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https://www.independent.ie/news/news-headlines/todays-headlines-parents-of-three-boys-with-incurable-muscular-disease-announce-death-of-adored-son-archie-cuckoo-fund-landlord-plans-to-beat-inflation-with-double-digit-rent-hikes-41823628.html Today’s headlines: parents of three boys with terminal muscle disease announce the death of their ‘adored’ son Archie; The Cuckoo Fund landlord plans to fight inflation with double-digit rent increases