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International - Today’s News

At least 10 people killed after 'terrorist attack' at college in Crimea

Russian officials have launched an investigation.

America's most famous pimp, poised for elected office, dies

Dennis Hof (72) owner of a legal brothel near Carson City, Nevada, was found dead after a night of revelry.

Roseanne's show returned last night... but without Roseanne. Here's how she was written out

Roseanne Barr wasn’t impressed with how her character was written out of the show, and took to Twitter about it.

May faces Brexit showdown with EU leaders today amid talks of transition extension

May will meet with EU president Donald Tusk this evening before briefing her 27 European colleagues.

58 fairy penguins killed in suspected dog attack in Australia

The latest grisly find comes a few months after a dozen birds were found dead in another suspected dog attack.

The 9 at 9: Wednesday

Michael D Higgins polling twice as well as rest of field, and complaints against Pat Kenny over the Eighth rejected – it’s the 9 at 9.

Cannabis is legal across Canada from today and 109 stores are opening immediately

Medical marijuana dispensaries are already common in parts of the country.

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International - Yesterday’s News

EU suggests extending transition period to secure Irish backstop - reports

The UK has to enter the transition period to leave the EU by the 29 March – that’s if there’s a Brexit deal at all.

From The42 Defeat to weakened Wales increases pressure on Ireland boss Martin O'Neill Flash Harry

Defeat to weakened Wales increases pressure on Ireland boss Martin O'Neill

A second-half free-kick from Harry Wilson made the difference tonight in Dublin.

Washington Post: Saudi government 'owes Khashoggi family and the world an explanation'

A Turkish forensics team has searched the Saudi consulate in Istanbul.

Here's What Happened Today: Tuesday

Brexit deadlock, presidential claims, and the Stormy Daniels lawsuit – here’s what made the headlines.

From The42 Robinson and O'Brien selected in Ireland's team to face Wales Storm Callum

Robinson and O'Brien selected in Ireland's team to face Wales

Martin O’Neill has freshened up his attacking options for this evening’s Uefa Nations League clash.

Donald Trump tweets insult at Stormy Daniels and threatens to 'go after' her

The US President has denied an affair with the former adult actress.

Paddy Power Betfair fined £2.2m after failing to stop stolen money being gambled

The British Gambling Commission also found that PPB “failed to adequately interact with customers who were displaying signs of problem gambling”.

US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo meets Saudi king over journalist's disappearance

Turkish police yesterday searched the Saudi consulate in Istanbul for the first time since Jamal Khashogg went missing.

May rallies 'divided' cabinet to seek support ahead of looming Brexit summit

Leaders have insisted a Brexit deal could still be reached, despite the latest failed round of divorce talks.

New York marks first shooting-free weekend in 25 years

The last time the most populous US city of 8.5 million had a weekend without shootings was in 1993.

Stormy Daniels' defamation case against Donald Trump dismissed by US judge

The claim is separate from another lawsuit that Daniels filed against Trump, which is continuing.

Almost 90% of older adults who self harm aren't referred to mental health specialist - study

The UK research highlights that self harm is not just a problem in younger people.

International - Monday 15 October, 2018

Microsoft co-founder Paul Allen dies of cancer aged 65 RIP

Microsoft co-founder Paul Allen dies of cancer aged 65

The billionaire founded the software giant with Bill Gates in the 1970s.

May says EU wants 'a backstop to the backstop': but says the UK won't accept that either

The UK Prime Minister was told by a fellow MP that for the people of Ireland, “Brexit means borders”.

From The42 Do you agree with our Ireland team to face Wales in the Nations League tomorrow? Team Selection

Do you agree with our Ireland team to face Wales in the Nations League tomorrow?

Martin O’Neill has some tough calls to make following Saturday’s 0-0 draw against Denmark.

From The42 More of the same won't suffice: 5 talking points ahead of Ireland-Wales Up For Discussion

More of the same won't suffice: 5 talking points ahead of Ireland-Wales

Opportunity knocks for Martin O’Neill’s side against a severely weakened Wales team tomorrow evening.

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Hostage-taker detained after commandos storm German rail station

A man who took a woman hostage has been subdued and detained, police say.

Rough sleeping banned in Hungary as new homelessness law comes into force

A constitutional amendment approved by the parliament in June banned “habitual residence in a public space”.

11 injured in southern Germany as train hits trailer truck

The collision happened at a railway crossing in Sipplingen, a village by Lake Constance.

Taoiseach warns Brexit negotiations could stretch into December

The Tániaste said a time limit on the backstop is not a runner.

Explainer: 13 million people are facing starvation in Yemen. Why?

Six years of near-constant fighting in the Gulf state have brought the already-impoverished country to its knees.

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Death toll in French floods rises to 13 after several months' worth of rain falls in hours

Some of the dead appeared to have been swept away by floodwaters.

Turkish officials given permission to enter Saudi consulate to investigate journalist's disappearance

A search of the building where Jamal Khashoggi was last seen will take place on Monday evening.

Hillary Clinton says Bill's affair with Monica Lewinsky was not an abuse of power because 'she was an adult' Me Too This post contains videos

Hillary Clinton says Bill's affair with Monica Lewinsky was not an abuse of power because 'she was an adult'

Bill Clinton has also been forced to defend his behaviour in recent months.

Meghan Markle and Prince Harry announce they are expecting their first child

It comes less than five months after the Royal wedding in May.

Three killed as plane crash-lands on German highway

Two women and a child have died after a plane crashed onto a highway in Germany.

Poll: Are you worried about a potential hard border outcome from Brexit? Your Say This post contains a poll

Poll: Are you worried about a potential hard border outcome from Brexit?

A make-or-break European summit takes place on Wednesday.

Trump backs off climate change hoax claim ... but says he doesn't know if it's man made

Trump said he doesn’t want to put the US at a disadvantage in responding to climate change.

International - Sunday 14 October, 2018

Kidnapped, robbed and killed - but Matthew Shepard is to finally be laid to rest after 20 years

He will be interred in the Washington National Cathedral.

Last-ditch Brexit talks break down in Brussels as all eyes turn to crunch summit Crunch Time This post contains videos

Last-ditch Brexit talks break down in Brussels as all eyes turn to crunch summit

The prospect of a no-deal Brexit is increasing as agreement remains elusive.

Polarising presidential candidates seek broader appeal ahead of Brazil's run-off election

The two remaining candidates launched rejigged campaigns this week.

Workers who stand as well as sit 'perform better and are happier'

Some offices have introduced sit-stand desks.

President Higgins leads Ireland's tributes as Archbishop Oscar Romero becomes a saint Canonised This post contains videos

President Higgins leads Ireland's tributes as Archbishop Oscar Romero becomes a saint

Higgins also visited the tomb of murdered Catholic archbishop while in El Salvador.

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