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IRELAND

Gardaí appeal for information about missing woman

Gardaí are appealing for help in finding a missing woman.

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Gardaí seek help in locating man missing from Enniscorthy

Gardaí are appealing for the public's assistance in tracing the whereabouts of missing man Ivan Vorcykhina.

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#IETownHall event: Kelleher accused of 'selling-out' pro-life support over 8th Amendment

Fianna Fáil TD and Ireland South MEP election candidate Billy Kelleher has been accused of "selling out" traditional pro-life party support over his decision to back the removal of the eighth amendment.

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Mental health patients lacking key healthcare

The Mental Health Commission has said it is utterly unacceptable and a breach of human rights that people with severe mental illness are being denied essential healthcare services which could prolong their lives.

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Jury to resume deliberations in Gerald Kean defamation case tomorrow

A jury will return to the High Court tomorrow to resume considering its verdict on proceedings by solicitor Gerald Kean alleging he was defamed in a newspaper article concerning a visit by members of the Criminal Assets Bureau (CAB) to his Dublin office.

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WORLD

Under-50s at increasing risk of bowel cancers, studies suggest

The numbers for other age groups have either dropped or remained the same, according to research.

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Four dead after plane crash near Dubai airport

Four people have died after a UK-registered light aircraft crashed in Dubai, authorities said.

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Pregnant teenager murdered and baby cut from her womb – US police

The victim went to a Chicago home in response to a Facebook offer of free baby clothes.

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DNA find helps explain breathing problems in dogs

The team led by the University of Edinburgh studied more than 400 dogs in reaching its findings.

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Waste Wars: Philippines withdraws diplomats after Canada misses deadline to take back rubbish

The Philippines has withdrawn its diplomats as Canada missed the deadline yesterday to take back tonnes of rubbish that was mistakenly sent to the Philippines back in 2013.

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BUSINESS

Women In Business Network: Values are so vital

Personal values are everything in business, Ciara Crossan, founder and CEO of WeddingDates, told this week’s Women In Business Network (WIBN) lunch, hosted by PwC Cork.

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Coolgrey is enjoying phenomenal growth

Creative concepts agency Coolgrey has appointed Karen Dillon as director of marketing services.

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KPMG week of in-house mental health awareness events

Experts from across the mental health field led events in KPMG’s offices in Belfast, Galway, Cork and Dublin to raise awareness about mental health in the workplace.

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No Irish city 'responded to climate change survey request'

An international organisation that measures efforts by cities worldwide to cut carbon emissions said that no Irish city has responded to its survey.

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Trump's global trade bust-up is really all about politics

Back in 1817, the economist David Ricardo propounded and proved the law of comparative advantage.

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OPINION

The human mind is no match for a supercomputer

How can social media prevent harmful content going viral? Serious changes will have to be made which could bring media back in time writes $1

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A rape trial shouldn’t spell a second trauma

Reporting sexual violence and going through a criminal trial is arduous and challenging for many survivors and the system needs a major overhaul, writes $1.

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