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Harvey Weinstein rape and sexual assault trial set for opening arguments

Opening arguments are due to be heard today in Harvey Weinstein's rape and sexual assault trial related to two women.

Prosecutors will argue that the former movie mogul was a sexual predator who made a career out of abusing women who were trying to make their way in ...

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Last day for election candidates to get on the ballot paper

Today marks the final opportunity for prospective general election candidates to get onto their constituency's ballot paper, and for voters to get onto the supplementary register.

In the campaign itself, party leaders will be on the hustings across the country, while new policies will ...

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Frank Lampard: Chelsea can cope if injury rules Tammy Abraham out

Frank Lampard insists Chelsea have the firepower to cope if England hitman Tammy Abraham's ankle problem keeps him sidelined for several weeks.

Abraham was carried from the field with an ankle injury scare at full-time as Chelsea were held to a 2-2 Premier League draw by ten-man ...

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Tennyson set to charge into lightweight brigade

James Tennyson has signed a multi-fight promotional deal with Eddie Hearn's Matchroom Boxing as he targets a shot at the British lightweight title after stopping Craig Evans in their eliminator bout in November.

Tennyson called time on a blossoming amateur career at 18 to pursue ...

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Carlo Ancelotti cites Istanbul 2005 echoes after Everton implode against Newcastle

Everton manager Carlo Ancelotti tried to put a brave face on his side's added-time collapse in the 2-2 draw at home to Newcastle by pointing out he lost a Champions League final from 3-0 up.

The Toffees were cruising thanks to Moise Kean's first goal for the club and Dominic ...

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Drama at the Bridge as 10-man Arsenal hold Chelsea

Hector Bellerin earned 10-man Arsenal a 2-2 Premier League draw at Chelsea as the red-carded David Luiz endured a wretched Stamford Bridge return.

Gunners skipper Bellerin equalised three minutes after opposing captain Cesar Azpilicueta thought he had claimed a victory for Chelsea with a ...

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Aymeric Laporte returns as Manchester City edge Sheffield United

Manchester City needed to call on Sergio Aguero to see off a spirited Sheffield United side 1-0 as Aymeric Laporte made his long-awaited return to action at Bramall Lane.

Pep Guardiola was full of praise for the Blades in the build up to the match and on Tuesday night it was clear to see ...

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Florian Lejeune's late cameo stuns Everton - Premier League Round-up

Substitute Florian Lejeune scored twice in added time as Newcastle snatched the unlikeliest of 2-2 draws at Everton to spoil Moise Kean's celebrations after his first goal for the club.

The Toffees were cruising deep into four minutes of stoppage time at the end of the second half ...

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Tiger Woods 'not thinking about' potential PGA tour record as he tees off 2020

Tiger Woods maintains he is not even thinking about making PGA Tour history and will instead just focus on delivering another consistent performance at the Farmers Insurance Open.

The former world number one equalled Sam Snead's record of 82 PGA Tour wins with victory at the Zozo ...

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Fair City's Paul floored when Carol spills the beans

Fair City's Paul is in for a shock when Carol accidentally spills the beans and puts a spanner in the works for his revenge plans on Fiona.

Coming up in Wednesday's episode, Carol approaches Ruth and tells her: "You must be very excited are you? It's alright, Fiona told me ...

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Saracens demotion 'only option' - Premiership Rugby outlines 'exceptional circumstances' behind punishment

Premiership Rugby insists automatic relegation was imposed on Saracens to preserve the integrity of the Gallagher Premiership in response to their failure to comply with salary cap regulations for the current season.

Saracens will be demoted to the Championship in June for being £2 ...

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IRA intelligence dossier goes on display at new exhibition

A rare and previously unknown IRA intelligence dossier from the War of Independence has emerged as part of a new permanent exhibition covering the Wars of Independence and the Civil War. 

The book, which contains photos and details of British forces at Dublin Castle and ...

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Stephen Scullion's out-run adversity to get to Tokyo

On Sunday, Stephen Scullion booked his place in the 2020 Tokyo Olympic marathon.

The Belfast athlete finished fifth in the Houston Marathon, beating his personal best by nine seconds, completing the race in a time of 2:11:52. 

He now joins the list of Irish qualifiers ...

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Clinton says 'nobody likes' potential candidate Sanders

Former US secretary of state Hillary Clinton has launched a scathing attack on presidential hopeful and 2016 Democratic rival Bernie Sanders, telling a documentary that "nobody likes him."

Mrs Clinton also refused to say whether she would endorse and campaign for Mr Sanders if he ...

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'Phenomenal' Trump congratulates McGregor on 'big' win

Donald Trump congratulated Conor McGregor on his winning UFC return after the fighter described him as a "phenomenal president".

McGregor, fresh from a comeback win over veteran American Donald Cerrone in Las Vegas, had earlier responded in detail to a tweet from the US president ...

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Pamela Anderson ties the knot for fifth time

Pamela Anderson has walked down the aisle for the fifth time, tying the knot with movie producer Jon Peters in a secret ceremony.

According to The Hollywood Reporter, Anderson, 52, and Peters, 74, rekindled their romance in recent months after first dating more than 30 years ...

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Fragmentation once again: No clear front-runner in campaign

Fine Gael leader Leo Varadkar might have been out observing the livestock at the mart in Fermoy. But questions abounded about who would be going out to grass in the spring - and they did not relate to the cattle.

If a weekend opinion poll had some Fine Gael TDs feeling nervous, then a ...

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Ex-Manchester United striker Javier Hernandez makes LA Galaxy move

Former Manchester United and West Ham striker Javier Hernandez has joined Major League Soccer side LA Galaxy.

The 31-year-old joins from Sevilla for a reported £8 million fee and has signed a three-year-deal.

"I'm arriving with the best club in MLS," the Mexico ...

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Central banks announce cooperation on digital currencies

The European Central Bank, the Bank of Canada, the Bank of England, the Bank of Japan, Sveriges Riksbank and the Swiss National Bank have created a group to share experience as they assess the potential cases for central bank digital currency (CBDC) in their home jurisdictions.

The Bank ...

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Yacht captain found guilty of sailing erratically in Dublin shipping lane

A yacht captain has been found guilty of being drunk while erratically sailing a pleasure boat in Dublin Port shipping lane.

Dublin Fire Brigade and RNLI lifeboats were called out to deal with an incident on the Liffey at Dublin Port at about 6am on 1 June 2017.

The sailors ...

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Jess Phillips pulls out of Labour leadership contest

British Labour backbencher Jess Phillips has abandoned her bid to become the party's next leader as she admitted she would not be able to bring the party together after its "cataclysmic" election defeat.

The outspoken MP, who was a prominent critic of Jeremy Corbyn's ...

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