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Trump makes unsubstantiated claims of election 'fraud' as presidential race hangs on knife-edge
Follow our liveblog for all the updates as the results come in.
The fight for a US Senate majority is on - here are the 7 key states to watch
Today's the day as America decides between Trump and Biden - Here's everything you need to know
What could Donald Trump's legacy be? Join us as we discuss on The Explainer live (in your living room)
This week’s episode will be recorded via Zoom this evening – and you can take part.
Edinburgh v Ulster, Pro14 semi-final
Ian Madigan’s ice-cold kicking sent the northern province into the final against Leinster.
Leinster v Munster, Pro14 semi-final
It’s the island’s two most successful provinces, it’s knockout rugby and we’re going minute-by-minute.
History makers! Westmeath side celebrate first Leinster senior A schools football title
St Joseph’s Rochfortbridge defeated Naas CBS.
Everton v Liverpool, Premier League
Liverpool faced Everton, as the Reds sought to take a big step towards Premier League glory.
Ryanair and Aer Lingus suspend Italy flights, no advice to close schools here - the latest developments in the coronavirus crisis
The Irish government has issued a ‘do not travel’ warning for Italy. Stay with us for the latest developments.
Norwich v Liverpool, Premier League
Relive all the action as Jurgen Klopp’s team overcame a disciplined Norwich at Carrow Road.
Sinn Féin surge sees party sweep to 37 seats as last seats filled in general election 2020
Ministers Regina Doherty, Mary Mitchell O’Connor and Shane Ross are among the high-profile names to lose their seats.
Tallies show Sinn Féin surge as Donnchadh Ó Laoghaire becomes first TD elected to the 33rd Dáil
Votes are being counted all over the country.
High turnout reported as final votes cast across the country
Polling stations around the country are open until 10pm.
The Explainer Live: How does Ireland get the politicians it has?
For our first live recording of The Explainer, guests Lise Hand, Gary Murphy and Adrian Kavanagh chatted to Sinéad O’Carroll.
WIN: Tickets for our first live recording of The Explainer podcast
We’ll be asking the question: How does Ireland end up with the politicians it has?
Ireland v Scotland, Six Nations 2020
We went minute-by-minute as Andy Farrell’s Ireland begin life post-Schmidt.
Tottenham v Chelsea, Premier League
Tottenham faced Chelsea, with both sides looking to boost their top-four hopes.
Bournemouth v Liverpool, Premier League
Bournemouth faced Liverpool, as the Reds sought to maintain their unbeaten start.
Aston Villa v Liverpool, Premier League
Liverpool faced Aston Villa, as they looked to maintain their impressive start to the season.
COMPETITION: Win tickets to see UN Ambassador Samantha Power interviewed live in Trinity by
We have a limited number of tickets to give away to our readers.
Defeat for Johnson as MPs force him to seek Brexit extension
Boris Johnson has been defeated in his bid to get his deal through the House of Commons.
England v Australia, Rugby World Cup quarter-final
Eddie Jones and Michael Cheika pit their wits together with a place in the semi-final on the line.
The Queen's Speech: Here's Boris Johnson's plan for the UK
There will be “new regimes for fisheries agriculture and trade” after Brexit, the queen told the Commons and House of Lords.
Man United v Arsenal, Premier League
Man United faced Arsenal, as both sides looked to improve on inconsistent starts to the season.
Sheffield United v Liverpool, Premier League
Liverpool faced Sheffield United, as they sought to maintain their 100% start to the top-flight season.
Liverpool v Newcastle, Premier League
Liverpool faced Newcastle as they sought to extend their lead at the top of the table.
No breakthroughs as Boris Johnson and Leo Varadkar met in Dublin
There’s still plenty more Brexit action to come today. Stay with us for updates.
Man United v Chelsea, Premier League
Man United faced Chelsea, as both sides got their season under way.
Boris Johnson is now the British Prime Minister
Climate activists tried to block Boris Johnson’s path to Buckingham Palace, and protesters booed during his first speech at No 10.
Riga v Dundalk, Champions League qualifier
Riga faced Dundalk, with a place in the second qualifying round up for grabs.
USA v Netherlands, Women's World Cup final
USA faced Netherlands in women’s football’s biggest game.
France v USA, World Cup quarter-final
France faced USA with a place in the final four up for grabs.
England v Norway, 2019 Women's World Cup quarter-final
There was a spot in the last four up for grabs at Stade Océane in Le Harve.
Counting under way for a third day - and we have our first MEP
Meanwhile, there are around 50 seats yet to be filled across Ireland’s local authorities.
Almost 200 seats filled on local councils as counts get under way around country
All the data so far points to a Green surge in the Euro elections, meanwhile, with the party potentially claiming three seats.
Glasgow Warriors v Leinster, Pro14 Final
We’re going minute-by-minute as Leinster aim to seal a second consecutive Pro14 title in Celtic Park.
Early tallies show close fight for European seats but confirm Green surge
Many of the races for EU seats are too close to call so we’re expecting a long count.
The Netherlands' Duncan Laurence wins Eurovision as UK finishes in last place
Eurovision fans are already blaming the Brexit factor for the UK’s dire showing.
Newcastle v Liverpool, Premier League
Liverpool faced Newcastle, as the Reds sought to maintain their title push.
Liverpool v Huddersfield, Premier League
Liverpool faced Huddersfield, as they aimed to keep their title bid on track.
Theresa May plans to bring her Brexit deal back for a Commons vote this week
We could be in for another dramatic evening in the Commons – stay with us.
Wales U20 v Ireland U20, Grand Slam decider
Noel McNamara’s men went to Wales with the title already in the bag. We followed their bid to complete the clean sweep.