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Friday 29 September 2023 Dublin: 14°C

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Spitfire that crashed into Monaghan field and Nazi invasion plans to be put on show
The year-long exhibition will take place in Monaghan.
Tory MP's 'call Ireland's bluff' comment is just 'scraping the bottom of the barrel'
TDs said today that Jacon Rees-Mogg’s comments were unhelpful and showed a lack of understanding of the issues at hand.
Bill to make upskirting an offence blocked after Tory MP shouts 'object'
Other MPs were heard shouting “shame” after Christopher Chope’s interjection.
A lot of people are talking about The Sun's front page
‘Great Britain or Great Betrayal.’
Boris Johnson calls UK's post-Brexit trade plan 'crazy'
Britain’s Foreign Secretary said “a whole new web of bureaucracy” could be created.
50 live crocodiles from Malaysia seized at Heathrow Airport
Each box only had room for four crocodiles but 10 had been packed into each one.
UK's Irish border plans subject to 'systematic and forensic annihilation' by EU, report says
Two proposals put forward by Theresa May’s government were roundly rejected, according to a report in the Daily Telegraph.
Nerve agent used in Salisbury attack delivered in 'liquid form', UK government says
Work to decontaminate sites in Salisbury affected by the nerve agent begin today.
Parents of terminally ill toddler Alfie Evans lose legal fight to fly to Rome for treatment
Alfie is in a “semi-vegetative state” as the result of a degenerative neurological condition.
Trump hails 'mission accomplished' after US, France and UK launch airstrikes against Syria
In address to the American nation, President Trump announced that the US and its allies had launched precision attacks against the Syrian regime led by Bashar al-Assad.
Russia says it has proof Britain was behind alleged Syria chemical attack
The Russian Military says it has proof that the attack was staged on orders from London.
If you're a night owl, you're likely to die younger...
New research suggests that a person’s internal clock may be at odds with their external environment – and that they should be allowed start work later.
Ex-Russian spy's daughter Yulia Skripal released from the hospital after nerve agent attack
“This is not the end of her treatment but marks a significant milestone.”
Niece of Russian nerve gas victim refused entry to UK
Viktoria Skripal was denied “on the grounds that her application did not comply with the immigration rules”.
Russia to UK over spy poisoning: 'You are playing with fire and you will be sorry'
Britain has blamed Russia for the 4 March poisoning of Sergei Skripal and his daughter.
Russian ambassador on expulsion of Irish diplomat: 'Every action finds its counteraction'
Yury Filatov said he is still optimistic about Ireland’s future relationship with Russia.
UK Labour anti-Semitism row: Jeremy Corbyn in spotlight after attending radical Jewish event
Allegations of anti-Semitism within the Labour party have grown since Corbyn was elected leader in 2015.
British officials search inbound plane from Moscow over security fears
Britain said it conducts routine checks on aircraft to protect the UK from organised crime.
Theresa May to tour UK today to mark one-year countdown to Brexit
She is set to visit Northern Ireland for lunch before returning to London later this evening.
First direct Australia-Europe scheduled flight touches down in Heathrow after 17 hours
Qantas’ 14,498km journey from Perth to London is the world’s third-longest passenger flight.
How Ireland lost 25 minutes because of a British law passed after the 1916 Rising
Ireland had Dublin Mean Time that was separate to Greenwich Mean Time until 1 October 1916.
EU leaders approve guidelines for negotiations on post-Brexit relations and trade talks
However, the major issue of the Irish border still remains unresolved.
EU leaders agree Russia 'highly likely' to blame for nerve agent attack
Some states are also now considering following Britain’s lead in expelling Russian diplomats.
Policeman injured in UK nerve agent attack leaves hospital
A judge today ruled that blood samples from former Russian spy Sergei Skripal and his daughter, who have been left in a coma following the attack, can be released for testing.
Ant McPartlin steps aside from presenting duties following arrest for drink-driving
The presenter will return to rehab where he had previously spent a stint last year in an attempt to conquer an addiction to painkillers.
Spy poisoning in Britain: Who stands to gain?
Sergei Skripal, 66 moved to Britain in a 2010 spy swap.
'Ireland first': Donald Tusk says every EU leader 'wants to protect peace process and avoid hard border'
The President of the European Council said disrupting the peace process in Northern Ireland “must be avoided at all costs”.
Britain First leader and deputy leader jailed for religiously aggravated harassment
The group’s tweets had been retweeted by Donald Trump.
Ex-Russian spy in critical condition after exposure to 'unknown substance' in England - UK media
A man in his 60s and a woman in her 30s, were found unconscious on a bench in The Maltings in Salisbury yesterday.
Tourism Ireland says 'the craic' alone isn't enough to win back British tourists
Niall Gibbons said there needs to be more of a focus on outdoor activities for visitors.
Theresa May to reveal her five tests for the UK's post-Brexit EU relationship
In a speech today, she will say the UK is taking back control over its borders, laws and money.
Coveney says 'we can't alter geography and history' amid increasingly tense Brexit talks
The Tánaiste added that power-sharing needs to be “urgently” restored in Northern Ireland.
FactCheck: Are 90% of babies with Down syndrome in Britain aborted?
We take a look at a claim in a poster used in a new campaign by Save the 8th.
Cardiff man sentenced to life imprisonment over terror attack near Finsbury Park mosque
Witnesses recalled Darren Osborne saying, “I’ve done my job, you can kill me now” in the aftermath of the attack.
Brexit will be bad for UK under any scenario - report
The economic impact assessment showed growth would be lower under a range of potential scenarios.
Britain appoints 'Minister for Loneliness' to tackle the 'sad reality of modern life'
More than nine million people in the UK say they are always or often lonely, according to the British Red Cross.
UK government will commemorate the election of republican Countess Markievicz next December
Constance Markievicz was sentenced to death for her part in the 1916 Rising, but her life was spared because she was a woman.
Eamonn Holmes awarded OBE by British queen in New Year's honour list
He was one of over 1,100 people who received recognition by the British monarch.
FactCheck: Was the burgundy passport 'enforced' on Britain when it joined the EU?
Today the Conservative Party said the UK’s exit from the EU gives it an opportunity to restore its national identity.
Irish Travellers in the UK may face greater levels of discrimination post-Brexit
House of Lords member David Alton says the Irish Traveller community have “long faced significant prejudice in Britain”.