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Thursday 29 July, 2021

ZZ Top bassist Dusty Hill dies at 72
# RIP
# RIP

ZZ Top bassist Dusty Hill dies at 72

Thu 7:15 AM 24,024 Views 16 Comments

Guitarist Billy Gibbons and drummer Frank Beard said Hill died in his sleep at his home in Houston.

Saturday 24 July, 2021

First major music festival since the pandemic began kicks off in the UK
# Live Music
# Live Music

First major music festival since the pandemic began kicks off in the UK

Jul 24th 2021, 2:41 PM 29,080 Views 37 Comments

40,000 people are in attendance this weekend.

Thursday 22 July, 2021

MP ordered to leave UK Commons after accusing Boris Johnson of repeatedly lying
# Dawn Butler
# Dawn Butler

MP ordered to leave UK Commons after accusing Boris Johnson of repeatedly lying

Jul 22nd 2021, 9:57 PM 43,309 Views 63 Comments

Dawn Butler was told to withdraw from the chamber.

Wednesday 21 July, 2021

Hungary plans to hold a referendum over its controversial LGBT law
# Viktor Orban
# Viktor Orban

Hungary plans to hold a referendum over its controversial LGBT law

Jul 21st 2021, 8:26 PM 18,333 Views 53 Comments

It comes as the government is under fire over findings it used malware to spy on opposition figures.

Tuesday 20 July, 2021

Paul Pogba and Dele Alli among 10 players shortlisted for Uefa goal of the season
# Standing Out
From The42
# Standing Out

Paul Pogba and Dele Alli among 10 players shortlisted for Uefa goal of the season

Jul 20th 2021, 9:59 PM 6,909 Views 0 Comments

Patrik Schick and Sarah Zadrazil are also some of the contenders looking to win the award.

Monday 19 July, 2021

Death toll from floods in Germany hits 165 as officials defend preparation
# Europe Flooding
# Europe Flooding

Death toll from floods in Germany hits 165 as officials defend preparation

Jul 19th 2021, 12:53 PM 9,698 Views 2 Comments

The death toll rose as emergency services continued to comb through decimated towns in search of dozens of people still missing.

Saturday 17 July, 2021

Louis Oosthuizen takes narrow Open lead into final day as Jordan Spieth falters
# King Louis
From The42
# King Louis

Louis Oosthuizen takes narrow Open lead into final day as Jordan Spieth falters

Jul 17th 2021, 7:43 PM 5,007 Views 2 Comments

A third round of 69 took the South African to 12 under par and a shot ahead of playing partner Collin Morikawa.

Friday 16 July, 2021

Sarah Everard murderer PC Wayne Couzens sacked by Metropolitan Police
# London
# London

Sarah Everard murderer PC Wayne Couzens sacked by Metropolitan Police

Jul 16th 2021, 8:30 PM 23,731 Views 0 Comments

Couzens pleaded guilty on 9 July – Sarah was kidnapped, raped and murdered on 3 March.

Primark stores and Tate Modern among venues in England hosting pop-up jab clinics
# England
# England

Primark stores and Tate Modern among venues in England hosting pop-up jab clinics

Jul 16th 2021, 9:11 AM 8,071 Views 12 Comments

Officials are seeking to maximise protection before restrictions are lifted on Monday.

Thursday 15 July, 2021

Deontay Wilder fight postponed after Tyson Fury tests positive for coronavirus
# Tyson's Fury
From The42
# Tyson's Fury

Deontay Wilder fight postponed after Tyson Fury tests positive for coronavirus

Jul 15th 2021, 6:00 PM 5,453 Views 5 Comments

The pair were set to meet for a third time on 24 July.

Appeals court orders shorter sentence for ‘Tiger King’ Joe Exotic
# Murder Plot
# Murder Plot

Appeals court orders shorter sentence for ‘Tiger King’ Joe Exotic

Jul 15th 2021, 7:16 AM 34,898 Views 12 Comments

Joe Exotic, whose real name is Joseph Maldonado-Passage, was sentenced in January 2020 to 22 years in federal prison.

Tuesday 13 July, 2021

Drake And Josh star Drake Bell sentenced on child endangerment charge
# Drake Bell
# Drake Bell

Drake And Josh star Drake Bell sentenced on child endangerment charge

Jul 13th 2021, 7:30 AM 48,478 Views 2 Comments

The victim, who is 19, spoke at length about the damage Bell has done to her life.

Sunday 11 July, 2021

Miami-Dade mayor says 90 deaths confirmed in Florida building collapse
# Surfside
# Surfside

Miami-Dade mayor says 90 deaths confirmed in Florida building collapse

Jul 11th 2021, 4:41 PM 9,373 Views 0 Comments

31 people remain listed as missing.

China vows retaliation after US blacklists companies over alleged links to human rights abuses
# Uighur Muslims
# Uighur Muslims

China vows retaliation after US blacklists companies over alleged links to human rights abuses

Jul 11th 2021, 10:58 AM 17,743 Views 32 Comments

It said the US move constituted an ‘unreasonable suppression of Chinese enterprises and a serious breach of international economic and trade rules’.

Eight arrested on murder charges over Bangladesh factory fire
# Arrests
# Arrests

Eight arrested on murder charges over Bangladesh factory fire

Jul 11th 2021, 8:20 AM 9,627 Views 7 Comments

At least 52 people died in the blaze, many of whom were trapped inside by an illegally locked door.

Saturday 10 July, 2021

Sinn Féin's O’Neill lays wreath at Battle of the Somme commemoration in Dublin
# Royal British Legion
# Royal British Legion

Sinn Féin's O’Neill lays wreath at Battle of the Somme commemoration in Dublin

Jul 10th 2021, 6:31 PM 25,748 Views 47 Comments

The politician said she wanted to send a message that she respects all traditions.

Confederate statue removed from pedestal in Charlottesville
# Virginia
# Virginia

Confederate statue removed from pedestal in Charlottesville

Jul 10th 2021, 4:56 PM 18,366 Views 68 Comments

Taking down the monument of General Robert E Lee follows years of contention and litigation.

Charlottesville to remove Confederate monuments
# Time To Go
# Time To Go

Charlottesville to remove Confederate monuments

Jul 10th 2021, 7:14 AM 20,326 Views 83 Comments

The development comes more than five years after a 2016 removal push focused on the Lee statue.

Friday 2 July, 2021

Milwaukee Bucks one game away from NBA finals
# Hardy Bucks
From The42
# Hardy Bucks

Milwaukee Bucks one game away from NBA finals

Jul 2nd 2021, 9:04 AM 2,524 Views 2 Comments

The Hawks, missing star Trae Young, were down early.

Thursday 1 July, 2021

Trump’s company and finance boss set to face tax charges
# Fringe Benefits
# Fringe Benefits

Trump’s company and finance boss set to face tax charges

Jul 1st 2021, 1:23 PM 10,366 Views 19 Comments

Chief financial officer Allen Weisselberg has reportedly surrendered to authorities.

High street retail giant Gap to close all Ireland and UK stores
# Out The Gap
# Out The Gap

High street retail giant Gap to close all Ireland and UK stores

Jul 1st 2021, 9:24 AM 33,654 Views 30 Comments

The company said it intends to take business online ‘in a phased manner’.

Tuesday 29 June, 2021

Sweden’s centre-right Moderates leader asked to try and form government
# Swede Deal
# Swede Deal

Sweden’s centre-right Moderates leader asked to try and form government

Jun 29th 2021, 8:37 PM 8,019 Views 12 Comments

Ulf Kristersson was among those to oust Social Democrat Stefan Lofven who is acting as a caretaker until a new premier takes the reins.

'I’ll give Robert De Niro a call to see if he wants to play me' - Swiss shoot-out hero
# Take A Bow
From The42
# Take A Bow

'I’ll give Robert De Niro a call to see if he wants to play me' - Swiss shoot-out hero

Jun 29th 2021, 12:42 PM 5,636 Views 3 Comments

Yann Sommer saved Kylian Mbappe’s spot-kick after a 3-3 draw following extra time.

'This is not ring-fencing' - Premiership to expand to 14 clubs with relegation paused
# Development
From The42
# Development

'This is not ring-fencing' - Premiership to expand to 14 clubs with relegation paused

Jun 29th 2021, 12:13 PM 6,884 Views 5 Comments

Saracens are to rejoin the English top flight after being crowned Greene King IPA Championship winners.

Record breaking temperatures scorch US Pacific northwest for second consecutive day
# Sweltering
# Sweltering

Record breaking temperatures scorch US Pacific northwest for second consecutive day

Jun 29th 2021, 9:15 AM 21,750 Views 22 Comments

The temperatures were unheard of in a region better known for rain.

Monday 28 June, 2021

Man arrested in Kuwait for complaining about the weather
# Ah Here
# Ah Here

Man arrested in Kuwait for complaining about the weather

Jun 28th 2021, 10:53 PM 51,663 Views 37 Comments

The Egyptian national was held after an online rant about dust storms.

Sunday 27 June, 2021

Memorial held for victims of knife attack in Germany
# Bavaria
# Bavaria

Memorial held for victims of knife attack in Germany

Jun 27th 2021, 7:10 PM 10,356 Views 4 Comments

Three women were killed in the incident in Wuerzburg on Friday.

English Health Department to investigate how CCTV footage exposing Matt Hancock was leaked
# Probe
# Probe

English Health Department to investigate how CCTV footage exposing Matt Hancock was leaked

Jun 27th 2021, 2:14 PM 43,722 Views 47 Comments

Northern Ireland Secretary Brandon Lewis has said the DHSC will be carrying out an ‘internal investigation’.

Saturday 26 June, 2021

Report showed major damage before Miami building collapse
# Miami
# Miami

Report showed major damage before Miami building collapse

Jun 26th 2021, 4:12 PM 28,230 Views 16 Comments

There are still 159 people unaccounted for.

Friday 25 June, 2021

UK health minister apologises for breaching Covid guidance after being accused of affair with aide
# Matt Hancock
# Matt Hancock

UK health minister apologises for breaching Covid guidance after being accused of affair with aide

Jun 25th 2021, 12:56 PM 47,267 Views 32 Comments

The Sun newspaper in the UK today published pictures of Matt Hancock with adviser Gina Coladangelo.

Tuesday 22 June, 2021

‘I am not a vector’: Oireachtas committee hears from children affected by the pandemic
# Children
# Children

‘I am not a vector’: Oireachtas committee hears from children affected by the pandemic

Jun 22nd 2021, 7:30 PM 15,149 Views 11 Comments

The Children’s Committee heard from a group of young people on their experiences since March 2020.

Friday 18 June, 2021

‘Football ain’t coming home’ – Graeme Souness leads criticism of England
# Setback
From The42
# Setback

‘Football ain’t coming home’ – Graeme Souness leads criticism of England

Jun 18th 2021, 11:22 PM 17,728 Views 26 Comments

Three Lions captain Harry Kane was roundly criticised after he fired another blank against Scotland.

Sunday 13 June, 2021

‘He was gone’ – Denmark doctor says Christian Eriksen suffered cardiac arrest
# Reaction
From The42
# Reaction

‘He was gone’ – Denmark doctor says Christian Eriksen suffered cardiac arrest

Jun 13th 2021, 6:49 PM 64,812 Views 24 Comments

Danish head coach Kasper Hjulmand said he regretted the decision to recommence the Euro 2020 match after the incident.

Saturday 5 June, 2021

Mo Farah’s Olympic hopes take a hit as he misses chance to qualify From The42

Mo Farah’s Olympic hopes take a hit as he misses chance to qualify

Jun 5th 2021, 11:03 PM 9,291 Views 10 Comments

Farah returned to the track in Birmingham on Saturday.

Saturday 29 May, 2021

Celtic consider former Australia manager Ange Postecoglou for vacancy
# New Post
From The42
# New Post

Celtic consider former Australia manager Ange Postecoglou for vacancy

May 29th 2021, 4:07 PM 4,696 Views 7 Comments

Former Bournemouth manager Eddie Howe had long been considered the front runner to replace Neil Lennon.

Friday 28 May, 2021

Actor Danny Masterson must stand trial over rape allegations, judge rules
# On Trial
# On Trial

Actor Danny Masterson must stand trial over rape allegations, judge rules

May 28th 2021, 9:30 PM 38,929 Views 3 Comments

The actor faces trial on three counts of rape by force or fear which could mean up to 45 years in prison if he is convicted.

Arlene Foster confirms she will leave the DUP once she steps down as First Minister
# DUP
# DUP

Arlene Foster confirms she will leave the DUP once she steps down as First Minister

May 28th 2021, 3:37 PM 25,346 Views 35 Comments

Poots reiterated today that he has no plans to “push” Arlene Foster out of post as First Minister.

Thursday 27 May, 2021

Macron admits to French guilt over role in 1994 Rwandan genocide
# Genocide
# Genocide

Macron admits to French guilt over role in 1994 Rwandan genocide

May 27th 2021, 2:18 PM 11,731 Views 7 Comments

The French president stopped short of an apology but recognised that France bears ‘an overwhelming responsibility’ for the killing of 800,000 people.

Tottenham hold talks with former boss Pochettino about possible return
# Second Coming
From The42
# Second Coming

Tottenham hold talks with former boss Pochettino about possible return

May 27th 2021, 12:46 PM 8,221 Views 7 Comments

The 49-year-old, who is currently in charge of Paris St Germain, left Spurs in November 2019 after five years in charge.

Wednesday 26 May, 2021

Dáil passes motion condemning Israel’s de facto annexation of Palestinian land
# Israel
# Israel

Dáil passes motion condemning Israel’s de facto annexation of Palestinian land

May 26th 2021, 9:32 PM 37,879 Views 63 Comments

A People Before Profit amendment to Sinn Fein’s motion was defeated.

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