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 2021-09-14 10:25 

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Putin self-isolates after Covid detected in entourage...

Russian President Vladimir Putin is self-isolating after members of his entourage fell ill with Covid-19 and will therefore not travel to Tajikistan this week for planned regional security meetings, the Kremlin said....

 2021-09-14 10:13 

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Norway to start coalition talks with climate focus...

Norway's centre-left opposition parties will start coalition talks today to try to form a majority government after winning a decisive parliamentary election victory, with climate change expected to be central in discussions....

 2021-09-14 09:52 

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UK delays implementation of post-Brexit trade controls...

The British government has said it is delaying the implementation of some post-Brexit border controls which had been due to come into force at the start of October....

 2021-09-14 09:22 

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SF no-confidence motion 'not a priority' for Labour...

Labour leader Alan Kelly has said that the vote of no-confidence in Simon Coveney is not a priority for the party and there are bigger issues for the Dil when it resumes for the autumn session....

 2021-09-14 09:22 

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Sinn Fin motion a 'headline grabbing stunt' - FG...

The Fine Gael party has mounted a social media defence of Minister for Foreign Affairs Simon Coveney, in advance of tomorrow's Sinn Fein no-confidence motion in the Dil....

 2021-09-14 09:03 

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South Korea fines Google $177m for market abuse...

South Korea's competition regulator has fined Alphabet's Google 207 billion won ($176.64m) for blocking customised versions of its Android operating system (OS)....

 2021-09-14 08:42 

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Hong Kong to create more national security offences...

Hong Kong will create a host of new national security offences, a senior official has confirmed, building on a law Beijing imposed last year that has criminalised much dissent and transformed the city....

 2021-09-14 08:31 

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Evergrande - China's fragile housing giant...

Chinese housing giant Evergrande is one of the country's largest private conglomerates and world's most indebted property developer, teetering on the brink of bankruptcy after years of rapid growth and a buying spree....

 2021-09-14 08:17 

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Evergrande warns of growing default risks...

Cash-strapped property group China Evergrande Group said it has engaged advisers to examine its financial options and warned of default risks amid plunging property sales, sending its stock and bond prices lower....

 2021-09-14 07:24 

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Appeal over Irishman suffering with cancer in Australia...

The family of a Co Meath man with Stage 4 brain cancer have appealed to the Australian ambassador to Ireland to help them get into Australia to see him....

 2021-09-14 07:14 

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Hurricane Nicholas makes landfall along Texas coast...

Hurricane Nicholas has made landfall along the Texas coast, packing maximum sustained winds of 120km/h, the US National Hurricane Center has said....

 2021-09-14 07:02 

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Sinn Fin party think-in ahead of no-confidence motion...

Sinn Fin's parliamentary party will meet in Dublin today, ahead of a return of the Dil tomorrow....

 2021-09-14 06:25 

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China battling new Covid outbreak among schoolchildren...

Southern Chinese cities have closed schools and ordered testing for millions in a race to curb a new Covid-19 outbreak which has sparked concerns over infections among unvaccinated schoolchildren....

 2021-09-14 06:01 

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Students staying in hotels due to lack of accommodation...

Third-level students in Limerick are staying in hotels because they cannot find suitable accommodation in the city....

 2021-09-14 00:01 

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Govt should abandon plans for tax cuts in Budget - ICTU...

The Irish Congress of Trade Unions has said the Government should abandon its plans for tax cuts in the upcoming Budget and instead prioritise increases in public expenditure on housing, healthcare and childcare....

 2021-09-14 00:01 

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Lone parents account for 53% of all homeless families...

Lone parents and their children account for 53% of all homeless families and are much more likely to experience poor housing than other household types, according to a report published by the Irish Human Rights and Equality Commission and the Economic and...

 2021-09-13 20:04 

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Andrew Neil steps down as GB News chair...

Andrew Neil has stepped down as chairman of GB News....

 2021-09-13 19:35 

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Chairperson of South/South West Hospital group resigns...

The chairperson of the South/South West Hospital Group Board, Professor Geraldine McCarthy from University College Cork, has resigned....

 2021-09-13 17:51 

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Recognition sought for healthcare workers over pandemic...

Unions representing healthcare workers appeared before the Labour Court today in an effort to secure recognition for their work during the Covid-19 crisis....

 2021-09-13 17:33 

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Prince Andrew challenging court jurisdiction in lawsuit...

Britain's Prince Andrew plans to challenge a US court's jurisdiction over a civil lawsuit by a woman who accused him of sexually assaulting and battering her two decades ago, according to a court filing today....

 2021-09-13 16:55 

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Focus of FG think-in goes from future back to Zappone...
 2021-09-13 16:00 

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New licence for taxi driver who used remote to up fares...

A taxi driver, who scammed passengers 270 times over a six-month period by secretly using a remote control to add 9 to fares, has been allowed have his licence back and work again....

 2021-09-13 15:13 

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No-confidence motion not a priority for people - Kelly...

Labour leader Alan Kelly has dismissed the no-confidence motion in Foreign Affairs Minister Simon Coveney as not a priority for Irish people....

 2021-09-13 15:06 

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Macron's ex-bodyguard on trial over beating protesters...

President Emmanuel Macron's former bodyguard appeared in court today on charges of assaulting two young demonstrators during an anti-capitalist protest in 2018, an incident that caused deep embarrassment for a president who promised an "exemplary ...

 2021-09-13 14:45 

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No need for vaccine third jab booster, study finds...

Vaccines are effective enough at preventing severe Covid-19 that there is no current need for the general population to be given third doses, according to a report in The Lancet published today....

 2021-09-13 13:50 

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Ryan says councils must row in behind Govt housing plan...

Local councils have to "row in and support" the Government's drive to build more homes to address the housing crisis, Minister for Transport and Green Party leader Eamon Ryan has said....

 2021-09-13 13:08 

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Thousands evacuated as Typhoon Chanthu nears Shanghai...

Hundreds of flights were grounded and tens of thousands of residents evacuated in Shanghai, as Typhoon Chanthu brought strong winds and rain to the eastern Chinese city....

 2021-09-13 12:52 

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Dutch court rules Uber drivers are employees...

Uber drivers are employees entitled to greater workers' rights under local labour laws, a Dutch court has ruled, handing a setback to the US company's European business model....

 2021-09-13 12:51 

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Climate protesters block motorway junctions in England...

Protesters in England demanding government action on home insulation have partially blocked several junctions on the M25....

 2021-09-13 12:29 

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Full reopening for events on track for 22 Oct - Martin...

The Minister for Arts Catherine Martin has said the numbers are moving in the right direction for a full opening of the live entertainment sector on 22 October....

 2021-09-13 11:31 

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Traffic figures returning to pre-Covid levels - CSO...

Car traffic volumes have not yet returned to pre-Covid-19 levels but the gap between 2021 and 2019 figures is gradually declining, new figures from the Central Statistics Office show today....

 2021-09-13 11:18 

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Mother gives evidence at inquest into death of newborn...

An inquest has begun at the Dublin District Coroner's Court into the death of baby Laurence Somers on 28 January 2018, five days after his birth....

 2021-09-13 10:51 

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Afghan dogs find new home after US evacuation...

In a makeshift training centre at Kabul airport, dozens of dogs that were left behind during last month's evacuations from Afghanistan have found a new home - and new handlers....

 2021-09-13 10:47 

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Link between cases and harm falling - Henry...

The Chief Clinical Officer of the Health Service Executive has said case numbers are still high but that the link between cases and harm is falling....

 2021-09-13 10:07 

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Review into Defence Force allegations being finalised...

The Minister for Defence Simon Coveney has said discussions are at an advanced stage on the establishment of an independent review into how the Defence Forces deal with allegations of sexual harassment, discrimination and bullying....

 2021-09-13 08:57 

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Economy performing ahead of expectations - Varadkar...

Tnaiste and Minster for Enterprise Leo Varadkar said today that the economy is "actually ahead of where we thought we would be"....

 2021-09-13 07:43 

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First foreign commercial flight lands at Kabul airport...

A Pakistan International Airlines (PIA) plane carrying a handful of passengers touched down at Kabul airport today, the first international commercial flight to land since the Taliban retook power in Afghanistan on 15 August....

 2021-09-13 07:39 

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North Korea test-fires new 'long-range cruise missile'...

North Korea test-fired a new "long-range cruise missile" over the weekend, state media has reported, with the US saying the nuclear-armed country was threatening its neighbours and beyond....

 2021-09-13 07:07 

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Auckland to remain in strict lockdown...

New Zealand has extended a strict lockdown in Auckland, requiring 1.7 million people to remain indoors for at least another week to snuff out small outbreaks of the highly infectious Delta variant of coronavirus....

 2021-09-13 07:02 

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Ibec calls for more R&D investment in budget submission...

Business group Ibec has called on the Government to increase investment in research and development and to bring forward planned investment in childcare....

 2021-09-13 07:00 

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Dwyer phone data case to be heard before European court...

The Court of Justice of the EU is today hearing arguments in a case which could have significant implications for investigations into serious crimes in this country as well as for a murder conviction in a high profile case....

 2021-09-13 07:00 

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Dwyer phone data case to be heard before European court...

The Court of Justice of the EU is today hearing arguments in a case which could have significant implications for investigations into serious crimes in this country as well as for a murder conviction in a high profile case....

 2021-09-13 06:35 

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Parties meet to discuss priorities ahead of Dil return...

The Fine Gael parliamentary party is gathering in Trim, Co Meath, for a two-day meeting ahead of the Dil returning later this week....

 2021-09-13 06:11 

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Rights of people with disabilities 'not respected'...

The rights of people with disabilities are not adequately respected and upheld in Ireland, according to a survey commissioned by Safeguarding Ireland....

 2021-09-13 00:00 

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CAB returned over 5m in crime cash to state in 2020...

The Criminal Assets Bureau returned over 5 million of crime cash to the state last year, according to its annual report released today....

 2021-09-12 19:50 

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Taliban ban women from studying at university with men...

Afghan women will be allowed to attend university as long as they study separately from men, the Taliban's new higher education minister has said....

 2021-09-12 19:10 

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Ryanair warns 'dramatically higher' flight costs on way...

Ryanair Chief Executive Michael O'Leary has warned that prices will increase as passengers rush to holiday in Europe next summer....

 2021-09-12 18:09 

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Afghan children facing threat of malnutrition - UNICEF...

UNICEF is warning that close to one million children in Afghanistan are facing the threat of acute malnutrition, as a result of drought and the ongoing conflict there....

 2021-09-12 17:59 

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Harrington selects Lowry as Ryder Cup wildcard...

Shane Lowry has been chosen as one of Europe's Ryder Cup wildcards by Padraig Harrington after missing out on automatic qualification at the BMW PGA championship....

 2021-09-12 17:59 

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Harrington selects Lowry as Ryder Cup wildcard...

Shane Lowry has been chosen as one of Europe's Ryder Cup wildcards by Padraig Harrington after missing out on automatic qualification at the BMW PGA championship....

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