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Dublin: 12 °C Wednesday 24 August, 2016

Yesterday’s News

From The42 Sturridge grabs brace as Liverpool run riot while new Chelsea signing impresses in nervy win Wrap

Sturridge grabs brace as Liverpool run riot while new Chelsea signing impresses in nervy win

Meanwhile, Peter Cruch scored a hat-trick for Stoke on a busy Tuesday night.

From The42 Celtic suffer humiliating loss in Israel but squeeze through to Champions League group stages Just About

Celtic suffer humiliating loss in Israel but squeeze through to Champions League group stages

Brendan Rodgers’ side progressed 5-4 on aggregate while, elsewhere, Porto, Monaco and Ludogorets all advanced.

Tourism slump as France counts the cost of terrorism and transport strikes

France is the world’s top tourist destination and the sector accounts for around 9% of its GDP.

Drunk British men are most likely to jump from Spanish balconies - study

Only one woman was involved, all the others were men, aged 24 on average.

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Child pornography: 75 people arrested in Europe-wide crackdown

Operation Daylight was started after Europol received information from Swiss police last year revealing a vast network of criminals involved in the sexual exploitation of minors.

FBI investigating if double stabbing was linked to Islamic extremism

Authorities said a man is currently being held without bond at a jail in Roanoke.

Hillary Clinton laughed off claims about her health on a US talk show last night

The Democratic nominee discussed her email scandal and Donald Trump on Jimmy Kimmel’s chat show.

France's burkini bans being fought as an "attack on fundamental rights"

The Human Rights League (LDH) is appealing a decision by a lower court in the Riviera city of Nice which upheld a ban.

Unarmed deaf man shot dead after failing to stop for police officer

A neighbour claimed the man didn’t understand what was happening as he couldn’t hear the siren.

'Bagpipe lung' death prompts warning for wind musicians

Players advised to swab instruments each time they use

Designer says burkini bans in France have boosted sales of the swimwear

“Women are standing together on this. It doesn’t matter what race or religion.”

From The42 Celtic fans raise over €50,000 for Palestinian charities Donation

Celtic fans raise over €50,000 for Palestinian charities

The money raised will be distributed to Medical Aid Palestine.

Trump wants the Clinton Foundation closed, calls it "the most corrupt enterprise in political history"

The Republican nominee has drawn attention to donations received by the foundation from countries with questionable human rights records.

North Korea has just gotten its own Netflix-type streaming service

It’s called ‘Manbang’. Which translates into English as ‘Everywhere’.

Monday 22 August, 2016

Iraqi forces arrest would-be teenage bomber days after Kurdish wedding attack

Meanwhile Turkey has backtracked on claims that a child bomber attacked a Kurdish wedding close to the Syrian border, in an attack that left 54 people dead.

European leaders say the EU doesn't need Britain

Angela Merkel and co are looking to strengthen the bloc.

Nicolas Sarkozy declares candidacy for French presidential election

The French politician broke the news on his official Twitter account today.

Speedo drops Ryan Lochte for making up robbery story

The story was a major embarrassment for Team USA at the Rio games.

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A federal judge has struck down Obama's rules on transgender bathroom use

Judge Reed O’Connor has ruled in favour of Texas and 12 other states, which challenged new regulations allowing youths to use bathrooms matching their gender identity.

From The42 'You cannot humiliate people' - AIBA hit back at Michael Conlan Reaction

'You cannot humiliate people' - AIBA hit back at Michael Conlan

They also suggested there was “nothing wrong” with a similarly contentious outcome, which saw Evgeny Tishchenko defeat Vassiliy Levit.

Police in Philippines kill over 700 people in crackdown on drugs

Hundreds of killings have taken place since President Rodrigo Duterte came to power in June.

Mother suspected of killing her four children in Japan

Police are questioning a 41-year-old woman over the deaths which included a girl as young as three

From The42 Banana thrown at indigenous Aussie Rules star as racism continues to dog the sport Adelaide

Banana thrown at indigenous Aussie Rules star as racism continues to dog the sport

The woman has been hit with an indefinite ban by Port Adelaide, but has also been inducted to the club’s social awareness program.

From The42 5 winners and losers from the Rio Olympics Heroes And Villains

5 winners and losers from the Rio Olympics

Neymar scored in the 1-1 draw in the final against Germany and then converted the winning penalty to give the hosts a first-ever football gold.

China state media casts doubt on video of Syrian boy Omran Daqneesh

Beijing supports the Syrian government led by Bashar al-Assad.

Priest on the run for five years arrested at UK airport for child abuse

He has been accused of abusing five pupils when he taught at a private Catholic school in London.

From The42 Rowing hero Gary O'Donovan holds Irish flag as 'marvellous' Rio flames out Climax

Rowing hero Gary O'Donovan holds Irish flag as 'marvellous' Rio flames out

A rollercoaster fortnight mixed off-field hitches with compelling sporting drama.

Child as young as 12 carried out suicide bombing at wedding which killed 51

94 people were injured in the blast which occurred as the wedding was drawing to a close on Saturday evening.

Sunday 21 August, 2016

From The42 No Ronaldo and no Benzema is no problem for Real Madrid as Bale stars in 3-0 win You've Got Bale

No Ronaldo and no Benzema is no problem for Real Madrid as Bale stars in 3-0 win

Los Blancos eased to a comfortable win over Real Sociedad in their first league match of the season.

From The42 Antonio late show gives West Ham the perfect start at new London Stadium home Home Sweet Home

Antonio late show gives West Ham the perfect start at new London Stadium home

Harry Arter saw red as Bournemouth were left to rue the concession of a late goal.

Donald Trump has just signalled a huge u-turn on his promise of mass deportations

After promising to ban Muslims, and to build a wall to keep out “rapist” Mexicans, he now wants a “fair and humane” way of dealing with immigrants.

From The42 Pat Hickey to appear before Brazilian judge over Olympic ticket scandal on Tuesday Rio 2016

Pat Hickey to appear before Brazilian judge over Olympic ticket scandal on Tuesday

Hickey is accused of involvement in a ticket scam, ambush marketing and conspiracy over the sale of Rio Olympics tickets at inflated prices.

Europe is seeing a growing interest in veganism, and Berlin is at the centre of it

The German capital is at the fore-front of the vegan movement in Europe, and is seeing a rise in ‘flexitarians’ – part-time vegans.

From The42 Ankle injury means Matt Giteau has probably played his last game for the Wallabies Playmaker

Ankle injury means Matt Giteau has probably played his last game for the Wallabies

The Toulon star fractured his ankle in as the Wallabies were trounced in Sydney.

New painkiller is as powerful as morphine - but without the dangerous side-effects

The synthetic drug, PZM21, also does not produce addiction.

Dark knight of lobbyists: Who is Paul Manafort, Trump's former campaign chairman?

He’s a formidable Republican strategist who spent years lobbying for dictators.

'Barbaric' bomb attack on Turkish wedding kills at least 50 people

It’s believed the perpetrator mixed with wedding guests before the blast. 50 people have been killed and 94 wounded.

'We chose not to burn the house': Inside the camp of LA's Black Lives Matter protesters

For more than a month, Black Lives Matter has maintained a makeshift encampment in front of Los Angeles City Hall.

From The42 American Centrowitz stuns favourites for 1500m gold Rio 2016

American Centrowitz stuns favourites for 1500m gold

He’s coached by Alberto Salazar.

From The42 Caster Semenya cruises to women's 800m gold Easy

Caster Semenya cruises to women's 800m gold

It was never in doubt.

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