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Dublin: 3 °C Thursday 14 December, 2017

Today’s News

Senior Kinahan gang member dodged hit in Spain as he was cycling with his son

The Hutch gang has managed to get a foothold in Malaga – a previous Kinahan stronghold.

Yesterday’s News

From The42 Katie Taylor dominates brave Jessica McCaskill to retain her world title Andstill

Katie Taylor dominates brave Jessica McCaskill to retain her world title

Taylor was heavily tested by the impressive Jessica McCaskill, but passed with flying colours.

Two brothers kicked, punched and spat at gardaí and stripped down 'entirely'

Sam and Craig Mooney pleaded guilty at Dublin Circuit Criminal Court to criminal damage to a garda patrol car.

Committee recommends legal abortion up to 12 weeks of pregnancy without restriction

The recommendation matches that of the Citizens’ Assembly.

Man goes on trial with sexually assaulting a bar woman on the dance floor of a late night bar

The man pleaded not guilty at Dublin Circuit Criminal Court to sexually assaulting the woman.

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From The42 History makers! Manchester City set new Premier League record with 15th successive win Pep In His Step

History makers! Manchester City set new Premier League record with 15th successive win

The league leaders thrashed Swansea 4-0 tonight.

Ryanair pilots in Portugal serve notice of 24 hour strike on 20 December

This is the same time that Irish pilots in Ryanair who are members of Ialpa intend to undertake strike action.

Here's What Happened Today: Wednesday

Committee recommends repeal, Suu Kyi stripped of Freedom of Dublin and Brexit defeat for Theresa May.

Theresa May suffers big defeat on Brexit, with own MPs rebelling against her

The defeat means MPs will have a final vote on any deal before the UK leaves the EU.

Halligan has another space and alien life themed Christmas card this year

The Minister of State, who has responsibility for Ireland’s role in Europe’s space mission, believes there is life on other planets.

We went behind-the-scenes with the RTÉ National Symphony Orchestra as it prepares for Christmas Tuning Up This post contains videos

We went behind-the-scenes with the RTÉ National Symphony Orchestra as it prepares for Christmas

From playing the soundtrack to ET and Harry Potter, the orchestra have been keeping busy this festive season.

Surgeon pleads guilty to assault after burning his initials into the livers of two patients undergoing transplants

The surgeon used a medical instrument called an argon beam coagulator to burn his initials into their livers.

Councillors vote to strip Aung San Suu Kyi of the Freedom of Dublin

Councillors voted in favour of the motion at a council meeting tonight.

As it happened: TDs and Senators vote in favour of repealing the Eighth Amendment The Eighth This post contains videos

As it happened: TDs and Senators vote in favour of repealing the Eighth Amendment

A referendum on the issue will be held next year.

Trump: 'I was right' that Moore could not win Alabama race

It’s the first time in 25 years that a Democratic senator has represented Alabama.

From The42 'Me and Mr Gilroy had a bit of a falling out' - Diarmuid Connolly on quitting the Dublin panel in 2010 Dubs

'Me and Mr Gilroy had a bit of a falling out' - Diarmuid Connolly on quitting the Dublin panel in 2010

Connolly credits Gilroy with changing the mentality of the Dublin football squad during his time in charge.

The 5 at 5: Wednesday

Five minutes, five stories, five o’clock…

Gardaí release new CCTV images in search for man missing from his care home

Brendan has been missing since 15 November.

A warehouse manager fired for leaving work to help his 'trapped wife' has been awarded €20k

The man’s spouse was stuck in a hostile situation with young men carrying weapons.

Standards commission explains why George Soros' donation to fund Amnesty abortion campaign was illegal

The law bans any foreign donations that aren’t from an Irish citizen who resides outside the island.

Taoiseach raised Trump's 'fake news' Irish corporate tax comment with acting US ambassador

In a speech, Donald Trump said Ireland has plans to reduce its corporate tax rate to 8%.

Renewed appeal for 15-year-old Ned Cash Connors missing from Dublin

Ned was last seen on 29 November in the Kilmacud area.

Irish tourist missing in Australia found safe and well

Craig Lambe (25) had been missing from Kingsford in New South Wales since 12.30pm yesterday.

From The42 Athlone duo accused of match-fixing launch legal proceedings against FAI Case

Athlone duo accused of match-fixing launch legal proceedings against FAI

Igors Labuts and Dragos Sfrijan were previously banned from all football-related activities for 12 months.

Garda vehicle rammed by car used in Raheny cash-in-transit robbery

The driver of the van was approached by a man who was armed with what was described as a hammer.

15-year-old boy admits causing deaths of five people in Leeds car crash

The youth was driving a stolen Renault Clio with the five victims as passengers when he crashed.

The force is with Fáilte Ireland in this Star Wars-themed Wild Atlantic Way ad

Locations in Kerry, Cork, Clare and Donegal were picked for filming in the new Star Wars movie.

Poll: What do you call your parents? Lunch Crunch This post contains a poll

Poll: What do you call your parents?

GIve it to us straight. Be honest.

Baby girl born with heart outside her chest survives three surgeries

Baby Vanellope is thought to be the first baby in the UK to survive corrective surgery for the rare condition.

UK bookshop selling tea towels saying 'F*** the DUP'

Housmans Bookshop calls itself a “long-running radical bookshop”.

Peter Kay has cancelled his upcoming tour due to 'unforeseen family circumstances'

He had sold out a number of dates in Dublin and Belfast.

From The42 'The papers were signed to retire': After near career-ending neck injury, Cian Healy is thriving again Don't Give Up

'The papers were signed to retire': After near career-ending neck injury, Cian Healy is thriving again

The loosehead refused to drift away from his career without a fight. Now he’s determined to hit new heights.

Met Éireann updates weather warning with gusts set to reach up to 110km/h

There is also a risk of sleet and snow again in some areas today.

'Common sense has prevailed': Lidl in Ballymun a step closer after NTA drops objection

Local councillor Noeleen Reilly said locals were breathing sighs of relief at the news.

Made of 'tuff' stuff: Why this new island that rose from the ashes in Tonga is here to stay Life On Mars This post contains videos

Made of 'tuff' stuff: Why this new island that rose from the ashes in Tonga is here to stay

Nasa scientists say that examining the way the island sprung up could shed light on if there’s any life on Mars.

Egyptian singer sentenced to two years in prison for 'inciting debauchery' in music video

“Singer Shyma presents a lesson in depravity to youths,” a local newspaper said.

From The42 Shelbourne U16 player dies suddenly after collapsing during match RIP

Shelbourne U16 player dies suddenly after collapsing during match

The club have confirmed the tragic news regarding Izzy Dezu.

Here are the things we Googled most in 2017 - can you guess what made the top spot?

Storms, politicians and fidget spinners were among the things that dominated our online curiosity in 2017.

Appeal after baby's ashes stolen in Belfast burglary

There was also a case of a child’s ashes being stolen in London earlier this week.

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