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Wednesday 19 February, 2020

New exhibition shines a light on struggle between IRA and British forces in Monaghan

The Monaghan War of Independence files include more than 500 pages of first-hand accounts from Monaghan IRA veterans

From The42 'These allegations are simply not true' - Man City vow to fight two-year European ban and €30m fine Rule Breach

'These allegations are simply not true' - Man City vow to fight two-year European ban and €30m fine

Chief executive Ferran Soriano claims Uefa’s case ‘seems to be less about justice and more about politics’.

From The42 'The biggest heavyweight fight of the last 50 years,' Fury labels rematch with Wilder Unfinished Business

'The biggest heavyweight fight of the last 50 years,' Fury labels rematch with Wilder

This weekend sees the pair face off once again in Las Vegas.

From The42 2018 winner ruled out of the Cheltenham Gold Cup due to injury Native River

2018 winner ruled out of the Cheltenham Gold Cup due to injury

Native River will miss the marquee race next month.

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UK unveils new points-based immigration system as Home Secretary is questioned whether her parents would qualify

Business groups have said the new immigration system could spell disaster for many industries.

From The42 De Bromhead in no rush to commit to Honeysuckle target Cheltenham Festival

De Bromhead in no rush to commit to Honeysuckle target

Champion Hurdle or Mares’ Hurdle await for the unbeaten six-year-old.

From The42 Klopp confident of Anfield boost in return leg as Atletico Madrid edge Liverpool Home Comforts

Klopp confident of Anfield boost in return leg as Atletico Madrid edge Liverpool

The Liverpool manager is hopeful that the “power” of the home stadium will get them over the line in the second leg of the Champions League tie.

Passengers start to leave cruise ship in Japan as coronavirus quarantine ends

Two Irish citizens who were on the cruise ship tested positive for coronavirus.

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Tuesday 18 February, 2020

Brit Awards 2020: Tyler The Creator thanks Theresa May, and Lewis Capaldi wins best song

Host Jack Whitehall paid tribute to Caroline Flack.

Coronavirus vaccine could take up to 12-18 months, says WHO

A candidate vaccine could be “around 16 weeks from now”, but months of testing would be needed after that.

Society of editors says it is 'wrong to blame media' for Caroline Flack's death

An inquest into her death is to open on Wednesday.

From The42 Gary Neville backs Manchester City to win appeal against ‘hopeless’ Uefa Court Battle

Gary Neville backs Manchester City to win appeal against ‘hopeless’ Uefa

City were given a two-year ban from Uefa club competitions on Friday.

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Boy Scouts of America files for bankruptcy amid thousands of cases of alleged sexual abuse

The 110-year-old organisation is facing a huge compensation plan for abuse victims.

UK's chief Brexit negotiator: Britain must be able to set laws that suit itself after EU breakaway

In a speech yesterday, David Frost said the UK wouldn’t accept EU supervision to create a “level playing field”.

New IRA planning car bomb attack on a Sinn Féin member, O'Neill warns

“We have been told this planned attack could happen anywhere in the north,” deputy first minister Michelle O’Neill said.

World's richest man Jeff Bezos pledges $10 billion to help fight climate change

The online retailer Amazon that Bezos runs has an enormous carbon footprint.

Monday 17 February, 2020

Extinction Rebellion digs up Cambridge college lawn in environmental protest

Extinction Rebellion cited the college’s ‘ties with fossil fuel companies’ in its reasoning.

New leaks show Uighur community detained in camps because of their religion

A database profiles the internment of 311 individuals and their relatives abroad.

From The42 Chelsea and England striker Kirby reveals battle with debilitating heart condition Illness

Chelsea and England striker Kirby reveals battle with debilitating heart condition

Having missed the past three months with pericarditis, the 26-year-old says she is on the road to recovery.

As government-formation dance continues, Mary Lou McDonald does the Macarena Move With Me This post contains videos

As government-formation dance continues, Mary Lou McDonald does the Macarena

The Sinn Féin leader said talks will intensify with smaller parties this week in a bid to form a left-leaning government.

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Mother of Paul Quinn says Sinn Féin minister 'put family through hell'

Breege Quinn is holding talks with political parties at Stormont today.

From The42 'We remember two years ago': England will find right emotional pitch for visit of Ireland, says Ford Pain And Gain

'We remember two years ago': England will find right emotional pitch for visit of Ireland, says Ford

‘You don’t want to look too far in the past but if it’s something you can use to get yourself to a higher level then you use it,’ explained the England out-half.

Boris Johnson faces calls to sack adviser who made controversial remarks about contraception and race

Andrew Sabisky once suggested enforcing the uptake of contraception to stop unplanned pregnancies “creating a permanent underclass”.

'Utter chaos': Technical issues at Heathrow Airport cause cancellations and delays

Some flights to and from Dublin Airport have been affected.

From The42 Former Man Utd goalkeeper and hero of Munich air disaster Harry Gregg dies aged 87 RIP

Former Man Utd goalkeeper and hero of Munich air disaster Harry Gregg dies aged 87

Gregg pulled several people from the wreckage of the plane on the Munich runway on 6 February 1958.

Sunday 16 February, 2020

From The42 BBC severs ties with pundit Ramage after Derby ‘black lads’ comments Controversy

BBC severs ties with pundit Ramage after Derby ‘black lads’ comments

The former footballer has apologised for the remark.

Tonight's episode of Love Island cancelled in light of Caroline Flack's death

Love Island presenter Flack was found dead at the age of 40 at her home in east London after taking her own life.

Banksy's Valentine's Day mural in Bristol covered up following ‘mindless vandalism’

The elusive artist had confirmed he was behind the piece by posting two images of it on social media.

From The42 Tiger Roll delights Gordon Elliott on Navan return while Cracking Smart first Boyne Hurdle

Tiger Roll delights Gordon Elliott on Navan return while Cracking Smart first

The Grand National hero raced with real enthusiasm for fifth in Boyne Hurdle comeback.

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'There'll be no Pancake Tuesday in Northern Ireland': Bakery staff strike to hit pancake production

A Kingsmill bread lorry stopped at the entrance to the Allied Bakeries site in East Belfast today.

From The42 Leigh Halfpenny confident Wales can respond to Ireland loss and win Six Nations Dublin Hangover

Leigh Halfpenny confident Wales can respond to Ireland loss and win Six Nations

The 2019 champions suffered a 24-14 defeat at Lansdowne Road last weekend.

From The42 McIlroy shares lead heading into final round at Riviera LA Story

McIlroy shares lead heading into final round at Riviera

A crucial birdie on the 13th kept the Holywood man in the running.

Coronavirus death toll in mainland China rises to 1,665 as number of new cases falls

Coronavirus death toll in mainland China rises to 1,665 as number of new cases falls

Chinese authorities reported the number of new cases has fallen for the third straight day.

Saturday 15 February, 2020

Johnson under pressure from key British allies over Huawei access to UK 5G network

A delegation of senior US officials are set to fly to London to raise their concerns directly with Number 10.

From The42 Cyrname’s safe return is ‘biggest winner of the day’ for Nicholls after heavy fall Ascot

Cyrname’s safe return is ‘biggest winner of the day’ for Nicholls after heavy fall

The 4-11 favourite was well beaten when he crashed out at the last.

'Nothing to offer': Mary Lou McDonald says violent dissident republicans should disband

“They are at war with their community and are now threatening political representatives who serve the people,” McDonald said.

Extinction Rebellion activists anger motorists as traffic blocked in London Fashion Week protest

A taxi driver shouted “Just f****** move” to a samba band which stood in front of cars playing music.

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From The42 Irish stars feature as Burnley make it three league wins from four Winning

Irish stars feature as Burnley make it three league wins from four

Substittue Matej Vydra scored his first goal in 17 months to seal a win over Southampton.

New accuser added to charge list against R Kelly as trial date looms

The fresh indictment says the women met Kelly around 1997/98, when she would’ve been 14 or 15 years old.

One person dies and four others injured in shooting outside Berlin music venue

The incident took place in a square in front of the Tempodrom, near Potsdamer Platz.