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Bank holidays: Here's how Ireland measures up compared to other EU countries

We lag behind many of our neighbours when it comes to public holidays.

From The42 Ex-Portsmouth star walks off field during Serie A clash due to racist abuse Controversy This post contains videos

Ex-Portsmouth star walks off field during Serie A clash due to racist abuse

Sulley Muntari complained to the referee about the chants but was punished for dissent.

Here's What Happened Today: Sunday

A glimpse of Trump’s North Korea strategy and Bertie Ahern on a Fianna Fáil-Sinn Féin coalition – it’s the Evening Fix.

'It's about how we speak and live': How rap music is saving languages on the brink of extinction

From Norwegians to Native Americans, people are using rap music to keep indigenous language alive.

From The42 Quiz: How well do you remember Ken Doherty's World Snooker Championship success? Memory Lane

Quiz: How well do you remember Ken Doherty's World Snooker Championship success?

Cast your mind back 20 years to that famous night at the Crucible.

Trump calls North Korean leader 'a pretty smart cookie' - but isn't sure if he's sane

The comments came as both North and South Korea tested missiles over the weekend.

From The42 As it happened: Tottenham v Arsenal, Premier League Minute-by-Minute

As it happened: Tottenham v Arsenal, Premier League

Tottenham took on Arsenal with plenty at stake in today’s North London Derby.

Six dead and dozens injured after storms and tornadoes hit US south

Videos from local television stations showed uprooted trees and overturned cars along the rural roadways.

Michelle Obama rules out running for elected office

In her first speech since Donald Trump took office, she spoke about what life’s been like outside the White House.

Theresa May: People use food banks 'for many complex reasons' Sparking Outrage This post contains videos

Theresa May: People use food banks 'for many complex reasons'

The British Prime Minister was asked about the Conservative party’s record on poverty.

Finland's main train station gets a makeover just in time for a Kiss concert

The glam rock band are due to play a gig in the Finnish capital on 4 May.

McCann parents in TV interview: 'We still buy birthday presents for Madeleine' 10 Years Missing This post contains videos

McCann parents in TV interview: 'We still buy birthday presents for Madeleine'

The pair have spoken to the BBC to mark 10 years since the disappearance of their daughter.

From The42 As it happened: Man United v Swansea, Premier League Liveblog This post contains a poll

As it happened: Man United v Swansea, Premier League

We followed all the action from the day’s early kick-off at Old Trafford.

A Ja Rule-organised festival promised music and models on the beach, instead it turned into chaos Fyre Festival This post contains videos

A Ja Rule-organised festival promised music and models on the beach, instead it turned into chaos

Tickets for the festival cost up to $12,000 with VIP packages rising to $250,000.

Pope Francis wants to stop 'a world war in parts' over North Korea

The Pontiff says the international community needs to sit down.

The White House correspondents' dinner went ahead without Trump (but he still got roasted) Black-tie Affair This post contains videos

The White House correspondents' dinner went ahead without Trump (but he still got roasted)

The US President said he was glad he stayed away from ‘the Washington swamp’.

'A blatant affront to American values': New Orleans removes Confederate monument

The city mayor said this move sends a message that New Orleans celebrates its diversity, inclusion and tolerance.

Germany sees massive rise in politically-motivated crimes by foreigners

These crimes include offences carried out by Islamic State extremists.

International - Saturday 29 April, 2017

From The42 Anthony Joshua knocks out Wladimir Klitschko in world heavyweight epic Warriors

Anthony Joshua knocks out Wladimir Klitschko in world heavyweight epic

Joshua added the WBA title to his IBF belt but only after being knocked to the canvas by the 41-year-old Klitschko in the sixth round.

An Irish director wants to capture the Armenian genocide the way Schindler's List did the Holocaust The Promise This post contains videos

An Irish director wants to capture the Armenian genocide the way Schindler's List did the Holocaust

Terry George says telling a historical stories through film is vital.

Quiz: How well do you remember Donald Trump's first 100 days?

It’s been an eventful few months to say the least.

Plastic-eating caterpillar could help save the planet

The larvae of the caterpillar have been found to munch through a notoriously resistant plastic.

Here's What Happened Today: Saturday

EU deal for Northern Ireland and Trump’s first 100 days – it’s the Evening Fix.

How many people tune into Ian Dempsey daily? It's the week in numbers

Plus: How many armed gardaí are covering Dublin Airport?

Hacker leaks stolen Orange is the New Black episodes after ransom demand

“Who is next on the list? FOX, IFC, NAT GEO, and ABC,” the hacker said on Twitter.

All John Lennon's idea? Sketch of iconic Sgt Pepper's album cover to fetch €55k at auction

The drawing was recently discovered at a former home of the Beatle in Weybridge.

From The42 'I was desperate to go to the toilet... So I peed over the balcony and there was a nurse underneath' Character This post contains videos

'I was desperate to go to the toilet... So I peed over the balcony and there was a nurse underneath'

Liverpool legend Terry McDemott reflects on his colourful career at the top level as a player and coach.

EU leaders back deal that would see North rejoin EU in event of Irish unity

The EU 27 leaders unanimously backed a tough Brexit strategy today.

As drug lord El Chapo awaits trial, his father-in-law is sentenced to 10 years

Joaquin ‘El Chapo’ Guzman is facing charges in the US of running one of the world’s biggest drug empires.

Turkey has blocked access to Wikipedia

No reason was given for the order to block the online encyclopedia, but the politically unstable state has temporarily blocked access to Facebook, Twitter, and YouTube in the past.

From The42 The season-ending injury which 'could have been a lot worse' Setback

The season-ending injury which 'could have been a lot worse'

David Meyler will miss Ireland’s crucial World Cup 2018 qualifier against Austria in June.

Arkansas struggling to get more lethal injection drugs

The state’s remaining supply of one of the drugs runs out tomorrow.

100 days in, how many of President Trump's campaign promises have been kept?

That ‘easy’ replacement of Obamacare didn’t pan out. But what about ‘draining the swamp’ and rebuilding roads?

Indian minister's wacky plan to conserve water backfires spectacularly

“I learnt about this (technology) from a source,” he told reporters.

First openly lesbian bishop in US Methodist Church may lose her job

Bishop Karen Oliveto’s civil marriage to another woman violates church law that bars clergy who are “self-avowed practicing homosexuals”.

25 years ago: More than 50 died and LA was ripped apart in the Rodney King riots

For six days, America’s second city was engulfed in a fireball of rage in front of the world’s news cameras.

Surprise inspections at workplaces as Sweden gets tough on immigration after terror attack

The government wants the new measures to take effect on 1 March next year.

North Korea fires another missile, Trump tweets his anger

The US President said the move “disrespected the wishes of China”.

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