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International - Yesterday’s News

Facebook refers Donald Trump ban to its 'supreme court' to rule on whether suspension should stand
# Lifeline
# Lifeline

Facebook refers Donald Trump ban to its 'supreme court' to rule on whether suspension should stand

1 hour ago 8,992 Views 21 Comments

Trump was suspended after his supporters stormed the US Capitol on 6 January.

Covid curfew to take effect in Netherlands as lockdown tightens in bid to stem spread of virus
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# Mark Rutte

Covid curfew to take effect in Netherlands as lockdown tightens in bid to stem spread of virus

2 hours ago 14,592 Views 9 Comments

Home visits have also been cut as well as flights from Britain, South Africa and South America.

Burnley stun Liverpool as 68-game unbeaten run at Anfield comes to an end
# Upset
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# Upset

Burnley stun Liverpool as 68-game unbeaten run at Anfield comes to an end

2 hours ago 25,370 Views 118 Comments

It’s the first time the Reds have been lost at home since April 2017.

Biden unveils sweeping Covid-19 plan in first full day in office
# First Day
# First Day

Biden unveils sweeping Covid-19 plan in first full day in office

Updated 2 hours ago 29,030 Views 37 Comments
  • The US is the world's hardest-hit country with more than 405,000 Covid-19 deaths.
  • The Biden administration is seeking $1.9 trillion from Congress for its Covid-19 plans.
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Here's What Happened Today: Thursday
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# News Fix

Here's What Happened Today: Thursday

3 hours ago 10,870 Views 0 Comments

Taoiseach indicates restrictions until at least late February, Joe Biden’s first full day in office, and the death of an Irish athletics legend…

At least 15 days before trapped mine workers in China will be reached, authorities say
# Explosion
# Explosion

At least 15 days before trapped mine workers in China will be reached, authorities say

7 hours ago 10,606 Views 10 Comments

One worker has died from head injuries in the explosion, state media said earlier.

Biden redecorates the Oval Office with a return of the blue rug and no sign of Winston Churchill
# Busted Loose
# Busted Loose

Biden redecorates the Oval Office with a return of the blue rug and no sign of Winston Churchill

Updated 8 hours ago 76,706 Views 59 Comments

It includes busts of Martin Luther King, Jr., Robert Kennedy, Cesar Chavez, Rosa Parks and Eleanor Roosevelt.

Storm Christoph: Residents evacuated across UK amid snow showers and flood warnings
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# Storm Christoph

Storm Christoph: Residents evacuated across UK amid snow showers and flood warnings

10 hours ago 18,645 Views 2 Comments

Nearly 180 flood warnings remained in place across England at midday today.

The Glastonbury Festival has been cancelled for the second year in a row
# Cancelled
# Cancelled

The Glastonbury Festival has been cancelled for the second year in a row

11 hours ago 10,723 Views 13 Comments

Organisers Michael and Emily Eavis said they were “so sorry” to have to cancel the event.

World Bank to fund Covid vaccine rollout in Lebanon
# Covid19
# Covid19

World Bank to fund Covid vaccine rollout in Lebanon

15 hours ago 9,058 Views 16 Comments

Lebanon has been logging some 5,500 cases a day since the start of the year.

Johnson warns more lives will be lost as UK records deadliest day of pandemic
# Coronavirus
# Coronavirus

Johnson warns more lives will be lost as UK records deadliest day of pandemic

16 hours ago 26,720 Views 15 Comments

Boris Johnson said ‘the light will only really begin to dawn as we get those vaccinations out’.

Self-isolation after contact with a Covid-19 case could be cut to seven days – study
# Coronavirus
# Coronavirus

Self-isolation after contact with a Covid-19 case could be cut to seven days – study

17 hours ago 24,582 Views 17 Comments

New research has suggested that people who test negative after seven days of quarantine are unlikely to be infectious.

Covid-19 deaths in US top WWII fatalities as Biden warns worst is yet to come
# Coronavirus
# Coronavirus

Covid-19 deaths in US top WWII fatalities as Biden warns worst is yet to come

17 hours ago 16,406 Views 40 Comments

405,400 people have died from the disease, more than the 405,399 total US combat and non-combat deaths in WWII.

International - Wednesday 20 January, 2021

US President Joe Biden signs raft of executive orders to reverse Trump decisions, including Paris climate deal
# Getting To Work
# Getting To Work

US President Joe Biden signs raft of executive orders to reverse Trump decisions, including Paris climate deal

Updated Wed 10:48 PM 58,543 Views 85 Comments

Joe Biden stepped into the White House for the first time as president this evening.

Pogba goal completes Man Utd's comeback win against Fulham to reclaim top spot
# The Leaders
From The42
# The Leaders

Pogba goal completes Man Utd's comeback win against Fulham to reclaim top spot

Wed 10:37 PM 27,300 Views 25 Comments

A 2-1 result puts Ole Gunnar Solskjaer’s back at the summit of the Premier League table.

As it happened: Joe Biden sworn in as 46th President of the United States
# Liveblog
# Liveblog

As it happened: Joe Biden sworn in as 46th President of the United States

Updated Wed 7:50 PM 78,833 Views 43 Comments
Cake and champagne as Biden's Irish ancestral homes celebrate inauguration
# Irish Roots
# Irish Roots

Cake and champagne as Biden's Irish ancestral homes celebrate inauguration

Wed 7:27 PM 20,663 Views 19 Comments

The president’s heritage traces back to Ballina in Co Mayo and the Cooley Peninsula in Co Louth.

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Three people dead and several injured as explosion rocks building in central Madrid
# Spain
# Spain

Three people dead and several injured as explosion rocks building in central Madrid

Updated Wed 6:27 PM 44,937 Views 3 Comments

At least eight people were injured in the blast.

'A moment of hope': Leaders from Ireland and around the world congratulate Biden
# New Beginning
# New Beginning

'A moment of hope': Leaders from Ireland and around the world congratulate Biden

Wed 6:17 PM 12,015 Views 34 Comments

Joe Biden was sworn in at the inauguration in Washington DC this afternoon.

UK records its deadliest day of Covid-19 amid warning hospitals are like 'war zone'
# Deaths
# Deaths

UK records its deadliest day of Covid-19 amid warning hospitals are like 'war zone'

Wed 5:35 PM 46,077 Views 28 Comments

A total of 1,110 Covid-19 deaths took place on 12 January 2021, according to government figures.

'Let's start afresh. All of us... We must end this uncivil war': Biden calls for unity in inauguration speech
# Inauguration Day
# Inauguration Day

'Let's start afresh. All of us... We must end this uncivil war': Biden calls for unity in inauguration speech

Wed 5:22 PM 19,002 Views 71 Comments

“We will repair our alliances and engage with the world once again,” US President Joe Biden said this afternoon.

Tiger King's Joe Exotic fails to receive pardon from Trump
# Tiger King
# Tiger King

Tiger King's Joe Exotic fails to receive pardon from Trump

Wed 1:10 PM 31,089 Views 19 Comments

The former zookeeper’s life became the focus of the documentary Tiger King: Murder, Mayhem And Madness.

US presidential pardons: How do they work and who has been pardoned in the past?
# Donald Trump
# Donald Trump

US presidential pardons: How do they work and who has been pardoned in the past?

Wed 12:39 PM 23,756 Views 13 Comments

Trump commuted or pardoned the sentences of nearly 150 people in the past day.

Julian Assange misses out on pardon from Donald Trump
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# Pardon Me

Julian Assange misses out on pardon from Donald Trump

Wed 9:17 AM 32,411 Views 34 Comments

Assange’s partner Stella Moris had previously urged Trump to pardon the Wikileaks founder.

Poll: Will you watch Joe Biden's inauguration as US President?
# Your Say
# Your Say

Poll: Will you watch Joe Biden's inauguration as US President?

Wed 9:12 AM 43,343 Views 100 Comments

Donald Trump may not be watching, but will you?

Oxygen tanks in short supply in Mexico as Covid-19 death toll soars
# Oxygen Thief
# Oxygen Thief

Oxygen tanks in short supply in Mexico as Covid-19 death toll soars

Wed 9:07 AM 12,245 Views 2 Comments

Thefts have been reported while people have also been urged to return loaned oxygen tanks that are no longer in use.

UK strain of Covid-19 now in at least 60 countries, WHO confirms
# Coronavirus
# Coronavirus

UK strain of Covid-19 now in at least 60 countries, WHO confirms

Wed 8:48 AM 10,785 Views 21 Comments

Incoming US President Joe Biden focused on healing at a memorial for victims on the eve of his inauguration.

May slams Johnson for abandoning UK’s ‘global moral leadership’
# COME WHAT MAY
# COME WHAT MAY

May slams Johnson for abandoning UK’s ‘global moral leadership’

Wed 8:27 AM 25,857 Views 25 Comments

Former PM hits out at Donald Trump ‘whipping up’ the protesters who stormed the Capitol.

Partial lockdown imposed in Beijing over handful of Covid-19 cases
# China
# China

Partial lockdown imposed in Beijing over handful of Covid-19 cases

Wed 7:43 AM 9,540 Views 7 Comments

Seven cases of the virus were reported in the city today, including six in southern Daxing district.

UK scientists warn Covid deaths will keep rising after record-high daily toll
# Coronavirus
# Coronavirus

UK scientists warn Covid deaths will keep rising after record-high daily toll

Wed 7:43 AM 15,542 Views 24 Comments

The UK recorded a further 1,610 coronavirus deaths yesterday – the highest number reported on a single day.

Donald Trump pardons former strategist Steve Bannon in final hours of presidency
# Pardon Me
# Pardon Me

Donald Trump pardons former strategist Steve Bannon in final hours of presidency

Wed 6:56 AM 51,115 Views 46 Comments

The pardons and commutations for 143 people were announced in the final hours of Trump’s White House term.

When does it start? Is it on TV? Will there be music? Everything you need to know about the US inauguration
# Biden Time
# Biden Time

When does it start? Is it on TV? Will there be music? Everything you need to know about the US inauguration

Wed 12:05 AM 52,527 Views 17 Comments

Joe Biden will be officially sworn-in as the 46th president of the United States today.

International - Tuesday 19 January, 2021

'It signalled the end of our relationship': Meghan Markle's privacy case over letter to her father begins
# Daily Mail
# Daily Mail

'It signalled the end of our relationship': Meghan Markle's privacy case over letter to her father begins

Tue 10:44 PM 43,329 Views 0 Comments

The duchess is suing the publisher of The Mail On Sunday and MailOnline.

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

Here's What Happened Today: Tuesday

Tue 9:05 PM 15,530 Views 0 Comments

93 more Covid-19 deaths; unions call for school return to be deferred; and Trump’s last full day in office…

Judge tells new owners of 'Tiger King' Joe Exotic's zoo to hand over big cats
# Tiger King
# Tiger King

Judge tells new owners of 'Tiger King' Joe Exotic's zoo to hand over big cats

Tue 8:02 PM 34,173 Views 12 Comments

A judge issued the order in a case against Jeffrey and Lauren Lowe and the Greater Wynnewood Exotic Animal Park.

'It'd be a shame to have this career and have never gone to the Olympics'
# Thinking It Over
From The42
# Thinking It Over

'It'd be a shame to have this career and have never gone to the Olympics'

Tue 8:00 PM 18,728 Views 1 Comment

Sam Bennett says he’ll make a decision later on in 2021.

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The 5 at 5: Tuesday
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# 5 At 5

The 5 at 5: Tuesday

Tue 4:52 PM 6,657 Views 1 Comment

Five minutes, five stories, five o’clock…

Russia brushes off calls from international officials to release Kremlin critic Alexei Navalny
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# Russia

Russia brushes off calls from international officials to release Kremlin critic Alexei Navalny

Tue 3:10 PM 7,958 Views 0 Comments

Navalny was arrested after returning from Germany following treatment for nerve agent poisoning.

'Nowadays, footballers stop being normal people from the age of 11 or 12'
# BTL
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# BTL

'Nowadays, footballers stop being normal people from the age of 11 or 12'

Tue 3:00 PM 20,010 Views 5 Comments

Author Simon Kuper is our guest on this week’s episode of Behind the Lines.

Boeing 737 Max cleared to resume flying in Europe from next week
# 737 Max
# 737 Max

Boeing 737 Max cleared to resume flying in Europe from next week

Tue 12:46 PM 13,053 Views 42 Comments

The 737 Max returned to the skies in the United States last month.

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