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Dublin GAA star Jonny Cooper was asleep and defenceless as he was repeatedly stabbed in the face and neck in a frenzied knife attack, a court has heard.

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Autumn weather Oct 31st 2014

Sun bathers on the beach in Brighton, Sussex, as the record for the warmest Halloween in Britain has been shattered, forecasters say. Photo credit: Steve Parsons/PA Wire

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Centrist politics must challenge the threats from both extremes

EARLIER this week the all-powerful, life-giving or life-denying European Central Bank published the results of its stress tests on 130 of Europe’s banks. Only 25 failed and just one — and what a welcome “just” that is — is Irish.

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Features

Phobias and fears can be passed onBy Rita de Brun

Fashion & Beauty

Beauty: holding back the yearsBy Katie Wright

Food & Drink

Ballymaloe Halloween BarmbrackBy Darina Allen

Health & Life

Pressure on teen girls to be sexually active is intrusive, unfair and damagingBy Suzanne Harrington

Home & Interiors

Everything you need to know about access and security around the homeBy Kya deLongchamps

Travel

Canet-en-Rousillon is a charming old town with the Pyrenees on its doorstepBy Conor Power

Arts, Books, Films & TV

New book reveals John Lydon is Rotten at the coreBy Ed Power

Outdoors

Acers are autumn aces in any gardenBy Peter Dowdall