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Dublin: 12 °C Saturday 21 April, 2018

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From TheJournal.ie Once considered a rebellion, sports clothing for women is becoming the norm in Saudi Arabia Abayas

Once considered a rebellion, sports clothing for women is becoming the norm in Saudi Arabia

But the risk of a social backlash is real in a society steeped in conservatism.

Cavs squander 17-point half-time lead to suffer defeat in game three of play-off series NBA

Cavs squander 17-point half-time lead to suffer defeat in game three of play-off series

The result gives the Indiana Pacers a 2-1 lead in the first round clash.

From TheJournal.ie As scandal engulfs Spain's parliament, the question is, does any Spanish politician actually have a REAL degree? Mastergate

As scandal engulfs Spain's parliament, the question is, does any Spanish politician actually have a REAL degree?

Politicians from across the spectrum have been outed as suffering from ‘titlitis’ in recent times – that is, an addiction to boosting their CVs with fibs.

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From TheJournal.ie North Korea leader Kim Jong Un suspending nuclear and long-range missile tests On Hold

North Korea leader Kim Jong Un suspending nuclear and long-range missile tests

North Korea carried out its sixth nuclear test last year.

Fulham end Millwall's 17-match unbeaten run to boost Premier League hopes

The Cottagers are now two points ahead of Cardiff but have played two games more.

From TheJournal.ie Teen 'cyber terrorist' who hacked CIA chief jailed for two years Crackas With Attitude

Teen 'cyber terrorist' who hacked CIA chief jailed for two years

Kane Gamble was 15 when he started carrying out the attacks from his bedroom in Leicestershire.

'It's never easy when you follow great managers at great clubs', Moyes warns

The former Man United boss knows better than most.

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Gazidis: Arsenal cannot replace Wenger - we need a new path

The Arsenal CEO held a press conference at the Emirates Stadium this evening.

'He played football that made us change the way we played against them'

Gary Neville and others in the footballing world have paid tribute to the departing Arsenal boss.

From TheJournal.ie Pictures: Disposal of massive WWII bomb causes mass evacuation in Berlin Mitte

Pictures: Disposal of massive WWII bomb causes mass evacuation in Berlin

The 500 kilo bomb was found on a construction site.

From TheJournal.ie The King of Swaziland has changed the country's name to eSwatini

The King of Swaziland has changed the country's name to eSwatini

The name Swaziland angers some citizens as it is a mix of Swazi and English.

From TheJournal.ie Brick-throwing Chinese zoo-goers kill a kangaroo and injure another Cruelty

Brick-throwing Chinese zoo-goers kill a kangaroo and injure another

The report did not mention whether anyone was punished over the matter.

From TheJournal.ie Plane with 139 people on board skids off runway causing chaos at Kathmandu airport Delays

Plane with 139 people on board skids off runway causing chaos at Kathmandu airport

Nobody was hurt in the incident but hundreds of passengers had flights cancelled.

Lance Armstrong settles $100m lawsuit with US government and former teammate

He’ll pay a $5m settlement and won’t now face Floyd Landis in court.

From TheJournal.ie Basque separatist group ETA apologises for 'pain' and 'harm' it caused Lo Siento

Basque separatist group ETA apologises for 'pain' and 'harm' it caused

The statement came just days before ETA is expected to announce its dissolution.

From TheJournal.ie Former New York mayor joins Trump's legal team Rudy Can't Fail

Former New York mayor joins Trump's legal team

The US President is facing numerous legal challenges, including an investigation into possible links between his campaign and Russia.

Thursday 19 April, 2018

From TheJournal.ie Ten-day-old baby becomes first-ever baby on the floor during a session of the US Senate Aww

Ten-day-old baby becomes first-ever baby on the floor during a session of the US Senate

Tammy Duckworth’s vote was her first appearance in the Senate since giving birth.

Chelsea keep top-four hopes alive, Southampton pick up point in relegation battle

Victor Moses’s winner moved Chelsea to within five points of Spurs.

Juanmi double blows hole in Atletico title hopes and leaves Barcelona 12 points clear

Real Socieded enjoyed a 3-0 victory over Atletico Madrid tonight.

From TheJournal.ie Jury convicts former New York nanny of murdering two children aged two and six Convicted

Jury convicts former New York nanny of murdering two children aged two and six

The 55-year-old is now likely to spend the rest of her life behind bars.

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'I couldn't deal with it anymore. I was depressed at times, I told the FA please don't pick me'

Michael Carrick says his experience at the South Africa World Cup in 2010 left a lasting negative effect on him.

From TheJournal.ie Nestle given thumbs down on Kit Kat finger shape by EU court Tough Break

Nestle given thumbs down on Kit Kat finger shape by EU court

Nestle has been locked in a decade-long battle with US rival Mondelez.

'We are all champions': Guardiola makes title-winning speech to Man City players and staff Pep In His Step This post contains videos

'We are all champions': Guardiola makes title-winning speech to Man City players and staff

The manager also posed for a photo with 81 members of staff as City begin their title celebrations.

From TheJournal.ie Volcano in southern Japan erupts for first time in 250 years Mount Io

Volcano in southern Japan erupts for first time in 250 years

The eruption occurred a few kilometres away from Shinmoedake, which featured in the 1967 James Bond film “You Only Live Twice” .

From TheJournal.ie Cuba nominates Miguel Diaz-Canel to replace Raul Castro as president End Of An Era

Cuba nominates Miguel Diaz-Canel to replace Raul Castro as president

Diaz-Canel will become Cuba’s first leader in 60 years who is not named Castro.

VAR replay clips to be shown on big screens at World Cup in Russia

The technology will help fans understand why a decision is being made.

'Top performance' - Mourinho backs Pogba after Paul Scholes' criticism

Former United star Scholes branded the Frenchman ‘disrespectful’.

LeBron James' sizzling start helps Cavs even series and the rest of the NBA playoff action Magic This post contains videos

LeBron James' sizzling start helps Cavs even series and the rest of the NBA playoff action

The Houston Rockets also crushed the Minnesota Timberwolves.

From TheJournal.ie Ex-Playboy model now free to go public over alleged affair with Donald Trump Not Stormy Daniels

Ex-Playboy model now free to go public over alleged affair with Donald Trump

Karen McDougal had been locked in a legal battle over her plans to go public.

Wednesday 18 April, 2018

Ronaldo saves Real from home defeat against Bilbao CR7

Ronaldo saves Real from home defeat against Bilbao

After a decidedly cold display, Zizou’s side will hope to blow hot when the Champions League semi-finals come around next Tuesday.

Lukaku springs off the bench to seal win for much-changed Manchester United in Bournemouth

Jose Mourinho held many big names in reserve ahead of the weekend FA Cup clash with Spurs.

Shark fears cancel elite surf competition in Australia

The contest was briefly suspended on Monday morning after a local surfer suffered leg injuries.

Pogba starts amid talk of potential United exit

Jose Mourinho had vowed to drop several of his under-performing stars in the aftermath of Sunday’s shock 1-0 defeat.

Canelo Alvarez banned for six months over failed drug test

He has blamed the test failure on eating contaminated meat in his native Mexico.

Lallana heads to South Africa to save World Cup dream - reports

The 29-year-old has made just three starts and 10 substitute appearances in an injury-ravaged season.

'I know what I heard' - Bong hits back at Jay Rodriguez criticism as race row rumbles on

West Brom forward Rodriguez was found not guilty of racially abusing the Brighton defender.

South African given 4-year ban as English rugby sees first doping fail since 2011

20-year-old Yorkshire Carnegie flanker Brandon Staples tested positive for three banned substances.

Fifa plans to scrap the Confederations Cup and replace it with a bigger Club World Cup

The expanded competition will take place every four years instead of the current World Cup warm-up tournament.

From TheJournal.ie 'A good relationship was formed': Trump confirms CIA chief met Kim Jong Un in North Korea Secret Meetings

'A good relationship was formed': Trump confirms CIA chief met Kim Jong Un in North Korea

The confirmation came after the Washington Post reported that Mike Pompeo made the trip in early April.

From TheJournal.ie At least 21 dead as truck crashes on way to wedding in India Madhya Pradesh

At least 21 dead as truck crashes on way to wedding in India

At least 14 people are being treated for injuries.

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