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Dublin: 3 °C Thursday 14 November, 2019

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From The42 Chinese state TV keeps NBA opening games off the air amid Hong Kong row Blackout

Chinese state TV keeps NBA opening games off the air amid Hong Kong row

The blackout added to an unusual start to the NBA season, as activists distributed t-shirts in support of Hong Kong democracy.

From TheJournal.ie Massive power outage leaves Uruguay and Argentina without electricity Blackout

Massive power outage leaves Uruguay and Argentina without electricity

Two Argentine power companies confirmed that the failure knocked out electricity throughout Argentina.

From The42 Cheika hopes All Black defeats serve as 'watershed moment' for Wallabies Blackout This post contains videos

Cheika hopes All Black defeats serve as 'watershed moment' for Wallabies

“A few little tweaks, but perseverance definitely. It’s not always instant gratification.”

From The42 Michael Ryan ends ban and confirms he'll speak to the media going forward Short Lived

Michael Ryan ends ban and confirms he'll speak to the media going forward

The Tipperary boss has explained the pre-planned media blackout and shared his regret.

U2 fans have been receiving these cryptic unmarked letters in the post

They’ve gone full Taylor Swift.

From The42 Ruthless All Blacks thrash Wallabies in Sydney with record points tally Blackout

Ruthless All Blacks thrash Wallabies in Sydney with record points tally

Eight tries for New Zealand in today’s Rugby Championship opener at the Olympic Stadium.

From The42 New Zealand steam-roll Canada to complete perfect run to World Cup semis Blackout

New Zealand steam-roll Canada to complete perfect run to World Cup semis

An eight-try rout has left 2014 runners-up Canada out of the running for a semi-final berth.

From The42 Bad news for Irish viewers as they face a blackout of the US PGA Championship No Show

Bad news for Irish viewers as they face a blackout of the US PGA Championship

The PGA of America has ended its multi-year deal with Sky Sports.

From TheJournal.ie British Airways cancels all flights from Heathrow and Gatwick after massive IT failure Computer Outage

British Airways cancels all flights from Heathrow and Gatwick after massive IT failure

Some passengers have suggested that the outage was caused by a lightning strike.

From TheJournal.ie WhatsApp back in service after worldwide blackout Whatsup

WhatsApp back in service after worldwide blackout

This could be helpful for those following our Live A Better Life series.

From TheJournal.ie Over 1,000 power outages following strong winds overnight and fire at Dublin substation Disruption

Over 1,000 power outages following strong winds overnight and fire at Dublin substation

The disruptions have been reported in parts of Carlow, Kilkenny, Galway, Sligo and Cork.

From TheJournal.ie Almost 400 homes left without power in west Dublin after ESB sub station fire Ballyfermot

Almost 400 homes left without power in west Dublin after ESB sub station fire

Dublin Fire Brigade worked with the ESB to make the scene safe a short time ago.

From The42 Argentina players boycott media after Lavezzi marijuana claims Blackout This post contains videos

Argentina players boycott media after Lavezzi marijuana claims

A delicious free-kick from Lionel Messi had helped the Albiceleste to a much-needed win over Colombia.

From The42 You won't be able to watch the first El Clasico of the season live on TV Ah Here

You won't be able to watch the first El Clasico of the season live on TV

The 3:15pm kick-off for Barcelona v Real Madrid means it will not be broadcast live on these shores.

From TheJournal.ie Two Aran Islands could be without power until tomorrow Blackout

Two Aran Islands could be without power until tomorrow

The plan is to ship the generators today, but that may not be possible.

From The42 Further bad news for Virgin Media subscribers who plan to watch Conor McGregor's rematch against Nate Diaz Blackout
From The42 The All Blacks have somehow found a way to be even blacker at the World Cup Blackout

The All Blacks have somehow found a way to be even blacker at the World Cup

The entire team will be wearing Blackout boots at the World Cup

From TheJournal.ie Could the solar eclipse cause blackouts in Ireland? Power Out

Could the solar eclipse cause blackouts in Ireland?

Solar power has become a much more common way of generating power than after the last eclipse.

From The42 Dublin turned black and blue as World Cup winners hit town Blackout

Dublin turned black and blue as World Cup winners hit town

Dan Carter and Bernard Brogan probably discussed car insurance over the starters.

From The42 Armagh boss Grimley says it's his 'basic human right' to snub media Blackout

Armagh boss Grimley says it's his 'basic human right' to snub media

The Orchard management cancelled a media event yesterday.

From TheJournal.ie Work continuing, but 25,000 still without power Lights On

Work continuing, but 25,000 still without power

ESB says that today’s progress will be slow, but it will continue to work to restore power.

From TheJournal.ie ESB crews working to restore power Blackout

ESB crews working to restore power

The electricity network is warning those cleaning up to be wary of power lines.

From TheJournal.ie Bord Gáis announces 2.2% electricity price increase Blackout

Bord Gáis announces 2.2% electricity price increase

After absorbing the price increase for the winter, Bord Gáis Energy is to add around 50 cent a week to bills.

Yahoo's amazing response to the great Gmail blackout of 2014

Gmail was down, but now it’s back. Everyone relax.

From TheJournal.ie Just a handful of homes still offline after storm, but UK dealing with severe flooding and power cuts Storm Watch This post contains images

Just a handful of homes still offline after storm, but UK dealing with severe flooding and power cuts

ESB crews have been out overnight reconnecting customers. In the UK — there’s tens of thousands without power, and three severe flood warnings remain in place.

From TheJournal.ie ESB restores power to 20k customers but urges conservation of electricity in Achill Storm Watch

ESB restores power to 20k customers but urges conservation of electricity in Achill

There were major faults in the system in west Galway and on Achill this afternoon.

From TheJournal.ie Some 2,600 Dublin 15 homes left in the dark following power cut Blackout

Some 2,600 Dublin 15 homes left in the dark following power cut

ESB Networks says the problem is expected to be fixed tonight.

From TheJournal.ie ESB workers announce ‘all-out’ strike as unions meet with mediators Down To The Wire

ESB workers announce ‘all-out’ strike as unions meet with mediators

The company’s Unions’ Dispute Committee says it will implement a “full withdrawal of labour” later this month, although will not be meeting the Labour Relations Committee today.

From TheJournal.ie Power restored on N11, but traffic still heavy Blackout

Power restored on N11, but traffic still heavy

A power outage on the N11 has affected traffic lights and street lights, gardaí say.

From The42 Switched off: Jonny Cooper on social media blackout as semi-final hype builds Blackout

Switched off: Jonny Cooper on social media blackout as semi-final hype builds

Dublin defender looking forward to pitting himself against “the team to beat” on Sunday.

From TheJournal.ie In Pictures: Ten year anniversary of north America’s electricity blackout Turn On The Light This post contains images

In Pictures: Ten year anniversary of north America’s electricity blackout

Ten years ago today, an electricity power outage caused chaos in the northern American states and Canada.

From TheJournal.ie Mars missions scaled back in April because of sun Mars

Mars missions scaled back in April because of sun

For much of April, the sun blocks the line of sight between Earth and Mars, making it difficult for engineers to send instructions or hear from spacecraft Curiosity and Opportunity.

From The42 Sweet chariot: England shock All Blacks at season's final hurdle Blackout This post contains videos

Sweet chariot: England shock All Blacks at season's final hurdle

They know who Owen Farrell is now.

From The42 VIDEO: Lights go out on Argentina-Brazil friendly Blackout This post contains videos

VIDEO: Lights go out on Argentina-Brazil friendly

The match, which features only players from their respective domestic championships, had to be called off.

Crisps, Elvis and Riverdance: 30 of our favourite 'Irish Facts without Wikipedia' Nonsense This post contains images

Crisps, Elvis and Riverdance: 30 of our favourite 'Irish Facts without Wikipedia'

The #irishfactsaboutwikipedia hashtag has been trending worldwide this afternoon. Here’s our country’s revised history.

From TheJournal.ie Sites go offline in protest at US anti-piracy legislation Offline

Sites go offline in protest at US anti-piracy legislation

Sites such as Wikipedia, Reddit and Boing Boing are taking part in an ‘internet blackout’ today.

From TheJournal.ie Around 7,000 homes without electricity after storm damage Power Cut

Around 7,000 homes without electricity after storm damage

Heavy winds last night and early this morning caused a power cut to around 15,000 households.

From TheJournal.ie BlackBerry says 'significant improvement' in service Blackberry Blackout

BlackBerry says 'significant improvement' in service

The company says it is continuing to monitor the situation as services are slowly being restored to full working order following a three-day blackout across the globe.

From The42 Rugby stars agree to Twitter blackout Radio Silence

Rugby stars agree to Twitter blackout

Irish players agree to an informal policy which restricts their online engagement around game time.