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Dublin: -2 °C Thursday 27 November, 2014

Today’s News

No independent state but Scotland may be handed some sweeping new powers

A new plan may soon mean Scotland to set its own tax rates and welfare payments.

Streets of Ferguson calmer after three days of protests over teen’s shooting

An officer will not be prosecuted over the shooting dead of Mike Brown (18).

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Yesterday’s News

From The Score The last 16 beckons as Arsenal defeat Dortmund at The Emirates Last 16

The last 16 beckons as Arsenal defeat Dortmund at The Emirates

Arsenal can now top the group if they beat Galatasaray and Dortmund lose to Anderlecht.

Teenage girl set on fire by gang after resisting attempts to molest her

The men dragged the 15-year-old into her house, doused her in kerosene and set her on fire.

From The Score McIlroy thinks of winning US Masters every day US Masters

McIlroy thinks of winning US Masters every day

‘It’s the next big career goal of mine, it would complete the career grand slam.’

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Clashes continue in Ferguson as cop who shot teen says he “did his job right”

Protests have been taking place across the US.

Wednesday is the new Sunday: Would more midweek Masses make you more likely to go? Take Me To Church This post contains a poll

Wednesday is the new Sunday: Would more midweek Masses make you more likely to go?

The Church of England is pushing the new initiative

Tuesday 25 November, 2014

From The Score Zlatan’s back in goalscoring form while BATE reach unwanted milestone Euro News

Zlatan’s back in goalscoring form while BATE reach unwanted milestone

Plus, that man Edinson Cavani scored twice as many goals as Ibra tonight.

From The Score Chelsea ram 5 past Schalke to seal place in last 16 Blues Cruise

Chelsea ram 5 past Schalke to seal place in last 16

Schalke were booed off after a humbling from Mourinho’s side.

From The Score This strike made Lionel Messi the greatest goalscorer in Champions League history Milestone

This strike made Lionel Messi the greatest goalscorer in Champions League history

Messi’s 72nd goal takes him past Raul for the record.

France really isn’t keen on handing over a warship to Russia

It has delayed the delivery until ‘further notice’.

Astronauts on the space station can now enjoy caviar and espressos ISS

Astronauts on the space station can now enjoy caviar and espressos

A spacecraft arrived carrying three new astronauts and supplies yesterday.

From The Score Rodgers: ‘I’m not arrogant enough to think I will be in the job through anything’ Under Pressure

Rodgers: ‘I’m not arrogant enough to think I will be in the job through anything’

The Liverpool manager takes his struggling side to Bulgaria to face Ludogorets tomorrow.

From The Score Australian cricketer Phil Hughes in critical condition after freak head injury Best Wishes

Australian cricketer Phil Hughes in critical condition after freak head injury

The 25-year-old crashed to the ground unconscious after the heavy blow to the head while playing for South Australia.

Ferguson: Protests, violence, over news that police officer won’t be charged over shooting of teen

There are peaceful protests against the verdict across the US and riots have broken out again in Ferguson.

Monday 24 November, 2014

Cleveland police defend shooting of 12-year-old carrying replica gun

Tamir Rice was shot twice, including once in the torso.

From The Score Johnny Football in hot water after alleged fight with fan who tried to hug him Hug It Out

Johnny Football in hot water after alleged fight with fan who tried to hug him

The colourful quarterback was fined for making an obscene gesture in pre-season.

From The Score No whining from United after Arsenal fan’s apparent sour grapes Red Red Wine

No whining from United after Arsenal fan’s apparent sour grapes

A man was arrested over the beverage throwing incident during Saturday’s game.

From The Score Beale ready to sign new deal after putting ‘silly, stupid, schoolboy prank’ behind him Second Chance

Beale ready to sign new deal after putting ‘silly, stupid, schoolboy prank’ behind him

Beale’s cameo off the bench against Ireland was his first appearance since Whatsappgate.

British banker accused of two brutal murders declared fit to stand trial

The bodies of two women were found in the man’s apartment.

Mother charged with attempted murder after baby found alive in drain

The baby, who is believed to have been in the drain for five days, is in a stable condition.

Israel approves law to become national homeland of the Jewish people

The new legislation also allows the state to strip Arabs of their residency and welfare rights if they or their relatives take part in unrest.

Sunday 23 November, 2014

From The Score Last-gasp Eriksen strike sees Spurs past 10-man Hull Late Heroics

Last-gasp Eriksen strike sees Spurs past 10-man Hull

The Dane has given manager Mauricio Pochettino a much needed boost.

From The Score There’ll be about 100 gallons of champagne sprayed on Lewis Hamilton tonight World Champion

There’ll be about 100 gallons of champagne sprayed on Lewis Hamilton tonight

The Englishman clinched his second F1 title after winning the Abu Dhabi Grand Prix.

From The Score Henrik Stenson played the golf of his life down the stretch to deny Rory McIlroy victory Grandstand Finish

Henrik Stenson played the golf of his life down the stretch to deny Rory McIlroy victory

The Swede’s putter got hot on 17 and 18 to hold off McIlroy’s charge.

Suicide bomber on motorcycle kills 50 at volleyball game

WARNING: This article contains a graphic image of those killed in the blast.

From The Score Pacquiao knocks down challenger SIX times in latest defence – calls out Mayweather again Money V Manny

Pacquiao knocks down challenger SIX times in latest defence – calls out Mayweather again

Fans deserve to see us fight, Pacquiao says as he calls out Floyd Mayweather again.

Talks on Iran’s nuclear programme could drag on for another year

Tomorrow is the deadline to reach agreement.

From The Score Four drop goals help Argentina to upset Saint-André’s France in Paris Los Pumas

Four drop goals help Argentina to upset Saint-André’s France in Paris

Ireland’s World Cup opponents were tactically out-thought in the French capital.

Saturday 22 November, 2014

From The Score New out-half Ford steers England to their first win since March Ford's Focus

New out-half Ford steers England to their first win since March

England had lost their previous five test matches before today’s victory against Samoa.

From The Score Man United get first away league win since April with dogged Emirates display Long Time Coming

Man United get first away league win since April with dogged Emirates display

Wayne Rooney was instrumental in Man United’s 2-1 win.

From The Score The final quarter played by the All Blacks against Wales should be shown to every player in the world Powerful Finish

The final quarter played by the All Blacks against Wales should be shown to every player in the world

New Zealand scored 19 unanswered points in the game’s closing stages.

‘No damage to any nuclear power stations’ after strong quake hits Japan

Five people are feared trapped in collapsed buildings.


There’s an outbreak of the bubonic plague in Madagascar

The outbreak has killed 40 people.

‘I don’t want my son’s death to be in vain’

Tensions are high ahead of the grand jury ruling on the death of Michael Brown.

Friday 21 November, 2014

Are German motorbikes the key to fighting Ebola?

The bikes have been sent to west Africa.

Millionairess ‘black widow’ suspected of killing husband

The woman, Chisako Kakehi, denies any involvement in the deaths.

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