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 2022-06-23 00:00 

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Tories at risk of losing two UK by-elections...

British voters go to the polls in by-elections today that could result in the loss of two more seats for the Conservatives....

 2022-06-22 23:41 

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G7 leaders to increase pressure on Russia - US official...

Leaders at the upcoming G7 summit in Germany will announce new measures aimed at pressuring Russia over its invasion of Ukraine, a senior US official has said....

 2022-06-22 21:28 

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Rupert Murdoch and Jerry Hall to divorce...

Media tycoon Rupert Murdoch and Jerry Hall are to divorce, according to the New York Times, citing two people with knowledge of the matter....

 2022-06-22 20:36 

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Sinkhole swallows motorbike on London street...

Residents have described the "exciting but scary" moment a huge sinkhole swallowed up part of a street in southeast London....

 2022-06-22 20:08 

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Pope Francis mourns Jesuit priests killed in Mexico...

Pope Francis has lamented the spiral of violence engulfing Mexico, after two Jesuit priests and a man seeking sanctuary were gunned down inside a church....

 2022-06-22 19:36 

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Proposed new law aims to restore damaged ecosystems...

The European Commission has adopted a proposal for a new Nature Restoration Law that would introduce legally binding targets for nature restoration in all European countries, including Ireland....

 2022-06-22 18:56 

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Bill to assist adopted people passes through Oireachtas...

New legislation which aims to provide adopted people access to their information, has passed all stages in the Oireachtas....

 2022-06-22 18:22 

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Man called ex-partner 'whore' ahead of fatal incident...

A man accused of murdering his former partner's new boyfriend called her a "whore" moments before the fatal confrontation, the Central Criminal Court has been told....

 2022-06-22 16:37 

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Committee told of need to challenge big pharma practice...

An Oireachtas committee has heard that fast tracking new drugs saved 9,000 "life years" in Belgium, due to improved access to cancer treatments....

 2022-06-22 15:38 

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Call for register of domestic violence offenders...

The brother of a 24-year-old mother, stabbed to death by her former partner last year, has called for the establishment of a register of individuals convicted of domestic violence....

 2022-06-22 15:34 

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Man pleads guilty to murdering brother in Dublin...

A 48-year-old man who was due to go on trial this morning has admitted to murdering his younger brother at their home in Dublin nearly two years ago....

 2022-06-22 15:33 

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Mother acquitted of wilful neglect after child's death...

A woman whose two-year-old daughter died six years ago after ingesting methadone has been acquitted of wilfully neglecting the child....

 2022-06-22 14:56 

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Father of murdered schoolgirl Ana Krigel dies...

The father of murdered schoolgirl Ana Krigel has died peacefully at his home in Co Kildare....

 2022-06-22 14:42 

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UK unveils plans to override ECHR after Rwanda spat...

The UK government has introduced legislation allowing it to override rulings by the European Court of Human Rights (ECHR), after a judge in Strasbourg blocked flights removing asylum seekers to Rwanda....

 2022-06-22 14:35 

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Plane catches fire while landing at Miami airport...

US air crash investigators are on their way to Miami to examine the landing gear of a passenger jet that crash landed at the city's international airport....

 2022-06-22 14:31 

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'Happy feet all over the place' as Kerry penguins born...

Five baby penguin chicks have been born in west Kerry, with Dingle Oceanworld Aquariuam appealing to the public for help naming them....

 2022-06-22 13:32 

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UK health agency says poliovirus found in London sewage...

The poliovirus has been detected in several sewage samples in the British capital, the first sign since the 1980s that the virus could be spreading in the country....

 2022-06-22 13:19 

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Govt criticised after funds purchase 350 homes in year...

The Government has been criticised for allowing more than 350 homes to be bought by investment funds despite the State introducing a 10% stamp duty rate to discourage the practice....

 2022-06-22 12:40 

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Scheme to help those with convictions access education...

A new third-level scholarship fund, which aims to support people with criminal convictions in accessing higher education, has opened....

 2022-06-22 12:22 

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Appeal court decision in 'Boy B' case likely next month...

The Court of Appeal is likely to give a decision next month on an application by one of two boys convicted of the murder of schoolgirl Ana Krigel in 2018, to introduce fresh evidence at his appeal against his conviction....

 2022-06-22 11:51 

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EU seeks to halve use of pesticides with landmark law...

The European Commission has proposed legally binding targets to halve the use of chemical pesticides and restore nature across the EU, in an attempt to better protect health and recover plunging wildlife populations....

 2022-06-22 11:50 

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Women in Ukraine: 'We must defend our families'...

Down at a shooting range in Zaporizhzhia in south-eastern Ukraine, six women are learning how to use Kalashnikov assault rifles as part of an urban combat training programme....

 2022-06-22 11:45 

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Efforts to help millions stranded in South Asia floods...

Authorities in Bangladesh have intensified efforts to deliver food and drinking water to millions of people struggling after heavy rain unleashed catastrophic flooding across a quarter of the country....

 2022-06-22 11:05 

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EU court dismisses Ryanair challenge against Finnair...

Europe's second-highest court has today dismissed Ryanair's challenge against EU approval for millions of euros in state aid granted to rival Finnair....

 2022-06-22 10:35 

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Harry turns on the Styles and takes a dip in Dublin...

Harry Styles plays a sold-out show at the Aviva Stadium in Dublin tonight but not before he and his girlfriend, actress and director Olivia Wilde, took a dip in the sea in Killiney....

 2022-06-22 10:28 

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Why monkeypox may get a new name...

Monkeypox may soon have a new name after scientists called for a change to dispel stereotypes of Africa being seen as a crucible of disease....

 2022-06-22 10:21 

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Pay restoration 'controversial, not at best time'...

Tnaiste and Minister for Enterprise, Trade and Employment Leo Varadkar has said pay rises being restored to senior civil servants is because of a law in 2017 that would reverse the freeze....

 2022-06-22 09:30 

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Glastonbury returns after three year hiatus...

Over 200,000 people are expected to arrive at the Glastonbury Festival for the first time in three years, expecting to hear headline acts such as Billie Eilish, Sir Paul McCartney and Kendrick Lamar....

 2022-06-22 08:55 

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Govt intends to make further pay talks offer - Tnaiste...

Tnaiste and Minister for Enterprise, Trade and Employment Leo Varadkar has said the Government intends to re-engage with public service unions to make a further offer on stalled pay talks....

 2022-06-22 08:34 

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China hit by 'red alert' heatwaves, floods swamp south...

Heatwaves in northern and central China drove up electricity demand to record levels as millions switched on air conditioners to escape the sweltering conditions, while floodwaters in the south submerged villages and trapped city residents....

 2022-06-22 08:25 

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South Korea reports first confirmed monkeypox case...

South Korea has confirmed its first case of monkeypox virus and pledged to strengthen monitoring and response systems as it raised the alert level to "caution" for the infectious disease....

 2022-06-22 07:29 

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US Senate advances 'significant' gun legislation...

The US Senate took an initial step towards passing the country's first major gun-control legislation in decades, galvanised by two mass shootings in a nation that has long struggled to curb chronic gun violence....

 2022-06-22 07:22 

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Strong earthquake kills at least 280 in Afghanistan...

An earthquake of magnitude 6.1 has killed at least 280 people in Afghanistan, officials said, adding that hundreds of people were injured and the toll was likely to rise as information trickled in from remote mountain villages....

 2022-06-22 07:03 

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Russia's Lithuania warning an 'open threat' to EU, NATO...

Russia's warning of "serious" consequences to Lithuania for the implementation of EU sanctions is an open threat to Europe and NATO, an adviser to Ukraine's presidential office has said....

 2022-06-22 06:23 

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Key Ukrainian city under 'massive' Russian bombardment...

Ukrainian forces are facing "massive" and relentless artillery attacks in a battleground eastern city, as Russian troops gained ground throughout the Donbas region....

 2022-06-22 00:01 

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Financial workers want some remote work - survey...

A new survey of financial services employees shows that 88% of respondents say they would like to work from home some of the time....

 2022-06-22 00:01 

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Childcare providers to protest over funding issues...

Childcare providers and parents will stage a protest outside Leinster House today to highlight issues with funding for the sector....

 2022-06-21 23:58 

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US jury finds Cosby sexually assaulted teen in 1975...

A California jury has found comedian Bill Cosby was liable for sexually assaulting a woman at the Playboy Mansion in 1975 when she was a teenager....

 2022-06-21 21:34 

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Government to extend Covid-19 illness benefit...

The Government has announced the extension of a Covid-19 illness benefit from the end of June until the end of September 2022....

 2022-06-21 20:51 

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State 'failing' children with special educational needs...

The State is failing children with special educational needs who cannot secure appropriate school places, a report from the Ombudsman for Children has found....

 2022-06-21 20:51 

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BBC issue clear warning to EastEnders star after arrest...

EastEnders star Jessie Wallace has "expressed her deep regret" after she was arrested on suspicion of assaulting a police officer and drunk and disorderly conduct, the BBC said....

 2022-06-21 19:35 

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Iran executed over 100 in first 3 months of 2022 - UN...

Iran executed more than 100 people in the first three months of 2022, continuing a worrying upward trend, according to a report by UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres that was presented today....

 2022-06-21 18:58 

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Number of HSE staff on more than 500k doubles...

The number of HSE employees paid more 500,000 has doubled from three to six....

 2022-06-21 18:51 

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Trump's pressure campaign in focus at Capitol hearing...

The congressional committee investigating the 6 January 2021 assault on the US Capitol has shifted its focus to the pressure Donald Trump put on state officials as he sought to remain in the White House despite losing the 2020 election....

 2022-06-21 18:33 

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UK to offer monkeypox vaccine to control spread...

The UK Health Security Agency has recommended that some gay and bisexual men at higher risk of contracting monkeypox should be offered a vaccine to control an outbreak....

 2022-06-21 17:39 

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Airlines group seeks meeting over Dublin Airport delays...

A group representing major North American airlines has written to the Ministers for Transport and Tourism calling for urgent action to deal with the recent delays at Dublin airport....

 2022-06-21 17:26 

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Irish man jailed for role in people smuggling scheme...

An Irish man has been given a four-year-jail sentence in England after he admitted his involvement in an international people smuggling scheme....

 2022-06-21 16:07 

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Delay of Future of Media Commission report criticised...

It is understood that the report of the Future of Media Commission will go to Cabinet in two weeks' time....

 2022-06-21 16:07 

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Uvalde police response to shooting an 'abject failure'...

Evidence shows the law enforcement response to the Uvalde school shooting that killed 19 children and two teachers in May was "an abject failure," according to the Texas Department of Public Safety Director....

 2022-06-21 15:57 

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Students can earn more without affecting SUSI grant...

Third-level students availing of the the Student Grant Scheme will be able to earn more money over summer without losing eligibility for the grant next year....

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