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Venezuela’s Maduro announces power rationing amid outages Recent outages have cut off the water supply and communications for days at a time. Vehicles drive through an area without electricity in Caracas, Venezuela (Natacha Pisarenko/AP) Venezuelan president Nicolas Maduro has announced a 30-day plan to ration electricity following nationwide power cuts that have inflicted misery on millions of people and ignited protests. The rationing...
'I saw a man stand over my child, he had his hands beside her'- horrified mother woken by intruder during the night Dolores Kelly of the SDLP(Stock picture) A mother who woke to see a man standing over her bed was horrified to learn he had instructed her daughter to "come with me" before being chased off in the middle of...
Man (60s) killed and 12-year-old boy injured in road collision (stock photo) A MAN in his 60s has died following a fatal road collision in Co Mayo yesterday evening. The single vehicle collision occurred at approximately 7pm on the N59 near Mulranny. The driver, a man in his 60s, was pronounced dead at the scene. His remains were removed to the mortuary at...
Brexit multiple choice again: How will UK parliament's indicative votes work? Britain's Prime Minister Theresa May speaking in the House of Commons (Photo by HO / PRU / AFP) British MPs will wrest control of the Brexit process for a second day on Monday in order to try to find a majority for an alternative way forward that could break the...
Goodman's beef empire is at the heart of the Brexit storm but few would bet against him   Larry GoodmanABP Foods founder Larry Goodman After beef baron Larry Goodman's ABP Food took a 50pc stake in Wexford-based Slaney Foods, the parent of Slaney Meats, back in 2016, the move culminated in Irish Farmers' Association protests. Farmers and suppliers were concerned about falling...
UK food chief 'terrified' of no-deal prospect Chair of Food and Drink Federation warns of empty shelves and spike in food prices if government imposes tariffs on trade with EU Young woman shopping in the supermarket The chair of the Food and Drink Federation has said he is “absolutely terrified” about the possibility of a no-deal Brexit, which he fears could lead...
Solskjaer plays down Pogba’s Real Madrid comments Pogba described Real as a “dream” club while on international duty. Speculation surrounds the future of Manchester United midfielder Paul Pogba (Martin Rickett/PA) Ole Gunnar Solskjaer is convinced Paul Pogba has a “big, big part” to play at Manchester United despite the Frenchman’s remarks about Real Madrid recently. Pogba described Madrid as a “dream” club while...
MEP Marian Harkin won't seek re-election to Europe after 15 years Marian Harkin MEP MEP Marian Harkin will not be seeking re-election in May after nearly 15 years in the European Parliament. The Sligo politician’s decision opens up a gap in the vast Midlands/North West constituency which stretches across 14 counties from Donegal to Kildare. The other sitting MEPs, Luke ‘Ming’ Flanagan (Ind),...
WATCH: Brexit - The key events in the week ahead Theresa May is facing another turbulent week at Westminster after seeing a version of her Brexit deal defeated for a third time in the Commons. This is how events could pan out in the days and weeks ahead.
Ole Gunnar Solskjaer plays down Paul Pogba's Real Madrid comments Paul Pogba is enjoying life under Ole Gunnar Solskjaer (Nigel French/PA) Ole Gunnar Solskjaer is convinced Paul Pogba has a "big, big part" to play at Manchester United despite the Frenchman's remarks about Real Madrid recently. Pogba described Madrid as a "dream" club while on international duty and made specific reference to...

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