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International - Today’s News

Theresa May in final bid to win support ahead of tomorrow's vote

European Court of Justice ruled today that Britain can reverse the Brexit process.

Man appears in court charged with murder of British backpacker Grace Millane

Police yesterday located a body which they believe to be that of Millane.

Former Nissan chairman charged with financial misconduct

Ghosn has been charged with under-declaring his income by some €38 million.

Opinion: There are some striking similarities between Irish independence and Brexit

Irish negotiators had to agree that Ireland would remain within the British empire while May’s deal could keep the UK trapped in the EU indefinitely, writes Caoimhín De Barra.


Rise of 'tough guy' world leaders 'mirrors the rise of fascism in the 1930s'

A new report said some leaders are using “bully tactics” to “demonise and persecute” vulnerable people.


International - Yesterday’s News

Lynn Ruane: We must pioritise people's lives over pharmaceutical companies' profits

Pharmaceutical companies make obscene profits from life-saving drugs – we need to change the system to prioritise human life over profiteering, writes Lynn Ruane.

'Don't insult my country': France tells Trump to stop interfering in its politics

Trump yesterday posted two tweets referring to the “yellow vest” anti-government protests.

Theresa May warns that parliament rejection of Brexit deal could leave Britain in EU

This Tuesday, 11 December, MPs will vote on whether they approve May’s Brexit deal.

Opinion: It doesn't get much weirder than being asked to twerk but Ada Hegerberg reacted like a real star

I was really impressed with the dignity of how Hegerberg handled the sexist question at the Ballon d’Or awards. She is an outstanding role model for young women around the world, writes Louise Quinn.

Over 1,700 arrested in latest 'yellow vest' protests in France

Protesters set fire to cars, burned barricades and smashed windows in pockets of violence across the city.

China summons Canadian ambassador over 'unconscionable, vile' detention of Huawei exec

Meng Wanzhou has been held since 1 December in Canada on an American extradition request.

New Zealand police investigating murder of British backpacker Grace Millane find body

Millane was last seen at 9.41pm at the Citylife Hotel in Auckland last Saturday with a man.

This ancient strain of plague may have aided in wipeout of Neolithic Europeans

New research suggests that plague may have been spread among Neolithic European settlements by traders.

From The42 Munster braced for Castres clash and wary of 'fool's gold' Aller-retour

Munster braced for Castres clash and wary of 'fool's gold'

Van Graan is cautious, but his team look in rude health with Carbery, Murray and the frightening prospect of Chris Farrell promising to improve.

International - Saturday 8 December, 2018

From The42 Kante and Luiz on target as Chelsea stun Guardiola's champions with seismic win Title Race

Kante and Luiz on target as Chelsea stun Guardiola's champions with seismic win

Manchester City suffered their first Premier League defeat of the season on Saturday at Stamford Bridge.

No more funding for British movies with facial-scarred villains - but Ireland won't follow suit

The I Am Not Your Villain campaign wants the film industry to stop using scars as a shorthand for villainy.

From The42 As it happened: Chelsea vs Man City, Premier League Liveblog

As it happened: Chelsea vs Man City, Premier League

We went minute-by-minute as Maurizio Sarri’s men welcomed champions Manchester City to Stamford Bridge.


Banksy has been Banksied: Artist's works on show in Madrid without his approval

“Genius or Vandal?” opened at the Ifema centre in the Spanish capital and will run until March 10.

Over 700 arrested in early morning clashes at Paris 'yellow vest' protests

Prime Minister Edouard Philippe said 481 people had been detained in Paris.

For the first time - prosecutors have connected Trump to a federal crime

The filing stopped short of accusing the president of committing a crime.

Charlottesville protests: Man (21) who drove into crowd found guilty of murdering woman

James Fields has been convicted of the first degree murder of Heather Heyer.

The 9 at 9: Saturday

Here are the stories in the news this morning.

'Families need a Christmas miracle': Irish-funded doctors to help Chernobyl babies in war-torn Ukraine

The group are travelling with the charity Chernobyl Children International.

One woman and five children killed in stampede at Italian nightclub

At least 100 others were injured, Italy’s fire service said.

Tourist sites closed and 8,000 police officers deployed to prevent repeat of 'yellow vest' riot

A number of tourist sites will be closed in Paris today ahead of more demonstrations.

International - Friday 7 December, 2018

Irish in Paris urged to take caution and avoid certain areas as city braced for further protests DFA

Irish in Paris urged to take caution and avoid certain areas as city braced for further protests

The Department of Foreign Affairs has issued an advisory to citizens in France.

Here's What Happened Today: Friday

Here’s what made the headlines today.

Police appeal for calm as restrictions imposed on pro- and anti-Brexit rallies in London this weekend

The Met Police said the priority is to avoid violence, disorder and disruption.

Hostages among 12 dead in foiled Brazil bank robberies

Five of the dead hostages were members of the same family and included two children.


IRA sympathiser jailed for having ‘Poor Man’s James Bond’ and other violent manuals

Christopher Partington pleaded guilty to having six manuals that could have been used to plot a terror attack.

Trump nominates lawyer who served under George HW Bush as attorney general

Trump made the announcement while departing the White House for a trip to Missouri.

Annegret Kramp-Karrenbauer, ally of Merkel, elected new leader of CDU party

Kramp-Karrenbauer narrowly defeated Friedrich Merz, a one-time Merkel rival.

Police express 'grave concerns' over safety of missing British tourist in New Zealand

Grace Millane was last seen at 9.41pm at the Citylife Hotel in Auckland last Saturday with a man.

Kevin Hart steps down as Oscars host after criticism for past homophobic tweets

When given the ultimatum between apologising for the tweets or withdrawing as Oscars host, the comedian chose the latter.

Donald Trump expected to announce former Fox News journalist as ambassador to the United Nations

Heather Nauert was a reporter for Fox News before becoming State Department spokeswoman last year.

Former US president George HW Bush laid to rest in Texas

George HW Bush died last Friday at the age 94.

'We have an independent judiciary': Justin Trudeau defends arrest of Chinese executive at request of US

Meng Wanzhou was arrested last week as she changed flights in Vancouver.

International - Thursday 6 December, 2018

Buzzcocks lead singer Pete Shelley dies aged 63

The band rose to fame in the 1970s.

Luxembourg to make travel free on its trains, trams and buses

In 2016, more than 100 million passengers used public transport in the country of 600,000 people.

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