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International - Wednesday 12 June, 2019

This stunning image has won National Geographic Travel Photo of the Year

Weimin Chu will receive €6,646 and a post on National Geographic Travel’s Instagram account.

Food shortages could appear in UK within two weeks of Brexit no-deal, experts warn

Industry professionals spoke before the UK Parliament’s Exiting the European Union Committee today.

Marine Le Pen to go on trial in France for sharing Islamic State images on Twitter

The charges carry a maximum sentence of three years in prison and a fine of €75,000.

'Kick the can - and we kick the bucket!' Ruling out a Brexit delay, Boris Johnson launches his leadership bid

Boris Johnson spoke about a no-deal Brexit, delaying Brexit – and avoided a question on whether he’d taken cocaine in his youth.

Police fire tear gas at Hong Kong protesters amid clashes over extradition plans Umbrella Movement This post contains videos

Police fire tear gas at Hong Kong protesters amid clashes over extradition plans

Black-clad demonstrators, most of them young people and students, have surrounded government offices.

Emotional Jon Stewart attacks 'shameful' lawmakers for not turning up for 9/11 hearing First Responders This post contains videos

Emotional Jon Stewart attacks 'shameful' lawmakers for not turning up for 9/11 hearing

Representatives have argued that the bill is likely to pass anyway.

The 9 at 9: Wednesday

Protesters storm the streets of Hong Kong, trust in Irish media, and the National Children’s Hospital.

US mother asks that ex-husband who murdered their five children be spared death penalty

Timothy Jones Jr. was convicted of five counts of murder last week.

Indonesia: Government moves to block social media as fake images lead to violent clashes

Social media hoaxes, including doctored images and fake videos, have contributed to bloodshed in Indonesia and Sri Lanka, writes Barry Dunning.

Bin the backstop or pay us off? Here's what the Conservative leadership hopefuls have said about Ireland

Ten Conservative MPs want to be the next prime minister. Here’s how they all have said they’ll solve the Irish “issue”.

International - Tuesday 11 June, 2019

From The42 Ruthless USA get World Cup title defence underway with record-breaking 13-0 win No Mercy

Ruthless USA get World Cup title defence underway with record-breaking 13-0 win

The defending champions scored 10 second-half goals in their victory over Thailand.

Varadkar warns of 'terrible political miscalculation' in London over Brexit deal

Speaking today, Varadkar said that he is a “little concerned about political developments in London at present”.

Taoiseach: 'Rockall is an uninhabitable rock and is not something Ireland and Scotland should fight over'

The Irish and Scottish governments are in dispute over the Atlantic sea island.

The 5 at 5: Tuesday

Five minutes, five stories, five o’clock…

Storm injures several people as hail falls 'like gunshots' in southern Germany

The storm was one of several to strike Germany yesterday.

Bodies recovered as Budapest tour boat is lifted from Danube

The accident has claimed at least 20 lives with eight people still missing.

'This piece of cloth is bathed in my blood, sweat and dignity': The fight to improve the lives of garment workers

The majority of Irish people care about the conditions of the factories where their clothes are made.

International - Monday 10 June, 2019

A 'friendship tree' planted by Trump and Macron last year has died

The two presidents planted the tree on the South Lawn of the White House in April, 2018.

Six men escape death sentence for rape and murder of eight-year-old Indian girl

Investigations suggested that the girl was targeted in order to strike fear in her nomad community.

From The42 Brady's late header adds gloss to uninspiring Ireland win over Gibraltar Report

Brady's late header adds gloss to uninspiring Ireland win over Gibraltar

The Burnley midfielder came off the bench to score in a 2-0 victory in tonight’s Euro 2020 qualifier.

Vatican issues document rejecting idea that people can choose or change gender

The document was immediately denounced by LGBT Catholics as contributing to bigotry and violence.

'Murderous attack': Nearly 100 people killed and 19 missing in latest massacre in Mali

There are currently 20 Irish Defence Forces personnel deployed to the EU Training Mission in Mali.

One dead as helicopter crash lands onto New York skyscraper

The helicopter caught fire after crashing onto the roof and the building has been evacuated.

Hacker behind TalkTalk cyber attack sentenced to 4 years in youth detention centre

The attack cost the company €86.3 million after the personal details of 157,000 customers were stolen.

From The42 As it happened: Ireland v Gibraltar, Euro 2020 qualifier Liveblog

As it happened: Ireland v Gibraltar, Euro 2020 qualifier

Ireland faced Gibraltar, as Mick McCarthy’s men look to make it 10 points from 12 in the campaign.

From The42 McCarthy makes two attacking changes for Ireland's clash with Gibraltar Boys In Green

McCarthy makes two attacking changes for Ireland's clash with Gibraltar

Callum Robinson and Scott Hogan have both been drafted in for this evening’s game in Dublin.

The race is on: Tories confirm 10 candidates to succeed Theresa May The Next PM This post contains videos

The race is on: Tories confirm 10 candidates to succeed Theresa May

Nominations closed at 5pm today.

John Kerry rules out 2020 Presidential bid

The former Democrat Presidential candidate also offered his thoughts on Brexit.

Canada is planning to ban single-use plastics as early as 2021

Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau made the announcement today.

The 5 at 5: Monday

Five minutes, five stories, five o’clock…

The BBC is scrapping free TV licences for over-75s

The British broadcaster said “fairness” was the driving force behind the decision.

Teenager accused of murder in London appears before High Court in Dublin

A European arrest warrant was issued and UK authorities are seeking his extradition.

Coveney says Ireland won't change its Rockall fishing policy 'on the back of a threat' from Scotland

Coveney said that it was important to “take the heat” out of the discussion around the disputed island.

Boston Red Sox star Ortiz recovering after being shot at Dominican Republic bar

Ortiz has undergone surgery and is in a stable condition.

Hong Kong leader refuses to scrap extradition bill despite protests

Huge crowds took to the streets in opposition yesterday.

Night of firsts at Tony Awards as Troubles play set in Armagh wins four gongs Broadway This post contains videos

Night of firsts at Tony Awards as Troubles play set in Armagh wins four gongs

Ali Stroker made history as the first actor in a wheelchair to win a Tony.

International - Sunday 9 June, 2019

From The42 'I feel like I was Irish' - The Barbados-born footballer who found a second home Looking Back This post contains videos

'I feel like I was Irish' - The Barbados-born footballer who found a second home

Ex-Longford and Galway player Eric Lavine recalls his career in the League of Ireland.

From The42 Irish duo's unlikely World Cup of Darts bid ends with final heartbreak Heads Held High

Irish duo's unlikely World Cup of Darts bid ends with final heartbreak

Steve Lennon and Willie O’Connor eliminated the pre-tournament favourites en route to the decider.

Larry Donnelly: It was an unusual US presidential visit - but what is its broader significance?

The Government deserves credit for successfully handling what was inevitably going to be a tricky situation, writes Larry Donnelly.

Demonstrators clash with police after more than a million people turn out for Hong Kong protests

People took to the streets en masse to protest a new law that would allow extradition to China from Hong Kong.