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# sensational - Today’s News

Health authorities accused of poor communication as more than half of pregnant women forgo vaccine
# Covid-19
# Covid-19

Health authorities accused of poor communication as more than half of pregnant women forgo vaccine

1 hour ago 2,210 Views 3 Comments
  • 92% of pregnant women in intensive care with Covid-19 are not vaccinated.
  • Vaccination rates have remained lower than expected, at between 25-40%.
  • Midwives say the HSE has given them very little instruction on how to handle vaccine-hesitant women, writes Céimin Burke.

# sensational - Yesterday’s News

Ole Gunnar Solskjaer takes Man Utd training amid exit talk
# Pressure
From The42
# Pressure

Ole Gunnar Solskjaer takes Man Utd training amid exit talk

Updated 2 hours ago 4,425 Views 8 Comments

The Norwegian is expected to be in charge for Saturday’s Premier League trip to Tottenham.

Sudanese prime minister released as protesters face tear gas
# Military Takeover
# Military Takeover

Sudanese prime minister released as protesters face tear gas

Updated 3 hours ago 8,804 Views 4 Comments

The military takeover has been widely denounced.

Vera Pauw: 'It gives us such a boost that we can get out of this group'
# Fight To The Finnish
From The42
# Fight To The Finnish

Vera Pauw: 'It gives us such a boost that we can get out of this group'

Updated 3 hours ago 7,099 Views 6 Comments

The Ireland boss says that lessons learned in defeats to higher-ranked sides were key to tonight’s win over Finland.

TikTok, YouTube and Snapchat defend apps impact on kids at US hearing
# Social Media
# Social Media

TikTok, YouTube and Snapchat defend apps impact on kids at US hearing

3 hours ago 4,125 Views 22 Comments

TikTok and Snapcaht reps argued they are built to protect against the mental health and safety risks present on social media.

Giroud fires underwhelming Milan top of Serie A
# Italian Wrap
From The42
# Italian Wrap

Giroud fires underwhelming Milan top of Serie A

3 hours ago 2,436 Views 2 Comments

Elsewhere, a contentious red card for Ethan Ampadu stirred controversy.

Ireland U21 midfielder Smallbone makes first-team return after nearly a year out on bittersweet night
# Comeback
From The42
# Comeback

Ireland U21 midfielder Smallbone makes first-team return after nearly a year out on bittersweet night

4 hours ago 3,286 Views 0 Comments

The youngster came off the bench but missed in the shootout during Southampton’s League Cup clash with Chelsea.

Calum Chambers makes instant impact as Arsenal brush aside Leeds
# Carabao Cup
From The42
# Carabao Cup

Calum Chambers makes instant impact as Arsenal brush aside Leeds

4 hours ago 2,684 Views 0 Comments

Former Leeds loanee Eddie Nketiah was also on target.

US criticises Israeli settlements on Palestinian land
# West Bank
# West Bank

US criticises Israeli settlements on Palestinian land

4 hours ago 9,844 Views 17 Comments

The criticism by President Joe Biden’s administration was some of the strongest in years on Israel.

Koeman says Barcelona fans abusing him lack 'morals and values'
# Unacceptable
From The42
# Unacceptable

Koeman says Barcelona fans abusing him lack 'morals and values'

4 hours ago 1,602 Views 0 Comments

The Dutchman was obstructed by a group of supporters as he tried to leave the stadium.

# sensational - Tuesday 3 August, 2021

Warholm storms to world record in hurdles epic, Mihambo takes long jump gold
# Sensational
From The42
# Sensational

Warholm storms to world record in hurdles epic, Mihambo takes long jump gold

Aug 3rd 2021, 5:11 AM 7,952 Views 4 Comments

The 25-year-old recorded an incredible time of 45.94 seconds.

# sensational - Wednesday 31 March, 2021

Germany stunned at home by North Macedonia in first World Cup qualifying loss since 2001
# Goran Ya Good Things
From The42
# Goran Ya Good Things

Germany stunned at home by North Macedonia in first World Cup qualifying loss since 2001

Mar 31st 2021, 10:14 PM 54,540 Views 54 Comments

Eljif Elmas struck five minutes from time to secure a major upset in Duisburg.

# sensational - Wednesday 9 October, 2019

Bogeywoman awaits again as Broadhurst and Desmond power on to medal fights at Worlds
# Sensational
From The42
# Sensational

Bogeywoman awaits again as Broadhurst and Desmond power on to medal fights at Worlds

Oct 9th 2019, 1:56 PM 1,917 Views 0 Comments

The Dundalk and Cork women were in sensational form in Ulan-Ude.

# sensational - Wednesday 28 August, 2019

Tears of joy for Broadhurst as she ousts former world champ to seal breakthrough European medal
# Sensational
From The42
# Sensational

Tears of joy for Broadhurst as she ousts former world champ to seal breakthrough European medal

Updated Aug 28th 2019, 4:50 PM 4,967 Views 0 Comments

Amy Broadhurst has earned her spot in the 60kg semi-finals in Madrid, while team-mate Christina Desmond bowed out despite an excellent effort.

# sensational - Sunday 25 August, 2019

Stokes stars as England beat Australia by one wicket to win third Test and keep Ashes alive
# Sensational
From The42
# Sensational

Stokes stars as England beat Australia by one wicket to win third Test and keep Ashes alive

Aug 25th 2019, 5:05 PM 7,010 Views 17 Comments

England required perfection to keep their series afloat and got just that courtesy of the 28-year-old’s performance.

# sensational - Tuesday 18 December, 2018

Bundesliga leaders Dortmund fall to sensational loss against relegation candidates
# Unbelievable Scenes
From The42
# Unbelievable Scenes

Bundesliga leaders Dortmund fall to sensational loss against relegation candidates

Dec 18th 2018, 10:26 PM 7,879 Views 0 Comments

Fortuna Duesseldorf prevailed thanks to a breathtaking goal from Jean Zimmer.

# sensational - Tuesday 26 June, 2018

There was an unbelievable goal-saving block at MacHale Park over the weekend
# Sensational
From The42
# Sensational

There was an unbelievable goal-saving block at MacHale Park over the weekend

Jun 26th 2018, 1:39 PM 6,729 Views 8 Comments

Mayo defender Rachel Kearns produced a perfectly-timed challenge in Sunday’s Connacht SFC final.

# sensational - Wednesday 6 September, 2017

Sensational Venus Williams becomes oldest US Open semi-finalist in history
# Resilience
From The42
# Resilience

Sensational Venus Williams becomes oldest US Open semi-finalist in history

Sep 6th 2017, 11:49 AM 3,668 Views 0 Comments

The 37-year-old defeated two-time Wimbledon champion Petra Kvitova 6-3, 3-6, 7-6 (7/2).

# sensational - Thursday 27 April, 2017

'It's there, it's close, it's very close... what a shot this is!' - Ken Doherty
# Sensational
From The42
# Sensational

'It's there, it's close, it's very close... what a shot this is!' - Ken Doherty

Apr 27th 2017, 10:25 PM 14,404 Views 3 Comments

Mark Selby hit the ‘mother of all doubles’ in tonight’s semi-final with Ding Junhui at the Crucible.

# sensational - Wednesday 12 April, 2017

The most acrobatic goal ever? The United Soccer League threw up a cracker last night
# Woah
From The42
# Woah

The most acrobatic goal ever? The United Soccer League threw up a cracker last night

Apr 12th 2017, 1:29 PM 8,919 Views 19 Comments

Woah! A flip throw-in AND a bicycle kick goal.

# sensational - Thursday 23 February, 2017

All Blacks teen sensation Rieko Ioane racks up a hat-trick in thrilling Super Rugby opener
# Bright Future
From The42
# Bright Future

All Blacks teen sensation Rieko Ioane racks up a hat-trick in thrilling Super Rugby opener

Feb 23rd 2017, 11:40 AM 8,647 Views 5 Comments

The 19-year-old centre ran riot as the Blues thrashed the Rebels in Melbourne.

# sensational - Sunday 13 November, 2016

Alex Noren turns six-shot deficit into six-shot victory at lucrative Nedbank Challenge
# Sensational
From The42
# Sensational

Alex Noren turns six-shot deficit into six-shot victory at lucrative Nedbank Challenge

Nov 13th 2016, 3:45 PM 3,298 Views 0 Comments

The Swedish golfer secured his fourth European Tour title of a sensational season.

# sensational - Sunday 6 November, 2016

17-year-old Kiernan stars as sensational Shels claim FAI Cup glory
# Winning
From The42
# Winning

17-year-old Kiernan stars as sensational Shels claim FAI Cup glory

Nov 6th 2016, 2:17 PM 6,224 Views 2 Comments

Mark Leavy’s side gained revenge after they were beaten by Wexford Youths in last year’s final.

# sensational - Saturday 28 May, 2016

Niyi Adeolokun's sensational try one of the highlights of Connacht's memorable Pro12 win
# Connacht Abu
From The42
# Connacht Abu

Niyi Adeolokun's sensational try one of the highlights of Connacht's memorable Pro12 win

May 28th 2016, 6:37 PM 12,834 Views 15 Comments

An incredible piece of individual skill.

# sensational - Saturday 21 May, 2016

Connacht's sensational fairytale continues as they secure Pro12 final spot
# Sensational
From The42
# Sensational

Connacht's sensational fairytale continues as they secure Pro12 final spot

May 21st 2016, 8:38 PM 44,325 Views 102 Comments

Pat Lam’s men were utterly deserved winners over Glasgow in Galway.

# sensational - Sunday 31 May, 2015

Brisbane Broncos go coast-to-coast for thrilling rugby league try
# Team Score
From The42
# Team Score

Brisbane Broncos go coast-to-coast for thrilling rugby league try

May 31st 2015, 9:39 AM 5,005 Views 4 Comments

There was a classic team try in the NRL this weekend.

# sensational - Saturday 9 May, 2015

Barcelona's Pedro shows it's not all about MSN with terrific over-head kick
# Sensational
From The42
# Sensational

Barcelona's Pedro shows it's not all about MSN with terrific over-head kick

May 9th 2015, 7:00 PM 7,500 Views 5 Comments

Neymar had opened the scoring for Barca, who defeated David Moyes’ Real Sociedad 2-0.

# sensational - Sunday 28 December, 2014

Those boys can play! The best southern hemisphere tries of 2014
# Try Time
From The42
# Try Time

Those boys can play! The best southern hemisphere tries of 2014

Dec 28th 2014, 4:00 PM 4,008 Views 3 Comments

From Francois Hougaard to Beauden Barrett, we take you on a try-scoring odyssey.

# sensational - Friday 28 December, 2012

VIDEO: Was this the most improbable sporting moment of 2012?
# Sensational
From The42
# Sensational

VIDEO: Was this the most improbable sporting moment of 2012?

Dec 28th 2012, 3:35 PM 2,030 Views 0 Comments

It’s Michael Phelps, but not as you know him.