● Sixteen killed as fighting erupts between Armenia and Azerbaijan Heavy fighting has broken out in the region that lies within Azerbaijan but has been under the control of ethnic Armenian forces since 1994.
● Gardaí appeal for information regarding reported rape in Mayo playground Gardaí say the incident is said to have taken place in the Lowpark area in Charlestown
● Cuts to PUP payment wrong says McDonald as students' eligibility to be considered The Pandemic Unemployment Payment has decreased to between €200 and €300 a week
● Children to return to school as Melbourne eases lockdown The Australian city and surrounding parts of rural Victoria state were placed under strict Level 4 lockdowns on August 2.
● Republican prisoners in Portlaoise go on hunger strike in support of Palestinian doctor Dr Issam Hijjawi is being held in Maghaberry Prison in Antrim after being arrested for attending an alleged meeting of the New IRA in Omagh
● Tottenham left raging as last-gasp Callum Wilson penalty earns Newcastle point The hosts were furious at the decision to penalise Eric Dier for handball
● Swiss reject nationalist plan to limit jobs for EU citizens Public broadcaster SRF reported, based on a partial count, that the measure had been rejected by 61.3% of voters.
● Melbourne restrictions to be eased as Covid cases plummet Restrictions in the Australian state of Victoria were due to last until the end of November
● Attorney General gave advice on housing without declaring in writing he was a landlord The Attorney General did not follow protocol in writing to the Taoiseach saying he's a landlord when giving advice that a ban on...
● Two dead as fighting erupts between Armenia and Azerbaijan Heavy fighting broke out in the region that lies within Azerbaijan but has been under the control of ethnic Armenian forces since 1994.
● Dana White slams Conor McGregor for sharing private messages The UFC president has clashes with McGregor on a number of occasions
● Covid testing before flying 'likely' says Ryan as four countries removed from 'green list' Passengers arriving in Ireland from Germany, Poland, Iceland and Lithuania will be required to isolate for 14-days from midnight on...
● Leeds make bid for Norwich playmaker Todd Cantwell Leeds want to sign Cantwell before the end of the transfer window next week.
● French hospitals delay operations to cope with Covid surge France has reported 31,700 virus-related deaths, the third-highest toll in Europe after Britain and Italy.
● Leeds claim derby win over Sheffield United Patrick Bamford is the first player in Leeds’ history to score in his first three top-flight appearances for the club
● Hotel bookings plummet by 67% following revised restrictions The Irish Hotels Federation has appealed for substantial support for the tourism industry
● Valtteri Bottas wins Russian GP after Lewis Hamilton hit by 10-second penalty Bottas claimed his second win of the campaign ahead of Red Bull’s Max Verstappen and Hamilton
● Armenia says it shot down Azerbaijani helicopters in disputed region Armenian forces also hit three Azerbaijani tanks, according to reports.
● Swiss voters appear to reject limiting jobs for EU citizens Projections based on partial counts indicate most voters have rejected the measure championed by the populist Swiss People’s Party.
● 100,000 tourism jobs lost this year, another 100,000 at risk The Irish Hotels Federation has appealed for substantial support for the tourism industry
● Lewis Hamilton penalised by stewards for pre Russian Grand Prix infringements He was handed two five-second penalties.
● Ancelotti compares Coleman to Maldini, Terry and Ramos Carlo Ancelotti was full of praise for his captain
● 250,000-plus people join Facebook hobby groups during Covid-19 outbreak Data shows that as people tried to avoid boredom during lockdown, they took up new hobbies and activities at home.
● 250,000-plus people join hobby groups on Facebook during coronavirus outbreak Data shows that as people tried to avoid boredom during lockdown, they took up new hobbies and activities at home.