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Saturday 10 June 2023 Dublin: 16°C

# Breaking

This week
4th June 2023 - 10th June 2023
# Annecy
Man who stabbed four children in French Alps did not appear to have 'terrorist motive'
All four child victims, which include British and German boys, are in a critical state in a local hospital.
The suspect was arrested at the scene in the town of Annecy.
Prime Minister Elisabeth Borne said he was "not known by any intelligence service".
French President Emmanuel Macron has called the attack one of "absolute cowardice".
# Man Utd
Manchester United set for August friendly at Aviva Stadium
The 42 understands that a date in Dublin could be announced as early as next week.
# Breaking
Exclusive: Manchester United set for August friendly at Aviva Stadium
The 42 understands that a date in Dublin could be announced as early as next week.
Last week
28th May 2023 - 10th June 2023
# Down
Man charged after video emerges appearing to show taxi driver threaten passenger with gun
The driver told the passenger ‘you are f****** lucky I’m not taking your knees out’ while appearing to hold a gun to his head.
This year
# Breaking
Confirmed: Murray starts for Ireland in place of injured Gibson-Park
Cian Healy has also been ruled out, with Dave Kilcoyne and Craig Casey coming onto the bench.
Last year
# Breaking
Sexton ruled out so Jack Crowley starts for Ireland against Wallabies
The 22-year-old Munster man gets a huge chance.
# chernobyl site
Ukraine agrees to hold talks with Russia at country's border with Belarus
It comes as Vladimir Putin ordered Russia’s nuclear ‘deterrent’ forces on high alert.
All time
# Wheels Come Off
Manchester United sack manager Ole Gunnar Solskjaer
Michael Carrick will take charge on a temporary basis while United begin the process of appointing an interim manager until the end of the season.
# England
Number of fatalities following 'serious firearms incident' in Plymouth
Several other casualties are receiving treatment.
# Breaking
Conor Murray has been appointed the new Lions captain
The Munster and Ireland scrum-half takes over from the injured Alun Wyn Jones.
# Breaking
Ireland and Munster's CJ Stander will retire from rugby at the end of this season
The 30-year-old will hang up his boots this summer.
South African sides to join 'Rainbow Cup' after Pro14 concludes in March
The new competition will kick-off in April after the 2020/21 Pro14 final in March.
# Upheaval
Two Champions Cup games cancelled due to Covid-19 cases in Exeter squad
There could be huge ramifications for Munster, Ulster, and Connacht in Pool B.
# Breaking
Wales v Scotland in the Six Nations is now OFF after late change of mind
Earlier, the WRU had said the game would go ahead but sense has finally prevailed.
# Tweet
Elon Musk cleared of defamation over 'pedo guy' tweet
Vernon Unsworth, a veteran cave explorer, said that Musk’s tweet was “very hurtful”.
# anti-doping
League of Ireland footballer facing four-year ban with hearing to begin this afternoon
Sport Ireland have brought the case against the player after he was deemed to have provided an insufficient sample to testers.
# Breaking
Bundee Aki's World Cup is over after being handed a three-match ban
The Connacht man was red-carded for a high tackle against Samoa on Saturday.
# The Queen's speech
The Queen's Speech: Here's Boris Johnson's plan for the UK
There will be “new regimes for fisheries agriculture and trade” after Brexit, the queen told the Commons and House of Lords.
# Chaos
England v France and New Zealand v Italy games called off at the World Cup
Meanwhile, it’s still uncertain if Japan’s clash with Scotland in Pool A will go ahead.
# Breaking
Carbery ruled out of Russia clash, Murray brought onto Ireland bench
The Munster playmaker has aggravated an ankle injury.
# carrie lam
Hong Kong leader suspends divisive extradition bill ahead of further protests
More mass protests are expected today, forcing politicians to consider putting the bill on hold to “cool citizens down”.
# Breaking
A majority verdict will be accepted in Patrick Quirke murder trial, judge says
The jury has been deliberating for over seven days.
# Madeira
Death toll in Portuguese tourist bus crash rises to 29 after woman dies in hospital
Televised images showed the bus had spun off the road.
# Changing Places
John Delaney steps down as chief executive to take up new FAI position
Delaney moves to newly-created position of Executive Vice-President with immediate effect.
# Breaking
Strasbourg shooting: Two dead and 12 injured at Christmas market as suspect remains at large
The suspected gunman was wounded by soldiers after an exchange of gunfire.
# belfast speech
So what now? Theresa May rejects the EU's Brexit backstop, saying it would create a border in the UK
“The government I lead will never be neutral in a union, we will always be in favour of it,” she said.
# Dispute
One man in critical condition after shooting at Nashville shopping centre
Police said the shooting appeared to be the result of an ongoing dispute between two males.
# wenger out
Arsene Wenger to step down as Arsenal manager at the end of the season
The Frenchman won three Premier Leagues and seven FA Cups during his 22 seasons in charge.
# Breaking
Man arrested after lorry driver found dead at Rosslare Europort following suspected assault
Gardaí are currently preserving the scene.
# Munster
Three dead and up to 20 injured after vehicle ploughs into crowd in Germany
Police said the driver also shot himself after the incident.
# trebes
Policeman critical after swapping himself for hostage as three die in France terrorist attack
The attacker had pledged allegiance to Islamic State.
# Moscow
Russia plane crash: Officials confirm all 71 people on board have died
Around 65 passengers and 6 crew members were on board the regional flight destined for Orsk.
# stepping down
Les Kiss leaves Ulster by mutual consent as Jono Gibbes takes over
The former Ireland defence coach is leaving his position as director of rugby.
# Good Friday Agreement
Dáil passes legislation allowing alcohol to be sold on Good Friday
The ban was introduced in 1927.
# Breaking
Man killed in feud-related shooting in Dublin
The man was shot near a halting site in Clondalkin.
Cranberries singer Dolores O'Riordan dies aged 46
She had been in London for a recording session.
# franca
At least 48 injured after train slams into platform at station in Barcelona
Regional authorities said at least five were seriously injured, including the driver.
# Ich Mache
'Marriage for all': Celebrations as German parliament legalises same-sex marriage
Angela Merkel allowed her party a free vote.
# Breaking
Eric Locke found guilty of the murder of Sonia Blount
A jury took an hour and 33 minutes to deliver the verdict.
# critical condition
Victim of Dublin gangland shooting was wearing bulletproof vest
It is believed the shooting is linked to the ongoing Hutch-Kinahan feud.