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International - Today’s News

Here's What Happened Today: Saturday

Spanish terror investigation continues, searches for missing Tina Satchwell, and a rainfall warning arrives.

How much has Garda overtime cost so far this year? It's the week in numbers

Plus: Where did Leo Varadkar come in Fortune’s 40 under 40?

Spanish royals meet with Irish survivors of Barcelona terror attack

Spain’s Princess Letizia and King Felipe met with the family today.

Call for Tuam Town Hall to remove memorial to Irish Confederate major

Shaun Cunniffe said that the plaque should be removed to a museum so that people can discuss the issues around it.

Finland terror incident: Attacker 'especially targeted women'

Eight people were stabbed before police shot the attacker.

This 1979 news report about a solar eclipse had a poignant message for 2017

The report was on a solar eclipse that was moving across North America.

Spain attacks: What we know about the suspects

The suspects are all youths, most of them Moroccans who lived in Ripoll.

From The42 Pogba-inspired Man United hit Swansea for four in emphatic win Emphatic

Pogba-inspired Man United hit Swansea for four in emphatic win

Henrikh Mkhitaryan got two assists as Jose Mourinho’s side swaggered to a brilliant four goal win for the second successive weekend.

16-year-old boy running for Kansas governor seat

The teenager said he would support legalising marijuana for medical purposes but he is conservative on gun rights.

'Most likely not terrorism': Knife attacker injures seven in Russia

Police said they had “liquidated” the attacker.

From The42 Making waves and breaking boundaries: Ireland's Aqua Blue Sport ready to make history Behind The Scenes

Making waves and breaking boundaries: Ireland's Aqua Blue Sport ready to make history

Ahead of a debut appearance at a Grand Tour event, we take a look behind the scenes at a unique Irish sporting team.

Six US police officers shot in one night

One police officer died from his injuries.

'A truly horrific murder': Irishman stabbed to death in Wolverhampton

The victim was due in court in Ireland in relation to an assault charge but had fled the jurisdiction.

It's so hot in LA that they're coating the footpaths using a new 'cooling' paint

The Californian city becomes the first major one in the US to test out the new technology.

The 9 at 9: Saturday

These are the top stories you need to know this morning.

Spanish police say terrorists planned bigger attack

Police believe three terrorists are still on the run.

Murder investigation launched after Irishman dies in Birmingham

Phillip Leonard died from his injuries earlier this week.

The icons of Confederacy at the heart of America's debate

There are more than 1,500 symbols of the Confederacy on public land, mostly in the South.

A new generation of white nationalist groups flourish under Trump

Analysts say theses groups may have members in the tens of thousands and tacit supporters in the hundreds of thousands.

International - Yesterday’s News

Mother of Charlottesville victim refuses to speak to Trump

“You can’t wash this one away by shaking my hand and saying ‘I’m sorry’.”

Las Ramblas victims: A father with his family, a husband on his honeymoon RIP

Las Ramblas victims: A father with his family, a husband on his honeymoon

Over 30 different nationalities were killed or injured in the two attacks, according to various sources

Here's What Happened Today: Friday

Fourteen people killed in attacks in Spain, Steve Bannon is out of the White House and Bruce Forsyth has died – it’s the Evening Fix.

Second video emerges of US officer repeatedly punching black man

“Violence and use of force in any situation is disturbing and difficult to watch,” the city’s mayor said.

Steve Bannon out of job as Trump's chief strategist

It comes after a huge backlash over Trump’s response to white supremacist violence in Charlottesville, Virginia,

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Know Your Sport? Take our weekly quiz

How closely were you paying attention this week?

Entertainer Bruce Forsyth has died at the age of 89

The former Strictly Come Dancing presenter had been unwell for some time.

Michael Barrymore to receive damages over wrongful rape and murder arrest

The former TV presenter was arrested in 2007 on suspicion of the rape and murder of Stuart Lubbock.

Man sentenced to life in prison for killing partner with ornamental sword

Ronald Joseph Cooke claimed his partner had stabbed herself while he was driving.

Spain terror latest: 14 dead across two attacks in Barcelona and Cambrils

Three of the attackers shot in Cambrils have been identified by police.

Reward offered after 'vicious' assault on pensioner in London

The 82-year-old was knocked to the ground and punched in the face by a woman who had asked her for money.

From The42 'Everyone is talking about it but they're not' - Gillick critical of BBC's Farah coverage World Championships

'Everyone is talking about it but they're not' - Gillick critical of BBC's Farah coverage

The two-time European gold medallist believes Farah should have faced more questioning.

Spain terror attacks: A timeline of events

Police are investigating a Spanish-based terror cell.

'You are not alone': Taylor Swift makes 'generous' donation to sexual assault charity

The pop star won a sexual assault lawsuit against a radio DJ on Monday.

The 9 at 9: Friday

The terror attacks in Spain are dominating the headlines this morning.

Father and son injured as Irish family of four caught up in Barcelona terror attack

Taoiseach Leo Varadkar expressed his abhorrence at the attack.

Teenage boy found guilty of killing love rival at bus stop in Leeds

Irfan Wahid, 16, was stabbed to death with a kitchen knife.

Opening up their homes, free fares and donating blood: A city in solidarity after Las Ramblas attack

A strike by security staff at the airport was immediately suspended and taxis offered fares free of charge.

White nationalist extremism being blocked from online social networks

Online chat rooms were used to help organise the Unite the Right rally in Charlottesville.

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