The Geminid meteor shower peaks Thursday night. Thank this very cool “rock comet.”
The Geminid meteor shower is one of the most spectacular nighttime sky shows of the year. When debris from the asteroid 3200 Phaethon burns up in the night sky, it creates bright, long-lasting streaks across the sky. It's something to worth going ...
Public date: Thu, 13 Dec 2018 07:00:00 +0000
Emmerdale's Michelle Hardwick engaged to producer girlfriend
Emmerdale actress Michelle Hardwick has got engaged to her producer girlfriend Kate Brooks. The star, who plays Vanessa Woodfield on the ITV soap, announced the couple's happy news on Twitter. Sharing a picture of them on a balcony with glasses in ...
Public date: Thu, 13 Dec 2018 08:00:00 +0000
Irish Ferries 'WB Yeats' to set sail after delays of several months
“We're delighted to bring the W.B. Yeats and its superior luxury to Dublin," said Irish Ferries' Managing Director Andrew Sheen, in a press release that mentioned nothing of the delays and cancellations that disrupted the holiday plans of around 19,000 ...
Public date: Thu, 13 Dec 2018 07:00:00 +0000
Premier League bosses speak: Pochettino & Pellegrini
he writes. "Well,Manchester United were a little like that here: a cobbled-together side putting together a cobbled-together performance that skirted the boundary between entertainment and public humiliation." .... Results? At best average. Style ...
Public date: Thu, 13 Dec 2018 11:00:00 +0000
'Time to call it a May': How British media reacted to Theresa May's survival
THERE WAS ANOTHER day of high political drama in London yesterday as Prime Minister Theresa May survived a motion of confidence in her leadership last night. Just days after May deferred a crucial vote on the Brexit withdrawal deal, it was confirmed ...
Public date: Wed, 12 Dec 2018 16:00:00 +0000
As it happened: Valencia v Man United, Champions League
Hello, and welcome to tonight's liveblog. As always, we'd love to hear your thoughts on the game. E-mail [email protected], tweet @the42_ie, post a message to our Facebook wall, or leave a comment below. You may need to refresh the page for YouTube ...
Public date: Wed, 12 Dec 2018 20:00:00 +0000
Aquaman: Finally a superhero with the looks and attitude of a forgiving bouncer
When the young Willem Dafoe was doing gender-fluid Aeschylus above a sweatshop in SoHo, he can hardly have imagined that, in his vintage years, he'd find himself delivering cod Shakespeare while riding a hammerhead shark. Such are the wonders to ...
Public date: Wed, 12 Dec 2018 18:00:00 +0000
Embarrassment for Real Madrid as European champions booed off pitch after ...
It was Real's heaviest European home defeat and their first home reversal in the Champions League pool stage for nine years. Real's back four repeatedly struggled, and that undermined an error-strewn performance as their margin of defeat accurately ...
Public date: Wed, 12 Dec 2018 20:00:00 +0000
'He needs to find happiness' - Griffiths to take break from football
Celtic boss Brendan Rodgers has revealed that Leigh Griffiths will be out of football for personal reasons "for a little period of time" as he "seeks professional help". The 28-year-old Hoops striker, recently returned from illness and another calf ...
Public date: Wed, 12 Dec 2018 16:00:00 +0000
Leroy Sane the star as Man City come from behind to see off Hoffenheim
Gabriel Jesus almost equalised, hitting the post with a header, but it wasn't until first half injury time that Man City drew level. Winger Leroy Sane curled an exquisite free kick to the net to send the sides in level at the break. The German ...
Public date: Wed, 12 Dec 2018 23:00:00 +0000
Juventus achieved objective, despite everything going wrong – Allegri
Massimiliano Allegri felt everything seemed to go against Juventus as they lost 2-1 to Young Boys in their final Champions League group fixture. Juve still went through to the last 16 as Group H winners despite their defeat on Wednesday, with ...
Public date: Wed, 12 Dec 2018 21:00:00 +0000
LIVE: Brexit deal vote off until 2019 as Theresa May seeks EU lifeline
Welcome to our live coverage of the aftermath of another remarkable day in Westminster. Theresa May is still prime minister after surviving a vote of confidence on Wednesday. With the immediate threat to her position averted, the prime minister is ...
Public date: Wed, 12 Dec 2018 16:00:00 +0000
Jacob Rees-Mogg tried to take down Theresa May in Latin and people are ...
Prominent Brexiteer Jacob Rees-Mogg is a throwback to an era gone by. The MP for Somerset North, a vocal critic of Theresa May and the EU, has been known to express himself in a more flamboyant manner than others. Despite being younger than Kylie ...
Public date: Wed, 12 Dec 2018 22:00:00 +0000
Ex-Trump lawyer Cohen jailed for three years over hush money payments
US President Donald Trump's former lawyer Michael Cohen has been sentenced to three years in prison for hush money payments to two women during the 2016 election campaign. Cohen was also sentenced to two months for lying to the US Congress ...
Public date: Wed, 12 Dec 2018 22:00:00 +0000
I'm A Celebrity viewers coo over Noel Edmonds' 'adorable' stepson after sweet ...
Another added: "Said it before and I'll say it again, Noel shouldn't have gone first. #ImACeleb #ComingOut." It comes after it was revealed that Noel may be on the verge of launching a full-scale showbiz comeback following his short-lived stint on I'm ...
Public date: Wed, 12 Dec 2018 23:00:00 +0000
Shamelessness: it's the Conservatives' superpower
I often think about that when contemplating the career of Boris Johnson. Perhaps if my friend had failed on a grander stage – say, if he had been sacked by the Times for fabricating quotes – he might now be 7-2 favourite to be the next Conservative leader.
Public date: Wed, 12 Dec 2018 21:00:00 +0000
'A light has gone out in the Bar room': Tributes to deceased Cork barrister
Judges Seán Ó Donnabháin, Gerard O'Brien and Brian O'Callaghan presided over the tribute attended by Jane Anne Rothwell's husband, Steven O'Neill, parents, John and Parfrey family, relatives and friends. Mr McCarthy BL said it was appropriate that the ...
Public date: Wed, 12 Dec 2018 00:00:00 +0000
Plotting Katie Taylor's path towards the biggest women's fight of all time in 2019
EDDIE HEARN HAS put on record plans which would see 2019 become the defining year of Katie Taylor's professional boxing career, with four major fights being targeted from March onwards. Taylor faces former amateur rival Eva Wahlstrom in a ...
Public date: Wed, 12 Dec 2018 17:00:00 +0000
Revealed: All the possible draws for Premier League sides as Champions League ...
... in the draw, with Diego Simeone's Atletico Madrid the toughest possible opponent for the Premier League champions, and would represent a meagre reward for topping the group. Man City's potential last 16 opponents: Roma, Ajax, Schalke, Atletico Madrid.
Public date: Tue, 11 Dec 2018 15:00:00 +0000
Conor McGregor UFC news: Notorious bombshell as coach John Kavanagh casts ...
McGregor is currently suspended for his part in the brawl that followed his submission loss to Nurmagomedov. The 30-year-old can expect a lengthy ban and a hefty fine when the Nevada State Athletic Commission convenes on January 29. UFC president ...
Public date: Tue, 11 Dec 2018 11:00:00 +0000