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Dublin: 13°C Tuesday 11 May 2021

Today’s News

Ballymurphy inquests: Use of lethal force by British Army in 1971 shootings 'not justified', coroner rules
# The Troubles
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# The Troubles

Ballymurphy inquests: Use of lethal force by British Army in 1971 shootings 'not justified', coroner rules

Updated 50 minutes ago 19,387 Views 12 Comments
  • The events of 9-11 August 1971 in Belfast have become known as the Ballymurphy Massacre
  • Coroner Mrs Justice Siobhan Keegan has said all 10 victims were "entirely innocent"
  • The coroner raised concerns about “serious failings” in military testimony provided
  • Minister Simon Coveney described the ruling as "historic" and said all bereaved families must have access to "an effective investigation"
Police search cafe for body linked to missing teen feared killed by Fred West
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# Serial Killer

Police search cafe for body linked to missing teen feared killed by Fred West

1 hour ago 7,309 Views 0 Comments

Serial killer Fred West, who died in prison in 1995 aged 53, was previously suspected over the disappearance of Mary Bastholm.

Man arrested after tiger found wandering around Texas neighbourhood
# Houston
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# Houston

Man arrested after tiger found wandering around Texas neighbourhood

1 hour ago 7,369 Views 13 Comments

Video shows the tiger coming face-to-face with an armed off-duty sheriff’s deputy, police in Houston said.

'This is the worst season of my career' - Mane
# Low Point
# Low Point

'This is the worst season of my career' - Mane

1 hour ago 2,701 Views 1 Comment

The Liverpool forward’s form has been so bad he underwent medical tests to determine whether there was a physical problem.

Man arrested in connection to altercation allegedly involving Sheffield United's McBurnie
# Investigation
# Investigation

Man arrested in connection to altercation allegedly involving Sheffield United's McBurnie

4 hours ago 2,898 Views 2 Comments

A 24-year-old man has been arrested after a video of the incident was circulated on social media.

How events unfolded in Ballymurphy in August 1971
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# Timeline

How events unfolded in Ballymurphy in August 1971

6 hours ago 12,819 Views 28 Comments

Ten people were fatally wounded in gunfire involving the British army in west Belfast over three days in August 1971.

Russell Westbrook sets new triple-double record in Washington Wizards’ loss
# Westbrook In Record Books
# Westbrook In Record Books

Russell Westbrook sets new triple-double record in Washington Wizards’ loss

7 hours ago 1,802 Views 0 Comments

Westbrook broke Oscar Robertson’s 47-year-old record despite a one-point defeat to the Atlanta Hawks.

Findings from fresh Ballymurphy shootings inquests to be published today
# Ballymurphy Massacre
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# Ballymurphy Massacre

Findings from fresh Ballymurphy shootings inquests to be published today

7 hours ago 9,274 Views 8 Comments

Ten people, including a mother of eight and a Catholic priest, were killed in disputed shootings involving the Army in west Belfast in August 1971.

Fulham boss Parker 'hurt and gutted' after relegation from Premier League
# Dejection
# Dejection

Fulham boss Parker 'hurt and gutted' after relegation from Premier League

9 hours ago 2,732 Views 2 Comments

The Cottagers’ drop to the Championship was confirmed after last night’s home defeat to Burnley.

Ole Gunnar Solskjaer wants anti-Glazer protests to remain peaceful
# MUFC
# MUFC

Ole Gunnar Solskjaer wants anti-Glazer protests to remain peaceful

15 hours ago 2,817 Views 27 Comments

United’s rearranged fixture with Liverpool takes place on Thursday.

Yesterday’s News

Businesses re-opening after lockdown still ‘not as prepared as they need to be' for Brexit
# Brexit
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# Brexit

Businesses re-opening after lockdown still ‘not as prepared as they need to be' for Brexit

16 hours ago 9,552 Views 18 Comments

The remarks were made at an Oireachtas committee today.

World number one Johnson a doubt for PGA Championship due to knee problem
# DJ
# DJ

World number one Johnson a doubt for PGA Championship due to knee problem

17 hours ago 2,193 Views 0 Comments

Johnson withdrew from this week’s Byron Nelson Classic with a knee injury.

Nine children among 20 killed in Palestine after Israel and Hamas exchange rocket fire
# Palestine
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# Palestine

Nine children among 20 killed in Palestine after Israel and Hamas exchange rocket fire

Updated 17 hours ago 37,444 Views 73 Comments

The attacks follow spiralling violence after unrest at a Jerusalem mosque.

Sheffield United investigating video which appears to show McBurnie involved in altercation
# Trouble
# Trouble

Sheffield United investigating video which appears to show McBurnie involved in altercation

18 hours ago 9,633 Views 5 Comments

The footage has been viewed almost a million times online.

Samcro back in business with Killarney victory
# Winning Ways
# Winning Ways

Samcro back in business with Killarney victory

19 hours ago 2,770 Views 1 Comment

Dual Cheltenham Festival hero digs deep for Grade Three success.

Union slams UK company after email promising workers a bonus was actually a cybersecurity test
# West Midlands Trains
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# West Midlands Trains

Union slams UK company after email promising workers a bonus was actually a cybersecurity test

20 hours ago 23,577 Views 19 Comments

West Midlands Trains has been accused of “totally crass and reprehensible behaviour”.

Trainer Jessica Harrington given two-week ban and fine for breaking Covid-19 protocols
# Ruling
# Ruling

Trainer Jessica Harrington given two-week ban and fine for breaking Covid-19 protocols

21 hours ago 5,951 Views 6 Comments

Harrington travelled to Aintree last month without staying in the ‘Irish bubble’.

Hugging loved ones, indoor dining and foreign holidays get green light in England as restrictions to ease further
# Out Of Lockdown
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# Out Of Lockdown

Hugging loved ones, indoor dining and foreign holidays get green light in England as restrictions to ease further

21 hours ago 18,212 Views 14 Comments

Boris Johnson confirmed this evening the relaxation of restrictions again from next Monday.

Solskjaer: 'Impossible' to field full-strength Man United side against Leicester
# League Integrity
# League Integrity

Solskjaer: 'Impossible' to field full-strength Man United side against Leicester

Mon 1:50 PM 8,235 Views 8 Comments

‘Don’t blame me when I have to make changes,’ the Norwegian said ahead of tomorrow’s top-four clash.

Leopard on the loose in China after escaping from safari park
# China
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# China

Leopard on the loose in China after escaping from safari park

Mon 11:26 AM 14,859 Views 32 Comments

Two of the three escaped leopards have already been captured, and are in good health.

Uefa poised to switch Champions League final to Wembley
# Make Way For Wembley
# Make Way For Wembley

Uefa poised to switch Champions League final to Wembley

Mon 11:14 AM 6,253 Views 4 Comments

Turkey was placed on the UK Government’s ‘red list’ on Friday.

Ole Gunnar Solskjaer impressed by Manchester United’s character and resolve
# Busy
# Busy

Ole Gunnar Solskjaer impressed by Manchester United’s character and resolve

Mon 9:11 AM 3,125 Views 1 Comment

The Red Devils, 3-1 winners at Aston Villa, face three Premier League games in five days.

Anthony Davis leads LA Lakers to victory over Phoenix Suns
# Hoops
# Hoops

Anthony Davis leads LA Lakers to victory over Phoenix Suns

Mon 7:56 AM 1,879 Views 0 Comments

Despite again missing LeBron James, the defending champions won 123-110 to boost their play-off prospects.

Sunday 9 May, 2021

West Brom relegated from Premier League as Arsenal return to winning ways
# The Drop
# The Drop

West Brom relegated from Premier League as Arsenal return to winning ways

Sun 9:32 PM 6,604 Views 2 Comments

It finished 3-1 to Arsenal at the Emirates Stadium.

David Moyes admits ‘defeat might be costly’ as Champions League hopes fade
# Hammer Blow
# Hammer Blow

David Moyes admits ‘defeat might be costly’ as Champions League hopes fade

Sun 8:19 PM 5,279 Views 2 Comments

West Ham were beaten 1-0 by Everton.

Chelsea thrash Reading to retain Women’s Super League title
# Champions
# Champions

Chelsea thrash Reading to retain Women’s Super League title

Sun 5:02 PM 3,633 Views 2 Comments

It was the quadruple-chasing Blues’ second piece of silverware this season.

Bolshoi Ballet powers to Derrinstown Stud Derby Trial demolition
# You Little Dancer
# You Little Dancer

Bolshoi Ballet powers to Derrinstown Stud Derby Trial demolition

Sun 4:10 PM 2,394 Views 0 Comments

O’Brien colt takes over clear favouritism for Epsom.

Brilliant Lewis Hamilton secures victory in thrilling Spanish Grand Prix
# Reign In Spain
# Reign In Spain

Brilliant Lewis Hamilton secures victory in thrilling Spanish Grand Prix

Sun 4:01 PM 5,345 Views 7 Comments

Hamilton passes Max Verstappen close to the end to extend his lead in the drivers’ championship.

Donnelly rejects NI counterpart's call to stop cross-border travel
# No Restrictions
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# No Restrictions

Donnelly rejects NI counterpart's call to stop cross-border travel

Sun 3:33 PM 40,350 Views 21 Comments

Stormont Health Minister Robin Swann had sought measures to stop non-essential cross-border journeys.

Wolves hit back to beat Brighton after Lewis Dunk’s red card
# Wolves At The Door
# Wolves At The Door

Wolves hit back to beat Brighton after Lewis Dunk’s red card

Sun 2:46 PM 2,195 Views 0 Comments

Dunk’s second-half red card allowed Wolves to recover and claim a late win.

Scores injured in fresh night of Jerusalem protests
# Al Aqsa Mosque
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# Al Aqsa Mosque

Scores injured in fresh night of Jerusalem protests

Sun 10:35 AM 12,197 Views 14 Comments

The clashes come after police blocked busloads of pilgrims headed to Jerusalem for prayer at Islam’s third holiest site.

Brooklyn Nets rally from 21-point deficit to defeat the Denver Nuggets
# Business End
# Business End

Brooklyn Nets rally from 21-point deficit to defeat the Denver Nuggets

Sun 10:10 AM 1,864 Views 0 Comments

A 16-point scoring spree from Blake Griffin sparked Brooklyn’s resurgence.

Obama family mourns death of White House dog Bo
# Presidential Pooch
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# Presidential Pooch

Obama family mourns death of White House dog Bo

Sun 10:02 AM 41,813 Views 38 Comments

The Portuguese water dog was a gift to the Obamas from the late Senator Edward Kennedy.

Johnson invites UK's devolved leaders to summit after local election results
# UNION SUMMIT
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# UNION SUMMIT

Johnson invites UK's devolved leaders to summit after local election results

Sun 8:16 AM 18,991 Views 16 Comments

Nicola Sturgeon said a Scottish independence referendum was the “will of the country”.

Saturday 8 May, 2021

Sturgeon tells Johnson not to block Indyref2 after 'emphatic' SNP election win
# Indyref 2
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# Indyref 2

Sturgeon tells Johnson not to block Indyref2 after 'emphatic' SNP election win

Updated Sat 7:03 PM 47,702 Views 83 Comments

The SNP failed to secure an overall majority, but the Greens’ success could lead to a majority among pro-independence parties.

Lewis Hamilton celebrates 100th pole position at Spanish Grand Prix
# F1
# F1

Lewis Hamilton celebrates 100th pole position at Spanish Grand Prix

Sat 3:43 PM 2,900 Views 8 Comments

The seven-time world champion edged out Max Verstappen by just 0.036 seconds at Barcelona’s Circuit de Catalunya to reach the landmark.

Steve Aiken to resign as leader of Ulster Unionist Party
# Northern Ireland
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# Northern Ireland

Steve Aiken to resign as leader of Ulster Unionist Party

Sat 1:03 PM 24,577 Views 34 Comments

Aiken will remain in his post until a successor is chosen.

EFL open to moving play-offs to allow Champions League final at Wembley
# Other Options
# Other Options

EFL open to moving play-offs to allow Champions League final at Wembley

Sat 12:03 PM 3,150 Views 1 Comment

The all-English Champions League final between Man City and Chelsea is currently scheduled to take place in Istanbul on Saturday, 29 May.

Faugheen, Douvan and Benie Des Dieux all retired
# End Of An Era
# End Of An Era

Faugheen, Douvan and Benie Des Dieux all retired

Sat 11:46 AM 3,484 Views 3 Comments

‘We have been blessed to have owned some special horses, but Faugheen will always have a special place amongst them.’

200 Palestinians hurt in mosque clashes with Israeli police – medics
# Jerusalem
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# Jerusalem

200 Palestinians hurt in mosque clashes with Israeli police – medics

Sat 10:44 AM 10,594 Views 63 Comments

Tensions have soared in east Jerusalem in recent weeks.

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