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We’re chaperoning Honor on her first actual date. For South Dublin parents, it’s one of those landmork days in your daughter’s life, like her first visit to the orthodontist, or the first time she arrives home from studying in a friend’s house with the faint smell of spirits off her breath.

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 ‘Bad boy’ Bubba Watson. Photograph:  Scott Halleran/Getty Images

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Video upload service Youtube celebrates its tenth anniversary today. File photographer: Chris Ratcliffe/Bloomberg

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Eugenie Bouchard was asked by reporter Ian Cohen to “do a little twirl” and show off her outfit for TV cameras and the crowd at the Australian Open in Melbourne this week. Photograph: William West/AFP Photo

Eugenie Bouchard had no idea the man with the microphone in his hand and mischief in his heart would ask her to “do a little twirl” to show off her ou(...)

Eugenie Bouchard: was invited to perform a twirl by a reporter in an interview on court following her straight sets victory over Kiki Bertenson at  the Australian Open. Photograph: Joe Castro/EPA

Eugenie Bouchard had no idea the man with the microphone in his hand and mischief in his heart would ask her to “do a little twirl” to show off her o(...)

Stephanie Roche: up against Manchester United’s Robin Van Persie and Real Madrid’s James Rodriguez as she battles for top Fifa award. Photo:Cathal Noonan/Inpho 1:08

She has a rather better case for success than 1999’s Time Person of the Century nominee Ronnie O’Brien, but Stephanie Roche may need every last vot(...)

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A combination of photos show Virgin Galactic’s SpaceShipTwo as it detaches from the jet airplane that carried it aloft and then exploding over the skies of the Mojave Desert, California. Photograph: Kenneth Brown /Reuters 2:39

Richard Branson has said he will persevere with his space tourism venture following the death of a pilot killed when a rocket crashed during a test fl(...)

Will the latest market pullback be another minor “buy the dip” affair? Or is a correction, or even a bear market, on the cards? S&P 500 pullbacks (...)