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Dublin: 12 °C Sunday 26 June, 2016

International - Wednesday 15 June, 2016

Oscar Pistorius walks around courtroom without prosthetics during sentencing hearing

The former athlete is due to be sentenced for the murder of Reeva Steenkamp on Friday.

Man in his 80s kills another man in his 80s in cemetery before being shot dead by police

“This was not a random act. The victim and the suspect knew each other.”

From The42 Analysis: The 24 minutes that cost Ireland against Sweden In Depth

Analysis: The 24 minutes that cost Ireland against Sweden

The Boys in Green could come to rue failing to hold onto their lead on Monday.

Donald Trump is cancelling his trip to Ireland

The presumptive GOP nominee was due to visit next week.

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From The42 The Premier League fixtures are out and everyone will play everyone else twice Fixture List

The Premier League fixtures are out and everyone will play everyone else twice

Arsenal v Liverpool is the highlight of the opening weekend.

American journalist buys semi-automatic rifle in just seven minutes

Helen Ubiñas has received hate mail after writing about the experience.

Late British MP and broadcaster accused of abusing two girls

Two women make the accusations in a documentary due to air tonight.

"Where does this stop?": Obama intervenes to slam 'loose talk' about Muslims

“Are we going to start discriminating them because of their faith?”

Led Zeppelin denies stealing opening chords of Stairway to Heaven If You Listen Very Hard This post contains videos

Led Zeppelin denies stealing opening chords of Stairway to Heaven

Jimmy Page and Robert Plant told an LA court they didn’t lift the opening bars from Spirit’s Taurus.

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Hillary and Bernie meet to discuss the "dangerous threat" posed by Trump

Clinton won the final primary of the season in Washington DC, with almost 80% of the vote.

FBI questioning Orlando shooter's wife over claims she knew his plan

He had also planned an attack at Walt Disney World.

International - Tuesday 14 June, 2016

Man who stabbed French policeman and wife to death had 'hit list' of VIPs, police and rappers

He had been under surveillance since January as part of an investigation into a Syrian jihadi network.

Englishmen in plane that crashed into sea off Antrim coast still missing

The light aircraft the two men were travelling in disappeared last Thursday.

From The42 We'll Leave It There So: Hungary stun Austria, Koeman to Everton and all today's sport Tuesday This post contains videos

We'll Leave It There So: Hungary stun Austria, Koeman to Everton and all today's sport

Elsewhere, Ireland are unlikely to appeal Stander’s ban, Carolan rings the changes and great news for Harry Arter.

Suspect gunman 'shot dead' after workplace incident at a Walmart in Texas

Earlier reports indicated that he had captured hostages.

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"So many people died in the desert. We saw dead bodies, skeletons" - The horror stories of children seeking a new life

A new UNICEF report is highlighting the treacherous journeys of the world’s migrant and refugee children.

Footballer apologises over Bruff and Limerick comments, says people were 'extremely nice'

Jordan Moore got himself into trouble this morning with comments about ‘Stab City’ and horses on lamp posts in Bruff.

Shocking GoPro footage of Russian hooligans attacking English fans

It was announced earlier today that the team was being hit with a suspended disqualification.

Paris protesters throw missiles at police as demo descends into violence

Authorities made six arrests and at least two people were hurt in the Paris unrest.

"Oscar Pistorius must pay for his crime" - Reeva Steenkamp's father makes emotional plea

The Paralympic athlete killed Reeva Steenkamp in the early hours of Valentine’s Day in 2013.

Donald Trump is really dividing opinion in Ireland with his plans for that 'other' wall

A range of local Clare groups, including a book club, have backed the sea wall plan. Others aren’t so happy about it.

Euro 2016: Russia handed suspended ban over fan violence, fined €150,000

It means the side are allowed remain in the competition but face being kicked out if there’s more trouble.

Islamist guerillas behead hostage in the Philippines

The Abu Sayyaf, a small group of Islamic militants, killed the man.

Cops make €300 million drug bust after alleged smugglers bungle boat launch

The men had been offering locals cash to help them launch boats off a beach, police say.

The Sun has come out for the 'Leave' side as polls point to a Brexit

“Our powers and values WILL be further eroded,” the Sun’s front-page editorial argues.

Four people killed in bear attacks in northern Japan

The victims were aged 65 to 79 and had been foraging for edible wild plants.

Trump says Obama might 'get the Orlando shooting better than anybody knows'

The US President has said the massacre appears to be “homegrown extremism”.

Orlando gunman 'was regular at Pulse' clubgoers say

Clubgoers told a local paper the 29-year-old would drink heavily and get “loud and belligerent” in the gay club.

French policeman and wife stabbed to death at home by man who pledged allegiance to Isis

The couple’s young son was found alive in their home.

International - Monday 13 June, 2016

Man in Liverpool arrested on suspicion of murdering two women

The pair are believed to be mother and daughter.

From The42 As it happened: Belgium v Italy, Euro 2016 Minute-by-Minute

As it happened: Belgium v Italy, Euro 2016

Belgium took on Italy in a vital game in Ireland’s group.

New poll sees jump in support for Vote Leave campaign

The turmoil ahead of the vote has seen the pound drop off against the euro.

From The42 We'll Leave It There So: Ireland held in Euros opener, CJ handed ban and all of today's sport Monday

We'll Leave It There So: Ireland held in Euros opener, CJ handed ban and all of today's sport

Amid all that Euro 2016 madness, you may have missed the day’s other headlines.

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Thousands turn out for "rainbow vigil" in Dublin to honour those killed in Orlando shooting

A large crowd – some draped in rainbow flags and holding balloons and other items – gathered at about 7pm this evening for the vigil.

Six England fans jailed over street violence in Marseille

The fans have been jailed for between one and three months.

Orlando shooter was a homophobic killer, deliberately using the 'Isis' name

“We need to rally around our LGBTI brothers and sisters… and to defy the absolute evil [of] groups like Islamic State,” writes security expert Tom Clonan.

Guardian journalist walks off Sky News 'in disgust' over Orlando killing comments

Owen Jones insists the host was trying to ‘deflect’ attention from the fact that Orlando shooter Omar Mateen deliberately targeted gay people

From The42 As it happened: Ireland v Sweden, Euro 2016 Liveblog This post contains a poll

As it happened: Ireland v Sweden, Euro 2016

Martin O’Neill’s side opened their campaign against Sweden in Paris, and we followed every kick of the ball.

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No decision on Pistorius sentence as paralympian described as a 'broken man'

The hearing to decide what sentence the 29-year-old should serve for the murder of Reeva Steenkamp is set to last a week.