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International - Today's News

Jury yet to reach verdict in Alex Jones' Sandy Hook defamation trial
# Connecticut
# Connecticut

Jury yet to reach verdict in Alex Jones' Sandy Hook defamation trial

20 minutes ago 609 Views 0 Comments

The jury must decide how much Jones and his company Free Speech Systems should pay to relatives of eight Sandy Hook victims.

Zelenskyy says Ukraine has retaken nearly 2,500 square kilometres in new counteroffensive
# Ukraine
# Ukraine

Zelenskyy says Ukraine has retaken nearly 2,500 square kilometres in new counteroffensive

1 hour ago 12,859 Views 16 Comments

Ukraine has in recent days made a second significant push to reclaim territory in the Kharkiv and Kherson regions.

First witness in Kevin Spacey trial claims sexual abuse by actor
# New York
# New York

First witness in Kevin Spacey trial claims sexual abuse by actor

1 hour ago 3,663 Views 0 Comments

Andrew Holtzman was called to testify by lawyers for actor Anthony Rapp.

Liverpool to host Eurovision Song Contest in 2023
# Eurovision
# Eurovision

Liverpool to host Eurovision Song Contest in 2023

3 hours ago 6,309 Views 7 Comments

The contest is being held in the UK after this year’s winner, Ukraine, was deemed unable to host because of the Russian invasion.

Mother of teen protestor in Iran says her daughter was murdered
# Morality Police
# Morality Police

Mother of teen protestor in Iran says her daughter was murdered

5 hours ago 7,326 Views 3 Comments

The protests were sparked by the death of 22-year-old Mahsa Amini in the custody of the morality police.

One dead as police and fans clash outside Argentina football match
# Argentina
# Argentina

One dead as police and fans clash outside Argentina football match

14 hours ago 9,082 Views 1 Comment

The incident came less than a week after the use of tear gas outside a football match in Indonesia set off a crush that left 131 people dead.

Thailand mourns after 36 killed in attack on children’s nursery
# Nursery Attack
# Nursery Attack

Thailand mourns after 36 killed in attack on children’s nursery

14 hours ago 12,383 Views 6 Comments

At least 24 of the victims in the small town of Uthai Sawan were children.

International - Yesterday's News

Closing arguments held in Alex Jones’ Sandy Hook defamation trial
# Connecticut
# Connecticut

Closing arguments held in Alex Jones’ Sandy Hook defamation trial

Thu 10:35 PM 8,759 Views 0 Comments

The trial will determine how much Jones and his company, Free Speech Systems, should pay for claiming the school shooting was a hoax.

Ireland will play Scotland in next Tuesday's World Cup play-off showdown
# Coygig
From The42
# Coygig

Ireland will play Scotland in next Tuesday's World Cup play-off showdown

Thu 10:12 PM 28,407 Views 9 Comments

Hampden Park will host the clash, after the Scots overcame Austria tonight.

Six UK public figures suing publisher of Daily Mail over alleged spying
# Associated Newspapers
# Associated Newspapers

Six UK public figures suing publisher of Daily Mail over alleged spying

Thu 8:38 PM 19,981 Views 6 Comments

Lawyers for Harry, Elton John and others said they are bringing claims for misuse of private information.

Move not to pursue corporate manslaughter charges in Noah Donohoe case to be reviewed
# Belfast
# Belfast

Move not to pursue corporate manslaughter charges in Noah Donohoe case to be reviewed

Thu 8:06 PM 20,123 Views 0 Comments

Police had investigated Stormont’s Department of Infrastructure in relation to the storm drain in which the schoolboy was found dead.

Woman tells Kate Middleton ‘Ireland belongs to the Irish’ during visit to Belfast
# Northern Ireland
# Northern Ireland

Woman tells Kate Middleton ‘Ireland belongs to the Irish’ during visit to Belfast

Thu 7:31 PM 46,546 Views 58 Comments

The woman also told Kate: “Nice to meet you but it would be better if it was when you were in your own country.”

Kevin Spacey faces civil lawsuit over sexual misconduct claim
# Me Too
# Me Too

Kevin Spacey faces civil lawsuit over sexual misconduct claim

Thu 7:05 PM 6,669 Views 0 Comments

Rapp claims that during a 1986 party, Spacey lifted him up, and that his hand ‘grazed’ his buttocks while doing so

Guardiola denies rumours of Real Madrid release clause for Haaland
# Dominant
From The42
# Dominant

Guardiola denies rumours of Real Madrid release clause for Haaland

Thu 3:10 PM 30,456 Views 24 Comments

Guardiola said there was no truth to the reports.

At least 35 dead including 23 children after gun and knife attack at Thailand nursery
# Nursery Attack
# Nursery Attack

At least 35 dead including 23 children after gun and knife attack at Thailand nursery

Updated Thu 2:45 PM 58,051 Views 28 Comments

The Thai Prime Minister has ordered an urgent probe after a former police officer murdered more than 30 people, most of them children.

Sweden says Baltic Sea pipeline leaks probe ‘strengthens sabotage suspicion’
# Nord Stream
# Nord Stream

Sweden says Baltic Sea pipeline leaks probe ‘strengthens sabotage suspicion’

Thu 2:27 PM 7,954 Views 12 Comments

The Swedish Security Service said ‘detonations’ caused extensive damage to the Nord Stream 1 and 2 pipelines last week.

Taoiseach and 43 other European leaders meet in Prague Castle in face of Russia's war
# Emmanuel Macron
# Emmanuel Macron

Taoiseach and 43 other European leaders meet in Prague Castle in face of Russia's war

Updated Thu 2:07 PM 14,309 Views 12 Comments

The inaugural summit of the ‘European Political Community’ is the brainchild of French President Emmanuel Macron.

North Korea fires warplanes and tests missiles in response to 'US escalation'
# Pyongyang
# Pyongyang

North Korea fires warplanes and tests missiles in response to 'US escalation'

Thu 1:16 PM 10,010 Views 6 Comments

South Korea’s military said it had detected two short-range ballistic missiles launched from the North

Annie Ernaux wins Nobel Prize In Literature 2022
# Literature
# Literature

Annie Ernaux wins Nobel Prize In Literature 2022

Thu 12:23 PM 7,568 Views 1 Comment

The French author has written about her life across a series of highly acclaimed memoirs.

At least 18 people killed in Mexico gun massacre at town hall, including local mayor
# Southern Mexico
# Southern Mexico

At least 18 people killed in Mexico gun massacre at town hall, including local mayor

Thu 8:15 AM 12,593 Views 2 Comments

Press reports said the broad daylight attack was staged by a gang linked to a drug cartel.

Scrubs co-executive producer charged with 18 counts of sexual assault
# Court
# Court

Scrubs co-executive producer charged with 18 counts of sexual assault

Thu 7:25 AM 29,098 Views 0 Comments

Eric Weinberg is said to have ‘relied on his Hollywood credentials’ to lure young women to photo shoots where he allegedly assaulted them.

International - Wednesday 5 October, 2022

Tom Clonan: Putin's running out of conventional military solutions to impose his will on Ukraine
# Analysis
# Analysis

Tom Clonan: Putin's running out of conventional military solutions to impose his will on Ukraine

Wed 11:30 PM 38,521 Views 46 Comments

The security analyst writes that on the other hand, the Ukrainian motivation to fight is high.

Chelsea swat aside AC Milan to revive Champions League bid
# Comfortable
From The42
# Comfortable

Chelsea swat aside AC Milan to revive Champions League bid

Wed 10:12 PM 13,331 Views 2 Comments

Graham Potter’s side won for the first time in three Group E games.

Teenage grandmaster cheated 'more than 100' times, claims chess platform
# Allegation
From The42
# Allegation

Teenage grandmaster cheated 'more than 100' times, claims chess platform

Wed 8:11 PM 39,397 Views 24 Comments

Hans Niemann has come under scrutiny of late.

British Boxing Board of Control say Benn-Eubank Jr fight is ‘prohibited’
# Boxing
From The42
# Boxing

British Boxing Board of Control say Benn-Eubank Jr fight is ‘prohibited’

Updated Wed 5:20 PM 29,538 Views 11 Comments

Promoters earlier claimed the fight would go ahead despite Benn returning an adverse finding for trace amounts of a fertility drug.

M People founder says band are ‘livid’ their song was used by Liz Truss at Tory conference
# Moving On Up
# Moving On Up

M People founder says band are ‘livid’ their song was used by Liz Truss at Tory conference

Wed 4:42 PM 26,830 Views 9 Comments

The British Prime Minister entered to the track’s famous chorus ‘Cause I’m movin’ on up, you’re movin’ on out’.

Alec Baldwin reaches settlement with family of cinematographer killed on film set
# Halyna Hutchins
# Halyna Hutchins

Alec Baldwin reaches settlement with family of cinematographer killed on film set

Wed 4:12 PM 19,265 Views 0 Comments

The actor fatally shot Halyna Hutchins with a prop gun during a rehearsal for “Rust” in New Mexico last October.

'Let's get them removed': Truss' Tory conference speech interrupted by Greenpeace protesters
# Tory Conference
# Tory Conference

'Let's get them removed': Truss' Tory conference speech interrupted by Greenpeace protesters

Updated Wed 12:05 PM 21,543 Views 18 Comments

She faces a tough task retoring Conservative morale after the U-turn over a totemic tax policy.

Alleged victim of rape in Australian Parliament House testifies in court
# Australia
# Australia

Alleged victim of rape in Australian Parliament House testifies in court

Wed 11:58 AM 18,259 Views 0 Comments

Brittany Higgins alleges she fell asleep on a couch in the government office where she worked and awoke to her colleague on top of her.

Kevin Spacey due in New York court for sexual abuse of teen in 1986
# Kevin Spacey
# Kevin Spacey

Kevin Spacey due in New York court for sexual abuse of teen in 1986

Wed 8:40 AM 9,146 Views 0 Comments

The two-time Oscar-winning actor became one of the first performers to be caught up in the #MeToo movement in 2017.

Irish coaches excited by 'French flair' of highly-rated centre Frisch
# IQ
From The42
# IQ

Irish coaches excited by 'French flair' of highly-rated centre Frisch

Updated Wed 8:31 AM 28,464 Views 13 Comments

Meanwhile, Ulster scrum-half Michael McDonald is out to impress in South Africa.

British home secretary says it's her 'dream' to see a flight take asylum seekers to Rwanda
# Suella Braverman
# Suella Braverman

British home secretary says it's her 'dream' to see a flight take asylum seekers to Rwanda

Wed 8:17 AM 47,015 Views 70 Comments

‘That’s my dream, that’s my obsession,’ said British home secretary Suella Braverman.

International - Tuesday 4 October, 2022

Trump asks Supreme Court to intervene over classified documents seized in Mar-a-Lago raid
# US
# US

Trump asks Supreme Court to intervene over classified documents seized in Mar-a-Lago raid

Tue 11:04 PM 18,034 Views 18 Comments

A US court last month allowed the Justice Department to resume its use of the documents as part of its ongoing criminal investigation.

No human remains found in initial search for Moors Murder victim Keith Bennett
# Moors Murders
# Moors Murders

No human remains found in initial search for Moors Murder victim Keith Bennett

Tue 10:47 PM 11,802 Views 6 Comments

Greater Manchester Police said no “visible evidence” of a body has been identified in the area of focus on Saddleworth Moor.

Northern Ireland minister says fear of Sinn Féin obstacle to normalisation of NI politics
# Northern Ireland
# Northern Ireland

Northern Ireland minister says fear of Sinn Féin obstacle to normalisation of NI politics

Tue 10:15 PM 25,269 Views 32 Comments

Steve Baker was speaking to Northern Ireland Conservatives at the Tory party conference in Birmingham.

Stunning Alexander-Arnold free-kick helps Liverpool overcome Rangers
# Resilience
From The42
# Resilience

Stunning Alexander-Arnold free-kick helps Liverpool overcome Rangers

Tue 9:54 PM 26,949 Views 28 Comments

The Reds secured a convincing win over their Scottish opponents.

Russian forces under pressure in south Ukraine as Zelenskyy claims 'dozens' of villages retaken
# War In Ukraine
# War In Ukraine

Russian forces under pressure in south Ukraine as Zelenskyy claims 'dozens' of villages retaken

Tue 9:45 PM 39,777 Views 17 Comments

Moscow has suffered a series of setbacks in Ukraine recently.

Elon Musk offers to end legal fight and buy Twitter for original offer price of $44 billion
# Twitter Takeover
# Twitter Takeover

Elon Musk offers to end legal fight and buy Twitter for original offer price of $44 billion

Tue 9:19 PM 26,972 Views 20 Comments

It comes just two weeks before Twitter’s lawsuit seeking to force the Tesla chief to go through with the deal goes to trial.

Tributes paid to country music pioneer Loretta Lynn, who has died aged 90
# RIP
# RIP

Tributes paid to country music pioneer Loretta Lynn, who has died aged 90

Updated Tue 8:54 PM 24,911 Views 8 Comments

A family statement shared online said the songwriter died peacefully in her sleep this morning.

At least four dead, 26 missing after avalanche in Indian Himalayas
# Uttarakhand
# Uttarakhand

At least four dead, 26 missing after avalanche in Indian Himalayas

Tue 6:23 PM 7,488 Views 0 Comments

A spokesperson for the State Disaster Response Force said 12 people have been rescued so far.

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