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Today’s News

Netflix chief confirms streaming giant interested in deal with Harry and Meghan

The couple last night announced that they will stop using HRH titles.

Coronavirus: 17 more people diagnosed with SARS-like mystery virus in China

Two men in their 60’s — one with severe pre-existing conditions — have died from the illness.

Friday 17 January, 2020

Countdown clock to be projected onto Number 10 to mark Brexit day

A commemorative Brexit coin will come into circulation on exit day.

Late passenger who caused bomb scare in Gatwick to try catch flight jailed

Rashidul Islam actually managed to check in for his flight before he was then arrested at the gate.

Pub crawls and happy hours to be banned in parts of holiday islands Mallorca and Ibiza

Fines for offences will range from €6,000 to €600,000.

The most serious locust outbreak in 25 years is spreading across East Africa, threatening food supplies

The insects fly together by the millions and are devouring crops

Eminem criticised for comparing himself to Manchester Arena bomber on new album

The US rapper said: ‘I’m yelling ‘bombs away’ on the game, like I’m outside of an Ariana Grande concert waiting.’

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'Big Ben must bong for Brexit' GoFundMe page tops £160,000 but it could all be in vain

The House of Commons Commission said it would be an “unprecedented approach” to fund the cost through public donation.

Thursday 16 January, 2020

'Tax holiday': Ryanair and O'Leary fuming at British government for bailing out airline Flybe

Ryanair boss Michael O’Leary said the rescue package for Flybe amounted to “illegal State aid”.

Prince Harry makes first public appearance since meeting with Queen

Queen Elizabeth has agreed to Harry and Meghan’s wish to step down from their role as senior royals.

Phil Hogan says that US threats over Huawei are 'a bit of sabre-rattling'

The EU Trade Commissioner also said it was “just not possible” to agree a Brexit trade deal by the end of the year.

'You called me a liar': Audio of row between Bernie Sanders and Elizabeth Warren released

The two appeared to engage in a war of words after a debate on Monday night.

Wednesday 15 January, 2020

Sinn Féin finance minister in Stormont says UK government's funding for North 'woefully inadequate'

This evening, Conor Murphy said he “cannot and will not” accept the British government’s package.

Siptu 'more hopeful' after reassurances over FAI given in meeting with Shane Ross

Representatives from the union met with the Minister for Sport today.

Varadkar said it's 'only half-time' on Brexit as he meets new European Commission president

Ursula von der Leyen said this evening ‘there’s no other country in the EU that is more affected by [Brexit] than Ireland]”.

The 2010s were the hottest decade ever recorded

Last year was also among the warmest years ever recorded, according to scientists.

The prosecutors for Donald Trump's impeachment trial next week have been unveiled

Senior Democrats Adam Schiff and Jerry Nadler will lead the team in the Senate impeachment hearing.

'Humans have overrun the world': David Attenborough issues stark warning ahead of new documentary

A new documentary looks back on the life of David Attenborough.

The Russian government has resigned

Prime Minister Dmitry Medvedev resigned over a series of constitutional reforms proposed by Vladimir Putin.

'I felt like the last person on Earth': US man gets locked inside '24 hour' gym

The man said that he found it a funny experience.

Tuesday 14 January, 2020

Police in Manchester apologise to children abused 'in plain sight' by grooming gangs

Greater Manchester Police’s re-launched investigation has identified 53 potential victims.

'Scotland will decide': Nicola Sturgeon bites back as Boris Johnson rejects independence vote

The two leaders of their respective governments traded statements online today.

Heat added to earth's oceans over 25 years equals '3.6 billion Hiroshima atom bomb explosions'

Last year’s ocean temperature was about 0.075 degrees Celsius above the 1981-2010 average.

Monday 13 January, 2020

'Good Friday Agreement is working again': Varadkar and Johnson hail Assembly's return in Stormont visit

The UK Prime Minister was urged to follow through on funding commitments to Northern Ireland during his visit today.

Independent TD Michael Harty says he won't contest general election

Harty said that there were “personal and professional reasons” behind his decision.

William and Harry slam ‘offensive and potentially harmful’ newspaper story

The brothers said a false story had been published despite clear denials.

Snowy SOS signal saves Alaskan man after cabin burns down

The man lives in one of the remotest parts if Alaska.

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Snow, rain and flash floods leave dozens dead in Afghanistan and Pakistan

At least 43 people are dead in Pakistan and Afghanistan.

Queen Elizabeth to join 'crisis talks' with Harry, Charles and William at her Sandringham estate

It will be the first time the four will have met since Harry’s decision to ‘step back’ from royal duties.

Iranian police fire tear gas at people protesting against downing of passenger jet

US President Donald Trump warned Iran that the world and “more importantly, the USA is watching”.

Sunday 12 January, 2020

Stormont return creates 'beachhead' to move towards united Ireland, says new SF minister

Declan Kearney says there is a landmark opportunity to ‘advance the debate on constitutional change’.

Attorney General: Decision to open fresh Stardust inquest drew on 'analogies' from Hillsborough disaster

48 young people died in the fire at the north Dublin nightclub almost four decades ago.

Storms and tornadoes leave at least 10 dead across US

Hundreds of thousands of people were left without power from Texas to Michigan.

Saturday 11 January, 2020

Arlene Foster re-appointed First Minister as powersharing returns to Northern Ireland

A new powersharing deal was agreed by the North’s main parties last night.

Friday 10 January, 2020

UK lodges extradition request for wife of US diplomat charged over death of teenage motorcyclist

Anne Sacoolas claimed diplomatic immunity after the death of Harry Dunn.

Trump administration announces new sanctions on Iran as it pins blame for Ukrainian airline disaster

Secretary of State Mike Pompeo became the highest-level US official to point the finger at Iran today.

Main parties in the North agree to deal paving way for power sharing to be restored

The Stormont executive will now sit tomorrow after a three-year impasse.

Woman who posed as a boy to sexually assault teenage girls is jailed for eight years

The woman concealed her hair beneath a baseball cap and baggy clothes.

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