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Today’s News

From The42 Kolisi keeps captaincy as Rassie welcomes Etzebeth and Whitely back for 'Boks Rassie-lution

Kolisi keeps captaincy as Rassie welcomes Etzebeth and Whitely back for 'Boks

Handre Pollard returns to the number 10 shirt as South Africa open the Rugby Championship against Argentina.

From The42 BeIN Sports claim 'irrefutable evidence' of Saudi Arabia-based piracy Broadcast Rights

BeIN Sports claim 'irrefutable evidence' of Saudi Arabia-based piracy

“The illegal channel beoutQ is backed by Saudi nationals and openly promoted by leading Saudi figures.”

From The42 England out-half Cipriani fined after pleading guilty to common assault Danny Boy

England out-half Cipriani fined after pleading guilty to common assault

The Gloucester star also pleaded guilty to resisting arrest.

Judge rules sufficient evidence to allow Kim Jong Nam murder trial to continue

The judge said the evidence presented in court since the trial started in October pointed to a “well-planned conspiracy”.

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From The42 All Blacks stick with Barrett as Mo'unga misses out while injuries force Australia changes Team News

All Blacks stick with Barrett as Mo'unga misses out while injuries force Australia changes

The Australians are desperate for a win at ANZ Stadium in a fixture that doubles as the first Bledisloe Cup Test.

From The42 Cristiano Ronaldo and 5 other new signings to watch in Serie A Preview

Cristiano Ronaldo and 5 other new signings to watch in Serie A

Champions Juventus top the spree with €235 million invested in new players.

New Zealand passes law banning sales of homes to most foreigners

The law comes after the Prime Minister vowed to make housing more affordable before her election last year.

Trump under fire for blacklisting former CIA director who said he lacked 'decency'

Former secretary of state John Kerry accused the US President of “personal petty politics”.

From The42 Wayne Rooney continues excellent start to life in US Rejuvenated This post contains videos

Wayne Rooney continues excellent start to life in US

His club, DC United, are fighting for their Major League Soccer play-off lives.

'I escaped hell': Lorry driver describes narrow escape as rescue efforts continue in Genoa

The Italian government has said that the tragedy “could have been avoided”.

Over 200 US news organisations launch #EnemyOfNone campaign against Trump

The newspapers will have editorials about the importance of an independent media and a social media hashtag #EnemyOfNone.

The European demand for avocados has African farmers planting overtime

Kenyan farmers say that managing avocados is easier than coffee.

Yesterday’s News

From The42 Atletico put four past Lopetegui's Real Madrid to lift Super Cup after extra-time Winning Start

Atletico put four past Lopetegui's Real Madrid to lift Super Cup after extra-time

Goals from Diego Costa (2), Saul Niguez and Koke helped Diego Simeone’s side to victory.

From The42 'Too heavy' - Pogba's brother turned down by German third-tier club Rejection

'Too heavy' - Pogba's brother turned down by German third-tier club

Uerdingen, a former Bundesliga club, earned promotion to the third division in May.

From The42 Chelsea star quits international football at 27 Wave Goodbye

Chelsea star quits international football at 27

Victor Moses played 37 times and scored 12 goals for the Super Eagles.

Three children aged 8, 12 and 13 among 39 dead in Italy bridge collapse tragedy

The tragedy has focused anger on the structural problems that have dogged the decades old Morandi bridge.

Boy (2) who was missing in Japanese woods for three days rescued unharmed

It is believed the boy may have drank river water to survive his ordeal.

Exceptionally hot weather expected for another four years, researchers say

Manmade global warming and a natural change in the Earth’s temperature will join forces over the coming years, the study suggested.

Twitter suspends personal account of Infowars' host Alex Jones

It comes a week after Twitter said it would not follow other social media companies in banning Jones from its platform.

Death toll following Genoa bridge collapse reaches 38

The Morandi bridge caved in during a heavy rainstorm in the northern port city yesterday

From The42 Croatian World Cup hero Mandzukic announces international retirement at 32 Super Mario

Croatian World Cup hero Mandzukic announces international retirement at 32

The second-highest goalscorer in the country’s history played his last game in the World Cup final.

Vermont woman moves step closer to becoming first transgender governor in US

Christine Hallquist has won the Democratic gubernatorial nomination in the US state of Vermont.

Man executed in Nebraska prison using untested lethal injection

Carey Dean Moore received a lethal concoction containing diazepam, fentanyl and potassium chloride.

Australian senator widely condemned for calling for 'final solution' to immigration

He also sparked widespread opposition by calling for a ban on Muslim migrants.

Researchers discover new security flaw in Intel chips

The flaw could let hackers pry information from supposedly secure virtual vaults in Intel chips.

Tuesday 14 August, 2018

Dutch town overrun with deer plan to use lion manure to scare them off

Zandvoort has over the past decade been invaded by thousands of the boisterous bucks.

From The42 Two-time world champion Alonso announces Formula One retirement Bowing Out

Two-time world champion Alonso announces Formula One retirement

The 37-year-old Spaniard has 32 Grand Prix wins to his name in 17 seasons.

From The42 Russia World Cup hero returns to Valencia on loan Reward

Russia World Cup hero returns to Valencia on loan

Denis Cheryshev was one of the standout performers at the tournament this summer.

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Israel to host Eurovision after public broadcaster resolves funding row hours before deadline

The country in May won the right to host next year’s Eurovision when Israeli singer Netta Barzilai won the 2018 contest.

From The42 'He’s like a lot of other pros - in a nursing home for their last days' Brain Disease

'He’s like a lot of other pros - in a nursing home for their last days'

Ron Saunders, who guided Aston Villa to the 1981 English League crown, is suffering from dementia

From The42 Chelsea midfielder moves to AC Milan after disappointing spell in England Pastures New

Chelsea midfielder moves to AC Milan after disappointing spell in England

Tiemoue Bakayoko has signed on loan for the Italian club, with a €35 million option to buy in the summer.

From The42 England cricketer Ben Stokes found not guilty of affray after brawl outside nightclub Cleared
From The42 Liverpool's Salah reported over allegedly using mobile while driving Accusation

Liverpool's Salah reported over allegedly using mobile while driving

Merseyside Police tweeted they had received the footage.

'Immense tragedy' - At least 30 dead after large section of motorway bridge collapses in Italy

The incident happened near the port city of Genoa in the northwest of the country.

SpaceX vows manned flight to space station is on schedule

On 3 August the agency named the first nine astronauts who will fly to space on Boeing and SpaceX vehicles in 2019.

No jail for disgraced Australian archbishop found guilty of covering up child sex abuse

Philip Wilson resigned last month after becoming one of the highest-ranked officials convicted of covering up abuse.

Vienna topples Melbourne in 'most liveable city' ranking

It is the first time a European metropolis has topped the annual chart compiled by the Economist Intelligence Unit.

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From The42 Petr Cech got on a fierce high horse in a Twitter row with Bayer Leverkusen Modern Football

Petr Cech got on a fierce high horse in a Twitter row with Bayer Leverkusen

The Bundesliga club are fans of their former player Bernd Leno and weren’t afraid to make a case for his inclusion.

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