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# breaking - Sunday 27 February, 2022

Ukraine agrees to hold talks with Russia at country's border with Belarus
# Chernobyl Site
# Chernobyl Site

Ukraine agrees to hold talks with Russia at country's border with Belarus

Feb 27th 2022, 1:59 PM 62,110 Views 50 Comments

It comes as Vladimir Putin ordered Russia’s nuclear ‘deterrent’ forces on high alert.

# breaking - Sunday 21 November, 2021

Manchester United sack manager Ole Gunnar Solskjaer
# Wheels Come Off
From The42
# Wheels Come Off

Manchester United sack manager Ole Gunnar Solskjaer

Nov 21st 2021, 10:35 AM 66,737 Views 120 Comments

Michael Carrick will take charge on a temporary basis while United begin the process of appointing an interim manager until the end of the season.

# breaking - Thursday 12 August, 2021

Number of fatalities following 'serious firearms incident' in Plymouth
# England
# England

Number of fatalities following 'serious firearms incident' in Plymouth

Updated Aug 12th 2021, 10:20 PM 70,829 Views 15 Comments

Several other casualties are receiving treatment.

# breaking - Saturday 26 June, 2021

Conor Murray has been appointed the new Lions captain
# Breaking
From The42
# Breaking

Conor Murray has been appointed the new Lions captain

Jun 26th 2021, 9:54 PM 69,299 Views 111 Comments

The Munster and Ireland scrum-half takes over from the injured Alun Wyn Jones.

# breaking - Tuesday 16 March, 2021

Ireland and Munster's CJ Stander will retire from rugby at the end of this season
# Breaking
From The42
# Breaking

Ireland and Munster's CJ Stander will retire from rugby at the end of this season

Mar 16th 2021, 10:03 AM 63,055 Views 106 Comments

The 30-year-old will hang up his boots this summer.

# breaking - Wednesday 23 December, 2020

South African sides to join 'Rainbow Cup' after Pro14 concludes in March
# CONFIRMED
From The42
# CONFIRMED

South African sides to join 'Rainbow Cup' after Pro14 concludes in March

Dec 23rd 2020, 3:00 PM 27,391 Views 20 Comments

The new competition will kick-off in April after the 2020/21 Pro14 final in March.

# breaking - Wednesday 16 December, 2020

Two Champions Cup games cancelled due to Covid-19 cases in Exeter squad
# Upheaval
From The42
# Upheaval

Two Champions Cup games cancelled due to Covid-19 cases in Exeter squad

Dec 16th 2020, 2:46 PM 10,251 Views 20 Comments

There could be huge ramifications for Munster, Ulster, and Connacht in Pool B.

# breaking - Friday 13 March, 2020

Wales v Scotland in the Six Nations is now OFF after late change of mind
# Breaking
From The42
# Breaking

Wales v Scotland in the Six Nations is now OFF after late change of mind

Updated Mar 13th 2020, 2:08 PM 62,330 Views 86 Comments

Earlier, the WRU had said the game would go ahead but sense has finally prevailed.

# breaking - Friday 6 December, 2019

Elon Musk cleared of defamation over 'pedo guy' tweet
# Tweet
# Tweet

Elon Musk cleared of defamation over 'pedo guy' tweet

Dec 6th 2019, 10:55 PM 29,813 Views 44 Comments

Vernon Unsworth, a veteran cave explorer, said that Musk’s tweet was “very hurtful”.

# breaking - Tuesday 3 December, 2019

League of Ireland footballer facing four-year ban with hearing to begin this afternoon
# Anti-doping
From The42
# Anti-doping

League of Ireland footballer facing four-year ban with hearing to begin this afternoon

Dec 3rd 2019, 1:33 PM 9,478 Views 5 Comments

Sport Ireland have brought the case against the player after he was deemed to have provided an insufficient sample to testers.

# breaking - Monday 14 October, 2019

Bundee Aki's World Cup is over after being handed a three-match ban
# Breaking
From The42
# Breaking

Bundee Aki's World Cup is over after being handed a three-match ban

Oct 14th 2019, 3:12 PM 65,635 Views 150 Comments

The Connacht man was red-carded for a high tackle against Samoa on Saturday.

The Queen's Speech: Here's Boris Johnson's plan for the UK
# The Queen's Speech
# The Queen's Speech

The Queen's Speech: Here's Boris Johnson's plan for the UK

Oct 14th 2019, 11:50 AM 31,950 Views 20 Comments

There will be “new regimes for fisheries agriculture and trade” after Brexit, the queen told the Commons and House of Lords.

# breaking - Thursday 10 October, 2019

England v France and New Zealand v Italy games called off at the World Cup
# Chaos
From The42
# Chaos

England v France and New Zealand v Italy games called off at the World Cup

Oct 10th 2019, 4:09 AM 58,877 Views 150 Comments

Meanwhile, it’s still uncertain if Japan’s clash with Scotland in Pool A will go ahead.

# breaking - Thursday 3 October, 2019

Carbery ruled out of Russia clash, Murray brought onto Ireland bench
# Breaking
From The42
# Breaking

Carbery ruled out of Russia clash, Murray brought onto Ireland bench

Oct 3rd 2019, 10:19 AM 12,152 Views 20 Comments

The Munster playmaker has aggravated an ankle injury.

# breaking - Saturday 15 June, 2019

Hong Kong leader suspends divisive extradition bill ahead of further protests
# Carrie Lam
# Carrie Lam

Hong Kong leader suspends divisive extradition bill ahead of further protests

Updated Jun 15th 2019, 8:30 AM 10,435 Views 15 Comments

More mass protests are expected today, forcing politicians to consider putting the bill on hold to “cool citizens down”.

# breaking - Wednesday 1 May, 2019

A majority verdict will be accepted in Patrick Quirke murder trial, judge says
# Breaking
# Breaking

A majority verdict will be accepted in Patrick Quirke murder trial, judge says

May 1st 2019, 11:40 AM 14,906 Views 0 Comments

The jury has been deliberating for over seven days.

# breaking - Thursday 18 April, 2019

Death toll in Portuguese tourist bus crash rises to 29 after woman dies in hospital
# Madeira
# Madeira

Death toll in Portuguese tourist bus crash rises to 29 after woman dies in hospital

Updated Apr 18th 2019, 6:54 AM 43,889 Views 11 Comments

Televised images showed the bus had spun off the road.

# breaking - Saturday 23 March, 2019

John Delaney steps down as chief executive to take up new FAI position
# Changing Places
From The42
# Changing Places

John Delaney steps down as chief executive to take up new FAI position

Mar 23rd 2019, 7:37 PM 128,544 Views 135 Comments

Delaney moves to newly-created position of Executive Vice-President with immediate effect.

# breaking - Tuesday 11 December, 2018

Strasbourg shooting: Two dead and 12 injured at Christmas market as suspect remains at large
# Breaking
# Breaking

Strasbourg shooting: Two dead and 12 injured at Christmas market as suspect remains at large

Updated Dec 11th 2018, 11:00 PM 98,310 Views 120 Comments

The suspected gunman was wounded by soldiers after an exchange of gunfire.

# breaking - Friday 20 July, 2018

So what now? Theresa May rejects the EU's Brexit backstop, saying it would create a border in the UK
# Belfast Speech
# Belfast Speech

So what now? Theresa May rejects the EU's Brexit backstop, saying it would create a border in the UK

Jul 20th 2018, 11:27 AM 26,853 Views 134 Comments

“The government I lead will never be neutral in a union, we will always be in favour of it,” she said.

# breaking - Thursday 3 May, 2018

One man in critical condition after shooting at Nashville shopping centre
# Dispute
# Dispute

One man in critical condition after shooting at Nashville shopping centre

May 3rd 2018, 9:17 PM 12,565 Views 24 Comments

Police said the shooting appeared to be the result of an ongoing dispute between two males.

# breaking - Friday 20 April, 2018

Arsene Wenger to step down as Arsenal manager at the end of the season
# Wenger Out
From The42
# Wenger Out

Arsene Wenger to step down as Arsenal manager at the end of the season

Apr 20th 2018, 9:55 AM 42,210 Views 100 Comments

The Frenchman won three Premier Leagues and seven FA Cups during his 22 seasons in charge.

# breaking - Friday 13 April, 2018

Man arrested after lorry driver found dead at Rosslare Europort following suspected assault
# Breaking
# Breaking

Man arrested after lorry driver found dead at Rosslare Europort following suspected assault

Apr 13th 2018, 9:30 PM 55,626 Views 35 Comments

Gardaí are currently preserving the scene.

# breaking - Saturday 7 April, 2018

Three dead and up to 20 injured after vehicle ploughs into crowd in Germany
# Munster
# Munster

Three dead and up to 20 injured after vehicle ploughs into crowd in Germany

Apr 7th 2018, 6:50 PM 61,938 Views 263 Comments

Police said the driver also shot himself after the incident.

# breaking - Friday 23 March, 2018

Policeman critical after swapping himself for hostage as three die in France terrorist attack
# Trebes
# Trebes

Policeman critical after swapping himself for hostage as three die in France terrorist attack

Mar 23rd 2018, 7:35 PM 121,629 Views 81 Comments

The attacker had pledged allegiance to Islamic State.

# breaking - Sunday 11 February, 2018

Russia plane crash: Officials confirm all 71 people on board have died
# Moscow
# Moscow

Russia plane crash: Officials confirm all 71 people on board have died

Feb 11th 2018, 2:33 PM 32,003 Views 25 Comments

Around 65 passengers and 6 crew members were on board the regional flight destined for Orsk.

# breaking - Wednesday 31 January, 2018

Les Kiss leaves Ulster by mutual consent as Jono Gibbes takes over
# Stepping Down
From The42
# Stepping Down

Les Kiss leaves Ulster by mutual consent as Jono Gibbes takes over

Jan 31st 2018, 5:38 PM 21,470 Views 42 Comments

The former Ireland defence coach is leaving his position as director of rugby.

# breaking - Thursday 25 January, 2018

Dáil passes legislation allowing alcohol to be sold on Good Friday
# Good Friday Agreement
# Good Friday Agreement

Dáil passes legislation allowing alcohol to be sold on Good Friday

Jan 25th 2018, 3:39 PM 37,921 Views 204 Comments

The ban was introduced in 1927.

# breaking - Saturday 20 January, 2018

Man killed in feud-related shooting in Dublin
# Breaking
# Breaking

Man killed in feud-related shooting in Dublin

Jan 20th 2018, 3:44 PM 103,757 Views 59 Comments

The man was shot near a halting site in Clondalkin.

# breaking - Monday 15 January, 2018

Cranberries singer Dolores O'Riordan dies aged 46
# RIP
# RIP

Cranberries singer Dolores O'Riordan dies aged 46

Jan 15th 2018, 10:59 PM 931,583 Views 158 Comments

She had been in London for a recording session.

# breaking - Friday 28 July, 2017

At least 48 injured after train slams into platform at station in Barcelona
# Franca
# Franca

At least 48 injured after train slams into platform at station in Barcelona

Jul 28th 2017, 8:53 AM 25,426 Views 21 Comments

Regional authorities said at least five were seriously injured, including the driver.

# breaking - Friday 30 June, 2017

'Marriage for all': Celebrations as German parliament legalises same-sex marriage
# Ich Mache
# Ich Mache

'Marriage for all': Celebrations as German parliament legalises same-sex marriage

Jun 30th 2017, 12:30 PM 14,500 Views 86 Comments

Angela Merkel allowed her party a free vote.

# breaking - Monday 22 May, 2017

Eric Locke found guilty of the murder of Sonia Blount
# Breaking
# Breaking

Eric Locke found guilty of the murder of Sonia Blount

May 22nd 2017, 4:22 PM 65,184 Views 0 Comments

A jury took an hour and 33 minutes to deliver the verdict.

# breaking - Wednesday 10 May, 2017

Victim of Dublin gangland shooting was wearing bulletproof vest
# Critical Condition
# Critical Condition

Victim of Dublin gangland shooting was wearing bulletproof vest

May 10th 2017, 6:30 PM 161,376 Views 98 Comments

It is believed the shooting is linked to the ongoing Hutch-Kinahan feud.

# breaking - Thursday 27 April, 2017

Police shoot man at Berlin hospital
# Kreuzberg
# Kreuzberg

Police shoot man at Berlin hospital

Apr 27th 2017, 3:49 PM 17,013 Views 27 Comments

It’s reported that police have cordoned off an area around the hospital.

# breaking - Wednesday 26 April, 2017

Several arrests made after police raid Newcastle and West Ham over transfer dealings
# Allegations
From The42
# Allegations

Several arrests made after police raid Newcastle and West Ham over transfer dealings

Apr 26th 2017, 9:53 AM 21,956 Views 21 Comments

Her Majesty’s Revenue and Customs officers swooped on St James’ Park and London Stadium this morning.

# breaking - Friday 24 March, 2017

Body of captain Mark Duffy found in wreckage of Rescue 116
# Blacksod
# Blacksod

Body of captain Mark Duffy found in wreckage of Rescue 116

Mar 24th 2017, 9:45 PM 141,347 Views 57 Comments

The body has not been brought ashore.

# breaking - Thursday 23 March, 2017

Gardaí recorded almost one million more breath tests than they actually carried out
# Numbers Don't Add Up
# Numbers Don't Add Up

Gardaí recorded almost one million more breath tests than they actually carried out

Mar 23rd 2017, 12:15 PM 24,248 Views 62 Comments

Gardaí said there was no single reason that would account for why they got the figures so wrong.

# breaking - Wednesday 22 March, 2017

As it happened: Four people, including police officer, killed in London attack
Live Mar 22nd 2017, 6:08 PM

As it happened: Four people, including police officer, killed in London attack

# breaking - Thursday 16 March, 2017

Person injured at IMF Paris offices after opening exploding envelope
# France
# France

Person injured at IMF Paris offices after opening exploding envelope

Mar 16th 2017, 11:32 AM 20,047 Views 48 Comments

The IMF employee has reportedly been injured in the hands and face.

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