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# international
Scotland slip to defeat in Turkey, Germany beat Oman in low-key World Cup warm-up
ScotlandJohn McGinn gave the Scots hope of securing a draw.
# Céad Míle Fáilte
Housing situation for Erasmus students coming to Ireland 'has never been so dire'
The head of Ireland’s Erasmus network said that foreign students are finding it impossible to move here
# international
Christian Eriksen scores on emotional Denmark return in defeat to Holland
Eriksen marked his fairytale return with a goal in Denmark’s defeat.
All time
# Off
USA v Ireland one-day cricket series cancelled
The latest Covid concerns included positive tests for an umpire and members of the US squad.
Andy Farrell supportive of Ireland A team returning to action
The Ireland Wolfhounds haven’t played since 2015.
# Your Say
Poll: Have you planned an autumn holiday abroad?
Have you planned a trip over the next few months?
# July tests
'I'd like to think five or six Connacht guys might be in the frame for Ireland'
The western province are hoping to have a strong representation against Japan and the US.
# Coronavirus
Explainer: What's going on with anti-lockdown protests in the Netherlands?
Around 250 people were arrested following protests across the Netherlands yesterday over a new curfew.
# Italy
Biggest Italian mafia trial in 30 years begins
More than 350 people will face the judge.
# Bienvenue
The Luxembourg international joining the AIL after a year with Stade Français
20-year-old Tony Drennan has signed with Queen’s University and still has professional rugby ambitions.
# new surges
Virus surges worldwide as public loses faith in authorities
New outbreaks continue to wreak havoc elsewhere around the world, with fresh clusters emerging across Asia.
# Seoul
South Korea considers new lockdown measures as virus cases climb
Almost half of the new cases were reported from capital Seoul and nearby metropolitan areas.
Coronavirus: China cases stabilise as multiple US states report spikes in infection
South Korea continues to face new infections after it eased social distancing rules to boost the economy.
# Plane Crash
107 killed as Pakistani passenger plane crashes near Karachi
The aircraft arriving from the eastern city of Lahore was carrying 99 passengers and eight crew.
# international
China sees highest number of Covid-19 cases in one day since March, while Spain reopens some workplaces
More than half of the world’s population is staying home to try and stem the spread of the virus.
# Black gold
Global pact forged to contain oil price crash as producers agree to reduce production by 10 million barrels a day
Mexico’s energy minister said on Twitter that the group of nations had reached an agreement.
# international
Coronavirus: France reports highest daily death toll so far, New York Governor warns this is 'not over'
France has been in lockdown since 17 March in an attempt to slow the spread of the virus.
# international
Coronavirus: Deaths grow in Europe as Germany says vaccine is not for sale to Trump
The number of deaths in Spain and Italy jumped yesterday.
# famous five
'The attitude they showed coming back in was the most pleasing of all' - Cullen hails Leinster's Ireland crew
Leinster’s returning international quintet played their part in securing another win for the province at the RDS on Saturday.
# caddie shack
Patrick Reed's caddie banned after clash with fan at President's Cup
The spectator told the controversial American star that he ‘f****** sucked’, according to the bagman.
# Democracy
Hong Kong voters wait in hundred metre-long queues to cast their ballot in elections
One-third of registered voters had cast their ballot in the first five hours.
# life-saving work
RNLI sees donation surge after being forced to defend its work saving lives overseas
The RNLI says less than 2% of annual expenditure is spent outside the UK and Ireland.
# Wave Goodbye
'I have woken up every morning with pressure in my head' - Scotland star retires due to concussion
David Denton was capped 42 times and coach Gregor Townsend said the national side would ‘miss him’.
# 7s
'There was just blood everywhere... I wouldn't wish it on my worst enemy'
Greg O’Shea has overcome injury and disappointment with Munster to become an Ireland 7s star.
# stand by me
O'Neill: 'Roy Keane has never let me down. I'll take responsibility, because that's my job'
The Ireland boss has stood by his assistant and reaffirmed that morale in the Irish camp was not low.
# turmoil
'It's not the first altercation between players and staff' - O'Neill responds to leaked WhatsApp audio
The Ireland boss identified Stephen Ward when asked about the message, as his side prepares for tomorrow’s friendly with Poland.
# Liam Brady
'I can't understand how Martin O'Neill could put up with that' - Brady condemns conduct of Roy Keane
Liam Brady has criticised the behaviour of Roy Keane following reports of a confrontation with Harry Arter.
# Doctor
Dr Dora Gorman: Ireland's football, hockey and GAA star who just graduated medicine at UCD
Dora Gorman discusses captaining Ireland at World Cups and European Championships, playing gaelic for Galway and recently graduating top of her class at UCD.
# global ireland
'There is an urgency to this': The government wants to double Ireland's 'global footprint' by 2025
The government launched its Global Ireland plan today.
# RIP
'He was a true gentleman' - FAI lead tributes to former Ireland international Arthur Fitzsimons
Fitzsimons made 25 appearances for his country and later managed Drogheda United and Shamrock Rovers.
# Landmark
Uruguay legend receives Guinness World Record certificate
Sebastian Abreu has suited up for 26 professional teams in his career.
# bright future
Ireland keep Euro hopes alive with goals from Man United and Southampton prospects
Ireland secured a much-needed win against Kosovo on Saturday to keep alive their chances of reaching the Uefa U19 Championships in Finland.
# Public Order
Almost 100 England fans arrested after trouble in streets of Amsterdam
The men were mainly accused of disrupting public order.
# international
Ex-Munster centre Cian Bohane to lead Ireland Students against Scotland
The 26-year-old is the star name in a talented Irish team to travel to Edinburgh this weekend.
# United States
US Congress passes spending bill to end government shutdown
The government shutdown did not last too long.
# Violence
Children suffered a shocking scale of violence in conflict zones in 2017, Unicef warns
In conflicts around the world, children have become frontline, used as human shields, killed, maimed and recruited to fight.
# Ruling
Wales defender gets two-game ban for horror tackle that broke Coleman's leg
Fifa have extended Neil Taylor’s suspension by one match.
# baabaas
Bundee Aki called up to Barbarians squad to face England and Ulster
The New Zealand native is expected to be capped by Ireland when he qualifies later this year.
# droning on
Here's how the international community stops drones from crashing into aircraft
As commercial and private drones become ever more prevalent, the risk of airplane strikes heightens accordingly.
# corruption index
Ireland drops another place in global corruption ranking
Denmark was named the least corrupt state out of 176 countries, followed by New Zealand, Finland, Sweden and Switzerland.