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Today’s News

From The42 Froome on the brink of historic Giro triumph after defending pink jersey during 20th stage Historic This post contains videos

Froome on the brink of historic Giro triumph after defending pink jersey during 20th stage

Chris Froome could become just the third man in history to hold all three Grand Tour titles concurrently.

US university president resigns as campus gynecologist accused of sexually abusing thousands of students

The decision followed a call by two hundred professors demanding his resignation.

Trump says North Korea summit could still happen

Trump said in a tweet that “very productive talks” were ongoing with North Korea about reinstating the summit.

Yesterday’s News

From The42 'That's the best round I've ever seen' - McIlroy's brilliance drives rivals to distraction High Praise

'That's the best round I've ever seen' - McIlroy's brilliance drives rivals to distraction

Rory McIlroy had defending champion Alex Noren thinking about quitting after day two at Wentworth.

Italian parents who named their son Benito Mussolini receive court summons

The 14-month-old has a rather famous namesake.

From The42 'Does he only think about his haircuts?' Denmark coach trolls Paul Pogba Way Harsh

'Does he only think about his haircuts?' Denmark coach trolls Paul Pogba

The 64-year-old singled out Manchester United’s star for criticism — over his flashy haircuts.

From The42 Liverpool mayor admits bid to get stranded fans to Kiev has failed No Hope

Liverpool mayor admits bid to get stranded fans to Kiev has failed

Hundreds of Liverpool supporters are now expected to miss the Champions League final after three flights to Kiev were cancelled.

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Bane of Facebook uses launch of GDPR to file four court cases against social media giants

Max Schrems has been battling Facebook’s privacy standards for the past seven years.

Harvey Weinstein posts $1 million bail as he's charged with rape and sex offences

Eight months ago he was accused of sexual misconduct by a number of women.

From The42 Springbok Steyn turns down move to relegated Brive to stay in Paris Staying Put

Springbok Steyn turns down move to relegated Brive to stay in Paris

The out-half has extended his contract with Stade Francais.

15 people injured in Ontario restaurant explosion

Police are looking for two males who were caught on CCTV moments before the blast.

Liverpool mayor 'working hard' to get stranded fans to Kiev after flights fiasco

Three flights to Kiev from Liverpool have been cancelled.

Some US news websites have been blocked by the new EU data law

The General Data Protection Regulation came into effect today.

Meteorite hunters seek to strike it rich in Moroccan deserts

You can strike it rich but it’s like playing the lottery.

From The42 Mane sends 300 Liverpool shirts to his home village for Champions League final The Mane Man

Mane sends 300 Liverpool shirts to his home village for Champions League final

The Reds will have plenty of support in Senegal this weekend.

From Business ETC Two years after a huge takeover, DIY retailer Homebase has been sold for just £1 Retail And Services

Two years after a huge takeover, DIY retailer Homebase has been sold for just £1

Australia-based Wesfarmers paid £340m for the chain in 2016.

North Korea says its open to talks 'at any time' after Donald Trump axes summit

Donald Trump cancelled the summit yesterday, blaming it on a “trail of broken promises” and “open hostility”.

Thursday 24 May, 2018

British army sergeant guilty of attempting to murder wife by tampering with parachute

38-year-old Emile Cilliers tried to kill his wife twice, the other attempt involving a gas leak being caused on purpose at their home.

Harvey Weinstein is set to hand himself in to the police tomorrow

Weinstein has been accused of sexual assault by more than 100 women, but has not yet been charged with any crime.

From The42 Rory McIlroy two shots off the lead after impressive start at Wentworth Birdies Galore

Rory McIlroy two shots off the lead after impressive start at Wentworth

The 29-year-old carded a five-under 67 at the BMW PGA Championship.

From The42 Real Madrid fans return 1,000 Champions League final tickets as price hikes spell misery Price Hikes

Real Madrid fans return 1,000 Champions League final tickets as price hikes spell misery

Spiralling accommodation and travel costs have deterred supporters from travelling to Kiev.

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Boris Johnson spent 18 minutes on the phone to Russian prankster posing as the Armenian prime minister

Johnson discussed Russia and the poisoning of Sergei Skripal before realising the call was a fake.

US man wounded after hiding a gun in an oven

The man hid the gun because he was expecting children to visit.

From The42 Champions League final returning to Istanbul in 2020 Turkish Delight

Champions League final returning to Istanbul in 2020

It will be the first time since 2005 that the biggest game in European club football will be played in the Turkish city.

Investigators say missile that downed MH17 came from Russian military

The Malaysian Airlines flight was blown out of the sky over conflict-torn eastern Ukraine on 17 July 2014.

From The42 Barcelona and Spain legend Iniesta signs for Japan's Vissel Kobe Big In Japan

Barcelona and Spain legend Iniesta signs for Japan's Vissel Kobe

The 34-year-old Spanish World Cup winner lifted 32 major trophies during his Barcelona career.

North Korea slams 'ignorant and stupid' Mike Pence as nuclear summit hangs in the balance

Pence warned North Korea that it would be a “great mistake” to try and play with Washington.

From The42 Celtics push James and Cavs to brink with Game 5 NBA win Tatum On Top

Celtics push James and Cavs to brink with Game 5 NBA win

A 96-83 win for the Boston Celtics last night to move within one win of reaching the NBA finals.

Wednesday 23 May, 2018

From The42 Ex-Man United striker Falcao hit with €9 million fine and suspended prison sentence Punishment

Ex-Man United striker Falcao hit with €9 million fine and suspended prison sentence

Many of football’s greatest stars including Cristiano Ronaldo and Lionel Messi have been in similar trouble with the Spanish tax authorities.

From The42 England can win World Cup, says Loftus-Cheek Claim

England can win World Cup, says Loftus-Cheek

The 22-year-old is backing captain Harry Kane’s belief that they can win the tournament.

From The42 Barcelona legend Andres Iniesta appears to confirm next destination Next Step

Barcelona legend Andres Iniesta appears to confirm next destination

The 34-year-old is going to his “new home” with his “friend” Hiroshi Mikitani, owner of Japan’s Vissel Kobe.

Italy has a new prime minister

Giuseppe Conte has emerged from obscurity as a compromise candidate for prime minister of a government formed by far-right and anti-establishment parties.

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From The42 3 things new boss Unai Emery needs to fix at Arsenal Challenge

3 things new boss Unai Emery needs to fix at Arsenal

The Gunners manager has a number of challenges to solve.

Almost a quarter of the world will be obese by 2045 researchers warn

One in eight people, up from one in 11, will have type 2 diabetes.

From The42 Manchester United named most valuable football team Profit

Manchester United named most valuable football team

The Red Devils’ overall value increased 5% compared to 2017.

Trump violated US constitution by blocking people on Twitter court says

The ruling comes in response to a lawsuit filed by a group of Twitter users.

From The42 Ex-Real Madrid and Chelsea boss Ancelotti confirmed as new boss of Napoli In Demand

Ex-Real Madrid and Chelsea boss Ancelotti confirmed as new boss of Napoli

The Italian coach is returning to Serie A after nine years managing some of Europe’s top clubs.

From The42 NFL owners agree ban on players kneeling in protest during US national anthem Land Of The Free

NFL owners agree ban on players kneeling in protest during US national anthem

Players must stand for the Star Spangled Banner or remain in the changing rooms.

Australian archbishop steps down after being found guilty of covering up child sex abuse

Wilson, who faces up to two years in jail, said today he was stepping aside from his church duties.

From The42 'I just ran out of road' - Ireland's Sam Bennett gutted after another second-place Giro finish So Close This post contains videos

'I just ran out of road' - Ireland's Sam Bennett gutted after another second-place Giro finish

The Bora-Hansgrohe man was boxed out and crossed the line behind winner Elia Viviani on the 17th stage.

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