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Irish cops arrest man over UK truck deaths

Irish cops arrest man over UK truck deaths

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LONDON (Reuters) - Irish police said on Saturday they had actually apprehended a male in his 20 s from Northern Ireland on suspicion of participation in the deaths of 39 people found in the back of a truck near London on Wednesday. Irish state broadcaster RTE stated the guy was apprehended at Dublin's port on Saturday early morning after showing up on a ferry from France, which authorities wanted to question him about the motions of the container in which the bodies were discovered. British cops have actually already detained four individuals in connection with the event. Reporting by David Milliken; Editing by Alex Richardson Our Standards: The Thomson Reuters Trust Concepts. Read More
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McGregor fined EUR1,000 in Ireland for assault – TSN

McGregor fined EUR1,000 in Ireland for assault – TSN

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McGregor fined however avoids jail time following event in Ireland VIDEO SIGN OUT DUBLIN-- Conor McGregor has actually been fined 1,000 euros ($ 1,120) for assaulting a male in a bar. The retired mixed martial arts fighter from Ireland pleaded guilty to a charge of assault throughout an appearance at Dublin District Court. Video footage of the incident in April was played in the hearing. McGregor accepted his actions were "extremely incorrect", informing the judge: "I assure you nothing of this nature will occur again." The 31- year-old McGregor hasn't combated in Mixed Martial Arts because losing by submission to Khabib Nurmagomedov in October2018 He was banned for six months and fined $50,000 for his part in a post-fight brawl. ___ More AP sports: https://apnews.com/apf-sports and https://twitter.com/AP_Sports Read More
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UK police investigating 39 lorry deaths raid two addresses

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GRAYS, England (Reuters) - Police were given more time on Thursday to question a driver arrested on suspicion of murder after 39 people, believed to be Chinese nationals, were found dead in a refrigerated truck near London, with the investigation focusing on human trafficking. Officers searched three properties in the County Armagh area of Northern Ireland. The driver has not been formally identified but a source familiar with the investigation said he was Mo Robinson from the Portadown area of the British province. Paramedics and police found the bodies of 31 men and eight women on Wednesday in a truck container on an industrial estate at Grays in Essex, about 20 miles (30 km) east of London. For years, illegal immigrants have attempted to reach Britain stowed away in trucks,…
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Michael O’Neill: Stoke seek permission to speak to Northern Ireland manager

Michael O’Neill: Stoke seek permission to speak to Northern Ireland manager

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Media playback is not supported on this device Michael O'Neill looks set to be installed in the Stoke job on Friday Northern Ireland manager Michael O'Neill looks set to be appointed as the new Stoke City manager.The Irish FA gave permission to the Championship strugglers to approach O'Neill on Thursday and talks are understood to have progressed well.Stoke will have to pay compensation to the Irish FA for O'Neill's services but this is not expected to prove a stumbling block to his move.O'Neill is expected to take charge of Stoke in Saturday's game at Barnsley.It is believed O'Neill will then return to Northern Ireland to take charge of his country's final two Euro 2020 qualifiers against the Netherlands and Germany on 16 and 19 November before moving to Stoke on…
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Microsoft’s HoloLens 2 starts shipping

Microsoft’s HoloLens 2 starts shipping

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Previously this year, at Mobile World Congress in Barcelona, Microsoft announced the second generation of its HoloLens enhanced truth visor. Today, the $3,500 HoloLens 2 is going on sale in the United States, Japan, China, Germany, Canada, United Kingdom, Ireland, France, Australia and New Zealand, the very same nations where it was formerly readily available for pre-order. Ahead of the launch, I got to invest a long time with the most current model after a short demo in Barcelona earlier this year. Users will immediately see the larger field of view, which still does not cover your full field of vision, however uses a far much better experience compared to the first variation (where you typically seemed like you were taking a look at the virtual items through a stamp-sized…
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Abortion and same-sex marital relationship are now legal in Northern Ireland

Abortion and same-sex marital relationship are now legal in Northern Ireland

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Northern Ireland's extremely restrictive abortion restriction raised at midnight on Monday after legislation was generated by MPs at Westminster. Same-sex marital relationship was also legalised under the change to the law. The historical law modification marks the beginning of a new chapter in Northern Ireland, bringing to an end the nation's 158- year-old limiting abortion law. All criminal cases will be dropped-- including one versus a mom who dealt with prosecution for buying abortion tablets for her 15- year-old daughter. The memorable change comes after years of campaigning to extend abortion access to Northern Ireland in addition to the #NowForNI social media campaign Under a 1967 act, abortion is legal in England, Wales, and Scotland, but this piece of legislation does not reach Northern Ireland, which is part of the…
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Ireland centre Aki’s World Cup ended by three-game ban

Ireland centre Aki’s World Cup ended by three-game ban

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Bundee Aki was red carded by referee Nic Berry during Ireland's Pool A win over Samoa on Saturday2019 Rugby World Cup quarter-final: New Zealand v IrelandVenue: Tokyo Stadium, Tokyo Date: Saturday, 19 October Kick-off: 11: 15 BSTCoverage: Commentary on BBC Radio 5 Live and BBC Radio Ulster; plus text commentary on the BBC Sport website and app.Ireland centre Bundee Aki's World Cup is over after he was handed a three-week ban following his red card against Samoa on Sunday.Ireland's attempts to have the red card overturned proved unsuccessful.However, because of the New Zealand-born player's good disciplinary record, the ban was reduced from six weeks.Aki, 29, can appeal against the ban but, as it stands, he is set to miss Saturday's quarter-final against the All Blacks.He will also be unavailable for…
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In Northern Ireland, Brexit Deal Is Seen as ‘Betrayal’

In Northern Ireland, Brexit Deal Is Seen as ‘Betrayal’

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Enraged by the deal’s plan to effectively put a border in the Irish Sea, hundreds of members of loyalist paramilitary groups met this week to discuss how to respond.A mural to the Ulster Volunteer Force, a unionist paramilitary group, in Belfast, Northern Ireland.Credit...Andrew Testa for The New York TimesOct. 24, 2019BELFAST, Northern Ireland — They call it “the Betrayal Act.”As British lawmakers prepared to debate Prime Minister Boris Johnson’s new Brexit deal in Westminster on Monday, hundreds of irate unionists in Northern Ireland poured into the East Belfast Constitutional Social Club to plan how they would resist the agreement, should it eventually become the law of the land.The assembly of rival factions was the first of its kind in 20 years, unionists say, since the signing of the Good Friday…
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39 Found Dead in Truck Are Believed to Be Chinese, U.K. Police Say

39 Found Dead in Truck Are Believed to Be Chinese, U.K. Police Say

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The driver, identified as Morris Robinson, 25, remained under arrest on suspicion of murder. Investigators were also at work in Belgium and Northern Ireland.The truck in which the 39 bodies were discovered in Grays, east of London, was driven to a secure location for further investigation on Wednesday.Credit...Leon Neal/Getty ImagesPublished Oct. 24, 2019Updated Oct. 25, 2019LONDON — The 39 people found dead in a refrigerated truck trailer in southeastern England were believed to be Chinese citizens, the police said on Thursday, shedding new light on what appeared to be the latest case of human trafficking leading to tragedy.Eight of the dead are women and 31 are men, according to a statement from Essex Police. They said that each body would undergo a full coroner’s examination to identify the victim and…
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Boris Johnson Says U.K. Is Providing Brexit Compromise to E.U.

Boris Johnson Says U.K. Is Providing Brexit Compromise to E.U.

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( MANCHESTER, England)---- Britain has sent its proposals for a Brexit deal to leaders of the European Union, with Prime Minister Boris Johnson prompting "fast settlements towards a service." The proposals sent on Wednesday concentrate on preserving an open border between the U.K.'s Northern Ireland and EU member Ireland-- the key sticking point to a Brexit offer. The Short Newsletter Register to receive the leading stories you require to understand right now. View Sample Johnsons states in a letter to European Commission President Jean-Claude Juncker that the U.K. proposes to do that by keeping Northern Ireland closely lined up to EU guidelines for trade in goods, potentially for an extended duration. He states not reaching an offer would be "a failure of statecraft for which we would all be responsible."…
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