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Dublin: 4 °C Tuesday 9 February, 2016

Today’s News

From The42 Wales delay naming team as Biggar makes remarkable recovery Healing Power

Wales delay naming team as Biggar makes remarkable recovery

The fly-half suffered a high ankle sprain on Sunday but could still face Scotland this weekend.

Gambler stoned to death by mob after killing two people with sword at casino

The man reportedly flew into a rage after losing about €260.

Authorities in India say bus driver was killed by ‘meteorite’

Three other people were injured in the incident.

From The42 Fresh blow for Louis van Gaal as Man United share price plummets Falling Stock

Fresh blow for Louis van Gaal as Man United share price plummets

Share prices have fallen to lowest level since 2012.

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Yesterday’s News

From Business ETC Facebook’s plan to connect the world has been dealt a major blow in India Resistance

Facebook’s plan to connect the world has been dealt a major blow in India

India’s telecoms regulator has outlawed differential pricing for data packages, meaning Facebook’s ‘Free Basics’ plan won’t be allowed in the country.

From The42 Beyonce, Coldplay ‘believe in love’ at Super Bowl show Halftime

Beyonce, Coldplay ‘believe in love’ at Super Bowl show

Meanwhile, Lady Gaga sang pop classics in a duet with 89-year-old Tony Bennett.

The UN wants “significant measures” after North Korea launches a rocket into space

US Ambassador Samantha Power stressed that fresh sanctions should “break new ground.”

From The42 Tearful Peyton Manning address inspired team Emotion

Tearful Peyton Manning address inspired team

The Denver Broncos quarterback brushed off questions about his possible retirement after the game.

Sunday 7 February, 2016

From The42 Neville: ‘The obituaries have already been written, I have been judged in six weeks’ On The Slide

Neville: ‘The obituaries have already been written, I have been judged in six weeks’

The Valencia manager has failed to register a La Liga win from nine attempts.

From The42 Napoli fans wear masks to show solidarity with player after racism incident Nice Gesture

Napoli fans wear masks to show solidarity with player after racism incident

Kalidou Koulibaly was the victim of monkey chants at Lazio last week.

From The42 Late Costa strike earns Chelsea deserved draw against United Report

Late Costa strike earns Chelsea deserved draw against United

After a dire 90 minutes between these two teams earlier in the season, both sides looked far keener to impress today.

From The42 Brilliant Ozil gets Arsenal back to winning ways Main Man

Brilliant Ozil gets Arsenal back to winning ways

The Gunners are now level on points with second-place Tottenham Hotspur.

Ireland condemns North Korea’s launch of rocket into space

The launch violated multiple UN resolutions.

Five skiers killed, 17 others engulfed in snow as avalanche hits Austrian Alps

The five killed were skiing off-piste in a valley south of Innsbruck in western Austria.

From The42 23 police officers injured in Bundesliga riot I Predict A Riot

23 police officers injured in Bundesliga riot

There were ugly scenes after Schalke’s clash with Wolfsburg.

Two puppeteers have been arrested for ‘glorifying terrorism’

Other scenes in their show – like the hanging of a judge and the rape of a nun – also shocked the audience.

Photos: Race to free 120 people still buried under rubble

An investigation into the cause of the collapse has been launched.

Women can see when other women are at their most fertile by just looking at their face

That’s according to a study which found that more fertile women “are better at guarding their mate from potential adultery”.

From The42 Disappointment for Shane Lowry at Phoenix Open, as Danny Lee leads As It Stands

Disappointment for Shane Lowry at Phoenix Open, as Danny Lee leads

The Irish golfer struggled on the back nine this evening

Saturday 6 February, 2016

From The42 5 key matches in Leicester’s remarkable title bid Surprise Package

5 key matches in Leicester’s remarkable title bid

The Foxes consolidated their place at the top of the league with a win earlier.

From The42 Defoe caps Sunderland fightback as Liverpool blow lead Late Drama

Defoe caps Sunderland fightback as Liverpool blow lead

Goals from Roberto Firmino and Adam Lallana initially seemed to be enough to give the Reds all three points.

From The42 Title contenders? You better believe it – outstanding Leicester stun Man City Fantastic Foxes

Title contenders? You better believe it – outstanding Leicester stun Man City

Claudio Ranieri’s side extend their lead at the top of the table to six points with thrilling 3-1 win.

Tens of thousands flee for Turkish border amid Russia-backed onslaught on Aleppo

Turkey last faced such an influx in 2014 when 200,000 refugees fled the Syrian Kurdish town of Kobane over three days.

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Warnings Zika virus can make even kissing dangerous Rio

Warnings Zika virus can make even kissing dangerous

The growing alarm over Zika comes as one million tourists are expected to join millions of locals at parties and parades in Rio.

‘Facebook killer’ jailed for life after murdering wife and posting photo online

33-year-old Derek Medina was found guilty last year of second-degree murder.

10-day-old baby among five killed as powerful earthquake brings down apartment complex

The 6.4-magnitude quake struck Taiwan in the middle of the night.

Friday 5 February, 2016

Getting a horse-drawn carriage around New York could become a thing of the past

A new plan wants to limit their use to inside Central Park.

Thursday 4 February, 2016

UN panel has ruled that Julian Assange’s detention is illegal, says Sweden

Julian Assange could be leaving the embassy he has been holed up in for three years.

Latest news on Michael Schumacher is “not good” – former Ferrari boss

“I get news about him constantly, and unfortunately it’s not good.”

Dutch man stabbed 81-year-old ex-minister to death on a “divine mission” against euthanasia

The accused man, Bart Van U, has admitted killing 81-year-old Els Borst for legalising euthanasia.

One passenger confirmed missing after blast rips hole in airplane

There are reports that a man was sucked out of the hole in the plane.

Two Algerian men arrested over suspected Islamic State plot in Berlin

They are suspected of having links to the jihadist group.

Irish person arrested in Thai resort town for ‘playing bridge’

An Irish national was one of 32 people arrested for gambling.

Two Israelis jailed for life for burning Palestinian teen alive

16-year-old Mohammed Abu Khdeir was snatched from the street and killed in 2014.

Italian student found dead in a ditch after disappearing in Cairo

He was last seen when he left his home to meet a friend.

From The42 Beaten Celtic still good enough to keep title, says Deila Don Don Don

Beaten Celtic still good enough to keep title, says Deila

An Irishman helped Aberdeen beat the Bhoys last night.

Wednesday 3 February, 2016

From The42 PSG set new record as they go almost a year without losing Impressive

PSG set new record as they go almost a year without losing

Edinson Cavani was given a rare start by Laurent Blanc and justified his manager’s decision.

An enormous ship has been towed to Spain after it listed almost completely to one side

The Modern Express cargo ship had been described as being like a “moving mountain” by a member of the salvage team.

US tycoon Robert Durst pleads guilty to weapon charges, paving way for murder trial

Durst (71) was charged in Los Angeles last year with murder for the 2000 death of a friend.

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