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Dublin: 14 °C Thursday 19 April, 2018

International - Yesterday’s News

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International - Saturday 7 April, 2018

From The42 'That's one for the memory books - I can't put into words how unbelievable it feels' Late Heroics This post contains videos

'That's one for the memory books - I can't put into words how unbelievable it feels'

Amber Barrett was Ireland’s hero last night as their 2019 World Cup qualification dream lives on.

At least 14 killed after bus carrying junior hockey team crashes in Canada Humboldt Broncos This post contains videos

At least 14 killed after bus carrying junior hockey team crashes in Canada

The ages of those on the team varied from 16 to 20.

From The42 'I went straight home, got into bed, and put the pillow over my head': the Manchester 'slaughter' of 1989 Derby Demolition

'I went straight home, got into bed, and put the pillow over my head': the Manchester 'slaughter' of 1989

Manchester City have inflicted embarrassing defeats on their local rivals but the 5-1 defeat at Maine Road was a seismic moment.

US southern states heed Trump's call and send hundreds of troops to 'lawless' Mexico border

The deployment of 400 troops has been described as an “initial surge”.

International - Friday 6 April, 2018

Pensioner arrested after burglar stabbed to death won't face criminal prosecution

The man, named as Richard Osborn-Brooks, was arrested earlier this week.

Facebook to create thousands of jobs making the site 'more accountable and transparent'

To get authorised by Facebook, “advertisers will need to confirm their identity and location,” the statement said.

Conor McGregor appears in court charged in connection with bus incident

McGregor was filmed allegedly storming a press event ahead of UFC 223 yesterday, which is due to take place this weekend.

Man goes on trial in India charged with rape and murder of Irish tourist Danielle McLaughlin

Vikat Bhagat was brought before a court in India today.

Niece of Russian nerve gas victim refused entry to UK

Viktoria Skripal was denied “on the grounds that her application did not comply with the immigration rules”.

Man arrested in connection with 'shocking' murder of London teenager

17-year-old Tanesha Melbourne-Blake was shot dead in Tottenham.

16-year-old Palestinian boy shot dead as Gaza border protests continue

The protests are in support of refugees, including those in the Palestinian enclave who want to return to their former homes.

Know your sport? Take our weekly quiz

Were you paying attention to events from Turin to the Aviva over the past week?

Woman who pretended to be widow of Grenfell Tower victim jailed for four years

The total value of her fraud was more than €21,000.

Notorious: The world coverage of Conor McGregor's assault charge

Three UFC fights have been cancelled because of an incident at the Barclay’s Centre in Brooklyn yesterday.

Former Catalan leader sent defiant message to Spanish authorities as he walked out of prison

A smiling Puigdemont emerged into the sunshine from the prison in Neumuenster where he has been held for nearly two weeks.

Russian ex-spy Sergei Skripal 'improving rapidly' after Salisbury poisoning

Yesterday, his daughter Yulia said her “strength is growing daily”.

Disgraced former South Korea president jailed for 24 years for corruption

The trial lasted more than 10 months and highlighted shady links between big business and politics in South Korea.

The pets of Russian spy poisoned in Salisbury are dead - UK government

Russia had raised questions about the condition of the Skripals’ pet cat and two guinea pigs.

The 9 at 9: Friday

McGregor charged with assault, and police appeal over 30-year-old murder of German backpacker – it’s the 9 at 9.

Woman fired for giving Trump the finger sues her former employer

Juli Briskman said the decision to terminate her was a violation of her right to free speech.

Russia to UK over spy poisoning: 'You are playing with fire and you will be sorry'

Britain has blamed Russia for the 4 March poisoning of Sergei Skripal and his daughter.

'They're trying to get people killed': The gangland feud has now spread to Twitter

Gardaí are probing a number of accounts they suspect are being run by gangland criminals.

International - Thursday 5 April, 2018

Russia compares Salisbury poisoning allegations to Nazi propaganda

A war of words has erupted between Russia, the UK and the US.

From The42 Five-time World darts champion Eric Bristow dies aged 60 RIP

Five-time World darts champion Eric Bristow dies aged 60

The PDC announced the news this evening.

Exiled former Catalan leader freed on bail by German court

Carles Puigdemont can leave custody if he fulfils court-imposed conditions including a payment of €75,000.

Data Commissioner 'actively supervising Facebook’s progress in cleaning up its act'

Up to 45,000 Irish Facebook profiles may have been affected by the Cambridge Analytica data breach.

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Police in UK seal off road after reports of man 'armed with machetes'

The incident is not being treated as terror-related.

Here's What Happened Today: Thursday

Facebook, Conor McGregor and Yulia Skripal had everyone talking today.

Americans urged to carry overdose antidote in effort to tackle drug deaths

The US’s chief doctor has issued his office’s first national public health advisory in 13 years.

Cambridge Analytica: UK regulator probing Facebook over data used in political campaigns

Facebook has admitted that data of up to 87 million users was shared with Cambridge Analytica.

Yulia Skripal says her 'strength is growing daily', in first statement since Salisbury poisoning

Sergei and Yulia Skripal were found unconscious in the English town of Salisbury on 4 March.

From The42 Uefa launch disciplinary proceedings against Liverpool over bus incident Charges To Answer

Uefa launch disciplinary proceedings against Liverpool over bus incident

A hearing will be held on 31 May.

Four staff members dead following shooting at Turkish university

The shooting happened at the Osmangazi University in the city of Eskisehir.

From The42 Footage emerges from inside Manchester City's team bus before Liverpool clash Attack This post contains videos

Footage emerges from inside Manchester City's team bus before Liverpool clash

Projectiles were launched at the visiting team’s vehicle as it made its way to Anfield last night.

Two 17-year-olds arrested after 18-year-old man dies in 50th London murder of the year

London’s murder rate has overtaken New York City’s.

Over three-quarters of companies in the UK report gender pay gap UK

Over three-quarters of companies in the UK report gender pay gap

A total of 78% showed a pay gap in favor of men, while 14% favored women and 8% had no gap.

Bollywood superstar jailed for five years for killing endangered antelopes 20 years ago

Bad boy actor Salman Khan had earlier been found guilty of killing endangered wildlife nearly two decades ago.

Poll: Do you trust Facebook? Facebook This post contains a poll

Poll: Do you trust Facebook?

Up to 45,000 Irish profiles on the social media site may have been affected by the Cambridge Analytica data breach.

From The42 Golfer dislocates ankle while celebrating hole-in-one in Masters par-three competition Misfortune This post contains videos

Golfer dislocates ankle while celebrating hole-in-one in Masters par-three competition

Augusta rookie Tony Finau is now a doubt for Thursday’s opening round.

The 9 at 9: Thursday

Here’s what’s happening in the world this cold, cold Thursday morning.

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