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Dublin: 11 °C Saturday 28 March, 2015

International - Yesterday’s News

Two still missing after New York apartment blaze

Two dozen people were injured in the incident.

From The42 We’ll Leave It There So: Paulie’s the best, Ward and McClean back in training and all today’s sport Friday Round-up

We’ll Leave It There So: Paulie’s the best, Ward and McClean back in training and all today’s sport

Also, Ulster flanker Chris Henry is set to return from his long injury lay-off.

Japan official sacked for faking funerals

Shigenori Natori had 12 relatives die in a five-year period, supposedly.

“We haven’t found a single body intact” – French Alps rescuers finding remains

Between 400 and 600 pieces of remains have been recovered.

Instagram says it “accidentally” removed woman’s period stain photo twice Menstrual Mistake This post contains a poll

Instagram says it “accidentally” removed woman’s period stain photo twice

The poet said that she was fully clothed and the photo was not unacceptable.

Andreas Lubitz hid sick note on day of Alps plane crash

It has also emerged the plane’s captain may have used an axe in an attempt to re-enter the cockpit.

Video shows police beating unarmed black man Floyd Dent

Police say that they found drugs in his car but Dent says they were planted at the time of his arrest.

These are the college degrees you need to do if you want to be filthy, stinkin’ rich

And first on the list is ‘don’t do a degree’ – just like 32% of the top 100 richest people in the world who have no third level education whatsoever.

‘A team with no stars’ – The Polish view on Ireland ahead of Sunday’s game

We chat to journalist Maciej Kaliszuk about the Irish team’s upcoming opponents.

International - Thursday 26 March, 2015

Police search home of co-pilot who’s believed to have crashed plane

French authorities believe 28-year-old Andreas Lubitz deliberately brought down the plane, killing all 150 people on board.

From The42 We’ll Leave It There So: Bugler appeal fails, Mads back at centre and all today’s sport Thursday

We’ll Leave It There So: Bugler appeal fails, Mads back at centre and all today’s sport

We’ll also have news on the Real Madrid player not selected for Scotland because he was too short. Kind of.

Downton Abbey will finish up after its next season

The show will come to an end at Christmas 2015.

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Pope Francis is heading to the White House

It’ll be the pontiff’s first visit to Washington.

Palestinian rocket fire amounted to ‘war crimes’ – Amnesty International

Hamas has slammed the group’s report as “biased” and accused Amnesty of being a “Zionist organisation”.

Who was Andreas Lubitz?

And why did he do what he did? The 28-year-old was co-pilot of the Germanwings Airbus A320 that crashed in the French Alps on Tuesday.

Student weeps in court after being cleared of planning terrorist attack

Journalists were allowed in for small sections of the trial – but they still cannot report on the details.

Saudi air strikes on Yemen have “dramatically worsened” the situation there

The beleaguered Middle Eastern state is facing civil war.

Video shows how cockpit door on crashed Germanwings plane works Germanwings This post contains videos

Video shows how cockpit door on crashed Germanwings plane works

Prosecutors believe that the co-pilot may have crashed the plane deliberately.

From Business ETC This is the smile of a man who just shared in a €115 million payday Real Money

This is the smile of a man who just shared in a €115 million payday

Dublin-based Realex Payments has been bought for a very tidy sum.

Germanwings: One pilot ‘locked out’ of cockpit before crash

“You can hear he is trying to smash the door down.”

Businessman arrested after faking his own death to claim millions in life insurance

Jose Lantigua was wearing a wig and had dyed his beard.

From The42 Analysis: Robbie Henshaw shows rich promise as Six Nations star STANDOUT

Analysis: Robbie Henshaw shows rich promise as Six Nations star

The 21-year-old was remarkably effective in his first campaign as Ireland’s inside centre.

The London dating app that is restricted to ‘successful, attractive people’ only

The Inner Circle markets itself towards an “exclusive community”.

International - Wednesday 25 March, 2015

Police are now involved after axed Clarkson’s attack on producer

A BBC investigation found he punched and verbally abused his producer.

Some data recovered – but as yet we don’t have “the slightest explanation” for the crash

The plane, carrying 144 passengers, plunged for eight minutes before hitting the side of a mountain – with no survivors.

VIDEO: Bus swallowed by massive sinkhole, carried away on flooded river Must Watch This post contains videos

No surprise about what the most-played song on Irish radio last year was…

May not make up for Blurred Lines, but at least it’s something…

Headmaster charged with tricking children into performing oral sex

The incident is alleged to have happened when he was giving a class on experiencing new tastes.

From Business ETC Kraft and Heinz are merging to make a giant company with lots of food like this Mac And Cheese

Kraft and Heinz are merging to make a giant company with lots of food like this

Arteries of the world, prepare to get clogged.

‘Crippled with sadness’: Tributes as Germanwings crash victims are named

There were 150 people on board the plane when it crashed in the French Alps yesterday.

Jeremy Clarkson has been dropped by BBC

Those petition signatories won’t be happy.

It’s been a BAD week for drug smugglers…

More than €2.8 million in cocaine and ‘skunk’ cannabis has been seized across the island.

Man said he murdered his ex-wife and tried to kill his partner because he ‘couldn’t take their nagging’

Desmond Brooks killed his ex-wife in front of his young child. He has been jailed for 29 years.

Passenger flight makes emergency landing after ‘engine shuts down’

It reportedly had 78 passengers on board.

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