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Today’s News

'I would prefer to be drunk': The week in quotes

Here’s what was said and who said what this week.

Renewed appeal after man killed in early morning hit-and-run in Dublin

A male pedestrian, believed to be in his 30s, was killed when he was struck by a car.

'I wanted to make a film that was visceral and dangerous and had a woman at the centre'

Director Aoife McArdle talks to us about what makes her debut feature Kissing Candice so different.

Italy passes sea rescue of 1,000 to Libya as EU nations hold informal talks on migration

Migration across the Mediterranean Sea is down sharply from last year but it is dominating Europe’s political agenda.

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Armed hunters 'surrounded the village, separated the people and killed 32 in cold blood'

Violence has increased over the past three years in central Mali in disputes over access to land and water.

From The42 Dublin blow Laois away with 18-point victory to land record 8th Leinster crown in-a-row Dubs Dominance

Elderly woman killed in Meath house fire

It happened at a house in Enfield at around 1.45 this afternoon.

From The42 'He said in football there were 2 types of people - those who pay bribes and those who accept them' Red Card

'He said in football there were 2 types of people - those who pay bribes and those who accept them'

Buzzfeed investigative reporter Ken Bensinger chats about his acclaimed new book on the Fifa corruption scandal.

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25 people injured in explosion at German apartment building

The cause of the explosion is not known.

Ireland could experience dust devils this week as temperatures set to be still, calm and hot

Dust devils are caused by the ground heating up at different rates, which creates pressure.

'The Irish healthcare system is in desperate need of new ideas and new solutions'

Health Innovation Hub Ireland (HIHI) works across the health sector with Irish businesses to creatively solve problems and improve patient care, writes Prof John R Higgins.

From The42 Kane bags hat-trick as England put six past Panama in their biggest-ever World Cup win One-sided

Kane bags hat-trick as England put six past Panama in their biggest-ever World Cup win

The Tottenham striker is now leading the goalscoring charts at Russia 2018, while Gareth Southgate’s side are through to the knockout stages.

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Loft living in a reimagined Dublin whiskey distillery for €750k

Drivers advised to take extra caution during hottest week of the year

Higher temperatures can cause problems for tyres and engines, as well as people who suffer from hay fever.

Turkey votes in pivotal test for Erdogan against charismatic and crowd-pulling rival

Critics accuse Erdogan of trampling on civil liberties and displaying autocratic behaviour.

Boy (15) stabbed to death during brawl after birthday party

Up to 100 young people confronted police who attended the scene in London last night.

Meet the World's Ugliest Dog

We actually think she’s pretty cute.

'I was naive in the beginning - when trust is broken, it's hard to deal with'

Arboretum’s Rachel Doyle talks about planning for retirement when she has no plans to retire.

Prime minister hopes women giving birth while in office will no longer be 'a novelty'

Jacinda Ardern brought her newborn daughter Neve home today.

Youth arrested over discovery of man's body in Dublin park

Gardaí have appealed for anyone with information to come forward.

Commuter bikes take over from cars in Copenhagen but how far behind is Dublin?

Dublin “behind the Danes” – more people cycling to work in Copenhagen than driving

Restaurant asks Trump spokeswoman Sarah Sanders to leave

Sanders serves in an “inhumane and unethical” administration, the restaurant’s owner said.

From The42 Dr Dora Gorman: Ireland's football, hockey and GAA star who just graduated medicine at UCD Doctor This post contains videos

Dr Dora Gorman: Ireland's football, hockey and GAA star who just graduated medicine at UCD

Dora Gorman discusses captaining Ireland at World Cups and European Championships, playing gaelic for Galway and recently graduating top of her class at UCD.

Profile: The rise and fall of Anglo's David Drumm

The former chief executive was this week jailed for six years.

Panda conservation is worth billions of dollars a year

A new study looked at pandas and their reserves, and compared them in 1980 to today.

Poll: Do you want a general election this year? Your Say This post contains a poll

Poll: Do you want a general election this year?

Fine Gael is reportedly preparing itself for a snap election.

Sitdown Sunday: The murder of Sophie Toscan du Plantier

Grab a comfy chair and sit back with some of the week’s best longreads.

The 9 at 9: Sunday

Here’s all the news you need to know this morning.

'I’ve always hated the term 'the UK'. I find it an insult to me as an Irish person'

So will you have a little think about that cute little teddy bear island that you call home and think of what those little letters really imply, writes Michael Fortune.

Here's a short history of the battle for LGBT rights in Ireland

Today marks the 25th anniversary of the decriminalisation of homosexuality in Ireland.

Saudi Arabia finally lifts ban on women driving Arrests This post contains videos

Saudi Arabia finally lifts ban on women driving

Despite the end of the ban, several activists have been arrested recently.

From The42 An Irishman abroad! The World Cup final will be played on grass installed by a Sligo businessman's firm Guaranteed Irish

An Irishman abroad! The World Cup final will be played on grass installed by a Sligo businessman's firm

Sligo man George Mullan is the CEO of SIS Pitches, which has installed six of the 12 pitches at the World Cup.

Pride and sacrifice: Marking 60 years of Irish participation in peacekeeping missions Defence Forces This post contains videos

Pride and sacrifice: Marking 60 years of Irish participation in peacekeeping missions

Ireland holds the record for the longest unbroken peacekeeping service of any nation in the world.

Calls for 'nuance' after judge suggests reform of the law around jailing elderly people

A High Court judge called for the Irish Penal Reform Trust to take a look at the matter.

The owner of Ireland's only Michelin-star inn thinks food could save the rural pub

Lisdoonvarna’s Wild Honey Inn won the coveted accolade last year.

From The42 From Millwall to Las Vegas: The Kerryman who battled it out with Cluxton for the Dublin jersey Road Less Travelled

From Millwall to Las Vegas: The Kerryman who battled it out with Cluxton for the Dublin jersey

Beaufort native Bryan Murphy embarked on an unusual career path that briefly saw him become the Dublin no. 1.

Cambridge scientists went to the bother of finding out more about the sound of a dripping tap

They have also identified a simple solution to stop it.

Spitfire that crashed into Monaghan field and Nazi invasion plans to be put on show

The year-long exhibition will take place in Monaghan.

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