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International - Saturday 9 September, 2017

From The42 Chelsea calls on fans to abandon antisemitic chant for Alvaro Morata Disrespect

Chelsea calls on fans to abandon antisemitic chant for Alvaro Morata

Chelsea representatives say ‘the language in that song is not acceptable at all.’

'We need to avert our gaze from the White House circus and focus on what matters'

Donald Trump’s presidency is a tumultuous soap opera, but it’s making us ignore real humanitarian disasters, writes Dominic MacSorley.

From The42 Stoke's summer signing stars as Man United's 100% start comes to an end Report

Stoke's summer signing stars as Man United's 100% start comes to an end

Eric Maxim Choupo-Moting proved to be his side’s hero, as the Red Devils had to settle for a point.

Portuguese medics clear woman's bid to bear grandchild

Gestational surrogacy was legalised in Portugal in 2016.

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Hurricane Irma weakens to Category 3 as it heads for Florida

A total of 6.3 million people have been ordered to evacuate the southern US State.

Easy-come, easy-go: How Trump is managing to undo some of Obama's main achievements

Trump’s undoing of Obama’s programme of shielding young migrants from deportation was just the latest since taking office.

From The42 Ederson injury overshadows Man City's emphatic win over Liverpool Concern

Ederson injury overshadows Man City's emphatic win over Liverpool

The City stopper was stretchered off after a high challenge from Sadio Mane, who was sent off as a result.

'Not for me': Trump's long-term bodyguard says it's time to move on from White House

It’s reported that the ex-cop is leaving, in part, for financial reasons.

Country singer Troy Gentry killed in New Jersey helicopter crash

The singer, part of the award-winning country music duo Montgomery Gentry, was 50 years old.

Harvey, Irma, Jose, Katia: This is how hurricanes are named

Harvey, Irma, Jose, Katia: This is how hurricanes are named

The practice of assigning names to storms began in the 1950s.

From The42 'I’ve no doubts. It’s more curiosity... How good am I?' Time To Strike

'I’ve no doubts. It’s more curiosity... How good am I?'

Eric Donovan faces a career-biggest test in Dublin’s National Stadium tonight.

'Did you get it all?' This new test can check whether a surgeon removed all of the cancer

The pen-like probe will be tested in breast cancer early next year.

'We are all collapsed, our homes and our people': Death toll from Mexico earthquake reaches 61

Rescuers have been searching for survivors with sniffer dogs and heavy machinery.

Country music's 'Gentle Giant' Don Williams dies aged 78 RIP

Country music's 'Gentle Giant' Don Williams dies aged 78

Williams had a string of hits before retiring in 2016. His mellow sound influenced a generation of singers.

Animal rights groups outraged at Romania's plan to kill bears and wolves

Romania is home to over half of Europe’s brown bears.

International - Friday 8 September, 2017

Two US students accuse Italian police of rape in Florence

The woman said officers drove them to their apartment building and raped them.

Dolphins airlifted to safety by helicopter in advance of Hurricane Irma

The six male dolphins were placed on foam mattresses and flown to the southwestern side of Cuba to avoid the storm landfall.

Death toll now at 58 as Mexico reels from biggest earthquake in a century

A powerful 8.2 magnitude earthquake hit Mexico late last night.

Israel prime minister's wife facing charges of fraud for allegedly overspending public funds

It’s alleged that Benjamin Netanyahu’s wife spent over $100,000 in public funds on private meals at the prime minister’s official residence.

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Here's What Happened Today: Friday

New measures to fight homelessness, trust in the gardaí and Hurricane Irma are just some of the main stories today.

'Solving' the Irish border is 'not beyond the wit of man' says Boris Johnson

The UK Foreign Secretary was speaking during a visit to UK troops in Estonia.

'I have nothing. Nothing left': Hurricane Irma leaves 21 dead after ravaging the Caribbean

The hurricane is making its way towards the coast of Florida.

An Irish couple's baby arrived 'just in the nick of time' - hours before Hurricane Irma hit

18 have died as Hurricane Irma devastates the Caribbean.

From The42 Know Your Sport? Take our weekly quiz It's Quiziness Time

Know Your Sport? Take our weekly quiz

How closely were you paying attention this week?

The 5 at 5: Friday

Five minutes, five stories, five o’clock…

Explainer: Who are the Rohingya, and why are hundreds of thousands fleeing Myanmar?

According to the UN, 270,000 Rohingya have arrived in Bangladesh in the past two weeks.

Ian Paisley Jr to refer himself to Westminster standards office after newspaper article

The Daily Telegraph claimed Paisley did not declare gifts received from a foreign government.

From The42 'If the last days of the transfer window resembled an orgy, this weekend is the morning after the night before' Column

'If the last days of the transfer window resembled an orgy, this weekend is the morning after the night before'

It’s time for football clubs to wake up and assess the madness, writes Tommy Martin.

The 9 at 9: Friday

Several killed in Mexico earthquake and Dublin Bus drivers’ concerns about Tallaght routes – here’s this morning’s news.

Breach at US credit check company exposes 143 million people to identity theft

The breach happened in July but executives only informed the public this week.

What Australia can learn from Ireland's successful marriage equality campaign

The campaign needs to be a positive one which addresses people’s concerns, Mark Govern writes.

International - Thursday 7 September, 2017

26 million people at risk as Hurricane Irma shatters multiple records

The Category Five super storm has generated powerful winds for longer than any cyclone of comparable power ever recorded.

Russian Court rules that an airline can't enforce body size limits for female flight attendants

The women were awarded lost wages and €73 damages.

Italy opens manslaughter inquiry after four-year-old dies from malaria

The girl had not left malaria-free Italy, and may have contracted the disease from a family in a hospital.

Syria says an Israeli air raid on a military position killed two soldiers

The UN found Syria guilty yesterday of a chemical attack in April that killed more than 80 people

Fake Russian Facebook accounts paid money to stir up race and LGBT issues during US election

Hundreds of accounts have been identified by the social network as taking out ads during the election.

Catalonia says it will hold a referendum on independence from Spain next month

The Spanish government has pledged to do everything in its power to stop the vote.

United Airlines won't be punished after passenger dragged off overcrowded plane

The video of David Dao being yanked from his seat and dragged down the aisle was viewed millions of times.

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