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Dublin: 19 °C Tuesday 29 July, 2014

Today’s News

From The Score ‘I’ll step up and everyone has to’ – Sturridge confident about life after Suarez Daniel Sturridge

‘I’ll step up and everyone has to’ – Sturridge confident about life after Suarez

Despite his strike partnership’s exit, the Liverpool forward believes the Reds can be just as successful this season.

From The Score Van Gaal banishes unfit Shaw from main Manchester United training squad Hardline Approach

Van Gaal banishes unfit Shaw from main Manchester United training squad

That’s what you get when you go player shopping in a bargain basement.

From The Score 16-year-old weightlifter banned after testing positive for doping at Commonwealth Games A Sample

16-year-old weightlifter banned after testing positive for doping at Commonwealth Games

Nigerian teenager Chika Amalaha became the youngest ever gold medallist in the event this week.

From The Score Ex-Rangers defender Henning Berg plotting Celtic’s Champions League downfall Compatriots

Ex-Rangers defender Henning Berg plotting Celtic’s Champions League downfall

After knocking out St Patrick’s Athletic, the Legia Warsaw boss comes up against fellow Norwegian Ronny Delia tomorrow.

From Business ETC Microsoft faces ‘monopoly’ investigation as Chinese officials begin probe Antitrust

Microsoft faces ‘monopoly’ investigation as Chinese officials begin probe

Officials of China’s State Administration for Industry and Commerce visited four of Microsoft’s offices as part of enquiries into Windows’ dominant position in the country.

Russia violated arms treaty by testing cruise missile, says US

Tension is already high between the two countries due to the crisis in Ukraine.

Pro-Russian rebels are using Soviet-era posters to recruit new fighters in Donetsk

Dozens of the posters have sprung up around the rebel-held industrial city.

Five Israeli soldiers, 26 Palestinians killed in latest Gaza violence

UN Secretary General Ban Ki Moon has said that the violence must stop “in the name of humanity”.

Spain has ghost estates too and jobless families are starting to squat in them

The occupied buildings have been dubbed “The Courtyards of Dignity”.

Yesterday’s News

Have a spare €7 per month? Why not subscribe to Sarah Palin’s new web TV channel…

Doesn’t sound like a great deal?.. Perhaps we should mention that it’s free to watch if you happen to be in the US military?

MH17 black boxes show crash caused by rocket shrapnel, says Ukrainian official

The investigators leading the probe in the Netherlands would not give confirmation.

From The Score Schweinsteiger apologises for ‘sons of b**ches’ chant about Dortmund Ze Banter

Schweinsteiger apologises for ‘sons of b**ches’ chant about Dortmund

BVB have also responded to the Bayern Munich midfielder by offering to give him singing lessons.

Man who honeymooned aboard Costa Concordia is helping to dismantle the ship

“I’ll do what I have to do. But I won’t be able to stop thinking about the cabin where we spent the best week of our lives.”

Some McDonald’s restaurants have stopped selling… burgers

No burgers in McDonald’s? People have to order the Filet-O-Fish, which we all know is just wrong.

From Business ETC Russia ordered to pay Yukos shareholders $50 billion for violating international law Pay Out

Russia ordered to pay Yukos shareholders $50 billion for violating international law

It was unanimously held that Russian authorities forced Yukos into bankruptcy.

Downing of flight MH17 ‘may amount to a war crime’

The UN High Commissioner for Human Rights added that an “effective” investigation is needed.

As death toll rises, UN calls for “immediate and unconditional” ceasefire in Gaza conflict

The resolution came during a lull in fighting in Gaza early today, as the Mulsim Eid al-Fitr festival begins.

Sunday 27 July, 2014

From The Score 5 key moments that helped Vincenzo Nibali secure the Tour de France Looking Back

5 key moments that helped Vincenzo Nibali secure the Tour de France

The Italian cyclist confirmed his win in Paris earlier today.

Hamas agrees to 24-hour humanitarian truce

This followed a statement by Israel that it would resume its raids on Gaza.

From The Score Nibali wins 2014 Tour de France, Ireland’s Nicolas Roche finishes 39th overall Climax

Nibali wins 2014 Tour de France, Ireland’s Nicolas Roche finishes 39th overall

Jean-Christophe Peraud was second with fellow Frenchman Thibaut Pinot third.

Japanese schoolgirl arrested for murdering and dismembering classmate

The suspect has admitted strangling the victim and severing her head and left hand.

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From The Score Remy’s Liverpool move collapses after failed medical – reports LFC

Remy’s Liverpool move collapses after failed medical – reports

It’s back to the transfer committee for Brendan Rodgers.

Germany warns citizens to leave Libya after deaths of 38 in clashes

Cashes broke out yesterday when Islamist groups launched an assault on the headquarters of a special forces unit

From The Score Arsenal’s Wilshere regrets new smoking mistake Faux Pas

Arsenal’s Wilshere regrets new smoking mistake

“I’ve been seen before doing it. I said then I made a mistake and I have made a mistake again.”

American doctor who moved to Africa to help Ebola patients has contracted the disease

Dr Kent Brantly had been working to contain the outbreak, which has killed more than 660 people already.

From The Score Bayern Munich will never sack Guardiola, says CEO Rummenigge Untouchable

Bayern Munich will never sack Guardiola, says CEO Rummenigge

Some German sources are suggesting a difficult season lies ahead for ‘Pep’.

From The Score 2018 World Cup should not be held in Russia – UK Deputy PM Nick Clegg Protest

2018 World Cup should not be held in Russia – UK Deputy PM Nick Clegg

In the aftermath of the the airplane crash in Ukraine, the politician claims the host nation should be changed.

Australian and Dutch police scrap MH17 site visit over security worries

Police officers from the two countries were due to recover victims’ remains from the site but heavy shelling has been reported in the village next to the crash site.

‘We find a body torn into pieces. Someone picks up a hand. These are things we’re used to’

Gaza Strip paramedics talk about their experiences of wartime shifts.

The ’100 millionth’ Filipino baby was born this morning

The little girl’s birth highlights the challenge of providing for the growing population of people in the country who are already living in poverty.

Saturday 26 July, 2014

From The Score Neymar’s brain activity while playing less than 10% the level of amateur footballers Anomaly

Neymar’s brain activity while playing less than 10% the level of amateur footballers

The findings were published in the Swiss journal Frontiers in Human Neuroscience.

From The Score Italian Nibali all but confirms Tour de France victory on penultimate stage Champion

Italian Nibali all but confirms Tour de France victory on penultimate stage

Tony Martin won the 20th stage, but it is Nibali who will succeed Chris Froome as champion.

Israel extends temporary ceasefire to 9pm tonight as Gaza death toll passes 1,000

Today’s ceasefire allowed Palestinian’s to return to what was left of their homes to try to salvage belongings.

From The Score Analysis: Premier League youngsters face uncertain future Tough Times

Analysis: Premier League youngsters face uncertain future

For some, the loan system can feel like being trapped in a revolving door.

There are still human remains at the MH17 crash site

Australian Prime Minister Tony Abbott said this makes it more important than ever that an international team be dispatched to the scene.

From The Score Liverpool’s €31million man Adam Lallana set to miss start of season Injury Woe

Liverpool’s €31million man Adam Lallana set to miss start of season

The player sustained the knock to his lateral collateral ligament during a session at the Reds’ Harvard University training base.

Friday 25 July, 2014

Gaza: Israel and Hamas ‘agree 12-hour ceasefire’

The US and UN are pushing for a seven-day halt in the violence, which has now killed more than 850 people.

US soldiers charged with raping pregnant woman to stand trial in Italy

The two soldiers, aged 21 and 22, were arrested on Wednesday for the alleged attack in Vicenza, northern Italy.

From The Score Navardauskas makes history with Lithuania’s first stage win at TDF Baltic

Navardauskas makes history with Lithuania’s first stage win at TDF

Nibali is still cruising to victory in the general classification.

British economy grows to above pre-crisis level

The economy is now 0.2% bigger than before its pre-crisis peak in early 2008.

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