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International - Sunday 13 June, 2021

‘He was gone’ – Denmark doctor says Christian Eriksen suffered cardiac arrest
# Reaction
From The42
# Reaction

‘He was gone’ – Denmark doctor says Christian Eriksen suffered cardiac arrest

Jun 13th 2021, 6:49 PM 64,713 Views 24 Comments

Danish head coach Kasper Hjulmand said he regretted the decision to recommence the Euro 2020 match after the incident.

Switzerland rejects proposal to become first country in Europe to ban pesticides
# To The Polls
# To The Polls

Switzerland rejects proposal to become first country in Europe to ban pesticides

Updated Jun 13th 2021, 6:00 PM 27,875 Views 14 Comments

An extension of emergency Covid laws was set to be passed.

Proposal to pardon jailed Catalan separatists sparks protests in Madrid
# Independence
# Independence

Proposal to pardon jailed Catalan separatists sparks protests in Madrid

Jun 13th 2021, 5:25 PM 13,789 Views 13 Comments

As many as 25,000 people attended.

England beat Croatia to get their Euro 2020 off to winning start
# Joy
From The42
# Joy

England beat Croatia to get their Euro 2020 off to winning start

Jun 13th 2021, 4:19 PM 31,686 Views 49 Comments

Raheem Sterling got the game’s only goal after 57 minutes.

G7 countries pledge to provide one billion Covid-19 vaccinations
# G7 Summit
# G7 Summit

G7 countries pledge to provide one billion Covid-19 vaccinations

Jun 13th 2021, 2:53 PM 7,279 Views 9 Comments

But the pledge on vaccines for poorer nations fell drastically short of the 11 billion doses that campaigners say are needed.

Section of England fans defy pleas not to boo players taking the knee
# Controversy
From The42
# Controversy

Section of England fans defy pleas not to boo players taking the knee

Jun 13th 2021, 2:47 PM 31,793 Views 47 Comments

The Croatia national anthem was also booed.

At least 12 killed by gas explosion in China, rescue operation ongoing
# Hubei
# Hubei

At least 12 killed by gas explosion in China, rescue operation ongoing

Jun 13th 2021, 10:28 AM 8,746 Views 1 Comment

Videos shot by witnesses and verified by Beijing News show several buildings reduced to rubble and rescue workers carrying shocked survivors on stretchers.

G7 to agree climate and conservation targets as summit ends
# Climate Change
# Climate Change

G7 to agree climate and conservation targets as summit ends

Jun 13th 2021, 8:30 AM 6,042 Views 6 Comments

Boris Johnson said the G7 wanted to “drive a global Green Industrial Revolution to transform the way we live”.

Texas police seek two suspects over mass shooting
# United States
# United States

Texas police seek two suspects over mass shooting

Jun 13th 2021, 7:44 AM 26,017 Views 18 Comments

A total of 14 people were wounded in the incident in Austin.

Somebody has bid $28 million for a trip to space with Jeff Bezos
# Space Cadets
# Space Cadets

Somebody has bid $28 million for a trip to space with Jeff Bezos

Jun 13th 2021, 7:15 AM 14,555 Views 22 Comments

The auction winner’s identity will be revealed in a couple of weeks.

'In 1972, an experience like this was nothing short of an acid bath for English football'
# Humbled At Home
From The42
# Humbled At Home

'In 1972, an experience like this was nothing short of an acid bath for English football'

Jun 13th 2021, 7:00 AM 20,324 Views 3 Comments

An extract from a new book on the European Championships looks back on England’s defeat to West Germany in 1972.

International - Saturday 12 June, 2021

Christian Eriksen 'awake and in a stable condition' in hospital
# Euro 2020
From The42
# Euro 2020

Christian Eriksen 'awake and in a stable condition' in hospital

Updated Jun 12th 2021, 6:19 PM 175,101 Views 106 Comments

Denmark’s game with Finland was temporarily suspended earlier this evening due to a medical emergency after Eriksen collapsed.

EU urged to be ‘pragmatic, not bloody-minded’ over Brexit dispute
# NI Protocol
# NI Protocol

EU urged to be ‘pragmatic, not bloody-minded’ over Brexit dispute

Updated Jun 12th 2021, 2:05 PM 24,255 Views 99 Comments

UK Foreign Secretary Dominic Raab made the call as Boris Johnson met leaders from the bloc in Cornwall.

Johnson poised to delay UK Covid lockdown lifting to July as experts urge caution
# Delta Variant
# Delta Variant

Johnson poised to delay UK Covid lockdown lifting to July as experts urge caution

Updated Jun 12th 2021, 2:00 PM 42,967 Views 45 Comments

Ministers are considering putting back the final easing of controls in England for four weeks as cases of the Delta variant surge.

Doris and Coombes show the future is very bright for Ireland at 8
# Depth
From The42
# Depth

Doris and Coombes show the future is very bright for Ireland at 8

Jun 12th 2021, 1:52 PM 19,711 Views 25 Comments

The 23-year-old pair reminded Andy Farrell of their qualities last night in the Rainbow Cup.

US fisherman: 'I was swallowed by humpback whale but lived to tell the tale'
# Massachusetts
# Massachusetts

US fisherman: 'I was swallowed by humpback whale but lived to tell the tale'

Jun 12th 2021, 1:30 PM 37,889 Views 22 Comments

Michael Packard’s beyond-belief big fish yarn began when he was diving for lobster off the coast of the northeastern state of Massachusetts.

'I'm proud of Ireland's footballers': Taoiseach lends support to players who took the knee
# Euros
# Euros

'I'm proud of Ireland's footballers': Taoiseach lends support to players who took the knee

Jun 12th 2021, 1:02 PM 31,666 Views 76 Comments

Hungarian Prime Minister Viktor Orban this week defended fans who booed Republic of Ireland players.

Irish vaccine researchers at Oxford to receive knighthood and OBE
# Honours
# Honours

Irish vaccine researchers at Oxford to receive knighthood and OBE

Jun 12th 2021, 8:04 AM 34,589 Views 47 Comments

Adrian Hill emphasised the need to be prepared for other outbreaks.

Meet the Irishman with Wales at the European Championships
# Euro 2020
From The42
# Euro 2020

Meet the Irishman with Wales at the European Championships

Jun 12th 2021, 8:00 AM 28,462 Views 3 Comments

Kilkenny sports scientist Ronan Kavanagh talks to The42.

International - Friday 11 June, 2021

G7 leaders to agree new declaration to tackle future pandemics
# Cornwall
# Cornwall

G7 leaders to agree new declaration to tackle future pandemics

Updated Jun 11th 2021, 10:37 PM 34,756 Views 37 Comments

The leaders gathered in Cornwall will agree the ‘Carbis Bay Declaration’ tomorrow.

US Justice Department seeks internal investigation on seizure of Democrats’ data
# Data
# Data

US Justice Department seeks internal investigation on seizure of Democrats’ data

Jun 11th 2021, 10:12 PM 20,933 Views 14 Comments

Trump’s administration seized phone records of at least 12 people connected to the House Intelligence Committee.

Italy now 28 unbeaten as they get off to winning start in Euro 2020 opener
# Boost
From The42
# Boost

Italy now 28 unbeaten as they get off to winning start in Euro 2020 opener

Jun 11th 2021, 9:54 PM 27,131 Views 34 Comments

Roberto Mancini’s side were too good for Turkey.

US tells J&J millions of vaccine doses can't be used due to possible contamination
# Vaccines
# Vaccines

US tells J&J millions of vaccine doses can't be used due to possible contamination

Jun 11th 2021, 9:31 PM 30,190 Views 30 Comments

In a statement, the FDA said “several” batches of vaccine manufactured at a facility in Baltimore are not suitable for use.

15-year-old Palestinian shot dead in clashes with Israel army, medics say
# West Bank
# West Bank

15-year-old Palestinian shot dead in clashes with Israel army, medics say

Jun 11th 2021, 6:14 PM 8,092 Views 34 Comments

The health ministry said six others were wounded by live gunfire.

The teams, storylines and pundits set to dominate as the Euros finally kick off
# Get Up To Speed
From The42
# Get Up To Speed

The teams, storylines and pundits set to dominate as the Euros finally kick off

Jun 11th 2021, 3:30 PM 10,653 Views 8 Comments

The craziest iteration of the tournament for the craziest of times, and it all kicks off tonight.

EU advises against AstraZeneca vaccine for people with blood vessel syndrome
# European Medicines Agency
# European Medicines Agency

EU advises against AstraZeneca vaccine for people with blood vessel syndrome

Jun 11th 2021, 3:01 PM 33,536 Views 37 Comments

The European Medicines Agency said it reviewed cases of six people who had capillary leak syndrome after they had received the vaccine.

Here's your TV guide to a jam-packed weekend of sport
# On The Box
From The42
# On The Box

Here's your TV guide to a jam-packed weekend of sport

Jun 11th 2021, 12:48 PM 21,564 Views 13 Comments

Euro 2020 kicks-off later today.

G7 countries move closer to 15% corporation tax plan as Finance Minister defends Ireland's 12.5% rate
# Corporation Tax
# Corporation Tax

G7 countries move closer to 15% corporation tax plan as Finance Minister defends Ireland's 12.5% rate

Jun 11th 2021, 9:18 AM 14,902 Views 42 Comments

Paschal Donohoe said he wanted to keep Ireland’s rate to “maintain and grow” employment.

Amnesty terms Chinese Uyghur abuses 'crimes against humanity'
# China
# China

Amnesty terms Chinese Uyghur abuses 'crimes against humanity'

Jun 11th 2021, 9:07 AM 7,310 Views 19 Comments

The 160-page report by Amnesty International uses the testimony of former detainees to document the abuses.

Politician expelled for letting far-right protesters into Oregon state Capitol
# US
# US

Politician expelled for letting far-right protesters into Oregon state Capitol

Jun 11th 2021, 8:04 AM 16,444 Views 35 Comments

Representative Mike Nearman is the first member of Oregon’s state House to be expelled in its 160-year history.

The Unlikely Lads: the stories behind football's biggest ever shocks
# Cinderella Stories
From The42
# Cinderella Stories

The Unlikely Lads: the stories behind football's biggest ever shocks

Jun 11th 2021, 8:00 AM 14,049 Views 1 Comment

The Euros start today with pundits tipping the usual suspects for glory – but this tournament has a habit of producing surprise winners.

'Proud to be British' and launching this weekend, GB News will be available in Ireland
# Across The Water
# Across The Water

'Proud to be British' and launching this weekend, GB News will be available in Ireland

Jun 11th 2021, 6:54 AM 35,770 Views 91 Comments

The new 24-hour news channel has been described as the UK answer to US news networks.

The G7 summit kicks off today - here's everything you need to know
# Cornwall
# Cornwall

The G7 summit kicks off today - here's everything you need to know

Jun 11th 2021, 12:08 AM 6,659 Views 3 Comments

This will be the first time the leaders have met in almost two years due to Covid-19.

International - Thursday 10 June, 2021

Canadian man accused of slamming truck into Muslim family, killing four people, appears before court
# Ontario
# Ontario

Canadian man accused of slamming truck into Muslim family, killing four people, appears before court

Jun 10th 2021, 10:36 PM 16,927 Views 0 Comments

A nine-year-old boy orphaned in the ramming suffered serious but non-life-threatening injuries.

Johnson insists there's 'absolutely common ground' over NI after first meeting with Biden
# Cornwall
# Cornwall

Johnson insists there's 'absolutely common ground' over NI after first meeting with Biden

Updated Jun 10th 2021, 10:12 PM 30,809 Views 31 Comments
  • British Prime Minister Boris Johnson met US President Joe Biden on the eve of the G7 summit in Cornwall.
  • Johnson has insisted there was “absolutely common ground” over Northern Ireland.
  • Following the talks, Johnson said he was “optimistic” the peace process would be kept going.
Euro 2020: The Golden Boot contenders
# Leading Men
From The42
# Leading Men

Euro 2020: The Golden Boot contenders

Updated Jun 10th 2021, 9:30 PM 21,426 Views 12 Comments

We run the rule over some of the leading contenders for the top-scorer award.

Dominic Cummings to launch paid newsletter to reveal No 10 secrets
# Subscription
# Subscription

Dominic Cummings to launch paid newsletter to reveal No 10 secrets

Jun 10th 2021, 7:56 PM 17,129 Views 11 Comments

Boris Johnson’s former top aide has launched a profile on newsletter platform Substack.

Frenchman given four months in jail for slapping Macron
# France
# France

Frenchman given four months in jail for slapping Macron

Jun 10th 2021, 7:00 PM 17,765 Views 36 Comments

He has been in custody since the assault, which a prosecutor at the hearing called “absolutely unacceptable” and “an act of deliberate violence”.

Terrorist shot dead on London Bridge was 'lawfully killed', inquest finds
# USMAN KHAN
# USMAN KHAN

Terrorist shot dead on London Bridge was 'lawfully killed', inquest finds

Jun 10th 2021, 5:43 PM 14,557 Views 0 Comments

The 28-year-old was shot dead after he murdered two people and claimed to have a bomb.