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  • Celebrities react to Ireland legalising gay marriage

    Celebrities around the world were quick to voice their support for people of Ireland voting to legalise same-sex marriage. The State has become the first country to officially pass same-sex marriage by referendum.

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  • Police hunt for tattooed man after finding three dead bodies, including girl, 6

    Police in England are hunting for a man with a distinctive spider tattoo after a man, woman and young girl were found dead. The bodies of a 44-year-old man, a 46-year-old woman and a six-year-old girl were discovered in a house in Vicarage Road, Didcot, Oxfordshire, after officers were called by a member of the public last night. Thames Valley Police have appealed for help to trace Jed Allen, 21, who was known to the family, who has a distinctive spider tattoo on his left hand. Speaking at a press conference, Detective Superintendent Chris Ward from Thames Valley Police's Major Crime Unit said that it was important to find Allen as soon as possible. q
  • Steven Gerrard signs off with 6-1 defeat at Stoke City

    Liverpool’s season-ending meltdown was completed at the Britannia Stadium where Stoke won 6-1 to inflict the Reds’ heaviest defeat for 52 years while notching their biggest home victory over the Merseysiders in over a century. Brendan Rodgers insisted on Friday he was 150 per cent sure he would be manager next season despite his side missing all the targets Fenway Sports Group set him back in August.

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  • Why was Britt Robertson concerned for George Clooney’s safety on Tomorrowland?

    Tomorrowland star Britt Robertson has admitted she was a little nervous about being driven around by 13-year-old co-star Raffey Cassidy. The British teenager plays robot Athena in the new Disney movie, and had driving lessons before she took the wheel. “Who cares about me, we’ve got George Clooney in the car!

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  • Tourism Ireland targets LGBT community after emphatic #MarRef Yes

    Tourism Ireland have launched a campaign targeting the LGBT community around the world for weddings and honeymoons in Ireland. The tourism body's new campaign - "Ireland says I do" - follows yesterday's Yes vote in Friday's Marriage Equality Referendum. q
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  • Coronation Street – who’s moving in and who’s moving out?

    It’s all change on the cobbles at the moment – some of our most beloved Corrie characters are moving out, while there are a few familiar faces moving in. Make sure your Corrie knowledge isn’t left with more holes than a pair of Underworld lacy knickers by checking out our guide to the outgoing and incoming residents of Weatherfield. It was a sad day when we discovered Craig was drawing his 10-year run in Coronation Street to a close. Craig has decided to end his role as cabbie Lloyd Mullaney, but it’s not all bad news – he is off to rejoin his old Red Dwarf cast mates for a new series of the sitcom.

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  • Yes vote in Ireland would contribute to 'the greatest evil', says Cardinal Cormac Murphy-O'Connor - Irish Sun

    Irish citizens are voting Friday on whether to amend the constitution to allow gay marriage in the socially conservative nation. If the "yes" votes predominate in the referendum, Ireland would become the first country to approve gay marriage by popular vote. In Europe, gay marriage is legal in more than a dozen countries. It has also been legalized in Argentina, Brazil, Canada, New Zealand, South Africa and Uruguay.

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  • Vladimir Putin signs new law against 'undesirable NGOs' - Big News Network

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  • Una Mullally: Decency of Irish not limited to liberal Dublin suburbs

    When friends were coming back from canvasses in Tallaght saying everyone was positive on the doors, when friends were flying home from Toronto and San Francisco and Turkey, when stories of grandparents voting Yes were told, when the dozen that used to show up for a canvass turned into over a hundred, when people were registering to vote in their droves, when the queues were forming outside polling stations. When all of that was happening, across the country, Yes Equality volunteers looked at each other and thought, “how can we not win”? Within minutes it became clear that Dublin was going to be overwhelmingly Yes. Dublin needed to push hard, we thought, to carry the rest of the country home.

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  • Revenue seize cannabis, cash, alcohol & cigarettes

    A number of separate operations took place in Dublin. Revenue have seized cannabis, cash, alcohol and cigarettes following a number of separate operations in Dublin. 30 kilos of herbal cannabis with a street value of over 600 thousand euro was found at Dublin Airport. The drugs had originated in Nigeria and were destined for an address in Dublin.

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  • Sami Khedira is waving goodbye to Real Madrid after accusing the club of freezing him out

    Clubs across Europe are rubbing their hands together in glee as Sami Khedira has announced he’ll be leaving Real Madrid at the end of the season. Khedira shared one last photo from the Spanish club’s training ground in Valdebebas as he revealed he’d be available on a free transfer when the window opens in just over a month. It wasn’t a complicated injury, I was still able to play,” Khedira told Spanish newspaper Marca, accusing the club of freezing him out. Agree or not but loosing a player like Khedira is a big loss for Real Madrid. q
  • ‘I’m a gay Irish-Catholic American and I’m hear to bear witness to history’

    A steady steam of people began arriving at Dublin Castle from mid-morning, bearing picnics, pizza and rainbow flags. Breda Hegarty from Bantry marked the occasion by donning a rainbow-coloured skirt she had bought on holidays years ago. Senator David Norris was mobbed from all sides when he arrived in the yard. Jay Lassiter came from the US on Monday to support the Yes campaign with friends Trevor Powell and John Keating.

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  • Exercise may cut risk of death among elderly men - Big News Network

    Researchers followed about 5,700 men for about five decades, starting in the 1970s when they were 45 years old on average, to see how their exercise habits influenced longevity. Men who got about 30 minutes of exercise six days a week appeared to reduce their risk of death by 40 percent. The findings add to a growing body of evidence showing that exercise can help people live longer, Dr. I-Min Lee, a professor of medicine and epidemiology at Harvard University, said by email.

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  • Eurovision 2015: UK's Electro Velvet are 'disappointed' but say they've had an amazing time

    The duo, primary school teacher and Mick Jagger tribute Alex Larke and former Voice contestant Bianca Nicholas, came away with a disappointing five points for their track Still In Love With You. The pair posted a few messages on Twitter prior to the show and seemed to be loving every minute of their Eurovision experience. Sweden was crowned the winner of the 60th Eurovision Song Contest. q
  • Didier Drogba confirms he will leave Chelsea after last day of season

    The striker said he would like to return one day

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  • Poignant visit to Mullaghmore for Prince Charles

    Speaking in Sligo on Wednesday morning about his planned afternoon visit to Mullaghmore, Prince Charles revealed he had wanted to visit the village for a very long time. Referring to the death of his great uncle Lord Louis Mountbatten and three other people in 1979, he said at that time he could not imagine how he could come to terms with his great uncle’s death. Speaking at Sligo’s Model Arts Centre he described Lord Mountbatten as the grandfather he never had.

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  • Mass graves of suspected migrants found in Malaysia

    Mass graves and suspected human trafficking detention camps have been discovered by Malaysian police in towns and villages bordering Thailand, the country’s home minister said on Sunday. Home Minister Ahmad Zahid Hamidi said officials are determining whether the graves were of human trafficking victims, but did not say how many dead bodies were discovered. “This is still under investigation,” he told reporters at the sidelines of an event in Kuala Lumpur.

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  • Carlow-Kilkenny: byelection seen as ‘Bobby Aylward’s to lose’

    FF has not won a byelection since late Brian Lenihan jnr won seat vacated by his father

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  • Michael Caine 'never tempted to stray' from wife

    Veteran actor Michael Caine says he has "never been tempted to stray" from his wife because he always brings her with him when he is working away from home. The 82-year-old has been married to wife Shakira, 68, for 42 years and insists that despite working alongside Hollywood beauties such as Rachel Weisz and Scarlett Johansson, he has never thought about cheating on her, reports "In this business, you're surrounded by beautiful women - but I've got one at home, so I've never been tempted to stray," Caine said.

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  • Rare look inside North Korea's DMZ - Big News Network

    A barren road takes us to the heavily fortified border between North and South Korea. Nearly three-quarters of them are stationed close to the Demilitarized Zone, also known as the DMZ. Some stand here, at the DMZ, just feet from the border, armed and stony-faced; poised to respond to anything deemed a threat.... q