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Yesterday’s News

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Thursday 26 March, 2020

The Explainer: What are the British doing to battle Covid-19?

Why did the UK take the approach it did, and what does it mean? That’s what we’re looking at in this week’s episode.

Father and son denied bail after being accused of spitting on two gardaí

Judge Miriam Walsh was told a crowd gathered around as a drug search got “out of hand”.

UK records over 100 coronavirus deaths in 24 hours as police in England given new powers

Those who ignore tougher restrictions on movement could also be fined.

Student nurses on placement WILL be paid for duration of Covid-19 crisis

Student nurses and midwives will be offered a contract as a healthcare assistant.

From The42 'On Sunday I took a turn for the worse and became unwell' - Dublin player reveals positive Covid-19 test Advice

'On Sunday I took a turn for the worse and became unwell' - Dublin player reveals positive Covid-19 test

Dublin’s Siobhán Killeen has urged people to abide by expert advice after testing positive for Covid-19.

The 5 at 5: Thursday

Five stories, five minutes, five o’clock…

Man (39) charged after claiming to have Covid-19 and coughing on police in Northern Ireland

The man is due to appear at Belfast Magistrate’s Court on the charges today.

Murder trial jury must decide if woman accused of murdering her partner was provoked

Paula Farrell has pleaded not guilty to murder but guilty to manslaughter for the unlawful killing of Wayne McQuillan.

Coronavirus: Three more deaths from Covid-19 in Northern Ireland

A further 32 cases have also been confirmed.

From The42 Ex-Wicklow footballer 'lucky to be alive' after club-mates used defibrillator nine times to save his life Lucky To Be Alive

Ex-Wicklow footballer 'lucky to be alive' after club-mates used defibrillator nine times to save his life

Don Jackman is back at home recovering after a sudden cardiac arrest.

'Bright spring sunshine' on the way for the weekend but lower temperatures to bring frost after dark

There will be little rainfall in the coming days and patchy cloud will give way to sunny weather across the country.

'A deeply sensitive issue': The government is preparing temporary mortuaries

A government spokesperson said it was being guided “by the need for compassion and care for families who will be affected”.

Murder inquiry launched after body of woman (70s) discovered at house in Kilkenny

A man remains in custody on suspicion of murder.

Explainer: How testing for Covid-19 works now and why you still need to isolate when sick - even if not tested

Around 20,000 people a day have been seeking a test – now the scope has been narrowed down to focus on priority groups.

'Awful, really frightening': Woman purposefully coughed and spat on by two youths while out walking

Fianna Fáil’s James Lawless is calling for a serious conviction for those found guilty of deliberating trying to spread Covid-19.

Medics among 170 Irish citizens travelling from Perth back to Ireland today

There are around 2,000 Irish citizens stranded in 83 countries around the world – most of these are in Australia.

Investigation underway after 20 bins set alight in Dublin overnight

Gardaí said no injuries were reported in the incident.

The Remote: A weekly TV guide to keep everyone in the house happy

From the youngest members of the family to teenagers to mum and dad, we’ve got you covered here.

Dublin's Pride Parade postponed until 12 September

“Who would have thought that after decades of asking you to come out, we’d be asking you to stay inside?” organisers said.

Most Irish coronavirus cases contracted in Ireland - new stats give full breakdown on Covid-19

Three children under the age of one have contracted the virus so far.

DAA gets green light on amendments to new Dublin Airport runway despite pilot union's objections

Trade union IALPA made an appeal against the plans to An Bord Pleanála.

Opinion: We need a national unity government immediately to battle Covid-19

An all-party coalition is now needed to bring politicians together to address the crisis, writes Ciarán Cuffe of The Green Party.

Spain's Covid-19 death toll increases by 655 in one day

This is a 19% increase on figures released yesterday.

Prince Charles 'did not jump the queue' for Covid-19 test, insists UK Health Minister

The Prince of Wales tested positive for the virus.

Irish economy expected to shrink by 7.1% and fall into a recession, ESRI warns

The not-for-profit institute said that the labour market “is set to face the largest one quarter shock in living memory”.

Gardaí to use 'spit hoods' on suspects to protect force from coronavirus

The force has ordered thousands of the devices as a temporary measure during the outbreak.

From The42 GAA target potential mid-June return and hurling likely to move to knockout format Called Off

GAA target potential mid-June return and hurling likely to move to knockout format

The Connacht clash of London and Roscommon on 3 May has been cancelled.

The 9 at 9: Thursday

Here’s a round up of this morning’s main stories.

Two men in their 40s and 50s found dead following house fire in Meath

Two other occupants of the house were uninjured.

From The42 'The IRFU have done it in the most equitable way' - Carty on pay deferrals Uncertainty

'The IRFU have done it in the most equitable way' - Carty on pay deferrals

The Connacht out-half says these are uncertain times for many rugby players.

New Zealand mosque shooter changes plea to guilty

The hastily arranged plea came as New Zealand begins a four-week lockdown to try to combat coronavirus.

Opinion: This current crisis is calling for the emergence of a bolder, braver and kinder humanity

Ruairí McKiernan says yes, this is a scary time, but our social structure hasn’t been working for everyone, and we may have an opportunity to change.

US Senate passes $2.2 trillion rescue package as the country's death toll exceeds 1,000 people

There are now more than 30,000 known cases of Covid-19 in the state of New York

Full House actress Lori Loughlin pleads with judge to dismiss charges in college admissions scandal

Desperate Housewives star Felicity Huffman has already pleaded guilty to similar charges.

'The impact is massive on my family': Cancer patients seeking treatment abroad impacted by Covid19 crisis

A number of cancer patients rely on treatment overseas for various different types of cancers.

'A new version of red lines': The Covid-19 crisis accelerates Government formation talks

TDs from Fine Gael and Fianna Fáil met yesterday to discuss a new government.