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From The42 McDowell joins Lowry in making solid start at PGA Championship Golf

McDowell joins Lowry in making solid start at PGA Championship

There’s a three-way lead at Wentworth.

100 people feared dead after shipwreck off Libya

Around 50 people have been resecued from the water.

Putin has put off meeting Elton John to talk about gay rights

The popular singer is due to meet the Russian leader at some stage to discuss matters in Russia.

Shooting at New York rap concert leaves one dead and causes crowd chaos Irving Plaza This post contains videos

Shooting at New York rap concert leaves one dead and causes crowd chaos

Three others were injured at the T.I. gig.

New pieces of debris could be linked to MH370, says Australia

The search is coming to an end according to China, Australia and Malaysia.

Wednesday 25 May, 2016

11 States are suing the White House over transgender bathroom use orders

The move led by Texas further escalates a national feud over an issue that has become a lightning rod.for separate groups.

Some Norwegians spent two days reading the T&Cs of your favourite apps

The terms and conditions of 33 apps amounted to roughly 260,000 words or 900 pages.

Revealed: Facebook billionaire secretly backed Hulk Hogan's sex tape lawsuit

Peter Thiel has had a feud against Gawker Media since it outed him as gay in 2007.

Julian Assange is still wanted for rape in Sweden

Assange will appeal the ruling, one of his Swedish lawyers said.

Anti-Trump protesters hurl rocks and bottles outside rally

The protesters, several of whom waved Mexican flags, also chanted expletives about Trump.

From Business ETC Netflix could be forced to broadcast and put money into European shows Media And Arts

Netflix could be forced to broadcast and put money into European shows

The measures are part of an EU plan to overhaul the digital market.

From The42 Man United on the verge of sealing £30 million-plus Mourinho deal Negotiations

Man United on the verge of sealing £30 million-plus Mourinho deal

Confirmation of the move is being held up by image rights, according to reports.

From The42 Remember when Golden State couldn't lose? Now they're one game from disaster Thunder Struck This post contains videos

Remember when Golden State couldn't lose? Now they're one game from disaster

OKC walloped the Warriors last night to take a 3-1 lead in the Western Conference finals.

Cosby's legal team attacks accuser as details of alleged sexual assault revealed in court On Trial This post contains videos

Cosby's legal team attacks accuser as details of alleged sexual assault revealed in court

The disgraced comedian will face trial over the alleged assault of a woman in 2014.

Germany isn't happy, but Greece is about to get a whopper cash injection

Germany has continue to oppose any debt relief for Greece.

Tuesday 24 May, 2016

From The42 Blow for France as Real Madrid defender ruled out of Euros Setback

Blow for France as Real Madrid defender ruled out of Euros

The player will be replaced by Adil Rami, the French Football Federation announced on Tuesday.

Notorious football hooligan given 26 years in prison for shooting rival fan

Daniele De Santis shot him before the 2014 Italian Cup final.

DNA samples taken from relatives in effort to identify victims of EgyptAir disaster

Sources close to the investigation have denied that evidence of explosives has been found among the crash debris.

From The42 O'Shea leaves Italian door open for Castrogiovanni despite Vegas controversy Sin City

O'Shea leaves Italian door open for Castrogiovanni despite Vegas controversy

The Racing 92 prop was suspended by his club for partying with Paris Saint-Germain players last month.

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Greek police evacuating refugee camp containing over 8,000 people

The move is expected to take at least 10 days.

Rory McIlroy could snub the Olympics due to Zika fears

However, as of now, he says he’s going.

Facebook apologises for banning "undesirable" photo of plus-size woman

It blocked an ad on the basis that the photo “depicts a body or body parts in an undesirable manner”.

From The42 Lowry lights up game 4 as Raptors claw their way back level with Cavs The North Remembers

Lowry lights up game 4 as Raptors claw their way back level with Cavs

They were laughing at Toronto two games ago, now the eastern final is all square.

Monday 23 May, 2016

5,000-year-old beer recipe found on ancient Chinese pottery

New research suggests that barley made its way to China about 1,000 years earlier than previously believed.

From The42 Silverware and emergence of gifted youngsters came too late for Louis van Gaal Comment

Silverware and emergence of gifted youngsters came too late for Louis van Gaal

Too much of the Dutchman’s reign was uninspiring while failure to qualify for the Champions League couldn’t be tolerated.

Far-right candidate narrowly defeated in Austrian presidential election

Early results last night had put Norbert Hofer almost four percentage points ahead.

'The human cost of smoking is tragic': Axa insurance to cut ties with tobacco industry

Axa group are the first major insurer to remove investment to the tobacco industry.

Three climbers die on Everest in the space of three days

The latest fatality is an Indian climber.

From The42 Hodgson drops Jamie Vardy so he can focus on his wedding Chat Hitched...

Hodgson drops Jamie Vardy so he can focus on his wedding

The striker had already moved his big day forward from a date in June that would have caused havoc with his preparation for the Euros.

Greece passes spending cuts and tax hikes in order to unlock billions in bailout funds

EU Economic Affairs Commissioner Pierre Moscovici hailed the deal.

From The42 Durant and Westbrook throw down a combined 63 as Thunder roll over Warriors Game 3 This post contains videos

Durant and Westbrook throw down a combined 63 as Thunder roll over Warriors

Steph Curry and the Warriors will have to grind their way to the NBA finals this year.

Iraq is about to go all out to reclaim a major chunk of IS territory

A major operation is set to begin in Fallujah, a region that has been in Islamic State hands since 2014.

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From The42 Tearful Luis Suarez limps out of Cup final Blow

Tearful Luis Suarez limps out of Cup final

The former Liverpool striker scored 59 goals for Barca this season.

Sunday 22 May, 2016

From The42 This unbelievable Messi pass was the highlight as Barcelona completed the double Champions This post contains videos

This unbelievable Messi pass was the highlight as Barcelona completed the double

The Catalan side beat Sevilla 2-0 after extra-time to win the Copa del Rey.

Rio Olympics sets record - in free condoms

An average of 42 condoms per athlete.

From The42 'You don't choose your family' - Brother of Brussels bomber set to compete in Rio Olympics Ready To Go

'You don't choose your family' - Brother of Brussels bomber set to compete in Rio Olympics

The athlete was also a silver medallist at the Summer Universiades in 2015.

From The42 Biyombo grabs 'monster' 26 rebounds as Toronto end the Cavs' winning streak Game 3 This post contains videos

Biyombo grabs 'monster' 26 rebounds as Toronto end the Cavs' winning streak

LeBron and Cleveland beaten for the first time in 11 playoff games.

Japanese pop star stabbed repeatedly by "obsessive fan"

Police arrested a man on the spot and seized a blood-covered knife.

From The42 Vieira's New York City suffer record-equalling derby defeat despite fielding Pirlo and Villa Humiliating This post contains videos

Vieira's New York City suffer record-equalling derby defeat despite fielding Pirlo and Villa

Frank Lampard came off the bench too but New York Red Bulls ran out 7-0 winners in the Bronx last night.

Grandfather who fought off sharks in last solo kayak plans to cross Atlantic for third time

He once rafted along the Amazon in Peru but had to abort the mission after encountering bandits.

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