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Dutch fertility doctor fathered 49 children Mr Karbaat admitted before his death he used his sperm to father about 60 children. Stock image A Dutch fertility doctor secretly fathered at least 49 children by inseminating female patients with his own sperm, telling the women that it came from anonymous donors. DNA tests have confirmed suspicions that Jan Karbaat, who died in 2017...
Sending migrants to 'sanctuary cities' not president's 'ideal' choice Likes idea: President Donald Trump wants to explore a twice-rejected proposal of ‘transferring illegal immigrants to sanctuary cities’ Photo: AP US President Donald Trump wants to explore a twice-rejected proposal to send migrants to "sanctuary cities", but that is not the preferred solution to fix the straining immigration system, the White House...
Ireland records the highest start-up figures in 13 years An average of 71 companies were set up every day in Ireland during the first three months of 2019. (stock image) An average of 71 companies were set up every day in Ireland during the first three months of 2019. This is despite Brexit uncertainty and concerns about a slowdown in the global...
Conor McGregor pleads not guilty to 'strong-arm robbery and criminal mischief' in Miami Conor McGregor CONOR McGregor has pleaded not guilty to charges relating to 'strong-arm robbery and criminal mischief'. It follows the Dubliner’s arrest in Miami Beach, Florida last month where he allegedly slapped a phone out of a fan’s hand and stomped on it as he tried to take a...

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'Immediate no-deal threat off table, but it continues to exist' - UK chancellor Threat of no deal still looms: UK Prime Minister Theresa May will still need to get a deal through the House of Commons despite this latest extension UK Chancellor Philip Hammond has said that while the "immediate threat" of a no-deal Brexit has been taken off the table,...

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ACROSS: SUNDAY INDEPENDENT QUIZWORD No409 ACROSS: 7. What did Seamus Ennis play? (8,5) 8. What do you call a boxer who leads with their right hand? (8) 9. Who sang 99 Red Balloons? (4) 10. The Belfast ______ are one of the leading teams in the UK's ice hockey league. (6) 12. Complete the name of this acclaimed Canadian group: ______ Fire. (6) 14....
Africa's richest man withdrew €8.8m just to 'believe' he had money Aliko Dangote Africa’s richest man has recounted withdrawing $10m (€8.88m) just to look at it and prove to himself he was rich. Aliko Dangote, who owns the Dangote Group, told the story at a forum in Abidjan, Cote d’Ivoire, on Saturday. “When you first start a business your target is to make...
State 'jeopardising global markets' says tech chief Philip Martin High-speed fibre broadband is essential for companies in rural Ireland servicing global markets, said Philip Martin, chief executive officer of Cora Systems. His company, which has its headquarters in Carrick-on-Shannon, is a world leader in enterprise project and portfolio management for global organisations and Government agencies. It employs 65 people and manages more than...
Donegal Investment Group invests in Indian seed potato start-up Consumption of potatoes has increased rapidly in India in the last 20 years IPM Potato Group, a subsidiary of Donegal Investment Group, has invested in a seed potato start-up based out of Bangalore, India. Utkal Tubers, which was set-up in 2016, operates in seven states across India. Through its partnership with IPM, Utkal will...
Video shows Manchester Airport baggage handler doing press-ups in cargo hold An energised airport employee got some exercise in while waiting for suitcases to arrive. (Andy Lee/PA) An energised baggage handler was spotted doing press-ups between loads while working in the hold of a plane at Manchester Airport. EasyJet passenger Andy Lee took footage of the handler fitting in an exercise routine while...

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