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Tuesday 21 May, 2019

New Brexit plan: May loses support as she gives MPs a shot at second referendum

“The biggest problem with Britain today is its politics,” May said today.

McDonald's workers file dozens of sexual harassment charges in US

Allegations included groping, indecent exposure and propositions for sex.

From The42 'It's a very interesting and weird situation with two coaches swapping countries' Trading Places

'It's a very interesting and weird situation with two coaches swapping countries'

New Ireland women’s hockey coach Sean Dancer wants to build on the job Graham Shaw has done after the pair swapped jobs.

Bill to regulate rent pressure zone properties passes through Seanad

The Residential Tenancies Bill will now go to President Michael D Higgins to be signed into law.

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Here's What Happened Today: Tuesday

Here’s what made the headlines today.

Taoiseach asks for details about letters sent to mortgage-holders demanding full payment of arrears within 30 days

Taoiseach has said it is now time for to review the tax treatment of vulture funds.

Quiz: How closely were you watching the Game of Thrones finale?

You know nothing, Jon Snow… for the final time.

Why are fewer Polish nationals running in this year's local elections than in 2014 and 2009?

Forum Polonia – a Polish-led group that brings together community organisations in Ireland – is hoping to change this.

From The42 'It's certainly no disgrace moving on from Liverpool, the competition is very high there' Potential

'It's certainly no disgrace moving on from Liverpool, the competition is very high there'

Stephen Kenny has backed Conor Masterson to bounce back from his recent setback.

A journey through music, youth culture and loss is coming to Ballymun

A new work opens tonight in the Axis theatre.

Woman found not guilty of murdering flatmate by reason of insanity is committed to Central Mental Hospital

Mercy Peters had told gardaí that voices in her head made her stab the 42-year-old in their Dublin home.

Don't judge co-living on one planning application, says minister as proposals dubbed '21st century bedsits'

Housing Minister Eoghan Murphy said co-living is an ‘exciting’ choice for young workers.

French families sue Boeing over fatal Ethiopian Airlines crash

The 10 March crash of the plane killed all 157 people on board.

Catching up with the council candidates: They love canvassing but juggling politics with jobs is a challenge

Some local election candidates say they have been knocking on doors since January, in the fight for seats.

Boy B told gardaí in interviews that Ana was 'not liked' by her peers

Boy B said in a garda interview he considered Ana a “lonely, sad person”.

Patrick Quirke lodges appeal against his murder conviction

Quirke was convicted of the murder of Bobby Ryan earlier this month.

'A great joy': Woman gives birth to Poland's first sextuplets

The babies range in weight from 890 grammes to 1.3 kilogrammes.

The 5 at 5: Tuesday

Five minutes, five stories, five o’clock…

From The42 Kelleher makes RDS return as Leinster confirm 21 new contracts Signed And Sealed

Kelleher makes RDS return as Leinster confirm 21 new contracts

But Rob Kearney’s future remains unclear.

Prince Charles visits Wicklow Mountains National Park during day two of Ireland visit

During the visit, Prince Charles spent time at Glendalough.

Woman (80) awarded €67k after overhead luggage fell on her on Ryanair plane

The bag had struck the woman on her face, neck and shoulder.

Varadkar confirms independent review will be carried out into an abortion at the National Maternity Hospital

Taoiseach Leo Varadkar said his heart goes out to the couple involved in the case.

HSE to spend up to €60k on abortion in Ireland research study

Abortion services were introduced in Ireland earlier this year.

From The42 Arsenal star will not travel to Baku for Europa League final due to safety concerns Taking The Mkh

Arsenal star will not travel to Baku for Europa League final due to safety concerns

Political tensions between Henrikh Mkhitaryan’s homeland Armenia and Azerbaijan have raised concerns.

Cannabis worth €400,000 and ecstasy tablets seized in Co Tipperary

Two men, aged 22 and 45, were arrested in connection with the investigation.

Jamie Oliver's UK-based restaurant chain goes into administration

Jamie’s Italian, a restaurant based in Dublin, is unaffected by the announcement, a spokesperson said.

Life support resumes for man in controversial case after court reverses earlier decision

Vincent Lambert is at the centre of a hugely controversial court case.

'Ambitious' single-use plastic straws and cutlery ban approved by European Council

This was the final step in adopting the single-use products ban, which will come into force in Ireland by 2021.

Man accused of Christchurch mosque shooting charged with terrorism

The 28 year old Australian was already facing murder and attempted murder charges.

Fianna Fáil election candidate assaulted by youth on scrambler bike during community clean-up

Gardaí confirmed they were investigating the incident.

From The42 Healy looks forward to 'next chapter in journey' as he signs new IRFU contract Church

Healy looks forward to 'next chapter in journey' as he signs new IRFU contract

The Leinster prop has agreed a new two-year national contract.

Man charged with common assault after Nigel Farage has milkshake thrown over him

Farage had the milkshake thrown over him while he was out canvassing in Newcastle city centre.

'You can't just go in there fawning and gushing like some nodding dog': Dublin candidates set out their stall

10 Dublin candidates talked climate change, housing and the EU defence spend.

From The42 'I know I don’t have the skill of Hoggie or Lehane or Cadogan' - Walsh happy to fill hard working role in Cork attack The Hard Yards

'I know I don’t have the skill of Hoggie or Lehane or Cadogan' - Walsh happy to fill hard working role in Cork attack

Aidan Walsh played a key role in Sunday’s win in the Gaelic Grounds.

The 9 at 9: Tuesday

Here’s everything you need to know as the day gets started.

An extra €50 million is needed to ensure a place for all children on the National Childcare Scheme

Minister Katherine Zappone said it comes on the back of ‘decades of neglect’ in the area.

Poll: Should Ireland decriminalise the possession of drugs for personal use? Your Say This post contains a poll

Poll: Should Ireland decriminalise the possession of drugs for personal use?

Proposals to liberalise drug laws here are on the table, but the government isn’t set to implement full decriminalisation.

Brexit back on Cabinet agenda as Tánaiste says no-deal Brexit preparations must continue

Leo Varadkar is to meet UK Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn in Dublin in the next few weeks.

Five-year-old boy hospitalised after becoming trapped in underground pipe in Clare

Three units of the fire brigade from Shannon town attended the scene and helped to rescue the boy.

US delays Huawei ban for up to 90 days, while founder says the firm 'can't be isolated'

The founder of the Chinese technology giant has said that it “can’t be isolated”.