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Jamie George vows Fiji will face transformed England after 'inexcusable' dip against Samoa
The hooker says England had a ‘really good, open review’ after labouring to an 18-17 win in their pool closer.
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‘They were the better team and that hurts. Players are gutted in that dressing room’
Ulster coach Dan McFarland reacts to last night’s thumping by Connacht.
New UN report to set out stark reality of the climate crisis
Pressure will be on governments – who have approved the report – to take action at the Cop26 climate summit in November.
One million new cases of STIs every single day, World Health Organisation says
Dating apps are adding fuel to the fire of complacency when it comes to using protection, the WHO said.
'The penny has to drop': Leinster learn some painful pre-season lessons
Leo Cullen was disappointed by his side’s lack of intensity and energy against Newcastle on Friday night.
'Kilkenny came at Galway all guns blazing and I don't know will they able to bring it again'
Two-time All-Star Joe Rabbitte believes Galway have got the shock they need to rejuvenate their championship campaign.
'We had a number of young lads out there and it's really, really painful learning for them'
Leo Cullen hopes his players can take lessons from last night’s shock defeat to Benetton moving into the business end of the season.
Dublin hotel advertised as 120-room luxury getaway is actually a two-up, two-down in Booterstown
Foreign workers claim to have been offered jobs at the hotel.
Worldwide ransomware attacks - what we know so far
Over 29,000 institutions have been hit in China.
Someone carrying out home renovations in Laois found a hand grenade
Mills 36 hand grenades were regularly used throughout the War of Independence of 1919 to 1921.
'It's your job and you've a lot of pride playing for Leinster. You're embarrassed coming in'
Jack McGrath admits Leinster’s players are hurting after their abject performance over the weekend.
Many people in mortgage arrears are contemplating suicide
A new survey explores the impact debt has on people’s mental health.
Corruption expert warns Irish sport to 'wake up' to threat of match-fixing before it's too late
Declan Hill believes Ireland is not doing enough to tackle the issue.
The Irishman at the top of his game in one of the world's fastest growing watersports
Dubliner David O’Caoimh is leading the way in wakeboarding here, while there are efforts to get it included in the 2020 Olympics.
9 tricks that will actually help you get up in the morning
Give your snooze button a holiday. It deserves it.
This app will give you a wake-up call from a complete stranger every morning
Another frontier broken down.
Rupert Murdoch tweets 'congrats' to his newspaper after 'bloody outcome' to Sydney siege
The Australian-born media magnate has been criticised by some for being insensitive.
British Olympians robbed at knife point during training visit to Rio ahead of 2016 games
Both athletes were left shaken but unharmed after the incident.
The medical condition that makes driving "incredibly dangerous"... Thousands of us could have it
Sleep apnoea, which results in increased sleepiness behind the wheel, affects middle-aged men in particular.
Adults with Asperger Syndrome at higher risk of having suicidal thoughts
Researchers said that the findings should be a wake-up call that there is an urgent need for high quality services.
This dog REALLY wants his owner to get out of bed
Need a better alarm clock? Try Tyrion the Pomeranian.
The complete history of coffee in one infographic
Over two million cups are consumed every five minutes across the world.
VIDEO: This baby is fast asleep… until her favourite song comes on