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# crisis
Mourinho: Some Manchester United players care more than others
The under-pressure United boss was speaking ahead of his side’s Champions League clash with Valencia.
# crisis
Venezuelans rush to Peru to beat passport deadline as mass exodus continues
Local churches have been handing out food to the weary and hungry migrants as they wait.
'Despite Newbridge and Liam Miller outcomes, the GAA lost as it looked to be bullied by public opinion'
‘This is a GAA that clearly wasn’t reading the room, or the country’, writes Declan Lee.
# crisis
'Vulnerable to abuse': Children account for almost one-third of trafficking victims
Some boys fail to come forward for help due to gender stereotypes, Unicef has said.
# crisis
Hundreds missing in Laos after hydropower dam collapse
A partly built hydropower dam in southeast Laos collapsed after heavy rain and sent a wall of water surging through six villages
# crisis
'They have nowhere to go': Leeside Apartments residents continue to fight mass evictions
The Residential Tenancies Board recently sided with the fund that owns the building.
# crisis
Spain sack their manager 48 hours before World Cup opener
Fernando Hierro will take charge for the duration of the World Cup.
# crisis
Ireland is giving another €5 million in aid to the severe humanitarian crisis in DR Congo
The UN has described the crisis as the fastest growing humanitarian crisis in the world.
# internal investigation
Two members of Swedish Academy resign amid crisis over high-profile man accused of sexual assaults
The Academy, which in under the direct patronage of the Norwegian king, awards the Nobel Literature Prize.
# Gunners
Wenger: I will accept 'consequences' of Arsenal crisis if results continue to slip
The Frenchman maintains that several of his critics are merely ageist, though he maintains he will accept the consequences if the Gunners fail
# Venezuela
'I felt totally lost': Department in u-turn over decision to deny Venezuelan man a Public Services Card
He was denied a PSC as a result of having an expired passport due to Venezuela’s printing shortage crisis.
# crisis
FactFind: Is it cheaper to have a mortgage than rent in Ireland?
We’ve all heard it in the pub, but is it actually true?
# crisis
'He was crying because he was so cold, so miserable': TD cries as she tells story of young homeless man
TDs spent their last morning in the Dáil before the Christmas break discussing the homeless crisis.
# crisis
Farmers are calling a fodder crisis ...but the government says there is sufficient supply
The bad weather throughout the summer has left farmers without sufficient amounts of fodder.
# crisis
Over 200 inspections at homeless hotels and B&Bs following complaints
Homeless services say the inspections are welcome, but the government’s main focus should be on ensuring families are not living long-term in hotels and B&Bs.
# crisis
'Apologise or resign': Fury over council official's comments about 'bad behaviour' of Ireland's homeless
The head of Dublin’s homeless executive later said she could “probably have used better language”, but has not issued an apology.
# crisis levels
Government's top housing adviser: 'Homelessness is a normal thing'
The chair of the Housing Agency said we need to move from a situation where we use words like “homeless’” and “crisis” continuously.
# big business
Dublin hotelier received €8 million to house homeless families last year
The high payments to hoteliers has continued into 2017 with hotels and B&Bs receiving a total of €23.9 million for the six months to the end of June.
# Costa Brava
Barcelona is the most visited city in Spain but tourism is falling amid images of unrest
A quarter of all visitors to Spain go to Catalonia.
# crisis
'Maths won't combat the obesity crisis, PE will'
PE teacher David O’Brien on what parents and schools can do to help.
# crisis
Dáil defeats Bill that would make housing a constitutional right
Dun Laoghaire TD Richard Boyd Barrett has called the government “shameful” for not supporting the Bill.
# grounded
More flight cancellations could be on the way as nearly half of Ryanair pilots reject bonuses
A number of staff at the airline have rejected a bonus offer from management.
# Meath
Water plant behind summer crisis in north east to be upgraded for €24 million
200,000 people in the Meath and Louth areas were left without water as a result of a burst main near Drogheda in late July.
# rohingya
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”.
# housing summit
Varadkar says we don't always hear the 'full stories' when it comes to homelessness
The Taoiseach was asked how he feels when hears personal stories about homelessness today.
# rohingya
Explainer: Who are the Rohingya, and why are hundreds of thousands fleeing Myanmar?
According to the UN, 270,000 Rohingya have arrived in Bangladesh in the past two weeks.
# Homelessness
Restoring social welfare and an empty home tax: Peter McVerry Trust's plan to fix the housing crisis
Today, the Peter McVerry Trust will announce the details of its pre-Budget submission.
# Freetown
'First Ebola, now mudslides': Over 100 children confirmed dead in Sierra Leone
The death toll is currently at 300 but is expected to rise significantly.
# Mediterranean Sea
Two humanitarian groups suspend migrant rescues due to threats from Libya
Germany-based Sea-Eye said it made the decision to halt its water rescues “with a heavy heart,” but for the sake of its crew’s safety.
# Meltdown
Crisis hits Chinese Super League as 13 clubs face expulsion for failure to pay players
All but three of the top flight sides are accused of non-payment of salaries, bonuses, transfer fees and taxes.
# Yemen
The world's largest ever outbreak of cholera looks like it's about to get even worse
Yemen’s rainy season could accelerate the outbreak, agencies have warned.
# Financial Crisis
Bray chairman O'Connor resigns but uncertainty over the club's future remains
Denis O’Connor has stepped down from his post this evening.
# cocktails and sushi
'The upper classes have not stopped going out': The rich Venezuelans spending their way through the crisis
Most are stuggling to make ends meet – but a rich minority is still sipping cocktails and going to exclusive nightclubs.
# time for action
'Social cleansing is happening in Dublin. We have to fight': Hundreds turn out for homeless demo
Over 300 turned out for the protest march.
# crisis
British Cycling directors may be forced to step down amid culture of ‘bullying’ and ‘sexism’
New reforms could see entire board step down as British Cycling undergoes an unprecedented crisis.
# crisis
As Middle East is hit with massive political instability, Qatar's 2022 World Cup is in jeopardy
Saudi Arabia, the United Arab Emirates, Bahrain, Egypt and Yemen were among those to cut diplomatic ties with the country.
Column: '"A Right To A Home" should be put to referendum'
Constitutional change is required to underpin key economic and social rights if Ireland is to get to grips with the significant crisis, writes Mary Murphy.
# Claire Byrne
Most people don't have confidence in Nóirín O'Sullivan and think the government shouldn't either
Some 62% of people think Enda Kenny’s government should not continue to express confidence in O’Sullivan.
# crisis
The number of homeless people in Ireland has reached a record high
The number of homeless families and children both declined this month.
# et tu alan?
Alan Farrell has become the first Fine Gael TD to say he has no confidence in Enda Kenny
Farrell says the Taoiseach’s position is now “untenable”.