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European Super League would be perfect for Irish rugby but too many barriers stand in the way

European Super League would be perfect for Irish rugby but too many barriers stand in the way

1 hour ago   |   Belfast telegraph

As European football's elite tears itself apart in this moment of existential crisis, Irish rugby waits on word from South Africa. It is expected that the four powerhouse...
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Rainbow Cup forced into dual tournament approach

2 hours ago   |   Planet Rugby   |   2 articles

Plans for South African teams to compete in the Rainbow Cup have been altered after the PRO14 failed to get government approval for the teams to enter Ireland and the United...
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Scotland's Bass Rock: world's largest colony of northern gannets - in pictures

5 hours ago   |   The Guardian

For more than 20 years the Scottish Seabird Centre has been enabling people to learn about Scotland's marine wildlife, habitats and seabirds. It is based on the edge of the...
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Lesotho firm first in Africa to be granted EU licence for medical cannabis

6 hours ago   |   The Guardian

Breakthrough could create thousands of jobs for villagers and help exports to other markets A company in Lesotho has become the first in Africa to receive a licence to sell...
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Nearly 17 child migrants a day vanished in Europe since 2018

8 hours ago   |   The Guardian

Investigation finds one in six were solo and under 15, as experts say cross-border cooperation ‘nonexistent' At least 18,000 unaccompanied child migrants have disappeared after...
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Alun Wyn Jones inks new deal with Ospreys and WRU

18 hours ago   |   Planet Rugby   |   3 articles

Wales captain Alun Wyn Jones has announced that he has put pen to paper a one-year contract extension with the Welsh Rugby Union and Ospreys. Jones, 35, led his country to the...
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Scientists rediscover lost coffee plant that's more resilient to climate change

Scientists rediscover lost coffee plant that's more resilient to climate change

22 hours ago   |   Metro

A rare species of coffee has been rediscovered in the wild after decades A rare species of coffee rediscovered in the wild after decades could secure the future of...
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Stone has Major ambitions in Limpopo

22 hours ago   |   Sunshine Tour

Brandon Stone heads into this week's Limpopo Championship with a very clear goal of using these next three European Challenge Tour events being hosted on the Sunshine Tour as...
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Jack Nowell backed to force his way into Lions squad

1 day ago   |   Planet Rugby   |   2 articles

Jack Nowell still has time to secure his place on the British and Irish Lions tour to South Africa, according to Exeter Chiefs director of rugby Rob Baxter. Nowell made his...
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What to expect from the PRO14 Rainbow Cup

1 day ago   |   Planet Rugby   |   2 articles

A brand new rugby union competition starts on Friday when the PRO14 Rainbow Cup gets under way. Intended to pit the PRO14's Irish, Welsh, Scottish and Italian sides against the...
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Woman slams 'disrespectful' barman for describing her as 'girl by herself' on receipt

The woman, from the US, was enjoying a quiet night out by herself in Washington, DC, but was left frustrated when the waiter named Shaun had referred to her as the 'girl by... Read more ...

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Why you should try introducing mutual masturbation to your sex life

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After a night out, most of us will arrange transport, but when will you be safe to drive again? Research shows too, that more of us are enjoying a drink at home. The message is... Read more ...

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PayPal is on track to achieve its 2021 growth plan to expand its global footprint and digital capabilities

Summary List Placement The payments giant is making two moves to facilitate its growth both in the US market and abroad. PayPal detailed its plans to move into the Chinese... Read more ...

Genital examinations proposed for trans girls in Florida amount to child abuse

Genital examinations proposed for trans girls in Florida amount to child abuse

Just because someone is transgender - or considered transgender - it does not mean it's justifiable to put them through invasive and traumatic genital exams If I were to tell... Read more ...

18 Great Things To Do In Dubai This Weekend

18 Great Things To Do In Dubai This Weekend

17 Great Things To Do In Dubai This Weekend The alarms are off and the weekend is in! You have 48 glorious hours at your fingertips and there's plenty to do. Find the perfect... Read more ...

A history of the peace walls in Belfast

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George Floyd: how the world reported the conviction of Derek Chauvin

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