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International - Wednesday 11 May, 2016

From The42 Dana White dismisses reports of 'advanced talks' over a $4 billion sale of the UFC Money Matters

Dana White dismisses reports of 'advanced talks' over a $4 billion sale of the UFC

A Chinese-based conglomerate is reported to be the leading bidder for MMA’s largest promotion.

Bernie Sanders wins in West Virginia while Trump cruises to victory in two more states

The 74-year-old Vermont senator has mounted an unyielding come-from-behind.

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International - Tuesday 10 May, 2016

From The42 Man United's Champions League hopes in tatters as West Ham sign off at Upton Park with victory So Long Boleyn

Man United's Champions League hopes in tatters as West Ham sign off at Upton Park with victory

Winston Reid’s late header earned the Hammers a 3-2 win after Anthony Martial had struck twice for the visitors.

From The42 Last-ever Upton Park game delayed by 45 minutes after Manchester United bus 'smashed up' Proper Naughty This post contains videos

Last-ever Upton Park game delayed by 45 minutes after Manchester United bus 'smashed up'

Wayne Rooney says tonight’s hosts ought to be disappointed in the fans who pelted the visiting bus.

Barack Obama is set to make history by visiting Hiroshima, but there'll be no apology War And Peace This post contains videos

Barack Obama is set to make history by visiting Hiroshima, but there'll be no apology

No sitting US President has ever visited the city.

Man arrested after live-streaming himself driving at 195 km/h in Spain

The police say it’s the first time that someone has been arrested in Spain for a crime involving Periscope.

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From The42 British promotion postpones Dublin MMA event to implement new medical standards Safety First

British promotion postpones Dublin MMA event to implement new medical standards

BAMMA 26, featuring several top Irish fighters, was scheduled to take place at the 3Arena on 4 June.

Radio station apologises after nine-year-old plays song with 53 swear words

The Meek Mill song is not suitable to be played at 2pm.

The BBC may have to cut its recipes section from its website

And some people on Twitter are not impressed.

One man dead and three injured in knife attack at German train station

The attack happened at about 4.50am local time.

From The42 'Things are getting uglier' - Brazil legend Rivaldo urges fans to stay away from Olympics Warning

'Things are getting uglier' - Brazil legend Rivaldo urges fans to stay away from Olympics

The former footballer has posted a warning on his Instagram account.

Powerful video shows child fleeing war-torn England

It is the sequel to a viral video from 2014.

Brazil's president could be out on her ear - here's why

Dilma Rousseff is in serious trouble.

Donald Trump plans to 'make an exception' for London's new Muslim mayor

The presumptive Republican nominee has said he was “happy to see” Sadiq Khan emerge victorious in the London mayoral race.

Everything you wanted to know about this year's Eurovision but were afraid to ask

What’s up with the rule changes? Why are Australia in it again? Your questions, answered…

International - Monday 9 May, 2016

You can now search an online database for Irish companies named in the Panama Papers

Detailed data on more than 200,000 secret offshore companies has been published online tonight.

From The42 Defiant in the face of defeat: Seery reaffirms status as exemplary ambassador for Irish sport UNSUNG HERO

Defiant in the face of defeat: Seery reaffirms status as exemplary ambassador for Irish sport

The 36-year-old’s popularity continues to grow in spite of yesterday afternoon’s result in Rotterdam.

From The42 'To have the anthem playing was such an honour' - Rowers coming to terms with European gold Golden Moment This post contains videos

'To have the anthem playing was such an honour' - Rowers coming to terms with European gold

Gary O’Donovan talks to The42 about being crowned lightweight men’s double sculls champion in Germany yesterday.

Hundreds struck down with vomiting illness on British cruise ship

316 guests and crew members have contracted the tummy bug since the ship set sail from the UK on 16 April.

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A politician who makes rape jokes and is called "The Trump of the East" is set to become Philippines president

Duterte himself says he has killed “around three” people.

Artist who made kayak shaped like her vagina is convicted in obscenity trial

Megumi Igarashi said she will fight the charges.

Greek protesters clash with riot police over further austerity reforms

More than 18,000 people rallied in Athens in protest at further tax hikes and pension reforms.

BBC journalist expelled from North Korea after being held for three days

Rupert Wingfield-Hayes and two members of his crew were held over the weekend.

From The42 McGoldrick hoping for Ireland's call after netting again for Ipswich Eurovision

McGoldrick hoping for Ireland's call after netting again for Ipswich

The 28-year-old striker has scored in each of the Championship club’s last two games.

International - Sunday 8 May, 2016

From The42 Brilliant Bundee Aki scoops Guinness Pro12 Player of the Season award Awards Season

Brilliant Bundee Aki scoops Guinness Pro12 Player of the Season award

Aki was also one of seven players named in the Guinness Pro12 2015/16 Dream Team.

Professor interrogated after passenger reports him for doing maths on plane

The woman sitting next to him was concerned he was a terrorist because he was writing “strange things” on paper.

From The42 As it happened: Liverpool v Watford and Man City v Arsenal, Premier League Minute-by-Minute

As it happened: Liverpool v Watford and Man City v Arsenal, Premier League

It’s a bumper afternoon of action in England’s top tier.

Whole neighbourhoods burned to the ground in Canadian wildfire

The fire is expected to burn for months.

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Trump says Bill Clinton is 'the worst abuser of women in the history of politics'

He also defended himself as a great supporter of women, except for Rosie O’Donnell.

David Attenborough is 90 today - watch him catch a dragon, back in '56

The veteran broadcaster says he has no plans to put his feet up.

From The42 The son of a Kerry GAA legend has Ireland ambitions in his sights Interview

The son of a Kerry GAA legend has Ireland ambitions in his sights

The Gillingham youngster speaks to The42 about his impressive season at club level.

Eight policemen shot dead after their minibus was ambushed

Jihadists, including Islamic State group militants, have killed hundreds of policemen and soldiers in attacks.

From The42 'It was proper turmoil. Every day you'd walk in and think, 'What's next?'' The Damned United

'It was proper turmoil. Every day you'd walk in and think, 'What's next?''

It’s 15 years since a glorious homegrown Leeds United reached the Champions League semi-finals and Stephen McPhail was a part of it.

Police seek child victims after arresting Spanish "porn king" director

An investigation was launched after a minor lodged a complaint alleging she had been asked at a Madrid bar to appear in porn films.

International - Saturday 7 May, 2016

From The42 The Irish teen sensation who stunned his rivals to claim European gold Rising Star

The Irish teen sensation who stunned his rivals to claim European gold

Nhat Nguyen talks to The42 about his remarkable success, moving from Vietnam to Ireland at the age of four and his goals for the future.

From The42 Leicester City are throwing one hell of a party and Andrea Bocelli kicked it all off Champions This post contains videos

The beauty of cities captured in a moment - The best National Geographic photos of 2016

Here are 10 photographs in the running for the 2016 National Geographic Travel Photographer of the Year contest

Egypt court recommends death sentence for 3 journalists

Mohamed Morsi of the Muslim Brotherhood was one of the codefendants but was not sentenced to death.

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Woman charged with fraud after alleged Aus$4.6 million handbag shopping spree

The woman had reportedly spent the money after an Australian bank gave her an unlimited overdraft on her savings account.