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From TheJournal.ie What comes next in the Trump impeachment inquiry? Explainer

What comes next in the Trump impeachment inquiry?

Trump is likely to face at least three articles of impeachment.

From TheJournal.ie Explainer: Why are farmers protesting outside Leinster House this week? Beef

Explainer: Why are farmers protesting outside Leinster House this week?

A deal was brokered and a task force established – so why are there still protests?

From TheJournal.ie The Explainer: What is antibiotic resistance and why should we be concerned about it? Podcast

The Explainer: What is antibiotic resistance and why should we be concerned about it?

It’s here in Ireland, and we look at why.

From TheJournal.ie Explainer: Why has Prince Andrew stepped aside from public duties? Epstein Controversy

Explainer: Why has Prince Andrew stepped aside from public duties?

The Duke of York has withdrawn from official royal life for the foreseeable future.

From TheJournal.ie It's Johnson V Corbyn in the first leaders' debate as Lib Dems and SNP lose court case UK VOTE 19

It's Johnson V Corbyn in the first leaders' debate as Lib Dems and SNP lose court case

The debate will take place on ITV at 8pm tommorrow.

From TheJournal.ie The Explainer: What's the story with RTÉ's finances at the moment? Podcast

The Explainer: What's the story with RTÉ's finances at the moment?

We take a look at the issues it has been having with its finances, and what it is planning to do about this.

From TheJournal.ie What is the Shannon LNG terminal and why have Cher and Mark Ruffalo called on Leo Varadkar not to back it? Explainer

What is the Shannon LNG terminal and why have Cher and Mark Ruffalo called on Leo Varadkar not to back it?

The project has been the focus of environmental campaigners in recent months.

From TheJournal.ie 'Seeing that little body was unbearable': How Europe is responding to the migrant and refugee crisis Essex

'Seeing that little body was unbearable': How Europe is responding to the migrant and refugee crisis

The recent discovery of 39 bodies in a lorry in Essex has put the crisis back under the spotlight.

From TheJournal.ie What were the Armenian massacres and why is it controversial to describe them as a 'genocide'? Explainer

What were the Armenian massacres and why is it controversial to describe them as a 'genocide'?

Recognition of the killings as ‘genocide’ is the subject of a dispute between Turkey and Armenia.

From The42 18 Irish players ready to go as 2020 AFLW season set in stone following ugly dispute Flying The Flag

18 Irish players ready to go as 2020 AFLW season set in stone following ugly dispute

All has been resolved with fixtures in place for next year.

From TheJournal.ie Explainer: Here's what the revised BusConnects plan would mean for your bus route Redesign

Explainer: Here's what the revised BusConnects plan would mean for your bus route

The routes have been revised after the initial public consultation. Here’s what they look like.

From TheJournal.ie Explainer: How did protests over metro fares in Chile lead to days of violent fatal clashes? Unrest

Explainer: How did protests over metro fares in Chile lead to days of violent fatal clashes?

Yesterday, a four-year-old child was killed during the latest round of protests.

From TheJournal.ie What was tonight's crucial Brexit vote all about, and what happens now? Brexplainer

What was tonight's crucial Brexit vote all about, and what happens now?

Let’s untangle the confusing jumble of Brexit legislation, amendments and Commons votes.

From TheJournal.ie Why can't same-sex couples in Northern Ireland get married until next year? Explainer

Why can't same-sex couples in Northern Ireland get married until next year?

The first ceremonies could take place on the week of Valentine’s Day 2020.

From TheJournal.ie Explainer: Is Boris Johnson's Brexit deal already dead? Doa This post contains videos

Explainer: Is Boris Johnson's Brexit deal already dead?

There was no meaningful vote on it today, so what happens next?

From TheJournal.ie Explainer: Where has the Northern Ireland backstop gone? New Deal

Explainer: Where has the Northern Ireland backstop gone?

After almost two years of back-and-forth, a new Brexit withdrawal deal was agreed today.

From TheJournal.ie The Explainer: What is this carbon tax you have to pay - and how does it work? Podcast
From TheJournal.ie Explainer: As Turkey attacks and Trump watches on, who are the Kurds and why are they in the middle? Syria This post contains videos

Explainer: As Turkey attacks and Trump watches on, who are the Kurds and why are they in the middle?

The US made the surprise decision to pull troops out of northern Syria, leaving Turkey to enter.

From TheJournal.ie Here's why a phone call between Trump and the Ukrainian president has led to impeachment proceedings Explainer

Here's why a phone call between Trump and the Ukrainian president has led to impeachment proceedings

An impeachment inquiry of Donald Trump has been launched by Democrats.

From TheJournal.ie Explainer: How did Thomas Cook go under? Thomas Cook

Explainer: How did Thomas Cook go under?

Prime Minister Boris Johnson said bailing out the company, which employed 22,000 people globally, would set up a “moral hazard”.

From TheJournal.ie 'Make Israel normal again': The stakes are high for Netanyahu in an unprecedented election Friends In Right Places

'Make Israel normal again': The stakes are high for Netanyahu in an unprecedented election

It’s the first time in Israeli history that two elections will be held in one year.

From TheJournal.ie A tropical subject ... Could typhoons affect the upcoming Rugby World Cup? Explainer

A tropical subject ... Could typhoons affect the upcoming Rugby World Cup?

The disruption caused in Tokyo on Monday by a typhoon has ignited questions about contingency planning.

From TheJournal.ie A Scottish court declared prorogation unlawful - so what happens next? Explainer

A Scottish court declared prorogation unlawful - so what happens next?

All eyes are now on an appeal to the UK Supreme Court.

From TheJournal.ie The Explainer: Who is Dominic Cummings? Podcast

The Explainer: Who is Dominic Cummings?

In this week’s episode of The Explainer,

From TheJournal.ie What's next for M&S after the British company fell out of the FTSE 100? Explainer

What's next for M&S after the British company fell out of the FTSE 100?

This is the first time M&S has not been a FTSE 100 member since 1984.

From TheJournal.ie Bill to delay Brexit will pass through House of Lords tomorrow. What then? GE19

Bill to delay Brexit will pass through House of Lords tomorrow. What then?

There are 56 days until the current Brexit deadline.

From TheJournal.ie What will happen to EU citizens living in the UK after 31 October? Brexit

What will happen to EU citizens living in the UK after 31 October?

Concerns have been raised about the impact a no-deal Brexit could have on the status of European citizens living in Britain.

From TheJournal.ie Explainer: The British parliament is being prorogued - but could the queen have refused? Constitutional Crisis

Explainer: The British parliament is being prorogued - but could the queen have refused?

Rory Stewart said before that if parliament was prorogued, he would help organise an alternative parliament.

From TheJournal.ie Explainer: Why a US court ruling could be a turning point in one of the country's worst-ever drug epidemics Johnson And Johnson

Explainer: Why a US court ruling could be a turning point in one of the country's worst-ever drug epidemics

A landmark ruling against Johnson & Johnson was made in Oklahoma yesterday.

From TheJournal.ie Explainer: What happened to the personal injuries register and why has it been shelved? Insurance Reform

Explainer: What happened to the personal injuries register and why has it been shelved?

Legislation was brought in 15 years ago which provided for a personal injuries register but it never happened.

From TheJournal.ie Circle the date ... Here's why 9 September is set to be a red letter Brexit day in Westminster All Kicking Off

Circle the date ... Here's why 9 September is set to be a red letter Brexit day in Westminster

It’s all set to kick off again in the Commons from the start of next month – here are the key dates.

From TheJournal.ie How escalating tensions in Hong Kong have brought one of the world's busiest airports to a standstill Explainer

How escalating tensions in Hong Kong have brought one of the world's busiest airports to a standstill

Tensions have been simmering for months in Hong Kong, sparked by a proposed extradition bill with China.

From TheJournal.ie Battle of the Bogside: It's 50 years since the community riot that changed Ireland Free Derry

Battle of the Bogside: It's 50 years since the community riot that changed Ireland

In August 1969, the people of the city’s Bogside area erected barricades to prevent the RUC entering.

From TheJournal.ie Explainer: The HPV vaccine is free for boys from next month - here's why that's important HPV Vaccine

Explainer: The HPV vaccine is free for boys from next month - here's why that's important

Over 500 cases of cancer associated with the HPV infection are diagnosed every year in Ireland.

From TheJournal.ie Explainer: Why is there controversy over the new Central Bank governor? Gabriel Makhlouf

Explainer: Why is there controversy over the new Central Bank governor?

It all stems from a leak of New Zealand’s budget earlier this year.

From TheJournal.ie Explainer: Why has Kashmir lost its special status and what now for the contested Indian region? Article 370

Explainer: Why has Kashmir lost its special status and what now for the contested Indian region?

Once a territory of the British empire, Jammu and Kashmir chose to join India over Pakistan in 1947.

From TheJournal.ie The Explainer: What is Fortnite and how can people make money from it? Podcast

The Explainer: What is Fortnite and how can people make money from it?

On this week’s episode, we delve into the world of Fortnite and esports.

From TheJournal.ie Cast-iron and vital, or an anti-democratic bureaucracy: what is the Irish backstop? Brexit Explained

Cast-iron and vital, or an anti-democratic bureaucracy: what is the Irish backstop?

Should it be for a limited period of time or not? Should it apply to the UK as a whole, or just Northern Ireland?

From TheJournal.ie Explainer: Why have beef farmers across the country been protesting in recent weeks? Farming

Explainer: Why have beef farmers across the country been protesting in recent weeks?

The Irish Farmers’ Association has said the Irish and European beef sectors are “in crisis”.

From TheJournal.ie Explainer: Why are thousands of protesters calling for Puerto Rico's governor to resign? Storm Ricardo

Explainer: Why are thousands of protesters calling for Puerto Rico's governor to resign?

Messages from a leaked Telegram group revealed alleged homophobic and sexist messages from Governor Ricardo Rossello.

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