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 2021-08-01 17:04 

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13 Covid deaths over weekend in Northern Ireland...

Thirteen Covid-19 deaths have been reported in Northern Ireland over the weekend....

 2021-08-01 13:15 

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Belarus athlete taken to airport after coach criticism...

A Belarusian sprinter said she was taken to the airport against her wishes today to board a flight back home after she publicly complained about national coaches at the Tokyo Olympics....

 2021-08-01 13:08 

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Ireland's Olympic rowing medal winners return home...

Six of Ireland's Olympic medallists have arrived home from Tokyo in the past few minutes....

 2021-08-01 12:48 

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Bishop says communions, confirmations can go ahead...

The Bishop of Raphoe, which encompasses much of Donegal, Alan McGuckian has recommended that the parishes can proceed with holy communions and confirmations from the middle of August in his diocese....

 2021-08-01 12:44 

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Pfizer and Moderna raise vaccine prices in EU - report...

Pfizer and Moderna have raised the prices of their Covid-19 vaccines in the latest European Union supply contracts, according to a report in The Financial Times today....

 2021-08-01 12:04 

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10,000 attended walk-in vaccine centres yesterday...

The Chief Executive of the HSE has said that 10,000 people availed of walk-in Covid-19 vaccination centres around the country yesterday....

 2021-08-01 12:02 

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Firms in UK to offer incentives for Covid-19 vaccines...

Food delivery and taxi-hailing companies in the UK are to offer discounted lifts and meals for customers who get a Covid-19 jab to help boost vaccine uptake, the British government has announced....

 2021-08-01 11:38 

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Tokyo 2020: Agony for McClenaghan as medal hopes ruined...

Ireland's Rhys McClenaghan, who had topped the qualifying standings alongside Chinese Taipei's Chih Kai Lee, suffered huge disappointment in the Olympic pommel horse final as he came off the apparatus early in his routine and finished seventh....

 2021-08-01 11:07 

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Venice ban may not end cruise ship battle...

Large cruise liners and ships are banned from sailing into the centre of Venice from today, due to fears that they are causing irreparable damage to the lagoon city....

 2021-08-01 10:37 

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Greek firefighters battle to extinguish forest blaze...

Nearly 300 firefighters, two water bomber planes and five helicopters are battling to put out a forest fire in Greece that has so far destroyed around 20 homes and injured eight people, authorities said....

 2021-08-01 10:36 

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Taliban attacks several major Afghan cities...

Afghan government forces struggled against Taliban assaults on several major cities today as the insurgents stepped up a nationwide offensive that saw a key airport in the south come under rocket fire overnight....

 2021-08-01 10:17 

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Chinese cities test millions as virus cases surge...

Chinese cities have rolled out mass testing of millions of people and imposed fresh travel restrictions as health authorities battled to contain the country's most widespread coronavirus outbreak in months....

 2021-08-01 09:56 

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New Zealand PM apologises for raids on Pacific people...

New Zealand Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern has formally apologised for police crackdowns in the 1970s that "unfairly targeted" the country's Pacific community....

 2021-08-01 09:36 

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YouTube suspends Sky News Australia channel...

YouTube has barred Sky News Australia from uploading new content for one week, citing concerns about Covid-19 misinformation....

 2021-08-01 07:58 

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US Covid eviction ban expires, leaving renters at risk...

A pandemic-related US government ban on residential evictions expired at midnight last night, putting millions of American renters at risk of being forced from their homes....

 2021-08-01 07:39 

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Myanmar junta chief says new elections in two years...

Myanmar's junta chief has said that elections would be held and a state of emergency lifted by August 2023, extending the military's initial timeline given when it deposed Aung San Suu Kyi six months ago....

 2021-08-01 07:19 

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Motorcyclist dies following road crash in Dublin...

A 19-year-old man has died and another male is in a serious condition in hospital following a three-vehicle road crash in Dublin late last night....

 2021-08-01 07:00 

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Beirut blast one year on: No answers amid economic woes...

As well as chronic food shortages in Lebanon there are also severe difficulties accessing clean water, electricity and education as the country buckles under continuing problems....

 2021-08-01 00:05 

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Tokyo 2020: McIlroy in medal mix - Day 9 updates...

Medals are on the agenda in boxing, golf and gymnastics as we enter day nine of the Olympics....

 2021-07-31 23:32 

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Tokyo 2020: Walsh forced to withdraw from semi-final...

Aidan Walsh has withdrawn from the semi-final of the men's welterweight competition at the Olympic Games due to the ankle injury sustained in celebrating victory in his previous bout....

 2021-07-31 18:16 

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Call for rapid access clinics to ease hospital pressure...

The Irish Association for Emergency Medicine has called for the establishment of a network of rapid access clinics to respond to an upsurge in attendances at the country's hospital emergency departments....

 2021-07-31 17:23 

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Thousands protest against Covid health pass in France...

Thousands of people have protested in Paris and other French cities against a mandatory coronavirus health pass for entry to a wide array of public venues....

 2021-07-31 16:35 

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British PM Johnson and wife expecting another baby...

British Prime Minister Boris Johnson and his wife Carrie are expecting a second baby, Ms Johnson announced on social media....

 2021-07-31 16:30 

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Six people dead in Turkish wildfires...

Fire crews tackled blazes for a fourth day as the number of people killed in forest fires sweeping through southern Turkey rose to six, state media reported....

 2021-07-31 14:46 

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Saudi doctors separate Yemeni baby from twin...

A team of doctors in Saudi Arabia has separated a Yemeni baby from her parasitic twin, authorities said, marking their 50th successful operation on conjoined twins....

 2021-07-31 13:39 

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BBC presenter Scott 'proud of accent' after criticism...

BBC presenter Alex Scott has said she is "proud of my accent" after a former Labour minister and House of Lords member criticised her pronunciation....

 2021-07-31 13:19 

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Countries must be more ambitious on climate goals: UN...

Countries that have signed up to the Paris accord to tame climate change need to be more ambitious in their own national efforts, the UN's climate chief has said....

 2021-07-31 12:17 

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No happy anniversary for bride caught in Beirut blast...

It should have been the happiest of times, but Lebanese doctor Israa Seblani does not even have a photograph of her wedding on display as the memories are so painful....

 2021-07-31 12:15 

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UK urges pregnant women to get vaccinated...

British health authorities have urged more pregnant women to get coronavirus jabs after a national study found the Delta variant appeared to increase their risk of severe symptoms....

 2021-07-31 11:30 

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Bishops give go-ahead for communions, confirmations...

The Bishops of Clogher and Waterford and Lismore have given the go-ahead for Communions and Confirmations to take place from next month....

 2021-07-31 10:35 

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China outbreak spreads as WHO sounds alarm on Delta...

Outbreaks of the highly contagious Delta variant have prompted China and Australia to impose stricter Covid-19 restrictions as the WHO urged the world to quickly contain the mutation before it turns into something deadlier and draws out the pandemic....

 2021-07-31 10:28 

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Israel pushes for UN action against Iran over attack...

Israel's foreign minister said he has ordered the nation's diplomats to push for UN action against Iran over a deadly attack on a ship managed by an Israeli billionaire....

 2021-07-31 08:25 

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Irishman dies in drowning incident in Spain...

An Irishman has died following a drowning incident in northern Spain....

 2021-07-31 07:54 

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Tokyo 2020: McIlroy and Lowry stay in medal hunt...

Irish golfers Shane Lowry and Rory McIlroy remain strong contenders for Olympic medals after impressive third rounds in Tokyo today....

 2021-07-31 07:50 

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Walk-in vaccine clinics in operation across the country...

Dozens of walk-in Covid-19 vaccination clinics are operating throughout the country across this bank holiday weekend....

 2021-07-31 07:15 

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Brisbane to enter snap Covid-19 lockdown...

Australia's third-largest city of Brisbane and other parts of Queensland state will enter a snap Covid-19 lockdown from today as authorities race to contain an emerging outbreak of the Delta strain....

 2021-07-31 07:00 

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Cyber battles in US: Could online attacks spark a war?...

We can only hope that this modern-day Cold War remains in the virtual world. If it does escalate, lines at service stations and empty petrol pumps will be the least of our worries....

 2021-07-31 07:00 

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The women who laundered cash for the Kinahan crime gang...

The "reckless" women who lived the high life on organised crime cash but did not know what was going on...and did not ask....

 2021-07-31 07:00 

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'We have no dignity': The people aching to enter Europe...

With the eyes of the world's media so firmly focused on Covid-19, it's easy to forget long-running stories, such as the plight of thousands of people trying to get to Europe in search of a better life, writes Juliette Gash....

 2021-07-31 02:47 

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Toyko 2020: Biles makes further withdrawals...

Simone Biles has ruled herself out of the vault and uneven bars finals at the Olympic Games in Tokyo, USA Gymnastics has announced....

 2021-07-31 00:21 

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Toyko 2020: Day 8 updates...

It's day eight in Tokyo, including the final of the mixed relay 4x400m. Attention also turns to golf as Ireland look to move into strong medal contention....

 2021-07-30 20:44 

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'War has changed' - CDC urges new response over Delta...

The "war has changed" against Covid-19 because of the highly contagious Delta variant, the US Centers for Disease Control said, proposing a clearer message, mandatory vaccines for health workers and a return to universal masking....

 2021-07-30 18:29 

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Warning issued over vaccine appointment scam...

People are being urged to ignore text messages claiming to offer Covid-19 vaccine appointments, which ask for credit or debit card details to complete the booking....

 2021-07-30 17:41 

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Aunt drove for months in US with dead children in car...

A woman in the US was arrested with the bodies of her young nephew and niece in the boot of her car, police said, after making the grim discovery during a routine traffic stop....

 2021-07-30 17:37 

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Campaigners win court battle over Stonehenge tunnel...

Campaigners have won a court battle over British transport minister Grant Shapps' decision to approve a controversial road project which includes a tunnel near Stonehenge....

 2021-07-30 17:13 

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Signal for live entertainment return by 'end of August'...

The Government will be in a position to give a clear signal on a reopening plan for the live entertainment industry by the end of August, Minister for Tourism, Culture, Arts, Gaeltacht, Sport and Media Catherine Martin has said....

 2021-07-30 16:53 

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Ex friar jailed for 5 years for indecent assaulting boy...

A jury found Joseph Keegan, 79, of Somerville Avenue, Crumlin, Dublin 12, guilty of two counts of indecent assault on the boy....

 2021-07-30 16:43 

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Attendance boost for All-Ireland finals, WC qualifiers...

Increased attendances have been confirmed for the All-Ireland finals and semi-finals in Croke Park, and two World Cup qualifiers in the Aviva....

 2021-07-30 16:24 

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20k damages for boy who suffered scald wounds on plane...

A judge has approved a 20,000 damages settlement to a 12-year-old boy who suffered scald wounds to his right upper thigh during a Ryanair flight....

 2021-07-30 16:01 

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Man who stabbed 16 cats is jailed in England...

A security guard who knifed cats to death in a string of attacks has been jailed for more than five years. Steve Bouquet embarked on a pet stabbing spree in Brighton, England between October 2018 and June 2019....

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