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Politics - Today’s News

'Back up you creep' - Hillary Clinton speaks about Donald Trump looming behind her during debate What Happened This post contains videos

'Back up you creep' - Hillary Clinton speaks about Donald Trump looming behind her during debate

It’s in an extract from her new book called What Happened.

United Nations issues 'racism warning' over growing US tensions

A UN committee has said the move is aimed at helping prevent “existing problems from escalating into conflict”.

'Everyone who does the same job deserves the same pay': Mitchell O'Connor weighs in on teachers' pay

The Minister of State said she stands by the ideal that there should be equal pay for equal work.

UK says it will 'take back control of its laws' after Brexit

The British government wants to end the direct jurisdiction of the European Court of Justice in the UK.

Poll: Would you support the introduction of women-only train carriages? Your Say This post contains a poll

Poll: Would you support the introduction of women-only train carriages?

The idea is in place elsewhere and is being floated in the UK.

Protesters clash in Phoenix as Trump defends his response to Charlottesville violence

Trump made his comments during a rally in Phoenix, Arizona.

Politics - Yesterday’s News

Secret Service says it can't pay overtime because of Trump's travel and large family

Trump has travelled nearly every weekend to his properties in Florida, New Jersey and Virginia.

Fox host jokes that Trump looking at eclipse is 'most impressive thing any president has ever done' Turn Around Bright Eyes This post contains videos
Varadkar tells US TV he's 'confused and puzzled' by Britain's trading plans Brexit This post contains videos

Varadkar tells US TV he's 'confused and puzzled' by Britain's trading plans

The Taoiseach also shared his thoughts on Donald Trump.

Trump goes back on criticism of Obama and clears the way for thousands more troops in Afghanistan

Trump for the first time also left the door open to an eventual political deal with the Taliban.

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The number of rental properties in Ireland is at its lowest in recorded history

The latest Daft.ie quarterly rental report makes for grim reading for renters around the country.

Politics - Monday 21 August, 2017

Brigitte Macron given official role - but won't get title of 'First Lady'

There was strong opposition to the creation of a French First Lady role.

Big Ben goes silent today for four years, and UK politicians aren't happy

The famous clock’s bells are set to stop ringing at midday over safety concerns.

Politics - Sunday 20 August, 2017

Varadkar marches in Montreal Pride Parade alongside Justin Trudeau

The Taoiseach is on a three-day visit to Canada.

Is 'Republic of Opportunity' the new 'Keep the Recovery Going'? That's So Fetch This post contains videos

Is 'Republic of Opportunity' the new 'Keep the Recovery Going'?

Fine Gael is likely hoping the phrase will be better received than its general election slogan.

Politics - Saturday 19 August, 2017

Al Gore: 'Trump’s antics distract the US from the big challenges we face - like the climate crisis'

The former US Vice President speaks to TheJournal.ie about his new documentary, An Inconvenient Sequel.

16-year-old boy running for Kansas governor seat

The teenager said he would support legalising marijuana for medical purposes but he is conservative on gun rights.

The icons of Confederacy at the heart of America's debate

There are more than 1,500 symbols of the Confederacy on public land, mostly in the South.

A new generation of white nationalist groups flourish under Trump

Analysts say theses groups may have members in the tens of thousands and tacit supporters in the hundreds of thousands.

Politics - Friday 18 August, 2017

Father and son injured as Irish family of four caught up in Barcelona terror attack

Taoiseach Leo Varadkar expressed his abhorrence at the attack.

Politics - Thursday 17 August, 2017

Trump references unfounded mass killing rumour in response to Barcelona attack

The tweet suggested Trump actually believes a story that many historians say is apocryphal.

Leo Varadkar makes Fortune's 40 under 40 list

Varadkar came in at number five on the list.

'These are mere stories': Egyptian ambassador denies Ibrahim Halawa was tortured in prison

Halawa (21) was arrested during a demonstration in 2014 in support of Mohamed Morsi who had been ousted from power in a military coup.

Northern Ireland's ban on same-sex marriage does NOT breach human rights

A Belfast court made the ruling this afternoon.

Donald Trump says removing 'beautiful' Confederate statues is 'so foolish'

The US President sent a number of tweets on this issue this afternoon.

Pat Hickey's lawyers asked Oireachtas committee to not discuss Rio Olympics

Minister for Sport Shane Ross has said Irish athletes were treated ‘shambolically’ in terms of ticket allocation.

Olympic tickets committee meeting suspended after staff member taken to hospital

The morning session was suspended after the man became ill.

Steve Bannon calls white nationalists 'losers'

The White House strategist is reported to be on shaky ground with Donald Trump.

Thousands hold vigil for Charlottesville victim as Trump pays tribute to 'truly special young woman'

Those in attendance at the vigil sang several spirituals and observed a moment of silence.

Politics - Wednesday 16 August, 2017

Here's What Happened Today: Wednesday

A shooting in north Dublin and Trump’s Charlottesville comments grabbed headlines today.

Both Bush presidents condemn racial bigotry after Trump's 'both sides' statement

President Donald Trump disbanded two business councils after CEOs began resigning from them.

Simon Coveney: 'Ireland will not be a pawn in Brexit negotiations'

The UK government said it wanted to maintain a “seamless and frictionless” border between the two countries.

Locked out: Most people on housing benefits still can't afford to rent

The Simon Community study found that some 630 properties available to rent are beyond the reach of those on HAP.

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'Making hate fashionable again': Trump under fire for saying blame for Charlottesville lies on both sides

The statement once again drew sharp criticism from across the political and cultural board.

'I am not a fan': Shane Ross says he probably won't watch the McGregor vs Mayweather fight

Ross has been critical of MMA in the past and has vowed to bring in regulations.

Al Gore warns Irish government to "move more quickly" on climate change Exclusive

The former US Vice President and Nobel Peace Prize recipient has just released his latest documentary on climate change.

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