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International - Today’s News

US policeman won't face charges for chokehold that may have contributed to death of Eric Garner

The decision effectively ended the five-year-old case.

Greek farmer confesses to killing American scientist whose body was found in WWII bunker

Eaton had been attending a conference on the island.

Ursula von der Leyen narrowly elected as new President of the European Commission

The German defence minister will take up her post in November.

Astronaut Michael Collins returns to Apollo 11 launch site 50 years to the day since mission lifted off

Collins spoke at length about his experience on the mission and about NASA’s next moon programme.

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Here's What Happened Today: Tuesday

Here’s what made the headlines today.

Who are the progressive congresswomen Trump tweeted should 'go back' to where they came from?

Trump said they should ‘go back and help fix the totally broken and crime infested places from which they came’.

The 5 at 5: Tuesday

Five minutes, five stories, five o’clock…

Von der Leyen 'ready' to back Brexit delay in pitch to MEPs for European Commission president bid

MEPs will vote today on whether to elect the German defence minister to the European Commission top job.

WHO warns commercial baby foods contain too much sugar

In around half of products examined, more than 30% of the calories in them were from total sugars.

'We will not be silenced': US congresswomen accuse Trump of 'blatantly racist attack'

The US President yesterday said: “If you’re not happy here, you can leave.”

International - Yesterday’s News

Italian police seize 800kg missile and Nazi memorabilia during probe into far-right groups

Three people were arrested following the discovery.

Here's What Happened Today: Monday

Here’s what made the news today.

Man (27) arrested on suspicion of murdering American scientist whose body was found in WWII bunker

The body of Suzanne Eaton was found in the bunker in early July.

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Court dispute involving Catholic priest facing drug charges in US to be heard in October

Fr Michael O’Leary was arrested for possession of a controlled substance in March.

Israel's education minister faces calls to resign over comments on 'gay conversion' therapy

Rafi Peretz’s latest controversial comments came in a television interview on Saturday.

From The42 TV Wrap - Amazing tennis and cricket drama shows importance of keeping sport free-to-air On The Box

TV Wrap - Amazing tennis and cricket drama shows importance of keeping sport free-to-air

Elsewhere, viewers were annoyed by the Sunday Game. Again.

From The42 As it happened: Republic of Ireland v Norway, U19 European Championship Updates

As it happened: Republic of Ireland v Norway, U19 European Championship

Tom Mohan’s youngsters kick off their tournament in Armenia against a Norwegian side managed by Gunnar Halle.

Trump lashes out at liberal congresswomen again after being slammed as 'racist'

In his initial tweets, Trump told progressive Democratic congresswomen to “go back” where they came from.

World War II codebreaker to be face of Bank of England's new £50 note

The Bank of England said that Alan Turing played a pivotal role in the development of early computers.

Poll: Would you like to see Donald Trump impeached? Your Say This post contains a poll

Poll: Would you like to see Donald Trump impeached?

Trump was called “racist” and “xenophobic” after telling progressive Democratic congresswomen to “go back” where they came from.

Children take stolen car on 1,000km road trip across Australian outback before being caught

Police are investigating several alleged offences committed during the road trip.

The 9 at 9: Monday

Here’s everything you need to know as you start your day.

Undocumented migrants in US wait in fear as no immediate sign of threatened large-scale raids

ICE agents were expected to conduct raids in at least 10 major cities yesterday.

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'The time has come to act': European powers urge dialogue in Iran nuclear crisis

Tensions are continuing to intensify between Iran and the US.

Australian police link bones to missing French backpacker

Erwan Ferrieux and Hugo Palmer were last seen at Shelly Beach in February.

Irish tourist in Australia says he'd no idea an octopus he put on his arm is the world's deadliest Blue-ringed Octopus This post contains videos

Irish tourist in Australia says he'd no idea an octopus he put on his arm is the world's deadliest

Venom from the blue-ringed octopus usually leads to paralysis and can even kill.

International - Sunday 14 July, 2019

'We are dealing with a hidden population' - the clinic trying to support gay people in a country where homosexuality is illegal

In part two of our series on the impact of the global gag rule signed by President Trump, Charlotte Ryan looks at the impact on gay people living with HIV.

Here's What Happened Today: Sunday

Here’s what made the news today.

From The42 Djokovic beats Federer in longest-ever Wimbledon final for fifth title Sw19

Djokovic beats Federer in longest-ever Wimbledon final for fifth title

The world number one moves to 16 Grand Slam wins after another Centre Court classic.

Nine people dead as small plane carrying parachutists crashes in Sweden

The cause of the crash is not yet known.

Trump tells liberal congresswomen to go fix the 'crime-infested places from which they came'

House Speaker Nancy Pelosi accused the president of wanting to “make America white again”.

Former Greek finance minister Varoufakis in fracas with French police officer at Paris airport

Yanis Varoufakis claimed the officer pushed him, grabbed his passport and told him to stand against the wall.

Carnegie Hall choir do impromptu gig on New York street as power cut plunges city into darkness New York Minute This post contains videos

What is Gatt 24, the 'loophole' cited by Boris Johnson against no-deal Brexit tariffs?

Things have become a little clearer on what would happen if there’s a no-deal Brexit, after the director of the WTO weighed into the debate.

Sitdown Sunday: Why do so many people think the moon landings were faked?

Settle back in a comfy chair and sit back with some of the week’s best longreads.

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Latest leaked cable shows ex-UK ambassador claimed Trump pulled Iran deal to spite Obama

Kim Darroch described pulling out of the nuclear deal as an “act of diplomatic vandalism”.

International - Saturday 13 July, 2019

'There are times when the whole country runs out of condoms'

Organisations around the world have been badly hit by Donald Trump’s reinstatement of the so-called global gag rule. Here’s what’s happening in Malawi.

Here's What Happened Today: Saturday

Alleged smuggling at Baldonnel Airfield, hurricane Barry hurtles towards New Orleans, and the women’s Wimbledon final.

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