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Today’s News

Plane carrying 47 people crashes in Pakistan

Locals have said that the plane is on fire. Rescue officials are on the way to the site.

Israelis have toppled a huge golden statue of Benjamin Netanyahu in Tel Aviv

Locals queued for selfies with the work, erected as a dig at some Israelis’ idolatry of ‘King Bibi’.

Aleppo's Old City has fallen to Assad's forces

Government and allied forces now hold over 75% of east Aleppo, a rebel bastion since 2012.

Days on Earth are getting longer (very, very slowly)

A new study says that Earth’s days are getting longer by around 1.8 milliseconds per century.

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Son of Trump advisor fired over tweets about Hillary Clinton and paedophilia

Michael G Flynn made controversial statements about a weekend attack at a restaurant in Washington.

52 dead and hundreds injured in Indonesia earthquake

The province was devastated by the 2004 Indian Ocean tsunami.

From The42 What's at stake in the final round of Champions League group matches tonight? Up For Grabs

What's at stake in the final round of Champions League group matches tonight?

Real Madrid host Borussia Dortmund while Leicester City have already booked their place in the knockout stages.

Doctors and professors among 25 alleged human organ smugglers arrested in Egypt

Egyptian authorities said they had arrested

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Yesterday’s News

From The42 Celtic winger scores against parent club Man City as Hoops hold Pep's men Loan Ranger This post contains videos

Celtic winger scores against parent club Man City as Hoops hold Pep's men

Patrick Roberts struck after just four minutes before Kelechi Iheanacho levelled up at the Etihad.

Veteran British actor and Game of Thrones star Peter Vaughan dies aged 93 RIP This post contains videos

Veteran British actor and Game of Thrones star Peter Vaughan dies aged 93

The actor is also known for his role in prison comedy Porridge.

'The full veil must be banned... wherever legally possible': Merkel wants a burqa ban in Germany

She underlined her support for a proposal by her interior minister to outlaw the full-face burqa Islamic veil in public places.

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Oscar-winning director won't be sent to the US to face sentence for statutory rape

Roman Polanski is still wanted in the United States for sentencing over the 1977 statutory rape of Samantha Gailey.

From Business ETC Amazon is opening a bricks-and-mortar store - with no cashiers or checkouts Retail

Amazon is opening a bricks-and-mortar store - with no cashiers or checkouts

The Amazon Go concept involves customers having grocery bills deducted from their accounts.

People who shave, wax or trim their pubic hair are at a higher risk of catching an STI

A major study found that pubic groomers are 80% more likely to carry an STI – but said it could not conclude that shaving caused the infections.

Film director Bertolucci responds to 'Last Tango in Paris' controversy

Actress Maria Schneider said she felt “a little raped” during a scene with Marlon Brando.

French PM quits role, plans to battle Le Pen for presidency

The socialist candidate will look to battle Marine Le Pen’s National Front in next year’s election

Italian president asks Renzi to stick around until a budget is passed

Renzi resigned after a voters rejected his constitutional reform proposals in a referendum on Sunday.

This giant rear end hoovered up all the attention - but it's been beaten to the Turner Prize Art

This giant rear end hoovered up all the attention - but it's been beaten to the Turner Prize

The prize is awarded to a British artist under 50 for an outstanding exhibition, and has become synonymous with controversy in its 32-year history.

From The42 What's at stake in the final round of Champions League group matches tonight? Plenty To Play For

What's at stake in the final round of Champions League group matches tonight?

Arsenal and PSG are both aiming to qualify as Group A winners, while Celtic can’t catch Manchester City or Barcelona.

Monday 5 December, 2016

Donald Trump and Al Gore have "extremely interesting conversation" about climate change

The US president-elect may be softening his stance on the issue.

From The42 Tiger adapts to age, toll on body in comeback bid Eldrick

Tiger adapts to age, toll on body in comeback bid

It was a promising 72 holes from the former world number one.

Deschamps vows to take legal action against Cantona over racial slur

The former Manchester United striker’s comments caused uproar before the European Championships.

From The42 Chapecoense crowned Copa Sudamericana champions a week after tragic plane crash Gesture

Chapecoense crowned Copa Sudamericana champions a week after tragic plane crash

The Brazilian club has also been awarded $2 million prize money by CONMEBOL.

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'Butcher of Bosnia': Prosecutors make their closing arguments in genocide trial

Ratko Mladic has been accused of leading a relentless military campaign to ensure Muslims ‘vanished’ during the Bosnian war.

Man who fired rifle inside 'pizzagate' restaurant says he was investigating fake news

The pizzeria was the subject of a bogus report that alleged it was at the centre of a child sex ring organised by Hillary Clinton.

From The42 Tiger made the most birdies at the Hero World Challenge but he's not sure when he'll play again What's Next?

Tiger made the most birdies at the Hero World Challenge but he's not sure when he'll play again

It was a mixed bag from the 14-time major winner in the Bahamas.

From The42 'When I was a player always it was part of training to try to cheat' Dive Solutions

'When I was a player always it was part of training to try to cheat'

Tottenham Hotspur manager Mauricio Pochettino admits they practiced diving in Argentina.

From Business ETC The euro could be headed to parity with the dollar after a near two-year low Economics

The euro could be headed to parity with the dollar after a near two-year low

The common currency bottomed out after the Italian referendum result.

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"Something like this is inexplicable": Finnish town in shock after three women shot dead

Police believe the 23-year-old suspect acted alone, and that there was no extremist motive.

33 confirmed dead after California warehouse fire

Authorities say they have no idea how many more bodies they may find.

Italian prime minister resigns after crushing referendum defeat

Matteo Renzi announced his resignation early this morning.

Sunday 4 December, 2016

From The42 Brady eclipses Manning for all-time win record NFL

Brady eclipses Manning for all-time win record

It’s win number 201 for the New England Patriots quarterback.

Don't sleep on it: Going to bed angry makes it worse

Memories of negative or traumatic events often last longer than those of positive or neutral experiences, and sleep doesn’t help.

From The42 Substitute Fellaini concedes costly penalty as Everton earn late point Foulaini

Substitute Fellaini concedes costly penalty as Everton earn late point

Baines earned the home side a point from the spot.

Austria's far right concedes presidential race in surprise early move

The projections gave Norbert Hofer’s opponent an unassailable lead.

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Politician and two journalists killed in Finnish shooting

The suspect is being interrogated, but investigators say the motive is unclear.

Mourinho and Ronaldo deny hiding millions from taxman

An international consortium of media organisations claimed that a huge data leak involving 18 million documents showed in a British Virgin Islands tax havens.

From The42 Patriots confirm that Rob Gronkowski won't play again this season Gronk

Patriots confirm that Rob Gronkowski won't play again this season

The Patriots have put Gronk on injured reserve, officially ruling him out for the rest of the campaign.

"It's a painful life, but the most beautiful there is": A reindeer herd's journey to their winter home

“Margret Fjellstrom’s lasso whirls above her furred hat as she shouts out orders to her helpers.”

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