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‘Miracle cat’ Poppy survives 30-minute wash cycle Amazingly the six-month-old kitten suffered no lasting damage from her ordeal. A six-month-old kitten had a “miraculous” escape after surviving a wash cycle. Poppy’s owners, from Launceston in Australia, only discovered she was in the machine some 30 minutes into the cycle after searching the whole house when they realised nobody in the family knew...
Bite the Big Apple: Katy McGuinness's 10 best places to eat in New York It's the greatest five-day town on earth, and that goes double for food. Katy McGuinness packs an appetite... New York taxiFlora BarClare de Boer of King restaurantStewed Pork Burger from Xian Famous Foods in NYCCervo's restaurant NYCKing restaurant, NYCCervo's restaurant NYCKing restaurant, NYCRadish with Seaweed Butter from...
First Trust Bank in Northern Ireland to be rebranded as AIB Stock image AIB is to rebrand its First Trust Bank in Northern Ireland as AIB. All First Trust Bank operations, products and services will rebrand as AIB on a phased from 2020, the bank said. The head of First Trust Bank in Northern Ireland Adrian Moynihan said the closer integration between...
Donal O'Donovan: 'The rent is just too damn high - a cry of pain that reveals deep social wounds'   (Stock picture)'Very large numbers of people are now paying so much of their income in rent they in effect are underspending in other areas – which is bad for the wider economy, bad for them personally and politically unsustainable.' Stock Image The...
VIDEO: Theresa May visits Paris for Brexit talks with Emmanuel Macron Theresa May arrives at the Elysee Palace in Paris for Brexit talks with French President Emmanuel Macron. Earlier on in the day, May held talks with German Chancellor Angela Merkel in Berlin.
Rúaidhrí O'Connor: 'Strength of Saracens set to destroy hopes of all-Irish final' Talking Point Leo Cullen battling Munster’s Paul O’Connell in a lineout during Leinster’s Heineken Cup semi-final win in 2009. The two provinces have never met in a European final. Photo: Pat Murphy / Sportsfile The dream final is not a universal concept; for some, the idea of Leinster meeting Munster in...
Quinn Industrial mulls IPO potential Manufacturer sees sales surge Stock photo: Reuters QUINN Industrial Holdings is sounding out the market on options including a potential stock market flotation or private equity investment for the firm, the Irish Independent understands. Formerly the heart of Sean Quinn's business empire, Quinn Industrial Holdings' activities including the manufacturing of plastic packaging and building products. It has experienced...
Brexit impact on Irish household will be 'severe' - with prices set to increase According to research by the ESRI think-tank, personal disposable income could be as much as 4.1pc lower after 10 years if there’s a disorderly no-deal Brexit. Stock photo: GETTY The impact of Brexit on Irish households will be "severe", with families' disposable income set to be hit...
Boris Johnson: 'I don't believe that Corbyn will negotiate in good faith on Brexit'   Labour party leader Jeremy Corbyn. Photo: Anthony Devlin/Getty Images There are times when the news seems so bad and so disheartening that you can scarcely believe it. For years now, we Tories have been pointing out the obvious - that the Marxist Jeremy Corbyn is not fit...
Fears grow Isil loyalists will exploit Libya chaos Ignored appeals for peace: LNA General Khalifa Haftar. Photo: Reuters Casualties in the battle for Tripoli continued to mount after a group loyal to Isil killed three people in Libya's remote central region. The deaths raised fears Islamic militants may exploit the renewed chaos engulfing the country. Forty-seven people had been reported killed and 181...

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