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International - Saturday 11 November, 2017

'I tell my son: never put out your hand to the white man': What it's like living in the Amazon rainforest

A look at how people rely on the forest to give them all that they need.

Islamic State recaptures its last urban stronghold in Syria

Syrian regime forces and allied militia from Lebanon, Iraq and Iran overran Albu Kamal on Thursday but lost the town again.

Thousands demand the release of Catalan independence leaders at Barcelona protest

Eight members of his former cabinet were detained last week on charges of sedition, rebellion and misuse of public funds.

Stop breathing in a public place? If you're a man you're far more likely to receive CPR

Men were 1.23 times more likely than women to receive CPR in a public place, according to new research.

Trump says Putin told him he didn't meddle in the US election - and that he believes him

“He (Putin) said he didn’t meddle. I asked him again,” Trump told reporters on Air Force One as he flew to Hanoi for a state visit.

Members of Lewis Hamilton's F1 team robbed at gunpoint outside Brazilian Grand Prix track

Members of the Williams team and officials of the FIA, motor sports’ governing body, were also targeted by robbers.

From The42 Sepp Blatter says Hope Solo's 'grabbed ass' claim is 'absurd and ridiculous' Response

Sepp Blatter says Hope Solo's 'grabbed ass' claim is 'absurd and ridiculous'

The former head of world football has responded to the US goalkeeper’s accusations.

From The42 Murphy or Long, Christian belief and more Copenhagen talking points Road To Russia

Murphy or Long, Christian belief and more Copenhagen talking points

Denmark stand between Ireland and a place at the World Cup for the first time since 2002.

Here are the Paradise Paper highlights - and why they matter

The Queen, Bono, Shakira, Madonna, Apple and Nike are among those whose tax details were leaked this week.

From The42 'You play rugby and think you have stress and things to worry about, until you meet the real life' Interview

'You play rugby and think you have stress and things to worry about, until you meet the real life'

We caught up with former Ulster captain and Springbok lock Johann Muller to talk farming in a drought, bountiful times for Iain Henderson and a telling month for South African rugby.

International - Friday 10 November, 2017

Trump's former security advisor 'held talks to deport a Turkish man in exchange for $15 million'

Michael Flynn was allegedly offered the money to engineer the deportation of a rival to Turkish President Erdogan.

Actress Ellen Page has written a powerful essay on sexual harassment and how she was 'outed' on set

“He “outed” me with no regard for my well-being”

'There is nothing about this that I forgive myself for': Louis CK admits harassing women

The comedian said he would now take “a long time to listen” after issuing an apology to the women involved.

From The42 Know Your Sport? Take our weekly quiz SQOTW

Know Your Sport? Take our weekly quiz

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

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At least three injured after man drives car into group of students near Toulouse

At least two of them are severely injured.

Catalonia: Ex-parliament speaker spends night in jail for involvement in independence drive

A judge at Spain’s Supreme Court has ordered Carme Forcadell to be detained on charges of “rebellion”.

Donald Trump: Republican 'will step aside' if sexual encounter with girl is true

Senate candidate Roy Moore has denied the allegations; his campaign called the story “fake news”.

Boxing company co-founded by Daniel Kinahan to receive 'large up-front investment' after buyout

MTK has signed a number of big name boxers since it was established.

International - Thursday 9 November, 2017

French woman fakes her own kidnapping to hide affair from boyfriend

25-year-old Sandy Gaillard came up with the ruse last July.

Polish government under fire for video encouraging people to 'breed like rabbits' Go Forth And Multiply This post contains videos

Polish government under fire for video encouraging people to 'breed like rabbits'

“We rabbits know a thing or two about how to have a lot of offspring,” says a voice in the clip.

From The42 Northern Ireland's World Cup hopes dealt blow as controversial penalty gives Switzerland the edge Halfway There

Northern Ireland's World Cup hopes dealt blow as controversial penalty gives Switzerland the edge

Ricardo Rodríguez converted from the spot with just over half an hour to go.

Here's What Happened Today: Thursday

Another 6,000 tracker mortgage victims, and Louis CK the latest to be accused of sexual harassment – it’s the Fix.

From The42 'I actually think we are the more physical side': Schmeichel unconcerned by Irish toughness Head Tennis

'I actually think we are the more physical side': Schmeichel unconcerned by Irish toughness

‘The team wasn’t really Irish back then! Jack was very clever, and he got the pick of the best that didn’t play for England.’

Comedian Louis CK and actor Steven Seagal latest to face accusations of sexual harassment

The New York Times reported this evening that Louis CK has been accused by five women.

Male nurse in Germany jailed for killing two patients 'murdered more than 100'

Police have consistently revised up their estimates of the number of victims.

Brazil's supreme court grants injunction to suspend Kevin Mallon's ticket touting court date

Mallon’s legal team told the court: “We are shouting but no one is listening.”

The 5 at 5: Thursday

Five minutes, five stories, five o’clock…

Kevin Spacey is being replaced in a completed film that's due for release next month All The Money In The World This post contains videos

Kevin Spacey is being replaced in a completed film that's due for release next month

It comes following allegations of sexual harassment against Spacey.

Barack Obama turned up for jury duty in Chicago but wasn't selected Citizen Obama This post contains videos

Barack Obama turned up for jury duty in Chicago but wasn't selected

Barack Obama turned up for jury duty in Chicago but wasn’t selected

International - Wednesday 8 November, 2017

US mother claims that police are investigating whether Kevin Spacey sexually assaulted her son

The family lawyer also told reporters that his client had spoken to Nantucket police, who were investigating.

94-year-old Arizona woman frees herself from attempted kidnap after seven hours locked in boot of car

The elderly woman was locked in the boot of her own car by a man, who then drove the car to a nearby shopping complex and parked it there.

Here's What Happened Today: Wednesday

Halligan apologises for interview question to woman, and UK minister resigns over Israel scandal – it’s the fix.

UK minister resigns over 'secret' meetings in Israel

It had emerged that Patel held 12 meetings with Israeli groups and officials.

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Much-loved Italian chef Antonio Carluccio has died aged 80 RIP

Much-loved Italian chef Antonio Carluccio has died aged 80

The Commendatore and OBE chef was considered the Godfather of Italian cooking.

The 5 at 5: Wednesday

Five minutes, five stories, five o’clock…

From The42 'They will go and buy players from the Republic squad... We're just as good as them' Preview

'They will go and buy players from the Republic squad... We're just as good as them'

Northern Ireland’s Jamie Ward feels his side are not being given the respect they deserve.

Sending nudes to Facebook? Platform trying new way to combat revenge porn

Facebook has teamed up with an Australian State agency to attempt a new of preventing images being shared online without consent.

Germany's top court rules that a 'third gender' can be recognised from birth

The ruling has been hailed as “historic”.

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Explainer: How a UK minister may lose her job over 'secret' meetings in Israel

Another diplomatic incident has cropped up for British Prime Minister Theresa May’s scandal-prone government.

A transgender politician beat 'Virginia's chief homophobe' to a state seat for the Democrats Danica Roem This post contains videos

A transgender politician beat 'Virginia's chief homophobe' to a state seat for the Democrats

Danica Roem is the first openly transgender person in US history to win a seat in a state legislature.

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