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International - Today’s News

European Arrest Warrants issued for a number of on-the-run Kinahan cartel members

A number of leading members of the cartel are running scared.

International - Yesterday’s News

Dreaming about a holiday? Here are some of the world's best 'eco escapes' National Geographic This post contains images

Dreaming about a holiday? Here are some of the world's best 'eco escapes'

The venues aim to “safeguard cultural and natural heritage” and “support environmentally friendly practices”.

'Rise, like lions after slumber': Jeremy Corbyn got a rapturous reception at Glastonbury today

The Conservatives have yet to agree a deal that will see it hold a majority with DUP support.

'A warning to everyone': The UK Parliament has been hit by a cyber attack

The House of Commons confirmed that a number of “unauthorised attempts” to access MPs emails were made.

Explainer: Could the US-Russia standoff in Syria end in violent conflict? Proxy War This post contains videos

Explainer: Could the US-Russia standoff in Syria end in violent conflict?

Syria’s war is entering a vital phase.


'You will need to check out by 4pm': Grenfell Tower survivors given hours' notice to leave hotel

Survivors were left unsure of where they were going to go next, after the letter from the local council.

Martha the Mastiff is the world's ugliest dog

Martha bagged the top prize in the 29th World’s Ugliest Dog Contest in California.

Shape of bird eggs related to their ability to fly - study

It goes against theories that eggs are shaped to suit their environment; eg, to stop them rolling off a cliff face.

Al-Jazeera says closure demand is 'attempt to silence freedom of expression'

The nation’s foreign minister said today that the list of 13 demands given to his government is not reasonable.

'Where are we all going?': 83 residents of Camden towers refuse to leave their homes

Some residents first learned of the evacuation while watching the news.

Older fathers have 'geekier' sons

Sons of older fathers are more intelligent and less concerned about fitting in, according to a study.

'The upper classes have not stopped going out': The rich Venezuelans spending their way through the crisis

Most are stuggling to make ends meet – but a rich minority is still sipping cocktails and going to exclusive nightclubs.

Over 140 people feared buried after landslide swallows Chinese village

Huge boulders came down on homes when the side of a mountain collapsed.

International - Friday 23 June, 2017

Qatar told to close Al-Jazeera and accept other demands or face 'divorce' from gulf neighbours

The Qatar-based broadcaster denounced the move as an attack on media freedom.

Lionel Messi's prison sentence swapped for fine

The Argentina international’s has been hit with a reported €255,000 loss.

Here's What Happened Today: Friday

Another London tower evacuated tonight, and a chunk of AIB sold by the State – here’s Friday’s news.

Five die in Turkey after being electrocuted at water park

The children were among the dead, the state-run Anadolu Agency reported.


The charity single for Grenfell Tower survivors has topped UK charts

The cover track by 50 artists including Stormzy, Emeli Sande and Robbie Williams has sold over 170,000 copies.

A slip of the tongue is fuelling speculation on Banksy's real identity

An interview with DJ Goldie has people wondering if the artist is in fact Robert Del Naja of Massive Attack.

For the first time, Jeremy Corbyn is more popular than Theresa May - poll

Just about more people think the Labour leader would make a better leader than the Prime Minister.

The 5 at 5: Friday

Five minutes, five stories, five o’clock…

Man who raped ex-wife in dungeon jailed for 13 years

Police officers believe the woman came under significant pressure from family members to withdraw the allegations.

North Korea says it is the 'biggest victim' in US student's death

Otto Warmbier had been in a coma since shortly after he was sentenced to 15 years of hard labour for allegedly stealing a poster.

Man sentenced to life imprisonment for murdering his partner's two-year-old son

The boy’s mother pleaded guilty to allowing the death of her son to happen.

From The42 Pregnant 'Wonder Woman' Montano takes more baby steps Gone Baby Gone

Pregnant 'Wonder Woman' Montano takes more baby steps

The 31-year-old shrugged off sweltering conditions to line up in the 800m heats as the US World Championship trials.

At least four injured as tourist bus hits Paris bridge

The Paris fire service said one of the injured was seriously hurt.

Man charged with 'terrorism-related murder' over Finsbury Park attack

Darren Osborne, 47, will appear before magistrates in central London later today.

Grenfell Tower blaze began in faulty fridge-freezer

The Hotpoint fridge model that started the fire had not been subject to any product recall.

The 9 at 9: Friday

AIB shares sell for €3 billion, the weather’s gone to the dogs and a convicted killer dodges jail for threats.

Johnny Depp: 'When was the last time an actor assassinated a president?'

The Secret Service is “aware” of Depp’s comments, according to US media.

Bill Cosby to host 'town hall' meetings after sexual assault mistrial

“They need to be aware that these things can happen to them, if they can happen to Bill Cosby.”

Toothpick crossbows are the latest craze in China - and parents are worried

“When the toothpick is swapped for a metal needle it becomes a dangerous weapon,” one newspaper warned.

America says North Korea has tested an engine that could be fitted to a ballistic missile

President Donald Trump has made halting the North Korean nuclear threat his number one foreign policy priority.

CIA penetrated by insider network of snack thieves who stole 3k worth of junk food

A substantial amount of crisps and chocolate were nicked from the spy agency.

What's a 'hard' and 'soft' Brexit, and which one are we likely to get?

It’s been a year since the UK voted ‘Leave’ – so do we know yet what that means exactly?

International - Thursday 22 June, 2017

Prince Harry: 'Is there any one of the royal family who wants to be king or queen? I don’t think so'

The British prince said that he and his family are in the process of ‘modernising the monarchy’.

Judge rules that Brendan Dassey's confession was coerced and he should be freed

The only option left to authorities is to appeal the case to the US Supreme Court.

Bagpiper plays 'Going Home' as US student who was detained in North Korea laid to rest

“It doesn’t feel real yet,” a school mate said at the funeral.

May says EU citizens living in the UK can stay - but without Brussels' oversight

The British Prime Minister called it a “fair and serious” offer.


From The42 This won't be the first time Conor McGregor has defied the odds Inside The Camp

This won't be the first time Conor McGregor has defied the odds

John Kavanagh writes exclusively for The42 ahead of Conor McGregor’s clash with Floyd Mayweather.

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