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Dublin: 3 °C Saturday 31 January, 2015

Today’s News

The Irish weren’t the only ones protesting today, the Spanish were out too

Thousands were out in support of the new anti-austerity party Podemos.

From The42 After five months out, Daniel Sturridge marked his injury comeback with a goal Marksman

Piece of history for sale as Aung San Suu Kyi’s house gate goes up for auction

The seller says he won’t accept bids lower than €177,000.

From The42 Elmohamady nabbed for this ‘Hand of God’ effort as Carver gets first Newcastle win Red Handed This post contains videos

Elmohamady nabbed for this ‘Hand of God’ effort as Carver gets first Newcastle win

Goals from Cabella, Ameobi and Gouffran give the Magpies a first win since 28 December.

From The42 Serena Williams wins her sixth Australian Open after straight-sets victory over Maria Sharapova Relentless

Serena Williams wins her sixth Australian Open after straight-sets victory over Maria Sharapova

The 33 year-old’s 19th Grand Slam moves her above Martina Navratilova and Chris Evert on the honours list.

61 killed in suicide bombing at mosque

Thousands protested in anger after the attack.

Yesterday’s News

From The42 AFC chief ‘stunned’ amid reports that certain countries want Australia out of Asian football Controversy

AFC chief ‘stunned’ amid reports that certain countries want Australia out of Asian football

Shaikh Salman bin Ebrahim Al Khalifa said his comments had been “manipulated”.

Trial begins of man accused of kidnapping and killing this boy in 1979

The situation was one of America’s most famous missing person’s cases.

From Business ETC Jay Z is going head to head with Spotify Music

Jay Z is going head to head with Spotify

The rapper is taking over the premium music streaming service WiMP for €49 million.

From The42 It’s Djokovic v Murray in Sunday’s Australian Open final after another epic semi this morning Down Under

It’s Djokovic v Murray in Sunday’s Australian Open final after another epic semi this morning

The World number one saw off Stan Wawrinka in five sets.

The EU is getting tough on Russia. Well, kind of…

Former Soviet leader Mikhail Gorbachev warned of a new Cold War atmosphere emerging.

From The42 Murray defends fiancee over televised outburst Faux Pas

Murray defends fiancee over televised outburst

Tension between the Scot and Tomas Berdych spilled over off court yesterday.

Two babies and a nurse killed after gas truck blows up outside children’s hospital

There were at least nine more babies on the injured list.

Thursday 29 January, 2015

Malaysia declares all on board MH370 dead, angering relatives

Authorities earlier declared the flight to have been an accident.

Armed man demands airtime on Dutch TV before being overpowered

The man claimed to be from a “hackers collective”.

From Business ETC Samsung versus Apple: things are getting tight Tight Margins

Samsung versus Apple: things are getting tight

The popularity of the iPhone 6 and Samsung’s drop in profit has resulted in a tie.

Jordan demanding proof pilot is still alive before handing over female jihadist

The bargaining is taking place in public between Jordan and ISIS.

Colleen McCullough, who wrote the hugely successful book ‘The Thorn Birds’, has died RIP

Colleen McCullough, who wrote the hugely successful book ‘The Thorn Birds’, has died

The internationally acclaimed Australian author died in hospital.

From The42 ‘Just give me the ball,’ Eriksen tells Spurs Main Man

‘Just give me the ball,’ Eriksen tells Spurs

He has scored late Premier League winners against Hull City, Swansea City and Sunderland since November.

From The42 Police hold Toulon’s Steffon Armitage as Xavier Chiocci cleared over fight Probe

Police hold Toulon’s Steffon Armitage as Xavier Chiocci cleared over fight

The pair are alleged to have struck a 31-year-old man in a restaurant last month.

From The42 Tom Brady is sick… but don’t worry, he looked okay in training last night SB49

Tom Brady is sick… but don’t worry, he looked okay in training last night

The Patriots take on Seattle on Sunday night.

Police bullets killed Sydney siege hostage Katrina Dawson

The inquest into December’s café siege has heard that the mum of three was killed by fragments from a police bullet or bullets.

Wednesday 28 January, 2015

From Business ETC Facebook now has 1.39bn active users (and it’s rolling in cash) Billions

Facebook now has 1.39bn active users (and it’s rolling in cash)

The social media company’s profits have beaten expectations.

From The42 Beckham-esque Eriksen fires Spurs into the Capital One Cup final Great Dane

Beckham-esque Eriksen fires Spurs into the Capital One Cup final

The Danish midfielder scored twice as Tottenham sealed a 3-2 aggregate win over Sheffield United.

From The42 McIlroy focused on Dubai, not upcoming Dublin court date No Distraction

McIlroy focused on Dubai, not upcoming Dublin court date

The world number one has fond memories of recording his first win as a professional at the Desert Classic.

10 Spanish priests charged in child sex abuse case after Pope steps in

The case regards allegations made by a former altar boy.

From The42 Portuguese legend Luis Figo set to run for FIFA presidency Development

Portuguese legend Luis Figo set to run for FIFA presidency

The former Real Madrid star joins other candidates including David Ginola and Jerome Champagne.

That “crippling and potentially historic” storm turned out to be neither of those things

Mayor De Blasio is insisting his dire warnings were a “no-brainer”… The storm is having in impact further north, however.

From Business ETC Apple has just made so much money that it broke a world record Apple Record

Apple has just made so much money that it broke a world record

CEO Tim Cook is “kicking ass” according to one analyst. The figures are pretty staggering, even by Apple’s standards.

Tuesday 27 January, 2015

From The42 Ivanovic’s extra-time header sees Chelsea past Liverpool in riveting semi-final Report

Ivanovic’s extra-time header sees Chelsea past Liverpool in riveting semi-final

Fans were treated to 120 minutes of exciting action at Stamford Bridge.

Russian ex-spy may have been poisoned TWICE

The man was allegedly poisoned by a cup of tea laced with polonium-210 in 2006 and publicly accused Vladamir Putin of ordering his killing before he died three weeks later.

New York has been shut down

Snow storms are expected to dump up to a metre of snow on the city.

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‘We were woken by these piercing screams’: Survivors remember the horror of Auschwitz

Between 1940 and 1945, some 1.1 million people, including one million Jews, perished in the twin death camps of Auschwitz-Birkenau.

Monday 26 January, 2015

Ten people dead after Greek fighter jet crashes at Spanish military base

Around 20 people are said to have been injured in the incident.

After months of fighting, Islamic State has been driven out of Kobane

Another city in Iraq was also liberated.

From Business ETC IMF says it ‘stands ready’ to support Greece Let's Talk

IMF says it ‘stands ready’ to support Greece

Anti-austerity party Syriza won a landslide election.

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Real Madrid splash €14m on Brazilian midfielder to more than likely warm their bench

Lucas Silva joins the European champions from Cruzeiro on a five-and-a-half year deal.

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