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Today’s News

US Supreme Court agrees to hear cases next year over release of Trump's tax returns

Trump has been seeking to block access to his tax returns and other financial records in lawsuits.

From The42 The Liverpool starting XI from Klopp's first game in charge highlights the fantastic job he's done since Talking Point

The Liverpool starting XI from Klopp's first game in charge highlights the fantastic job he's done since

It was confirmed today that the manager has signed a new contract to remain with the Reds until 2024.

Johnson says he has an 'overwhelming mandate' to take Britain out of EU by end of January

Johnson lead the Tories to a massive victory in the general election.

'Racist and anti-Semitic' Belgian festival removed from UNESCO's heritage list

A float caricaturing Orthodox Jews with hooked noses and sitting on gold bags outraged Belgium’s 40,000-strong Jewish community.

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From The42 Classy Cooney hammers home Six Nations claim as Ulster notch win away to Quins On Fire

Classy Cooney hammers home Six Nations claim as Ulster notch win away to Quins

The scrum-half provided 19 of Ulster’s points in a stunning display in London.

Jail for young mother who imported more than 1.5 kilos of cocaine into Ireland

Hyonaru Moreno received a sentence of two and a half years.

'A most wonderful Christmas present': HSE to reimburse cost of new cystic fibrosis treatment

About 1,200 children and adults have Cystic Fibrosis in Ireland.

Here's What Happened Today: Friday

Here’s what made the headlines today.

Man (20s) charged over handbag robbery and assault in Co Cork

The incident happened on 1 December on Castle Road, Bandon.

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Scottish independence referendum has 'never been more urgent', says Sturgeon

Nicola Sturgeon wants Boris Johnson to transfer the power to hold this referendum to the Scottish parliament.

'Extremely distressing': Children's chemotherapy sessions at Crumlin Hospital postponed due to bed shortages

The hospital said admissions dates are periodically changed due to issues such as the demand on available beds.

'Why would my leadership be in any doubt?': Arlene Foster on DUP's election outcome

For the first time, nationalist parties have more MPs than unionist parties.

Knock-on delays expected as rail services resume at Tara Street Station

Services were suspended while emergency services dealt with a “trespasser” on the tracks.

Roads reopen and delays expected as housing protest finishes in the centre of Dublin

Last Friday, protesters also blocked off Aungier Street in a housing protest.

Jo Swinson hints woman should replace her as Lib Dem leader after losing seat in general election

Swinson lost her seat to the SNP in East Dunbartonshire overnight.

Articles of impeachment against Trump approved by House of Reps committee

The president is set to face charges of abuse of power and obstruction of Congress.

FactCheck: Did Arlene Foster bring an Irish passport to the polling station? DUP

FactCheck: Did Arlene Foster bring an Irish passport to the polling station?

The claim has been circulating around Twitter and Facebook with a close-up image of the burgundy passport.

The 5 at 5: Friday

Five minutes, five stories, five o’clock…

From The42 Know your sport? The Sports Quiz of the Week is here Quizzy Cola

Know your sport? The Sports Quiz of the Week is here

Here are this week’s eyebrow-raisers.

China says it has reached 'phase one' trade deal with the US

The deal includes a progressive rollback of tariffs and the protection of intellectual property rights.

Have you seen Clara? Appeal for information on 16-year-old girl missing from Co Cork

Clara Murray has been missing from the Broadale area of Douglas since early yesterday morning.

Oscar-nominated star of Do the Right Thing Danny Aiello dies aged 86 RIP

Oscar-nominated star of Do the Right Thing Danny Aiello dies aged 86

Aiello died last night after a brief illness.

Wintry weekend ahead as snow-ice weather warning issued for 6 counties

The warning has been issued for Cavan, Donegal, Leitrim, Mayo, Roscommon and Sligo.

Man jailed for murder of infant son found not guilty by reason of insanity following retrial

Yusif Ali Abdi was initially tried before the Central Criminal Court in 2003.

February, Easter, May? UK results ratchet up Irish election talk but Leo says it's not the right time

Leo Varadkar says the election should be May 2020, Micheál Martin wants it in Easter. Who will win out?

From The42 What impact will Brexit have on horse racing? Column

What impact will Brexit have on horse racing?

These are interesting times.

Jeremy Corbyn indicates early 2020 for departure date despite party pressure to quit immediately

Corbyn won’t be leading the party into the next general election but has refused to be drawn on a date for his departure.

From The42 Ryder Cup star Olesen pleads not guilty to sexual assault Hearing

Ryder Cup star Olesen pleads not guilty to sexual assault

The Danish golfer, 29, appeared at Isleworth Crown Court today.

Love Island presenter Caroline Flack arrested and charged with assault

She is due in court on 23 December, police said.

Councillors to consider rescinding their support for white water rafting facility in Dublin

If the motion passes it will see the project shelved after originally getting the green light form councillors last month.

Retired garda arrested over immigration irregularities is released without charge

A file is now being prepared for the Director of Public Prosecutions.

Do the results in the North make a united Ireland more likely? 'People shouldn't race ahead of themselves' says Varadkar

The Taoiseach said the tectonic plates of the political landscape in the North have shifted.

Here's a list of MPs elected in Northern Ireland

The latest results from the 18 constituencies in the North.

Suspected counterfeit Nike, Adidas and Ted Baker goods worth €18,000 seized in Tipperary

No arrests have been made to date but gardaí are following a definite line of enquiry.

Gardaí urge people to report anyone they suspect is 'living on the proceeds of crime' CAB

Gardaí urge people to report anyone they suspect is 'living on the proceeds of crime'

The appeal comes amid an ongoing investigation by gardaí in Dublin and the Criminal Assets Bureau.

'An emotional day': Irish harping added to UNESCO's 'Intangible Cultural Heritage' list

The UNESCO announcement was made at a committee meeting in Colombia yesterday.

Varadkar says UK and EU will negotiate 'a mighty new economic partnership'

The Taoiseach has congratulated Boris Johnson after the outcome of the UK election.

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