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International - Today’s News

From The Score LIVE: Arsenal v Manchester United, Premier League Minute-by-Minute

LIVE: Arsenal v Manchester United, Premier League

Though both teams seem out of the title race already, they’re still desperate for three points from a fixture that normally delivers.

There’s an outbreak of the bubonic plague in Madagascar

The outbreak has killed 40 people.

‘I don’t want my son’s death to be in vain’

Tensions are high ahead of the grand jury ruling on the death of Michael Brown.

From Business ETC The Briefcase: Not-so Irish brands, Sweden’s helping hand and Darth Vader’s deep pockets Inbox Me

What are the claims against Bill Cosby? And why are we only hearing about them now?

Cosby’s reputation as ‘America’s TV dad’ has been steadily dismantled in recent days. Here’s what he’s being accused of – and how America’s been reacting…

14 injured in suspected gas explosion at London hotel Hyatt Regency London This post contains images

14 injured in suspected gas explosion at London hotel

500 guests have been evacuated.

International - Yesterday’s News

Casinos drop Bill Cosby shows as more and more women allege sexual assault

At least 12 women had made rape and sexual assault allegations against the comic.

From The Daily Edge Winnie the Pooh banned from Polish playground for his ‘dubious sexuality’ Pooh Pooh

Winnie the Pooh banned from Polish playground for his ‘dubious sexuality’

The councillors of the small town didn’t like that he was “half-dressed” either.

Are German motorbikes the key to fighting Ebola?

The bikes have been sent to west Africa.

Two dead after balcony collapses in London

A further six people were injured.

How this seemingly innocuous tweet caused a big row and forced a Labour MP to resign

Emily Thornberry stepped down as a member of the Labour shadow cabinet last night. Here’s what happened…

Opinion: At last, a lifeline for the undocumented Irish in the US

President Obama’s action is the first ray of light in a long time for undocumented Irish men and women effectively trapped in the shadows of places like Boston, New York, Chicago and San Francisco.

100-year-old woman sees the ocean for first time, says “it’s cold”

Ruby Holt lived her whole life in rural Tennessee.

Millionairess ‘black widow’ suspected of killing husband

The woman, Chisako Kakehi, denies any involvement in the deaths.

From The Score I’m not his social worker: Michael Cheika on dealing with Kurtley Beale Flawed Genius

I’m not his social worker: Michael Cheika on dealing with Kurtley Beale

The Australia coach spoke about the challenges involved in managing the mercurial Beale.

Irish undocumented migrants in the USA could be able to visit home

President Obama has offered undocumented migrants protection from deportation.

International - Thursday 20 November, 2014

Spain bids farewell to the eccentric, flamenco-dancing Duchess of Alba (88)

One of the nation’s richest women – worth over €600 million – she also had more royal titles than any other aristocrat on earth.

Watch: Bill Cosby’s incredibly tense post-interview exchange with reporter

“If you will just tell your boss the reason why we didn’t say that upfront was because we thought that AP had the integrity to not ask.”

Three men charged with plotting to behead a member of the public

They were inspired by a speech from an Islamic State group spokesman.

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From The Score Sheffield United reverse decision to allow convicted rapist Ched Evans train with club Reversal

Sheffield United reverse decision to allow convicted rapist Ched Evans train with club

The club made the announcement in a statement this evening.

UKIP set to win second UK parliament seat

The polls close at 10pm tonight.

From The Score Wigan chairman: ‘Jewish people do chase money more than everybody else’ Controversy

Wigan chairman: ‘Jewish people do chase money more than everybody else’

Dave Whelan also claimed the word “chink” was not offensive in an interview with The Guardian.

From The Daily Edge This is what looking down at your phone does to your spine Spine-chilling
From Business ETC Ireland can offload a big chunk of its bailout debts early, thanks to Sweden Payback Time

Ireland can offload a big chunk of its bailout debts early, thanks to Sweden

The government could have another €400m in the coffers each year now it has struck a deal.

50,000 Irish citizens could be affected by Obama’s immigration law change

The President will be using his power to create a system that better facilitates undocumented immigrants.

From The Daily Edge Couple ‘fined £100 by their hotel’ for leaving a bad review on TripAdvisor Not Fine

Couple ‘fined £100 by their hotel’ for leaving a bad review on TripAdvisor

Tony and Jan Jenkinson described the establishment as a “filthy, dirty, rotten stinking hovel”.

The Graduate and Monty Python’s Spamalot director Mike Nichols has died RIP

The Graduate and Monty Python’s Spamalot director Mike Nichols has died

The 83 year old is survived by his wife, journalist Diane Sawyer.

Miss Honduras ‘shot dead by her sister’s jealous ex-boyfriend’

She was found dead, along with her sister last night.

Woman stranded in snowstorm gives birth in fire station

Mother and daughter are doing well.

From Business ETC Privacy shouldn’t be sacrificed for safety from crime, survey finds Concerns

Privacy shouldn’t be sacrificed for safety from crime, survey finds

The findings come from Microsoft which is currently involved in a legal battle concerning a US warrant for emails stored on Irish servers.

Deadly US snow burst kills 8 people… and there’s more snow to come

A State of Emergency is in effect across Buffalo’s Erie County.

From Business ETC This handy new tool could stop a government from spying on you 007

This handy new tool could stop a government from spying on you

Amnesty International said Governments are increasingly using technology to access activists and journalists’ private emails and computers.

International - Wednesday 19 November, 2014

Female police recruits in Indonesia are subjected to virginity tests

Human rights campaigners say it’s harmful and humiliating, and must stop.

From The Score Another twist as FBI protection offered to Qatar World Cup 2022 whistleblower WC 2022

Another twist as FBI protection offered to Qatar World Cup 2022 whistleblower

‘It has cost me emotionally — I know for a fact I will be looking over my shoulder for the rest of my life’.

From The Score We’ll Leave It There So: Irish supporters’ group angry, Declan O’Sullivan retires and all today’s sport Wednesday

We’ll Leave It There So: Irish supporters’ group angry, Declan O’Sullivan retires and all today’s sport

Meanwhile, England boss Roy Hodgson has expressed his disapproval of the England fans’ IRA chants last night.

From Business ETC Explainer: Why is Uber in such hot water right now? Controversy

Explainer: Why is Uber in such hot water right now?

The lift-sharing service has been strongly criticised after an exec said it should smear journalists who criticised it, but its problems run much deeper.

From The Daily Edge ‘Serial’ victim’s brother says podcast sensationalises his sister’s murder Serial

‘Serial’ victim’s brother says podcast sensationalises his sister’s murder

The podcast centers on Hae Min Lee, who was murdered in Baltimore in 1999.

Zookeeper seriously injured in rhino attack at British zoo

He is said to be in serious but stable condition at the hospital.

Honduran beauty queen and sister found dead

Both were kidnapped on the eve of this week’s Miss World contest in London.

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