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Dublin: 17 °C Saturday 1 August, 2015

Today’s News

More than 1,000 migrants have tried to pass through the Channel tunnel in 48 hours

The migrant crisis has seen desperate attempts by individuals trying to reach the UK.

Palestinian toddler burned to death in ‘settler’ arson attack

The attack happened yesterday and also critically wounded the toddler’s parents and brother.

Who’s bad? Michael Jackson fans are fighting among themselves for control of a shrine

The conflict has been described locally as a “guerrilla war fuelled by a lot of prosecco”.

Suspected rat sighting forces plane to turn around

The Air India flight to Milan was forced to return to New Delhi.

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Yesterday’s News

From The42 5 under par today, Tiger Woods is on fire and in the hunt to win his own tournament Route 66

“This is big news”: 100% success for Ebola vaccine trial

The vaccine provided 100% protection in a Guinea field trial.

Washed up wing debris confirmed as Boeing 777, the same plane as missing MH370

It’s looking more and more like the debris is from the doomed airliner.

From The42 Beijing has been chosen to host another Olympic Games Winter Is Coming

Beijing has been chosen to host another Olympic Games

It will become the first city to have held both the Summer and Winter Olympics in 2022.

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Officer pleads not guilty to murder after shooting black man during traffic stop Ohio This post contains videos

Officer pleads not guilty to murder after shooting black man during traffic stop

Video footage shows the officer shooting the 43 year old in the head and then telling colleagues he thought he would be dragged by the man’s car.

A surfer has punched an attacking shark in “a Mick Fanning replay”

It happened near a popular tourist spot north of Sydney, near where a bodyboarder was mauled earlier this month.

Palestinian baby killed in fire started by Israeli settlers at his home

The child’s parents and older brother were severely injured in the blaze.

This is how to get to know your neighbours

This is how to get to know your neighbours

A new app that has been introduced in Austria could hold all of the answers.

Thursday 30 July, 2015

MH370 search: Debris found on remote island is from a Boeing 777

A bag was also found washed up on the beach.

Wednesday 29 July, 2015

Drunk badger steals seven beers, passes out for two days

Wandzia the badger is recuperating (drying out) at a Polish animal shelter.

For the last two years, the Taliban have hidden that their supreme leader is dead

Mullah Omar died in 2013 but the Taliban have recently released quotes in his name.

From The42 ‘The epitome of class’ – Tributes pour in after Irish-born ‘Voice of Racing’ passes away RIP This post contains videos

‘The epitome of class’ – Tributes pour in after Irish-born ‘Voice of Racing’ passes away

Legendary BBC commentator Peter O’Sullevan has died aged 97.

Elderly woman blows kisses to media as she is arrested on suspicion of murdering two men

Police found a sack containing the body without a head or limbs next to a pond.

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From The42 Repeat concussions linked to impaired brain function in new rugby study Study

Repeat concussions linked to impaired brain function in new rugby study

A major study have revealed some startling facts.

Dentist who shot Cecil didn’t know the lion was a “known, local favourite”

Two men are due in court on poaching charges related to the lion’s death.

From Business ETC The European Union has a bone to pick with Disneyland Consumer Rights

The European Union has a bone to pick with Disneyland

Are customers some certain countries being charged more?

One dead as 1,500 migrants try to storm Eurotunnel

France and Britain said they would work together to tackle the issue.

Monday 27 July, 2015

From Business ETC France is in trouble for not taking back millions it gave to Ryanair State Aid

France is in trouble for not taking back millions it gave to Ryanair

The EU wants €10 million in state aid recovered.

Sex traffickers ‘controlled victims using voodoo’

They resorted to “traditional Juju voodoo practices, including animal sacrifices” to control their victims.

At least 20 dead after gunfight at wedding party

The victims were all male guests at the wedding aged between 14 and 60.

The French Riviera is in lockdown because of a special visitor

And locals are not one bit happy.

From The42 The 5 stages where Chris Froome won the Tour de France Va Va Froome

The 5 stages where Chris Froome won the Tour de France

The five days that defined Froome’s tour win.

Sunday 26 July, 2015

From The42 Froome – ‘I’m happy to be in this position to speak for cycling today’ Christopher Froome

Froome – ‘I’m happy to be in this position to speak for cycling today’

German Andre Greipel won the final stage for his fourth of the tour.

From The42 Paris police fire on car driven through Tour de France barrier TDF

Paris police fire on car driven through Tour de France barrier

The authorities were still searching for the driver after the incident.

One part of the world is tackling heavy school bag problems by setting weight limits

School children are carrying bags that weigh 20 to 30% of their body weight due to thick notebooks and textbooks.

Saturday 25 July, 2015

Katy Perry wants to buy a former convent, but the nuns are having none of it

Perry has visited the nuns, reportedly singing for them and telling them that she hopes to live on the property with her mother and grandmother.

From The42 Canadian police issue arrest warrant for Brazilian athlete accused of rape Sexual Assault

Canadian police issue arrest warrant for Brazilian athlete accused of rape

Thye Mattos Ventura Bezerra is part of his country’s water polo team.

Turkey is taking the fight to the Islamic State

As well as bombing Kurdish militants.

Diver killed by shark as daughter watches on

The attack occurred in an area not known for shark attacks.

Friday 24 July, 2015

Gunman who killed two women in Louisiana cinema was ‘a drifter’

Nine people were also injured in the shooting.

Six convicted after teenage girls raped and forced into child sex ring

One of the girls was forced to have sex with more than 60 men.

Chris Brown: ‘Please, please, let us leave, please!’

He used a back flip to argue his case.

Skeleton found in suitcase is child ‘murdered eight years ago’

The girl had fair hair and was aged between two to four when she died, police said.

Trump declares he loves Latinos on ‘dangerous’ visit to Mexican border

During his visit he said the US has a “tremendous danger with illegals coming in”.

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