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Dublin: -2 °C Sunday 22 January, 2017

Today’s News

Kansas City Royals confirm death of 25-year-old World Series winner Ventura RIP

Kansas City Royals confirm death of 25-year-old World Series winner Ventura

Yordano Ventura died after a car accident earlier today in his native Dominican Republic.

Diego Costa stars as Chelsea extend their lead at the top of the Premier League table

The striker has just come through a turbulent time at the club.

From TheJournal.ie Did the UK cover up a nuclear test that went wrong? Theresa May avoids the question Trident

Did the UK cover up a nuclear test that went wrong? Theresa May avoids the question

Last July UK politicians voted to keep the nuclear testing system Trident – but weren’t told about the failed testing from weeks before.

From TheJournal.ie 55-year-old Australian diver 'lucky to be alive' after being mauled by giant bull shark Murray Island

55-year-old Australian diver 'lucky to be alive' after being mauled by giant bull shark

“He has severe bites to his left arm and some minor lacerations across his stomach,” a paramedic told news agency AFP.

From TheJournal.ie Eating snow and singing: How people survived the Italian hotel avalanche Rescue Operation

Eating snow and singing: How people survived the Italian hotel avalanche

Rescuers are searching for 23 people still believed to be trapped in the hotel.

Manny Pacquiao: 'If McGregor will fight me in boxing, why not?'

Pacquiao wants to fight the UFC star if a potential bout with Mayweather doesn’t happen.

From TheJournal.ie There are fears the death toll will rise after India's latest rail disaster kills 36 Possible Sabotage

There are fears the death toll will rise after India's latest rail disaster kills 36

This crash is the latest in a long line of fatal rail incidents in the country.

From TheJournal.ie 'The clock is ticking' for Scotland to call a second independence referendum Let's Try That Again

'The clock is ticking' for Scotland to call a second independence referendum

First Minister Nicola Sturgeon says that Scotland is now in “uncharted waters”.

From TheJournal.ie The new US president has already had an animal species named after him... The Trump Moth

The new US president has already had an animal species named after him...

Introducing California’s Neopalpa donaldtrumpi, a tiny moth which boasts a very familiar-looking quiff.

From TheJournal.ie Fortune teller ordered to pay damages to client she forced into prostitution Tokyo

Fortune teller ordered to pay damages to client she forced into prostitution

Tokyo District Court ruled that the clairvoyant brainwashed the woman into believing she owed her money.

From TheJournal.ie Trump's team: 'This was the largest audience to ever witness an inauguration, period' Ah Come On Now

Trump's team: 'This was the largest audience to ever witness an inauguration, period'

Authorities believe Trump drew around half of the 1.8 million crowd Barack Obama drew in 2008.

Yesterday’s News

Glasgow humiliate Leicester, Toulon scrape through and MacGinty stars for Sale

Clermont also impressed when securing a victory against Exeter today.

Emotions high as Chapecoense play first game since tragic plane crash

The friendly against Palmeiras is being played in the 20,000-seater Arena Conda stadium.

Man City impress but controversial decision helps Spurs earn draw at Etihad

Pep Guardiola was furious with referee Andre Marriner when Raheem Sterling wasn’t awarded a penalty in the second half.

From TheJournal.ie 'Presumed dead': The plane that vanished into thin air with 239 people on board MH370

'Presumed dead': The plane that vanished into thin air with 239 people on board

The search for the Malaysia Airlines flight was called off earlier this week.

Massive blow for France as star centre is ruled out of Six Nations with ruptured Achilles

Wesley Fofana sustained the injury in Clermont’s victory against Exeter.

250 not out: Rooney screamer rescues point for United and breaks Charlton's record

Jose Mourinho’s side found the net late on yet again to extend their unbeaten run.

From TheJournal.ie Meet Italy's real-life Sherlock Holmes who donned multiple disguises to crack notorious cases Elementary My Dear

Meet Italy's real-life Sherlock Holmes who donned multiple disguises to crack notorious cases

Giuseppe Dosi was hailed as a “master of disguise” who solved a range of crimes as a detective.

From TheJournal.ie Gambians fear another U-turn after leader promises to step down again Hell No He Wont Go

Gambians fear another U-turn after leader promises to step down again

Yahya Jammeh promised he would leave the country on national TV this morning.

From TheJournal.ie Seven arrested over $72 million Amsterdam diamond heist from 2005 Diamonds Are Forever

Seven arrested over $72 million Amsterdam diamond heist from 2005

Most of the stolen diamonds have never been accounted for in what is known as one of the world’s biggest ever heists.

From TheJournal.ie A total of 11 people have now been rescued from the Italian hotel buried by snow Miracle Rescue

A total of 11 people have now been rescued from the Italian hotel buried by snow

Scores of emergency workers have worked round the clock to try and find more survivors.

Nadal fights back to down Zverev in five sets

The Spaniard was given an almighty shock but survived.

From TheJournal.ie Mystery: Three sailors arrested after disappearance of young woman in Iceland Missing

Mystery: Three sailors arrested after disappearance of young woman in Iceland

Members of Iceland’s elite police unit flew to a trawler to question the crew.

From TheJournal.ie President Trump has already signed an executive order to begin dismantling Obamacare That Was Quick

President Trump has already signed an executive order to begin dismantling Obamacare

The order aims to “minimise the unwarranted economic and regulatory burdens” of Obamacare.

From TheJournal.ie Profile: Gambia's enigmatic leader who refused to cede power (and claims he can cure AIDS with herbs) YAHYA Jammeh

Profile: Gambia's enigmatic leader who refused to cede power (and claims he can cure AIDS with herbs)

Yahya Jammeh, who had until last night refused to accept his losing result in last month’s election, has led the west African nation since seizing power in a coup 22 years ago.

From TheJournal.ie Reports of 16 dead after bus full of teenagers crashes in northern Italy School Trip

Reports of 16 dead after bus full of teenagers crashes in northern Italy

It is believed the bus was full of Hungarians aged 16-18 returning from a school trip.

From TheJournal.ie 'Yes we can', but did he? The complex legacy of Barack Obama The 44th This post contains videos

'Yes we can', but did he? The complex legacy of Barack Obama

Obama has many wins, but a few disappointments.

Friday 20 January, 2017

From TheJournal.ie Mexican drug lord 'El Chapo' pleads not guilty in US Joaquin Guzman

Mexican drug lord 'El Chapo' pleads not guilty in US

Guzman, one of the world’s most notorious criminals, has been extradited to the US to face charges.

Liverpool defender Joel Matip cleared to play by Fifa

There was confusion over the Cameroon international’s eligibility.

Stoke fork out €14 million for Berahino as striker gets his move away from West Brom

Is the arrival of the striker bad news for Jon Walters?

From TheJournal.ie Hopes for new group of survivors at Italian mountain hotel following avalanche Not Giving Up

Hopes for new group of survivors at Italian mountain hotel following avalanche

More than 25 people are believed to have been staying at the hotel when it was hit.

Diego Costa and Chelsea kiss and make up after reported training ground row

The striker is available for selection this weekend.

Sale sack winger after alleged leak of team information to his brother

The Premiership club have taken action after a disciplinary hearing.

From TheJournal.ie Four killed and 20 more injured after car drives into pedestrians in Melbourne Deliberate Act

Four killed and 20 more injured after car drives into pedestrians in Melbourne

Police said the incident was not a terrorist attack.

From TheJournal.ie British man dies while working on World Cup stadium in Qatar Khalifa Stadium

British man dies while working on World Cup stadium in Qatar

The man’s family have been informed. The cause of death has not yet been released.

From TheJournal.ie German company to pay €60 million to 20,000 women over defective breast implants Scandal

German company to pay €60 million to 20,000 women over defective breast implants

The implants were found to contain substandard silicone gel.

From TheJournal.ie Discovery of suspected World War II bomb in London leads to closure of two bridges Shutdown

Discovery of suspected World War II bomb in London leads to closure of two bridges

The bomb has since been disposed of and the bridges reopened.

Thursday 19 January, 2017

Barcelona end decade-long drought by winning at Real Sociedad Report This post contains videos

Barcelona end decade-long drought by winning at Real Sociedad

Meanwhile, Atletico Madrid also took a huge step towards the semi-finals of the Copa del Rey.

From TheJournal.ie 'No signs of life' at Italian hotel as 30 feared dead after massive avalanche Hotel Rigopiano

'No signs of life' at Italian hotel as 30 feared dead after massive avalanche

At least two bodies have been removed from the hotel, but bad weather conditions are slowing rescue efforts.

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