Isco and Asensio lead Madrid into Copa del Rey's last 16 - Daily Mail

MADRID (AP) - Marco Asensio and Francisco "Isco" Alarcon were the big winners in a match that had little at stake for Real Madrid. The pair made the most of their chances in a second-string Madrid team on Thursday, scoring two goals each in a 6-1 rout ...-- https://www.dailymail.co.uk/wires/ap/article-6468891/Isco-Asensio-lead-Madrid-Copa-del-Reys-16.html

Solari praises out of favour Isco after Copa del Rey double - Goal.com

The Spain international midfielder was handed his first start under the new Real Madrid boss as they hosted Melilla on Thursday, scoring twice. Santiago Solari declared himself pleased with Isco after he was restored to the Real Madrid starting line-up ...-- https://www.goal.com/en-in/news/solari-praises-out-of-favour-isco-after-copa-del-rey-double/46hilsu1g0x6100ux4uqk5ofr

Who is Mr Pastry described by Harry Redknapp on I'm A Celebrity...? - Kent Online

Published: 15:20, 06 December 2018. | Updated: 17:06, 06 December 2018. Football manager Harry Redknapp revealed on I'm A Celebrity... his wife calls him Mr Pastry after the clumsy 1950s comedian. Yet not many people realise the former Spurs gaffer's ...-- https://www.kentonline.co.uk/maidstone/news/who-is-harry-redknapps-alter-ego-mr-pastry-194866/

Tommy Robinson threatened with legal action for 'naming boy who attacked Syrian refugee' - Metro

EDL founder Tommy Robinson has been threatened with legal action after he named a 16-year-old boy accused of bullying a Syrian refugee. Robinson, whose real name is Stephen Yaxley-Lennon, posted a video on his Facebook page interviewing the ...and more »-- https://metro.co.uk/2018/12/06/tommy-robinson-threatened-with-legal-action-for-naming-boy-who-attacked-syrian-refugee-8217226/

YouTube Rewind: Who made it into the review of 2018 and who missed out? - Independent.ie

YouTube has released its annual Rewind video – an eight-minute clip that celebrates the year's biggest trends on the platform. From celebrities to YouTubers to the stars of viral videos, the promo features an assortment of 2018's most prominent faces.-- https://www.independent.ie/style/celebrity/celebrity-news/youtube-rewind-who-made-it-into-the-review-of-2018-and-who-missed-out-37602712.html

HSE Reveals €30m Winter Plan In Bid To Tackle Overcrowding - TodayFM

The HSE is urging people not to go to A&E if it's not an emergency. The health agency has published its €30 million winter plan, which includes a major focus on overcrowding and supporting older people. The plan will run from December to March - with ...-- https://www.todayfm.com/News/HSE-Reveals-30m-Winter-Plan-In-Bid-To-Tackle-Overcrowding

Shane Phelan: Ruling a boost for Dwyer but does not mean he'll win appeal - Independent.ie

THE High Court ruling secured by Graham Dwyer is now set to be relied upon by the convicted killer in his appeal against his conviction for the murder of Elaine O'Hara. One of his grounds of appeal is that the judge in his murder trial erred by ...-- https://www.independent.ie/irish-news/courts/shane-phelan-ruling-a-boost-for-dwyer-but-does-not-mean-hell-win-appeal-37602461.html

Chang pinpoints domestic dispute in murders of returning residents - Jamaica Observer

KINGSTON, Jamaica — Minister of National Security Dr Horace Chang says the recent killings of returning residents in the island are “wicked and un-Jamaican”, noting that most of the cases are a result of domestic disputes. The minister was responding ...-- http://www.jamaicaobserver.com/latestnews/Chang_pinpoints_domestic_dispute_in_murders_of_returning_residents?profile%3D1373

'We're pinching ourselves' - Irish producers of The Favourite celebrate five Golden Globe nominations - Independent.ie

The Irish producers of The Favourite are celebrating the news that the film has been nominated for five Golden Globes. It equals A Star is Born and Green Book in terms of the number of nominations, beaten only by Vice, Adam McKay's film starring ...-- https://www.independent.ie/entertainment/movies/movie-news/were-pinching-ourselves-irish-producers-of-the-favourite-celebrate-five-golden-globe-nominations-37602165.html

Oil and gas sector logistics expert says 'Norway Plus' is least damaging form of Brexit for industry's EU traders - Oilfield Technology

A leading oil and gas sector logistics expert has said the so-called 'Norway Plus' option is the least damaging practical form of Brexit for the industry's companies trading with EU countries. Advertisement. Adam Johnson, director of Leeds-based Tudor ...-- https://www.oilfieldtechnology.com/special-reports/06122018/oil-and-gas-sector-logistics-expert-says-norway-plus-is-least-damaging-form-of-brexit-for-industrys-eu-traders/

Hillsborough officer in charge fails to put a stop to his prosecution - The Guardian

David Duckenfield, the former South Yorkshire police chief superintendent who was in command of the FA Cup semi-final at Hillsborough in 1989, where 96 people died, has failed with a further application to have his prosecution for manslaughter stopped.-- https://www.theguardian.com/football/2018/dec/06/hillsborough-officer-in-charge-fails-to-put-a-stop-to-his-prosecution

BREAKING: 29 priests, deacons in Mobile Archdiocese accused of child sex abuse - KXAN.com

List One - Priests and deacons of the Archdiocese of Mobile who have been credibly accused of sexual misconduct involving minors. Thomas J Cullen DECEASED Date of Misconduct: 1950s Pastoral Assignments: St. Mary Parish, Mobile St. Margaret Parish, ...-- https://www.kxan.com/weather/breaking-29-priest-deacons-in-mobile-archdiocese-accused-of-child-sex-abuse/1643605553

YouTube Rewind: Who made it into the review of 2018 and who missed out? - Independent.ie

YouTube has released its annual Rewind video – an eight-minute clip that celebrates the year's biggest trends on the platform. From celebrities to YouTubers to the stars of viral videos, the promo features an assortment of 2018's most prominent faces.-- https://www.independent.ie/style/celebrity/celebrity-news/youtube-rewind-who-made-it-into-the-review-of-2018-and-who-missed-out-37602712.html

Dow stages comeback from deep losses fueled by uncertainty on US-China trade deal - Washington Post

U.S. stock markets on Thursday spent most of the day deep in the red in an across-the-board rout triggered by the prospect that a U.S.-China trade deal was in jeopardy. Investor angst was fueled by the arrest of a Chinese executive that further ...-- https://www.washingtonpost.com/business/economy/dow-extends-deep-losses-triggered-by-uncertainty-on-us-china-trade-deal/2018/12/06/4b946f8e-f95c-11e8-8c9a-860ce2a8148f_story.html

Gay pharmacist jailed for murdering wife so he could start new life with boyfriend and €2.24m life insurance payout - Independent.ie

A gay pharmacist who mercilessly strangled his wife so he could start a new life in Australia with his boyfriend and a £2 (€2.24m) million life insurance payout will serve at least 30 years of a life sentence behind bars. Mitesh Patel, 37, had plotted ...-- https://www.independent.ie/world-news/europe/britain/gay-pharmacist-jailed-for-murdering-wife-so-he-could-start-new-life-with-boyfriend-and-2-24m-life-insurance-payout-37598263.html

Natalie Portman apologises after Jessica Simpson hits out at her over 'bodyshaming' - Evening Standard

Two Hollywood stars were today engaged in a public spat over bodyshaming. Natalie Portman, 37, said this week she had been “confused” as a teenager when she saw a picture of a bikini-clad Jessica Simpson in a magazine alongside a statement which ...-- https://www.standard.co.uk/showbiz/celebrity-news/natalie-portman-apologises-after-jessica-simpson-hits-out-at-her-over-bodyshaming-a4010161.html

EIB backs NTR's renewable energy fund to tune of €84m - RTE.ie

The European Investment Bank is set to back renewable energy investment across Europe in co-operation with Dublin-based company NTR. €84m will be provided to one of NTR's funds which will support onshore wind and solar projects, as well as energy ...and more »-- https://www.rte.ie/news/business/2018/1206/1015483-ntr-eib-investment/

'It almost became like habit' - Brian O'Driscoll on the use of painkillers during his rugby career - Independent.ie

Brian O'Driscoll has opened up on the use of legal painkillers in rugby, and says that towards the end of his career he would have taken them before games 'like habit'. Many painkillers are perfectly legal for rugby players to use before games and do ...-- https://www.independent.ie/sport/rugby/other-rugby/it-almost-became-like-habit-brian-odriscoll-on-the-use-of-painkillers-during-his-rugby-career-37599518.html

Cian Tracey: 'Farrell brings extra dynamic to Munster's attacking play' - Independent.ie

There are almost 77 minutes on the clock and just when you expect Chris Farrell to be blowing hard after 10 months out with a serious knee injury, he steam-rolls an Edinburgh defender as if it were the opening stages of the game. It has been a long ...-- https://www.independent.ie/sport/rugby/munster-rugby/cian-tracey-farrell-brings-extra-dynamic-to-munsters-attacking-play-37600061.html

Anne Hegerty becomes fifth contestant to leave I'm A Celebrity after public vote - Independent.ie

Anne Hegerty has become the fifth contestant to leave I'm A Celebrity … Get Me Out Of Here! following a public vote. As her name was called by hosts Declan Donnelly and Holly Willoughby, the professional quizzer's face broke into a smile before she ...-- https://www.independent.ie/entertainment/anne-hegerty-becomes-fifth-contestant-to-leave-im-a-celebrity-after-public-vote-37599970.html

London Mayor says Brexit should be halted if deal rejected - RTE.ie

London Mayor Sadiq Khan has said Brexit should be halted to allow time for a general election or another referendum if MPs reject Theresa May's deal. He is using a visit to Ireland to argue against the prospect of a "devastating" no-deal Brexit. Mr ...-- https://www.rte.ie/news/brexit/2018/1206/1015522-brexit-sadiq-khan/

Dáil passes landmark bill allowing abortion services - RTE.ie

The Regulation of Termination of Pregnancy Bill, which will allow for the introduction of abortion services, will proceed to the Seanad after passing all stages in the Dáil last night. TDs voted in favour of the abortion legislation by 90 votes to 15 ...-- https://www.rte.ie/news/ireland/2018/1206/1015447-pregnancy-bill/

Irish lecturer (66) 'stabbed and killed by former pupil' in France - Independent.ie

AN IRISHMAN working as a lecturer at a private university in Paris has been stabbed and killed by a former student. French police say that the man was stabbed a number of times outside the Pole Universitaire Leonard-de-Vinci, in the Hauts-de-Seine on ...-- https://www.independent.ie/irish-news/irish-lecturer-66-stabbed-and-killed-by-former-pupil-in-france-37598697.html

Graham Dwyer wins legal action against State, receives boost in bid to appeal murder conviction - Independent.ie

Murderer Graham Dwyer wins legal action against State and Garda Commissioner over phone data; Dwyer was not seeking to challenge his conviction in the proceedings - but today's ruling is likely to have bearing on challenge to his conviction set to be ...-- https://www.independent.ie/irish-news/courts/graham-dwyer-wins-legal-action-against-state-receives-boost-in-bid-to-appeal-murder-conviction-37601152.html

Homeless charity aims to beat shoebox record - RTE.ie

The charity, Inner City Helping Homeless, is hoping to break its record for its shoebox present appeal, now in its fourth year. Run in conjunction with Luas operator Transdev, people are being invited to bring presents for those in emergency ...-- https://www.rte.ie/news/dublin/2018/1206/1015582-helping-homeless/

Ulster welcome back Ireland contingent for crucial Champions Cup clash with the Scarlets - Independent.ie

Ulster have named a strong side for the tough Champions Cup away trip to face the Scarlets tomorrow night, with Iain Henderson and Will Addison returning to the starting line-up. Ulster split their opening two pool games, beating Leicester at Kingspan ...-- https://www.independent.ie/sport/rugby/champions-cup/ulster-welcome-back-ireland-contingent-for-crucial-champions-cup-clash-with-the-scarlets-37601257.html

Jordan Henderson insists Liverpool paying no attention to Manchester City - Irish Mirror

Jordan Henderson insists Liverpool are not paying attention to Manchester City and are solely focused on their own part in this season's title tussle. City extended their lead at the top of the Premier League table with a 2-1 win at Watford on Tuesday ...-- https://www.irishmirror.ie/sport/soccer/soccer-news/jordan-henderson-insists-liverpool-paying-13695906

ReliaQuest announces 100 Dublin jobs - RTE.ie

US cyber security company ReliaQuest has opened its first office location outside of the US in Leopardstown in Dublin. ReliaQuest plans to create 100 jobs in the new Dublin office over the next three years. The company said the new positions will see ...and more »-- https://www.rte.ie/news/business/2018/1206/1015460-new-reliaquest-jobs/

Swans, Roos and Dons head to Ireland on scouting mission - AFL.com.au

THE AFL will bring four Irish prospects out to Australia in April after a successful Combine in Dublin last weekend. Twenty of Ireland's best underage Gaelic footballers converged on University College to be put through their paces by former ...and more »-- http://www.afl.com.au/news/2018-12-06/swans-roos-and-dons-head-to-ireland-on-scouting-mission

Kim Kardashian's Comments About Whether Kylie Jenner & Travis Scott Are Engaged Are Pretty Interesting - Bustle

What is going on with Kylie Jenner and Travis Scott? Are they engaged? Are they married? Or are they just really into using "husband" and "wife" as pet names? There are no definitive answers at the moment. Even Kim Kardashian admitted she has no idea ...-- https://www.bustle.com/p/kim-kardashians-comments-about-whether-kylie-jenner-travis-scott-are-engaged-are-pretty-interesting-13249472

Lynch: 'My goal is to get myself in a position to reach my potential' - Independent.ie

When the list of names released from the Limerick panel before the start of the championship was confirmed earlier this year, Ronan Lynch's named jumped off the page. He has always been prodigiously talented and was one of the Treaty's most vaunted ...-- https://www.independent.ie/sport/gaelic-games/hurling/lynch-my-goal-is-to-get-myself-in-a-position-to-reach-my-potential-37599993.html

Turkey seeks arrest of Saudi crown prince aides over Khashoggi killing - RTE.ie

A Turkish court issued arrest warrants today for two suspects close to Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman over the murder of journalist Jamal Khashoggi, increasing pressure on the kingdom's de facto leader. The chief prosecutor's office in Istanbul ...-- https://www.rte.ie/news/world/2018/1205/1015380-khashoggi-killing/

Paddy Jackson rested for Connacht clash as Perpignan go with rotated team for Challenge Cup - The Irish Sun

PADDY JACKSON will not be making the trip to the Sportsground for Perpignan's Challenge Cup tie with Connacht. Jackson was involved in the French club's latest defeat to Bordeaux-Begles on Sunday and is one of seven who will be rested for Saturday's ...-- https://www.thesun.ie/sport/rugby-union/3480935/paddy-jackson-rested-for-connacht-clash-as-perpignan-go-with-rotated-team-for-challenge-cup/

Police swoop on mafia suspects across Europe - Independent.ie

Dozens of suspected members of the 'Ndrangheta mafia were arrested in co-ordinated raids as part of what is being hailed as the biggest ever EU operation against organised crime. A total of 84 suspects were arrested as police in Italy, Germany, Belgium ...-- https://www.independent.ie/world-news/europe/police-swoop-on-mafia-suspects-across-europe-37600282.html