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Dublin: 7 °C Sunday 21 December, 2014

Yesterday’s News

North Korea: ‘We had nothing to do with the Sony attack’

Pyongyang warned the US of “grave consequences” if the proposal for the joint investigation was rejected.

Mother of children found stabbed to death in Australia is arrested

The children ranged in age from 18 months to 15 years.

“Furious” Madonna forced to release new album tracks six months early

The Material Girl was due to release the album in March, but unfinished tracks leaked online.

After a decade at Guantanamo, four detainees are going home

This moves Obama closer to his goal of closing the military jail.

From The Score Suarez finally gets off the mark in La Liga but brilliant Messi steals the show Whitewash

Suarez finally gets off the mark in La Liga but brilliant Messi steals the show

The Uruguayan scored once while his team-mate bagged two more in the 5-0 drubbing of Cordoba.

From The Score Falcao on target as United’s winning run comes to an end Report

Falcao on target as United’s winning run comes to an end

The draw left Louis van Gaal’s side seven points off the pace in third.

From The Score Irishman Eoin Morgan is the new one day England cricket captain Promotion

Irishman Eoin Morgan is the new one day England cricket captain

The Dubliner will lead the side for the World Cup in Australia and New Zealand.

The women who are selling porn to bypass a tax hike in Spain

Spain has much higher VAT for cultural events than it does for porn.

Friday 19 December, 2014

From The Score Liverpool have wheeled and dealed to secure a striker 6 months earlier than expected Buyout

Liverpool have wheeled and dealed to secure a striker 6 months earlier than expected

Lille’s Divock Origi is reportedly arriving in January.

From The Score Sonny Bill Williams and Quade Cooper get approval to fight again Boxers

Sonny Bill Williams and Quade Cooper get approval to fight again

All Blacks coach Steve Hansen gave his blessing for SBW to fight, while Cooper got sign-off from the ARU.

Stem cells from human eggs can now be patented

Stem cells from human eggs can now be patented

That’s a ruling from Europe’s top court.

Thursday 18 December, 2014

From The Score Balotelli given one-match ban over racist post Punishment

Balotelli given one-match ban over racist post

The Italy international did not request a personal hearing, but submitted written mitigation to an independent disciplinary panel.

From The Score Tyson Gay’s former coach banned for eight years for doping offences Doping

Tyson Gay’s former coach banned for eight years for doping offences

Drummond denies involvement in Gay’s positive test but independent panel rules that he “failed to act in the manner expected of a coach.”

From Business ETC Drivers warned airbags could have an expiry date Out Of Date

Drivers warned airbags could have an expiry date

Gradual deterioration, rather than a manufacturing fault, is being blamed for motor recalls.

‘Our nativity donkey was literally squashed by an overweight man’

A man has been charged following the animal’s death.

Who helped get the US and Cuba talking again? The Pope, apparently

It was the best birthday present he could get.

More than 200 people killed by IS ‘found in mass grave’

The ground that found the grave said the “vast majority” were civilians.

After more than a year locked away, accused Boston bomber to appear in court

Dzhokhar Tsarnaev faces the death penalty over the April 2013 attacks.

From The Score Why you shouldn’t swear at fans – Delon Armitage handed 12 week ban Potty Mouth

Why you shouldn’t swear at fans – Delon Armitage handed 12 week ban

Not a great 24 hours for the two-time defending European champions.

Wednesday 17 December, 2014

New footage emerges of police storming Sydney siege café with sniper waiting opposite Fatal Raid This post contains videos

New footage emerges of police storming Sydney siege café with sniper waiting opposite

The Australian Prime Minster has promised an urgent inquiry into why Man Haron Monis was not under surveillance.

McDonald’s is having to ration fries in Japan

Customers have been restricted to small portions of fries.

EU removes Hamas from terror list (for now) and votes to recognise Palestine

The vote was in principle, and a watered-down version of the original motion.

From Business ETC Sony Pictures is being sued by former employees over private info leak More Headaches

Sony Pictures is being sued by former employees over private info leak

Two former employees are filing the lawsuit on behalf of others in a similar situation, and described the leaks as ‘an epic nightmare.’

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Nasa isn’t ruling out ‘methane burps’ as evidence of life on Mars

However, it could also mean that life once existed. It could also disappointingly be from another source.

Pakistan begins 3 days of mourning after 132 children killed in Taliban school carnage

There has been worldwide condemnation of the attack, that killed 141 people in total.

Australian PM: ‘I will not rest until the public is as safe as possible’

An inquiry will also take place into action by police prior to the siege.

Tuesday 16 December, 2014

From The Score Chelsea’s win marred by double injury blow, Blades upset Southampton League Cup

Chelsea’s win marred by double injury blow, Blades upset Southampton

Didier Drogba and Kurt Zouma were forced off the field while Nigel Clough’s men also progressed to the Capital One Cup semi-finals.

From The Score 20 Red Bull trophies stolen in late night robbery discovered in a lake Recovered

20 Red Bull trophies stolen in late night robbery discovered in a lake

Police discovered the silverware, taken from the Formula One team’s premises, just south of Milton Keynes after they were spotted by a member of the public.

Christmas has been cancelled in Guinea’s capital and Sierra Leone

It’s in a bid to combat the spread of the Ebola virus.

A L’Oreal executive really hates the smelly chip shop below his Alpine retreat

The smell is an “abnormal disturbance to the neighbourhood”, apparently.

From The Score Rodgers dismisses reports of player unrest at Liverpool as ‘totally untrue’ Fighting Fires

Rodgers dismisses reports of player unrest at Liverpool as ‘totally untrue’

The Reds boss insists the spirit in his squad remains ‘very strong’ despite the recent poor form.

132 students and 9 staff slaughtered in terror assault on Pakistan school

The Irish National Teachers’ Organisation has described it as an “outrage that beggars belief”.

From The Score Fifa reject complaints of the man who investigated alleged corruption for them No Surprise

Fifa reject complaints of the man who investigated alleged corruption for them

Michael Garcia appealed the version of his report that was released, calling it ‘incomplete and erroneous’.

From Business ETC No sympathy from central bank as Russians told to ‘get used to it’ Free Fall

No sympathy from central bank as Russians told to ‘get used to it’

The Russian rouble lost 20% in value today, suffering its steepest drop in 16 years.

From The Score THAT Ireland handball and why Thierry Henry isn’t loved in his home country Analysis

THAT Ireland handball and why Thierry Henry isn’t loved in his home country

The Gunners legend scored 51 goals in 123 appearances at international level for France.

From The Score United can win the title roars Wayne Rooney Ambition

United can win the title roars Wayne Rooney

“We have to keep winning our games and hopefully get back to the top and you never know.”

Offensive letters, sexual assault and murder: The man who held a Sydney café hostage

Man Haron Monis was well known to police and had a significant number of charges against him before yesterday’s siege.

Sydney hostage victim died while ‘shielding pregnant friend’

The siege ended after 16 hours when police stormed the cafe.

Monday 15 December, 2014

From The Score Remember Dave Whelan’s remarks on Jewish & Chinese people? He’s accepted an FA charge He Said What

Remember Dave Whelan’s remarks on Jewish & Chinese people? He’s accepted an FA charge

The Wigan chairman has requested a non-personal hearing.

From The Score ‘Don’t F this up!’ Kobe Bryant hit another big milestone with these free throws last night Mamba This post contains videos

‘Don’t F this up!’ Kobe Bryant hit another big milestone with these free throws last night

The all-time points list now reads Jordan: 32,292, Bryant: 32,310.

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