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#Invasion

From TheJournal.ie Australia is spending $400 million to stop the spread of red fire ants Plague

Australia is spending $400 million to stop the spread of red fire ants

“Our fire-ant fighters have finally been given the war chest they need,” an invasive species expert said.

From TheJournal.ie UK's attorney general 'attempting to block prosecution' of Tony Blair over the Iraq War Invasion

UK's attorney general 'attempting to block prosecution' of Tony Blair over the Iraq War

The argument revolves around whether the crime of aggression exists in UK law.

From The42 Ligue 1 game abandoned after pitch invaders try to attack Lyon players Ugly Scenes

Ligue 1 game abandoned after pitch invaders try to attack Lyon players

This is the second time this week that the French club has been affected by crowd trouble.

From The42 Violent clashes forced fans on the pitch and delayed Lyon's Europa League tie against Besiktas Ugly Scenes

Violent clashes forced fans on the pitch and delayed Lyon's Europa League tie against Besiktas

Crowd trouble marred the game as Lyon eventually won out 2-1.

From TheJournal.ie 'Killer' ladybirds are breeding in Northern Ireland Invasion

'Killer' ladybirds are breeding in Northern Ireland

The invasive Harlequin ladybird was first reported in the south of Ireland in 2010.

From TheJournal.ie The Falklands are getting ready for another Argentine invasion (just in case) Defences

The Falklands are getting ready for another Argentine invasion (just in case)

The UK’s defence minister believes there is a “live threat” from the island’s unhappy neighbour.

From TheJournal.ie 23-year-old arrested over stabbing of man and son at their home Kerry

23-year-old arrested over stabbing of man and son at their home

The victims suffered minor stab wounds when they found a man trying to break into a car outside their home and confronted him.

From The42 Irish fans take over MGM Grand at UFC 178 weigh-ins Invasion

Irish fans take over MGM Grand at UFC 178 weigh-ins

It looks like Conor McGregor will have a strong following for tonight’s bout with Dustin Poirier.

From TheJournal.ie Ukraine accuses Russia of "direct invasion", Russia says there are no troops in Ukraine Tensions

Ukraine accuses Russia of "direct invasion", Russia says there are no troops in Ukraine

Ukraine’s ambassador to the OSCE said that Russian troops were in the east of the country.

From TheJournal.ie Russian aid convoy to Ukraine described as a 'direct invasion' Ukraine

Russian aid convoy to Ukraine described as a 'direct invasion'

Angela Merkel and Barack Obama warned that Moscow’s military presence and shelling were triggering a “dangerous escalation” of the conflict.

Woman finds 50,000 bees living in her ceiling

They’d managed to build 17 honeycombs.

Darth Vader is running for election in Dublin*

*Well, not really.

From TheJournal.ie There's a new ladybird in town and it's eating the other ladybirds' eggs Invasion

There's a new ladybird in town and it's eating the other ladybirds' eggs

The Irish Wildlife Trust are calling on people to submit sightings.

From TheJournal.ie G7 leaders to impose further sanctions on Russia over escalating Ukraine crisis Invasion

G7 leaders to impose further sanctions on Russia over escalating Ukraine crisis

The sanctions could be imposed as early as Monday.

From TheJournal.ie Russia is trying to trigger World War III - Kiev Ukraine

Russia is trying to trigger World War III - Kiev

The developments prompted German Chancellor Angela Merkel to call Russian President Vladimir Putin to voice “great concern”.

From TheJournal.ie Russia 'trying to dismember Ukraine' by plotting government building takeovers Ukraine

Russia 'trying to dismember Ukraine' by plotting government building takeovers

Thousands of irate pro-Russian activists broke through police lines yesterday and occupied the administration buildings in two big industrial cities.

From TheJournal.ie Invasion! How ladybirds have taken over Christmas trees this year Ladybird On Board

Invasion! How ladybirds have taken over Christmas trees this year

It’s partly down to the heatwave during the summer, apparently.

From TheJournal.ie Seven Taliban leaders killed after assault on NATO airport base Afghanistan

Seven Taliban leaders killed after assault on NATO airport base

The attacks illustrate that despite Kabul’s security blanket, the insurgency in Afghanistan is far from defeated.

From TheJournal.ie Iraq tries to win tourists back by rebuilding ancient arch We Can Rebuild You

Iraq tries to win tourists back by rebuilding ancient arch

The world’s largest brick-built arch has survived for more than 1,400 years – but it has fallen into disrepair in recent years.

From TheJournal.ie USA on alert of invasion... from cicadas Bugged Out

USA on alert of invasion... from cicadas

The cricket-like insects are overdue an invasion after 17 years – and have been seen amassing in two east coast states.

New poll says Obama better than Romney… at dealing with alien invasion

36 per cent of American believe in UFOs – but only 2 per cent would try to harm an alien if they invaded.

From TheJournal.ie Take Five: Monday Take Five

Take Five: Monday

5 minutes, 5 stories, 5 o’clock.

From TheJournal.ie Ireland’s ant population ‘reaching a ten-year high’ Invasion

Ireland’s ant population ‘reaching a ten-year high’

Humans aren’t the only creatures becoming more plentiful in Ireland, Rentokil warns, offering tips to avoid infestation.

From TheJournal.ie Exterminators warn of rodent increase as winter approaches Invasion

Exterminators warn of rodent increase as winter approaches

Rentokil says its call-out figures are up 40% this year as the onset of a cold winter attracts rodents indoors.