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International - Yesterday’s News


International - Sunday 4 February, 2018

Amanda Knox talked prison and redemption and then sang an Irish rebel song on Ray D'Arcy last night

The 30-year-old, who spent the guts of a decade fighting a murder conviction in Italy over the death of her then flatmate, made a memorable appearance on last night’s show.

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Poll: Would you vote for Irexit?

Nigel Farage believes there’s a ‘gap’ in Ireland’s political market which could be filled by an anti-EU political force.

The 9 at 9: Sunday

Welcome to Sunday – here’s all the news you need to know.

From The42 'We weren't even allowed swap jerseys!' - when Shelbourne battled Barcelona at the Nou Camp Legends

'We weren't even allowed swap jerseys!' - when Shelbourne battled Barcelona at the Nou Camp

Gerry Doyle’s team became the first Irish club to ever play in the Nou Camp when they met the Spanish giants in the European Cup Winners’ Cup in 1963.

Sitdown Sunday: The tale of the Trenchcoat Robbers

Grab a comfy chair and sit back with some of the week’s best longreads.

Nearly 200 US-bound migrants found packed into bottom of truck

More than 300 Central American men, women and children were taken into custody as part of the operation.

'Step on the gas - we can make it to seven million': Austria shaken by 'Nazi songbook' scandal

Far-right parties in Austria are becoming more popular.

New documentary reveals secrets about a Swiss doctor dubbed 'one of the worst Nazi figures'

SS doctor August Hirt tortured and mutilated jews in France.

International - Saturday 3 February, 2018

Far-right supporter shouting 'Viva Italia' shot six foreign nationals in central Italy

The incident happened earlier this morning in the central Italian town of Macerata.

US airlines are tightening the leash on 'emotional support animals'

Earlier this week, an airline turned away a peacock, because of health and safety concerns.

Russian fighter jet shot down by rebels in Syria

Human rights monitors say the pilot of the plane was killed.

From The Daily Edge Uma Thurman says Harvey Weinstein 'attacked' her multiple times at the start of her career Harvey Weinstein

Uma Thurman says Harvey Weinstein 'attacked' her multiple times at the start of her career

The actress previously hinted that she too had a story to tell about the producer.

UK police seek 'heartless' attacker who pulled a great-grandmother from her bed in 'brutal' robbery

The woman suffered extensive injuries to her arms, legs and body.

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Poll: Are you comfortable with your flight details being shared with other countries?

Ireland must shortly pass a new law in order to be compliant with EU security standards regarding flight passenger information.

The 9 at 9: Saturday

Here’s all that’s happening on this crisp February morning.

Lady Gaga cancels remainder of European tour citing 'severe pain'

The singer suffers from fibromyalgia, a condition which can cause severe pain all over the body.

Pictures: This tiny 7ft 7in wide house in London has just gone up for sale for €1.1 million

There are only a few houses like it in the whole of London.

Arms dealer becomes first person charged in connection with Las Vegas mass murder

Douglas Haig (55) is charged with allegedly selling armour-piercing ammunition to Stephen Paddock, who killed 58 people during his shooting spree on the Las Vegas strip last October.

Polish man fighting extradition from Ireland citing the alleged corruption of his own country's legal system

Artur Celmer is the subject of three separate extradition warrants from his native country (where he claims he could not get a fair trial) for alleged drug trafficking.

International - Friday 2 February, 2018

Spanish police bust fake branch of Vatican Bank that had swindled people around the world

Four people were arrested, and a yacht and several luxury cars were seized.

'Serious violation of public trust': Controversial memo alleges FBI abuse of power against Trump

The four-page memo reveals alleged abuse at the FBI and Justice Department.

A little bit of wine can help 'clean the mind', scientists say

Alcohol helps the systems that flushes the bad toxins out of our brains, the researchers said.

Bill and Ted actor speaks about being sexually abused as a child

Alex Winter said starring in the Bill and Ted films was “therapeutic”.

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Know Your Sport? Take our weekly quiz

How closely have you paid attention to this week’s sporting headlines?

UK allows doctors to make babies using DNA from three people

The technique is being used to help prevent women passing on fatal genetic diseases to their children.

Father of three victims of Larry Nassar lunges at the former doctor in court

The father asked the judge for “five minutes” in a locked room with Nassar.

The 9 at 9: Friday

Irish man missing in Australia ‘unlikely’ to be found alive, and woman concerned over lack of progress in abuse review – it’s the 9 at 9.

'Unlikely' that Irish man missing in Australia will be found alive, missing dog is key, say police

Irish man Paddy Moriarty disappeared from his home in the isolated town of Larrimah on 16 December last.

4 people in critical condition after being shot during clashes between migrants in Calais

Some 22 people were hospitalised yesterday, according to an official total.

955 gold miners in South Africa rescued after being trapped underground for over 30 hours

The miners were stuck in the Beatrix gold mine after a massive power outage caused by a storm.

'I didn't mean to': Police say LA school shooting was an accident

Two students were shot and one left critically injured after a 12-year-old fired the gun.

Girl (15) sentenced to 40 years in mental hospital for stabbing friend to appease fictional 'Slender Man'

A judge ordered the sentence yesterday, explaining his decision as “an issue of community protection”.

Trump set to okay release of explosive memo alleging abuse of power in the FBI

“The president is OK with it,” an official told AFP, in relation to releasing the memo.

Police blame incident involving van in flames crashing into 18 pedestrians on 'smoking driver'

The driver had reportedly been smoking which caused ‘dangerous substances’ in his van to catch fire.

International - Thursday 1 February, 2018

Robert Wagner a 'person of interest' in Natalie Wood death

Since 1981, mystery has surrounded her death.

A 12-year-old girl has been arrested after a school shooting in LA Guns This post contains videos

A 12-year-old girl has been arrested after a school shooting in LA

Two students were shot, one critically.

Here's What Happened Today: Thursday

Ian Bailey, the tracker mortgage scandal and the FBI had people talking today.

Ian Bailey to face trial in France over Sophie Toscan du Plantier's death

The French woman was found beaten to death outside her holiday home in Cork in 1996.


Cardiff man found guilty of terror attack near Finsbury Park mosque

Witnesses recalled Darren Osborne saying, “I’ve done my job, you can kill me now” in the aftermath of the fatal attack.

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