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Google refuses to stop sale of IRA T-shirts

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Google was criticised yesterday after refusing to stop the sale of T-shirts glorifying the IRA because it does not accept that it is a terrorist group. The company advertises the merchandise on its shopping service, which also features…

Germany's surplus may be impressive, but it also poses problems

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In the German federal election campaign, Brexit scarcely featured — but the trade balance did. Though President Trump has criticised Germany for running a huge trade surplus, Angela Merkel countered diplomatically: “We don't have a…

Oxford professor mauled to death in Maroneia, Greece, by stray dogs

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A retired Oxford professor has been mauled to death and partly eaten by a pack of stray dogs while on holiday in Greece, the authorities in Athens said yesterday. The 63-year-old woman had been missing since Thursday after trekking back…

Tax crackdown on tech giants is not anti-Irish, says EU

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A senior European Commission official has denied that plans to tax the digital economy are “anti-Irish” and said it was high time that tech giants paid their fair share. Pierre Moscovici, EU commissioner for economic affairs, taxation and…

One in five secondhand cars from UK 'clocked'

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Almost one in five secondhand cars imported from the UK is clocked to lower the mileage displayed and the figure for Irish secondhand cars is one in ten, a new report has found. More than 120,000 vehicles on the Cartell.ie database, a car…

Sunday, Sep 24

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Sheffield United's Leon Clarke back to haunt former club and seal Steel City derby win

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Chris Wilder's memories of Sheffield derbies stretch back four decades, as supporter, player and now manager, but at Hillsborough today, the journeyman forward Leon Clarke ensured that his most recent experience of the fixture was also the…

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Revealed: plots by cabinet's 'big four' to seize May's crown

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The fragility of Theresa May's grip on power was laid bare last night as it was revealed that four of her senior ministers had made plans to replace her after the general election. With the prime minister already presiding over growing…

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Uber pleads with mayor for deal

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Peace may be breaking out in the battle between Uber and Transport for London (TfL) as the ridesharing giant signalled it was prepared to make concessions on safety and employment benefits for its drivers. Sources close to TfL, which…

Deliveroo raises another £285m from Fidelity and T Rowe Price

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The heavily loss-making takeaway food app Deliveroo has raised £285m of additional funding — valuing the business at £1.5bn. Investors from the giant American funds Fidelity and T Rowe Price bankrolled the fundraising, viewed by many as a…

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Clampdown could prove terminal for Ladbrokes

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In 1886, two Warwickshire gentlemen went into business to take bets on horses trained at the county's Ladbroke Hall estate. A decade later a third bookmaker joined the partnership, which quickly found favour among the clientele of London's…

Saturday, Sep 23

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US university student trapped in cave 'licked walls' to survive

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A university student has revealed that he licked moisture off the walls of a cave to stay alive after he was locked inside it for nearly three days. Lukas Cavar, 19, a physics student from Indiana University, was so hungry he was about to…

Two babies die in 'tragic accident' in Bridgend

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Two babies in a set of triplets were found lifeless at home yesterday in what police called a “tragic accident”. Three ambulances, an ambulance car, fire crews and police rushed to the Wildmill area of Bridgend, South Wales, after the five…

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Pep Guardiola backs José Mourinho in criticism of Carabao Cup

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Pep Guardiola has joined his old enemy José Mourinho in questioning the value of the Carabao Cup. The relationship between Guardiola, the Manchester City head coach, and Mourinho, the Manchester United manager, has at times been toxic over…

Chris Grayling deals blow to northern hopes of new electric trains

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The transport secretary has refused to commit to an electric rail line across northern England, insisting that reliable 125mph journeys could be made by trains run partly on diesel. Chris Grayling said that the obsession over “how a train…

Uber app could be barred in 40 towns and cities

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A London taxi. A move to ban Uber from operating in the capital may have a knock-on effect elsewhere in the UKToby Melville/Reuters. Uber's future across the UK was thrown into doubt last night after councils confirmed that they would…

Friday, Sep 22

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Mother held over murder of seven-year-old boy

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Lesley Speed, 44, was found injured at a house near Church Stretton, Shropshire, and remains in hospital receiving treatment for injuries to her neck and arm. Her injuries are not thought to be life-threatening. Archie Spriggs, a pupil at…

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Shooting of 17ft croc 'makes river more dangerous for humans'

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The shooting of one of the largest crocodiles ever seen in Australia has triggered a brutal fight for supremacy among the other males in the river system, increasing the danger they pose to humans. The giant 17ft saltwater crocodile was…

Mauricio Pochettino foots £10000 bill for Tottenham Hotspur meal

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Mauricio Pochettino has revealed he prepared for tomorrow's London derby at West Ham United by taking the Tottenham Hotspur players and staff out for dinner and footing the bill of around £10,000. The Argentinian took 50 members of his…

Mayor's decision on cab giant triggers political storm

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Sadiq Khan triggered a major political battle today which will sharply divide Labour and Tory MPs and dominate the next stage of the party conference season. The Labour Mayor of London was accused of bowing to a campaign by the GMB union,…

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Nanny Sophie Lionnet is feared murdered after burnt body found in garden

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A French nanny is feared to have been killed and her body burnt in the garden of a southwest London home where she looked after two young children. Sabrina Quider, 34, and Ouissem Medouni, 40, have been charged with murder after they were…

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Don't sing that song, Romelu Lukaku asks Manchester United fans

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Romelu Lukaku has asked Manchester United supporters to stop singing a racist song about the size of his penis and urged them to “respect each other”. The striker's plea was released through United's official Twitter account to 14.4…

Dyson cleans up after worldwide sales surge

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Sir James Dyson, the billionaire entrepreneur behind the famous electrical product range, has pocketed a huge bonus after his parent company paid out £111 million in dividends. Weybourne, the group behind his Dyson empire of vacuum…

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Sadiq Khan set to take the stage at Labour conference after Corbyn climbdown

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Sadiq Khan is expected to speak from the main stage at Labour's annual conference next week after Jeremy Corbyn backed down from an attempt to exclude him. The mayor of London was absent from the initial agenda proposed by the Labour…

Rio Tinto to return coal business proceeds to shareholders

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Rio Tinto will return to shareholders the proceeds of selling a chunk of its Australian coal business via a $2.5 billion share buyback. The move will raise its total buybacks this year to $4 billion. The move follows the sale of Coal &…

Fears for French nanny after burnt body discovered in Southfields, southwest London

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A French nanny was feared to have been killed and her body burnt last night in the garden of a southwest London home where she looked after two small children. A woman, 34, and a man, 40, were arrested yesterday at the scene in Southfields…

Film review: Borg vs McEnroe

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Tennis in movies doesn't work. We know that. Jonathan Rhys Meyers in Match Point, Paul Bettany in Wimbledon, even poor Farley Granger, woefully whacking out haymaker strokes in Hitchcock's Strangers on a Train. They're all actors who are…

Thursday, Sep 21

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Woodward: Facebook and Amazon bound to bid for Premier League TV rights

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Premier League clubs expect digital giants such as Amazon and Facebook to bid for streaming rights in next year's auction, Ed Woodward, the Manchester United executive vice-chairman, has revealed. Competition from such companies would pose…

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Canadian MP Gerry Ritz dismisses minister Catherine McKenna as Climate Barbie

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Catherine McKenna said that the row distracted from her work. “It's not about me. It's about how women in politics face sexist, misogynistic comments, especially from conservatives”Reuters. A veteran Canadian conservative MP has apologised…

Carabao Cup draw: West Ham United to face Tottenham Hotspur at Wembley

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The holders Manchester United will travel to Swansea City in the fourth round of the Carabao Cup while Tottenham Hotspur welcome West Ham United to Wembley for an all-London affair. José Mourinho's side beat Championship Burton 4-1 at Old…

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James Forrest doubles up again to fire Celtic into semi-finals

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These potentially tricky, all-or-nothing ties on unpredictable terrain are where Celtic's long unbeaten domestic record is most impressive. While the price of a league defeat is only three points, elimination from the Betfred Cup would…