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# crisis
European health ministers convene special meeting over coronavirus outbreak
The death toll worldwide has reached more than 1,300 in recent days.
# crisis
Ross confident change of government will not affect potential FAI rescue package
An intense series of talks between the government, FAI, Uefa and Bank of Ireland will take place over the next few days in a bid to rescue the Irish football body.
# crisis
Waiting list figures on the rise as more than 550,000 patients waiting for an appointment
The IHCA criticised the latest figures and said the Government had failed to meet its own 2019 targets.
# Trolley crisis
Harris summoned before emergency Health Committee meeting as 621 people wait on trolleys
The INMO has called on the HSE to implement five new measures.
# crisis
Varadkar: Irish government 'concerned for escalation of tensions in the Middle East'
Crowds, estimated to be in the millions, gathered for the funeral of Soleimani today.
# Drugs crisis
Council street crews called out hundreds of times to clean up discarded needles on Dublin streets
The city council recorded over 200 official calls from members of the public in relation to used drug paraphernalia in the last two years.
# crisis
New York mayor slams 'growing anti-Semitism' in the US following Hanukkah killings
De Blasio announced a series of measures to tackle the problem, including an intensified police presence in Jewish communities
# crisis
Australian PM under pressure over Hawaii holiday while country battled extreme bushfires
Scott Morrison visited the New South Wales Rural Fire Service today.
# crisis
Uefa bailout FAI's only remaining hope, says Chair of Oireachtas Sport Committee
The football body are in a mess, and they can’t rely on the State to bail them out.
# crisis
Staff criticise lack of information over finances as FAI confirm Oireachtas Committee appearance
Sports minister Shane Ross and Sport Ireland will not be appearing alongside the football body on Wednesday, however.
# crisis
FAI, Minister Ross and Sport Ireland invited to emergency Oireachtas meeting on Wednesday
The FAI’s board this evening stressed it was available to meet.
# Troubled Waters
Marine life threatened by dropping oxygen levels in Earth's waters, conservation group says
The IUCN said around 700 sites had been identified globally with low oxygen levels.
# crisis
FAI confident of avoiding insolvency as appalling finances laid bare
The FAI’s auditors refused to state that the football body are a going concern in a devastating set of accounts.
# crisis
Majority of 140,000 people who died from Measles last year were under five years old
Four countries in Europe, including the UK, lost their measles elimination status last year.
# crisis
'People underestimating the force of angry kids': Greta Thunberg arrives in Lisbon ahead of UN conference
The Swedish teenager is attending this year’s UN Climate Conference in Lisbon.
# crisis
Morale among staff at 'all-time low' as FAI endure another chaotic day
SIPTU want to meet with Shane Ross amid concerns of job losses at an organisation now without a Chief Executive.
# crisis
Five dead in Bolivia after security forces open fire on supporters of former president
A political crisis is raging in Bolivia as a new interim government tries to restore stability.
# crisis
Warriors nightmare deepens as Steph Curry suffers broken hand
The injury took place while Golden State were already losing badly to the Phoenix Suns.
# crisis
'Carrie Lam step down!': Chaotic scenes in Hong Kong legislature as hecklers shout down major speech
The speech by chief executive Carrie Lam was billed as an attempt to win hearts and minds after four months of seething pro-democracy protests.
# irish down under
2020 AFLW season still up in the air as ugly dispute rumbles on
Eighteen Irishwomen are currently on lists, as the plot thickens.
# crisis
Galway mess continues and points to major issues at board level
All three candidates to become Galway hurling boss have now dropped out of the race.
# crisis
More than a dozen people killed as security forces fire at protesters in Iraq
The clashes came after authorities earlier lifted a round-the-clock curfew in Baghdad.
# crisis
Bury FC on verge of extinction over unpaid debts
The club’s 134-year history could come to an end by midnight tonight.
# roman ruins
Italy plunged into crisis as Prime Minister resigns after collapse of coalition with far-right
Giuseppe Conte’s resignation came under pressure from Matteo Salvini’s anti-immigrant League party, which has been soaring in opinion polls.
# crisis
'I'm on the verge of losing everything': Dublin footballer pleads with Bury chairman over unpaid wages
Stephen Dawson and chairman Steve Dale clashed on the airwaves as the League One side face a crisis.
# crisis
Record high number of patients waiting for hospital appointments in Ireland
The number of patients waiting for a hospital appointment has jumped by more than 40,000 people in 2019.
# crisis
Explainer: Why did Iran seize a British oil tanker and the 23 crew members on board?
In video footage released by an Iranian news agency, masked soldiers are seen travelling down a rope and into the tanker.
# crisis
FAI express shock and disappointment at 'unfounded' SIPTU insolvency claim
The trade union are seeking an urgent meeting with Sports minister Shane Ross as they warn of potential job losses at the football body.
# crisis
Bolton forced to enter administration after 'empty promises' from ex-Watford owner
Following relegation from the Championship and an inability to fulfil their fixtures, Bolton Wanderers will go into administration.
# crisis
'Venezuela was beautiful once... It wasn’t until the very end that we realised we were losing everything'
Amanda Coakley interviews Venezuelans in Cali, Colombia
# crisis
Talks with Putin over Venezuela crisis were 'very positive' says Trump
The US has imposed tough sanctions against Venezuela.
# crisis
The young Venezuelan migrants trying to make their way in a troubled Colombia
Amanda Coakley reports from Bogotá.
# crisis
Harris to raise issue of 'significant discrepancy' in trolley count at meeting between INMO and HSE
There were 81 patients waiting on trolleys at University Hospital Limerick according to the INMO.
# Crises
'We don't discharge people to the streets': The hospital dilemma of how to discharge a homeless person
32 homeless patients were admitted to St James’s Hospital during each of the months of September, October and November.
# hap scheme
Landlord to pay mother €7k after landlord refused to accept rent supplement money
The WRC’s Valerie Murtagh has found that the landlord discriminated against the woman.
# Protests
France set for more 'yellow vest' protests despite Macron concessions
In a bid to end the protests, Macron has cancelled the planned fuel tax hikes and offered a rise in the minimum wage.
# crisis
Reliance on government support by renters likely to increase after Brexit
The amount of money the State pays in Hap will also increase if Brexit results in further rent hikes in the capital.
# crisis
The sack looms for defiant Real Madrid boss Lopetegui ahead of El Clasico
Just four months into the job, the ex-Spain manager is under enormous pressure after losing again over the weekend.
# crisis
Almost 10,000 over-75s left lying on trolleys for more than 24 hours in first eight months of year
Fianna Fáil’s Stephen Donnelly said the situation is far worse than last year.
# crisis
Families 'could end up on streets' as council takes over emergency service from homeless charity
The phone line was previously run by Focus Ireland – now families will have to call the general rough sleeper line after hours.