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International - Saturday 17 September, 2016

Terminally ill child becomes first minor to be granted euthanasia in Belgium

Belgium is the only country to allow a child of any age to choose to end their own life.

Man arrested over missing baby who vanished in London 11 years ago

The 38-year-old was arrested on suspicion of preventing a lawful burial and perverting the course of justice.

Nick Gordon 'legally responsible' for death of Bobbi Kristina Brown

The decision doesn’t answer many of the questions surrounding the death of Whitney Houston’s daughter.

Is it a bird? Is it a plane? No, it's a flying burrito US

Is it a bird? Is it a plane? No, it's a flying burrito

Chipotle is really taking off after its decision to test burrito delivering drones.

Despite incomes increasing, Americans still believe the country is heading in the wrong direction

All the signs suggest the US economy is improving steadily. So why do the majority of Americans think the country is on the wrong track?

Broken your prosthetic leg? Go to the Paralympic 'hospital' Rio

Broken your prosthetic leg? Go to the Paralympic 'hospital'

The firm running the ‘clinic’ shipped 300 plastic feet and tonnes of other hardware to Rio.

Trump calls for Clinton's bodyguards to be stripped of guns to 'see what happens her'

Donald Trump has long incorrectly suggested his Democratic opponent wants to overturn the Second Amendment and take away Americans’ right to own guns.

International - Friday 16 September, 2016

From The42 Gritty second-half display sees Leinster secure victory in Edinburgh Success

Gritty second-half display sees Leinster secure victory in Edinburgh

The Irish side earned a bonus-point win away from home tonight.

From The42 We'll Leave it There So: Former Mayo footballer passes away, Paddy Barnes to turn pro and all today's sport Friday

We'll Leave it There So: Former Mayo footballer passes away, Paddy Barnes to turn pro and all today's sport

Plus, there is one change to the Mayo team to face Dublin in this weekend’s All-Ireland final.

Mother of missing UK toddler told he may have been killed in Greek digger accident

Ben Needham was 21 months old when he disappeared on the Greek island of Kos.

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

As it happened: Chelsea v Liverpool, Premier League

There was Friday night football as the Reds visited Stamford Bridge.

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Trump finally admits President Obama was born in the US

Trump has said repeatedly during the campaign that he no longer talks about the “birther” issue, but has nevertheless refused to retract his previous comments.

From The42 Know Your Sport? Take our weekly quiz Let's Get Quizzical

Know Your Sport? Take our weekly quiz

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

Man sentenced over murder of 'caring, loving' religious scholar in England

Mohammed Syeedy was handed a life sentence for his role in the murder, which saw the 71-year-old man bludgeoned with a hammer.

Police officer from Dublin attacked with a meat cleaver in New York

The Irish detective, who moved over from Raheny in northeast Dublin, busted “Sopranos” star Robert Iler for carrying a pot pipe in 2002, and arrested Christian Slater in 2005 for sexual harassment.

From The42 What does a player like Daryl Horgan have to do to get an Ireland call-up? Lilywhites

What does a player like Daryl Horgan have to do to get an Ireland call-up?

Dundalk’s European heroes have shown that they can handle themselves against top-class opponents, writes John O’Sullivan.

Ireland the most welcoming country for Syrian refugees, according to major European study

IRC chief executive David Miliband says the study shows the vast majority of Europeans have “not lost their hearts”.

UK says sorry for drowning of Iraqi boy forced into canal by British soldiers

The soldiers were acquitted of manslaughter in a British court.

Julian Assange could be holed up for another four years over rape allegations

A Swedish court has again ruled that the arrest warrant against him is valid.

The 9 at 9: Friday

Welcome to Friday. Here’s all you need to know this morning.

These cheering fans queued for days to get their hands on the new iPhone 7 Apple Worship This post contains videos

These cheering fans queued for days to get their hands on the new iPhone 7

Sales have been better than expected.

Italian woman dies by suicide after video of her having sex goes viral

Tiziana Cantone’s death has sparked a debate in Italy about online privacy.

Leonardo DiCaprio wants you to spy on fishermen

“It gives the public an opportunity to see what is happening, even out in the middle of the ocean.”

International - Thursday 15 September, 2016

Three OCI officials return to Ireland after Rio police hand back their passports

OCI honorary general secretary Dermot Henihan, chief executive Stephen Martin and Rio 2016 chef de mission Kevin Kilty are leaving Brazil.

From The42 AZ goalscorer regains consciousness after worrying scenes in Dundalk match Concern This post contains videos

AZ goalscorer regains consciousness after worrying scenes in Dundalk match

The Dutch side have delivered a positive update on Stijn Wuytens.

The president of Philippines has been accused of feeding a man alive to a crocodile

A former militia man testified under oath that he and a group of policemen and ex-communists killed about 1,000 people on Duterte’s orders.

Debris from missing flight MH370 found on coast of Africa

The debris, found on Pemba Island, is the latest piece of wreckage to be linked to the Malaysia Airlines jet, whose disappearance remains a mystery.

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Trailer Watch: Which movie should you go see this weekend? Cinema This post contains a poll

Trailer Watch: Which movie should you go see this weekend?

What’s a must-watch, and what’s a miss? We tell you.

From The42 We'll Leave It There So: Another medal for Ireland, Tipp hurler gone for six months and today's sport Thursday

We'll Leave It There So: Another medal for Ireland, Tipp hurler gone for six months and today's sport

Elsewhere, Charles Piutau is named in Ulster’s starting XV, Chris Froome says he has nothing to hide and Ireland’s soccer fans to get recognised for Euros behaviour.

Donald Trump opens up about his weight to celebrity physician Dr. Oz Battle Of The Bulge This post contains videos

Donald Trump opens up about his weight to celebrity physician Dr. Oz

He released the results of a recent medical on the TV show.

Russia bans online pornography, tells its citizens to "meet people in real life"

Pornhub and YouPorn have been banned by Russian internet service providers after they were found to violate child protection laws.

A gigantic inflatable moon is causing havoc in China

Footage broadcast by state television showed the inflatable lunar orb bowling over traffic in the city, blown by the typhoon’s winds of 105 miles per hour.

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Two Irish on board Bali boat hit by explosion

The Department of Foreign Affairs said it has “no immediate concern” for any Irish citizen.

Daughter sues parents in Austria for posting photos of her on Facebook

The 18-year-old woman recently joined the social network where she discovered 500 images of her that had been posted by her parents without her permission.

The UK is to push ahead with a new nuclear power station across the Irish Sea

The Hinkley Point project had been thrown into doubt but it will go ahead.

French strikes force Aer Lingus and Ryanair to cancel flights

French air traffic controllers are striking today and tomorrow.

The 9 at 9: Thursday

Here’s all you need to know as you head out the door.

Clinton all smiles after pneumonia drama as Trump prepares to release his health records

Meanwhile, Donald Trump is set to release his health records on a chat show.

International - Wednesday 14 September, 2016

While a ceasefire takes hold in Syria, the war in eastern Europe rumbles on with almost 10,000 dead

Clashes of the conflict have returned to the highest level in a year.