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TODAY'S NEWS

Free GP care plan for under-6s ‘draconian’

The Irish Medical Organisation has claimed legislation to facilitate free GP care for the under-sixes is “draconian” and “an attempt to unilaterally re-write the relationship between GPs and the HSE”.

TODAY'S SPORT

Bayern keep the ball but Real seize initiative

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Bayern Munich may yet go on to retain this Champions League, but Pep Guardiola’s failure to maintain his unbeaten record at Real Madrid puts them on the brink.

TODAY'S COLUMNIST

It’s time to give faith teaching back to families and the Church

GETTING the boot into the Catholic Church is always a good start for any Labour minister. Complaining that the Catholic hierarchy had not provided him with examples of how inclusiveness can work in Catholic schools two years after he had asked them to worked well for Ruairi Quinn before the teachers’ conferences got down to what mattered: restoring pay rates.

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City Hall in eastern Ukraine cleared of pro-Russian protesters

Police have cleared a city hall in south-eastern Ukraine of pro-Russian protesters who had been occupying it for more than a week, Ukrainian Interior Minister Arsen Avakov said today.

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