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 2020-07-01 10:39 

Irish Independent

Victor Lindelof salutes 'brilliant' Bruno Fernandes impact...

Victor Lindelof believes the arrival of Bruno Fernandes has brought a new level of creativity to Manchester United....

 2020-07-01 10:34 

Irish Independent

Bobby Storey was a violent thug and we should challenge the false narrative peddled by Sinn Fin over late IRA man...

When it comes to the deaths of those associated with Sinn Fein and the IRA, I don't adhere to the convention that one should postpone speaking ill of them....

 2020-07-01 10:34 

Irish Independent

Spain and Portugal reopen land border three months after lockdown...

The leaders of Spain and Portugal marked the reopening of their land border, more than three months after shutting it because of the coronavirus pandemic....

 2020-07-01 10:33 

Irish Times

Sinn Féin leadership criticised following large attendance at Bobby Storey funeral...

Party accuses Fine Gael of 'using the funeral of well-liked and much-loved man for political ends'...

 2020-07-01 10:33 

Irish Times

Funeral of Noah Donohoe gets underway in Belfast...

Teenager's death prompted a huge outpouring of grief with vigils held...

 2020-07-01 10:17 

Irish Independent

Laois hurler John Lennon urges GAA to change return-to-play strategy...

Laois hurler John Lennon has urged the GAA to reshape its return-to-play strategy because of the ongoing Covid-19 threat....

 2020-07-01 10:12 

RTE

Volvo recalls over 2m cars over seat belt fatigue...

Chinese-owned Swedish automaker Volvo Cars said it was recalling nearly 2.2 million cars globally over an issue related to the effectiveness of the seat belts....

 2020-07-01 10:00 

Irish Independent

Saudis splurge on gold and luxury items ahead of hefty VAT hikes...

Saudi shoppers rushed to buy big-ticket items such as gold, appliances and electronics ahead of the announced tripling of taxes on basic goods as the government tries to shore up revenue for its economy battered by coronavirus and low oil prices....

 2020-07-01 10:00 

Irish Independent

5 talking points ahead of the clash of the Premier League's top two...

Liverpool play their first game as Premier League champions when they visit Manchester City the side they have dethroned....

 2020-07-01 09:37 

RTE

Italy seizes 1bn haul of IS-made drug from Syria...

Italian police say they have seized a world record 14-tonne haul of amphetamines made by the Islamic State group in Syria....

 2020-07-01 09:37 

Irish Independent

UN says Afghan army fired mortars that killed 23 in market...

The UN mission in Afghanistan said its findings indicate the Afghan military had mistakenly fired the mortars this week at a busy market in southern Helmand province that inflicted heavy civilian casualties....

 2020-07-01 09:18 

Irish Independent

Ex-Springboks star 'Chiliboy' Ralepelle banned for eight years after third positive doping test in 10 years...

Former Springboks hooker Mahlatse 'Chiliboy' Ralepelle has been slapped with an eight-year doping ban after testing positive for a banned substance for the third time in 10 years....

 2020-07-01 08:59 

RTE

Dog owners warned over attacks on livestock...

Dog owners have been urged to keep their pets under control following a number of incidents where sheep have been attacked....

 2020-07-01 08:56 

Irish Independent

Man 'fired gun into house hitting woman in head', court is told...

A woman was nearly killed when she was shot in the head by a man who fired into her home amid an ongoing feud between two organised crime groups, a court has been told....

 2020-07-01 08:53 

Irish Independent

Hundreds of cases of Covid-19 reported in isolated town of Timbuktu...

The famously inaccessible town of Timbuktu has been hit by a wave of Covid-19 cases....

 2020-07-01 08:41 

Irish Independent

Whether by accident or design, 2020 has thrown up a trio of US period dramas with particular pertinence to the times we live in...

"You have to know the past to understand the present," said the late astronomer and science communicator Carl Sagan, 40 years ago....

 2020-07-01 08:35 

Irish Independent

Istanbul's Hagia Sophia at centre of court tussle over Turkey's future...

A Turkish court is set to review a request to reconvert the Hagia Sophia into a mosque....

 2020-07-01 08:29 

Irish Independent

Covid-19: US buys up virtually all stocks of anti-viral drug remdesivir...

The Trump administration has bought up virtually all stocks for the next three months of a drug shown to work against Covid-19....

 2020-07-01 08:12 

Irish Independent

It's car sales crunch time: What impact will coronavirus have on the motor industry?...

Wednesday marks the beginning of the new-reg 202 car-buying season. Normally, the number of people buying a brand new motor at a time like this would be regarded as a barometer of wider public sentiment....

 2020-07-01 08:08 

Irish Independent

Bafta Scotland and Cymru awards will still go ahead in 2020...

The British Academy of Film and Television Arts (Bafta) has announced the award ceremonies in Scotland and Wales will still take place in 2020....

 2020-07-01 08:00 

Irish Independent

Irish duo Arter and Christie on target to boost Fulham's promotion hopes...

Fulham's Irish pairing Harry Arter and Cyrus Christie got the goals to hand Scott Parker's side a huge Championship promotion boost in Tuesday night's 2-1 victory at QPR....

 2020-07-01 07:56 

Irish Independent

Piers Morgan has an early-morning beer on Good Morning Britain...

Piers Morgan had an early-morning beer on Good Morning Britain....

 2020-07-01 07:48 

RTE

Hong Kong police use water cannon against protesters...

Police in Hong Kong police have used water cannon to disperse activists protesting against Beijing's new national security legislation for the Chinese-ruled city that critics fear will crush freedoms in the global financial centre....

 2020-07-01 07:35 

Irish Independent

Ryanair to cut 3,500 jobs if pay cuts not agreed O'Leary...

Ryanair is planning around 3,500 job losses if it cannot agree pay cuts with its staff, the airline's boss Michael O'Leary said on Wednesday....

 2020-07-01 07:32 

Irish Independent

New York attorney general announces $19m settlement in Harvey Weinstein lawsuits...

An agreement has been reached to settle for nearly $19 million two sexual misconduct lawsuits on behalf of multiple women against imprisoned former Hollywood mogul Harvey Weinstein, attorneys said on Tuesday....

 2020-07-01 07:22 

RTE

Germany takes over EU presidency amid pandemic battle...

Germany takes over the European Union's six-month presidency today, with the EU faces its deepest recession since World War II as it continues to deal with the ongoing fallout from the Covid-19 pandemic....

 2020-07-01 07:22 

RTE

EU reopens to outside visitors in bid to save tourism...

The European Union has reopened its borders to visitors from 15 countries, but excluded the United States where deaths are rising again and a top health official warned the country was heading in the "wrong direction"....

 2020-07-01 07:07 

Irish Independent

Dad-of-three accused of money laundering after gardai found almost 900k at farmyard - court...

A FATHER-of-three has been accused of money laundering after gardai found nearly 900,000 in alleged crime proceeds at a farmyard in Co Cavan....

 2020-07-01 07:06 

Irish Independent

'I love this place and I hope to stay for a long time' - Salah wants more success at Liverpool...

Liverpool forward Mohamed Salah says he wants to remain at the Premier League champions for a long time and says the team have developed a perfect understanding....

 2020-07-01 07:00 

Irish Independent

Irish Ferries operator withdraws final dividend for 2019...

Irish Ferries operator, ICG, has withdrawn its proposal to pay a final dividend in respect of the year ended December 2019....

 2020-07-01 06:50 

Irish Independent

VR Education expands in the UK and Middle East with new deal...

Irish technology company VR Education has signed a memorandum of understanding (MOU) with Virtual College, which will see it expand in the UK and Middle East....

 2020-07-01 06:50 

RTE

Volkswagen, Adidas, Puma join Facebook ad boycott...

German giants Volkswagen, Puma and Adidas have joined a growing advertiser boycott over hate speech against Facebook, following major consumer companies like Levi's and Coca-Cola....

 2020-07-01 06:46 

Irish Independent

Shopping centre owners hopeful for retail rebound as rents remain under pressure...

Two of Britain's biggest shopping centre owners have sought to assure over an improving picture in the hard-hit retail sector, but revealed ongoing difficulties for shops to meet rent demands....

 2020-07-01 06:37 

Irish Independent

US farmers cut back corn plantings on COVID fears, weather problems...

U.S. farmers planted nearly 5 million fewer acres of corn this spring than estimated by the U.S. government in March, the biggest cut in 37 years, as the coronavirus pandemic roils demand for the crop....

 2020-07-01 06:34 

RTE

'No matter where we go, we're going to get judged'...

The recent wave of Black Lives Matter protests in the US has once again highlighted the racial inequality that still exists in the country....

 2020-07-01 06:30 

Irish Independent

Applegreen subsidiary gains access to 27m in additional finances...

Forecourt giant Applegreen says its Welcome Break subsidiary has completed a process to access additional facilities, which "significantly enhances" its liquidity during the coronavirus crisis....

 2020-07-01 06:25 

Irish Independent

Families flee homes, livestock missing after massive landslide...

Frightened residents had to flee their homes after a landslide sent thousands of tonnes of sodden peat cascading down a hillside....

 2020-07-01 06:24 

RTE

Weinstein victims to receive $19m payout...

Women who suffered sexual misconduct and workplace harassment by convicted rapist Harvey Weinstein are set to receive almost $19m as part of a class action lawsuit, New York's attorney general has announced....

 2020-07-01 06:23 

RTE

Russians set to back reforms extending Putin's rule...

Russians are set to approve constitutional reforms denounced by critics as a move to allow President Vladimir Putin to stay in the Kremlin for life....

 2020-07-01 06:17 

Irish Independent

Further help for overdraft, credit card and personal loan customers confirmed...

Overdraft users who currently have a temporary three-month 500 interest-free buffer will be able to request another one under measures confirmed by the regulator to help those whose finances continue to be hit by coronavirus....

 2020-07-01 06:04 

Irish Independent

Hong Kong police make first arrest under China's new security law...
 2020-07-01 06:00 

RTE

Charity campaigning to reduce skin cancer deaths...

A cancer research charity has set up a campaign to reduce deaths from skin cancer in this country to zero, through better education and new treatment....

 2020-07-01 06:00 

RTE

'My husband died from a cancer that is preventable'...

Cliona Murphy lost her husband Brendan to melanoma three years ago. Here, she talks about the difference new treatments made to extending his life, as well as the need for fundraising to continue research into further treatments....

 2020-07-01 03:58 

RTE

US buys up global supply of Covid-19 drug Remdesivir...

The US government has bought virtually the entire production of the Covid-19 drug Remdesivir for the next three months....

 2020-07-01 03:24 

RTE

Netflix $100mn support for African-American communities...

Netflix is to allocate about $100 million of its cash holdings to financial institutions and organisations that directly support African-American communities...

 2020-07-01 02:39 

RTE

Geography to influence choice of 17 junior ministers...

The Cabinet is due to approve the appointment of 17 junior ministers later today....

 2020-07-01 01:40 

Irish Independent

Hong Kong marks China rule after security law's passage...

Hong Kong's leader has strongly endorsed the new security law China's central government is imposing on the semi-autonomous territory in her speech marking the anniversary of its handover from colonial Britain....

 2020-07-01 01:30 

Irish Independent

Five people who contracted Covid-19 abroad died after they came back to Ireland...

Covid-19 has killed five people who caught the virus abroad and became seriously ill after returning with the infection, new figures revealed....

 2020-07-01 01:30 

Irish Independent

PSNI to check video for social distancing breach at SF funeral...

The PSNI is reviewing video footage of the funeral of senior republican Bobby Storey - which was attended by prominent figures in Sinn Fin - for any suspected breaches of social distancing rules....

 2020-07-01 01:30 

Irish Independent

Small price hike for lots more in new Seat Leon...

As revealed here some weeks back the new Seat Leon has just gone on sale from 23,910 for petrol and 26,040 for diesel. That's around 500 more for a lot of additional equipment - and it is a new car....

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