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International - Yesterday’s News

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International - Tuesday 15 May, 2018

'I would not be as confident as you': May and Brexiteer MP 'in row over who would win a border poll'

The Prime Minister met with Conservative MPs yesterday to discuss future customs arrangements.

From The42 RTÉ and TV3 swap Champions League nights in major shake-up Rights Deal

RTÉ and TV3 swap Champions League nights in major shake-up

TV3 will have exclusive rights to over 300 games from the 2018/19 season.

Missing Commonwealth Games athletes resurface in Sydney

More than a dozen athletes from four African nations have been missing since the games on the Gold Coast last month.

The 9 at 9: Tuesday

Here’s what’s going on this morning as we begin Tuesday.

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North Korea moves to 'completely destroy' nuclear test site ahead of Trump-Kim summit

The two leaders will meet in Singapore next month.

Markle's father 'will not attend royal wedding' after posing for paparazzi photos

The actor’s father said he was convinced to pose for the shots after being hounded by photographers.

Modigliani painting owned by Irish horse breeder John Magnier sells for record €116 million Under The Hammer This post contains videos

Modigliani painting owned by Irish horse breeder John Magnier sells for record €116 million

Modigliani’s masterpiece Nu couche (sur le cote gauche) fetched the highest price in Sotheby’s history.

Co-pilot partly sucked out of plane as cockpit window breaks at 32,000 feet

The Sichuan Airlines plane carrying 128 people was diverted and made an emergency landing.

Palestinian baby dies from tear gas inhalation at Gaza protest

Eight-month-old Leila al-Ghandour was exposed to the gas east of Gaza City during major protests on Monday.

International - Monday 14 May, 2018

55 Palestinians - including children under 16 - killed by Israeli troops as US opens its new embassy in Jerusalem

The surge in fatalities led South Africa to recall its ambassador in Israel “with immediate effect until further notice”.

'Our hero': Hundreds attend funeral of 23-month-old Alfie Evans

He died last month after doctors withdrew life support.

Here's What Happened Today: Monday

Over 50 Palestinians killed in violent clashes with Israeli soldiers, investigations continue into Offaly plane crash and Disclosures Tribunal continues – It’s The Fix.

New Catalan president accused of being a 'puppet' and 'supremacist'

Quim Torra said previous comments he made have been taken out of context.

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Margot Kidder - who played Lois Lane in Superman films - dies aged 69 RIP

Margot Kidder - who played Lois Lane in Superman films - dies aged 69

Kidder was a largely unknown actress before landing the role in Superman.

One million viewers tuned in to watch Eurovision

The final had an average of 690,000 viewers on Saturday night.

Israel calls on Ireland to follow US example and move its embassy to Jerusalem

The United States officially opened its new embassy in Jerusalem today.

'We're done with corruption': Fiery cleric and paramilitary leader surge in Iraq elections

The complex electoral arithmetic of the Iraqi system, however, means that the final makeup of 329-seat parliament is still far from decided.

Double leg amputee reaches summit of Everest, 40 years after losing his feet during his first attempt

Xia Boyu had both his feet amputated after suffering frostbite during his first attempt at Everest in 1975.

A very surprised Sydney man won the lottery twice in the space of a week

The odds of winning just once are one in almost two million.

Family of five carry out bomb attack at Indonesia police station

An eight-year-old girl from the family survived the attack and was taken to hospital.

The 9 at 9: Monday

Here’s what you need to know this morning as we begin the week.

Trump pledges to protect jobs at Chinese telecom giant

“Too many jobs in China lost. Commerce Department has been instructed to get it done!”

Heavy security as US to carry out deeply controversial Jerusalem embassy move today

Around 1,000 police officers will be positioned around the embassy.

International - Sunday 13 May, 2018

'I am Irish, I am English, I am a sangoma and I am a human being with a mystical gift'

Lockley has written a book about his experience – Leopard Warrior – which aims to answer people’s questions about how a white man occupies such a role.

From The42 'I could win 101 gold medals, but I've only one mam and she is my priority' Family Comes First

'I could win 101 gold medals, but I've only one mam and she is my priority'

Dubliner Conor Grassick only returned to action last weekend.

Son of Sam: The Irish-American cop who led the hunt for the New York serial killer

The ‘Son of Sam’ murdered his first victim in the summer of 1976. The manhunt that followed gripped the world.

Hawaii's Big Island is bracing for a potential volcanic explosion Kilauea This post contains videos

Hawaii's Big Island is bracing for a potential volcanic explosion

A total of 17 fissures in the earth have been identified.

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How a trip to Cambodia turned into an almost ten year project for this Irish filmmaker

Chris Kelly’s documentary A Cambodian Spring looks at the conflict between residents and government over land in the south-east Asian country.

Police say six members of same family responsible for suicide bombings in Indonesia

Islamic State has claimed responsibility for the blasts which left 11 dead.

Grieving father says his four children were killed by their grandfather in premeditated murder Australia This post contains videos

Grieving father says his four children were killed by their grandfather in premeditated murder

Aaron Cockman says he is not angry but feels “tremendous sadness”.

Paris knife attacker was on terror watchlist

The man’s parents have been taken into custody following last night’s attack.

UK serial killer Dennis Nilsen dies in prison aged 72

Nilsen would sit with the bodies of his victims for days.

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Sitdown Sunday: Life after multiple miscarriages

Grab a comfy chair and sit back with some of the week’s best longreads.

The 9 at 9: Sunday

Here are the headlines this Sunday morning.

Nasa is sending a helicopter that weighs less than 2kg to Mars

The helicopter is being sent as part of the Mars 2020 mission.

International - Saturday 12 May, 2018

From The Daily Edge Israel has won the Eurovision Song Contest 2018 Eurovision

Israel has won the Eurovision Song Contest 2018

It’s been 20 years since they last won.

Police shoot attacker dead after one person killed and four injured in Paris stabbing

The attack took place near the city’s main opera house.

From The Daily Edge A man is in police custody after invading the stage during the UK's Eurovision performance Eurovision

A man is in police custody after invading the stage during the UK's Eurovision performance

SuRie was offered the chance to perform again but declined.

How much did Dublin Bus earn in unclaimed receipts? It's the week in numbers

Plus: How many food businesses were ordered to close in April?

Check out these stunning images from Nat Geo's travel photography contest

One grand prize winner will receive €8,400.