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International - Saturday 16 May, 2015

From Business ETC What’s it like to turn down $3 billion? This guy knows (and he has no regrets) High Stakes

What’s it like to turn down $3 billion? This guy knows (and he has no regrets)

Snapchat’s Evan Spiegel says Facebook’s interest just showed him he was on the right track.

Clinton book made false claims about speeches in Ireland

‘Clinton Cash’, a book by conservative Peter Schweizer, claimed that Bill Clinton had been paid for speeches in Ireland.

Egypt sentences its former president Morsi to death

Mohamed Morsi has been sentenced to death alongside more than 100 others over jailbreaks during the 2011 Arab Spring uprising.

“He’s going to go to hell”- Survivors react to Boston bombing death sentence

Some are opposed to the sentence while others support it.

Mitt ‘Stormin’ Mormon’ Romney suffered (another) painful defeat last-night Quake By The Lake This post contains videos

Mitt ‘Stormin’ Mormon’ Romney suffered (another) painful defeat last-night

He was ‘fighting’ a world champ, in fairness.

From The42 It’s a long way from a par-3 in Cavan for the world’s number one amateur golfer Top Of The World

It’s a long way from a par-3 in Cavan for the world’s number one amateur golfer

Leona and Lisa Maguire are taking the golf world by storm.

A group of Polish tourists have just invented a new country

They have done so on a strip of unclaimed land between Slovenia and Croatia.

International - Friday 15 May, 2015

Boston bomber Dzhokhar Tsarnaev sentenced to death

The jury had been deliberating for 14 hours.

Get jealous – a heatwave in Spain and Portugal just reached 43 degrees

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Timeline: How police caught the Boston bombers

Dzhokhar Tsarnaev was sentenced to the death penalty over the killings.

Men who strangled nun with typewriter cord get life sentences

The accused “showed no remorse”.

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From The42 We’ll Leave It There So: Everyone’s talking about Grealish, Tuilagi’s shame & all today’s sport Friday

We’ll Leave It There So: Everyone’s talking about Grealish, Tuilagi’s shame & all today’s sport

Also, Hull midfielder Jack Livermore could face a four-year ban after testing positive for cocaine.

‘King of the Blues’ BB King has died, aged 89 RIP

‘King of the Blues’ BB King has died, aged 89

One of the star’s best known songs – his U2 duet ‘Love Comes to Town’ – reached number 1 in the Irish Singles Chart in 1989.

Two leading suncreams are not protecting you as much as they say

Both of the failed products were found to offer just two -thirds of the SPF they claimed.

From The42 Know your sport? Prove it by taking our big weekly quiz Test Yourself

Know your sport? Prove it by taking our big weekly quiz

Step right this way to show your knowledge…

Bill Cosby rambles when asked about sexual assault claims

The comedian seemed lost for words in an awkward interview.

McDonald’s is 75 years old today – here’s what their first menu looked like

It’s all a little more streamlined shall we say.

Max Mosley and Google end their legal fight over S&M orgy photos

Google had been ordered to prevent pictures of Mosley at an S&M orgy from appearing in the search engine.

From Business ETC Syriza has done another big U-turn on its election promises Wrong Direction

Syriza has done another big U-turn on its election promises

The new Greek government is pushing ahead with privatising ports and airports.

Australia tells Johnny Depp his dogs have to ‘bugger off” back to the US today

The Australian Agriculture Minister said the threat of euthanasia for the dogs still stands if the actor can’t get them into America.

Philadelphia train deliberately sped up prior to crash

Attention has now turned to the train’s engineer Brandon Bostian. The Amtrak train was travelling at 100mph on a curve when the accident occurred.

Wreck of missing US helicopter found in Nepal

It is unknown if there are any survivors.

Prostitutes are flocking to a nun’s sainthood ceremony

“Who doesn’t need body gratification? By the way, even Christians need sex.”

International - Thursday 14 May, 2015

Failed presidential candidate Mitt Romney is fighting Evander Holyfield

To be fair, he’s taken a few beatings before…

Family of man who died in Scottish police custody want “the whole truth”

And a war of words has broken out between police and the family’s lawyer.

Toddler in Utah horrifically ‘beaten to death over a dirty nappy’

Toddler in Utah horrifically ‘beaten to death over a dirty nappy’

“There are no words for what this baby went through and the pain he suffered.”

Australia tells Johnny Depp’s dogs to “b***er off” or be euthanised

Depp brought them into the country without declaring them to quarantine officials.

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This couple have 13 boys – and say it’s ‘impossible’ for them to have a girl

He was born with a full head of hair and all.

UK police and mother of missing toddler to make appeal to Greek public

Ben Needham went missing from the coastal resort Iraklise back in 1991.

From The42 We’ll Leave It There So: BOD the ambassador, Chelsea get a Brazilian and all today’s sport Thursday

We’ll Leave It There So: BOD the ambassador, Chelsea get a Brazilian and all today’s sport

Here’s what Thursday had for us, sports fans.

Ten arrested after wild panda bear killed and skinned

Police found two brothers had shot the animal in forest near Zhaotong, a poverty-stricken city in China’s Yunnan province.

Police try to identify six people who helped Hillsborough victims

Some 40 images have been released by police overall in this operation.

From The42 How well do you remember Irish football’s most infamous event? Quiz

How well do you remember Irish football’s most infamous event?

This week marks the anniversary of the time when Roy Keane and Mick McCarthy fell out ahead of the 2002 World Cup.

700 British people have travelled to Syria, most of them wanted to join ISIS

Police released new statistics today.

Play by this controversial author pulled from festival over security fears

There has been much debate over the fact the play was pulled.

What’s the big deal about Prince Charles writing letters to politicians?

Badger culling, Irish gaols and the army’s helicopters – things the heir really cares about.

News station blurs out breasts on Picasso painting

The painting, Women of Algiers, sold for $160 million this week.

Jeremy Kyle defends male domestic abuse victim after audience laughs at him

The guest had described how his ex-girlfriend locked him in a flat and he’d had to jump from a third-floor balcony.