• Brazilian goalkeeper's reaction to balloon during last nights match has lead to hilarious memes

    During the Brazil versus Switzerland game an inflatable red balloon wondered onto the pitch, with Brazilian goalkeeper Alisson not seeing the funny side. The goalkeeper's reaction has led to people giving this clip the meme treatment. Safe to say Allison was focused on nothing but the game.

  • Irish Examiner

    Sinn Féin blasts British border ideas

    The North’s border will be the UK’s only land frontier with an EU state after next year’s withdrawal and is one of the most vexed issues facing negotiators in Brussels. British prime minister Theresa May’s cabinet is considering whether to support a customs partnership with the EU after Brexit, whereby the UK would effectively collect tariffs on behalf of the bloc, or a technological solution to border control known as ‘maximum facilitation’. Ms McDonald told the ard fheis: “Allowing the Tories to dodge, equivocate, and engage in fantasy non-solutions to the Irish question is most certainly not the answer. If the architects of Brexit still can’t agree what Brexit looks like, that is their problem.

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    Woman yells 'Allahu Akbar,' stabs two at French supermarket

    PARIS, France - A 24-year-old woman was detained by the French police on Sunday, after she stabbed two people at a supermarket in southern France. On Sunday morning, the woman is said to have yelled ‘Allahu akbar’ (God is greatest) before stabbing two people at a supermarket in La Seyne-sur-Mer. According to prosecutors, the woman attacked customers waiting in a checkout line at the supermarket with a boxcutter. They said that the woman was born in France in 1994, and entered the supermarket dressed in black and wearing a veil. She struck one customer and a supermarket staff member at the E.Leclerc shop at 10.30 am on Sunday. Toulon Prosecutor Bernard Marchal said in a statement, “A man was struck

  • Kate Hudson calls mother Goldie Hawn a ‘Goddess’ as she shares holiday picture

    Kate Hudson called her mother Goldie Hawn a “Goddess” as she shared a holiday snap of the actress. The actresses are on a family holiday in Greece along with Hudson’s boyfriend Danny Fujikawa and her stepdad Kurt Russell, who Hawn has been with since 1983. The image posted on Instagram showed Hawn looking far younger than her 72 years as she stood on a boat in a swimsuit, wearing sunglasses and with her hair piled on top of her head. A post shared by Kate Hudson (@katehudson) on Jun 18, 2018 at 6:49am PDT Hudson, who is expecting a baby girl, captioned the picture: “Goddess #nirvana @officialgoldiehawn.” She also shared a picture of Russell, 67, sitting in the boat alongside a young boy, thought

  • 'To be fair, I don't care' - Slaven Bilic's blunt honesty sends Ian Wright into fits of laughter

    'To be fair, I don't care'

    AS THE OLD saying goes, Slaven Bilic tells it like it is. The ex-Croatia defender’s bluntness sent his ITV colleagues into hysterics on Sunday night during their coverage of Brazil’s tense 1-1 draw with Switzerland. Steven Zuber’s second-half equaliser denied Tite’s favourites an opening day victory with a well-taken header, however the goal was at the centre of debate as it featured a push inside the box. The Hoffenheim midfielder shoved his marker Miranda inside the penalty area before meeting Xherdan Shaqiri’s corner with a pinpoint header, with Brazil’s players demanding the goal to be ruled out for a foul. Pundits across the globe will debate whether the goal should have stood, but former

  • Irish Examiner

    Claims to ‘mushroom’ as soldier wins working-time case

    PDForra (Permanent Defence Forces Other Ranks Representative Association) took a case to the High Court over members of the Defence Forces being excluded from the Organisation of Working Time Act, 1997. The test case was finally settled last Thursday after negotiations between PDForra’s legal representatives and representatives of the Minister with Responsibility for Defence, Paul Kehoe. As a result, Susan O’Donnell, a member of the army, is to get annual leave she lost in 2015. She will also receive an ex-gratia sum in compensation. PDForra general secretary Gerard Guinan said members of the Defence Forces have been unable, as a result of an exclusion clause contained in the Act, to avail of

  • Meghan cried when I said I wouldn’t be at her wedding to Harry - Thomas Markle

    The Duchess of Sussex’s father has said his daughter cried when he confessed he would not be attending her wedding to England's Prince Harry. Thomas Markle said he had broken the news to Meghan in an emotional phone call just days before she was due to walk down the aisle in Windsor Castle’s St George’s Chapel. The 73-year-old watched the wedding from California, where he was recovering from heart surgery. In an interview with ITV’s Good Morning Britain, Mr Markle said: “They were disappointed. “Meghan cried, I’m sure, and they both said ‘Take care of yourself, we are really worried about you’.” He added: “I absolutely wanted to walk my daughter down the aisle.” Adding that he was recovering