March 25, 2019
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PM will look to make it third-time lucky by putting her deal to parliament again ahead of EU Council British Prime Minister Theresa May. Photo: Christopher Furlong/PA Wire The Armageddon scenario of a crash-out Brexit in two weeks appears to have been narrowly avoided - but a battle looms in Europe on how long of a reprieve to give the UK. MPs...
Bloody Sunday decision: one former British soldier will be prosecuted for killings Some 14 innocent civil rights demonstrators were killed during protests One of the most infamous events of the Troubles Fr Edward Daly waves a white handkerchief as he tries to escort 17-year-old Jackie Duddy. Duddy died of his injuries soon after and Daly administered the last rites ONE former British...
© Reuters. Investing.com - The dollar slipped lower against a currency basket on Monday, while the euro pushed higher...
'Denise - come back to me': mother found body of daughter lying in road Accident: Denise Crowley was killed crossing the road at a notorious Kerry spot A mother wept as she told an inquest she was horrified to realise that a dark object lying in the middle of a busy Kerry road was her daughter. A Killarney Coroner's Court inquest heard...
Jennifer Rubin: 'Biden offers much more than Trump - he's offering the American Dream'    Biden: “In America, everybody gets a shot.” Photo: Reuters/Kevin Lamarque Speaking at a firefighters' conference, former US vice president Joe Biden didn't leave much doubt he'll be running for president. "I appreciate the energy you showed when I got up here. Save it a little longer, I may...
Third straight gain for US markets as healthcare firms lead rally The Dow Jones Industrial Average rose 148.23 points to 25,702.89. A batch of economic reports helped drive the latest rally (Martin Keene/PA) Healthcare and technology companies powered stocks broadly higher on Wall Street on Wednesday, giving the market its third straight gain. Boeing briefly dipped, but finished slightly higher, after the US...
US House likely to try to override expected Trump veto as Senate votes to terminate national emergency Donald Trump (Evan Vucci/AP) The US House of Representatives will likely attempt to override President Donald Trump's expected veto of a border emergency resolution on March 26, a House Democratic leadership aide said on Thursday. The aide spoke after the US Senate on Thursday voted...
© Reuters. The U.S. dollar rose on Monday. Investing.com - The U.S. dollar rallied from an earlier low as sterling...
Woman who called 999 more than 850 times cost UK taxpayers €25,000, court told Tracey Ford called 999 more than 850 times without giving a reason Stock image A timewaster who dialled 999 more than 850 times without giving a reason has cost taxpayers at least £22,000 (€25,000). Tracey Ford, 48, verbally abused call-takers at the East of England Ambulance Service and Essex...
Woman who pretended to have cancer to defraud charity of more than €99,000 jailed Patricia Robertshaw, who pretended to have cancer in order to help defraud the charity she worked, has been jailed Photo credit: Danny Lawson/PA Wire A woman who pretended to have cancer in order to help defraud the charity she worked for out of more than £85,000 (€99,000)...

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