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Dublin: 9 °C Wednesday 12 December, 2018

Sunday 9 December, 2018

'Check your ticket' - Hunt is on for winner of €6.5 million Lotto jackpot

The winning numbers were: 9, 15, 17, 24, 41, 43 and bonus number 37.

Poll: Will you be giving to charity this Christmas? Your Say This post contains a poll

Poll: Will you be giving to charity this Christmas?

Michael D Higgins used his Christmas message to address the homeless crisis.

China summons Canadian ambassador over 'unconscionable, vile' detention of Huawei exec

Meng Wanzhou has been held since 1 December in Canada on an American extradition request.

Pop-up shop offers unique Christmas gifts handmade by disadvantaged groups

The products are all handmade by people in the probation service, refugee women, members of the Travelling community or people living with disability.

'Doctors, pills and alcohol couldn't cure my pain': Brother of missing woman urges families to seek help

Imelda Keenan has not been seen since she disappeared from her home in Waterford in 1994.

Sitdown Sunday: Remembering the late, great, Anthony Bourdain

Settle back in a comfy chair and sit back with some of the week’s best longreads.

The 9 at 9: Sunday

Here are the stories in the news this morning.

The Irish For: All the characters you know - good, bad or total craic vortex

Darach Ó Séaghdha has a typecast character for every letter in the alphabet – the funny one, the vulgar one, the one with notions or the one who sucks all the craic clean out of the room.

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New Zealand police investigating murder of British backpacker Grace Millane find body

Millane was last seen at 9.41pm at the Citylife Hotel in Auckland last Saturday with a man.

This ancient strain of plague may have aided in wipeout of Neolithic Europeans

New research suggests that plague may have been spread among Neolithic European settlements by traders.

From The42 Munster braced for Castres clash and wary of 'fool's gold' Aller-retour

Munster braced for Castres clash and wary of 'fool's gold'

Van Graan is cautious, but his team look in rude health with Carbery, Murray and the frightening prospect of Chris Farrell promising to improve.

PSC staff losing battle to stay on as department confirms contracts to be 'phased out' in 2019 Exclusive

A number of workers have been unsuccessful in cases at the Workplace Relations Commission arguing their right to a permanent contract.

€5m fund means charities can claim VAT relief for the first time from January

Under the scheme, charities will receive a refund of their VAT costs based on the level of non-public funding they receive.

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Enjoy breathtaking sea views from your own castle - complete with underground cave pool

Saturday 8 December, 2018

Photos: This stunning new book showcases Dublin's beauty from the air

The book combines landmarks and landscapes from both city and county.

Ireland in a Snapshot: Shooting a music video in the Wicklow woods

I was honoured to be asked to shoot a music video for artist David Rooney, best known for his unique illustrations, I didn’t realise he had a hidden talent as a singer, writes Donal Moloney.

From The42 Kante and Luiz on target as Chelsea stun Guardiola's champions with seismic win Title Race

Kante and Luiz on target as Chelsea stun Guardiola's champions with seismic win

Manchester City suffered their first Premier League defeat of the season on Saturday at Stamford Bridge.

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Here's What Happened Today: Saturday

Here’s what had people talking today.

How much money will the average household spend this month? It's the week in numbers

Plus: The number of minutes that Electric Picnic tickets sold out in.

Trump says chief of staff John Kelly to leave at year's end

He called Kelly “a great guy”.

No more funding for British movies with facial-scarred villains - but Ireland won't follow suit

The I Am Not Your Villain campaign wants the film industry to stop using scars as a shorthand for villainy.

From The42 As it happened: Chelsea vs Man City, Premier League Liveblog This post contains a poll

As it happened: Chelsea vs Man City, Premier League

We went minute-by-minute as Maurizio Sarri’s men welcomed champions Manchester City to Stamford Bridge.

Dr Anthony O'Connor: 'I remember the detail of my errors and the guilt and shame I felt are burnt onto my mind'

Dr Anthony O’Connor writes about how doctors make mistakes – and what we can do about creating an atmosphere that’s not about ‘blame and shame’.

Michael D Higgins' message for the homeless as he lights Áras Christmas tree

The president singled out the homeless and those in direct provision in his address.

From The42 Larmour's intercept try crucial as Leinster squeeze out away win in Bath On The Road

Larmour's intercept try crucial as Leinster squeeze out away win in Bath

Leo Cullen’s side weren’t at their best in tricky conditions but found a way to win.

Banksy has been Banksied: Artist's works on show in Madrid without his approval

“Genius or Vandal?” opened at the Ifema centre in the Spanish capital and will run until March 10.

From Baby It's Cold Outside to Fairytale of New York, should old classics be censored?

A debate has been ongoing all week over what old Christmas songs are acceptable to play.

From The42 As it happened: Bath v Leinster, Heineken Champions Cup Ready Pool 1

As it happened: Bath v Leinster, Heineken Champions Cup

The champions travelled to the Rec for a crunch European tie.

Garda probe launched after discovery of body in Cork

The man’s body was discovered this morning.

Over 700 arrested in early morning clashes at Paris 'yellow vest' protests

Prime Minister Edouard Philippe said 481 people had been detained in Paris.

For the first time - prosecutors have connected Trump to a federal crime

The filing stopped short of accusing the president of committing a crime.

From The42 Banners, tickets and more - John Delaney holds 'clear-the-air' talks with Irish supporter groups Clean Slate

Banners, tickets and more - John Delaney holds 'clear-the-air' talks with Irish supporter groups

There’s ‘still plenty of work to do but a real desire was shown from all to get back on track’ according to one fans group.

From the Garden: Leeks don't get the recognition they deserve

Leeks often don’t grab the health headlines the way their allium cousins – garlic and onions do. But they contain most of the same flavonoids and sulfur-containing nutrients, writes Michael Kelly.

Dr Rhona Mahony says it's a 'big ask and challenge' to have full abortion services by New Year's Day

Mahony said that some terminations would start on the 1 January, but the service in its entirety wouldn’t be rolled out.

Charlottesville protests: Man (21) who drove into crowd found guilty of murdering woman

James Fields has been convicted of the first degree murder of Heather Heyer.

From The42 'I'll be on the line knowing I've really earned this one. It has been a tough ride' Back In Green

'I'll be on the line knowing I've really earned this one. It has been a tough ride'

From the high of the Rio Olympics, Sara Treacy endured a difficult two years but after being plagued by injury and self-doubt, the Meath runner is back racing for Ireland again.