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 2021-10-26 00:00 

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ICTU to hold biennial conference in Belfast...

The Irish Congress of Trade Unions (ICTU) is holding its biennial conference in Belfast....

 2021-10-25 21:05 

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Ireland a net contributor to EU over past three years...

Ireland has been a net contributor to the EU for the past three years, with the state paying 360 million more into the EU budget in 2020 than it received, according to the latest report by European auditors....

 2021-10-25 17:15 

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EU proposals on Protocol 'don't go far enough' - Frost...

British Brexit minister David Frost has said that the European Union's proposals to solve the problem of trade involving Northern Ireland did not go far enough and significant gaps remained between the two sides....

 2021-10-25 16:17 

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Whistleblower says Facebook will fuel further unrest...

Facebook will fuel more episodes of violent unrest around the world because of the way its algorithms are designed to promote divisive content, whistleblower Frances Haugen has told the British parliament....

 2021-10-25 14:11 

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EMA starts review of oral Covid drug from Merck...

The EU's medicines watchdog has started a review of an oral Covid medication from the US pharmaceutical firm Merck, raising hopes for an easy-to-administer treatment to reduce serious or deadly cases....

 2021-10-25 13:33 

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Baldwin was aiming at camera when gun fired - affadavit...

Alec Baldwin was drawing a revolver across his body and pointing it at a camera during rehearsal on the set of 'Rust' when the weapon fired and struck the cinematographer in the chest, according to an affidavit released yesterday....

 2021-10-25 12:34 

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'Striking' number of pregnant women requiring ICU care...

Twenty pregnant or postpartum women have needed intensive care treatment for Covid-19 since the end of June, according to a leading obstetrician....

 2021-10-25 10:57 

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'Pandemic will end when world chooses to end it' - WHO...

World Health Organization Director-General Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus has said the Covid-19 pandemic will end "when the world chooses to end it"....

 2021-10-25 10:41 

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Polish PM says EU putting 'gun to our head'...

Poland's prime minister has accused the European Union of putting a "gun to our head" by demanding his country reverse judicial reforms while threatening sanctions, in an interview with the Financial Times....

 2021-10-25 10:33 

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UK petrol prices reach record highs...

Prices at British petrol pumps reached an all-time high yesterday, while diesel is still a little short of its previous record, new data shows....

 2021-10-25 10:05 

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UN warns world 'way off track' as greenhouse gases soar...

Greenhouse gas concentrations hit a new record in 2020, the UN weather agency has said, warning that the world was "way off track" to reach its goals for capping rising temperatures....

 2021-10-25 09:14 

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Australia's Telstra to buy Digicel Pacific from O'Brien...

Australian telecommunications firm Telstra will buy Digicel Pacific for $1.6 billion, in a government-supported move reportedly aimed at shutting out China-backed players from acquiring the regionally dominant company....

 2021-10-25 08:49 

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More than half of Afghans face 'acute' food crisis - UN...

More than 22 million Afghans will suffer "acute food insecurity" this winter, United Nations agencies have said, warning the already unstable country faces one of the world's worst humanitarian crises....

 2021-10-25 08:25 

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Mudslides, power outages as storm drenches California...

A powerful storm has drenched wildfire-scarred northern California, triggering mudslides and flooding, while heavy winds toppled utility poles and downed trees in what meteorologists called a "bomb cyclone"....

 2021-10-25 08:01 

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Swann urges more investment in NI health service...

Northern Ireland's health service needs additional funding so it does not have to continually call for military assistance during times of crisis, Health Minister Robin Swann has warned....

 2021-10-25 07:48 

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Ministers detained in apparent coup in Sudan...

Reports say soldiers have arrested most of the members of Sudan's cabinet and a large number of pro-government party leaders in an apparent military coup, throwing a fragile transition towards democracy into disarray....

 2021-10-25 07:38 

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IPHA calls on younger people to get Covid-19 vaccine...

The biopharmaceutical industry has urged younger people to get vaccinated against Covid-19....

 2021-10-25 07:27 

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Climate council set to agree series of carbon budgets...

The Climate Change Advisory Council meets this morning to consider signing off on a series of carbon budgets aimed at slashing Ireland's greenhouse gas emissions....

 2021-10-24 22:42 

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Friends star James Michael Tyler dies aged 59...

The death has been announced of the American actor James Michael Tyler, best known for his role as Gunther in Friends. He was 59 and had been diagnosed with stage 4 prostate cancer....

 2021-10-24 17:19 

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Concern over online crowdfunding for cancer treatments...

A new study has found that a large proportion of online crowdfunding for cancer treatment is for unlicensed or for alternative treatments....

 2021-10-24 17:01 

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Residents' bar opens at Belfast care home...

Residents of a Belfast care home say they are reveling in the chance to have a drink and a chat after a pub was opened in it to give them a lift after lockdown....

 2021-10-24 16:56 

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Ireland heading to the World Cup after beating Wales...

Ireland have qualified for next year's Hockey World Cup after edging past Wales 2-1 in Pisa....

 2021-10-24 15:29 

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Council to sign off on publication of carbon budgets...

Ireland's first carbon budgets are expected to be published tomorrow after a meeting of the Climate Change Advisory Council to agree the final sign off....

 2021-10-24 15:01 

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Burning cargo ship spews toxic gas off Canadian coast...

The Canadian Coast Guard has evacuated 16 people from a burning container ship that is expelling toxic gas off Canada's Pacific west coast....

 2021-10-24 14:03 

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'Lack of clarity' regarding ticketing for venues - VFI...

The Vintners' Federation of Ireland chief has said there is lack of clarity regarding what venues have to issue tickets to customers as part of Ireland's latest phase of reopening....

 2021-10-24 12:22 

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Boost for grid as Huntstown station back in operation...

Eirgrid has confirmed that the Huntstown power station in Dublin is back in operation this weekend feeding electricity into the national grid....

 2021-10-24 11:45 

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Modi confirms COP26 attendance in boost to summit...

India's Prime Minister Narendra Modi will attend the COP26 climate summit, his office has confirmed, in a major boost for the conference that has already been snubbed by key world leaders....

 2021-10-24 11:36 

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Mussolini's great-grandson named in Lazio squad...

The great grandson of former Italian fascist dictator Benito Mussolini has been named in the Lazio squad for the first time for their Serie A clash with Hellas Verona on Sunday....

 2021-10-24 11:21 

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Renewed appeal to identify body found on beach in 1995...

Garda have renewed an appeal for assistance in identifying human remains discovered on a Wexford beach in 1995....

 2021-10-24 11:07 

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Cop26: What is the 1.5C temperature target?...

The Cop26 climate summit in Glasgow has been billed as the last best chance to keep global temperature rises to no more than 1.5C....

 2021-10-24 10:33 

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Wuhan Marathon postponed after China Covid-19 surge...

The Wuhan Marathon, which had been due to take place today, has been postponed at short notice as worries increase over a coronavirus resurgence in China ahead of the 2022 Beijing Winter Olympics....

 2021-10-24 09:55 

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Strong earthquake strikes northern Taiwan...

A strong earthquake struck northeastern Taiwan this morning, with residents reporting violent shaking in the capital Taipei but there were no immediate reports of widespread damage....

 2021-10-24 09:08 

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Director 'gutted' by death of cinematographer Hutchins...

The movie director who was shot and injured in an on-set accident involving actor Alec Baldwin said that he was "gutted" by the death of the cinematographer....

 2021-10-24 08:21 

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Increase in numbers registering for Covid vaccine - HSE...

The number of people registering for a Covid-19 vaccination has risen from around 1,000 a day to between 2,000-2,500 daily, according to the HSE Chief Executive....

 2021-10-24 07:36 

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Picasso artworks fetch more than $100 million...

Eleven Picasso paintings and other works that helped turn Las Vegas into an unlikely destination for art were sold at auction last night for more than $100 million....

 2021-10-24 07:00 

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20 years on: One bid to cross into Afghanistan...

Twenty years ago, RT reporter Paul Cunningham and cameraman Neilus Dennehy were situated on the Pakistan border as the invasion of neighbouring Afghanistan was about to begin....

 2021-10-24 07:00 

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Where does return to offices stand after Covid spike?...

The full return to offices has been delayed until next spring, so where does the Government policy on return to workplaces stand now and what about the right to request remote working?...

 2021-10-24 06:58 

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Colombia's most-wanted drug trafficker captured...

Colombia's most-wanted drug trafficker "Otoniel" has been captured, officials said last night....

 2021-10-24 05:00 

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Explainer: How to file your self-assessed tax return...

As October draws to a close, the deadline is fast approaching for filing your self-assessed tax return with Revenue....

 2021-10-23 21:14 

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EU negotiators to travel to London for Protocol talks...

Talks are set to continue between the UK and the EU as it was warned the two sides were still far apart on issues surrounding the Northern Ireland Protocol....

 2021-10-23 20:21 

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World 200 metres bronze medallist Alex Quinonez killed...

World 200 metres bronze medallist Alex Quinonez has been killed in his home country of Ecuador....

 2021-10-23 15:46 

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Turkey's Erdogan orders expulsion of ten ambassadors...

Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan has told his foreign minister to expel the ambassadors of ten countries, including Germany and the United States, who appealed for the release of a jailed civil society leader....

 2021-10-23 15:02 

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Extended lease agreed for National Maternity Hospital...

An agreement has been reached that would allow the State to take control of the site of the new National Maternity Hospital from St Vincent's Healthcare Group via a lease for 299 years, RT News understands....

 2021-10-23 12:48 

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Funeral of Olympic 'jewel' Tirop takes place in Kenya...

Olympic running greats came together today to bid farewell to Kenyan star Agnes Tirop, whose murder earlier this month sent shockwaves across the nation and the athletics world....

 2021-10-23 12:45 

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Reaching climate deal will be tough - Cop26 president...

Securing a global climate deal in Glasgow will be "really tough", Cop26 president Alok Sharma has warned....

 2021-10-23 11:59 

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Guns on film: How are they used safely?...

The fatal shooting of cinematographer Halyna Hutchins by actor Alec Baldwin during the making of a movie in the US has raised questions over the use of guns on film sets....

 2021-10-23 11:19 

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NASA aims for uncrewed Moon missions next February...

NASA is aiming to launch its uncrewed lunar mission Artemis 1 in February next year, the space agency said, the first step in America's plan to return humans to the Moon....

 2021-10-23 11:08 

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Slight reduction in Covid-19 hospitalisations...

There has been slight reduction in the number people with Covid-19 in hospital....

 2021-10-23 10:31 

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Italian far-right leader Salvini in court...

Italy's former interior minister and far-right leader Matteo Salvini went on trial on today for allegedly illegally blocking 147 rescued migrants from disembarking from a rescue ship and holding them in dire conditions....

 2021-10-23 09:16 

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Biden delays release of JFK assassination files...

The White House has said it would delay the release of long-classified documents related to the assassination of US President John F. Kennedy....

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