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Dublin: 9 °C Friday 30 September, 2016

Today’s News

Here's What Happened Today: Friday

An excavation of an alleged mass grave in Tuam, a major cannabis seizure and the funeral of Shimon Peres all had people talking today.

Police release body cam footage of officers fatally shooting 6-year-old boy

Jeremy Mardis was in the front passenger seat of an SUV when police opened fire on the vehicle.

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We'll Leave It There So: USA off to flyer in Ryder Cup, Mayo team named and today's sport

It’s been another eventful day in the sporting world.

Newborn baby girl and skeleton discovered in suitcase in Germany

A 22-year-old woman is under investigation for manslaughter following the discovery.

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Alabama Chief Justice suspended over gay marriage order

The judge vehemently denied the charges against him

Ancient Greek graves discovered during hunt for missing toddler

Ben Needham disappeared from the Greek island of Kos in 1991.

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A spacious Terenure home is on the market this week

Austrian court acquits US rapper of sexually abusing a girl half his age

The incident was alleged to have happened in a hotel room after the teenage girl had been drinking heavily at a concert in Vienna.

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US rout Europe in foursomes to surge into 4-0 Ryder Cup lead

It’s been a disastrous start for Darren Clarke’s side.

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Less than half of Defence Forces satisfied with military life

A recent report found that 48% of personnel were satisfied with military life, compared to 64% in 2008.

Czech premier tells Britain to stop 'hateful attacks' on its citizens

“The Czech government finds it unacceptable to see Czechs attacked because of their origin and being treated as second-class citizens.”

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The 5 at 5: Friday

5 minutes, 5 stories, 5 o’clock…

Tears and tributes by world leaders for Shimon Peres - a "giant of the 20th century"

There has been criticism of his legacy by Arab nations.

Trump unleashes fresh insults of pageant winner in (very) early morning Tweet tirade

He tweeted about an alleged sex tape by Alicia Machado in a message posted at 5.30am.

Woman dies from injuries two weeks after crash with truck

The woman died from her injuries last night.

Family Fortunes: Lucky brothers and sisters share huge Lotto jackpot

A Caribbean holiday for the whole family is now on the cards.

Excavation to take place at site of alleged mass grave at Tuam

The excavation will take place following allegations about the deaths of 800 babies and the manner in which they were buried.

Ireland spends four times the EU average on insurance premiums, but you probably don't

The figures are likely distorted by the large presence of multinationals here.

Man dragged into alleyway and shot twice in each leg in paramilitary style attack

It happened in the Bread Street area of Belfast city shortly after 9pm.

Government jet may have been sold for €330k less than its value

Additionally, spare parts for the aircraft were sold for what may have been just a fraction of their actual worth

Sabina Higgins to host special breastfeeding morning at the Áras

Sabina will welcome mothers and their children next week.

17-year-old girl sues uncle after €50k taken from account after death of her parents

The teenager’s parents passed away within two months of each other earlier this year.

Journeys with TheJournal.ie: Waterford project for underprivileged teens proves Blooming brilliant

The first winner of 100 free Irish Rail trips is a group of talented teens whose sensory garden design is headed for the capital.

Nine arrested as drug dogs help sniff out €1.2 million worth of cannabis in planned raids

Sophisticated growhouses were discovered during the four day operation in Tipperary.

First the buses, now the gardaí: Government fears 'domino effect' in public sector pay demands

Minister Donohoe reiterated that any public sector pay claims must be settled through the Lansdowne Agreement.

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An Irish chat show filmed in an attic and broadcast on Facebook is going up against the Late Late

It’s early days, but GoLive creations have some lofty ambitions.

The pioneering Rosetta probe has crash-landed on Comet 67P

Wild cheering erupted in the mission control centre in Darmstadt, as spacecraft operations manager Sylvain Lodiot announced the official end of mission.

London to copy Dublin as UK capital plans to ban HGVs from the city

New mayor Sadiq Khan wants a total ban on dangerous lorries in the English capital.

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Dundalk earned more last night than they would winning three league titles

The SSE Airtricity League Premier Division champions have already picked up over €6 million for their European achievements.

Your crash course in... How a showdown in the skies could trigger a transatlantic trade war

The battle between Airbus and Boeing may set the stage for a full-on feud between Europe and the US.

'I'd be happy to slaughter them': Phillipines president likens himself to Hitler

The anti-drug president said he would be glad to massacre three million addicts.

Italian police have found two priceless Van Gogh paintings stolen from a Dutch museum

The thieves broke into the museum through the roof and used sledgehammers to break a first-floor window.

Punctuality, responsibility, find something that you love: What did you learn on your first job?

Some famous names share their experiences – and yes, first impressions count.

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A Fine Gael TD wants the government to expel the Russian ambassador over Aleppo airstrikes

Minister for Foreign Affairs Charlie Flanagan has condemned Russia’s bombardment of the Syrian city.

Increasing numbers of Republican newspapers say Donald Trump is not fit to be president

USA Today have taken a side for the first time, while an Arizona newspaper has received death threats from Trump supporters.

The 9 at 9: Friday

Here’s your news roundup as we move towards the weekend.

From The42 World medallist Harrington working as hospital dinner lady to fund training Harsh Reality

World medallist Harrington working as hospital dinner lady to fund training

The World silver medallist is preparing for next month’s European Championships without any state funding.

Yesterday’s News

From The42 His rivals may feel hard done by but Conor has earned this historic opportunity Inside The Camp

His rivals may feel hard done by but Conor has earned this historic opportunity

John Kavanagh, Conor McGregor’s head coach, writes exclusively ahead of McGregor’s return at UFC 205.

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