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International - Today’s News

'No deal' Brexit more likely than ever, EU President Donald Tusk warns

Leaders insisted a Brexit deal could still be reached, despite the latest failed round of divorce talks.

Almost 90% of older adults who self harm aren't referred to mental health specialist - study

The UK research highlights that self harm is not just a problem in younger people.

International - Yesterday’s News

Microsoft co-founder Paul Allen dies of cancer aged 65 RIP

Microsoft co-founder Paul Allen dies of cancer aged 65

The billionaire founded the software giant with Bill Gates in the 1970s.

May says EU wants 'a backstop to the backstop': but says the UK won't accept that either

The UK Prime Minister was told by a fellow MP that for the people of Ireland, “Brexit means borders”.

From The42 Do you agree with our Ireland team to face Wales in the Nations League tomorrow? Team Selection

Do you agree with our Ireland team to face Wales in the Nations League tomorrow?

Martin O’Neill has some tough calls to make following Saturday’s 0-0 draw against Denmark.

From The42 More of the same won't suffice: 5 talking points ahead of Ireland-Wales Up For Discussion

More of the same won't suffice: 5 talking points ahead of Ireland-Wales

Opportunity knocks for Martin O’Neill’s side against a severely weakened Wales team tomorrow evening.

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Hostage-taker detained after commandos storm German rail station

A man who took a woman hostage has been subdued and detained, police say.

Rough sleeping banned in Hungary as new homelessness law comes into force

A constitutional amendment approved by the parliament in June banned “habitual residence in a public space”.

11 injured in southern Germany as train hits trailer truck

The collision happened at a railway crossing in Sipplingen, a village by Lake Constance.

Taoiseach warns Brexit negotiations could stretch into December

The Tániaste said a time limit on the backstop is not a runner.

Explainer: 13 million people are facing starvation in Yemen. Why?

Six years of near-constant fighting in the Gulf state have brought the already-impoverished country to its knees.

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Death toll in French floods rises to 13 after several months' worth of rain falls in hours

Some of the dead appeared to have been swept away by floodwaters.

Turkish officials given permission to enter Saudi consulate to investigate journalist's disappearance

A search of the building where Jamal Khashoggi was last seen will take place on Monday evening.

Hillary Clinton says Bill's affair with Monica Lewinsky was not an abuse of power because 'she was an adult' Me Too This post contains videos

Hillary Clinton says Bill's affair with Monica Lewinsky was not an abuse of power because 'she was an adult'

Bill Clinton has also been forced to defend his behaviour in recent months.

Meghan Markle and Prince Harry announce they are expecting their first child

It comes less than five months after the Royal wedding in May.

Three killed as plane crash-lands on German highway

Two women and a child have died after a plane crashed onto a highway in Germany.

Poll: Are you worried about a potential hard border outcome from Brexit? Your Say This post contains a poll

Poll: Are you worried about a potential hard border outcome from Brexit?

A make-or-break European summit takes place on Wednesday.

Trump backs off climate change hoax claim ... but says he doesn't know if it's man made

Trump said he doesn’t want to put the US at a disadvantage in responding to climate change.

International - Sunday 14 October, 2018

Kidnapped, robbed and killed - but Matthew Shepard is to finally be laid to rest after 20 years

He will be interred in the Washington National Cathedral.

Last-ditch Brexit talks break down in Brussels as all eyes turn to crunch summit Crunch Time This post contains videos

Last-ditch Brexit talks break down in Brussels as all eyes turn to crunch summit

The prospect of a no-deal Brexit is increasing as agreement remains elusive.

Polarising presidential candidates seek broader appeal ahead of Brazil's run-off election

The two remaining candidates launched rejigged campaigns this week.

Workers who stand as well as sit 'perform better and are happier'

Some offices have introduced sit-stand desks.

President Higgins leads Ireland's tributes as Archbishop Oscar Romero becomes a saint Canonised This post contains videos

President Higgins leads Ireland's tributes as Archbishop Oscar Romero becomes a saint

Higgins also visited the tomb of murdered Catholic archbishop while in El Salvador.

Do dangerous minds rule the world?

People with dangerous personalities have a greater chance of gaining power than those with normal psychology, Ian Hughes writes.

22 killed after vehicle carrying migrants plunges into river bed from highway in Turkey

The nationality of the migrants was not clear, although children are known to be among the dead.

'The outcome may have been death': Three people injured in rare kangaroo attack in Australia

The animals, particularly large males, are known to attack and can be vicious, but such incidents are not common.

From The42 From Enniskillen to Old Trafford: the 32-year-old Fermanagh native who's Jose Mourinho's right-hand man The Quiet Man

From Enniskillen to Old Trafford: the 32-year-old Fermanagh native who's Jose Mourinho's right-hand man

Forced to retire from playing in his early 20s, Kieran McKenna has established an incredible coaching reputation in a very short space of time.

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Nine climbers killed in freak accident on rarely climbed Himalayan mountain

It is the deadliest incident to hit Nepal’s mountaineering industry since 2014.

International - Saturday 13 October, 2018

From The42 First clean sheet in seven games earns Ireland a share of the spoils Report

First clean sheet in seven games earns Ireland a share of the spoils

Martin O’Neill’s side played out a goalless draw with Denmark tonight in the Uefa Nations League.

Dark kitchens and Danny DeVito algorithms: How Deliveroo plans to corner food deliveries

The UK company is looking to roll out its ‘Editions’ sites across key markets – including Ireland.

From The42 Doherty to make first start as Keogh captains Ireland against Denmark Team News

Doherty to make first start as Keogh captains Ireland against Denmark

Martin O’Neill has given the nod to the Wolverhampton Wanderers man for tonight’s clash with the Danes.

Trump threatens Saudis with 'punishment' over journalist disappearance Jamal Khashoggi This post contains videos

Trump threatens Saudis with 'punishment' over journalist disappearance

Jamal Khashoggi vanished on 2 October after entering the consulate to obtain documents for his upcoming marriage.

Pope Francis defrocks two Chilean bishops for sex abuse of minors

Defrocking means the offender is forbidden from exercising any clerical duties at all, even in private.

Decongestants 'should not be given' to young children with colds

New research shows there is no evidence that they alleviate symptoms such as a blocked or runny nose.

Palestinian mother-of-eight dies after West Bank stone throwing

She died in hospital from a head injury she sustained in the stone-throwing.

At least 41 dead in Uganda landslide

An unknown number of people remain missing.

Freed US pastor flying home from Turkey after case sparked crisis

The US President had pressed Turkey to release Andrew Brunson.

International - Friday 12 October, 2018

Actress Tilda Swinton admits playing 82-year-old man in new film

The oscar-winner used prosthetics and fake body parts to play Dr Josef Klemperer.

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