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Dublin: 10 °C Saturday 23 February, 2019

Lunchtime Fix: 4 things you need to know

Catch up as you refuel.


1. AN Air Algerie plane carrying 110 people has gone missing. It lost contact while in Malian airspace but unconfirmed reports are now circulating that it has crashed in Niger.

2. THE United Nations Human Rights Council has told Ireland that it should revise its abortion laws to allow for exceptions in the case of rape, incest, serious risks to the health of the mother and fatal foetal abnormality.

3. IRELAND abstained from voting on a resolution to launch a probe into Israel’s offensive in Gaza last night. Here’s why.


4. UH-OH. New surveys in Dublin have found no lamb… in lamb kebabs. The delicious (?), after-midnight snacks contained both chicken and beef. Hmm.


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