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#The Great Escape

# the-great-escape - Monday 12 April, 2021

Callum Robinson scores as West Brom boost slender survival hopes and Everton frustrated by Brighton
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Callum Robinson scores as West Brom boost slender survival hopes and Everton frustrated by Brighton

Updated Apr 12th 2021, 10:28 PM 9,805 Views 6 Comments

Albion are eight points from Premier League safety with seven games left.

# the-great-escape - Thursday 28 May, 2020

A crack den, 14 foster homes, and a friendship with the world's best that began with a sick bucket
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From The42
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A crack den, 14 foster homes, and a friendship with the world's best that began with a sick bucket

May 28th 2020, 3:14 PM 30,078 Views 6 Comments

‘There’d be people downstairs smoking crack or heroin, so it was more, ‘I do not want that.’’

# the-great-escape - Wednesday 27 March, 2019

British fugitive apprehended after attempting to flee Australia on a jet ski
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# The Great Escape

British fugitive apprehended after attempting to flee Australia on a jet ski

Mar 27th 2019, 9:07 AM 25,725 Views 16 Comments

Australian police said the man was possibly armed with a crossbow.

# the-great-escape - Thursday 23 August, 2018

'Nobody would have been safe to watch it with me': Power relieved to retain Tour card
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'Nobody would have been safe to watch it with me': Power relieved to retain Tour card

Aug 23rd 2018, 11:49 AM 4,749 Views 2 Comments

The Waterford golfer faced an agonising wait on Sunday as his fate lay in the hands of Sergio Garcia.

# the-great-escape - Wednesday 19 April, 2017

Fire crews free boy after he got his hand trapped inside a cinema seat
# Derry
# Derry

Fire crews free boy after he got his hand trapped inside a cinema seat

Apr 19th 2017, 5:48 PM 20,151 Views 18 Comments

The boy had been going to see the new Smurfs film with his family.

# the-great-escape - Monday 17 October, 2016

Two women make daring getaway after Steve McQueen poster is stolen from Belfast pub
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Two women make daring getaway after Steve McQueen poster is stolen from Belfast pub

Oct 17th 2016, 9:54 AM 18,726 Views 22 Comments

One of the women was seen to use a cane or a walking aid.

# the-great-escape - Tuesday 31 May, 2016

Mexican footballer beat his kidnapper up in order to free himself
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# The Great Escape

Mexican footballer beat his kidnapper up in order to free himself

May 31st 2016, 8:22 AM 24,922 Views 20 Comments

He threatened and beat his captor while on the phone, demanding to be told where they were.

# the-great-escape - Saturday 16 April, 2016

Rafa Benitez receives the perfect birthday present as Newcastle give themselves a lifeline
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From The42
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Rafa Benitez receives the perfect birthday present as Newcastle give themselves a lifeline

Apr 16th 2016, 5:30 PM 5,509 Views 2 Comments

The Magpies ended a seven-game winless run with an invaluable win over Swansea.

# the-great-escape - Friday 9 October, 2015

Limerick win again to keep survival hopes alive and kicking
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From The42
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Limerick win again to keep survival hopes alive and kicking

Oct 9th 2015, 10:03 PM 5,221 Views 1 Comment

Limerick’s fight continues as they win again

# the-great-escape - Tuesday 8 September, 2015

Two boys used spades to 'tunnel their way out of playschool'
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# The Great Escape

Two boys used spades to 'tunnel their way out of playschool'

Sep 8th 2015, 8:49 PM 47,519 Views 23 Comments

Rather than lie low, they then they tried to buy a car.

# the-great-escape - Friday 14 August, 2015

Limerick make it three wins in a row with Munster derby upset of Cork
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From The42
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Limerick make it three wins in a row with Munster derby upset of Cork

Aug 14th 2015, 10:03 PM 5,924 Views 18 Comments

There was a big upset at Turner’s Cross this evening.

# the-great-escape - Tuesday 3 March, 2015

Injury-time penalty hands Sherwood first league win to lift Villa out of drop zone
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From The42
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Injury-time penalty hands Sherwood first league win to lift Villa out of drop zone

Mar 3rd 2015, 10:10 PM 5,807 Views 12 Comments

Elsewhere, Southampton climbed above Liverpool with a 1-0 victory over Crystal Palace.

# the-great-escape - Sunday 20 July, 2014

Legendary actor James Garner of 'The Great Escape' and 'The Notebook' dies aged 86
# RIP
# RIP

Legendary actor James Garner of 'The Great Escape' and 'The Notebook' dies aged 86

Jul 20th 2014, 9:12 AM 18,473 Views 38 Comments

He appeared in films over seven decades but is perhaps best known for TV roles in Maverick and the Rockford Files.

# the-great-escape - Tuesday 26 November, 2013

A wolf has escaped from a zoo in Essex
# Prison Break
# Prison Break

A wolf has escaped from a zoo in Essex

Nov 26th 2013, 4:01 PM 11,066 Views 46 Comments

Uh oh.

# the-great-escape - Tuesday 19 March, 2013

Pair in helicopter jailbreak captured following car chase and shootout
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Pair in helicopter jailbreak captured following car chase and shootout

Mar 19th 2013, 2:00 PM 8,460 Views 13 Comments

The elaborate escape took place in Montreal on Sunday, when the two men escaped from the jail while dangling from a hijacked helicopter.

# the-great-escape - Thursday 4 October, 2012

Iggy What? Lizard found in Kildare garden
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From The Daily Edge
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Iggy What? Lizard found in Kildare garden

Oct 4th 2012, 6:19 PM 10,156 Views 10 Comments

The ISPCA rescued Iggy after he was discovered among the flowerbeds in Kilcock.

# the-great-escape - Sunday 13 May, 2012

The Great Escape: Six teams to beat the drop on the final day
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From The42
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The Great Escape: Six teams to beat the drop on the final day

May 13th 2012, 8:05 AM 337 Views 2 Comments

It’s come down to QPR and Bolton. Who do you fancy to stay up?

# the-great-escape - Sunday 6 May, 2012

Have you seen this tortoise? 100-year-old pet makes quick getaway in Dublin
# Great Escape
# Great Escape

Have you seen this tortoise? 100-year-old pet makes quick getaway in Dublin

May 6th 2012, 2:54 PM 7,666 Views 23 Comments

Florentine the tortoise’s escape has been trending on Twitter in Dublin this afternoon after his unexpected getaway.

# the-great-escape - Tuesday 26 July, 2011

Chilean copper miners' drama set for silver screen
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From The Daily Edge
# Chilean Miners

Chilean copper miners' drama set for silver screen

Jul 26th 2011, 11:03 AM 207 Views 1 Comment

The story of the 33 Chilean miners trapped for ten weeks last year is to be made into a major Hollywood movie.

# the-great-escape - Friday 15 October, 2010

10 more Chilean miners set to leave hospital
# Chile
# Chile

10 more Chilean miners set to leave hospital

Oct 15th 2010, 5:32 PM 104 Views 0 Comments

The 33 men are believed to have made a pact to divide earnings generated by media appearances and interviews.

# the-great-escape - Thursday 14 October, 2010

In pictures: the Chilean rescue, as it unfolded
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In pictures: the Chilean rescue, as it unfolded

Oct 14th 2010, 4:09 PM 450 Views 0 Comments

The world feared they were dead – and will never forget how they lived. Relive the rescue in pictures.

Timeline of a truly great escape
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# The Great Escape

Timeline of a truly great escape

Oct 14th 2010, 9:14 AM 925 Views 2 Comments

One by one, the stepped into the light. A minute-by-minute account of the how the rescue unfolded.

Seeing the light: 33 miners freed after ten-week torture
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Seeing the light: 33 miners freed after ten-week torture

Oct 14th 2010, 8:13 AM 292 Views 0 Comments

They scheduled 48 hours: it took only 25 to release the 33 miners and the six rescuers who went to help them.