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Dublin: 15 °C Monday 29 May, 2017

International - Today’s News

Female zookeeper dies in the UK after serious incident with tiger

The incident happened in the Hamerton Zoo Park in Cambridgeshire.

Calls for Paris black feminist festival to be stopped for 'banning white people' from certain areas

Four-fifths of the festival area will be set aside as a “non-mixed” space “for black women,” according to its website in French.

The 5 at 5: Monday

Five minutes, five stories, five o’clock…

From The42 Tiger Woods arrested and charged with DUI near Florida home Arrested

Tiger Woods arrested and charged with DUI near Florida home

The former world number one was arrested in the early hours of Monday morning.

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Transatlantic flight diverts to Shannon as man suffers heart attack

A young girl also had a fit on the flight and required medical attention.

IS-linked militants have taken parts of a Philippine city and have been killing women and children

There are fears for those trapped in the city of Marawi.

The 9 at 9: Monday

Here’s all you need to know this grey Monday morning.

'I was stunned': Elderly fisherman injured as great white shark leaps into boat

“The pectoral fin of the shark hit me on the forearm and spun me round,” fisherman Terry Selwood said.

Man arrested on south coast of England in connection with Manchester bombing

Two more arrests overnight have brought the number of people taken into custody to 16.

Ireland donated €51 million in record-breaking year for Concern

Concern says it helped 22.6 million people in 27 of the world’s poorest countries in 2016.

International - Yesterday’s News

Here's What Happened Today: Sunday

A man shot dead in Northern Ireland and more arrests in Manchester. Here’s today’s news.

Vegetable garden graves, build-your-own caskets, and coffins to play games on - inside Amsterdam's death expo

The death expo recently held at Amsterdam’s historic Westerkerk church attracted 3,500 visitors in just one day.

Emmanuel Macron: White-knuckle handshake with Trump 'was not innocent'

Macron is eager to show President Trump that he won’t bow down easily.

Reclining seats and 'in-rail entertainment': India gets new luxury train

The popular image of rail travel in the country is of hundreds of people crammed into carriages.

From The42 Thousands of runners unite and stand defiant for emotional Great Manchester Run A City United

Thousands of runners unite and stand defiant for emotional Great Manchester Run

Organisers say hosting the event as planned despite the week’s tragic circumstances sends a strong message.

Trailblazing rock star Gregg Allman dies aged 69

The Allman Brothers shot to fame with hits such as Whipping Post and Midnight Rider.

Man kills wedding guest after being booed off stage during karaoke performance

44-year-old Nguyen Ngoc Diep went on a stabbing spree at the wedding party after another guest mocked his singing and stole the microphone.

Philippine authorities ban hanging rosary beads off car dashboards

“With these religious images, drivers feel they are safer, that there is divine intervention and they are being guided and protected.”

Police release CCTV of Manchester bomber on his way to arena

Police have carried out more searches today, and arrested a man in his 20s near the Old Trafford area.

International - Saturday 27 May, 2017

People from this Greek beach village have a gene that helps them live longer, despite diet

The isolate population in Mylopotamos live on a diet rich in animal fat.

The female Muslim comedian tackling extremism by cracking jokes

“One woman came up to me after a show and said ‘are you for real, are you wearing this hijab for real?’.”

Here's What Happened Today: Saturday

Trump walks away from world leaders, and search teams recover a young fisherman’s body – it’s the Evening Fix.

From The42 Brilliant Arsenal edge out Chelsea in exhilarating FA Cup final Out Of Nowhere

Brilliant Arsenal edge out Chelsea in exhilarating FA Cup final

Arsene Wenger has become the first manager to win the competition seven times after today’s 2-1 win.

What's the average deposit needed for a first time home buyer? It's the week in numbers

Plus: How many homeless children are there now in Ireland.

Donald Trump leaves G7 summit in historic climate change split

German Chancellor Angela Merkel said that discussions on climate change were “very difficult, not to say very unsatisfactory”.

Man uses 'strange' loophole to get invite to Buckingham Palace garden party

Good news if you’re from New Zealand and would like to meet Queen Elizabeth.

Jeremy Corbyn says IRA bombing campaign was 'completely wrong'

The UK Labour leader has been coming under pressure to clarify his stance on the IRA’s bombing campaign.

There are hundreds of piracy-enabling gadgets for sale on Facebook, despite a ban

The boxes are often tweaked to give customers access to pirate TV and film content.

Two people stabbed to death after trying to stop anti-Muslim rant, say US police

Police don’t know if the man has mental health issues or if he was under the influence of drugs or alcohol at the time.

Philippines' president Duterte under fire after 'sickening' rape joke

Duterte told a military camp that they were allowed to rape women because he would take the blame for it.

IVF doctor who 'swapped donors' sperm for his own' allegedly did it at major Dutch hospital

Jan Karbaat is said to have fathered at least 19 children in this manner.

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.

Theresa May lowers terror threat level in UK but armed soldiers to remain on streets

A total of 11 people remain in custody as part of investigations into the Manchester attack.

From The42 The Boston fireman running the Cork City Marathon, pushing his miracle daughter in a stroller Family First

The Boston fireman running the Cork City Marathon, pushing his miracle daughter in a stroller

Abby MacCurtain was diagnosed with Leigh’s Disease and given two years to live.

Actor Josh Brolin gives eulogy as stars such as Brad Pitt attend funeral of Chris Cornell

Musicians in attendance included Pharrell Williams and Nile Rodgers.

From The42 The Scarlets defeat that laid the foundations for one of Munster's greatest triumphs Flashback

The Scarlets defeat that laid the foundations for one of Munster's greatest triumphs

It’s 10 years since Munster’s reign as European champions ground to a halt at Stradey Park.

Trump's son-in-law 'sought secret line to Moscow'

This is the latest in a deluge of allegations on the White House’s Russian links.

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