The 10 key biohackers you should have on your radar
The 10 key biohackers you should have on your radar

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This six-bedroom home with a ‘a Christmas tree forest’ is on the market for €1.25 million
This six-bedroom home with a ‘a Christmas tree forest’ is on the market for €1.25...

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This light-filled home along the Wild Atlantic Way is on the market for €850,000
This light-filled home along the Wild Atlantic Way is on the market for €850,000

Sarah Finnan

Sequel expectations from a Devil Wears Prada purist
Sequel expectations from a Devil Wears Prada purist

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My Career: Artist Clare Henderson
My Career: Artist Clare Henderson

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Review: A riverside wellness break in the heart of Mayo
Review: A riverside wellness break in the heart of Mayo

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Everything you need to know about face yoga
Everything you need to know about face yoga

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Introducing IMAGE Active: Connect, Move, Thrive
Introducing IMAGE Active: Connect, Move, Thrive

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Weekend Guide: 8 events happening around Ireland
Weekend Guide: 8 events happening around Ireland

Sarah Gill

Step inside textile artist Nicola Henley’s dreamy Co Clare farmhouse
Step inside textile artist Nicola Henley’s dreamy Co Clare farmhouse

Marie Kelly

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August 24: Today’s top stories in 60 seconds


By Sarah Gill
25th Aug 2023
August 24: Today’s top stories in 60 seconds

Your speedy summary of today's must-read stories.

Trump’s mugshot

Donald Trump has been arrested at a Georgia jail on racketeering and conspiracy charges and released on a $200,000 bond after having a historic mugshot taken. Accused of colluding with 18 other defendants to overturn the 2020 election result in the southern state, the 77-year-old spent less than 30 minutes inside Atlanta’s Fulton County Jail before leaving in a motorcade for the airport.

thejournal.ie

Leaving Cert results

Almost 62,000 students are receiving their Leaving Certificate results, which have been artificially boosted by an average of almost 8%. The adjustment has been made following a promise made by Minister for Education Norma Foley that results received by the class of 2023 would be no lower than last year’s. Last year’s marks were artificially increased by an average of 5.6%. This year the average hike is 7.9% and 71% of all grades awarded have risen as a result, compared to 50% last year.

RTÉ

Luis Rubiales

Spanish FA president Luis Rubiales is set to step down today after heavy criticism of his behaviour at the World Cup final in Sydney on Sunday, according to reports in Spain.

Irish Examiner

First-time buyers

The value of first-time buyer mortgages approved in a 12-month period jumped to €8.4 billion in the year to the end of July. Figures from Banking and Payments Federation Ireland showed the increase brought approvals to the highest annualised level since the data series began. First-time buyer mortgage approvals saw a 22.8 per cent year-on-year increase in terms of volume in July, rising to 29,754, and a 26.7 per cent increase in value.

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