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The hitman hired to take out a 'rogue' cartel member

Sat, 15/12/2018 - 7:55am
Imre Arakas was this week sentenced to six years in prison for conspiring to carry out a murder as part of the ongoing Hutch-Kinahan feud. But how did gardaí foil the former wrestler's planned attack?

Donald Trump's 'dirty deeds': A presidential problem?

Sat, 15/12/2018 - 7:43am
Donald Trump first met Michael Cohen 13 years ago. He was on a residents' committee at a Trump property.

Dramatic Brexit week leaves us none the wiser

Sat, 15/12/2018 - 7:38am
Europe Editor Tony Connelly writes that after one of the most dramatic weeks yet, we are none the wiser about the Brexit endgame.

Nurses were victims of most assaults on hospital staff

Sat, 15/12/2018 - 4:34am
Figures released by the HSE show that of almost 11,000 assaults against hospital staff over the last ten years, over seven and a half thousand were targeted against nurses.

More "yellow vest" protests are expected today

Sat, 15/12/2018 - 3:19am
Thousands of France's "yellow vest" demonstrators were expected to take to the streets again today, a month after the start of their protest movement which has plunged President Emmanuel Macron's government into its biggest crisis.

Mulvaney to become acting White House chief of staff

Fri, 14/12/2018 - 11:18pm
President Donald Trump has said his budget chief, Mick Mulvaney, will take over as White House chief of staff on a temporary basis after former New Jersey Governor Chris Christie abruptly ruled himself out for the post.

Orange wind warning issued ahead of Storm Deirdre

Fri, 14/12/2018 - 11:16pm
Met Éireann has issued a nationwide orange wind alert ahead of Storm Deirdre, which is set to track over Ireland on Saturday afternoon.

First clashes hit Hodeida since Yemen ceasefire

Fri, 14/12/2018 - 9:06pm
Sporadic clashes broke out on the outskirts of Yemen's Hodeida today, the first violence to hit the lifeline port city since a UN-brokered ceasefire came into effect, residents said.

Facebook bug exposes photos of up to 6.8 million users

Fri, 14/12/2018 - 8:19pm
Facebook has discovered a bug that may have affected up to 6.8 million people and given third-party apps wider access to user photos on the social network.

Brexit Republic Ep 21 - A bumper Brexit week

Fri, 14/12/2018 - 8:16pm
The Meaningful Vote that never was; the no-confidence vote that answered one question, but raised many more; the European summit & 'that' row over "nebulous".

Jo'Burger restaurant group goes into liquidation

Fri, 14/12/2018 - 6:59pm
The restaurant group Jo'Burger has announced it is going into liquidation.

Man charged with assault over death of man in Waterford

Fri, 14/12/2018 - 6:20pm
A 28-year-old Waterford man has been charged with assault causing harm in relation to the death of John Lowe in Portlaw yesterday afternoon.

Sandy Hook evacuated on anniversary of gun massacre

Fri, 14/12/2018 - 6:10pm
US elementary school Sandy Hook, the scene of a horrific shooting that left 26 children and teachers dead, was evacuated today after receiving a bomb threat on the sixth anniversary of the massacre.

J&J shares drop 6% following report over asbestos

Fri, 14/12/2018 - 5:51pm
Shares of Johnson & Johnson (J&J) fell over 6% after Reuters reported that the pharmaceutical company knew that its baby powder was contaminated with cancer-causing asbestos.

Facebook bug exposes photos of up to 6.8 million users

Fri, 14/12/2018 - 5:10pm
Facebook has discovered a bug which may have affected up to 6.8 million people and given third-party apps wider access to user photos on the social network.

Trump knew hush-money payments were wrong - Cohen

Fri, 14/12/2018 - 4:24pm
US President Donald Trump knew it was wrong to order election-eve hush money paid to two women who claimed to have had affairs with him, according to his former lawyer.

Taoiseach 'satisfied' with draft conclusions of summit

Fri, 14/12/2018 - 4:19pm
The Taoiseach has said he is satisfied with the draft conclusions agreed at the European Council summit last night, which says the Withdrawal Agreement for Britain to leave the EU is not open for renegotiation.

Leaving Cert students expelled over social media video

Fri, 14/12/2018 - 4:18pm
Two Leaving Cert students have been formally expelled from the secondary school they attend for videoing and posting on social media a classmate snorting some white powder during a class.

Court hears prisoner tried to cut officer's wrist

Fri, 14/12/2018 - 4:10pm
A man attempted to cut a prison officer's wrist with a blade moulded into a toothbrush while the officer was delivering toilet paper, a court has heard.

Jackson and Olding fail to recoup legal costs

Fri, 14/12/2018 - 4:03pm
Rugby players Paddy Jackson and Stuart Olding, who were acquitted of rape earlier this year, have lost a court bid to recoup the legal costs of their defence.

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