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#Great Escape

From The42 'It's a rule we need to accept' - Pochettino resigned to VAR after Spurs' great escape Controversy

'It's a rule we need to accept' - Pochettino resigned to VAR after Spurs' great escape

Gabriel Jesus thought he had extended City’s league winning run to 16 games, only to see his last-gasp goal ruled out for a handball.

From TheJournal.ie 'Great Escape' veteran who called film 'absolute rubbish' dies aged 101 RIP

'Great Escape' veteran who called film 'absolute rubbish' dies aged 101

The former RAF navigator never managed to escape the camp in events later portrayed in the Steve McQueen film.

From TheJournal.ie Notorious career thief escapes from Paris prison by helicopter Great Escape

Notorious career thief escapes from Paris prison by helicopter

It was the second time Faid has pulled off a spectacular jailbreak – in 2013, he blasted his way out of a prison using dynamite.

From The42 Watch: Irish defender the hero as 89th minute goal keeps Newport in the Football League Great Escape This post contains videos

Watch: Irish defender the hero as 89th minute goal keeps Newport in the Football League

Mark O’Brien is unlikely to ever score a more important strike.

From The42 Monstrous Jackson kick completes incredible Ulster comeback Great Escape

Monstrous Jackson kick completes incredible Ulster comeback

The introduction of Pienaar and the Ireland fly-half saves coach Kiss’ blushes against Oyonnax.

From TheJournal.ie The strange tale of the scuba diver and the underwater drug tunnel United States

The strange tale of the scuba diver and the underwater drug tunnel

US official: “Drug smugglers will try anything to move their product — even scuba diving in an underwater tunnel.”

From TheJournal.ie Girls jump from window to escape fire in their home Great Escape

Girls jump from window to escape fire in their home

Nobody was injured in the incident.

From TheJournal.ie The net may finally be closing on two convicted killers who escaped prison Prison Break

The net may finally be closing on two convicted killers who escaped prison

New York State Police spokesman Beau Duffy said officers were investigating a possible sighting of the prisoners.

From The42 Brown backs desperate Celtic to make great escape Preview

Brown backs desperate Celtic to make great escape

Ronny Deila’s side trail 4-1 from the first leg after a comprehensive defeat in Poland.

From TheJournal.ie Thieves dig 50ft tunnel into Tesco to steal cash from an ATM...and get away with it Great Escape

Thieves dig 50ft tunnel into Tesco to steal cash from an ATM...and get away with it

Police outside Manchester say the thieves were “possibly covered in soil”.

From The42 Victor Dubuisson came back from the dead twice with these desert miracle shots Great Escape
From The42 Wigan's great escape halted after twice surrendering lead to Swansea Set-back This post contains videos

Wigan's great escape halted after twice surrendering lead to Swansea

The Latics remain in the bottom three after suffering a 3-2 defeat in a game they had banked on winning.

From The42 Premier League: Rs stage comeback, own-goal hands Baggies victory Great Escape

Premier League: Rs stage comeback, own-goal hands Baggies victory

Harry Redknapp’s men closed the gap on the Reading and Wigan while Swansea suffered defeat.

From TheJournal.ie Five chimps escape from German zoo, young girl hurt Great Escape

Five chimps escape from German zoo, young girl hurt

The chimps got a brief taste of freedom before returning to their compound.

He's back! Rathgar tortoise returns home

One-hundred-year-old pet went missing from Dublin home on Saturday afternoon.

From TheJournal.ie Have you seen this tortoise? 100-year-old pet makes quick getaway in Dublin Great Escape

Have you seen this tortoise? 100-year-old pet makes quick getaway in Dublin

Florentine the tortoise’s escape has been trending on Twitter in Dublin this afternoon after his unexpected getaway.

From TheJournal.ie TG4 to document Limerick man’s help in KGB agent’s prison break Great Escape This post contains videos

TG4 to document Limerick man’s help in KGB agent’s prison break

Ex-British spy George Blake was sentenced to 42 years in prison after being convicted of spying for the Soviets during the Cold War.

From The42 I was worried for players' safety, admits relieved Tohill Great Escape

I was worried for players' safety, admits relieved Tohill

“There was a time there tonight I was concerned with where that game was going. I’m just glad that it settled down and that we got the game finished with no injuries.”

Woman tries to smuggle husband out of prison... in a bag

Suspicions were raised when the woman left the facility with a bulky suitcase after a conjugal visit.