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International - Today’s News

Women and girls killed in crash at Swaziland festival where king chooses a new wife

Up to 40,000 young women dance before the king during the Reed

The survivor of the Virginia shooting is awake and talking about the horrific attack Wdbj Shooting This post contains videos

The survivor of the Virginia shooting is awake and talking about the horrific attack

Vicki Gardner was wounded as she fell to the ground after hearing the first shots.

Turkish national charged over deadly Bangkok bombing

It is the first arrest in connection with the 17 August bombing at the Erawan shrine

“Very lucky” pilot makes emergency landing on Swedish motorway

Passing drivers helped the pilot move the craft off the road and onto the hard shoulder.

From The42 As it happened: Liverpool v West Ham, Premier League Minute-by-Minute

As it happened: Liverpool v West Ham, Premier League

Liverpool took on West Ham, as Brendan Rodgers’ men attempted to continue their unbeaten start to the Premier League season.

Hurricane Katrina hit New Orleans 10 years ago, today: Here’s how it happened

Retrace every step of the Storm of the Century.

Thieves posed as wealthy Gulf tourists to rob hotel safes

The thieves used chisels to remove safes from the walls of hotel rooms.

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The perfect 5: Paul O’Connell’s stand-out internationals on Irish soil

Lansdowne Road just won’t be the same without him.

International team begins year-long ‘Mars isolation’

The men and women will spend their days eating food like powdered cheese and canned tuna, and will only go outside in a spacesuit.

Sheriff’s deputy shot multiple times at Texas petrol station

47-year-old Darren Goforth was pumping petrol into his vehicle when a man approached him from behind and opened fire.

Tanorexia: Some people steal money from their parents to go ‘indoor tanning’

It’s still a problem, despite new rules for sunbeds.

From The42 How the First World War changed soccer in Ireland Interview

How the First World War changed soccer in Ireland

The sport was not always wholly embraced by the masses.

From The42 ‘It shows my resolve’ – Ireland’s Rob Heffernan finishes fifth at World Championships Report

‘It shows my resolve’ – Ireland’s Rob Heffernan finishes fifth at World Championships

Meanwhile, the Irish men’s 4x400m relay team have set a new national record.

From Business ETC Why this tech CEO says low tax deals were the ‘best thing in the history of the Irish economy’ Tell It Like It Is

Why this tech CEO says low tax deals were the ‘best thing in the history of the Irish economy’

This week we chatted with the head of US software company Nitro – and he didn’t hold back.

International - Yesterday’s News

Glastonbury’s left-behind wellies are being donated to the migrants in Calais

“The migrants in Calais are living in desperate conditions and we’re very pleased to be able to help support their basic humanitarian needs.”

Pilot dies after stunt plane crashes in New York

No one else was injured.

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From The42 We’ll Leave It There So: Irish Sports Council take a dig at IABA over Walsh and today’s sport Friday

We’ll Leave It There So: Irish Sports Council take a dig at IABA over Walsh and today’s sport

There was also the Captain’s Run ahead of tomorrow’s World Cup warm-up and an incredible performance in the women’s 200m final in Beijing.

Prep school student not guilty of rape, but must register as sex offender

Owen Labrie was convicted of lesser sex offences against a 15-year-old girl.

Man wanted in connection to landlord’s murder spotted in Belfast Disappearance This post contains videos

Man wanted in connection to landlord’s murder spotted in Belfast

“He may have looked for a lift, for accommodation or for work.”

Four arrested after 3-year-old is shot with air rifle

The toddler was playing in a park with her family when the incident happened.

From The42 Know your sport? Prove it in our weekly quiz Test Your Knowledge

Know your sport? Prove it in our weekly quiz

How closely were you paying attention to the sports headlines this week?

Teen jailed for 11 years for running Isis Twitter account

Ali Shukri Amin was the first minor convicted in the US on this charge.

Ashley Madison boss steps down after embarrassing hack

Noel Biderman is saying goodbye after a controversial few weeks.

From The42 O’Connell’s greatest days were the ones his son shared the taste of victory The Daddy

O’Connell’s greatest days were the ones his son shared the taste of victory

The fresh memories are the sweetest for Ireland’s captain fantastic.

Someone called Jenna Jameson has joined the cast of Celebrity Big Brother *

And the male world is at pains to point out they have no idea who she is (* she’s a well known porn star).

From The42 Liverpool set for Russian challenge as Europa League draw revealed Pot Luck

Liverpool set for Russian challenge as Europa League draw revealed

Tottenham and Celtic also discovered their fate during this afternoon’s draw.

A toddler and three young boys were among the dead in Austrian truck

Police believe the people inside were already dead when the truck crossed into Austria.

From Business ETC 400 jobs on the way as Deloitte says it’s hiring You're Hired

400 jobs on the way as Deloitte says it’s hiring

The company is immediately recruiting to fill 100 jobs.

Former Archbishop dies before trial for abusing boys

The former archbishop died overnight, the Vatican has announced today.

As many as 200 bodies found floating as boat sinks in Mediterranean

This brings to number of those killed in the Mediterranean this year to more than 2,500.

Donald Trump invites woman on stage to check his hair is real

The billionaire’s hair is one of his more notable features.

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