Jack Quann
Jack Quann

06.25 27 Feb 2019


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British Prime Minister Theresa May is urging the parliament there to 'do its duty' and vote through her Brexit deal.

Writing in the Daily Mail, shesays MPs' "absolute focus" should be on working to get an agreement in time for the 29th of March.

On Tuesday, she admitted for the first time the UK may not leave the EU on that date.

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Revenue has backtracked on a decision to add 23% VAT to health supplements.

Instead of coming into force on March 1st, the change will now not happen until November.

It was met with widespread opposition from people claiming it could potentially have negative impacts on their health.

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US President Donald Trump is urging North Korea's leader to give up his nuclear weapons ahead of their meeting later, saying the country would be "thriving" "very quickly".

He is meeting Kim Jong Un in Vietnam for a second round of talks.

He has tweeted to suggest the potential outcome is "awesome."

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Garda investigations are continuing into yesterday's shooting at a retail park in Co Louth.

A man in his 30s remains in a critical condition in hospital this morning, following the incident in Drogheda, which is believed to be connected to a local gang feud.

A burnt out car, thought to be the getaway vehicle used in the shooting, was later found burnt out in Termonfeckin.

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An Irish technology firm has announced the creation of 150 new jobs in Dublin.

Workhuman, formerly Globoforce, say it is part of a major expansion of its headquarters.

The new roles will be filled over the next three years in fields including technology, finance, eCommerce, and operations.


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