News At One

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News At One Wednesday 3 June 2020

News At One

News At One

News, sport, business and interviews with Aine Lawlor and Claire Byrne.

Five arrests in investigation into alleged laundering

Five arrests in investigation into alleged laundering

Our Crime Correspondent Paul Reynolds reports that five men have been arrested in an investigation into the alleged laundering of over €1.5m.

Failures in Swedish virus response

Failures in Swedish virus response

Sweden should have done more to combat the coronavirus, the epidemiologist behind a national strategy that avoided the strict lockdowns seen in many other countries has said. We talk to Swedish based journalist Philip O'Connor.

Unemployment rate at 26.1%

Unemployment rate at 26.1%

Our Economics Correspondent Robert Shortt reports on the latest employment figures from the Central Statistics Office which unemployment at 26.1% - a slight fall on April's figure of 28.2%.

Party leaders meet in government formation talks

Party leaders meet in government formation talks

Our Political Correspondent Paul Cunningham reports from Leinster House.

Young Greens focus on emission targets

Young Greens focus on emission targets

Our reporter Aisling Maloney talks to Young Green members about their priorities and thoughts on the current government formation talks.

Call for clarity for holiday makers

Call for clarity for holiday makers

Pat Dawson, CEO of the Irish Travel Agents' Association calls for clarity for holiday makers as the warning against essential travel remains.

Field trials under way on Covid-19 app

Field trials under way on Covid-19 app

Our Reporter Kate Egan has the details on field trials that have begun on a new contact tracing app, which is aimed at controlling the spread of Covid-19.

"Full transparency" urged on tracing app

"Full transparency" urged on tracing app

Elizabeth Farries of the Irish Council for Civil Liberties has reiterated their call for transparency on the proposed new contact tracing app aimed at controlling the spread of COVID-19.

Demonstrations continue across United States

Demonstrations continue across United States

Our Washington Correspondent Brian O'Donovan reports on an eight night of demonstrations in the US following the death of African-American George Floyd in police custody.

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