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IRELAND

Judge commends 'responsible' burglar for turning down bail to finish drugs course

A burglar interrupted a sentencing hearing and asked to be allowed to remain in prison upon hearing that the judge planned to release him on bail, a court has heard.

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Man, 34, seriously injured in Longford crash

Gardaí are appealing for witnesses following a single car crash in Co Longford today.

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Defence forces group PDForra lodges High Court case to allow Ictu link

The association which represents the country's frontline Defence Forces has lodged papers in the High Court in an attempt to force the government to allow it affiliate with the umbrella union group Ictu.

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Gardaí warn the lovelorn of online 'sea captain' romance scam

Gardaí have warned people to be on the look out for a romance fraudster operating online who uses a fake “sea captain” profile to scam victims out of their finances.

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Support for nursing homes extended

The scheme providing Covid-19 support payments was due to close on Tuesday but will now include July, August and September.

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WORLD

Young child dies after car mounts pavement in Edinburgh

A 37-year-old woman was also injured during the incident on Morningside Road.

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Firm to offer balloon rides from Alaska to the edge of space

Each passenger could pay an estimated 125,000 US dollars (£100,000) for a six-hour journey.

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'I am very concerned' - US could reach 100,000 new virus cases a day, Fauci says

Dr Fauci said areas seeing recent outbreaks are putting the entire nation at risk.

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Trump calls for federal charges against New York monument vandals

New York City police released surveillance footage showing two unidentified men early on Monday throwing balloons filled with red paint.

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Latvia bans Russia’s RT channel from broadcasting in country

The former Soviet republic wants the removal of network head Dmitry Kiselyov over his alleged role in promoting the annexation of Crimea.

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BUSINESS

European stocks gain 12% in quarter despite Covid-19 economic toll

European stocks slipped in the latest session but ended strongly in the quarter after mounting a recovery despite the hit from the Covid-19 economic crisis.

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Norway mulls over burying its carbon at sea

Norway mulls over burying its carbon at sea

Norway's parliament will decide in October whether to back a €2.3bn project that would drastically cut emissions from a cement factory and a waste-to-energy power plant -- by burying it at sea.

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Ryanair not expected to follow Norwegian Air in pulling €8bn Boeing order

Ryanair not expected to follow Norwegian Air in pulling €8bn Boeing order

Ryanair is expected to continue its talks with Boeing aimed at getting delivery of its 737-Max jets as soon as possible and looks highly unlikely to follow the lead of Norwegian Air and TUI in either cancelling or postponing orders and claiming compensation for the plane’s delayed delivery.

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Ireland will only be playing 'catch up' with UK in looming business loans stimulus package

Over one million Covid-19 emergency loans have been advanced to UK companies that are 100%-guaranteed by the British government, starkly showing the wide gap in supports for firms in the Republic.

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Plans lodged for the redevelopment of Cork's historic Queens Old Castle

Plans lodged for the redevelopment of Cork's historic Queens Old Castle

Cork's historic Queens Old Castle could be set for a new lease of life after a planning application to redevelop the iconic building was submitted to Cork City Council.

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OPINION

Daniel McConnell: Coalition acts early to establish how it will deal with inevitable clashes

Daniel McConnell: Coalition acts early to establish how it will deal with inevitable clashes

On taking office in 2011, then Taoiseach Enda Kenny, his Tánaiste and Labour leader Eamon Gilmore had a frank heart to heart.

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Bernard Mallee: Give patients access to new innovative medicines through a joint State-industry deal

Bernard Mallee: Give patients access to new innovative medicines through a joint State-industry deal

The new Taoiseach has an opportunity to make medicines innovation count for the economy and public health, writes Bernard Mallee

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