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Hiding in Howth: When the 1968 revolution came to Ireland

Rudi Dutschke led the student revolt in West Germany, but after an assassination attempt, he and his wife Gretchen found solace in the north Dublin …

The inside story of Alexis Sanchez’s transfer, the assurances Jose Mourinho gave him and why he really chose Manchester United

By the time the Manchester United offer became firm on 12 January, Alexis Sanchez’s position was already proving more flexible, because there was an …

The Malahide mystery: A family massacred and burned at home

A gardener arrived to the ‘La Mancha’ house in 1926 and quickly saw things weren’t right<p>Sun, Oct 1, 2017, 09:00<p>When Henry McCabe arrived to work on …

Crime

Explainer: Ryanair cancels hundreds of flights over next six weeks - here's everything you need to know

RYANAIR has come under fire for cancelling up to 50 flights a day for the next six weeks as it moves to reduce a backlog of holidays for staff.<p>The …

How to charge your phone if the power goes out (and why you SHOULDN'T use the 'battery hack' taking Twitter by storm)

As extreme weather events have left thousands without power, the question of how to keep your phone fully charged is more important than ever.<p>From …

Gear & Gadgets

Could simple miscalculation lead to a Korean war?

Unpredictable nature of two key leaders brings real and frightening risks<p>Tue, Sep 5, 2017, 01:00<p>The great wars of the 20th century were often …

JOE.ie

7 hours ago Top Story<p>QUIZ: Can you remember what all these Irish phrases from school mean?<p>1 hour ago<p>US-bound plane redirected to Shannon Airport …

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Aung San Suu Kyi: Burma’s once-saintly leader cannot hide her flaws any more

Asia

May is not mad to think she can carry on

Conservative Party

Apple iOS 11 will change how you use your iPhone with new augmented reality and Siri features

All eyes will be on the iPhone X tonight, but what's arguably more important is the impending release of iOS 11.<p>Each year, Apple updates the software …

'It's a potent loss' - Aidan Gillen opens up about that Game of Thrones storyline

WARNING: CONTAINS SPOILERS FROM THE SEASON 7 FINALE<p>Spoilers coming...you have been warned.<p>Aidan Gillen has revealed he felt “bereft” after his time …

From a replica of Paris to a former haunt of Hollywood film stars, 15 fascinating ghost towns from around the world revealed

Whether abandoned due to economic migration, fled from during war or rejected as a result of poor planning, towns with no inhabitants always boast an …

Model, 20, exposes the seedy world of prostitution in the fashion industry after an agent claims household names are paid up to $2MILLION to sleep with rich clients and further their careers

A young model has claimed prostitution is rife within the fashion industry after she was offered cash to sleep with wealthy men.<p>London-based model …

Fashion Industry

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Finance

How the British ‘lost’ the Easter Rising

In ‘The Enemy Files’, Michael Portillo shows how events in 1916 were dealt with by London<p>Sat, Mar 19, 2016, 01:00 Updated: Sat, Mar 19, 2016, …

Great Britain

The caliphate eyes the Holy Land

FROM the military observation points overlooking the spot where Israel’s frontiers meet those of Syria and Jordan, Israelis can clearly see the …

Tumble dryer firm Indesit admits 750 fires have been caused by its faulty appliances over the last 11 years

A domestic appliance maker has admitted that 750 fires going back 11 years have been caused by faults in its tumble dryers.<p>Italy’s Indesit sold …

Customer Service

Video: Belgium and Italy pause game after 39 minutes to remember Heysel disaster

Friday's friendly between Belgium and Italy was used to commemorate the victims of the Heysel Stadium tragedy, shortly after the 30th anniversary.<p>The …

Was Mourinho invited? No Way Jose! Former Chelsea physio Eva Carneiro marries business consultant husband three months after that touchline bust-up - but NO Blues players showed up

Chelsea's former team doctor Eva Carneiro has married her partner Jason De Carteret in London on Wednesday.<p>Ms Carneiro, who is suing Chelsea and team …

George Bush Sr book denies Jeb was family's first pick for president

Current Republican hopeful never thought he was favoured within family over his brother, George W, who won two terms<p>Jeb Bush, facing a potentially make-or-break debate in Milwaukee on Tuesday night, never accepted the widespread view that his family groomed him for the White House ahead of his …

Simplest way to speed up your interenet in seconds: Don't put your router near a lamp

Placing your internet router beside a telephone, lamp or other electrical device could be making your connection sluggish and unresponsive, Ofcom …

OFCOM

White House is preparing for catastrophic solar flares which could wipe out power around the world for months - bringing an end to modern civilization as we know it

The U.S. government are preparing for a catastrophic solar flare which could wipe out power across the world for months.<p>The last powerful geomagnetic …

Rise of the Young Turks

<b>CHT196219 Turkey and Russia playing a game of strategy, from ‘Le Perroquet’, 1877 (colour litho) by Italian School, (19th century); Private</b> …

World History

Enter Comrade Jeremy. Silence. Not a word. No one cheered or stirred: QUENTIN LETTS on the new leader's Commons debut

When a new party leader enters the Commons for the first time, it is the custom – surely human nature – to give him or her a honking great …

'Corbyn will have to sack me': Defiant Chuka Umunna refuses to resign and challenges new leader to give him the boot

Chuka Umunna has refused to join the growing list of big names quitting the Labour frontbench in a direct challenge to Jeremy Corbyn to sack him.<p>The …

Have you felt it? New teaser for Star Wars: The Force Awakens reveals the amassed might of the evil First Order

Looks like Han Solo and co are going to have their hands full.<p>The very first TV spot for Star Wars: The Force Awakens has revealed a glimpse of the …

Star Wars

West Brom 0-3 Manchester City: Yaya Toure's first-half double gives Manuel Pellegrini's side commanding lead before Vincent Kompany ensures visitors begin Premier League campaign in style

The big screen was trailing a Psychic Night to be held at The Hawthorns on September 25. To be fair, about five minutes in, gifts of precognition …

8 ways shows like “Law & Order: SVU” mess with your head

<b>Mariska Hartigay in "Law & Order: SVU" (Will Hart)</b><p>Research suggests people who watch these programs are more likely to overestimate the incidence of crime in America<p>Hannah K. Gold<p>November 15, 2014 1:00pm (UTC)<p>This article originally appeared on AlterNet.<p>In the United States there is only one kind …