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Politics - Today’s News

Vote Leave fined and referred to police for 'breaking laws over electoral spending'

The results of a much-awaited UK Electoral Commission investigation have been released.

Trump and Putin both go on Fox News as US President returns to Washington into Russia firestorm Helsinking Ship This post contains videos

Trump and Putin both go on Fox News as US President returns to Washington into Russia firestorm

Trump said he ‘doesn’t see any reason’ why Russia would meddle in US elections.

EU and Japan to sign massive trade deal as US puts up barriers

The “landmark” EU-Japan deal creates a massive economic zone.

Politics - Yesterday’s News

Protester forcibly removed from Trump-Putin press conference venue

The man, who was holding a paper sign, was escorted out after a scuffle.

Attempt to remove patients from hospital waiting lists 'a national disgrace', National Association of GPs says

It’s claimed that the most vulnerable in society are being affected

Trump promises an 'extraordinary relationship' as he opens summit with Putin

The pair’s Helsinki Summit may take the heat out of some of the world’s most dangerous conflicts.

Irish Water to split from Ervia within five years

The water body is to become a standalone utility by the year 2023.

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Pussy Riot charged over World Cup final pitch invasion

One made it to the centre circle.

EU urges US, China and Russia to avert trade 'conflict and chaos'

EU Council President Donald Tusk spoke after meeting Chinese Premier Li Keqiang as part of an annual EU-China summit.

Irish Water hopes new restrictions in Dublin will help avoid 'widespread outages in autumn'

Pressure will be dropped in 34 areas from 10pm tonight.

Politics - Sunday 15 July, 2018

'In Mother Russia only Putin gets an umbrella' - Viewers bemused by President's World Cup 'power move'

Putin was shielded from the rain – but Macron and the Croatian leader got drenched.

Fine Gael senator calls for 'drunk tanks' at city Garda stations

Similar schemes have been trialled in UK cities like Newcastle, Bristol and Cardiff.

Leo wanted the HSE to save money by re-using crutches, but was told it was a non-runner

The Taoiseach said the government will be looking with ‘laser-like detail’ at how to get value for money in the health service.

British minister resigns over lewd messages to women

Andrew Griffiths said he was “deeply ashamed” and would seek professional help.

Theresa May says Donald Trump told her to 'sue the EU'

May has revealed the advice that Trump had said could be “too brutal”.

Donald Trump says Queen Elizabeth told him that Brexit 'is a very complex problem'

Trump made the comments in an interview with Piers Morgan.

Departments in talks about rolling out state-funded old age villages

There will be shared responsibility between the two departments to ensure that homes are supported by the HSE.

Politics - Saturday 14 July, 2018

Inside Veles, the Macedonian town that became a pro-Trump fake news factory

Hundreds of websites and Facebook pages were set up out of the town in 2016.

Sinn Féin WILL run a candidate in the presidential election

The party made the announcement today.

What's going on with the confidence and supply? Two men are talking a lot about not talking

Leo wants to renegotiate the deal it has with Fianna Fáil, but Martin says not until after the Budget.

Politics - Friday 13 July, 2018

Ballymun gaelscoil will be finished by September despite contractor entering into examinership

Under the examinership arrangement, it was agreed that the company would continue operating.

Tens of thousands spill onto London's streets in protest of Donald Trump visit

People held up signs referencing Trump’s views and comments on immigration, gay rights, religion and sexual harassment.

Trump denies criticising Theresa May in interview with The Sun newspaper

Trump’s comments come just hours after launching an extraordinary attack on Prime Minister Theresa May’s Brexit strategy.

Back pain, not alcohol, caused Juncker summit stumble, according to EU

The 63-year-old was seen repeatedly unsteady on his feet at the NATO summit dinner on Wednesday night.

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Poll: Would you join anti-Trump protests if he visited Ireland?

The US President owns a golfing property in Co. Clare.

€1.6 million in rent arrears awarded to landlords in 2017

A number of record-breaking statistics dominate the Residential Tenancies Board’s annual report for 2017.

Politics - Thursday 12 July, 2018

Ireland to be the world’s first country to divest public money from fossil fuels

The passing of the Fossil Fuel Divestment Bill means the government will have to drop its coal, oil and gas investments.

Woman who led Temple Bar's 1990s revival chosen to lead Irish healthcare's transformation

Laura Magahy has led some other major Irish projects over the years.

Referendum on women’s place in the home may be delayed until next year

Concerns have been raised about the proposal for a straight-forward deletion of the reference to women in the home in the Constitution.

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'I'm a political animal': Former Dublin Lord Mayor Christy Burke considering a presidential run

Burke said he had been approached by locals in his area and younger members of his own team about possibly mounting an election bid.

Theresa May's Brexit plan criticised as a 'real blow' for London's finance sector

The controversial plan prompted the resignation of chief negotiator David Davis and Foreign Secretary Boris Johnson.

Trump says US is committed to NATO after allies commit to increase their spending

“The US were not treated fairly, but now we are. I believe in NATO.”

Taoiseach says gardaí will have to work 'anti-social' hours for the good of society

Leo Varadkar said there are 600 more gardaí now than two years ago.

TDs are off on their summer holidays today

The Dáil will return in September

Politics - Wednesday 11 July, 2018

'He deserves a second term': Fine Gael to support Michael D Higgins' bid for re-election

Fianna Fáil has also said it will support the incumbent president.

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