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Dublin: 24 °C Tuesday 2 June, 2020

Today’s News

Greens, FF and FG to meet today for plenary session on programme for government

All sides will attempt to agree a significant number of policies today.

Explainer: The 213-year-old law Trump may invoke to deploy military troops in US states

The US President said he will “solve the problem” for governors if they do not “dominate the streets”.

UK church asks family to translate Irish phrase on mum's grave amid concerns it could be 'seen as political'

Judge Stephen Eyre said non-Gaeilgeoirs might think the phrase was “some form of slogan”.

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Number receiving Covid-19 unemployment payment drops again with 64,000 now back to work

€190.2 million worth of payments were issued to 543,200 people today.

Public hospitals 'not fit for purpose' for meeting emerging safe distancing rules

There has been increased pressure to reduce the social distancing rule from two metres to one metre.

From The42 'He was almost poetic' - Gary Lineker tells us about Hugh McIlvanney's genius Genius Week

'He was almost poetic' - Gary Lineker tells us about Hugh McIlvanney's genius

The Match of the Day presenter celebrates one of sportswriting’s masters in a special edition of the Behind the Lines podcast.

Two arrested after woman (60s) threatened during aggravated burglary in Cork

The incident happened at a property in the Mayfield area shortly before 8pm last night.

'Much lower risk' of Covid-19 spreading above 1m, but evidence above 2m 'inconclusive' - study

A new study by The Lancet has analysed various measures to prevent the spread of Covid-19.

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Videos of NYPD officers' conduct during protests under investigation

In one video, an officer appears to draw his gun on a crowd of protesters.

10,000 health workers on illness benefit and China's first death in weeks: Today's Covid-19 main points

One death and 77 new cases were reported by health officials last night.

Body of boy (5) recovered from Lough Mask in Co Mayo during search operation

The child entered the water while out on Lough Mask at around 6.30pm yesterday.

The 9 at 9: Tuesday

Here’s what’s making headlines this morning.

From The42 Quiz: Do you know which European rugby clubs these jerseys belong to? Kitted Out

Quiz: Do you know which European rugby clubs these jerseys belong to?

We’re testing your knowledge with a random sample of shirts from the past couple of decades.

Poll: Does your city/town need more public toilets? Your Say This post contains a poll

New guidelines for producers of Covid-19 face coverings

The CCPC has warned against claims that these items protect the wearer from Covid-19.

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

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

NI parties deadlocked over whether to extend Brexit transition period

The idea was backed by Sinn Féin and the Alliance Party, but opposed by the DUP and UUP.

Larry Donnelly: Trump is a mess but he can still win the election because of a weak Democratic party

Larry Donnelly says the Democrats’ surrender to big donor money in the last 30 years has weakened its credibility.

Family 'concerned for wellbeing' of 42-year-old man missing from Dublin since Sunday

Richard Adams has not been seen since leaving his home on Cook Street on Sunday afternoon.

Majority of potential homebuyers believe next year will be a good time to buy property

Over a third of respondents believe prices will drop by over 10% in the next 12 months.

Over one-fifth of people receiving Covid-19 illness benefit work in health and social care

Over one-fifth of people receiving Covid-19 illness benefit work in health and social care

The enhanced illness payment for Covid-19 is €350.

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.

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