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International - Tuesday 14 March, 2017

Author behind heartbreaking Modern Love essay dies aged 51

Amy Krouse Rosenthal had recently written about being terminally ill and leaving behind her husband Jason.

From The42 British Open back on agenda for Muirfield as golf club passes move to allow female members Open Season

British Open back on agenda for Muirfield as golf club passes move to allow female members

The vote for change cleared the required two-thirds majority this time around.

'Broken character' ... 'repugnant falsehood': Netherlands-Turkey diplomatic crisis deepens

In a dramatic escalation of the crisis Turkey has said it is suspending high-level relations with the Hague.

Trump didn't mean wiretapping when he tweeted about 'wire tapping' - Spicer

“The president used the word wiretap in quotes to mean broadly surveillance and other activities.”

From The42 As it happened: Day 1 of Cheltenham 2017 Sport Of Kings This post contains videos

As it happened: Day 1 of Cheltenham 2017

We kept track of all the action here.

Polish MEP barred from parliament after sexist remarks on women's pay

Janusz Korwin-Mikke said that women deserved less pay because they were ‘weaker, smaller and less intelligent’.

EU court rules companies can ban staff from wearing headscarves

The court said it does not constitute “direct discrimination” if a firm has an internal rule banning the wearing of any political, philosophical or religious sign.

'A full gestation and still no delivery': When will Article 50 be triggered?

Article 50 was expected to be triggered today, but Nicola Sturgeon’s announcement yesterday has muddied the waters.

Flights from Dublin Airport to US cancelled as Storm Stella hits the east coast

Thousands of flights have been cancelled and schools closed in the US, as the storm drops snow and sleet across the region.

'Is race important?' US jury quizzed in trial of officers who fatally shot 6-year-old boy

Two police officers fired at Jeremy Mardis and his father during a traffic stop in November 2015.

Dutch leader urges voters to halt rise of the right wing in Europe

The election will be held tomorrow.

Children who spend more time on phones and tablets are 'more likely to develop diabetes'

Researchers have said limiting usage of electronics can help stave off future health issues.

International - Monday 13 March, 2017

One step closer: Theresa May gets green light to start Brexit process

The UK Prime Minister has said she will trigger Article 50 by the end of March.

Kellyanne Conway on surveillance through phones, TVs and 'microwaves that turn into cameras' They're Watching This post contains videos

Kellyanne Conway on surveillance through phones, TVs and 'microwaves that turn into cameras'

The White House aide says she was not talking about Donald Trump’s baseless claims about spying by Barack Obama.

Poll: Should Scotland hold another referendum on independence from the UK? Indyref 2 This post contains a poll

Poll: Should Scotland hold another referendum on independence from the UK?

Has Brexit changed the game that much?

Texas politician hits out at abortion law with 'satirical' anti-masturbation law

Under Jessica Farrar’s proposal, men would be fined for masturbating.

PHOTOS: Priceless remains lie in ruins at Mosul museum

Iraqi forces recently retook the building from the so-called Islamic State group.

From The42 As it happened: Chelsea v Manchester United, FA Cup quarter-final Minute-by-Minute

As it happened: Chelsea v Manchester United, FA Cup quarter-final

Jose Mourinho returns to Stamford Bridge as Manchester United manager for a second time tonight.

Mum appears in court over alleged 'fake kidnap' of baby that caused manhunt across South Africa Siwaphiwe Mbambo This post contains videos

Mum appears in court over alleged 'fake kidnap' of baby that caused manhunt across South Africa

The woman had claimed her car was hijacked with her baby inside.

Watch Enda Kenny teach a US reporter how to pronounce 'Taoiseach'

“Say it again now for the television!”

Niagara Falls went green last night

Over 200 iconic sites will ‘go green’ this weekend to celebrate St Patrick’s Day.

Man killed after horrific collision on slopes of French Alpine resort

The Italian died and a British tourist was left seriously injured.

"I'm f***ed, there's no way out" - Kim Kardashian breaks silence on Paris robbery

The reality star has spoken for the first time regarding the ordeal which left her bound and gagged in her hotel room last October.

Nicola Sturgeon announces plans for a second Scottish independence referendum

The last referendum on Scottish independence saw voters choose to remain as part of the UK by a small margin.

Online voting could be introduced as part of Irish diaspora vote

Enda Kenny announced yesterday that a referendum will be held to let Irish people living abroad vote in presidential elections.

On blizzard watch: New York is preparing for the biggest snowstorm of the season

Over two thousand flights have been cancelled across the region.

Maimed, killed, recruited as executioners - Violence against children in Syria at its worst in 2016

At least 652 children were killed last year – a 20% increase from 2015.

From The42 8 habits of people with a healthy relationship with food Nutrition

8 habits of people with a healthy relationship with food

Life coach Sarah Doyle on why we should see food as fuel for our body.

46 dead after landslide at Ethiopian rubbish dump

Around 300 people live on the site.

38 killed after bus in Haiti ploughs into street musicians while fleeing hit-and-run

Police are still searching for the bus driver, who fled the scene.

International - Sunday 12 March, 2017

From The42 One team, one goal: German rugby working hard to make World Cup dream a reality Deutschland

One team, one goal: German rugby working hard to make World Cup dream a reality

In the final part of our series from Germany, we take a closer look at the sport in the country and the work being done at grassroots level as the national team attempt to qualify for Japan.

Here's What Happened Today: Sunday

A Louth helicopter crash, Enda’s referendum pledge and spooky Brazilian ghosts – it’s the Fix.

Death toll after fire at Guatemalan children's shelter rises to 40

The blaze was believed to have been set by girls protesting dire conditions they were subjected to at the shelter.

Dutch PM says he won't apologise to Turkey over escalating diplomatic row

A diplomatic dispute between the two countries continues to worsen.

'Ghosts' drive Brazil's president from residence

Marcela Temer brought in a priest to attempt to drive out any evil spirits, but to no avail.

Elderly South Korean cheerleaders offer glimpse of world's longest-living women

“Because I come here, I don’t need to take any medicine,” said 82-year-old Oh Geum-Nyu.

After court acquittal, self-styled vigilante in Bulgaria vows to continue 'hunting migrants'

Peter Nizamov was found not guilty of false imprisonment of three migrants in April 2016.

Chinese 'comfort women' are fighting to have their history of sex slavery remembered

Around 200,000 women were forced to work in Japanese military brothels during WWII.

People hadn't set foot in this ancient 'lost city' in the Honduran jungle for 500 years - until now

The 1,000-year-old ruins were buried in the rainforest, in a round valley ringed by steep cliffs.

Enda Kenny: Situation of undocumented Irish an 'absolute priority' on US visit

Kenny said he would be raising the issue with Donald Trump and Mike Pence.