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 2022-01-07 14:04 

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14% increase in number of homeless since May 2021...

Homeless figures have increased again for the sixth consecutive month, with 9,099 people in emergency accommodation last November....

 2022-01-07 13:55 

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Taliban deputy PM calls for aid without political bias...

The Taliban's deputy prime minister has urged the global community to offer support to Afghan people without any "political bias" as the country faces a major humanitarian crisis....

 2022-01-07 13:34 

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UAE residents work on Friday for first time...

Employees and schoolchildren juggled work and studies with weekly Muslim prayers on the first ever working Friday in the United Arab Emirates, as the Gulf country formally switched to a Saturday-Sunday weekend....

 2022-01-07 13:01 

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Man arrested in connection with death in Lisdoonvarna...

A man has been arrested in connection with the unexplained death of a man in his 70s whose body was found at a house in Lisdoonvarna earlier today....

 2022-01-07 12:59 

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Jury trials in Central Criminal Court postponed...

Jury trials at the Central Criminal Court have been postponed for the next two weeks due to the Covid-19 pandemic....

 2022-01-07 12:47 

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ECB's Lane says inflation will fall later this year...

The chief economist of the European Central Bank, Philip Lane, has said he believes inflation will come down later this year and that the current high rate is part of what he calls a "pandemic cycle of inflation."...

 2022-01-07 12:11 

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France says Putin trying to bypass EU over Ukraine...

France's foreign minister has said Russia is trying to bypass the European Union by holding talks directly with the United States over Ukraine....

 2022-01-07 11:21 

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Man held after cannabis worth 1.63m seized in Dublin...

A man has been arrested after drugs worth 1.63m were seized in Dublin yesterday....

 2022-01-07 11:01 

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US hospitals delay surgeries as Covid cases surge...

Hospitals across the United States are postponing elective surgeries to free up staff and beds due to a surge in Covid-19 cases driven by the highly transmissible Omicron variant of the coronavirus....

 2022-01-07 10:34 

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Buttimer 'satisfied' 2020 golf event was compliant...

Fine Gael Senator Jerry Buttimer has told Galway District Court that he was satisfied in advance that an event held by the Oireachtas Golf Society in 2020 was compliant with all regulations in place at the time....

 2022-01-07 10:06 

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'Odds stacked against' Djokovic competing in Melbourne...

The chances of Novak Djokovic playing at this year's Australian Open appear to be against the reigning champion, according to a Melbourne expert on sports law....

 2022-01-07 10:03 

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Euro zone inflation hits 5%, marking a new record high...

Euro zone inflation rose last month, likely making for more uncomfortable reading at the European Central Bank, which has consistently underestimated price pressures and come under fire for this from some of its own policymakers....

 2022-01-07 09:14 

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British troops deployed to support London hospitals...

British soldiers are to begin deploying in London to support the NHS amid growing staff shortages due to Covid-19, the Ministry of Defence (MoD) has said....

 2022-01-07 08:42 

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HSE expects challenging week amid Covid case increase...

The Health Service Executive has said it expects the next week to be challenging, but will continue to do what it can in terms of delivering services amid the current wave of Covid-19 cases....

 2022-01-07 07:58 

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Drogheda chairman urges halt to gambling advertising...

Drogheda United chairman Conor Hoey has called for an end to all gambling advertising associated with Irish football....

 2022-01-07 07:20 

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Thailand announces further curbs after cases rise...

Thailand will extend the suspension of its quarantine waiver programme and bring in new restrictions after a jump in new coronavirus cases linked to the Omicron variant, the government's Covid-19 taskforce has said....

 2022-01-07 07:09 

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Dementia cases 'to almost triple by 2050'...

The number of adults living with dementia worldwide is expected to nearly triple, from an estimated 57 million in 2019 to 153 million in 2050, according to a study....

 2022-01-07 06:41 

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Countries may see heat extremes every two years: study...

Almost every country on Earth could experience extremely hot years every other year by 2030, according to new research highlighting the outsized contribution of emissions from the world's major polluters....

 2022-01-07 06:33 

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US Supreme Court to hear vaccine mandate challenges...

The US Supreme Court is to hear challenges to President Joe Biden's bid to impose Covid-19 vaccination mandates on millions of American workers....

 2022-01-07 06:25 

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Pair due in court over assault on teenagers in Dublin...

Two men are due to appear in court this morning charged in relation with a serious assault on a teenage girl and boy in Ballyfermot, Dublin, a week ago....

 2022-01-07 06:20 

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10 bodies found in SUV outside Mexican town hall...

Ten bodies have been found in a sports utility vehicle left outside a town hall in a northern Mexican state gripped by a turf war between rival drug cartels, authorities said....

 2022-01-07 06:07 

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Kazakh president claims order has been restored...

Kazakh President Kassym-Jomart Tokayev has said constitutional order had mostly been restored in the central Asian country hit by unrest this week....

 2022-01-07 06:00 

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Anglo-Irish Treaty ratified 100 years ago today...

One hundred years ago today, the Dil voted to ratify the Anglo-Irish Treaty. After a passionate, sometimes ill-tempered debate lasting three weeks, the vote in favour was extraordinarily close: 64 votes to 57....

 2022-01-06 21:02 

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As cases surge, antigen tests are a rare commodity...

Retailers say they're doing their best to provide antigen tests, but supply is tight and intermittent. As a result, many people are finding it difficult to source the tests, explains Louise Byrne....

 2022-01-06 18:26 

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New York Times to buy sports news site The Athletic...

The New York Times will acquire sports news website The Athletic, US media has reported, the latest move by the iconic American newspaper in its diversification drive....

 2022-01-06 18:05 

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Will Omicron be the last big wave of Covid-19?...

Amid record Covid-19 case numbers, there are grounds for both optimism and caution, explains Mark Coughlan. What are the numbers telling decision-makers about the Omicron wave?...

 2022-01-06 17:29 

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Twitter suspends account which mocked Dodds' dead son...

A former Northern Ireland minister has welcomed the suspension of a Twitter account which mocked the death of her young son....

 2022-01-06 17:15 

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Man charged in connection with Christmas Day stabbing...

A man in his 50s has been charged with a Christmas day assault on a man and a woman on the outskirts of Banteer in Co Cork....

 2022-01-06 16:02 

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Fine for parking on footpaths and cycle lanes to double...

Motorists caught parking on footpaths, cycle tracks and bus lanes will see increased fines from next month....

 2022-01-06 15:00 

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Record Covid cases reported in Belgium...

Fuelled by the highly transmissible Omicron variant, Belgium's daily cases of Covid-19 reached a new peak this week, with health experts warning of between 30,000 and 125,000 cases a day by mid-January....

 2022-01-06 14:23 

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7 things we learned from the HSE briefing on Covid-19...

From soaring demand for antigen tests, to evidence supporting the idea that the Omicron variant of Covid-19 is associated with less severe illness than earlier variants, here are seven things we learned from the Health Service Excecutive coronavirus brief...

 2022-01-06 13:38 

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Snow and ice warning in place for Ireland from 4pm...

Met ireann has a Status Yellow snow and ice warning in place for the whole of Ireland from 4pm until 11am on Friday which may cause dangerous driving conditions in some parts of the country...

 2022-01-06 13:23 

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Residents of Spanish volcano island return home...

For weeks they dreamt of returning to the homes they fled when a volcano erupted on the Spanish island of La Palma....

 2022-01-06 12:24 

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'Exponential growth' in customs declarations - Revenue...

2021 saw an "exponential growth" in the number of customs declarations, according to headline results published by Revenue today....

 2022-01-06 11:56 

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Kazakhstan's week of violent unrest...

With dozens reported dead in violent protests in Kazakhstan and Russia sending troops to quell the unrest, see how the once stable but repressive Central Asian country has been thrown into chaos....

 2022-01-06 11:18 

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Air pollution killed 1.8 million people in 2019 - study...

Air pollution killed more than 1.8 million people in 2019 alone, according to new research....

 2022-01-06 11:11 

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Budget measures helping people with inflation - Donohoe...

The Minister for Finance says decisions made by the Government in last year's budget will help individuals and households cope with the cost of inflation, while further decisions to reduce the price of energy bills will also assist the cost of living....

 2022-01-06 10:26 

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Philippines bans child marriage...

Child marriage has become illegal in the Philippines as a law banning the practice took effect in a country where one in six girls enters wedlock before the age of 18....

 2022-01-06 09:56 

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Crypto crime hit record $14 billion in 2021...

Crime involving cryptocurrencies hit an all-time high of $14 billion last year, blockchain researcher Chainalysis has said, a record that comes as regulators call for more powers over the fast-growing sector....

 2022-01-06 08:53 

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Four to stand trial over alleged role in golf dinner...

The trial of two politicians and two hoteliers over their alleged breach of Covid-19 restrictions in organising a golf society dinner in 2020 is to begin at a special sitting of Galway District Court....

 2022-01-06 08:19 

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Djokovic remains in Australia ahead of visa appeal...

Novak Djokovic has been given temporary permission to remain in Melbourne after the Federal Court of Australia adjourned an appeal against the decision to refuse him a visa until Monday....

 2022-01-06 08:17 

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EU court set to rule in Belfast bakery 'gay cake' case...

A ruling is set to de delivered in the long-running so-called "gay cake" case at the European Court of Human Rights in Strasbourg....

 2022-01-06 07:15 

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150,000 recent Covid cases may not have been counted...

Up to 150,000 cases of Covid-19 could not be counted over the past month or so, data provided to Government has suggested....

 2022-01-06 07:13 

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China's Henan imposes more Covid curbs...

More cities in central China resorted to tough curbs as new coronavirus infections in Henan province rose sharply, with authorities taking urgent action to contain clusters ahead of the Winter Olympics and Lunar New Year peak travel season....

 2022-01-06 06:52 

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The roots and traditions of Nollaig na mBan...

There are many Irish folk rituals associated with January 6, the last day of Christmas and the day known as Nollaig na mBan...

 2022-01-06 06:52 

RTE

Updated Covid travel certs to be issued this week...

New Digital Covid Certificates are to be issued to people from this week to reflect booster vaccines, the Minister for Health has said....

 2022-01-06 06:42 

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Japan, Australia sign defence cooperation pact...

Japan and Australia have signed an agreement to cooperate closely on defence in the latest step to bolster security ties against the backdrop of China's rising military and economic might....

 2022-01-06 06:33 

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Who's a clever boy? Dogs can distinguish languages...

Dogs are able to detect speech and distinguish between languages, new research suggests....

 2022-01-06 06:19 

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'Dozens' of protesters killed in Kazakhstan unrest...

"Dozens" of protesters in Kazakhstan have been killed by police overnight as they tried to storm administrative buildings in the country's biggest city Almaty, police have told local media....

 2022-01-06 06:16 

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Biden to call out Trump 'lies' in Capitol riot speech...

President Joe Biden will warn that US democracy is under threat from his predecessor Donald Trump's conspiracy theories, in a dark speech marking the first anniversary of the January 6 attack against Congress....

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