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Today’s News

Vatican opens burial chambers in hunt for princesses and missing teen

Emanuela Orlandi was last seen leaving a music class in Rome in 1983.

British police hunt for two men after gas release on London Tube carriage

The incident happened at around 9.15am.

From the Garden: If your garden is blooming, it can sometimes be difficult to know what to cook

Too much cauliflower? There is a recipe for that, writes Michael Kelly.

'Streets are for the people': Dublin street blocked by protesters as part of 'car-free' demonstration

Demonstrators are calling for more public spaces in the city for people.

How tech companies win talent as rents keep rising

Britain warns of 'serious consequences' after Iran seizes oil tanker

Germany and France have also called on Iran to immediately release the oil tanker.

Teenage girl missing from Meath since Wednesday

Gardaí have appealed for help finding Kayla Wearon (15).

Woman charged after drugs worth €1m and firearms are seized during raid

Gardaí searched a house in Tallaght on Thursday.

From The42 Free-to-air, subscriptions and the 'digital space' - What future for the Six Nations? Broadcasting

Free-to-air, subscriptions and the 'digital space' - What future for the Six Nations?

IRFU CEO Philip Browne says the competition has to “embrace the change.”

Poll: Will Brexit happen by 31 October? Your Say This post contains a poll

Poll: Will Brexit happen by 31 October?

A new British prime minister is set to be sworn in next week.

Irish Greyhound Board withdraws funding from Rose of Tralee after contestants receive 'malicious threats'

The IGB has been mired in controversy since serious animal welfare issues were uncovered last month.

Gardaí target Dublin online drug supplier who uses 'hundreds of SIM cards' a year to evade detection

The supplier himself does not want to be seen buying these SIM cards and instead pays younger people to do it for him.

Andrew Adonis: Stormont won't be back by October - 'the DUP have evaded responsibility before'

“The great strength of Ireland is that the UK has not been negotiating with Ireland, but with the EU,” Adonis told

The 9 at 9: Saturday

Here’s all the news you need to know this morning.

FactCheck: Are Trump's recent claims about Congresswoman Ilhan Omar correct?

Donald Trump has made several claims about Omar recently.

What can the new British prime minister expect in the coming days?

Boris Johnson is likely to become the Conservative Party leader next week.

From The42 'If you call Diarmuid Connolly a maverick, I'd take that maverick every day of the week' Return Of The King

'If you call Diarmuid Connolly a maverick, I'd take that maverick every day of the week'

Unpacking the St Vincent’s star’s sensational return to the Dublin squad.

Martin: European leaders need to 'stand up' and 'not be afraid' to disagree with Trump

Micheál Martin said Trump is ‘doing disservice to democracy’.

From The42 Ireland 'really happy' with Carbery's progress as Sexton sits out RWC2019

Ireland 'really happy' with Carbery's progress as Sexton sits out

The Munster out-half has been working closely with Richie Murphy in camp.

Average of 30 TDs and senators a month getting Dáil bar and restaurant debts taken from salary

New credit process brought in last year to Leinster House facilities sees tabs of more than two months automatically deducted.

Q&A: What does the controversial High Court decision on citizenship actually mean?

This week’s High Court decision came as a shock – so what does it all actually mean for citizenship?

Yesterday’s News

Gardaí carry out €1 million raids on Drogheda criminals and seize drugs and ammo in Tallaght

Two semi-automatic 9mm pistols and around twenty five rounds of 9mm ammunition, were discovered and seized.

Athens settles for uneasy night after 5.1-magnitude quake

A government spokesman later Friday said “life in Athens is back to normal”.

Here's What Happened Today: Friday

Here’s what made the headlines today.


From The42 Fifa and Uefa 'seriously concerned' over government interference on FAI Letter

Fifa and Uefa 'seriously concerned' over government interference on FAI

The FAI announced that they received a joint letter from the governing bodies today.

British oil tanker with 23 crew seized by Iran's Revolutionary Guards

The operator of oil tanker Stena Impero says it is unable to contact the ship.

Just under €300 million paid out last year for personal injuries

The highest single award last year was €908,749.

The Explainer: Why was there such controversy over Lizzo’s ticket sales?

Why did Lizzo tickets sell out so fast – and what’s happening with ticket reselling legislation?

From The42 Shane Lowry lights up The Open and shares the lead after day 2 Sugar Shane

Shane Lowry lights up The Open and shares the lead after day 2

The Offaly man showed delight and disappointment in equal measure on his final hole today, but he shares the lead with JB Holmes.

Gardaí appeal for information on missing teenager last seen nine days ago

He has been missing since last Wednesday.

Judge directs that gardaí be made aware of abuse claims made against father of 11-month-old infant

The young mother made the statement when obtaining a protection order giving herself and the baby court protection.

Dublin City Council is 'exploring' new sites for the Dublin Flea Christmas Market

Organisers said that no location could be found to host the market.

Ireland trying to make arrangements to bring Lisa Smith home

The Dundalk woman and her young daughter are currently in Syria.

The 5 at 5: Friday

Five minutes, five stories, five o’clock…

From The42 Know your sport? Take our weekly quiz Test

Know your sport? Take our weekly quiz

How closely have you been paying attention to this week’s headlines?

Man in court accused of brandishing hatchet and hammer after mini-riot outside Dublin music venue

The incident occurred in the early hours of 7 July outside Lost Lane off Grafton Street.

Murphy releases statement after he suggests co-living spaces are like a 'very trendy boutique hotel'

Housing Minister Eoghan Murphy has been heavily criticised in recent months over co-living accommodation.

Two men convicted of illegally hunting hares in case brought by National Parks and Wildlife Service

Both men were convicted but sentencing was reserved for a later date as the men were not present in the court.

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