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Dublin: 6 °C Wednesday 26 April, 2017

Today’s News

Those who earn more will pay higher speeding fines under proposed safety law changes

The Road Safety Authority said it will be watching the UK’s road laws with interest.

From The42 Several arrests made after police raid Newcastle and West Ham over transfer dealings Breaking

Several arrests made after police raid Newcastle and West Ham over transfer dealings

Her Majesty’s Revenue and Customs officers swooped on St James’ Park and London Stadium this morning.

Japan is in the midst of a major crisp shortage and prices have skyrocketed online Crisp Crisis This post contains videos
Poll: Do you think it's acceptable that Ivanka Trump was booed at? What Do You Think This post contains a poll

Poll: Do you think it's acceptable that Ivanka Trump was booed at?

A German crowed booed and hissed at the US President’s daughter for saying her father was an advocate of families.

The 9 at 9: Wednesday

Gardaí warn they’re not ready for a terrorist attack, AIB fined €2 million and new Dublin motorway? Here are Wednesday’s news.

'There will be abortions': Master of maternity hospital says they'll be entirely independent

After almost a week of controversy, the board of the National Maternity Hospital will meet later today.

Fresh PR headache for United Airlines as giant rabbit dies on plane

The airline has said it is “saddened” to hear the news and is reviewing what happened.

Four masked men attack man after ramming his car outside Dublin school yesterday morning

A feud between at least three local families is understood to be the reason behind the attack.

Enda Kenny is travelling to Canada to meet Justin Trudeau and discuss 'middle-class jobs'

Trudeau said that Ireland is a ‘close friend’ to Canada.

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How the Golf has changed over 5 decades - plus is money-saving diesel a myth?

Belief that saturated fat clogs arteries is 'just plain wrong'

An editorial in the British Medical Journal finds no link between saturated fat and issues like coronary heart disease.

Donald Trump backs down on funding demand for Mexico border wall Great And Beautiful Wall This post contains videos

Donald Trump backs down on funding demand for Mexico border wall

The US President insists that the wall will be built, however.

'It's a worrying trend': Judge concerned that age profile of drink drivers is getting younger

Judge Mary Devins said the average age of drink drivers used to be upwards of 60 years.

Three teenage boys accused of defilement of girl (15) have case delayed

It is alleged each of the teenagers had sex with a girl at a house party in Dublin.

Adi Roche: 'I'm asking world leaders to help removing and storing Chernobyl's radioactive material'

Let’s show the people of Chernobyl that they are not forgotten, writes Adi Roche.

Third lane needed on N11 or Wicklow and Dún Laoghaire Rathdown will begin to suffer, report finds

Any delay in road network improvements will ‘constrain growth’ and hinder productivity, finds Transport Infrastructure Ireland.

Factfind: Could compulsory purchase be used for the maternity hospital and what would it cost?

The St. Vincent’s site is the preferred site for the hospital.

'We can't keep our head in the sand': Only 3 armed gardaí covering Dublin Airport

Rank-and-file gardaí have warned they are not prepared for the types of terrorist attacks that have been happening in Europe.

Gardaí: 'There were issues with how some homicides were classified'

Deputy Commissisioner John Twomey stressed all of these deaths were fully investigated.

At least two arrested over 'tissue packet begging scam' on Irish trains

Irish Rail said it is cracking down on the organised begging.

AIB fined €2.3 million for breaches relating to terrorist financing and money laundering

The bank also failed to conduct required due diligence on accounts predating Ireland’s money-laundering laws.

Yesterday’s News

Husband charged with wife's murder after Fitbit contradicts his version of events

Connie Dabate’s Fitbit was logging steps after the time her husband told police she was killed.

Here is the deal reached by St Vincent's and Holles Street over the new National Maternity Hospital

The agreement reached in November between the two hospitals was released today to the public.

Tom Hardy catches 'motorcycle thief' after chase in London

The actor is known for his roles in action films such as Mad Max.

'Ten seconds of embarrassment can save your life': Brian Kennedy on cancer and love

The singer has spoken out about his life since being diagnosed with rectal cancer.

From The42 'Where's Cork?' How a Liverpool legend ended up in the League of Ireland Changes

'Where's Cork?' How a Liverpool legend ended up in the League of Ireland

Terry McDermott, a three-time European Cup winner, had a short stint with the Rebel Army in 1985.

'Despicable': Manchester police search for men who stole from a man as he had a stroke

The men stole money from the man and from his house.

Here's What Happened Today: Tuesday

Homelessness figures, garda assaults and Ivanka Trump had everyone talking today.

Three men jailed in Sweden for gang rape streamed live on Facebook

The film has since been removed from Facebook but it has been circulated on the internet.

Number of homeless families and children reaches new record high

A rough sleeper count for Dublin found 138 adults sleeping on the street.

'In my head, I didn't deserve to be helped. I was broken and couldn't be fixed'

Ireland rugby international Hannah Tyrrell on the eating disorder that overshadowed her teenage years

Gardaí seek public's help in finding missing 17-year-old

Aoife O’Hare from Cookstown, Co Tyrone was last seen at 8am yesterday.

Ivanka Trump defends father at women's summit, gets laughed at

Donald Trump doesn’t have the best track record when it comes to empowering women.

From The42 The Rugby Show: Eddie O'Sullivan and Murray Kinsella review Leinster and Munster's Champions Cup defeats Analysis This post contains videos

The Rugby Show: Eddie O'Sullivan and Murray Kinsella review Leinster and Munster's Champions Cup defeats

It was the end of the line for the Irish provinces over the weekend, as both Irish teams bowed out in the semi-finals.

Get stressed out sitting in traffic jams? One TD says it's impacting on people’s quality of life Gridlock This post contains a poll

Get stressed out sitting in traffic jams? One TD says it's impacting on people’s quality of life

Next week, Dublin City Council will discuss new plans to restrict car numbers in the city.

Contractor who 'isn't white collar' gets suspended sentence for €2.5m tax fraud

Patrick Mahony “consistently, knowingly and willfully” filed incorrect VAT returns, Ennis Circuit Court was told.

Some of Three's customers wrongly told they've spent hundreds on internet services

The phone service provider said the message was sent in error and the issue has been resolved.

St Vincent's chairman: Any legal medical procedure will be carried out at new maternity hospital

The National Maternity Hospital project has been mired in controversy in recent weeks.

Commissioner: 'Either gardaí can't count accurately or someone's been making figures up'

Garda management will present an interim report on the breath test scandal to the Policing Authority this week.

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