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Today’s News

Gatland names two uncapped backs in Wales squad for Autumn Internationals

Luke Morgan and Jonah Holmes included in 37-man squad.

US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo meets Saudi king over journalist's disappearance

Turkish police yesterday searched the Saudi consulate in Istanbul for the first time since Jamal Khashogg went missing.

May rallies 'divided' cabinet to seek support ahead of looming Brexit summit

Leaders have insisted a Brexit deal could still be reached, despite the latest failed round of divorce talks.

From The42 Maltese champions Valletta have offered Usain Bolt a two-year professional contract Bolt From The Blue

Maltese champions Valletta have offered Usain Bolt a two-year professional contract

Maltese champions are majority-owned by a group of investors from the UAE.

New York marks first shooting-free weekend in 25 years

The last time the most populous US city of 8.5 million had a weekend without shootings was in 1993.

From The42 Late, late show as Packers score 10 points in final two minutes to stun 49ers NFL

Late, late show as Packers score 10 points in final two minutes to stun 49ers

The Packers are 3-2-1 heading into their bye week.

Yesterday’s News

Microsoft co-founder Paul Allen dies of cancer aged 65 RIP

Microsoft co-founder Paul Allen dies of cancer aged 65

The billionaire founded the software giant with Bill Gates in the 1970s.

From The42 Sterling bags a double as England blow Spain away with sublime Nations League win Three Lions

Sterling bags a double as England blow Spain away with sublime Nations League win

A double from the Manchester City winger helped England to an impressive 3-2 win against Luis Enrique’s side.

From The42 FA condemn England fans after clashes with Spanish police in Seville Bad Behaviour This post contains videos

FA condemn England fans after clashes with Spanish police in Seville

The countries play in the Uefa Nations League tonight.

Hostage-taker detained after commandos storm German rail station

A man who took a woman hostage has been subdued and detained, police say.

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Rough sleeping banned in Hungary as new homelessness law comes into force

A constitutional amendment approved by the parliament in June banned “habitual residence in a public space”.

11 injured in southern Germany as train hits trailer truck

The collision happened at a railway crossing in Sipplingen, a village by Lake Constance.

Taoiseach warns Brexit negotiations could stretch into December

The Tániaste said a time limit on the backstop is not a runner.

Death toll in French floods rises to 13 after several months' worth of rain falls in hours

Some of the dead appeared to have been swept away by floodwaters.

From The42 'I'm not even a professional footballer yet': Bolt asks why he is being drug tested Down Under

'I'm not even a professional footballer yet': Bolt asks why he is being drug tested

Bolt is currently on trial with the Central Coast Mariners in Australia’s A-League.

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Hillary Clinton says Bill's affair with Monica Lewinsky was not an abuse of power because 'she was an adult' Me Too This post contains videos

Hillary Clinton says Bill's affair with Monica Lewinsky was not an abuse of power because 'she was an adult'

Bill Clinton has also been forced to defend his behaviour in recent months.

From The42 'I think the victory certainly hurt me much more psychologically than my injury' Disappointment

'I think the victory certainly hurt me much more psychologically than my injury'

France defender Laurent Koscielny has confirmed his international career is over.

Sunday 14 October, 2018

From The42 Mum's the word as gloves hand Pepperell British Masters title Winning

Mum's the word as gloves hand Pepperell British Masters title

The English star survived torrential rain to triumph.

From The42 Last-gasp goal saves Italy, gives Mancini first competitive win Relief This post contains videos

Last-gasp goal saves Italy, gives Mancini first competitive win

The result keeps the Azzurri’s Nations League hopes alive.

From The42 Seattle Seahawks soar at jam-packed Wembley Stadium Success

Seattle Seahawks soar at jam-packed Wembley Stadium

Quarterback Russell Wilson threw for three touchdowns in the victory, coach Pete Carroll’s franchise record 91st at the helm.

Kidnapped, robbed and killed - but Matthew Shepard is to finally be laid to rest after 20 years

He will be interred in the Washington National Cathedral.

From The42 Wolves star on target as Ronaldo-less Portugal too good for Scotland Outclassed This post contains videos

Wolves star on target as Ronaldo-less Portugal too good for Scotland

Hélder Costa, Macedo Lopes and Tué Na Bangna got the goals for the visitors.

Polarising presidential candidates seek broader appeal ahead of Brazil's run-off election

The two remaining candidates launched rejigged campaigns this week.

President Higgins leads Ireland's tributes as Archbishop Oscar Romero becomes a saint Canonised This post contains videos

President Higgins leads Ireland's tributes as Archbishop Oscar Romero becomes a saint

Higgins also visited the tomb of murdered Catholic archbishop while in El Salvador.

22 killed after vehicle carrying migrants plunges into river bed from highway in Turkey

The nationality of the migrants was not clear, although children are known to be among the dead.

'The outcome may have been death': Three people injured in rare kangaroo attack in Australia

The animals, particularly large males, are known to attack and can be vicious, but such incidents are not common.

From The42 Man City deny reports that they made £1m/week bid to sign Lionel Messi Rumour Mill

Man City deny reports that they made £1m/week bid to sign Lionel Messi

Spanish newspaper Mundo Deportivo say City were willing to triple Messi’s Barca salary.

Nine climbers killed in freak accident on rarely climbed Himalayan mountain

It is the deadliest incident to hit Nepal’s mountaineering industry since 2014.

Saturday 13 October, 2018

From The42 Incredible scenes as Gibraltar win first ever game after 22 consecutive defeats since 2013 Sweet Victory This post contains videos

Incredible scenes as Gibraltar win first ever game after 22 consecutive defeats since 2013

The nation joined Uefa in 2013 and have suffered a series of heavy defeats ever since.

Michael Schumacher's 19-year-old son Mick has just won the Formula 3 European Championship

With one race left this season, Mick Schumacher finished second in Saturday’s second race at Hockenheim.

From The42 Amid interest from Chelsea and Barcelona, Genoa issue hands-off warning for €50 million-rated Polish ace Potential

Amid interest from Chelsea and Barcelona, Genoa issue hands-off warning for €50 million-rated Polish ace

Krzysztof Piatek only joined the Italian side from Cravovia last summer.

Trump threatens Saudis with 'punishment' over journalist disappearance Jamal Khashoggi This post contains videos

Trump threatens Saudis with 'punishment' over journalist disappearance

Jamal Khashoggi vanished on 2 October after entering the consulate to obtain documents for his upcoming marriage.

Pope Francis defrocks two Chilean bishops for sex abuse of minors

Defrocking means the offender is forbidden from exercising any clerical duties at all, even in private.

Palestinian mother-of-eight dies after West Bank stone throwing

She died in hospital from a head injury she sustained in the stone-throwing.

Snowstorm kills nine climbers on Nepal peak

The bodies of four South Koreans and four Nepali guides were spotted among the wreckage of their camp.

At least 41 dead in Uganda landslide

An unknown number of people remain missing.

Freed US pastor flying home from Turkey after case sparked crisis

The US President had pressed Turkey to release Andrew Brunson.

Friday 12 October, 2018

From The42 England rue Rashford misses in behind-closed-doors Croatia stalemate Nations League

England rue Rashford misses in behind-closed-doors Croatia stalemate

Gareth Southgate’s men were frustrated in Rijeka as they fired blanks against the World Cup finalists.

Saudis welcome joint Turkey probe into missing journalist

US-based journalist Jamal Khashoggi vanished on 2 October after entering the Saudi consulate in Istanbul.

From The42 Mixed round for Ireland's Dunne as Pepperell edges into the lead at British Masters Day Two

Mixed round for Ireland's Dunne as Pepperell edges into the lead at British Masters

Defending champion Paul Dunne hit three bogeys and a double-bogey in the second round.

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