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From The42 Ceballos marks full debut with match-winning double as Real bounce back from shock defeat Spanish Football

Ceballos marks full debut with match-winning double as Real bounce back from shock defeat

Earlier, Diego Costa was an interested spectator as Atletico Madrid leapfrogged Sevilla into second.

From The42 Magic Morata continues stunning goalscoring form as Chelsea thump Stoke Hat-trick Hero

Magic Morata continues stunning goalscoring form as Chelsea thump Stoke

Pedro was also on target for the champions.

There have been some weird, weird moments in the lead up Germany's election

Promises of nudist areas, Calvin Klein-esque posters, and a satirical political party – the bizarre bits of Germany’s election campaigns.

'Power to the Peepee': Dutch women are protesting about a lack of female public loos

A woman was fined €90 this week for public urination.

'A horrible, horrible thing': Trump slams McCain for blocking Obamacare repeal

McCain’s opposition is likely to doom the effort to repeal.

A 3.4-magnitude earthquake in North Korea was a 'suspected explosion', says China

South Korean scientists aren’t so sure about whether it was caused by a blast.

Tunisia to end 'inhuman' forced anal examinations on 'suspected homosexuals'

Foreign and local rights groups have condemned the practice of the forced exams as “cruel” and “inhuman”.

Politics in Austria is embracing Islamophobia as a shortcut to electoral gains

As Austrians grow more openly hostile towards Muslims, major political parties are deliberately brandishing Islamophobia in the hope of gaining an advantage at the polls.

70,000 people ordered to evacuate homes after dam fails in Puerto Rico

Puerto Rico has been ravaged by the storm.

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Barack Obama is delivering speeches on Wall St for $400,000

The former US president will appear tomorrow before a who’s who of the US healthcare industry.

Friday 22 September, 2017

'We have reports of complete devastation' - Hurricane Maria death toll rises to 33

Maria has been blamed for at least 33 deaths, including 15 in Dominica, three in Haiti and two in Guadeloupe.

Theresa May proposes two year transition period after Britain leaves the EU

Prime Minister May said Britain wants to be a strong friend to the EU and it will not block reform.

Thousands evacuate Bali as smoke spews from volcano for first time in 50 years

The last time Mount Agung erupted was in 1963.

Taoiseach speaks to Theresa May ahead of her landmark Brexit speech

All eyes are on May as she prepares to spell out her key demands in a keynote Brexit speech.

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From The42 Tests show deceased NFL player suffered from severe brain condition prior to suicide Findings

Tests show deceased NFL player suffered from severe brain condition prior to suicide

Aaron Hernandez of the New England Patriots suffered from CTE, which has been linked with playing the sport.

From The42 Thursday night record set on the west coast as the Rams edge 80-point thriller Shoot-out This post contains videos

Thursday night record set on the west coast as the Rams edge 80-point thriller

Jared Goff lit up Levi’s Stadium last night while 49ers QB Brian Hoyer will rue two big interceptions.

'Frida Sofia' - the young girl trapped beneath rubble in Mexico City - never existed

“We are certain that she was not real,” a top officer in the Mexican marines told reporters.

Police make arrest linked to Las Ramblas terrorist attack

In August a group of jihadists, many of them of Moroccan origin, killed 16 people in two attacks using vehicles and knives.

From The42 Spieth remains in the hunt for $10m bonus after solid start at the Tour Championship Money Money Money

Spieth remains in the hunt for $10m bonus after solid start at the Tour Championship

The world number two is in a tie for sixth place alongside Justin Thomas with Kyle Stanley in the lead.

Kim Jong-un says 'mentally deranged' Trump will 'pay dearly', hints at detonating H-bomb in the Pacific

The North Korean leader was reacting to Donald Trump’s maiden speech to the UN.

Thursday 21 September, 2017

The world's richest woman, Liliane Bettencourt, has died aged 94

Bettencourt was declared unfit to run her own affairs in 2011.

Zuckerberg says Facebook will give Russia linked election ads to Congress

The social media mogul made the announcement in a livestream on his Facebook page.

Donald Trump isn't letting up on his fight against North Korea Blacklisted This post contains videos

Donald Trump isn't letting up on his fight against North Korea

The US President is targeting the companies that deal with North Korea.

Catalan crisis: Madrid's crackdown on the independence referendum may have worked

Authorities seized nearly 10 million ballot papers destined for the vote.

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From The42 Diego Costa to re-join Atletico Madrid from Chelsea for reported €60 million fee Comeback

Diego Costa to re-join Atletico Madrid from Chelsea for reported €60 million fee

The Spain international has been fronzen out by the London club’s manager Antonio Conte.

From The42 Manchester United announce record profits after successful end to 2016-17 season Good Times

Manchester United announce record profits after successful end to 2016-17 season

The Premier League joint leaders, managed by Jose Mourinho, expect similar revenues during the current financial year.

From The42 'He should never have been appointed in the first place' Unimpressed

'He should never have been appointed in the first place'

MP Damian Collins said senior figures at the association, including chief executive Martin Glenn, had “difficult questions” to answer in relation to the Mark Sampson scandal.

From The42 Dinamo Zagreb coach attacked by masked men with bats after ex-club boss shot in the leg Troubling Times

Dinamo Zagreb coach attacked by masked men with bats after ex-club boss shot in the leg

Mario Cvitanovic was beaten outside his apartment.

Philippine president Duterte says he'll kill his own son if he is involved in drug trafficking

Protests have erupted in the Philippines over the controversial president’s war on drugs.

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From The42 Organisers urge a more attractive playing style as Super Rugby returns to 15 teams Super Xv

Organisers urge a more attractive playing style as Super Rugby returns to 15 teams

The schedule for the condensed competition was announced today.

From The42 Toddler hospitalised after being struck by 105 mph baseball at Yankees game Injured This post contains videos

Toddler hospitalised after being struck by 105 mph baseball at Yankees game

The incident has led to further calls for protective netting to be introduced throughout the MLB.

From The42 Mourinho suggests English football would be better off without the League Cup Better Off

Mourinho suggests English football would be better off without the League Cup

The Manchester United boss won the competition last season, but believes players would be fresher if they didn’t have to take part in it.

Wednesday 20 September, 2017

WWI German submarine wreck found off Belgium

The bodies of 22 sailors are understood to still be inside the wreckage.

Nigeria look to woo England starlet Abraham

The 19-year-old is currently on loan from Chelsea to Swansea City at club level.

From The42 Old questions remain as baseball hits new record for home runs Out Of The Park

Old questions remain as baseball hits new record for home runs

Last night saw the MLB season top 5,694 home runs, surpassing the steroid era mark that had stood since 2000.

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From The42 Jose Mourinho similar to 'no-nonsense' Brian Clough, says legend's son Comparison

Jose Mourinho similar to 'no-nonsense' Brian Clough, says legend's son

The Derby and Nottingham Forest legend is akin to the Portuguese coach, according to one of the people that knew him best.

From The42 'Unacceptable' Sampson sacked as England Women's manager Controversy

'Unacceptable' Sampson sacked as England Women's manager

Dropped striker Eni Aluko accused Mark Sampson of making a racist Ebola remark, while another controversy has since surfaced.

From The42 Atletico Madrid's brand new 68,000-seater stadium will host next season's Champions League final UEFA

Atletico Madrid's brand new 68,000-seater stadium will host next season's Champions League final

Azerbaijan’s capital Baku is set to stage the 2019 Europa League final, meanwhile.

From The42 'The trigger was the beer can being thrown': Alleged assailant of 800m world champ points the finger He Started It

'The trigger was the beer can being thrown': Alleged assailant of 800m world champ points the finger

Pierre-Ambroise Bosse says the August attack that ended his season was unprovoked. The man accused of it disagrees.

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