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#Invasion

# invasion - Saturday 29 July, 2017

Australia is spending $400 million to stop the spread of red fire ants

“Our fire-ant fighters have finally been given the war chest they need,” an invasive species expert said.

# invasion - Monday 17 April, 2017

UK's attorney general 'attempting to block prosecution' of Tony Blair over the Iraq War

The argument revolves around whether the crime of aggression exists in UK law.

# invasion - Sunday 16 April, 2017

From The42 Ligue 1 game abandoned after pitch invaders try to attack Lyon players Ugly Scenes

Ligue 1 game abandoned after pitch invaders try to attack Lyon players

This is the second time this week that the French club has been affected by crowd trouble.

# invasion - Thursday 13 April, 2017

From The42 Violent clashes forced fans on the pitch and delayed Lyon's Europa League tie against Besiktas Ugly Scenes

Violent clashes forced fans on the pitch and delayed Lyon's Europa League tie against Besiktas

Crowd trouble marred the game as Lyon eventually won out 2-1.

# invasion - Monday 14 November, 2016

'Killer' ladybirds are breeding in Northern Ireland

The invasive Harlequin ladybird was first reported in the south of Ireland in 2010.

# invasion - Tuesday 24 March, 2015

The Falklands are getting ready for another Argentine invasion (just in case)

The UK’s defence minister believes there is a “live threat” from the island’s unhappy neighbour.

# invasion - Wednesday 12 November, 2014

23-year-old arrested over stabbing of man and son at their home

The victims suffered minor stab wounds when they found a man trying to break into a car outside their home and confronted him.

# invasion - Saturday 27 September, 2014

From The42 Irish fans take over MGM Grand at UFC 178 weigh-ins Invasion

Irish fans take over MGM Grand at UFC 178 weigh-ins

It looks like Conor McGregor will have a strong following for tonight’s bout with Dustin Poirier.

# invasion - Thursday 28 August, 2014

Ukraine accuses Russia of "direct invasion", Russia says there are no troops in Ukraine

Ukraine’s ambassador to the OSCE said that Russian troops were in the east of the country.

# invasion - Saturday 23 August, 2014

Russian aid convoy to Ukraine described as a 'direct invasion'

Angela Merkel and Barack Obama warned that Moscow’s military presence and shelling were triggering a “dangerous escalation” of the conflict.

# invasion - Friday 22 August, 2014

From The Daily Edge Woman finds 50,000 bees living in her ceiling Oh Honey

Woman finds 50,000 bees living in her ceiling

They’d managed to build 17 honeycombs.

# invasion - Thursday 1 May, 2014

From The Daily Edge Darth Vader is running for election in Dublin* Invasion

Darth Vader is running for election in Dublin*

*Well, not really.

# invasion - Tuesday 29 April, 2014

There's a new ladybird in town and it's eating the other ladybirds' eggs

The Irish Wildlife Trust are calling on people to submit sightings.

# invasion - Saturday 26 April, 2014

G7 leaders to impose further sanctions on Russia over escalating Ukraine crisis

The sanctions could be imposed as early as Monday.

# invasion - Friday 25 April, 2014

Russia is trying to trigger World War III - Kiev

The developments prompted German Chancellor Angela Merkel to call Russian President Vladimir Putin to voice “great concern”.

# invasion - Monday 7 April, 2014

Russia 'trying to dismember Ukraine' by plotting government building takeovers

Thousands of irate pro-Russian activists broke through police lines yesterday and occupied the administration buildings in two big industrial cities.

# invasion - Sunday 22 December, 2013

Invasion! How ladybirds have taken over Christmas trees this year

It’s partly down to the heatwave during the summer, apparently.

# invasion - Monday 10 June, 2013

Seven Taliban leaders killed after assault on NATO airport base

The attacks illustrate that despite Kabul’s security blanket, the insurgency in Afghanistan is far from defeated.

# invasion - Saturday 1 June, 2013

Iraq tries to win tourists back by rebuilding ancient arch

The world’s largest brick-built arch has survived for more than 1,400 years – but it has fallen into disrepair in recent years.

# invasion - Sunday 19 May, 2013

USA on alert of invasion... from cicadas

The cricket-like insects are overdue an invasion after 17 years – and have been seen amassing in two east coast states.

# invasion - Thursday 28 June, 2012

From The Daily Edge New poll says Obama better than Romney… at dealing with alien invasion Aliens

New poll says Obama better than Romney… at dealing with alien invasion

36 per cent of American believe in UFOs – but only 2 per cent would try to harm an alien if they invaded.

# invasion - Monday 11 July, 2011

Take Five: Monday

5 minutes, 5 stories, 5 o’clock.

Ireland’s ant population ‘reaching a ten-year high’

Humans aren’t the only creatures becoming more plentiful in Ireland, Rentokil warns, offering tips to avoid infestation.

# invasion - Thursday 11 November, 2010

Exterminators warn of rodent increase as winter approaches

Rentokil says its call-out figures are up 40% this year as the onset of a cold winter attracts rodents indoors.