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Today’s News

The Explainer: So what's actually in this new Brexit deal?

We take a look at everything Brexit-related that happened this week, and what it all means.

Pilots union seeks High Court order preventing Ryanair from progressing legal action

Ryanair brought proceedings against the union over a planned 48-hour strike last August.

Man who beat up ex-partner and subjected her to 'terrifying ordeal' gets suspended sentence

In a victim impact statement, the woman said the attack traumatised her in every way.

'Jobpath Macht Frei': Gardaí appeal for witnesses to potential incitement of hatred incident

The incident was reported to gardaí on the 16 October.

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Know Your Sport? Take our weekly quiz

How closely were you paying attention to the sports headlines this week?

Man convicted of Tinder sexual assault appeals his five-year sentence

Paul Flaherty (30) was found guilty by a jury at the Central Criminal Court last December.

The 5 at 5: Friday

Five minutes, five stories, five o’clock…

Criminal Assets Bureau boss says 'mini-CAB' units across Ireland will 'dilute' the strength of the agency

Clavin also said that profilers have been told to target man caves in people’s gardens.

Man injured in Dublin city centre stabbing

The incident happened this afternoon.

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Did Varadkar worry that the EU would put pressure on him? 'It did cross my mind'

In an attempt to comfort unionists, Varadkar said “the queen will still be the queen; the pound will still be the pound”.

Channel 4 launches new policy to support workers experiencing menopause

New flexible working arrangements and menopause awareness briefings for management are to be introduced.

Nasa astronauts make history as they begin first ever all-female spacewalk

There have been 227 spacewalkers since the first spacewalk in 1965 and all of them have included a male.

Varadkar says he has confidence in Maria Bailey as a candidate in the next general election

A motion of no confidence has been tabled against the Dun Laoghaire TD.

From The42 Sexton: 'We've been reared on knock-out rugby... we should use our experiences' Belief

Sexton: 'We've been reared on knock-out rugby... we should use our experiences'

The Ireland out-half travelled to Tokyo Stadium without his team-mates today.

Bishop of Waterford warns against yoga and mindfulness in schools

Bishop Alphonsus Cullinan said that yoga was “not suitable for a parish school setting”.

Online retailer Appliances Delivered announces closure

The firm said all outstanding orders of appliances will be honoured and delivered.

Review of adult caution scheme after juvenile prosecution scandal

A review of the juvenile diversion programme found thousands of reported crimes were not prosecuted.

Fugitive ex-Catalan leader hands himself in to authorities after new warrant issued

Carles Puigdemont’s office said he rejects the warrant and opposes any attempt to send him back to Spain.

From The42 Lansdowne Road Dart Station to close for Ireland's crucial qualifier with Denmark Next Stop

Lansdowne Road Dart Station to close for Ireland's crucial qualifier with Denmark

The temporary closure is part of a trial ahead of the Aviva Stadium hosting Euro 2020 matches next summer.

Backlash grows over controversial South China Sea map in Abominable film

Vietnam pulled the film from cinemas this week.

Two men to appear in court after seven Limerick businesses were burgled in one night

The men in their 20s are due in court this morning.

Poll: Will Boris Johnson's Brexit deal pass in the House of Commons? Your Say This post contains a poll

Poll: Will Boris Johnson's Brexit deal pass in the House of Commons?

All eyes are on the DUP ahead of tomorrow’s vote.

El Chapo's son arrested then freed again as Mexican police overpowered in violent gun fight Ovidio Guzman Lopez This post contains videos

El Chapo's son arrested then freed again as Mexican police overpowered in violent gun fight

Ovidio Guzman Lopez is reported to be alive and free after Mexican authorities suspended their operation.

DUP says voting against Brexit deal 'not the end of the game'

Arlene Foster wrote in the Belfast Telegraph that she was not looking for a ‘perfect’ deal.

From The42 The All Blacks have always loomed large for Kiwi native Joe Schmidt Influence

The All Blacks have always loomed large for Kiwi native Joe Schmidt

The Ireland head coach and Steve Hansen have had some great battles since 2013.

'Too soon to celebrate': On the border, people give Brexit deal cautious welcome

Residents living in frontier towns along the Irish border say they are hoping for “clarity” going forward.

Irish butter, cheese and liqueurs among European goods hit with US tariffs

The US imposed duties on $7.5 billion worth of European goods due to the longstanding argument that Airbus receives unfair government subsidies.

The 9 at 9: Friday

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

'On the Brexit brink': UK front pages react to Boris Johnson's deal

Boris Johnson now faces an uphill struggle to win MPs over to vote for his deal.

Trump says Turkey and Kurds needed to fight 'like two kids'

More than 500 people have been killed including dozens of civilians, mostly on the Kurdish side.

Why this 'Schrödinger's Brexit deal' has more than one father

Who had to compromise to get a Brexit deal over the line? In the end … everyone.

Dublin Bus fined €165,000 after more than 50% of services fail to meet punctuality targets

The company is required to meet punctuality targets as part of its contract with the NTA.

FactCheck: Has the British government removed the right to Irish citizenship from those in the North?

The claim was made by Sinn Féin following a UK Tribunal ruling this week.

Government looking at hate crime legislation as LGBT group says assaults are on the rise

The Department is putting out a public consultation in the coming weeks on the issue.

Yesterday’s News

As it happened: Focus turns to House of Commons after last-minute Brexit deal endorsed by EU leaders

The EU27 leaders have backed the revised deal – but the DUP is still saying ‘no’.

E-fit image released of man found dead in London after falling from plane

The body of the man was found in a residential garden on 30 June.

Hospital consultants to ballot for industrial action if govt doesn't provide 'concrete proposals'

The IMO said it is setting a 21-day deadline for the receipt of serious proposals.

'Get over it': White House confirms Trump tied Ukraine funding to probe of Democratic National Committee

US acting chief of staff Mick Mulvaney insisted however that Trump did nothing wrong.

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From The42 How are the teams shaping up entering the World Cup quarter-finals in Japan? Down To Business

How are the teams shaping up entering the World Cup quarter-finals in Japan?

As the Rugby World Cup enters the knock-out stages, we take a look at the health of the eight quarter-finalists ahead of a massive weekend in Japan.

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