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# Refugees
Gormanston tent camp for refugees to open on Monday due to accommodation shortage
The Government said more than 160 people fleeing Ukraine have been transferred out of the Old Terminal building in Dublin Airport today.
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Covid-19 infections halve in England but there are 'increasing concerns' about variants
Boris Johnson has said there is ‘increasing concern’ in the UK about the variant first identified in India.
Ukip leader loses no confidence vote after row over comments made by ex-girlfriend
Henry Bolton’s former partner allegedly made racist remarks about Prince Harry’s fiancée Meghan Markle.
# Financial troubles
Waterford United will hold emergency meeting tonight as club needs €80k to survive this season
The SSE Airtricity League First Division must raise funds in order to get through the current campaign.
# Public Health
WHO declares Zika virus an international emergency
The organisation made the announcement this evening.
# Markets
European stock markets stabilise following ECB announcement
The ECB says it is ready to buy EU bonds, in an attempt to stem the building financial crisis, while the G7 have indicated they could intervene in foreign exchange markets.
# Syria
EU imposes more sanctions on Syrian officials
As Ramadan begins, the EU freezes the assets of five more high-level Syrians and the army mounts another attack on Hama.