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More than 2,500 over-65s on jobseeker's each year: Dept The Department of Employment Affairs and Social Protection has revealed that more than 2,500 over-65s per year have received jobseeker's benefit since the state pension qualification age was raised to 66 in 2014.
South Korean transgender soldier pleads to stay in army A transgender South Korean soldier who enlisted as a man and underwent a sex change last year pleaded tearfully to be allowed to stay in uniform after the military decided to discharge her.
Inquest hears Valdez killer died from gunshot wound Acting State Pathologist, Dr Linda Mulligan, has told an inquest that Mark Hennessy died from a single gunshot wound, discharged through the window of a car.
Murder accused said mother-in-law tried to kill husband A 34-year-old man accused of the murder of his mother-in-law told gardaí she tried to kill her husband and wanted all the family dead.
Brexit bill set to become law after parliament approval The British parliament has passed all stages of the Withdrawal Agreement Bill, the legislation that incorporates the EU-UK Brexit deal into British law.
Salmond in court on attempted rape, assault charges Former Scottish first minister Alex Salmond has appeared in court accused of offences against ten women, including attempted rape and a series of sexual assaults.
UN report points to Saudi involvement in Bezos hack United Nations human rights experts have called for an investigation into allegations that the Saudi Arabian Crown Prince was involved in the hacking of Amazon boss Jeff Bezos's phone.
Struggle to contain virus in China as millions on move As the death toll from a SARS-like virus in China reaches nine and with hundreds more people infected, it couldn't be worse timing for China, writes Yvonne Murray in Beijing.
Two men speak to gardaí following Cork petrol attack Gardaí in Cork have spoken with two men in connection with an attack on a 23-year-old man who was doused in petrol and set alight.
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