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International - Saturday 7 July, 2018

From The42 England through to World Cup semi-finals as headers from Maguire and Alli sink Swedes Three Lions This post contains videos

England through to World Cup semi-finals as headers from Maguire and Alli sink Swedes

Headers either side of half-time from Harry Maguire and Dele Alli saw England ease past Sweden on Saturday.

Nuclear talks: US says they were productive, North Korea reckons American attitude was 'extremely regrettable'

The two powers appear to have quite different takes on how well the two-day-long denuclearisation talks have progressed.

Tánaiste 'looking forward' to seeing what the UK's Brexit approach is made of

The UK cabinet has finally agreed on a 12-point Brexit approach.

At least 20 dead as record Japan rains prompt mass evacuations

The death toll is expected to increase.

This plan could see an iceberg being towed to Cape Town to ease drought conditions

Earlier this year, Cape Town came within weeks of forcing residents to queue for water rations at public stations as a result of a drought.

The 9 at 9: Saturday

Here’s all the news you need to know this morning.

From The42 Juventus, Olympic gold, a World Cup final and then obscurity: the coach England shunned Overlooked

Juventus, Olympic gold, a World Cup final and then obscurity: the coach England shunned

George Raynor brought plenty of success to Sweden but was never afforded any opportunities where he wanted them most.

Over 100 'chimneys' drilled into mountain in bid to reach trapped boys

The boys and their coach have been trapped for nearly two weeks.

International - Friday 6 July, 2018

After a day-long private meeting, Theresa May's cabinet agrees to a 12-point Brexit position

Theresa May has reportedly warned her Cabinet that they must agree to this position, or else they’ll be disciplined.

Ireland gives its support to Poland's judges caught up in retirement 'purge'

There have been grave concerns that the Polish government is trying to take control of its judiciary.

No rescue attempt tonight as Thai boys 'aren't ready' to dive out of cave complex

Heavy rain is on the way for northern Thailand, putting rescuers under pressure to get the boys out in the next few days.

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From The42 France through to World Cup semi-finals as Uruguay keeper Muslera commits howler Allez Allez

France through to World Cup semi-finals as Uruguay keeper Muslera commits howler

Raphael Varane and Antoine Griezmann were on the scoresheet for Les Bleus in Nizhny Novgorod.

'It rained fire' - At least 24 dead after explosions at Mexican fireworks factory

The victims included four firefighters and five police.

Nurse released on bail after arrest in connection with murder of babies at Cheshire hospital

Police said its investigations into the baby deaths at the Countess of Cheshire Hospital are still ongoing.

Giant 'Trump Baby' blimp given permission to fly over London during US president's visit

The six-metre orange balloon, which shows the president wearing a nappy, will fly near parliament.

The 9 at 9: Friday

Here’s all the news you need to know this morning.

At least 10 dead and dozens missing as tourist boat sinks in Thailand

The boat was carrying 105 people.

Three suspected rhino poachers eaten by lions in South Africa

The men entered the game reserve armed with a rifle and an axe, and were found dismembered the following day.

Trump's kicks off 'largest trade war in economic history' with China

Beijing said it was “forced to take necessary countermeasures”.

Leader of Japanese doomsday cult executed

The sarin attack on the Tokyo subway in 1995 killed 13 people and injured thousands more.

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Thai military diver dies as window for cave rescue narrows

Most of the trapped boys do not know how to swim.

International - Thursday 5 July, 2018

Mother Teresa charity 'sold babies' born to unwed mothers

A nun and a staff member at Mother Teresa’s Missionaries of Charity were arrested today.

From The42 Chris Froome booed and whistled at Team Sky's Tour de France presentation Frosty Reception

Chris Froome booed and whistled at Team Sky's Tour de France presentation

Spectators in attendance at a Tour de France presentation did not give the defending champion a warm welcome.

Here's What Happened Today: Thursday

An acid attack on a garda, two referendums this October, and countrywide wildfires – here’s your news update.

Teenager charged in connection with the death of six-year-old girl in Scotland

Alesha MacPhail’s body was discovered in a wooded area in Ardbeg Road, Bute on Monday.

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The 5 at 5: Thursday

Five minutes, five stories, five o’clock…

Public in Salisbury warned not to pick up unknown objects after couple exposed to nerve agent

Police are investigating if the latest nerve agent poisoning is linked to the last Salisbury incident.

Iconic British brand Jaguar-Land Rover warns about Brexit impact - but Theresa May has a plan

Brexit Secretary David Davis reportedly told May the proposal was “unworkable”.

Canadian man killed in rare polar bear attack

Aaron Gibbons put himself in harm’s way to protect his children, locals said.

The 9 at 9: Thursday

Here’s all the news you need to know this morning.

From The42 'There are other things in my life that are more important than golf' Priorities

'There are other things in my life that are more important than golf'

Rory McIlroy admits his priorities have shifted in recent years, and what happens on the course is not the be-all and end-all.

At least 19 people killed in Canada heatwave as temperatures soar

12 of the dead were reported in the eastern province’s capital Montreal.

Woman arrested after scaling Statue of Liberty to protest US immigration policy

She is now facing multiple federal charges including trespassing and disorderly conduct.

'Race against water' as rain threatens Thai boys in the cave

Water is being pumped out from the deluged cave round-the-clock.

International - Wednesday 4 July, 2018

Thai rescuers are taking 'no risks' in evacuation of boys trapped in cave

“We will take care of them like they are our own children,” the provincial governor said.

Here's What Happened Today: Wednesday

Varadkar apologises for slight on Irish media, and hosepipe ban to kick in nationwide from Friday – it’s the Fix.

Trump repeatedly suggested that US should invade Venezuela - report

A top US official told The Associated Press that the President made the suggestion at a meeting in August.