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12 November 2015

Sepp Blatter Hospitalised after Breakdown

Sepp Blatter, the suspended FIFA president currently under investigation for financial misconduct, is in hospital after suffering a "small emotional breakdown". The 79-year-old was admitted to hospital in Switzerland last ...

11 November 2015

Plan The Perfect Christmas Party

With 'staying in' fast becoming the new 'going out', ditch the traditional (and often overpriced) Christmas outing and host a party at home. Whether large or small, luxury, bespoke and ...
11 November 2015

Abusive Football Fan Banned for a Year

A rangers fan has received a 12-month football banning order after exhibiting abusive behaviour at two separate games at Ibrox stadium. John Brown was arrested by police on 28 March ...

11 November 2015

You Can Now Access Google Maps Offline

This could be the final straw for traditional, standalone GPS devices as Google Maps will now let you use Maps on Android while in offline mode. This feature should benefit ...

10 November 2015

Paula Radcliffe: Russia Should be Banned from Competing

British athlete Paula Radcliffe has said that she is angered and devastated by recent doping claims directed at Russia. A report by the World Anti-Doping Agency (WADA) accuses the Russian government ...

7 November 2015

Forget The Tea Round

In a YouGov survey commissioned by Sykes Cottages, in which 2,026 British adults took part, only 1% of those who liked tea rated their colleagues as making the best cup ...
7 November 2015

Brits Want To Dine Alfresco This Christmas

Despite reports that the UK is set to have its longest winter for 50 years, more people are determined to make use of their garden in the colder months. 37% ...
6 November 2015

Poor Diets Increase Risk Of Premature Ageing

Millions of older people in the UK are putting their long terms health at risk because their diets are low in certain key vitamins, minerals and fatty acids, says a ...
6 November 2015

Check Out This Nifty Website Which Shows Where You Might Find A Long Lost Descendant

If you've ever wondered where your surname came from, or how many others carry your name, Forebears could give you the answer. The website which started back in 2012 maps out ...

6 November 2015

Ku Klux Klan Sympathisers Exposed

A list of alleged Ku Klux Klan (KKK) sympathisers has been published online by members of the "hacktivist" group Anonymous. The hacker coalition, styling itself as an advocate of social ...

6 November 2015

France’s Largest Warship Deployed to Combat IS

The Charles de Gaulle aircraft carrier, France's largest warship, has been deployed to join operations in Syria and Iraq. In September 2014, France joined the US-led coalition targeting IS in ...

5 November 2015

Share A Warming Moment With An Elderly Neighbour This Winter

Share a Heinz Soup Warming Moment with an older neighbour this winter. Heinz Soup and Royal Voluntary Service partner want to thank people who share warming moments with older neighbours. ...
5 November 2015

There Is A New Rocket Engine Which Could Revolutionise Space Travel

BAE systems, one of the world's largest defense contractors, recently announced their plans to invest around $31.7 million (£20.6 million) in a hybrid rocket engine. The project is named SABRE, ...

4 November 2015

Lewis Hamilton: Mercedes Want to Keep Rosberg “Happy”

Lewis Hamilton has hinted that he was denied the opportunity to win Sunday's Mexican GP because Mercedes wanted to keep his teammate Nico Rosberg "happy". The relationship between once-friendly Hamilton ...

4 November 2015

No Man’s Sky Has A Release Date

Sean Murray, the managing Director of Hello Games, appeared on the Late Show with Stephen Colbert recently and revealed that the upcoming space adventure game No Man's Sky is set ...

4 November 2015

A Dying Star Wars Fan Might Get To See Episode VII Early

Many Actors from the upcoming Star Wars: The Force Awakens movie have put their names down on an online campaign to help a terminally ill fan get a sneak peek ...

4 November 2015

Prosecutors Seek Murder Verdict for Oscar Pistorius

Oscar Pistorius, released from jail under house arrest last month, could return to prison if the appeal by South African prosecutors is successful. The double amputee was convicted of culpable ...

31 October 2015

Brits Want To Work At Home

Samsung Business has revealed that 24% of Brits will only consider a job if it means they can work from home occasionally, with flexible working rated more important than being ...
31 October 2015

Yamaha Unveils A Sports Car

When thinking of Yamaha, sports cars are certainly not the first thing that comes to mind. Motorcycles, yes and even pianos but they seem to be broadening their horizons after ...

31 October 2015

Bloody Spit Attack Gets UFC Fighter Suspended

A UFC middleweight fighter has received a 6 month suspension after spitting a mouthful of blood at opponent Josh Samman. This happened back in July at "The Ultimate Fighter 21" ...

31 October 2015

Chelsea Player Wanted by Canadian Police

Chelsea forward Lucas Piazon is being sought by Canadian police in connection with an alleged sexual assault that took place in July. The 21-year-old, who is currently on loan at ...
31 October 2015

Lewis Hamilton the Luchador

Newly crowned Formula One champion Lewis Hamilton swapped the race track for a wrestling ring during a promotional event ahead of the Sunday's Mexico Grand Prix. On Wednesday, the 30-year-old ...

31 October 2015

Arsene Wenger Does Poppy Day Tube Announcements

Commuters will hear the voice of Arsene Wenger echoing through selected tube stations as part of London Poppy Day in aid of the Royal British Legion's annual appeal. In honour ...
31 October 2015

Population Explosion in UK: 70 Million by 2027

A population explosion is projected for the UK over the next few decades, according to official reports. The Office for National Statistics (ONS) has said that the population of the ...

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