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Saturday 24 April, 2021

More than half of UK population has had first Covid-19 jab, figures show
# UK Vaccines
# UK Vaccines

More than half of UK population has had first Covid-19 jab, figures show

Apr 24th 2021, 6:47 PM 14,496 Views 53 Comments

The UK population is estimated to be 66,796,807.

US President Biden recognises atrocities against Armenians as genocide
# Armenian Genocide
# Armenian Genocide

US President Biden recognises atrocities against Armenians as genocide

Apr 24th 2021, 5:53 PM 17,425 Views 21 Comments

American leaders have avoided using the term ‘genocide’ over the events from 1915-1923 amid concerns that it will alienate Turkey.

Friday 23 April, 2021

Klopp: Protests will get 'even worse' when supporters are back in stadiums
# Backlash
From The42
# Backlash

Klopp: Protests will get 'even worse' when supporters are back in stadiums

Apr 23rd 2021, 11:01 PM 4,097 Views 5 Comments

The Reds are part of the ‘Big Six’ who wanted to join the breakaway Super League competition.

Moyes calls for unified British league in wake of Super League debacle
# The More The Merrier
From The42
# The More The Merrier

Moyes calls for unified British league in wake of Super League debacle

Apr 23rd 2021, 10:44 PM 8,884 Views 10 Comments

The West Ham manager says he would like to see Rangers and Celtic playing south of the border.

No apology, but Chelsea express 'deep regret' over decision to sign up for Super League
# Bad Call
From The42
# Bad Call

No apology, but Chelsea express 'deep regret' over decision to sign up for Super League

Apr 23rd 2021, 10:30 PM 2,884 Views 1 Comment

The Blues have issued a lengthy statement from owner Roman Abramovich and the club’s board.

Thousands of Arsenal fans gather to protest against club's owners
# Super League
From The42
# Super League

Thousands of Arsenal fans gather to protest against club's owners

Apr 23rd 2021, 7:41 PM 3,377 Views 2 Comments

Supporters let off flares and held up anti-Stan Kroenke banners

FA aiming to have 45,000 supporters in Wembley for Euro 2020 final
# London Calling
From The42
# London Calling

FA aiming to have 45,000 supporters in Wembley for Euro 2020 final

Apr 23rd 2021, 5:04 PM 2,366 Views 8 Comments

England’s national stadium was awarded an extra match on Friday when UEFA handed it Dublin’s last-16 tie.

Thursday 22 April, 2021

Man Utd fans gain access to training ground during protest against the Glazers
# Rebels
From The42
# Rebels

Man Utd fans gain access to training ground during protest against the Glazers

Updated Apr 22nd 2021, 12:01 PM 24,436 Views 43 Comments

United’s owners have come under renewed criticism following the failed European Super League.

Harry's game but will Kane be able to face Man City in Carabao Cup final?
# Waiting Game
From The42
# Waiting Game

Harry's game but will Kane be able to face Man City in Carabao Cup final?

Apr 22nd 2021, 9:56 AM 3,388 Views 2 Comments

Tottenham caretaker boss Ryan Mason is hopeful the Spurs talisman will be fit to line out against City on Sunday.

Wednesday 21 April, 2021

Karim Benzema’s brace helps Real Madrid to LaLiga summit
# Top Of The Table
From The42
# Top Of The Table

Karim Benzema’s brace helps Real Madrid to LaLiga summit

Apr 21st 2021, 11:10 PM 3,605 Views 1 Comment

Los Blancos were back in action for the first time since the European Super League project crumbled.

Tuesday 20 April, 2021

Chelsea held to drab draw on turbulent night off the pitch at Stamford Bridge
# Not So Super
From The42
# Not So Super

Chelsea held to drab draw on turbulent night off the pitch at Stamford Bridge

Apr 20th 2021, 10:52 PM 5,361 Views 4 Comments

Kick-off was delayed after Chelsea fans gathered to protest the club’s decision to join the Super League.

Monday 19 April, 2021

UK Labour party leader clashes with pub landlord in lockdown row
# Keir Starmer
# Keir Starmer

UK Labour party leader clashes with pub landlord in lockdown row

Apr 19th 2021, 8:20 PM 26,032 Views 14 Comments

The Raven pub later said on Twitter that it had not intended to ‘hijack’ the Labour leader’s visit to Bath.

Comments on Mountbatten no change of position, insists Sinn Fein leader
# Ira Attack
# Ira Attack

Comments on Mountbatten no change of position, insists Sinn Fein leader

Apr 19th 2021, 5:18 PM 51,228 Views 43 Comments

Mountbatten died when the IRA detonated a bomb on his fishing boat in Mullaghmore, County Sligo, in 1979.

More than 10 million people in UK given second Covid vaccine dose
# Uk Vaccination
# Uk Vaccination

More than 10 million people in UK given second Covid vaccine dose

Apr 19th 2021, 3:47 PM 11,806 Views 38 Comments

The milestone means that more than 19% of all adults in the UK have received both jabs.

Kremlin critic Alexei Navalny to be moved to prison hospital
# Alexei Navalny
# Alexei Navalny

Kremlin critic Alexei Navalny to be moved to prison hospital

Apr 19th 2021, 1:28 PM 10,982 Views 11 Comments

The imprisoned Russian opposition leader is in the third week of a hunger strike.

Sunday 18 April, 2021

11 dead and nearly 100 injured after passenger train derails in Egypt
# Train Derailment
# Train Derailment

11 dead and nearly 100 injured after passenger train derails in Egypt

Updated Apr 18th 2021, 7:48 PM 10,254 Views 2 Comments

It is the latest of several rail accidents to hit the country in recent years.

Eddie Nketiah nets late equaliser as Arsenal hit back against sorry Fulham
# Last Gasp
From The42
# Last Gasp

Eddie Nketiah nets late equaliser as Arsenal hit back against sorry Fulham

Apr 18th 2021, 3:54 PM 4,095 Views 9 Comments

Nketiah scrambled in from point-blank range to earn the misfiring Gunners a 1-1 draw.

Taoiseach warns of ‘very serious harm’ if people use Brexit to create dispute
# Northern Ireland
# Northern Ireland

Taoiseach warns of ‘very serious harm’ if people use Brexit to create dispute

Apr 18th 2021, 3:30 PM 20,969 Views 27 Comments

Micheal Martin said Brexit was one of the causes of the ‘terrible scenes’ of rioting in Belfast recently.

US and China reach agreement ahead of climate summit
# Climate Change
# Climate Change

US and China reach agreement ahead of climate summit

Apr 18th 2021, 8:00 AM 11,847 Views 16 Comments

The countries said they are “committed to cooperating with each other and with other countries to tackle the climate crisis”.

Saturday 17 April, 2021

Thomas Tuchel delighted with Chelsea display as they reach FA Cup final
# No Doubting Thomas
From The42
# No Doubting Thomas

Thomas Tuchel delighted with Chelsea display as they reach FA Cup final

Apr 17th 2021, 9:53 PM 4,918 Views 5 Comments

Just days after both sides progressed to the Champions League semi-finals, the Blues came out on top at an empty Wembley.

Former Italian interior minister Matteo Salvini to stand trial over 2019 migrant standoff
# Matteo Salvini
# Matteo Salvini

Former Italian interior minister Matteo Salvini to stand trial over 2019 migrant standoff

Apr 17th 2021, 7:35 PM 10,766 Views 0 Comments

Matteo Salvini tweeted that defending the country was the ‘sacred duty’ of every Italian.

Space trio return to Earth after six months aboard orbiting station
# Space
# Space

Space trio return to Earth after six months aboard orbiting station

Apr 17th 2021, 3:30 PM 23,722 Views 3 Comments

A Nasa astronaut and two Russian cosmonauts landed in the steppes of Kazakhstan.

Judge denies Ghislaine Maxwell’s motions to toss sex charges
# Ghislaine Maxwell
# Ghislaine Maxwell

Judge denies Ghislaine Maxwell’s motions to toss sex charges

Apr 17th 2021, 2:03 PM 24,937 Views 0 Comments

Maxwell, 59, has pleaded not guilty to charges filed against her when she was arrested last July.

Worldwide Covid-19 death toll exceeds three million people
# Coronavirus
# Coronavirus

Worldwide Covid-19 death toll exceeds three million people

Apr 17th 2021, 10:53 AM 13,893 Views 39 Comments

The count by Johns Hopkins University comes as cases are spiking in many countries.

Joe Biden to lift Donald Trump’s cap on refugees amid criticism
# Biden
# Biden

Joe Biden to lift Donald Trump’s cap on refugees amid criticism

Apr 17th 2021, 10:19 AM 16,449 Views 16 Comments

The latest move gets rid of Trump’s restrictions on resettlements from Somalia, Syria and Yemen to the US.

Friday 16 April, 2021

Too early to judge severity of Harry Kane injury, says worried Jose Mourinho
# Race Against Time
From The42
# Race Against Time

Too early to judge severity of Harry Kane injury, says worried Jose Mourinho

Apr 16th 2021, 10:51 PM 8,151 Views 11 Comments

Tottenham play in the Carabao Cup final on Sunday week.

Moyes: Top-four finish with West Ham would trump success at Everton
# Euro Dreams
From The42
# Euro Dreams

Moyes: Top-four finish with West Ham would trump success at Everton

Apr 16th 2021, 10:41 PM 6,222 Views 11 Comments

A win at Newcastle on Saturday would move the Hammers into the top three.

Super-sub Coleman makes instant impact as Everton and Spurs draw at Goodison
# Seamie
From The42
# Seamie

Super-sub Coleman makes instant impact as Everton and Spurs draw at Goodison

Apr 16th 2021, 10:03 PM 29,043 Views 20 Comments

There was concern for Tottenham as Harry Kane picked up a late injury.

Young Irish manager continues to build his name with crunch Cup win
# Good Win
From The42
# Good Win

Young Irish manager continues to build his name with crunch Cup win

Apr 16th 2021, 9:46 PM 9,788 Views 3 Comments

Waterford’s Jim Goodwin was a member of Brian Kerr’s history-making Under 16 European championship winning side in 1998. He is now guiding St Mirren to the unexpected heights.

Nadal falls to shock defeat in Monte Carlo while Evans storms into semi-finals
# Rafa Out
From The42
# Rafa Out

Nadal falls to shock defeat in Monte Carlo while Evans storms into semi-finals

Apr 16th 2021, 8:28 PM 2,980 Views 0 Comments

British number one Dan Evans battled to a 5-7 6-3 6-4 victory over 11th seed David Goffin.

I wish I shared your excitement – World title ‘anticlimax’ for O’Sullivan
# Bored
From The42
# Bored

I wish I shared your excitement – World title ‘anticlimax’ for O’Sullivan

Apr 16th 2021, 7:39 PM 9,984 Views 7 Comments

O’Sullivan is more excited by Sheffield’s running routes and his new shop at Meadowhall.

Daniel Dubois set to make ring return after injury in June
# Comeback Kid
From The42
# Comeback Kid

Daniel Dubois set to make ring return after injury in June

Apr 16th 2021, 7:03 PM 2,027 Views 0 Comments

The Londoner suffered a serious eye injury in losing to Joe Joyce last November.

Tyrone Mings subjected to racist abuse on social media as top-flight clubs consider boycott
# Kick It Out
From The42
# Kick It Out

Tyrone Mings subjected to racist abuse on social media as top-flight clubs consider boycott

Apr 16th 2021, 7:01 PM 2,844 Views 0 Comments

The Aston Villa defender was also racially abused in Bulgaria at the end of 2019 on his England debut.

British and Irish Lions for Jersey training camp ahead of South Africa tour
# On Tour
From The42
# On Tour

British and Irish Lions for Jersey training camp ahead of South Africa tour

Apr 16th 2021, 6:18 PM 8,373 Views 4 Comments

Head coach Warren Gatland is due to name his squad on 6 May.

Thursday 15 April, 2021

Manchester United cruise into Europa League semis after Granada win
# Cruise Control
From The42
# Cruise Control

Manchester United cruise into Europa League semis after Granada win

Apr 15th 2021, 10:13 PM 23,409 Views 18 Comments

Ole Gunnar Solskjaer’s side win 2-0 on the night, 4-0 on aggregate.

Swansea vow to continue fight against online abuse as social media boycott ends
# Fighting Back
From The42
# Fighting Back

Swansea vow to continue fight against online abuse as social media boycott ends

Apr 15th 2021, 7:53 PM 1,475 Views 1 Comment

The Welsh club did not post on social media for seven days after their players suffered repeated racial abuse online.

US expels 10 Russian diplomats and imposes new round of sanctions
# White House
# White House

US expels 10 Russian diplomats and imposes new round of sanctions

Apr 15th 2021, 5:34 PM 12,696 Views 34 Comments

The White House said the 10 diplomats being expelled include representatives of Russian intelligence services.

New Spurs sponsor Dulux 'deeply sorry' over deleted tweets mocking the club
# Faux Pas
From The42
# Faux Pas

New Spurs sponsor Dulux 'deeply sorry' over deleted tweets mocking the club

Updated Apr 15th 2021, 5:24 PM 15,256 Views 10 Comments

They made fun of the club’s lack of recent silverware, posting a picture of an empty trophy cabinet.

Dan Evans stuns Novak Djokovic to reach Monte-Carlo Masters quarter-finals
# Upset
From The42
# Upset

Dan Evans stuns Novak Djokovic to reach Monte-Carlo Masters quarter-finals

Apr 15th 2021, 3:43 PM 2,096 Views 0 Comments

The British number is now in the quarter-finals of a Masters event for the first time, where he will face David Goffin

1000-1 underdogs aim to shock Man United
# Hope
From The42
# Hope

1000-1 underdogs aim to shock Man United

Apr 15th 2021, 12:38 PM 7,871 Views 1 Comment

Diego Martinez believes Granada can pull off a big upset.