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International - Today’s News

Jury sees iPhone torture video of British banker 'ranting on coke' in front of victims

Rurik Jutting, 31, is standing trial for the murders of two Indonesian women.

Suge Knight claims Dr. Dre hired a hitman to kill him, files $300m lawsuit

Suge Knight is currently in jail after killing a colleague with his car.

At least 10 injured in blast in Turkish resort city

An official said it was “too early” to make assumptions as to the cause of the blast.

Thousands of migrants expected to remain at demolished Calais camp

A migrant charity said it is concerned about what will happen later in the week when those determined to get to England refuse to be moved.


60 people killed after militants attack police academy in Pakistan while recruits sleep

Dozens more were injured in the attack, one of the deadliest this year.

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"Everyone was screaming" - Tragedy as four die at theme park in Australia

All of the deceased were adults aged between 32 and their early 40s.

Mistrust, language barriers and mist: An Irish volunteer's account of the Calais evacuation

“It’s tense but calm at the moment. There’s warehouse processing people from the camp and a container has been cleared out to process the children.”

International - Yesterday’s News

17 of Shakespeare's plays actually written in collaboration with others

Experts have agreed that contemporaries of Shakespeare like Christopher Marlowe helped him write some of his most famous works.

Here's What Happened Today: Monday

Singer Pete Burns has died, more than 2,000 people relocated from Calais and emergency landing at Shannon – it’s the Evening Fix.

Introducing Lynlee Boemer - a baby who has quite literally been born twice

Lynlee Hope was diagnosed as having a rare tumour while still in the womb, and underwent surgery performed via caesarean section.

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We'll Leave It There So: Schmidt's new deal, Ballon d'Or shortlist named and today's sport

Elsewhere, Padraig Harrington surges up world rankings, Daniel Goulding announces his inter-county retirement and Mike Ford lands one of European rugby’s top jobs.


The 5 at 5: Monday

Five minutes, five stories, five o’clock…

Sailors held hostage for nearly five years 'ate rats' to survive

The men – from China, Indonesia, the Philippines, Cambodia and Taiwan – were captured by Somali pirates in 2012.

British banker 'tortured woman for three days' before murder in Hong Kong

Rurik Jutting is accused of murdering two Indonesian women in his apartment.

'It's a squirm-a-thon for me': Bill Murray accepts America's top comedy award

After being handed the award, Murray gave it to a man in the first row of the audience and told the crowd to pass it around.

Five dead after small plane crashes at Malta airport

The airport said that emergency services were dispatched to the scene immediately.

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French police on standby as migrants start evacuating Calais 'Jungle' camp

Camp residents have begun arriving at designated spots to be bussed to French reception centres.

13 people die in tour bus crash in California

Authorities said it appeared the 1996 bus didn’t have seat belts and it is likely speeding played a role.

International - Sunday 23 October, 2016

Who is Evan McMullin, the outsider who could top the presidential poll in Utah?

McMullin, who has been surging in the polls, is a former CIA operative.

Here's What Happened Today: Sunday

Teenager killed in hit-and-run, polls show Clinton has 12 point lead over Trump and anniversary of Philip Cairns disappearance – it’s the Evening Fix.

Escaping a warzone in a wheelchair: This teen has turned her incredible story into a book

She is still waiting for her asylum approval to come through.

Latest poll puts Clinton at a double-digit lead over Trump

With just over two weeks to go before Election Day, the two White House hopefuls are targeting key battleground states like Florida, North Carolina, Ohio and Pennsylvania


The US is helping to clean up Agent Orange residue, 50 years since the Vietnam War

The US is helping with a dioxin clean-up in Danang, where millions of litres of Agent Orange were stored during the war.

Iraqi forces battle through sniper fire and suicide bombs to retake IS-held city

Some 10,000 fighters are engaged in a huge assault to take back Iraq’s second city.

'It will not be tolerated': Syrian army blamed for third chemical weapons attack on own people

Investigators say the substance may have been chlorine gas, based on the symptoms the victims displayed.

International - Saturday 22 October, 2016

Here's What Happened Today: Saturday

Protests in Dublin after the Jobstown verdict, and protests in London calling for Britain to do more to stop the bombing in Syria – it’s your Evening Fix.

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Nat Geo photo competition gives us a glimpse of a strange, alluring world

Which one do you think will come out on top?

Facebook apologises for another censorship slip, as it promises more graphic news

Facebook apologised for taking down a breast cancer awareness video because the images were flagged as offensive, saying the move was “an error”.


What on earth will happen if Donald Trump DOESN'T win the election?

Donald Trump seemed to be preparing for a loss by insisting the vote is rigged weeks before the election. But what effect is that having on his more incendiary supporters?

Pepsi wants to make its offerings healthier

Pepsi’s “2025 Sustainability Agenda” also included policies to limit water consumption.

Actress Carey Mulligan joins London protest seeking end to Aleppo bombing

Mulligan said the British government must “take a really strong stance and come up with robust measures to deal with this.”

From The42 As it happened: Liverpool v West Brom, Premier League Liveblog

As it happened: Liverpool v West Brom, Premier League

Jurgen Klopp’s side jump up to second in the Premier League thanks to a 2-1 win.

FBI investigating cyber attacks that crippled Twitter, Netflix and Amazon last night

“This is not some hacker sitting in his basement typing away on a keyboard.”


Trump gains ground on Clinton despite allegations of unwanted advances

The latest poll also reveals 63% of Americans believe Trump has committed sexual assault in the past.

Could a floating parliament be the answer for Britain's £4 billion restoration?

The Palace of Westminster needs a serious facelift.

Masked gang armed with Kalashnikovs rob Belgian jewellery store

Witnesses said two explosions were heard during the hold-up.

26 people injured after top of bus crashes into a London bridge

Crews helped release three people who were trapped on the upper deck of a double-decker bus.

Canadian PM says it's up to Europe to save trade agreement

The Canadian trade deal CETA, which was meant to be signed by EU members next Thursday, is in jeopardy after Belgian region refused to agree.

From The42 As it happened: Munster v Glasgow Warriors, European Champions Cup Updates

As it happened: Munster v Glasgow Warriors, European Champions Cup

It’s set to be an emotionally charged afternoon in Limerick following the passing of Anthony Foley.

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