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International - Today’s News

UK church asks family to translate Irish phrase on mum's grave amid concerns it could be 'seen as political'

Judge Stephen Eyre said non-Gaeilgeoirs might think the phrase was “some form of slogan”.

10,000 health workers on illness benefit and China's first death in weeks: Today's Covid-19 main points

One death and 77 new cases were reported by health officials last night.

From The42 Quiz: Do you know which European rugby clubs these jerseys belong to? Kitted Out

Quiz: Do you know which European rugby clubs these jerseys belong to?

We’re testing your knowledge with a random sample of shirts from the past couple of decades.

Trump says he will deploy the military unless state authorities stop ongoing protests

A post-mortem found that George Floyd died of asphyxiation due to neck and back compression.

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International - Yesterday’s News

From The42 German FA forced to investigate player protests despite words of support from 'proud' president George Floyd

German FA forced to investigate player protests despite words of support from 'proud' president

DFB president Fritz Keller expressed his admiration for the players, but the association’s hand will be forced due to its adherence to IFAB rules.

From The42 Sunwolves exit Super Rugby as bid to join Australia league fails Out Of The Game

Sunwolves exit Super Rugby as bid to join Australia league fails

The decision ends a nearly five-year run in Super Rugby for the Japanese club.

Here's What Happened Today: Bank Holiday Monday

Here’s what made the headlines today.

Tropical Storm Amanda kills 17 in El Salvador and Guatemala

El Salvador said a quarter of the rain that the country normally receives in a year fell in 70 hours.

From The42 Rodgers: 'I have relations that haven’t spoken to me since the day I left Celtic' Sore Hoops

Rodgers: 'I have relations that haven’t spoken to me since the day I left Celtic'

The Northern Irishman went from hero to villain in the eyes of many Celtic fans when he left Glasgow for Leicester last year.

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Vladimir Putin sets 1 July date for vote that could keep him in power until 2036

The ballot was postponed from April due to Covid-19.

Ireland's cases pass 25,000, Spain reports no new deaths for first time since March: Today's Covid-19 main points

Here’s what’s making headlines in relation to Covid-19 both here and abroad.

From The42 Liverpool squad takes knee at Anfield, United stars express anger following death of George Floyd George Floyd

Liverpool squad takes knee at Anfield, United stars express anger following death of George Floyd

‘I felt anger, pity, hatred, indignation, pain, sadness,’ Paul Pogba said of the events in Minneapolis which have sparked global protests.

'You have to arrest people': Trump says state governors are ‘weak’ in face of protests

The president had to take refuge in a White House bunker during angry scenes outside.

From The42 'King Carlos' - Kiwi out-half Spencer was the greatest maverick of them all Genius Week

'King Carlos' - Kiwi out-half Spencer was the greatest maverick of them all

The All Blacks and Blues out-half thrilled fans with his audacious, creative play.

Pupils begin returning to schools in England despite concerns from scientists and parents

It is part of a wider easing of measures that will also see groups of up to six people allowed to meet outdoors.

From The42 Quiz: How well do you remember the Premier League 2002-03 season? Test

Quiz: How well do you remember the Premier League 2002-03 season?

Looking back at the year when Man United prevailed yet again.

Further clarity needed on NI business and trade in UK's protocol plan, EU House of Lords committee says

It has been nearly two weeks since the UK published its proposal for the Northern Ireland protocol.

International - Sunday 31 May, 2020

'Please come aboard': SpaceX crew enter International Space Station after historic journey Orbital This post contains videos

'Please come aboard': SpaceX crew enter International Space Station after historic journey

Docking took place at 3.16pm Irish time and the astronauts entered some three hours later.

'I'm getting shot!': Journalists under attack from police and protesters across US Violence This post contains videos

'I'm getting shot!': Journalists under attack from police and protesters across US

The arrest and handcuffing of a black CNN journalist has drawn the widest coverage.

Notre-Dame square reopens for first time since devastating fire Paris This post contains videos

Notre-Dame square reopens for first time since devastating fire

President Emmanuel Macron reiterated last month his goal of restoring Notre-Dame to its former glory by 2024.

Trump says he will delay G7 summit to Autumn and invite other countries to join

Trump said he would like to invite Russia, South Korea, Australia and India to the group.

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Thomas the Tank Engine narrator, Michael Angelis, dies aged 76 RIP

Thomas the Tank Engine narrator, Michael Angelis, dies aged 76

The narrator and actor died suddenly while at home with his wife yesterday, his agent said.

Protesting brutality against black people is 'right and necessary', but 'needless destruction' is not, says Joe Biden

Protests over police killings of black people reignited after George Floyd was killed during an arrest on Monday.

No Brexit trade deal if Boris Johnson doesn't stick to promises, Michel Barnier warns

Barnier told The Sunday Times there would not be an “agreement at any cost”.

International - Saturday 30 May, 2020

Quiz: How well do you remember the Twilight series?

A new Twilight book is due to come out later this year.

From The42 10 positives in latest round of testing in English Championship Project Restart

10 positives in latest round of testing in English Championship

The fourth round of testing in Premier League clubs has presented no new cases.

Lift off! Historic first as SpaceX rocket carries Nasa astronauts into orbit Launch America This post contains videos

Lift off! Historic first as SpaceX rocket carries Nasa astronauts into orbit

It is the first time a private company has carried people into space.

From The42 Lewandowski brace helps Bayern go 10 points clear in Bundesliga Champions Elect

Lewandowski brace helps Bayern go 10 points clear in Bundesliga

Fortuna Dusseldorf can count themselves lucky to escape with just a 5-0 loss.

Minnesota calls up 1,000 more soldiers as protests sweep US following George Floyd death

Several hundred people angrily rallied outside the White House, clashing with the secret service.

Britain facing 'dangerous moment' as scientists join together to highlight 'huge risk' of lockdown easing

The comments came as the UK government confirmed that elite sport events would begin again next week behind closed doors.

How a meme about 'Karen' has become part of the fight against racism

Karen has been used to refer to the type of woman who would summon a manager over a minor inconvenience.

Forbes removes Kylie Jenner from billionaire list, accusing reality star of inflating cosmetics business value

Jenner sold 51% of her Kylie Cosmetics company to Coty in a deal valued at 1.2 billion dollars last year.

From The42 'It was definitely about personal growth' - the Roscommon footballer who joined the circus Journey

International - Friday 29 May, 2020

Here's What Happened Today: Friday

Here’s what made the headlines today.

Donald Trump says US 'terminating' relationship with World Health Organization WHO

Donald Trump says US 'terminating' relationship with World Health Organization

Trump also said the United States will restrict Chinese students and start reversing Hong Kong’s special status in customs.

Minneapolis police officer Derek Chauvin charged with murder of George Floyd

The arrest of Derek Chauvin comes after three days of protests.

Greece to accept tourists from 29 countries from mid-June - but Ireland is not on the list

The Greek government imposed an early lockdown, which is credited with limiting the spread of Covid-19.

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Schools to reopen at the end of August and a new deal with private hospitals: Today's Covid-19 main points

The deaths of nine more people in Ireland from Covid-19 were announced last night.

Debunked: No, Bill Gates, Melinda Gates, Anthony Fauci and the WHO are not being charged with genocide

The false message being shared on Facebook claims they are due to appear before a human rights tribunal next week.

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