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Dublin: 9°C Tuesday 27 October 2020

Today’s News

Virus-beating Melbourne readies for reopening party after two days with no new cases

Melbourne and the surrounding state of Victoria has been the epicentre of Australia’s second wave.

The 8 at 8: Tuesday

Here’s what’s making headlines this morning.

Bring a brolly out with you this week - it's going to be wet and windy

It will be mostly cloudy this morning with outbreaks of rain followed by sunny spells and showers around the country.

Trials of Oxford's Covid-19 vaccine showed 'strong immune responses' in adults, researchers say

This vaccine from Astrazeneca and Oxford University is being tested in various locations around the world.

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Thousands of Covid-19 deaths could be linked to air pollution – study

Researchers estimate that around 15% of coronavirus deaths worldwide could be attributed to long-term exposure to tiny particles of pollution.

Trump hails 'momentous day' as Amy Coney Barrett sworn in to the US Supreme Court

Democrats were unable to stop the confirmation of Trump’s third justice on the court.

Opinion: China is going carbon neutral, and the USA needs to take note no matter who it elects

Luke O Callaghan White says China’s leader was being strategic when he stunned the international community recently by declaring ambitious climate action plans.

Post-mortems due after father and two sons found dead in Cork

Gardaí are not looking for any other person in connection with the incident at this time.

Birth numbers continued to decrease in 2019 as deaths increased slightly

In 2019, just over 60,000 births were registered, a continuation of a yearly decrease.

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The Trends Issue: 7 interiors items we saw a lot more of in 2020 - from bamboo chairs to home desks

Yesterday’s News

From The42 Munster run in five tries with a brace for Coombes in thrilling win over Cardiff

Munster run in five tries with a brace for Coombes in thrilling win over Cardiff

It finished 38-27 in Munster’s favour at Thomond Park.

Quiz: How well do you know vegetarian and vegan food?

Vegan chicken fillet roll, anyone?

From The42 'My dad was thinking of sneaking in, I had to tell him not to do it' Next Step

'My dad was thinking of sneaking in, I had to tell him not to do it'

Dan Leavy said his knee ‘felt perfect’ as he completed his long-awaited comeback for Leinster.

Opinion: Eating disorders are ruthless but specialised regional care is hard to find

One mother, who has seen her daughter suffer, feels the Government and HSE are badly failing people with eating disorders.

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Here's What Happened Today: Monday

Here’s what made the headlines today.

Wales to review lockdown guidance after Tesco mixup over selling period products

Tesco earlier apologised after wrongly suggesting sanitary products were “non-essential” and could not be sold.

Dozens protest outside Áras an Uachtaráin over Mother and Baby Homes Bill

President Michael D Higgins yesterday signed the Bill into law.

Screen watch: Your guide to the best TV movies this week

Here are our picks of TV movies this week.

Coronavirus: Three deaths and 939 new cases of Covid-19 confirmed in Ireland

The latest figures were announced by health officials this evening.

Strikes in Belarus as protests against president continue

There have been protests in Belarus since early August.

From The42 'Devastating' and 'drastic' - Galway boss hits out at decision to cut 10 teams from championship Response

'Devastating' and 'drastic' - Galway boss hits out at decision to cut 10 teams from championship

Cathal Murray’s intermediate side had already played one game before the announcement was made.

More water on the moon than previously thought, researchers find

The findings may have implications for future missions to the moon.

Nearly one-fifth of Tallaght hospital staff found to have coronavirus antibodies

12% of participants had already tested positive for Covid-19 before this study.

From The42 'That's what Ireland need, multiple first receivers and an unpredictability' Playmakers

'That's what Ireland need, multiple first receivers and an unpredictability'

Ireland’s attack came in for praise on the latest episode of The42 Rugby Weekly Extra.

Bodies of three men discovered following shooting incident in Kanturk, Co Cork

Gardaí have been at the scene since early this morning.

Chileans vote overwhelmingly to replace their constitution

The vote came a year to the day after more than one million people thronged downtown Santiago amidst a wave of social unrest.

Five deaths and 727 new Covid-19 cases confirmed in Northern Ireland

The latest figures were confirmed by the NI Department of Health this afternoon.

Teenage boy missing from Dublin found safe and well

Cameron Cunningham has been found.

Highest number of Covid-19 patients in hospital and ICU since end of May

There are 344 people in hospital and 39 in ICU.

'He’s a once-in-a-generation kind of player' - Kelly's brilliance lights up opening day in Munster

Clare’s main man stood up for his county in a remarkable individual display yesterday.

Two men charged after €7 million worth of cannabis seized

The illegal drugs arrived in a container from Spain through Dublin Port.

Investigation launched into organisers of protest outside Dublin garda station

The protest related to the arrest of a man on foot of a bench warrant earlier in the day.

Donald Trump and Joe Biden enter final full week of campaigning

The president is expected to visit a dozen states as the clock ticks down to election day while Biden is also set to step up his campaign.

Over half of people in Ireland would take a Covid-19 vaccine

Results from a number of vaccine trials have been encouraging and some are aiming to file for authorisation as early as November.

Poll: Will you do more of your Christmas shopping online this year? Your Say This post contains a poll

Poll: Will you do more of your Christmas shopping online this year?

Many retailers – if they have an online presence – are depending on customers shifting to online sales.

The 9 at 9: Monday

Here’s all you need to know as you start your bank holiday Monday.

Two men due in court to face charges over Swords shooting

The shooting occurred at an industrial premises in January this year.

From The42 'I kept trucking away. I knew my time would come if I just kept at it' Porridge

'I kept trucking away. I knew my time would come if I just kept at it'

24-year-old Will Connors was man of the match on his Ireland debut against Italy.

'David vs Goliath': why individuals are challenging Ireland's forestry licences

We look at thousands of forestry applications and appeal decisions to reveal deep problems in the quality of environmental assessments.

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