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Fiona Ness: 'Allow yourself a smile at the fall of Trudeau'   Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau (Chris Young/AP) There's inglorious pleasure to be had in witnessing the shine being knocked off Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau. When the six-foot-two, eyes of blue, baby-balancing PM came to power in 2015, promising a transparent, liberal and feminist agenda, I disliked him immediately. He...
Biggest ever Great Britain team arrives at Special Olympics World Games The team had support from famous faces such as Prince Harry and Andy Murray. The largest Great Britain delegation ever sent to the Special Olympics World Games have made their bow at the opening ceremony in Abu Dhabi. The 128-strong team were led into the Zayed Sports City Stadium by Lord...
European Parliament leader under fire over Mussolini comments Antonio Tajani has apologised for the remarks. European Parliament president Antonio Tajani has apologised for remarks he made (Jean-Francois Badias/AP) European Parliament president Antonio Tajani has apologised for remarks interpreted as praise for Italian dictator Benito Mussolini and insisted he is “a committed anti-fascist.” Mr Tajani, who is a member of Silvio Berlusconi’s centre-right Forza...
Catherine O'Mahony: 'Stakes are sky-high over climate change, yet we mock and 'ah bless' teenagers' activism. But they're rightly angry and that's neither silly nor cute - it's serious' 16-year-old Swedish environmental activist Greta Thunberg is seen on stage as she takes part in a protest calling for urgent measures to combat climate change, in Hamburg, Germany. Photo: REUTERS/Morris Mac...
Demand for Level 8 Ag Science courses jumps University College Dublin The number of students applying for Ag Science Level 8 courses has jumped by 13pc, the latest figures from the CAO show. This year the number of students apply for Level 8 agricultural courses is up 13pc, to 393. This up up from 348 first preferences in 2018. Further the number...
'We trust making America great again will not mean losing sight of what makes it great already' - Taoiseach at traditional White House shamrock ceremony Taoiseach Leo Varadkar presents US President Donald Trump with a bowl of Shamrock Credit: Brian Lawless/PA Wire TAOISEACH Leo Varadkar has praised US President Donald Trump for the results of his efforts to 'Make America Great...
Debenhams pays lip service to Ashley's €132m loan offer Offer: Loan would be interest-free if Debenhams agreed to give Sports Direct another 5pc of its equity without the normal obligation to make a full takeover bid. Photo: PA DEBENHAMS will consider a £150m (€132m) loan offer from dissident shareholder Sports Direct, it said yesterday while indicating that Mike Ashley's latest push...

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