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International - Yesterday’s News

Police in Turkey say VICE journalists ‘suspected of helping Isis’

Amnesty International has called the claim “unsubstantiated, outrageous and bizarre”.

Man in his 60s killed as death toll from Spanish bull runs reaches 12

The man died at the start of the run in the central town of Cuellar.

This girl’s tattoo contains a powerful message about mental health

Bekah Miles got her tattoo to encourage people to talk about depression.

Keep out! 10 of the world’s most significant border ‘walls’

Imposing structures, soldiers with guns and strict rules.

Broadway star of ‘Les Misérables’ dies after falling from fire escape

The 21-year-old was the first African-American and youngest person to ever play the role of Jean Valjean.

From Business ETC Take a look around the Miami mansion LeBron James just sold for €12m Miami Heat

Take a look around the Miami mansion LeBron James just sold for €12m

An infinity pool, chef’s kitchen, movie room and more bedrooms than you could possibly need.

From The42 As it happened: Swansea v Manchester United, Premier League Minute-by-Minute

As it happened: Swansea v Manchester United, Premier League

We were at the Liberty Stadium to see if Wayne Rooney could pick up from where he left off in Europe.

Three people shot dead after dispute ‘over barking dog’

Two police officers were amongst those killed.

From Business ETC Here’s how much you could earn working for Facebook Like

Here’s how much you could earn working for Facebook

The social networking behemoth isn’t too shabby a place to ply your trade.

Female combatants made ‘cook, cleaning and pleasure their seniors’

The life of the Indian woman captured by Maoist rebels.

One country is going out of its way to welcome refugees heading for Europe

Even football fans have been showing their support.

The historical origins of 6 swear words we use every day (most of us…)

‘We want to help them but we can’t’: Tourist hub Greek island is at breaking point

The country is dealing with it’s own economic struggles as thousands of migrants arrive in the country.

“We’ve heard black lives matter. All lives matter. Well, cops’ lives matter, too.”

Texas police say there’s a ‘dangerous rhetoric’ in America.

International - Saturday 29 August, 2015

“Obviously something went wrong”: pilot makes emergency landing on motorway

Passing drivers helped the pilot move the craft off the road and onto the hard shoulder.

Thieves dressed as Gulf tourists used chisels to steal hotel safes

Two men have been arrested in France.

Hurricane Katrina hit New Orleans 10 years ago, today: Here’s how it happened

Retrace every step of the Storm of the Century.

Here’s the damage North Korea could do if it went to war

Tensions between North and South Korea have escalated recently.

Women and girls killed in crash at Swaziland festival where king chooses a new wife

Up to 40,000 young women dance before the king during the Reed

The survivor of the Virginia shooting is awake and talking about the horrific attack Wdbj Shooting This post contains videos

The survivor of the Virginia shooting is awake and talking about the horrific attack

Vicki Gardner was wounded as she fell to the ground after hearing the first shots.

Turkish national charged over deadly Bangkok bombing

It is the first arrest in connection with the 17 August bombing at the Erawan shrine

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From The42 As it happened: Liverpool v West Ham, Premier League Minute-by-Minute

As it happened: Liverpool v West Ham, Premier League

Liverpool took on West Ham, as Brendan Rodgers’ men attempted to continue their unbeaten start to the Premier League season.

The perfect 5: Paul O’Connell’s stand-out internationals on Irish soil

Lansdowne Road just won’t be the same without him.

International team begins year-long ‘Mars isolation’

The men and women will spend their days eating food like powdered cheese and canned tuna, and will only go outside in a spacesuit.

Sheriff’s deputy shot multiple times at Texas petrol station

47-year-old Darren Goforth was pumping petrol into his vehicle when a man approached him from behind and opened fire.

Tanorexia: Some people steal money from their parents to go ‘indoor tanning’

It’s still a problem, despite new rules for sunbeds.

From The42 How the First World War changed soccer in Ireland Interview

How the First World War changed soccer in Ireland

The sport was not always wholly embraced by the masses.

From The42 ‘It shows my resolve’ – Ireland’s Rob Heffernan finishes fifth at World Championships Report

‘It shows my resolve’ – Ireland’s Rob Heffernan finishes fifth at World Championships

Meanwhile, the Irish men’s 4x400m relay team have set a new national record.

From Business ETC Why this tech CEO says low tax deals were the ‘best thing in the history of the Irish economy’ Tell It Like It Is

Why this tech CEO says low tax deals were the ‘best thing in the history of the Irish economy’

This week we chatted with the head of US software company Nitro – and he didn’t hold back.

International - Friday 28 August, 2015

Glastonbury’s left-behind wellies are being donated to the migrants in Calais

“The migrants in Calais are living in desperate conditions and we’re very pleased to be able to help support their basic humanitarian needs.”

Pilot dies after stunt plane crashes in New York

No one else was injured.

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