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International - Yesterday’s News

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International - Monday 15 January, 2018

Indian police investigating gang rape and murder of two teenage girls

The bodies of the teenage girls were found just hours apart in a state bordering New Delhi.

From The42 O'Neill speculation ends as Paul Lambert is appointed Stoke City boss Martin No Neill

O'Neill speculation ends as Paul Lambert is appointed Stoke City boss

The Scotsman signed a two-and-a-half year deal with the Premier League strugglers.

At least 75 people injured after floor at Indonesia's stock exchange collapses

There have been no reports of deaths so far.

UKIP leader splits with partner over 'racist' Meghan Markle texts

Jo Marney said that Meghan Markle would “taint” the royal family.

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Comedian Aziz Ansari responds to allegation of sexual assault

Ansari says he believed the encounter was consensual but previously apologised to the woman.

'An epic failure': Fallout continues after pushing of 'wrong button' causes mass panic in Hawaii

People received notices to their phones that a ballistic missile attack was imminent just after 8am local time.

At least 26 killed in Baghdad twin suicide blast

This has been the second attack on the capital in three days.

After worldwide backlash following s***hole comments Trump says: 'I'm not a racist'

Trump has faced criticism since he was accused of calling all African countries shitholes.

Actor Catherine Deneuve apologises to sexual assault victims after letter attacking 'witch hunt'

The French star had signed an open letter earlier in the week denouncing the #MeToo movement.

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'It doesn't give the fish a chance': Irish MEPs urged to vote against electric pulse fishing

The practice involves dragging an electrified net across the sea floor, stunning all of the marine life in its path.

International - Sunday 14 January, 2018

Electric Liverpool end Man City's unbeaten run in seven-goal thriller

Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain, Roberto Firmino, Sadio Mane and Mohamed Salah scored in a 4-3 win at Anfield.

'No hope of survivors' onboard Iranian tanker which burst into flames

Only three bodies have been recovered.

India's capital is polluted with smog... but these Delhi offices have air as fresh as the Swiss Alps

The Paharpur Business Centre has more than 7,000 plants pumping fresh air into its offices.

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Vogue suspends work with photographer Mario Testino after harassment allegations

The famed photographer, who has taken iconic shots of celebrities for decades, has denied the allegations.

Sitdown Sunday: Tonya Harding is ready for her apology

Grab a comfy chair and sit back with some of the week’s best longreads.

The 9 at 9: Sunday

Here’s a handful of big news stories worth reading this morning.

After huge gender pay gap revealed, Mark Wahlberg donates €1.5m reshoot salary to Time's Up

Oscar-winning actor Michelle Williams was paid less than 1% of what Wahlberg was to reshoot scenes in ‘All the Money in the World’.

Suicide survivor Kevin Hines: 'Don't silence the pain. You can get past it, one day at a time'

Kevin Hines was diagnosed with bipolar disorder in 1998. Now, he travels the world sharing his inspirational story.

'We should examine ourselves before we jump to mock Trump and his reaction to Syria'

There is no moral outrage.Perhaps we should remind people of their own children and grandchildren?, writes Derek O’Rourke.

Kosovo asks Cyprus to extradite man accused of organising over 30 illegal kidney removals

The ‘mastermind’ has been hunted by authorities for almost a decade.

International - Saturday 13 January, 2018

There have been some weird weather events so far this year

We’ve had snow in the Sahara desert and a deadly “bomb cyclone” in the US in less than two weeks.

Here's What Happened Today: Saturday

Flooding in Cork, Arlene Foster and protests in South Africa had everyone talking today.

Message warning people about 'ballistic missile threat' in Hawaii was sent in error

People were told to “seek immediate shelter”.

Iran rejects Trump's demand to change nuclear deal

The US President has vowed to pull out of the accord if European allies don’t fix its “terrible flaws”.

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Protesters trash H&M shops in South Africa in response to 'monkey' ad

The Economic Freedom Fighters organised protests at several H&M outlets in Johannesburg.

California mudslides: 18 people confirmed dead, with two-year-old girl among those missing

Seven people remain missing and dozens of homes have been destroyed.

Macron wants the French baguette to become a Unesco-listed symbol

Irish uilleann piping was granted the same status last year.

From The42 Brilliant Best leads ferocious Ulster to victory over La Rochelle Suftum

Brilliant Best leads ferocious Ulster to victory over La Rochelle

Pool 1 is now topped by Ulster after a three-try win over the powerhouse French outift.

Sean Spicer says 'there's a difference' between Irish and Mexican immigrants coming to US

The former White House press secretary also said his Catholic beliefs helped him to forgive Donald Trump’s ‘pussy’ comments.

African Union demands apology from Donald Trump for 'racist' slur

The US President has denied making the comment, though he admits that his language had been “tough”.

Media outlets around the world had a bit of trouble translating Trump's 's***hole' comments

A Taipei news agency translated it as “countries where birds don’t lay eggs”.

The 9 at 9: Saturday

A quick way to catch-up with the news as you start your day.

Liam Neeson says there's a 'witch hunt' in Hollywood over harassment allegations

The actor said that he was “on the fence” about allegations against Dustin Hoffman, but added that the movement was “healthy”.

Scientists have discovered glaciers buried deep on the surface of Mars

A better understanding of the depth and location of ice on the planet could help future exporers.

Rome's 'baldy' Christmas tree is being made into a family hut and souvenirs

The €48,000 tree was labelled an international embarrassment after it was declared dead on its arrival.

Dozens of Venezuelans 'stranded in Ireland' as Maduro's government fails to issue new passports

Thousands of Venezuelans across the world have been waiting on new passports for over a year.

International - Friday 12 January, 2018

London couple admit attempting to burn body of French nanny, but deny murder

Sabrina Kouider and her partner Ouissem Medouni today admitted perverting the course of justice by attempting to burn the body of 21-year-old au pair Sophie Lionnet.

Firefighters still battling oil tanker blaze after almost a week

One body has been found but 31 sailors – mainly Iranians – remain missing.

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