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International - Wednesday 27 July, 2022

Neighbours comes to an end next week and RTÉ will stream classic episodes to mark the occasion
# Neighbours
# Neighbours

Neighbours comes to an end next week and RTÉ will stream classic episodes to mark the occasion

Jul 27th 2022, 2:03 PM 21,593 Views 20 Comments

The series finale will air this Friday on the UK’s Channel 5, and on RTE next Wednesday.

Monkey killed in Japan after injuring nearly 50 people
# Monkey Business
# Monkey Business

Monkey killed in Japan after injuring nearly 50 people

Jul 27th 2022, 9:24 AM 31,612 Views 33 Comments

City officials have been trying for weeks to track down a vicious gang of monkeys.

Powerful earthquake hits northern Philippines
# Disaster
# Disaster

Powerful earthquake hits northern Philippines

Jul 27th 2022, 7:32 AM 27,443 Views 1 Comment

A 25-year-old construction worker died when the three-storey building he was working on collapsed.

International - Tuesday 26 July, 2022

Joyous scenes as hosts England beat Sweden to reach Euro 2022 final
# Happy Days
From The42
# Happy Days

Joyous scenes as hosts England beat Sweden to reach Euro 2022 final

Jul 26th 2022, 10:56 PM 24,706 Views 27 Comments

Sarina Wiegman’s side will face France or Germany at Wembley.

US against opening probe on death of journalist and US citizen Shireen Abu Akleh
# Palestine
# Palestine

US against opening probe on death of journalist and US citizen Shireen Abu Akleh

Jul 26th 2022, 10:54 PM 15,101 Views 7 Comments

Israel initially said that Palestinian fire could have killed Abu Akleh, before backtracking.

US politician attends son’s same-sex wedding days after voting no to gay marriage
# Congress
# Congress

US politician attends son’s same-sex wedding days after voting no to gay marriage

Jul 26th 2022, 10:05 PM 55,078 Views 81 Comments

In 2015 the U.S. Supreme Court struck down all state bans on same-sex marriage and legalized it in all fifty states

British Tory leadership debate cancelled after presenter faints live on air
# Tory Debate
# Tory Debate

British Tory leadership debate cancelled after presenter faints live on air

Updated Jul 26th 2022, 9:25 PM 75,738 Views 22 Comments

The Foreign Secretary looked visibly worried and could be heard saying ‘oh my god’, as she walked off the stage.

Ireland will be exempt from EU's 15% reduction in gas
# Gas Craic
# Gas Craic

Ireland will be exempt from EU's 15% reduction in gas

Jul 26th 2022, 5:11 PM 34,735 Views 26 Comments

The measure will aim to decrease European reliance on Russian gas.

Ronaldo arrives with agent by his side as he meets Erik ten Hag for talks over future
# Summit
From The42
# Summit

Ronaldo arrives with agent by his side as he meets Erik ten Hag for talks over future

Jul 26th 2022, 5:00 PM 45,225 Views 34 Comments

The Portugal forward missed United’s pre-season tour to Thailand and Australia because of personal reasons amid speculation over his future.

'Courageous' and 'frankly irreplaceable': Books of condolence open for David Trimble
# RIP
# RIP

'Courageous' and 'frankly irreplaceable': Books of condolence open for David Trimble

Updated Jul 26th 2022, 3:10 PM 32,406 Views 38 Comments

The 77-year-old former Stormont first minister died on Monday evening following an illness.

Seven Australian rugby league players boycott Pride jersey
# Sea Eagles
From The42
# Sea Eagles

Seven Australian rugby league players boycott Pride jersey

Updated Jul 26th 2022, 2:50 PM 59,638 Views 99 Comments

The Sydney-based Sea Eagles will don the rainbow-themed uniforms for a crucial match against the Sydney Roosters on Thursday.

Tory petition resisting Johnson's resignation as 'Boris bus' may protest leader debates
# Tories
# Tories

Tory petition resisting Johnson's resignation as 'Boris bus' may protest leader debates

Jul 26th 2022, 1:31 PM 23,550 Views 10 Comments

There may be a “Boris bus” to bring supporters to protest at hustings for the leadership race to choose Johnson’s successor.

Japan executes man who killed seven people in truck ramming and stabbing
# Tokyo
# Tokyo

Japan executes man who killed seven people in truck ramming and stabbing

Jul 26th 2022, 11:04 AM 21,231 Views 25 Comments

The country has maintained the death penalty despite growing international criticism.

Biden says he is ‘feeling better every day’ after contracting Covid
# Joevid
# Joevid

Biden says he is ‘feeling better every day’ after contracting Covid

Jul 26th 2022, 9:58 AM 8,076 Views 22 Comments

The 79-year-old president said his voice is still raspy and he still has nasal congestion, but he is ‘on my way to fully recovered, God willing’.

Study launched into outdoor swimming as alternative to antidepressants
# Head First
# Head First

Study launched into outdoor swimming as alternative to antidepressants

Jul 26th 2022, 8:04 AM 28,823 Views 21 Comments

Ecotherapy – therapeutic intervention through nature – is known to boost people’s mood.

International - Monday 25 July, 2022

Myanmar military junta executes four political prisoners
# Myanmar
# Myanmar

Myanmar military junta executes four political prisoners

Updated Jul 25th 2022, 9:54 PM 19,864 Views 11 Comments

The executions were carried out despite international calls for clemency.

Players with early-onset dementia to launch legal case against rugby authorities
# Proceedings
From The42
# Proceedings

Players with early-onset dementia to launch legal case against rugby authorities

Jul 25th 2022, 9:30 PM 41,596 Views 16 Comments

The claimants include former Wales captain Ryan Jones and England’s 2003 World Cup-winning hooker Steve Thompson.

Defamation trial between Alex Jones and parents of Sandy Hook shooting victims to begin
# Conspiracy
# Conspiracy

Defamation trial between Alex Jones and parents of Sandy Hook shooting victims to begin

Jul 25th 2022, 6:49 PM 29,791 Views 23 Comments

The trial will determine how much Jones must pay for falsely telling his audience the classroom shooting was a hoax.

Japanese police to resist monkey attacks with tranquiliser guns
# Planet Of The Apes
# Planet Of The Apes

Japanese police to resist monkey attacks with tranquiliser guns

Jul 25th 2022, 5:38 PM 26,818 Views 24 Comments

The city isn’t sure if the attacks are the work of multiple monkeys or a single aggressive individual.

'Multiple victims' in shootings near Vancouver, say Canada police
# Canada
# Canada

'Multiple victims' in shootings near Vancouver, say Canada police

Jul 25th 2022, 5:25 PM 30,101 Views 0 Comments

Canadian media reports said the shooter may have targeted homeless people in the city.

Russia's Gazprom to cut gas deliveries to Germany drastically from Wednesday
# Gas Supply
# Gas Supply

Russia's Gazprom to cut gas deliveries to Germany drastically from Wednesday

Jul 25th 2022, 4:43 PM 36,164 Views 38 Comments

The gas giant said it was cutting daily deliveries via the Nord Stream pipeline due to technical issues.

Irishman dies in Bali motorbike accident
# Tragic
# Tragic

Irishman dies in Bali motorbike accident

Jul 25th 2022, 3:22 PM 34,553 Views 0 Comments

The Department of Foreign Affairs is providing consular assistance to the family.

The Omen and Titanic actor David Warner dies age 80
# RIP
# RIP

The Omen and Titanic actor David Warner dies age 80

Jul 25th 2022, 1:52 PM 26,809 Views 0 Comments

One of his best known roles was as a brutal bodyguard in Titanic and he also appeared in The Omen.

UK to host Eurovision 2023 after organisers rule out Ukraine due to safety concerns
# Eurovision
# Eurovision

UK to host Eurovision 2023 after organisers rule out Ukraine due to safety concerns

Updated Jul 25th 2022, 1:00 PM 14,572 Views 26 Comments

This year’s contest was won by Ukrainian entry Kalush Orchestra.

EU approves smallpox vaccine for use against monkeypox
# Monkeypox
# Monkeypox

EU approves smallpox vaccine for use against monkeypox

Jul 25th 2022, 10:28 AM 9,862 Views 16 Comments

Imvanex has been approved in the EU since 2013 for the prevention of smallpox.

Parents and six-year-old daughter shot dead in tent at US park
# US
# US

Parents and six-year-old daughter shot dead in tent at US park

Jul 25th 2022, 10:01 AM 57,872 Views 0 Comments

The family’s nine-year-old son survived the shooting.

International human rights group seeks arrest of ex-Sri Lankan president after he fled country
# War Crimes
# War Crimes

International human rights group seeks arrest of ex-Sri Lankan president after he fled country

Jul 25th 2022, 9:57 AM 7,493 Views 0 Comments

Gotabaya Rajapaksa fled to Singapore earlier this month.

Michael O'Leary hits out at 'unprecedented handling delays' amid Ryanair summer recovery
# TAKE OFF
# TAKE OFF

Michael O'Leary hits out at 'unprecedented handling delays' amid Ryanair summer recovery

Jul 25th 2022, 8:22 AM 31,578 Views 11 Comments

The airline hit profits of €170 million for the three months to June.

Boat carrying Haitian migrants sinks off Bahamas, killing 17 people
# Caribbean
# Caribbean

Boat carrying Haitian migrants sinks off Bahamas, killing 17 people

Jul 25th 2022, 8:05 AM 6,962 Views 2 Comments

15 women, one man and an infant have died.

Truss and Sunak trade blows on immigration and China ahead of TV debate
# Tory Leadership
# Tory Leadership

Truss and Sunak trade blows on immigration and China ahead of TV debate

Jul 25th 2022, 7:32 AM 14,606 Views 18 Comments

Liz Truss and Rishi Sunak will have their first TV debate on the BBC after a weekend that saw both camps trade increasingly personal attacks.

Muhammad Ali’s Rumble in the Jungle belt sold at auction for €6.16 million
# Sold
# Sold

Muhammad Ali’s Rumble in the Jungle belt sold at auction for €6.16 million

Jul 25th 2022, 6:53 AM 14,628 Views 6 Comments

Indianapolis Colts owner Jim Irsay bought the belt after a bidding battle.

Russia says Odessa strikes hit Western arms as grain deal hangs in the balance
# Attack
# Attack

Russia says Odessa strikes hit Western arms as grain deal hangs in the balance

Jul 25th 2022, 6:48 AM 9,552 Views 14 Comments

International - Sunday 24 July, 2022

Residents ordered to evacuate after Japanese volcano erupts
# Japan
# Japan

Residents ordered to evacuate after Japanese volcano erupts

Jul 24th 2022, 7:40 PM 28,498 Views 2 Comments

There were no immediate reports of injuries after Sakurajima erupted on the southern island of Kyushu.

More than a thousand migrants arrive in Italy within hours, hundreds more rescued off the coast
# Italy
# Italy

More than a thousand migrants arrive in Italy within hours, hundreds more rescued off the coast

Jul 24th 2022, 6:48 PM 23,967 Views 18 Comments

Between 1 January and 22 July, 34,000 people arrived in Italy by sea.

Greek firefighters continue to battle major wildfires amid heatwave
# Greece
# Greece

Greek firefighters continue to battle major wildfires amid heatwave

Jul 24th 2022, 3:40 PM 11,055 Views 1 Comment

Temperatures were set to rise to 42 degrees Celsius in some regions.

North Korea accuses US of biological warfare in Ukraine
# Ukraine
# Ukraine

North Korea accuses US of biological warfare in Ukraine

Jul 24th 2022, 12:23 PM 37,635 Views 50 Comments

Washington and Kyiv have denied the existence of laboratories intended to produce biological weapons in Ukraine.

Two Palestinians killed in Israeli West Bank raid
# Nablus
# Nablus

Two Palestinians killed in Israeli West Bank raid

Jul 24th 2022, 10:14 AM 9,618 Views 30 Comments

The Palestinian Red Crescent reported treating 19 wounded in Nablus, including 10 people hit by live fire.

Russian strikes on Odessa port cast doubt over grain deal
# Ukraine
# Ukraine

Russian strikes on Odessa port cast doubt over grain deal

Jul 24th 2022, 8:35 AM 14,846 Views 17 Comments

Zelenskyy said the strikes on Odessa showed Moscow could not be trusted to keep its promises.

Roads to Port of Dover ‘flowing normally’ after days of traffic chaos
# Dover Traffic
# Dover Traffic

Roads to Port of Dover ‘flowing normally’ after days of traffic chaos

Jul 24th 2022, 8:01 AM 14,773 Views 16 Comments

Extra post-Brexit border checks and French authorities’ understaffing of checkpoints in Dover have been blamed for the hold-ups.