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Today’s News

Vote postponed on articles of impeachment against Trump

A 14-hour session was shut down by the House Judiciary Committee.

Jo Swinson is out as Liberal Democrat leader after losing seat in general election

Swinson lost her seat to the SNP in East Dunbartonshire overnight.

LIVE: It's all over bar the recriminations as Tories trounce Labour and Johnson heads back to Downing St

Stay with us for all the reaction as the Conservatives claim a thumping majority in the Commons.

As it happened: Boris Johnson and Tories romp to victory as Labour's vote crumbles

We’ll be with you throughout the night as the counting starts and we find out who’ll get the keys to Number 10.

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From vaccines to sneezing etiquette: Here’s how to get through the flu season

Did you know that you can get the flu vaccine in some pharmacies for as little as €20

For the first time, Northern Ireland has more nationalist than unionist MPs

There were gains for the SDLP, Alliance and Sinn Féin during a bad night for the DUP.

School secretaries unhappy with 'an absolute joke' 1.5% pay increase offer

Talks broke down between the Department of Education and Fórsa at the Workplace Relations Commission this week.

Boris Johnson has led the Tories to a thumping victory. Here's everything you need to know

It was an exhaustive night of counting and a momentous election for the future of the UK.

Unseated: the high-profile losers in the UK election (including Jo Swinson and Nigel Dodds)

It’s been a tough night for the Liberal Democrats and the DUP in particular.

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Jeremy Corbyn says he intends to step down as Labour leader

It was Labour’s worst election result in more than 80 years.

Brexit gets it done as Labour's online popularity fails to translate into real-world results

Social media was a poor indicator of how this year’s UK election played out.

How did it all go wrong for Jeremy Corbyn?

Labour looks set for a historic defeat in the general election.

Here's a list of MPs elected in Northern Ireland

The latest results from the 18 constituencies in the North.

Yesterday’s News

UK exit poll: Conservatives set for huge majority and mandate for Brexit

Tonight’s exit poll was released seconds after the polls closed at 10 pm.

'Rejoice': UK papers react to Boris Johnson's near-certain election victory

The UK papers are already reacting to the exit poll, which predicts victory for Johnson.

FAI board member John Earley resigns 'in the best interests of Irish football' FAI

FAI board member John Earley resigns 'in the best interests of Irish football'

The move comes just under a week after the FAI president announced that he is stepping down.

The Late Late Show will feature a special tribute to Shane MacGowan this week

The musician will sing ‘Fairytale of New York’ during the show.

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Here's What Happened Today: Thursday

The UK election, Mick Wallace’s house and Dessie Farrell made the headlines today…

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

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

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

Fiery clashes in House judiciary committee ahead of crucial vote on Trump impeachment

The deeply partisan committee is preparing to send charges against Donald Trump to the full House of Representatives.

Online fraudster who conned music fans has Dunnes Stores size business, judge says

Aaron Moran has 36 previous convictions “and a lot relate to deception”, Ennis District Court heard.

From The42 Dublin appoint Dessie Farrell as new senior football manager New Era

Dublin appoint Dessie Farrell as new senior football manager

The 1995 All-Ireland winner takes over from Jim Gavin.

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All night long: Here's how long you'll need to stay up if you're planning an election all-nighter

Our guide to what to look out for over the next 15 hours.

Prince Andrew 'is a wonderful man who has gone through enormous pain', says Sarah

The Duchess of York said claims surrounding her ex-husband was “all nonsense”.

HSE urges high-risk people to get flu vaccine as virus is 'actively circulating'

The latest figures show that the flu rate has spiked.

Here's your guide to how TheJournal.ie will have you covered for the UK General Election

Our team will be working overnight to bring you all the latest updates and analysis in the UK’s momentous election.

Dáil ethics watchdog the third body to rule itself out of investigating Dara Murphy complaints

The finance minister has said he will look for an alternative way to investigate the complaint.

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From The42 Independent chairperson to do 'thorough analysis' before deciding on FAI appointment Reform

Independent chairperson to do 'thorough analysis' before deciding on FAI appointment

The arrival of four external members to the football body’s board has been made a priority by sports minister Shane Ross.

Man in his 40s arrested over 2015 murder of Peter Murphy in Co Cork

The body of Peter Murphy was discovered by his landlord in his rented house in February 2015.

From The42 'The amount of scanning he does before he gets to the breakdown is phenomenal' The42 Rugby Weekly This post contains videos

'The amount of scanning he does before he gets to the breakdown is phenomenal'

Ulster’s John Cooney has been a class apart this season.

The 5 at 5: Thursday

Five minutes, five stories, five o’clock…

Clerk defends Oireachtas printer purchase and says it makes 'financial sense'

The clerk of the Dáil said the business case for buying the printer is still sound.

'Chill Greta': Trump mocks Thunberg after she was named Time's Person of the Year

In response, Thunberg changed her Twitter bio to read “Currently chilling”.

Varadkar hopes UK election produces 'decisive' outcome

The Taoiseach said he’d be staying up late to watch the results roll in.

Irish Times ban remains as Communicorp invites The Currency back on air

Last month, Communicorp effectively banned journalists from The Currency appearing on the group’s stations.

Garda convicted of assaulting RTÉ cameraman during street protest

The incident occurred in February 2016.

Dáil passes Sinn Féin bill proposing immediate rent freeze

The Rent Freeze (Fair Rent) Bill 2019 was brought forward by Sinn Féin’s Eoin Ó Broin.

From The42 Andy Ruiz Jr branded an 'elephant' and a 'disgrace' Criticism

Andy Ruiz Jr branded an 'elephant' and a 'disgrace'

Frank Warren has heavily criticised the fighter after he came in overweight for his title rematch against Anthony Joshua.

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