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Yesterday’s News


Yesterday’s News

Scientists say they may have discovered a new way to try to combat the virus that causes Covid-19

The researchers in the new study described their findings as a potential “game changer”.

John Lennon’s killer apologises to Yoko Ono for his ‘despicable act’

Mark David Chapman was denied parole for an 11th time in August.

Theresa May insists she will not vote for controversial Brexit legislation

The former prime minister warned the United Kingdom Internal Market Bill will cause “untold damage” to the country’s reputation.


From The42 From 'getting absolutely hammered' at junior level to celebrating Tipperary senior hurling glory Kiladangan

From 'getting absolutely hammered' at junior level to celebrating Tipperary senior hurling glory

Darragh Egan has been central to the rise of his club Kiladangan in Tipperary.

Your evening longread: The sold-out flight that goes... nowhere

It’s a coronavirus-free zone as we bring you an interesting longread each evening to take your mind off the news.

Actor Michael Lonsdale - who played a Bond villain in Moonraker - dies aged 89

The French-British actor was best known for his villainous turn as Hugo Drax opposite Roger Moore’s 007 in Moonraker.

UK at coronavirus ‘tipping point’ with risk of 50,000 daily cases by mid-October

Boris Johnson is expected to announce new measures to curb the spread of the virus tomorrow.

Trump to defy Biden as he says he'll announce Supreme Court nominee by the end of the week

Biden has said that rushing a nominee to replace Ruth Bader Ginsberg through the Senate before the election would be an “abuse of power”.

How to make your kitchen more kid-friendly - without changing everything you love about it

Fancy driving a train? Irish Rail has opened its latest recruitment drive with salary scale up to €60k

Irish Rail said it’s been encouraged by the increasing interest from women in its recruitment drives.

Screen watch: Your guide to the best TV movies this week

Here are our picks of TV movies this week.

Ellen DeGeneres addresses toxic workplace allegations in her show's opening monologue

“I want to say I am so sorry to the people who were affected.”

Coronavirus: No further deaths and 188 new cases - including 76 in Dublin

The figures were announced by health officials this evening.


North introduces limits on household indoor gatherings to tackle Covid-19 spike

The new measures were announced this evening by the First and Deputy First Ministers.

From The42 'It's a little bit of rocks or diamonds from him' - Stockdale struggles in Toulouse Errors

'It's a little bit of rocks or diamonds from him' - Stockdale struggles in Toulouse

The Ulster wing’s performance was up for discussion on the latest episode of The42 Rugby Weekly Extra.

Teenage girl (17) missing from Dublin since Saturday

Rebecca O’Brien was last seen in Dublin 1 two days ago.

From The42 GAA respond as Arlene Foster among those to voice 'deep concern' over celebrations in Omagh Tyrone SFC

GAA respond as Arlene Foster among those to voice 'deep concern' over celebrations in Omagh

The Association defended its pandemic protocols but echoed the First Minister’s concerns about celebratory gatherings.

Oliver Bond residents were sent a letter noting 'a number of breaches' of Covid guidelines at flats complex

Footage from Saturday night shows around 100 people at the outdoor gathering.


Man arrested in connection with Limerick shooting

A man was injured in the shooting in June.

Gemma O'Doherty could face further criminal charges over bridge protest

A video of the incident went viral on social media platforms last month.

Teenage boy who was reported missing from Tallaght found safe and well

Emeka Okeke has been found safe and well.

Online grocery sales are booming but an 'increased sense of security' is driving us back into supermarkets

Man dies and another man is seriously injured after collision between van and lorry in Tipperary

Gardaí are currently at the scene of the collision, which occurred on the N24 in Ballynoran in Co Tipperary.


'We've been going for 188 years, we've been through it all': Pubs promise to prioritise safety on the big reopening day

So-called ‘wet pubs’ in Dublin will have to wait at least another three weeks to reopen.

Dunnes Stores recalls chicken products over listeria fears

Two chicken products may contain the bacteria Listeria monocytogenes.

Reduce your close contacts by half over the next week, say Dr Ronan Glynn and Philip Nolan

Senior civil servant Liz Canavan said that counties Louth, Waterford, Limerick, Kildare, Donegal Leitrim and Offaly have shown “concerning trends”.

From The42 'I was only wishing I'd be there' - Bennett's 89-year-old Grandad rejoices after Tour de France triumph Family Pride

'I was only wishing I'd be there' - Bennett's 89-year-old Grandad rejoices after Tour de France triumph

The Carrick-on-Suir native secured the green jersey at the final stage on Sunday.

Dublin-based biotech outfit Inflazome has been acquired for €380 million by Swiss drug company Roche

The Irish company currently has two drugs in clinical trials.


Simon Coveney meets 'extraordinary' Svetlana Tikhanovskaya at EU meeting on Belarus' future

The Belarusian opposition leader is in Brussels as the EU prepares sanctions to support her battle against the Minsk regime.

'Completely untrue': Downing Street strongly denies Italian newspaper report that Boris Johnson was in Perugia

The claim was contained in an article in Italian newspaper La Republica.

Irish men acquitted of murdering homeless pensioner in Sydney

They both had pleaded not guilty to the murder and said they had responded to an attack by the man.

People warned of consequences of becoming 'money mules' after 30 arrests by gardaí

Young people in particular are being targeted by criminal organisations.

Man dies and another man has life-threatening injuries after collision on N7 in Dublin

One of the vehicles came to the attention of gardaí prior to the incident so the matter has been referred to GSOC.

Poll: Will you go to a 'wet' pub this week? What Will You Do This post contains a poll

Poll: Will you go to a 'wet' pub this week?

So-called ‘wet’ pubs will be permitted to open today for the first time since March, if they are located outside of Dublin.

ASTI: Teachers' strike may be considered due to Covid-19 safety concerns

The union is balloting members for industrial action.

Paul Mescal misses out on his Emmy as Watchmen, Schitt's Creek and Succession clean up

It came on a strange night for the Emmys that were conducted remotely for the first time.

Opinion: People seeking absolutes in times of uncertainty are falling for conspiracies online

Disinformation analyst Ciaran O’Connor says extremist groups online are offering simple answers to complex questions at a time when many people are frustrated.

The new Green List kicks in today, here are the countries included

The general advice is still to avoid non-essential travel abroad.

Gardaí probe rogue traders who conned pensioner out of €3.3k in Dublin

Several older people have been targeted by the con artists.

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