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

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

Jul 29th 2017, 6:35 PM 18,507 Views 23 Comments

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

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

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

Apr 17th 2017, 1:41 PM 12,219 Views 46 Comments

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

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

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

Apr 16th 2017, 5:44 PM 8,153 Views 5 Comments

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

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

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

Apr 13th 2017, 10:10 PM 12,907 Views 9 Comments

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

'Killer' ladybirds are breeding in Northern Ireland
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'Killer' ladybirds are breeding in Northern Ireland

Nov 14th 2016, 9:49 AM 26,166 Views 33 Comments

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

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

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

Mar 24th 2015, 2:09 PM 16,151 Views 96 Comments

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

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

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

Nov 12th 2014, 8:04 AM 8,354 Views 10 Comments

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

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

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

Sep 27th 2014, 9:09 AM 15,442 Views 16 Comments

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

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

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

Aug 28th 2014, 7:43 PM 5,091 Views 64 Comments

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

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

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

Aug 23rd 2014, 7:39 AM 6,602 Views 49 Comments

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
# Oh Honey
# Oh Honey

Woman finds 50,000 bees living in her ceiling

Aug 22nd 2014, 7:09 PM 3,279 Views 4 Comments

They’d managed to build 17 honeycombs.

Darth Vader is running for election in Dublin*
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# Invasion

Darth Vader is running for election in Dublin*

May 1st 2014, 4:07 PM 2,519 Views 9 Comments

*Well, not really.

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

Apr 29th 2014, 11:48 AM 13,534 Views 43 Comments

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

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

Apr 26th 2014, 9:05 AM 5,343 Views 246 Comments

The sanctions could be imposed as early as Monday.

Russia is trying to trigger World War III - Kiev
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# Ukraine

Russia is trying to trigger World War III - Kiev

Apr 25th 2014, 10:37 PM 27,592 Views 247 Comments

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

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

Apr 7th 2014, 9:49 AM 6,717 Views 111 Comments

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

Invasion! How ladybirds have taken over Christmas trees this year
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# Ladybird On Board

Invasion! How ladybirds have taken over Christmas trees this year

Dec 22nd 2013, 8:30 PM 34,485 Views 44 Comments

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

Seven Taliban leaders killed after assault on NATO airport base
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# Afghanistan

Seven Taliban leaders killed after assault on NATO airport base

Jun 10th 2013, 5:21 PM 5,822 Views 20 Comments

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

Iraq tries to win tourists back by rebuilding ancient arch
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# We Can Rebuild You

Iraq tries to win tourists back by rebuilding ancient arch

Jun 1st 2013, 5:30 PM 10,040 Views 29 Comments

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

USA on alert of invasion... from cicadas
# Bugged Out
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# Bugged Out

USA on alert of invasion... from cicadas

May 19th 2013, 11:00 AM 9,580 Views 17 Comments

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
# Aliens
# Aliens

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

Jun 28th 2012, 11:39 AM 2,457 Views 12 Comments

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

Take Five: Monday
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# Take Five

Take Five: Monday

Jul 11th 2011, 4:50 PM 2,689 Views 0 Comments

5 minutes, 5 stories, 5 o’clock.

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

Jul 11th 2011, 3:21 PM 5,351 Views 6 Comments

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

Exterminators warn of rodent increase as winter approaches
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Exterminators warn of rodent increase as winter approaches

Nov 11th 2010, 6:51 PM 386 Views 0 Comments

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