': Grassroots groups hold day of action ahead of housing protest next month

Since the summer, the country has seen a rise in housing activists taking action to raise awareness over housing issues.

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Renmore: Coastal air and community in the former home of Michael D
From The42 Toner ready to reach out and grab 'special' win for Ireland Eye On The Prize

Toner ready to reach out and grab 'special' win for Ireland

Ireland’s leading lock is braced for another Titanic battle with the world’s best second row pairing.

'It is not going to happen': FG rule change to copper-fasten promise not to enter coalition with SF

Fine Gael heard a rallying call at its Ard Fheis last night for the party to be election ready.

'Ireland would like to help': Irish government open to asylum application from Asia Bibi

The justice minister and Tánaiste said Ireland would like to help.

Families of bombing victims say they have 'damning proof' police lied about it being 'an IRA own-goal'

Fifteen people were killed in the UVF attack on McGurk’s Bar in Belfast in 1971.

Decision to make history optional for the Junior Cert to be reviewed

The minister said the government has a duty to make sure the next generation is informed.

Torture, petrol bombs and 'garda rats': On the frontline of Drogheda's gang feud

Locals fear it’s a matter of time before someone is killed.

Factcheck: Has the number of cases taken by banks over arrears halved in two years?

Brendan Burgess claims there is “no tsunami” of arrears cases now.

Yesterday’s News

Watch: Response of armed garda units tested in terrorism training exercise

The threat level in Ireland remains moderate, which means an attack is unlikely.

Migrant caravan faces desperate situation amid warning that chance of entering US 'almost nil'

Trump has deployed nearly 6,000 troops to the border to deter what he has called an “invasion”.

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Ireland relegated from Nations League group as Denmark beat Wales

Martin O’Neill’s side will now definitely be third seeds in the Euro 2020 qualifying draw.

Man (39) arrested following seizure of estimated €145k worth of cocaine

The drugs were seized following a search of a car in Blanchardstown, Dublin this afternoon.

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So, who exactly is the new Brexit Secretary Stephen Barclay?

He today became the third person to hold the job overseeing Britain’s withdrawal from the European Union.

From The42 'There's a lot of nervousness, everyone is very wary of this Irish team' One Versus Two

'There's a lot of nervousness, everyone is very wary of this Irish team'

Former All Black Tana Umaga says Saturday’s game against Ireland is seen as the perfect litmus test for Steven Hansen’s side.

Brexiteers worry that the EU's withdrawal agreement will turn the UK into a 'vassal state' - but what does that mean?

The draft agreement has been denounced across Britain’s political spectrum since it was unveiled on Wednesday night

France and Germany are 'jumping the gun' on EU army, Dutch Prime Minister says

“The idea of a European army is going way too far for the Netherlands.”

Here’s What Happened Today: Friday

An appeal for witnesses to a shooting, a new Brexit Secretary – here’s what made the headlines today.

Aldi recalls batch of pesto due to detection of Salmonella

It’s recalling the batches of Deli Green Pesto with the use-by date 23.11.2018.

California air quality worse than polluted South Asian cities as wildfire death toll hits 63

US president Donald Trump is set to visit the tinder-dry state tomorrow.

From The42 Jimmy Dunne and United youngster O'Connor drafted into Ireland's squad to face Denmark New Faces

Jimmy Dunne and United youngster O'Connor drafted into Ireland's squad to face Denmark

Ireland will be without the suspended James McClean in Aarhus.

Varadkar says FG can look proudly to its record in 'caring for families'

Varadkar said Fine Gael is a “compassionate party” that has a role in offering a helping hand to those that need it.

May appoints junior health minister Stephen Barclay as new Brexit secretary

The British PM has said that she believed in her Brexit deal with “every fibre of my being.”

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Simon Harris acknowledges there is 'more work to be done' as inpatient waiting lists fall across Ireland

The number of patients waiting more than 9 months for treatment has reduced by 38%.

Operating losses at Trump-owned Doonbeg golf resort almost halved to €330k in 2017

The accounts show that the company recorded a pre-tax loss of €1.74 million in 2017.

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