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09 October 2018 16:09 Unionists not representing majority view on Brexit, Sinn Féin claims

DUP leader Arlene Foster has been lambasted as “not representing” the majority view in Northern Ireland on Brexit. Sinn Féin deputy leader Michelle O’Neill made her comments after Mrs Foster and Ulster Unionist leader Robin Swann met EU chief negotiator Michel Barnier in Brussels today. Speaking after the meeting, Mrs Foster said she will not back any Brexit 12

05 October 2018 15:19 Judge imposes three-month driving ban on woman for 'selfish, rude' parking in disabled space

A district court judge today continued his hard line against motorists parking in disabled parking spaces when he banned a mother of five from driving for three months. At Ennis District Court, Judge Patrick Durcan described the actions of Ann-Marie Mongans of College Grove, Ennis, by parking her car in a disabled parking space near Cabey’s Lane in Ennis 15

04 October 2018 19:43 Erdogan: Turkey could hold vote on pursuing EU membership

Turkey could decide whether to continue pursuing European Union membership in a referendum, president Recep Tayyip Erdogan has again suggested. Speaking at an international forum on Thursday, Mr Erdogan said Turkey and the EU had a lot to contribute to each other. But he criticised the 28-nation bloc for keeping Turkey waiting at its gates. Mr Erdogan 23

03 October 2018 16:14 US terminates 1955 treaty with Iran after UN court ruling

US secretary of state Mike Pompeo has announced that the US is cancelling a 1955 treaty with Iran establishing economic relations and consular rights between the two nations. The move follows a ruling by the United Nations’ highest court ordering the United States to lift sanctions on Iran that affect imports of humanitarian goods. Iran alleges that the sanctions 27

02 October 2018 17:59 Mutu legal challenge dismissed by ECHR

Adrian Mutu’s latest legal challenge against having to pay Chelsea compensation for failing a drugs test has been rejected by the European Court of Human Rights. Former Romania striker Mutu’s contract with the Premier League club was terminated after traces of cocaine showed up in an anti-doping test by the Football Association during October 2004. The forward 27

02 October 2018 08:11 Hodgson defends ‘aggrieved’ Sakho after collision costs Palace a point

Mamadou Sakho felt “aggrieved” at being penalised for the penalty that cost Crystal Palace a point in their 2-1 defeat at Bournemouth, according to Roy Hodgson. The defender’s reckless challenge, when appearing to elbow Jefferson Lerma in the face, left referee Mike Dean with no option but to award a penalty, and Sakho perhaps fortunate to be shown only a yellow 23

01 October 2018 05:51 Report finds people with disabilities experience more discrimination than those without

People with disabilities continue to go through higher levels of discrimination compared to those without. That is one of the findings of new research, published today by the ESRI and Irish Human Rights and Equality Commission. Around one in every five reports of discrimination among people with disabilities concerns health services, more than any other 9

29 September 2018 15:14 Large crowds as March for Choice takes place in Dublin

This was the seventh annual March for Choice and the first since the Eighth Amendment was removed from the Constitution. LARGE CROWDS TURNED out today in Dublin for the March for Choice, organised by pro-choice groups. The event was notable as it was the first pro-choice march to take place after the Eighth Amendment was officially removed from the Constitution 10

28 September 2018 15:57 Challenge over investigation into greyhound who tested positive for banned substance dismissed

The judge said the challenge against the inquiry into findings concerning “Clonbrien Hero” was “premature”. THE HIGH COURT has dismissed a greyhound trainer’s action against the Irish Greyhound Board (IGB) inquiry into findings that a dog had traces of a prohibited substance in its system. Justice Tara Burns, in finding against trainer Graham Holland 6

27 September 2018 13:35 Germany chosen to host 2024 European Championships

Germany has won the right to stage the 2024 European Championship, beating Turkey in a vote by UEFA's executive committee in Nyon. Berlin's Olympic Stadium will host the final of the 24-team tournament, with a total of 51 games scheduled for up to 32 days in June and July. The nine other cities that will be used for games are Cologne, Dortmund, Dusseldorf 20