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Greece doesn't want to talk to the Troika - and is rejecting €7.2 billion in loans
But Angela Merkel is against a deal.
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We're out: Fine Gael confirms it won't take part in Vincent Browne debates
Representatives from the party met with TV3 producers at Leinster House this afternoon.
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Grandmother has priceless reaction to getting iPhone for Christmas
“I really am not equipped to handle one of these things.”
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Revenue has 'no competence' to collect water charges - and that's from Revenue boss
The outgoing chairperson Josephine Feehily also says she’s looking forward to holding the Garda Commissioner to scrutiny in her new role.
# chrimbo
10 bizarre festive foods that will put you off your Christmas dinner
Turkey doughnut, anyone?
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Justice Catherine McGuinness was approached to run for president...but she wasn't interested
The former Supreme Court judge said she doesn’t regret her decision to turn it down.
# the national mood
The inevitable "not enough, not even close" reactions to the Government's big announcement
How are people feeling in the wake of this afternoon’s set-piece announcement in the Dáil? Here’s how…
# Bowing out
McGinley vows to bow out 'undefeated like a good heavyweight champion'
The Irish Ryder Cup captain won’t be back again in two years.
# movin' on down
7 of the most bizarre Irish rentals spotted online
We’ll stay where we are, but thanks.
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More professional jobs available - but wages offered are too low
Expectations of workers and employers vary and firms need to gauge what to offer candidates in high demand areas like tech and engineering.
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Guy tries to take selfie with a swan, learns a painful lesson
Just bad manners.
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'The fun is over': John Gilroy won't actually be seeking the Labour MEP nomination
Gilroy told a parliamentary party meeting that he did not feel he would have enough time between the convention and the election to run a proper campaign.
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Dublin man stops Irish Water workers installing meter at home 12 different times
The father of three said he is totally opposed to paying water charges and is prepared to be arrested if it comes to it.
# picky nicker
Disappointed mugger hands retro flip phone back to victim
Picky, much?
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Oslo university snubs killer Breivik's application to study
The man who killed 77 people in July 2011 attacks wanted to study political science by distance learning.
# lend us a fiver
Would you take free money from a stranger?
Free Money Day is taking place today – yes, you read that right.
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Man hospitalised after jumping from plane - before it took off
The man made a last-minute decision not to take a flight from Miri to Kuala Lumpur – and ended up in hospital.
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McCarthy turns down the chance to interview for Forest job
The former Wolves boss was the favourite to take over from Steve Cotterill at the Championship club.
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No, grazie: Capello rules himself out of the running for the Chelsea job
Perhaps word has leaked that managing teams is a perilous business as Don Fabio joins the list of coaches not looking for Premier League work.
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'Man City job not for me' - Niall Quinn
The ex-Citizens stiker claims he isn’t the right man to lead them to global dominance.
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I could never play in the Premier League - Messi
The Argentinian international has indicated that he wants to stay at Barca for the rest of his career.
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Rodgers turns down part-time role with Northern Ireland
The Swansea boss has enough on his plate and won’t be replacing Nigel Worthington.
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O'Sullivan turns down International Rules call-up, as Cluxton's place uncertain
The Kerry star has ruled himself out of the series, while Dublin’s All-Ireland-winning goalkeeper may also decline the opportunity to captain the side.
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Olazabal says he won't play in Ryder Cup
The Spanish golfer says he would be unable to cope with the responsibility of playing and captaining the team at the same time.
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Raul surprises precisely nobody by deciding not to move to Blackburn
Real Madrid legend Raul has turned down the chance to join Blackburn Rovers and will instead remain with Schalke in the Bundesliga.
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Irish Open suffers blow as top golfers turn down invites
At least eight of the world’s top-40 players have snubbed the Irish Open in favour of a competition in Dusseldorf.