A couple who held hands at breakfast every morning even after 70 years of marriage have died 15 hours apart.


Real claim first leg advantage over Bayern

Real Madrid 1 Bayern Munich 0
Real Madrid took a step towards their first Champions League final in 12 years by beating Bayern Munich 1-0 at the Bernabeu thanks to a first-half goal by Karim Benzema.



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A Buddhist monk shaves the head of a boy during an ordaining ceremony at a Buddhist monastery in suburbs of Yangon, Myanmar. (AP Photo/Gemunu Amarasinghe)



SOLO RUN: Munster's JJ Hanrahan trains separately at yesterday's squad training in Musgrave Park. Hanrahan, recovering from injury, has an outside chance of being selected  as a replacement  in Sunday's Heineken Cup semi-final against Toulon.
Murray primed to step in at No 10 for Munster

JJ Hanrahan is likely to be restricted to water carrier duties in Marseille this weekend. And, if that is the case, should anything happen to Ian Keatley the battle for a place in the Heineken Cup final could hinge on how good Conor Murray can act as back-up goal-kicker.


Dilapidated waterworks are leaking money and Government is sinking

MUCH has been written about ‘leaks’ from Cabinet and the quarrelsome discussion on water charges last week. But the big issue is not Cabinet incontinence. It is a national water system leaking 40% of its content into the ground between its source and our taps.


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