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IRELAND

Govt commissions report into sexual violence to be completed in two years

The Government has confirmed plans to commission a second SAVI report into sexual violence.

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Groups to hold climate action protest in Dublin

A climate action protest will take place in Dublin City Centre this afternoon.

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'Money well spent' - Lord Mayor welcomes 92 new social housing units for Dublin

The Lord Mayor of Dublin has welcomed a decision to spend €35m on 92 new homes for social housing.

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Tánaiste: Theresa May giving brexiteers a reality check

A reality check is being provided to British politicians on what Brexit looks like, according to the Tánaiste.

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Survey finds more than a third of jobseekers in Cork consider leaving city for work

Up to 37% of Cork jobseekers have considered leaving the city to find work, according to a new poll out this weekend.

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WORLD

Second shipment of supplies blasts off for space station

Northrop Grumman launched its Antares rocket from Wallops Island, Virginia.

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Argentina submarine found sunk a year after disappearing, navy says

The vessel disappeared in November 2017 with 44 crewmen aboard.

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California wildfire death toll rises as number on missing list tops 1,000

Eight more bodies were found, authorities confirmed on Friday.

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Trump: I answered Mueller questions ‘very easily’

The president did not say when he would turn over his answers to the special counsel in the Russia probe.

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US intel says prince ordered Khashoggi killing – official

The Saudi government has denied the claim.

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BUSINESS

Shortage of homes could save UK from market crash

Anyone fearing a Brexit- induced house-market crash in the UK would do well to remember one simple fact: The country isn’t even close to keeping up with demand for new homes.

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Brexit Deal Chaos: North business in show of unity to back May’s deal

Business groups in the North and the Republic have combined in an unprecedented show of support for the Brexit deal following a week of political chaos in Westminster that sunk the pound and rattled Irish and British shares.

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Bank union opposes branch closures

The head of the Financial Services Union (FSU) said it will oppose any further branch closures across Ireland as a survey by leading consumer affairs publication Which showed “at least” 2,961 branches were shut in Britain in the past four years.

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Building leads jobs rebound as employment in construction surges 80%

Employment in construction has surged 80% and in food service and hotels 43% since the depth of the crisis in early 2012, according to official figures which show there are now over 2.25m people working in the economy.

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OPINION

Joyce Fegan: Social media is now a socially accepted addiction

No one is in denial. We are all well aware the effects an hour spent scanning the perfectly presented lives of others has on our mood $1.

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Comics hero Stan Lee leaves behind a storied legacy

The ‘Spider-Man’ creator lived through one of the weirder market bubbles back in the ‘90s, and missed out on the real Marvel boom in later years, writes $1.

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When America lost the war in Vietnam

America is the only country to use nuclear weapons against another nation. During the Vietnam debacle, it almost recklessly returned to the war chest, writes $1.

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