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Friday 7 May, 2021

Nicola Sturgeon calls ex-deputy leader of Britain First ‘racist’ in tense confrontation
# Counting Votes
# Counting Votes

Nicola Sturgeon calls ex-deputy leader of Britain First ‘racist’ in tense confrontation

May 7th 2021, 9:47 AM 22,776 Views 18 Comments

Counting has begun for the Scottish parliamentary election, with results expected tomorrow.

Girl arrested over shooting of three people at Idaho school
# US Shooting
# US Shooting

Girl arrested over shooting of three people at Idaho school

May 7th 2021, 7:23 AM 38,204 Views 43 Comments

Nobody was killed in the incident.

Thursday 6 May, 2021

Royal Navy vessels head for port after French protests off Jersey subside
# Brexit Row
# Brexit Row

Royal Navy vessels head for port after French protests off Jersey subside

Updated May 6th 2021, 7:24 PM 35,836 Views 73 Comments

About 60 French vessels gathered around St Helier in protest at the Jersey government’s approach to issuing fishing licences.

Newcastle owner Mike Ashley says ‘dark forces’ are working against club becoming a ‘powerhouse’
# Toon Army
From The42
# Toon Army

Newcastle owner Mike Ashley says ‘dark forces’ are working against club becoming a ‘powerhouse’

May 6th 2021, 7:02 PM 4,757 Views 3 Comments

The club has taken Premier League to the Competition Appeal Tribunal over the collapse of the takeover of the club last year.

Players’ union boss warns that Manchester United’s 4-game week ‘is not physically possible’
# Taking Its Toll
From The42
# Taking Its Toll

Players’ union boss warns that Manchester United’s 4-game week ‘is not physically possible’

May 6th 2021, 6:15 PM 8,881 Views 11 Comments

FIFPRO general secretary Jonas Baer-Hoffmann has often spoken about the unacceptable burden on players.

Caitlyn Jenner describes herself as an ‘outsider’ in California governor race
# California Government
# California Government

Caitlyn Jenner describes herself as an ‘outsider’ in California governor race

May 6th 2021, 10:15 AM 18,432 Views 0 Comments

She is known for Keeping Up with the Kardashians and the spin-off, I Am Cait.

SpaceX Starship makes clean landing in latest test flight
# SpaceX
# SpaceX

SpaceX Starship makes clean landing in latest test flight

May 6th 2021, 6:59 AM 16,590 Views 9 Comments

This latest upgraded version of SpaceX’s full-scale, stainless steel, bullet-shaped rocket ship soared more than six miles over the Gulf of Mexico.

Wednesday 5 May, 2021

Rory McIlroy ‘very much against’ breakaway golf circuit
# Bad Idea
From The42
# Bad Idea

Rory McIlroy ‘very much against’ breakaway golf circuit

May 5th 2021, 6:06 PM 5,111 Views 4 Comments

Meanwhile, the European Tour told the PA news agency it opposed the plans ‘in the strongest possible terms’.

New Zealand’s leader Jacinda Ardern plans to marry over summer
# Jacinda Ardern
# Jacinda Ardern

New Zealand’s leader Jacinda Ardern plans to marry over summer

May 5th 2021, 7:38 AM 42,429 Views 32 Comments

The prime minister has set a date for her wedding to her fiance Clarke Gayford.

Derek Chauvin’s lawyer seeks new trial and impeachment of verdict over jury misconduct claims
# Derek Chauvin
# Derek Chauvin

Derek Chauvin’s lawyer seeks new trial and impeachment of verdict over jury misconduct claims

May 5th 2021, 6:42 AM 26,627 Views 24 Comments

Derek Chauvin was convicted last month of second-degree unintentional murder, third-degree murder and second-degree manslaughter.

Tuesday 4 May, 2021

Rio Ferdinand expects more fan protests
# Looking Ahead
From The42
# Looking Ahead

Rio Ferdinand expects more fan protests

May 4th 2021, 11:01 PM 2,327 Views 1 Comment

His old club Manchester United’s match against Liverpool was postponed on Sunday.

Uefa approves increased 26-man squads for Euro 2020
# The More The Merrier
From The42
# The More The Merrier

Uefa approves increased 26-man squads for Euro 2020

May 4th 2021, 11:00 AM 1,689 Views 2 Comments

Squads will be able to include three more players than usual in case of positive tests for Covid-19.

Monday 3 May, 2021

EU Commission proposes reopening of external borders
# Travel
# Travel

EU Commission proposes reopening of external borders

May 3rd 2021, 2:02 PM 28,296 Views 8 Comments

EU officials believe the vaccination campaigns will soon be a “game changer” in the fight against Covid-19.

Indian prime minister’s party takes electoral hit amid Covid-19 surge
# India
# India

Indian prime minister’s party takes electoral hit amid Covid-19 surge

May 3rd 2021, 7:25 AM 22,957 Views 7 Comments

Modi stands weakened but faces no threats to staying on as the country’s leader until his term ends in 2024.

Sunday 2 May, 2021

Brilliant Bale hat-trick helps keep Tottenham's Champions League hopes alive
# Take A Bow
From The42
# Take A Bow

Brilliant Bale hat-trick helps keep Tottenham's Champions League hopes alive

May 2nd 2021, 9:08 PM 9,558 Views 5 Comments

Son Heung-min was also on target as Spurs easily overcame Sheffield United.

David Moyes puts West Ham's recent defensive issues down to 'not having Declan Rice'
# Main Man
From The42
# Main Man

David Moyes puts West Ham's recent defensive issues down to 'not having Declan Rice'

May 2nd 2021, 8:31 PM 6,021 Views 3 Comments

The Hammers have conceded 11 goals in their last five matches.

Old Trafford protests ‘just the start’ and Glazers should take note – Roy Keane
# Support
From The42
# Support

Old Trafford protests ‘just the start’ and Glazers should take note – Roy Keane

May 2nd 2021, 7:13 PM 14,597 Views 42 Comments

The demonstration caused the postponement of Manchester United’s Premier League clash with Liverpool.

Chelsea reach first Women’s Champions League final
# Boost
From The42
# Boost

Chelsea reach first Women’s Champions League final

May 2nd 2021, 6:43 PM 3,160 Views 0 Comments

Emma Hayes’ side will play Barcelona in Gothenburg in two weeks’ time.

Karen Carney says she had suicidal thoughts after receiving online abuse
# Opening Up
From The42
# Opening Up

Karen Carney says she had suicidal thoughts after receiving online abuse

May 2nd 2021, 5:02 PM 13,071 Views 11 Comments

The former England international deleted her Twitter account in December following a barrage of abusive messages.

John Kennedy blames referee over red card after Celtic well beaten
# Unhappy
From The42
# Unhappy

John Kennedy blames referee over red card after Celtic well beaten

May 2nd 2021, 4:27 PM 5,926 Views 9 Comments

The Hoops crashed to a 4-1 loss at Ibrox after having Callum McGregor sent off.

Aubameyang on target as Arsenal overcome Newcastle
# Comfortable
From The42
# Comfortable

Aubameyang on target as Arsenal overcome Newcastle

May 2nd 2021, 4:00 PM 2,085 Views 0 Comments

Mohamed Elneny was also on target for the Gunners.

Saturday 1 May, 2021

Life’s too short to worry about Manchester revival – Jurgen Klopp
# Keep Calm And Carry On
From The42
# Keep Calm And Carry On

Life’s too short to worry about Manchester revival – Jurgen Klopp

May 1st 2021, 12:02 AM 7,204 Views 2 Comments

City and United are on the rise again, with Premier League and Europa League success respectively within their grasp.

Friday 30 April, 2021

Pep Guardiola: Man City’s season has been exceptional whatever happens next
# Pep In Their Step
From The42
# Pep In Their Step

Pep Guardiola: Man City’s season has been exceptional whatever happens next

Apr 30th 2021, 11:15 PM 2,525 Views 8 Comments

City have already lifted the Carabao Cup and can also claim the Premier League and Champions League titles.

Mark Selby warned for slow play as Stuart Bingham rallies at the Crucible
# Crucible
From The42
# Crucible

Mark Selby warned for slow play as Stuart Bingham rallies at the Crucible

Apr 30th 2021, 11:05 PM 12,637 Views 13 Comments

Bingham took an 11-9 lead.

Thursday 29 April, 2021

Marcelo Bielsa apologises for not learning English
# Faux Pas
From The42
# Faux Pas

Marcelo Bielsa apologises for not learning English

Apr 29th 2021, 9:44 PM 9,293 Views 6 Comments

The Argentinian has proved the language barrier has been no obstacle in leading the club back to the Premier League.

Wednesday 28 April, 2021

BioNTech chief says Europe will reach herd immunity by August
# Herd Immunity
# Herd Immunity

BioNTech chief says Europe will reach herd immunity by August

Apr 28th 2021, 8:47 PM 29,407 Views 39 Comments

His company’s Covid-19 vaccine makes up a large share of the doses administered in Europe and North America.

'I went downhill rapidly' - Sheffield Wednesday boss on coronavirus-induced pneumonia
# Concern
From The42
# Concern

'I went downhill rapidly' - Sheffield Wednesday boss on coronavirus-induced pneumonia

Apr 28th 2021, 5:50 PM 6,864 Views 0 Comments

Darren Moore has no set time scale for a return to work.

Canada 2021 Grand Prix cancelled, race moved to Turkey
# Change Of Plans
From The42
# Change Of Plans

Canada 2021 Grand Prix cancelled, race moved to Turkey

Apr 28th 2021, 5:19 PM 3,861 Views 1 Comment

It follows China in becoming the second race to be axed from F1’s original calendar.

Fellow Holywood graduate flattered by Rory McIlroy comparisons
# Role Model
From The42
# Role Model

Fellow Holywood graduate flattered by Rory McIlroy comparisons

Apr 28th 2021, 4:58 PM 4,989 Views 0 Comments

Tom McKibbin is keeping the advice he has received from the star close to his chest.

With his future in doubt, Harry Kane reiterates desire to win trophies
# AIM
From The42
# AIM

With his future in doubt, Harry Kane reiterates desire to win trophies

Apr 28th 2021, 1:34 PM 4,579 Views 8 Comments

The Tottenham star has been one of the standout players in the Premier League and Europe for the last six years.

Former Scotland and Lions winger Tommy Seymour announces retirement at 32
# Bowing Out
From The42
# Bowing Out

Former Scotland and Lions winger Tommy Seymour announces retirement at 32

Apr 28th 2021, 12:39 PM 8,617 Views 7 Comments

The back started his career at Ulster and spent 10 years with Glasgow Warriors.

Tuesday 27 April, 2021

Seamus Coleman’s contract with Everton is ‘forever’
# Longevity
From The42
# Longevity

Seamus Coleman’s contract with Everton is ‘forever’

Apr 27th 2021, 1:24 PM 12,030 Views 3 Comments

Carlo Ancelotti says he is in no rush to hand the Toffees captain a new deal.

Tottenham’s players 'bottled' Carabao Cup final
# Unimpressed
From The42
# Unimpressed

Tottenham’s players 'bottled' Carabao Cup final

Apr 27th 2021, 12:58 PM 4,735 Views 3 Comments

Jamie Carragher accused Spurs players of ‘lacking courage’ on Sunday.

India records 320,000 new cases as foreign help arrives
# Covid Cases
# Covid Cases

India records 320,000 new cases as foreign help arrives

Apr 27th 2021, 7:26 AM 13,161 Views 16 Comments

India’s death toll is set to pass 200,000 after a massive recent surge in Covid cases.

Monday 26 April, 2021

'This is a place of tragedy and memory': 35 years on from the Chernobyl disaster
# Chernobyl
# Chernobyl

'This is a place of tragedy and memory': 35 years on from the Chernobyl disaster

Apr 26th 2021, 7:52 PM 22,954 Views 24 Comments

A reactor at the nuclear power plant exploded on 26 April 1986.

Heart disease, kidney problems and cancer ‘carry higher risks of severe Covid’, study finds
# Severe Covid
# Severe Covid

Heart disease, kidney problems and cancer ‘carry higher risks of severe Covid’, study finds

Apr 26th 2021, 3:09 PM 17,521 Views 16 Comments

Data was collected by the HPSC for almost 20,000 confirmed cases of Covid-19.

Victims and offenders in 20% of sexual violence cases aged under 18 - CSO
# Crime Figures
# Crime Figures

Victims and offenders in 20% of sexual violence cases aged under 18 - CSO

Apr 26th 2021, 2:15 PM 4,929 Views 0 Comments

Almost all offenders in cases of sexual violence reported in 2019 were men, Central Statistics Office data showed.

Sunday 25 April, 2021

Indonesian military says all crew of submarine dead as wreckage located
# Missing Submarine
# Missing Submarine

Indonesian military says all crew of submarine dead as wreckage located

Apr 25th 2021, 4:23 PM 18,376 Views 7 Comments

Search teams have located the vessel’s wreckage on the ocean floor.

Relics from some of Dublin’s most iconic pubs and nightclubs to go on sale
# Under The Hammer
# Under The Hammer

Relics from some of Dublin’s most iconic pubs and nightclubs to go on sale

Apr 25th 2021, 1:35 PM 72,087 Views 15 Comments

The sale will feature items from nightspots including the Trinity Hotel, the George Nightclub and Howl at the Moon.

Saturday 24 April, 2021

Ireland's David McGoldrick scores the winner as Blades beat Brighton
# Didsy
From The42
# Didsy

Ireland's David McGoldrick scores the winner as Blades beat Brighton

Apr 24th 2021, 10:19 PM 4,916 Views 5 Comments

The Irish international slotted home a first-half goal to give the Blades a rare win.