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Why is this US athlete wearing a superhero mask at the World Championships?
# Captain America
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# Captain America

Why is this US athlete wearing a superhero mask at the World Championships?

Aug 28th 2015, 3:04 PM 9,144 Views 3 Comments

Olympian Ashton Eaton is feeling the benefits of a prototype made by Nike.

Javelin gold medallist in Beijing learned how to throw from YouTube videos
# Video Tutorial
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# Video Tutorial

Javelin gold medallist in Beijing learned how to throw from YouTube videos

Aug 27th 2015, 3:45 PM 5,306 Views 4 Comments

Kenya’s Julius Yego won gold at the World Championships.

Disappointment for Irish in Beijing, Farah stumbles into 5,000m final
# Mixed Fortunes
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# Mixed Fortunes

Disappointment for Irish in Beijing, Farah stumbles into 5,000m final

Aug 26th 2015, 1:00 PM 6,738 Views 5 Comments

Ben Reynolds, Ciara Everard and Kelly Proper were unable to progress at the Bird’s Nest.

World champion hammer thrower used gold medal to pay for taxi after night out
# Hammered
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# Hammered

World champion hammer thrower used gold medal to pay for taxi after night out

Aug 25th 2015, 2:05 PM 8,776 Views 5 Comments

Taxi fares in Beijing aren’t cheap.

Farah recovers from last-lap stumble to claim record sixth consecutive 10,000m world title
# History Books
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# History Books

Farah recovers from last-lap stumble to claim record sixth consecutive 10,000m world title

Aug 22nd 2015, 3:41 PM 4,974 Views 9 Comments

The British runner took gold ahead of Geoffrey Kamworor and Paul Tanui at the Bird’s Nest.

There's a wee problem with the mountain at the heart of Beijing's Winter Olympics... there's no snow!
# Dry Run
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# Dry Run

There's a wee problem with the mountain at the heart of Beijing's Winter Olympics... there's no snow!

Jul 31st 2015, 3:14 PM 9,059 Views 6 Comments

Some of the big highlights of the 2022 games will take place on man-made snow.

Beijing has been chosen to host another Olympic Games
# Winter Is Coming
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# Winter Is Coming

Beijing has been chosen to host another Olympic Games

Jul 31st 2015, 1:34 PM 5,798 Views 8 Comments

It will become the first city to have held both the Summer and Winter Olympics in 2022.

From Beijing to the USA and potentially back with the Dubs footballers in 2015
# Around The World
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# Around The World

From Beijing to the USA and potentially back with the Dubs footballers in 2015

Jun 17th 2015, 12:05 AM 7,445 Views 2 Comments

Paul Mannion may return to Jim Gavin’s squad.

Chinese men are spending thousands on high-quality sex dolls with removable genitals
# Empty Beds
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# Empty Beds

Chinese men are spending thousands on high-quality sex dolls with removable genitals

Apr 15th 2015, 6:05 AM 41,801 Views 52 Comments

“A doll’s perfection is derived from mathematical calculations, but it will never be more beautiful than a woman because she has a soul, expresses emotions and shows reaction.”

Taxi drivers drink pesticides in protest over licensing
# Beijing
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# Beijing

Taxi drivers drink pesticides in protest over licensing

Apr 4th 2015, 12:15 PM 11,538 Views 18 Comments

The incident took place in the Chinese capital’s landmark Wangfujing shopping street.

Three Irish lads are driving from Nenagh to Beijing for their friend's wedding
# Miles And Miles
# Miles And Miles

Three Irish lads are driving from Nenagh to Beijing for their friend's wedding

Mar 28th 2015, 3:08 PM 6,620 Views 2 Comments

They’re doing it all for charity, because they’re great sports.

Women-only subways are being considered in China
# Rush Hour
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# Rush Hour

Women-only subways are being considered in China

Jan 29th 2015, 10:31 AM 15,137 Views 157 Comments

It comes after pink parking spaces – 30 centimeters wider then usual – were introduced for the alleged struggles women have parking in narrow spaces.

A group of Chinese school children were very happy to see the President
# Michael D In The East
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# Michael D In The East

A group of Chinese school children were very happy to see the President

Dec 9th 2014, 5:08 PM 6,261 Views 20 Comments

Michael D Higgins is in China as part of a week-long State visit

A lot of Chinese couples don't want a second child after all
# One Child Policy
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# One Child Policy

A lot of Chinese couples don't want a second child after all

Oct 30th 2014, 9:15 PM 17,857 Views 21 Comments

The government relaxed its strict ‘one child’ policy last year, but fewer couples took advantage of it than expected.

WATCH: Chinese-speaking Mark Zuckerberg leaves audience amazed (and in stitches)
# This Charming Man
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# This Charming Man

WATCH: Chinese-speaking Mark Zuckerberg leaves audience amazed (and in stitches)

Oct 23rd 2014, 11:30 AM 19,716 Views 44 Comments

You’re impressed. Admit it.

China executed 2,400 people last year ... that's a drop of 20 per cent on 2012
# Put To Death
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# Put To Death

China executed 2,400 people last year ... that's a drop of 20 per cent on 2012

Oct 21st 2014, 8:47 AM 7,595 Views 15 Comments

The total for the rest of the world combined was 778 people in 2013, according to Amnesty International.

Beijing marathoners don face masks to battle smog
# Fitness
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# Fitness

Beijing marathoners don face masks to battle smog

Oct 19th 2014, 8:01 PM 2,459 Views 0 Comments

You don’t get this in the Phoenix Park.

Hong Kong's leader to protesters: 'I will not resign'
# Going Nowhere
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# Going Nowhere

Hong Kong's leader to protesters: 'I will not resign'

Oct 2nd 2014, 6:55 PM 5,297 Views 9 Comments

He held a press conference just minutes before a midnight deadline set by protesters demanding his resignation expired.

Opinion: The peaceful anarchy of Hong Kong's student protesters is infectious
# Democracy
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# Democracy

Opinion: The peaceful anarchy of Hong Kong's student protesters is infectious

Oct 1st 2014, 8:00 PM 41 Views 31 Comments

Hong Kong’s pro-democracy protests gained a momentum of their own after the catastrophic miscalculation to fire tear gas at peaceful demonstrators.

Microsoft faces 'monopoly' investigation as Chinese officials begin probe
# Antitrust
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# Antitrust

Microsoft faces 'monopoly' investigation as Chinese officials begin probe

Jul 29th 2014, 10:41 AM 3,893 Views 6 Comments

Officials of China’s State Administration for Industry and Commerce visited four of Microsoft’s offices as part of enquiries into Windows’ dominant position in the country.

The Winter Olympics are going to either Oslo, Beijing or Almaty in 2022
# Short-list
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# Short-list

The Winter Olympics are going to either Oslo, Beijing or Almaty in 2022

Jul 7th 2014, 12:13 PM 2,016 Views 4 Comments

Bring a good warm coat.

Dumped man books out four cinemas to prove a point to ex-girlfriend
# Female Trouble
# Female Trouble

Dumped man books out four cinemas to prove a point to ex-girlfriend

Jun 27th 2014, 6:00 PM 41,651 Views 54 Comments

He wanted to show her how wealthy he had become since they broke up. Cool?

Cyberwars: The United States has charged five Chinese military hackers
# Phone-y War
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# Phone-y War

Cyberwars: The United States has charged five Chinese military hackers

May 19th 2014, 1:40 PM 6,520 Views 41 Comments

The FBI’s Bob Anderson Jr., described the charges as ‘the new normal’.

Airline says ten staff members were held for hours by MH370 relatives
# Missing
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# Missing

Airline says ten staff members were held for hours by MH370 relatives

Apr 25th 2014, 6:27 PM 14,869 Views 19 Comments

The staff members where held for more than ten hours in a hotel as relatives got increasingly frustrated with the lack of information about their relatives.

Pics: Take a trip to Beijing's Forbidden City - before it starts limiting visitors
# Sneak Peek
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# Sneak Peek

Pics: Take a trip to Beijing's Forbidden City - before it starts limiting visitors

Apr 19th 2014, 5:00 PM 13,274 Views 14 Comments

The incredible Forbidden City was closed off to visitors for hundreds of years.

Forget Paris, these are the world's most polluted cities
# Smog
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# Smog

Forget Paris, these are the world's most polluted cities

Mar 22nd 2014, 10:30 AM 22,424 Views 21 Comments

More than two million people die every year from breathing indoor and outdoor particle pollution.

Terrorism looking less likely as mystery of plane disappearance deepens
# Search Goes On
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# Search Goes On

Terrorism looking less likely as mystery of plane disappearance deepens

Mar 11th 2014, 12:11 PM 38,595 Views 106 Comments

The announcement form the internationl police force comes as searches have completely shifted their focus to opposite Malaysian coast.

Two passengers on Malaysia plane had stolen EU passports
# Malaysia Airlines
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# Malaysia Airlines

Two passengers on Malaysia plane had stolen EU passports

Mar 8th 2014, 7:55 PM 40,664 Views 68 Comments

Foreign ministry officials in Rome and Vienna confirmed that names of two nationals listed on the manifest matched passports reported stolen in Thailand.

North Korea deports 75-year-old Australian after he signs "confession"
# Free
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# Free

North Korea deports 75-year-old Australian after he signs "confession"

Mar 3rd 2014, 8:32 AM 14,306 Views 21 Comments

The missionary had been detained last month for distributing religious material.

PHOTOS: No masks in stock as Beijing pollution goes off the charts
# Nuclear Winter
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# Nuclear Winter

PHOTOS: No masks in stock as Beijing pollution goes off the charts

Feb 26th 2014, 12:39 PM 15,960 Views 35 Comments

The World Health Organisation has said the toxic air has created a crisis.

Lunar rover is still alive and might actually be ok, say officials
# Final Frontier
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# Final Frontier

Lunar rover is still alive and might actually be ok, say officials

Feb 13th 2014, 9:54 AM 7,738 Views 16 Comments

Officials in China say there are new hopes that the Jade Rabbit lunar rover can be repaired after suffering a malfunction.

Irish father killed in freak golf course accident in China
# John Walsh
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# John Walsh

Irish father killed in freak golf course accident in China

Nov 13th 2013, 9:47 AM 40,067 Views 4 Comments

John Walsh, who was 39, had been working as ‘Lead Shaper’ at the Happy Valley club near Beijing since May.

The People's Daily building in China looks like a gigantic, gold-plated, um...
# Awkward
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# Awkward

The People's Daily building in China looks like a gigantic, gold-plated, um...

Sep 27th 2013, 8:00 PM 15,009 Views 56 Comments

Is it just us?

Wrestling wins reprieve for 2020 Olympics
# Comeback
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# Comeback

Wrestling wins reprieve for 2020 Olympics

Sep 8th 2013, 5:40 PM 1,165 Views 10 Comments

In February, the International Olympic Committee had recommended that wrestling was dropped.

Late aunt of Chinese boy who had eyes gouged out named as suspect
# China
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# China

Late aunt of Chinese boy who had eyes gouged out named as suspect

Sep 5th 2013, 9:44 AM 19,052 Views 31 Comments

A Hong Kong-based eye expert has offered to treat the boy for free after his eyes were removed in a field.

At least this isn't your morning commute
# Next Stop Please
# Next Stop Please

At least this isn't your morning commute

Jul 25th 2013, 2:56 PM 2,859 Views 3 Comments

Sorry, sorry, can I just… sorry…

Man in wheelchair detonates device at Beijing airport
# Beijing
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# Beijing

Man in wheelchair detonates device at Beijing airport

Jul 20th 2013, 1:01 PM 12,945 Views 24 Comments

Apart from the man in the wheelchair, no other injuries were caused by the explosion.

Ceann Comhairle to meet China's president tomorrow
# Xi Jinping
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# Xi Jinping

Ceann Comhairle to meet China's president tomorrow

May 16th 2013, 6:53 PM 5,454 Views 14 Comments

China and Ireland’s friendship continues with a return visit by an Irish delegation.

The US and China to set up joint cybersecurity working group
# Cybersecurity
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# Cybersecurity

The US and China to set up joint cybersecurity working group

Apr 13th 2013, 7:40 PM 3,725 Views 15 Comments

The announcement was made today by US Secretary of State John Kerry.

330 million abortions carried out in China since 1971
# One Child Policy
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# One Child Policy

330 million abortions carried out in China since 1971

Mar 16th 2013, 11:10 AM 7,741 Views 85 Comments

China says that its one child policy introduced int he early 1980s has prevented overpopulation and boosted economic development.