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Three water protesters get suspended prison terms
26 Nov 2014 at 11:55am
The High Court has ordered that three water charge protesters be committed to prison for 28 days each for breaching court orders.
'New' medical card powers in place for two years
26 Nov 2014 at 12:11pm
RTÉ News has learned that for the past two years, GPs have had the same powers to renew or reinstate medical cards, which were announced in the Government's ten-point plan yesterday.
Kelly says 35,000 social housing units to be built
26 Nov 2014 at 11:55am
The Government has said its Housing Strategy will supply 110,000 homes over the next six years, with 35,000 as social housing units at a cost of ?3.8 billion.
Cannabis worth ?4.5m found in olive tins
26 Nov 2014 at 12:08pm
Cannabis with a street value of ?4.5m has been found hidden in a consignment of olives at Dublin Port.
Inheritance law for those who kill spouse reviewed
26 Nov 2014 at 9:57am
The Law Reform Commission is reviewing the law aimed at preventing a husband or wife inheriting the home of their spouse if they have killed them.
CSO reports fall in unemployment numbers
26 Nov 2014 at 11:45am
The number of people unemployed fell by over 37,000 so far this year with the seasonally adjusted rate now standing at 11.1%, down from 11.5%.
Ferguson police officer has 'clean conscience'
26 Nov 2014 at 11:01am
The police officer who shot dead an unarmed black teenager in Ferguson, Missouri said last night he has a "clean conscience" and would do the same thing again.
Two FBI officers shot and injured in Missouri
26 Nov 2014 at 12:02pm
Two FBI agents were shot and wounded at a house in north St Louis County early this morning, though the incident was "not directly related" to racially charged unrest in and around nearby Ferguson, an agency spokeswoman said.
Property prices rise by 16.3% in year to October
26 Nov 2014 at 12:17pm
New figures from the Central Statistics Office show that residential property prices rose by 16.3% in the year to October.
Juncker announces ?315bn European investment plan
26 Nov 2014 at 10:11am
President of the European Commission Jean-Claude Juncker has revealed an eagerly-awaited public-private ?315 billion investment plan, designed to kick-start the European economy.
Call to regularise migrants in Ireland
26 Nov 2014 at 10:26am
A group advocating migrant rights is calling on the Government to regularise undocumented migrants in Ireland.
Passengers in Siberia get out and push plane
26 Nov 2014 at 11:20am
Siberian air passengers had to get out and push their plane in temperatures of -52C after its chassis froze, Russian prosecutors said this morning.
India to raise smoking age to 25
26 Nov 2014 at 10:30am
Health campaigners have welcomed India's plans to raise the age for tobacco purchases to 25 and ban unpackaged cigarettes, hailing them as a major step towards stopping nearly one million tobacco-related deaths a year.
Road users warned of dense fog
26 Nov 2014 at 10:33am
Met Éireann has warned of dense fog across much of the country this morning, with road users urged to take extra care.
Flanagan 'deplores' Campbell's comments on Irish
26 Nov 2014 at 10:44am
Minister for Foreign Affairs Charlie Flanagan has "deplored" recent comments from DUP MLA Gregory Campbell about the Irish language.
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