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    Here how fans and former players reacted to an emotional Ireland win

    Ireland's 16-9 victory over the All Blacks has sent Twitter into meltdown with joy. Former internationals were as emotional as the fans too!

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    PIC: The funniest wildlife photo of the year has been revealed

    Zoo-LOL-gical! Before you go any further, we fully recommend you check out all of the nominations that were in the running for Comedy Wildlife Photographer of the year. You can check them all out here (our personal favourite has to be the polar bear taking a photo of his own), and then come back here to see which one of them won. We'll wait... .... All caught up? Fantastic! Then on we go! The 2018 Comedy Wildlife Photographer of the Year went to Mary McGowan with her fantastic image of a North American squirrel, which you can check out below. The organisers of the competition made the following statement about the win: "Mary who wins a ton of prizes including a safari of a lifetime with Alex

  • Irish Sun

    We Are Leaving The EU in March: British PM Theresa May

    TEHRAN (Tasnim) - As a Brexit deal is in the offing, UK Prime Minister Theresa May said that everything in the agreement is about making sure it is there by January 1, 2021, when the 21-month Brexit transition period ends. UK Prime Minister Theresa May confirmed on Friday that Britain would leave the European Union in line with the schedule. Speaking on LBC Radio on Friday, she said that the divorce deal with the European Union would be finalized on November 25 and then would be submitted to parliament for approval, Sputnik reported. May also refused to rule out give her senior ministers a so-called free vote on the draft Brexit deal. 'We will be looking at the deal when it comes back. There

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    Man to stand trial over 'crude circumcision' of baby boy who had to be hospitalised

    A 54-YEAR-OLD man is to stand trial after a 10-month old baby boy was left lucky to be alive from a “crude circumcision” carried out in the midlands three years ago. Father-of-six Philip Ogbewe is from Nigeria but has been living in Ireland for 20 years and residing at Green Lanes, Drogheda, Co Louth. He allegedly used a surgical blade on the infant who was hospitalised for two weeks. Ogbewe was refused bail after appearing before Judge John Coughlan at Dublin District Court today.  He was charged with assault causing harm to the baby boy in a midlands town on a date in December 2015. The infant would have died had it not been for the intervention of medical professionals, the court heard. Ogbewe

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    Weapons believed to belong to the New IRA explode in back garden boiler fire

    THE PSNI IS appealing for information following the discovery of significant amounts of weapons and ammunition stored in a boiler house which went on fire earlier this week.  Police and Northern Ireland Fire and Rescue Service attended the scene of the fire in a central heating boiler in the rear yard of a house in the Rodney Drive area of Belfast on Wednesday.  A substantial amount of weapons and ammunition, including two AK 47 assault rifles, two sawn-off shotguns, a high-power rifle with a silencer, three pipe bombs and over 100 rounds of live ammunition were found in the boiler house.  The PSNI believe the weapons belong to the New IRA.  As the fire developed, some of the rounds exploded,

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    How the All Blacks' haka is the ultimate 'ON' switch

    MANY RUGBY FANS would say that the All Blacks have always had the edge over their opponents because of the calibre of players in their team.  However, their advantage starts even before the first whistle is blown. Why? The haka - or in the world of neurophysiology, the ultimate ‘ON’ switch for the central nervous system (CNS).  Source: Billy Stickland/INPHO The haka is a ceremonial Māori dance that would have historically been performed prior to battles but has been a regular sight on the rugby pitch through the All Blacks since the early 1900s. Looking at the haka from a purely physical point of view, it involves loud shouting and rhythmic ‘punching’ of the four limbs and torso for approximately

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    Rooney became 'embarrassed' at end of Manchester United career

    WAYNE ROONEY HAS explained how he felt “embarrassed” in his final years at Manchester United and was left with little choice but to leave the club. Rooney spent 13 years at Old Trafford between 2004 and 2017, becoming the club’s record goalscorer in the process. But the striker, who made his 120th and final appearance for England in a 3-0 friendly win against the United States on Thursday, revealed how he knew his United career was coming to an end when he felt reluctant to lift the EFL Cup trophy having been an unused substitute in the 2017 final. “There are times when you doubt yourself as a player, you think: ‘Am I good enough?’” Rooney told Sky Sports. “The time Jose Mourinho left me out