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Euro 2020 draw: the groups

By Francesco Iriti / December 3, 2018

Netherlands against Germany is the big match for Euro 2020 qualifiers. The draw in Dublin has defined the ten qualifying rounds for Euro 2020. 42 football nations will play between March and November 2019, with the winner and runner-up of each group going through directly. Euro 2020 draw The qualifying process is condensed because of […]


California wildfires: Death toll is increasing

By Francesco Iriti / November 12, 2018

California wildfires: the Death toll is increasing. 31 victims died due the wildfires but unfortunately this number is provisional. In fact, more than 200 people are still missing. This fire now equals the deadliest on record in California – the 1933 Griffith Park disaster in Los Angeles. California wildfires: the Death toll At the moment only […]


Coeliac disease vaccine

By Francesco Iriti / November 3, 2018

A vaccine to cure coeliac disease. There is good news for the coeliac people in the world. An international team of scientists in Australia is beginning to test a vaccine with the hope to end the need for coeliacs to adhere to gluten-free diets. The Vaccine to cure the coeliac disease The vaccine, named Nexvax2, […]


Is a Brexit deal still ‘achievable’?

By Francesco Iriti / October 16, 2018

The Brexit Deal is European’s most important issue. UK Prime Minister Theresa May is continuing to negotiate with the other ministers but at the moment there isn’t a definitive solution. Brexit Deal: Ireland afraid Meanwhile, the Brexit deal is looking “more difficult” because of the border question. Northern Ireland and The Repulic of Ireland are […]


Nonso Muojeke deportation halted following campaign

By Anna Buckley / October 10, 2018

A 14 year old Offaly schoolboy who faced deportation after being denied asylum will be allowed to remain in Ireland along with his mother and college-going brother. Following a 21,000 signature-strong online campaign which was set up by his classmates at Tullamore College, Nonso Muojeke and his family will be allowed to remain in Ireland, […]


Google+ is dead

By Francesco Iriti / October 10, 2018

Google+ is shutting down. Google announced last Monday that it was officially shutting down the platform for consumers. The process will be concluded in ten months. Low engagement The final decision has been taken by Google after a bug was discovered in March. The internal system found a security glitch that exposed 500 thousand Google […]


Banksy Painting Self-Destructs

By Francesco Iriti / October 8, 2018

The Girl With Balloon is gone. On Friday, October 5, one of Banksy’s best known works of art ended up going through a shredder. Just a few seconds after it auctioned for 1.4 million, the painting appeared to self-destruct at Sotheby’s in London. It was an incredible situation for all the people there. What happened […]


Indonesia Earthquake 400 People Dead

By Francesco Iriti / September 29, 2018

About 400 people have been killed in Indonesia after a strong earthquake. The number is expected to rise. At least more than 500 have been injured. A few days ago a tsunami hit an Indonesian city. It was caused by a magnitude 7.5 earthquake.   After the disaster, the situation is critical. Thousands of homes […]


50 Girls Treated for Botched Circumcisions in Burkina Faso

By Sambhavi Sudhakar / September 18, 2018

Female genital mutilation has been illegal in the Burkina Faso region of West Africa since 1996. However, around 50 girls are being treated for failed circumcision attempts. Twelve girls have been admitted to the Kaya Regional Hospital while 38 are being treated at Chiphra Protestant Hospital in the capital. According to Dr. Dieudonne Ouedraogo, some […]


Nobel Peace Prize Winner Suu Kyi Defends Arrest of Journalists

By Sambhavi Sudhakar / September 13, 2018

Nobel Peace Prize winner and Myanmar’s de facto leader Aung San Suu Kyi stated that the jailing of two Reuters journalists had “nothing to do with freedom of expression at all”. Wa Lone and Kyaw Soe Oo were found in possession of police documents while investigating the massacre Rohingya Muslims. The Rohingya have faced decades […]

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