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#Tension

# tension - Wednesday 13 November, 2019

'I'd imagine Sterling's not hugely enthusiastic about me' – Southgate

The Man City star has been dropped by the England manager.

# tension - Sunday 27 October, 2019

Erasmus' Boks set up World Cup final with England after edging Wales

Handré Pollard’s place-kicking was crucial as the Boks edged the semi-final in Yokohama.

# tension - Tuesday 17 September, 2019

Neuer wants to end tension with Germany team-mate Ter Stegen after war of words

Manuel Neuer says he is done speaking about his Germany rivalry with Marc-Andre ter Stegen.

# tension - Tuesday 10 September, 2019

From TheJournal.ie North Korea fires projectiles hours after offering talks with US Missiles

North Korea fires projectiles hours after offering talks with US

The US has said it is closely monitoring the situation.

# tension - Monday 1 July, 2019

From TheJournal.ie How is Hong Kong different to China and what do protesters worry might happen? China

How is Hong Kong different to China and what do protesters worry might happen?

After the biggest mass demonstration in years last month, there is more violence in the city today.

# tension - Thursday 13 June, 2019

From TheJournal.ie US accuses Iran of being behind attack on two oil tankers in the Gulf Strait Of Hormuz

US accuses Iran of being behind attack on two oil tankers in the Gulf

The suspected attacks come amid spiralling tensions between Tehran and Washington.

# tension - Monday 13 May, 2019

From TheJournal.ie Saudi oil tankers among ships targeted by 'sabotage attacks' Tension

Saudi oil tankers among ships targeted by 'sabotage attacks'

The ships suffered “significant damage” but none of the crew members were harmed.

# tension - Wednesday 27 March, 2019

Montenegro defender slams Liverpool's Henderson for 'ugly and disrespectful' jersey jibe

Atletico Madrid’s Stefan Savic claims the England midfielder sarcastically offered to swap shirts with one of his opponents after their Euro 2020 qualifier.

# tension - Sunday 3 February, 2019

From TheJournal.ie Trump says that military intervention in Venezuela is 'an option' Venezuela

Trump says that military intervention in Venezuela is 'an option'

The United States recognised Venezuelan opposition leader Juan Guaido as interim president on 23 January.

# tension - Friday 1 February, 2019

From TheJournal.ie 'Completely unacceptable': Britain angered after EU document calls Gibraltar a 'colony' Tension

'Completely unacceptable': Britain angered after EU document calls Gibraltar a 'colony'

Gibraltar, home to 33,000 people, was ceded to Britain by Spain in 1713, in perpetuity.

# tension - Sunday 20 January, 2019

Maria Sharapova refuses to answer reporters' questions after Melbourne exit Tension This post contains videos

Maria Sharapova refuses to answer reporters' questions after Melbourne exit

It was a forgettable day for 2008 champion, as she crashed out of the Australian Open.

# tension - Wednesday 14 November, 2018

'I remember coming out for the warm-up and the chants were 'Kill the Fenian bastards''

Joe Waters was part of the Republic of Ireland side that faced Northern Ireland at Windsor Park at the height of The Troubles in 1979.

# tension - Thursday 25 October, 2018

'It's hugely disrespectful, I'm disgusted' - FAI criticised after declining to attend PFAI awards

There has been ongoing tension between the FAI and the PFAI in recent times.

# tension - Friday 28 September, 2018

Mourinho on Pogba row: No player is bigger than Man United

The Portuguese boss explained his reasons for relieving the midfielder of the vice-captaincy.

# tension - Wednesday 26 September, 2018

'I am the manager I make these decisions' - Pogba will never captain Man United again, Mourinho confirms

Jose Mourinho confirmed that the French star has been removed as vice-captain following defeat to Derby.

# tension - Sunday 26 August, 2018

From TheJournal.ie 'We want a level playing pitch': Retail groups take aim at pop-up markets Tension

'We want a level playing pitch': Retail groups take aim at pop-up markets

But one major operator says bricks-and-mortar firms are simply ‘unable to take competition’.

# tension - Friday 10 August, 2018

From TheJournal.ie Reports of truce agreed between Hamas and Israel, ending intense two days of violence Tension

Reports of truce agreed between Hamas and Israel, ending intense two days of violence

Israel and Hamas have fought three wars since the Islamic militant group seized control of Gaza in 2007.

# tension - Tuesday 19 June, 2018

From TheJournal.ie China accuses Trump of 'blackmail' as he threatens fresh tariffs Tension

China accuses Trump of 'blackmail' as he threatens fresh tariffs

He said yesterday he had asked the US Trade Representative to target $200 billion worth of imports for a 10% levy.

# tension - Thursday 31 May, 2018

'I've discovered your true face' - Benzema hits back over World Cup omission

Noel Le Graet’s support for head coach Didier Deschamps’ decision to leave the Real Madrid man out has angered the forward.

# tension - Wednesday 18 April, 2018

From TheJournal.ie UK regulator launches seven investigations into Kremlin-backed broadcaster RT Tension

UK regulator launches seven investigations into Kremlin-backed broadcaster RT

The investigations have been launched on the back of the Salisbury nerve agent attack in March.

# tension - Friday 30 March, 2018

From TheJournal.ie 12 dead after clashes erupt as thousands of Gazans march near Israel border Tension

12 dead after clashes erupt as thousands of Gazans march near Israel border

More than 1,200 were wounded by various means by Israeli forces.

# tension - Sunday 24 December, 2017

From TheJournal.ie North Korea says new UN sanctions are an 'act of war' Tension

North Korea says new UN sanctions are an 'act of war'

The UN Security Council unanimously passed new, US-drafted sanctions that will restrict oil supplies.

# tension - Thursday 21 December, 2017

From TheJournal.ie North Korean soldier defects to South, triggers gunfire at border Tension

North Korean soldier defects to South, triggers gunfire at border

The soldier cross the border in thick fog and made his way to a guard post.

# tension - Friday 8 December, 2017

Neymar 'stressed' after Cavani spat

Nene, a former star at PSG, admits to helping persuade his fellow Brazilian to make a move to France.

# tension - Monday 13 November, 2017

From TheJournal.ie North Korean soldier shot a number of times while trying to defect to the south Border Shooting

North Korean soldier shot a number of times while trying to defect to the south

The soldier survived the shooting.

# tension - Saturday 28 October, 2017

From TheJournal.ie US Defense Secretary warns North Korea of 'massive military response' Tension

US Defense Secretary warns North Korea of 'massive military response'

Pyongyang in recent months has sparked global alarm by conducting a sixth nuclear test and test-launching missiles capable of reaching the US mainland.

# tension - Friday 27 October, 2017

Sligo breathe a big sigh of relief after nervy draw in Drogheda

The Bit o’Red needed a point to guarantee survival this evening.

From TheJournal.ie Catalonia crisis: Spain poised to impose direct rule on the region today Catalonia

Catalonia crisis: Spain poised to impose direct rule on the region today

The Spanish Senate will meet at 8am Irish time to vote to depose Catalonia’s government.

# tension - Wednesday 18 October, 2017

From TheJournal.ie Spain to suspend Catalonia's autonomy unless leader abandons independence push Tension

Spain to suspend Catalonia's autonomy unless leader abandons independence push

If Catalonia does not provide a satisfactory response by 8am tomorrow, direct rule could be imposed.

# tension - Saturday 14 October, 2017

Barcelona met with wash of Spanish flags in Madrid

The game is Barca’s first trip to the Spanish capital since an independence referendum.

# tension - Friday 6 October, 2017

Gerard Pique again the subject of abuse from Spanish fans ahead of Albania clash

The Barcelona defender was jeered and booed as his name was read out in Alicante.

# tension - Friday 22 September, 2017

From TheJournal.ie Taoiseach speaks to Theresa May ahead of her landmark Brexit speech Money Dominates

Taoiseach speaks to Theresa May ahead of her landmark Brexit speech

All eyes are on May as she prepares to spell out her key demands in a keynote Brexit speech.

# tension - Tuesday 5 September, 2017

From TheJournal.ie 'Enough is enough': South Korea continues military drills after North Korean nuclear test Tension

'Enough is enough': South Korea continues military drills after North Korean nuclear test

A new agreement between Washington and Seoul will allow the South to develop more powerful weapons.

# tension - Monday 31 July, 2017

From TheJournal.ie Venezuelan President claims victory as 10 die in violent protests Constituent Assembly

Venezuelan President claims victory as 10 die in violent protests

10 people were killed in violent protests against Venezuela’s Constituent Assembly elections.

# tension - Sunday 21 May, 2017

Ballack slams retiring Lahm over Germany captaincy spat

Tributes have poured in for the retiring Bayern stalwart, but his former colleague has not forgiven him for a dispute.

# tension - Wednesday 17 May, 2017

Women's Tennis Association not happy with French Open's Maria Sharapova snub

The WTA claim the reasoning is wrong.

# tension - Saturday 22 April, 2017

From TheJournal.ie 'Hit me. Bring it on': American Airlines worker suspended after squaring up to passenger Hot Air This post contains videos

'Hit me. Bring it on': American Airlines worker suspended after squaring up to passenger

Footage of the incident has gone viral.

# tension - Monday 20 March, 2017

Mourinho stokes flames as United accused in tunnel row

Middlesbrough captain Ben Gibson and Ashley Young were restrained by team-mates in a fiery clash yesterday.

# tension - Sunday 1 January, 2017

Mourinho airs his frustrations at Ivory Coast over Bailly departure

The defender will miss tomorrow’s meeting with West Ham as he must meet up with his international team-mates.

# tension - Thursday 29 December, 2016

Arsene Wenger and Mathieu Debuchy are barely on speaking terms

The Gunners full-back is hoping to find a ‘new challenge’ after being frozen out at Emirates Stadium.

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