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Today’s News

Man sentenced to life in prison for ordering the murder of his ex-partner's billionaire mother

The prosecution argued Wojciech Janowski was anxious to get his hands on part of Helene Pastor’s fortune.

Hindu hardliners order 12-hour strike as they step up campaign to block women from Indian temple

The Lord Ayyappa temple at Sabarimala in the state of Kerala was meant to allow women from yesterday.

Irish backstop impasse haunts May as EU leaders nix November special Brexit summit

A final divorce arrangement looks likely to be pushed back to December now, leaving little time for countries to ratify the deal.

US newspaper publishes 'last piece' by missing Saudi journalist

Jamal Khashoggi disappeared entering Saudi Arabia’s consulate in Istanbul on 2 October.

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Prosecution admits to new error in Weinstein case

The prosecution said a detective told one of Weinstein’s accusers to delete from her phone anything she wanted to keep private.

Yesterday’s News

Clashes as Hindu hardliners block women from Indian temple

Last month, India’s Supreme Court overturned a ban on females of menstruating age entering and praying at the hilltop temple in the southern state of Kerala.

Trump denies covering for Saudi Arabia over missing journalist

The US President said today that he should know what happened to Jamal Khashoggi, who has been missing since 2 October, “within days”.

From The42 'Being able to play football is not enough,' says Juventus star Advice

'Being able to play football is not enough,' says Juventus star

Giorgio Chiellini has studied for a degree in economics and a Masters in business administration at Turin University.

From The42 West Ham suspend coach for attending controversial march Punishment

West Ham suspend coach for attending controversial march

The Democratic Football Lads Alliance have faced accusations they are a racist and Islamophobic group.

From The42 England's injury crisis worsens ahead of November internationals as Saracens duo sidelined Casualty Count

England's injury crisis worsens ahead of November internationals as Saracens duo sidelined

Mako Vunipola will be out of action for six weeks while lock Nick Isiekwe has been ruled out for two months.

Death toll from attack at Crimean college rises to 17

“There’s a lot of them, the ambulances did not have enough stretchers,” one student said.

Plane carrying Melania Trump forced to turn around after cabin fills with smoke

Trump was on her way to visit a Philadelphia hospital at the time of the incident.

From The42 Ex-England and New Zealand youth internationals included in Scotland squad November Tests

Ex-England and New Zealand youth internationals included in Scotland squad

Gregor Townsend has named three uncapped players in a 40-strong list ahead of Tests with Fiji, South Africa and Argentina.

Elusive Spanish drug lord arrested after making cameo in music video Francisco Tejon This post contains videos

Elusive Spanish drug lord arrested after making cameo in music video

Francisco Tejon had previously escaped a police operation in late 2016 that resulted in the arrest of 30 suspected members of his gang.

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Roseanne's show returned last night... but without Roseanne. Here's how she was written out

Roseanne Barr wasn’t impressed with how her character was written out of the show, and took to Twitter about it.

May faces Brexit showdown with EU leaders today amid talks of transition extension

May will meet with EU president Donald Tusk this evening before briefing her 27 European colleagues.

58 fairy penguins killed in suspected dog attack in Australia

The latest grisly find comes a few months after a dozen birds were found dead in another suspected dog attack.

Tuesday 16 October, 2018

Gibraltar put 22-game losing streak behind them with second straight win in three days

They claimed their first-ever victory in a competitive international against Armenia on Saturday.

From The42 Setback for Eddie Jones as ex-England captain set to miss autumn Tests after knee surgery Ruled Out

Setback for Eddie Jones as ex-England captain set to miss autumn Tests after knee surgery

England kick off their autumn programme against South Africa on 3 November.

From The42 France defied poor stats to win 2018 World Cup, says Fifa report Study

France defied poor stats to win 2018 World Cup, says Fifa report

The report also said that the competition was short of classic playmakers.

'How much would you pay for Harry Kane?' Spain's media react to England loss

La Roja were dealt a reality check, losing 3-2, as their opponents ran riot during a whirlwind first half in Seville.

From The42 Mourinho charged by FA over comments following Man United win Hot Water

Mourinho charged by FA over comments following Man United win

The manager spoke into a camera after his side came from behind to triumph 3-2 at Old Trafford.

Gatland names two uncapped backs in Wales squad for Autumn Internationals

Luke Morgan and Jonah Holmes included in 37-man squad.

US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo meets Saudi king over journalist's disappearance

Turkish police yesterday searched the Saudi consulate in Istanbul for the first time since Jamal Khashogg went missing.

May rallies 'divided' cabinet to seek support ahead of looming Brexit summit

Leaders have insisted a Brexit deal could still be reached, despite the latest failed round of divorce talks.

From The42 Maltese champions Valletta have offered Usain Bolt a two-year professional contract Bolt From The Blue

Maltese champions Valletta have offered Usain Bolt a two-year professional contract

Maltese champions are majority-owned by a group of investors from the UAE.

New York marks first shooting-free weekend in 25 years

The last time the most populous US city of 8.5 million had a weekend without shootings was in 1993.

From The42 Late, late show as Packers score 10 points in final two minutes to stun 49ers NFL

Late, late show as Packers score 10 points in final two minutes to stun 49ers

The Packers are 3-2-1 heading into their bye week.

Monday 15 October, 2018

Microsoft co-founder Paul Allen dies of cancer aged 65 RIP

Microsoft co-founder Paul Allen dies of cancer aged 65

The billionaire founded the software giant with Bill Gates in the 1970s.

From The42 Sterling bags a double as England blow Spain away with sublime Nations League win Three Lions

Sterling bags a double as England blow Spain away with sublime Nations League win

A double from the Manchester City winger helped England to an impressive 3-2 win against Luis Enrique’s side.

From The42 FA condemn England fans after clashes with Spanish police in Seville Bad Behaviour This post contains videos

FA condemn England fans after clashes with Spanish police in Seville

The countries play in the Uefa Nations League tonight.

Hostage-taker detained after commandos storm German rail station

A man who took a woman hostage has been subdued and detained, police say.

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Rough sleeping banned in Hungary as new homelessness law comes into force

A constitutional amendment approved by the parliament in June banned “habitual residence in a public space”.

11 injured in southern Germany as train hits trailer truck

The collision happened at a railway crossing in Sipplingen, a village by Lake Constance.

Taoiseach warns Brexit negotiations could stretch into December

The Tániaste said a time limit on the backstop is not a runner.

Death toll in French floods rises to 13 after several months' worth of rain falls in hours

Some of the dead appeared to have been swept away by floodwaters.

From The42 'I'm not even a professional footballer yet': Bolt asks why he is being drug tested Down Under

'I'm not even a professional footballer yet': Bolt asks why he is being drug tested

Bolt is currently on trial with the Central Coast Mariners in Australia’s A-League.

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Hillary Clinton says Bill's affair with Monica Lewinsky was not an abuse of power because 'she was an adult' Me Too This post contains videos

Hillary Clinton says Bill's affair with Monica Lewinsky was not an abuse of power because 'she was an adult'

Bill Clinton has also been forced to defend his behaviour in recent months.

From The42 'I think the victory certainly hurt me much more psychologically than my injury' Disappointment

'I think the victory certainly hurt me much more psychologically than my injury'

France defender Laurent Koscielny has confirmed his international career is over.

Sunday 14 October, 2018

From The42 Mum's the word as gloves hand Pepperell British Masters title Winning

Mum's the word as gloves hand Pepperell British Masters title

The English star survived torrential rain to triumph.

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