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'She is not a danger to anyone, she made a mistake' - ISIS fighter husband of Shamima Begum speaks out Shamima Begum Shamima Begum's Dutch husband says he wants to return to the Netherlands with her and their newborn son. Islamic Sate fighter Yago Riedijk, 27, is being held in a Kurdish-run detention centre in northern Syria. His wife, who is 19 and...
Colm O'Rourke: 'I'm a school principal - but even I can't converse in Irish' A Russian lecturer appointed to promote the Irish language in Kerry faces an uphill task, writes Colm O'Rourke IT’S A TOUGH TASK: Russian gaeilgeoir Victor Bayda When I heard last week that a Russian, Victor Bayda, had been appointed as the Irish language planning officer by Udaras na...

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WATCH: Donald Trump makes fun of climate change plans Donald Trump mocked politicians in the Democrat party who plan to combat climate change during the Conservative Political Action Conference.
Isil and al-Qaeda: How do the two Islamist militant groups differ? SON AND HEIR: Hamza bin Laden, in a photo from 2017. Picture: AFP/Getty Who leads al-Qaeda and Isil? Ayman al-Zawahiri has led al-Qaeda since the death of Osama bin Laden. Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi remains leader of Isil but is believed to have recently fended off a coup. How many fighters do...
Incomes on the up in Fresno County Federal figures show average income is $59,796 Federal figures on average income Personal income rose by 3.1% on average in 2017 in Fresno County to $41,470. Latest figures from the Department for Commerce show the level is below the average for California, which was $59,796 in 2017. Fresno has the 44th highest income of the 58 counties...
Last Ones Left Alive: A post-apocalyptic Ireland and a steely heroine Fiction: Last Ones Left Alive Sarah Davis-Goff Tinder Press, hardback, 275 pages, €13.99 Left field: Davis-Goff is one-half of independent publisher Tramp Press In Living with the Living Dead (2017), academic Greg Garrett expounded with bemusing rigour on the swelling utilisation of the zombie apocalypse in popular culture. The Undead, he insisted, were...
Dog sled squad that went viral whittled down to final 14 for endurance race The dog team have been reduced from a squad of 20 to 14. Blair Braverman’s sled dogs run in front of the mountains (Blair Braverman) A group of sled dogs who went viral earlier in 2019 have been whittled down to a final team ahead of the Iditarod...
Real lives on the border: 'Imagine our customers needing a passport for a coffee...' The fog - both concerning the weather and Brexit - fails to lift in Clones Jessica and Tori Knight from Liberty Belle, Clones, Co Monaghan. IT IS very foggy in Clones when we visit, an apt if obvious metaphor for the lack of clarity on what the future...
CRH delivers record earnings of €3.37bn in 2018 CRH chief Albert Manifold Building materials group CRH has reported record earnings of €3.37bn in respect of 2018. The earnings margin of 12.6pc was up 10 basis points on the prior year. Ireland’s largest company delivered sales of €26.8bn last year, a 6pc increase on the prior year, according to annual results from the group. Like-for-like...
© Reuters. The dollar made a bullish start to the week. Investing.com – The dollar advanced against its rivals Monday following...

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