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From TheJournal.ie Emmanuel Macron: White-knuckle handshake with Trump 'was not innocent' Dominance

Emmanuel Macron: White-knuckle handshake with Trump 'was not innocent'

Macron is eager to show President Trump that he won’t bow down easily.

From TheJournal.ie 'You're even older than me': Prince Charles shares a joke and a handshake with Gerry Adams Having The Craic

'You're even older than me': Prince Charles shares a joke and a handshake with Gerry Adams

The Duke and Duchess of Cornwall had a packed schedule today.

From TheJournal.ie What happened when Martin McGuinness met the Queen of England Unthinkable

What happened when Martin McGuinness met the Queen of England

Arms were put down and hands were extended.

From The42 'Mo Farah told me to f*** off' Anger

'Mo Farah told me to f*** off'

The British athlete clinched the victory ahead of Ethiopian Yomif Kejelcha.

From TheJournal.ie That handshake was a publicity coup for Sinn Fein – why were the opposition missing in action? Opinion

That handshake was a publicity coup for Sinn Fein – why were the opposition missing in action?

Why did the State foot the bill for Sinn Fein’s biggest publicity stroke as Gerry Adams shook the hand of Prince Charles, while the Taoiseach and opposition leaders were nowhere to be seen, asks Paul Allen.

From TheJournal.ie Gerry Adams and Prince Charles just shared a historic handshake Tea Process

Gerry Adams and Prince Charles just shared a historic handshake

The meeting is regarded as being historically significant – as Earl Mountbatten, a great-uncle of Prince Charles, was killed in an IRA bomb in 1979.

Obama denied Enda Kenny's handshake and it will give you extreme secondhand embarrassment

Ground, please. Do us a solid and swallow us up.

Yep, this is definitely the most awkward handshake you'll see today

Ground. Please swallow us up. All of us.

From TheJournal.ie The Taoiseach met Maurice McCabe while canvassing in Mullingar Fancy Seeing You

The Taoiseach met Maurice McCabe while canvassing in Mullingar

The Taoiseach wished McCabe well before going back to his canvass.

From TheJournal.ie Take Two: The Queen and Martin McGuinness shake hands at Windsor Elizabeth II

Take Two: The Queen and Martin McGuinness shake hands at Windsor

It’s the second time they’ve shaken hands — and therefore implicitly less historic this time around. Still though…

From TheJournal.ie TIME cover boy and Savita: How the world saw Ireland in 2012 Review 2012 This post contains videos

TIME cover boy and Savita: How the world saw Ireland in 2012

Compared to last year this was not Ireland’s best year in the eyes of the international media which focussed on the very different circumstances of two stars of the Celtic Tiger and Ireland’s strict abortion laws…

From The42 Opinion: How can football fans be expected to show respect for the opposition when the players rarely do? Conjecture

Opinion: How can football fans be expected to show respect for the opposition when the players rarely do?

The sport needs to look in the mirror, writes Paul Fennessy.

From The42 Alice Cooper on cricket: I love the way you have midfielders stopping the four-pointers Poison

Alice Cooper on cricket: I love the way you have midfielders stopping the four-pointers

The American rock legend proves that his comedy stint was not reserved solely for Waynes World.

From The42 VIDEO: The most violent post-match handshake you're ever likely to see Fight This post contains videos

VIDEO: The most violent post-match handshake you're ever likely to see

An under-18 rugby league game turned nasty, as one player failed to engage in the fair play ritual.

From TheJournal.ie Former Serbian president shakes hand with Kosovo's prime minister Handshake

Former Serbian president shakes hand with Kosovo's prime minister

Former president Boris Tadic said he was ready to contribute at any time towards solving the Kosovo problem.

Here is the week's news... skewed

BREAKING via The Mire wire: The Government stands up to itself over the Croke Park Agreement; household charge to be used for floods; and new e-voting machines on the way…

From TheJournal.ie The 9 at 9: Friday 9 At 9

The 9 at 9: Friday

Nine things you need to know this morning…

From TheJournal.ie McGuinness says Queen handshake can prompt ‘new relationship’ with Britain Handshake

McGuinness says Queen handshake can prompt ‘new relationship’ with Britain

…but the Sinn Féin Deputy First Minister says Britain must acknowledge “its role as a combatant” in the North.

From TheJournal.ie Poll: Does Martin McGuinness's handshake with the Queen matter? Your Say This post contains a poll

Poll: Does Martin McGuinness's handshake with the Queen matter?

The meeting has been widely hailed as historic. But what do you think?

From TheJournal.ie 'My goodness, McGuinness!': How the world saw the historic handshake Handshake This post contains images

'My goodness, McGuinness!': How the world saw the historic handshake

The handshake went as planned – but how did it go down with those watching? Here are the headlines…

From TheJournal.ie 'I'm still a Republican': The body language surrounding the historic handshake The Handshake This post contains videos

'I'm still a Republican': The body language surrounding the historic handshake

No bowing but plenty of smiles. We analyse the body language of this afternoon’s historic handshake in Belfast.

From TheJournal.ie The 9 at 9: Wednesday 9 At 9

The 9 at 9: Wednesday

Nine things you need to know this morning…

From TheJournal.ie Queen to meet McGuinness in Belfast – but still no decision on handshake photo Northern Ireland

Queen to meet McGuinness in Belfast – but still no decision on handshake photo

Martin McGuinness will meet the Queen at a charity event in Belfast – but there’s still no confirmation on whether a photographer will capture it.

From TheJournal.ie No decision on photo of Queen-McGuinness handshake Peace Process

No decision on photo of Queen-McGuinness handshake

A spokesperson for the UK government has said that arrangements for the historic meeting have still not been finalised.

From TheJournal.ie McGuinness meeting with Queen 'a major challenge for Republicans' - Adams Peace Process

McGuinness meeting with Queen 'a major challenge for Republicans' - Adams

The Sinn Féin president acknowledged the enormity of next week’s planned meeting between Martin McGuinness and Queen Elizabeth next week.

From The42 It's official: the pre-match handshake for QPR v Chelsea has been cancelled Controversy

It's official: the pre-match handshake for QPR v Chelsea has been cancelled

Legal complications stemming from the Ferdinand-Terry case have forced Premier League authorities to act.

From The42 Tweet dreams: Irish Olympic athletes free to use Twitter at London 2012 Tweet On

Tweet dreams: Irish Olympic athletes free to use Twitter at London 2012

Pat Hickey knows what a London Bus looks like but, by the looks of it, he prefers vintage technology.

From The42 Drawing a line: No action from FA over Old Trafford fracas The End

Drawing a line: No action from FA over Old Trafford fracas

Phil Dowd has reported no further disciplinary measures are necessary despite angry exchanges between Manchester United and Liverpool on Saturday.

From The42 United accept Suarez apology for Evra non-handshake Handshakegate

United accept Suarez apology for Evra non-handshake

Liverpool striker Luis Suarez apologises for refusing to shake Patrice Evra’s hand; Man Utd offer thanks for the apologies.

From TheJournal.ie Former Belfast mayor calls for end to 'shifty' handshakes Etiquette

Former Belfast mayor calls for end to 'shifty' handshakes

Tom Ekin has asked Northern Ireland’s leaders to reflect on how they shake hands as current practice could be sending out the wrong message.