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11 June 2018 12:33 FactCheck: Did Justin Trudeau's eyebrow fall off during a press conference?

Footage online appears to show the Canadian Prime MInister’s eyebrow falling off at a live press conference. THE G7 SUMMIT ended with US President Donald Trump renewing the threat of global trade war as he abruptly rejected the text of a consensus statement and branded as “false” statements made by the summit’s Canadian host Justin Trudeau. “Based on Justin’s 4

14 April 2018 10:16 How did it come to this? A timeline of the Syrian chemical attack to today's air strikes

In a week where the West clashed with Russia, a string of air strikes on Syrian targets has rocked the international community. THE UNITED STATES, France and Britain launched retaliatory strikes on the Syrian regime a week after an alleged chemical attack on an ex-rebel town, despite warnings from Russia. On Saturday April 7 the Syrian American Medical 48

13 April 2018 15:53 Russia says it has proof Britain was behind alleged Syria chemical attack

The Russian Military says it has proof that the attack was staged on orders from London. THE RUSSIAN MILITARY today said it had proof that an alleged chemical weapons attack in Syria’s Eastern Ghouta was staged on orders from London. Russian defence ministry spokesman Igor Konashenkov said the military had “proof that testifies to the direct participation 15

26 February 2018 23:35 Most Irish people support the work of online paedophile hunters here

The actions of some anti-paedophile vigilante groups have come to international prominence in recent months. A MAJORITY OF Irish people support the work of online paedophile hunters according to a new poll. The survey, conducted on behalf of RTÉ’s Claire Byrne Live by Amárach Research, suggests that 57% of those polled agree with the actions of such vigilante 9

18 February 2018 09:00 Sitdown Sunday: The billionaires prepping for the apocalypse in New Zealand

Grab a comfy chair and sit back with some of the week’s best longreads. IT’S A DAY of rest, and you may be in the mood for a quiet corner and a comfy chair. We’ve hand-picked the week’s best reads for you to savour. Barry Bennell was a football coach to young guys – he was also an abuser. This piece details his predatory behaviour and the horror it wreaked 123

13 February 2018 13:58 Portuguese police detain man after finding cocaine inside fake arse

Police said a “considerable amount of cocaine” was found inside the concealed pouches. POLICE IN PORTUGAL have detained a man at Lisbon’s international airport, accused of carrying a kilo of cocaine inside a fake arse. The national anti-narcotics trafficking unit of the Policia Judiciaria described finding the “considerable amount of cocaine” within 12

24 January 2018 21:50 Pope Francis warns against 'fake news' and compares it to the story of Adam and Eve

Fake news was popularised as a phrase by Donald Trump. POPE FRANCIS HAS warned against the temptation of fake news, drawing a parallel between ethically compromised journalism and the biblical tale of Adam, Eve, the snake and the forbidden fruit. In his annual World Communication Day message held on the feast day of Francis de Sales, the patron saint 17

01 December 2017 20:20 Fake Paris attacks victim jailed for six months

He was 30km away from the attack in the Bataclan when it happened. A MAN WHO claimed to have survived the 2015 massacre at the Bataclan theatre in Paris, describing his brush with death in vivid detail although he was nowhere near the scene, was sentenced to six months in jail today. The court in Versailles, south of Paris, sentenced Cedric Rey, 29, to two years 21

02 November 2017 00:21 Fake news? You’ll never believe what Collins has chosen as Word of the Year

Usage of the term has risen by 365% since last year. Defined as “false, often sensational, information disseminated under the guise of news reporting”, “fake news” will now be added to the next print edition of Collins Dictionary. Lexicographers, the people who compile dictionaries, found other politically relevant words had been significant over the last 12 months 18

01 November 2017 06:27 New York terror: Five friends celebrating anniversary among eight dead as attacker identified

The compatriots were celebrating the 30th anniversary of their graduation from Polytechnic College in the city of Rosario in central Argentina. A statement from the ministry confirmed the deaths of Hernan Diego Mendoza, Diego Enrique Angelini, Alejandro Damian Pagnucco, Ariel Erlij and Hernan Ferruchi and said the government passed on its deepest condolences 19