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Today’s News

Boeing takes $5 billion hit over 737 MAX grounding

The $4.9 billion is the latest financial toll the company has taken over the 737 MAX crisis.

Last month was the hottest June on record worldwide, according to US agency

The period between January and June 2019 as a whole, seen the second highest average temperatures ever recorded, according to the agency.

Man (19) dies after crash between motorbike and car in Cork

The driver of the car, a man in his early 70s, was uninjured.

The 8 at 8: Friday

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

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A no-deal Brexit poses a 'fundamental' risk to the UK economy, warns House of Commons committee

The Committee on Exiting the EU said no-deal would put jobs at risk in the UK.

Gardaí launch investigation after man (40s) stabbed to death in Dublin overnight

It is understood the man sustained serious injuries in the incident.

Work is finally to begin on an Electoral Commission for Ireland

It’s hoped an electoral commission will solve problems with the electoral register and address issues redrawing constituency lines.

Vast majority of organisations asked about the PSC said they don't benefit from using it

The Irish Council of Civil Liberties said that there was some confusion and inconsistency from local authorities and other bodies.

Big Sugar and government neglect to blame for dental healthcare's 'state of crisis'

In Ireland, vulnerable people have more untreated dental disease, and poorer oral health-related quality of life than others.

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From The42 Donal Conway to consider his position as FAI President amid political pressure The Latest Review

Donal Conway to consider his position as FAI President amid political pressure

Shane Ross, a host of politicians and Sport Ireland have all called on him to step away this week.

Leo is eating less meat to reduce his carbon footprint, but Micheál says he's 'walking a lot'

Micheal Martin says the government’s climate change policies are ‘a bit all over the place’.

'I fell in love with them from the first day': How Ireland's slot machine habit fuels addiction

As many as 40,000 of the machines may be in use across the country as the industry operates virtually unchecked.

Simon Harris tells HSE poor coverage of abortion services in west and north west 'is a real concern'

In May, Harris spoke to representatives of the HSE about why abortion services are available in just half of maternity hospitals and units.

Yesterday’s News

Brother of Gerry 'The Monk' Hutch dies in hospital after stairs fall

Gardaí this evening confirmed the death.

Man (18) pleads guilty to rape of half-brother and defilement of half-sister over two-year period

The case was heard today at the Central Criminal Court.

From The42 Jack Byrne inspires Shamrock Rovers to come-from-behind win in Europe The Byrne Supremacy This post contains videos

Jack Byrne inspires Shamrock Rovers to come-from-behind win in Europe

The playmaker scored one and assisted another as Rovers battled to a 2-1 win against SK Brann at Tallaght.

Clare council offering €300k to consultants who can come up with Cliffs of Moher 'masterplan'

Already this summer, the council has put in a number of measures aimed at easing visitor congestion.

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Boris Johnson accused of spreading 'fake news' after using fish as prop to rail against EU regulations

Johnson held the fish aloft at a Conservative Party rally on Wednesday.

Here's What Happened Today: Thursday

Here’s what made the headlines this Thursday.

US warship shoots down Iranian drone near Persian Gulf

It comes a number of weeks after Iranian forces shot down a US drone.

From The42 Heartbreak for Cork City in Luxembourg, as they miss out on clash with Rangers Disappointment

Heartbreak for Cork City in Luxembourg, as they miss out on clash with Rangers

Trailing 2-0 from the first leg, John Cotter’s side brought the tie level on aggregate, before conceding.

Trailer Watch: Which film should you go see this weekend? Cinema This post contains a poll

Trailer Watch: Which film should you go see this weekend?

What’s a must-watch, and what’s a miss? We tell you.

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Status Yellow rain warning issued for ten counties for Friday

The warning is valid from 8am until 8pm tomorrow.

From The42 Lowry reveals pub pep talk with coach sparked storming Open start In Fine Form

Lowry reveals pub pep talk with coach sparked storming Open start

Lowry has put himself right in contention at Portrush.

How the beloved Metro Burger Sign was saved from the rubbish tip and found a new home Hawkins Street This post contains videos

How the beloved Metro Burger Sign was saved from the rubbish tip and found a new home

We spoke to Emma Clarke from Dublin Ghost Signs who collaborated on saving the decades-old sign.

Ilhan Omar brands Trump a 'fascist' as the US president tries to distance himself from 'send her back' chant

Omar today branded Trump a “fascist” as he sought to distance himself from mocking chants.

Body of homeless man discovered in Cork

The discovery was made on Lower Oliver Plunkett Street this afternoon.

Islamic State supporters sentenced to death for beheading two Scandinavian women in Morocco

The murders shocked the North African country when they happened last December.

The 5 at 5: Thursday

Five minutes, five stories, five o’clock…

Dublin man (41) jailed for sexually assaulting teenage girl during sleepovers

The girl told the the court that her “innocence and childhood were taken away”.

Over 500 ambulance staff to begin 24-hour strike tomorrow in a row over union recognition

Workers have already staged seven days of work stoppages in January, February and March and May.

From The42 McIlroy's Open hopes in tatters after disastrous first round at Portrush 79 This post contains videos

McIlroy's Open hopes in tatters after disastrous first round at Portrush

The home favourite’s dream day quickly turned into a nightmare.

Man jailed for raping woman after she became lost on night out has conviction quashed on appeal

Mohamed Okda was remanded in custody to appear before the Central Criminal Court on Monday next.

MPs in London back move to prevent the next prime minister from suspending parliament

Boris Johnson had not ruled out suspending parliament if he become prime minister.

Man (57) who spied on children in public toilets using hidden cameras is jailed

Kieran Griffin was sentenced to a total of three years in prison for a range of sexual offences.

From The42 Mourinho FaceTimed Dundalk boss to congratulate him on Champions League qualifier win On The Phone

Mourinho FaceTimed Dundalk boss to congratulate him on Champions League qualifier win

Vinny Perth called it ‘a real special moment’ after last night’s victory over Riga FC.

30 cultural practices given official state recognition to 'protect and preserve' for future generations

A range of activities from Irish crochet lace to the Burren Winterage festival have been given official status.

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