For devotees of the NFL, this is as good as it gets – the divisional round of the play-offs, four games pitting the regular season’s finest against four challengers already battle-hardened by victory in last weekend’s ever-treacherous wild-card round. And in 2014 there’s an extra twist: the prospect that one of the longest, most painful droughts in US sport might be near an end.
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Wednesday 09 February 2011
A British woman died after travelling to America for a cosmetic buttock treatment.
Thursday 03 February 2011
A US woman who was the live-in caretaker for her boyfriend's elderly father, told a judge that she had worked secretly online under the name Jihad Jane to support Islamic terrorists and had moved overseas to further her plan to kill a Swedish artist who had offended Muslims.
Wednesday 19 January 2011
One utility worker has been killed after a huge blast high pressure gas main in Philadelphia, USA.
Tuesday 04 January 2011
Activating dormant stem cells in the scalp could be the key to banishing baldness, scientists believe.
Wednesday 01 December 2010
Saturday 27 November 2010
Wednesday 10 November 2010
Laszlo Polgar, who died on 19 September 2010 aged 63, was a Hungarian bass and member of the Zurich Opera. His most famous role was probably that of Bluebeard in Bela Bartok's Bluebeard's Castle, for which he won a Grammy Award for best opera recording in 1999 along with soprano Jessye Norman, conductor Pierre Boulez and the Chicago Symphony Orchestra.
Thursday 29 July 2010
Saturday 24 July 2010
Thursday 22 July 2010
Manchester United beat the Philadelphia Union 1-0 yesterday in a scrappy game against Major League Soccer's newest team.
Thursday 10 June 2010
Wednesday 02 June 2010
Scientists are opening a new front against autism by using drugs to alter brain chemistry that may ameliorate the worst effects of the condition.
Thursday 27 May 2010
Manchester United have completed the deal to sign Javier Hernandez after the Mexico striker was granted a work permit today.
Wednesday 12 May 2010
The elder son of US vice president Joe Biden was recovering in hospital today after suffering a stroke.
Friday 07 May 2010
An elderly man has admitted strangling his wife in their suburban Philadelphia apartment after he accused her of infidelity and she laughed at him.
British Muslim leaders outraged after Eric Pickles says followers of Islam should 'prove their identity'
UK terror fears: My jihadist son returned from Syria mentally scarred – now he is being ignored
Nigel Farage: NHS might have to be replaced by private health insurance
Billy Crystal: 'Stop shoving gay sex scenes in my face'
'We would evict Queen from Buckingham Palace and allocate her council house,' say Greens
French court convicts three over homophobic tweets, in case hailed as a 'significant victory' by LGBT rights campaigners
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- 2 The truth about 'girl things': Three cheers for Heather Watson's honesty
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- 5 Men behaving badly: Urinating while standing, 'manspreading' and the gendering of selfishness