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Tuesday 6 June 2023 Dublin: 9°C

# Cambridge

Last year
# wessi
League One: Contested Hoolahan goal from a corner as Sunderland humiliated by Bolton
A round up of the day’s League One action.
All time
# Wessi Magic
Wes Hoolahan sets up the winner to send his Cambridge side top and boost promotion bid
The 38-year-old set up the only goal of the game in the League Two clash.
# like a fine wine
At 38, Wes Hoolahan continues to star in League Two
The former Ireland international has helped propel Cambridge into the promotion places.
# Covid-19
Universities plan for life during a pandemic as Cambridge goes fully online for 2021
The UK university has said it is “likely” that social distancing will continue to be required.
# climate action
Extinction Rebellion digs up Cambridge college lawn in environmental protest
Extinction Rebellion cited the college’s ‘ties with fossil fuel companies’ in its reasoning.
# Sacked
Dubliner Joe Dunne sacked as manager of Cambridge United after five wins in 20 games
The 45-year-old took over at Abbey Stadium in May but has endured a difficult season.
Funeral of Stephen Hawking takes place in Cambridge
Hawking’s remains will be buried near the grave of another legendary scientist, Isaac Newton.
University of Cambridge admits it has 'significant problem' with sexual misconduct
A total of 173 complaints of sexual misconduct have been received by the university since May last year.
# hammerton zoo
Tiger that killed a zookeeper in the UK won't be put down
Rosa King died last Monday after she entered a tiger enclosure.
# hamerton zoo
Female zookeeper dies in the UK after serious incident with tiger
The incident happened in the Hamerton Zoo Park in Cambridgeshire.
# Cambridge
College professor who had 2,000 indecent images of children gets suspended sentence
Simon Jarvis pleaded guilty to counts of possessing, making and distributing indecent images of children.
# Interview
‘I’d built up so much pride off the Olympics and then here I was… Like a complete novice!’
Irish rower Claire Lambe chats to The42 about helping Cambridge win the Boat Race and getting used to life after Rio 2016.
# the hole truth
Humanity's oldest relative is an egg-shaped creature with a huge mouth and no anus
The Saccorhytus lived some 540 million years ago.
# 2012
Six to be tried in France over topless Kate Middleton photos
The topless images were published in France, Denmark, Ireland, Italy and Sweden.
# Aisling Brady McCarthy
Parents of dead baby to sue Irish nanny for 'wrongful death'
Aisling Brady McCarthy spent 27 months in prison.
# Options
Former Munster lock Ian Nagle set for surprise return to professional rugby
Leinster, Munster and Ulster are believed to have expressed an interest.
# A+ student
Rory Gaffney is the latest League of Ireland graduate but he's after further honours at Cambridge
The U’s host Man United in the FA Cup fourth round tonight.
# prototype
Tests on "artificial pancreas" described as the "next revolution" in diabetes care
Closed-loop insulin delivery systems are the future it seems.
# Autism
Adults with Asperger Syndrome at higher risk of having suicidal thoughts
Researchers said that the findings should be a wake-up call that there is an urgent need for high quality services.
# Goat Race
Forget boats, two GOATS are racing for Oxford and Cambridge glory
Goats, not boats.
# grammar garda
Britain enters another war - on the humble apostrophe
Grammar enthusiasts say the comma will be next, will be next, will be ne-xt.
# nuts
Could building up immunity be the key to fighting peanut allergy?
An academic trial which treated allergic children with peanut protein over the course of six months yielded some positive results.
# findfaith
Little girl writes adorable letter to John Lewis to apologise for breaking bauble
She definitely has redeemed herself in Santa’s eyes.
# conor boyle
Donegal teen's GAA and boxing pals plan to carry him to final resting place
Conor Boyle, who was 18, died after two weeks in intensive care in hospital in Cambridge following a car crash earlier this month.
# British-Irish relations
Eamon Gilmore: There is nothing normal about British-Irish relations
The Tánaiste is to give a wide-ranging speech on British-Irish relations in Cambridge later today.
# run and jump
This POV parkour video will make your stomach lurch
You may need a lie down afterwards.
# Boston bombings
Interview: 'The Boston bombings suspects are my neighbours'
Cambridge resident Eric Grzymkowski told what it was like to discover that the Tsarnaev brothers lived just five doors from his home.
# coelacanth
Scientists decode DNA of 'living fossil' fish believed extinct for 70 million years
This all changed, however, when a South African fishing trawler caught a living specimen in 1938, earning it the “living fossil” nickname.
# success
Oxford win controversy-free Boat Race
There were no problems this time, after last year’s race had been controversially disrupted by a protester.
# Putney to Mortlake
Boats, breathlessness and and eh, goats: 7 reasons we secretly love The Boat Race
It’s terrific, Trenton.
# Kate Middleton
Royal family to lodge criminal complaint over topless photos
The move comes after the Irish Daily Star was heavily criticised for republishing the images of Kate Middleton sunbathing topless.
# Quinn Group
Quinn's former Cambridge hotel sells for nearly €45 million
The Crowne Plaza in Cambridge was bought by the Livingstone Brothers, who already own the Four Seasons in Dublin.
# surely no need
Right and proper: Oxford rower apologises for unconsciousness
Alex Woods has said sorry after his blackout ‘spoiled’ Cambridge’s Boat Race celebrations.
# Making waves
VIDEO: Protester disrupts Boat Race
Trenton Oldfield put his neck on the line for what he believes and halted the historical event for a good 20 minutes.
# enda in america
Taoiseach tells US: Our best and brightest days are still ahead
In a speech at Harvard University’s Kennedy School of Government last night, Taoiseach Enda Kenny described the bailout as “a bleak midwinter” – but said Ireland is now about recovery and opportunity.
# Stephen Hawking
Looking for a job? Stephen Hawking is hiring an assistant
The theoretical physicist is looking for a technical assistant to help him carry out his work as an academic and a public speaker.
# Prince Philip
Prince Philip taken to hospital with chest pains
The 90-year-old husband of the Queen is undergoing tests at a cardiac unit.
# Irish Economy
Barroso: I'm fully confident about Ireland's economic recovery
The President of the European Commission tells an audience in Cambridge he expects Ireland to recover from its fiscal woes.