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Protests on the streets of London. At the time of writing, no one knows what’s going on regarding Brexit, a statement that is, to be fair, quite likely to still apply at the time of reading too. Photograph: Andrew Matthews/PA Wire

In numbers: More shares, Gromit? 140 Employees of animation studio Aardman, makers of Wallace & Gromit, who will share in a 75 per cent stake in(...)

The National Transport Authority’s chief executive, Anne Graham, said some decisions may be ‘difficult’, but they were necessary for ‘fast, reliable, punctual and convenient’ public transport. Photograph: Nick Bradshaw for The Irish Times

Nearly 350 homes in north and west Dublin will lose part of their front gardens to clear the way for the first of four high-speed BusConnects bus corr(...)

Gaelscoil Eiscir Riada, Glebe, Lucan, Co Dublin, one of the  42 schools that have undergone structural assessments in recent weeks. Photograph: Tom Honan for The Irish Times

An inquiry is to be established into why structural concerns have emerged across dozens of schools built over the last decade. Minister for Education(...)

Minister for Housing Eoghan Murphy. Photograph: Gareth Chaney/Collins

Households that have been removed from monthly homeless figures but are still recorded as accessing homeless services are at “no risk” of entering eme(...)

Ardgillan Community College in Balbriggan: school has asked some pupils to stay home over health and safety concerns arising from construction. Photograph:  Garrett White

The construction firm at the centre of a controversy over fire safety and structural concerns in schools built in the last decade has been paid over €(...)

Minister of State for Disability Issues Finian McGrath called on the NTA to have a “meaningful and extensive consultation” with the disabled and the elderly. Photograph: Eric Luke

Changes to Dublin’s bus network under a €2 billion overhaul show a disregard for the disabled and elderly, Minister of State for Disability Issues Fin(...)

Guards at the Poland-Ukraine Border

The surest way to raise a smile on a Polish border guard’s face is to mention Brexit buzzwords like “frictionless” and “invisible”. Brexit talks remai(...)

 ‘It seems MI5 seriously believed that disaffected ‘coloured people’ could be recruited by the KGB to spy on Britain. Photograph: Michael Putland/Getty Images

Senior MI5 officials believed black people could not be trusted in high-level spying roles as they could be a security risk, according to documents un(...)

Emergency services at the scene of the discovery of a suspect package in Whitehall, north Dublin. Photograph: Paul McAuliffe

The army bomb disposal unit are investigating a “suspect package” discovered on a road in north Dublin on Sunday night. Gardaí and the Defence Forces(...)

One of the North’s main power stations, the Kilroot plant in Co Antrim, is due to close on Sunday, after it failed to secure subsidies to provide back-up power

Northern Ireland faces blackouts and drastic electricity price rises in the event of a no-deal Brexit, leaked British government documents reveal. Th(...)

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