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European competition watchdog fines Google €2.42bn

Tue, 27 Jun 2017 12:36:43 +0100

The European Commission has fined Google €2.42bn for breaching EU competition rules.

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Couple separated under HSE scheme to be reunited

Tue, 27 Jun 2017 14:01:59 +0100

The Health Service Executive has said "arrangements are being made" to facilitate the transfer of a woman to her husband's nursing home, after the couple were separated under the Fair Deal Scheme.

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Second vote on Scottish independence to be postponed

Tue, 27 Jun 2017 14:55:27 +0100

Nicola Sturgeon has confirmed a second vote on Scottish independence is being postponed as she announced a "reset" of the timetable set out for another referendum.

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Court says Dutch partially liable for Srebrenica deaths

Tue, 27 Jun 2017 12:07:05 +0100

A Dutch appeals court has confirmed that the Netherlands was partly liable for the deaths of about 300 Muslim males who were expelled from a Dutch UN base after the surrounding area was overrun by Bosnian Serb troops.

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Five-year-old is youngest confirmed London fire victim

Tue, 27 Jun 2017 14:13:42 +0100

A five-year-old boy has been identified by police as the youngest victim so far of the fire which engulfed a London tower block two weeks ago, killing at least 79 people.

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Tipperary hurler gets suspended sentence for deception

Tue, 27 Jun 2017 13:25:36 +0100

All-Ireland winning Tipperary goalkeeper Darren Gleeson has been given a three-and-a-half year suspended prison sentence after admitting an offence of obtaining €10,000 by deception from an elderly man.

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Pat Hickey's legal team seeks to block Moran report

Tue, 27 Jun 2017 14:44:23 +0100

Former Olympic Council of Ireland president Pat Hickey says that his legal team in Dublin has warned against the publication of Judge Carroll Moran's report into the Rio ticketing scandal last summer as it might prejudice his trial in Brazil.

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Breast and cervical cancer survival rates improving

Tue, 27 Jun 2017 13:51:06 +0100

Newly-published healthcare statistics show reduced hospitalisation rates for diabetes and heart failure, as well as a fall in death rates after stroke.

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Varadkar says judge appointments bill 'the modern way'

Tue, 27 Jun 2017 14:54:40 +0100

Taoiseach Leo Varadkar has told the Dáil that the time has come for reform in the way that judges are selected, saying it needs to be more transparent.

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Stormont talks edge towards deadline for agreement

Tue, 27 Jun 2017 14:15:42 +0100

Talks to restore power-sharing in Northern Ireland are set to intensify as a deadline for agreement looms.

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Appeal over teen missing from Wicklow

Tue, 27 Jun 2017 14:06:32 +0100

Gardaí in Bray have appealed for assistance tracing missing 16-year-old Yu Xin Li.

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Drop in GB visits continues amid 'currency challenge'

Tue, 27 Jun 2017 12:20:27 +0100

There was a 4% drop-off in the number of visitors to Ireland from Great Britain between March and May, when compared with the same period in 2016.

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Politics: Cabinet, Leaders' Questions & Committees

Tue, 27 Jun 2017 15:01:24 +0100

Keep up to date with all of the day's political developments as they happen.

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Varadkar to have phone call with Trump

Tue, 27 Jun 2017 13:50:01 +0100

Taoiseach Leo Varadkar will hold his first official phone call with US President Donald Trump later today.

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One million adults struggling financially - survey

Tue, 27 Jun 2017 13:28:18 +0100

More than a quarter of Irish adults are struggling financially, according to the latest Family Finances Report from Aviva.

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US says Syrian govt may be preparing chemical attack

Tue, 27 Jun 2017 13:44:30 +0100

Syrian President Bashar al-Assad may be preparing a chemical weapons attack that would result in the "mass murder" of civilians, the White House has said.

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Water outage to hit Cork city centre

Tue, 27 Jun 2017 13:40:35 +0100

Up to 35,000 people will be affected by a planned shutdown of the water supply to homes and businesses in Cork city centre tonight.

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NERI calls for end to tax-cutting agenda

Tue, 27 Jun 2017 13:37:32 +0100

The Nevin Economic Research Institute says Ireland spends less than similar countries on things that are important for long-run economic growth - notably education, infrastructure and research.

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Depp could face perjury charges in Australia

Tue, 27 Jun 2017 13:33:32 +0100

Johnny Depp could face perjury charges in Australia after the deputy prime minister threatened to unleash a new chapter in a pet dog case dubbed the "war on terrier".

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CNN journalists resign over retracted Russia story

Tue, 27 Jun 2017 13:26:19 +0100

CNN has accepted the resignations of three journalists after the publication of a Russia-related article that has since been retracted.

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