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 2021-10-06 06:40 

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Zuckerberg denies Facebook put profits ahead of safety...

Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg has hit back at claims the social media giant fuels division, harms children and needs to be regulated....

 2021-10-06 06:39 

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Australia reports easing in new Covid-19 cases...

New daily Covid-19 cases in Australia's Victoria and New South Wales states, the epicentres of the country's worst virus outbreak, have fallen as authorities look to start easing tough restrictions amid a rise in vaccination rates....

 2021-10-06 06:26 

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Convicted murderer executed in Missouri...

A 61-year-old man, who was convicted of murdering three people, was executed in the US state of Missouri, despite pleas for clemency from the Vatican and his lawyers on the grounds that he was intellectually disabled....

 2021-10-06 06:15 

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Defences Forces to have confidential contact post...

Minister for Defence Simon Coveney is to announce the appointment of a confidential contact person to assist former and serving members of the Defence Forces who make allegations of bullying, harassment, sexual harassment or discrimination in the workplac...

 2021-10-06 06:00 

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Balkan states struggling with EU impasse on membership...

Six Western Balkan countries must be wondering at the moment, Paul Cunningham writes, is the EU actually serious about extending membership to them?...

 2021-10-06 06:00 

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Tell us what you think about the RT News App...

RT News would like to hear what you think about the RT News App and the service it provides....

 2021-10-05 23:00 

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No 'radical' FAI stance as Robinson among unvaccinated...

Stephen Kenny is unwilling to take the "radical" decision to only pick Covid-vaccinated players for international duty, following the revelation that a good chunk of his squad have chosen not to take the jab....

 2021-10-05 21:46 

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Govt 'unwavering' in Slintecare support - Donnelly...

Changes will be made to the governance structure of Slintecare in the wake of recent high-level resignations, as the Government's commitment to universal healthcare remains "absolute and unwavering", according to Minister for Health Stephen Do...

 2021-10-05 21:30 

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Senior British envoy holds talks with Taliban in Kabul...

A senior British envoy held talks with top Taliban officials in Kabul today - the first since foreign forces evacuated from Afghanistan - as the country's new masters seek a path out of international isolation....

 2021-10-05 20:19 

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Frost: Crunch point on NI Protocol will come next month...

Britain's Brexit minister, David Frost, has said the "crunch point" in his quest to get changes to the Northern Ireland Protocol will happen some time next month....

 2021-10-05 18:48 

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PDFORRA General Secretary 'absolutely believes' women...

The General Secretary of PDFORRA has said an independent external review of allegations of harassment, sexual assault and rape in the Defence Forces must establish the facts of what happened....

 2021-10-05 18:07 

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Garda search after prisoner absconds from open prison...

Gardai are searching for a convicted drug dealer and gunman who escaped from an open prison last night....

 2021-10-05 17:33 

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Why hundreds of finished homes lie empty across Ireland...

Housing providers say that delays in connecting developments to water mains mean that hundreds of finished homes lie empty, explains Fran McNulty....

 2021-10-05 16:41 

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Whistleblower urges rules to tackle Facebook 'crisis'...

A Facebook whistleblower has appeared before US lawmakers to push them to regulate the social media giant, after an outage hit potentially billions of users and highlighted global dependence on its services....

 2021-10-05 16:06 

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Volcano evacuees face huge reconstruction challenges...

The lives of thousands may have been devastated by the volcano's eruption on La Palma island, but many are starting to dream of returning home and starting to rebuild....

 2021-10-05 15:56 

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Five billion may struggle to access water in 2050 - UN...

More than five billion people could have difficulty accessing water in 2050, the United Nations warned today, urging leaders to seize the initiative at the COP26 summit....

 2021-10-05 14:50 

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Injunction granted to teacher in remote teaching row...

The High Court has granted an injunction to a teacher restraining the school in which she works from carrying out a disciplinary process over the manner in which she conducted remote teaching during school closures earlier this year....

 2021-10-05 14:39 

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Possible changes to National Childcare Scheme next year...

The Minister for Children has said that he hopes to introduce changes to the National Childcare Scheme next year....

 2021-10-05 14:32 

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Serious doubts over Cork to Limerick motorway - SF TD...

Sinn Fin's Donnchadh Laoghaire said the new National Development Plan casts serious doubts on the delivery of the M20 Limerick to Cork motorway....

 2021-10-05 13:38 

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Heavy rain and flooding to affect ten counties...

Met ireann is warning of heavy rain and localised flooding across the western half of the country on Thursday and Friday....

 2021-10-05 13:29 

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Motorists warned about dangers of defective tyres...

With cooler temperatures a sign of winter approaching, motorists are being advised to ensure their vehicle is road worthy....

 2021-10-05 13:12 

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Electricity supply will be 'tight' over winter months...

The country's power system operator has warned that electricity supply will be tight during winter....

 2021-10-05 12:46 

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Transparency needed on private work of AG - TDs...

Opposition TDs have said the Government needs to be utterly transparent on the private work undertaken by the Attorney General....

 2021-10-05 12:33 

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Man jailed after garda shot during 2017 raid...

A man has been jailed for nine years for shooting a Detective Garda during a raid on his home almost four years ago....

 2021-10-05 12:22 

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Boy, 6, awarded 18m for injuries suffered at birth...

A six-year-old boy who was deprived of oxygen at his birth, has been awarded 18 million in settlement of his High Court action against the National Maternity Hospital....

 2021-10-05 12:02 

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What caused the Facebook outage?...

Facebook, along with Instagram and WhatsApp, have come back online after an outage took the social media giants offline for several hours late yesterday....

 2021-10-05 11:50 

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UK fails to fill scheme for EU lorry drivers...

Fewer than half of the 300 visas offered by London to European Union lorry drivers to help ease Britain's fuel supply crisis have been taken up....

 2021-10-05 11:02 

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Climate experts, theorist awarded Nobel Physics prize...

Scientists Syukuro Manabe of the US and Japan, Klaus Hasselmann of Germany and Giorgio Parisi of Italy, have won the Nobel Physics Prize for climate models and the understanding of physical systems, the jury said....

 2021-10-05 10:22 

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Russian actors blast off to film movie in space...

A Russian actress and director have blasted off to the International Space Station in a historic bid to beat the United States to film the first movie in orbit....

 2021-10-05 10:13 

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Major Europe-wide sting identifies labour exploitation...

Twelve people have been arrested in a Europe-wide investigation into human trafficking for labour exploitation on farms and vineyards....

 2021-10-05 09:44 

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Increase in patients with Covid-19 in hospitals...

There has been a slight increase in the number of patients in hospital with Covid-19....

 2021-10-05 09:26 

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Three arrested in McKee murder investigation...

Three men have been arrested as part of the investigation into the murder of journalist Lyra McKee in Derry in 2019....

 2021-10-05 09:03 

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Minister 'hopeful' Govt will sign up to OECD tax deal...

Minister for the Environment, Climate and Communications Eamon Ryan has said he is hopeful and confident that Ireland will "be able to be part of the solution" and sign up to a new global tax agreement....

 2021-10-05 09:03 

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Phrase 'at least' removed from draft OECD tax deal...

RT News understands that the 15% minimum corporate tax rate in the revised draft of the OECD's reform plan is "very firm", according to a well-placed source....

 2021-10-05 08:45 

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216,000 cases of clerical abuse in France since 1950...

At least 216,000 children were victims of abuse at the hands of Catholic clergy in France since 1950, a report has found....

 2021-10-05 08:29 

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'Bongbong' Marcos to run for Philippines presidency...

The son and namesake of the Philippines' former dictator Ferdinand Marcos has said he will run for president in the 2022 election, as the controversial clan seeks the ultimate political revival....

 2021-10-05 07:10 

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Cardinal on trial as Vatican financial case resumes...

The trial of a once powerful Catholic cardinal and nine others resumes today at the Vatican over alleged financial fraud and a disastrous London property deal paid for with charity funds....

 2021-10-05 07:00 

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Westlife star adds to calls for surrogacy legislation...

Westlife's Mark Feehily has joined the voices of those campaigning for the introduction of surrogacy legislation in Ireland....

 2021-10-05 06:53 

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Australia to buy experimental Covid-19 drug - Morrison...

Australia is to purchase 300,000 courses of Merck & Co's experimental antiviral pill, Prime Minister Scott Morrison said....

 2021-10-05 06:49 

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Australian megachurch founder denies abuse cover up...

The Australian pastor and founder of a global Pentecostal megachurch has pleaded not guilty to concealing his father's alleged child sexual abuse....

 2021-10-05 06:27 

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Post-mortem to determine course of garda investigation...

A post-mortem examination will be carried out later today on the body of a man who died following an incident in a house in Blanchardstown in West Dublin....

 2021-10-05 06:15 

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Pfizer vaccine 'highly effective' against severe Covid...

Vaccination with two doses of the Pfizer jab stays highly effective against severe Covid - including the Delta variant - for at least six months, an analysis of US patients has found....

 2021-10-05 06:00 

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Focus Ireland helped 1,829 avoid homelessness last year...

Focus Ireland helped a record number of 1,829 households to avoid homelessness or to find a new home last year, according to its annual report....

 2021-10-05 04:27 

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Facebook blames 'configuration change' for outage...

Facebook Inc blamed a "faulty configuration change" for a nearly six-hour outage that prevented the company's 3.5bn users from accessing its social media and messaging services such as WhatsApp, Instagram and Messenger....

 2021-10-05 04:18 

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14% of world's coral reefs lost in a decade - report...

The largest ever survey of coral health has found that dynamite fishing and pollution, but mostly global warming, wiped out 14% of the world's coral reefs from 2009 to 2018....

 2021-10-05 03:04 

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Experts outline top tips for good mental health...

Leading experts have come up with a list of ways to stay mentally well....

 2021-10-04 23:31 

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Climate action comes to forefront in Govt's NDP...

There are no big new innovative transformational projects in the new National Development Plan. But it is not be true to say that there are no big changes. There are, writes George Lee....

 2021-10-04 18:49 

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At a glance: How 35bn transport fund will be spent...

The Government said its 35 billion investment in the transport system will transform how the country travels and halve Ireland's greenhouse gas emissions by 2030....

 2021-10-04 18:15 

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Three people injured in assault at house in Dublin...

Three people are in a serious condition in hospital after an assault in a house in Blanchardstown in west Dublin this afternoon....

 2021-10-04 17:43 

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NDP comes with road project list - but no guarantees...

Today's announcement on the National Development Plan was an example of a classic political fudge, writes Sandra Hurley....

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