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Friday 28 February, 2020

From The42 'Once-in-a-lifetime' Un de Sceaux retired following injury Un Of A Kind

'Once-in-a-lifetime' Un de Sceaux retired following injury

Willie Mullins’ star ends his career having won 23 races and more than €1.75 million in prize money.

Man charged in connection with murder of Keane Mulready-Woods

The 17-year-old was killed and his body dismembered last month.

From The42 Michael Smith lit up the 3Arena last night with this nine-dart finish Do Do Do Do Do Do Do This post contains videos

Michael Smith lit up the 3Arena last night with this nine-dart finish

Smith’s perfect leg was the first in the Premier League for three years.

From The42 Nicky Henderson reveals scare with Cheltenham Champion Hurdle favourite Epatante Cheltenham

Nicky Henderson reveals scare with Cheltenham Champion Hurdle favourite Epatante

JP McManus’s mare has been coughing in recent days.

From The42 Triple Olympic champion Sun Yang banned for eight years Doping

Triple Olympic champion Sun Yang banned for eight years

The Chinese swimmer was accused of smashing the vials containing his blood after a row with a team of FINA drug-testers at his home.

From The42 Solskjaer full of praise for Ighalo after Europa League success At The Wheel

Solskjaer full of praise for Ighalo after Europa League success

Ighalo was among the scorers in a 5-0 victory at Old Trafford.

Thursday 27 February, 2020

From The42 Greek Tragedy: Euro shock as lacklustre Arsenal leak last-second extra-time winner and bomb out Sharp Exit

Greek Tragedy: Euro shock as lacklustre Arsenal leak last-second extra-time winner and bomb out

It seemed Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang had done enough for the Gunners to squeak past Olympiacos but they choked as the final whistle approached.

Canada to stop paying to protect Prince Harry and Meghan Markle 'in the coming weeks'

There has been speculation about who will pay the bill for keeping the couple safe after they step down from royal duties.

From The42 Odion Ighalo nets first goal for the club while Fernandes continues to impress as five-star United run riot Comprehensive

Odion Ighalo nets first goal for the club while Fernandes continues to impress as five-star United run riot

Club Brugge were easily swept aside at Old Trafford.

From The42 Wilder urged to accept rematch pay-off that would open the door for Fury-Joshua Unification Bout

Wilder urged to accept rematch pay-off that would open the door for Fury-Joshua

Promoter Frank Warren is hoping the American fighter takes the offer.

Britain First leader Paul Golding denies terror charge after refusing to give police phone access

He will appear for trial at Westminster Magistrates’ Court on 20 May.

'She won’t kiss me tonight': Minister hailed for wading into flood water to fix pump Kevin Boxer Moran This post contains videos

'She won’t kiss me tonight': Minister hailed for wading into flood water to fix pump

Kevin ‘Boxer’ Moran was filmed lending a hand while topless in Athlone.

From The42 Bad news for Ireland as Ciaran Clark is ruled out of Slovakia play-off Clark Can't

Bad news for Ireland as Ciaran Clark is ruled out of Slovakia play-off

The Newcastle defender is likely to miss the rest of the season with an ankle ligament injury.

Three people arrested as knives and hatchets seized at funeral in Co Tyrone

Scuffles broke out during the service at a church on the Melmount Road in Strabane this morning.

Man accused of murdering journalist Lyra McKee granted bail

The case will return to court next month.

Latest search for Co Down woman who went missing 15 years ago set to end

Lisa Dorrian has been missing since 28 February 2005.

Trump considers Italy and South Korea travel bans as Saudi Arabia bars entry to holy sites

The decision comes after the Middle East recorded at least 220 cases of Covid-19.

Employee kills five in shooting rampage at Molson-Coors brewing campus in US

Authorities offered no immediate motive for the attack.

Wednesday 26 February, 2020

Johnny Depp wants 'vindication' in libel case over article in The Sun describing him as a 'wife-beater'

Lawyers for Depp set out their stall at a hearing in London today.

Pope Francis says put down your phones and turn off the TV this Lent

“It is the time to give up useless words, chatter, rumours, gossip, and talk and to speak directly to the Lord,” the pontiff said.

From The42 Dele Alli charged by FA over Snapchat video mocking coronavirus In Hot Water

Dele Alli charged by FA over Snapchat video mocking coronavirus

Alli posted a video poking fun at the deadly virus while also singling out an Asian man in an airport earlier this month.

Supreme Court restores 10-year sentence imposed on man who raped wife

Mr Justice Peter Charleton said the alteration of the original sentence by the Court of Appeal “did not accord with law”.

'I'm saying goodbye' - Sharapova announces retirement from tennis at 32

The five-time Grand Slam champion revealed the news in an essay with Vanity Fair.

'We’re promised more rain, sleet and snow': North-west braces for more flooding

A weather warning is in place for counties Donegal, Leitrim and Sligo until 12pm tomorrow.

UK banking group Lloyds to cut around 780 branch jobs

The jobs will be cut between June and October.

Clooney says Nespresso 'has work to do' as probe launched into allegations of child labour on coffee farms

Brand ambassador George Clooney says “more work to do” as company reveals 15 cases of child labour.

Death toll rises to 20 after Delhi riots during Trump trip

The unrest is continuing over a controversial citizenship law which excludes Muslims.

Tuesday 25 February, 2020

Julian Assange phoned the White House to warn lives would be put at risk, court hears

Assange’s lawyer said that the extradition request “boldly and brazenly” misrepresents the facts.

Mary Lou McDonald: Sinn Féin will not take part in protest calling for change of government

People Before Profit are organising a protest for change on 7 March.

Singer Duffy reveals she was 'raped, drugged and held captive' for several days

The 35-year-old has not released an album since 2010.

No need yet for Cheltenham backup plan, but racing puts coronavirus steering group in place

‘Racing continues to liaise closely with the Government to stay on top of the situation,’ said a Jockey Club spokesperson.

Senior Lord resigns after long-awaited report into historical child sex abuse in Westminster published

An inquiry found politicians “turned a blind eye” to child abuse to avoid scandals.

From The42 United's debt rises to €480m but Woodward insists it's part of plan to make Solskjaer a success DEBT PILE

United's debt rises to €480m but Woodward insists it's part of plan to make Solskjaer a success

‘We have continued to make progress on our squad rebuild, with many changes in terms of players that we have brought in and players that have come through our academy.’

Coronavirus and Brexit talks add urgency to government formation, says Simon Coveney

The tánaiste was speaking in Brussels at an EU special summit.

EU to demand 'level playing field' and access to UK waters in Brexit trade talks

The terms also include a controversial clause stating that Britain should “return unlawfully removed cultural objects to their countries of origin”.

Conor Murphy again refuses to state that Paul Quinn was not a criminal

Quinn’s mother Breege has repeatedly called for the Sinn Féin MLA to publicly state that her son, who was murdered in 2007, was not a criminal.

Hundreds of people attend Sinn Féin rally in Cork

Sinn Féin meetings are planned across the country in the coming weeks.

Monday 24 February, 2020

Kobe Bryant's widow sues helicopter company over fatal crash

The basketball star and his 13-year-old daughter were among the victims of last month’s helicopter crash.

The downfall of Harvey Weinstein: a timeline

Here’s how things played out for the movie mogul since allegations against him arose.

WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange would face 'fatal consequences' if extradited, court hears

The Australian was visited in prison by his father over the weekend ahead of the hearing today.