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© Reuters. The dollar made a bullish start to the week. Investing.com – The dollar advanced against its rivals Monday following...
Fianna Fáil propose law to make access to drugs for rare diseases 'fairer' Stock Image ACCESS to drugs for rare diseases would be fairer under reforms proposed by Fianna Fáil, the party has claimed. The Dáil is to debate a Bill put forward by Fianna Fáil TD John Brassil that would change the HSE’s current reimbursement process for so-called ‘orphan drugs’. These are...
Billy Keane: 'We're all Munster's children once the red jersey goes on' Andrew Conway was put off his ball-gathering on the Castres line in much the same way that periwinkle pickers are distracted by the incoming tide. Not one of the four refs saw the incident. Photo: Brendan Moran/Sportsfile It was the way Benjamin Urdapilleta looked over at the ref that gave...

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Christmas lead-in to be wet and windy Flooded: Motorists are confronted by a flooded road between Killarney and Killorglin following overnight torrential rain in Kerry. Photo: Don MacMonagle Stormy conditions caused havoc for the second time in 48 hours across Ireland as Met Éireann warned the approach to Christmas Day will be marked by further spells of heavy rain and strong...
At least 600 homes destroyed in Brazil blaze It is believed a pressure cooker explosion may have started the fire. Homes are engulfed by a fire in the Educandos neighbourhood in Manaus, Brazil (Edmar Barros/AP) At least 600 wooden houses have been destroyed in a fire in northern Brazil, authorities said. Four people were injured in the blaze in the low-income Educandos district...
Belgian Prime Minister resigns over backlash to UN migration pact Belgium's Prime Minister Charles Michel. REUTERS/Piroschka Van De Wouw Belgian Prime Minister Charles Michel has resigned amid pressure on his government, after the biggest party in his coalition quit over his support for a UN-backed migration pact. Mr Michel told Belgian legislators on Tuesday that he was "taking the decision to offer...
In Pictures: Christmas comes early for zoo animals Whipsnade Zoo hung stockings for tigers and monkeys, while penguins got some boxed goodies. Christmas has come early for some of the animals who live at Whipsnade Zoo in Bedfordshire. The attraction near Dunstable has given tigers, monkeys and penguins some festive treats a week before Christmas Day. ...
Paul Pogba’s social media posts cause confusion after Jose Mourinho sacking The posts came shortly after the news that Mourinho and Manchester United had parted company but were swiftly deleted. Paul Pogba (left) and Jose Mourinho have famously clashed in recent months (Martin Rickett/PA) Paul Pogba has confused football fans on social media with two cryptic posts shared after Jose Mourinho was...
Martin Breheny: 'Cork's vanity project now a serious embarrassment' Breheny Beat A general view of the redeveloped Páirc Uí Chaoimh before Cork’s Munster SHC clash with Clare last May. Photo: Sportsfile It started out as a shock that a project, originally priced at €70 million, is heading for a final cost of €110 million. That's a 57 per cent differential, making it...
Colette Browne: 'Corbyn's not up to the job of halting the Brexit death spiral consuming both Labour and Tories alike' Jeremy Corbyn. Photo: PA With the Tories fighting like rats in a sack over how to deliver Brexit, what the British people need is a political Pied Piper to chase them from government. Regrettably, what they are stuck with is a...

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