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International - Yesterday’s News

'Several dead' in Copenhagen mall shooting: police
# Copenhagen
# Copenhagen

'Several dead' in Copenhagen mall shooting: police

Updated 11 hours ago 44,648 Views 10 Comments

The shooting occurred at a shopping mall in the city.

Israel to examine bullet that killed journalist Shireen Abu Akleh with US experts
# Shireen Abu Akleh
# Shireen Abu Akleh

Israel to examine bullet that killed journalist Shireen Abu Akleh with US experts

12 hours ago 7,593 Views 14 Comments

The Palestinian-American journalist was killed while covering a raid by the Israel Defense Forces.

Palestinian teenager shot by Israeli forces dies
# Palestine
# Palestine

Palestinian teenager shot by Israeli forces dies

13 hours ago 10,382 Views 18 Comments

A Palestinian medical source said that the teen was wounded in Jaba, a village in the Jenin governorate of the northern West Bank.

Ukrainian army announces retreat from Lysychansk
# Battle For Lysychansk
# Battle For Lysychansk

Ukrainian army announces retreat from Lysychansk

Updated 15 hours ago 46,069 Views 24 Comments
Ricky Martin issued restraining order in Puerto Rico
# Restraining Order
# Restraining Order

Ricky Martin issued restraining order in Puerto Rico

19 hours ago 52,735 Views 0 Comments

It was not immediately known who requested the restraining order.

Uvalde schools’ police chief quits council after shooting response criticism
# Texas
# Texas

Uvalde schools’ police chief quits council after shooting response criticism

20 hours ago 13,805 Views 11 Comments

It comes after allegations he erred in his response to the mass shooting at Robb Elementary School that left 19 pupils and two teachers dead.

Here's everything you need to know about Euro 2022
# Explainer
From The42
# Explainer

Here's everything you need to know about Euro 2022

22 hours ago 14,913 Views 0 Comments

The tournament begins at Old Trafford on Wednesday as hosts England face Austria.

International - Saturday 2 July, 2022

'I've seen people getting killed in front of my eyes'
# Trauma
From The42
# Trauma

'I've seen people getting killed in front of my eyes'

Sat 9:36 PM 40,841 Views 5 Comments

Refugees Tareq Altorok and Inza Bamba, who both represented Ireland at the Unity Cup this week, chat to The42.

Ukraine leader accuses Russia of 'terror' in missile strike that killed 21
# Missile Attack
# Missile Attack

Ukraine leader accuses Russia of 'terror' in missile strike that killed 21

Updated Sat 2:48 PM 23,583 Views 27 Comments
Dozens of crew in danger as ship sinks in storm off Hong Kong
# Rescue
# Rescue

Dozens of crew in danger as ship sinks in storm off Hong Kong

Sat 2:13 PM 27,602 Views 0 Comments

Crew members were negotiating difficulties brought on by Severe Tropical Storm Chaba.

Disaster for Ireland as All Blacks score six tries to win opening test of the series
# Blacklash
From The42
# Blacklash

Disaster for Ireland as All Blacks score six tries to win opening test of the series

Sat 10:11 AM 64,438 Views 126 Comments

Ireland were beaten 42-19 by New Zealand in the first test of their three match series in Auckland this morning.

At least five dead and dozens injured after magnitude-6.3 earthquake in Iran
# Earthquake
# Earthquake

At least five dead and dozens injured after magnitude-6.3 earthquake in Iran

Sat 8:24 AM 7,757 Views 1 Comment

The area has seen several moderate earthquakes in recent weeks.

The Explainer: What Roe v Wade being overturned could mean for other US laws
# The Explainer
# The Explainer

The Explainer: What Roe v Wade being overturned could mean for other US laws

Sat 6:30 AM 8,799 Views 19 Comments

The landmark decision means Americans no longer have a constitutional right to abortion.

International - Friday 1 July, 2022

Ireland manager Pauw reveals she was raped as a young player in Holland
# Statement
From The42
# Statement

Ireland manager Pauw reveals she was raped as a young player in Holland

Fri 10:42 PM 51,082 Views 7 Comments

Vera Pauw also alleged she suffered two other sexual assaults during her career.

'The ocean is not a rubbish dump': UN tells leaders to take action on protecting seas
# Biodiversity
# Biodiversity

'The ocean is not a rubbish dump': UN tells leaders to take action on protecting seas

Fri 10:32 PM 11,568 Views 2 Comments

At the heart of a draft biodiversity treaty is a plan to designate 30% of land and oceans as protected zones by 2030.

Venice unveils mandatory day-trippers’ reservation and fee
# On Yer Gondola
# On Yer Gondola

Venice unveils mandatory day-trippers’ reservation and fee

Fri 9:55 PM 49,122 Views 17 Comments

Venice officials confirmed new rules today for day-trippers that come into effect in January.

Ukraine army accuses Russia of firing phosphorus bombs on Snake Island
# Retreat
# Retreat

Ukraine army accuses Russia of firing phosphorus bombs on Snake Island

Fri 8:20 PM 22,026 Views 14 Comments

An international convention bans the use of phosphorus weapons against civilians but allows it on military targets.

Monkeypox spread already an emergency, say African officials
# Monkeypox
# Monkeypox

Monkeypox spread already an emergency, say African officials

Fri 7:22 PM 12,102 Views 2 Comments

Countries in Africa have reported more than 1,800 suspected cases so far this year including more than 70 deaths.

WHO calls for 'urgent' action in Europe over monkeypox
# Monkeypox
# Monkeypox

WHO calls for 'urgent' action in Europe over monkeypox

Fri 6:01 PM 11,433 Views 9 Comments

Some 39 cases of the virus have been confirmed in Ireland.

Trial of US basketball star Brittney Griner opens in Russia
# Brittney Griner
# Brittney Griner

Trial of US basketball star Brittney Griner opens in Russia

Updated Fri 5:10 PM 22,192 Views 0 Comments

The two-time Olympic gold medallist is facing up to 10 years in prison for large-scale transportation of drugs.

Know your sport? Take our weekly quiz
# It's Quizness Time
From The42
# It's Quizness Time

Know your sport? Take our weekly quiz

Fri 5:00 PM 22,066 Views 8 Comments

How well do you remember the week’s headlines?

Controversy swirls at LIV Golf's first US event
# Protests
From The42
# Protests

Controversy swirls at LIV Golf's first US event

Fri 3:05 PM 48,308 Views 26 Comments

A group of family members of people killed in the 11 September, 2001 attacks held a press conference to voice their outrage.

Migrants recount their journeys to US following Texas truck deaths
# SAN ANTONIO
# SAN ANTONIO

Migrants recount their journeys to US following Texas truck deaths

Fri 8:27 AM 9,930 Views 2 Comments

53 migrants died this week after the trailer they were in was abandoned in Texas.

Strikes in Southern Ukraine leave 17 dead after Russia evacuates Snake Island
# Odessa Strike
# Odessa Strike

Strikes in Southern Ukraine leave 17 dead after Russia evacuates Snake Island

Fri 7:50 AM 12,537 Views 3 Comments
  • The strikes, in the Bilgorod-Dnistrovsky district, were launched by aircraft that flew in from the Black Sea.
  • The decision to abandon Snake Island "changes the situation in the Black Sea considerably," said Volodymyr Zelenskyy.
Theresa May urges Boris Johnson to ban transgender conversion therapy
# Conversion Therapy
# Conversion Therapy

Theresa May urges Boris Johnson to ban transgender conversion therapy

Fri 7:16 AM 21,568 Views 0 Comments

The Government has said transgender conversion therapy will not be banned under proposed legislation.

International - Thursday 30 June, 2022

Conservative MP quits as deputy chief whip after drunken incident at private Tory club
# Resignation
# Resignation

Conservative MP quits as deputy chief whip after drunken incident at private Tory club

Thu 10:45 PM 37,966 Views 28 Comments

The MP said he “drank far too much” and “embarrassed” himself and others.

O'Gara: Schmidt impact can be 'overestimated' ahead of first Test
# Familiar Face
From The42
# Familiar Face

O'Gara: Schmidt impact can be 'overestimated' ahead of first Test

Thu 10:00 PM 24,840 Views 7 Comments

The former Ireland boss has stepped in to help coach the All Blacks this week.

Varadkar says relations have never been as bad with UK government ministers
# NI Protocol
# NI Protocol

Varadkar says relations have never been as bad with UK government ministers

Thu 9:44 PM 34,767 Views 53 Comments

The Tánaiste said he believes the UK is not being “even handed” over the Northern Ireland Protocol.

More Aer Lingus flights cancelled for tomorrow as illness and strikes cause travel chaos
# Airport Chaos
# Airport Chaos

More Aer Lingus flights cancelled for tomorrow as illness and strikes cause travel chaos

Updated Thu 8:59 PM 124,507 Views 61 Comments

Meanwhile, at Heathrow, thousands of passengers were affected by a ‘schedule intervention’ today, including some bound for Ireland.

Irish Open: Crowds turn out for Lowry, Power and co. but unlikely names steal the show
# Home Soil
From The42
# Home Soil

Irish Open: Crowds turn out for Lowry, Power and co. but unlikely names steal the show

Thu 7:59 PM 23,886 Views 4 Comments

Adam McKendry sets the scene from day one at the Irish Open.

Russia withdraws from Snake Island as Biden says Nato will stick with Ukraine for 'as long as it takes'
# Snake Island
# Snake Island

Russia withdraws from Snake Island as Biden says Nato will stick with Ukraine for 'as long as it takes'

Updated Thu 7:57 PM 57,486 Views 46 Comments
  • The US President announced $800 million in new weapons for Ukraine.
  • Putin accused NATO of seeking to assert its "supremacy".
  • Russia's defence ministry said its forces are holding more than 6,000 Ukrainian prisoners of war.
Russia summons British ambassador over 'offensive' Putin comments by Boris Johnson
# Russian Invasion
# Russian Invasion

Russia summons British ambassador over 'offensive' Putin comments by Boris Johnson

Thu 6:15 PM 30,157 Views 26 Comments

The UK Prime Minister said that Vladimir Putin would not have started the war in Ukraine if he was a woman.

Lewis Hamilton says F1’s ‘older voices’ are no longer relevant and shouldn't get platform
# SpeakingUp
From The42
# SpeakingUp

Lewis Hamilton says F1’s ‘older voices’ are no longer relevant and shouldn't get platform

Thu 5:17 PM 23,913 Views 30 Comments

Seven-time world champion believes Bernie Eccelstone and Jackie Stewart are doing more harm than good.

US Supreme Court limits government powers to curb greenhouse gases
# Climate Failure
# Climate Failure

US Supreme Court limits government powers to curb greenhouse gases

Thu 4:18 PM 11,266 Views 38 Comments

The decision sets back Biden’s hopes of using the EPA to bring down emissions to meet global climate goals.

Joe Biden calls for 'exception' to US Senate rules to protect access to abortion
# Roe V Wade
# Roe V Wade

Joe Biden calls for 'exception' to US Senate rules to protect access to abortion

Thu 4:03 PM 8,888 Views 22 Comments

Biden described the US Supreme Court’s decision to end the constitutional right to abortion as “destabilising”.

Son of Sophie Toscan du Plantier says murder investigation must 'come finally to justice'
# Schull
# Schull

Son of Sophie Toscan du Plantier says murder investigation must 'come finally to justice'

Thu 3:49 PM 12,721 Views 0 Comments

Gardaí confirmed yesterday that they have launched a full new review into the murder.

Will the new Philippines president follow in his dictator father's footsteps?
# In His Shoes
# In His Shoes

Will the new Philippines president follow in his dictator father's footsteps?

Thu 3:47 PM 8,059 Views 12 Comments

Marcos Jnr was elected with vice-president Sara Duterte, the daughter of former president Rodrigo Duterte.

Boris Johnson pledges further £55 billion in UK defence spending amid Russia threat
# UK
# UK

Boris Johnson pledges further £55 billion in UK defence spending amid Russia threat

Thu 3:13 PM 8,537 Views 11 Comments

The British Prime Minister committed to increase defence spending to 2.5% of GDP by the end of the decade.

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