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From The42 5 problems the transfer ban causes Barcelona Review

5 problems the transfer ban causes Barcelona

This summer window was already set to the be the most important in the club’s recent history

People accidentally adopted polar bears while donating #nomakeupselfie money

It seems a few rogue texts were to blame.

From TheJournal.ie The numbers that show how UNICEF helps the world's poorest children Aid Works

The numbers that show how UNICEF helps the world's poorest children

The UN Convention on the Rights of the Child was signed in 1989. How far have we come?

From TheJournal.ie Threat of 'deadly outbreak of disease' in camps for children fleeing CAR violence Central African Republic

Threat of 'deadly outbreak of disease' in camps for children fleeing CAR violence

Over 935,000 people have been displaced across the country over the past year.

From TheJournal.ie UNICEF calls for world to protect Syrian children from 'broken futures' No Lost Generation

UNICEF calls for world to protect Syrian children from 'broken futures'

A new campaign being run by UNICEF, called No Lost Generation, aims to bring the world’s attention to Syria.

From TheJournal.ie At least two children beheaded among 16 dead in Central African Republic – UNICEF Central African Republic

At least two children beheaded among 16 dead in Central African Republic – UNICEF

The UN’S children’s rights agency say that 60 further children have been injured since the outbreak of violence.

From TheJournal.ie Europe pledges an extra €30 million to help Syrians in need Syria

Europe pledges an extra €30 million to help Syrians in need

According to the United Nations, about nine million people require assistance in the war-torn country.

From TheJournal.ie Number of child soldiers in CAR has nearly doubled since March Central African Republic

Number of child soldiers in CAR has nearly doubled since March

The country is now “on the verge of genocide”.

From TheJournal.ie Up to four million children affected by Typhoon Haiyan Typhoon Haiyan This post contains images

Up to four million children affected by Typhoon Haiyan

60 metric tonnes of emergency aid is due to arrive in the Philippines tomorrow from UNICEF’s central supplies in Denmark.

From TheJournal.ie Column: The generosity of the Irish people makes me incredibly proud Opinion

Column: The generosity of the Irish people makes me incredibly proud

Ettie Higgins works to deliver lifesaving assistance to children and babies caught up in the violence across Syria. She tells of the ongoing battle to survive in almost impossible conditions faced by families.

From TheJournal.ie Syria Through a Lens: life of slain filmmaker and activist honoured Syria

Syria Through a Lens: life of slain filmmaker and activist honoured

The one-year anniversary of the death of young journalist Bassel Shehadeh, who was killed in a shelling attack by Syrian government forces, will be marked by a worldwide commemoration of his life and work.

From The42 4 flashpoints that marked Jose Mourinho's time as Real Madrid coach Controversies This post contains videos

4 flashpoints that marked Jose Mourinho's time as Real Madrid coach

We look back on some of the more fiery moments of the Portuguese’s tenure as boss.

Here is the week's news... skewed

Breaking via The Mire wire: How Ireland has some of the fittest fat kids in the world and why the axing of Communion grants is ‘worse than the famine’.

From TheJournal.ie The 5 at 5: Wednesday Take 5

The 5 at 5: Wednesday

5 minutes, 5 stories, 5 o’clock…

From TheJournal.ie Ireland is the 10th best place in the world to be a child Best In The World

Ireland is the 10th best place in the world to be a child

But UNICEF warns childhood must be protected during economic downturn.

From TheJournal.ie Whole generation of Syrian children could be lost, says UN Lost Generation

Whole generation of Syrian children could be lost, says UN

Two years to the day since the conflict began, the UN says there’s a generation of children who have known only fighting.

From TheJournal.ie A day in the life of a Syria refugee Day In The Life

A day in the life of a Syria refugee

Today about 70,000 Syria refugees are living in the Zaiatari refugee camp in northern Jordan – and thousands more are arriving each week.

From TheJournal.ie A further €4.7 million in Irish Aid pledged for humanitarian crisis in Syria Aid

A further €4.7 million in Irish Aid pledged for humanitarian crisis in Syria

The additional Irish Aid funding will go towards to delivering vital assistance – including food, water, sanitation and medical supplies – to more than 700,000 Syrian refugees.

From TheJournal.ie Putin says he will sign anti-US adoptions bill Adoptions

Putin says he will sign anti-US adoptions bill

The Russian president said today he will sign a controversial bill banning Americans from adopting Russian children.

From TheJournal.ie Russian parliament considers anti-US adoption bill Adoption

Russian parliament considers anti-US adoption bill

The bill is one part of a larger measure by angry Russian lawmakers, retaliating against a recently signed US law that calls for sanctions against the country.

From TheJournal.ie Happy International Day of the Girl Girls Girls Girls This post contains videos

Happy International Day of the Girl

Today, the world celebrates the girl child.

From TheJournal.ie VIDEO, PHOTOS: Eamon Gilmore's car egged by protesters in Dublin Egg On Your Face

VIDEO, PHOTOS: Eamon Gilmore's car egged by protesters in Dublin

One man was arrested when the car carrying Eamon Gilmore and Minister for Children Frances Fitzgerald was forced to turn back after an Éirígí protest over cuts to child benefit.

From The42 Belgian fans 'bought' at auction - by the Dutch Euro 2012

Belgian fans 'bought' at auction - by the Dutch

‘Second hand but mint condition. Not been used since FIFA World Cup 2002.’

From The42 Rory's got a brand new bag: McIlroy extends UNICEF partnership US Masters

Rory's got a brand new bag: McIlroy extends UNICEF partnership

McIlroy, an Ambassador for UNICEF Ireland, says that he plans to visit more of the charity’s projects this year.

From TheJournal.ie Drugs, drink, and sex - Irish teenagers on their experiences Teenagers

Drugs, drink, and sex - Irish teenagers on their experiences

35 per cent of Irish teens have taken drugs; 1 in 5 sixteen year olds have had sex; and 89 per cent of teens say their parents know they drink, according to two new Unicef reports that are published this week.

From TheJournal.ie Ireland increases aid for Horn of Africa famine victims Horn Of Africa

Ireland increases aid for Horn of Africa famine victims

The Department of Foreign Affairs has announced a further €1 million in support for famine victims, while Bono has joined a group of celebrities calling for more action.

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

The 9 at 9: Thursday

Nine things you need to know by 9am: War of words in Ronan Kerr inquiry, priest apologises for comparing Taoiseach to Hitler, and new details emerge of Anders Behring Breivik’s arrest…

From TheJournal.ie UNICEF says TV3 Telethon not cancelled because Verwoerd dismissed UNICEF

UNICEF says TV3 Telethon not cancelled because Verwoerd dismissed

Liam Neeson and Vanessa Redgrave have pulled out of UNICEF events following Melanie Vorwoerd’s dismissal from the charity. UNICEF has apologised to Ireland for the “public nature of the controversy”.

From TheJournal.ie Column: We need to tackle bullying to save young lives Opinion

Column: We need to tackle bullying to save young lives

Journalist and researcher Eleanor Fitzsimons argues that Ireland needs a co-ordinated countrywide plan to stamp out bullying as RTE appeals for victims to tell their stories.

From TheJournal.ie The Daily Fix: Monday The Daily Fix This post contains videos

The Daily Fix: Monday

In this evening’s Daily Fix: Hospitals move closer to crisis, “killing fields” trial opens in Cambodia, close encounters of a third kind in Wicklow, and the case of the thieving seagull…

Two awards for Irish animation at international festival (Video) Award Win This post contains videos

Two awards for Irish animation at international festival (Video)

Santa’s Apprentice and The Amazing World of Gumball win honours at the Annecy International Animated Film Festival.

From TheJournal.ie Rory McIlroy heads to Haiti on his first trip as Unicef ambassador UNICEF This post contains images

Rory McIlroy heads to Haiti on his first trip as Unicef ambassador

The young golfer joined in knitting, sketching and singing sessions with local children while visiting a school and health clinic in the earthquake-hit country.

From TheJournal.ie More than a quarter of young people in Ireland have experienced feeling suicidal: report Mental Health

More than a quarter of young people in Ireland have experienced feeling suicidal: report

New figures compiled by UNICEF Ireland have also found that one in two young people in Ireland has reported experiencing depression.

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

The 9 at 9: Tuesday

Nine things to know this morning…

From TheJournal.ie Agency to help Irish people looking to adopt abroad Adoption

Agency to help Irish people looking to adopt abroad

Arc Adoption is the first mediation agency to be approved under the Hague Convention. It’s hoped that adoptions from Vietnam will resume soon, after they were suspended in early 2010.

From TheJournal.ie The Daily Fix: Tuesday Daily Fix This post contains videos

The Daily Fix: Tuesday

TheJournal.ie’s round-up of the evening’s top stories – and the interesting tidbits of the day.

From TheJournal.ie Take 5: Tuesday Take 5

Take 5: Tuesday

5 stories, 5 minutes, 5 o’clock.

From TheJournal.ie Liam Neeson becomes first Irish goodwill ambassador for Unicef UNICEF

Liam Neeson becomes first Irish goodwill ambassador for Unicef

Actor joins elite tier of global ambassadors, alongside his mother-in-law Vanessa Redgrave.

Gingerfest is go...

Red-haired people of Ireland, unite! Charity day Gingerfest 2011 wants fiery-headed types to help them raise money for Unicef.

From TheJournal.ie Cholera kills 1,500 - this time in Nigeria Cholera

Cholera kills 1,500 - this time in Nigeria

As Haiti crosses its fingers that its own outbreak stays away from refugee camps, Nigeria succumbs to an epidemic.