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International - Yesterday’s News

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International - Friday 25 November, 2016

The US billionaire who made €500m on Bank of Ireland after the crash set for top Trump job

Wilbur Ross is being tipped for the key role of commerce secretary.

France retirement home killing: 47-year-old former soldier arrested

The suspect worked at the missionaries’ home “some years ago”.

Enda Kenny says it's impossible to negotiate Brexit within two years

Enda Kenny made his comments at the British Irish Council in Wales.

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Stephen Port will spend the rest of his life in jail for drugging, raping and killing four men

The so-called ‘Grindr killer’ was sentenced to a whole-life term in court today.

Israel warns of 'arson terror' link to bushfires, as 60,000 flee northern city of Haifa

Ministers have pointed a finger at the country’s Arab minority, sparking uproar.

UN accuses Buddhist Myanmar of 'ethnically cleansing' its Muslim Rohingya minority

The head of the UNHCR says Burmese troops are slaughtering children, raping women and burning houses.

The Wild Atlantic Way has picked up a commendation at a landscape awards in London

Another Irish project on vacant spaces in Dublin was also shortlisted.

From The42 Beat the Wallabies and Ireland can say 'we’re building something that will endure' Schmidt's View

Beat the Wallabies and Ireland can say 'we’re building something that will endure'

Ireland head coach Joe Schmidt feels a win over the Australians ‘would be historic.’

Anonymous tip leads Mexico police to 32 bodies and 4 human heads in mass graves

Drug cartels have been burying their victims in hidden graves across the country for years.

'Get ready for a rollercoaster': Tom Clonan on Trump’s Cabinet and Defence Secretary

There has been much economic analysis around the likely impact of Donald Trump’s presidency but there are important security concerns too, writes Tom Clonan.

Woman tied up and murdered by hooded man at home for elderly missionaries

The horrific incident happened at Montpellier late last night.

International - Thursday 24 November, 2016

From The42 FA chairman regrets 'appalling' failure over abuse coach Criticism

FA chairman regrets 'appalling' failure over abuse coach

Meanwhile The Guardian said it had been approached by a former Newcastle United player, alleging he had been the victim of abuse while at the northeast club.

At least one killed after masked attacker bursts into monks' retirement home

About 70 monks live in the Montpellier home.

Tsunami warnings issued as hurricane and earthquake hit Central America at same time

The earthquake led to a tsunami warning being issued in El Salvador.

Iceland (the country) sues 'aggressive' Iceland (the frozen food shop) over name

The Nordic country has taken the case to the European Union Intellectual Property Office.

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We'll Leave It There So: Gerrard calls time, Schmidt names team and today's sport

Elsewhere, Down GAA mourns the passing of a legend, Wallabies recall big guns and Gareth Bale is a doubt for Wales’ trip to the Aviva.

'ISIS claims responsibility' for suicide bomb blast which killed at least 70 people

The explosion seemingly targeted Iranian pilgrims who were returning from a pilgrimage.

'Left to die alone': Premature baby spent final two hours in hospital sluice room

The report into two Manchester hospitals has found a string of alleged failings.

Over $2.5 million raised for a US election recount in three swing states

Jill Stein’s campaign has cited unspecified “anomalies” in the election and requested a recount in Wisconsin, Pennsylvania and Michigan.

A China power plant has collapsed, with local media reporting 67 people dead

Construction of the power station had only begun last July, and had been expected to be completed in early 2018.

From The42 Steven Gerrard announces his retirement from football at 36 Farewell

Steven Gerrard announces his retirement from football at 36

The former Liverpool midfielder has brought an end to an illustrious 19-year playing career.

This Irish woman is in the running for the European Parliament presidency

McGuinness said that she hoped her gender doesn’t influence the decision either way, and that the position was by no means secured.

European Investment Bank to invest €100 million in UCC and €70 million in Trinity

The developments will support hundreds of jobs and focus on improved student accommodation and research facilities.

Two Irish architects have scooped a world prize for a brutalist university building

Grafton Architects, led by Yvonne Farrell and Shelley McNamara, won the first-ever RIBA International Prize for their project in Lima, Peru.

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Dundalk well-placed to pull off greatest European achievement yet

The Premier Division champions welcome Dutch opposition to a sold-out Tallaght Stadium for their penultimate group game tonight.

International - Wednesday 23 November, 2016

Far-right extremist Thomas Mair will die in jail after he's handed life sentence for Jo Cox murder

The MP was murdered a week before Britain’s EU referendum.

'Caught red-handed': Teacher held for trying to sell 13-year-old schoolgirl

Galyna Kovalenko, 52, faces up to 15 years in jail if found guilty.

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Masterful Messi sends Celtic crashing out of Europe

The difference maker on the night was the Argentine superstar.

India's Minister for Women says country's rape problem is 'exaggerated'

Maneka Gandhi claimed India was in the bottom four countries in the world when it came to rape.

From The42 We'll Leave It There So: Cork City U19s' historic run ends, boost for Munster and all today's sport Wednesday

We'll Leave It There So: Cork City U19s' historic run ends, boost for Munster and all today's sport

Elsewhere, Spanish prosecutors seek 2-year jail term and €10 million fine for Neymar and FIFA have opened disciplinary proceedings against Northern Ireland and Wales.

From The42 Fourth English former player alleges sex abuse Controversy

Fourth English former player alleges sex abuse

Former England and Manchester City star David White is the latest footballer to speak out.

The US Navy's brand new $4.4bn destroyer has broken down

Not the best of starts for the USS Zumwalt.

Man dies after choking on rice ball during speed-eating contest

Contestants competed to see how fast they could eat five balls of steamed rice.

Trump is selling gold-trimmed Make America Great Again Christmas ornaments for $149

He’ll need to sell 1,597,315 ornamental hats to claw back what his campaign spent in October.

Trump appoints one of his fiercest critics as UN ambassador

Trump appoints one of his fiercest critics as UN ambassador

South Carolina governor Nikki Haley was fiercely critical of Trump’s failure to disavow white supremacists during the presidential campaign.

US judge rules that anorexic patient can refuse forced feedings

The court also granted her request for care to relieve pain or discomfort.

From The42 Spanish prosecutors seek 2-year jail term and €10 million fine for Neymar Trouble

Spanish prosecutors seek 2-year jail term and €10 million fine for Neymar

The Brazilian star is being linked with alleged corrupt practices in his transfer to Barcelona in 2013.

'Grindr killer' Stephen Port convicted of murdering three men with date-rape drug

Port, who brought the men to his flat in London before secretly feeding them high doses of a date rape drug, was also convicted of three rapes

From The42 Northern Ireland and Wales to face disciplinary action over poppy displays FIFA

Northern Ireland and Wales to face disciplinary action over poppy displays

Fifa will investigate “several incidents involving the display of poppy symbols” during games in Belfast and Cardiff.