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International - Today’s News

From The42 LIVE: Wasps vs Leinster, Heineken Champions Cup Liveblog This post contains a poll

LIVE: Wasps vs Leinster, Heineken Champions Cup

Leo Cullen’s defending champions make the trip away to face Wasps looking to secure home advantage in the quarter-finals.

US diocese apologises after students mock Native American demonstrator

“I heard them saying, ‘Build that wall, build that wall.’ We’re not supposed to have walls here, we never did.”

Two people dead and 22 injured following major fire at French ski resort

The cause of the fire at the ski resort of Courchevel was not immediately known.

Sitdown Sunday: The day we found out our parents were Russian spies

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

From The42 'I was working at a chocolate factory in Carlow. Two years later I’m at the Fifa Club World Cup alongside Real Madrid' Carlow Rising

'I was working at a chocolate factory in Carlow. Two years later I’m at the Fifa Club World Cup alongside Real Madrid'

Former Wexford Youths winger Eric Molloy discusses moving to New Zealand and playing at last month’s Club World Cup in Abu Dhabi.

Mexico fuel-pipe blaze death toll rises to 73

The tragedy comes as the federal government wages a highly publicised war on fuel theft.

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International - Yesterday’s News

US govt shutdown: Trump offers Democrats deal on immigration in exchange for wall money

The announcement comes as amid the longest-running US government shutdown in history.

Quiz: Did people really say these things about Brexit?

There’s been quite a few ridiculous things said by politicians about Brexit, but how well can you remember them?

Thousands take to streets of US for Women's March amid government shutdown

Many wore pink “pussy” hats to protest Trump’s demeaning comments about women.

French yellow vests hit back at Macron's debate attempts with 10th weekend of protests

In Paris, several thousand people marched peacefully through the Left Bank in freezing temperatures.

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From The42 Salah scores landmark goal as Liverpool survive scare to extend lead at top Nervy

Salah scores landmark goal as Liverpool survive scare to extend lead at top

Man City have a chance to reduce Jurgen Klopp’s side’s deficit to four points if they win at Huddersfield tomorrow

Spanish rescuers drilling tunnel to search for two-year-old boy trapped in well since last week

Julen Rosello fell down a very narrow shaft more than 100 metres deep on Sunday.

'One of the good guys': Tributes paid to Windsor Davies star of 'It Ain't Half Hot Mum' RIP
From The42 As it happened: Liverpool v Crystal Palace, Man United v Brighton, Premier League Liveblog

As it happened: Liverpool v Crystal Palace, Man United v Brighton, Premier League

Liverpool faced Crystal Palace and Man United taking on Brighton on a busy day of Premier League action.

Robert Mueller disputes BuzzFeed article that claimed Trump ordered Cohen to lie to Congress

The report said Trump ordered Michael Cohen to lie about a Russian skyscraper project they pursued during the 2016 election.

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'It's hatred that killed Pawel': Poland bids farewell to murdered mayor

Adamowicz, 53, was stabbed in the heart in front of hundreds of people at a charity fundraiser last weekend.

The 9 at 9: Saturday

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

Trump plans 'major announcement' on government shutdown and southern border

Trump will be speaking from the Diplomatic Room at 8pm.

'It's impossible to completely predict what might be in short supply and what might be in ridiculous oversupply'

The price of staples like flour, milk and eggs would surge in the event of a hard Brexit.

'Wine is not comparable to other alcohols': French minister causes stir with bold alcohol claim

'Wine is not comparable to other alcohols': French minister causes stir with bold alcohol claim

Guillaume blamed binge drinking among young people largely on spirits.

From The42 The last Irishman to play a Champions League game is on the hunt for promotion in England Interview

The last Irishman to play a Champions League game is on the hunt for promotion in England

Eoghan O’Connell is aiming for a return to League One next season.

Chicago ex-cop sentenced for murdering black teen Laquan McDonald

Jason Van Dyke fired 16 bullets into the 17-year-old during the confrontation in 2014.

Australian police charge man with rape and murder of Israeli student

The 21-year-old was speaking to her sister on the phone when she was attacked on Wednesday.

International - Friday 18 January, 2019

Men jailed for life for fatal shop explosion in 'wicked' insurance scam attempt

The three men torched a Polish supermarket in Leicester in February last year, killing 5 people.

Donald Trump ordered Cohen to lie about a Trump Tower in Moscow - report

No other media has confirmed the allegations, which, if true, constitute a felony crime.

Witness to 'horrendous' Prince Philip crash says it's 'amazing' there were no serious injuries

The lack of an upper age limit for drivers in the UK was in the spotlight today after the incident involving 97-year-old Prince Philip.

Standing still: At the end of a historic week, where exactly are we with Brexit?

Mary Lou McDonald says she told Theresa May over the telephone that a no-deal Brexit would mean a unity referendum in Ireland.

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From The42 Know your sport? Take our weekly quiz Let's Get Quizzical

Know your sport? Take our weekly quiz

How closely have you paid attention to this week’s sporting headlines?

Tesla to lay off thousands of employees due to 'very difficult' road ahead

“Our products are too expensive for most people,” Elon Musk said.

Trump cancels White House trip to Davos amid longest-ever government shutdown

He also stopped Democratic opponent Nancy Pelosi from going to Afghanistan.

Chicago cops acquitted of alleged coverup in teen shooting

The 2014 killing of 17-year-old Laquan McDonald triggered months of protests.

Banksy in Tokyo? City takes a closer look at graffiti resembling artist's work

The drawing of a rat holding an umbrella was sprayed near a monorail station in Toykyo.

Police in Australia arrest man over murder of Israeli student (21)

Aiia Maasarwe was the victim of a “horrendous, horrific attack”, police said

Opinion: Far-right politics on the rise so we need to stop silencing working class voices on the left

Ordinary working-class people are being silenced by left-wing commentators, because of their lack of regard for modern liberal terminology, writes Conor Kenny.

International - Thursday 17 January, 2019

Two women hospitalised in car crash with Britain's Prince Philip that left royal uninjured

The Duke of Edinburgh and the other driver were both breathalysed after the crash.

Trump fires back at Pelosi, denies her aircraft for planned trip abroad

In a letter to Pelosi, Trump said that due to the shutdown a trip to Egypt, Brussels and Afghanistan would be delayed.

Trailer Watch: Which movie should you go see this weekend? Cinema This post contains a poll

Trailer Watch: Which movie should you go see this weekend?

What’s a must-watch, and what’s a miss? We tell you.

This is the new look Aer Lingus after 26 focus groups and 50 different shamrocks

The airline hopes to apply the last lick of paint by 2021.

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Jeremy Corbyn warns his MPs 'not to engage' with May's government until no-deal Brexit ruled out

Meanwhile, a UK government timeline has estimated that a second Brexit referendum would take over a year to organise.

Construction on a Welsh nuclear power station 105 km from Ireland is being frozen

Hitachi says it is shelving the project “at this time”.

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