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Boston bombings

# boston-bombings - Thursday 17 April, 2014

From The Score Unfinished business for one Boston Marathon competitor Anniversary

Unfinished business for one Boston Marathon competitor

But amputee Jeff Glasbrenner is coming back this year.

# boston-bombings - Wednesday 12 February, 2014

Trial date set for Boston Marathon bombings suspect

Dzhokhar Tsarnaev could face the death penalty if found guilty.

# boston-bombings - Wednesday 25 December, 2013

Here are the 10 most read stories on this year

Boston bombings, slavery in London, and Peggy Mangan – these are the stories you read this year.

# boston-bombings - Sunday 22 September, 2013

These photos helped make Twitter powerful

It’s usually about those 140 characters, but often the Tweets with pictures are the ones we remember.

# boston-bombings - Thursday 5 September, 2013

Survivor of Boston Marathon bombing to write a book

A man who lost both legs in the Boston Marathon bombings and helped to identify the perpetrators is working on a memoir.

# boston-bombings - Wednesday 28 August, 2013

New images of the bloodied Boston Marathon bombing suspect’s capture Tamerlan Tsarnaev This post contains images

New images of the bloodied Boston Marathon bombing suspect’s capture

A Boston police officer released the photos as he was angry about a Rolling Stone magazine cover he felt glamorised the suspect.

# boston-bombings - Friday 24 May, 2013

Court hearing postponed for Boston bomb suspect

Both defence and prosecution attorneys have petitioned the court to postpone the hearing so that that they could have more time to prepare.

# boston-bombings - Monday 20 May, 2013

Enda Kenny to receive honorary doctorate from Boston College today

On the third day of a trip to Boston, the Taoiseach will also attend a trade breakfast promoting Ireland as an investment location.

# boston-bombings - Sunday 19 May, 2013

The 9 at 9: Sunday

Good morning! Here are nine things to know before you start your Sunday.

# boston-bombings - Friday 3 May, 2013

Family claims body of dead Boston Marathon bombing suspect

A funeral home retained by the Tsarnaev family has collected the remains of 26-year-old Tamerlan Tsarnaev.

# boston-bombings - Thursday 2 May, 2013

Three charged with Boston bombing cover-up

The three teenagers – two Kazakhs and an American – appear to have been hastily trying to keep him out of trouble rather than taking part in an organised conspiracy.

# boston-bombings - Wednesday 1 May, 2013

Leading anti-death penalty lawyer to defend Boston bombings suspect

Several of Judy Clarke’s previous high-profile clients have avoided the death penalty.

# boston-bombings - Monday 29 April, 2013

Mother of Boston Marathon suspects insists: ‘My sons are innocent’

Zubeidat Tsarnaeva has herself started drawing the attention of law enforcement, as she insists her family are innocent.

# boston-bombings - Friday 26 April, 2013

Boston bombing suspect moved to prison

He has been moved to a prison medical centre, reports say.

# boston-bombings - Wednesday 24 April, 2013

Boston bombing highlights problems tracking ‘lone wolves’

Counter-terrorism experts have warned that attempting to thwart attacks by radicals working in isolation is a practically impossible task.

# boston-bombings - Tuesday 23 April, 2013

From Business ETC Boston bombing most closely followed news story since Wall Street collapse USA

Boston bombing most closely followed news story since Wall Street collapse

Study of American media finds it fifth in the top stories for public since 9/11.

# boston-bombings - Monday 22 April, 2013

Interview: ‘The Boston bombings suspects are my neighbours’

Cambridge resident Eric Grzymkowski told what it was like to discover that the Tsarnaev brothers lived just five doors from his home.

# boston-bombings - Sunday 21 April, 2013

Extra security in place as London Marathon begins

A 30-second moment of silence to honour those injured in the Boston Marathon will take place before the start of the event.

# boston-bombings - Saturday 20 April, 2013

Nothing found following reports of ‘suspicious device’ at Boston’s South Station

The station was cleared as a precautionary measure.

Czech ambassador issues statement to avoid confusion with Chechnya

Petr Gandalovič issued the statement following the Boston Marathon bombings, saying that he was “concerned to note in the social media a most unfortunate misunderstanding”.

Interpol issues global security alert at US request

Meanwhile, security staff are out with sniffer dogs checking the location of the finish line for the London Marathon, which takes place tomorrow.

Bostonians celebrate capture of second bombing suspect Boston Bombing This post contains images

Bostonians celebrate capture of second bombing suspect

Dzhokhar Tsarnaev, 19, was found by a homeowner in a boat where he had taken refuge.

Barack Obama: ‘All in all, this has been a tough week’

The US president reacted to the dramatic apprehending of the second suspect in the Boston bombings and the explosion at a Texas fertiliser plant at a press conference in the White House earlier.

# boston-bombings - Friday 19 April, 2013

From The Score Red Sox and Bruins games postponed following Boston lock-down Bigger Worries

Red Sox and Bruins games postponed following Boston lock-down

With a bombing suspect at large and public transport shut down, sporting matters have taken a back seat.

‘We’re ashamed’: Bombings suspects’ uncle urges nephew to turn himself in

“Yes, we’re ashamed. They’re the children of my brother,” Ruslan Tsarni told a throng of reporters outside his home in Montgomery Village in Maryland today as the manhunt continues.

Criticism after Aussie TV host draws ‘Irish’ link to Boston bombings

David Koch of Channel Seven says Boston’s Irish population may link the Marathon bombings to Margaret Thatcher’s funeral.

# boston-bombings - Wednesday 17 April, 2013

Boston Police say no arrest in marathon bombings, FBI criticises media

It is also reported that authorities have an image of a suspect carrying and possibly dropping a black bag at the scene of the second bombing on Monday.

From The Score Red Sox honour victims of Boston Marathon bombing Tribute

Red Sox honour victims of Boston Marathon bombing

“Even though we might not be in Boston right now, we carry this with us”, said manager John Farrell.

Names of Boston bombing victims emerge as Obama plans sombre visit

Barack Obama will attend an interfaith service in Boston tomorrow, as details emerge of the victims – including an 8-year-old.