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Friday 9 September, 2011

Nutshell review: Do You Read Me?

Every day, TheJournal.ie brings you reader-generated reviews of the hottest tickets at the ABSOLUT Fringe Festival 2011.

Nutshell review: Where Do I Start?

Every day, TheJournal.ie brings you reader-generated reviews of the hottest tickets at the ABSOLUT Fringe Festival 2011.

Tuesday 6 September, 2011

From The42 Trigger happy: we can beat Russians, says McAteer Euro2012 This post contains videos

Trigger happy: we can beat Russians, says McAteer

WATCH: Former Lansdowne favourite reckons Ireland can come away from today’s Moscow mission, with the crucial three points.

From The42 Simpson triumphs at Deutsche Bank Championship to complete fairytale story Winning

Simpson triumphs at Deutsche Bank Championship to complete fairytale story

The golfer amazed onlookers to win the competition, completing a remarkable year, which he began at No 213 in the world.

Monday 5 September, 2011

From The42 One-year deal brings end to Serie A strike Normal Order

One-year deal brings end to Serie A strike

The league will belatedly begin this weekend, after players and officials finally reached an agreement.

Friday 2 September, 2011

From The42 'No goalfest in this year's All-Ireland decider' Final Countdown This post contains videos

'No goalfest in this year's All-Ireland decider'

Derek Lyng and Eamonn Corcoran offer their thoughts on this weekend’s hurling showdown.

Thursday 1 September, 2011

From The42 No money for 'miracle shot' hockey kid Identity Crisis This post contains videos

No money for 'miracle shot' hockey kid

The 11-year-old who made a near-impossible hockey shot from 89 yards will not receive his $50,000 dollar prize.

Wednesday 31 August, 2011

From The42 Vox pop: Is Jose Mourinho bad for football? Special This post contains videos

Vox pop: Is Jose Mourinho bad for football?

Is the Real Madrid boss scarring the beautiful game? Or is he a breath of fresh air in La Liga. Here’s what you said.

Monday 29 August, 2011

From The42 Andy Keogh and Glenn Whelan give their thoughts ahead of Slovakia clash Game On This post contains videos

Andy Keogh and Glenn Whelan give their thoughts ahead of Slovakia clash

The Irish stars are looking to give the country something to cheer about amid the current economic doom and gloom.

From The42 It's official: Rory McIlroy and Caroline Wozniacki are an item Romance

It's official: Rory McIlroy and Caroline Wozniacki are an item

The golfer confirmed the pair were dating in a recent interview.

Sunday 28 August, 2011

From The42 In video: We need 12th man against Slovakia, says St Ledger The Saint This post contains videos

In video: We need 12th man against Slovakia, says St Ledger

Leicester defender is looking forward to the crunch Euro 2012 qualifier at Lansdowne Rd next month.

Saturday 27 August, 2011

From The42 WATCH: Irish stars out to bounce back against England RWC2011 This post contains videos

WATCH: Irish stars out to bounce back against England

Declan Kidney’s side face England at a sold-out Aviva Stadium today.

Thursday 25 August, 2011

From The42 Asafa Powell pulls out of world championships Setback

Asafa Powell pulls out of world championships

The athlete’s manager said that the decision was taken after he failed to shake off a lingering groin strain that has been troubling him for weeks.

Wednesday 24 August, 2011

From The42 Debate: Should the Carling Cup be abolished? Opinion This post contains a poll

Debate: Should the Carling Cup be abolished?

With cup football already starting for some Premier League teams, should they just get rid of the League cup cross-channel?

From The42 Teams gear up for Celtic League at season launch Game On

Teams gear up for Celtic League at season launch

The World Cup isn’t the only important competition on the horizon, as the Irish provincial sides prepare for some important months ahead.

Monday 22 August, 2011

From The42 NASCAR driver gets hair pulled amid angry post-race confrontation Road Rage This post contains videos

NASCAR driver gets hair pulled amid angry post-race confrontation

Steve Wallace said “only girls pull hair” after he was attcked by a fellow driver.

Sunday 21 August, 2011

WATCH: Gun-wielding Libyan newsreader pledges to 'become a martyr' [Updated]

A newsreader on the state-run al-Libiyah channel waves a gun and says station staff will die to protect it.

Wednesday 17 August, 2011

Chavez "I've never been better"

The Venezuelan president said he is doing well following his second round of chemotherapy.

South Koreans sue Apple over iPhone user information

Almost 27,000 people in South Korea are suing Apple over the company’s collection of iPhone user location information – which they say is a privacy violation.

US tobacco companies want graphic cigarette labels removed

The companies say that the labels “unfairly urge adults to shun their legal products” and “violate their free speech rights”.

Tuesday 16 August, 2011

From The Daily Edge Rare photographs: Animals of the world's most remote jungles Candid Camera This post contains images

Rare photographs: Animals of the world's most remote jungles

Cameras hidden in camouflage have captured images of mammals living some of the most isolated tropical spots on the globe.

Thousands of Palestinian refugees flee camp, says UN

Assad’s troops are reportedly targeting local residents – including refugees, women and children – in an attempt to crush any protest against the regime in the city of Latakia.

Businessman arrested in collar bomb case

The 50-year-old man was arrested in Kentucky but extradition may take up to two months.

Monday 15 August, 2011

Cameron: Britain must tackle 'moral collapse'

David Cameron insists “social problems that have been festering for decades” in Britain must be tackled head-on, while the Opposition has called for a full public inquiry into the cause of the riots.

Israel approves construction of 277 new homes in West Bank

A further 277 apartments in a Jewish settlement deep inside the West Bank have been approved for construction.

Syrian troops fire on fleeing residents in city of Latakia, say activists

Nearly 30 people have been killed in the city since Saturday, with government troops firing on scores of people – many of them women and children – say activists.

Sunday 14 August, 2011

Libyan rebels fight Gaddafi forces in Zawiya

Rebels and pro-Gaddafi fighters have clashed in the strategic western city of Zawiya.

Cuba transgender wedding shows shifting attitudes

A gay man and a transgender woman have tied the knot in Cuba in a first-of-its kind wedding for the country.

Suu Kyi makes first political trip since being freed from house arrest

Burma’s opposition leader Aung San Suu Kyi tested the limits of her freedom by taking her first political trip into the countryside since being released from house arrest.

Norway killer back on island for reconstruction

Anders Behring Breivik has been brought back to the island of Utoya, the scene where he fatally shot 69 people, by authorities attempting to piece together events of that day.

Saturday 13 August, 2011

Germany marks construction of the Berlin Wall by remembering victims

The victims of the Berlin Wall have been remembered at a commemoration ceremony marking the construction of the divide 50 years ago – a divide which Chancellor Angela Merkel said marked her “entire life”.

American man abducted in eastern Pakistan

The man, believed to be in his 60s, has been living in Pakistan for seven years and was abducted just days before he was due to leave the country.

Libyan rebels claim capture of gateway to Tripoli

Libya’s rebels say they have captured a strategic gateway on the road to the capital Tripoli, currently under the control of Gaddafi’s forces.

Clinton calls for global trade embargo on Syria

Hillary Clinton has spoken of a “crescendo of condemnation” of the Syrian government, however she stopped short of an explicit call for President Assad to leave power – meanwhile, Syrians are calling for his death.

Friday 12 August, 2011

From The42 Ever wonder what the Irish players get up to during their down-time? Driving Seat This post contains videos

Ever wonder what the Irish players get up to during their down-time?

“Don’t worry about the trees” – who gave Donncha the keys to Johnny Sexton’s new ride?

From The42 US Open organisers plan September 11th commemoration Tributes

US Open organisers plan September 11th commemoration

Plans are afoot to remember the victims of the September 11th, 2001 terrorist attacks at this year’s US Open.

Wednesday 10 August, 2011

Besieged Hama under full control of Syrian regime

The city that had come to symbolise defiance against President Assad’s rule is now reportedly under military control following a week of brutal crackdowns on protesters.

Tuesday 9 August, 2011

World Food Programme begins airlifting food to East Africa

The WFP is sending 800 metric tons of emergency aid to the region, where 12 million people are suffering from hunger.

Book deal on phone hacking for NY Times reporters

The book will use exclusive sources and will have inside knowledge of the Murdoch empire.

From The42 In video: Premier ready for Dublin showdown Capital This post contains videos

In video: Premier ready for Dublin showdown

Tipperary face Dublin’s hurlers at Croke Park on Sunday in the All-Ireland SHC semi-final.