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Dublin: 13 °C Tuesday 25 July, 2017

Today’s News

Justin Bieber abruptly ends world tour

The 23-year-old Canadian cited “unforeseen circumstances”.

Why Jerusalem's holiest site is central to the Israeli-Palestinian conflict and why violence has flared there

After five days of simmering tensions, Israel has this morning removed controversial metal detectors from the Haram al-Sharif mosque in Jerusalem.

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Yesterday’s News

From The42 Denver Bronco and Super Bowl 50 champion retires after multiple concussions Goodbye

Denver Bronco and Super Bowl 50 champion retires after multiple concussions

Broncos safety David Bruton has decided to call it a day aged 30.

South African girl, 9, becomes only the third child to be 'functionally cured' of HIV

The patient still has HIV in her system but it is so weakened that it cannot replicate or spread.

From The42 Neymar staying put at Barcelona, says teammate Pique in cryptic tweet Not Going Anywhere

Neymar staying put at Barcelona, says teammate Pique in cryptic tweet

The player has been heavily linked with a record-breaking €222 million move to PSG.

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Security guard shoots dead two men at Israeli embassy in Jordan

One man attacked the guard with a screwdriver.

From The42 'Don't play tennis' - Bernard Tomic says he has no love for the game NET LOSS

'Don't play tennis' - Bernard Tomic says he has no love for the game

The Aussie star says he’s trapped.

Boris jokes that traditional Maori greeting could start a fight in a Glasgow pub

The British Foreign Secretary, of course, has a history of blunders.

At least 24 killed in Kabul car bombing

The Taliban has claimed responsibility for the blast.

Sunday 23 July, 2017

From The42 Jordan Spieth holds his nerve to land British Open in astonishing fashion Clutch Time

Jordan Spieth holds his nerve to land British Open in astonishing fashion

It is Spieth’s third major title after he won the Masters and US Open in 2015.

Prince William on the time Diana organised three supermodels to greet him for his birthday Princess Of Wales This post contains videos

Prince William on the time Diana organised three supermodels to greet him for his birthday

It’s part of a new documentary about Britain’s two princes and their mother.

Eight dead in violence after Israeli security at Jerusalem holy site sparks anger

The site is in east Jerusalem, annexed by Israel after the 1967 Six-Day War.

Eight people found dead in tractor-trailer, nearly 30 injured, in Texas Walmart human trafficking tragedy SAN ANTONIO This post contains videos

Eight people found dead in tractor-trailer, nearly 30 injured, in Texas Walmart human trafficking tragedy

The tragedy was discovered after one of the people involved emerged from the truck and asked a passerby for some water.

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From The42 'Blood isn't generally seen in our sport': Sickening off-bat deflection leaves Astros rookie hospitalised Eyesore

'Blood isn't generally seen in our sport': Sickening off-bat deflection leaves Astros rookie hospitalised

Fair warning: if you’re not a fan of getting hit in the eye by high-speed projectiles, this probably isn’t the video for you.

From The42 Late, great 58 metre penalty keeps the Lions on home run towards Super Rugby final Jo'burg Classic This post contains videos

Late, great 58 metre penalty keeps the Lions on home run towards Super Rugby final

The Hurricanes go to Johannesburg to keep up their title defence next weekend, while the Crusaders and Chiefs do battle in Christchurch.

Saturday 22 July, 2017

From The42 Froome all but home and hosed for fourth title while Martin records best-ever Tour finish TDF

Synthetic seventh heaven: London and Paris deal with the perils of chemsex

Associated problems include overdoses and addiction.

A teenage girl suspected of leaving Germany to become an 'Isis bride' has been arrested in Iraq

Linda W. disappeared last year after apparently making contact with IS members.

Indian chauffeur arrested after allegedly masturbating in front of German woman

Police arrested the 32-year-old driver after the woman accused him of unzipping his trousers and masturbating while she was walking in a public park .

India's new president is from the bottom of the caste system

This is only the second time this has occurred.

Surfing and rice planting among attractions on North Korea tourism website

There are strict warnings from a number of countries not to travel to the isolated Asian nation.

Minneapolis police chief resigns in toxic fallout from shooting dead of unarmed Australian woman

Australian Justine Damond was shot dead last Saturday in her pyjamas by an officer who had responded to her distress call.

Friday 21 July, 2017

Six dead as tensions over Jerusalem holy site rise

The unrest came after Israeli ministers decided not to order the removal of metal detectors erected at entrances to the Haram al-Sharif compound.

Here's the new White House comms guy that Sean Spicer resigned over

Anthony Scaramucci called Spicer “a true American patriot” and says he hopes he’ll “make a tremendous amount of money”.

From The42 Spieth copes best in grim conditions to lead British Open Day Two

Spieth copes best in grim conditions to lead British Open

Matt Kuchar looks to be the biggest threat to the American at Royal Birkdale.

Decades after his death, Salvador Dali's iconic moustache is still perfectly intact

A Spanish forensic expert said “his moustache appeared at 10 past 10 and his hair was intact” almost 30 years after his death.

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From The42 Liverpool seal €9 million deal for left-back Robertson Done Deal

Liverpool seal €9 million deal for left-back Robertson

The Scottish international moves to Anfield after three years at Hull.

Sean Spicer has quit as White House Press Secretary

It was reportedly in protest at President Donald Trump’s pick for Communications Director.

From The42 Newcastle complete signing of former Liverpool defender from Atletico New Arrival

Newcastle complete signing of former Liverpool defender from Atletico

Javier Manquillo was on loan at Sunderland last season.

From The42 'The bid for Mahrez was politely declined': Roma look to swoop for Premier League duo Wantaway

'The bid for Mahrez was politely declined': Roma look to swoop for Premier League duo

The Serie A club want to bring in Riyad Mahrez and Aleksandar Kolarov.

US to ban travel to North Korea in the coming weeks

Relationships with North Korea have been strained since it successfully tested an intercontinental ballistic missile.

From The42 Hands off Coutinho, Klopp warns Barcelona after reports of €80 million bid NOT FOR SALE

Hands off Coutinho, Klopp warns Barcelona after reports of €80 million bid

‘We’re not a selling club’, the Liverpool boss insisted.

From The42 Mourinho demands United wrap up transfer business after watching win over City Shopping List

Mourinho demands United wrap up transfer business after watching win over City

Lukaku was on the scoresheet again in Houston.

Men under 50 banned from entering Jerusalem's Old City for Muslim prayers as tensions rise

Tensions have risen following an attack nearby that killed two policemen.

Two dead, 120 injured, in massive earthquake in Greece and Turkey

The massive quake, which measured 6.7 on the Richter scale, struck at 11.30pm Irish time last night.

'Just a taste of what is to come': Worldwide operation shuts down two huge 'dark web' markets

Underground websites AlphaBay and Hansa Market had tens of thousands of sellers.

Thursday 20 July, 2017

Neil Armstrong's moon bag sells for $1.8 million in New York

A lawyer bought the bag for less than $1,000.

From The42 'My caddy said, 'You're Rory McIlroy, what the 'f*** are you doing?'' Pep Talk

'My caddy said, 'You're Rory McIlroy, what the 'f*** are you doing?''

JP Fitzgerald had a motivational speech to help the world number four turn his first round at the Open Championship around.

From The42 Mourinho treating Manchester derby as training session in front of 70,000 American fans Stateside

Mourinho treating Manchester derby as training session in front of 70,000 American fans

The two Premier League sides meet in a pre-season friendly in Houston tonight.

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