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Dublin: 13 °C Friday 31 October, 2014

Today’s News

One pilot dies after Virgin Galactic spaceplane crashes in test flight

The SpaceShipTwo was conducting a test flight over California.

From The Score Rooney gets Manchester derby all-clear from Van Gaal, David Silva ruled out Setback

Rooney gets Manchester derby all-clear from Van Gaal, David Silva ruled out

The star is also doubtful for Spain’s upcoming Euro 2016 qualifier against Belarus.

From The Score Family man G-Mac finds the perfect balance Happy Days

Family man G-Mac finds the perfect balance

“I’m in such a good place in my personal life that it allows me to re-focus on my golf,” the Irish golfer says.

As family sues over MH370, Malaysia Airlines must prove it wasn’t to blame

The airline is being sued over breach of contract because Jee Jing Hang wasn’t delivered to his destination.

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Russia and Ukraine have reached an uneasy deal about staying warm for winter

The gas deal followed two days of intense negotiation.

From Business ETC Sony records hefty losses as its smartphone woes continue Troubled Waters

Sony records hefty losses as its smartphone woes continue

Its net loss for the half year ballooned to nearly €794 million, causing it to replace its mobile chief and cut staff in its global smartphone unit by 15%.

Yesterday’s News

Two-day rescue: 150 sick cats were found in walls and rooms of a house in the US

Nearly 400 cats have been removed from the family in two and a half years.

A lot of Chinese couples don’t want a second child after all

The government relaxed its strict ‘one child’ policy last year, but fewer couples took advantage of it than expected.

From The Score Roy Keane: ‘Scholes too humble for TV interview? He just couldn’t be bothered’ Keano

Roy Keane: ‘Scholes too humble for TV interview? He just couldn’t be bothered’

‘Well, he’s doing it now, isn’t he? Maybe there’s more money involved now.’

Debris revives hope of finding Amelia Earhart plane – 77 years after she went missing

A sixth expedition will take place to look for the wreckage next year.

Chaos breaks out in Burkina Faso as president attempts to stay in power

The country’s parliament has been set on fire in this most recent surge of violence.

Loner trucker jailed for shooting at motorists 700 times to teach them “a lesson”

Michael Harry K was jailed for 10 and a half years in Germany.

Frenchman dies after drinking 56 shots in drinking competition

A police source said the man drank 30 of the shots in the space of around one minute.

From The Score Derrick Rose is back, you guys… and he’s still really good at playing basketball Comeback

Derrick Rose is back, you guys… and he’s still really good at playing basketball

After almost two years out the Bulls talisman looked class last night in New York.

From Business ETC Samsung’s year goes from bad to worse as profits continue to plunge In Trouble

Samsung’s year goes from bad to worse as profits continue to plunge

Weak smartphone sales and increased competition meant the company recording its smallest quarterly profit in three years.

From The Score San Francisco win another World Series as ‘Mad Bum’ delivers on the biggest stage Game 7

San Francisco win another World Series as ‘Mad Bum’ delivers on the biggest stage

Madison Bumgarner pitched five scoreless relief innings as the Giants beat the Royals in nailbiting Game 7.

Was the Russian government behind White House computer hacking?

The White House says it takes the breach very seriously.

Spanish police dogs sniffed out cocaine hidden in bananas

Nine people have been arrested.

Wednesday 29 October, 2014

US commando who killed Osama bin Laden to reveal identity

An interview with the Navy Seal will air on Fox News next month.

Nato detects ‘significant Russian military activity’ in Europe’s airspace

Nato detects ‘significant Russian military activity’ in Europe’s airspace

The rise in activity has been noticed over the past two days.

From The Score Holders Man City crash out of Capital One Cup to under-strength Newcastle PardewIn

Holders Man City crash out of Capital One Cup to under-strength Newcastle

Manuel Pellegrini’s side lost 2-0 to the Magpies at home.

From The Score Ancelotti: It’s impossible to shut Sepp Blatter up’ Irritated

Ancelotti: It’s impossible to shut Sepp Blatter up’

The Real Madrid boss is also heavily backing Cristiano Ronaldo to win another Ballon d’Or in January.

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From The Score ‘Tell these guys they’re going against the odds’: Giants battling Royals momentum in World Series decider Game 7

‘Tell these guys they’re going against the odds’: Giants battling Royals momentum in World Series decider

San Francisco may be chasing a third championship in five years, but they’ve always got the job done before game seven.

From The Score Maradona withdraws theft complaint against girlfriend after video leak Controversy

Maradona withdraws theft complaint against girlfriend after video leak

Argentine TV have released a short video that allegedly shows Maradona hitting Rocio Olivia.

From The Score McIlroy the talk of BMW Masters despite missing China-based tournament Rory

McIlroy the talk of BMW Masters despite missing China-based tournament

Jamie Donaldson has admitted that it would be a tall order to catch McIlroy in the Race to Dubai standings.

From Business ETC Nintendo surprises everyone by making money again 1up

Nintendo surprises everyone by making money again

And the videogame giant could be on track to post its first annual profit in four years.

WATCH: People are fleeing their homes because of this deadly lava

The lava is from the Kilauea volcano, and is flowing 17 metres an hour.

Tuesday 28 October, 2014

From Business ETC Why is Zuckerberg so happy? Mobile ads have helped Facebook profits surge Like

Why is Zuckerberg so happy? Mobile ads have helped Facebook profits surge

Facebook said that it made $802 million in profit for shareholders on revenue of $3.2 billion.

From The Score Balotelli in the clear following reported ‘Ferrari row’ Balo

Balotelli in the clear following reported ‘Ferrari row’

“No criminal offences were disclosed and no crime recorded,” Greater Manchester Police said.

From The Score Blatter pledges ‘unconditional support’ for World Cup in Russia Russia 2018

Blatter pledges ‘unconditional support’ for World Cup in Russia

The FIFA president says he opposes any boycott of the 2018 tournament.

From The Score Washington’s third-string QB leads overtime drive to beat Cowboys The Real McCoy

Washington’s third-string QB leads overtime drive to beat Cowboys

Colt McCoy stepped up in a big way last night.

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From Business ETC Twitter share drop: It may be evolving, but not fast enough and nothing like Facebook Silicon Valley

Twitter share drop: It may be evolving, but not fast enough and nothing like Facebook

Analysts say investors want to see more rapid change at the social network.

New video showing British hostage John Cantlie talking to camera released by IS jihadist group

Cantlie was kidnapped in Syria in November 2012 while covering the civil war there.

US says people returning from West Africa DON’T have to be quarantined because of the stigma

The Centre for Disease Control says some policies have been creating a stigma.

From The Score Jurgen Klopp admits his Dortmund team are struggling with ‘the fear of not winning’ Slump

Jurgen Klopp admits his Dortmund team are struggling with ‘the fear of not winning’

The German club have lost six of their first nine games in the Bundesliga this season.

Monday 27 October, 2014

From The Score Austin scores twice as QPR push past Villa to move off the bottom of the table Relief

Austin scores twice as QPR push past Villa to move off the bottom of the table

After a terrific start to the campaign, the Midlands outfit have lost their way and are just two points clear of the drop zone.

From The Score John Terry hits out at Man United ‘headlocks’ Protest

John Terry hits out at Man United ‘headlocks’

“It shows how well we are playing when you come away from Old Trafford disappointed with one point,” he added.

Ukraine is close to forming a new pro-West government

If coalition talks succeed, it will solidify the country’s shift away from Russia under Poroshenko.

From The Score Pacquiao ‘crossing fingers’ for Mayweather fight next year Superfight

Pacquiao ‘crossing fingers’ for Mayweather fight next year

It’s been rumoured for years, but Pacquiao is hoping 2015 is the year the fight finally happens.

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