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Cyclone’s huge floods leave hundreds dead in southern Africa

More than 350 people have been confirmed dead and hundreds more are missing after the cyclone that unleashed devastating floods in Mozambique, Zimbabwe and Malawi.

Aid workers rushed to rescue victims clinging to trees and crammed on rooftops on Tuesday amid fears that many ...

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Father and son who fled Syria are buried after New Zealand mosque shooting

A father and son who fled the civil war in Syria for “the safest country in the world” were buried on Wednesday, the first two funerals for victims of shootings at two mosques in New Zealand.

The funerals of Khalid Mustafa, 44, and Hamza Mustafa, 15, came five days after a ...

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Football rumours from the media

What the papers say

Manchester United will face competition from other top European clubs in their bid to bring Antoine Griezmann to Old Trafford, the Daily Mirror says. The release clause for the Atletico Madrid World Cup winner will fall £70million over the summer according to the ...

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PSNI continue to question two men in connection with Cookstown disco deaths

Two men are still being questioned by police in the North after three teenagers died outside a St.Patrick's night disco in Co. Tyrone.

Lauren Bullock, aged 17, Morgan Barnard, also aged 17, and 16-year-old Connor Currie died after a crush outside the Greenvale Hotel in Cookstown.

The ...

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Cyclone’s huge floods leave hundreds dead in southern Africa

More than 350 people have been confirmed dead and hundreds more are missing after the cyclone that unleashed devastating floods in Mozambique, Zimbabwe and Malawi.

Aid workers rushed to rescue victims clinging to trees and crammed on rooftops on Tuesday amid fears that many thousands of ...

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Police in the Netherlands arrest another man in connection with Utrecht tram shootings

Authorities in the Netherlands have confirmed that they have arrested another man aged in his 40s in connection with the Utrecht tram shootings which killed three people.

In an announcement, police investigating the case say the man was arrested in the city as part of a follow up ...

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Sport Ireland demand FAI loan answers

The FAI admitted last weekend that it has received a €100,000 loan from Delaney in April 2017 to ease cash flow problems. The transaction was not mentioned in the audited accounts for 2017 and the FAI have yet to give a detailed explanation of what it called "a short-term cash flow ...

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Estate mayhem as teen is slashed in second stab attack after bookies hit

Tensions in the Edenmore Estate remained high last night after a catalogue of violence that has led to fears someone could be murdered.

The most recent incident happened at around 7pm on St Patrick's Day when a 14-year-old boy was slashed multiple times by a much older man who is suspected ...

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Funerals begin for New Zealand mosque massacre victims

Hundreds of mourners have gathered in Christchurch for the first funerals of those killed in the twin mosque massacre as New Zealanders braced for days of emotional farewells following the mass slayings.

An Australian white supremacist gunman shot down 50 Muslim worshippers at two mosques ...

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Tuesday's Evening Round-up: Tyrone disco deaths, Brexit and hate speech

So that’s Tuesday nearly wrapped up. Here’s some of the stories we published on today which we hope will help you make sense of it all this evening.


Disco deaths: Two men arrested in connection with deaths of three teens at Co Tyrone ...

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No winner of tonight's EuroMillions jackpot worth €17m

There was no winner of tonight's EuroMillions jackpot worth €17m.

The numbers drawn were 1, 6, 9, 34, 47 and the lucky stars were 7 and 12.

However, one person won a prize worth €753,943.

There was also one winner of the EuroMillions Plus draw worth €500,000.

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Declan Rice says he is ‘bursting with pride’ after England call-up

West Ham midfielder Declan Rice is determined to look forward after earning a first England call-up, which had him “bursting with pride” and feeling better from illness.

The 20-year-old was named in Gareth Southgate’s squad for the Euro 2020 qualifiers after being granted ...

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DWTS finalist Johnny Ward says 2019 competition is 'year of the woman'

Johnny Ward is the last man standing in Dancing With The Stars but he has backed one of the two remaining women to claim the glitterball trophy.

The Love/Hate actor is up against presenter Mairead Ronan and singer Cliona Hagan in Sunday's final and thinks a woman will be crowned champion ...

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Man, 40s, dies after road collision in Co Cork

A man in his 40s has died after a road collision in Co Cork this evening.

The man's motorcycle and a car collided at Lough Beg in Ringaskiddy at around 8pm.

He was pronounced dead at the scene. The driver of the car, who was the only person in the vehicle, was not injured.

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I've played there in the youth set-up - Rice 'bursting with pride' after England call-up

Declan Rice has revealed he was "bursting with pride" when he saw he had been included in the England squad for the upcoming Euro 2020 qualifiers against Czech Republic and Montenegro. 

"You can't describe it, to be honest, just a straight smile," the ...

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Move over Xbox and PlayStation, as Google unveils Stadia, its brand new cloud gaming service

Google has unveiled Stadia, its brand new game streaming service.

Stadia aims to take a large chunk of the gaming pie away from traditional consoles like Xbox and PlayStation, which currently dominate the market.

Stadia is not a device per se. Rather, it is a Netflix-like ...

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Girl, 14, dies after dropping her phone into the bath whilst bathing

A Russian girl has sadly died after her mobile phone fell into the water whilst she was charging it.

According to reports in Russia, Yulia Vysotskaya, 14, suffered an electric shock and then drowned when her phone fell into the water whilst she was bathing at her home in ...

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'When you become the cliffhanger of a TV show...the focus on you is f*cking terrifying'

Kit Harrington has opened up about the pressures of playing Jon Snow on "a TV show probably at the height of its power".

The 32-year-old has spent the best part of a decade as a star in the hit HBO series Game Of Thrones with his character's role growing season-on-season.

In a ...

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Video of Christchurch massacre viewed by thousands on Facebook before site deleted it

The original video of the Christchurch terrorist attack was watched by more than 4,000 people before Facebook deleted it.

Terrorist mass murderer Brenton Tarrant live streamed his attack on the Al-Noor Mosque on Facebook and while only 200 people watched it live thousands more had ...

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Sport Ireland seeking 'urgent clarification' on John Delaney's €100,000 loan to the FAI

SPORT IRELAND SAYS it is seeking “urgent clarification” surrounding details of a €100,000 loan provided by John Delaney to the Football Association of Ireland (FAI) two years ago.

The statutory authority released a statement on Tuesday evening stating that it had not received any ...

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Paul Ryan joins the board of Fox Corporation

Fox Corporation has welcomed Irish American Paul Ryan as the newest member of their board. 

The newly slimmed-down Fox Corporation, the parent company of Fox News, appointed Ryan and three other board of directors on Tuesday as a deal with Disney was wrapping up. 

Come Wednesday ...

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