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Today’s News

Female French journalists are fed up with lecherous politicians

Fed up with bawdy remarks and wandering hands, dozens of female French journalists have signed a petition denouncing sexism from male politicians.

David Goldberg, husband of Sheryl Sandberg, died after falling from a treadmill

Goldberg was found next to the treadmill at a hotel where he had been staying.

Islamic State militants say they’ve struck the US for the first time Texas Shooting This post contains videos

Islamic State militants say they’ve struck the US for the first time

The group says the US will see ‘the soldiers of the Islamic State do terrible things’.

Yesterday’s News

From The42 The man who conquered The Rocket just won one of the tightest world snooker finals ever Instant Classic

The man who conquered The Rocket just won one of the tightest world snooker finals ever

Stuart Bingham eked out a narrow 18-15 win over Shaun Murphy.

Israeli soldiers’ testimony: ‘The instructions were clear in Gaza – shoot anyone you see’

A group has published dozens of testimonies from Israeli soldiers who fought in Gaza, but the military is sceptical of the report.

From The42 Does Jose believe he can match Sir Alex’s record haul of Premier League titles? In Pursuit

Two men shot dead at US Mohammed cartoon event

The convention was attended by controversial Dutch far-right politician Geert Wilders.

Irish troops safe after mortar attack injures two UN peacekeepers in Golan Heights

The two soldiers were evacuated to Israel for medical care.

From The42 For all his success, there’s one fight Mayweather will never win People's Chump

For all his success, there’s one fight Mayweather will never win

The undefeated American will never be crowned the people’s champion.

101-year-old man pulled from rubble alive is surprised he survived second Nepal quake

Irish Aid has today delivered more than 63 tonnes of life-saving humanitarian supplies.

This ‘divine son-bearing seed’ drug has nothing to do with sex selection, apparently

“If the name is misleading, we will include a disclaimer from the next batch onwards.”

‘I knew my rapists… I had to watch what they did to my daughter’

Victims in Croatia might soon get justice after war crimes.

Sunday 3 May, 2015

From The42 Party time at Stamford Bridge as Chelsea seal fourth Premier League title Champions

Party time at Stamford Bridge as Chelsea seal fourth Premier League title

It’s the club’s fifth league crown and first since 2010.

Migrant crisis: Almost 3,700 people rescued in Mediterranean – since yesterday morning

It’s one of the highest numbers recorded in a single day – raising concerns the tide of people trying to reach Europe hasn’t been slowed by recent tragedies.

From The42 Sore loser? Pacquiao laments shoulder injury after claiming Mayweather ‘did nothing’ Crying Foul

Sore loser? Pacquiao laments shoulder injury after claiming Mayweather ‘did nothing’

Battered, bruised and beaten: the Filipino cut a dejected figure in the press conference.

From Business ETC David Goldberg – the husband of Facebook’s Sheryl Sandberg – has died suddenly RIP

David Goldberg – the husband of Facebook’s Sheryl Sandberg – has died suddenly

Facebook founder Mark Zuckerberg said Goldberg was “an amazing person”.

Saturday 2 May, 2015

A new Nazi museum has opened in Germany

It’s not what you think.

Crime writer Ruth Rendell has died

Described by one publisher as “the last grande dame of the police thriller” – Rendell had been in a critical condition in hospital.

From The42 Blackpool’s final game of abysmal season abandoned after fans invade pitch in protest Protests

Blackpool’s final game of abysmal season abandoned after fans invade pitch in protest

Watch out for the fan on the mobility scooter making his way onto the pitch.

Baltimore cops “did nothing wrong” – says police union

“We believe that these officers will be vindicated as they have done nothing wrong,” the Fraternal Order of Police said.

‘No chance’ of more survivors beneath rubble

The Department of Foreign Affairs here has confirmed all 170 Irish in affected regions have been accounted for.

From The42 He may be the coolest man on tour but nobody messes with Miguel Angel Jimenez Heated Exchange This post contains videos

Friday 1 May, 2015

Prosecutors examine new set of sex abuse allegations against Rolf Harris

The 85-year-old is already serving a five year jail term for sexually assaulting several girls.

Police use tear gas on stone-throwing protesters

Violent clashes have broken out in Italy as tens of thousands of protesters come out onto the streets.

Bruce Jenner sued over fatal car crash

A 69-year-old woman died in the accident which happened in February.

From The42 David Humphreys’ Gloucester survive red card to clinch inaugural Challenge Cup Silverware

David Humphreys’ Gloucester survive red card to clinch inaugural Challenge Cup

Bill Meakes saw red for a high, off the ball tackle but the Premiership side hung on.

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Tesla wants your home to be battery powered

It could allow homes to be self-sufficient in terms of power.

Priest jailed for hiring IRA to intimidate nephew

Father Francis Kelleher has been jailed for four years.

7.1 magnitude earthquake hits Papua New Guinea

The region also experienced a 6.7 magnitude earthquake yesterday.

From The42 5 things on Brendan Rodgers’s Liverpool to-do list Problems

5 things on Brendan Rodgers’s Liverpool to-do list

The club’s loss at Hull City left them seven points below the top four in the Premier League table.

Thursday 30 April, 2015

German police say they foiled terrorist attack by married couple

Authorities found a pipe bomb, assault rifle, chemicals and ammunition at the home of a married couple.

10 men jailed for life for shooting Malala in the head

The 17-year-old was the youngest person to win the Nobel Peace Prize.

From The42 Belgian footballer, 24, dies three days after suffering a heart attack on the pitch RIP

Belgian footballer, 24, dies three days after suffering a heart attack on the pitch

Gregory Mertens collapsed while playing for Lokeren’s reserves on Monday.

From The42 Man United and Arsenal on alert as Dortmund confirm Gundogan will leave Exit

Man United and Arsenal on alert as Dortmund confirm Gundogan will leave

The German defensive midfielder won’t be renewing his contract when it expires next season.

From The42 Philippine fans asked to turn off their fridges so everyone can watch Mayweather v Pacquiao Power Out

Philippine fans asked to turn off their fridges so everyone can watch Mayweather v Pacquiao

Hopefully nobody was planning on doing the washing or ironing on Sunday either.

Irish priest says man executed in Indonesia ‘had no idea he was on death row’

“When we said your death sentence will be implemented, he said, ‘What death sentence? I will not be sentenced to death.’”

Today marks 70 years since this happened

But Hitler’s Austrian birthplace still can’t deal with his legacy

Wednesday 29 April, 2015

The woman who founded Weight Watchers has died aged 91 RIP

The woman who founded Weight Watchers has died aged 91

She used her own weight battles to inspire her work.

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