Increase in calls made to emergency numbers last year

The company that operates Ireland's Emergency Call Answering Service (ECAS) has reported a slight increase in the number of calls it handled in 2017.

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TDs to propose Dáil survey on bullying and harassment

A women's group in the Dáil wants a survey carried out amongst all parliament staff to find out if there is a culture of bullying or harassment.

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Transport bosses 'were warned that Luas Cross City would cause delays'

Transport bosses were warned of a "crisis situation" facing Dublin's new Luas line months before it opened, it has been reported.

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China proposes removing two-term limit for President

China's ruling Communist Party has proposed removing a limit of two consecutive terms for the country's president and vice president, according to the country's ...

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Brexit will bring 'bright new chapter' for Britain, insists Theresa May

Brexit is the beginning of a "bright new chapter" for Britain and the country's best days "really do lie ahead of us", Theresa May has said.

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'What happened to April?' - Father learns of his daughter's murder for a second time

The father of murdered schoolgirl April Jones suffered the devastation of learning of his daughter's death for a second time after a virus damaged his memory, her ...

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Gabriel Jesus will be ready for cup final, says Pep Guardiola

Pep Guardiola has no doubt he could throw Gabriel Jesus straight back into action in the Carabao Cup final if fit.

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Doping cases of two Russian athletes 'cast a serious shadow'

International Olympic Committee president Thomas Bach has admitted the doping cases of two Russian athletes at the Winter Olympics "have cast a serious shadow".

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A Bundesliga 2 goalie conceded a goal so bizarre even Petr Cech couldn’t believe it

The goalkeeper appeared completely unaware his goal was under threat.

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Standard Life gets €3.7bn for sale

By Carolyn CohnStandard Life-Aberdeen has agreed to sell the bulk of its insurance business to UK insurer Phoenix Group for £3.24bn (€3.7bn) allowing ...

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Volkswagen tempers growth targets

By Elisabeth BehrmannVolkswagen has offered a tempered earnings and sales forecast for 2018, citing the risk of a “slight” slowdown in the global economic ...

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Aer Lingus profits soar 15%, but parent’s shares nosedive

By Geoff Percival Aer Lingus increased its profits over 15% last year, with revenues rising by more than 5% as higher fleet capacity enabled it to boost performance. ...

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Sridevi, Bollywood leading lady of 80s and 90s, dies at 54

She suffered a cardiac arrest while in Dubai.

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Robin Thicke is a happy man after becoming a dad again with girlfriend

He already has a son with ex-wife Paula Patton.

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Mastering the art of airport style: 6 celebs show us how it’s done

Looking good after a long flight is a feat pulled off only by a famous few.

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