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Today’s News

Corbyn claims Johnson misled people about customs checks in his Brexit deal

The Labour leader said a confidential report paints a ‘damning picture’ of Boris Johnson’s deal, especially when it came to Northern Ireland.

From The42 FAI president Conway to step down at EGM in January Exit Wounds

FAI president Conway to step down at EGM in January

The news comes ahead of a press conference to reveal the association’s annual accounts this afternoon.

Gardaí seize €135,000 worth of drugs in Dublin searches

Gardaí said a “substantial quantity” of benzodiazepines, cocaine and heroin was found.

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R Kelly charged with paying bribe before marriage to 15-year-old Aaliyah

Kelly was 27 when he married a then 15-year-old R&B singer Aaliyah in 1994.

Poll: Should self-driving cars be legally allowed on Irish roads? Your Say This post contains a poll

Poll: Should self-driving cars be legally allowed on Irish roads?

The government is set to discuss a proposal to test self-driving cars on public roads.

Justice Minister orders urgent report into 'disturbing case' of homeless man in Mountjoy

The man has been on remand in prison for over a year.

The 9 at 9: Friday

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

'We're not expecting too much': BBC's Andrew Neil challenges Boris Johnson to 'oven ready' interview

Boris Johnson has been accused of hiding from scrutiny by ducking the interview with the broadcaster.

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France braced for second day of disruptions amid strikes over pension reforms

Irish passengers face flight disruptions as French workers continue industrial action.

Uber says it received nearly 6,000 reports of sexual assaults in two years

The report also revealed 19 fatal assaults related to the company over the last two years.

'You're a damn liar, man': Joe Biden lashes out at Iowa voter who raises son's business activities

Biden also invited the man to do “push-ups” and “take an IQ test” to show that he wasn’t too old to run as US President.

Farmers begin 12-hour blockade of major Lidl distribution centre in Cork

Farmers are blocking the entrance and exit at the site.

Man arrested after €45k worth of drugs, gold bars and alcohol found in Dublin

The seizure took place after a residence was searched in Inchicore yesterday.

Indian police shoot dead four men suspected of rape

The men were accused of the gang rape of a young woman in Hyderabad.

Can rented homes be made more energy efficient? You're being asked to give your view

One of the options outlined in the consultation open from today is to encourage a wider use of green leases.

Johnson and Corbyn to face final head-to-head debate tonight before UK general election

The party leaders will face each other in Southampton in the BBC’s prime ministerial debate at 8.30pm.

Late-night train and Dart services begin from today for the festive season

Security personnel will be on board the late night services over the coming weeks to ensure customer safety.

Richard Bruton told BAI the Communicorp ban was 'antithetical to a free and open press' FOI

Richard Bruton told BAI the Communicorp ban was 'antithetical to a free and open press' Exclusive

The Communications Minister said it was a matter of “grave concern” that some journalists had been banned from radio stations.

Yesterday’s News

Two men charged in relation to seizure of Makarov handgun in Westmeath

Gardaí in Blanchardstown and Finglas investigating organised criminal activity in Dublin charged the two men.

From The42 Connolly starts in Brighton victory as Arsenal's winless streak extends to 9 games Premier League

Connolly starts in Brighton victory as Arsenal's winless streak extends to 9 games

Neal Maupay headed in a deserved winner for the Seagulls.

Eight migrants found on cargo ship in Waterford have been deported

The males were in good health when they were discovered yesterday.

'Shame on Leo': Thousands march through Dublin and Cork against homelessness

Protesters called on the government to do more to tackle homelessness.

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Majority of 140,000 people who died from Measles last year were under five years old

Four countries in Europe, including the UK, lost their measles elimination status last year.

Sinn Féin are pushing for a rent freeze next week, and asking for Fianna Fáil's help

“The Rent Pressure Zones are not working,” housing spokesperson Eoin Ó Broin said.

Man who used fake documents to apply for €270k mortgage given a suspended sentence

The man used the loan to purchase a house in Walkinstown in Dublin.

France paralysed as hundreds of thousands take to the streets in protest over pensions overhaul plan

The protest stem from French President Macron’s proposals to reform the pension and retirement structure.

Here's What Happened Today: Thursday

A protest in Dublin over homelessness, a protest in Kildare over beef prices, and three MEPs abandon the Brexit Party.

Cancer patient left waiting on a hospital trolley in hallway discharged herself and later died, inquest told

The woman was left on a trolley for six hours beside the bins, her daughter said.

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

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

Five men appear in court charged with conspiring to murder Hutch family member

Each of the accused men are charged with taking various roles with the intention of helping with the murder of Patrick ‘Patsy’ Hutch.

From The42 'It was best to allow the team the space to grow again' - Gavin reveals reasons for Dublin exit No Regrets

'It was best to allow the team the space to grow again' - Gavin reveals reasons for Dublin exit

The former Dublin manager was speaking after being named Signify Sports Manager of the Year 2019.

Leaked Biden plan shows threat of sanctions against Ireland and others over corporate tax

Ireland has come under pressure in recent years to address its corporate tax rates for multinationals, but insists it has taken major steps to improve the system.

RTÉ shelves plan to sell RTÉ Guide as part of organisation reforms

The broadcaster said expressions of interest it received did not warrant selling the magazine.

Leo Varadkar and Phil Hogan included in list of Europe's most powerful people

Varadkar came in eighth place and Hogan came tenth.

From The42 Italian newspaper criticised for 'Black Friday' headline about Lukaku and Smalling Racism

Italian newspaper criticised for 'Black Friday' headline about Lukaku and Smalling

Corriere dello Sport used the term in reference to tomorrow’s Serie A game between Inter Milan and Roma.

The 5 at 5: Thursday

Five minutes, five stories, five o’clock…

Revenue defers plans to change the flat rate expenses scheme

Workers are afforded tax relief for expenses incurred in their day-to-day jobs.

Nigel Farage and Annunziata Rees-Mogg in war of words over MEPs quitting Brexit Party

Rees-Mogg, Lance Forman and Lucy Harris have all left the party to back Boris Johnson’s strategy.

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