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Today’s News

Dáil debate and vote on the Brexit Withdrawal Agreement to take place today

The debate will allow the Taoiseach display a united front international.

New part-time training course to become a solicitor set to be offered

That is one recommendation in a new report launched by the Law Society of Ireland today.

Irish research looking at Netflix show 13 Reasons Why with US study saying it heightened suicide risk

The popular Netflix drama has proven controversial, with research around the world ongoing on its impact on young people.

For Ireland to build the houses it needs, it'll need foreign workers... but they won't be able to afford the rent

This would be necessary if housing supply was to increase as planned, the ESRI has said.

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Future of College Green: Council CEO says gradual changes will lead to 'completely traffic-free area'

Dubin City Council’s plans for a pedestrianised plaza were rejected in October.

Yesterday’s News

Aftermath of Brexit referendum linked to rise in antidepressant prescribing in England

The UK voted to leave the EU on 23 June 2016, with 51.9% of people voting to leave.

Public asked to help find boy missing since last week

Julian Reed was last seen in Dripsey on Thursday.

Man arrested and gun seized in crackdown on organised crime in Limerick

The man was stopped by gardaí who were on patrol this evening.

Renault stands by 'incapacitated' chief executive Ghosn, but names deputy as fill in

Carlos Ghosn was arrested yesterday on charges of under-reporting his pay at Nissan.

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Children's Christmas hoodie recalled over choking and suffocation hazard

Anyone who has bought the jumper is entitled to a full refund.

Chicago hospital gunman had been kicked out of firefighting academy

Four people were shot dead during a shooting at a Chicago hospital yesterday.

'Everyone was screaming for help': At least 50 people killed in Kabul suicide bombing

The attack targeted a religious celebration in the Afghan capital.

Abortion legislation to be reviewed in three years time, instead of five

The proposed legislation allows for the operation of the Act to be reviewed after its commencement next year.

Appeal to find Irishman who has gone missing in Canada

Damien Hanley was last seen on Friday.

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From The42 World Player of the Year prize would be fitting reward for Sexton's incredible 2018 Standard Bearer

World Player of the Year prize would be fitting reward for Sexton's incredible 2018

‘Where he stands out above a lot of the other players is his ability to see things on the pitch and pick the right options.’

Calls for Booking.com to follow Airbnb's move to remove Israeli West Bank settlement listings

Israel strongly denounced Airbnb’s decision and threatened legal action against the company.

Here's What Happened Today: Tuesday

A murder trial, tax changes and Brexit had people talking today.

Redress Board work cost €1.1bn, while abused residents in industrial schools get €970m

The awards are made to those abused while resident in industrial schools.

Norwegian man charged with sexual offences involving some 300 teenage boys

The charges include rape, according to Norwegian media reports.

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Trump says US stands by Saudi Arabia despite Khashoggi murder

He acknowledged the Saudi prince may have known of the murder.

Government to oppose Bill that would increase social and affordable housing in private estates

The Bill seeks an increase in the provision of social and affordable housing to 25% in private developments.

Máiría Cahill accuses Mary Lou McDonald of 'bluster and spin' after meeting

Cahill said she received a qualified apology from the Sinn Féin leader.

Proud Obafemi 'never had any doubts' about representing Ireland

The 18-year-old Southampton striker made his senior international debut last night against Denmark.

Once upon a time, Ireland was full of penguins - here's how they disappeared

No, not the chocolate bars – real penguins. Author Rob Maguire explains.

How we could be on course for a referendum on water supply

The aim would be to retain public ownership of any company charged with responsibility for the supply of water services

CSO to carry out new national survey on sexual violence ... says it may take five years CSO

CSO to carry out new national survey on sexual violence ... says it may take five years

It’s been 16 years since the Savi – Sexual Abuse and Violence in Ireland – report, was published.

'I got one lung, the girl got the other lung and the boy got the heart - but I'm the only survivor' Vera Dwyer This post contains videos

'I got one lung, the girl got the other lung and the boy got the heart - but I'm the only survivor'

Vera Dwyer (77) had her transplant operation in 1988 in the UK after being diagnosed with Idiopathic Pulmonary Fibrosis (IPF).

Explainer: What's going on with Gibraltar and why is Spain threatening to derail the Brexit deal?

Gibraltar is a British Overseas Territory, located near the southernmost tip of Spain.

Man, 70, found not guilty of murdering his partner of 36 years in Rathmines self-defence case

Des Duffy told the trial that he was acting in self-defence when he pushed against Dessie Sullivan’s neck on 23 May 2016.

From The42 Analysis: Schmidt's smarts shine through in Ireland's detailed power plays Joe Show

Analysis: Schmidt's smarts shine through in Ireland's detailed power plays

There were fresh examples of the head coach’s clever thinking against the All Blacks.

'She was much loved': RTÉ Radio One presenter Sandy Harsch dies aged 76

Since 1996, she had presented Country Time on RTÉ Radio One.

The 5 at 5: Tuesday

Five minutes, five stories, five o’clock…

Garda slashed with razor blade while on flight with deportee awarded €25,000

Detective Garda Eamon Moran was escorting the Nigerian national on a plane to Lagos when the incident happened.

'Consequences were inevitable': DUP flexes muscles and votes against Tories in Brexit row Dup Says No This post contains videos

'Consequences were inevitable': DUP flexes muscles and votes against Tories in Brexit row

Sammy Wilson MP said that the decision was taken to show the party’s ‘displeasure’.

More Irish troops to be sent on peacekeeping missions under proposed new plans

An initiative, which is to be spearheaded by Ireland, proposes the introduction of “rotation cycles”.

From The42 397 minutes of football without a goal: Why can't O'Neill's Ireland seem to score anymore? Goal Drought This post contains videos

397 minutes of football without a goal: Why can't O'Neill's Ireland seem to score anymore?

The Boys in Green have failed to score for four games in a row for the first time since 1996.

Major Facebook outage as users experience problems loading social media site

Users have been experiencing problems all morning.

BBC nature team defends decision to intervene and save mother and baby emperor penguins Dynasties This post contains videos

BBC nature team defends decision to intervene and save mother and baby emperor penguins

The decision broke a principle of nature film-making to observe but not interfere.

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