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Ulster player Paul Marshall announces retirement

Thu, 19 Apr 2018 15:26:08 GMT

Paul Marshall has announced retirement from rugby at the end of the season.(image)

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Judge in Bill Cosby case rejects defence's fifth call for mistrial

Thu, 19 Apr 2018 15:20:00 GMT

The judge in Bill Cosby's sexual assault retrial has rejected the defence's fifth bid for a mistrial.(image)

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Laurels Charity Crew back on their bikes in a bid to hit €1m target

Thu, 19 Apr 2018 15:19:11 GMT

A charity that has helped take more than 100 children with severe spinal conditions off a waiting list is getting supporters back on their bikes tomorrow in a bid to reach a fundraising target of €1m.(image)

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Poland remembers Warsaw Ghetto Uprising after 75 years

Thu, 19 Apr 2018 15:09:28 GMT

People in the Polish capital are holding a day of commemorations on the 75th anniversary of the Warsaw Ghetto Uprising.(image)

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Gardaí renew appeal for information on missing Offaly man

Thu, 19 Apr 2018 15:04:05 GMT

Gardaí have renewed their appeal for help in finding 26-year-old Edgars Leimanis, who is missing from his home at Newberry Close, Edenderry since Saturday, March 31.(image)

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Cuba confirms new president as Castro family steps out of limelight

Thu, 19 Apr 2018 15:00:34 GMT

Miguel Diaz-Canel has replaced Raul Castro as president of Cuba.(image)

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Amazon Prime secures US Open tennis rights in Ireland and UK

Thu, 19 Apr 2018 14:49:06 GMT

The US Open will become the first grand slam tournament to be broadcast solely on a digital platform in Ireland and the UK after it was announced Amazon Prime Video has signed a five-year agreement.(image)

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7 backstage style secrets from the stars of This Morning

Thu, 19 Apr 2018 14:35:00 GMT

Katie Wright heads to the ITV studios to get the inside fashion scoop from the show’s presenters.(image)

Watch the shocking moment a house exploded as police officers approached

Thu, 19 Apr 2018 14:33:00 GMT

The huge fireball was caused by gas released after a car crashed into the property.(image)

Additional tickets released for the Rolling Stones' Croke Park gig

Thu, 19 Apr 2018 14:32:00 GMT

A limited number of premium tickets from the venue and a limited number of pit tickets are also being released for sale.(image)

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Arlene Foster: Green energy scheme was not a personal priority

Thu, 19 Apr 2018 14:19:00 GMT

Arlene Foster has said the ill-fated Renewable Heat Incentive (RHI) scheme was not a "personal priority" for her and she wishes she had asked more questions about it.(image)

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Warning of rocks being hurled 2km as Japanese volcano erupts for first time in 250 years

Thu, 19 Apr 2018 14:07:53 GMT

A volcano in southern Japan has begun erupting for the first time in 250 years.(image)

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Two reported dead after light aircraft crash in Antrim

Thu, 19 Apr 2018 15:00:00 GMT

A light aircraft has crashed and caught fire in Co Antrim.(image)

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Syrian rebel fighters lay down weapons and leave for town near Turkish border

Thu, 19 Apr 2018 13:28:00 GMT

Hundreds of rebels fighters in a Syrian town northeast of Damascus have handed in their weapons and started to leave under an evacuation deal, Syrian government media reported.(image)

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Acid victim died in euthanasia clinic after 15 months of unbearable suffering, court hears

Thu, 19 Apr 2018 13:23:00 GMT

An engineer killed himself more than a year after a former lover threw acid over his face and body, a court in England has heard.(image)

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