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Saturday 10 June 2023 Dublin: 17°C

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# China
Biden warned by Xi not to 'play with fire' in Taiwan during tense call
The leaders of China and US agreed to hold their first in-person summit.
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# Reaction
'Terribly disappointing' - Fallout after All-Ireland minor ladies football series scrapped again
Cork minor ladies football boss Joe Carroll is calling for an LGFA U-turn on their decision.
# call
Waterford demand U-turn on GAA's move to 'pause' loss of wages cover on player injury fund
The county released a statement this morning calling for a ‘resolution’ before the return to play.
# frank and direct
'It's best not to see the sausage being made': Macron tight-lipped on how his Trump phone-call went
An unnamed source told CNN television the call went badly.
# Basin Street
Gardaí respond after reports of gunshots at Dublin flat complex
There were no injuries reported as a result of the incident.
# Call Me Maybe
Google now has a true rival to Apple's FaceTime, but it faces many challenges
Google hopes Duo will become the go-to app for video calls, but the odds could be stacked against it.
# Emergency
Too dangerous to call? Some US cities explore 911 texting
Emergency officials have stressed, however. that a voice call is preferred because dispatchers can elicit details more quickly.
# Your Say
Poll: Should the Irish government publicly call for Ibrahim Halawa's release?
The government has been using quiet diplomacy up to this point.
# calls to action
Here are 15 PRACTICAL ways to help homeless people this Christmas and New Year
It can be as simple as treating someone with empathy when they approach you in the street.
# oh hai mom
One in three people have answered the phone during sex
That’s according to new research which says smartphones are getting in the way of love-making.
# ring ring
Irish Water has started ringing people about their unpaid bills
The utility has confirmed it has begun the process of contacting people about their unpaid water charges.
# no contact
This is how you can block calls on your smartphone
Don’t worry, we won’t judge.
# Missouri
Boy (5) fatally shot 9-month-old brother after finding gun
The boys’ mother contacted police.
# don't panic
NCT about to expire? Urgent cases will get an appointment or get the test for free
The Road Safety Authority said there is no backlog and they are very prepared for the new rules.
# fatal blaze
Stardust campaigners to hand new information to Minister over fatal fire
They say that they have “waited 33 years and 10 months” for the submission.
The medical condition that makes driving "incredibly dangerous"... Thousands of us could have it
Sleep apnoea, which results in increased sleepiness behind the wheel, affects middle-aged men in particular.
# Your Say
Poll: Do you ever call directory enquiries?
The most expensive service can cost over a fiver for a one second call. But when was the last time you needed to use one?
# street fighting
Parents urged to know whereabouts of children after rival factions fight in Belfast
A petrol bomb was thrown during the incident.
# Hang up
300 drivers caught using mobiles in space of 12 hours, as Gardaí launch new crackdown
A 48 hour enforcement campaign’s under way, ahead of the introduction of even stricter rules in the area next month.
# Suspect Device
Explosive device 'designed to kill officers' thrown at police in Northern Ireland
The viable explosive device would have killed or maimed had it exploded.
# Florida
Wife of Zimmerman 'won't press charges' after domestic dispute
Shellie Zimmerman has said she won’t press charges.
# Helpline
Demand for LGBT Helpline so high it needs more volunteers
Mental health concerns are the number one reason why people contact its service.
# Fire
Fire services fight blaze at Cappagh Hospital
Two fire brigade pumps are currently at the scene of the fire.
# Abortion
'Unsolicited' abortion-related calls being made to Irish phones
A number of people have reported receiving the automated call, which had abortion-related content.
# wuff justice
Man gets call from burglar... who turns out to be his dog
“Hello, this is dog”
# Children
Children's services "need more prevention and early intervention"
That is according to a number of leading children’s groups, who say that there are ‘pockets of multiple disadvantage’ in parts of Ireland.
# iPhone
Man arrested after calling 911... about his broken iPhone
The man made five calls – but it’s not clear how he thought police could help him with his malfunctioning phone.