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Dublin: 23 °C Tuesday 30 June, 2015

International - Today’s News

Death of mother and daughter in England linked to father’s death in France yesterday

47-year-old Lisa Anthony and her daughter Ava (14) were discovered at their Surrey home yesterday morning.

The food sector wants to sell us more for greater profits – but we need to consume less

For the first time in human history our biggest killers are not pathogens, at least in the Western world, but illnesses created by poor diet and the drive to consume more calories.

Summer’s over: Here’s how your favourite Irish rugby stars spent their holidays

Jackson and Henderson went to the woods, Heaslip acted out some Will Smith lyrics and everybody broke their diet plan wide open.

Greece just asked for a THIRD bailout, with debt ‘restructuring’

It comes as the deadline for the country’s next €1.6 billion bailout repayment looms very fast.

From The42 Tributes pour in as ‘this generation’s Arkle’ — Kauto Star — dies following a fall RIP

Tributes pour in as ‘this generation’s Arkle’ — Kauto Star — dies following a fall

The 15-year old suffered a complex fracture to his pelvis.

From The42 FAI’s debt increases to over €51 million, according to latest accounts Problems

FAI’s debt increases to over €51 million, according to latest accounts

Fifa’s infamous payout following the Thierry Henry handball incident in the 2010 World Cup playoff also gets a mention.

Missing American tourist found safe and well in Australia after five years

The man was found alive by police who were investigating a burglary.

South Sudan army raped then burned girls alive

A UN agency said warring forces have carried out horrific crimes against children including tying them together before slitting their throats.

Police in London are testing their response to an attack by terrorists with guns

The major exercise had been organised for six months but comes less than a week after Britons were killed in a terror attack in Tunisia.

Man sets himself alight on Japanese bullet train

Several other passengers had to be treated for smoke inhalation

Here is the letter Enda Kenny sent to Alexis Tsipras last night

Greece is finally heading for a default on its IMF loans.

‘No, you’re fired!’ – NBC cuts ties with Donald Trump

The network said the decision was made after the billionaire’s recent derogatory statements about immigrants.

How urban flower power can be used to fight the march of property developers

In Berlin, this is exactly what’s happening.

From Business ETC Do you hang out with co-workers outside work? Irish people do it much more than most Internal Affairs This post contains a poll

Do you hang out with co-workers outside work? Irish people do it much more than most

They’re unsure whether it’s worthwhile though

International - Yesterday’s News

Here’s What Happened Today: Monday

Featuring the number of abortions performed in Ireland last year, Greece on the brink, and Tunisian arrests.

Tunisian authorities say they have made their first arrests following Friday’s beach massacre

The news come as tourists flood home to Europe following the atrocity.

Feel the need for speed – Top Gun 2 is on its way

Be still our beating hearts…

Sixth shark attack in two weeks leaves teen in critical condition

The teen suffered injuries to his right calf, buttocks and both hands while swimming with friends on Saturday.

“There is a real thirst for revenge” – Muslim cleric on Tunisia terrorist attack

Muslim activist Anjem Choudary has said that the presence of Western civilians in Muslim countries is creating instability.

From The42 Ireland’s triumphant boxers given a hero’s welcome home Recognition

Ireland’s triumphant boxers given a hero’s welcome home

Badminton Men’s and Mixed Doubles bronze medal winners Sam Magee, Chloe Magee and Joshua Magee also arrived back in Dublin today.

The Great Wall of China is disappearing

Almost 2,000km has disappeared over centuries.

Closed banks, capital controls and a referendum… What next for Greece?

And what will it mean for Ireland if Greeks take the nuclear option?

Brother of Irish woman killed in Tunisia: ‘She was our baby’

Martina and Larry Hayes are believed to be among 38 killed in Friday’s attack.

Texas is fighting back against US marriage equality

The state’s attorney general said Texans ‘must speak with one voice against this lawlessness’.

Joni Mitchell is ‘talking again but hasn’t walked’ after aneurysm

The singer is expected to make a full recovery.

Jeremy Clarkson: I’m so sorry Top Gear ended like this

The final episode of the show, as we currently know it, aired last night.

People are queuing for ATMs in Greece – but they can only get €60

Pensioners are also queuing outside closed banks.

Second killer who escaped prison shot and captured by police

David Sweat was shot in a field some 30 miles from the prison he escaped from three weeks ago.

International - Sunday 28 June, 2015

Islamic State, one year on: The relationship between media and terrorist organisations must change

As we approach the one year anniversary of Islamic State’s so-called ‘Caliphate’, ISIL will be seeking to make itself appear as strong as ever.

Greek banks are now NOT OPENING for a week

The country is taking the measure to avoid financial panic.

PHOTOS: Step inside one of the world’s most luxurious river cruise ships

The SS Maria Theresa: Three decks, an elevator, 75 rooms, €10,729 a pop.

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A space rocket has exploded on a routine cargo mission

The incident happened at NASA’s base near Cape Canaveral in Florida.

Driver killed, child in intensive care as bus carrying schoolchildren crashes

It is reported the driver lost control on the highway and the coach crashed into an overpass.

This pink flamingo got an artificial leg after his was amputated

He’s even tucking it under his body to make the flamingo’s classic one-leg standing pose.

CNN mistakes Pride flag covered in dildos for ISIS flag

It was a very unnerving sight, they said.

Police officer chokes a man holding his daughter

The incident happened in Philadelphia when 20-year-old Ellis Smith failed to pay for his ticket.

Horrifying footage shows fire ripping through crowd at water park, injuring 500 people Taiwan This post contains videos

Horrifying footage shows fire ripping through crowd at water park, injuring 500 people

They were attending a ‘colour party’ and were covered in green and yellow powder which caught fire.

From Business ETC Meet the man who helped spark the craft-beer revolution Boston Lager

Meet the man who helped spark the craft-beer revolution

Jim Koch is the man behind Samuel Adams Boston Lager.

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