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Martin urges Catholics to take part in abortion debate

The Catholic Primate of Ireland Éamon Martin has called for Catholics to play an active role in the debate around abortion in Ireland, including lobbying public representatives. Speaking on RTÉ’s This Week programme, Dr Martin said: “I think all of us have an opportunity to speak to our public representatives. …

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Becker slams far-right MP over 'racist' son remark

Tennis star Boris Becker has accused a far-right German politician of trying to “trick” people after his son was targeted in a “racist” tweet. The three-time Wimbledon champion accused AfD member of parliament Jens Maier of deliberately insulting his son Noah to appeal to his supporters. A post on Mr …

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CES: ​LG to showoff 65-inch rollable OLED display

LG’s 65-inch rollable display can rolled down to hide it. (Image: LG Display) LG Display will be unveiling a 65-inch “rollable” display with Ultra High Definition resolution at CES, the company announced. The company will also show off a 55-inch transparent display and a 77-inch wallpaper concept TV that will …

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HSE figures show 330 patients waiting on trolleys

There are 330 patients on trolleys in hospital emergency departments today, according to the HSE’s own TrolleyGar figures. The figure represents a small increase on the same day last year. The hospital worst affected today is Cork University Hospital with 41 patients waiting. Other hospitals badly affected include Limerick with …

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Where you live may hinder your New Year's resolutions

Experts say there’s a high chance you won’t stick to your New Year’s resolutions, but it may not be completely your fault. It turns out where you live may increase or decrease your odds of following through on your big plans for 2018. According to a recent study compiled by …

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Steve Bannon says 'treason' remark not directed at Trump Jr

Image copyright Reuters Image caption Steve Bannon created a rift with his former boss, the president, with remarks to author Michael Wolff Steve Bannon, Donald Trump’s former chief strategist, has tried to reverse remarks in which he called the president’s son Donald Jr “treasonous”. The accusation appears in Michael Wolff’s …

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One dead after Stockholm underground blast

One man has died after an explosion outside an underground station in Stockholm, police said, adding they did not believe the incident was terrorism-related. The man sustained fatal injuries after he picked up an object, a police spokesman said. Daily newspaper Aftonbladet said it was thought to have been a …

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Probe under way after man's body found in Limerick

Gardaí are investigating the circumstances surrounding the discovery of a man’s body in Limerick. The body of the man in his 40s was discovered at a flat on Little O’Curry Street shortly before 6pm this evening. The scene has been preserved and the the State Pathologist’s office has been notified. …

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