Twitter often gets Gary Lineker into a spot of bother. Last season, the former Spurs and England striker was left red-faced after he tweeted that he would present the first Match of the Day programme of the new season in his underwear if Leicester City won the Premier League title. They did, and he duly carried through with his word. Now, Lineker has been left eating his words once again after another post that ended up coming back to bite him in the back side. On Sunday afternoon,...
By Wayne Cole SYDNEY (Reuters) - The euro slid in Asia on Monday after exit polls showed Italian Prime Minster Matteo Renzi clearly losing a constitutional referendum that could end his career and destabilise the country's shaky banking system. Investors and Europe's politicians fear victory for the opposition 'No' camp could cause political instability and renewed turmoil for Italy's banks, pushing the euro zone towards a fresh crisis. Renzi will address the nation around midnight (2300 GMT).
Eight assists, that's the number that's got Nice player midfielder Jean Seri to the top of the assists table across Europe's top five leagues. Not Andres Iniesta, not Kevin De Bruyne and not Mesut Ozil. Jean Seri. The Ivorian has been an instrumental figure in getting Nice to the top of the French league. The south coasters currently sit just one point ahead of PSG, the Ligue 1 champions for the past 4 seasons. His latest assist came in a 1-0 away win against Guingamp, where he provided the...
No one, least of all Tim Elliott, expected this day to ever come. A few days after a loss to Zach Makovsky on Feb. 14, 2015, the flyweight received his walking papers from the UFC. The loss to Makovsky was his third straight in 21 months, and even Elliott believed he’d reached the end of the line in his mixed martial arts career.
Former NFL running back Joe McKnight has been killed in an apparent road-rage incident in New Orleans, according to The Times-Picayune. According to the report, there was a shooting on Thursday afternoon and that family members identified McKnight at the scene. McKnight, who went to high school in New Orleans, starred at USC, rushing for 1,014 yards and 8 touchdowns his final season.
LOS ANGELES (AP) — "Last Tango in Paris" is making headlines again 44 years after the controversial film came out. A recently unearthed video interview with Italian director Bernardo Bertolucci from 2013 has renewed interest, and outrage, over what happened to actress Maria Schneider on set during the infamous butter rape scene.
Walkers at a beach in Cornwall were faced with the sight of thousands of dead mackerel or herring washed up on the shore on Sunday morning. It’s not known what caused the bizarre sight that appeared overnight and greeted morning beachgoers at Pentewan Beach. Edward Bol was walking his dog Max when he saw the fish, which he reckons are mostly herring with a few mackerel.
When it comes to fashion (or anything, really), RiRi is no shrinking violet. On any given day, she's introducing a daring new trend or styling trick and making it look effortless. Here, find every single time the Barbadian bombshell left us awestruck with her head-to-toe look. From Marie Claire
SEATTLE (AP) — The gunman had already shot a police officer, threatened to kill two children and barricaded himself upstairs in a house for 11 hours when one of the kids, a 6-year-old boy, escaped.
Jennifer Lawrence has revealed that she almost killed a crew member while filming for The Hunger Games just because she wanted to scratch her butt. The 26-year-old actress appeared on The Graham Norton Show along with co-star Chris Pratt to promote their new sci-fi movie Passengers on Friday (2 December) and explained the funny story that could have turned ugly only because she "had an itch". Next, Lawrence revealed the incident and told the audience that she was dressed in a wet suit for a scene when suddenly her behind started to itch.
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Manchester United have drawn yet another game - and they only have themselves to blame. Leading with less than ten minutes to go at Goodison Park against Everton and seemingly heading for a much-needed win, Jose Mourinho opted to bring on Marouane Fellaini to ease some of the pressure on United's defence. Astonishingly, he did the exact opposite. The Belgian midfielder tripped Idrissa Gueye two minutes after coming on and Michael Oliver duly pointed to the spot. Leighton Baines converted...
KAMPALA, Uganda (AP) — South Sudan is experiencing ethnic cleansing in several parts of the country and risks becoming a Rwanda-like catastrophe, a team of U.N. human rights investigators said Friday.
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Jimmy "Superfly" Snuka has six months to live as he is suffering from dementia and has been admitted in hospice care in Florida. According to the NY Daily News, the WWE legend's lawyer disclosed the news during a hearing to re-evaluate the 73-year-old's mental competence to stand trial over the death of his former girlfriend Nancy Argentino in May 1983. Argentino, who died at the age of 23, was taken to hospital after having spent the night with Snuka in a hotel room.
A memorandum written by Cabinet Secretary Sir Jeremy Heywood about May’s warning was leaked to The Mail on Sunday.
Police are warning motorists that they’re not only at risk of getting their car stolen, but it’s also illegal. The warnings come after a spate of thefts earlier this week of cars that were left unlocked on the drive with their keys in the ignition. West Midlands Police said officers are now investigating 15 thefts after a further 11 vehicles, with a combined value of more than £200,000, were taken on the same morning after being left unlocked on the drive with their keys in the ignition.
Real Madrid star Cristiano Ronaldo has accused of using shell companies in the British Virgin Islands to avoid tax on tens of millions of Euros, in an early part of what threatens to be a seismic set of leaks as Football Leaks collaborate with a network of major newspapers. Spanish newspaper El Mundo is one of 12 newspapers working together to pore over 1.9TB of data sent to Der Spiegel - and the Spaniards report that Ronaldo was 'protecting' his income from 2009, before he even moved to...