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Depeche Mode keyboardist Andy Fletcher dies aged 60
# RIP
# RIP

Depeche Mode keyboardist Andy Fletcher dies aged 60

3 hours ago 0 Views 12 Comments

Fletcher was born in 1961 in Nottingham and was a founding member of Depeche Mode.

Husband of teacher slain in Texas massacre dies 'due to grief'
# Uvalde Shooting
# Uvalde Shooting

Husband of teacher slain in Texas massacre dies 'due to grief'

4 hours ago 34,963 Views 19 Comments

19 students and two teachers were shot dead by a gunman at around midday local time on Tuesday.

Cavendish denied as De Bondt wins Giro 18th stage
# Giro D'Italia
From The42
# Giro D'Italia

Cavendish denied as De Bondt wins Giro 18th stage

9 hours ago 0 Views 0 Comments

A quartet of escapees defied a frantic bid from the sprinters to reel them in over the final kilometre.

Ukraine says fighting in Donbas has reached maximum intensity as four killed in Kharkiv attack
# Severodonetsk
# Severodonetsk

Ukraine says fighting in Donbas has reached maximum intensity as four killed in Kharkiv attack

Updated 10 hours ago 32,302 Views 32 Comments
  • German Chancellor Olaf Scholz has vowed that Russia will not win the Ukraine war nor dictate terms of peace.
  • Ukraine's president Volodymyr Zelenskyy has called out the West and international community for pandering to Moscow.
  • Russia is fast-tracking citizenship for residents of two southern regions which it occupies.
'We'll play like dogs. It's a final, you don't need to play nice rugby, just win'
# Ready To Rhule
From The42
# Ready To Rhule

'We'll play like dogs. It's a final, you don't need to play nice rugby, just win'

13 hours ago 10,991 Views 1 Comment

Springbok discard Raymond Rhule has been re-energised under Ronan O’Gara’s watch at La Rochelle.

11 newborn babies killed in Senegal hospital fire
# Tivaouane
# Tivaouane

11 newborn babies killed in Senegal hospital fire

16 hours ago 13,360 Views 5 Comments

A local politician said the tragedy was caused by “a short circuit”.

Texas shooting: Officials say gunman was in school for around 40 minutes before being killed
# Uvalde
# Uvalde

Texas shooting: Officials say gunman was in school for around 40 minutes before being killed

17 hours ago 21,919 Views 21 Comments

Details of how the mass shooting took place are beginning to emerge.

Number of monkeypox cases confirmed worldwide passes 200 milestone – EU disease agency
# ECDC
# ECDC

Number of monkeypox cases confirmed worldwide passes 200 milestone – EU disease agency

17 hours ago 10,517 Views 14 Comments

Monkeypox symptoms usually clear up after two to four weeks, and it is not usually fatal.

'How to murder your husband' writer found guilty of killing husband
# Murder She Wrote
# Murder She Wrote

'How to murder your husband' writer found guilty of killing husband

17 hours ago 26,422 Views 0 Comments

The author of “The Wrong Husband” and “The Wrong Lover,” had been struggling financially before she shot her husband twice.

'This is on you': Beto O'Rourke angrily confronts Texas governor over Uvalde school shooting
# Texas
# Texas

'This is on you': Beto O'Rourke angrily confronts Texas governor over Uvalde school shooting

18 hours ago 28,718 Views 55 Comments

19 children and two teachers were killed in the shooting on Tuesday.

Celtics beat Heat to reach brink of NBA Finals
# Edging Closer
From The42
# Edging Closer

Celtics beat Heat to reach brink of NBA Finals

18 hours ago 3,943 Views 3 Comments

Boston are one win away from a first finals appearance since 2010.

Wednesday 25 May, 2022

Alcaraz and Zverev pull off French Open escapes as kingpins Nadal and Djokovic cruise
# Tennis
From The42
# Tennis

Alcaraz and Zverev pull off French Open escapes as kingpins Nadal and Djokovic cruise

Updated Wed 10:45 PM 5,344 Views 2 Comments

Meanwhile this evening, Barbora Krejcikova was forced out with Covid.

Roma beat Feyenoord to win inaugural Europa Conference League
# I Am Jose Mourinho
From The42
# I Am Jose Mourinho

Roma beat Feyenoord to win inaugural Europa Conference League

Wed 10:11 PM 21,973 Views 23 Comments

Jose Mourinho steered the club to their first-ever major European trophy.

Two years after George Floyd's murder, Biden to sign executive order on police reform
# Police Reform
# Police Reform

Two years after George Floyd's murder, Biden to sign executive order on police reform

Wed 10:10 PM 8,335 Views 14 Comments

The date of the signing is highly symbolic, coming exactly two years after Floyd’s death, which triggered huge nationwide demonstrations.

Colin Kaepernick working out with Raiders - reports
# Comeback On The Cards
From The42
# Comeback On The Cards

Colin Kaepernick working out with Raiders - reports

Wed 10:00 PM 5,338 Views 0 Comments

It marks the first time the quarterback has worked out with an NFL team since his de facto exile from the sport following his 2016 social justice protests.

Ukraine presses Western allies for heavy weapons at World Economic Forum
# Ukraine
# Ukraine

Ukraine presses Western allies for heavy weapons at World Economic Forum

Updated Wed 9:19 PM 30,874 Views 18 Comments

The war has entered its fourth month.

Texas school shooting: Gunman shared his plan on Facebook before carrying out attack
# Robb Elementary
# Robb Elementary

Texas school shooting: Gunman shared his plan on Facebook before carrying out attack

Updated Wed 7:21 PM 66,907 Views 36 Comments
  • US President Joe Biden called for politicians to stand up to the gun lobby and act.
  • The shooting was the deadliest such incident since the 2012 Sandy Hook shooting in Connecticut.
  • Democrat Beto O'Rourke interrupted a press conference with Texas Governor Greg Abbott, saying he was doing "nothing".
France star extends Toulouse deal until 2028 From The42

France star extends Toulouse deal until 2028

Wed 6:19 PM 10,121 Views 5 Comments

Ntamack helped France win the Six Nations Grand Slam this season.

Barcelona president attacks Mbappe's new PSG deal
# Unsustainable
From The42
# Unsustainable

Barcelona president attacks Mbappe's new PSG deal

Wed 5:06 PM 18,737 Views 10 Comments

Laporta said it has “distorted the market” and goes against “the principles of the European Union”.

'I'm staying next season for sure' - Salah addresses Liverpool future
# Contract Situation
From The42
# Contract Situation

'I'm staying next season for sure' - Salah addresses Liverpool future

Wed 3:39 PM 7,293 Views 9 Comments

Meanwhile, Sadio Mane says he will wait until after this weekend’s Champions League final to reveal his plans.

New Stade de France pitch being laid over 48 hours before Champions League final
# Good Grass
From The42
# Good Grass

New Stade de France pitch being laid over 48 hours before Champions League final

Wed 2:29 PM 8,570 Views 2 Comments

The grass for the new surface was grown in Spain before being transported to France.

Moscow says Ukrainian fighters to stand trial before possible swap
# Prisoner Exchange
# Prisoner Exchange

Moscow says Ukrainian fighters to stand trial before possible swap

Wed 2:09 PM 11,080 Views 12 Comments

Among the Ukrainian fighters who gave themselves up were members of the Azov regiment, a former paramilitary unit.

Dozens of Roma fans sent home over violent clashes before Europa Conference League final
# Crime And Punishment
From The42
# Crime And Punishment

Dozens of Roma fans sent home over violent clashes before Europa Conference League final

Wed 1:49 PM 6,066 Views 4 Comments

The clashes erupted as police tried to stop a group of Feyenoord fans heading towards an area where Roma supporters were located.

'We are being held hostage by 50 Senators' - Kerr, LeBron lead sports world fury after school shooting
# Protest
From The42
# Protest

'We are being held hostage by 50 Senators' - Kerr, LeBron lead sports world fury after school shooting

Wed 8:49 AM 39,443 Views 38 Comments

The Golden State Warriors coach refused to talk about his team’s NBA playoff match with the Dallas Mavericks.

Doncic helps Mavs down Warriors to keep series alive
# Boost
From The42
# Boost

Doncic helps Mavs down Warriors to keep series alive

Wed 8:14 AM 2,684 Views 0 Comments

No team in the 75-year history of the NBA has ever come back from 3-0 deficit.

Tuesday 24 May, 2022

Jurgen Klopp named Premier League manager of the year
# Top Of The Klopps
From The42
# Top Of The Klopps

Jurgen Klopp named Premier League manager of the year

Tue 10:51 PM 7,425 Views 12 Comments

The Liverpool boss earned the award from the League Managers’ Association.

S.Korean military says N.Korea launched ballistic missile: Yonhap
# North Korea
# North Korea

S.Korean military says N.Korea launched ballistic missile: Yonhap

Tue 10:31 PM 14,087 Views 4 Comments

The launch comes as US President Joe Biden concluded a trip to South Korea and Japan.

UAE becomes first Gulf country to announce monkeypox case, further cases in Europe and UK
# Monkeypox
# Monkeypox

UAE becomes first Gulf country to announce monkeypox case, further cases in Europe and UK

Tue 9:40 PM 14,627 Views 0 Comments

Transmission of monkeypox occurs through close, sustained skin-to-skin contact with someone who has an active rash.

PSG women's coach temporarily suspended over allegations of 'inappropriate' behaviour
# Probe
From The42
# Probe

PSG women's coach temporarily suspended over allegations of 'inappropriate' behaviour

Tue 9:35 PM 6,230 Views 0 Comments

The club gave no further details of the nature of the allegation against Didier Olle-Nicolle.

Russia says fighting in Ukraine will continue 'until all the objectives have been achieved'
# Ukraine
# Ukraine

Russia says fighting in Ukraine will continue 'until all the objectives have been achieved'

Updated Tue 9:11 PM 37,149 Views 39 Comments

Kyiv has pleaded with Western allies to send more weapons faster and take tougher action against Moscow this week.

Angry Swedish fans auction off replicas of Ibrahimovic's nose in protest
# Going Going Gone
From The42
# Going Going Gone

Angry Swedish fans auction off replicas of Ibrahimovic's nose in protest

Tue 7:39 PM 29,778 Views 14 Comments

Fans are conducting the auction out of what they perceive as the star’s betrayal.

'I lost my mind' - World number seven apologises after blasting ball past groundsman
# Sorry
From The42
# Sorry

'I lost my mind' - World number seven apologises after blasting ball past groundsman

Tue 6:57 PM 6,333 Views 8 Comments

Andrey Rublev smashed the ball against the courtside chair during the French Open.

Medvedev cruises at French Open as Paris struggles to escape Wimbledon shadow
# Tennis
From The42
# Tennis

Medvedev cruises at French Open as Paris struggles to escape Wimbledon shadow

Tue 6:22 PM 2,487 Views 0 Comments

Medvedev routed Argentina’s 103rd-ranked Facundo Bagnis today.

Thousands of leaked photos and documents shed new light on China's 're-education' camps
# Xinjiang
# Xinjiang

Thousands of leaked photos and documents shed new light on China's 're-education' camps

Tue 1:53 PM 19,275 Views 18 Comments

The files were published as UN human rights chief Michelle Bachelet begins a long-awaited and controversial trip to Xinjiang.

Police will not take action against Patrick Vieira
# Development
From The42
# Development

Police will not take action against Patrick Vieira

Tue 1:45 PM 4,718 Views 4 Comments

The Crystal Palace boss appeared to kick out at a fan following his team’s recent match at Everton.

Jailed Kremlin critic Alexei Navalny loses appeal against nine-year prison sentence
# Russia
# Russia

Jailed Kremlin critic Alexei Navalny loses appeal against nine-year prison sentence

Tue 11:47 AM 11,482 Views 7 Comments

The new sentence will replace the one he was handed in February 2021, meaning he will remain behind bars for another eight years.

Tatum stars as Celtics rout Heat to square series
# Dem Apples
From The42
# Dem Apples

Tatum stars as Celtics rout Heat to square series

Tue 8:47 AM 3,918 Views 4 Comments

It’s back to Florida for Game 5 tomorrow night.

Bill Cosby on trial accused of sexually assaulting teenage girl in 1970s
# California
# California

Bill Cosby on trial accused of sexually assaulting teenage girl in 1970s

Tue 8:01 AM 17,980 Views 0 Comments

The case is the latest in a raft of legal actions against the 84-year-old, who was once one of the most popular performers on US television.

Monday 23 May, 2022

Spain's youngest ever goalscorer returns after near-2-year absence
# The Prodigy
From The42
# The Prodigy

Spain's youngest ever goalscorer returns after near-2-year absence

Mon 8:47 PM 19,507 Views 3 Comments

Ansu Fati is set to feature as Luis Enrique’s side play Portugal on 2 June followed by two games against the Czech Republic and one against Switzerland.

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