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Dublin: 12 °C Tuesday 19 March, 2019

International - Today’s News

Pope rejects resignation of French cardinal convicted of sex abuse cover-up

France’s highest-ranking Catholic official failed to report sex abuse by a priest.

Families of Christchurch victims face long wait for the return of their loved ones' bodies

Under Islamic custom, burials are to take place as soon as possible after death, which hasn’t been the case in this situation.

Theresa May's spokesman says the Brexit crisis she predicted 'has come to pass'

Another planned meaningful vote on her deal may not take place after intervention from the Speaker of the House.

Starving whale found dead with 40kg of plastic in its stomach

The animal died from starvation and was unable to eat because of the rubbish filling its stomach.

'The Brexit destroyer': British papers round on Speaker Bercow after step to block May's vote

The House of Commons speaker said the house couldn’t vote again and again on the same proposals.

Jacinda Ardern says she'll never speak the name of New Zealand mosque attacker

The Prime Minister also said alleged gunman Tarrant will “face the full force of the law in New Zealand”.

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International - Yesterday’s News

Here's What Happened Today: Monday

Here’s what made the headlines today.

Warner Bros' chief steps down over alleged sexual relationship with actress

WarnerMedia chief John Stankey said Kevin Tsujihara’s departure was in the studio’s “best interest”.

Over 1,000 feared dead after Cyclone Idai slams into Mozambique

The cyclone hit the city of Beri on Thursday, before it moved into neighbouring Zimbabwe.

Paris police chief fired following yellow vest riots on Champs-Elysées

About 5,000 police were deployed in the capital on Saturday to deal with the protests.

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Spotlight on New Zealand gun laws after mosque shooting

The owner of the company that sold weapons to Brenton Tarrant said it was a legal, “ordinary sale”.

Suspect arrested after three people killed in shooting in Dutch city of Utrecht

Utrecht Police confirmed this afternoon that five people have been injured in the incident.

'Clear similarities' between both Boeing 737 MAX crashes, French experts say

An Ethiopian Airlines Boeing 737 MAX 8 went down minutes into a flight earlier this month.

Theresa May cannot have another vote on Brexit deal without changes

Speaker of the House of Commons John Bercow said the parliament’s rules dictate that MPs can’t be asked to vote repeatedly on the same motion.

Police to display photos of wanted people on vans around London

They are wanted for crimes that include street robberies, burglary and violation of release conditions.

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Teen vapers are more likely to use sweet-flavoured e-cigarettes than adult vapers, study finds

The US Food and Drug Administration has declared youth e-cigarette use as an epidemic in the country.

New Zealand teen appears in court charged with distributing video of Christchurch mosque shootings

Separately, Brenton Tarrant has dismissed his court-appointed lawyer and will represent himself.

Opinion: When the Beatles played Dublin in 1963 John Lennon declared: ‘We’re all Irish’

Lennon’s search for rebellion was nurtured by his embrace of Liverpool’s Irish influence and the dynamic effect of the city’s seafarer culture via the movement of ideas across oceans, writes Francis Kenny.

International - Sunday 17 March, 2019

Leaving Neverland: 'A monster was hiding in plain sight and we chose to look the other way'

Child protection expert Shane Dunphy writes that the allegations are credible and consistent but cannot now be proven definitively.

Here's What Happened Today: St Patrick's Day

Here’s what made the headlines today.

Black box from Ethiopian Airlines crash shows 'clear similarities' to Boeing 737 Max crash last year

A preliminary report into last Sunday’s crash will be released in 30 days.

'We must stand together as patriots': Theresa May tells MPs that voting against her deal again could stop Brexit

An extension of Article 50 is expected to be voted upon by EU members this week.

Opinion: My generation has only known peace on this island, but I’m afraid that’s about to change

Brexit and the possibility of a resurrected border loom over us like a hammer ready to crush our fragile peace – and we aren’t prepared for the consequences., writes Emily Duffy.

Australian PM says senator who punched teen after blaming terror attack on immigration should face 'full force of law' New Zealand This post contains videos
From The42 'I was a young kid then and now I'm a man - I understand it a lot more than I used to' Kiko

'I was a young kid then and now I'm a man - I understand it a lot more than I used to'

It was 10 years ago when Federico Macheda burst on the scene at Old Trafford but it’s been a rocky road since.

Man whose wife was killed in NZ terror attack says he forgives gunman, as death toll rises to 50

A three-year-old boy is the youngest known victim of the mass shooting.

International - Saturday 16 March, 2019

From The42 As it happened: Wolves vs Man United, FA Cup quarter-final Liveblog

As it happened: Wolves vs Man United, FA Cup quarter-final

We went minute-by-minute as Wolves welcomed Man United to Molineux.

Opinion: In many ways St Patrick's Day is an Irish American festival

‘Maybe this St Patrick’s Day we should concede ownership of our patron saint and accept that we have been sharing him with America for centuries’, writes Robbie Smyth.

Here's What Happened Today: Saturday

Here’s what made the headlines today.

'It makes you proud to see': The 10th year of the Global Greening takes place this week - here's how it started

The annual initiative will take place in more than 50 countries this year.

Mother and child saved from apartment building set on fire by yellow vest protesters in Paris

French police said more than 80 people had been arrested by mid-afternoon.

Senator punches teen who egged him for blaming New Zealand attack on immigration Fraser Anning This post contains videos

Senator punches teen who egged him for blaming New Zealand attack on immigration

Queensland Senator Fraser Anning drew international condemnation for his comments.

71 year-old who jumped into gunfire to save others is first named victim of New Zealand attacks

49 people were killed in the attacks on two mosques in Christchurch yesterday.

Main suspect in New Zealand terror attack appears in court as victims' families prepare for funerals Christchurch This post contains videos

Main suspect in New Zealand terror attack appears in court as victims' families prepare for funerals

Forty-nine people were killed in shootings at two mosques in Christchurch yesterday.

Poll: Are you happy Trump plans to visit Ireland? Your Say This post contains a poll

Poll: Are you happy Trump plans to visit Ireland?

The US President could be here within a few months.

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From The42 'People keep asking me if this will be my last year, but there's not a chance of that' Interview

'People keep asking me if this will be my last year, but there's not a chance of that'

Despite turning 35 in January, Irish midfielder Alan McCormack is thriving in England.

Opinion: The Irish American community is still an influential force in US politics

A recent book claims that the Irish American influence in Washington is waning but top politicians wouldn’t still be rolling out the green carpet if it was, writes Larry Donnelly.

International - Friday 15 March, 2019

Receding Chilean glacier a 'sign of accelerating climate change'

The 270 square kilometer glacier receded by 500 meters , more than half the amount lost over the previous decade.

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