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#Unexpected

From The42 'Juve have become a clear favourite for the Champions League' Best Of Enemies

'Juve have become a clear favourite for the Champions League'

Lionel Messi says he was surprised by Cristiano Ronaldo’s move to Real Madrid.

From TheJournal.ie Two gardaí injured in Limerick after horse tramples car Unexpected

Two gardaí injured in Limerick after horse tramples car

One of the gardaí suffered a broken arm, the GRA said.

From The42 Longford snap up Rovers midfielder despite contract offer from Belgium Unexpected

Longford snap up Rovers midfielder despite contract offer from Belgium

Former Hoops and Dundalk man Darren Meenan appeared to be bound for Brussels.

From The42 Rovers announce veteran defender's surprise exit after nearly 200 appearances Unexpected

Rovers announce veteran defender's surprise exit after nearly 200 appearances

Simon Madden is leaving Tallaght Stadium after four seasons in his second spell with the Hoops.

From TheJournal.ie Baby girl delivered on Dublin street before ambulance arrived on scene Early Arrival

Baby girl delivered on Dublin street before ambulance arrived on scene

The mother and baby are doing well and were taken to Holles Street hospital.

From TheJournal.ie Stag knocks cyclist off his bike during Phoenix Park race Chancer

Stag knocks cyclist off his bike during Phoenix Park race

And one fortunate photographer caught it all on camera.

From TheJournal.ie Tesla made a crazy amount of money on a car that could take years to arrive Unexpected

Tesla made a crazy amount of money on a car that could take years to arrive

The company sold more than 276,000 Model 3 cars in two days of pre-orders but it could be 2018 or 2019 before it arrives.

From The42 'There wasn't a lot of Aussie Rules out there' -  Eddie Jones surprised by Irish tactics Unexpected

'There wasn't a lot of Aussie Rules out there' - Eddie Jones surprised by Irish tactics

The England boss also singled out Ireland fly-half Johnny Sexton for praise as he turns his attention to Wales.

From The42 Sanchez's first goal in 2 months sends FA Cup holders Arsenal through Next Round Please This post contains videos

Sanchez's first goal in 2 months sends FA Cup holders Arsenal through

The Gunners claimed a 2-1 victory over Burnley at the Emirates with the Chilean back on the scoresheet.

From The42 Alabama recover game-changing onside kick to clinch the National Championship Ballsy This post contains videos

Alabama recover game-changing onside kick to clinch the National Championship

The gamble by coach Nick Saban paid off as they defeated Clemson Tigers 45-40.

From The42 Another Premier League shock as Klopp's Liverpool undone by spirited Magpies Unexpected

Another Premier League shock as Klopp's Liverpool undone by spirited Magpies

An own goal from Martin Skrtel and a superb injury-time strike from Georginio Wijnaldum ensured a 2-0 Newcastle win.

From TheJournal.ie Prisoners at an Irish jail grew thousands of sunflowers to raise money for a hospice Unexpected

Prisoners at an Irish jail grew thousands of sunflowers to raise money for a hospice

They also helped out with the local tidy towns committee.

6 unexpected things that happened this week

Cats with many lives and priests with recording contracts – it’s all the week’d weirdest news.

6 unexpected things that happened this week

Eyeballs, sleepwalking and botty coughs – it’s the week’s weirdest news.

6 unexpected things that happened this week

Green puppies, stolen walls and shooting at the moon… it’s all the bizarre stories you need to know about.

From The42 Former Arsenal striker Ian Wright is now a half decent GAA pundit Wright Full Forward This post contains videos

Former Arsenal striker Ian Wright is now a half decent GAA pundit

If only we could say the same for his short-lived rap career.

6 unexpected things that happened this week

– it’s all the weirdest stories you need to hear.

6 unexpected things that happened this week

Same-sex wedding bells for Irish penguins, how the zebra got his stripes and BIG RATS – it’s all the bizarre news stories you need to know about.

From TheJournal.ie World's largest volcano discovered on the floor of the Pacific Volcanooooooooooo

World's largest volcano discovered on the floor of the Pacific

To get an idea of how big this volcano is, the previous record holder is just 2 per cent the size of it…

From TheJournal.ie Shock result as David Cameron loses vote on Syria intervention Unexpected

Shock result as David Cameron loses vote on Syria intervention

MPs voted against a government motion to support a military attack in Syria – and David Cameron says he will respect their decision.

Irish guy mortifyingly falls off chair at work

While serving customers. Awkward.

From TheJournal.ie Credit ratings agency upgrades Ireland, outlook now positive Unexpected

Credit ratings agency upgrades Ireland, outlook now positive

Some good news for the economy this morning…

From TheJournal.ie Sweden's for-profit schools blamed for sliding national results Unexpected

Sweden's for-profit schools blamed for sliding national results

What if the Government introduced vouchers that parents could use to send children to either state-run or private schools, as they choose? Good idea, right? Not so in Sweden…

From TheJournal.ie Majority of SMEs who requested credit from banks were approved Unexpected

Majority of SMEs who requested credit from banks were approved

A total of 60 per cent of small businesses which applied for credit were successful according to the Red C poll.

Katie Price urges closer EU fiscal union but warns against quantitative easing Unexpected This post contains images

Katie Price urges closer EU fiscal union but warns against quantitative easing

The glamour model said that her Twitter account had not been hacked as she gave her take on world economic affairs this afternoon.

From The42 Pocock struggles with eating disorder Unexpected

Pocock struggles with eating disorder

The Wallabies flanker has revealed the surprising extent to which obsessive anxiety about food and physical fitness have impacted his development.

From The42 Mikel John Obi's father victim of kidnapping Unexpected

Mikel John Obi's father victim of kidnapping

It has emerged that the father of Chelsea midfielder Mikel John Obi is being held by kidnappers in his native Nigeria. The footballer has yet to receive a ransom demand.