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From The42 Patriots owner calls Deflategate ‘overblown’ with no sense of irony whatsoever BURSTING

Patriots owner calls Deflategate ‘overblown’ with no sense of irony whatsoever

Robert Kraft is not happy with what his team has gone through this summer.

From The42 Top German boxer rushed to hospital following kebab shop shooting Fight Night

Top German boxer rushed to hospital following kebab shop shooting

Police have launched an attempted murder investigation.

Man arrested over Paris fire that killed eight people including two children

Two died after jumping from the building to escape the flames.

‘Bible-toting’ police officers dressed up as priests to bust drug dealer

“As we are fighting crime, we have to be a little ingenious.”

Passengers told to listen for ‘walking on roof’ as migrants cause Channel Tunnel chaos

“Intruders” were reported on the tracks a Eurostar official said.

Tuesday 1 September, 2015

What do you make of the Pope’s advice to priests on abortion? Year Of Mercy This post contains a poll

What do you make of the Pope’s advice to priests on abortion?

Pope Francis has called on priests to pardon women who have abortions, and the doctors who perform them

‘Some people just care about money’: Thailand under pressure over bizarre animal shows

The country’s treatment of animals is coming under increasing scrutiny from animal rights groups.

German minister sparks outrage after calling singer a ‘wonderful Negro’

Many people are annoyed, but Roberto Blanco is taking the whole thing very well.

From The42 David de Gea latest: Real Madrid statement shifts all the blame onto Man United Cock-up

David de Gea latest: Real Madrid statement shifts all the blame onto Man United

Spanish giants say they “did everything necessary in every moment.”

Japan has scrapped the 2020 Olympics logo after a plagiarism scandal

The logo bears certain similarities to a design for a Belgian theatre company. It’s been quite the controversy in Japan.

UN satellite images prove Palmyra temple was blown up

The 2,000-year-old temple was part of the remains of the ancient caravan city in central Syria.

From The42 22 notable last-minute Deadline Day deals that happened across Europe yesterday Review

22 notable last-minute Deadline Day deals that happened across Europe yesterday

Spanish side Real Betis welcomed back former Spanish international forward Joaquin.

Monday 31 August, 2015

Five killed in fireworks factory tragedy

Six people are reported to have been injured.

Chaos in Kiev: One killed and dozens injured in clashes outside parliament

Ukrainian authorities blamed nationalists for the trouble and said at least 30 people had been detained.

From The42 Ireland’s Nicolas Roche had to recover from a bad crash at the Vuelta today As It Stands

Ireland’s Nicolas Roche had to recover from a bad crash at the Vuelta today

Meanwhile, Italian Kristian Sbaragli claimed his first Grand Tour victory in a sprint finish.

From The42 ‘I was actually willing to have a fist fight with this man’: Shaq and Kobe finally bury the hatchet Shaqtin' The Fool
From The42 Doping remains firmly in the spotlight despite Beijing fireworks More To Do

Doping remains firmly in the spotlight despite Beijing fireworks

There’s a lot to ponder for the new IAAF president ahead of next year’s Olympic Games.

From The42 ‘This is the biggest club in the world’ – Liverpool fend off competition to sign Nigerian teenager Future Star

‘This is the biggest club in the world’ – Liverpool fend off competition to sign Nigerian teenager

But he’ll go straight back out on loan for the rest of the season.

Is this the only man who can stop Donald Trump?

Ben Carson is neck-and-neck with Trump in the latest poll.

From The42 Javier Hernandez is no longer a Man United player Done Deal

Javier Hernandez is no longer a Man United player

The Mexican international has been deemed surplus to requirements at Old Trafford.

“Today the world lost a great man”: Tributes to master of horror cinema Wes Craven RIP

“Today the world lost a great man”: Tributes to master of horror cinema Wes Craven

Craven passed away at his home in Los Angeles after a battle with brain cancer. He was 76 years old.

Islamic State posts video of men being strung up and burnt alive Is

Islamic State posts video of men being strung up and burnt alive

The men were identified as Shiite fighters.

From The42 Manchester United won’t use transfer window to solve striking problems Panic Buys

Sunday 30 August, 2015

Man in his 60s killed as death toll from Spanish bull runs reaches 12

The man died at the start of the run in the central town of Cuellar.

From The42 Dzeko’s first goal for Roma leaves Juventus without a point after two games Calcio This post contains videos

Dzeko’s first goal for Roma leaves Juventus without a point after two games

The Giallorossi were 2-1 winners over the Serie A champions at the Stadio Olimpico .

From The42 Romero at fault as Swansea’s dynamic duo Ayew and Gomis hand Man United first defeat of the season Dropped Points

Romero at fault as Swansea’s dynamic duo Ayew and Gomis hand Man United first defeat of the season

Louis van Gaal’s men suffered a 2-1 loss to the Swans at the Liberty Stadium.

Keep out! 10 of the world’s most significant border ‘walls’

Imposing structures, soldiers with guns and strict rules.

Three people shot dead after dispute ‘over barking dog’

Two police officers were amongst those killed.

Female combatants made ‘cook, cleaning and pleasure their seniors’

The life of the Indian woman captured by Maoist rebels.

One country is going out of its way to welcome refugees heading for Europe

Even football fans have been showing their support.

‘We want to help them but we can’t’: Tourist hub Greek island is at breaking point

The country is dealing with its own economic struggles as thousands of migrants arrive in the country.

“We’ve heard black lives matter. All lives matter. Well, cops’ lives matter, too.”

Texas police say there’s a ‘dangerous rhetoric’ in America.

Saturday 29 August, 2015

“Obviously something went wrong”: pilot makes emergency landing on motorway

Passing drivers helped the pilot move the craft off the road and onto the hard shoulder.

Thieves dressed as Gulf tourists used chisels to steal hotel safes

Two men have been arrested in France.

From The42 Ireland’s World Cup pool rivals Italy hit for 6 by Scotland Pool D

Ireland’s World Cup pool rivals Italy hit for 6 by Scotland

Only a defensive howler allowed the Azzurri on the scoreboard.

Turkish national charged over deadly Bangkok bombing

It is the first arrest in connection with the 17 August bombing at the Erawan shrine

From The42 De Bruyne set to join Man City for reported €74million fee Ready To Go

De Bruyne set to join Man City for reported €74million fee

German broadcaster Sport1 showed the player boarding a private jet at Braunschweig airport.

International team begins year-long ‘Mars isolation’

The men and women will spend their days eating food like powdered cheese and canned tuna, and will only go outside in a spacesuit.

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