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Ireland is set for its coldest winter in years, with sub-zero temperatures, polar gales and heavy snowfall predicted to plunge the country into an Arctic freeze within weeks.

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SRILANKA Mudslide

Sri Lankan boys climb up a slope of mud and sludge caused by a mudslide at the Koslanda tea plantation in Badulla district, about 220 kilometers (140 miles) east of Colombo, Thursday, Oct. 30, 2014. . (AP Photo/Eranga Jayawardena)

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We need to stop playing blame game over having autistic children

WHY WAS this research published? — I thought as I read the new study by UCC academics finding a link between C section and autism. It doesn’t prove anything.

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IS militants 'killed 600 Iraqi prisoners'

Islamic State militants carried out a mass killing of hundreds of Iraqi prison inmates when they seized the country’s second-largest city of Mosul in June, according to an international rights group.

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Beauty: holding back the yearsBy Katie Wright

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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

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

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