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Dublin: 12 °C Wednesday 26 June, 2019

International - Tuesday 11 June, 2019

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.

Nicaragua to release protesters arrested during last year's uprising

The bill passed by parliament also closes the door on investigating and punishing security forces involved in repressing the protests.

Tory contender Hunt claims Angela Merkel told him EU is willing to renegotiate Brexit deal

The Irish government has repeatedly stated the withdrawal agreement would not be reopened.

'I was in disguise as an American tourist': The woman who egged Richard Nixon in 1970

Nixon’s motorcade was making its way through Dublin when it was egged three times.

The writer behind Cold War spy series Deutschland '83 on why it's important never to forget your history

Anna Winger spoke to TheJournal.ie ahead of her appearance at the Dalkey Book Festival.

What is the world drinking? New data reveals which types of drink are popular around the world

The research is one of the most thorough studies on beverage consumption ever conducted.

International - Saturday 8 June, 2019

Jared Diamond: 'It would be imprudent for Ireland to give itself over to self-pity and hatred from the past'

Pulitzer-Prize winning historian Jared Diamond talks about how countries recover – or don’t – from massive crises.

How many Dublin beaches are affected by the current bathing ban? It's the week in numbers

Plus: The increase that Dublin has seen in its congestion levels.

Man leaves a bag full of drugs on a Manchester tram along with his name and address

Greater Manchester Police Trafford North said on Facebook a “poor individual” had forgotten his rucksack.

'A disgusting attack': Five teens arrested after homophobic assault and robbery on London bus

The young men – aged between 15 and 18 – were arrested yesterday and today following the incident last week.

Venezuelan president orders reopening of border with Colombia

The country is suffering from shortages of food, medicine and other essentials.

From The42 520 kilometres, 214 peaks, 6 days: Former Cork hurler makes record attempt Peak Practice

520 kilometres, 214 peaks, 6 days: Former Cork hurler makes record attempt

‘Just getting around is something I’d value doing,’ says Paul Tierney. ‘That’d be an achievement in itself.’