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Avid traveller Jason Miller wouldn’t call himself a bean counter, but he has been known to use other varieties of green vegetable in his quest to save money on flights.

This mother’s lesson about acceptance didn’t turn out as she hoped, but she doesn’t regret a thing

Brea Schmidt thinks there’s a lesson for all of us in this tale.

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Titanic artefacts to go on display at V&A ocean liners exhibition

Many of the items have never been seen in Europe.

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Nigel Farage got more than he bargained for when he urged youngsters to go to the cinema

Things didn’t exactly go to plan for Nigel Farage when he urged youngsters to see Christopher Nolan’s WWII epic, Dunkirk. This story is enriched with multi-media content

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The world’s cutest sea otter pup has been given an adorable name

A baby sea otter found crying off the coast of Vancouver Island has been rescued and named Hardy in a public vote.

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Here’s what American Transgender Veterans have to say about Trump’s Trans military ban

"Meet me and tell me I'm not worthy to my face". This story is enriched with multi-media content

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You need to hear this guy playing guitar to people driving past his house

Steve Brown was driving by when he saw the sign for ‘free metal’ – and had to pull over to see what was happening.

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These ingenious rabbits escaped a flood on the back of a sheep

The bunnies found a novel route to “high ground”. This story is enriched with multi-media content

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A terrified squirrel found itself amongst the chaos during a Canadian Football game

The middle of a Canadian Football pitch is not where you want to be as a squirrel. This story is enriched with multi-media content

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Passer-by saves disorientated dolphin stuck in shallow water

A crowd started to gather on the beach to watch before a local man strode into the sea to help.

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WATCH: The world’s fastest water car drive up the Liffey

How do these things float? This story is enriched with multi-media content

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Last baby Orca born in SeaWorld captivity dies

It may take several weeks to conduct a necropsy. This story is enriched with multi-media content

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Meet the 'most cosmopolitan small town in Ireland'; Ballyhaunis, Co Mayo

Policeman Darran Conlon has a mission in Ballyhaunis, a small town in County Mayo.

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How to make Gennaro Contaldo’s baby chicken in a cider vinegar sauce

Chicken tonight? Serve up a whole ‘poussin’ each as a treat.

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This video of a crocodile dragging a dead cow along will haunt your dreams

This is one powerful crocodile.

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Stop the lights! The Nokia 3310 is back

It's been revealed the re-booted Nokia 3310 will be available in Ireland

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7 reasons why the A-list love to holiday in Los Cabos

Mexico’s star-studded beach destination lives up to its fame, says Lisa Haynes

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14 things to do in your 20s to avoid regret later in life, according to Reddit

People on Reddit have been offering their greatest nuggets of advice.

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Three cheeky rabbits escape floods by hitching a ride….with a flock of sheep.

The farmers account of the whole thing is priceless!

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This job application has come under fire for wanting ‘extremely attractive’ waiting staff

This is technically illegal under UK law. This story is enriched with multi-media content

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Is workplace power-napping really going to make us happier and more productive?

The concept of power-napping is catching on. This story is enriched with multi-media content

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Gender stereotypes to be banned by UK advertising watchdog

Adverts depicting gender stereotypes are set to be banned in the UK with new regulations. This story is enriched with multi-media content

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Quiz: Are you more Conor McGregor or Floyd Mayweather?

Which of the two prizefighters are you?

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This barber shop has a rather unusual floor

You wouldn’t want to drop your loose change in here…

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What’s more adorable than a baby tortoise? One the size of a coin

Yep, it doesn’t get cuter than Finn. This story is enriched with multi-media content

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A couple who messaged on Tinder for three years finally met and it was beautiful

This is a love story that just keeps on giving. This story is enriched with multi-media content

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It may be the middle of summer but Santas are flocking to the World Santa Congress

Even Santa deserves a holiday once a year.

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How do I stop fancying my gym instructor?

Fiona Caine answers a reader’s question on how to get her gym trainer out of her head.

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Donald Trump’s politicised address to American boy scouts didn’t get the reaction he was hoping for

Donald Trump’s address to the 2017 National Scout Jamboree prompted fierce criticism after the president strayed from his message of praise, in favour of a well-trodden disgruntlement at Washington and his political tribulations in DC.

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Drop everything and look at this adorable giant panda cub

This is pretty much the only thing you need to see today. This story is enriched with multi-media content

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These beautifully decorated dogs are brightening up Chicago

The addition of the life-size German Shepherd police dogs is all for a good cause. This story is enriched with multi-media content

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When nobody came to this soon-to-be mum’s baby shower the internet had the best response

People pulled together to get this young mum everything she needs. This story is enriched with multi-media content

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A family from Muff in Donegal appeared on Family Fortunes AU and this happened

Caitlin explained that her school she attended in the town was named, Holly Bush.

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A nice end to a wonderful act of kindness ...

A parenting blogger has shared an email thanking her for paying for a woman’s shopping, three years after the event.

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Video: How to create a Khaleesi braid inspired by Game of Thrones

If you’re anything like us, you get a LOT of hair envy while watching Game of Thrones.

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8 ways to be waterwise during the warmer months

There’s been no sign yet this summer of a hosepipe ban, but we should all be thinking about ways to use less water – particularly the greenfingered among us, who have gardens to look after.

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Donald Trump’s sketch of the New York skyline is going up for auction – with a starting bid of $9,000

A drawing by Donald Trump of the New York skyline is up for auction in New York.

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Dermot O’Leary pens emotional tribute as his cat Silver dies

Dermot O’Leary has bid an emotional farewell to his cat Silver, who has died at the age of four.

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Signs warning of ‘easily startled’ police have appeared in Minneapolis

Mock signs warning the public of ‘easily startled’ police have appeared in Minneapolis in the wake of the shooting of Australian Justine Damond by police over a week ago. This story is enriched with multi-media content

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Watch the incredible rescue of two elephants who were washed out to sea

Sri Lankan Navy had to tow the beautiful animals to shore – and it’s the second time this month a rescue like this has happened in the region.

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This rescue dog is completely unrecognisable after being showered with love and attention

Jules had scabies and a dislocated hip when he was found in Curacao, now he’s almost a different dog.

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Watch: GAA stars take the hot seat with Mammies for brilliant Q&A session

All Star legends and minor ambassadors Oisín McConville and Dónal Óg Cusack are among a few GAA players who have taken the hot seat with their Mammies to see just how much they know about one another, writes Ciara Phelan. This story is enriched with multi-media content

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This cart ride down a Canadian mountain is strangely but beautifully hypnotic

The Skyline Luge at Mont Tremblant is possibly the most enjoyable way to descend a mountain yet.

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Patrice Evra says even grumpy people love his Monday videos, and he’s probably right

Patrice Evra used to be known as a footballer, but these days he’s a world-famous Instagrammer best known for his passion for Mondays.

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Michael Phelps attempted to outswim a shark, because racing humans is so yesterday

The world’s most decorated Olympian and one of the best swimmers of all time has moved on from racing humans. Just when you thought Michael Phelps – owner of 28 Olympic medals – had reached his optimal performance, he took on the challenge of swimming against a great white shark. This story is enriched with multi-media content

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Sainsbury’s shopper accuses store of racism after tagging cans of Jamaican ackee

Toby Taylor pointed out that smaller, higher-priced items had not been tagged in the same way.

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WATCH: Scenes from Game of Thrones added to tapestry in the North

Tourism Ireland has released a time-lapse video of the weaving of a brand new section of its Game of Thrones tapestry. This story is enriched with multi-media content

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Fire brigade has best reply to Waterford Whispers article about U2 concert

Dublin Fire Brigade has responded to a satirical piece about an "ageing" crowd at Saturday's U2 concert. This story is enriched with multi-media content

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How Chris Froome helped a fan propose to his girlfriend moments after winning the Tour de France

A proposal can be logistically challenging as it is, so imagine throwing a three-week cycling race into the mix. This story is enriched with multi-media content

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This stop-motion video of a breakfast made out of Lego is an absolute stunner

This must have taken so long to create.

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Doctor Who Christmas special details revealed

The Christmas Special will mark Peter Capaldi’s final turn as the Time Lord. This story is enriched with multi-media content

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How a seal helped create the best dad joke of recent times

It’s hard to know who to be more impressed by – the father or the seal. This story is enriched with multi-media content

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11 things people think should be illegal just because they annoy them

Autoplay videos? Trousers with tiny pockets? Once again, Reddit is providing the answers to all of life’s questions…

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You need to read this Clare hotel's brilliant response to a negative TripAdvisor review

You need to read this Clare hotel's response to a negative TripAdvisor review that is 'liberal with the truth.' HotelDoolin_large.jpg This story is enriched with multi-media content

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A goat is probably one of the more surprising vandals to break into your office

This doesn’t make it any less destructive.

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Watch: This adorable little girl’s first word will bring joy to DC Comics fans the world over

With a bit of help from her dad, Millie absolutely nailed a classic theme tune. This story is enriched with multi-media content

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Sean Spicer is resigning so here are 11 of his spiciest moments

A look back at the press secretary’s greatest hits. This story is enriched with multi-media content

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Drone footage from Croke Park as the stadium gets ready for U2

Ahead of U2’s eagerly awaited concert tomorrow night in Croke Park this amazing drone footage of the stage being built today will wet the appetite of everyone lucky enought to get a ticket.

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Ask the Expert: Why does my baby cry constantly after feeding?

A baby’s constant crying after a feed could be caused by colic or an allergy, says Dr Sarah Jarvis.

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It turns out there’s actually a scientific reason why dogs love humans

Scientists compared the genetics of dogs and wolves.

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Chris Brookmyre scoops top crime novel award for Black Widow

The awards ceremony also saw Lee Child presented with a prize. This story is enriched with multi-media content

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Check out the new Drive By Dunk Challenge taking the internet by storm

Basketball hoop owners beware: a trend in which strangers steal a free slam dunk is emerging online, and your driveway could be next. This story is enriched with multi-media content

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This nine-year-old boy literally stumbled across an incredibly rare, 1.2 million-year-old fossil

Stegomastodons belonged to the Gomphotheres animal family, who are distantly related to modern day elephants.

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9 eyecatching extracts from Donald Trump’s latest extensive interview

“I have had the best reviews on foreign land.” This story is enriched with multi-media content

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Everyone was confused when British MP Andrea Leadsom called Jane Austen ‘one of our greatest LIVING authors’

Andrea Leadsom’s admiration for Jane Austen drew laughs from fellow British MPs on Thursday, when the cabinet minister described the Georgian writer as “one of our greatest living authors”. This story is enriched with multi-media content

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11 tips to keep you from being an awful aeroplane passenger

It’s common sense, people. This story is enriched with multi-media content

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Your dog’s genes may have something to do with why he loves to hang out with you

Scientists say “unique genetic insertions” in pooches allow them to seek out human companionship.

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Watch as firefighters revive a dog following a house fire

Firefighters in Bakersfield, California, revived a pet dog after discovering him unconscious in a burning home.

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Exercise addiction: What exactly is it and are there any warning signs?

Keeping fit might be good for you – but it can become a problem too. This story is enriched with multi-media content

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Watch the incredible moment a single propeller plane landed on a highway in New York

A startled driver has caught the moment a plane landed on a highway in front of his moving car.

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Nissan’s newest Leaf will only need one pedal

Japanese manufacturer’s e-Pedal controls multiple car functions

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Liverpool’s rock paper scissors video proves the start of the season can’t come soon enough

Led by James Milner, this might be the most pre-season thing of all time.

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How two cats ringing bells are ruling the internet right now

Hint: There’s a famous Dr Seuss book which might give you a clue… This story is enriched with multi-media content

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Check out this classical twist on U2’s "Still Haven’t Found What Im Looking For"

The group New Airs have just released a new arrangement of U2’s Still Haven’t Found What Im Looking For with the unusual combination of Cello Quartet, voice and percussion. This story is enriched with multi-media content

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A speedboat just totally upstaged all the surfers in this competition

The actual competitors never stood a chance. This story is enriched with multi-media content

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Fishermen in Dingle have landed a rare giant squid for the second time

Only seven have been encountered in the same seas in almost 350 years. This story is enriched with multi-media content

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These tourists had a terrifyingly close encounter with a humpback whale

This was one lucky dinghy boat.

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Angie Best’s 7 steps to a fitter and younger you

Model, fitness instructor and mum of Calum, Angie Best reveals her secrets to being a young 60-something to Gabrielle Fagan.

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Maya Rudolph debuts her Ivanka Trump impression and it’s ‘secretly sexy’

Can we just be best friends already, Maya? This story is enriched with multi-media content

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Watch the moment Sharon Shannon beckons a herd of cows with a tune

The most Irish thing we’ve seen in a long time.

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This Fox News newsflash over a Trump press conference was like seeing a meme being made in real time

Trumps declaration that “eventually, we will get something done” was swiftly recreated. This story is enriched with multi-media content

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Meet Dharma, Fota Wildlife Park's new Sumatran tiger cub

Fota Wildlife Park has announced that the new Sumatran tiger cub has been named is Dharma, after receiving thousands of suggestions from the public.

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How this Jesus doppelganger used his uncanny looks to send a powerful message at Seoul Pride

“I wanted the message to be simple, positive, and contrary to the protesters,” said Jesus lookalike Robert Evans. This story is enriched with multi-media content

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