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Murder case against ex-police officer Derek Chauvin over George Floyd death goes to jury
# George Floyd
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# George Floyd

Murder case against ex-police officer Derek Chauvin over George Floyd death goes to jury

Updated 7 hours ago 27,935 Views 0 Comments

The 45-year-old former police officer is charged with the murder of George Floyd.

NASA successfully completes first-ever controlled helicopter flight on another planet
# Mars
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# Mars

NASA successfully completes first-ever controlled helicopter flight on another planet

Updated 18 hours ago 25,126 Views 37 Comments

The helicopter beamed images of the feat back to Earth this morning.

8-year-old French girl kidnapped during 'military' style operation is found in Switzerland
# Mia Montemaggi
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# Mia Montemaggi

8-year-old French girl kidnapped during 'military' style operation is found in Switzerland

19 hours ago 39,419 Views 0 Comments

The girl’s mother has been arrested.

Lowry finishes inside top 10 as Cink claims RBC Heritage victory
# Harbour Town
# Harbour Town

Lowry finishes inside top 10 as Cink claims RBC Heritage victory

Mon 12:50 AM 6,868 Views 4 Comments

The Offaly man shot six birdies in South Carolina, including four in his final eight holes.

Sunday 18 April, 2021

Twelve clubs unveil plans to launch European Super League
# Dirty Dozen
# Dirty Dozen

Twelve clubs unveil plans to launch European Super League

Sun 11:38 PM 51,356 Views 141 Comments

Six English sides, including Manchester United and Liverpool, are involved in the proposed competition.

Eriksen rescues Inter as Juve suffer first defeat to Atalanta in two decades
# Football Italia
# Football Italia

Eriksen rescues Inter as Juve suffer first defeat to Atalanta in two decades

Sun 10:16 PM 5,148 Views 0 Comments

Inter still have a comfortable margin at the top of the table despite having their winning run halted.

Biggest English crowd in 13 months sees Leicester advance to first FA Cup final in 52 years
# Long Time Coming
# Long Time Coming

Biggest English crowd in 13 months sees Leicester advance to first FA Cup final in 52 years

Updated Sun 9:26 PM 36,033 Views 9 Comments

There were 4,000 spectators in attendance at Wembley.

Verstappen wins, Hamilton second in chaotic Emilia Romagna Grand Prix at Imola
# Keep Calm
# Keep Calm

Verstappen wins, Hamilton second in chaotic Emilia Romagna Grand Prix at Imola

Updated Sun 4:45 PM 9,784 Views 5 Comments

The rain played havoc, as a high-speed crash forced the race to be suspended.

Mbappe scores twice and Icardi the late hero as PSG win in thrilling finish in Ligue 1
# The Late Late Show
# The Late Late Show

Mbappe scores twice and Icardi the late hero as PSG win in thrilling finish in Ligue 1

Sun 2:34 PM 4,965 Views 1 Comment

PSG are now a point behind league leaders Lille.

Bayern Munich 'disapprove' of Flick's announcement on quitting post
# Exit Door
# Exit Door

Bayern Munich 'disapprove' of Flick's announcement on quitting post

Sun 2:10 PM 7,957 Views 2 Comments

Flick, who has led Bayern to six trophies over the last 12 months, made the shock revelation on Saturday.

Israelis no longer have to wear masks outdoors as Covid-19 cases plummet
# Israel
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# Israel

Israelis no longer have to wear masks outdoors as Covid-19 cases plummet

Sun 7:00 AM 39,150 Views 35 Comments

Masks will still be required indoors, however.

Saturday 17 April, 2021

Messi sparkles as Barcelona hammer Athletic Bilbao in Copa final
# Goat
# Goat

Messi sparkles as Barcelona hammer Athletic Bilbao in Copa final

Sat 10:50 PM 10,276 Views 2 Comments

Messi scored two of Barcelona’s four second half goals as they consigned their opponents to a second final defeat in two weeks.

Debut for Sweetnam as La Rochelle beat Lyon but miss out on chance to go top
# Bittersweetnam
# Bittersweetnam

Debut for Sweetnam as La Rochelle beat Lyon but miss out on chance to go top

Sat 10:19 PM 19,811 Views 8 Comments

Ronan O’Gara’s side won 38-23 but didn’t collect the bonus point needed to go above Toulouse.

Hansi Flick to quit Bayern Munich job at end of the season
# Hansi Waves Goodbye
# Hansi Waves Goodbye

Hansi Flick to quit Bayern Munich job at end of the season

Updated Sat 5:21 PM 6,614 Views 5 Comments

The extremely successful Bayern coach is in line to replace Jogi Low as manager of the German national team.

McKenzie penalty sees Chiefs pip Crusaders in dramatic finish
# Super Rugby
# Super Rugby

McKenzie penalty sees Chiefs pip Crusaders in dramatic finish

Sat 11:06 AM 6,822 Views 6 Comments

The Crusaders scored three tries to two but were punished for infringements within kicking range as McKenzie landed four penalties.

Friday 16 April, 2021

Leona Maguire in the mix after excellent round of 67 in Hawaii
# LPGA
# LPGA

Leona Maguire in the mix after excellent round of 67 in Hawaii

Fri 9:10 AM 2,855 Views 1 Comment

The Cavan native is in a tie for 10th position.

Nine veteran activists to be sentenced in Hong Kong over one of city's biggest-ever protests
# Hong Kong
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# Hong Kong

Nine veteran activists to be sentenced in Hong Kong over one of city's biggest-ever protests

Fri 7:58 AM 7,711 Views 6 Comments

1.7 million people turned out for the demonstration in 2019.

Thursday 15 April, 2021

Roma hold Ajax to advance to Europa League semi-finals against Man Utd

Roma hold Ajax to advance to Europa League semi-finals against Man Utd

Thu 10:27 PM 5,272 Views 1 Comment

Unai Emery is on course to claim his fourth Europa League crown as a coach after his Villarreal team made short work of Dinamo Zagreb.

Four Top 14 games postponed over Covid-19 concerns
# Top14
# Top14

Four Top 14 games postponed over Covid-19 concerns

Thu 10:07 PM 9,102 Views 8 Comments

Two front row forwards from Bordeaux-Begles tested positive for the British variant of coronavirus last weekend.

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Sexual assault charges against Conor McGregor in Corsica dropped
# Bastia
# Bastia

Sexual assault charges against Conor McGregor in Corsica dropped

Thu 1:43 PM 42,452 Views 0 Comments

‘We had no material evidence to corroborate the complainant’s statements,’ said prosecutor Arnaud Viornery.

'Racism charges were not proven' - Anger over Czech star's 10-match ban
# Punishment
# Punishment

'Racism charges were not proven' - Anger over Czech star's 10-match ban

Thu 1:21 PM 3,329 Views 2 Comments

Ondrej Kudela will likely miss Euro 2021 because of the suspension.

Wednesday 14 April, 2021

17-year-old English starlet becomes second-youngest scorer in Champions League knockout history
# Prodigy
# Prodigy

17-year-old English starlet becomes second-youngest scorer in Champions League knockout history

Wed 8:58 PM 10,578 Views 4 Comments

Borussia Dortmund’s Jude Bellingham registered the opening goal against Manchester City.

Former Minnesota police officer arrested on manslaughter charge in shooting of Daunte Wright
# Kim Potter
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# Kim Potter

Former Minnesota police officer arrested on manslaughter charge in shooting of Daunte Wright

Wed 8:24 PM 34,825 Views 51 Comments

The officer faces a maximum of 10 years in jail if convicted of second-degree manslaughter.

Ryanair loses court cases as it rails against pandemic State bailouts of national airlines
# Flag Carriers
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# Flag Carriers

Ryanair loses court cases as it rails against pandemic State bailouts of national airlines

Wed 11:32 AM 20,113 Views 27 Comments

Ryanair has estimated the total state aid to airlines approved by Brussels at €30 billion.

Bayern boss Flick mulls future after Champions League exit
# Next Destination
# Next Destination

Bayern boss Flick mulls future after Champions League exit

Wed 9:51 AM 5,414 Views 5 Comments

Flick has been tipped to become Germany’s next head coach after the European Championships.

Kevin Durant drops 31 as Nets thump struggling Timberwolves
# Ball Don't Lie
# Ball Don't Lie

Kevin Durant drops 31 as Nets thump struggling Timberwolves

Wed 8:21 AM 1,808 Views 2 Comments

Durant led the scorers in a 127-97 victory for the Nets.

Fiji Drua and Moana Pasifika teams get licences to join Super Rugby next year
# Join The Club
# Join The Club

Fiji Drua and Moana Pasifika teams get licences to join Super Rugby next year

Wed 8:08 AM 6,583 Views 6 Comments

Two Pacific teams set to make up a 12-team competition from the 2022 season onwards.

'Unacceptable': Family of George Floyd and Daunte Wright demand end to police brutality
# United States
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# United States

'Unacceptable': Family of George Floyd and Daunte Wright demand end to police brutality

Wed 7:46 AM 5,232 Views 0 Comments

Wright was shot dead during a traffic stop by a police officer who apparently confused her handgun with her taser

Tuesday 13 April, 2021

PSG edge epic Champions League tussle with champions Bayern despite second-leg defeat
# Continental Classic
# Continental Classic

PSG edge epic Champions League tussle with champions Bayern despite second-leg defeat

Apr 13th 2021, 10:11 PM 20,461 Views 11 Comments

Neymar twice hit the woodwork for PSG in the first half and Choupo-Moting then put Bayern in front five minutes before the break.

Ancient Roman statue stolen 10 years ago found in Brussels antiques shop
# Returned
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# Returned

Ancient Roman statue stolen 10 years ago found in Brussels antiques shop

Apr 13th 2021, 9:30 PM 27,990 Views 14 Comments

The “Togatus” marble piece was looted in 2011 from a villa in Rome.

Egypt 'seizes' ship that blocked Suez Canal, demands nearly $1 billion compensation
# Egypt
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# Egypt

Egypt 'seizes' ship that blocked Suez Canal, demands nearly $1 billion compensation

Apr 13th 2021, 7:48 PM 56,900 Views 52 Comments

The 200,000-tonne MV Ever Given got diagonally stuck on 23 March.

'I've never seen anyone like Haaland at this club' - Reus
# Difference Maker
# Difference Maker

'I've never seen anyone like Haaland at this club' - Reus

Apr 13th 2021, 7:31 PM 8,900 Views 5 Comments

The Dortmund captain is back to his best after struggling with poor form and injury this season.

Jurgen Klopp strives for perfection to pull off Real Madrid comeback
# Hope
# Hope

Jurgen Klopp strives for perfection to pull off Real Madrid comeback

Apr 13th 2021, 6:55 PM 3,064 Views 0 Comments

Left-back Andy Robertson said the players have a responsibility to create the atmosphere themselves.

Joe Biden to withdraw all US troops from Afghanistan by 11 September
# 20 Years
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# 20 Years

Joe Biden to withdraw all US troops from Afghanistan by 11 September

Apr 13th 2021, 6:08 PM 13,097 Views 22 Comments

Joe Biden is expected to make the announcement tomorrow.

Perez voted in for sixth term as president of Real Madrid
# Los Blancos
# Los Blancos

Perez voted in for sixth term as president of Real Madrid

Apr 13th 2021, 11:22 AM 3,456 Views 2 Comments

Meanwhile Real captain Sergio Ramos has tested positive for Covid-19.

Ancelotti says Everton are still in the Europe fight despite Brighton draw
# Stalemate
# Stalemate

Ancelotti says Everton are still in the Europe fight despite Brighton draw

Apr 13th 2021, 8:02 AM 2,429 Views 3 Comments

The result leaves Everton eighth, four points behind sixth-placed Liverpool and seven behind West Ham in fourth.

Steph Curry scores 53 to pass Wilt Chamberlain for Warriors all-time scoring record
# NBA
# NBA

Steph Curry scores 53 to pass Wilt Chamberlain for Warriors all-time scoring record

Apr 13th 2021, 7:58 AM 3,465 Views 3 Comments

The 33-year-old passed Chamberlain’s mark as Golden State downed the Denver Nuggets.

Protests in Minneapolis after fatal shooting of black man by officer who 'drew handgun instead of taser'
# US
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# US

Protests in Minneapolis after fatal shooting of black man by officer who 'drew handgun instead of taser'

Apr 13th 2021, 7:32 AM 17,926 Views 103 Comments

The city is already experiencing tensions as the George Floyd murder trial continues.

Monday 12 April, 2021

France hooker out until June with broken tibia
# Sidelined
# Sidelined

France hooker out until June with broken tibia

Apr 12th 2021, 11:14 PM 8,964 Views 1 Comment

Camille Chat will be sidelined for up to two months with a leg injury suffered in Racing 92′s European Champions Cup loss.

Callum Robinson scores as West Brom boost slender survival hopes and Everton frustrated by Brighton
# Escape To Victory
# Escape To Victory

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

Updated Apr 12th 2021, 10:28 PM 9,757 Views 6 Comments

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

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