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Chinese company set to bid for Fiat

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China's Great Wall Motor intends to make an offer to buy Fiat Chrysler Automobiles, which 1 China's Great Wall Motor intends to make an offer to buy Fiat Chrysler Automobiles, which makes brands such as Jeep. Photo: AFP/Getty Images.…

College dreams in balance as student rent crisis bites

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Students face the prospect of missing out on their dream courses in college because of a chronic shortage of rental accommodation.

Suspect in armed robbery crash linked to earlier raid

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A criminal suspected of crashing two getaway cars after an alleged armed robbery is the chief suspect in another armed robbery just days earlier.

Becoming a Rose 'has helped heal Berkeley pain'

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San Francisco Rose Amanda Donohoe said her late sister and cousin were "in the Dome" with her as she took to the stage in Tralee last night.

'Pray for my son,' says mum of man stabbed in neck

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The mother of a young man clinging to life after being stabbed in the neck has asked friends to pray he'll recover.

Demand for metal bucks shares slump

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World stocks struggled at a five-and-a-half-week low on Monday, though metals dazzled - with zinc at its highest in a decade, copper hitting a nearly three-year high and iron ore's gains in the last three sessions stretching to nearly 15pc.

Gay ready for TV return on 'Meaning of Life' after his cancer battle

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Gay Byrne is to return to our small screens with the 14th series of 'The Meaning of Life'.

Rosneft and Total in $20bn swoop for Essar and Maersk assets

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Russian oil giant Rosneft PJSC and partners including Trafigura Group have finalised their $12.9bn (€11bn) purchase of India's Essar Oil.

HSE campaign cost €250,000 - but lured just 88 nurses home

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A HSE recruitment campaign, which only succeeded in wooing 88 Irish nurses home from the UK, cost €250,000, it emerged yesterday.

Air Synergy seals 'smart' US deal

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Air Synergy, an Irish clean tech firm, has broken into the US market with the installation of 'intelligent smart poles' in New York and Chicago.

Confident Ruddock eager to bring summer tour experience into new season

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For a while last season, Rhys Ruddock almost became the forgotten man at Leinster.

Families in line for childcare subsidy top-up in the Budget

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Children's Minister Katherine Zappone is demanding an increase in the new childcare subsidy for parents from Budget 2018.

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In how many different ways did people view the 2017 solar eclipse?

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The 2017 solar eclipse caught the imagination of people all over the world, but how did they view the scientific wonder?

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Woman given permission to divorce husband after he refused to build a toilet in their home

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An Indian court has granted a woman permission to divorce her husband after he consistently refused to build a toilet in their home, forcing her to relieve herself in the open.

Mum 'cut in half' by hospital lift after giving birth

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A new mother was reportedly killed shortly after giving birth by being 'chopped in half' by a lift.

CBB viewers ‘cringing’ over Sarah Harding’s rant

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Celebrity Big Brother viewers think Sarah Harding has torpedoed her chances of winning the show after she unleashed a foul-mouthed rant at Chad Johnson.

Rival managers frustrated by red cards in Manchester City-Everton stalemate

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Pep Guardiola and Ronald Koeman both struck frustrated figures after being hit by debatable red cards as Manchester City fought back to secure an entertaining draw against Everton.

Ireland's best bar revealed at annual award ceremony (and it's not in Dublin)

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A Kilkenny bar has been named the best in Ireland at the annual Sky Bar of the Year Awards, held in Dublin on Monday.

Earthquake hits Italian island leaving one dead and several injured

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An earthquake of magnitude 4.0 hit the tourist-packed Italian island of Ischia, off the coast of Naples, on Monday night, killing at least one person and injuring some 25 others as buildings collapsed, officials said.

Corrie fans worried as Andy’s escape bid fails

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Coronation Street fans have been left fearing for Andy’s life after his stint in captivity took a turn for the worse.

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Arsenal midfielder Jack Wilshere sent off after under-23s brawl

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Arsenal midfielder Jack Wilshere was shown a red card after being involved in a mass brawl during the under-23s match against Manchester City at the Emirates Stadium.

Chelsea keeper Thibaut Courtois claims Spurs could be in for more Wembley woe

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Thibaut Courtois has warned Tottenham that opposing teams will raise their game at Wembley - and also poked fun at the lack of atmosphere at their temporary home.

Viewers thrilled to see amputee Jonnie Peacock sign up for Strictly

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Strictly Come Dancing fans have said Paralympian Jonnie Peacock’s inclusion on the show is a “step forward”.

Earthquake rocks Italian resort island of Ischia

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A 3.6-magnitude earthquake has rattled the Italian resort island of Ischia at the peak of tourist season, collapsing some buildings, cutting electricity and sending panicked residents and tourists into the streets.

Wife of French president Emmanuel Macron will not be 'first lady'

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President Emmanuel Macron's office published a charter on Monday detailing the role his wife will play during his term, a first for France but a step down from his initial plan to give her a budget and legal status as first lady.

Johnson & Johnson ordered to pay woman $417m in talcum powder cancer claim case

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A US jury has ordered Johnson & Johnson to pay $417 million (€353 million) to a woman who claimed in a lawsuit that the talc in the company's baby powder causes ovarian cancer when applied regularly for feminine hygiene.

Popular Kilkenny venue scoops Ireland's top bar award

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The Left Bank in Kilkenny has picked up Ireland’s top bar award – and Luke O’Meara at The Liquor Rooms is officially the best bartender.

Koeman hails Rooney after landmark strike

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Everton boss Ronald Koeman paid tribute to Wayne Rooney but was left disappointed as his side conceded a late equaliser against 10-man Manchester City.

Channing Tatum says Logan Lucky co-star Daniel Craig ‘can be in any skin he wants to’

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Channing Tatum has said he took Daniel Craig to ride dirt bikes in Georgia while they were filming their new movie and he fit in there just as well as he does in James Bond films.