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From The42 Ronaldo on target as Real Madrid win eight-goal thriller Goal Fest

Ronaldo on target as Real Madrid win eight-goal thriller

Madrid came back from 2-1 down at half-time to beat Real Betis.

French Alps avalanche kills father and 11-year-old daughter

An investigation has been launched into the incident.

Five women killed and four injured after gunman opens fire on churchgoers in Russia

The shooter opened gunfire at people leaving a church service in Russia’s Dagestan region.

From The42 Russian curler suspected of failing doping test at Winter Olympics Report

Russian curler suspected of failing doping test at Winter Olympics

A source close to the matter said the case involved meldonium, the same substance that saw Maria Sharapova banned.

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Actress Emma Watson donates £1 million to kickstart new anti-sexual harassment campaign

Actress Emma Watson donates £1 million to kickstart new anti-sexual harassment campaign

The fund was announced in an open letter supporting the Time’s Up movement, signed by 200 women.

WATCH: Survivor 'calls BS' on Trump's response to mass shooting at Florida school Gun Control This post contains videos

WATCH: Survivor 'calls BS' on Trump's response to mass shooting at Florida school

The US President has criticised the FBI for failing to heed signs which could have prevented the shooting.

People who wolf down their food could lose weight simply by eating slower

New research has pointed to a link between the speed of eating and weight gain.

Two Palestinian teenagers killed by Israeli fire, medics say

Four soldiers were also wounded in an apparent bomb attack on the border.

From The42 'He's the best' - Hirscher becomes most successful skier at 2018 Winter Olympics Untouchable

'He's the best' - Hirscher becomes most successful skier at 2018 Winter Olympics

The Austrian powered to his second Pyeongchang title by winning the men’s giant slalom.

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Why North African countries that don't always get along will be brought together... by couscous

Countries are set to unite to win the delicacy Unesco status.

Saturday 17 February, 2018

From The42 George Groves suffers suspected dislocated shoulder but successfully defends title against Chris Eubank Jr Courage

George Groves suffers suspected dislocated shoulder but successfully defends title against Chris Eubank Jr

The judges scored the fight 117-112, 116-112 and 115-113 for a unanimous decision.

From The42 VAR must be reliable, insists Mourinho despite United's FA Cup progress Reaction

VAR must be reliable, insists Mourinho despite United's FA Cup progress

There was controversy in this evening’s fifth round tie at Huddersfield.

13 killed after helicopter crashes as it made way to Mexico earthquake epicentre

A 7.2 magnitude earthquake struck Mexico at 11.39pm Irish time last night.

No manifesto, no programme, no debates - but Putin is cruising towards another election victory

It is highly unlikely that Putin will be unseated this time round.

Oxfam chief executive says criticism over prostitution scandal has been 'disproportionate'

Chief executive Mark Goldring has repeatedly apologised for failings in the way the charity dealt with claims of sexual misconduct.

Russian Foreign Minister dismisses US election meddling probe as 'blabber'

“So as long as we don’t see facts, everything else is blabber.”

Scores of monkeys are wrongly being killed in Rio in a yellow fever panic

Mosquitoes are actually, in fact, those who transmit the yellow fever virus, not monkeys.

France hands back Nazi looted art to Jewish family

The family fled to Paris from Germany in 1938 and were forced to sell the 16th painting.

Friday 16 February, 2018

Turkey court jails top journalists for life over coup links

They were all convicted of seeking to usurp the constitutional order in Turkey.

Robber shot by police after holding up bank near the Champs-Elysee

The police said he had a history of armed robbery.

Transgender woman able to breastfeed in first recorded case

A combination of medicines and hormones was able to induce lactation, and the baby’s growth and feeding habits were all normal.

Australia deputy PM at centre of affair scandal slams prime minister as 'inept'

There have been calls from the opposition for Barnaby Joyce to step down.

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FBI received tip off before Florida shooting but failed to stop teen from killing 17

Nikolas Cruz has admitted to shooting dead 17 people at his former school.

Thursday 15 February, 2018

From The42 Former Birmingham and Villa manager set to return for second spell as Scotland boss Appointment

Former Birmingham and Villa manager set to return for second spell as Scotland boss

Alex McLeish won seven of 10 games in charge during his previous spell in 2007.

From The42 Woods one-over in rollercoaster return to Riviera, McIlroy recovers from three bogeys As It Stands

Woods one-over in rollercoaster return to Riviera, McIlroy recovers from three bogeys

The American hit some wild drives and ultimately signed for a one-over 72.

For school gun massacre survivors, fear and grief takes hold

Survivors have described the moment they heard the first shots ring out.

Irish ECB candidate Philip Lane wins backing of key EU parliament committee

The final decision will be taken on 22 March at an EU summit.

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Guantanamo 'prepared' for new inmates: US admiral

Obama had tried to shut down the detention centre.

From The42 Caroline Wozniacki fury over opponent's 'unfair' grunting in Qatar win Unimpressed This post contains videos

Caroline Wozniacki fury over opponent's 'unfair' grunting in Qatar win

The recently crowned Australian Open champion won 7-5, 6-1 against Monica Niculescu.

From The42 Arsenal cruise to Europa League victory in Sweden Easy

Arsenal cruise to Europa League victory in Sweden

There was further misery for Östersunds late on, as David Ospina saved Tom Pettersson’s penalty.

Trump promises to tackle mental health, as he condemns Florida shooting as act of 'evil'

Meanwhile, the leader of a white nationalist militia has said gunman Nikolas Cruz was a member of his group.

Archbishop Desmond Tutu quits as Oxfam ambassador in wake of sex scandal

A statement said he was “deeply disappointed by allegations of immorality”.

From prison to the rich list: Who is South Africa's new president Cyril Ramaphosa?

Nelson Mandela once described Ramaphosa as one of the most gifted leaders of the “new generation” of anti-apartheid campaigners.

From The42 Ex-football coach Barry Bennell guilty on 43 charges of child sex abuse Convictions

Ex-football coach Barry Bennell guilty on 43 charges of child sex abuse

The 64-year-old has been found guilty of a further seven sex offences today.

From The42 Mikaela Shiffrin wins first gold as she begins quest to dominate the Winter Olympics Pyeongchang 2018 This post contains videos

Mikaela Shiffrin wins first gold as she begins quest to dominate the Winter Olympics

The American skiier has her sights set on multiple Olympic titles.

Australia bans sex between ministers and their staff after deputy PM's affair

Barnaby Joyce is going on leave next week where the Prime Minister wants him to “consider his position”.

From The42 Kevin Durant scores 50 and the Warriors still lose to Trail Blazers Kd Bangs This post contains videos

Kevin Durant scores 50 and the Warriors still lose to Trail Blazers

Meanwhile, ex-Celtics Rajon Rondo and Isaiah Thomas talked their way to ejections.

Now international aid organisation MSF says it had to sack 19 people for harassment last year

A scandal over sexual abuse in the foreign aid industry that began with Oxfam is now spreading.

Nikolas Cruz: 19-year-old suspected gunman was expelled from school

Police said Cruz had recently posted “very disturbing” messages on social media.

Wednesday 14 February, 2018

Two men jailed in first trial linked to 2015 Paris attacks

Jihadists massacred 130 people in the Islamic State attacks in Paris in 2015.

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