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# nui galway
False Widow spiders up to 230 times more poisonous than native species, study finds
The research was conducted by scientists from the Ryan Institute in NUI Galway.
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'Just trying not to eat crumpets caked in butter' - Wright waiting to have gallbladder removed
The world number one believes only a flare up of his gallstones will stop him from retaining the World Matchplay title.
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Italian man tries to dodge Covid vaccine with fake arm
Vaccinators were (unsurprisingly) not fooled by the silicone arm.
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Baseball player hospitalised after being struck in the head with ball
Oakland pitcher Chris Bassitt was conscious when loaded into the ambulance.
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England cricket star has surgery to remove glass from finger after smashing fish tank
Jofra Archer was trying to clean the tank when the accident happened.
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Liverpool facing defensive crisis after Gomez is forced out of England squad
The 23-year-old won’t play against Ireland tomorrow night, having returned to his club for further diagnosis.
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Ireland rule out Ringrose for November, Cooney and Earls back in frame
Jamison Gibson-Park’s international debut was tempered with a tight hamstring.
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'I was like, 'What is this bulge coming out the side?' My shoulder was hanging to my knee'
Phil Healy talks to The42 about suffering a dislocated shoulder and the 2020 National Athletics Championships.
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Schalke boss insists goalkeeper's shocking red card challenge wasn't intentional
Alexander Nubel left his mark on Mijat Gacinovic during Schalke’s 1-0 win over Eintracht Frankfurt.
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Farmer in Nebraska saws off his own leg with a pen-knife after getting trapped in farm machine
He eventually became free and dragged himself to the nearest phone to call for help.
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Elon Musk and Tesla fined €34.4 million, Musk to step down as chairman over fraud charges
The controversial founder of the electric car manufacturer will remain as chief executive however.
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Paddy Barnes wiped out by crippling body shot in maiden world title shot at Windsor
The three-time Olympian was levelled by Cristofer Rosales at Windsor Park.
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Google just got fined a whopping €4.3 billion for its conduct regarding its Android system
The fine relates to the online giant allegedly using its Android phone operating system to further its own dominance of the search engine market.
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'I would be very surprised if you saw her go far,' says Wozniacki of Wimbledon opponent after shock defeat
The World number two suffered a shock defeat in the second round of the prestigious tournament.
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Archaeologists uncovered a skeleton from the Pompeii eruption and people are really relating to how he died
It is the definition of a bad day.
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Drew Barrymore called Jake Gyllenhaal her "least talented costar" so she wouldn't have to eat a turkey testicle
She didn’t have much of a choice, in fairness.
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No-deal Brexit would cripple UK finances to tune of €91 BILLION - leaked report
The leaked secret economic analysis paints a dire economic picture for the UK post-Brexit.
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Aussie rugby player has middle finger amputated in bid to solve recurring injury problem
Angus Crichton has gone to desperate lengths to be ready for the start of the 2018 NRL season.
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Horrific Hayward injury ruins dramatic opening night in the NBA
The Celtics forward suffered a dislocated ankle and broken tibia.
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Post-stitches picture reveals extent of Ederson's facial damage from Mané challenge
The Brazilian was carried off on a stretcher following a high boot from Mané.
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A woman's review of wax strips she bought from Boots that left her in bits before a date is tragically hilarious
The wax left her bikini line feeling like ‘the dance floor of a really questionable club at 3am’.
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Katy Perry's being sued by a former stagehand who allegedly lost a toe on her tour
Something to take her mind off the Taylor Swift feud, anyway.
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DIY store Woodie's has to fork out €15,000 to a worker sacked over a missing €50 note
The Labour Court said the retailer didn’t carry out a proper investigation.
# Ohio
'He's biting my nose': Rescued boa constrictor killed after attacking US woman
“I’ve never heard of this before,” the dispatcher says in a recording of the call.
# eyesore
'Blood isn't generally seen in our sport': Sickening off-bat deflection leaves Astros rookie hospitalised
Fair warning: if you’re not a fan of getting hit in the eye by high-speed projectiles, this probably isn’t the video for you.
# That's Gotta Hurt!
Rafa Nadal gave his head an awful whack before taking the court today
Giles Muller had every right to laugh, the head knock may have helped him end Nadal’s run of 28 straight set wins.
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Footballer facing expulsion from club for poking opponents with needles
Federico Allende admitted to his dark tactics during a radio interview.
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Harrington sidelined with elbow injury sustained when hit by an amateur's practice swing
The Dubliner has had a bad run with injuries.
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The Central Bank has fined Bank of Ireland €3 million for 'significant failures'
The Central Bank found “significant failures” in some of Bank of Ireland’s controls, policies and procedures.
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Cyclist who suffered concussion in heavy crash pulled from Tour of California
The cyclist was pulled out of a race yesterday after taking a heavy fall.
# wiel of misfortune
Netherlands international loses €4m in alleged business scam
Gregory van der Wiel was approached by Ümit Akbulut after arriving in Turkey.
# spot the gap
Toothless Celtics star plans quick dental work after shipping blow to face in playoffs
Isaiah Thomas still starred as his side claimed game one against the Washington Wizards.
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AIB fined €2.3 million for breaches relating to terrorist financing and money laundering
The bank also failed to conduct required due diligence on accounts predating Ireland’s money-laundering laws.
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West Ham's Michail Antonio ruled out for the rest of the season
The winger has suffered a serious hamstring injury.
# Tall order
Draw unkind to O'Brien as he faces top seed Selby in World Championship opener
Elsewhere, Mark Allen will take on Jimmy Robertson and Ronnie O’Sullivan begins his campaign against Gary Wilson.
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Haye goes under the knife on Achilles he ruptured in Bellew bout
The 36-year-old suffered the injury in the sixth round on Saturday night.
# Out!
From All-Ireland success to injury heartbreak - Kevin Keane ruled out for 2017
The defender was stretchered off just 11 minutes into Westport’s intermediate club final win at the weekend.
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Parkour stunt goes wrong as man falls 40 feet down chimney
The free runner was stuck in the chimney for nearly two hours.
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Canada bizarrely lose Davis Cup match after player smashes the ball into umpire's face
There was an unusual end to Great Britain’s win as Denis Shapovalov defaulted.
# pricey apples
How much has Ireland's Apple tax appeal cost so far? €1.8m and counting
Michael Noonan today stepped back from claims Ireland’s tax rate was under attack.