Ireland v Italy Six Nations games off

Ireland v Italy Six Nations games off

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The postponements were confirmed following a meeting between the Irish Health Minister and the IRFUIreland's men's and women's Six Nations games against Italy in Dublin on 7 and 8 March have been postponed because of coronavirus.Irish Health Minister Simon Harris said on Tuesday the men's game should be postponed and met with the Irish Rugby Football Union (IRFU) on Wednesday.Eleven towns in northern Italy are in lockdown after an outbreak.An IRFU statement said it was "working with the Six Nations to try to reschedule all three fixtures".UK Sports Minister Nigel Huddleston is in talks with a host of sports governing bodies as well as the Premier League and EFL about the ramifications of coronavirus. Among the items being discussed are the Six Nations matches against Italy in Rome on the…
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Facebook’s picture transfer tool opens to more users in Europe, LatAm and Africa

Facebook’s picture transfer tool opens to more users in Europe, LatAm and Africa

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Facebook is continuing to open access to a data-porting tool it introduced in Ireland in December The tool lets users of its network transfer images and videos they have kept on its servers straight to another image storage service, such as Google Photos, by means of encrypted transfer. A Facebook spokesperson validated to TechCrunch that access to the transfer tool is being rolled out today to the U.K., the remainder of the European Union and extra nations in Latin America and Africa. Late last month Facebook likewise opened access to multiple markets in APAC and LatAm, per the representative. The tech giant previously said the tool will be offered worldwide in the very first half of 2020. The setting to "transfer a copy of your photos and videos" is accessed…
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100 years of the UK Labour Celebration’s ups and downs

100 years of the UK Labour Celebration’s ups and downs

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Image copyright Getty Images Battered over Brexit, losing support in previous fortress, and led by Jeremy Corbyn whose personal scores were among the lowest ever tape-recorded, Labour took a hammering. Can the brand-new leader turn around the celebration's potential customers? Here's what 100 years of voting tells us about the scale of the job ahead. Labour had its very first prime minister in 1924 More than 700 million votes have been cast in UK general elections considering that 1918, some 300 million of them for Labour. The celebration produced its very first prime minister, Ramsay MacDonald, at the head of a minority federal government in1924 Image copyright Getty Images Image caption Labour's very first Prime Minister, Ramsay MacDonald. Ever Since Labour has actually won eight basic elections and produced 5…
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How to set up and utilize Fitbit Pay

How to set up and utilize Fitbit Pay

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In the mid-2010 s, it seemed like every tech company introduced a proprietary payment solution. Everyone from Apple and Google to Samsung, Chase, and CVS had payment apps in which you might pack your credit or debit card info and use your phone to buy products from terminals that support near-field interaction (NFC). Fitbit introduced its version, Fitbit Pay, back in2017 Presently, Fitbit provides the ability to pay from your smartwatch and tracker on four of its gadgets: the Ionic, Versa 2 Special Edition, and Charge 3 Scandal Sheet. In 2019, it likewise started partnering with select cities to let you utilize Fitbit Spend for public transit, consisting of in Chicago, New York City, and Singapore. If you wish to take advantage of mobile payment from your Fitbit, here's how…
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Fire TV Edition expands to more soundbars, plus vehicles, cable television boxes and more

Fire TV Edition expands to more soundbars, plus vehicles, cable television boxes and more

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Amazon's Fire TV Edition, the version of Fire TELEVISION that now powers more than 50 Fire TV Edition clever TVs and soundbars as a competitor to Roku TELEVISION, is expanding to more devices besides simply the television. Today, Amazon announced a brand-new Fire TELEVISION Edition that's capable of powering soundbars and being incorporated into vehicles, plus versions designed for operators and certified option companies. The company's aspirations for Fire TV to end up being a more extensive platform were already understood. Amazon this past fall introduced a brand-new Fire TELEVISION soundbar and more than a dozen new Fire TELEVISION Edition items in order to better compete with Roku, which at the time had got a lead over Amazon in U.S. linked TELEVISION market share. In 2019, more than 50 Fire…
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UK general election 2019: Who won and what happens now?

UK general election 2019: Who won and what happens now?

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Image copyright Getty Images Image caption Conservative party leader Boris Johnson gambled with a snap election - and it paid off It was billed as one of the most unpredictable elections in decades but after six weeks of hard campaigning by two historically unpopular party leaders it ended with a conclusive result. Conservative Party leader Boris Johnson won a sweeping victory, handing him a clear mandate to "get Brexit done".He had called the UK's third general election since 2015 - and the first to be held in December for almost 100 years - in an effort to increase his parliamentary majority and end months of deadlock over the UK's exit from the European Union.It was a thumping defeat for the main opposition Labour party. Leader Jeremy Corbyn said Brexit had…
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Northern Irish nationalists eye historic gain as Brexit sends DUP reeling

Northern Irish nationalists eye historic gain as Brexit sends DUP reeling

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Unionists on the ropes after Brexit 'betrayal'Sinn Fein eye upset in historically pro-British areaProvince votes with rest of Britain on ThursdayBy Ian GrahamBELFAST, Dec 10 (Reuters) - In a part of Belfast where huge "peace walls" still keep some Catholic Irish nationalists and Protestant unionists apart, Thursday's UK general election could have far-reaching consequences in the decades-long battle for a united Ireland.John Finucane, son of one of the most high-profile victims of British-ruled Northern Ireland's bloody "Troubles", is seeking to become the first nationalist elected by the historically pro-British constituency of North Belfast.If he wins, 20 years after a peace deal mostly ended three decades of sectarian violence, it could help nationalist parties win more seats in the British parliament than their unionist rivals for the first time since the…
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U.K. Parliament Advances Brexit Bill, All but Assuring January Exit

U.K. Parliament Advances Brexit Bill, All but Assuring January Exit

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Putting behind more than three years of tortuous political drama and national division, Parliament voted by a decisive margin to quit the European Union next month. VideotranscripttranscriptBritish Lawmakers Vote to Push Forward Brexit BillParliament voted 358 to 234 to advance the withdrawal agreement, allowing for Britain to leave the European Union at the end of January.“The ‘Ayes’ to the right: 358. The ‘Nos’ to the left: 234.” [shouting] “The ‘Ayes’ to the right were 358. The ‘Nos’ to the left were 234. So the ‘Ayes’ have it. The ‘Ayes’ have it — unlock.” “Program motion move formally.” “I beg to move.” “The question is as on the order paper is there any of that opinion, say ‘Aye’ —” Lawmakers: “Aye.” “On the contrary, ‘No’ —” Lawmakers: “No.” “Division.”Parliament voted 358…
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Airbnb is a platform not an estate agent, says Europe’s leading court

Airbnb is a platform not an estate agent, says Europe’s leading court

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Airbnb will be breathing a sigh of relief today: Europe's leading court has actually evaluated it to be an online platform, which merely connects individuals searching for short-term accommodation, rather than a full-blown estate agent. The judgment might make it harder for the "house sharing" platform to be required to abide by local property guidelines-- a minimum of under existing local rules governing e-commerce platforms. The judgement by the Court of Justice of the European Union (CJEU) today follows a problem made by a French tourism association, AHTOP, which had actually argued Airbnb needs to hold an expert estate representative licence. And, that by not having one, the platform giant was in breach of a piece of French legislation called the "Hoguet Law." However, the court disagreed-- siding with Airbnb's…
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IS bride-to-be and child going back to Ireland

IS bride-to-be and child going back to Ireland

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Image caption Lisa Smith was spoken with by the BBC in July. An Irish resident who became an Islamic State bride has been jailed after getting here back in Dublin. Lisa Smith and her daughter travelled from Turkey after being deported, getting here in Ireland on Sunday. She was jailed on arrival and it is anticipated she will now be talked to by cops about thought terrorist offences. Plans have also been produced the care of her two-year-old daughter, who was born in Syria but is an Irish resident. Miss Smith is a previous member of the Irish Defence Forces. In a declaration, Irish Minister for Justice Charlie Flanagan said: "This is a sensitive case and I wish to assure individuals that all relevant state companies are closely involved." Irish…
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