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Yesterday’s News

From TheJournal.ie Microsoft co-founder Paul Allen dies of cancer aged 65 RIP

Microsoft co-founder Paul Allen dies of cancer aged 65

The billionaire founded the software giant with Bill Gates in the 1970s.

Sterling bags a double as England blow Spain away with sublime Nations League win

A double from the Manchester City winger helped England to an impressive 3-2 win against Luis Enrique’s side.

FA condemn England fans after clashes with Spanish police in Seville Bad Behaviour This post contains videos

FA condemn England fans after clashes with Spanish police in Seville

The countries play in the Uefa Nations League tonight.

From TheJournal.ie Hostage-taker detained after commandos storm German rail station Cologne

Hostage-taker detained after commandos storm German rail station

A man who took a woman hostage has been subdued and detained, police say.

From TheJournal.ie Rough sleeping banned in Hungary as new homelessness law comes into force Banned

Rough sleeping banned in Hungary as new homelessness law comes into force

A constitutional amendment approved by the parliament in June banned “habitual residence in a public space”.

From TheJournal.ie 11 injured in southern Germany as train hits trailer truck Sipplingen

11 injured in southern Germany as train hits trailer truck

The collision happened at a railway crossing in Sipplingen, a village by Lake Constance.

From TheJournal.ie Taoiseach warns Brexit negotiations could stretch into December Brexit

Taoiseach warns Brexit negotiations could stretch into December

The Tániaste said a time limit on the backstop is not a runner.

From TheJournal.ie Death toll in French floods rises to 13 after several months' worth of rain falls in hours Aude

Death toll in French floods rises to 13 after several months' worth of rain falls in hours

Some of the dead appeared to have been swept away by floodwaters.

'I'm not even a professional footballer yet': Bolt asks why he is being drug tested

Bolt is currently on trial with the Central Coast Mariners in Australia’s A-League.

From TheJournal.ie Hillary Clinton says Bill's affair with Monica Lewinsky was not an abuse of power because 'she was an adult' Me Too This post contains videos

Hillary Clinton says Bill's affair with Monica Lewinsky was not an abuse of power because 'she was an adult'

Bill Clinton has also been forced to defend his behaviour in recent months.

'I think the victory certainly hurt me much more psychologically than my injury'

France defender Laurent Koscielny has confirmed his international career is over.

Sunday 14 October, 2018

Mum's the word as gloves hand Pepperell British Masters title

The English star survived torrential rain to triumph.

Last-gasp goal saves Italy, gives Mancini first competitive win Relief This post contains videos

Last-gasp goal saves Italy, gives Mancini first competitive win

The result keeps the Azzurri’s Nations League hopes alive.

Seattle Seahawks soar at jam-packed Wembley Stadium

Quarterback Russell Wilson threw for three touchdowns in the victory, coach Pete Carroll’s franchise record 91st at the helm.

From TheJournal.ie Kidnapped, robbed and killed - but Matthew Shepard is to finally be laid to rest after 20 years Homophobia

Kidnapped, robbed and killed - but Matthew Shepard is to finally be laid to rest after 20 years

He will be interred in the Washington National Cathedral.

Wolves star on target as Ronaldo-less Portugal too good for Scotland Outclassed This post contains videos

Wolves star on target as Ronaldo-less Portugal too good for Scotland

Hélder Costa, Macedo Lopes and Tué Na Bangna got the goals for the visitors.

From TheJournal.ie Polarising presidential candidates seek broader appeal ahead of Brazil's run-off election Bolsonaro V Haddad

Polarising presidential candidates seek broader appeal ahead of Brazil's run-off election

The two remaining candidates launched rejigged campaigns this week.

From TheJournal.ie President Higgins leads Ireland's tributes as Archbishop Oscar Romero becomes a saint Canonised This post contains videos

President Higgins leads Ireland's tributes as Archbishop Oscar Romero becomes a saint

Higgins also visited the tomb of murdered Catholic archbishop while in El Salvador.

From TheJournal.ie 22 killed after vehicle carrying migrants plunges into river bed from highway in Turkey Migrant Crisis

22 killed after vehicle carrying migrants plunges into river bed from highway in Turkey

The nationality of the migrants was not clear, although children are known to be among the dead.

From TheJournal.ie 'The outcome may have been death': Three people injured in rare kangaroo attack in Australia Crikey

'The outcome may have been death': Three people injured in rare kangaroo attack in Australia

The animals, particularly large males, are known to attack and can be vicious, but such incidents are not common.

Man City deny reports that they made £1m/week bid to sign Lionel Messi

Spanish newspaper Mundo Deportivo say City were willing to triple Messi’s Barca salary.

From TheJournal.ie Nine climbers killed in freak accident on rarely climbed Himalayan mountain Mountain Climbing

Nine climbers killed in freak accident on rarely climbed Himalayan mountain

It is the deadliest incident to hit Nepal’s mountaineering industry since 2014.

Saturday 13 October, 2018

Incredible scenes as Gibraltar win first ever game after 22 consecutive defeats since 2013 Sweet Victory This post contains videos

Incredible scenes as Gibraltar win first ever game after 22 consecutive defeats since 2013

The nation joined Uefa in 2013 and have suffered a series of heavy defeats ever since.

Michael Schumacher's 19-year-old son Mick has just won the Formula 3 European Championship

With one race left this season, Mick Schumacher finished second in Saturday’s second race at Hockenheim.

Amid interest from Chelsea and Barcelona, Genoa issue hands-off warning for €50 million-rated Polish ace

Krzysztof Piatek only joined the Italian side from Cravovia last summer.

From TheJournal.ie Trump threatens Saudis with 'punishment' over journalist disappearance Jamal Khashoggi This post contains videos

Trump threatens Saudis with 'punishment' over journalist disappearance

Jamal Khashoggi vanished on 2 October after entering the consulate to obtain documents for his upcoming marriage.

From TheJournal.ie Pope Francis defrocks two Chilean bishops for sex abuse of minors Clerical Abuse

Pope Francis defrocks two Chilean bishops for sex abuse of minors

Defrocking means the offender is forbidden from exercising any clerical duties at all, even in private.

From TheJournal.ie Palestinian mother-of-eight dies after West Bank stone throwing Aisha Mohammed Rabi

Palestinian mother-of-eight dies after West Bank stone throwing

She died in hospital from a head injury she sustained in the stone-throwing.

From TheJournal.ie Snowstorm kills nine climbers on Nepal peak Mount Gurja

Snowstorm kills nine climbers on Nepal peak

The bodies of four South Koreans and four Nepali guides were spotted among the wreckage of their camp.

From TheJournal.ie At least 41 dead in Uganda landslide Sume River

At least 41 dead in Uganda landslide

An unknown number of people remain missing.

From TheJournal.ie Freed US pastor flying home from Turkey after case sparked crisis Freedom

Freed US pastor flying home from Turkey after case sparked crisis

The US President had pressed Turkey to release Andrew Brunson.

Friday 12 October, 2018

England rue Rashford misses in behind-closed-doors Croatia stalemate

Gareth Southgate’s men were frustrated in Rijeka as they fired blanks against the World Cup finalists.

From TheJournal.ie Saudis welcome joint Turkey probe into missing journalist Jamal Khashoggi

Saudis welcome joint Turkey probe into missing journalist

US-based journalist Jamal Khashoggi vanished on 2 October after entering the Saudi consulate in Istanbul.

Mixed round for Ireland's Dunne as Pepperell edges into the lead at British Masters

Defending champion Paul Dunne hit three bogeys and a double-bogey in the second round.

From TheJournal.ie Princess Eugenie married a wine merchant in a windy Windsor Castle ceremony today Royal Wedding

Princess Eugenie married a wine merchant in a windy Windsor Castle ceremony today

Eugenie won plaudits for wearing a dress that revealed the long scar running down her spine.

From TheJournal.ie World's longest non-stop flight touches down in New York Extra Long Haul

World's longest non-stop flight touches down in New York

The flight from Singapore spent more than 17 hours in the air.

From TheJournal.ie Pope accepts resignation of US Cardinal who was criticised over handling of sex abuse claims Donald Wuerl

Pope accepts resignation of US Cardinal who was criticised over handling of sex abuse claims

He was blamed for not doing enough to deal with paedophile priests when he was a bishop in Pennsylvania.

From TheJournal.ie Body recovered after Aboriginal woman taken by crocodile in Australia Croc Attack

Body recovered after Aboriginal woman taken by crocodile in Australia

The woman had been fishing “waist-deep” in a river when she was taken.

Wentz back in business as Eagles dominate Giants 34-13 NFL

Wentz back in business as Eagles dominate Giants 34-13

The Super Bowl champions improved to 3-3 and moved to the top of the wide-open division.

Thursday 11 October, 2018

From TheJournal.ie Search teams comb debris for victims of Hurricane Michael as death toll reaches five Florida

Search teams comb debris for victims of Hurricane Michael as death toll reaches five

The Category 4 monster storm which carved out a swathe of destruction in the Florida Panhandle has killed at least five people.

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