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International - Yesterday’s News

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International - Monday 14 October, 2019

'It takes two to tango': UK and EU officials to resume Brexit talks in Brussels

There are doubts about the feasibility of a British proposal to track goods as they move through Northern Ireland.

What can we expect from the Queen's Speech?

The ceremony has existed in its current form since 1852, and kickstarts the British government’s legislative agenda.

Spain's supreme court finds Catalan leaders guilty of sedition over failed independence bid

The leaders of the independence movement were found guilty on charges of sedition and misuse of public funds.

Fake video of Trump shooting media and political opponents shown at president's resort

In the clip, the US president’s head is superimposed on a man opening fire in the “Church of Fake News”.

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Xi Jinping warns of 'smashed' bodies and 'bones ground to powder' as Hong Kong protests continue

He made the comments during a visit to Nepal at the weekend.

Syrian troops to help Kurds in wake of Turkish invasion

It follows US President Donald Trump’s withdrawal of his troops from the conflict zone.

International - Sunday 13 October, 2019

From The42 'I just remember the pain of being so completely lost' - How a lifelong wanderer rediscovered his path Saved

'I just remember the pain of being so completely lost' - How a lifelong wanderer rediscovered his path

Des McAleenan has travelled the world as a goalkeeping coach but his current role has helped him rebuild both his life and love of the game.

Here's What Happened Today: Sunday

Here’s what made the headlines today.

'The clock is ticking': EU warns a lot of work to be done before Brexit deal

He even hinted he may even have to ‘eat my words’ and support a plan close to May’s rejected agreement.

Families of Islamic State supporters escape Syria displacement camp, officials say

The displacement camps host some 12,000 foreigners – 8,000 children and 4,000 women.

US diplomat's wife at centre of UK fatal crash row says she's 'devastated by this tragic accident'

Harry Dunn (19) died when his motorbike crashed into a car outside and RAF base.

A British cardinal who helped found UCD is to become a saint today

Pope Francis will create five new saints today.

Typhoon Hagibis moves off Japan but at least 14 are dead amid flooding and devastation

Japan’s military deployed 27,000 troops to aid rescue operations.

International - Saturday 12 October, 2019

Here's What Happened Today: Saturday

Here’s what made the headlines today.

Kurdish people in Ireland and Europe protest against Turkey's Syria offensive

Kurdish people in Dublin held a rally on O’Connell Street outside the GPO.

Typhoon Hagibis: Japan's wettest storm in decades makes landfall

The storm has weakened but was still packing gusts of wind up to 216 km/h.

DNA test finds French man arrested at Glasgow airport is not fugitive suspected murderer

Xavier Dupont de Ligonnes was subject to an international arrest warrant for the 2011 killings in a mystery that has transfixed France.

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Extinction Rebellion: Former Irish Paralympian denies charge of gluing himself to plane at London City Airport

James Brown entered a not guilty plea at Westminster Magistrates’ Court

Jackie Brown and Breaking Bad actor Robert Forster dies aged 78 RIP This post contains videos

Jackie Brown and Breaking Bad actor Robert Forster dies aged 78

Forster earned an Oscar nomination for his comeback role in the 1997 Quentin Tarantino film.

International - Friday 11 October, 2019

Thousands flee homes as wildfire rages on edge of Los Angeles

The Los Angeles Fire Department said the blaze had expanded over six square miles.

Death toll from vaping-related lung injury in US rises to 26 as health officials name mystery illness

Earlier this week, a 17-year-old became the youngest person to die from the illness.

Turkish Ambassador to Ireland: There's no 'threat' to send 3.6 million refugees to EU

The Turkish President yesterday said the country could do just that if the EU doesn’t support the country.

Alleged IRA bomber John Downey extradited to UK over murder of two soldiers

John Downey’s trial for the IRA’s Hyde Park bombing collapsed in controversy five years ago.

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British teen sentenced for killing motorcyclist by placing bike in his path

The teenage boy, who admitted manslaughter, cannot be named for legal reasons.

From The42 'Those contracts in France... their condition was I had to turn down the World Cup' Dilemma

'Those contracts in France... their condition was I had to turn down the World Cup'

Samoa captain Jack Lam is one of five free agents in their 31-man squad in Japan.

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Jane Fonda arrested during climate change protest in Washington

The 81-year-old was arrested alongside 16 other protesters.

Man arrested on suspicion of terrorism after stabbings at Manchester shopping centre

A 41-year-old suspect has been arrested.

Michel Barnier given go-ahead from EU to return to intensive Brexit talks

Chances of a breakthrough appeared to rise after yesterday’s face-to-face talks.

Ethiopia's Prime Minister wins Nobel Peace Prize for ending war with Eritrea

The announcement was made this morning.

'Scandalous': Outrage after Nobel Prize for Literature is awarded to Slobodan Milosevic defender

Peter Handke was a vocal defender of the Serbs during the bloody collapse of the former Yugoslavia in the 1990s.

El Paso shooter pleads not guilty to capital murder

The district attorney’s office has said it will be seeking the death penalty.

'Lock him up!': Trump hits out at Bidens and defends decision to withdraw from Syria

The US President is seeking to use an impeachment probe against him as a weapon on the campaign trail.

First Turkish soldier killed in offensive against Kurdish fighters in Syria

Seven civilians including a nine-month-old baby were killed in Turkish border towns and nearly 70 people were injured.

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Brexit talks resume in Brussels after 'constructive meeting' between Varadkar and Johnson

The talks will indicate whether discussions between the Taoiseach and Prime Minister Boris Johnson paved way for a potential breakthrough.

Cuba Gooding Jr. faces new charge in New York sex misconduct case

The new charge is contained in a sealed indictment.

International - Thursday 10 October, 2019

Thousands of Iranian women enjoy football match as Tehran lifts decades-old ban

The move came amid pressure from Fifa, which had threatened to ban the country if female supporters were not permitted to games.

Here's What Happened Today: Thursday

A meeting between the Taoiseach and Boris Johnson, a search operation for a missing fisherman, and Extinction Rebellion protests had people talking today.

The 5 at 5: Thursday

Five minutes, five stories, five o’clock…

Arrests as Extinction Rebellion activists target London’s City Airport

A man grounded a Dublin-bound flight this morning after disrupting passengers.

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Leo Varadkar and Boris Johnson say they can 'see a pathway to a possible deal'

Their discussions concentrated on ‘the challenges of customs and consent’.