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Today’s News

From The42 Ashton's hopes of England return in danger after tip-tackle red card Tip Of The Iceberg

Ashton's hopes of England return in danger after tip-tackle red card

The 31-year-old could face a minimum six-week ban for the incident involving Rory Kockott.

From The42 Wallabies defend under-pressure Michael Cheika after Bledisloe loss Down Under

Wallabies defend under-pressure Michael Cheika after Bledisloe loss

Australia face a second test in Eden Park on Saturday.

Google now being sued for tracking phone locations

A lawsuit filed in San Francisco is accusing Google of invading people’s privacy.

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Yesterday’s News

From The42 President George Weah to honour Arsene Wenger in Liberia Tribute

President George Weah to honour Arsene Wenger in Liberia

Another French coach, Claude LeRoy, will also receive “the highest distinction of the country”.

Explainer: Why are so many earthquakes hitting one Indonesian island?

Several earthquakes in recent weeks have killed more than 500 people and left hundreds of thousands homeless.

From The42 Atletico Madrid fail to get their La Liga title bid off to a winning start Setback

Atletico Madrid fail to get their La Liga title bid off to a winning start

Angel Correa gave Diego Simeone’s visitors a 26th-minute lead, but Rodrigo struck in the second half for Valencia.

Church urges followers to drop the Mormon name

Nelson, 93, said the decision on the proper terminology was revealed to him by God.

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From The42 Liverpool maintain positive start with hard-fought win over 10-man Palace Report

Liverpool maintain positive start with hard-fought win over 10-man Palace

Aaron Wan-Bissaka was sent off for the hosts in the second half.

From The42 Does early defeat spell beginning of the end for Mourinho? Concern

Does early defeat spell beginning of the end for Mourinho?

The Portuguese coach has clashed with the club’s board over their failure to significantly strengthen his squad.

Terror suspect in court over UK parliament 'attack'

Sudanese-born British national Salih Khater is accused of driving into a group of cyclists.

Kevin Spacey movie takes in just $618 over its first weekend

It took in just $126 on its first day.

Spanish police treating attempted knife assault on officers as 'terrorist attack'

The man was shot dead by a police officer during the incident in Catalonia.

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From The42 Northern Ireland forward regarded as Burnley's 'greatest-ever player' passes away RIP

Northern Ireland forward regarded as Burnley's 'greatest-ever player' passes away

Jimmy McIlroy won the league title with the Clarets as well as reaching the World Cup quarter-finals in 1958.

From The42 Portuguese striker bags hat-trick on La Liga debut after failing to live up to price tag at Milan Silva Lining This post contains videos

Portuguese striker bags hat-trick on La Liga debut after failing to live up to price tag at Milan

Andre Silva only managed two goals in Serie A last season, having made a €38 million move from Porto.

Leading #MeToo actress paid off man who claimed she sexually assaulted him

Actress Asia Argento was accused of sexual assault by fellow actor Jimmy Bennett in 2013.

From The42 Relief as Seamus Power just retains US Tour card Alive At 125

Relief as Seamus Power just retains US Tour card

A Sergio Garcia meltdown was good news for the Waterford man.

Eight years and €289 billion later, Greece exits its final bailout today Join The Club This post contains videos

Eight years and €289 billion later, Greece exits its final bailout today

The country is not out the woods though and its people are still feeling austerity.

10 more dead after fresh 6.9-magnitude earthquake hits Indonesia's Lombok island

The quakes hit throughout yesterday, with the first measuring 6.3 shortly before midday which triggered landslides.

'I never imagined this day would come': South Koreans meet relatives in North after decades apart

The three-day reunion is the first for three years and follows a diplomatic thaw on the peninsula.

Sunday 19 August, 2018

From The42 'We made incredible mistakes' - Mourinho fumes as dismal Man United crash to Brighton Unimpressed

'We made incredible mistakes' - Mourinho fumes as dismal Man United crash to Brighton

Man United suffered a bruising 3-2 defeat to Brighton on Sunday evening.

South Korean swaps bitcoins for €2 million in fake notes

Once the transaction was completed in a hotel in the city of Nice, the South Korean realised the 500-euro notes he had been handed were photocopied fakes.

Fresh 6.9-magnitude earthquake hits Indonesia's Lombok island

There have been no reports of deaths or injuries so far.

Trump lashes out at Russia probe as 'McCarthyism'

Trump’s Twitter storm was set off by a front-page report in the New York Times implying that McGahn had turned on him.

From The42 Aguero nets 13th Man City hat-trick as champions smash six past dismal Huddersfield Emphatic

Aguero nets 13th Man City hat-trick as champions smash six past dismal Huddersfield

The Argentine was in electric form as Pep Guardiola’s side eased to victory on Sunday.

Genoa death toll hits 43 as search for answers ramps up

Rescuers confirmed today that they had found the remains believed to be of a missing family inside a car extracted from the rubble of the viaduct.

Why the film Crazy Rich Asians could be a gamechanger for Hollywood

It’s the first Hollywood movie in a quarter of a century to feature an majority-Asian cast — a feat not matched since The Joy Luck Club in 1993.

From The42 Australian rugby commentator criticised for 'golliwog' call in Wallabies-All Blacks clash Rugby

Australian rugby commentator criticised for 'golliwog' call in Wallabies-All Blacks clash

‘In no way did Gordon intend to cause any harm with his comments and deeply regrets his remarks during last night’s broadcast.’

Photos: Entire villages swept away as southern Indian state stricken by floods

More than 350 people have died in the floods.

From The42 Messi, Coutinho get Barcelona off to winning start Success This post contains videos

Messi, Coutinho get Barcelona off to winning start

The Argentine superstar scored Barca’s 6,000th La Liga goal.

Saturday 18 August, 2018

From The42 Lance Armstrong jets in to Germany to support troubled Ullrich, 'friend who scared me' Reunion

Lance Armstrong jets in to Germany to support troubled Ullrich, 'friend who scared me'

Last week, the 1997 Tour de France champion was admitted to a psychiatric hospital after his brief detention for allegedly assaulting a prostitute.

From The42 Namibia become 19th team to book their place at next year's World Cup JAPAN 2019

Namibia become 19th team to book their place at next year's World Cup

They’ll go into a pool with defending champions New Zealand, South Africa and Italy.

From The42 'I want to play': Super-sub Hazard makes his point to new Chelsea boss Impact

'I want to play': Super-sub Hazard makes his point to new Chelsea boss

The Belgian was again limited to a cameo off the bench, but set up Marcos Alonso for Chelsea’s winner.

From The42 Ronaldo makes Serie A debut as champions Juventus snatch dramatic win Bow

Ronaldo makes Serie A debut as champions Juventus snatch dramatic win

Substitute Federico Bernardeschi scored the winner two minutes into injury time.

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From The42 Arsenal remain point-less, as Chelsea prevail in 5-goal thriller Report

Arsenal remain point-less, as Chelsea prevail in 5-goal thriller

Unai Emery’s baptism of fire continued at Stamford Bridge today.

From The42 Six Springbok tries compensate for Pollard kicking woes in win over Argentina Rugby Championship

Six Springbok tries compensate for Pollard kicking woes in win over Argentina

Rassie Erasmus’ side opened their campaign with a hard-fought win in Durban.

From The42 Ireland's John Egan scores for new club, Bielsa's Leeds revolution continues Wrap

Ireland's John Egan scores for new club, Bielsa's Leeds revolution continues

Meanwhile, there was more Championship misery for Frank Lampard and Derby.

From The42 Lewandowski saves Bayern from humiliation in village team's 'game of the century' David V Goliath

Lewandowski saves Bayern from humiliation in village team's 'game of the century'

Drochtersen/Assel were captained by a car salesman and featured a tax advisor and a stonemason.

From The42 Usain Bolt insists he's deadly serious about becoming a professional footballer Transition

Usain Bolt insists he's deadly serious about becoming a professional footballer

The superstar athlete has been given the chance to prove his worth by the Central Coast Mariners.

'I'm back': Nigel Farage is leading a battle bus tour to campaign against a 'cowardly sell-out Brexit'

“Our complacent MPs need to understand just how strongly people feel about being lied to while their wishes are blatantly ignored,” the MEP said.

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