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Saturday 28 January 2023 Dublin: 6°C
# memphis
Anger and protest in Memphis after police beating video released
Tyre Nichols died in hospital three days after he was stopped by officials on suspicion of reckless driving.
# Administration
Scheduled flights cancelled after embattled regional airline Flybe ceases trading
Flybe was previously pushed into administration in March 2020 with the loss of 2,400 jobs as the pandemic destroyed large parts of the travel sector.
# Israel
New gun attack in east Jerusalem after synagogue mass shooting
The two shootings marked another dramatic escalation in the Israeli-Palestinian conflict.
# Natalie McNally
PSNI renew appeal for information on the murder of Natalie McNally
The 32 year old was 15 weeks pregnant when she was fatally stabbed in her home.
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# dundarragh
Man arrested after shots fired earlier this week in Longford
Gardaí carried out a number of searches this morning following the incident.
# Flooding
3 people killed after record levels of rainfall in New Zealand
Yesterday was the wettest day ever recorded in Auckland.
SPOTLIGHT
Redacted Lives
The Journal’s podcast series explores the impact of the mother and baby home system
Pregnant from Ireland
'Who paid for my flight from England?'
Redress
'Five grand can't give me my son back'
Tuam
Gardaí investigating 20 alleged crimes related to homes
Church and State
'We were a pure Catholic nation'
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# Your Say
Poll: Do you ever take domestic flights in Ireland?
UK regional carrier Flybe ceased trading today.
# dreams
The Irishman aiming for a Hollywood ending in Wales
Thomas O’Connor will be hoping to inspire Wrexham to another memorable cup upset on Sunday.
# Belmullet
22-year-old woman killed in single vehicle crash in Mayo
The woman was fatally injured when the car she was driving left the road and collided with a ditch.
Voices
The squeezed middle: What we should learn from the Great Recession of 2007-2013
By studying and learning from the effects of the Great Recession, policy makers can gain valuable insights into how to respond to the cost-of-living crisis.
# Rebel Pair
Athletics rivals, a 20-year friendship and 12 All-Ireland medals with Cork
Orlagh Farmer and Orla Finn both retired from the Cork Ladies recently.
# Tony Gallagher
Ex-Inspector says target focused leadership and 'stats' has left Garda morale on the floor
Tony Gallagher retired last year after a career which saw him decorated with a Scott medal for bravery.
# Camp Shamrock
Civil unrest over political vacuum makes for tense Lebanon visit for Tánaiste
Security for the Tánaiste’s trip to Lebanon was heightened due to protests in the region.
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Voices
A wide mix of viewpoints, analysis and first-hand experiences
Leopard tanks
How these tanks could give Ukrainian forces a 'dramatic advantage'
Tom Clonan
CAMHS report
The report came as no surprise to anyone caring for children in turmoil
John Church
Child mental health
CAMHS is not working – we need to act urgently to reform how it operates
Mary Lou McDonald
Trauma
The law on pregnancy concealment is outdated and cruel to women
Lorraine Clifford-Lee
# Red Carpet
'It wasn't meant to cause offence. We didn't realise the uproar that'd come out of it'
It’s 20 years since Martin Johnson made his stand, as recalled by England legend Jason Leonard.
THE MORNING LEAD
UN refugee agency says it is 'completely unpalatable' that asylum seekers are homeless in Ireland
A report by
Stephen McDermott
The head of Ireland’s UNHCR office says the State can learn to accommodate current levels of asylum seekers.
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# Enoch Burke
School seeks to amend court documents used as part of its ongoing action against Enoch Burke
Burke attended the school again this morning.
# accommodation crisis
Asylum seekers sleeping rough on the streets of Dublin: 'I don't know what's next'
55 asylum seekers have been left without anywhere to stay in recent days.
# Galway
Woman (80s) seriously injured in Galway crash
The crash happened at 5.20pm.
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# Up for the cup
Manchester City edge Premier League title rivals Arsenal out of FA Cup
Nathan Ake’s 64th-minute goal settled a tight contest.
# timeline
Explained: What you need to know about failed election declarations from Paschal Donohoe and SF
Fine Gael and Sinn Féin have consistently sniped one another over their failure to properly declare donations and expenses.
# Classified
Pence accepts ‘full responsibility’ over classified documents found at his home
The former vice president said he had directed his counsel to fully co-operate in any investigation.
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# Diana
Dress worn by Princess Diana sells for nearly £500,000 (€570k) at auction
The ‘Infanta’-style strapless purple evening gown was first worn by her during an official portrait in 1991.
# News Fix
Here's What Happened Today: Friday
A fatal KIlkenny crash, Dublin’s clamping hotspots and the BBC apologises for Mescal British blunder.
# assault footage
Video shows struggle for hammer during attack on Paul Pelosi
Police bodycam footage shows David DePape wrest the tool from 82-year-old Paul Pelosi and lunge towards him.
# Tune in
Here's your essential TV guide for this weekend's live sport
Plenty for fans to get stuck into over the next few days.
# Israel
Gunman kills five near synagogue in east Jerusalem
The gunman was shot and reportedly killed in the incident in the Jewish neighbourhood of Neve Yaakov.
# tyre nichols
US city of Memphis braces for release of police video showing beating of a black man who later died
Five police officers, all of whom are black, have been charged with the murder of Tyre Nichols.
# FDA
US set to ease AIDS-era blood donation rules for gay men
Under the current policy, gay and bisexual men must abstain from sex for three months to be eligible to donate blood.
# WHO
WHO panel debates Covid's emergency status and whether pandemic merits highest level of alert
The outcome will be issued early next week.
# i'm a celeb
Former UK Health Secretary Matt Hancock donates 3% of his €365,000 I’m A Celebrity fee
Hancock’s team said he would be donating a portion of his appearance fee to St Nicholas Hospice in Suffolk.
# Syria
Watchdog blames Syria’s air force for deadly 2018 chlorine attack
The report was published by a team from the Organisation for the Prohibition of Chemical Weapons.
# Cambridge Circus
Man dies after being crushed by hydraulic urinal in central London
The incident took place at Cambridge Circus in central London.
# Test your knowledge
Know your sport? Take our weekly quiz
How closely were you paying attention to the week’s sporting headlines?
# Homelessness
Homelessness record broken again as 11,632 people in emergency accommodation in December
The Department of Housing published the figures this afternoon.
The Department of Housing published the figures this afternoon.
A total of 8,190 adults and 3,442 children were living in emergency accommodation during the week of 19 to 25 December.
Focus Ireland has called these figures "shameful".
55 asylum seekers left without accommodation since Citywest closure
New asylum accommodation might not be ready for five weeks, as charities prepare for influx
# Palestine
Explainer: Why has violence erupted in the West Bank?
A deep sense of frustration among Palestinians and Benjamin Netanyahu’s return to power are among the reasons.
# Troubles
Former British soldier convicted of killing Aidan McAnespie to be sentenced next week
He will serve a maximum of two years in jail regardless of the sentence, under a clause in the Good Friday Agreement.
# Citywest
55 asylum seekers left without accommodation since Citywest closure
The International Protection Accommodation Service will continue to provide accommodation for families with children.
# Enoch Burke
Enoch Burke attends former school today following deadline to purge contempt or face €700 fine
Burke was driven in the gates of Wilson’s Hospital school in Multyfarnham this morning.