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International - Yesterday’s News

Candlelit vigil held in honour of MP David Amess
# Terrorism
# Terrorism

Candlelit vigil held in honour of MP David Amess

Updated 8 hours ago 36,955 Views 23 Comments

Crowds carrying lanterns and candles gathered in darkness to pay tribute to the murdered MP.

Man United's unbeaten away record comes to crushing end at Leicester
# Asleep At The Wheel
From The42
# Asleep At The Wheel

Man United's unbeaten away record comes to crushing end at Leicester

11 hours ago 28,270 Views 52 Comments

A late collapse by the visitors saw Brendan Rodgers’ men earn a thrilling 4-2 victory.

Salah scores another wonder-goal as Liverpool rout Watford
# Magic Mo
From The42
# Magic Mo

Salah scores another wonder-goal as Liverpool rout Watford

13 hours ago 22,789 Views 25 Comments

Claudio Ranieri’s first game as Watford manager ended in a 5-0 defeat.

Covid vaccine stand-off between Chicago mayor and police union sparks dueling lawsuits
# Tensions
# Tensions

Covid vaccine stand-off between Chicago mayor and police union sparks dueling lawsuits

15 hours ago 22,690 Views 19 Comments

A judge has banned a police union president from making public statements on the city’s Covid-19 policy.

US offers to pay relatives of 10 people killed in botched Afghanistan drone strike
# Compensation
# Compensation

US offers to pay relatives of 10 people killed in botched Afghanistan drone strike

16 hours ago 12,395 Views 16 Comments

The US drone strike took place as American forces were completing their withdrawal.

Three Chinese astronauts arrive at space station for six-month mission
# Shenzhou-13
# Shenzhou-13

Three Chinese astronauts arrive at space station for six-month mission

17 hours ago 8,828 Views 12 Comments

The space agency declared the launch a success and said the crew “were in good shape”.

Chippy: 40-year-old documentary on Liam Brady reflects society's jump into the unknown
# In The Archives
From The42
# In The Archives

Chippy: 40-year-old documentary on Liam Brady reflects society's jump into the unknown

18 hours ago 27,471 Views 17 Comments

RTÉ director Peter Kennerley embedded himself in Liam Brady’s life for a sizeable part of the 1978/79 season.

IS claims deadly suicide attack on Shiite mosque in Afghanistan that killed at least 41 people
# Kandahar
# Kandahar

IS claims deadly suicide attack on Shiite mosque in Afghanistan that killed at least 41 people

20 hours ago 10,545 Views 14 Comments

The attack killed at least 41 people and injured scores more.

'It's all over the world' - Vera Pauw on abuse in women's sport
# WNT
From The42
# WNT

'It's all over the world' - Vera Pauw on abuse in women's sport

21 hours ago 36,890 Views 2 Comments

The Ireland manager says she’d support any protest in the wake of the NWSL abuse scandal that has rocked women’s football.

International - Friday 15 October, 2021

MPs’ staff are ‘taking the brunt’ of threats against politicians
# Death Threats
# Death Threats

MPs’ staff are ‘taking the brunt’ of threats against politicians

Fri 10:47 PM 10,765 Views 16 Comments

A former MP’s assistant said she had suffered nightmares and left politics because of dealing with constant death threats.

Biden administration asks Supreme Court to block Texas abortion law
# Texas
# Texas

Biden administration asks Supreme Court to block Texas abortion law

Fri 9:35 PM 12,538 Views 41 Comments

The law bans abortions once cardiac activity is detected, usually around six weeks.

Trial of former British soldier for Troubles killing is adjourned after he's taken to hospital
# Belfast
# Belfast

Trial of former British soldier for Troubles killing is adjourned after he's taken to hospital

Fri 12:41 PM 13,948 Views 0 Comments

Dennis Hutchings is charged with the attempted murder of John Pat Cunningham in Co Tyrone in 1974.

Artist sues Bill Cosby over alleged hotel encounter in 1990
# Lawsuit
# Lawsuit

Artist sues Bill Cosby over alleged hotel encounter in 1990

Fri 10:50 AM 18,162 Views 0 Comments

Cosby was released from prison in June after his sexual assault conviction was overturned.

India reopens for foreign tourists on charter flights as Covid-19 cases decline
# Reopening
# Reopening

India reopens for foreign tourists on charter flights as Covid-19 cases decline

Fri 9:21 AM 8,091 Views 5 Comments

Foreign tourists on regular flights will then be able to enter India starting on 15 November.

Norway bow-and-arrow attacker handed over to health services, prosecution says
# Norway
# Norway

Norway bow-and-arrow attacker handed over to health services, prosecution says

Fri 8:53 AM 11,854 Views 19 Comments

A judge was to decide later today whether to hold Brathen in detention.

Sydney to scrap all quarantine requirements for travellers from next month
# Australia
# Australia

Sydney to scrap all quarantine requirements for travellers from next month

Fri 7:11 AM 15,889 Views 5 Comments

“Hotel quarantine will be a thing of the past. This is a significant day for our state.”

Robert Durst sentenced to life for murder of best friend
# Robert Durst
# Robert Durst

Robert Durst sentenced to life for murder of best friend

Fri 7:10 AM 28,430 Views 6 Comments

Ms Berman provided a fake alibi for Durst when Kathie Durst vanished, prosecutors said.

Former US president Bill Clinton in hospital with infection
# Clinton
# Clinton

Former US president Bill Clinton in hospital with infection

Fri 6:52 AM 24,407 Views 11 Comments

Doctors said Clinton was responding well at the center in Irvine, California.

International - Thursday 14 October, 2021

'The doctor was saying to me ‘you could have died with all those drugs in your system’
# Sonny Bill
From The42
# Sonny Bill

'The doctor was saying to me ‘you could have died with all those drugs in your system’

Thu 9:35 PM 51,004 Views 10 Comments

Sonny Bill Williams has released an autobiography following his retirement.

Northern Ireland Protocol discussions will not be renegotiation, says Sefcovic
# Deadlock
# Deadlock

Northern Ireland Protocol discussions will not be renegotiation, says Sefcovic

Updated Thu 8:10 PM 44,262 Views 41 Comments

Brexit minister David Frost is expected in Brussels tomorrow to meet Maros Sefcovic to discuss ways to break the deadlock.

Where the crisis is 'catastrophic': How is Ireland helping countries facing climate threats?
# Means The World
# Means The World

Where the crisis is 'catastrophic': How is Ireland helping countries facing climate threats?

Thu 8:00 PM 7,942 Views 11 Comments

“Covid has created a global awareness of the interaction of everybody together on one planet.”

Partially shredded Banksy painting sells for record €21.9 million
# Going Going Gone
# Going Going Gone

Partially shredded Banksy painting sells for record €21.9 million

Thu 7:44 PM 22,425 Views 31 Comments

Love Is In The Bin was auctioned in London by Sotheby’s.

Family of missing Irishman in Wyoming issue new flyer and appeal for information
# Cian McLaughlin
# Cian McLaughlin

Family of missing Irishman in Wyoming issue new flyer and appeal for information

Thu 7:30 PM 18,631 Views 1 Comment

Cian McLaughlin was last seen in Grand Teton National Park on 8 June.

US Capitol riot panel to vote on criminal contempt charges against Steve Bannon
# 6 January
# 6 January

US Capitol riot panel to vote on criminal contempt charges against Steve Bannon

Thu 7:24 PM 19,366 Views 14 Comments

If the House votes to recommend the contempt charges against Bannon, the Justice Department will ultimately decide whether to prosecute.

Africa detecting just one in seven Covid-19 cases, WHO study finds
# World Health Organisation
# World Health Organisation

Africa detecting just one in seven Covid-19 cases, WHO study finds

Thu 6:46 PM 9,325 Views 3 Comments

The UN plans to increase rapid diagnostic testing in eight African countries.

White House confirms Joe Biden will travel to Glasgow for COP26 climate summit
# Eurotrip
# Eurotrip

White House confirms Joe Biden will travel to Glasgow for COP26 climate summit

Thu 6:30 PM 7,990 Views 11 Comments

Biden also have an audience with the Pope in Rome ahead of the G20.

Norwegian intelligence says bow and arrow attack that killed five 'appears to be act of terror'
# Norwegian Intelligence
# Norwegian Intelligence

Norwegian intelligence says bow and arrow attack that killed five 'appears to be act of terror'

Updated Thu 5:17 PM 85,065 Views 66 Comments

A 37-year-old suspect is in police custody after the deadly attack yesterday evening.

'It can be tough to keep girls in team sports as you don't get a lot of social capital for it'
# BTL
From The42
# BTL

'It can be tough to keep girls in team sports as you don't get a lot of social capital for it'

Updated Thu 5:07 PM 14,581 Views 5 Comments

Eimear Ryan is our latest guest on Behind the Lines.

Death toll from fire at Taiwan apartment building rises to 46
# Taiwan
# Taiwan

Death toll from fire at Taiwan apartment building rises to 46

Updated Thu 2:15 PM 9,911 Views 3 Comments

The 13-storey building caught fire early today in the city of Kaohsiung.

Fan who caused serious Tour de France crash goes on trial charged with endangering lives
# IN COURT
From The42
# IN COURT

Fan who caused serious Tour de France crash goes on trial charged with endangering lives

Thu 12:29 PM 29,413 Views 0 Comments

The 31-year-old French woman, who went into hiding for four days after the incident, has told prosecutors of being ashamed at her ‘stupidity’.

UK health secretary says he's 'sorry' for losses and suffering during Covid-19 pandemic
# Apology
# Apology

UK health secretary says he's 'sorry' for losses and suffering during Covid-19 pandemic

Thu 9:30 AM 7,981 Views 7 Comments

Sajid Javid’s comments came after the UK Government’s response to the outbreak was criticised by MPs.

Brazilian president Jair Bolsonaro confirms he won't get Covid-19 vaccine
# Vaccination
# Vaccination

Brazilian president Jair Bolsonaro confirms he won't get Covid-19 vaccine

Thu 7:44 AM 25,487 Views 19 Comments

The far-right leader has generated controversy over his handling of the pandemic.

Moderna or Pfizer booster works better for people vaccinated with J&J - US study
# Vaccines
# Vaccines

Moderna or Pfizer booster works better for people vaccinated with J&J - US study

Thu 7:43 AM 15,473 Views 9 Comments

The study was conducted on 458 adults who had been vaccinated with one of three US-approved brands.

International - Wednesday 13 October, 2021

'I came on a seven-month trial initially... it’s been a pretty incredible journey'
# 200 Club
From The42
# 200 Club

'I came on a seven-month trial initially... it’s been a pretty incredible journey'

Wed 9:30 PM 26,596 Views 6 Comments

Rob Herring joined Ulster’s 200 Club against Benetton on Friday night.

Here's what the EU is proposing for the NI protocol
# The North
# The North

Here's what the EU is proposing for the NI protocol

Updated Wed 9:30 PM 38,052 Views 45 Comments
  • Measures would see an 80% reduction in checks envisaged for retail agri-food products arriving in the region from Great Britain.
  • The proposed changes would also remove the prospect of certain British produce, including Cumberland sausages, being banned from export to Northern Ireland.
  • The plan also includes a 50% reduction in customs paperwork
Here's What Happened Today: Wednesday
# Evening Fix
# Evening Fix

Here's What Happened Today: Wednesday

Wed 9:00 PM 8,436 Views 2 Comments

Your round-up of what made the headlines today.

Larry Donnelly: When politics is the business of an Irish-American political family
# EXTRACT
# EXTRACT

Larry Donnelly: When politics is the business of an Irish-American political family

Wed 7:00 PM 9,127 Views 0 Comments

In the first chapter of his new book, Larry Donnelly describes how politics ran in the veins of his family.

Star Trek actor William Shatner makes history as oldest man in space
# PRIVATE ENTERPRISE
# PRIVATE ENTERPRISE

Star Trek actor William Shatner makes history as oldest man in space

Updated Wed 4:10 PM 49,868 Views 61 Comments

Shatner said it was ‘the most profound experience I can imagine’

World 10,000m medallist Agnes Tirop found dead at home aged 25
# RIP
From The42
# RIP

World 10,000m medallist Agnes Tirop found dead at home aged 25

Wed 2:01 PM 41,759 Views 2 Comments

Athletics Kenya say the runner was discovered in the western town of Iten.

Boris Johnson did not understand his own Brexit deal, Dominic Cummings claims
# Brexit
# Brexit

Boris Johnson did not understand his own Brexit deal, Dominic Cummings claims

Wed 12:15 PM 31,517 Views 26 Comments

The former No 10 chief adviser said he had always intended to get Johnson to ‘ditch the bits we didn’t like’.

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