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International - Today’s News

'Butcher of Bosnia': Prosecutors make their closing arguments in genocide trial

Ratko Mladic has been accused of leading a relentless military campaign to ensure Muslims ‘vanished’ during the Bosnian war.

Water, riots, and the Seven Council Fires - what is the Standing Rock protest?

It has been called the largest gathering of Native American tribes in a century.

Donald Trump is using his Twitter account to take on China

China woke up this morning to sharp criticism from Trump, days after Beijing accused the Taiwanese president of playing a “small trick” on Trump.

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Man who fired rifle inside 'pizzagate' restaurant says he was investigating fake news

The pizzeria was the subject of a bogus report that alleged it was at the centre of a child sex ring organised by Hillary Clinton.

Flights between Cork and the US could start at €69 one-way

Norwegian Air International and Wow Air are both expected to start transatlantic flights from Cork to nine US cities in 2017.

Irish navy recovers three bodies during Mediterranean rescue operation

Around 269 migrants were rescued from two rubber vessels around 30 miles north of Libyan capital, Tripoli.

Boris Johnson shuts down interview when asked name of South Korea's president

Instead of answering the Sky News presenter’s questions, he invited him to go to the pub.

From The42 Mourinho has 'nothing to hide' over tax affairs Money Matters

Mourinho has 'nothing to hide' over tax affairs

The Manchester United boss has been named along with Cristiano Ronaldo in allegations of tax evasion.


Italian prime minister resigns after crushing referendum defeat

Matteo Renzi announced his resignation early this morning.

International - Yesterday’s News

Don't sleep on it: Going to bed angry makes it worse

Memories of negative or traumatic events often last longer than those of positive or neutral experiences, and sleep doesn’t help.

Nigel Farage takes aim at Gerry Adams over Sinn Féin's Brexit approach

Sinn Féin voted to back the Remain campaign. Farage thinks they’ve sold out.

Spending a day in Delhi is the equivalent to smoking 40 cigarettes. We went to see for ourselves

The pollution during our visit was so bad you could taste and smell it.

Death toll from California dance party fire rises to 24

The search for bodies is expected to continue for at least 48 hours.


From The42 As it happened: Everton v Man United, Premier League Liveblog

As it happened: Everton v Man United, Premier League

Can Mourinho’s men earn their first Premier League win in a month, this afternoon?

Austria's far right concedes presidential race in surprise early move

The projections gave Norbert Hofer’s opponent an unassailable lead.

Pictures: It's been snowing heavily in Hawaii this weekend

While some snow on higher ground is not unusual on the islands, deep snow at lower altitudes is.

Politician and two journalists killed in Finnish shooting

The suspect is being interrogated, but investigators say the motive is unclear.

From The42 As it happened: Cuala v O'Loughlin Gaels, Leinster club hurling final

As it happened: Cuala v O'Loughlin Gaels, Leinster club hurling final

Silverware was up for grabs in Leinster as the champions of Dublin and Kilkenny met in O’Moore Park.


From The42 As it happened: Bournemouth v Liverpool, Premier League Updates

As it happened: Bournemouth v Liverpool, Premier League

Liverpool aimed to return to within a point of leaders Chelsea with victory on the road at the Vitality Stadium.

Mourinho and Ronaldo deny hiding millions from taxman

An international consortium of media organisations claimed that a huge data leak involving 18 million documents showed in a British Virgin Islands tax havens.

'Do not deceive yourselves: Trump is the closest thing to Hitler Americans have ever seen'

It is vital that Ireland object to Trump’s plans for mass deportations and draconian restrictions on immigration, writes TCD’s Daniel Geary.

"It's a painful life, but the most beautiful there is": A reindeer herd's journey to their winter home

“Margret Fjellstrom’s lasso whirls above her furred hat as she shouts out orders to her helpers.”

Mocked for his tweets, Trump fires back - on Twitter

In the Saturday Night Live sketch, Trump is chided by aides for sending retweets.

Teenage asylum seeker arrested in Germany on suspicion of medical student's rape and murder

The murder made big news in Germany and was followed by another as yet unsolved crime.

International - Saturday 3 December, 2016

From The42 Man City star Toure charged with drink driving Trouble

Man City star Toure charged with drink driving

Despite the controversy, the Ivory Coast international played in the club’s 3-1 defeat earlier.

Death toll from California party fire could reach 40

Between 50 and 100 people were believed to have been at the party when the fire started.

Chelsea apologise 'profusely' to Johnson over abuse

Around 350 people have told British police they were victims of abuse by football coaches in a mounting scandal that has rocked the sport.

Europol has released a grisly Advent calendar of their most wanted criminals

Europe’s crime agency are publishing one fugitive from one member state per day.


Former Nazi POW leaves entire estate to 'kind' Scottish town where he was held

The former German soldier stayed on to work in the Perthshire village for a time after the war and later returned to visit.

Blood, flies, rotting corpses: Inside Venezuela's crumbling hospitals

The economic situation in the country is so dire that even hospitals are being badly affected.

From The42 As it happened: Barcelona v Real Madrid, El Clasico Liveblog

As it happened: Barcelona v Real Madrid, El Clasico

Barcelona took on Real Madrid, with the Catalan side badly needing a win.

Photos show Irish forces saving 140 lives in the Mediterranean

LÉ Samuel Beckett is currently awaiting furthers tasks in the area of operations.

From The42 As it happened: Man City v Chelsea, Premier League Liveblog

As it happened: Man City v Chelsea, Premier League

Guardiola’s side can go top with a win in this mouth-watering clash.


Bodies of victims of plane crash which wiped out football team flown back to Brazil

FIFA chief Gianni Infantino canceled a trip to Australia to attend the funeral.

At least 38 killed in two separate Chinese coal mine blasts

China is the world’s largest coal producer and deadly accidents are common.

'I'm a rebel': The band of Brexiteers who change metric signs after sundown

The group sticks card onto street signs to give distance in yards instead of metres.

Cruise company fined €37 million for deliberately dumping into the seas

The Caribbean Princess began making illegal discharges in 2005, a year after the ship entered service.

A pilot in China has been suspended after telling delayed passengers to mount a protest

“Let’s put some pressure on the airport, go and vent for me,” he was quoted as saying, after another airline jumped the queue.

Explainer: Is this Italian about to deliver another bloody nose to establishment politics?

Beppe Grillo’s opposition to a crucial referendum could spell the end for the current Prime Minister.

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