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Dublin: 11°C Friday 15 October 2021

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1. Irishman Barry Lyttle has been granted permission to move closer to his brother, Patrick, who is recovering in hospital.

2. Simon Coveney has been told to ‘dream on‘ after saying he would have no problem forming a coalition with Fianna Fáil.

3. ISIS has threatened to kill two hostages unless a $200 million ransom is paid.

4. A report has revealed that immigrants are facing racism and rudeness from the Department of Social Protection with one person allegedly told to “go back home“.

5. Traffic gridlock is expected as taxi drivers protest in Dublin city centre today.

6. An Irishman who got stuck in an air vent sneaking into a nightclub in Australia has appeared in court where he was told by the judge, “Drunk or sober, it was an absolutely remarkably stupid thing to have done.”

(Main pic: The sun rises over the River Brue on the Somerset Levels as temperatures in parts of the south west drop below freezing. Ben Birchall/PA Wire)

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