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International - Today’s News

US captain of scuba dive boat charged with manslaughter over deaths of 34 people last year

The boat sank off the California coast after bursting into flames last year.

International - Yesterday’s News

Five killed and many injured after car driven at speed through pedestrian zone in German city

A baby was among those killed in the incident.

No widespread voter fraud found in US presidential election, William Barr says

Shortly after Barr’s statement was published, Trump tweeted out more baseless claims of voter fraud.

China probe lands on moon in bid to return lunar rocks to Earth

It is one step on a programme to send a manned mission to the satellite.


House of Commons backs Johnson’s Covid tiers despite threat of rebellion from Tory MPs

MPs voted for the measures to replace the second national lockdown in England by a majority of 213.

Hungarian MEP apologises after attending lockdown-breaking party

Jozsef Szajer resigned over the weekend after going to what local press called an ‘orgy’.

Mother in Sweden arrested on suspicion of locking son up for decades

Media reports said the man could barely walk, had almost no teeth and limited speech ability.

Pat Finucane murder: Taoiseach notes President-elect Joe Biden's support as he pushes for international pressure on UK

The UK announced yesterday that no immediate inquiry would be held into the solicitor’s murder.

Boy thrown from Tate Modern balcony making progress and walking with help of cane

Jonty Bravery is serving a 15-year prison sentence for attempted murder over the incident.


Amazon deforestation reaches 12-year high after area larger than Jamaica removed in last year

11,088 square kilometres of forest was destroyed in Brazil last year.

The 9 at 9: Tuesday

Here’s what’s making headlines this morning.

Trump's controversial coronavirus adviser to leave the White House

Dr Scott Atlas clashed with top government scientists as he resisted stronger efforts to contain the Covid-19 pandemic

UK judge set to award damages against Irish suspect over bombing that killed four British soldiers

The High Court found that John Downey was an active participant in the 1982 bombing.

International - Monday 30 November, 2020

Arizona certifies Biden’s election victory over Trump

He is just the second Democrat in 70 years to win the state.


Australia demands China apologise for posting 'repugnant' fake image of soldier

The incident has increased tensions between the two nations in a relationship that was already under strain.

US braces for ‘surge upon surge’ of virus in weeks ahead

The number of new Covid-19 cases reported in the United States topped 200,000 for the first time on Friday.

Iran claims Israel used 'electronic device' to remotely kill military nuclear scientist

The comments came at the funeral for Mohsen Fakhrizadeh.

Coveney: We've been saying it for a while but THIS is the key week in Brexit talks

Foreign Secretary Dominic Raab said on Sunday that there was ‘a deal to be done’.

Four French police officers charged after beating of black music producer Paris This post contains videos

Four French police officers charged after beating of black music producer

Michel Zecler was repeatedly beaten by three officers for several minutes.


From The42 Man United's Cavani could face disciplinary charge for using racial term on Instagram In Hot Water

Man United's Cavani could face disciplinary charge for using racial term on Instagram

The Uruguayan striker replied to a message of congratulations following his two goals against Southampton.

'I've nothing to hide': Maradona's doctor defends treatment of 'unmanageable' patient

A preliminary autopsy report established that Maradona died in his sleep of “acute lung oedema and chronic heart failure”.

Australian firefighters struggling to control massive bush fire on heritage-listed island

The fire on the world’s largest sand island, off Australia’s east coast, has been raging for more than six weeks.

Joe Biden suffers hairline fractures in foot while playing with dog

“It is anticipated that he will likely require a walking boot for several weeks,” his doctor said.

International - Sunday 29 November, 2020

Mark Hamill leads tributes to Darth Vader actor Dave Prowse following death

David Prowse, the British actor who played Darth Vader in the original Star Wars trilogy, has died aged 85.


UK Culture Secretary to write to Netflix amid fears The Crown could damage the image of British royals

Oliver Dowden feels Netflix should put a ‘health warning’ before each episode of the series.

Four French police officers appear in court after being filmed appearing to beat black music producer

The four officers are under investigation for ‘violence with a racist motive’.

Sydney records hottest November night ever as city bakes in 40 degree temperatures

The overnight temperature did not drop below 25.3 degrees Celsius on Saturday.

Poll: Who is the greatest movie villain of all time? Poll This post contains a poll

Poll: Who is the greatest movie villain of all time?

Who was the most villainous of all?

Mysterious metal monolith discovered in US desert disappears

The object of unknown origin appeared in Utah earlier this month.


The 9 at 9: Sunday

Here’s what’s making headlines this morning.

UK and France sign agreement to curb number of migrants crossing English Channel in boats

The deal will see more police deployed in the route.

International - Saturday 28 November, 2020

Here's What Happened Today: Saturday

Here’s your round-up of what made headlines today.

UN calls for restraint as Iran accuses Israel of killing top nuclear scientist

Mohsen Fakhrizadeh died in a shootout on Friday.

Pope appoints first African American cardinal

Pope Francis has created 95 new cardinals since his election in 2013.


UK and France sign agreement to prevent migrant crossings in English Channel

The number of French police officers patrolling a 150km stretch of coastline is to be doubled.

Europe's Covid-19 death toll crosses 400,000

Europe is the second worst-hit region in the world.

'Cannabis clubs' operating in Spain linked to John Gilligan drug trafficking gang

Gilligan was arrested in Spain last month.

Protests over new security law planned across France

Dozens of rallies are taking place against a controversial Bill which would restrict sharing images of police.

Brexit, Covid-19 and Pat Finucane inquiry raised in call between Taoiseach and Boris Johnson last night

The two leaders reaffirmed the need to prioritise the Good Friday Agreement.


From The42 Late drama sees Liverpool held by Brighton Frustration

Late drama sees Liverpool held by Brighton

A last-gasp penalty denied the Reds a victory.

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