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International - Today’s News

Prince William on the time Diana organised three supermodels to greet him for his birthday Princess Of Wales This post contains videos

Prince William on the time Diana organised three supermodels to greet him for his birthday

It’s part of a new documentary about Britain’s two princes and their mother.

Female BBC journalists write open letter to boss saying he 'can do better' on gender pay-gap

Last week it was revealed that there is a massive discrepancy between the pay of male and female journalists at the British state broadcaster.

Eight dead in violence after Israeli security at Jerusalem holy site sparks anger

The site is in east Jerusalem, annexed by Israel after the 1967 Six-Day War.

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From The42 Star rugby ref Nigel Owens opens up on bulimia battle Ongoing Struggle

Star rugby ref Nigel Owens opens up on bulimia battle

“I would urge anyone suffering to do something – seek professional advice, tell people about it, don’t hide it, don’t lie about it, that’s a great first step.”

Eight people found dead in tractor-trailer, nearly 30 injured, in Texas Walmart human trafficking tragedy SAN ANTONIO This post contains videos

Eight people found dead in tractor-trailer, nearly 30 injured, in Texas Walmart human trafficking tragedy

The tragedy was discovered after one of the people involved emerged from the truck and asked a passerby for some water.

Sitdown Sunday: 'I was trapped in an underwater cave with oxygen running out'

Grab a comfy chair and sit back with some of the week’s best longreads.

Race fixing and money laundering: How the horse racing industry fights back against criminal cartels

A race-winning horse was recently at the centre of a Criminal Assets Bureau investigation.

A spectacular fly-past and understated Trump references: U2 bring 'The Joshua Tree' home

Sweeping visuals from filmmaker Anton Corbijn helped breathe new life into the classic songs.

International - Yesterday’s News

Children's doctors have been getting death threats and abusive messages over Charlie Gard case

Great Ormond Street Hospital says such behaviour is “deplorable”.

Actor John Heard, who played the father in Home Alone, has died aged 72

He had been recovering from back surgery.

Synthetic seventh heaven: London and Paris deal with the perils of chemsex

Associated problems include overdoses and addiction.

20 million disease-spreading mosquitoes will be released in the US - but it's a good thing

The Debug Project aims to reduce the health impact that disease-carrying mosquitoes inflict on people around the world.

A teenage girl suspected of leaving Germany to become an 'Isis bride' has been arrested in Iraq

Linda W. disappeared last year after apparently making contact with IS members.

Donald Trump went off on a ten-post tweetstorm early this morning

The US President addressed claims he’s looking into pardoning himself and his family.

Indian chauffeur arrested after allegedly masturbating in front of German woman

Police arrested the 32-year-old driver after the woman accused him of unzipping his trousers and masturbating while she was walking in a public park .

From The42 'Andy Lee can't be killed!': For director Jay Bulger, CounterPunch saw a remarkable story come full circle Box Office

'Andy Lee can't be killed!': For director Jay Bulger, CounterPunch saw a remarkable story come full circle

Director and Rolling Stone journalist Jay Bulger wants to create boxing’s own ‘Boyhood’ after the success of his recent Netflix documentary, which featured a cameo from Ireland’s Andy Lee.

Israel deploys more troops to West Bank as crisis continues to escalate

The stabbing to death of three members of an Israeli family yesterday saw clashes erupt amid escalating tensions at the Holy Land’s most contested shrine.

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India's new president is from the bottom of the caste system

This is only the second time this has occurred.

Sean Spicer says there are 'too many cooks' at the White House, signs off with pop at the 'fake news media' Spicey Interview This post contains videos

Sean Spicer says there are 'too many cooks' at the White House, signs off with pop at the 'fake news media'

Spicer resigned as White House press secretary yesterday after a tumultuous six months at the podium.

Surfing and rice planting among attractions on North Korea tourism website

There are strict warnings from a number of countries not to travel to the isolated Asian nation.

The 9 at 9: Saturday

Here’s all you need to know this bright Saturday morning.

'What have I got myself in for?': Harry Styles and Cillian Murphy on acting and the challenges of filming Dunkirk

We talked to the actors about being inspired by their director, Christopher Nolan.

International - Friday 21 July, 2017

No legal duty for laughing teens to rescue a drowning disabled man, says judge

“Never in my life would I have ever thought we would need a law to make this happen,” the local mayor said.

Six dead as tensions over Jerusalem holy site rise

The unrest came after Israeli ministers decided not to order the removal of metal detectors erected at entrances to the Haram al-Sharif compound.

Here's the new White House comms guy that Sean Spicer resigned over

Anthony Scaramucci called Spicer “a true American patriot” and says he hopes he’ll “make a tremendous amount of money”.

Decades after his death, Salvador Dali's iconic moustache is still perfectly intact

A Spanish forensic expert said “his moustache appeared at 10 past 10 and his hair was intact” almost 30 years after his death.

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How closely were you paying attention this week?

Sean Spicer has quit as White House Press Secretary

It was reportedly in protest at President Donald Trump’s pick for Communications Director.

The world's largest ever outbreak of cholera looks like it's about to get even worse

Yemen’s rainy season could accelerate the outbreak, agencies have warned.

US to ban travel to North Korea in the coming weeks

Relationships with North Korea have been strained since it successfully tested an intercontinental ballistic missile.

The 9 at 9: Friday

Woman who posed as man to trick friend into having sex jailed a second time, and three people die in road accident in Louth – it’s the 9 at 9.

Men under 50 banned from entering Jerusalem's Old City for Muslim prayers as tensions rise

Tensions have risen following an attack nearby that killed two policemen.

Two dead, 120 injured, in massive earthquake in Greece and Turkey

The massive quake, which measured 6.7 on the Richter scale, struck at 11.30pm Irish time last night.

'Just a taste of what is to come': Worldwide operation shuts down two huge 'dark web' markets

Underground websites AlphaBay and Hansa Market had tens of thousands of sellers.

International - Thursday 20 July, 2017

Neil Armstrong's moon bag sells for $1.8 million in New York

A lawyer bought the bag for less than $1,000.

Cecil the lion's son Xanda shot dead in Zimbabwe trophy hunt

Cecil’s killing sparked international outcry in 2015.

Here's What Happened Today: Thursday

Commissioner orders review of child sex abuse case, medical students injured in Malawi and OJ Simpson to be freed – it’s the Fix.

OJ Simpson has been granted release from prison The Juice Is Loose This post contains videos

OJ Simpson has been granted release from prison

Simpson may be released as early as October.

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Chester Bennington, the lead singer of Linkin Park, has died aged 41 RIP

Chester Bennington, the lead singer of Linkin Park, has died aged 41

The singer was found dead at his LA home.

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