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This person somehow managed to pay 99p for an empty McDonald’s bag

He quite literally ordered a big fat nothing-burger. This story is enriched with multi-media content

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This sinkhole in Donegal is ridiculous

WOW!

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Asos are selling skirts over jeans: 8 other noughties trends we really don’t want to make a comeback

There’s no denying that the noughties were a sartorial black hole.

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We’re all jealous of this session during a wedding ceremony in Galway

“If you can dance in a hotel you can dance in a church”

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WATCH: Experience what it's like to graduate from UL

Just like you're one of the 2,687 students.

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This 92-year-old woman dancing with a police officer in the street shows us how it’s done

Everybody should dance more – it’s good for you.

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Food served on tennis rackets and in shoes: 13 of the most ridiculous plate substitutes around

A poll found that diners like their plates round. No slates, jars or watering cans please. This story is enriched with multi-media content

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A butter sculpture of Justin Trudeau and some pandas is taking the internet by storm

Works of art depicting prominent politicians are nothing new – but there can be few as delicious as this rendering of Justin Trudeau. This story is enriched with multi-media content

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This tweet proves Anthony Scaramucci has a sense of humour about his short-lived White House role

The 53-year-old’s stint as Donald Trump’s communications director lasted just 10 days. This story is enriched with multi-media content

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WATCH: Check out the extreme weather conditions in the North West

The North West is today dealing with the aftermath of lightning, landslides and other extreme conditions following heavy rain and flooding in parts last night. This story is enriched with multi-media content

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There are 3 new jelly baby flavours for the first time ever – here’s our verdict

Banana, pineapple and mango are ‘Jelly Babies Tropical’ – the first new flavours in almost 100 years. But are they any good? This story is enriched with multi-media content

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These ‘pug eclipses’ might be better than the real thing

Who needs the sun and moon when you have pugs? This story is enriched with multi-media content

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Ian Rankin tickles fans as he swaps words with emoji in newspaper letter

The writer’s latest published work made an ironic point about the effect of social media on literacy, and it was not lost on his fans. This story is enriched with multi-media content

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Why the solar eclipse caused such fascinating shadows to appear on the ground

The eclipse made some beautiful shapes on the ground as well as in the sky. This story is enriched with multi-media content

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Facebook came to the rescue when a woman got stuck in her swimming pool

When the ladder broke on her pool, Leslie Kahn had no way to get out but managed to summon help online.

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We’ve picked the best travel-based downloads to watch or listen to depending on your journey time

Whether you trip is long or short, we’ve got you covered. This story is enriched with multi-media content

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The Moon was throwing shade in more ways than one on Twitter

Would you like some ice for that burn, Sun? This story is enriched with multi-media content

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America shows off photos and footage of first total eclipse of the Sun seen there in 99 years

Americans gazed in wonder through telescopes, cameras and protective glasses as the moon blotted out the midday sun in the first full-blown solar eclipse to sweep the US from coast to coast in nearly a century. This story is enriched with multi-media content

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This post-fight speech is like none you’ve ever heard before

A wardrobe malfunction caused a special moment between these two fighters. This story is enriched with multi-media content

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Rick Astley joined the Foo Fighters onstage for an amazing rendition of Never Gonna Give You Up

Festival-goers were on the receiving end of the ultimate rickroll.

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Mealworm burgers are now on sale in Switzerland – why you might be eating insects soon too

Could insects be the green food choice of the future?

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'A toilet seat and a live turtle: some of the strangest items lost at Dublin Airport

Some pack everything but the kitchen sink when they travel - but others leave it behind them at Dublin Airport.

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Watch: Carlow brothers create hilarious workout video on farm for Conor McGregor competition

These brothers from Co Carlow have taken the phrase 'God loves a trier' to a whole new level.

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A dog has been helping a man shop and it’s broken the internet

The hard working doggo has got a few other owners feeling a little jealous… This story is enriched with multi-media content

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Over 50? These are the 7 things you must do to look after your skin

What you eat and drink is just as important as what you put on your skin, says beauty industry legend Liz Earle.

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These are the 5 foods you have to order if you visit Tokyo

Wagamama executive chef Steve Mangleshot shares his insider foodie picks.

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13 ways to help make your Monday feel like a Friday

Just some fun tips on how to stop the Monday blues and start that Friday feeling early.

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Lord Sugar forgot to attach a picture to a ‘what is this’ tweet and the internet made some odd suggestions

Lord Sugar forgot to add a photo to his tweet, so the internet filled in the blanks. This story is enriched with multi-media content

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Here’s the story of Chelsea’s victory over Tottenham using Antonio Conte’s face

Surely he’s the most emotive man on the Premier League sidelines?

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Mo Farah has won his last track race in the UK and fans are all kinds of emotional

Fans are showing their appreciation for the long distance runner. This story is enriched with multi-media content

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Watch this ATM machine being stolen using a forklift truck

An audacious theft.

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Celebs On Sandwiches is the food and celebrity mash-up you need to follow on Instagram

Putin riding a smoked sausage, anyone?

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This guy’s headache led to a remarkable Donald Trump impression

A classic case of ice pack makes silhouette makes president of the United States.

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7 of the scariest places on Google Street View

Whether it’s abandoned cities, a host of creepy dolls or people with pigeon heads, there’s plenty of weirdness out there.

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People have been sharing healthy tips for dealing with stress… and you might want to use them too

These suggestions from Reddit range from exercising to cooking. This story is enriched with multi-media content

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The world reacts to Barcelona attacks

It has now been reported that at least 14 people were killed and more than 100 were injured. This story is enriched with multi-media content

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WATCH: Home and Away star Dan Ewing reacts to the Rose of Tralee

"Is he speaking a different language?" This story is enriched with multi-media content

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Here’s why people are sharing cat photos in response to the Barcelona attack

The trend follows the attack in the spanish city which 13 people were killed and more than 100 injured. This story is enriched with multi-media content

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This Zara dress is so popular it has its own Tumblr page

A comedian has been documenting sightings of one seriously ubiquitous dress on a hilarious blog. This story is enriched with multi-media content

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Quiz: Do you remember 80s/90s adverts well enough to ace this test?

Before live pause and streaming, singing along to adverts was part of the after-school ritual.

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Here’s what one portion of your five-a-day actually looks like - in handy colour-coded charts

These nifty colour charts show how different fruit and veg compare.

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Starbucks is launching turmeric lattes – but what do they taste like?

The coffee chain is adding a full-blooded blast of the ancient golden spice for its autumn release.

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The search is on for missing Dublin wedding ring in West Cork

Its inscribed Brendan and Georgina 26 March 1988.

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This Rose of Tralee Escort team talk is something straight out of the D'unbelievables

And after rigorous training, team building exercises, make-up and dance lessons, they are reading. This story is enriched with multi-media content

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Identical twins from Carlow receive identical points in the Leaving Cert

The duo are both hoping to attend Trinity College in Dublin.

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Love Mickey Mouse, sandy beaches and historical homes? Try this road trip from Florida to Georgia

After your done with the delights of Disney, take a leisurely coastal journey and enjoy the stunning scenery and outdoor pursuits on offer.

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3 trouser trends that are anything but boring

Give your plain black slacks a rest and make a pair of these trendy trews the star of your outfit.

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The Irish version of Love Island is taking place on Inis Oírr this September

Sorcas an Ghrá is a singles weekend with a difference.

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Clonakilty chocolate makers hire staff a little out of the ordinary

“Our poor staff are exhausted,”

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11 things you only know if you’re a grown-up Lego builder like David Beckham

From the mixed emotions of opening a new box to the pain of stepping barefoot on a brick, life with Lego is a roller coaster.

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Marshmallow-infused gin is the latest flavour you’ll want to get sipping

Vanilla seeds have been added to really intensify the indulgent taste. This story is enriched with multi-media content

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Cops call for fashion police back-up on robbery suspect wearing jorts

Police say the suspect’s “disregard for the law is as offensive as his disregard for fashion trends”. This story is enriched with multi-media content

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This woman’s engagement ring was found on a carrot after going missing 13 years ago

It’s a unique “one-carrot” ring. This story is enriched with multi-media content

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Feeling festive? The Brown Thomas Christmas shop is opening this week

It's getting earlier every year! This story is enriched with multi-media content

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This phone ‘fell 1,000 feet’, survived and recorded the whole ordeal for you to watch

Miraculous recovery? Or amazing Samsung advert? The video’s poster explains his story.

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Barack Obama’s Charlottesville response is now the most-liked tweet ever

The former US president quoted Nelson Mandela in a series of tweets, the first of which amassed more than three million likes. This story is enriched with multi-media content

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There’s a new Walnut Whip without the walnut and no one can believe it’s happening

Nestlé has dispensed with a key ingredient from its newest chocolate range. This story is enriched with multi-media content

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According to studies, the Tayto or King argument could end your marriage

Let’s face it, Tayto always wins.

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Mothers prefer children to be showboaters rather than Einsteins, survey says

Intelligence is low down on the list of personality traits mothers would most like to see in their children, a survey has shown.

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Happy Pear to be featured in upcoming Netflix show

The show, What;s Phil Having, follows foodie Phil Rosenthal as he explores the culinary gems of Europe. This story is enriched with multi-media content

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Is your asthma worse in summer? Here’s how to avoid warm-weather flare-ups

From pollen to holidays, experts offer advice on managing seasonal asthma triggers. This story is enriched with multi-media content

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Love rum? Love prosecco? Here’s the perfect cocktail for National Rum Day

Rum is often associated with the Caribbean – so here’s a tropical Bellini to make you feel like you’re there.

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Snap happy: Why printing out your photos is so good for the soul

We take more, yet print out fewer photos than ever. Abi Jackson thinks we’re missing a wellbeing trick.

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Heading to Washington, DC? Here’s what you need to see and do while you’re there…

It’s been blasted all over TV screens for the past two years, but there’s more to America’s capital than Mr Trump, says Susan Griffin.

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5 actually useful tips for breaking that binge-watching habit

Fed up with losing hours to Netflix and box sets? Break the cycle with these easy steps.

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A 100-million-year-old damselfly has been named after Sir David Attenborough

Mesosticta davidattenboroughi is well preserved in yellow transparent amber and still retains a complete set of wings.

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14 people you'll meet collecting your Leaving Cert Results

God speed everyone. We'll see you on the other side. This story is enriched with multi-media content

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The National Lottery has apologised after one of its campaigns was hijacked with ‘abhorrent’ images

The campaign showed British athletes pictured holding offensive signs. This story is enriched with multi-media content

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A football match was halted because of eggs and the resulting puns were, well, eggcellent

This is what Twitter was made for, surely. This story is enriched with multi-media content

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Game of Thrones with lightsabers is the crossover you never knew you wanted

Winter is coming to a galaxy far, far away…#SorryNotSorry This story is enriched with multi-media content

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11 times lightning was perfectly captured in photographs

Right place, right time.

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This paper asked readers to choose their front-page headline – and they didn’t disappoint

Admittedly, the caption competition was for a headline on the front page – but some of the entries were exquisite. This story is enriched with multi-media content

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Apparently a five-minute Facebook session can boost your self-esteem

It turns out Facebook might be good for you… but only in small doses.

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Police catch escaped pig using home-made lasso and dog treats

The animal is now back with its owner after its adventurous escapade.

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When did the world start expecting women to be successful at everything, and why don’t we say stop?

Pressure is making women miserable and we need to start talking about it, says Claire Spreadbury

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Barack Obama’s Twitter response to Charlottesville is now the second most-liked tweet ever

The former US president quoted Nelson Mandela in a series of tweets, one of which garnered more than 2.4 million likes. This story is enriched with multi-media content

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Donald Trump's Twitter account just retweeted someone calling him a fascist

The post has since been unretweeted by President Trump's account. This story is enriched with multi-media content

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Australian police called after discovery of world's cutest burglar

They responded to the incident of a 'rare tree doggo' with a puntastic Facebook post.

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The creator of Godwin's Law says white supremacists should be called Nazis

Mike Godwin hoped that Godwin’s Law wouldn’t ever need his clarification. This story is enriched with multi-media content

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Three ways we can save our planet, according to Al Gore

You can start with buying eco-friendly products. This story is enriched with multi-media content

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Anthony Scaramucci on white supremacists, Steve Bannon and Donald Trump

"From the outside, it looks like a dumpster fire; there are rumours of infighting and chaos. What was it like in there for your 10-days?" This story is enriched with multi-media content

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This US doctor has received a lot of support after talking about the racism she encounters from patients

“The best thing I can do is make sure their hate finds no purchase here.” This story is enriched with multi-media content

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The fascinating English words which actually originated in India

From dinghy, seersucker and pyjamas, prepare to be surprised. This story is enriched with multi-media content

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'Are you Irish?' Listen as J1 student describes her awkward encounter with Taoiseach

An Irish J1 student in Chicago was left red faced after she served the Taoiseach at a restaurant, but failed to recognise him! This story is enriched with multi-media content

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