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Saturday 18 January, 2020

Taoiseach insists Ireland is a ‘safe’ country despite week of violent crime

Leo Varadkar has defended Fine Gael’s record on law and order.

Businesses warn of price rises as Sajid Javid vows no EU alignment post-Brexit

Javid urged businesses to “adjust” and said that while some will benefit others will not.

Thursday 16 January, 2020

Homeless woman dies in Dublin city hostel RIP

Homeless woman dies in Dublin city hostel

The death occurred yesterday in the Phoenix Lodge hostel.

Monday 13 January, 2020

Graffiti painted on Copenhagen’s Little Mermaid statue

The statue was created in tribute to Danish storyteller Hans Christian Andersen.

Wednesday 8 January, 2020

Ursula von der Leyen plays hardball in London with the single market as a bargaining chip

Von der Leyen says the UK could lose access if the Brexit transition is not extended.

Tuesday 7 January, 2020

British 19-year-old handed suspended sentence after being found guilty of lying about Cyprus gang rape

The teenager had claimed she was raped by up to 12 Israeli tourists in a hotel room in July.

Friday 3 January, 2020

Donald Trump says ‘reign of terror’ is over after Iranian general killed

The air strike ordered by President Donald Trump in Iraq’s capital Baghdad killed General Qassem Soleimani.

Day two of Stormont talks rumble on - but Sinn Féin is confident it will secure Irish language support

UUP leader Steven Aiken said he was unsure of how close the parties were to a deal.

Tuesday 31 December, 2019

Sunday 22 December, 2019

Government risking Brexit-style crash by not actively preparing for Irish unity, senator says

Micheál Martin and Leo Varadkar have said they don’t believe it is the right time for any border poll on reunification.

Saturday 21 December, 2019

Donald Trump officially launches military 'Space Force'

It will initially have about 200 people and a first-year budget of $40 million.

Thursday 19 December, 2019

1,200 people detained in India amid widespread protests over new citizenship law

At least three people were reported to have been killed during protests around the country.

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The oldest forest in the world has been discovered in an abandoned New York quarry

Fossils of an extensive network of trees are believed to be 386 million years old.

Monday 16 December, 2019

Northern Ireland powersharing crisis must end, parties told

The fight over the Irish language remains the key stumbling block.

Sunday 15 December, 2019

US Hallmark TV channel pulls ads with brides kissing after conservative pressure

The controversy from the ads was a distraction, a spokeswoman for the channel said.

Thousands of calls from abuse survivors missed due to limited helpline hours

74% of callers last year were female.

Saturday 14 December, 2019

Divers search in polluted waters for bodies of two volcano victims

Six bodies were taken off the volcano in a recovery mission yesterday.

Friday 13 December, 2019

Articles of impeachment against Trump approved by House of Reps committee

The president is set to face charges of abuse of power and obstruction of Congress.

Thursday 12 December, 2019

'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”.

Wednesday 11 December, 2019

New Jersey: Mayor says gunmen 'targeted' Jewish supermarket

A police officer, three bystanders and two suspects died in the shooting in Jersey City.

Saturday 7 December, 2019

Indian police investigated over killings of rape suspects

Indian police investigated over killings of rape suspects

Five men were arrested in connection with the fire attack.

Tuesday 3 December, 2019

'People underestimating the force of angry kids': Greta Thunberg arrives in Lisbon ahead of UN conference

The Swedish teenager is attending this year’s UN Climate Conference in Lisbon.

Tech companies insist they don't keep audio data from voice assistants by default

Gary Davis from Apple told the Oireachtas Committee that the company believes privacy is a “fundamental human right”.

Trump starts diplomatic row with 'nasty' French president Macron

Trump is in London for a two-day meeting of alliance leaders.

Sunday 1 December, 2019

By-election results show government is 'out of touch' - Sinn Féin

By-election results show government is 'out of touch' - Sinn Féin

Fine Gael suffered a blow after failing to win any seats in four contests.

Saturday 30 November, 2019

Brazil’s president claims Leonardo DiCaprio paid for Amazon fires

The criticism follows a police raid at the headquarters of two nonprofit groups this week.

Friday 29 November, 2019

Three minors injured in The Hague stabbing have been released from hospital

Police say they are are still searching for the suspect.

Monday 25 November, 2019

Man arrested on suspicion of manslaughter in connection with Essex lorry incident

The man, from Purfleet, Essex, was arrested this morning at a property in Dalston, east London.

Friday 22 November, 2019

'Never intended to cause hurt or pain': Johnson refuses to apologise for 'racist rhetoric'

The UK’s main political party leaders faced tough questioning on BBC’s Question Time this evening.

Jeremy Corbyn pledges to take ‘neutral stance’ in another EU referendum

The Labour leader was questioned over fears for businesses, anti-Semitism, misogyny and freedom of speech.

Wednesday 20 November, 2019

World's first legal challenge over police use of facial recognition tech to be taken to appeals court

Ed Bridges says his face was scanned while doing Christmas shopping in 2017 and at a protest in 2018.

Any form of Brexit will be damaging for Ireland, new Central Bank chief warns

Economic resilience is needed for the country to meet the economic challenges ahead, Gabriel Makhlouf said.

'Good, instant rebuttal': Tories defend re-brand of Twitter account to bogus factcheck page

A Conservative Party Twitter account was renamed “factcheckUK” during yesterday’s debate.

Tuesday 19 November, 2019

Students’ union passes motion to remove Prince Andrew as university chancellor

He was made chancellor of Huddersfield University in July 2015.

Monday 18 November, 2019

Cyril 'Dublin Jimmy' McGuinness died from suspected 'cardiac event', inquest hears

McGuinness collapsed while police searched a house he was staying in on 8 November.

Saturday 16 November, 2019

Watch: Britain's Prince Andrew says he has ‘no recollection’ of meeting Jeffrey Epstein accuser

Andrew said that he “let the side down” over his relationship with paedophile Jeffrey Epstein.

Tuesday 12 November, 2019

Jimmy Carter hospitalised for brain surgery following recent falls

Carter was US president from 1977 to 1981.

Thursday 7 November, 2019

Irishman in his 50s arrested after 15 males found in back of a lorry in Wiltshire

A Cork-based company confirmed their vehicle was seized in the incident.

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