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# global - Thursday 2 April, 2020

# global - Monday 17 February, 2020

From The42 Rugby players announce minimum conditions for future global competition Player Power

Rugby players announce minimum conditions for future global competition

‘Players are actually in favour of a proper global season that works for everyone’

# global - Sunday 6 October, 2019

Paris climate activists barricade themselves into shopping centre ahead of Extinction Rebellion protests

Meanwhile in London, police raiding a storage warehouse used by protesters.

# global - Wednesday 6 March, 2019

Leo says he supports school students going on strike next week as part of global action on climate change

Friday, 15 March has been named as an international day of action on climate change.

# global - Thursday 23 November, 2017

Losing darkness at night: LED lights are boosting light pollution worldwide

Nighttime lights disrupt our body clocks and raise the risks of cancer, diabetes and depression.

# global - Friday 20 October, 2017

Pollution linked to nine million deaths around the world in 2015 (and close to 1,800 of those were in Ireland)

A major study in The Lancet looked at the effect pollution has on countries around the world.

# global - Wednesday 23 November, 2016

From The Daily Edge Muff is Ireland’s only representative on this world map of 'magnificently rude place names' Representing

# global - Friday 1 January, 2016

Happy New Year! This is how the world celebrated 2016's arrival

Cities and countries across the world took part in the celebrations.

# global - Tuesday 18 August, 2015

These six Irish destinations have been listed on Lonely Planet’s must-see sights of all time

Sites in Meath, Clare, Tipperary and Antrim all got on the list.

# global - Saturday 11 July, 2015

From The42 10 reasons why Conor McGregor is an Irish sporting phenomenon Legend

10 reasons why Conor McGregor is an Irish sporting phenomenon

The Dublin-born fighter takes on Chad Mendes at UFC 189 tonight.

# global - Thursday 30 October, 2014

A 29-year-old woman has postponed her death to continue to fight against brain cancer

Brittney Maynard had previously planned her death to take place on Saturday.

# global - Saturday 18 October, 2014

Ebola could be the 'humanitarian disaster of our generation'

That’s according to Oxfam, which works in Liberia and Sierra Leone.

# global - Friday 3 October, 2014

In from the cold: international ideas for dealing with homelessness

Utah has a very simple idea – give homeless people homes.

# global - Tuesday 16 September, 2014

Google wants to test drones that could bring internet access to remote areas

The company is looking for permission to test out drones in New Mexico for 180 days as it tries to bring internet access to the world.

# global - Saturday 6 September, 2014

Irish students' bacteria discovery could help feed the world

Now they’re on their way to San Francisco, where they will compete for a global award.

# global - Saturday 30 August, 2014

Missing boy latest: Police issue European arrest warrant for parents

Ashya King, who has a brain tumour, was taken from hospital by his father, Brett King. He is now believed to be with his family in Spain.

# global - Friday 27 June, 2014

Does focusing on exam results have a negative impact on education?

That’s what an Australian expert told Irish education professionals at a lecture today.

# global - Tuesday 13 May, 2014

Torture is a 'global crisis' - but more than a third of people think it can be justified

Amnesty International launches its global anti-torture campaign today.

# global - Wednesday 26 March, 2014

Youth leaders to debate global problems with Geldof and Huffington in Dublin

More than 1,200 delegates from 190 countries will attend the ‘One Young World’ conference.

# global - Wednesday 19 February, 2014

Hey Dubs, are you happy? You should be, you're in the 34th best city in the world

According to business consultants Mercer anyway.

# global - Wednesday 18 December, 2013

Here's what the world searched for in 2013

Google has put together a short video featuring the major news stories and events that dominated 2013.

Forbes names Irish business 'hot global startup'

Trustev was set up in 2012 and helps to prevent online fraud.

# global - Monday 2 December, 2013

How can we make Ireland a global technology hub?

A new strategy aims to harness Ireland’s strengths when it comes to the technology sector.

# global - Thursday 10 October, 2013

Have you got what it takes to volunteer abroad?

You could surprise yourself – and make a real difference.

# global - Monday 30 September, 2013

There's an incredible lack of inflation in eurozone... and the world right now

Despite the perception that central banks are pumping money frantically, inflation rate debunks this.

# global - Sunday 22 September, 2013

Why are people saying 'Down with Arthur's Day'?

Why are people saying 'Down with Arthur's Day'?

The event has gathered a lot of critics, as well as supporters – but why do people dislike it?

# global - Thursday 12 September, 2013

From The Daily Edge 7 maps that will make you see the world in a new way Whole Wide World

7 maps that will make you see the world in a new way

Skewed maps provide for some interesting insight.

# global - Tuesday 30 July, 2013

Is this the most capitalist board game ever?

Monopoly is no longer about buying properties – its latest version is all about the global brands.

# global - Tuesday 14 May, 2013

Watch the entire internet at work in the world

A hacker broke into 420,000 computers to create this stunning GIF.

# global - Thursday 28 March, 2013

From The Daily Edge How an embarrassing photo of a Tallafornia star went global Going Viral This post contains videos

How an embarrassing photo of a Tallafornia star went global

It’s the exact opposite of what Phil Penny wanted to happen.

# global - Saturday 16 February, 2013

Employment in US companies in Ireland up 15% in five years

The American Chamber of Ireland said that Ireland “cannot be complacent” as other countries are improving their competitiveness all the time.

# global - Wednesday 13 February, 2013

Ireland to join global dance to end violence against women

One Billion Rising was created by Eve Ensler of the Vagina Monologues. A number of events will take place around the country tomorrow to raise awareness around rape and violence against women.

# global - Thursday 13 December, 2012

People are living longer - but spending more time ill or injured

That is according to the largest ever study on global disease, which also shows that fewer children are dying every year from diseases such as malnutrition.

# global - Thursday 6 December, 2012

So, exactly how happy is Ireland?

The Happiness Experiment says it has found the answer…

# global - Wednesday 5 December, 2012

Ban Ki-Moon: Rich countries 'to blame' for climate change

The UN Secretary-General said that it was only fair that the developed world should bear most of the responsibility in fighting global warming.

Citigroup to cut 11,000 jobs and scale back global operations

The jobs will be cut in a move to boost efficiency, as Citi focuses on 150 cities worldwide that have the highest growth potential in consumer banking.

Poll: How corrupt do you believe Ireland to be? Your Say This post contains a poll

Poll: How corrupt do you believe Ireland to be?

A new international index has given us our lowest rating ever – and could hit our credit rating. What do you think?

Ireland gets worst ever global corruption ranking

Ireland is 25 out of an index of 176 countries, which Transparency Ireland says could have a harmful effect on its economic recovery.

# global - Wednesday 27 June, 2012

Obama's Moneygall cousin to work on connecting Ireland's global diaspora

Henry Healy “delighted” to join the Ireland Reaching Out campaign.

# global - Tuesday 26 June, 2012

Cyber attacks lead to €64 million stolen from banks

A newly released joint report by Guardian Analytics and McAfee said the operation was led by criminals attacking cloud-based servers in a global fraud campaign.

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