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From The42 Ireland underage goalkeeper Bazunu included in Man City's pre-season tour squad Made The Cut

Ireland underage goalkeeper Bazunu included in Man City's pre-season tour squad

The former Shamrock Rovers netminder will join Pep’s side on their tour of Asia.

From TheJournal.ie Hong Kong leader Carrie Lam says China extradition bill is 'dead' Protests

Hong Kong leader Carrie Lam says China extradition bill is 'dead'

However, she stopped short of demands to immediately withdraw the bill.

From TheJournal.ie Hong Kong police arrest five after new night of clashes Mongkok

Hong Kong police arrest five after new night of clashes

Police said the protest group was taking part in an “unlawful assembly”

From TheJournal.ie 'Hands off Hong Kong': China sends warning to Britain Mass Protests This post contains videos

'Hands off Hong Kong': China sends warning to Britain

Anti-Beijing demonstrations have rocked Hong Kong in recent weeks.

From TheJournal.ie Hong Kong's leader condemns 'extreme use of violence' by masked protesters Protests

Hong Kong's leader condemns 'extreme use of violence' by masked protesters

Meanwhile, China’s central government has condemned the ransaking of the legislature yesterday.

From TheJournal.ie Hong Kong protest: Riot police fire tear gas on crowd hours after group breaches parliament Violent Protests This post contains videos

Hong Kong protest: Riot police fire tear gas on crowd hours after group breaches parliament

Today is the 22nd anniversary of the handover of Hong Kong from UK to Chinese rule.

From TheJournal.ie How is Hong Kong different to China and what do protesters worry might happen? China

How is Hong Kong different to China and what do protesters worry might happen?

After the biggest mass demonstration in years last month, there is more violence in the city today.

From TheJournal.ie Hong Kong leader apologises for extradition crisis but refuses to resign Hong Kong Crisis

Hong Kong leader apologises for extradition crisis but refuses to resign

Hong Kong Leader Carrie Sham apologised at a press conference today.

From TheJournal.ie Hong Kong leader apologises for handling of extradition bill Carrie Lam

Hong Kong leader apologises for handling of extradition bill

Lam’s apology fell short of protester demands that she resign.

From TheJournal.ie Tens of thousands hit Hong Kong streets in anger at extradition law EXTRADITION BILL

Tens of thousands hit Hong Kong streets in anger at extradition law

Protesters are calling for the city’s leader Carrie Lam to step down; Lam apologised again today.

From TheJournal.ie Hong Kong leader suspends divisive extradition bill ahead of further protests Carrie Lam

Hong Kong leader suspends divisive extradition bill ahead of further protests

More mass protests are expected today, forcing politicians to consider putting the bill on hold to “cool citizens down”.

From TheJournal.ie Hong Kong police face brutality claims after violent clashes over extradition bill Protests

Hong Kong police face brutality claims after violent clashes over extradition bill

Protesters were met yesterday with police officers who sprayed tear gas and fired rubber bullets.

From TheJournal.ie Police fire tear gas at Hong Kong protesters amid clashes over extradition plans Umbrella Movement This post contains videos

Police fire tear gas at Hong Kong protesters amid clashes over extradition plans

Black-clad demonstrators, most of them young people and students, have surrounded government offices.

From TheJournal.ie Hong Kong leader refuses to scrap extradition bill despite protests Violent Clashes

Hong Kong leader refuses to scrap extradition bill despite protests

Huge crowds took to the streets in opposition yesterday.

From TheJournal.ie Demonstrators clash with police after more than a million people turn out for Hong Kong protests Demonstration

Demonstrators clash with police after more than a million people turn out for Hong Kong protests

People took to the streets en masse to protest a new law that would allow extradition to China from Hong Kong.

From TheJournal.ie Photos: Anarchy in Hong Kong parliament as politicians scuffle over extradition row Angry Scenes

Photos: Anarchy in Hong Kong parliament as politicians scuffle over extradition row

Two sides of the row were arguing over who was leading a meeting to discuss the proposed extradition policy.

From The42 Ex-Connacht prop Wilkinson ready for Rapid Rugby as he builds reputation in Hong Kong Go East Young Man

Ex-Connacht prop Wilkinson ready for Rapid Rugby as he builds reputation in Hong Kong

Brett Wilkinson traveled from South Africa to forge his playing career in Connacht, and he’s not letting Geography hold back his coaching prospects.

From TheJournal.ie A German WWI hand grenade from a French trench ended up in a Hong Kong crisp factory Bomb De Terre This post contains videos

A German WWI hand grenade from a French trench ended up in a Hong Kong crisp factory

The grenade was then detonated by police.

From The42 Dublin bowler wins first ever Irish medal at World Championships in Hong Kong Bumpers Down

Dublin bowler wins first ever Irish medal at World Championships in Hong Kong

The Swords native beat the defending world champion along the way.

From TheJournal.ie World's longest sea bridge - that cost an estimated €17 billion - officially opened Hong Kong

World's longest sea bridge - that cost an estimated €17 billion - officially opened

The €12 billion bridge took almost a decade to build while incurring major delays and cost overruns

From TheJournal.ie World's longest sea bridge finally set to open this week Hong Kong To Macau

World's longest sea bridge finally set to open this week

Construction of the massive Chinese project began nearly a decade ago and it has been dogged by delays.

From TheJournal.ie World's first human case of rat disease discovered in Hong Kong Hepatitis E

World's first human case of rat disease discovered in Hong Kong

Rat hepatitis E was found in a 56-year-old man who persistently produced abnormal liver function tests.

From TheJournal.ie Man killed wife and daughter with yoga ball filled with carbon monoxide Hong Kong

Man killed wife and daughter with yoga ball filled with carbon monoxide

The professor was accused of hatching the murder plot because he was having an affair with a student.

From TheJournal.ie Hope fades in finding survivors after Typhoon Mangkhut unleases landslides in Philippines Trail Of Destruction

Hope fades in finding survivors after Typhoon Mangkhut unleases landslides in Philippines

Mangkhut already is confirmed to have killed 66 people in the Philippines and four in China.

From The42 'It’s nice to have the feeling that you belong to a club and I don’t think there are any better than Bohs' LOI Legends

'It’s nice to have the feeling that you belong to a club and I don’t think there are any better than Bohs'

Former Bohemians captain Kevin Hunt looks back at a decade with the Gypsies, playing in Asia and life after retirement.

From TheJournal.ie Anaesthetist 'killed wife and daughter using yoga ball filled with carbon monoxide', court told Hong Kong

Anaesthetist 'killed wife and daughter using yoga ball filled with carbon monoxide', court told

His wife and 16-year-old daughter were found on a roadside in a locked yellow Mini Cooper in 2015.

From TheJournal.ie 'Surprising' level of interest in direct flight from Dublin to Asia Cathay Pacific

'Surprising' level of interest in direct flight from Dublin to Asia

The new Dublin to Hong Kong route has attracted interest from Chinese, Japanese and Filipino globetrotters.

From The42 World Cup a primary focus for Ireland men's 7s after Hong Kong heartbreak San Fran

World Cup a primary focus for Ireland men's 7s after Hong Kong heartbreak

The Irish side will have to wait until next season for another shot at qualifying for the World Series.

From The42 Ireland men's 7s go after World Series qualification in Hong Kong HK7s

Ireland men's 7s go after World Series qualification in Hong Kong

Billy Dardis and his team get their bid underway in Hong Kong early tomorrow morning.

From The42 'It would change the whole Irish rugby pathway' - Men's 7s have World Series shot On The Brink

'It would change the whole Irish rugby pathway' - Men's 7s have World Series shot

The Ireland men’s sevens team can secure a place on the World Sevens Series in Hong Kong next month.

From TheJournal.ie Driver arrested after 19 die in Hong Kong bus crash Toppled Over

Driver arrested after 19 die in Hong Kong bus crash

The double-decker bus overturned, flipping onto its side and crashing into a lamppost.

From TheJournal.ie Former CIA agent arrested in New York with top secret info listing real identities of undercover spies Espionage

Former CIA agent arrested in New York with top secret info listing real identities of undercover spies

The man was found with documents in JFK International Airport.

From TheJournal.ie South Korea seizes ship that was allegedly selling oil in secret to North Korea Red Handed

South Korea seizes ship that was allegedly selling oil in secret to North Korea

It follows US President Donald Trump’s tweets about the alleged transfer of oil.

From TheJournal.ie Air crew over Japan saw North Korean missile re-enter atmosphere War Games

Air crew over Japan saw North Korean missile re-enter atmosphere

The airline’s general manager said crew described seeing the missile “blow up and fall apart”.

From TheJournal.ie Ireland will soon have a direct flight to one of Asia's most famous cities Far East

Ireland will soon have a direct flight to one of Asia's most famous cities

The flights will begin next June.

From The42 Wonderful Woodman lands eight tries as New Zealand smash triple figures in Hong Kong demolition No Mercy

Wonderful Woodman lands eight tries as New Zealand smash triple figures in Hong Kong demolition

The game finished 121-0 as the four-time champions march on, truly enjoying their World Cup experience.

From TheJournal.ie Tight security as Hong Kong celebrates 20 years since British handover China In Your Hands

Tight security as Hong Kong celebrates 20 years since British handover

Demonstrators gathered in one area chanting: “End one-party dictatorship.”

From TheJournal.ie Central Bank completes sale of its Dublin HQ for €67 million Left Bank

Central Bank completes sale of its Dublin HQ for €67 million

The iconic Dame Street building has been sold to real estate investors Hines Ireland and Peterson Group.

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