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Irish football fan, 11, delighted after impromptu kickabout with Chelsea star Willian

Daniel McGee from Co Tyrone got a big surprise after travelling for his first Blues game.

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Avengers fans spread hashtag to prevent Endgame ‘spoilers’

Fans have come up with creative ways to avoid spoiling the ending of Avengers: Endgame. This story is enriched with multi-media content

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Firefighters haul pug out of 40m well using bag of treats

Four fighters rescued Kiki from the well at a home in Rainham, Kent. This story is enriched with multi-media content

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World Penguin Day: Test your knowledge with our penguin-themed quiz

How much do you know about our flightless friends?

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Woman wearing hijab takes smiling picture in front of anti-Islam protesters

Shaymaa was attending the Islamic Circle of North America conference in Washington, DC when she saw the protesters.

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Manchester fans dodge derby downpour as water gushes into Old Trafford

Video clips showed a torrent of water soaking seats ahead of Manchester United’s clash with City. This story is enriched with multi-media content

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New Game Of Thrones waxwork unveiled

Daenerys Targaryen is the first figure to be completed at the National Wax Museum Plus in Dublin this year. This story is enriched with multi-media content

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Silver brandy flask from Titanic set to fetch up to €92,500 at auction

Rescue crews recovered the flask along with the body of first-class passenger Edward Kent.

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Pet-owner horrified after kennel returns deceased dog 'crammed' into small parcel

A pet-owner was left horrified when her beloved dog who died while she was on holidays was returned to her in a black bag wrapped in duct tape.

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Large flightless bird that killed its 75-year-old owner put up for auction

The cassowary killed Marvin Hajos after he fell on his property in Florida.

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Airbnb is offering the chance to stay in a giant potato

And it’s as cheap as chips too…

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'The most powerful 80 seconds you'll ever watch': Fr Magill challenges politicians at Lyra's funeral

Parish Priest at St John's Parish, Belfast, Father Martin J Magill commended 'the unification of our political leaders, for standing together in Creggan, on Good Friday" at Lyra McKee's funeral in Belfast today." This story is enriched with multi-media content

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Snoop Dogg narrated a make-up tutorial video and, yes, it’s hilarious

The rapper featured on NikkieTutorials’ hugely popular channel.

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Self-braking trolley bid to end supermarket smashes

The prototype could one day help parents avoid messy collisions caused by bored children during the food shop.

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WATCH: Player sacked after messing up Panenka penalty in Copa Sudamericana

Bendrix Parra’s was dismissed by Independiente Campo Grande because his effort was ‘very irresponsible’. This story is enriched with multi-media content

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Florida fire department rescues dog with head stuck in cinder block

Fifi the Rottweiler puppy was freed after getting her head stuck inside a hole in a cinder block.

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Listen: NASA records first suspected 'quake' on Mars

The National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA) has measured and recorded what it believes to be the first ever 'marsquake'. This story is enriched with multi-media content

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Organisation tricks far right demonstrators into wearing diversity T-shirts

The T-shirts explained that St George was of Syrian heritage. This story is enriched with multi-media content

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Prison escapee gives himself up because he’s sick of life in the sun

‘Tenerife is not as nice as it used to be’.

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Watch: Firefighters rescue 10 ducklings from storm drain

They were later set free in a nearby creek.

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Police dog recovering after being spiked by 200 porcupine quills

Odin was tracking a suspect when the incident happened.

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Russian polar bear airlifted back home after going hundreds of miles off course

The animal was in an exhausted state when it was found roaming in a village and is thought to have travelled on an ice floe.

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German businesswoman who toured world in vintage car dies aged 81

Heidi Hetzer went on a drive around the globe between 2014 and 2017, posting highlights on Instagram.

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Watch: Ice hockey star chides ref for bad language in NHL game

‘Your mother would be mad at you for those swear words.’ This story is enriched with multi-media content

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Greta Thunberg, Nasa and Fortnite among winners of 2019 Webby awards

The accolades for internet excellence will be presented in May. This story is enriched with multi-media content

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The 6 emotional stages of going back to work after a long bank holiday weekend

It’s time to go back to reality.

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‘Good Samaritan’ rescuer praised after woman dumps bag of seven tiny puppies

The woman was caught on CCTV dumping a bag of puppies next to a rubbish dumpster outside a shop.

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Man pretending to be traffic cop pulls over undercover officer

It didn’t end well for him.

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Puppy stolen from family two years ago found nearly 2,000 miles away

Cedar was injured and covered in snow when she was found.

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Woman in US arrested for claiming officer killed chicken in drive-by shooting

‘Unfortunately we struck and killed a member of the fowl community, in this case, a chicken.’

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Most hacked passwords revealed in warning over cybersecurity

The National Cyber Security Centre has urged internet users to take online security more seriously.

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10 reasons why you shouldn’t feel guilty eating lots of chocolate this Easter

‘Tis the season for stuffing your face.

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Jackdaw’s reaction to being caught amuses thousands on social media

The bird in question fell down a chimney after causing mischief by dropping sticks into the house. This story is enriched with multi-media content

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Guinness makers to remove plastic from packaging – 14 other brands making environmental changes

These are the brands working to be more eco-friendly.

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10 essential tools every householder should own

Luke Rix-Standing runs through the must-have tools that can divert almost any domestic disaster.

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Look beyond Portugal’s beaches to discover a wealth of cultural delights

Although synonymous with sun, sea and sand, the Algarve region has much more to offer in late spring, says Liz Ryan.

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8 Easter foods and what to drink with them

We’ve hunted down the best liquid refreshment to match the spring holiday’s feasting favourites.

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Netflix release trailer for When They See Us

The series will explore the aftermath of a prominent 1980s story. This story is enriched with multi-media content

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Airline finds owl napping in a plane engine as it performed pre-flight checks

A team of engineers rescued the owl before releasing it into the wild. This story is enriched with multi-media content

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Donkey returned to owner after being found in middle of Chicago road

An officer at Cook County Sheriff’s Office in Chicago rescued a donkey from where it was wandering in the middle of a busy road.

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Old Masters - See what these Scottish pensioners have done to their city

A group of Scottish pensioners have picked up spray cans for the first time to create a piece of street art.

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K-pop fans make dad go viral after he plays trumpet to BTS song

Sadie Neighbour from Cornwall filmed her father playing an impromptu cover. This story is enriched with multi-media content

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'It was so beautiful I couldn't eat it' - Is this Ireland's oldest Easter egg?

A Co. Meath woman reckons she has Ireland's oldest Easter egg - and is open to challenges.

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Man who began running after losing ‘everything’ completes 156-mile desert race

Julian Mellor, 47, promised his wife that he would finish the race, even if he had to crawl.

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Netflix has some egg-cellent choices for you this Easter weekend

We're ready for a weekend of binging chocolate and tv. This story is enriched with multi-media content

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HBO calls for Donald Trump to stop using Game Of Thrones-style memes

The network said it would ‘prefer our intellectual property not be used for political purposes’. This story is enriched with multi-media content

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Rare Star Wars toy could ‘easily’ smash guide price, say auctioneers

The Tie Bomber has a guide price of £250-£350.

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London sewer blocked by 105-tonne ‘concreteberg’

Thames Water said the huge blockage is at least 100 metres long and will take at least two months to remove.

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Safari park monkeys enjoy treat-filled Easter eggs

The enrichment activity for barbary macaques forms park of seasonal events at Blair Drummond Safari Park.

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Man arrested after throwing iguana at restaurant manager

He had been hiding the reptile under his sweatshirt.

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Here are some of the winners of the 2019 Sony World Photography Awards

The winners of this year's Sony World Photography Awards have been revealed.

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Homeless man reunited with pet rat after police search for ‘stolen’ rodent

Chris and Lucy are back together after the rat was taken earlier this month.

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Here are the first photos of Fota Wildlife Park's newest lion cubs

Fota Wildlife Park is calling on the public to help name them.

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Elon Musk becomes ‘absolute unit’ in picture swap with English museum

The Museum of English Rural Life wants to know what’s going on. This story is enriched with multi-media content

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Ralph Lauren launches polo shirt made of recycled plastic bottles

The shirt is part of a broader strategy of fresh environmental goals throughout the manufacturing process.

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Assassin’s Creed publisher pledges €500,000 to Notre Dame restoration

The cathedral features in great detail in Assassin’s Creed Unity, which Ubisoft is giving away free to PC users for one week. This story is enriched with multi-media content

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Here’s what the internet have been saying about Bono's appearance in the Daíl

The U2 frontman was in attendance to hear United States House of Representatives, Nancy Pelosi speak. This story is enriched with multi-media content

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Wonderbra’s famous ‘Hello boys’ ad campaign is back – but this time with a serious message

Figleaves has reimagined the notorious Nineties ad with a 2019 twist.

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WATCH: Passengers caught out by prankster at Dublin Airport

This is just plane funny. This story is enriched with multi-media content

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In Pictures: Climate protesters go underground with Tube trains targeted

Activists disrupted commuters as action continued across London by backers of the Extinction Rebellion group.

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This video of hungover man waking up in wrong house will have you laughing for days

The unnamed Scottish man was woken up by two strangers who found him asleep on their living room couch.

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How well do you know your Father Ted priests?

Go on, go on, go on, go on, go on ...

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Young baseball fans get puppy after dad’s home run promise

Parents – be careful what you let your children write on a sign. This story is enriched with multi-media content

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‘I can’t be on the jury – I’m the judge’

Judge Keith Cutler revealed he was only excused from jury service at Salisbury Crown Court when he insisted he would be hearing the case.

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Police warn motorists after woman spotted eating cereal while driving

Police said: ‘This is not It’s Always Sunny In Philadelphia. You are not Dennis Reynolds.’ This story is enriched with multi-media content

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Residents of planned south Dublin apartments in line to share five GoCars

Residents of a planned upmarket apartment block development in Foxrock in south Dublin will able to avail of ‘pay as you go driving’ from five shared GoCar vehicles to be based at the address.

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15 things you’ll only know if you’re a committed night owl

The night is dark, and full of errors.

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Ducklings filmed blocking road in Yorkshire town

The ducks were filmed obstructing the road in Driffield town centre in Yorkshire.

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eBay removes advert for ‘timber recovered from Notre Dame fire’

T-shirts with the slogan ‘Je Suis Notre Dame’ have also been taken down.

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Bizarre South African election campaign sees Cork city suburb get international attention

A number of typo-ridden billboards have been erected in South Africa ahead of an upcoming election, resulting in unexpected international attention for a suburb in the southside of Cork city. This story is enriched with multi-media content

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Posting from the privy: The world’s most Instagrammed bathrooms

Some Instagrammers really do have no filter.

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Search begins for Ireland's next top country music star

Music legends Margo and Nathan Carter are searching for Ireland's next country star.

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Eagle family of two males and one female filmed raising eaglets together

The unconventional family has been spotted along the Mississippi River near Fulton, Illinois.

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Are You 'fur' real? Mum and daughter host kitten cuddling party in Cork

“It’s not a party as such, more of a kitten-cuddling day really”

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Search for ‘father and daughter’ in heart-warming photo taken minutes before Notre Dame fire

"Twitter if you have any magic, help him find this" This story is enriched with multi-media content

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Notre Dame fire shows power of monuments to the French

Almost every region of France has a similar treasure to cherish. This story is enriched with multi-media content

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VIDEO: Parisians kneel and sing as they watch their beautiful Notre Dame Cathedral burn

"Such a beautiful building. The singing is so touching though, it’s amazing how a heartbreaking event can bring people together" This story is enriched with multi-media content

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Brothers aged six and eight to walk London Marathon for the homeless

Alex and Nicholas Harrison from Amersham said the 26.2-mile course will be their ‘biggest adventure’. This story is enriched with multi-media content

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