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International - Today’s News

Scotland to hold second independence referendum in October 2023
# Indyref 2
# Indyref 2

Scotland to hold second independence referendum in October 2023

Updated 1 hour ago 17,013 Views 30 Comments

Scottish First Minister Nicola Sturgeon has said she is ‘ready and willing’ to negotiate with Boris Johnson to hold a legal vote.

101-year-old man convicted of being Nazi guard jailed for five years in Germany
# Holocaust
# Holocaust

101-year-old man convicted of being Nazi guard jailed for five years in Germany

2 hours ago 9,918 Views 3 Comments

The man, who was not identified, had denied working as an SS guard at the camp and aiding and abetting the murder of thousands of prisoners.

'I cannot support it': Theresa May leads Tory backlash against Johnson's bid to override NI Protocol
# There May Be Trouble Ahead
# There May Be Trouble Ahead

'I cannot support it': Theresa May leads Tory backlash against Johnson's bid to override NI Protocol

3 hours ago 16,120 Views 8 Comments

The former prime minister said the legislation to scrap parts of the Protocol is illegal and will diminish the UK’s global reputation.

Biden's wife and daughter among 25 more Americans banned from Russia
# New Sanctions
# New Sanctions

Biden's wife and daughter among 25 more Americans banned from Russia

3 hours ago 9,604 Views 15 Comments

Several US senators are also on the list.

UK, Germany and Spain have more than half of global monkeypox cases
# WHO
# WHO

UK, Germany and Spain have more than half of global monkeypox cases

5 hours ago 5,514 Views 3 Comments

The WHO also believes that the amount of cases could be underestimated.

Bodies of 46 people found in southern Texas lorry trailer
# SAN ANTONIO
# SAN ANTONIO

Bodies of 46 people found in southern Texas lorry trailer

Updated 7 hours ago 72,708 Views 14 Comments

Three people have been arrested.

Aki captains Ireland against Māori as Frawley starts at out-half
# Team News
From The42
# Team News

Aki captains Ireland against Māori as Frawley starts at out-half

Updated 8 hours ago 39,692 Views 37 Comments

Andy Farrell has named an exciting team for Wednesday’s clash in Hamilton.

US judge rules Britney Spears’ ex-husband can go on trial for stalking
# Jason Alexander
# Jason Alexander

US judge rules Britney Spears’ ex-husband can go on trial for stalking

8 hours ago 11,933 Views 6 Comments

Jason Alexander crashed the wedding of Spears and Sam Asghari in Los Angeles earlier this month.

Sex trafficker Ghislaine Maxwell facing up to 65 years in prison
# Sentencing
# Sentencing

Sex trafficker Ghislaine Maxwell facing up to 65 years in prison

9 hours ago 18,798 Views 0 Comments

The British socialite lured young girls to massage rooms for Jeffrey Epstein to sexually abuse.

G7 denounces 'war crime' as Russian strike kills shoppers
# Condemnation
# Condemnation

G7 denounces 'war crime' as Russian strike kills shoppers

9 hours ago 15,795 Views 38 Comments
  • At least 18 people were killed in the attack
  • The G7 leaders branded the missile strike a 'war crime'
  • Zelenskyy urged the G7 leaders to intensify sanctions to help end the war
'A preposterous waste of money': Irish MEPs raise concerns over Strasbourg parliament sittings
# European Parliament
# European Parliament

'A preposterous waste of money': Irish MEPs raise concerns over Strasbourg parliament sittings

16 hours ago 19,729 Views 18 Comments

Independent studies showed that a total of €109 million a year could be saved if all parliament activity was moved to Brussels.

International - Yesterday’s News

Three deaths and multiple injuries as cross-country train derails in Missouri
# Amtrack
# Amtrack

Three deaths and multiple injuries as cross-country train derails in Missouri

17 hours ago 11,458 Views 1 Comment

Nearly 250 passengers were on board at the time of the derailment.

'Deplorable' Russian strike kills at least 13 and injures dozens at Ukraine shopping centre
# Kremenchuk
# Kremenchuk

'Deplorable' Russian strike kills at least 13 and injures dozens at Ukraine shopping centre

Updated 17 hours ago 70,423 Views 68 Comments

The Ukrainian defence ministry said the strike was timed to coincide with the centre’s busiest hours.

Westminster pushes forward with NI Protocol Bill after lengthy debate
# Brexit
# Brexit

Westminster pushes forward with NI Protocol Bill after lengthy debate

Updated 18 hours ago 41,381 Views 33 Comments

MPs voted 295 to 221 to give the Northern Ireland Protocol Bill a second reading, clearing the way for more detailed scrutiny in the coming weeks.

RFU apologise after ex-England centre Burrell says racism is 'rife' in rugby
# Racism
From The42
# Racism

RFU apologise after ex-England centre Burrell says racism is 'rife' in rugby

18 hours ago 30,523 Views 18 Comments

Burrell opened up about receiving comments about bananas, fried chicken and slavery and being greeted with a racial slur.

Here's What Happened Today: Monday
# News Fix
# News Fix

Here's What Happened Today: Monday

19 hours ago 5,957 Views 0 Comments

Here’s your round-up of what made the headlines today.

WATCH: Open Newsroom - Ireland and the EU after 50 years together
# How It Started
# How It Started

WATCH: Open Newsroom - Ireland and the EU after 50 years together

20 hours ago 3,902 Views 0 Comments

Watch our webinar on how Ireland found itself at the heart of the EU 50 years ago – and how it’s working for us now.

Ireland beat Georgia 9-0 to ensure World Cup dream hits new heights
# Coygig
From The42
# Coygig

Ireland beat Georgia 9-0 to ensure World Cup dream hits new heights

21 hours ago 25,900 Views 18 Comments

Captain Katie McCabe bagged a hat-trick and was one of six Irish goal-scorers as the record away win was equalled in Gori.

Zelenskyy presses G7 for more help as Kyiv reels from Russian strikes - NATO increases strength
# G7 Summit
# G7 Summit

Zelenskyy presses G7 for more help as Kyiv reels from Russian strikes - NATO increases strength

Updated Mon 3:10 PM 14,096 Views 6 Comments
  • Russia struck a residential building in Kyiv, killing one person and wounding four others.
  • Zelenskyy is set to join the leaders of the US, Germany, Britain, France, Italy, Japan and Canada via video link.
  • The G7 have stressed their unity in the face of Russia's aggression – even as the global fallout worsens.
Debunked: No, the UN did not warn of '500 million refugees on their way from Africa to Europe'
# Factcheck
# Factcheck

Debunked: No, the UN did not warn of '500 million refugees on their way from Africa to Europe'

Mon 2:58 PM 10,801 Views 0 Comments

The UN Refugee Agency said it never issued such a statement and it warned of the damage disinformation can do.

Zelenskyy urges G7 summit leaders to help end war before 2023
# Ukraine
# Ukraine

Zelenskyy urges G7 summit leaders to help end war before 2023

Updated Mon 12:00 PM 10,779 Views 28 Comments

The French presidency said that Zelenskyy told leaders that now is not the time for negotiations.

South African police launch probe after 21 teenagers found dead in bar
# South Africa
# South Africa

South African police launch probe after 21 teenagers found dead in bar

Mon 11:30 AM 35,026 Views 10 Comments

Autopsies are being conducted to see if the deaths could be linked to poisoning.

Locals rescue man from house after suspected gas explosion that killed woman
# Birmingham
# Birmingham

Locals rescue man from house after suspected gas explosion that killed woman

Mon 9:16 AM 12,898 Views 1 Comment

A man is also currently in life-threatening condition following the explosion.

Murdered UK journalist laid to rest in Brazil
# Dom Phillips
# Dom Phillips

Murdered UK journalist laid to rest in Brazil

Mon 8:31 AM 16,836 Views 1 Comment

Dom Phillips was killed in the Amazon while researching a book about how to save the world’s largest rainforest.

Glastonbury clean-up begins following Kendrick Lamar’s powerful closing set
# Glastonbury
# Glastonbury

Glastonbury clean-up begins following Kendrick Lamar’s powerful closing set

Mon 8:30 AM 33,704 Views 14 Comments

The special 50th year of the event in Somerset featured a number of history-making performances.

NASA launches first rocket from new Australian space centre
# Rocket Launch
# Rocket Launch

NASA launches first rocket from new Australian space centre

Mon 8:05 AM 10,677 Views 0 Comments

The launch was the first of three planned missions for June and July.

At least four dead after stands collapse at bullfight in Colombia
# Stadium Collapse
# Stadium Collapse

At least four dead after stands collapse at bullfight in Colombia

Mon 7:17 AM 21,071 Views 16 Comments

More than 300 people needed treatment in hospitals following the incident.

Padraig Harrington wins US Senior Open
# Class Is Permanent
From The42
# Class Is Permanent

Padraig Harrington wins US Senior Open

Mon 12:07 AM 67,581 Views 39 Comments

The Dubliner triumphed by one shot at Saucon Valley.

International - Sunday 26 June, 2022

Big blow for All Blacks as Covid-19 hits camp before Ireland clash
# Setback
From The42
# Setback

Big blow for All Blacks as Covid-19 hits camp before Ireland clash

Sun 10:34 PM 45,715 Views 23 Comments

Head coach Ian Foster is among the four people to have tested positive.

The Big MEP Questionnaire: What do our Irish MEPs think of the EU?
# EU Say
# EU Say

The Big MEP Questionnaire: What do our Irish MEPs think of the EU?

Sun 9:00 PM 19,591 Views 38 Comments
  • All 13 of our MEPs reveal their personal highs and lows of working within the European Parliament.
  • Frustrations include defence issues, pace of progress on climate, and feeling unheard by the Council and Commission.
  • Division among MEPs on whether the EU should have more power - or already has enough.
  • Priorities for next five years range from climate action to mental health to fostering EU businesses.
Memorial service held for victims of shooting during Oslo Pride festival
# Norway
# Norway

Memorial service held for victims of shooting during Oslo Pride festival

Sun 5:10 PM 13,142 Views 3 Comments

Two people were killed and more than 20 were injured in the attack during the capital’s annual LGBTQ Pride festival.

'A time of great danger': Abortion rights supporters and opponents map next moves
# Roe V Wade
# Roe V Wade

'A time of great danger': Abortion rights supporters and opponents map next moves

Sun 1:55 PM 21,183 Views 77 Comments

The Supreme Court on Friday ended the constitutional right to abortion in America.

MEP calls on Irish authorities to investigate if Pegasus spyware was used on citizens here
# Pegasus
# Pegasus

MEP calls on Irish authorities to investigate if Pegasus spyware was used on citizens here

Sun 1:33 PM 24,937 Views 11 Comments

Pegasus spyware infiltrates mobile phones to extract data or activate a camera or microphone to spy on their owners.

Boris Johnson says he plans on being Prime Minister until the 2030s
# Optimist
# Optimist

Boris Johnson says he plans on being Prime Minister until the 2030s

Sun 10:52 AM 26,690 Views 57 Comments

It comes as pressure has been mounting on the PM from across the political divide following the Tories’ stinging double by-election defeat.

WHO says monkeypox not currently a global health emergency
# Monkeypox
# Monkeypox

WHO says monkeypox not currently a global health emergency

Sun 8:22 AM 10,810 Views 11 Comments

More than 3,200 confirmed cases and one death have now been reported.

Does 'constructive Euroscepticism' have a place in the EU?
# Democracy
# Democracy

Does 'constructive Euroscepticism' have a place in the EU?

Sun 7:30 AM 9,288 Views 17 Comments

Eurosceptic rhetoric has softened in the wake of Brexit but still allows questions of a less-than-perfect system.

Congresswoman calls removal of abortion rights a ‘victory for white life’
# Mary Miller
# Mary Miller

Congresswoman calls removal of abortion rights a ‘victory for white life’

Sun 7:26 AM 57,186 Views 50 Comments

The US representative has previously come under fire for quoting Adolf Hitler.

Explosions rock Kyiv as Russians 'fully occupy' Severodonetsk
# Ukraine
# Ukraine

Explosions rock Kyiv as Russians 'fully occupy' Severodonetsk

Sun 7:18 AM 16,519 Views 8 Comments

AFP journalists reported a residential complex near the centre of Kyiv had been hit.

International - Saturday 25 June, 2022

Quiz: How much do you know about Wimbledon?
# Game Set Match
# Game Set Match

Quiz: How much do you know about Wimbledon?

Sat 10:00 PM 39,827 Views 16 Comments

The two-week tournament kicks off on Monday.

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