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Dublin: 15 °C Sunday 5 July, 2015

Today’s News

From The42 Andy Ellis to partner Dan Carter when All Blacks begin World Cup season in Samoa Island In The Sun

Andy Ellis to partner Dan Carter when All Blacks begin World Cup season in Samoa

Steve Hansen has pulled no punches in the pack, but the scrum-half is back for his first cap since the World Cup final.

From Business ETC Millions of people STILL buy and use fax machines Blast From The Past

Millions of people STILL buy and use fax machines

Look at Hillary this week…

From The42 Incredible scenes as hosts Chile stun Argentina to win first-ever Copa America title Upset

Incredible scenes as hosts Chile stun Argentina to win first-ever Copa America title

Lionel Messi endured more disappointment with his country, losing a third major international final of his career.

Yesterday’s News

‘What the Troika is doing with Greece has a name – terrorism’

“Why did they force us to close the banks? To instill fear in people. And spreading fear is called terrorism.”

From The42 Can Messi end Argentina’s 22-year wait for silverware in tonight’s Copa America final? Golden Generations

Can Messi end Argentina’s 22-year wait for silverware in tonight’s Copa America final?

The 2014 World Cup runners-up face hosts Chile in Santiago tonight.

From The42 Highlanders upset Hurricanes for first Super title Champions

Highlanders upset Hurricanes for first Super title

From the opening three minutes of helter-skelter rugby, the game was played at a relentless pace.

This town has banned alcohol after a string of sexual assaults

It has also put a curfew in place.

Friday 3 July, 2015

It’s Julian Assange’s birthday and he’s spending it arguing with the Republic of France

France have denied him political asylum but the activist claims he never asked for it in the first place.

From The42 A top Aussie Rules head coach was stabbed to death and his son’s been charged with murder AFL

‘I worked for 50 years and now I am a beggar for €120′: What the debt crisis is doing to Greeks

The future is uncertain, but it’s the people of Greece who are feeling the effects.

Thursday 2 July, 2015

French woman jailed for suffocating eight of her children

Dominique Cottrez had previously said she feared the children were born of incest with her father before changing her story this week.

From The42 Two-time champion Rafael Nadal has been stunned again at Wimbledon Upset

Two-time champion Rafael Nadal has been stunned again at Wimbledon

The Spaniard was knocked out of the competition in thrilling fashion.

From The42 Roger Federer’s unbelievable ‘hot dog’ lob has been a highlight of Day 4 at Wimbledon Take A Bow
From The42 How the English media reacted to their ‘brutal’ semi-final defeat Angst

How the English media reacted to their ‘brutal’ semi-final defeat

The FA’s director of women’s football said she hoped the tournament would still represent a breakthrough moment.

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Pilot in plane crash that killed 43 “mistakenly turned off engine”

“Wow, pulled back wrong throttle.”

From Business ETC Google apologises after app mistakenly tags black people as ‘Gorillas’ Algorithm

Google apologises after app mistakenly tags black people as ‘Gorillas’

A Google representative said it was “appalled and genuinely sorry that this happened.”

From The42 Giteau and Mitchell named in Australia squad – but there are a couple of big omissions Wallabies

Giteau and Mitchell named in Australia squad – but there are a couple of big omissions

The Wallabies open their Rugby Championship campaign against South Africa on 18 July.

Greece has another €10.3 billion in debt due in 2015

And you thought your debts were bad.

Wednesday 1 July, 2015

Nazi officer: ‘I share guilt for the Holocaust, and I can’t ask for forgiveness’

German national Oskar Groening, 94, stands accused of 300,000 counts of “accessory to murder”.

Tuesday 30 June, 2015

From The42 One of our favourite players from the 90s denied any link to matchfixing today Probe
From The42 Wimbledon set for heat breaks – but only for women Respite

Wimbledon set for heat breaks – but only for women

The ruling will allow for a 10-minute stoppage between the second and third sets of matches.

From Business ETC Sony wants to raise €3.2 billion so your phone can take better pictures Fundraiser

Sony wants to raise €3.2 billion so your phone can take better pictures

The company hopes to return to long-term profit by boosting its production on image sensors for smartphone and digital cameras.

Missing American tourist found safe and well in Australia after five years

The man was found alive by police who were investigating a burglary.

From The42 Gervinho’s request for a private beach and helicopter scupper any hope of Roma exit Demands

South Sudan army raped then burned girls alive

A UN agency said warring forces have carried out horrific crimes against children including tying them together before slitting their throats.

Man sets himself alight on Japanese bullet train

Several other passengers had to be treated for smoke inhalation

Here is the letter Enda Kenny sent to Alexis Tsipras last night

Greece is finally heading for a default on its IMF loans.

How urban flower power can be used to fight the march of property developers

In Berlin, this is exactly what’s happening.

Monday 29 June, 2015

Tunisian authorities say they have made their first arrests following Friday’s beach massacre

The news come as tourists flood home to Europe following the atrocity.

From The42 Ireland’s Shane Lowry among 3 golfers to accept US PGA Tour membership Boost

Ireland’s Shane Lowry among 3 golfers to accept US PGA Tour membership

They join England’s Danny Willett and American Patrick Rodgers in earning the status.

From The42 Venus romps to 42-minute ‘double bagel’ demolition ALACRITY

Venus romps to 42-minute ‘double bagel’ demolition

Novak Djokovic and Serena Williams also reached the Wimbledon second round.

The Great Wall of China is disappearing

Almost 2,000km has disappeared over centuries.

Sunday 28 June, 2015

A space rocket has exploded on a routine cargo mission

The incident happened at NASA’s base near Cape Canaveral in Florida.

Driver killed, child in intensive care as bus carrying schoolchildren crashes

It is reported the driver lost control on the highway and the coach crashed into an overpass.

Horrifying footage shows fire ripping through crowd at water park, injuring 500 people Taiwan This post contains videos

Horrifying footage shows fire ripping through crowd at water park, injuring 500 people

They were attending a ‘colour party’ and were covered in green and yellow powder which caught fire.

From The42 It may be a bit of fun but the fantasy sports industry is booming and worth a lot of money Real Money

It may be a bit of fun but the fantasy sports industry is booming and worth a lot of money

Two leading companies are worth an estimated $1 billion.

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French attack suspect took selfie with severed head of boss

The picture was sent in a WhatsApp message to a Canadian phone number.

From The42 Brazil exit Copa America after dramatic penalty shootout Upset

Brazil exit Copa America after dramatic penalty shootout

It was a disappointing night for Liverpool new boy Roberto Firmino, as Dunga’s men bowed out of the competition.

Saturday 27 June, 2015

From The42 Superstar Katie Taylor loathe to take idol Sonia O’Sullivan’s mantle Heir Apparent

Superstar Katie Taylor loathe to take idol Sonia O’Sullivan’s mantle

The 28-year-old Olympic lightweight champion eased to victory over promising young French boxer Estelle Mossely

Barack Obama delivers rousing eulogy for those killed in hate crime

He was speaking at the funeral of a black pastor killed in the Charleston massacre.

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