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MEDIA

Legal advice to be sought over Communicorp ban on Irish Times

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Broadcasting Authority is concerned that boycott may be restricting service to listeners
Media Fri, 17 Nov 2017 01:00
ENVIRONMENT

Climate change talks on track: wealthy states feel the heat

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Developing countries, including small island nations, insist on temperature-rise limit
Environment Fri, 17 Nov 2017 22:10

Permission to demolish Howl at the Moon nightclub quashed

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Developer Paddy McKillen jnr ‘disappointed’ but new plan in pipeline
Environment Fri, 17 Nov 2017 21:25

More tree cover reduces rate of asthma attacks, study finds

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Tree planting ‘could play role in reducing effects of air pollution from cars’
Environment Fri, 17 Nov 2017 01:00

Climate talks failing vulnerable countries, says Robinson

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Former president of Ireland calls for ‘trillions of dollars’ to build infrastructure
Environment Thu, 16 Nov 2017 20:35

White House backtracks on move to lift ban on elephant trophies

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Trump administration spokeswoman says plan has not been finalised amid backlash
Environment Thu, 16 Nov 2017 19:09
PERSONAL FINANCE

Airbnb appeal: Lucrative, exempt from rent controls and possibly tax free

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Services proliferate as fears grow over impact of short-term lettings on the market
Personal Finance Fri, 17 Nov 2017 06:00
OTHER

Ex-NFL player is first case of CTE found in living person

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Diagnosis of CTE after experimental brain scan was confirmed after player died
Other Thu, 16 Nov 2017 20:47

Ex-NFL player confirmed as first case of CTE found in living person

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Diagnosis of CTE after experimental brain scan was confirmed after player died
Other Thu, 16 Nov 2017 20:47
HEALTH

Sponsorship in children’s hospital by McDonald’s charity condemned

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Obesity expert Dr Donal O’Shea asks if Heineken would be allowed sponsor a liver unit
Health Fri, 17 Nov 2017 13:17
MIDDLE EAST

Egyptian pop diva’s joke about the Nile lands her in court

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Sherine Abdel-Wahab to face trial after quip that drinking from river could make fans sick
Middle East Thu, 16 Nov 2017 13:48
ECONOMY

German party rejects Irish loan repayment plan that could save €150m

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Social Democratic Party pushing for Bundestag to block Ireland’s early repayment plan on loans worth €5.5 billion
Economy Fri, 17 Nov 2017 06:00
EUROPE

Brexit talks deadlocked until hard Border off table, says Varadkar

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UK stance forcing Ireland and EU to set own red lines, Taoiseach tells British PM
Europe Sat, 18 Nov 2017 00:00

Sicilian Mafia ‘boss of bosses’ Salvatore Riina dies aged 87

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Organisation’s most powerful boss of 20th century dies after almost 25 years in prison
Europe Fri, 17 Nov 2017 10:43

No songs, few laughs on Angela Merkel’s rocky road to Jamaica

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Time and options are running out for the German chancellor to ensure the so-called Jamaica alliance has a chance
Europe Thu, 16 Nov 2017 16:00
RELIGION & BELIEFS

Catholic Church’s stance on women alienates people, archbishop says

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Diarmuid Martin says gender issues a bigger factor in falling engagement than sex abuse
Religion & Beliefs Thu, 16 Nov 2017 20:32
NEWS

Gate Theatre offers counselling to colleagues of Michael Colgan

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Independent review of sexual harassment and bullying claims to report by January
News Sat, 18 Nov 2017 02:30

Passengers trapped on stalled big wheel in Galway city

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Emergency services free people stranded in freezing conditions at Eyre Square market
News Fri, 17 Nov 2017 21:52

Farming most hazardous job in Ireland, conference hears

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Of the 21 fatalities so far in 2017, 12 were of farmers aged over 65
News Fri, 17 Nov 2017 16:48

Cyclist and motorist die after collisions in Dublin and Roscommon

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Woman in her 90s, who had been reported missing, found in car in deep ditch near Castleplunket
News Fri, 17 Nov 2017 15:43

Weatherman Gerald Fleming to retire at end of the year

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Presenter will retire after 37 years with Met Éireann but will continue to be involved in weather matters
News Fri, 17 Nov 2017 11:20

What’s better than one long-lost Achill beach returning? A second one

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Achill Tourism hopes the restored Ashleam beach will offer similar windfall to Dooagh beach
News Fri, 17 Nov 2017 01:00

Landlord exploiting loophole to evict families from Cork apartment block -TD

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Claim block was forced to close for refurbishment work does not stand up, says councillor
News Fri, 17 Nov 2017 09:58

Briton caught on yacht with €300m worth of cocaine dies in prison

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Jonathan Powell received a ten year sentence for skippering the Makayabella in 2014
News Fri, 17 Nov 2017 09:30

Defence Forces hold exercises in preparation for terror attacks

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Anti-terrorist police, soldiers and civilians from 15 countries take part in manoeuvres
News Fri, 17 Nov 2017 01:30

Two men due in court following Co Meath drugs seizures

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Gardaí found cocaine and cannabis worth €7 million during search of premises in Meath
News Fri, 17 Nov 2017 08:57

Government wants commitment on Border even with no deal

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Taoiseach to push for promise of no hard Border before next phase of Brexit talks begins
News Fri, 17 Nov 2017 01:00

UK should stay in customs union to solve NI Border issue – Ken Clarke

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Remainer says fixed border to be inevitable outcome of leaving customs union and single market
News Fri, 17 Nov 2017 00:06
SOCIAL AFFAIRS

Report highlights 'scarring' effect of homelessness on children

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Majority of families interviewed ‘deeply negatively affected by becoming homeless’
Social Affairs Sat, 18 Nov 2017 03:00

Traumatic impact of destitution on children revealed

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Majority of families interviewed ‘deeply negatively affected by becoming homeless’
Social Affairs Sat, 18 Nov 2017 03:00

Criticisms of homeless agencies ‘deeply insulting’ - Alice Leahy

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Politicians failing to approach homelessness via ‘basic human issues’, says campaigner
Social Affairs Fri, 17 Nov 2017 01:00

Traveller families unable to build on own land, living on roadside

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‘The children had to dress themselves under the covers’
Social Affairs Fri, 17 Nov 2017 01:00
ASIA-PACIFIC

Japanese firm ‘deeply’ sorry after train leaves 20 seconds early

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Apology given even though no complaints made about incident on Tokyo’s Tsukuba Express line
Asia-Pacific Thu, 16 Nov 2017 20:17
CRIME & LAW

Building recovery sparks new wave of construction thefts

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Robberies on building sites surge to 13 a day as criminals target lucrative equipment
Crime & Law Sat, 18 Nov 2017 01:00

Two teenagers hospitalised after separate shootings in Dublin

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Investigations under way after one victim was shot in the head and another man shot in stomach
Crime & Law Fri, 17 Nov 2017 23:59

Bitcoin mining rig seized as Irishmen appear in Dutch court

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Irish suspects arrested after Kinahan raids in Amsterdam apartment
Crime & Law Fri, 17 Nov 2017 22:15

Young man is shot in Dublin housing estate

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Extent of injuries unclear but victim treated at scene before being taken to hospital
Crime & Law Fri, 17 Nov 2017 23:59

Murder accused alleges rape by man he is charged with killing

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Alan Harte charged over fatal stabbing of Anthony Rogers in apartment in Dublin 8
Crime & Law Thu, 16 Nov 2017 15:59

Murder accused alleges he was raped by deceased man

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Alan Harte charged over fatal stabbing of Anthony Rogers in apartment in Dublin 8
Crime & Law Thu, 16 Nov 2017 15:59

How many people died on roads because of Garda breath test falsifications?

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Woman who lost friend and uncle in car crashes criticises gardaí over fake breath tests
Crime & Law Thu, 16 Nov 2017 14:38
OFFBEAT

Man finds car 20 years after forgetting where he parked it

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Elderly Frankfurt driver reunited with vehicle after reporting it missing to police in 1997
Offbeat Fri, 17 Nov 2017 13:12