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Tina Cahill admits fatally stabbing fiancé in Sydney 'while suffering PTSD'

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A newly-engaged Irish woman was suffering from post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) when she fatally stabbed her fiancé in Sydney, a judge has been told.

Saudi foreign minister promises Khashoggi probe will reveal the truth

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The journalist was killed inside his country’s consulate in Istanbul on October 2.

American Horror Story creator reveals son’s cancer battle

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Screenwriter Ryan Murphy has made a large donation to the Children’s Hospital Los Angeles.

Untreated sewage entering waters from 38 towns and villages in Ireland

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A report from the Environmental Protection Agency says around half of the waste discharges entering our waters do not meet pollution and health standards.

Woman, 91, dies after car hits tree in supermarket car park

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An elderly woman has died following a single-vehicle fatal road traffic collision in the car park of a supermarket.

Transgender and non-binary people take to social media to protest over US memo

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An unreleased memo from the Trump administration’s Health and Human Services Department proposes changes to the way gender is defined.

Ryanair warns of more base closures

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Ryanair has warned of further base closures and capacity cuts in the coming months if oil prices continue to rise and air fares continue to fall.

Selection of Stephen Hawking’s personal items to be sold at auction

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The items include one of his wheelchairs, which will be sold to benefit the Stephen Hawking Foundation and the Motor Neurone Disease Association.

Immunotherapy effective as treatment for head and neck cancer, trial suggests

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Patients lived for longer if they took pembrolizumab than those who received an “extreme” combination of two chemotherapies and a targeted drug.

Conor McGregor breaks down ‘fair and square’ defeat to Khabib Nurmagomedov

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McGregor suffered a defeat to the undefeated Russian on his UFC return.

6,000 elderly people waiting to receive home care support, report says

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A new report says around 6,000 elderly people are on waiting lists to receive home care support.

Gilberto Benetton, co-founder of fashion brand, dies aged 77

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Italian news reports said he had suffered an undisclosed illness.

House Of Cards star: It would not have been realistic to cancel the show

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The series was rocked by allegations against its lead actor Kevin Spacey.

Harry Redknapp early favourite amid I’m A Celebrity rumours

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The football manager is thought to be taking part in the show alongside the likes of Dani and Danny Dyer.

House Of Cards full of ‘powerhouse’ women, says star

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Robin Wright has stepped up to lead the show following Kevin Spacey’s dismissal.

Dunnes in lead as grocery market grows to €8.13bn

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Dunnes Stores has reclaimed top slot with the largest slice of the €2.44bn spent on groceries in all supermarkets in Ireland in the latest 12-week period.

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Comedian Rosie O’Donnell reveals she is engaged to her girlfriend

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The US star went public with her relationship with Elizabeth Rooney in 2017.

Chinese emergency crews struggle to rescue 18 trapped miners

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Three miners were killed after the collapse at the weekend in Shandong province.

Swedish banks to keep cash

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Sweden’s central bank says it wants all banks, and not just the biggest financial institutions, to be obliged to handle cash, as politicians seek ways to limit the country’s rapid development into a cashless society.

Marlboro firm no-smoking campaign under fire as stunt

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Marlboro cigarette maker Philip Morris International drew accusations of hypocrisy after using a four-page newspaper advertisement in Britain to urge smokers to quit cigarettes.

Ryan Reynolds wishes himself happy birthday with hilarious post

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He is married to actress Blake Lively.

Growth outlook for world economy remains strong

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Both the OECD and IMF recently revised down their growth forecasts for the world economy in 2018 and 2019.

CPL eyeing more acquisitions as trading picks up

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Recruitment firm CPL Resources has said it has seen a strong start to its financial year and is eyeing potential acquisitions.

‘No end in sight for Italian fiscal standoff’ with EU

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There is “no end in sight for Italian fiscal standoff”, a leading group of economists has said, and the cost of borrowing for the Italian state will rise to 5% by end of 2020.

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Philips shares tank on receipts

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Philips shares fell to the lowest level in seven years after the company missed earnings expectations and warned trade wars and Brexit will weigh on its business.

Paul Geaney: GAA bosses must consider second referee

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Paul Geaney says GAA hierarchy must consider the introduction of a second referee following a mass brawl in the Kerry SFC semi-final replay which is likely to result in heavy sanctions for both Dingle and East Kerry.

Students saddle up to roll out first responder service

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UCC students are set to provide a potentially life-saving service in Cork’s university precinct — by bike.

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President’s use of jet cost taxpayer over €5,600

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President Michael D Higgins’ use of the Government Learjet to an event in Belfast cost the taxpayer about €5,670.

Cork County Council wants stiffer penalty for owners of derelict sites

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Cork County Council is to ask the Government to impose a stiffer penalty on the owners of derelict sites because the current levy is too low and the legislation supporting it is “cumbersome” to enact.

Housing activists occupy Cork council chamber

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Family homelessness in Cork City has reached a new high, it emerged last night, hours after three housing activists were arrested for occupying the city’s council chamber.