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Chavez says capitalism may have destroyed life on Mars

Venezuela’s socialist president also warned that the West was trying to plunder Libya’s natural resources.

World's dumbest policeman shoots himself to get bravery award

Indian policeman Mahesh Rajguru said six men were responsible for the attack that left him with three bullet wounds.

From TheJournal.ie Google library project blocked by US court Google

Google library project blocked by US court

New York court says the deal would have given Google an unfair competitive advantage.

From TheJournal.ie Public search for Sian O'Callaghan called off as UK police follow "significant lines of enquiry" Sian O'Callaghan

Public search for Sian O'Callaghan called off as UK police follow "significant lines of enquiry"

Swindon woman has been missing since Saturday night and a search has been taking place in a nearby forest where a signal from her phone was detected.

Because we’re worth it – Hairdressing championships come to Dublin Good Hair Day This post contains images

Because we’re worth it – Hairdressing championships come to Dublin

European competition will feature over 5,000 participants from over 40 different countries.

Penguins kidnapped from Australian island

Population of penguins on Granite Island has dropped from over 1,500 to less than 150 in only a decade.

Fancy a pot of gold? Try your hand at national leprechaun hunt

Charity event sees families take to Carlingford Mountain in search of the ‘little people’.

Claims that The Railway Children 'plagiarised' earlier novel with similar plotline

Edith Nesbit’s classic novel appears to borrow heavily from a work published almost a decade before.

Man sues NYPD after being tasered for double parking

Surgeons were needed to remove an inch-long taser prong from a man’s back following an incident in April 2010.

Apple criticised for allowing 'gay-cure' iPhone app

Online petition criticising Apple for “supporting homophobia” has received over 80,000 signatures so far.

From The42 More misery for Harrington as he opens with 73 in Florida Fore!

More misery for Harrington as he opens with 73 in Florida

Three bogeys in final six holes means the three-time major winner could struggle to make the cut.

From The42 Big Bang's manager says Saturday's title fight "will be one of the greatest" Big Bang

Big Bang's manager says Saturday's title fight "will be one of the greatest"

Phil Sutcliffe promises fireworks in Citywest when Willie Casey faces off against Guillermo Rigondeaux.

From The42 Oisín McConville tight-lipped over retirement The Club

Oisín McConville tight-lipped over retirement

Crossmaglen star still enjoying his football and won’t be rushed into a decision after helping the Armagh club secure its fifth All-Ireland title.

From The42 Tindall out for England as O'Driscoll talks of wrecking Slam Six Nations

Tindall out for England as O'Driscoll talks of wrecking Slam

Ireland’s captain says all the pressure is on England, who have only beaten Ireland once in their last eight meetings.

New website ICorrect lets celebrities set the record straight

Kate Moss, Sienna Miller, Tommy Hilfiger and Stephen Fry have all stumped up to correct rumours about themselves.

From The42 In pictures: Ken McGrath's hurling career Tribute This post contains images

In pictures: Ken McGrath's hurling career

Ken McGrath announced his retirement today due to injury. We bring you some of the best photos from a career that lasted well over a decade at the top of the game.

From The42 Christchurch pulled as Rugby World Cup venue Damaged

Christchurch pulled as Rugby World Cup venue

Repairs to the damaged stadium may not be completed in time for the start of the tournament in September.

From The42 O’Shea now also a major doubt for Macedonia game Hammer Blow

O’Shea now also a major doubt for Macedonia game

Manchester United defender picked up a hamstring strain during last night’s Champions League action.

From TheJournal.ie St Patrick's Day festivities around the country: Your weekend guide St Patrick's Day

St Patrick's Day festivities around the country: Your weekend guide

A round-up of the best events taking place around Ireland this weekend to celebrate St Patrick’s Day.

From The42 Reddan Ireland’s only injury concern ahead of England showdown Six Nations

Reddan Ireland’s only injury concern ahead of England showdown

Scrum half is being monitored by medical staff after suffering concussion in the defeat to Wales.

From The42 Dublin hurling hit again as Hiney is ruled out for season Injury Blues

Dublin hurling hit again as Hiney is ruled out for season

Captain damaged his cruciate ligament during Sunday’s league win over Wexford.

From The42 Barcelona reject doping allegations made by Spanish radio station Doping Allegations

Barcelona reject doping allegations made by Spanish radio station

“Whoever says we’re using banned substances is playing with fire,” says Gerard Pique.

From The42 Kidney eager to move on and focus on England Six Nations

Kidney eager to move on and focus on England

Irish coach believes players will be well motivated for Saturday’s game, when Ireland will be looking to deny England a Grand Slam.

Poirot to be cancelled after 22 years on ITV

Agatha Christie’s famous Belgian detective says au revoir, as ITV reportedly considers cutting the show.

From TheJournal.ie Eating and drinking while driving a ‘major distraction’, says AA Driver Distraction

Eating and drinking while driving a ‘major distraction’, says AA

Nearly 75 per cent of drivers admit to eating while on the move, while almost half swear at their SatNavs.

Whopper trouble: Burger King CEO insults British food and women

Bernardo Hees said he had few distractions from his work when studying in the UK.

Irish teen off to Cheltenham as his festival song becomes a YouTube smash Viral This post contains videos

Irish teen off to Cheltenham as his festival song becomes a YouTube smash

Video of 13-year-old singing ‘The Festival’ is a hit with Tony McCoy and the Racing Post.

From TheJournal.ie One in ten chooses internet over GP Health

One in ten chooses internet over GP

More and more people seeking to improve their medical knowledge by going online.

From TheJournal.ie M1 toll to drop from midnight after court ruling Road Tolls

M1 toll to drop from midnight after court ruling

Motorists have been overcharged to the tune of €26,000 per week since the start of the year on that stretch.

From TheJournal.ie In Pictures: Graphs and charts that show the tsunami's projected path Tsunami This post contains images

In Pictures: Graphs and charts that show the tsunami's projected path

Weather centres around the Pacific rim show trajectory of deadly wave.

From TheJournal.ie AOL to cut hundreds of jobs following HuffPo buyout AOL

AOL to cut hundreds of jobs following HuffPo buyout

Online giant is streamlining and seeking to become a major source of news and other content.

Lindsay Lohan back in court for necklace charges

A source close to the actress said she will not accept a plea deal involving jail time.

Julianne Moore to play Sarah Palin in new HBO film

Game Change to tell the story of the 2008 presidential election – but can Oscar-winner Moore follow in the footsteps of Tina Fey?

From TheJournal.ie Electric Picnic lineup leaked Electric Picnic

Electric Picnic lineup leaked

Arcade Fire, Pulp and Interpol among acts leaked through EP’s own website.

From TheJournal.ie Women feel more guilt than men when work intrudes on home life Guilt

Women feel more guilt than men when work intrudes on home life

Work-related contact while at home is more likely to cause distress in women, study says.

Tony Curtis left his children nothing in will

An attempt to contest the will failed after legendary actor chose not to make provisions for his children.

From The42 Tigers Woods' new mansion includes a four-hole practice course Cribs This post contains images

Tigers Woods' new mansion includes a four-hole practice course

Golf superstar designed $60million luxury home with then-wife Elin.

Facebook used as evidence in 20 per cent of US divorces

American lawyers are seeing an increase in the use of social media in divorce proceedings.

US student charged with hacking school system

Tyler Coyner charged other students to change their grades.

King's Speech Oscar damaged after being dropped by producer's infant

Toddler handed statuette at party the day after the awards – and the inevitable happens.