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 2022-05-11 15:52 

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'Hell on Earth': Faces of the last fighters in Azovstal...

Ukrainian officials issued dire warnings today about the fate of civilians and the last fighters in Mariupol after weeks of Russian bombardment....

 2022-05-11 15:25 

RTE

Gove criticised for using 'silly voices' in interview...

British Communities Secretary Michael Gove has been criticised for "using silly voices" as he appeared to attempt American and Scouse accents during a broadcast interview....

 2022-05-11 14:31 

RTE

TD got 'awful fright' over sexually explicit messages...

A Fine Gael TD has said that a man's decision to send her sexually explicit videos meant she got an "awful fright" and had a "cold sense of dread" amid concerns for her safety during the 2020 election campaign....

 2022-05-11 13:39 

RTE

UK strikes security agreement with Sweden and Finland...

British Prime Minister Boris Johnson has said he had agreed new deals with Sweden and Finland to bolster European security, pledging to support both countries' armed forces should they come under attack....

 2022-05-11 13:22 

RTE

Karen Harrington tells court she did not murder Santina...

A woman on trial for the murder of a two-year-old girl in Cork in 2019 has told the Central Criminal Court that she did not murder the child....

 2022-05-11 12:47 

RTE

Top ten corporation tax payers paid 53% of 2021 total...

The top ten payers of corporation tax collectively paid 53% of the total last year or 8.176 billion, new figures from Revenue show....

 2022-05-11 11:38 

RTE

EU proposes tighter rules to combat online child abuse...

The European Commission has proposed that digital providers should be forced to detect, report and remove child sexual abuse images from the internet....

 2022-05-11 11:03 

RTE

Arizona to resume lethal injections after 8 years...

Arizona was preparing for its first execution since 2014, with an inmate convicted of killing a student scheduled to be put to death eight years after the state carried out its last lethal injection, described by lawyers as botched....

 2022-05-11 10:34 

RTE

Final orders in Graham Dwyer case due in coming weeks...

The final orders to be made by the Supreme Court in the case of convicted murderer, Graham Dwyer are likely to be agreed in the coming weeks....

 2022-05-11 10:20 

RTE

Vardy denies leaking private information to media...

Rebakah Vardy has denied the suggestion it was "standard practice" for her to leak private information to The Sun newspaper via her agent....

 2022-05-11 10:10 

RTE

Biggest white diamond ever auctioned fetches 20.75m...

"The Rock", the biggest white diamond ever to be sold at auction, will go under the hammer in Geneva today and could fetch up to $30 million - or more....

 2022-05-11 10:10 

RTE

Europe plans to drop mandatory masks for air travel...

Face masks are set to be no longer mandatory in airports and on flights in Europe, according to the ECDC and EU Aviation Safety Agency, but vulnerable people are still advised to wear facemasks on flights and in airports....

 2022-05-11 09:35 

RTE

Lagarde hints ECB rate hike could come as soon as July...

European Central Bank president Christine Lagarde hinted Wednesday the Frankfurt-based institution could raise its interest rates from historic lows as soon as July as inflation in the eurozone soars....

 2022-05-11 09:06 

RTE

Major US retailers limit baby formula over shortages...

US retailers including Target, CVS Health Corp and Walgreens said they have limited purchases of infant formula due to a supply shortage....

 2022-05-11 08:49 

RTE

Committee to discuss abuse in Sport...

The level of abuse towards referees, officials, and players in sport will be discussed at an Oireachtas committee today....

 2022-05-11 08:38 

RTE

Govt apology criticised by some adoption campaigners...

A Government apology to people who had their births registered illegally has been criticised by some adoption campaigners and politicians....

 2022-05-11 08:09 

RTE

Game over: EA, FIFA part ways after decades together...

Electronic Arts (EA) is parting ways with world soccer governing body FIFA after a near three-decade partnership and pulling the plug on one of the world's most successful video-game franchises that has raked in billions of dollars in sales....

 2022-05-11 07:24 

RTE

Almost 5,000 injured in Astroworld crush, filings claim...

Almost 5,000 people were injured in some way during a crush at the Astroworld music festival in Texas in the US where 10 people died, new filings have claimed....

 2022-05-11 07:09 

RTE

Fighting rages in east Ukraine as US warns of long war...

Follow live coverage of today's events as Russia's invasion of Ukraine continues....

 2022-05-11 06:56 

RTE

Apple pulls plug on iconic iPod after 20 years...

Apple has confirmed it is no longer making iPods, the trend-setting MP3 players that transformed how people get music and gave rise to the iPhone....

 2022-05-11 06:42 

RTE

Ukraine halts Russian gas flows at key transit point...

Flows of Russian gas to Europe through a key transit point in Ukraine dried up, while Kyiv claimed battlefield gains over invading Russian forces, including the recapture of four villages around the second city of Kharkiv....

 2022-05-11 06:32 

RTE

Donnelly to face renewed questioning over NMH...

Minister for Health Stephen Donnelly will go before the Oireachtas Committee on Health this morning to answer questions about the proposed construction of the new National Maternity Hospital on lands at St Vincent's Hospital....

 2022-05-11 06:30 

RTE

Al Jazeera journalist shot dead in West Bank...

A journalist with Al Jazeera has been shot dead while she was covering a raid by Israeli troops in the West Bank's refugee camp....

 2022-05-11 06:19 

RTE

New Zealand will fully reopen to the world in August...

New Zealand will fully reopen to the world in August, Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern has said, ending one of the toughest anti-Covid-19 border restrictions....

 2022-05-11 06:11 

RTE

Post-mortem due in Ballymun murder investigation...

A post-mortem examination will be carried out today on the body of a 52-year-old woman who was found dead at her home at Sandyhill Gardens in Ballymun in Dublin yesterday....

 2022-05-11 06:00 

RTE

The crisis in Sri Lanka - What you need to know...

The crisis in Sri Lanka, which has seen protests of the streets of Colombo for the past two months, has now descended into deadly violence, with the armed forces ordered by the government to shoot any looters on sight....

 2022-05-11 06:00 

RTE

Coveney to hold talks with party leaders in Belfast...

Minister for Foreign Affairs Simon Coveney will hold talks in Belfast with the leaders of the main parties at Stormont....

 2022-05-10 21:38 

RTE

Key questions about the new National Maternity Hospital...

The Government is scrambling to build support for its proposed move of the National Maternity Hospital to the site of St Vincent's Hospital, but questions still persist, explains Louise Byrne....

 2022-05-10 20:30 

RTE

Cuba hotel blast death toll rises to 42...

Two more bodies were pulled from the rubble of a Havana hotel destroyed in an explosion, taking the death toll to 42....

 2022-05-10 19:42 

RTE

Inquest hears 'stranger homicide had been predicted'...

The jury in the inquest into the death of 20-year-old Jimmy Loughlin who was killed when he was attacked by a stranger with a crowbar in Sligo in 2018 has returned a verdict of unlawful killing....

 2022-05-10 19:17 

RTE

Ukraine through to Eurovision Song Contest final...

The Eurovision Song Contest favourites, Ukraine's Kalush Orchestra, received a standing ovation during Tuesday night's semi-final as they booked their home nation's place in Saturday's grand final in Turin....

 2022-05-10 19:05 

RTE

Musk says he would lift Twitter ban on Trump...

Tesla Chief Executive Elon Musk has said he would reverse Twitter's ban on former US President Donald Trump....

 2022-05-10 16:42 

RTE

Murder accused told garda evidence was pointing at her...

A woman accused of the murder of a 2-year-old girl was shown pictures of the bloodied apartment where the child was found critically injured and told garda that all of the evidence seemed to point to her having committed the crime....

 2022-05-10 16:24 

RTE

Woman in her 50s killed in Ballymun stabbing...

A woman in her 50s has been found stabbed to death in Ballymun in Dublin....

 2022-05-10 16:24 

RTE

China's zero-Covid policy not 'sustainable' - WHO...

The head of the World Health Organization has said China's zero-tolerance Covid-19 policy is not sustainable given what is known of the disease, in rare public comments by the UN agency on a government's handling of the virus....

 2022-05-10 15:38 

RTE

Shoot-on-sight orders issued to quell Sri Lanka riots...

Sri Lanka's defence ministry has ordered troops to shoot on sight people involved in looting or damaging property, a day after mobs targeted the homes of ruling-party politicians....

 2022-05-10 15:22 

RTE

Man received fatal stab wound from wife, court hears...

A man killed by his wife received a "rapidly fatal wound" when she stabbed him in the chest, a jury has heard....

 2022-05-10 15:01 

RTE

Ireland's first AI Ambassador is announced...

The Government has appointed Ireland's first Artificial Intelligence Ambassador....

 2022-05-10 14:39 

RTE

SF calls for State ownership of maternity hospital land...

The Sinn Fin leader has called on the Taoiseach Michel Martin to return to Saint Vincent's Hospital and "convince them" to transfer the land for the new National Maternity Hospital into State ownership....

 2022-05-10 14:19 

RTE

Bono announces publication of his memoir, Surrender...

Bono has marked his 62nd birthday by announcing that he is to publish his memoir, Surrender, in November, with each chapter of his life story named after a U2 song....

 2022-05-10 13:48 

RTE

10m settlement approved in brain injury case...

The High Court has approved a settlement of 10 million in the case of a 24-year-old woman who was brain injured at birth....

 2022-05-10 13:35 

RTE

Lack of construction workers 'threatens' climate target...

An Oireachtas committee has heard that a lack of construction workers threatens Ireland's ability to hit climate targets....

 2022-05-10 13:23 

RTE

Man hit by drunk driver in Malta settles court action...

A 70-year-old man who was catastrophically injured three years ago after he was knocked down by a drunk driver while on holidays in Malta has settled his High Court action for just over 3 million....

 2022-05-10 12:54 

RTE

No agreement on religious orders' redress contribution...

Agreement has not yet been reached with religious orders on contributing towards redress for survivors of mother-and-baby homes following 16 months of negotiations....

 2022-05-10 12:29 

RTE

Calls for levy on Pay TV, Video on Demand services...

A levy on Pay TV and Video on Demand services could yield 25 million for the Irish audio-visual industry, at no cost to the taxpayer, according to industry experts....

 2022-05-10 12:13 

RTE

Dr Ronan Glynn resigns as Deputy CMO...

The Deputy Chief Medical Officer Dr Ronan Glynn has resigned, the Department of Health has confirmed....

 2022-05-10 11:49 

RTE

Johnson says govt can't shield people from price rises...

British Prime Minister Boris Johnson has warned that the UK government could not "completely shield" people from the rising cost of living as he promised plans to get the country "back on track" following the Covid-19 pandemic....

 2022-05-10 10:54 

RTE

Rebekah Vardy had 'no choice' but to bring libel claim...

Rebekah Vardy "had no choice" but to bring the libel claim against Coleen Rooney to "establish her innocence and vindicate her reputation", the High Court in London has been told....

 2022-05-10 10:12 

RTE

Farmers protesting over pig meat prices...

Farmers are protesting at four locations around the country as they seek better prices for pig meat....

 2022-05-10 09:43 

RTE

Airline body IATA now sees industry recovery in 2023...

The head of the world's biggest airline trade body has said that the recovery in passenger traffic was accelerating and that on average, the industry could now return to pre-pandemic figures in 2023, a year earlier than its previous forecast....

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