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 2022-05-10 06:00 

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Report shows more women in senior management roles...

A new report measuring workforce targets for diversity and inclusion has found higher levels of female participation at senior and executive levels compared to the national average....

 2022-05-10 03:27 

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Warhol portrait of Marilyn Monroe fetches record price...

An iconic portrait of Marilyn Monroe by American pop art visionary Andy Warhol went under the hammer for $195 million Monday at Christie's, becoming the most expensive 20th century artwork ever sold at public auction....

 2022-05-09 22:03 

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Putin says Russia defending 'Motherland' as war rages...

Russian President Vladimir Putin defended Russia's war in Ukraine as necessary to protect the "Motherland" as Moscow flexed its military muscle at a huge parade marking the 1945 Soviet victory over Nazi Germany....

 2022-05-09 21:12 

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Stormont headed for deadlock, talks and uncertainty?...

History was made at the weekend when Sinn Fin won most seats in a Stormont election for the first time, and the right to appoint a first ever nationalist First Minister....

 2022-05-09 20:45 

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NYT scrambles to amend Wordle answer over abortion link...

The New York Times, owner of the hit game Wordle, hastily changed today's solution from "fetus," a term recently catapulted into the news as abortion rights in the US face possible restrictions by the Supreme Court....

 2022-05-09 20:24 

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Ships may be inadvertently killing whale sharks...

The number of times large ships hit whale sharks with fatal consequences is hugely underestimated, and could be the reason why populations are falling, new research suggests....

 2022-05-09 20:20 

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50-50 chance of temperatures hitting 1.5C threshold...

The World Meteorological Organisation has warned that there is now a 50-50 chance of the annual average global temperature temporarily reaching 1.5C above pre-industrial levels during at least one of the next five years....

 2022-05-09 19:59 

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Ukraine EU bid could take 'decades', warns Macron...

French President Emmanuel Macron has said it would take "decades" for a candidate like Ukraine to join the EU, and suggested building a broader political club beyond the bloc that could also include Britain....

 2022-05-09 19:28 

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9% VAT rate for hospitality sector to be extended...

The Government is set to agree an extension of the 9% VAT rate for the hospitality sector when the Cabinet meets tomorrow morning....

 2022-05-09 19:28 

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9% VAT rate for hospitality sector to be extended...

The Government is set to agree an extension of the 9% VAT rate for the hospitality sector when the Cabinet meets tomorrow morning....

 2022-05-09 19:19 

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Train derails outside Vienna, killing one - Red Cross...

One person was killed and two seriously injured when a passenger train derailed outside Vienna this evening, two spokespeople for the Red Cross said....

 2022-05-09 18:43 

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Freedom of Dublin to be awarded to 'inspiring' women...

The Freedom of the City of Dublin is to be awarded to Olympian Kellie Harrington, human rights activist Ailbhe Smyth and Professor Mary Aiken following a recommendation by the Lord Mayor Alison Gilliland....

 2022-05-09 18:31 

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Queen to miss state opening of parliament...

Britain's Queen Elizabeth will miss the state opening of parliament for the first time in nearly 60 years as she continues to experience "episodic mobility problems," Buckingham Palace has announced....

 2022-05-09 16:16 

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Starmer vows to quit if fined for alleged Covid breach...

British Labour Party leader Keir Starmer has committed to doing "the right thing and step down" as Labour leader if he is fined by police over an allegation he broke coronavirus laws....

 2022-05-09 15:52 

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White House warns against violence over abortion law...

The White House has cautioned against violence and threats after protests surrounding a looming US Supreme Court ruling on abortion, with a spokesperson saying judges "must be able to do their jobs without concern for their personal safety."...

 2022-05-09 15:37 

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Students urged to check information on CAO application...

The CAO is urging all who have applied for college places for the coming year to look out for an email from the CAO which will instruct them to check and confirm that there are no mistakes or omissions in their applications....

 2022-05-09 15:11 

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Court told woman accused of murder said 'self defence'...

The trial of a woman charged with murdering her husband has been told that the accused was heard shouting "it was self-defence, it was self-defence" after the man was fatally injured....

 2022-05-09 14:23 

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Irish hopes high for Tony Awards in the US...

There is strong Irish interest in this year's Tony Awards, with actress Ruth Negga and playwrights Martin McDonagh and Conor McPherson among the nominees for the biggest night in US theatre....

 2022-05-09 13:57 

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Lynn says bankers gave permission to fund properties...

Former solicitor Michael Lynn has told his trial for theft that he had permission from bankers to use money they gave him for mortgages in Ireland to fund property development abroad....

 2022-05-09 13:07 

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Man to be extradited to Lithuania over firearms charges...

The Supreme Court has ruled that Liam Campbell, who was found civilly liable for the Omagh bombing, can be extradited to Lithuania where he is accused of offences including terrorism, possession of weapons and smuggling....

 2022-05-09 13:04 

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Toddler died from traumatic brain injury, court told...

The Assistant State Pathologist, Dr Margot Bolster, has told the trial of a woman who is charged with murdering two-year-old Santina Cawley at her apartment in Cork in July, 2019, that the child died from a traumatic brain injury with polytrauma and bone ...

 2022-05-09 12:57 

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Strongest ever April for wind energy in Ireland...

The wholesale price of electricity last month was 155% higher than in the same month last year as a result of the rising cost of energy on international markets and Ireland's reliance on fossil fuels....

 2022-05-09 12:55 

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Donnelly unhappy with processing of samples abroad...

The Minister for Health has said he is not happy that cervical cancer samples from Irish women are being sent abroad for screening....

 2022-05-09 12:42 

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Man jailed over machete attack outside garda station...

A criminal who attacked a rival criminal in front of a garda station three years ago as part of an ongoing feud between two rival gangs in Finglas and Blanchardstown in Dublin has been jailed for three years....

 2022-05-09 12:19 

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Sri Lankan PM quits after violent clashes...

Sri Lankan Prime Minister Mahinda Rajapaksa has resigned, after dozens of people were hospitalised when his supporters, armed with sticks and clubs, attacked protestors....

 2022-05-09 11:47 

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Beijing streets quiet as zero-Covid policy bites...

Millions of people in Beijing have stayed at home as China's capital tries to fend off a Covid-19 outbreak with creeping restrictions on movement....

 2022-05-09 11:10 

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Live Register figures fall by 3,900 in April - CSO...

New figures from the Central Statistics Office show that the seasonally adjusted Live Register total for April stood at 177,100, down 3,900 from March....

 2022-05-09 11:00 

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83% of patients rate hospital care as good - survey...

A new national survey of patients' experiences in hospital during the Covid-19 pandemic has found that most patients did not feel they were at risk of catching the disease there....

 2022-05-09 10:28 

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Poll suggests rise in support for Ireland staying in EU...

Support for Ireland remaining in the European Union stands at 88%, an increase of 4% since the last poll in 2021....

 2022-05-09 10:21 

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Demand for pet boarding 'very busy' says DSPCA...

The Head of Education at the Dublin Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals has said demand for their pet boarding facilities has become "very, very busy"....

 2022-05-09 09:59 

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NMH ownership concerns 'a red herring' - Martin...

The Taoiseach has described concerns over the ownership of the site of new National Maternity Hospital as "a red herring"....

 2022-05-09 08:45 

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EU flexibility on NI Protocol not returned - Taoiseach...

Taoiseach Michel Martin has said the European Union has shown great flexibility in relation to the Northern Ireland Protocol, but this has not been reciprocated....

 2022-05-09 07:43 

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EasyJet to tackle staff shortages by removing seats...

EasyJet plans to tackle staff shortages by removing some seats on its flights so it can fly with fewer crew....

 2022-05-09 07:28 

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Zelensky vows to win 'difficult' road to victory...

Follow the latest developments on day 75 of the Russian invasion of Ukraine...

 2022-05-09 07:11 

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Marcos Jr targets presidency in Philippines election...

Voters in the Philippines have streamed to polling stations, with the prospect of a once-unthinkable return to rule of a member of the Marcos family, 36 years after Ferdinand Marcos was ousted in a "people power" uprising....

 2022-05-09 06:51 

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IKEA stores owner to pay Russian staff until August...

IKEA stores owner Ingka Group has extended the period it will pay around 12,000 staff in Russia by three months, up until August, and may continue to pay workers beyond that, its retail manager said in an interview....

 2022-05-09 06:35 

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Public transport fares to reduce from today...

From today, public transport fares will be reduced as part of Government plans to help ease the cost of living and to encourage more sustainable travel....

 2022-05-09 06:32 

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Favourites Ukraine prepare to take to Eurovision stage...

Kalush Orchestra will represent Ukraine at the Eurovision Song Contest in Turin this week as the Russian invasion of their home nation continues....

 2022-05-09 06:27 

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Russia to mark Victory Day amid east Ukraine fighting...

Russia will celebrate its 1945 victory over Nazi Germany today with a show of military might as its army battles Kyiv's forces in the east of Ukraine, where 60 people were killed in an air strike on a school sheltering civilians....

 2022-05-09 06:19 

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Lewis to hold meetings with main parties at Stormont...

Northern Secretary Brandon Lewis will today hold meetings with the leaders of the main parties at Stormont about the restoration of the power-sharing Assembly....

 2022-05-09 04:28 

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Irish Water says some of its supplies under pressure...

As the driest period of the year approaches, Irish Water says some of its supplies are already coming under pressure....

 2022-05-08 19:21 

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Death toll from explosion at hotel in Cuba rises to 30...

The death toll from an accidental explosion at a luxury hotel in central Havana rose to 30 today, authorities said, as firefighters continued to comb through the rubble....

 2022-05-08 18:05 

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G7 countries commit to phasing out Russian oil...

The entire G7 club of rich nations is "committed to phasing out or banning the import of Russian oil," the White House said, escalating pressure on Vladimir Putin over the invasion of Ukraine....

 2022-05-08 17:03 

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Channel 4 gets major boosts and booty at the TV BAFTAs...

Beleaguered Channel 4 was repeatedly lauded at Sunday's BAFTA TV Awards and enjoyed a variety of victories at British TV's big night out....

 2022-05-08 16:40 

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British actor Dennis Waterman dies aged 74...

British actor Dennis Waterman - who starred in hit TV shows such as Minder, The Sweeney and New Tricks - has died at the age of 74....

 2022-05-08 13:17 

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Putin wishes Ukrainians a 'peaceful and happy future'...

Russian President Vladimir Putin today vowed that "as in 1945, victory will be ours" as he congratulated former Soviet nations on the 77th anniversary of Nazi Germany's defeat in World War II....

 2022-05-08 13:09 

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Jodie Whittaker's Doctor Who successor is revealed...

The BBC has announced that Ncuti Gatwa will take over from Jodie Whittaker as the Time Lord in Doctor Who....

 2022-05-08 12:53 

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U2 stars support Ukraine with gig in Kyiv bomb shelter...

Bono and The Edge from U2 are singing in a bomb shelter in Kyiv, Ukraine today after being invited to perform by President Volodymyr Zelensky....

 2022-05-08 11:46 

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Russian climber dies at camp on Mount Everest...

Russian climber Pavel Kostrikin died at Camp I of Mount Everest, a Nepali official said....

 2022-05-08 11:12 

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Record 12.3 million Syrian children need aid: UN...

More Syrian children are in need than at any time since a devastating civil war erupted over a decade ago, but funding for them is "dwindling", the United Nations has warned....

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