The AC Milan striker was subjected to abuse during the weekend's derby
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Harry Hill's return to the stage after eight years reminds us that he is both a jester and a plate spinner: there are numerous elements to his shows that must simultaneously gather momentum to produce a full effect.
A mother-of-two who won £95,000 on the TV show Deal or No Deal has been charged with benefit fraud.
MasterChef judges have served up a first by declaring joint winners in the final of the latest series, one of whom is from Devon.
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Disgraced peer Conrad Black took another swipe at Newsnight anchor Jeremy Paxman, branding him an “an a**hole”.
Reigning world match racing champion Ian Williams was being taken for a ride on Thursday afternoon.
Croatia coach Slaven Bilic has condemned the racist behaviour that led UEFA to opening disciplinary proceedings against his country's football federation and hopes the problem can be stamped out once and for all.
The European Championship was plunged into arguably its most serious racism row yet today after it emerged a banana may have been thrown at Mario Balotelli.
Mario Balotelli intends to walk off the pitch if he is racially abused at Euro 2012 - and has claimed he would kill anyone who threw a banana at him in the street.
Talks begin this week on a global covenant to prevent weapons from falling into the wrong hands
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