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Three men arrested on suspicion of rape in Co Down

Three men have been arrested on suspicion of rape after a young woman was sexually assaulted in Newtownards, Co Down.
Posted: September 15, 2019, 5:40 pm

Foster to address claims of softening over backstop

The leader of the DUP is expected to use a meeting with business leaders in Dublin to address claims that the party is preparing to soften its position on the backstop.
Posted: September 15, 2019, 5:16 pm

Elderly woman dies following crash in Co Tyrone

A pedestrian in her 70s has died following a road crash in Co Tyrone this morning.
Posted: September 15, 2019, 4:53 pm

Dublin grind down Galway to seal three-in-a-row

Dublin battled past Galway in testing conditions to secure their third All-Ireland senior ladies football title in a row and fourth overall in front of a record crowd of 56,114 at Croke Park.
Posted: September 15, 2019, 4:38 pm

Artist denies any link to theft of €5.4m gold toilet

The enigmatic creator of a unique solid gold toilet reportedly worth €5.4 million has denied orchestrating its theft in a Banksy-style prank.
Posted: September 15, 2019, 4:35 pm

RTÉ needs to transform itself, says Bruton

The Minister for Communications has said RTÉ needs to "transform itself" to respond to changes in the media landscape.
Posted: September 15, 2019, 2:52 pm

Musicians John Sheahan and Matt Molloy honoured in Cong

Two of Ireland's most popular musicians have been honoured with 'hand of fame' awards in Cong, Co Mayo.
Posted: September 15, 2019, 2:07 pm

Cameron: Johnson only backed Brexit to boost his career

Former British prime minister David Cameron has said Boris Johnson "didn't believe" in Brexit and only backed the Leave campaign to further his career.
Posted: September 15, 2019, 1:33 pm

Bishop warns of 'incalculable consequences' of no deal

A Church of Ireland bishop sent an open letter to the British Prime Minister warning of the "incalculable consequences" of no-deal Brexit because of fears such a move would undermine the Good Friday Agreement.
Posted: September 15, 2019, 12:02 pm

Tear gas, water cannon used during Hong Kong protest

Hong Kong riot police fired tear gas and water cannon at hardcore pro-democracy protesters hurling rocks and petrol bombs, tipping the violence-plagued city back into chaos after a brief lull in clashes.
Posted: September 15, 2019, 11:31 am

Poll suggests UK mainland voters support NI border poll

The idea of holding referendums on whether Northern Ireland should stay in the UK and a second referendum on Scottish independence has widespread support among voters in England, Scotland and Wales, a new poll suggests.
Posted: September 15, 2019, 10:17 am

Lib Dems vow to repeal Article 50 if party wins power

The Liberal Democrats party has toughened its anti-Brexit stance, formally adopting a policy to cancel leaving the European Union if it wins power at a national election.
Posted: September 15, 2019, 9:04 am

Saudi Arabia 'ready to respond' over oil field attack

Saudi Arabia said it was ready to respond to drone attacks claimed by Iran-aligned Yemeni rebels on two major oil facilities, which severely disrupted production.
Posted: September 15, 2019, 8:21 am

Two killed in separate road crashes in Wexford, Kerry

Two men have been killed in separate road crashes in counties Wexford and Kerry.
Posted: September 15, 2019, 8:03 am

Afghan Taliban revokes ban on Red Cross

The Taliban has revoked a ban on the International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC)in Afghanistan and gave a guarantee of security for its staff doing humanitarian work in areas under their control.
Posted: September 15, 2019, 7:37 am

The multi-billion euro business of the Rugby World Cup

There's an old Japanese proverb that says 'money grows on the tree of persistence'. As the Japanese nation prepares to host two of the big four sporting tournaments over the coming year, that tree looks set to bear plenty of fruit.
Posted: September 15, 2019, 7:00 am

The Apple tax case appeal: All you need to know

On Tuesday, in the Seventh Chamber of the General Court of the European Union in Luxembourg, a panel of judges will begin hearing oral arguments in a legal case which could ultimately have a profound impact on Ireland, Apple and other multinationals operating in Europe.
Posted: September 15, 2019, 7:00 am

Agreement at beef talks but protests must end first

The beef talks have ended with agreement. But the agreement does not come into place until all protests and blockades at meat plants have ended.
Posted: September 15, 2019, 1:58 am

Five-alive-o: Dublin dominate Kerry to make GAA history

Dublin have made history and become the first adult men's team to win five straight All-Irelands after a 1-18 to 0-15 win over old rivals Kerry.
Posted: September 14, 2019, 3:16 pm

Sixth Conservative MP defects to Liberal Democrats

Former British Conservative minister and leadership contender Sam Gyimah has become the sixth MP to defect to the Liberal Democrats this year.
Posted: September 14, 2019, 12:02 pm

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