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Dublin: 10 °C Tuesday 28 April, 2015

International - Today’s News

News anchor in hot water after congratulating mixed-race twin on her fair skin

The internet was upset, but the twins weren’t offended.

From The42 UFC champion Jon Jones has turned himself in to police Latest

UFC champion Jon Jones has turned himself in to police

Jones is alleged to have fled the scene of a three-car collision in which a pregnant women was injured.

Finland’s navy fired warning shots at something (but doesn’t know what it was)

Finland’s navy fired warning shots at something (but doesn’t know what it was)

Was it a bird? Was it a plane? Probably not, seeing as it was underwater.

From The42 3 longshots who could win you a few quid on day one of the Punchestown Festival Let Yourself Go

3 longshots who could win you a few quid on day one of the Punchestown Festival

Because 60% of the time, our tips work every time.

‘Through this door is bullets, blood, brains and bodies’ – ‘Batman’ shooting trial begins Courtroom Drama This post contains videos

‘Through this door is bullets, blood, brains and bodies’ – ‘Batman’ shooting trial begins

James Holmes is pleading not guilty by reason of insanity.

From Business ETC Apple have announced their latest results, but there’s no mention of the Apple Watch Tick Tock Tick Tock

Apple have announced their latest results, but there’s no mention of the Apple Watch

The company is still a money-generating machine of course.

‘I’m an Australian and I stand for mercy’: Celebrities urge Tony Abbott to do more to save execution pair

One man married his girlfriend while in prison yesterday. He said it was his final wish.

State of emergency declared as violent riots erupt across Baltimore

Several police officers were injured tonight.

International - Yesterday’s News

Six Irish people have not yet contacted home after Nepal earthquake

The names of Irish tourists or travellers have been posted on the Red Cross’s website.

From The42 Police are looking for UFC champ Jon Jones following a hit-and-run incident Wanted

Police are looking for UFC champ Jon Jones following a hit-and-run incident

A pregnant woman suffered a broken arm in the collision.

The US is reducing the amount of flouride in its water

It’s because of splotchy teeth.

Hero teacher tackles student who fired shots in school

Brady Olson, a civics and government teacher, stopped the shooter, tackling him to the ground according to witnesses.

Conservative candidate suspended for calling Ed Miliband “the Jew”

Gulzabeen Afsar was hoping to be elected to a council seat near Derby.

From The42 World champion boxer Floyd Mayweather has a disturbing history of domestic violence Problems

World champion boxer Floyd Mayweather has a disturbing history of domestic violence

Much of the coverage of the American’s life outside the ring has focused on his wild spending habits.

Child (9) finds remains of baby while playing in her garden

Police believe the newborn was as young as three days old.

Australia’s Bali Nine ringleaders will die tomorrow despite corruption claims

The pair’s sentencing judge allegedly asked for huge bribes in return for lighter penalties.

Stephen Hawking: Zayn Malik could still be in a parallel One Direction

“Finally, a question about something important…”

Watch: Video captures terrifying moment when avalanche hit Everest base camp

At least 18 people died at Everest as the earthquake and avalanches hit at the weekend.

From The42 It was a good night for Eden Hazard and Harry Kane at the PFA awards Recognition

It was a good night for Eden Hazard and Harry Kane at the PFA awards

Meanwhile, Tottenham’s Harry Kane received the young player prize.

Nepal quake death toll surges over 3,000

It’s the Himalayan nation’s deadliest disaster in more than 80 years.

After years of delays, ‘Batman’ cinema shooting trial to get under way

James Holmes has pleaded not guilty by reason of insanity.

International - Sunday 26 April, 2015

From The42 5 things we learned from the weekend’s Premier League action Analysis

5 things we learned from the weekend’s Premier League action

We also assess Liverpool’s disappointing result and intriguing Spurs-Southampton clash.

There are 100 Irish people in areas affected by the Nepal earthquake

Efforts are being made to contact some 50 Irish citizens in the quake-hit region.

Nepal death toll passes 2,500 as fresh aftershocks and avalanches hit

A strong aftershock has hit the region, as a massive rescue effort gets under way.

Mohamedou says he’s locked up, tortured, and fighting for justice

His book is the first written and released by a Guantánamo detainee.

Why the death toll in the Mediterranean is surging

The boats are getting ever more rickety and the numbers crammed on them are increasing.

Ibrahim Halawa trial adjourned for sixth time after bail refusal

Amnesty International has warned that the Tallaght man could face the death penalty if convicted.

From The42 As it happened: Arsenal v Chelsea, Premier League Liveblog

As it happened: Arsenal v Chelsea, Premier League

Arsenal took on Chelsea, as the Gunners look to delayed their opponents’ Premier League triumph.

Watch: Boris Johnson and Ed Miliband bicker like schoolboys until told to ‘shut up’ Break It Up This post contains videos

Watch: Boris Johnson and Ed Miliband bicker like schoolboys until told to ‘shut up’

Andrew Marr described is as the “best television of the week so far”.

A brazen thief stole an entire ice cream fridge while the store cashier was napping

Giving a whole new meaning to: “He’d sleep through anything”.

Just how bad were the Empire soldiers in Star Wars?

US military experts weighed in this week.

Indian sisters say their mother knew older brothers raped them

The girls say their mother would beat and burn them whenever they complained or refused their brothers’ demands.

From Business ETC What recession? Ireland’s richest people wealthier now than during Celtic Tiger Loaded

What recession? Ireland’s richest people wealthier now than during Celtic Tiger

You have to be worth at least £100 million to get on the list.

Man questioned after woman’s dismembered body found in flat

The woman’s body was found at the apartment three days after she was reported missing.

From The42 The London-based Irish pub where pints are exchanged for Panini stickers Interview

The London-based Irish pub where pints are exchanged for Panini stickers

Sebastian O’Driscoll chats to us about the recently opened Six Yard Box bar.

70 people were injured while filming this movie with 100 untamed lions Wild At Heart This post contains videos

70 people were injured while filming this movie with 100 untamed lions

A family moved in with the massive pride of lions to film what has been called “the most dangerous movie ever made”.

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