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International - Wednesday 13 September, 2017

Philippine lawmakers vote to slash annual funding for human rights commission to just €16

“This leads us on a direct path to dictatorship,” Senator Francis Pangilinan said.

Police release new image of jogger who pushed woman into path of bus

The man has not been identified since the incident in May.

Facing a barrage of criticism, Aung San Suu Kyi cancels trip to UN General Assembly

The Nobel Peace Prize winner is being criticised for her failure to speak up for Rohingya Muslims.

US Supreme Court upholds Trump's refugee restrictions in travel ban case

The order was not the court’s last word on the travel policy that President Donald Trump first rolled out in January.

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Ireland fares poorly on alcohol use, child sex abuse and suicide rate

We come 20th out of 188 countries evaluated in a new international health study.

International - Tuesday 12 September, 2017

From The42 Man United mark Champions League return with comfortable win over Basel Up And Running

Man United mark Champions League return with comfortable win over Basel

Jose Mourinho’s side will come up against tougher opponents than the Swiss outfit this season.

Air Berlin furious as 200 pilots call in sick forcing cancellations

The day cost the struggling company millions of euro.

British photographer wins court battle over monkey selfie

Peta had argued that the monkey called Naruto owned the copyright to the photo.

'I said the worst word I could possibly think of': YouTube star PewDiePie apologises

He said there was no excuse for using the word.

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Eleven members of Traveller family convicted of modern day slavery jailed in England

They were all found guilty earlier this year.

Over 100 high-risk prisoners escaped a British island prison during Hurricane Irma

As many as 60 have yet to be recaptured.

Parents and 11-year-old child die after falling into shallow volcano crater

“They crossed the security barriers and fell into the hole.”

Pictures: Residents of Florida return home to survey wreckage from Hurricane Irma

Many buildings escaped major damage, according to a Key West resident.

North Korea warns US will face 'greatest pain' it ever experienced following UN sanctions

The move by the Security Council bans textile exports and restricts shipments of oil products to punish Pyongyang for its sixth and largest nuclear test.

Video: Pilot escapes with minor injuries after small plane smashes into a tree

An aviation investigation has been launched.

From The42 Irish kids don't do enough PE so make it an exam subject says Olympian Thomas Barr Fitness Challenge

Irish kids don't do enough PE so make it an exam subject says Olympian Thomas Barr

The Irish 400m hurdler believes PE should become part of the Leaving Certificate.

Australia is voting on same-sex marriage - but it's not as straightforward as our referendum

There’s support for a change – but the process begins with a non-binding postal vote.

From The42 Northern Ireland boss Michael O'Neill arrested on suspicion of drink-driving Arrest

Northern Ireland boss Michael O'Neill arrested on suspicion of drink-driving

The 48-year old was stopped near Edinburgh on Sunday.

Ryanair cancels 110 flights as French air-traffic controllers strike

The strikes are taking place as a result of President Macron’s plans to reform French labour laws.

'Hurricanes and flooding show we have to talk about climate change - now'

“For a brief moment the severity and seriousness of climate change has impinged on our consciousness”.

'I don’t trust anyone any more, they all failed me' - The sexual victims of Bosnia's war

Colm O’Gorman of Amnesty International Ireland says the report shows that the women are being forgotten.

International - Monday 11 September, 2017

Brazil investigates alleged massacre of Amazonian tribe by gold prospectors

The murders are alleged to have happened during the summer months.

Four doctors and a pizzeria owner go on trial in Costa Rica for organ trafficking ring

The alleged ring was busted in 2013 with the arrests of the five men, suspected of carrying out 14 kidney transplants illegally.

From The42 'It's not about being selfish today': Lions Uncovered trailer gives sneak peek inside tour to New Zealand Teaser This post contains videos

'It's not about being selfish today': Lions Uncovered trailer gives sneak peek inside tour to New Zealand

The new Lions film saw every player wear a microphone for every training session.

Here's What Happened Today: Monday

The Garda Commissioner’s retirement package, at least five dead on Irish roads and Donegal’s flood bill – it’s the Fix.

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Pictures: Hundreds of thousands of Catalans turn out to say 'Goodbye Spain' ahead of vote

Some 400,000 people marched through central Barcelona today.

Woman found dead at Bestival is daughter of Coronation Street actor John Michie

A 28-year-old man from London has been arrested on suspicion of murder.

Outrage after controversial YouTube star PewDiePie uses the N-word in latest video

Outrage after controversial YouTube star PewDiePie uses the N-word in latest video

It’s not the first time he has been accused of being racist.

From The42 McGregor facing lawsuit from security guard over Diaz press conference fracas Monster Hit

McGregor facing lawsuit from security guard over Diaz press conference fracas

Bottles and cans were thrown ahead of the rematch between the rivals in Las Vegas in August 2016.

Channel 4 to issue correction after identifying wrong man as London terror attacker

Channel 4 has said that it is fully cooperating with the investigation.

Irma downgraded to tropical storm but 6.2 million Florida homes lose electricity

Hurricane Irma hit Florida with winds of up to 210 kilometres per hour last night.

Eight dead following a shooting at a Texas home

All of those killed and injured were believed to be adults.

Pope Francis has a black eye after falling in his popemobile

The 266th pope was on the final leg of his visit to Colombia when he was injured.

International - Sunday 10 September, 2017

Hurricane latest: Irma downgraded to Category 3 hurricane, but forecasters say it remains 'powerful'

One person has died, bringing the total number killed across the Caribbean and the US to 23

'It is just total devastation': The week in quotes

Here’s what was said and who said what this week.

From The42 Rena Buckley makes GAA history with an incredible 18 All-Ireland medals History Maker

Rena Buckley makes GAA history with an incredible 18 All-Ireland medals

Rena Buckley also became the first woman to captain a county side to All-Ireland success in both camogie and football.

'We may be sorry, I hope we're not': Meet the people riding out Hurricane Irma at home

Authorities have warned more than 6 million people to leave. But many are staying.

From The42 'The only people who bitch about it are the ones who are not part of it' Claim

'The only people who bitch about it are the ones who are not part of it'

Graeme Souness has defended the Premier League’s growing excess in recent years.

US police break up shoplifting ring that stole over €3,500 a day for 12 years

One of the defendants grabbed a security guard by the throat during a 2013 robbery.

Can anyone stop Angela? Germany is going to the polls and Merkel wants four-in-a-row Election Explainer This post contains videos

Can anyone stop Angela? Germany is going to the polls and Merkel wants four-in-a-row

The German Chancellor is likely to continue leading Europe’s largest economy.

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