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'I think it'll be one of the most inspirational episodes' - Leo Varadkar will undergo another fitness test this week Leo Varadkar reacts to his results on Operation Transformation An Taoiseach Leo Varadkar will undergo a fitness test this week under the watch of personal trainer Karl Henry. Earlier this year, Varadkar (40) said he was "surprised" to learn on RTE's Operation...
Archive of Granville political dynasty acquired by British Library The Granville Archive, from the 18th and 19th centuries, has been acquired using a grant of £865,200. The British Library has acquired the Granville Archive (Stefan Rousseau/PA) The British Library has acquired a vast collection of letters and political papers which shed light on one of the most powerful political dynasties of 18th...
Christian Brother jailed for indecently assaulting two children (Stock image) A judge ruled against the State's application to stop the media naming a Christian Brother teacher accused of indecently assaulting children in the 1980s. John Gibson (72) was this morning jailed for two years for sexual assaults on two children at a Christian Brothers’ School in Co. Wexford in 1983 and 1985. The...
Comedian poised for power after first-round win in Ukraine poll Volodymyr Zelenskiy faces a second-round contest with incumbent president Petro Poroshenko his likely opponent. Ukrainian comedian and presidential candidate Volodymyr Zelenskiy (Emilio Morenatti/AP) A comic actor with no political experience was leading strongly in Ukraine’s presidential election and will be in a run-off for the job in three weeks, according to results...
Facebook's Zuckerberg to meet TDs in Dublin to discuss fake news Mark Zuckerberg. Facebook founder and chief executive Mark Zuckerberg is to meet a number of Irish officials and politicians in Dublin tomorrow. The 34-year-old billionaire is scheduled to meet Irish members of the so-called International Grand Committee on Disinformation and Fake News, including TDs Hildegarde Naughton (FG), James Lawless (FF) and...
Prince Charles 'warned Meghan Markle not to wear a tiara during royal tour of Fiji' Prince Harry, Duke of Sussex and Meghan, Duchess of Sussex attend Unveiling of The Queen's Commonwealth Canopy at Tupou College on October 26, 2018 in Nuku'alofa, TongaBritain's Meghan, the Duchess of Sussex, raises her glass as she attends a state dinner at Grand Pacific Hotel...
'Moment of stupidity' - motorcyclist who lost control on speed bump skidded into pedestrian, breaking both her legs (Stock photo) A motorcyclist lost control of his bike going over a speed bump and it skidded on its side into a pedestrian, breaking both her legs. Dublin Circuit Criminal Court heard that father-of-five Miguel Pintos (38) came off the bike and impacted with...
Disruption fears for Aer Lingus Regional passengers as Stobart Air cabin crew ballot for industrial action Stock photo: PA Aer Lingus Regional passengers could have to brace for strike action as cabin crew employed by Stobart Air, which operates the service, ballot for industrial action. Trade union Fórsa claimed that Dublin-based Stobart Air has refused to recognise the union and negotiate with...
US police have said 'several' bodies found inside a suburban business Stock photo Police in a US state have said "several" bodies have been found inside a suburban business. Officers responded to a medical call at the business on Monday morning in a suburb of Bismarck, North Dakota and found several people dead inside. The Mandan Police Department did not say how many...
'Soft Brexit', 'staying in EU' among choices for MPs to vote on in second round of indicative votes Results of indicative votes due at 10.30pm Bercow selected four of the nine Brexit alternative proposals to be considered on day two of the indicative vote process DUP insists it will continue to vote against UK Prime Minister Theresa May's Brexit deal...

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