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Tuesday, April 13, 2021 4:27 PM ET

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covid blow - Mandatory hotel quarantine booking paused as AstraZeneca clinics closed for week - IRELAND's Covid battle has received two blows this evening as mandatory hotel quarantine booking has been paused - and AstraZeneca vaccine clinics are closed for the week. Health Minister Stephen Donnelly has confirmed that the Department of Health paused taking bookings for mandatory quarantine hotels as a "precautionary principle".

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TRAGIC ACCIDENT -- Girl, 3, dies after being struck by bus in Tipperary housing estate

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COVID UPDATE -- 18 further deaths and 358 new cases from Covid-19 in Ireland

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ROAD SMASH -- Motorcylist, 60s, fatally injured in horrific three vehicle crash in Dublin

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FINAL JOURNEY -- Queen and royals will wear masks to Philip's funeral on Saturday

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hard goodbye - Vicky Phelan says she 'lied' about treatment time & she'll be in US for year - THE cervical cancer campaigner had told everyone she would be away for six months in a clinical trial - when in reality she was leaving for 12. Vicky said she simply 'couldn't tell' family and friends the reality of her trip away during their difficult goodbye.

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ROB CASE -- Bookies boss thought he was 'going to die' when gun pointed at head, trial told

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CAN'T STOP WINNING -- Rachael Blackmore marks return home with win at Fairyhouse

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IS IT EU? -- Irish EuroMillions results as estimated €40million jackpot up for grabs

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DEAR DEIDRE -- My lover is a good dad but it hurts that after ten years I'm still living a lie

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PRINCE & PAUPER - Harry agreed to MARRY ME, claims angry woman... who now wants royal arrested - PALWINDER Kaur has filed a plea in a state court seeking legal action against the royal for not fulfilling an alleged promise to marry her. She is also requesting to deport Harry so he can take her hand in marriage.

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'UNIFIED' -- Wills' Philip tribute was NOT dig at Harry & pair are 'putting aside differences'

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MEGA SOON -- Meghan & Harry's baby 'due in June' with Duchess 'on maternity leave in weeks'

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KISS & MEG UP -- Meghan Markle 'ready to forgive' Royal Family after Prince Philip's death

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MARK OF RESPECT -- Meg stayed home for Prince Philip's funeral to 'not be centre of attention'

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COVID HOPE - 'Absolutely' possible more measures can ease in 6 weeks & plan due, Glynn says - THE NPHET member said a plan for the next six to eight weeks and the exit out of lockdown is due at the end of April, but warned that super spreader events could still undue the country's progress so far. He noted hope for the easing of measures around click and collect, non-essential retail and outdoor sports and business.

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JAB SETBACK -- Leo Varadkar says NIAC 'got it right' restricting AstraZeneca jab to over 60s

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HOSPITALITY HIT -- Irish hotels and B&Bs could reopen in June but no pub timeline, Martin says

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LOW RISK -- Swimming pool water can inactivate Covid-19 in just 30 SECONDS, research reveals

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JAB QUEUE -- When will I get the Covid-19 vaccine in Ireland? Calculator shows YOUR jab wait

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WONDER WALK -- Now we can go anywhere in our county for a stroll, what are best ones near you? -- The 5km has been pushed out to include all of your county giving us more options where to spend our weekends. So where will you head?

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HOT HEALY -- Una Healy's fans say she looks 'beautiful' as she shows off Today outfit -- IT was recently announced that Today would be having special guest presenters every week for the month of April. This is due to Sinead Kennedy taking time off following the birth of her baby girl.

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GYPSY KING - I'm a Gypsy Fair Play Man who sorts bitter family feuds with bare-knuckle fights - CHAMPION cage-fighter Tony 'The Rhino' Giles uses his standing in the Gypsy community to stop explosive disputes from growing violent. Now C5 series, Here Come the Gypsies, follows him as he arranges a bare-knuckle fight to end a five year feud.

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ROVER AND OUT -- Cops in France & Italy seize two loads of equipment from Rathkeale Rovers

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'KIDNAP MURDER' -- Dying 'kidnap victim', 47, found in boot of car after cop chase is named

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COURT ACTION -- Families of Robbie Keane's two cousins who died in sewer incident get €175k

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Margo's loss -- Country star Margo O'Donnell opens up about missing late pal Big Tom McBride

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HOLIDAY BLUES - Rosanna jokes she'll be 'lucky' to get weekend in Wicklow with throwback pics - THE former Miss World reflected on some of her favourite trips as foreign travel remains curtailed amid the Covid-19 pandemic.

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WHAT A DOPE -- Man who evicted tenants for operating weed grow house nabbed after taking over

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PERV DAD -- Sick stepdad sent texts to daughter, 13, asking if she would 'go to second base'

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SIMP-LY SORRY -- The Simpsons' Hank Azaria issues grovelling apology for playing Apu

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ONLY HUMAN -- Natasha Jonas says Katie Taylor 'is just human' as she aims for upset win

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HEARTBREAKING - Ashley Cain's baby Azaylia rushed back to hospital after she cries blood - Ashley and girlfriend Safiyya had only just raised over £1.5 million to take Azaylia to Singapore in a last-ditch attempt to save her life - but were last week told the specialists in the country could not help.

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FAM TIME -- Kathryn Thomas shares snaps from time in Dublin saying she 'misses normal life'

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'CRUEL' -- Ashley Cain's partner Safiyya reveals dying baby Azaylia's sudden purple bruising

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HOLY SMOKES -- Revenue chiefs seize over 69,000 cigarettes in Dublin and Wexford

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FIGHT CUB -- Conor McGregor tells son, 3, 'hit him in mouth' after bully smacked him in back

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DOWN WONDER - Mysterious lights spotted hovering in the sky baffle onlookers in Australia - A MYSTERIOUS string of lights which was spotted hovering in the sky has baffled onlookers in Australia. Pictures show the long straight line of glowing dots that were seen above eastern Australia at around 5am on Tuesday morning.

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RAPE CLAIM -- Ronaldo rape accuser calls on him to be grilled over 'hotel attack hush money'

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New beGINnings -- Ex Hollyoaks star Adam Rickitt looks totally different as he reopens gin bar

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AGE IS IMMATERIAL -- Celeb mums who are rolling back the years to look like their daughters -- WITH her flowing long hair and glowing skin, Madonna appeared to morph into her daughter Lourdes Leon in a stunning selfie this week. She's not the only one - a raft of celebs - including Kate Moss, Amanda Holden and Gwyneth Paltrow - look as if they are taking tips from their daughters.

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KEEG SMILING! -- Michelle Keegan glows as she models new fashion line at home in Essex -- Former Corrie actress Michelle looked fresh-faced as she revealed her favourite pieces from her latest collection.

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CHECKUP BOOST - Virgin Media's Alan Hughes says 'all looks okay' after hospital heart tests - THE Ireland AM presenter shared a snap from the hospital as he got scans done for his resting heartbeat last week. The Virgin Media presenter revealed that he was getting checked to make sure his heart is healthy.

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KILLER PUNCH -- Man punches & kills mum 'to vent anger after blazing row with girlfriend'

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STAR WARS -- UFO encounters probed by US may be 'hypersonic drones from China or Russia'

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'I FEEL AMAZING' -- Gemma Collins says she's lost another half-stone with a high-fat diet

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DEF CON UN -- Kim Jong-un 'amassing arsenal of 240 nukes & missiles to wipe out the West'

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FACE OFF - Biden tells Putin to back down in Ukraine after Russia said stay away for own good - IN only the second conversation between the two since Biden took office in January, the US president warned the Russian leader to "de-escalate tensions" in eastern Europe, the White House said.

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'S*** I SHOT HIM' -- Female cop who 'mistakenly' shot Daunte Wright named as 25-year veteran

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IN SHAZ'S CORNER -- Piers slams 'shameless fraud' Sheryl Underwood after Sharon Osbourne exit

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TWO TO TANGO -- EastEnders' Shona McGarty 'lined up for Strictly' after Maisie Smith's success

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NEXT JEN-ERATION! -- Jennifer Aniston will be a GREAT AUNT as niece Eilish Melick is pregnant

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SICK IMAGES - Vanessa Bryant demands Kobe cops 'give up phones used to share dead body pics' The latest move in Vanessa Bryant's lawsuit comes as it is claimed a staggering 66 agents have knowledge relevant to the case, The Sun can reveal.

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JET BLITZ -- War fears grow as China flies nuke bombers & fighter jets into Taiwan airspace

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DIS-DRESS -- Zara slammed for sexualising kids in 'completely inappropriate' campaign

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BRIDGING THE GAP -- Netflix renews Bridgerton for season 3 and 4 - before second series drops

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TOTAL LOCKOUT -- Scary new WhatsApp bug lets ANYONE lock you out of the app

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GETTING HER KATE OFF -- Kate Winslet's steamiest sex scenes as she strips off for another romp -- THE brilliant British actress admits that if "anyone is used to taking their clothes off, it's me". From her pride in Ammonite's same-sex scenes, to her disappointment when the director yelled cut in Titanic, we compile some of her raunchiest moments on screen.

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NO YE -- Kanye 'requests joint custody of kids & asks court NOT to give Kim spousal support' -- THE rapper has requested joint custody of his four young children with Kim Kardashian but requested his billionaire wife NOT get spousal support in their $2BILLION split.

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HOT MOM SUMMER -- Kylie Jenner shows off curves in a yellow sports bra for intense bar workout -- KYLIE Jenner showed off her curves in just a yellow sports bra. The 23-year-old shared the video on Instagram as she prepared for an intense bar workout.

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BURNING ANGER - Protesters clash with cops over killing of black man & riots erupt across US - HUNDREDS of protesters foguht with police over the death of Daunte Wright, a Black 20-year-old shot by police barely 11 miles from where George Floyd was killed in Minneapolis, as riots erupted across the US.

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SHEAR LOOKS GOOD! -- James Jordan shaves his long hair off on Loose Women after dad's death

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SWEET NOTHINGS -- I help women catch out cheating blokes by arranging honey trap dates

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STAB PROBE -- Man, 20s, charged after 'serious assault' in Limerick

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ON THE FENCE -- A Place in the Sun pair call out something VERY wrong with pool outside villa

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HEART ISSUE - Woman who travelled abroad due to long Covid issues wants exemption from MHQ - Charlene Heyns, 52, from Letterkenny, Donegal, who flew back from South Africa on April 9, had her appeal to forego quarantine on medical grounds rejected despite attending hospital due to a heart condition since returning home. Charlene, who is also a South African citizen, caught Covid-19 in December 2020 and developed troubling cardiac symptoms which required her to attend A&E Letterkenny University Hospital multiple times in January. After her condition failed to improve she sought medical expertise in South Africa.

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ONE-IN-A-MILLION RISK -- Johnson & Johnson jab suspended after 6 out of 7M had clots & 1 died

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REALITY CHECK -- Covid pandemic is at 'critical point' as WHO warns cases are spiralling again

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PAIN IN THE ASTRA -- NIAC chief explains tiny risks associated with AstraZeneca

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JAB SETBACK -- Covid-19 jab roll-out delayed by 'couple of weeks' after AstraZeneca changes

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KEEPING FAITH -- Socially-distanced Muslims pray at Mecca once packed with 2 MILLION pre-Covid -- SOCIALLY-DISTANCED worshippers have been allowed to pray at Mecca shrines which were once packed with TWO MILLION Muslims before the pandemic. Last year the Great Mosque of Mecca was empty - as Muslims were forced to celebrate Ramadan in Isolation at the very start of the pandemic.

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wall of silence - Heartbroken mum of man run over in front of kids says 'pain getting worse' AND devastated Vera Donovan has now urged the Director of Public Prosecutions to review its decision not to charge anyone with the killing of her son Stephen. The dad, 31, was murdered after a car ploughed into him in the Brookview Close area of Tallaght, south Dublin, on this day four years ago.

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FINAL VOW -- I nailed the evil gang who killed my daughter by befriending them on social media

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'NO CHANCE' -- Peter Andre refuses to let son Junior, 15, have a neck tattoo and pierced ears

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RAN WITH IT -- Lorraine host Ranvir Singh mortified as she's forced on air with 'big hair'

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FINAL ROUND -- Tommy Fury downs a beer ahead of flying out to brother Tyson's Las Vegas camp

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never walk alone - Queen to be accompanied by senior royals at all events after losing Philip - SENIOR royals will ensure they are by the monarch's side at future public engagements after losing her husband of 73 years "left a huge void", sources say.

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HARRY AGONY -- Harry may be forced to isolate away from Meg for 14 days when he returns to US

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STAYING OUT OF IT -- Prince Philip refused to get involved in Meghan Markle and Harry talks

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BRO-DOWN -- Harry and William are 'unlikely' to meet before Prince Philip's funeral

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ALL IN ORDER -- Queen will 'decide whether Prince Harry can use HRH titles' in funeral order

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HEALTH HELL - Jason Byrne says dad had 'vicious' stroke that he 'never thought would happen' Jason appeared on Claire Byrne Live last night to speak about his dad's stroke as he explained that his dad Paddy didn't take his first 'mini-stroke' seriously. He explained that his dad and many other 'Irish old fellas' would be reluctant to go to the doctor and he wanted to encourage them to take their health seriously.

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KEEP UP -- Where the cast of Keeping up Appearances are now - from soap stardom to damehood

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BACK ON DUTY -- Line of Duty confirms return of fan favourite character this week

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COUNTDOWN -- The Falcon and the Winter Soldier trailer teases MAJOR reckoning for Cpt America

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Whisk Taker -- Woman's easy whisk hack leaves cooking fans floored, but not everyone's a fan

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covid gangdemic - Gangs will try to flog fake Covid vaccines along with cocaine, Europol say - CRIME gangs will try to flog fake vaccines along with cocaine and attempt to take over struggling legitimate businesses in the aftermath of the pandemic, Europol has warned. The EU's policing agency has warned that post-Covid chaos could fuel organised crime for years to come, even though Europe is already at "breaking point" from an unprecedented flood of cocaine.

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'DON'T WIND ME UP' -- Katie Price's son Harvey tells Carl not to 'f***ing touch' his cake

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SEA SAW -- World's biggest ever sawfish measuring 16 FEET found dead on Florida shore

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CARAVAN CLUB -- Katie Price moving into caravan in mucky mansion garden after her home is sold

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JAB TO THE GUT -- Lockdown & jab fury erupts in Europe as restaurant owners clash with cops

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end of line - LOD's crooked prison guard finally gets her comeuppance in gunpoint bust pics - SPOILER pictures show the return of prisoner officer Alison Merchant at gunpoint in episode five of BBC's Line Of Duty.The latest episode of the BBC One's cop drama, Line Of Duty, revisited the criminal network operating within the prison service.

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TOM TRIAL -- Schwarz faces 10 years in jail after 'breaking ex-fiancee's jaw in three places'

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I SPY -- Woman goes to extreme lengths to stop her 'creepy' neighbour from spying on her

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SUN IS UP -- Sunshine and 13C temps as Met Eireann says 'good deal of dry weather' this week

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FOOTY TRAGEDY - Oversized trainers 'may have caused boy, 10, to suffer fatal footy fall' SCHOOLBOY Yasir Hussain had been playing in goal when he struck his head jumping at school in Birmingham. He was wearing oversized trainers which may have been a factor in the tragedy, an inquest heard.

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DIEGO IN DUBLIN -- Diego Maradona mural unveiled near Aviva stadium in class tribute to icon

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NO GO -- Escape to the Country's Steve Brown 'deflated' as pair snub mystery house & sea views

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GRIM REAPER -- UK Covid deaths pass tragic 150,000 milestone, official data reveals

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FLASHPOINT -- Putin risks 'stupid mistake' with Ukraine that may spark war & draw in West

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Marty Party Over - Marty Morrissey & Bernard O'Shea bromance ends as RTE axes double act - THE news comes after the two-hander was shortlisted for a prestigious RTS Irish TV award last month.

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HAMM-OFF -- This Morning fans stunned as Alison Hammond walks off the show saying 'see ya'

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BRIL MOVE -- Ex-Liverpool star Cisse joins Panathinaikos Chicago aged 39

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Nun of it -- Call The Midwife's Jenny Agutter says it's 'sad' women have elected C-sections

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(SUPER)NATURAL BEAUTY -- Khloe's fans think she looks 'so fake' on alien date with Tristan

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TRUE PRINCESS -- Khloe throws party for True's 3rd bday with bouncy castle and Frozen stars -- THE KUWTK star, 36, decked out her sister Kylie Jenner's $12million Hidden Hills mansion in incredible balloons, a bouncy castle and True's favorite Frozen characters. True was joined by her cousins - Kylie's daughter Stormi, three, Kim Kardashian's son Saint, five, and Rob Kardashian's son Dream, five.

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Research goal -- Cancer specialist's kid trying find cure for disease that claimed dad's life -- THE CEO of a Cork cancer charity has spoken about trying to find a cure for the disease that claimed the life of her dad — a leading cancer specialist. Gerry O'Sullivan was a renowned surgeon and founded the Cork Cancer Research Centre to try and find cures for the harder-to-treat versions of the disease.

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NOW YOU SEE IT -- Optical illusion shows you a shade of blue you've NEVER seen before -- A MIND-boggling optical illusion is baffling the web as it shows you a shade of blue that you've never seen before. The illusion works by using a large red circle and a small white dot to trick your mind into thinking it is seeing a shade of cyan it doesn't recognise.

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phoe-be the one? Phoebe Bridgers says Paul Mescal is 'sweetest & best' amid dating rumours - THE American singer became the envy of hordes of fans across the world last year when rumours surfaced that she was dating the Normal People actor.

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ACID ATTACK -- Man sprayed in face with 'corrosive substance' in robbery on posh London street

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HEALTH SCARE -- Emmerdale's Tracy Metcalfe terrified as she finds a lump on baby Frankie

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PARADISE AWAITS -- Death in Paradise's Ralf Little reveals fate on show in series 11 & beyond

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NOT HOME ALONE -- Macaulay Culkin and girlfriend Brenda Song secretly welcome a son, Dakota

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