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International - Thursday 16 July, 2015

Astronauts had to hide from space junk that threatened to hit the ISS

It was a bit of an emergency situation.

Young child’s skeletal remains found stuffed in suitcase

Police are looking for an elderly man seen carrying a suitcase in the area, to the east of Adelaide.

Video: Angela Merkel makes Palestinian girl facing deportation cry

Footage of the encounter has gone viral in Germany.

Incredible documentary tells the story of those who rescue women and children from Islamic State

Channel 4′s Dispatches – Escape From Isis needs to be seen.

Mother arrested for dumping baby boy in bin

The tiny infant escaped serious harm.

From The42 Ronda Rousey destroyed Floyd Mayweather after beating him to a ‘Best Fighter’ award Owned This post contains videos

Ronda Rousey destroyed Floyd Mayweather after beating him to a ‘Best Fighter’ award

“I wonder how Floyd feels being beat by a woman for once.”

From The42 The Irish team who battled heat stroke and sleep deprivation to ride across America Rough Ride

The Irish team who battled heat stroke and sleep deprivation to ride across America

The eight-man team made history in the world famous Race Across America.

‘She would never do that to herself’: Questions raised after woman found dead in jail cell Texas This post contains videos

‘She would never do that to herself’: Questions raised after woman found dead in jail cell

Sandra Bland has pulled over for a traffic offence but was arrested and charged with assaulting a police officer.

The 145-year-old New York toy shop made famous in Big has closed down

FAO Schwarz first opened its doors in New York in 1870.

Former US president George Bush breaks bone in his neck

The 91-year-old former president of the US was injured when he fell at his home.

Obama weighs in on sexual assault allegations against Bill Cosby

A petition is calling for a presidential honour awarded to Cosby to be revoked.

International - Wednesday 15 July, 2015

From Business ETC Greek parliament passes sweeping austerity bill in advance of third bailout Greek Drama

Greek parliament passes sweeping austerity bill in advance of third bailout

Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras is facing a rebellion in Syriza, amid violent protests on the streets of Athens.

CCTV captures Mexican drug lord’s audacious escape from prison

He even had a motorbike waiting for him

From The42 We’ll Leave it There So: McGregor’s wrestling, Lance returns and all of today’s sport Wednesday

We’ll Leave it There So: McGregor’s wrestling, Lance returns and all of today’s sport

Meanwhile, Ireland’s Dan Martin put in another superb performance at the Tour de France.

WATCH: Unarmed man shot dead by police after taking his hat off

Police in California were forced to release the video, after keeping it hidden for two years.

Watch: This plane made an emergency landing on a busy road

No one was badly hurt.

These Maryland sisters disappeared 40 years ago. Now, a man’s been charged.

Sheila and Katherine Lyon disappeared from a Maryland shopping mall in 1975 and were never seen again.

In Ireland, a man can actually confess to rape and still serve no time in prison

Yesterday Magnus Meyer Hustveit walked free from court after admitting that he had repeatedly raped his former girlfriend when she was unconscious.

This man was named and shamed as a rapist – but his own country barely noticed

Rapists are rarely named in Norway, with the emphasis firmly placed on rehabilitation.

From The42 This artist’s paintings of Conor McGregor have gone viral Art Attack

This artist’s paintings of Conor McGregor have gone viral

Geo Thomson talks to The42 about his career and how his Notorious artwork went viral.

Teenager charged in relation to Facebook ‘forced apology’ video

The film shows a teenager hitting the girls and forcing them to get on their knees and grovel.

Matt Cooper was genuinely worried the North Koreans might ‘get rid of’ him

“If Rodman started shouting ‘get rid of me’ or something, they’d have gotten rid of me.”

Nick Cave’s son has died after falling from a cliff

15-year-old Arthur Cave lost his life after falling from cliffs at Ovingdean Gap, Brighton.

From The42 Disgraced Lance Armstrong back on the Tour de France route Controversial

Disgraced Lance Armstrong back on the Tour de France route

The president of the UCI has warned that the American cyclist “may not get quite the welcome he would like”.

“Someone I could say nothing but nice things about” – Galway village devastated by death of local GAA star in Croatia

Eamon Buckley (19) lost his life tragically yesterday in Split, Croatia.

From Business ETC This man built a startup with zero funding and kept everything when it sold for $575 million Hook Line And Sinker

This man built a startup with zero funding and kept everything when it sold for $575 million

His dating site, Plenty of Fish, has been picked up by Match for a very tidy sum.

1990s superstar Brandy sang on the subway and nobody noticed

Please watch this. For your childhood’s sake.

Bookkeeper of Auschwitz receives his sentence for 300k counts of accessory to murder

Groening yesterday seized a last opportunity to address the judges and said he was “very sorry”.

Berkeley survivors reunited as city attempts to prevent another tragedy

Aoife Beary is due to move the same centre as Hannah Waters and Clodagh Cogley.

International - Tuesday 14 July, 2015

Greek PM says he signed a deal he doesn’t believe in … but will implement

He added that he plans to carry out his responsibilities in office for the next four years.

From The42 Lance Armstrong just questioned if the Tour de France leader is ‘too strong to be clean’ Accusations

Lance Armstrong just questioned if the Tour de France leader is ‘too strong to be clean’

The disgraced former cyclist insisted he wasn’t accusing anyone.

‘I was the only one who survived’: Girl found wandering days after plane crash

She said her step-grandparents had died in the crash.

From The42 We’ll Leave it There So: Duffer is a Hoop, Sterling’s big money move and today’s sport Tuesday

We’ll Leave it There So: Duffer is a Hoop, Sterling’s big money move and today’s sport

There’s also news on Davy Fitzgerald’s future, while the Irish rugby team unveil their new jersey.

A shark gets stuck on a beach… and something heartwarming happens

This is a nice tale – seriously.

A mother who starved and murdered her four-year-old son has died in prison

Magdalena Luczak was serving a life sentence in prison in Derby.

‘Secure zone’ set up to stop Calais migrants sneaking onto lorries

The zone can hold up to 230 vehicles.

Pensioners trapped thief in shop he was trying to rob

Ron Smith (78) and Robert Anderson (72) have been given a bravery award.