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Dublin: 8 °C Sunday 26 April, 2015

International - Thursday 16 April, 2015

Irishman missing overboard from Caribbean cruise ship

The search is concentrated near the Puerto Rican island of Vieques.

From Business ETC This 24-year-old earns $10,000 a month teaching people to be more charismatic Only In America

This 24-year-old earns $10,000 a month teaching people to be more charismatic

“I quit my job and leapt in … I didn’t have a plan.”

International - Wednesday 15 April, 2015

Man detained in search for missing Karen Buckley

The Irish student has not been seen since the early hours of Sunday morning.

From The42 As it happened: PSG v Barcelona, Champions League quarter-final Liveblog

As it happened: PSG v Barcelona, Champions League quarter-final

PSG took on Barcelona in the first-leg match at the Parc des Princes.

Panic at US Capitol after postman lands a helicopter outside

He said he was just delivering the mail.

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From The42 We’ll Leave It There So: Hernandez handed life sentence, Keane sings Boy George and today’s sport Wednesday

We’ll Leave It There So: Hernandez handed life sentence, Keane sings Boy George and today’s sport

There are also tributes for a Dublin GAA stalwart and disappointment for Ken Doherty.

From The42 NFL star Aaron Hernandez convicted of first degree murder Guilty

NFL star Aaron Hernandez convicted of first degree murder

The ex New England Patriot will now serve a mandatory life sentence.

Glitterbombing woman calls for ‘end to ECB dictatorship’

That’s one way to make your point.

Dutch banker loses job after secret life as a dominatrix revealed

‘Conchita van der Waal’ reportedly sold her services for €450 a night.

From Business ETC Ireland could be outstripped as the fastest-growing economy in Europe. By Greece. Still Winning

Ireland could be outstripped as the fastest-growing economy in Europe. By Greece.

That’s according to the latest predictions from the IMF.

From Business ETC The EU is charging Google with abuse of power Dominant Position

The EU is charging Google with abuse of power

And the tech giant could be slapped with fines worth €6 billion – if the case ever gets that far.

A British exit from the EU could spell disaster for the Irish economy

Could a ‘Brexit’ be even worse news for us than it is for them?

Up to 400 feared dead after boat capsizes in Mediterranean

Tension is currently mounting in Italy over a recent influx of migrants.

Pope Francis’ iPad sells for $30,500

The Pope had last year given the iPad to a priest, who in turn donated it to a local school in Uruguay.

‘I fought with every ounce of my strength: Irishwoman testifies in US rape trial

Former investment banker Jason Lee has pleaded not guilty.

A suspect in a US college shooting has been found – asleep, at the beach

The fatal shooting happened on Monday. He was found yesterday at a beach around 500 miles away.

Chinese men are spending thousands on high-quality sex dolls with removable genitals

“A doll’s perfection is derived from mathematical calculations, but it will never be more beautiful than a woman because she has a soul, expresses emotions and shows reaction.”

Good news for 80s kids (and their kids) … Zig and Zag are returning to TV

The alien brothers are setting themselves up in a “half spaceship/half house in the ‘burbs’”.

International - Tuesday 14 April, 2015

This robot just filmed what it’s like inside a melted nuclear reactor Deeper Underground This post contains videos

This robot just filmed what it’s like inside a melted nuclear reactor

The Fukushima plant suffered a triple meltdown in 2011.

Prepare to sniffle: Couple of 73 years die just five minutes apart Everlasting Love This post contains videos

Prepare to sniffle: Couple of 73 years die just five minutes apart

If you don’t love this, you are a robot.

Teaching assistant admits sending bomb hoax from student’s email as she couldn’t face work

Two pupils were arrested and held in custody after the hoax.

The Irish are among the most free people in the world

The Irish are among the most free people in the world

When it comes to travel visas anyway. Not all nations have it so easy though…

Empire State Building to turn red and purple for #BringBackOurGirls campaign

One year on, the 219 schoolgirls kidnapped in Nigeria are still missing

Can you identify these European football venues?

Do you know your San Siros from your Stade Velodromes?

Baby (1) dies after being shot in the face by toddler (3)

Police say somebody will “held accountable for this tragedy”.

From Business ETC ‘Man do cars, woman do cake’ – Death threats for Sue Perkins amid Top Gear rumours Sexist Backlash

‘Man do cars, woman do cake’ – Death threats for Sue Perkins amid Top Gear rumours

The presenter says some people have suggested they want her ‘burned alive’.

A marijuana delivery service just secured a big investment… from Snoop Dogg

Yep… he’s a venture capitalist now.

Can you solve this maths problem that has everyone stumped?

It’s for high school students in Singapore.

‘Text people, Facebook people, use Twitter’: Gerry Adams asks for a ‘Yes’ vote

The campaigning ahead of next month’s vote is in full swing.

From The42 3 Irishmen are one step away from a place at snooker’s World Championships Review

3 Irishmen are one step away from a place at snooker’s World Championships

There was bad news for two legends of the game in round two at Ponds Forge, however.

From Business ETC Greece is gearing up to default on its debts Crumbling

Greece is gearing up to default on its debts

According to the Financial Times, that is.

Driver shot to death after rushing to help young child he knocked down

The child’s brother was also killed.

International - Monday 13 April, 2015

US private security guards jailed for massacre of 14 Iraqi civilians

A further 17 were wounded.

Will Hillary Clinton’s campaign offer anything different to the usual guff?

Her opening video was pretty predictable, for the most part.

“F**k off back to Eton” – Man uses ukulele to serenade David Cameron

It wasn’t even the strangest thing to happen on the UK’s campaign trail today.

A 47-year-old man has been charged with 145 child sex offences

The unnamed Australian allegedly used online aliases – including Jazzman and David Bourne – to groom his victims.

Video shows police officer shooting man dead after mistaking his gun for his taser

The 73-year-old reserve who shot the man immediately apologises.

The latest man to join the White House race just called Hillary “a leader from yesterday”

Hillary Clinton is just one day into her campaign for the White House – and her critics are already getting their digs in.

Man dies after Lamborghini crash at Disney World

The man was in the passenger seat in a car at an attraction in the Florida theme park.