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Yesterday’s News

Jaguars president apologises for NFL players kneeling in London

The anthem protest move started last year by former San Francisco 49ers quarterback Colin Kaepernick.

'I'm not signing a new five-year contract and I'm not leaving for PSG'

The 54-year-old also played down the idea of ending his career with United.

From TheJournal.ie Pictures: Tens of thousands protest through streets of Barcelona Catalan Showdown

Pictures: Tens of thousands protest through streets of Barcelona

Around 200,000 people took part, a spokesman for Barcelona’s municipal police said.

From TheJournal.ie The third Trump travel ban has been blocked Three In A Row

The third Trump travel ban has been blocked

The Trump administration is going round in circles in trying to implement the controversial ban.

Real held by Hugo Lloris masterclass in Madrid

The sides meet again with top spot in Group H on the line at Wembley on 1 November.

Liverpool record biggest away victory by an English club in Champions League history

The Reds arrived in Slovenia with critics questioning Jurgen Klopp’s signings and tactics.

Real Madrid star accused of half a million euro tax fraud

Authorities believe Marcelo hid €490,917 earned from his image rights.

From TheJournal.ie US-backed forces have driven the Islamic State out of its former 'capital' Raqqa This post contains videos

US-backed forces have driven the Islamic State out of its former 'capital'

Raqqa was the Islamic State’s main centre.

Transgender player blocked from lining out in women's Aussie Rules league

Hannah Mouncey says she is ‘extremely disappointed’ with the AFL’s decision.

'They worked their absolute b******s off on that tour' - Gatland responds to O'Brien's Lions criticism

The two-time head coach also vowed never to take charge of the team again after his latest experience.

From TheJournal.ie Investigative journalist killed in Malta car bomb Government Critic

Investigative journalist killed in Malta car bomb

Daphne Caruana Galizia was a prominent journalist and government critic.

Two of Europe's most entertaining teams lock horns in the Champions League tonight

Both top of their respective leagues, Guardiola’s Manchester City and Sarri’s Napoli face off at the Etihad Stadium.

Monday 16 October, 2017

'The surgeon said it was the best possible outcome considering I had been bitten by a lion'

Scott Baldwin underwent two operations before flying home to Wales.

Toulon bolster scrum-half options with All Black addition

Alby Mathewson has agreed a deal that includes an option for a second season in the south of France.

From TheJournal.ie France plans instant fines for cat-calling women Banned

France plans instant fines for cat-calling women

The new law will see men fined on the spot for lecherous and aggressive behaviour.

Controversial owner Mike Ashley puts Newcastle United up for sale

The Sports Direct tycoon plans to secure a buyer by Christmas.

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Sterling: I never thought of joining Arsenal and see my long-term future at City

The 22-year-old was linked with a cash-plus-player move to the Emirates Stadium this summer.

From TheJournal.ie At least 27 dead as Ophelia winds blast wildfires across Portugal and Spain Wildfires

At least 27 dead as Ophelia winds blast wildfires across Portugal and Spain

A state of emergency has been declared in Portugal.

From TheJournal.ie Iraqi forces seize ground from Kurds amid soaring tensions between two US allies Kirkuk

Iraqi forces seize ground from Kurds amid soaring tensions between two US allies

The US-led coalition against the Islamic State has urged the two sides to focus on fighting the extremists.

From TheJournal.ie Spain gives Catalonia deadline of 9am Thursday to make up mind on independence Yay Or Nay

Spain gives Catalonia deadline of 9am Thursday to make up mind on independence

The Prime Minister of Spain is said to be prepared to take the “nuclear option” and suspend the Catalan regional government.

From TheJournal.ie Leo Varadkar congratulates Austria's new 'whizz-kid' leader World's Youngest Leader

Leo Varadkar congratulates Austria's new 'whizz-kid' leader

Sebastian Kurz, 31, is the world’s youngest leader in waiting.

Sunday 15 October, 2017

Wayne Rooney earns a point for Everton with a last-gasp penalty

The result sees Everton avoid a fifth defeat in their last six Premier League games.

From TheJournal.ie 'Hell on earth': Californian wildfires are now 100 miles wide as death toll reaches 40 California's Burning

'Hell on earth': Californian wildfires are now 100 miles wide as death toll reaches 40

The Sonoma County Sheriff’s Department has received 1,308 missing persons reports so far and 1,052 people have been located.

From TheJournal.ie Austria is set to elect this 31-year-old as its leader Whizzkid

Austria is set to elect this 31-year-old as its leader

The People’s Party (OeVP), rebranded by “whizz-kid” Kurz as a “movement”, is forecast to reap more than 30% of the vote.

Maria Sharapova wins her first title since return from drugs ban

Sharapova defeated Aryna Sabalenka 7-5, 7-6 (10/8).

From TheJournal.ie 'We're a country that idealises its founding': America's complicated relationship with the gun Second Amendment

'We're a country that idealises its founding': America's complicated relationship with the gun

That intimate connection with firearms is under renewed scrutiny after the worst mass shooting in recent US history.

From TheJournal.ie Poisonous poo: Polluted chicken muck is piling up in The Netherlands Tainted Egg

Poisonous poo: Polluted chicken muck is piling up in The Netherlands

Tonnes of muck contaminated with a banned insecticide are piling up in hundreds of Dutch poultry farms.

From TheJournal.ie British actress becomes fifth woman to accuse Harvey Weinstein of rape Lysette Anthony

British actress becomes fifth woman to accuse Harvey Weinstein of rape

The 54-year-old actress, who currently appears in British soap Hollyoaks, told Metropolitan Police last week.

Arsene Wenger fumes over 'scandalous' penalty

Television replays suggested Richarlison made the most of minimal contact.

Saturday 14 October, 2017

This superb strike was not enough to earn Atletico a win over Barcelona Top Class This post contains videos

This superb strike was not enough to earn Atletico a win over Barcelona

The La Liga table toppers drew 1-1 away to Atletico Madrid, despite Saúl Níguez’s moment of magic.

Barcelona met with wash of Spanish flags in Madrid

The game is Barca’s first trip to the Spanish capital since an independence referendum.

Late drama sees Arsenal stunned as Watford's fine start to the season continues

Tom Cleverley hit a dramatic late winner in second-half stoppage time.

From TheJournal.ie At least 20 people killed in Somalia truck bombing Mogadishu

At least 20 people killed in Somalia truck bombing

Government security official Mohamed Aden said that bombing took place in a busy part of the city.

Irish trainer Aidan O'Brien one shy of Bobby Frankel's record after dominating Dewhurst

Even by his own high standards, 2017 has been a year to remember for the unassuming 47-year-old.

Crystal Palace stun Chelsea to register first goals and points of the season

Antonio Conte’s side were heavy favourites going into today’s game.

Mourinho parks the bus to frustrate Liverpool at Anfield

An impressive David de Gea save helped Man United remain unbeaten.

From TheJournal.ie Isis fighters surrender as their stronghold is set to fall Raqa

Isis fighters surrender as their stronghold is set to fall

The city’s loss would be the latest in a string of heavy blows for IS.

From TheJournal.ie 'We're not out of this emergency, not even close': California wildfire death toll rises to 33 Emergency

'We're not out of this emergency, not even close': California wildfire death toll rises to 33

An estimated 5,700 structures have been destroyed by the wildfires.

From TheJournal.ie The Oscars Academy is considering expelling Harvey Weinstein over 'abhorrent' allegations Allegations

The Oscars Academy is considering expelling Harvey Weinstein over 'abhorrent' allegations

On Thursday, American actress Rose McGowan became the fourth woman to accuse the 65-year-old of raping her.

From TheJournal.ie 'It's nice outside' - Man wrongly convicted of double murder freed after 23 years Kansas

'It's nice outside' - Man wrongly convicted of double murder freed after 23 years

“The investigation was hasty and superficial,” said the Midwest Innocence Project, which helped free McIntyre.

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