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Talks at the Labour Court aimed at averting three days of strikes by nurses next week adjourned overnight.

Representatives from the HSE, the INMO and the government held more than 10 hours of discussions, only finishing up in the early hours of the morning.

More talks will get underway this afternoon.

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Rents have risen by 9.8% across the country.

A new Daft.ie report released today shows the average monthly rent nationwide during the last three months of 2018 was €1,347.

That compares to just under €2,000 in Dublin - a rise of 8.8% in the year to December.

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US Senator Elizabeth Warren - one of the fiercest critics of Donald Trump - has officially announced she's running for US President.

She's among a number of Democrats in the Senate who've now formally entered the race, ahead of the election in November 2020.

Speaking at her campaign launch in Massachusetts, she said she's fighting more than just President Trump - suggesting he's "just the latest and most extreme symptom of what's gone wrong in America".

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The former British prime minister Tony Blair has claimed a no-deal Brexit would lead to "potentially devastating" consequences for the peace process in Northern Ireland.

Speaking to Sky News, he also dismissed claims by pro-Brexit politicians that the UK leaving the EU with no deal would not be detrimental to Britain's economy.

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Buckingham Palace has revealed Prince Philip has voluntarily surrendered his driving licence.

It comes after the 97-year-old was involved in a car crash while driving near the Queen's Sandringham estate last month.

Two women were injured, and a nine-month old baby was also caught up in the collision.


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