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Today’s News

February, Easter, May? UK results ratchets up Irish election talk but Leo says it's not the right time

Leo Varadkar says the election should be May 2020, Micheál Martin wants it in Easter. Who will win out?

From The42 Johnny Ward: A no-deal Brexit is disastrous on many levels, including racing Column

Boris Johnson confirmed as PM after audience with the Queen

Johnson lead the Tories to a massive victory in the general election.

Jeremy Corbyn indicates early 2020 for departure date despite party pressure to quit immediately

Corbyn won’t be leading the party into the next general election but has refused to be drawn on a date for his departure.

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From The42 Ryder Cup star Olesen pleads not guilty to sexual assault Hearing

Ryder Cup star Olesen pleads not guilty to sexual assault

The Danish golfer, 29, appeared at Isleworth Crown Court today.

Love Island presenter Caroline Flack arrested and charged with assault

She is due in court on 23 December, police said.

Councillors to consider rescinding their support for white water rafting facility in Dublin

If the motion passes it will see the project shelved after originally getting the green light form councillors last month.

Retired garda arrested over immigration irregularities is released without charge

A file is now being prepared for the Director of Public Prosecutions.

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Do the results in the North make a united Ireland more likely? 'People shouldn't race ahead of themselves' says Varadkar

The Taoiseach said the tectonic plates of the political landscape in the North have shifted.

Scottish independence referendum has 'never been more urgent', says Sturgeon

Nicola Sturgeon wants Boris Johnson to transfer the power to hold this referendum to the Scottish parliament.

Here's a list of MPs elected in Northern Ireland

The latest results from the 18 constituencies in the North.

Suspected counterfeit Nike, Adidas and Ted Baker goods worth €18,000 seized in Tipperary

No arrests have been made to date but gardaí are following a definite line of enquiry.

Gardaí urge people to report anyone they suspect is 'living on the proceeds of crime' CAB

Gardaí urge people to report anyone they suspect is 'living on the proceeds of crime'

The appeal comes amid an ongoing investigation by gardaí in Dublin and the Criminal Assets Bureau.

'An emotional day': Irish harping added to UNESCO's 'Intangible Cultural Heritage' list

The UNESCO announcement was made at a committee meeting in Colombia yesterday.

Varadkar says UK and EU will negotiate 'a mighty new economic partnership'

The Taoiseach has congratulated Boris Johnson after the outcome of the UK election.

'A powerful new mandate': What does the UK election mean for Brexit?

The majority for the Conservatives means that Brexit looks set to become a reality.

Poll: In the wake of the result in the UK, would you like to see an Irish general election in the next three months? Your Say This post contains a poll

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

The Explainer: What just happened in the UK general election?

There is a lot to unpack about this momentuous election.

'Johnson unleashed': UK papers react to Boris' election victory

The UK papers have reacted to what Boris Johnson has called a “historic” election.

The 9 at 9: Friday

Here’s all the news you need to know as you start your day.

'Let's get Brexit done, but first let's get breakfast done': Johnson says he's humbled by resounding win

Johnson said he was “humbled” by the support of former Labour voters.

New Zealand experts recover six bodies from toxic island after volcano eruption

Volcanic gases are still venting from the crater, and scientists have said another eruption is possible.

Election results bring Irish unity and Scottish independence back to the fore

After an SNP surge and a DUP collapse, what happens now?

The reaction, as it happened: Johnson says he's 'humbled' by support of former Labour voters as Tories claim massive majority

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

Getting it done: how a three-word slogan catapulted Boris Johnson to a historic election win

Boris Johnson’s oft-repeated slogan presented voters with an obvious choice.

Vote postponed on Trump articles of impeachment after divisive 14-hour committee session

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.

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

From the exit polls to Corbyn’s speech – here’s how things played out overnight.

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.

Jeremy Corbyn says he intends to step down as Labour leader

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

Labour's popularity existed online, but not in real life

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.

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.

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