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Dublin: 7 °C Tuesday 21 October, 2014

Today’s News

Visitors to the US from West Africa can only land at five airports

This will allow authorities to focus their health checks.

From The Score City in trouble after CSKA draw 2 Points Lost

City in trouble after CSKA draw

It could be another disappointing European campaign for Manuel Pellegrini’s men.

Spanish nurse definitively cured of Ebola

Teresa Romero was hospitalised in Madrid on 6 October after contracting the virus while caring for two Ebola patients.

From The Score Taarabt steps up weight war with boss Harry Redknapp Celebrity Fat Club

Taarabt steps up weight war with boss Harry Redknapp

The QPR manager told reporters that the forward was ‘three stone overweight’.

From The Score Pistorius banned from defending Paralympic gold medals in Rio in 2016 Ruled Out

Pistorius banned from defending Paralympic gold medals in Rio in 2016

Pistorius won sprint gold medals at three Paralympic Games as well as competing in the 2012 London Olympics.

From The Score ‘Arrogant’ LVG believes Manchester United can still win the title Hmmmmmm

‘Arrogant’ LVG believes Manchester United can still win the title

Even after the ‘two points lost’ against West Brom last night.

China executed 2,400 people last year … that’s a drop of 20 per cent on 2012

The total for the rest of the world combined was 778 people in 2013, according to Amnesty International.

“Drunk” snowplough driver blamed, as oil company boss dies in plane crash

Christophe de Margerie, CEO of Total, died in the crash at a Moscow airport when the private jet he was using hit a snowplough on takeoff.

The man who ‘made women look and feel beautiful’: Oscar de la Renta has died RIP
Australian parliament decides NOT to make women in burqas sit in a glass enclosure

Australian parliament decides NOT to make women in burqas sit in a glass enclosure

The plan was put forward due to security concerns since the rise of the Islamic State organisation.

Yesterday’s News

From The Score Blind faith: Daley rescues a point for United after exciting draw at the Hawthorns Late Drama

Blind faith: Daley rescues a point for United after exciting draw at the Hawthorns

Marouane Fellaini comes off the bench to score his first goal for the club.

Charlie Flanagan has been in Europe to discuss how to fight Ebola

EU ministers have callled for ‘united, coordinated, and increased efforts’ to fight the virus.

Flights to Germany cancelled as 10,000 Lufthansa pilots strike

A small number of flights to and from Ireland have had to be cancelled due to the strike which is causing major disruption in Germany.

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From The Score Indian footballer dies following goal celebration RIP

Indian footballer dies following goal celebration

The 23-year-old had just scored his team’s equaliser.

Turkey will help Kurds fight Islamic State across the border in sudden policy shift Peshmerga This post contains images

Turkey will help Kurds fight Islamic State across the border in sudden policy shift

“We have no wish at all to see Kobane fall.”

A huge comet that’s as solid as a pile of talcum powder just buzzed by Mars

The comet, known as Siding Spring, whizzed past Mars yesterday. Three NASA spacecraft had to take shelter behind the Red Planet as the close encounter took place.

From The Score Gareth Bale is a major doubt for Real Madrid’s trip to Liverpool Bale Out

Gareth Bale is a major doubt for Real Madrid’s trip to Liverpool

Reports in Spain also suggest the Welsh winger will miss El Clasico this weekend.

From The Score Chaos as India marathon leaders miss turn, take the bus Running

Chaos as India marathon leaders miss turn, take the bus

They had to borrow money for the fare.

From The Score Former Leinster boss Cheika agrees to coach Wallabies – report Claim

Former Leinster boss Cheika agrees to coach Wallabies – report

Could we be set for Cheika v Schmidt in Dublin next month?

Spanish nurse who contracted Ebola may now be free of the virus

Teresa Romero was the first person outside of Africa to contract the virus.

Sunday 19 October, 2014

The first sex was like square-dancing in Scotland (seriously)

And it wasn’t humans who did it.

Internet trolls in Britain could get two years in jail

That’s under new government proposals outlined today.

From The Score A strong header from Jonathan Walters saw Stoke past Swansea Great Finish

A strong header from Jonathan Walters saw Stoke past Swansea

There were two dubious penalty decisions in the first half too.

Pope who ‘banned’ contraception moves one step closer to sainthood

The Pope was described as “a brave Christian” and “tireless apostle” by Pope Francis.

British footballer expresses regret but denies rape

Ched Evans was released on Friday after serving half of his five-year sentence

From The Score Liverpool snatch late win after frantic four-goal finish at Loftus Road Scenes

Liverpool snatch late win after frantic four-goal finish at Loftus Road

A QPR own goal in injury-time gave Liverpool a 3-2 victory.

12 bodies found in the Himalayas after deadly snowstorm

34 trekkers were rescued after getting stranded.

Sweden is chasing a Russian submarine

No, it’s not the plot of a Jack Ryan movie.

From The Score Hend wins Hong Kong Open, as Ireland’s Kevin Phelan finishes third Pay Day

Hend wins Hong Kong Open, as Ireland’s Kevin Phelan finishes third

The Australian beat Angelo Que in a playoff to win the $1.3 million prize.

Saturday 18 October, 2014

Ebola could be the ‘humanitarian disaster of our generation’

That’s according to Oxfam, which works in Liberia and Sierra Leone.

From The Score Chelsea strike twice to hold off Palace Round-Up

Chelsea strike twice to hold off Palace

Also, West Ham moved into the top 4 with a win over Burnley.

From The Score Sturridge set for prolonged spell on sidelines Bad Luck

Sturridge set for prolonged spell on sidelines

The Liverpool striker was about to return to action before he picked up another injury.

From The Score Ewen McKenzie resigns as Wallabies coach after ‘extraordinary character assassination’ Enough

Ewen McKenzie resigns as Wallabies coach after ‘extraordinary character assassination’

The former Reds boss has been at the helm during a turbulent time in Australian international rugby.

Kurdish fighters battle back in fight against Islamic State

The US military says that the signs from Syria are “encouraging”.

Protesters in Hong Kong have retaken their protest camp

Protesters are angry at what they see as China’s interference with Hong Kong’s independence.

This is the man America is trusting to stem the spread of Ebola

Ron Klain is Barack Obama’s “Ebola czar”.

Friday 17 October, 2014

Cruise ship heading home with Ebola scare passenger in isolation

Cruise ship heading home with Ebola scare passenger in isolation

The woman is said to have no symptoms and to be at low risk to the guests and crew.

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