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# president - Sunday 7 March, 2021

Joan Laporta elected Barcelona president for a second time
# Return
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# Return

Joan Laporta elected Barcelona president for a second time

Mar 7th 2021, 11:44 PM 6,621 Views 3 Comments

One of his main tasks will be to convince Lionel Messi to sign a new contract.

# president - Tuesday 2 February, 2021

Italian president seeks non-political government to lead
# Italy
# Italy

Italian president seeks non-political government to lead

Feb 2nd 2021, 10:30 PM 13,008 Views 12 Comments

Negotiations today failed to revive the collapsed coalition government.

# president - Friday 15 January, 2021

President Higgins says State 'must bear primary responsibility' for mother and baby homes
# Report
# Report

President Higgins says State 'must bear primary responsibility' for mother and baby homes

Jan 15th 2021, 8:22 AM 23,014 Views 101 Comments

Michael D Higgins issued a statement on the report published this week.

# president - Thursday 14 January, 2021

Donald Trump has been impeached twice - what happens now?
# US Politics
# US Politics

Donald Trump has been impeached twice - what happens now?

Jan 14th 2021, 7:38 AM 37,083 Views 39 Comments

The US president was impeached by the House of Representatives last night.

# president - Monday 16 November, 2020

Manuel Merino resigns as Peru president after just five days in power
# Peru
# Peru

Manuel Merino resigns as Peru president after just five days in power

Nov 16th 2020, 7:31 AM 21,141 Views 4 Comments

Thousands have taken to the streets in days of protests against Merino.

# president - Saturday 7 November, 2020

Joe Biden: 'The numbers tell us a clear and convincing story'
# Election 2020
# Election 2020

Joe Biden: 'The numbers tell us a clear and convincing story'

Nov 7th 2020, 4:19 AM 30,884 Views 32 Comments

The candidate said he is going to win the 2020 US presidential election.

# president - Tuesday 15 September, 2020

Connacht president Heneghan becomes first woman in the role in Irish rugby
# Glass Ceiling
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# Glass Ceiling

Connacht president Heneghan becomes first woman in the role in Irish rugby

Sep 15th 2020, 9:39 AM 7,066 Views 3 Comments

The Mayo native also acts as a judicial officer for World Rugby.

# president - Thursday 6 August, 2020

Opponents boycott ceremony as Poland's president sworn in for second term
# Andrzej Duda
# Andrzej Duda

Opponents boycott ceremony as Poland's president sworn in for second term

Aug 6th 2020, 6:10 PM 19,375 Views 55 Comments

Opponents have accused Andrzej Duda of undermining the constitution and of running a homophobic campaign.

# president - Monday 20 July, 2020

'Everybody that has a baby gets a million dollars': Kanye West holds first campaign rally
# The West Wing
# The West Wing

'Everybody that has a baby gets a million dollars': Kanye West holds first campaign rally

Jul 20th 2020, 7:48 AM 185,390 Views 107 Comments

The rapper spoke about various topics from abortion and religion to international trade and licensing deals.

# president - Saturday 20 June, 2020

President to hold memorial service for Detective Garda Colm Horkan as funeral takes place tomorrow
# Funeral
# Funeral

President to hold memorial service for Detective Garda Colm Horkan as funeral takes place tomorrow

Jun 20th 2020, 7:41 PM 25,795 Views 0 Comments

Detective Garda Colm Horkan (49) was shot dead on Wednesday night in the town of Castlerea.

# president - Sunday 14 June, 2020

Donald Trump suggests he will boycott NFL and US Soccer
# Unimpressed
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# Unimpressed

Donald Trump suggests he will boycott NFL and US Soccer

Jun 14th 2020, 5:41 PM 13,418 Views 14 Comments

Colin Kaepernick started kneeling in 2016 to highlight racial inequality, and the US president does not want others to follow suit.

# president - Wednesday 13 May, 2020

Pichot quits World Rugby after losing to Beaumont in chairman election
# Resigned
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# Resigned

Pichot quits World Rugby after losing to Beaumont in chairman election

May 13th 2020, 10:41 AM 9,022 Views 7 Comments

The former Argentina scrum-half has resigned from three different roles.

# president - Monday 20 April, 2020

Reporter asks Trump if now is time for self congratulations. He responds: 'You don't have brains you were born with'
# Coronavirus
# Coronavirus

Reporter asks Trump if now is time for self congratulations. He responds: 'You don't have brains you were born with'

Apr 20th 2020, 7:07 AM 112,319 Views 154 Comments

The US President said yesterday that those protesting the Covid-19 restrictions “love our country”.

# president - Saturday 14 March, 2020

Russia's Vladimir Putin signs law that could keep him in power for another 16 years
# President
# President

Russia's Vladimir Putin signs law that could keep him in power for another 16 years

Mar 14th 2020, 5:30 PM 47,244 Views 151 Comments

He signed the measure today, three days after it sailed through the Russian parliament

# president - Tuesday 25 February, 2020

Former Egyptian president Hosni Mubarak dies aged 91
# Mubarak
# Mubarak

Former Egyptian president Hosni Mubarak dies aged 91

Feb 25th 2020, 11:11 AM 9,075 Views 13 Comments

He ruled Egypt for over 30 years.

# president - Friday 6 December, 2019

FAI president Conway to step down at EGM in January
# Exit Wounds
From The42
# Exit Wounds

FAI president Conway to step down at EGM in January

Updated Dec 6th 2019, 6:30 PM 29,103 Views 27 Comments

Today is really an unthinkable situation, Minister for Sport Shane Ross told RTÉ News today.

# president - Thursday 26 September, 2019

'A great friend of Ireland': Jacques Chirac, former French president, dies aged 86
# RIP
# RIP

'A great friend of Ireland': Jacques Chirac, former French president, dies aged 86

Updated Sep 26th 2019, 4:05 PM 19,119 Views 19 Comments

He died this morning surrounded by his family.

Whistleblower: White House officials 'locked down' transcript of call with Ukrainian leader
# Classified
# Classified

Whistleblower: White House officials 'locked down' transcript of call with Ukrainian leader

Sep 26th 2019, 2:38 PM 18,107 Views 50 Comments

According to the intelligence community official, the transcript was loaded into a system that is used to store “especially sensitive” classified information.

Higgins at UN: 'No challenge facing international community is more urgent than climate action'
# United Nations
# United Nations

Higgins at UN: 'No challenge facing international community is more urgent than climate action'

Sep 26th 2019, 6:38 AM 6,336 Views 44 Comments

Higgins was addressing the United Nations General Assembly in New York this evening.

# president - Wednesday 25 September, 2019

Higgins says he wasn't elected to 'just read speeches he has been handed'
# Defence Forces
# Defence Forces

Higgins says he wasn't elected to 'just read speeches he has been handed'

Sep 25th 2019, 7:31 AM 21,523 Views 34 Comments

The president said recent comments he made about Defence Forces pay are “very much within the Constitution”.

# president - Wednesday 18 September, 2019

Armagh propose Ulster winning captain for role of next GAA President
# Jarlath Burns
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# Jarlath Burns

Armagh propose Ulster winning captain for role of next GAA President

Sep 18th 2019, 5:04 PM 6,469 Views 6 Comments

Jarlath Burns has entered the race for the position which will be chosen at GAA Congress 2020.

# president - Tuesday 3 September, 2019

The Taoiseach and his partner have welcomed Mike Pence to Farmleigh ahead of a family lunch
# Pence Visit
# Pence Visit

The Taoiseach and his partner have welcomed Mike Pence to Farmleigh ahead of a family lunch

Sep 3rd 2019, 12:30 PM 37,786 Views 65 Comments

The US Vice President stopped by the Áras earlier this morning.

# president - Monday 8 July, 2019

FAI invite nominations for President and Vice President
# New Era
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# New Era

FAI invite nominations for President and Vice President

Jul 8th 2019, 12:48 PM 2,338 Views 3 Comments

The move is in accordance rule changes recommended in the report issued by the Governance Review Group (GRG).

# president - Wednesday 3 July, 2019

More analysis needed of Dublin funding and Division 3 promoted teams could receive 2020 boost
# Show Me The Money
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# Show Me The Money

More analysis needed of Dublin funding and Division 3 promoted teams could receive 2020 boost

Jul 3rd 2019, 1:29 PM 6,380 Views 67 Comments

John Horan was speaking at yesterday’s All-Ireland series launch.

# president - Thursday 6 June, 2019

Minimal pomp, no harps on the tarmac: Government can breathe easy after Shannon balancing act
# Trump In Ireland
# Trump In Ireland

Minimal pomp, no harps on the tarmac: Government can breathe easy after Shannon balancing act

Jun 6th 2019, 9:06 AM 38,428 Views 82 Comments

The greeting went fine – but the Shannon events had the air of a box-ticking exercise.

# president - Monday 3 June, 2019

Donald Trump has met the Queen (and called Sadiq Khan a 'stone cold loser')
# Red Carpet
# Red Carpet

Donald Trump has met the Queen (and called Sadiq Khan a 'stone cold loser')

Updated Jun 3rd 2019, 1:32 PM 92,724 Views 149 Comments

The US president had also made some controversial comments about Brexit ahead of his trip.

# president - Thursday 4 April, 2019

Activist Sinéad Burke has been appointed to the Council of State
# Sinead Burke
# Sinead Burke

Activist Sinéad Burke has been appointed to the Council of State

Apr 4th 2019, 5:31 PM 27,082 Views 22 Comments

Sindy Joyce, the first Traveller in Ireland to graduate with a PhD, has also been appointed to the Council.

# president - Sunday 31 March, 2019

Slovakia elects its first female president
# Zuzana Caputova
# Zuzana Caputova

Slovakia elects its first female president

Mar 31st 2019, 7:34 AM 24,497 Views 15 Comments

Environmental lawyer Caputova got 58.40% of the ballot.

# president - Friday 15 March, 2019

Michael D Higgins: 'As world buildings turn green, let's play our part in a greener world'
# St Patricks Day Message
# St Patricks Day Message

Michael D Higgins: 'As world buildings turn green, let's play our part in a greener world'

Mar 15th 2019, 6:00 AM 13,243 Views 43 Comments

He urged Irish citizens to “play their own personal and essential role in saving our planet and our environment”.

# president - Thursday 14 March, 2019

Some US Republicans side with Democrats to block Trump declaring a border emergency
# Bipartisan
# Bipartisan

Some US Republicans side with Democrats to block Trump declaring a border emergency

Mar 14th 2019, 7:31 PM 13,665 Views 27 Comments

Trump tweeted “VETO” this evening in response to the vote.

# president - Wednesday 27 February, 2019

'I love being involved' - former Cork and Munster chairman in bid for GAA President role
# Hat In The Ring
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# Hat In The Ring

'I love being involved' - former Cork and Munster chairman in bid for GAA President role

Feb 27th 2019, 6:51 PM 12,899 Views 6 Comments

Jerry O’Sullivan will be aiming to succeed John Horan.

# president - Saturday 26 January, 2019

EU to 'take further actions' if new elections not called in Venezuela
# Venezuela
# Venezuela

EU to 'take further actions' if new elections not called in Venezuela

Updated Jan 26th 2019, 4:20 PM 16,308 Views 60 Comments

Nicolas Maduro has been given eight days to call an election.

# president - Tuesday 22 January, 2019

Kamala Harris joins crowded field of Democrats taking on Trump
# US President
# US President

Kamala Harris joins crowded field of Democrats taking on Trump

Jan 22nd 2019, 7:14 AM 18,735 Views 51 Comments

The senator is seeking to become the first African-American woman to hold the office of US president.

# president - Sunday 13 January, 2019

Obama protégé Julian Castro joins 2020 US presidential race
# White House
# White House

Obama protégé Julian Castro joins 2020 US presidential race

Jan 13th 2019, 11:56 AM 15,346 Views 24 Comments

“Donald Trump has failed to uphold the values of our great nation,” Castro told supporters.

# president - Wednesday 12 December, 2018

Ex-Arsenal and England captain Tony Adams to become new president of Rugby Football League
# Rugby League
From The42
# Rugby League

Ex-Arsenal and England captain Tony Adams to become new president of Rugby Football League

Dec 12th 2018, 4:00 PM 8,254 Views 4 Comments

Adams has become closely linked to the game’s welfare programmes through the Sporting Chance charity he founded in 2000.

# president - Wednesday 5 December, 2018

'It's our job to question everyone': PAC says probe into president's spending was 'legitimate'
# Follow The Money
# Follow The Money

'It's our job to question everyone': PAC says probe into president's spending was 'legitimate'

Dec 5th 2018, 6:33 PM 8,094 Views 29 Comments

The committee got into hot water before the presidential election when it decided to review the spending of the Office of the President of Ireland.

# president - Monday 3 December, 2018

'It's the real me': Nigerian president denies he was replaced by a lookalike
# Buhari
# Buhari

'It's the real me': Nigerian president denies he was replaced by a lookalike

Dec 3rd 2018, 10:09 AM 14,105 Views 11 Comments

The rumours stem from the president’s ill health.

# president - Sunday 11 November, 2018

Michael D Higgins to attend Armistice event (but not as President) before evening inauguration
# Swearing In
# Swearing In

Michael D Higgins to attend Armistice event (but not as President) before evening inauguration

Nov 11th 2018, 8:10 AM 16,138 Views 49 Comments

His first term as President officially ended at midnight.

# president - Tuesday 6 November, 2018

Six detained over suspected 'violent plot' against President Macron
# France
# France

Six detained over suspected 'violent plot' against President Macron

Nov 6th 2018, 8:00 PM 10,610 Views 10 Comments

They are all linked to extreme right movements.

# president - Saturday 3 November, 2018

PAC likely to examine Áras finances every year to avoid 'hullabaloo in next campaign'
# Follow The Money
# Follow The Money

PAC likely to examine Áras finances every year to avoid 'hullabaloo in next campaign'

Nov 3rd 2018, 8:30 AM 6,840 Views 10 Comments

There was controversy during the campaign about the €317,000 annual allowance paid to the Office of the President.

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