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Sudan’s military overthrows president amid bloody protests A transitional military council will lead the country for two years. Sudanese celebrate after the military forced president Omar al-Bashir to step down (AP) Sudan’s military has overthrown President Omar al-Bashir amid increasingly bloody protests over his repressive 30-year rule and the deteriorating economy. But pro-democracy demonstrators were left angry and disappointed when the defence minister...
Editorial: 'EU has little choice but to grant Theresa May more time' UK Prime Minister Theresa May. Photo: Jack Taylor/PA Wire Summat about nowt - or something about nothing - is a phrase you might hear in the world's longest-running soap opera, 'Coronation Street'. Having been usurped by Brexit as the planet's most enduring drama in which nothing happens, only minor set...
Boy (10) dies after being attacked by dog at caravan park (stock picture) A 10-year-old boy has died after being attacked by a dog at a caravan park. Police say a 28-year-old woman is now in police custody in relation to the attack at the Tencreek Holiday Park in Looe, Cornwall, at about 5am on Saturday. The boy, who has not been named,...
Virgin Atlantic books another loss as consumer uncertainty weighs The group cited ‘softer consumer demand’. Virgin Atlantic has posted another loss (PA) Virgin Atlantic has posted its second consecutive year in the red as the airline was hit by the Brexit-hit pound, economic uncertainty and engine woes. The carrier – founded by Sir Richard Branson – posted a statutory loss of £38.9 million in...
This Man's Life: Exfoliating? Cleansing? Moisturising? I use a face cloth to wash my face...    A man washing in a bathroom Ageism never gets old. Especially when you use it against yourself like a weapon. It wasn't my first "I feel old" moment. (Hardly. I felt "too old" for going to nightclubs in my late 20s - needless to say that...
Multi-millionaire bachelor farmer (82) beats assault rap over tug of war for heritage table JJ McCabe, Carnelly House, Clarecastle,Co Clare. (File Pic). Colourful, multi-millionaire bachelor farmer, John Joseph (JJ) McCabe has beaten an assault rap over a tug of war concerning a heritage table. At Ennis District Court, Judge Patrick Durcan dismissed the charge against the 82-year-old Clarecastle farmer of assaulting 55 year old businessman, John Colleran at Abbey View...
Football fans encouraged to take farmyard animals to game Geese, pigs, cows and llamas are among the livestock that will be welcome when Austin Bold take on Phoenix Rising in the US. (Lunja/Getty) Football fans in America will have a chance to take their farmyard animals to a match. Austin Bold, who play in the second-tier USL Championship, are holding a Farmer in...
President Higgins says 'face-to-face chats' are needed in digital age Higgins says human contact still important in modern era of laptops, tablets and phones President Michael D Higgins, meets Bernie Hogan, right and Theresa Cotter, members of St Michans Conference, at the St Vincent de Paul 175th anniversary celebration at the Convention Centre PHOTO: Damien Eagers President Michael D Higgins has spoken...
Redacted, colour-coded copy of Mueller's report to be released 'within a week' Acknowledged his quick work: Attorney General William Barr. Photo by Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images US attorney general William Barr has told legislators they could expect a redacted copy of special counsel Robert Mueller's report "within a week". Mr Barr was speaking about the report - the findings of an investigation into...
Bord Bia targets slice of China's pizza pie Bord Bia is about to appoint a market research provider to analyse the potential market in China for pizza cheese, which would include mozzarella. Stock image THE westernisation of Chinese diets presents an opportunity for Irish firms to ramp up exports of pizza cheese to the world's most populous nation, according to Bord...

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