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French court finds Bayer's Monsanto liable for farmer's sickness French cereal farmer Paul Francois, head of the Phyto-Victims association, attends a news conference, after the verdict in his appeals trial against U.S. Monsanto firm, in Paris, France, April 11, 2019. REUTERS/Charles Platiau A French appeals court ruled on Thursday that Bayer's Monsanto business was liable for the health problems of a...
Eamonn Sweeney: 'Nothing less than a complete clear-out of the FAI's top echelon will do'    John Delaney with FAI Officials pictured leaving Leaving Leinster House Pic: Colin O'RiordanBlameless: Sinn Féin TD Jonathan O’Brien was thrown out of Turners Cross The current dysfunctional state of Irish football was perfectly encapsulated by an incident at Turners Cross on Friday night. As fans of...
Real dangers await in Italy but this is a game Munster must win in race for top spot Tyler Bleyendaal With just eight days to go before Munster return to Champions Cup semi-final action against Saracens, all eyes will be trained on Treviso tonight as the province seek victory to boost their Guinness PRO14 ambitions. As expected, many of Munster's leaders have...
Oh, brother! NASA twins study shows how space changes the human body Nasa astronaut brothers Scott and Mark KellyUS Astronaut Scott Kelly who is spending a year in space on board the ISS Credit:NASA An American astronaut experienced multiple biological changes in space but returned to normal - with some exceptions - after coming back to Earth, according to a study involving...
Kevin Doyle: 'Our leaders must use this Brexit delay to inject healthy dose of 'normal' back into politics' Taoiseach Leo Varadkar arrives at the European Council in Brussels. Photo: PA Leinster House was buzzing yesterday as a wall of photographers gathered at the front gate and reporters roamed the corridors inside. Politicians arriving on Kildare Street were somewhat amused by the fuss...
Doctor finds four live bees inside woman's eye feasting on her tears   Ms He said she had been pulling out weeds while tending a relative’s grave when she felt something fly into her eye. Stock image A TAIWANESE woman who suffered what she believed to be a sudden and severe eye infection discovered she was unwittingly hosting four bees which had...
Alan Rusbridger: 'Charges against Assange a threat to open society' There is not much to love about the WikiLeaks co-founder, but free speech is key, writes Alan Rusbridger Julian Assange after being taken from the Ecuadorian Embassy in London last week. Picture: PA Of all Julian Assange's undoubted talents, maybe his greatest gift is the ability to make enemies. He trusts, likes...
Man arrested after boy (5) falls from balcony in shopping mall Emmanuel Deshawn Aranda, charged with attempted homicide of a 5-year-old boy thrown or pushed from a third-floor balcony at Minnesota's Mall of America, is seen in this photo released by police in Bloomington, Minnesota, U.S., on April 12, 2019. Courtesy City of Bloomington Police Department/Handout via REUTERSEmmanuel Deshawn Aranda,...
Police had 'foolish view' Jill Dando death was linked to Crimewatch - says co-presenter Nick Ross Dando was a high-profile and well-loved TV presenter (BBC)Jill Dando was murdered in 1999 (BBC) Police investigating the murder of Crimewatch host Jill Dando had a "scattergun approach" and a "foolish view" it was linked to the show, former co-host Nick Ross has claimed. Miss Dando,...
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.

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