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Saturday 10 June 2023 Dublin: 15°C

# Dusseldorf

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# factcheck
FactCheck: No, a German city has not ruled that compulsory mask-wearing is illegal
Guidance on mask-wearing in the German city of Düsseldorf has recently been updated, but the requirement to wear a mask has not been banned as claims suggest.
# are we there yet
'Unfortunate mix-up': British Airways flight to Düsseldorf ends up in Edinburgh
Passengers realised they were in the wrong city when the pilot said the plane was coming in to land in Edinburgh.
# Exclusive
Two Connacht players narrowly escape axe attack at Dusseldorf's main train station
Jake Heenan and Dominic Robertson-McCoy were in the German city tonight.
# Attack
Five injured in axe attack at Dusseldorf's main train station in Germany
One man has been arrested.
# Crowd control
'Who would have thought I’d even make it as a pro?' Undefeated Jono Carroll is staying on the ball
Prizefighter winner wants to jump to world level ASAP after win on big Fury-Klitchsko bill.
# fists of fury
Fury in 'peak condition' ahead of Klitschko showdown
World-title challenger 100 per cent prepared after ‘five-month’ camp.
# Postponed
Fury hits the pints of Guinness as Klitschko pulls out of world title fight
The heavyweight champion has suffered a minor injury.
# Germanwings
Germanwings: One pilot 'locked out' of cockpit before crash
“You can hear he is trying to smash the door down.”
# looking good
Martin Kaymer leads US Open by five after clutch birdie on 18
The 29-year-old from Dusseldorf began the round with a six-stroke lead after a historic 36-hole start on 10-under 130, the lowest in US Open history.
# Foiled
German thieves make off with piggy bank and two chocolate bars
“The way they acted has prompted the suspicion that these were not professional thieves,” said the police.
# Accident
German man who was speared through throat with javelin dies
The 15-year-old competitor who threw the javelin is reportedly being treated for shock.
# Air Travel
2010 fall in Irish air passenger numbers was EU's worst
Figures compiled by Eurostat show that passenger numbers in Ireland fell by a greater proportion than those of any other.
# Germany
Merkel's party set for election defeat in Germany's most populous state
There are 13.2 million voters in North Rhine-Westphalia – and most of them are set to back the Social Democrats and Greens.
# No contest
Can't touch this: Klitschko wants to finish Mormeck quickly
Wladimir Klitschko is gunning for a knockout when he defends his world heavyweight titles against Jean-Marc Mormeck on Saturday.
# Best Laid Plans
It's a knock-out: Wladimir Klitschko calls off Mormeck meeting
Heavyweight champion had a kidney stone removed at the weekend and is still in pain, manager says.
# Fight Club
Contract ready for Haye's comeback against Vitali
After losing to Wladimir before retirement, could David Haye return to face the other Klitschko brother in March?
# Patent Wars
Apple wins injunction blocking Irish sale of Samsung Galaxy phones
A Dutch court issues a preliminary injunction blocking the sale of certain models of phones in some countries including Ireland.
# Tablet Wars
Apple wins injunction blocking import of Samsung Galaxy tablets
Every country in the EU – except for the Netherlands – is subject to the injunction given by a court in Dusseldorf.
# Jexcess baggage
Jexcessive? RTÉ spent over €200k on Jedward’s Eurovision jaunt
New figures give the total cost of Jedward’s Eurovision attempt.
# Orgy
Insurance company rewards top sales staff...with an orgy
Twenty prostitutes were made available to 100 of the German company’s top perfoming salespeople at an “open-air brothel”, Handelsblatt reports.
# Jedward
Jed we can: Twins to perform for Obama... if they win on Saturday
The Sun says a victorious Jedward would be booked to entertain President Obama – as the bookies slash the odds on an Irish win.
# Eurovision
Jedward do Dusseldorf: Irish duo into Saturday's Eurovision final
The Dublin duo with the incomprehensible quiffs have made it into Saturday’s final after performing their song ‘Lipstick’ in the semi-finals in Germany tonight.
# Eurovision
Not a fan of the Eurovision? Don't worry - the Oireachtas isn't enjoying it either
Marty Whelan’s line from Düsseldorf didn’t work for a while – and the Oireachtas twitter account was tickled by RTÉ’s response…