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'Stick to the left you stupid b***h' - the realities of cycling in Dublin 'We're people with families, friends and jobs we're trying to get to safely. But we become targets on two wheels' Cycle lane Would you rather get hit by a car while cycling or have motorists shout abuse at you as you ride past? It sounds like one of those...
Russia ramps up missile plans after collapse of US nuclear arms treaty Weapons programme: Russian President Vladimir Putin. Photo: AP Russia has said it will develop a new hypersonic missile and a land-based version of an existing cruise missile by 2021 following the demise of a key nuclear arms control treaty with the US. Defence Minister Sergei Shoigu yesterday issued a deadline...
Are we being unfair in our attitudes to 'older drivers'? Are they a risk? Older drivers Just like young drivers, senior motorists often suffer from the perception that they are a risk on the road. But it can be argued many of them are far better than those who criticise because they have acquired so many skills and experiences over decades behind...
Former Roads Authority chief to oversee building of Children's Hospital Former chairperson of the National Roads Authority Fred Barry. Photo: Tom Burke A former chairperson of the National Roads Authority Fred Barry has been appointed to chair the board responsible for building the new National Children's Hospital (NCH). The appointment of Mr Barry by Health Minister Simon Harris follows the decision of...
© Reuters. The U.S. dollar rose on Monday. Investing.com - The U.S. dollar rallied from an earlier low as sterling...
O'Brien sues after articles on banking crisis 'injured his reputation' Businessman Denis O’Brien at the Four Courts. Photo: Collins Businessman Denis O'Brien has alleged a number of newspaper articles defamed him by portraying him as one of the "developer kings" who "destroyed Ireland and bankrupted its banking system". Mr O'Brien is suing Post Publications Ltd, publishers of the 'Sunday Business Post' (SBP)....
Eilish O'Regan: 'Nurses might have to take the long view to achieve aims'    Stock photo The country is now in no doubt about the scale of frustration and discontent among our nurses. Last week's all-out strike threatens to be repeated tomorrow and on Thursday, along with several more days of planned action later this month. The nurses know better than any of us...
Facebook at 15: Growth has been rapid, but birthday won't be without its controversies THE BIG PICTURE Facebook's phenomenal 15 years of growth means its hard to remember a time when the social network wasn't ubiquitous. The company has never not been controversial - the bigger it gets the greater the controversies. Facebook's own chief operating officer, Sheryl Sandberg, has admitted that the...
Serial killer staged photos of his dead victims in fur coats Killer: Bruce McArthur posed corpses with cigars in their mouths Serial killer Bruce McArthur staged photos of some of his victims after they died, posing corpses in fur coats with cigars in their mouths, a prosecutor said at his sentencing hearing. The former gardener preyed on men from Toronto's Gay Village...
Farmers double milk output to 7.5 billion litres two years early File photo The country's milk pool has hit a massive 7.5 billion litres as dairy farmers have reached their 50pc expansion target a full two years early. Dr Pat Dillon, a Teagasc dairy expert, described the scale of the expansion and investment in rural Ireland as an "unbelievable" story. He estimates...

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