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International - Yesterday’s News

Police in Catalonia say driver in Barcelona van attack still on the run

Catalonia has declared three days of mourning for the region.

Trump references unfounded mass killing rumour in response to Barcelona attack

The tweet suggested Trump actually believes a story that many historians say is apocryphal.

Leo Varadkar makes Fortune's 40 under 40 list

Varadkar came in at number five on the list.

Barcelona terror attack: 'The waiter came over to us with the bill and said we couldn't leave'

Irish woman Aoife Roy was having dinner with friends at a Las Ramblas restaurant when the attack happened.

Here's What Happened Today: Thursday

A terrorist attack in Barcelona, Ibrahim Halawa four years in prison and Northern Ireland rules on same-sex marriage – It’s The Fix.

Barcelona terror attack: Two arrested, at least 13 dead and 80 injured

A white van drove into crowds on the pedestrianised Las Ramblas area of Barcelona this afternoon.

'First Ebola, now mudslides': Over 100 children confirmed dead in Sierra Leone

The death toll is currently at 300 but is expected to rise significantly.

Lawyers for Molly Corbett and Thomas Martens seek new trial

A week ago, Corbett and Martens were each found guilty of second-degree murder.

Donald Trump says removing 'beautiful' Confederate statues is 'so foolish'

The US President sent a number of tweets on this issue this afternoon.

From The42 'There was a hatred between the managers' - Keane, Dalglish and Henry relive 25 years of the Premier League Old Rivalries This post contains videos

'There was a hatred between the managers' - Keane, Dalglish and Henry relive 25 years of the Premier League

The legendary trio talk Alex Ferguson, Arsene Wenger, the rivalry between Man United and Arsenal and some of their best memories.

10-year-old Indian rape victim gives birth to baby girl

Last month her parents asked the country’s top court to allow her to have a late-term abortion.

Emma Stone is the world's highest-paid actress

Stone, who won the best actress Oscar for her role in La La Land, made $26 million in pre-tax earnings in the year up to June.

From The42 New Zealand Rugby to investigate fresh claims over Aaron Smith's toilet incident Statement

New Zealand Rugby to investigate fresh claims over Aaron Smith's toilet incident

Smith was suspended last October after he entered a toilet cubicle with a woman at Christchurch Airport.

Paris suspect Salah Abdeslam to face terror trial over police shootout

Abdeslam was arrested in March last year, three days after the shootout in Brussels.

Right-wing anti-immigrant politician wears burqa in Australian parliament

Pauline Hanson said she was highlighting the safety risks of wearing the garment.

Man arrested in Dutch radio station after taking woman hostage over car park argument

The NOS newscaster said the man was armed with a knife.

The 9 at 9: Thursday

Here’s what you need to know as we start the day.

Steve Bannon calls white nationalists 'losers'

The White House strategist is reported to be on shaky ground with Donald Trump.

Thousands hold vigil for Charlottesville victim as Trump pays tribute to 'truly special young woman'

Those in attendance at the vigil sang several spirituals and observed a moment of silence.

International - Wednesday 16 August, 2017

Why are statues of US Civil War leaders being removed from across the US?

“You’re changing history. You’re changing culture,” Trump said of the removal of statues of Confederate leaders.

Wedding ring that went missing in 2004 turns up wrapped around carrot

Canadian woman Mary Grams told the Canadian Broadcasting Commission that she had lost her ring in the family farm in Central Alberta while picking weeds.

Robert Mugabe's wife wants diplomatic immunity after being accused of attacking model

Gabriella Engels, aged 20, said she had been attacked with an electrical extension cord.

From The42 Nevada Commission grant Mayweather and McGregor special permission to fight in 8oz gloves Size Matters

Nevada Commission grant Mayweather and McGregor special permission to fight in 8oz gloves

Despite their initial insistence, NSAC have employed a “one-fight exception” for next weekend’s bout.

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Here's What Happened Today: Wednesday

A shooting in north Dublin and Trump’s Charlottesville comments grabbed headlines today.

Both Bush presidents condemn racial bigotry after Trump's 'both sides' statement

President Donald Trump disbanded two business councils after CEOs began resigning from them.

From The42 'As a female referee I'll be under special scrutiny' - History to be made in the Bundesliga Historic

'As a female referee I'll be under special scrutiny' - History to be made in the Bundesliga

Bibiana Steinhaus will become the first female referee to officiate in one of Europe’s top leagues.

Charlottesville victim's mother: 'This is not the end of Heather's legacy'

Hundreds gathered for a memorial of Heather Heyer, who was killed after a white supremacist rammed a car into protesters.

From The42 Leeds boss praises Irish youngster after first Championship start despite unfortunate leg break One For The Future This post contains videos

Leeds boss praises Irish youngster after first Championship start despite unfortunate leg break

Galway native Conor Shaughnessy played 90 minutes at centre-half during last night’s draw with Fulham.

From The42 Lyons and Cronin start as Ireland make six changes for pool decider with France Bring It

Lyons and Cronin start as Ireland make six changes for pool decider with France

Claire Molloy captains the side but returns to openside flanker to make room for Paula Fitzpatrick.

Simon Coveney: 'Ireland will not be a pawn in Brexit negotiations'

The UK government said it wanted to maintain a “seamless and frictionless” border between the two countries.

Three days of mourning in Madeira after falling tree kills 13 people

Dozens more were injured, some seriously.

Abraham Lincoln Memorial defaced in Washington DC

The graffiti appeared to say ‘F*** law’.

'Violence' on the alt-left and Irish manufacturing: Key moments from Trump's bizarre press conference

The US President fielded numerous questions on Charlottesville and his response to the violence yesterday.

Daniel Craig confirms he will return as James Bond Shaken Not Stirred This post contains videos

Daniel Craig confirms he will return as James Bond

There had been speculation about the franchise in recent months.

'No one is born hating another person': This Barack Obama tweet is now the most liked of all time

Posted in the wake of Charlottesville, the picture shows Obama with children of different races.

Homeless man hailed a hero after Manchester attack charged with stealing bank card at arena

Thousands were raised online for Chris Parker, who went to help victims in the wake of the attack.

'Making hate fashionable again': Trump under fire for saying blame for Charlottesville lies on both sides

The statement once again drew sharp criticism from across the political and cultural board.

Al Gore warns Irish government to "move more quickly" on climate change Exclusive

The former US Vice President and Nobel Peace Prize recipient has just released his latest documentary on climate change.

International - Tuesday 15 August, 2017

Donald Trump tells businesses to bring back jobs from 'places like Ireland'

He said that US infrastructure “used to be the best in the world”, but was now “literally like a third world country”.

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