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International - Friday 15 September, 2017

UK terror threat level raised to 'critical' following London tube explosion Parsons Green This post contains videos

UK terror threat level raised to 'critical' following London tube explosion

This evening, the Islamic State group claimed responsibility for the attack.

From The42 Former Premier League footballer Clarke Carlisle found 'safe and well' Update

Former Premier League footballer Clarke Carlisle found 'safe and well'

There was widespread concern after the ex-Leeds player went missing.

Man who fled to Ireland after downloading child porn has been sentenced in the UK

Julian Myerscough fled to Ireland after an arrest warrant was issued for possession of indecent images.

Ryanair plans to cancel 40-50 flights a day for next six weeks

The airline says the move is to improve its punctuality.

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From The42 Know Your Sport? Take our weekly quiz Let's Get Quizzical

Know Your Sport? Take our weekly quiz

How closely were you paying attention to this week’s sporting headlines?

Here’s why there was a young boy mowing the lawn at the White House today

The young boy said it was “pretty much the best day of my life”.

Brazil's president charged with obstruction of justice and leading a criminal group

Michel Temer was accused along with six of his heavyweight political allies of taking almost $190 million (€159 million) in kickbacks.

Nasa's Cassini probe burns up like a meteor on 'death plunge' into Saturn

More than 1,500 people jammed Nasa’s Jet Propulsion Lab in California to watch.

Iceland's government collapses after PM's father vouches for paedophile

The convicted sex offender was applying for “restored honour”, or a legal clean slate.

The 9 at 9: Friday

Here’s everything you need to know on the last day of the working week.

A British journalist was killed by a crocodile while holidaying in Sri Lanka

Paul McLean was on a beach and it’s believed he stumbled into an area infested with crocodiles.

'This is ethnic cleansing': Heat-maps show huge fires spread across Rohingya region

“The evidence is irrefutable,” Amnesty said.

International - Thursday 14 September, 2017

Lawsuit accuses Google of paying women less than men

Google said it disagrees with the “central allegations”.

From The42 Arrests made as Arsenal-Cologne kicks off despite crowd trouble Trouble

Arrests made as Arsenal-Cologne kicks off despite crowd trouble

The news comes after over 20,000 German supporters descended on London.

'What the heck is this?' Fanged sea creature washes up on Texas beach after Hurricane Harvey

Preeti Desai shared the image on Twitter and the scientific community responded to solve the mystery.

Here's What Happened Today: Thursday

Death in a Dublin fire, the Fine Gael think-in and plus size models at London Fashion Week – it’s the Fix.

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ESPN host keeps her job after apologising for calling Trump a 'white supremacist'

Some had been calling for Jemele Hill to be sacked.

Ryanair fell foul of Europe's top court today - here's what you need to know

The decision may have a big impact on future labour disputes at the airline.

The 5 at 5: Thursday

Five minutes, five stories, five o’clock…

Two rare and magnificent white giraffes have been spotted in Kenya A Mighty Shade Of Pale This post contains videos

Two rare and magnificent white giraffes have been spotted in Kenya

The giraffes have a condition known as leucism.

Leicester fan who shouted homophobic abuse at football match fined

Jason Holmes also attended an educational session to “understand why his actions were so unacceptable”.

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Hundreds of one-star reviews of Hillary Clinton's book removed from Amazon

It’s believed many of the reviews were posted by people who hadn’t read the book, in a deliberate bid to lower its rating.

The 9 at 9: Thursday

Here’s everything you need to know this morning.

'There is so much anger and so much deep upset': Public inquiry opens into Grenfell Tower blaze

80 people died after the causes and spread of the fire which ripped through the west London tower block in June.

Fire rips through Malaysian religious school killing 22 teenage boys

Two teachers were also killed.

'Bad boy of pharma' Martin Shkreli jailed over Hillary Clinton threat

Shkreli said that his comments were just a joke and apologised for his “poor judgement”.

Democrats say they've reached a deal with Trump over the fate of immigrant children

Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer and top House Democrat Nancy Pelosi said they had a “very productive” dinner meeting with Trump.

Nobel prize winner Aung San Suu Kyi to finally address Rohingya crisis next week

The UN has described the as having all the hallmarks of “ethnic cleansing”.

International - Wednesday 13 September, 2017

One killed and three injured at high school shooting in tiny US town

The shooter has been arrested.

The Sopranos and Goodfellas actor Frank Vincent dies aged 78

The veteran actor played Phil Leotardo in the hit TV show the Sopranos.

Japanese firm to offer 'drive-thru' funeral service

Over 125 million people in Japan are aged over 65.

From The42 Liverpool left frustrated on Champions League return Report

Liverpool left frustrated on Champions League return

The Reds had to settle for a point against Sevilla this evening, as Roberto Firmino missed a penalty.

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DNA test shows uncle did not father 10-year-old child's baby in India rape case

The 10-year-old has alleged that her uncle raped her on a number of occasions over a period of months.

Six dead at Florida nursing home left without power after Hurricane Irma

Florida Governor Rick Scott issued a statement saying he was “absolutely heartbroken” to learn of the deaths of the elderly retirees.

Woman arrested after attempted burglary at Prince George's school

George had his first day at the school only last week.

From The42 As it happened: Liverpool v Sevilla, Champions League Liveblog

As it happened: Liverpool v Sevilla, Champions League

Liverpool hosted Sevilla, as they sought to get their Champions League campaign off to a winning start.

Shopping centres, colleges and train stations evacuated in Moscow after bomb threats

Over 30 locations were temporarily emptied after anonymous threats.

Fine Gael MEP says Ireland needs to re-examine its neutrality ahead of Brexit

Jean-Claude Juncker has called for the EU to implement plans for a common defence strategy

Controversy as Irish naval ship attends world's largest arms fair in London

The LÉ Samuel Beckett sailed from Cork to be at the event.

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