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International - Saturday 6 October, 2018

Here's What Happened Today: Saturday

Here’s what had people talking today.

From The42 As it happened: Man United vs Newcastle United, Premier League Liveblog This post contains a poll

As it happened: Man United vs Newcastle United, Premier League

We went minute-by-minute as Man United faced Newcastle at Old Trafford.

Chances of Brexit agreement have 'increased', Jean-Claude Juncker says

The change in tone comes two days after EU Council President Donald Tusk gave London a stern warning that time was running out to strike a deal.

Interpol chief hasn't been seen since September - China won't say where he is

It is the latest high-profile disappearance in China.

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Banksy artwork self-destructs after selling for €1.2 million at London auction

“It appears we just got Banksy-ed.”

The Bill Clinton affair may provide a lesson for Democrats planning a Trump impeachment

Next Monday, 8 October, marks 20 years since impeachment proceedings were brought against US President Bill Clinton.

From The42 'Three years of excuses and it's still crap': Mourinho dredging up unwanted reminders of the darkest days Ta Ra

'Three years of excuses and it's still crap': Mourinho dredging up unwanted reminders of the darkest days

Failure to beat Newcastle today will see Manchester United equal a record that’s been in place since Alex Ferguson’s self-confessed ‘darkest period’.

US Senate poised to confirm Supreme Court nominee Kavanaugh later today

If Kavanaugh is confirmed, Trump will have succeeded in having his two picks seated on the court.

Spanish opera star Montserrat Caballe who duetted with Freddie Mercury, dies aged 85 RIP

Spanish opera star Montserrat Caballe who duetted with Freddie Mercury, dies aged 85

In her almost unlimited repertoire, she starred in 90 opera roles with nearly 4,000 stage performances.

Irish man pleads guilty in New York over Silk Road narcotics conspiracy

The Wicklow man was arrested in Ireland in January 2014 and extradited to the United States in July.

International - Friday 5 October, 2018

Senators back Brett Kavanaugh, paving way for Supreme Court confirmation

Donald Trump’s controversial nominee is likely to be confirmed to the court this weekend.

Young British man dies after being bitten by sea snake off Australia's coast

Sea snakes are venomous but considered to be non-aggressive and rarely attack unless provoked.

London man convicted for fooling men into having sex with him by making them think he was female

Duarte Xavier posed as a woman named Ana on dating websites.

Here's What Happened Today: Friday

Court cases, Peter Casey and Brett Kavanaugh had everyone talking today.

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The Chinese head of Interpol has gone missing

Meng Hongwei is reportedly being detained for questioning in his home country.

From The42 Know Your Sport? Take our weekly quiz Let's Get Quizzical

Know Your Sport? Take our weekly quiz

How closely have you paid attention to this week’s sporting headlines?

Almost 1,300 Toyota hybrid vehicles in Ireland recalled amid safety concerns

The latest recall affects several models of Toyota’s Prius and Auris hybrid vehicles produced between October 2008 and November 2014.

FIFA maker EA Sports issues statement to describe Cristiano Ronaldo rape allegations as 'concerning'

The footballer’s relationship with his sponsors could be in jeopardy over the allegations.

From The42 All the info you need to watch Conor McGregor's fight this weekend TV Guide

All the info you need to watch Conor McGregor's fight this weekend

Khabib Nurmagomedov will put his lightweight title on the line against Conor McGregor in Las Vegas.

Denis Mukwege and Nadia Murad have won the Nobel peace prize for 2018

The Congolese doctor and Iraqi human rights activist have been honored with the world-renowned humanitarian prize this morning.

'Spy mania': West accuses Russia of global hacking conspiracy

Russia scathingly accused the West of “spy mania”, with the Russian foreign office describing the accusations as “propaganda”.

Hundreds arrested at protest against nomination of Brett Kavanaugh to US Supreme Court

Thousands of protesters marched against the expected appointment of Kavanaugh in Washington yesterday.

International - Thursday 4 October, 2018

Ex-bodyguard sued over Kim Kardashian Paris robbery

She was robbed in October 2016.

Police issue appeal after foetus discovered in park in east London

Officers are keen to urgently make contact with the mother.

EgyptAir stands by 'surreal' Drew Barrymore interview despite actress claiming she never took part

EgyptAir insisted the interview was legitimate.

War of words in Washington after FBI probe finds 'no hint of misconduct' against Kavanaugh

A final vote on Kavanaugh’s nomination to the US Supreme Court is expected to take place on Saturday.

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Here's What Happened Today: Thursday

Here’s what got people talking today.

Nike is 'deeply concerned' by Ronaldo rape claims as Juventus defends 'great champion'

Ronaldo has strongly denied the claims made by Kathryn Mayorga, that he raped her in a hotel room in Las Vegas in 2009.

Unilad's publisher goes into administration

It is believed that hundreds of jobs at the company are now at risk.

58,000 pregnancy tests recalled in the UK after some produce false positive results

No products in Ireland are affected by the recall, the HPRA said.

From The42 Connacht pull the plug on move for Fijian winger after domestic violence court case Deal Is Off

Connacht pull the plug on move for Fijian winger after domestic violence court case

Sevu Reece will not be arriving at the Sportsground, the province confirmed this morning.

Netherlands expels 'Russian agents' after foiling cyber attack on chemical weapons watchdog

Dutch and British intelligence trailed the men and found equipment to intercept the watchdog’s wifi.

From The42 Harry Arter returns to Ireland squad after clear-the-air talks with Roy Keane Boys In Green

Harry Arter returns to Ireland squad after clear-the-air talks with Roy Keane

Martin O’Neill has named a provisional squad of 32 players to play Denmark and Wales in Dublin.

Man who acted as lookout while gang sprayed acid on shopkeeper's face in UK jailed for ten years

Peter Brown waited outside the shop as four other men carried out the attack.

UK accuses Russian spies of 'reckless' global cyber attacks

The UK Foreign Office described it as a “flagrant violation of international law”

International - Wednesday 3 October, 2018

Nine fatally shot by police in escape from Brazilian jail

19 others remain on the run from the Barra de Grota prison.

Trump slammed by Republican colleagues after mocking Kavanaugh accuser

His comments were described as “appalling”.

'Unjustified invasion of privacy': New Zealand customs given power to demand access to your device

Border guards now have the power to demand your passwords and pins to open your smartphone.

Extremely rare bottle of scotch sold for world record €947k at auction

The 60-year-old Macallan Valerio Adami 1926 was sold to a buyer from the Far East.

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From The42 Nurmagomedov's ability to implement gameplan can tip balance in his favour Analysis

Nurmagomedov's ability to implement gameplan can tip balance in his favour

Professional fighter Joseph Duffy breaks down the meeting of Khabib Nurmagomedov and Conor McGregor.

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