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International - Today’s News

Pope Francis removes two scandal-hit cardinals from his inner circle

George Pell and Francisco Javier Errazuriz were both removed from the C9 Council of Cardinals.

UK will not use potential food shortages in Ireland as Brexit bargaining chip, May says No Deal Brexit This post contains videos

UK will not use potential food shortages in Ireland as Brexit bargaining chip, May says

Tory MP Priti Patel had suggested that the UK government use potential food shortages in Ireland as leverage against the backstop.

Strasbourg attack: Gunman who killed three people at Christmas market identified

The killer opened fire at around 8pm on one of the city’s busiest streets.

Judge orders Stormy Daniels to pay Donald Trump nearly $300,000 in legal fees

Daniels in her dismissed suit had accused Trump of defamation for characterising as a “total con job” her claims of a presidential affair.

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Poll: Would you like to see Theresa May stay on as Prime Minister? Your Say This post contains a poll

Poll: Would you like to see Theresa May stay on as Prime Minister?

A vote of confidence in May’s leadership will be held this evening.

'I will fight this with everything I've got': Theresa May to face confidence vote in her leadership tonight

A ballot will be held between 6pm and 8pm this evening.

From The42 Team Sky's future in doubt as Sky to end involvement in cycling after 2019 season Sky's Not The Limit

Team Sky's future in doubt as Sky to end involvement in cycling after 2019 season

The team are on the hunt for a new backer from 2020 onward.

Canadian court grants Huawei executive bail in ongoing diplomatic spat between China and US

Meng Wanzhou has been held since 1 December in Canada on an American extradition request.

Irish woman who killed her fiance in Sydney jailed for eight years

Cathrina Cahill fatally stabbed her fiance David Walsh in February 2017.

International - Yesterday’s News

Strasbourg shooting: Two dead and 12 injured at Christmas market as suspect remains at large

The suspected gunman was wounded by soldiers after an exchange of gunfire.

Trump accused of 'temper tantrum' after White House meeting with Democrats descends into row Getting Testy This post contains videos

Trump accused of 'temper tantrum' after White House meeting with Democrats descends into row

Trump threatened to shut down the government if the border wall is not paid for.

From The42 Liverpool through to Champions League knockout stages as Salah strike sinks Napoli And Breath

Liverpool through to Champions League knockout stages as Salah strike sinks Napoli

Mohamed Salah’s cool finish in the first half saw the Reds secure the 1-0 win they needed on Tuesday night.

Here's What Happened Today: Tuesday

Brexit, Scouting Ireland and a shooting in France had everyone talking today.

Charlottesville neo-Nazi murderer sentenced to life in prison plus 419 years Charlottesville This post contains videos

Charlottesville neo-Nazi murderer sentenced to life in prison plus 419 years

James Alex Fields (21) was convicted of murdering 32-year-old paralegal Heather Heyer.

Coveney says there's 'a lot of pushing and shoving' going on in relation to Brexit, but the EU has Ireland's back

He added that a no-deal Brexit is “still very unlikely … despite all the political chaos”.

From The42 As it happened: Liverpool vs Napoli, Champions League Liveblog

As it happened: Liverpool vs Napoli, Champions League

It was a big European night at Anfield. We followed all the heart-stopping action.

Theresa May to meet Leo Varadkar in Dublin tomorrow

Brexit will, of course, be at the top of the agenda.

Convicted paedophile sentenced to life in prison for double murder of 9 year-old girls in 1986

Karen Hadaway and Nicola Fellows went missing after going out to play on the evening of 9 October 1986.

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'The Guardians': Jamal Khashoggi and other journalists named Time Person of the Year

The magazine’s editor-in-chief said “manipulation and abuse of truth” is a common thread in many of this year’s headlines.

Taser used and man wrestled to the ground at Westminster gates

The man was detained and arrested by police on suspicion of trespassing.

From The42 Chelsea fan claims he called Sterling 'a Manc c***, not a black c***' No Place For It

Chelsea fan claims he called Sterling 'a Manc c***, not a black c***'

The 60-year-old insists that he didn’t refer to the England international’s race at Stamford Bridge last weekend.

'Mayday Mayday': How the British media reacted to the cancelled Brexit vote

The prime minister deferred the House of Commons’ crucial vote on the Brexit deal.

Article 50 should be revoked with immediate effect, John Major tells Dublin event

Leaver or remainer, no-one can welcome chaos, the former Conservative prime minister said.

We're in Brexit limbo - so what could possibly happen next?

Theresa May has turned to European leaders today to try to find something that will make the Brexit deal more palatable.

Nasa's Voyager 2 reaches interstellar space 41 years after launch

Voyager 2 is now more than 18 billion kilometres from Earth.

Simon Coveney: 'Renegotiating a deal that took two years to agree on doesn't seem realistic'

Jean-Claude Juncker said there’s “no room whatsoever for the renegotiation” of the Brexit deal.

Two Californian nuns embezzled school funds and used it to gamble in Las Vegas

The two Sisters embezzled about $500,000, and used the funds over the years for travel and gambling in Las Vegas.

Huawei executive detained in Canada seeks bail and electronic monitoring

Meng Wanzhou faces US fraud charges related to alleged sanctions-breaking dealings with Iran.

'For us, this is nonsense': Yellow vest protesters slam Macron's 'crumbs' speech

After three weeks of large scale protests, Macron announced last night that the minimum wage would be increased.

'When the border was finally ripped down - hope rose and healing began. We must not go back'

‘Growing up on the Irish border during the 1970s & 1980s was akin to some Bermuda Triangle existence, where people mysteriously disappeared and to this day, were never seen again,’ writes Grace Vaughan from Monaghan.

International - Monday 10 December, 2018

'Put it back!': Labour MP ejected from House of Commons after taking ceremonial mace Symbolic Protest This post contains videos

'Put it back!': Labour MP ejected from House of Commons after taking ceremonial mace

The protest came after a crucial Brexit vote was postponed.

Irish-born priest may be deported from Chile after serving sentence for sexually abusing girl

John O’Reilly was convicted of sexually abusing a young girl while he was a chaplain at a prestigious school.

Outrage builds over video of NYPD officers ripping toddler from mother's arms Child Welfare This post contains videos

Outrage builds over video of NYPD officers ripping toddler from mother's arms

The woman has been charged with a number of offences.

Emmanuel Macron addresses nation and pledges wage increase in response to gilets jaunes Republic In Crisis This post contains videos

Emmanuel Macron addresses nation and pledges wage increase in response to gilets jaunes

Macron also rolled back on an unpopular increase in taxes on pensioners.

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Here's What Happened Today: Monday

Brexit, murder trials and abortion services had everyone talking today.

From The42 'He felt so targeted' - Neville recalls Sterling coming to him in 2016 about 'vicious' treatment Discussion This post contains videos

'He felt so targeted' - Neville recalls Sterling coming to him in 2016 about 'vicious' treatment

Chelsea has suspended four supporters over alleged abuse towards the Man City star.

Varadkar and Tusk both say Brexit deal CAN'T be renegotiated

Theresa May has a fight on her hands.

Donald Trump, Jamal Khashoggi and Meghan Markle nominated for Time’s Person of the Year

Every year the publication recognises the person or group of people who most influenced the news and the world — for better or for worse.

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Former Russian policeman found guilty of carrying out 56 murders, bringing total spree to 78 killings

The conviction makes Mikhail Popkov Russia’s worst-known serial killer of recent times.

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