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Dennis Ross: 'US won't ditch Saudi Arabia but must manage tense relationship' Driver of change: Saudi Crown Prince Mohammad bin Salman is conducting a revolution from above that is discrediting radical Islamist ideology, including the removal of several thousand clerics and dozens of judges deemed to be sympathetic to Qaeda Few American foreign-policy challenges are more vexing or divisive than relations...
Danny Baker: The motormouth DJ sacked before by the BBC for ‘being insulting’ Baker has not been afraid to publicly criticise his BBC bosses. Danny Baker at his London home after being fired by the BBC (Victoria Jones/PA) Danny Baker’s sacking is history repeating itself – the BBC has axed the DJ before. BBC Radio 5 Live dropped Baker’s soccer phone-in show in 1997...
Shillelagh: a special place with a rich past Reporter David Medcalf spoke to outgoing chairman of the Shillelagh People's Property Company Peter Houlihan about how one village in South Wicklow is fighting back against the spectre of rural decline Committee members of the Shillelagh People’s Property Company Lar Behan, Peter Houlihan, Tommy Murphy, Gerry Cassidy, Darragh Gregan and Joe Dolan outside...
Farmers outraged at abuse of Irish calves at French lairage WARNING: Video contains distressing images The abuse was filmed by activist group Eyes on Animals Farmers have described the brutality shown towards calves in holding facility Cherbourg as despicable. It comes as the ISPCA called for the immediate suspension of the export of calves from Ireland to France and the Netherlands following the...
Eight killed in less than ten minutes - London Bridge terror inquest opens Eight people were killed in the 2017 atrocity Chief coroner pays tribute to the emergency services who saved "many lives" A minute of silence held in court for victims of the attack (top row left to right) Christine Archibald, James McMullan, Alexandre Pigeard, Sebastien Belanger, (bottom row...
Irish hotels should end 'unfair' single supplements, senior tourists say Single supplements are a penalty on solo and older holidaymakers, says Active Retirement Ireland Checking in... Photo: Deposit Irish hotels should put an end to single supplements, Active Retirement Ireland has said - dubbing the practise as "very unfair". "Many of our members travel alone, either because they are widowed or out of...
Mark Hamill jokes about ‘regrets’ after royal baby given Harrison as middle name The Star Wars actor shared an image of when he met Prince Harry and his brother William before the birth of Archie Harrison Mountbatten-Windsor. Star Wars actor Mark Hamill was among the many people to react on social media to the Duke and Duchess of Sussex naming their...
Royal baby Archie has a canine namesake who lived in a replica Windsor Castle Lottery winner Susan Crossland had the replica of Windsor Castle built for a dog which now shares a name with the latest addition to the royal family. A Lottery winner who commissioned a replica of Windsor Castle so her dog, Archie, could enjoy last year’s Royal Wedding...
Surge in Gaza violence amid hail of rockets and missiles Grief: A relative of 14-month-old Palestinian baby Seba Abu Arar carries her body during her funeral in Gaza after Israeli air strikes on Saturday. Photo: Reuters Gaza militants have fired hundreds of rockets into Israel, killing at least four Israelis and bringing life to a standstill across the region in the...
Jury to hear from 'whistleblower' in New York sex cult trial Former self-help guru Keith Raniere on trial on charges of running a secretive New York sex cult that recruited female "slaves" (Photo: You Tube) Jurors in the trial of Keith Raniere, founder of the cultlike Nxivm organization who faces sex trafficking charges, are expected to hear testimony on Thursday from...

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