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International - Today’s News

From The42 Leicester are essentially Chelsea with smiles - but Mourinho would have sabotaged their fairytale Column

Leicester are essentially Chelsea with smiles - but Mourinho would have sabotaged their fairytale

Tommy Martin goes full Game of Thrones as vanquished Jose plots his return to the Premier League.

Vote-counting taking place across Britain and Northern Ireland

Scotland’s pro-independence party scored big gains.

North Korea has staged a rare party congress where the agenda is unknown

State television provided no live coverage of the congress itself while foreign journalists were not allowed inside.

The most senior Republican of them all won't endorse Donald Trump

Speaker of the House Paul Ryan, the second most powerful politician in the US, says he is “not ready” to endorse Trump.

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International - Yesterday’s News

From The42 Liverpool see off 10-man Villarreal to secure Europa League final meeting with Sevilla Redmen

Liverpool see off 10-man Villarreal to secure Europa League final meeting with Sevilla

A Daniel Sturridge-inspired performance resulted in the Reds claiming a 3-0 win tonight.

Robbie Keane surprised an adorable little kid on the Ellen Show

It’s like little Domhnall all over again.

New York Times to start delivering recipe ingredients to readers

Consumers will be able to chose and order meal kits from a selection of recipes.

From The42 We'll Leave It There So: McIlroy's Olympic sacrifice, Huth and Fellaini banned and today's sport Thursday This post contains videos

We'll Leave It There So: McIlroy's Olympic sacrifice, Huth and Fellaini banned and today's sport

Elsewhere, Peter O’Mahony has 10 days to prove his fitness, Kieran Donaghy back to Irish basketball’s top tier and Dylan Hartley nears return.

Dozens reported killed as airstrike hits Syrian refugee camp

Images posted on social media showed tents burned to the ground and injured people being loaded onto a truck.

From The42 As it happened: Liverpool v Villarreal, Europa League semi-final second leg Liveblog

As it happened: Liverpool v Villarreal, Europa League semi-final second leg

Could the Reds overturn their first leg deficit and advance to the final?

One killed, at least four injured on French motorway in cross-border police chase

Belgian police had tried to check a car at a parking area known to be used by people smugglers when it took off across the border.

Hippo escapes from circus, takes a stroll down busy Spanish street Born Free This post contains videos

Hippo escapes from circus, takes a stroll down busy Spanish street

Police and circus staff managed to coax the animal back to its enclosure.

From The42 If this RTÉ documentary doesn't get you in the mood for the Olympics, nothing will Road To Rio This post contains videos

If this RTÉ documentary doesn't get you in the mood for the Olympics, nothing will

‘They give our nation a face, a heart, a story.’

Trump will be the Republican nominee - and Hillary has wasted no time going for the jugular In Their Own Words This post contains videos

Trump will be the Republican nominee - and Hillary has wasted no time going for the jugular

The Democrat frontrunner has released not one, but two, campaign adverts specifically aimed at the billionaire.

Woman who tried to sell her baby online for €290 given suspended sentence

The mother tried to sell her 19-month-old son on Gumtree after her boyfriend stopped paying childcare costs.

"In theory you could do anything you wanted with a human embryo in Ireland"

A new, controversial embryo-growth breakthrough could help science in the study of infertility. However, fears abound that the research breaches ethical guidelines.

From The42 Mandela bodyguard claims the All Blacks were poisoned in 1995 Food Poisoning

Mandela bodyguard claims the All Blacks were poisoned in 1995

Conspiracy theories surrounding a sudden illness in the squad have swirled for two decades.

The 9 at 9: Thursday

Here are the big stories you need to know as you start your day.

Northern Ireland's election is happening today, but will there be any change?

The polls are open in the assembly elections in Northern Ireland.

After a dirty, personal race London elects a new mayor today

The race for the mayoralty has been marked by negative campaigning between two very different candidates.

International - Wednesday 4 May, 2016

Kenyan court bid to stop anal exams of men accused of being gay

Engaging in gay sex is a criminal offence in Kenya.

From The42 Stewart Cink to take indefinite break from golf to care for cancer-stricken wife Challenging Times

Stewart Cink to take indefinite break from golf to care for cancer-stricken wife

The American has described the news as being a ‘startling and unexpected revelation’.

From The42 We'll Leave It There So: Dublin derby, Dembele charged and all of today's sport Wednesday

We'll Leave It There So: Dublin derby, Dembele charged and all of today's sport

Miss any of today’s news? Catch up with our round-up here.

From The42 As it happened: Real Madrid v Manchester City, Champions League Minute-by-Minute

As it happened: Real Madrid v Manchester City, Champions League

We were at the Santiago Bernabeu to see if Manuel Pellegrini could get his side to a European final in his last season at the club.

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Police dig up garden of paedophile friends of Fred and Rose West

The Williams’ were known friends of serial killers Fred and Rosemary West.

John Kasich set to drop out of White House race, paving the way for Trump

Ted Cruz dropped out overnight, leaving the billionaire as the sole remaining Republican candidate.

Police force migrants from school using tear gas

It is the second time in a week that force has been used to disperse migrants in the French capital.

The €500 banknote looks set for the chop - but some Germans aren't happy

The note is known as a ‘Bin Laden’ because of its associations with crime.

China is going to release the last Tiananmen Square protest prisoner

Miao Deshun will be released in October after nearly three decades in jail.

Entire city evacuated after wildfire burns homes to the ground

It’s hit a location called Fort McMurray.

Seven major banks to pay $324 million over accusations of manipulating interest rates

The money is to settle a lawsuit that followed a ruling in March.

With a 'heavy heart', Ted Cruz ends his US presidential campaign

“We gave it everything we’ve got,” he told supporters.

"It was a truly shocking sight – hundreds of human beings packed together like sardines in a tin"

In Iraq, thousands of prisoners are held for months in terrible conditions without any charge.

International - Tuesday 3 May, 2016

From The42 Atletico add to Pep Guardiola's semi-final heartache Report

Atletico add to Pep Guardiola's semi-final heartache

It was a game of high drama, with both sides missing penalties on the night.

From The42 As it happened: Bayern Munich v Atletico Madrid, Champions League Minute-by-Minute

As it happened: Bayern Munich v Atletico Madrid, Champions League

We were at the Allianz Arena to see if Pep Guardiola’s side could overturn the Spaniards’ slender advantage.

"Women, children, the sick, and the wounded are condemned to death" - hospitals bombed in heart of Syria's violence

There have been over 300 airstrikes on the Syrian city of Aleppo in the last ten days.

Donald Trump claims his rival's father helped the man who assassinated JFK

Trump repeated a tabloid claim that Rafael Cruz handed out leaflets with Lee Harvey Oswald

Study follows aftermath of The Biggest Loser - shows incredible difficulty contestants have in keeping weight off

Danny Cahill, winner of the reality show in 2009, lost 239 pounds in seven months. Since then he has regained over 100 pounds.

Wreckage discovered off American coast identified as Captain Cook's legendary ship

The Endeavour was the ship used by Captain Cook as he mapped the uncharted waters of the south Pacific Ocean in the late 18th century.

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