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Dublin: 7 °C Sunday 9 December, 2018

Today’s News

'Do you know how to twerk?': The week in quotes

Here’s what was said and who said what this week.

Gardaí appeal for information over man last seen leaving Kildare hotel

He was last seen at 12.30am this morning.

Tech giants are turning Dublin into one of Europe’s hottest property markets

A PwC report has ranked the capital as a top city for real estate investment and development.

'Don't insult my country': France tells Trump to stop interfering in its politics

Trump yesterday posted two tweets referring to the “yellow vest” anti-government protests.

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Turkey or roast beef? Here's what the ideal Christmas dinner looks like, according to the experts

Sexual violence campaigner Linda Hayden selected as Social Democrats' latest election candidate

Linda was heavily involved in Together for Yes in Kildare.

'The day I felt the loneliest': 7 brilliant entries to the 2018 Sony photo awards

The categories include Natural World, Portraiture, Landscape and Architecture.

Theresa May warns that parliament rejection of Brexit deal could leave Britain in EU

This Tuesday, 11 December, MPs will vote on whether they approve May’s Brexit deal.

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Mullinalaghta pull off seismic shock and stun Kilmacud in Leinster football final

They became the first Longford team in history to lift the Leinster club SFC title.

From The42 Influential Murray ensures Munster adapt to beat destructive Castres SUAF

Influential Murray ensures Munster adapt to beat destructive Castres

Tries from Rory Scannell, CJ Stander and JJ Hanrahan helped Munster ride out enforced changes and re-take top spot in their pool.

On duty garda suffers injuries after early morning assault

The garda is understood to have been responding to a call.

Climate change and social media - Here's what's in store for the BT Young Scientist Exhibition

The BT Young Scientist & Technology Exhibition 2019 takes place from 9-12 January at the RDS in Dublin.

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Enjoy breathtaking sea views from your own castle - complete with underground cave pool

Opinion: It doesn't get much weirder than being asked to twerk but Ada Hegerberg reacted like a real star

I was really impressed with the dignity of how Hegerberg handled the sexist question at the Ballon d’Or awards. She is an outstanding role model for young women around the world, writes Louise Quinn.

Over 1,700 arrested in latest 'yellow vest' protests in France

Protesters set fire to cars, burned barricades and smashed windows in pockets of violence across the city.

'Check your ticket' - Hunt is on for winner of €6.5 million Lotto jackpot

The winning numbers were: 9, 15, 17, 24, 41, 43 and bonus number 37.

Poll: Will you be giving to charity this Christmas? Your Say This post contains a poll

Poll: Will you be giving to charity this Christmas?

Michael D Higgins used his Christmas message to address the homeless crisis.

China summons Canadian ambassador over 'unconscionable, vile' detention of Huawei exec

Meng Wanzhou has been held since 1 December in Canada on an American extradition request.

Pop-up shop offers unique Christmas gifts handmade by disadvantaged groups

The products are all handmade by people in the probation service, refugee women, members of the Travelling community or people living with disability.

'Doctors, pills and alcohol couldn't cure my pain': Brother of missing woman urges families to seek help

Imelda Keenan has not been seen since she disappeared from her home in Waterford in 1994.

Sitdown Sunday: Remembering the late, great, Anthony Bourdain

Settle back in a comfy chair and sit back with some of the week’s best longreads.

The 9 at 9: Sunday

Here are the stories in the news this morning.

The Irish For: All the characters you know - good, bad or total craic vortex

Darach Ó Séaghdha has a typecast character for every letter in the alphabet – the funny one, the vulgar one, the one with notions or the one who sucks all the craic clean out of the room.

New Zealand police investigating murder of British backpacker Grace Millane find body

Millane was last seen at 9.41pm at the Citylife Hotel in Auckland last Saturday with a man.

This ancient strain of plague may have aided in wipeout of Neolithic Europeans

New research suggests that plague may have been spread among Neolithic European settlements by traders.

From The42 Munster braced for Castres clash and wary of 'fool's gold' Aller-retour

Munster braced for Castres clash and wary of 'fool's gold'

Van Graan is cautious, but his team look in rude health with Carbery, Murray and the frightening prospect of Chris Farrell promising to improve.

PSC staff losing battle to stay on as department confirms contracts to be 'phased out' in 2019 Exclusive

A number of workers have been unsuccessful in cases at the Workplace Relations Commission arguing their right to a permanent contract.

€5m fund means charities can claim VAT relief for the first time from January

Under the scheme, charities will receive a refund of their VAT costs based on the level of non-public funding they receive.

Yesterday’s News

Photos: This stunning new book showcases Dublin's beauty from the air

The book combines landmarks and landscapes from both city and county.

Ireland in a Snapshot: Shooting a music video in the Wicklow woods

I was honoured to be asked to shoot a music video for artist David Rooney, best known for his unique illustrations, I didn’t realise he had a hidden talent as a singer, writes Donal Moloney.

From The42 Kante and Luiz on target as Chelsea stun Guardiola's champions with seismic win Title Race

Kante and Luiz on target as Chelsea stun Guardiola's champions with seismic win

Manchester City suffered their first Premier League defeat of the season on Saturday at Stamford Bridge.

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Here's What Happened Today: Saturday

Here’s what had people talking today.

How much money will the average household spend this month? It's the week in numbers

Plus: The number of minutes that Electric Picnic tickets sold out in.

Trump says chief of staff John Kelly to leave at year's end

He called Kelly “a great guy”.

No more funding for British movies with facial-scarred villains - but Ireland won't follow suit

The I Am Not Your Villain campaign wants the film industry to stop using scars as a shorthand for villainy.

From The42 As it happened: Chelsea vs Man City, Premier League Liveblog

As it happened: Chelsea vs Man City, Premier League

We went minute-by-minute as Maurizio Sarri’s men welcomed champions Manchester City to Stamford Bridge.

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