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Tuesday 04 December 2012
Three teenagers accused of manslaughter by kicking official to death at youth match
Friday 30 November 2012
Premier League team news
Thursday 29 November 2012
I try to steer clear of principles as a television reviewer but I have one fixed rule that I won't break. If you're prepared to swim through toxic sewage to get my attention, the very least I feel I can do is watch your series. Well, one episode of it anyway. Last week in Supersized Earth, Dallas Campbell did just that, descending into a swill of chemicals, waste water and Mexican excrement as part of a report on Mexico City's sewage system. I'd only read a brief description of this total commitment to presenter immersion, but it was enough to trigger a dutiful viewing of episode two, in which Campbell further demonstrated his readiness to put himself on the front line.
Tuesday 27 November 2012
Premier League team news
Monday 19 November 2012
The daughter of suspended MP Nadine Dorries has insisted her mother was given permission to have one month's leave from her parliamentary duties.
'He picked on the wrong man': 6ft 4in thug left with dislocated shoulder after attacking ex-boxing champion pensioner
Tuesday 13 November 2012
A 6ft 4in thug who attacked a pensioner was left with a dislocated shoulder after his victim floored him with two right hooks.
Wednesday 24 October 2012
Is it acceptable to talk on the phone when you're sitting on the toilet? The American humourist David Sedaris says not, though his sister Tiffany would beg to differ. "Don't mind me," she has been known to say, with the strained tone of someone engaging in heavy lifting, while clasping the phone to her ear. "I'm just… trying to get… the lid… off this… jar."
Friday 19 October 2012
If you're growing a gut, but can't afford a personal trainer, there's a robot than might be able to help you with that. The Autom social bot tracks weight loss and is designed to interact with dieters on a daily basis, offering personalised incentives and encouragement. Its makers claim that “by developing an emotional bond with the robot, users are more likely to stick with healthy eating plans”. But can you stomach the idea of being told what to eat by a robot that's not once tasted ice-cream?
Danny Rose joined by Sports Minister in calls for Serbia to be banned from international football following racist abuse
Wednesday 17 October 2012
Danny Rose has called for Serbia to be banned after complaining of racial abuse and being hit by missiles during England Under-21s' win in Krusevac.
Tuesday 09 October 2012
Turning eighteen is a rite of passage that invites adventurous drinking, but one teenager had surgeons to thank she saw the day through, after downing a -320 Farenheit liquid nitrogen cocktail and having her stomach removed. The Telegraph reports.
Teenage girl has stomach removed after drinking liquid nitrogen cocktail while celebrating her 18th birthday
Monday 08 October 2012
Gaby Scanlon was celebrating her 18th birthday with friends when she drank a liquid nitrogen and champagne based cocktail known as a ‘Pornstar Martini’
Exclusive: Young people ‘want UK to stay in Europe’: Four in 10 adults aged 18 to 24 are ‘firmly in favour’ of membership, poll shows
Tom Daley ‘is gay because his father died’ says UK evangelist
You can STILL be jailed for being a republican, government confirms, and it remains illegal to even 'imagine' overthrowing the Queen
Kiss and yell: Italian protester charged with sexual assault after kissing riot police officer
Fighting back: the woman giving a voice (and 49,999 others) to the victims of sexism - by giving an airing to their horror stories
PM denies two child limit for benefits is part of Tory welfare policy
- 1 America's 'virgin births'? One in 200 mothers 'became pregnant without having sex'
- 2 Sun will 'flip upside down' within weeks, says Nasa
- 3 Christmas comes early: Justin Bieber is 'retiring from music'
- 4 Iain Duncan Smith leaves Commons food banks debate early
- 5 Children evacuated from swimming pool after prosthetic leg mistaken for paedophile