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# What now?

Last year
# Elizabeth II
King Charles III arrives at Buckingham Palace ahead of address to British nation
The queen’s funeral is expected to take place on 19 September.
'They're not going to go away': Where does Ireland's anti-lockdown movement go next?
Some Covid sceptics have become emboldened by the easing of restrictions.
Parts of the anti-lockdown movement have shifted their focus since restrictions were eased last week, Stephen McDermott writes.
Sceptics and conspiracy theorists believe the Government announcement precedes a bigger crisis.
Recent events suggest the movement may be becoming more regionalised and attracting smaller numbers.
All time
# ge2020
'We were blindsided by the surge of votes for Sinn Féin': Is there a future for the Labour Party after yet another dismal election?
Left-leaning parties including Sinn Féin, the Green Party and Social Democrats grew their support – so why not the Labour Party?
# What now?
Why is the government set for a showdown in court over the findings of the PSC report?
The government has said this week it will not be implementing the findings of the Data Protection Commissioner.
# What now?
'There's no get out jail free card on this': What next for the Public Services Card?
The findings by the Data Protection Commissioner open up the possibility of legal action from PSC holders, solicitors say.
# come on arlene
Arlene Foster: If backstop isn't removed, Brexit deal won't get DUP support
“Bin it, junk the backstop” – the hard-fought-for Irish assurance could be the reason the Brexit deal won’t be passed.
We have a location for the first supervised drug injecting room - what happens next?
The new centre will be operated by Merchants Quay Ireland on Dublin’s south quays.
# innovative technique
7,000 year old penguin poo reveals volcanic eruptions almost wiped out Antarctic sea bird colony
The changes in penguin populations had been linked to climate change.
# What now?
Foil Arms & Hog have devised 10 handy ways to pretend you were listening to someone
Just whip out the Deflating Balloon. They’ll have no idea.
Enda is meeting the north's leaders today to talk about Brexit
Northern Ireland voted to remain in the EU.
# placenta pills
Kim Kardashian ate her own placenta ... and it's causing quite a stir online
Many people believe the practice can help boost energy levels and prevent postnatal depression.
Kim Kardashian ate her own placenta, and the internet is freaking out
Oh, and her placenta is “amazing” apparently.
# What now?
Wayne Rooney has managed to shock everyone with latest claim
In fairness, we always had him pegged as a thoughtful romantic type.
# new names please
One of the world's most iconic stadiums is to be renamed as part of a sponsorship deal
The Millennium Stadium will be no more.
# shave and a haircut
Greece has met its new finance minister as the ECB hits the country where it hurts
The European Central Bank raised the haircuts on its Emergency Liquidity Assistance to Greece this evening.
# What now?
These 'racist' cupcakes have been banned from a bakery's window
The baker was also fined – but he is allowed to keep selling them. Hmm.
Opinion: Yes, Scotland has stayed in the UK – but the old union is dead
Despite the defeat for independence, Scotland and the UK will never be the same again – and Ireland’s relationship with its neighbours will change too.
# What now?
'Medical card review suspension means nothing to us - they already took ours away'
Alex White says a special section of the HSE will be tasked with dealing with those that have already had their medical cards revoked.
# What now?
The abortion debate - what happens next?
The Dáil sat until 5am debating proposed amendments to the Protection of Life in Pregnancy Bill and will begin again at 4pm.
# Sleep deprivation
A German company has created a way to beam ads into your brain
This demo will make you want to never fall asleep against a train window again.
# Italians in Ireland
Ireland's Italians dump Berlusconi and vote for anti-establishment comedian
Italy allows expatriates abroad to vote in parliamentary elections – with Beppe Grillo’s Five Star Movement leading here.
# What now?
Second election likely in Italy as Bersani fails to seal grip on power
Silvio Berlusconi’s strength in key regions means Pier Luigi Bersani cannot claim power, with another election now due.
# What now?
Euro 2012 analysis: Reality bites as Ireland exposed on the world stage
If you’re going to sit back and invite teams onto you, the most important objective is not to commit the kind of errors that sabotage that, writes Miguel Delaney in Poznan.
# Euro2012
Poll: will Ireland now qualify for Euro 2012?
After one of the most incredible night in Irish football history, do you think Trap can take advantage?
# What now?
You ain't going nowhere: Corinthians pull plug on Tevez deal
If we had £40m, we’d buy him just to bring an end to this whole mess.