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Dublin: 8 °C Tuesday 2 June, 2020

Today’s News

Trump says he will deploy the military unless state authorities stop ongoing protests

A post-mortem found that George Floyd he died of asphyxiation due to neck and back compression.

Phase Two: Here are the restrictions due to be eased next week

Here’s what’s planned between 8 June and 29 June, when Phase 3 is due to begin.

Yesterday’s News

From The42 German FA forced to investigate player protests despite words of support from 'proud' president George Floyd

German FA forced to investigate player protests despite words of support from 'proud' president

DFB president Fritz Keller expressed his admiration for the players, but the association’s hand will be forced due to its adherence to IFAB rules.

Quiz: How well do you know vintage video games?

Controllers at the ready…

From The42 Sunwolves exit Super Rugby as bid to join Australia league fails Out Of The Game

Sunwolves exit Super Rugby as bid to join Australia league fails

The decision ends a nearly five-year run in Super Rugby for the Japanese club.

Here's What Happened Today: Bank Holiday Monday

Here’s what made the headlines today.

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Tropical Storm Amanda kills 17 in El Salvador and Guatemala

El Salvador said a quarter of the rain that the country normally receives in a year fell in 70 hours.

Murphy says councils should be 'flexible' to applicants for government-backed mortgage during Covid-19

Last year, €177 million was drawn down under the Rebuilding Ireland Home Loan.

Hosepipe ban 'increasingly likely' due to prolonged period of dry weather

There have been 37 dry periods between 18 March and 20 May.

From The42 Rodgers: 'I have relations that haven’t spoken to me since the day I left Celtic' Sore Hoops

Rodgers: 'I have relations that haven’t spoken to me since the day I left Celtic'

The Northern Irishman went from hero to villain in the eyes of many Celtic fans when he left Glasgow for Leicester last year.

Vladimir Putin sets 1 July date for vote that could keep him in power until 2036

The ballot was postponed from April due to Covid-19.

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

From a classic Western to quirky comedy – here are some recommendations for the week ahead.

Ireland's cases pass 25,000, Spain reports no new deaths for first time since March: Today's Covid-19 main points

Here’s what’s making headlines in relation to Covid-19 both here and abroad.

From The42 Liverpool squad takes knee at Anfield, United stars express anger following death of George Floyd George Floyd

Liverpool squad takes knee at Anfield, United stars express anger following death of George Floyd

‘I felt anger, pity, hatred, indignation, pain, sadness,’ Paul Pogba said of the events in Minneapolis which have sparked global protests.

Coronavirus: One further death and 77 new cases confirmed in Ireland

There has been a total of 25,062 cases Covid-19 in the Republic of Ireland.

'You have to arrest people': Trump says state governors are ‘weak’ in face of protests

The president had to take refuge in a White House bunker during angry scenes outside.

'No justice, no peace': Thousands march in Dublin against racism and US police brutality Black Lives Matter This post contains videos

'No justice, no peace': Thousands march in Dublin against racism and US police brutality

Protesters marched to the US Embassy in solidarity with protesters in the US.

Dublin Zoo to reopen to public tomorrow with reduced capacity and new health protocols

Tickets to attend Dublin Zoo must now be pre-booked online in advance, solely via its website.

€200k investment being made into provision of library e-books and e-audiobooks, Ring announces

This is in additional to the already allocated €200,000 which was invested at the beginning of the crisis.

Hotels in Northern Ireland to reopen from 20 July, economy minister says

The 20 July date covers guesthouses, guest accommodation, B&Bs, hotels and hostels.

Almost 5,600 incidents of domestic abuse reported to gardaí in past two months

There has been a 25% increase in the number of domestic abuse incidents recorded by gardaí over the same period in 2019.

From The42 'King Carlos' - Kiwi out-half Spencer was the greatest maverick of them all Genius Week

'King Carlos' - Kiwi out-half Spencer was the greatest maverick of them all

The All Blacks and Blues out-half thrilled fans with his audacious, creative play.

It's another scorcher of a day with temperatures to hit up to 27 degrees

Don’t forget the sunscreen if you’re heading outdoors today.

Pupils begin returning to schools in England despite concerns from scientists and parents

It is part of a wider easing of measures that will also see groups of up to six people allowed to meet outdoors.

Poll: Have you attempted a barbecue so far this year? Your Say This post contains a poll

Poll: Have you attempted a barbecue so far this year?

Met Éireann has said temperatures could reach as high as 27 degrees today.

Restaurant street tables to be trialled as part of Limerick council's recovery plans

Other measures planned include drive-in gigs and movies, night-time markets, and street performances.

'Not at the moment': Universities don't plan to refund fees for this or the next academic year

NUI Galway is offering students a reduced rent rate next year due to the ‘hybrid’ way universities are expected to operate.

From The42 Quiz: How well do you remember the Premier League 2002-03 season? Test

Quiz: How well do you remember the Premier League 2002-03 season?

Looking back at the year when Man United prevailed yet again.

The 9 at 9: Monday

Here’s what’s making headlines this morning.

A tribute to the Class of 2020: How one group of teachers marked the end of school for sixth years

As schools end an academic year in the Covid-19 pandemic, a group of secondary teachers in Tallaght had to pay tribute to their students.

The CSO wants people to 'tell Ireland’s story' of Covid-19

The work of the country’s census office has been hampered by the pandemic.

Further clarity needed on NI business and trade in UK's protocol plan, EU House of Lords committee says

It has been nearly two weeks since the UK published its proposal for the Northern Ireland protocol.

Council 'investigating avenues' to solve public toilet issue in Dublin as restrictions ease

A Council spokesperson said it is “acutely aware of this issue” and is “working to come up with a solution.”

Healthcare staff 'considered immune' for three months after recovering from Covid-19 HSE

Healthcare staff 'considered immune' for three months after recovering from Covid-19

Guidance regarding immunity and healthcare workers was compiled by the HSE.

Sunday 31 May, 2020

From The42 O'Rourke: 'The GAA are being ultra cautious. It's time now to be moving on a bit quicker' Strong View

O'Rourke: 'The GAA are being ultra cautious. It's time now to be moving on a bit quicker'

Colm O’Rourke was speaking on The Sunday Game tonight.

QUIZ: How well do you know Kindergarten Cop?

“I’m going to ask a bunch of questions and I want to have them answered immediately.”

Money Diaries: A software engineer in Dublin living with her boyfriend and three flatmates during the shutdown

This week, our reader finds she’s enjoying slowing down while staying at home during the shutdown, and is spending less.

Here's What Happened Today: Sunday

Here’s what made the headlines today.

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From The42 Bundesliga footballers Thuram and Sancho join US killing protests Statement This post contains videos

Bundesliga footballers Thuram and Sancho join US killing protests

Marcus Thuram took a knee after scoring while Jadon Sancho marked one of his goals by unveiling a ‘Justice for George Floyd’ T-shirt.

'Please come aboard': SpaceX crew enter International Space Station after historic journey Orbital This post contains videos

'Please come aboard': SpaceX crew enter International Space Station after historic journey

Docking took place at 3.16pm Irish time and the astronauts entered some three hours later.

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