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International - Today’s News

Seven students and teacher killed in Japanese avalanche

A group of 52 students and 11 teachers were on a three-day outing when disaster struck.

"So many people have been so kind": Family of US man killed in London

54-year-old Kurt Cochran had been in London with his wife Melissa, who was seriously injured.

Theresa May is heading north for a Scottish independence showdown with Nicola Sturgeon

It comes as the British PM prepares to rigger Article 50.

Trump taps his son-in-law to run government like a business

“The government should be run like a great American company.”

International - Yesterday’s News

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Here's What Happened Today: Sunday

Captain Mark Duffy’s body recovered, talks in the North collapse and a US nightclub shooting had people talking today.

Talks in Northern Ireland collapse less than 24 hours before deadline

Sinn Féin leader Michelle O’Neill said that negotiations had “come to the end of the road”.

UK government demand access to WhatsApp messages after London attack

It’s been reported that the 52-year-old Briton who killed four people in Westminster used WhatsApp moments before the assault.

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The incredible story of the zookeepers who saved people from the Nazis

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From The42 Katie admits 'bad habits' need work as she edges closer to world title territory Transition

Katie admits 'bad habits' need work as she edges closer to world title territory

The Bray woman picked up another convincing win last night but she felt it was far from perfect.

Elderly Japanese people to be given cheaper funerals if they give up driving

Nearly 5 million people aged 75 or older hold a licence in Japan.

International - Saturday 25 March, 2017

One dead, one wounded after gunman barricades himself into bus in Las Vegas

“We had one single shooting incident with two victims,” a local police spokesman confirmed.

Poland charges 11 over bizarre Auschwitz 'slaughtered lamb' protest

The unprecedented stunt was apparently intended as a call for world peace.

Police investigating death of teenage boxer after amateur bout

The young man received medical treatment but was pronounced dead on arrival at hospital.

People are saying this is the 'worst 100 days' of any presidency

The healthcare fiasco is just the latest in a string of defeats for President Trump.

US state plans to put eight men to death over 10-day period

Arkansas says the unprecedented timetable is necessary because one of the ingredients in the lethal injection will soon expire.

Italian rape case dropped as 'woman didn't scream'

The ruling has triggered an outcry by women’s groups in the country.

China's demand for medicine fuels African donkey slaughter

The donkey gelatin industry is said to be worth millions of dollars in China, which is now looking to Africa to satisfy new demand.

London attacker: What we know so far about Khalid Masood

Former schoolmates said he had been a popular student and a “happy-go-lucky” character.

'Job done': UKIP's only MP has quit the party

“I will leave UKIP amicably, cheerfully and in the knowledge that we won.”

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Harrison Ford to air traffic control after near miss: 'I'm the schmuck that landed on the taxiway'

He told the air traffic controllers that “it’s a big deal for me”.

His take on her emails helped derail Hillary's campaign, now Comey is standing up to Trump

The imposing 6’8″ Comey projected a cool demeanour answering questions this week.

'Just getting on with it': Laptop ban comes into force at Middle-East airports

Air carriers were offering a laptop stowage service as the ban comes into effect.

Family found wrong corpse in coffin when they went to say goodbye to their grandad

The body had been mixed up with another man and been buried three days earlier in the wrong grave.

The 9 at 9: Saturday

Here’s everything you need to know as you start your day.

From The42 The quarterback, the President and the Divided States of America Job Search

The quarterback, the President and the Divided States of America

There are very few footballing reasons Colin Kaepernick should be unemployed and yet, five years after a Super Bowl appearance, he is.

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A night in which football felt secondary

5 talking points from Friday’s controversy-filled World Cup qualifier between Ireland and Wales.

International - Friday 24 March, 2017

London attacker cheerful, joking on eve of deadly rampage

Six people arrested in relation to the Westminster attack have been released without charge tonight.

Trump forced to withdraw Obamacare replacement in major political defeat

House Republicans indicated the vote would lose.

Naked people slaughter a sheep at Auschwitz death camp

Those involved have been detained.

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British police release image of Khalid Masood in appeal for information

The total number of victims who have died has now reached four.

Juncker calls Brexit 'a tragedy' as he says UK's final bill will be around €58 billion

The EU Commission President said that Article 50 negotiations with the UK will be “frank and fair”.

'I tried to get his heart beating': Wexford woman tried to save injured Westminster victim

Joanne Crofton was training as a tour guide for an open-top bus company when the attack happened.

From The42 'I thought 'I've had enough of this'' - Brian Carey on volatile owners, Big Jack and a fresh start Life Of Brian

'I thought 'I've had enough of this'' - Brian Carey on volatile owners, Big Jack and a fresh start

The Corkman has spent his life immersed in the daily grind of football but it’s time for a change.

Around 250 feared dead in new migrant boat sinkings

The bodies recovered were African men with estimated ages of between 16 and 25.

Trump to Republicans: Pass health care bill today or I'm moving on

The American Health Care Act has faced trouble passing through Congress.

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