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#Invasion

# invasion - Saturday 29 July, 2017

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

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

Jul 29th 2017, 6:35 PM 18,521 Views 23 Comments

“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
# Invasion
# Invasion

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

Apr 17th 2017, 1:41 PM 12,227 Views 46 Comments

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

# invasion - Sunday 16 April, 2017

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

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

Apr 16th 2017, 5:44 PM 8,162 Views 5 Comments

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

# invasion - Thursday 13 April, 2017

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

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

Apr 13th 2017, 10:10 PM 12,920 Views 9 Comments

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

# invasion - Monday 14 November, 2016

'Killer' ladybirds are breeding in Northern Ireland
# Invasion
# Invasion

'Killer' ladybirds are breeding in Northern Ireland

Nov 14th 2016, 9:49 AM 26,384 Views 33 Comments

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)
# Defences
# Defences

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

Mar 24th 2015, 2:09 PM 16,240 Views 96 Comments

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
# Kerry
# Kerry

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

Nov 12th 2014, 8:04 AM 8,356 Views 10 Comments

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

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

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

Sep 27th 2014, 9:09 AM 15,446 Views 16 Comments

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
# Tensions
# Tensions

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

Aug 28th 2014, 7:43 PM 5,094 Views 64 Comments

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'
# Ukraine
# Ukraine

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

Aug 23rd 2014, 7:39 AM 6,610 Views 49 Comments

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

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

Woman finds 50,000 bees living in her ceiling

Aug 22nd 2014, 7:09 PM 3,283 Views 4 Comments

They’d managed to build 17 honeycombs.

# invasion - Thursday 1 May, 2014

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

Darth Vader is running for election in Dublin*

May 1st 2014, 4:07 PM 2,525 Views 9 Comments

*Well, not really.

# invasion - Tuesday 29 April, 2014

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

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

Apr 29th 2014, 11:48 AM 13,541 Views 43 Comments

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
# Invasion
# Invasion

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

Apr 26th 2014, 9:05 AM 5,345 Views 246 Comments

The sanctions could be imposed as early as Monday.

# invasion - Friday 25 April, 2014

Russia is trying to trigger World War III - Kiev
# Ukraine
# Ukraine

Russia is trying to trigger World War III - Kiev

Apr 25th 2014, 10:37 PM 27,607 Views 247 Comments

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
# Ukraine
# Ukraine

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

Apr 7th 2014, 9:49 AM 6,720 Views 111 Comments

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
# Ladybird On Board
# Ladybird On Board

Invasion! How ladybirds have taken over Christmas trees this year

Dec 22nd 2013, 8:30 PM 34,656 Views 44 Comments

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
# Afghanistan
# Afghanistan

Seven Taliban leaders killed after assault on NATO airport base

Jun 10th 2013, 5:21 PM 5,825 Views 20 Comments

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
# We Can Rebuild You
# We Can Rebuild You

Iraq tries to win tourists back by rebuilding ancient arch

Jun 1st 2013, 5:30 PM 10,121 Views 29 Comments

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
# Bugged Out
# Bugged Out

USA on alert of invasion... from cicadas

May 19th 2013, 11:00 AM 9,647 Views 17 Comments

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

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

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

Jun 28th 2012, 11:39 AM 2,462 Views 12 Comments

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

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

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

Jul 11th 2011, 3:21 PM 5,389 Views 6 Comments

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
# Invasion
# Invasion

Exterminators warn of rodent increase as winter approaches

Nov 11th 2010, 6:51 PM 394 Views 0 Comments

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