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Dublin: 14 °C Friday 18 August, 2017

Today’s News

Chinese fans tell 'Homesick Boy' Carlos Tevez to stay away

The 33-year-old Argentine former international has been a flop since moving this year to Shanghai Shenhua.

From TheJournal.ie 'You are not alone': Taylor Swift makes 'generous' donation to sexual assault charity Speaking Out

'You are not alone': Taylor Swift makes 'generous' donation to sexual assault charity

The pop star won a sexual assault lawsuit against a radio DJ on Monday.

From TheJournal.ie 'They are assassins, criminals who won't terrorise us': Leaders react to Barcelona attack Solidarity
From TheJournal.ie White nationalist extremism being blocked from online social networks Accounts Removed

White nationalist extremism being blocked from online social networks

Online chat rooms were used to help organise the Unite the Right rally in Charlottesville.

Yesterday’s News

From TheJournal.ie Police in Catalonia say driver in Barcelona van attack still on the run Las Ramblas

Police in Catalonia say driver in Barcelona van attack still on the run

Catalonia has declared three days of mourning for the region.

From TheJournal.ie Trump references unfounded mass killing rumour in response to Barcelona attack General Pershing

Trump references unfounded mass killing rumour in response to Barcelona attack

The tweet suggested Trump actually believes a story that many historians say is apocryphal.

From TheJournal.ie 'First Ebola, now mudslides': Over 100 children confirmed dead in Sierra Leone Freetown

'First Ebola, now mudslides': Over 100 children confirmed dead in Sierra Leone

The death toll is currently at 300 but is expected to rise significantly.

From TheJournal.ie 10-year-old Indian rape victim gives birth to baby girl Chandigarh

10-year-old Indian rape victim gives birth to baby girl

Last month her parents asked the country’s top court to allow her to have a late-term abortion.

From TheJournal.ie Emma Stone is the world's highest-paid actress Forbes

Emma Stone is the world's highest-paid actress

Stone, who won the best actress Oscar for her role in La La Land, made $26 million in pre-tax earnings in the year up to June.

From TheJournal.ie Paris suspect Salah Abdeslam to face terror trial over police shootout Brussels Shootout

Paris suspect Salah Abdeslam to face terror trial over police shootout

Abdeslam was arrested in March last year, three days after the shootout in Brussels.

From TheJournal.ie Right-wing anti-immigrant politician wears burqa in Australian parliament Pauline Hanson

Right-wing anti-immigrant politician wears burqa in Australian parliament

Pauline Hanson said she was highlighting the safety risks of wearing the garment.

Coutinho, Dembele 'close' to battered Barca

Pep Segura, the club’s general manager, says negotiations for the two players could be finalised within days.

From TheJournal.ie Man arrested in Dutch radio station after taking woman hostage over car park argument Hilversum

Man arrested in Dutch radio station after taking woman hostage over car park argument

The NOS newscaster said the man was armed with a knife.

McGregor vows fast finish against Mayweather

The charismatic 29-year-old said a grueling training camp has taken him to “hell and back”.

From TheJournal.ie Steve Bannon calls white nationalists 'losers' Surprise Interview

Steve Bannon calls white nationalists 'losers'

The White House strategist is reported to be on shaky ground with Donald Trump.

From TheJournal.ie 'There will be no war on the peninsula': South Korean president on North's aggression War Games

Wednesday 16 August, 2017

From TheJournal.ie Why are statues of US Civil War leaders being removed from across the US? Explainer

Why are statues of US Civil War leaders being removed from across the US?

“You’re changing history. You’re changing culture,” Trump said of the removal of statues of Confederate leaders.

Five-goal Celtic put one foot in Champions League group stages

It was a comprehensive win for Brendan Rodgers’ side against Astana tonight at Celtic Park.

From TheJournal.ie Robert Mugabe's wife wants diplomatic immunity after being accused of attacking model Grace Mugabe

Robert Mugabe's wife wants diplomatic immunity after being accused of attacking model

Gabriella Engels, aged 20, said she had been attacked with an electrical extension cord.

From TheJournal.ie Both Bush presidents condemn racial bigotry after Trump's 'both sides' statement Charlottesville

Both Bush presidents condemn racial bigotry after Trump's 'both sides' statement

President Donald Trump disbanded two business councils after CEOs began resigning from them.

'As a female referee I'll be under special scrutiny' - History to be made in the Bundesliga

Bibiana Steinhaus will become the first female referee to officiate in one of Europe’s top leagues.

'Virgil's not for sale in this window. It's not personal' - Van Dijk going nowhere, insist Southampton

Saints chairman Ralph Krueger is adamant that the Dutch defender — a target of Liverpool and Chelsea — won’t be sold this summer.

Hartley tells Tuilagi and Solomona to make amends: 'Those guys let us down'

The pair broke England’s code of conduct in an incident reported to have been alcohol related.

From TheJournal.ie Trump praises 'wise' North Korea decision to back off Guam Guamania

Trump praises 'wise' North Korea decision to back off Guam

Trump stunned the world last week by warning North Korea it faced “fire and fury”.

From TheJournal.ie Third woman claims she was sexually assaulted by film director Roman Polanski Allegations

Third woman claims she was sexually assaulted by film director Roman Polanski

Although the statute of limitations has expired on her case, she could be called to testify in a future trial.

'Alexander the Great' - Press rave about Liverpool's teen sensation

The 18-year-old defender gained plenty of plaudits for his display against Hoffenheim last night.

China U20 team to start playing in German league

The senior national team has long been an embarrassment to the country and are currently ranked down in 77th in the Fifa world rankings.

From TheJournal.ie Three days of mourning in Madeira after falling tree kills 13 people Religious Festival

Three days of mourning in Madeira after falling tree kills 13 people

Dozens more were injured, some seriously.

From TheJournal.ie Abraham Lincoln Memorial defaced in Washington DC Spray Paint

Abraham Lincoln Memorial defaced in Washington DC

The graffiti appeared to say ‘F*** law’.

From TheJournal.ie 'Making hate fashionable again': Trump under fire for saying blame for Charlottesville lies on both sides Outrage

'Making hate fashionable again': Trump under fire for saying blame for Charlottesville lies on both sides

The statement once again drew sharp criticism from across the political and cultural board.

Tuesday 15 August, 2017

Everton finally agree huge deal to sign Sigurdsson - reports

Sigurdsson has been high on Everton manager Ronald Koeman’s wanted list for several months.

From TheJournal.ie 'It happened in the middle of mass': 12 killed and 50 injured by falling tree at religious Portuguese festival Madeira

'It happened in the middle of mass': 12 killed and 50 injured by falling tree at religious Portuguese festival

A 200-year-old oak tree fell on people gathered outside a church.

From TheJournal.ie Deadly Sierra Leone floods one of the worst single-day disasters in its history Freetown

Deadly Sierra Leone floods one of the worst single-day disasters in its history

The death toll is expected to rise as around 600 people are still missing. The President has appealed for a global response.

Buffon sandwiched between Ronaldo and Messi on three-man Uefa Player of the Year shortlist

Zlatan Ibrahimovic has made it into the top 10, meanwhile.

American track great says abortion revelation on eve of Olympics helped others

Sanya Richards-Ross had an abortion on the eve of the 2008 Games, where she won a gold and bronze medal.

From TheJournal.ie ‘The best of our country’: Pensioner who tried to save Jo Cox from neo-Nazi killer dies Bernard Carter-Kenny

‘The best of our country’: Pensioner who tried to save Jo Cox from neo-Nazi killer dies

Bernard Carter-Kenny was awarded a George Medal for bravery for trying to save Cox.

Play on, player: Wimbledon will spend £71 million on a second roof

Rain delays for the big matches at SW19 will soon be but a distant memory from your childhood.

Kenya want to build 10 athletics venues and become the first African host of the World Championships

‘We have a plan to build big stadiums in Nairobi, Mombasa and Eldoret and seven additional new ones in other parts of the country.’

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