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# best buds

All time
# Football friends
Mourinho keen to bury Conte hatchet with handshake
United beat Chelsea 2-1 earlier.
# Unstoppable
Ronaldo: 'I've always wanted to make my mark in the world of football and I've done it'
After receiving his fifth Ballon d’or earlier this month Cristiano Ronaldo said he was honoured to share an era of individual success with Barcelona’s Lionel Messi.
# best buds
Bono is hanging out with George W Bush at his Texas ranch, for some reason
“Bono is the real deal,” says George. Right.
# best buds
Bundee Aki in 'no doubt' Robbie Henshaw will be a Lions starter this summer
The Kiwi native expects his former team-mate to be central to Warren Gatland’s plans.
# best buds
'Come in, I missed you' - Merkel gives Kenny Brexit boost in Berlin meeting
The German Chancellor acknowledged Ireland’s specific interest in Brexit negotiations.
# best buds
Enda Kenny says VP-elect Mike Pence 'really knows Ireland' after the pair speak by phone
Arch-conservative Pence has been a consistent opponent of LGBT rights.
# best buds
This guy said goodbye to his thesis in the best possible way
They were the best of friends.
# best buds
Gerrard ready for 'war' with Lampard when NYC arrive in LA
Pfft. Robbie Keane will end up overshadowing them anyway.
# Debate
These two fans had the most serious Ireland v England discussion you are likely to see
Only England coming to town can inspire such heated debate.
# I've Got Your Back
Does Enda Kenny have confidence in James Reilly?
The Taoiseach accused Micheal Martin of “never going near” difficult issues while he was Health Minister.
# best buds
'Roy looked out for me' - O'Shea says Keane never picked on him at United
Ireland’s number two will be “a big, big asset” in bid to qualify for the Euros, says O’Shea.
# best buds
Here's the Budweiser Super Bowl puppy ad that everyone's going crazy for
Someone call Donny Osmond: There’s a whole lotta puppy love goin’ on.
# best buds
Rodman leaves North Korea without meeting 'awesome' Kim
The ex-NBA superstar is a ‘friend for life’ of the reclusive state’s leader, Kim Jong-Un.
# best buds
Caption competition: What are Peter Mathews and RBB talking about?
Over to you…
# best buds
Your Zinedine Zidane with Robbie 'unidentified fan' Keane pic of the day
The Ireland striker described the ex-French international as the “best ever player”.
# encouragement
Tiger's text message to Rory: 'Get your finger out...'
Quit name-dropping, McIlroy. Would ya? Sheesh.
# best buds
VIDEO: Vincent Kompany reveals Noel Gallagher is 'close to his heart'
The ex-Oasis man and the Man City star are good friends apparently.
# London 2012
Best buds: Jackson and Greene put trash talk behind them
Bershawn Jackson had said his hurdling rival had “cashed a cheque that he can’t cash” but it’s all over now, right?