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The story of four puppies stranded in a Cork mineshaft ended happily today.

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Chelsea thrash Maribor

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Didier Drogba scored his first Chelsea goal since his decisive strike in the 2012 Champions League final as the Premier League leaders thrashed Maribor 6-0 at Stamford Bridge to strengthen their position at the top of Group G.

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British Guardsmen form an honour guard during the ceremonial welcome ceremony for Singapore's President Tony Tan Keng Yam at the start of a state visit at Horse Guards Parade in London. PRESS ASSOCIATION Photo.

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TODAY'S COLUMNIST

Fears about the traditional family unit are born of propaganda

A referendum on gay marriage won't pass easily even though it affects the happiness and security of thousands in our society, writes Fergus Finlay.

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TODAY'S BUSINESS

KPMG decision ‘cannot be put off forever’

A High Court judge has strongly criticised the continuing failure over months to make a decision whether accountancy firm KPMG should, in its capacity as former auditors to Irish Nationwide Building Society, be sued as a co-defendant in separate actions by State-owned IBRC against Michael Fingleton and other former directors of the society over €6bn losses.

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Features

VIDEO: Want to find out how clever you are? Ellie O'Byrne takes on the Mensa testEllie O’Byrne

Fashion & Beauty

The good, the bland and the ugly in fashion this autumnBy Annmarie O’Connor

Food & Drink

Chefs reveal what they keep in their fridgeBy Joe McNamee

Health & Life

Mental health manual, a must-have tool for parents of teenagersBy Rita de Brun

Home & Interiors

Bask in reflected glory with a quality mirrorBy Carol O’Callaghan

Travel

Walt Disney made dreams come true for south-west tourismBy Donal Hickey

Arts, Books, Films & TV

Shrek the Musical: Keeping a monster show on the road

Outdoors

Walk of the Week: Stepping out in the footsteps of Finbarr at Gougane Barra, Co Cork