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International - Monday 19 March, 2018

From The42 BBC pay McEnroe 'at least 10 times' more than me for Wimbledon work, claims Navratilova Gender Pay Gap

BBC pay McEnroe 'at least 10 times' more than me for Wimbledon work, claims Navratilova

“John’s role is of a different scale, scope and time commitment,” BBC bosses insist.

Ant McPartlin steps aside from presenting duties following arrest for drink-driving

The presenter will return to rehab where he had previously spent a stint last year in an attempt to conquer an addiction to painkillers.

Here's why there's uproar again about Facebook and the data firm used by Trump's 2016 campaign

A former employee of Cambridge Analytica has said the firm is “a full-service propaganda machine”.

Man (21) charged with attempted murder after car rams into Kent nightclub

The car hit at least 13 people who were on the dancefloor, police said.


Boris Johnson says Russia's poisoning denials 'grow increasingly absurd'

The Kremlin has denied its involvement in the poisoning of a former double agent and his daughter in Salisbury.

UK and EU agree on Brexit 'backstop' solution for the Irish border

According to the draft treaty agreed for the ‘ordered withdrawal’ of the UK from the EU, the backstop will apply unless or until another solution is found.

Teenage girl shot dead by her 9-year-old brother in Mississippi

Local media are reporting that the two had been arguing about a video game controller before the shooting.

The 9 at 9: Monday

Catch up with this morning’s news while your curled up in bed.

Two injured in fresh explosion in Austin as police investigate series of parcel bombings

The head of police has warned residents not to touch any unexpected packages left at their homes.

Putin records best ever election performance (but western leaders aren't lining up to congratulate him)

So far only close allies have congratulated him as Moscow’s relations with the West disintegrate.

International - Sunday 18 March, 2018

Here's What Happened Today: Sunday

Snow, a stabbing in Clare and Vladimir Putin had everyone talking today.

'The Heysel ban wasn't really about football, it was an attack on working-class culture'

Journalist Tony Evans discusses the 1985-86 season, and the long-lasting consequences that the events surrounding it had on English football.

Facebook accused of misleading British parliament over data leak risk

The social media platform has suspended Cambridge Analytica, which is best known for working on Donald Trump’s election campaign.

Flight of the Conchords postpone Dublin shows after member falls down stairs

Bret McKenzie has two broken bones in his hand.

'People aren't fleeing for no reason, they are forced to leave - forced by killing'

A Syrian refugee explains why he left his home country to start a new life in Ireland.

Chemical weapons experts heading to UK in Russia spy case

Sergei Skripal and his daughter Yulia are in a critical condition.

Cuba's wannabe YouTube stars walk 3km to upload their videos

“We don’t seek to be known as Cuban YouTubers just because it’s complicated for us or because we live in a communist island.”

Russians go to the polls as Putin is set to secure a fourth term in charge

The election comes amid tensions with Britain.

German minister criticised for saying Islam is 'not part of Germany'

Germany’s Muslim community is estimated to be about 4.5 million.

German serial killer nurse faces October trial over 97 deaths

He is considered the worst serial killer in post-war Germany.

Coveney says human rights situation in Crimea is 'deeply concerning'

The Tánaiste has reiterated Ireland’s support for Ukraine on the fourth anniversary of the illegal annexation of Crimea.

International - Saturday 17 March, 2018

Here's What Happened Today: St Patrick's Day News Fix This post contains videos

Here's What Happened Today: St Patrick's Day

Parades, Leo Varadkar and the weather had everyone talking today.

At least 16 people, including six children, die after boat capsizes off Greece

Another three people are missing after the boat went down overnight.

Serbia's capital has only now taken down its €83,000 Christmas tree

There was public anger last year when the cost of the tree emerged.

From Dublin to New York: How we're celebrating St Patrick's Day Liveblog This post contains videos

Who is Gina Haspel, the black ops veteran Trump's nominated to lead the CIA?

If she wins the nomination, she would be the first female director of the CIA.

'Doesn't change the facts': May responds to Russia's ousting of UK diplomats

The British Council said it was ‘profoundly disappointed’ after Russia banned its cultural operations.

From The42 'There are players doing their Leaving Cert: none get paid, they all do it for the love of the game' A New Dawn This post contains videos

'There are players doing their Leaving Cert: none get paid, they all do it for the love of the game'

With a squad including college students, school goers, fitness instructors and secondary school teachers Limerick Women’s FC made their debut last Saturday.

Academy Awards chief being investigated for sexual harassment - reports

In response to queries, the Academy said it “treats any complaints confidentially to protect all parties”.

Ex-FBI deputy and Trump target fired days before retirement

“A great day for the hard working men and women of the FBI,” Trump tweeted after the firing.

The 9 at 9: St Patrick's Day

Maidin mhaith, a chairde.

Black Panther passed the $1 billion earnings mark this week

The film remains at the top of the box office in the US and Ireland.

Putin on course to become longest-serving Russian leader since Stalin

Putin has exploited Russians’ fears by pointing to what he described as US plans to isolate the country and gain a military advantage over it.

US military 'fails to protect children sexually assaulted by peers on army bases'

An in-depth investigation by the Associated Press was published this week.

As Castro steps down, challenges await Cuba's new leader

On Sunday, Cubans went to the polls to ratify a new National Assembly, who will choose the future president.

‘We're not talking about this enough': Ireland warned to take action against radicalisation

An expert has said better integration of asylum seekers and refugees must play a role in this process.

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