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Dublin: 6 °C Thursday 23 January, 2020

Yesterday’s News


Saturday 18 January, 2020

Canadians awake to record-breaking snowfall as emergency called

Snowfall of 76.2cm was recorded at St John’s International Airport in Newfoundland yesterday.

Wednesday 15 January, 2020

Democratic debate: Warren appears to reject handshake with Sanders after sexism row

Warren had claimed that Sanders told her privately that he did not think a woman could be elected president.

Monday 13 January, 2020

Machine keeps human livers alive for a week outside body

The finding may increase the number of available livers for transplant, researchers say.

Tuesday 24 December, 2019

Australian PM says volunteer firefighters from public sector will get paid leave

Nine people have been killed and more than 950 homes destroyed in the wildfires.

Monday 23 December, 2019

Sky Sports host David Jones apologises to Gary Neville following racism row

The Sky Sports host apologised for intervening in an on-air discussion about racism in the UK.

Sunday 22 December, 2019

White House believes Nancy Pelosi will 'yield' on impeachment delay

“We think her case is going nowhere,” said Marc Short, chief of staff to Vice President Mike Pence.

Saturday 14 December, 2019

Former president of Sudan jailed for money laundering and corruption

Al-Bashir is wanted on charges of war crimes and genocide in another court.

Saturday 7 December, 2019

Truckers block roads as French strikes over pension plans cause travel chaos

Another nationwide strike is planned for Tuesday.

Thursday 5 December, 2019

British cave diver felt 'humiliated' by Elon Musk 'pedo guy' tweet

Vernon Unsworth is suing the Tesla co-founder for defamation.

Sunday 1 December, 2019

Both London Bridge victims named as Cambridge University graduates

Met Police have named the victims as Jack Merritt (25) and Saskia Jones (23).

Thursday 28 November, 2019

Extra garda resources will be sent to north Dublin after shooting last weekend

Flanagan said today that gangland violence was “absolutely not” out of control in Dublin.

Wednesday 27 November, 2019

Garda Commissioner concerned about rise in right-wing extremism in Ireland

Harris said there needs to be a consistent approach by gardaí in dealing with hate crime.

Monday 25 November, 2019

'No intention to mislead': BBC admits 'mistake' in editing laughter from Boris Johnson clip

The broadcaster said the clip was cut for a shorter package to be shown on Sunday’s lunchtime bulletin.

Thursday 14 November, 2019

McDonald's to trial recycling unwanted plastic toys into new products such as coffee cups

The initial trial will run for four weeks in seven restaurants in the UK and Ireland.

Sunday 3 November, 2019

'Oldest friends' Ireland and Scotland launch bilateral review to find areas for future collaboration

Key fields such as trade, research and culture will be included, as well as initiatives such as the Irish-Scottish Health Forum.

Wednesday 30 October, 2019

Electrical equipment, a eucalyptus branch and high winds sparked California fires, utilities companies say

Thousands of people have been forced to leave their homes.

Saturday 26 October, 2019

Minister blames Bercow for making it 'very difficult' to leave EU by October deadline

“It looks like they may well give us an extension.”

Friday 18 October, 2019

'Too soon to celebrate': On the border, people give Brexit deal cautious welcome

Residents living in frontier towns along the Irish border say they are hoping for “clarity” going forward.

Tuesday 15 October, 2019

Downing Street 'working hard' amidst reports of Michel Barnier's midnight deadline

The UK Brexit Secretary Stephen Barclay and Michel Barnier met this morning.

Saturday 5 October, 2019

Bernie Sanders’ campaign reveals he suffered heart attack

Sanders is in the running for the Democratic nomination for president.

Friday 4 October, 2019

Hong Kong: Anger as masks ban at rallies following months of protests

The ban was imposed under a colonial-era emergency ordinance that was last used over half a decade ago.

Tuesday 1 October, 2019

Protester shot by police as violence escalates in Hong Kong

Protesters had taken to the streets as mainland China marks 70 years of communist rule.

Thomas Cook's auditors under investigation over role in signing off on latest accounts

If the FRC’s investigation finds any wrongdoing, it could lead to a severe reprimand and a fine for those involved.

Thursday 26 September, 2019

Labour MP Jess Phillips says a man was arrested after trying to 'smash the windows' of her constituency office

Phillips says her staff had to be locked in the office.