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 2020-07-12 07:00 

RTE

The Apple tax judgment - all you need to know...

A European ruling this week on Apple's tax affairs in Ireland will be keenly watched, with potentially far reaching consequences for all the parties involved, writes Business Editor Will Goodbody....

 2020-07-12 06:31 

Irish Independent

More than 200,000 vote in Hong Kong's pro-democracy primaries...

Hundreds of thousands of Hongkongers turned out over the weekend to vote in an unofficial two-day primary election held by the city's pro-democracy camp as it gears up to field candidates for a forthcoming legislative poll....

 2020-07-12 05:54 

Irish Independent

Two police killed in Texas border town shooting...

Two police officers were shot dead by a suspect who later killed himself in a South Texas border town after responding to a domestic disturbance call, authorities said....

 2020-07-12 04:18 

RTE

Some 'Twelfth' bonfires go ahead despite restrictions...

Some bonfires have been lit in loyalist areas across Northern Ireland as the annual July tradition took place amid coronavirus restrictions....

 2020-07-12 03:48 

Irish Independent

Mueller says Stone 'remains a felon' despite sentence commuted by Trump...

Robert Mueller has defended his investigation into Russia meddling in the 2016 US election and said Roger Stone "remains a convicted felon" despite his prison sentence being commuted by Donald Trump....

 2020-07-12 02:34 

Irish Independent

Australia to offer 10,000 Hongkongers permanent residency...

About 10,000 Hong Kong passport holders currently in Australia will be offered the chance to apply for permanent residence as concerns continue over China's imposition of a national security law....

 2020-07-12 01:30 

Irish Independent

Irish fintechs need smart plan to crack New York...

The chief executive of a top US software sales house has warned Irish fintech companies to follow their international peers and engage with a selling process, rather than making the move to New York themselves....

 2020-07-12 01:30 

Irish Independent

Nuala Woulfe's Kenmare - 'a great base from which to visit the many beautiful scenic places'...

I love going back to Kenmare in Co Kerry. It's a very pretty town, with a lot to offer in terms of restaurants and attractions....

 2020-07-12 01:30 

Irish Independent

Barbecue sales heating up, but building cools...

Sales of barbecues are up more than 200pc but the country's builders are in a wary mood, according to the boss of one of Ireland's biggest hardware suppliers....

 2020-07-12 01:30 

Irish Independent

Getting a measure of sense...

The condemnation of Agriculture Minister Barry Cowen's actions of four years ago has rightly been pretty hearty and ongoing. What he did was stupid, incredibly dangerous and showed a recklessness that doesn't reflect well on a person who is now at...

 2020-07-12 01:30 

Irish Independent

As Ghislaine faces trial, four other female 'aides' to billionaire abuser Epstein may be investigated...

Scanning through leaked flight logs from Jeffrey Epstein's private jet between 2001 and 2006, an unfamiliar name crops up time and again - 350 times, to be precise. The name is Sarah Kellen....

 2020-07-12 01:30 

Irish Independent

We can't expect to keep players involved with clubs unless we give them games to play...

Last week, the GAA got tough. Neither John Horan nor Tom Ryan should have to speak softly and carry a big stick, but if county boards don't or won't carry out directives from Croke Park then the whole organisation becomes ungovernable...

 2020-07-12 01:30 

Irish Independent

Outrage as Trump lets ex-adviser walk free...

US president Donald Trump's intervention into a criminal case connected to his own conduct drew fierce rebukes yesterday from Democrats and a few lonely Republicans, with calls for investigations and legislation....

 2020-07-12 01:30 

Irish Independent

Meet lovely Liz: the toast monster Collie...

Hello! My name is Lizzie but my friends call me Liz - or Lizard or Lizwardo. I even get called Elizabeth....

 2020-07-12 01:30 

Irish Independent

Multinationals face tax hit after exodus of overseas staff...

Irish-based tech giants whose non-Irish employees returned home to work remotely when the Covid-19 pandemic hit are now exposed, along with their employees, to significant tax, immigration and social security implications, it has emerged....

 2020-07-12 01:30 

Irish Independent

Teyana Taylor - the new black feminism set to a beat...

Tarisai Ngangura wrote last month on the feminist website Jezebel:...

 2020-07-12 01:30 

Irish Independent

Millennial Diary: Rebel Prince Harry dumps in his royal nest...

People are sick of experts, but not me: I love an expert. Without experts, where would celebrity culture be?...

 2020-07-12 01:30 

Irish Independent

Kingspan donates 1m shipment of PPE to HSE...

Irish building materials company Kingspan has donated a shipment of 60,000 medical protective suits to the HSE to help support the Irish healthcare system in its response to the Covid-19 pandemic....

 2020-07-12 01:30 

Irish Independent

Hawks v Doves: 50 years on, Arms Crisis still stirs controversy...

Michael Heney's bestselling book, The Arms Crisis of 1970, has received rave reviews, but this will not be one of them....

 2020-07-12 01:30 

Irish Independent

Protocol has turned VAR from a very sensible idea into a failing experiment...

It arrived like it were a vaccine or a new high-speed mobile data network, promising to take us into a future when we would not be able to conceive of a time without it, in football's case when a referee had to rely on just his eyes and his instincts ...

 2020-07-12 01:30 

Irish Independent

Friday night on the town is 'just not the same' anymore...

It was not your typical Friday night in the pubs of Dublin....

 2020-07-12 01:30 

Irish Independent

Ciara O'Connor: the world according to Mario...
 2020-07-12 01:30 

Irish Independent

Musicians win latest round in fight for royalties...

Musicians and performers should receive up to 50pc of the royalties from recordings released by US music giants Universal, Warner and Sony, the Advocate General of the European Court has ruled....

 2020-07-12 01:30 

Irish Independent

No darkness should ever shadow the innocence of children at play...

Eighteen months ago the most notorious paedophile in world sport was jailed for up to 175 years by a judge in Michigan, USA....

 2020-07-12 01:30 

Irish Independent

How investors should play the stock markets after lockdown...

The pandemic is still clearly a force for investors to grapple with. Worries that the resurgence of the coronavirus could force countries to limit or reverse their lockdown-easing measures saw European and US stocks wobble in recent weeks. This summer has...

 2020-07-12 01:30 

Irish Independent

Can we sustain the sustainable trend towards ending single-use plastics?...

Covid-19 has affected all global industries - most of which have suffered a severe decline since the outbreak of the pandemic....

 2020-07-12 01:30 

Irish Independent

Local Covid-19 tracking plans are abandoned...

The Department of Health has abandoned plans to provide regularly updated figures on the spread of Covid-19 across electoral areas of Ireland, claiming there are now too few cases to publish the details....

 2020-07-12 01:30 

Irish Independent

Declan Lynch's tales of addiction...

I read a few books recently - good books, that I had never got around to reading, the likes of Love in the Time of Cholera by Gabriel Garcia Marquez, and Austerlitz by WG Sebald, and A Restless Life by Leland Bardwell, and That they May Face the Rising Su...

 2020-07-12 01:30 

Irish Independent

'Jack was a force of nature' - Eamon Dunphy remembers an Ireland manager like no other...

As Eamon Dunphy sat at home and reflected on Jack Charlton's life yesterday there was no sense of regret over the infamous flying pen incident during Italia 90, and very little thought of tactics. Dunphy remembered ''Big Jack'' as a re...

 2020-07-12 01:30 

Irish Independent

The circle of life of Circle of Friends...

There is a secret article in the Irish Constitution, penned in invisible ink, which states that any time Circle of Friends is on telly you must watch it. Even if you already have it on DVD. Even if you have it 'taped' on 'the box'. Even if...

 2020-07-12 01:30 

Irish Independent

FAI defends deal with doctor's firm for cardiac tests...

The FAI has strongly defended a second contract with a firm which has close ties to the association's medical director, Dr Alan Byrne....

 2020-07-12 01:30 

Irish Independent

DAA's Covid loss now more than 100m, says CEO...

DAA has lost well over 100m since the beginning of the pandemic and staff wages cannot be guaranteed at current levels past the end of the month, chief executive Dalton Philips has told staff....

 2020-07-12 01:30 

Irish Independent

Focus: Construction sector sets its sights on rebuilding after Covid...

On March 28, the cranes, heavy-duty delivery trucks and forklifts that carry out work on sites the length and breadth of the country were stopped in their tracks. Covid-19 and the ensuing pandemic meant Ireland's construction sector was told to down t...

 2020-07-12 01:30 

Irish Independent

Leo must have booby-trapped the office on the way out...

You wouldn't blame Micheal Martin for feeling the previous incumbent had basically booby-trapped the Taoiseach's office before he handed it over to him....

 2020-07-12 01:30 

Irish Independent

May you never meet your heroes, in the small hours...

The release of Small Hours, Graeme Thomson's biography of the late John Martyn, reminded me that I was a witness to what was possibly one of the happier moments of Martyn's life....

 2020-07-12 01:30 

Irish Independent

'Flat out busy' Foley hasn't time for tricky questions...

Norma Foley was one of the most surprising of Micheal Martin's Cabinet appointments last month. The new Minister for Education is a first-time TD with no previous national legislative or policy-making experience....

 2020-07-12 01:30 

Irish Independent

Complicated brotherly relationship impacted both Jack and Bobby...

Jack Charlton was born before the war into arguably the greatest dynasty English football. His life spanned so many eras that it was possible to think of it in two great parts; as player and then manager....

 2020-07-12 01:30 

Irish Independent

Liberal hatred of Fianna Fail is just pure snobbery...

Brendan Behan once quipped that the gardai in Dublin were...

 2020-07-12 01:30 

Irish Independent

Less can be more when league expansion leads to contraction of interest...

On a bitingly cold winter's day in May 1992, the small press corps covering Ireland's tour of New Zealand settled into our crap motel in Christchurch. It was the last stage of the first leg of a marathon journey, and getting some heat into the roo...

 2020-07-12 01:30 

Irish Independent

SF's recipe for civil strife...

Sir - Sinn Fein's approach to Bobby Storey's funeral, which was a show of strength, is an indication of how they intend to deal with the unionist population in the event of a majority in the North voting for a united Ireland....

 2020-07-12 01:30 

Irish Independent

No more going through the motions, this will be proper do-or-die football...

It was the summer of 2005. I was walking through the tunnel beneath Croke Park, past the dressing rooms and out through the coach exit, exhilarated by what I had just seen, when there he was, standing big in the evening sun, bleached blond hair, looking l...

 2020-07-12 01:30 

Irish Independent

Depp case paints ugly picture of how fame and fortune can destroy us...

When Johnny Depp decided to take his ongoing libel case against News Group Newspapers it was, presumably, a considered decision. As he has said, it wasn't about money, it was about vindication and proving that The Sun was incorrect and libellous in ca...

 2020-07-12 01:30 

Irish Independent

'Mummy had to be cremated alone... we were told this was the rule'...

Lynn Paul, a nurse from Belfast, had to watch from outside the gates of the city's Roselawn Crematorium as the hearse carrying the remains of her 78-year-old mother, Evelyn McMullen, made its way in. It was 12pm on Tuesday, June 30....

 2020-07-12 01:30 

Irish Independent

Talented DeChambeau gave early indications of shape of things to come...

With a fresh breeze brushing the back of his bare, blond head, Jack Nicklaus succumbed to temptation. Taking off his yellow sweater, he handed it to his caddie and proceeded to smash a drive through the 18th green at St Andrews, more than 358 yards away....

 2020-07-12 01:30 

Irish Independent

Scanner currently in use at Holles Street may injure babies - report...

An internal report from the country's biggest maternity hospital warned that parts from an obsolete scanner could become dislodged and land on a newborn infant with...

 2020-07-12 01:30 

Irish Independent

Savile interview 'polluted' spirit of Joe Jackson...

Journalist and broadcaster Joe Jackson believes it was...

 2020-07-12 01:30 

Irish Independent

Country Matters: Mysterious big cats go a-hunting...

From a high window of an old house in west Dublin the grey hulk of a large animal was visible, recumbent on a path that wound through a garden overgrown with tall grasses, ivy and nameless decorative growths profuse in their wildness....

 2020-07-12 01:30 

Irish Independent

'I said to Liam Neeson, if we had slept together, you'd remember...'...

A photographer often needs to be up close and personal to capture that moment the thousand words can not. It's difficult to imagine such 'words' failing Kim Haughton. But the gods of the coronavirus played against her: the multi-award-winning ...

 2020-07-12 01:30 

Irish Independent

'We live in a climate of cravenness and cowardice,' says Banville...

John Banville has hit out an increasing intolerance which is threatening to destroy free speech and open debate, and he warns...

 2020-07-12 01:30 

Irish Independent

Big Jack took us with him - and it's never been the same since...

When I told my twentysomething daughter Jack Charlton had just died, she looked at me quizzically and asked: ''Who's he?''...

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