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#Pirates

# pirates - Thursday 28 October, 2021

Bristol Rovers boss Joey Barton apologises for making controversial holocaust remark
# League Two
From The42
# League Two

Bristol Rovers boss Joey Barton apologises for making controversial holocaust remark

Oct 28th 2021, 3:35 PM 8,834 Views 11 Comments

‘Clearly no offence was meant, but some people have rightly pointed out to me the use of the analogy was not correct,’ said the former Man City and Newcastle United midfielder.

# pirates - Monday 4 November, 2019

Nine sailors abducted by suspected pirates off African coast
# Benin
# Benin

Nine sailors abducted by suspected pirates off African coast

Nov 4th 2019, 7:59 AM 16,398 Views 11 Comments

The Gulf of Guinea has become one of the most dangerous maritime regions in the world.

# pirates - Tuesday 29 November, 2016

The EU is continuing its war with Somali pirates
# Piracy
# Piracy

The EU is continuing its war with Somali pirates

Nov 29th 2016, 6:12 AM 6,876 Views 10 Comments

That is despite attacks essentially stopping in recent years.

# pirates - Monday 24 October, 2016

Sailors held hostage for nearly five years 'ate rats' to survive
# Somali Pirates
# Somali Pirates

Sailors held hostage for nearly five years 'ate rats' to survive

Oct 24th 2016, 1:01 PM 27,038 Views 13 Comments

The men – from China, Indonesia, the Philippines, Cambodia and Taiwan – were captured by Somali pirates in 2012.

# pirates - Friday 30 October, 2015

Microsoft is giving Windows 10 pirates an easier way to go official
# Experiment
# Experiment

Microsoft is giving Windows 10 pirates an easier way to go official

Oct 30th 2015, 9:10 AM 12,201 Views 14 Comments

It’s offering a one-click purchase option to US users that pirated Windows 10, and will expand it to other countries if successful.

# pirates - Tuesday 13 October, 2015

MATHS WEEK: See how you do with Tuesday's pirate puzzle
# One Two Three
# One Two Three

MATHS WEEK: See how you do with Tuesday's pirate puzzle

Oct 13th 2015, 12:04 PM 12,935 Views 15 Comments

Can you figure this one out?

# pirates - Thursday 4 June, 2015

A dead sound Pirates fan threw his ball to a girl and her reaction would melt a heart of stone
# Hero
From The42
# Hero

A dead sound Pirates fan threw his ball to a girl and her reaction would melt a heart of stone

Jun 4th 2015, 10:39 AM 10,816 Views 5 Comments

Shock as baseball fan does the decent thing.

# pirates - Sunday 1 February, 2015

Norwegian people aren't pirating music any more - here's why
# Revenue Streams
# Revenue Streams

Norwegian people aren't pirating music any more - here's why

Feb 1st 2015, 10:15 AM 22,861 Views 41 Comments

The answer is pretty simple, it seems.

# pirates - Sunday 26 October, 2014

The day a radio contest literally melted-down Dublin's phone network
# In 1984
# In 1984

The day a radio contest literally melted-down Dublin's phone network

Oct 26th 2014, 9:03 PM 52,241 Views 34 Comments

Yes. LITERALLY.

# pirates - Saturday 18 January, 2014

Pirates, the CRC, and porn: The week in numbers
# Prime Numbers
# Prime Numbers

Pirates, the CRC, and porn: The week in numbers

Jan 18th 2014, 7:30 PM 15,198 Views 16 Comments

Plus: How many Irish people used Swiss euthanasia clinic Dignitas last year?

# pirates - Wednesday 15 January, 2014

Clampdown on Somali pirates leads to 40 per cent drop in incidents worldwide
# Shipping
# Shipping

Clampdown on Somali pirates leads to 40 per cent drop in incidents worldwide

Jan 15th 2014, 7:45 PM 9,954 Views 23 Comments

15 incidents were attributed to Somali pirates last year — down from 237 in 2011.

# pirates - Sunday 15 December, 2013

Somali piracy is down 90 per cent from last year
# High Seas
# High Seas

Somali piracy is down 90 per cent from last year

Dec 15th 2013, 5:00 PM 13,703 Views 19 Comments

New security measures take effect – but there are still “suspicious approaches” to ships.

# pirates - Tuesday 29 October, 2013

Britney Spears' music is being used to scare away Somali pirates
# It's Britney Pirates
From The Daily Edge
# It's Britney Pirates

Britney Spears' music is being used to scare away Somali pirates

Oct 29th 2013, 2:06 PM 1,821 Views 2 Comments

Apparently they really can’t stand her.

# pirates - Thursday 24 October, 2013

Two Americans kidnapped by pirates off Nigerian coast
# Pirates
# Pirates

Two Americans kidnapped by pirates off Nigerian coast

Oct 24th 2013, 9:37 PM 11,086 Views 26 Comments

The US Navy and the Marine Corps had not yet received orders to intervene.

# pirates - Friday 9 August, 2013

Game of Thrones makers think illegal downloading is "better than an Emmy"
# My Dragons
From The Daily Edge
# My Dragons

Game of Thrones makers think illegal downloading is "better than an Emmy"

Aug 9th 2013, 4:22 PM 2,190 Views 3 Comments

Land of torrents and files.

# pirates - Thursday 16 May, 2013

Four LulzSec hackers sentenced to jail for "cowardly and vindictive" attacks
# Hacktivists
# Hacktivists

Four LulzSec hackers sentenced to jail for "cowardly and vindictive" attacks

May 16th 2013, 8:57 PM 12,265 Views 84 Comments

“You cared nothing for the privacy of others but did everything you could through your computer activities to hide your own identities while seeking publicity,” a judge told the four men.

# pirates - Friday 3 May, 2013

Women 'embarrassed' after dressing as pirates to meet former Somali hostage
# Aaaargh
From The Daily Edge
# Aaaargh

Women 'embarrassed' after dressing as pirates to meet former Somali hostage

May 3rd 2013, 10:52 AM 20,559 Views 27 Comments

“There he was delivering this harrowing story about how he was held hostage and feared for his life, and we were all sitting there dressed as Captain Hook.”

# pirates - Wednesday 19 September, 2012

7 ways to celebrate International Talk Like A Pirate Day
# Arrr
From The Daily Edge
# Arrr

7 ways to celebrate International Talk Like A Pirate Day

Sep 19th 2012, 11:56 AM 3,513 Views 10 Comments

Arrr! It’s today, me hearties.

# pirates - Tuesday 15 May, 2012

EU carries out air strikes on Somali pirates
# Piracy
# Piracy

EU carries out air strikes on Somali pirates

May 15th 2012, 10:14 AM 3,521 Views 24 Comments

Attack helicopters took part in the attacks early this morning along the coastline of Somalia.

# pirates - Thursday 22 March, 2012

Kidnapped British woman freed by Somali pirates
# Free
# Free

Kidnapped British woman freed by Somali pirates

Mar 22nd 2012, 2:31 PM 2,632 Views 7 Comments

Judith Tebbutt and her husband David were kidnapped in September. David was killed during the attack – a fact Judith, who spent six months in captivity, did not find out until weeks after.

# pirates - Friday 2 March, 2012

In pictures: Passengers finally escape crippled Costa Allegra
# Cruise Ship Fire
# Cruise Ship Fire

In pictures: Passengers finally escape crippled Costa Allegra

Mar 2nd 2012, 11:02 AM 3,014 Views 6 Comments

So, er, where’s my suitcase?

# pirates - Wednesday 29 February, 2012

Two hostages dead after pirates hijack ship off Somali coast
# Somali Pirates
# Somali Pirates

Two hostages dead after pirates hijack ship off Somali coast

Feb 29th 2012, 10:10 AM 1,597 Views 0 Comments

The Danish warship had been following the hijacked vessel for several days before attempting to board it.

# pirates - Saturday 7 January, 2012

Iran welcomes US rescue of sailors from pirates
# Pirates
# Pirates

Iran welcomes US rescue of sailors from pirates

Jan 7th 2012, 5:09 PM 3,801 Views 17 Comments

Iran’s government has called the US Navy’s rescue of 13 Iranian fishermen held by pirates “a positive humanitarian gesture” – but some of the country’s media outlets see things differently.

# pirates - Thursday 29 December, 2011

The Daily Fix: Thursday
# Daily Fix
# Daily Fix

The Daily Fix: Thursday

Dec 29th 2011, 7:57 PM 5,419 Views 0 Comments

In tonight’s fix: Irish people’s biggest worry for 2012, a rise in the number of tourists visiting Ireland (finally!) – and time travel exists. Kind of.

Armed ship called in to protect Volvo Ocean Race from pirates
# Volvo Ocean Race
From The42
# Volvo Ocean Race

Armed ship called in to protect Volvo Ocean Race from pirates

Dec 29th 2011, 4:44 PM 3,642 Views 8 Comments

Director Jack Lloyd declares the race’s anti-piracy plan a success following delicate eight-hour operation.

# pirates - Wednesday 19 October, 2011

Frenchwoman abducted in Kenya dies weeks after kidnapping
# Hostage
# Hostage

Frenchwoman abducted in Kenya dies weeks after kidnapping

Oct 19th 2011, 11:32 AM 658 Views 2 Comments

The 66-year-old woman was taken from her rented house on a Kenyan island earlier this month by suspected Somali militants.

# pirates - Wednesday 12 October, 2011

The Daily Fix: Wednesday
# Daily Fix
# Daily Fix

The Daily Fix: Wednesday

Oct 12th 2011, 7:51 PM 1,467 Views 3 Comments

In tonight’s Fix: The latest in the Áras race; sparks fly between RTÉ and TV3; and can we tell what babies are thinking?

# pirates - Monday 10 October, 2011

Pirates attack Italian ship near Somalian coast
# Pirates
# Pirates

Pirates attack Italian ship near Somalian coast

Oct 10th 2011, 9:35 PM 377 Views 23 Comments

Some 23 crew members were aboard the vessel, which was reportedly attacked by five armed men.

# pirates - Tuesday 4 October, 2011

Somali pirates receive life in jail for fatal hijacking
# Pirates
# Pirates

Somali pirates receive life in jail for fatal hijacking

Oct 4th 2011, 2:21 PM 335 Views 3 Comments

Four American citizens were killed earlier this year after their yacht was hijacked by Somali pirates off the coast of Oman.

# pirates - Sunday 2 October, 2011

The Daily Fix: Sunday
# Daily Fix
# Daily Fix

The Daily Fix: Sunday

Oct 2nd 2011, 7:56 PM 1,672 Views 4 Comments

In this evening’s fix: the latest from the presidential campaign trail and the Sinn Féin/Fine Gael war of words, 700 arrested in New York, and an early Halloween fright…

Suspected pirates take Frenchwoman from Kenya to Somalia
# Kidnapped
# Kidnapped

Suspected pirates take Frenchwoman from Kenya to Somalia

Oct 2nd 2011, 1:55 PM 474 Views 0 Comments

Kenyan and French authorities are working to free Marie Dedieu from her captors in Somalia. She was abducted amid a shoot-out on the sea yesterday.

# pirates - Saturday 1 October, 2011

Pirates kidnap elderly Frenchwoman from Kenyan resort
# Pirates
# Pirates

Pirates kidnap elderly Frenchwoman from Kenyan resort

Oct 1st 2011, 10:53 AM 467 Views 0 Comments

The woman, who uses a wheelchair to get around, was taken from her home on Manda Island this morning.

# pirates - Wednesday 7 September, 2011

Danish family kidnapped over six months ago released by Somali pirates
# Pirates
# Pirates

Danish family kidnapped over six months ago released by Somali pirates

Sep 7th 2011, 1:23 PM 2,517 Views 2 Comments

The family, including three teenagers, and two crew members were kidnapped by pirates as they sailed in the Indian Ocean – a piracy hotspot.

# pirates - Friday 24 June, 2011

The week in photos
# Week In Photos
# Week In Photos

The week in photos

Jun 24th 2011, 7:02 PM 728 Views 3 Comments

This is the week that was, in pictures.

# pirates - Saturday 28 May, 2011

Blackbeard's anchor recovered off coast of North Carolina
# Blackbeard
From The Daily Edge
# Blackbeard

Blackbeard's anchor recovered off coast of North Carolina

May 28th 2011, 1:04 PM 1,001 Views 0 Comments

The anchor of the Queen Anne’s Revenge – weighting well over a tonne and measuring 11 feet long – is salvaged.

# pirates - Friday 15 April, 2011

Somali pirates take multi-million dollar ransom - but keep hostages
Live Apr 15th 2011, 6:44 PM

Somali pirates take multi-million dollar ransom - but keep hostages

# pirates - Monday 14 March, 2011

Indian navy captures 61 pirates in Arabian Sea
# Pirates
# Pirates

Indian navy captures 61 pirates in Arabian Sea

Mar 14th 2011, 1:19 PM 560 Views 0 Comments

A hijacked fishing boat from Mozambique is reclaimed after Indian ships exchange gunfire, a military statement says.

# pirates - Tuesday 1 March, 2011

Danish family and crew snatched by Somali pirates in the Indian Ocean
# Pirates
# Pirates

Danish family and crew snatched by Somali pirates in the Indian Ocean

Mar 1st 2011, 9:40 AM 2,041 Views 0 Comments

The incident happened last week but the Danish government has only announced it now as they attempt to rescue the captured family and their crew.

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