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Dublin: 16 °C Wednesday 20 September, 2017

International - Today’s News

Manchester father (26) sentenced to life after murdering 8-month-old son at their home

The child’s mother was found guilty of causing or allowing his death and attempting to pervert the course of justice.

The 9 at 9: Wednesday

Legendary commentator Jimmy Magee has died, and 224 dead in Mexican quake – it’s the 9 at 9.

Former German spy found guilty of trying to share state secrets while pretending to be jihadist

The former banker and a father-of-four was also an ex-gay porn actor.

'Ignorant hate speech belongs in medieval times': Iran strongly criticises Trump

Trump took aim at countries who have been on his radar since he took up the presidency in January.

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Death toll in horror Mexico earthquake reaches 224

At least 21 children are among the dead after the quake toppled their school.

Family of Irish man who died alone in Manchester located after appeal

John Joseph O’Brien died at his home in Hulme in Manchester earlier this year.

International - Yesterday’s News

Boris Johnson denies he's planning to quit over Brexit row

Johnson has played down rumours of infighting in the Tory party, after a colleague accused him of “backseat driving”.

At least 42 dead as earthquake hits Mexico City and destroys buildings and bridges Quake This post contains videos

At least 42 dead as earthquake hits Mexico City and destroys buildings and bridges

The US Geological Survey put the quake’s magnitude at 7.1.

'Rocket man is on a suicide mission': Trump issues stark threat to North Korea Rocket Man This post contains videos

'Rocket man is on a suicide mission': Trump issues stark threat to North Korea

He also called out Iran and said he could get rid of the international peace accord.

From The42 Man United fans urged to stop 'offensive' Stone Roses chant about Lukaku From The Terraces

Man United fans urged to stop 'offensive' Stone Roses chant about Lukaku

A section of supporters were recorded singing the song during last week’s win over Basel.

Nerf guns can cause serious eye injuries and internal bleeding, doctors warn

The warning comes after three people were hospitalised with serious eye injuries caused by the guns.

From The42 Ex-footballer Rio Ferdinand confirms he's pursuing career as professional boxer aged 38 Ferdinhands

Ex-footballer Rio Ferdinand confirms he's pursuing career as professional boxer aged 38

The former England defender announced his new career path on Twitter this morning.

'You can disagree with those views but he wasn't guilty of terrorism': Ibrahim Halawa's former cellmate

Peter Greste – who spent over a year in an Egyptian prison with Halawa – said that it was “wonderful” that he had been released.

Man posed as Justin Bieber lookalike to get indecent images from young girls jailed for 15 years

Yohann Ramchelawon used fake social media accounts to chat to young girls.

Trump says democracy must be restored in Venezuela as 'their country is collapsing'

Trump made his comments ahead of the annual world leaders debate at the UN today.

Caribbean islands hit by 'potentially catastrophic' Hurricane Maria

“So far we have lost all what money can buy and replace,” Dominica’s Prime Minister said.

Rohingya crisis: Suu Kyi defends Myanmar against international criticism

An estimated 412,000 Rohingya Muslims have fled to Bangladesh following violent attacks.

International - Monday 18 September, 2017

Four in 10 people think Suu Kyi's Freedom of Dublin award should be taken back

She was awarded the Freedom of Dublin in 2000, but only received it in 2012 as she was under house arrest at the time.

Scottish man cycles around world in 79 days, setting new world record

Mark Beaumont smashed the previous record of 123 days.

Hillary Clinton isn't ruling out challenging the 2016 election result

The Democratic candidate isn’t sure how this would happen though.

Here's What Happened Today: Monday

Ibrahim Halawa, Ryanair’s cancelled flights and Wayne Rooney had everyone talking today.

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Two new Banksy murals have appeared in London

The murals are ahead of a new exhibition of US artist Jean-Michel Basquiat.

Iraq is set to deport 500 Isis brides

The women were captured along with 800 children.

From The42 Bookmaker apologises after offering 66/1 for dead footballer to be next Birmingham City manager Gaffe

Bookmaker apologises after offering 66/1 for dead footballer to be next Birmingham City manager

Paddy Power say Ugo Ehiogu’s inclusion in the market to replace Harry Redknapp was “a genuine error”.

From The42 Wayne Rooney banned from the road for two years after pleading guilty to drink-driving Off-field Problems

Wayne Rooney banned from the road for two years after pleading guilty to drink-driving

The Everton striker has also been ordered to perform 100 hours of unpaid work.

Diesel emissions may be responsible for 5,000 deaths in Europe every year

Researchers say almost half of those deaths could be preventable.

Donald Trump shares 'juvenile' mock video of golf ball striking Hillary Clinton

The US President went on a Twitter tirade last week in response to the release of Hillary Clinton’s memoirs, What Happened.

From The42 Wrestling legend Bobby 'The Brain' Heenan has died RIP

Wrestling legend Bobby 'The Brain' Heenan has died

The Hall of Famer’s cause of death has yet to be confirmed.

Sean Spicer appears at Emmys to claim it had 'the largest crowd ever. Period.'

Spicer, who resigned in July in one of the many shake-ups of Trump’s White House, was the highlight of Stephen Colbert’s opening monologue.

The 9 at 9: Monday

Here’s what’s making the headlines this morning.

Britain downgrades terror threat from 'imminent' to 'highly likely'

The Islamic State group claimed responsibility for Friday’s explosion.

After 50 years, Rolling Stone magazine is up for sale

Rolling Stone last year sold a 49% stake to a Singaporean music start-up.

International - Sunday 17 September, 2017

This stretch of border shows why Brexit will be an enormous headache to manage - we went to talk to locals

This road crosses the border multiple times in just a few miles (or kilometres). What will happen after Brexit?

Here's What Happened Today: Sunday

All-Ireland thriller, gardaí appeal for breath test scandal evidence and an acid attack in France – it’s the Fix.

Climate change blamed for Portugal facing its worst drought in more than 20 years

The Pego do Altar reservoir is now almost empty of water.

Theresa May says Trump visit still on despite his terror tweets

May had publicly rebuked Trump for his comments.

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Young girls playing football are breaking cultural barriers in Palestine

Women’s football has grown since the first female Palestinian team was formed in 2009.

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