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# Payback

This year
'The polluter must pay': Ryan hits out at oil giant Saudi Arabia spending millions on football
The Minister will attend meetings in Abu Dhabi this weekend ahead of COP28 in Dubai in December.
Last year
We don’t listen to that – Kieran Crowley says shock winners Italy shut out noise
The Azzurri’s last win in the tournament was against Scotland in 2015.
Stuart McCloskey returns for Ulster as they eye up revenge mission on Connacht
Connacht humiliated Ulster when the teams last met in October at the Aviva Stadium.
All time
‘Big Six’ could yet face Premier League punishment over Super League plans
The six English clubs have withdrawn from the competition in the wake of fan protests.
All Blacks restore pride with crushing Argentina win
New Zealand paid tribute to Diego Maradona before the haka.
Government announces staycation tax rebate as part of July stimulus plan
The July stimulus measures were announced by the government this afternoon.
TDs to be told that 'higher taxes' are necessary to offset the economic fallout from Covid-19
A number of organisations and government departments will update TDs on the fallout from Covid-19 today.
Celtic avenge Champions League exit against Cluj
Cluj’s return to Glasgow did not live up to their 4-3 win in August.
Conlan finally gets revenge chance against Russian who 'beat' him at Rio 2016
The Irishman will face Olympic rival Vladimir Nikitin at Belfast’s Falls Park this August.
Trump says 'evil' and 'treasonous' enemies will face scrutiny over Mueller report findings
The Pentagon also gave the green light for the first tranche of funds for Trump’s Mexico border wall.
Apple agrees €500 million tax settlement with France
Apple is one of several American technology giants in the line of fire in Europe over their tax strategies.
Donald Trump admits repaying $130k to his lawyer for Stormy Daniels' silence
The US president said the payoff was to stop Daniels spreading “false and extortionist accusations” made about an affair.
Russia says US threat to freeze assets risks serious retaliation as it expels diplomats
Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov said it comes after “absolutely unacceptable actions”, and that further action would follow.
Tracker mortgage scandal: Ulster Bank made €100 million by overcharging customers
The bank said it is working to pay back all of this money, but TDs and senators were critical of the progress it has made so far.
Chris Hughton exacts revenge on Newcastle as Brighton earn second Premier League win
Tomer Hemed was the hero as Brighton earned their second Premier League win of the season against Newcastle United.
140 Ryanair pilots have left for a competitor in the last year
Ryanair plans to cancel 40-50 flights daily for the next six weeks.
Ryanair ordered to pay back €2 million illegal state aid to Austrian airport
The EU Commission found that some funding provided to the airline breached its rules.
Alexis Tspiras throws feta cheese and Greek yoghurt at Michael Noonan outside Leinster House*
*It wasn’t really them.
Greece might just pay off the €1.6 billion it owes this month
There has been “serious progress” in talks.
Greece is going to miss a €1.6 billion loan repayment to the IMF
Because it hasn’t got any money.
Flight cancelled? You could be owed up to €600
Regulations mean that passengers are due compensation a sliding scale.
Property developer Michael O'Flynn: I can repay €24.9m loans "immediately"
A US investment fund had demanded that that he repay the loans but O’Flynn says they wanted him to default.
The Central Bank sent €10 million to Berehaven Credit Union depositors last night
That’s 85% of members of the liquidated credit union.
New York bar causes uproar with 'no Irish drunks' sign
The bar’s owner was forced to change it to something a bit… lighter.
How to turn your child into a sports star
Many boffins believe children need to put in 10,000 hours at a particular sport to develop a talent. Others disagree.
If you're one of the 396 people who voted for this guy then you're owed a big sloppy horse kiss
Lucky, lucky, lucky you….
13 extremely satisfying acts of revenge
Serving suggestion: Cold.
Bank of Ireland raises funds to begin repaying over €2 billion to the State
The Minister for Finance says the State will make a total of over €200 million from the sale of its preference shares in Bank of Ireland.
One teacher gets €8,573 cheque as over 1,600 receive arrears from Department
Arrears totalling €4 million have been repaid, after problems calculating rates for new teachers last year.
Kearney and Henry declare themselves ready for Ireland duty
“The number seven position is my home now,” declared the Ulster flanker ahead of the November Series announcement.
Government to pay €1.25bn to Anglo bondholders today
The Taoiseach defended the payment in the Dáil yesterday as protests are set to take place in Dublin later today.
Bank is foreclosed from its own premises: homeowners win revenge after mistaken lawsuit
A couple were brought to court for not paying a mortgage they never took out. Their revenge? Foreclose on the bank.