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International - Yesterday’s News

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International - Tuesday 7 November, 2017

Trump promises to 'figure it out' with South Korea's president

Trump has been visiting a number of Asian countries.

Today marks 100 years since the communist revolution in Russia Rise Of The Bolsheviks This post contains videos

Today marks 100 years since the communist revolution in Russia

The event is perhaps one of the most transformative of the 20th century.

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International - Monday 6 November, 2017

Disney bans Los Angeles Times from press screenings after critical story

Disney said that LA Times showed “a complete disregard for basic journalistic standards”.

Former US congressman Weiner starts prison sentence for sexting 15-year-old girl

Weiner was sentenced in September by a judge who said the crime resulted from a “very strong compulsion”.

Funfair operators block Paris roads over plans to end 'tacky' Champs Elysées Christmas market

Paris City Hall confirmed that the market would be blocked this year due to “the mediocre quality of the shows and products sold”.

Woman who gave Donald Trump the middle finger fired from her job

Juli Briskman gave US President Donald Trump the finger as he drove past her on a motorway.

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2017 will be one of the hottest years on record

The World Meteorological Organisation (WMO) suggests human intervention might have a hand to play in the rising temperatures.

Devin Kelley: Police say Texas church shooter attacked after family domestic situation

Kelley is responsible for the deadliest mass shooting in Texas history.

Charlie Hebdo receives death threats over cartoon about Islamic scholar who faces rape allegations

Ramadan, 55, has furiously denied the accusations as a “campaign of lies launched by my adversaries”.

From The42 Patrice Evra thanks 'real fans' after karate kick attack Backing

Patrice Evra thanks 'real fans' after karate kick attack

The 36-year-old was suspended by Marseille on Friday after he was red-carded for the assault.

Dad found guilty of murdering adopted baby in Cardiff Verdict This post contains videos

Dad found guilty of murdering adopted baby in Cardiff

Matthew Scully-Hicks had only formally adopted 18-month-old Elsie two weeks before killing her.

Celebrity nutritionist 'mortified' after using derogatory term for Down syndrome in new book

Dr Libby Weaver said she believed the term “mongolism” was a currently used term.

Catalan ex-leader freed by judge but told not to leave Belgium

Puigdemont and four former ministers had turned themselves into authorities to face a Spanish warrant for their arrest.

Ben Affleck says he wants to be 'part of the solution' in Hollywood sexual harassment scandal

Affleck has previously apologised for groping an actress on camera in 2003.

Trump says military options on the table, warns 'strategic patience' with North Korea is over

The US President was on message with Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe on a trip to the far east.

Poll: Would you legally move your wealth offshore if it saved you tax? Paradise Papers This post contains a poll

Poll: Would you legally move your wealth offshore if it saved you tax?

Most of us will never be rich enough to do it, but if you were…

Australian politicians will soon have to prove they are not citizens of another country

Dual-citizens are banned from taking seats in parliament.

'A very special, beautiful child': First victims of Texas church massacre named

The ages of those killed ranges from five to 72.

Bono and Queen Elizabeth are among the world's super rich exposed in the Paradise Papers

The Guardian reports that Bono used a company based in Malta to buy a Lithuanian shopping centre.

International - Sunday 5 November, 2017

26 people, aged between 5 and 72, killed in church shooting in Texas

The gunman, a young white male, is also dead.

From The42 Conte's controversial decision vindicated as Morata goal sees Chelsea beat Man United Report

Conte's controversial decision vindicated as Morata goal sees Chelsea beat Man United

Antonio Conte left David Luiz out of the London side’s matchday squad for “tactical reasons”.

Trump says he's open to meeting Kim Jong-un

The US President’s latest comments are much more measured than his previous “fire and fury” remarks.

Theresa May's deputy denies that porn was found on his computer

Damian Green says the claim amounts to “unscrupulous character assassination”.

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Judge has 24 hours to decide fate of former Catalan leader and ministers

The five men handed themselves in to police in Belgium this morning.

This building's facade will be recycled when it is demolished

“We intended to reinterpret the possibility for the boundary of the wall using new materials.”

Teenager (16) arrested after acid attack leaves delivery driver 'fighting for his life'

The man is in a critical condition in hospital after the incident. He may lose his sight in both eyes.

Looted paintings owned by a Nazi-era art dealer have gone on display

The works are just a small fraction of the pieces discovered in 2012 in possession of his son Cornelius Gurlitt.

This Irish woman fought as a man in the USA's Civil War

Albert Cashier was born Jennie Hodgers in Clogherhead.

Scottish junior minister resigns over 'inappropriate behaviour'

Last week, the UK’s defence secretary resigned following accusations of inappropriate behaviour against two journalists.

'Maternity leave' compensation system could help increase elephant population

New research shows how the increase in elephants’ workloads has affected their reproduction.

The 9 at 9: Sunday

Harassment allegations against UK politicians, Saudi Arabia corruption crackdown and Apple’s abandoned Athenry data centre.

People looking to relieve stress can now smash up items in 'rage room'

Customers pay to indulge in an unusual form of destructive stress relief.

Scientists have solved the mystery of why so many mammoth fossils are male

Young male Ice Age mammoths likely roamed alone and got themselves into risky situations.

Kinahan cartel members to face international murder charges following arrest of Chilean drug lord

Over 100 lines of inquiry have been investigated.

International - Saturday 4 November, 2017

Superb Salah brace steals the show as Liverpool turn up pressure on Bilic and West Ham

Liverpool go sixth in the Premier League as West Ham remain just one point above the relegation zone.

US journalist charged with attempting to overthrow Robert Mugabe after calling him 'selfish and sick'

Martha O’Donovan, who works in Zimbabwe, has been remanded in custody.

Stephen Fry says he was 'enchanted' to be caught up in blasphemy row The Meaning Of Life This post contains videos

Stephen Fry says he was 'enchanted' to be caught up in blasphemy row

He described our “unworkable” blasphemy legislation as “a wonderfully Irish solution”.

Trump campaign adviser admits meeting Russian officials, US media reports

Carter Page had previously denied or side-stepped the question.

'We cannot tolerate this': Outcry after Afghanistan bans WhatsApp

Afghan authorities said that it was just “testing new technologies” when explaining the reasons for the ban.

From The42 Sean Maguire has been ruled out of Ireland's World Cup play-off against Denmark Setback

Sean Maguire has been ruled out of Ireland's World Cup play-off against Denmark

The player is facing an extended spell on the sidelines after suffering a hamstring injury earlier this week.

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