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20th, October Sports

Indian Footballer Dies During On-Field Celebration

CELEBRATING a goal in a professional football match should be one of the happiest times in an athlete's career, but tragically, this wasn't the case for Peter Biaksangzuala... More »

20th, October Arsenal 1

Transfer Balls: Arsenal Bid For Morgan Schneiderlin Who Wants To Stay At Southampton Or Play For Spurs

TRANSFER Balls: a look at the utter bilge presented as rumour and fact by the mainstream media... More »

20th, October Liverpool

How Football Reporting Works: Liverpool's Dire 'Martin Skrtel Is Better than Chelsea's John Terry And Anyone At Southampton

HOW football comment works, with Liverpool FC's Martin Skrtel... More »

20th, October News 2

Israeli Hospital Treats Daughter Of Hamas Leader Ismail Haniyeh

Go home Israeli...and take me with you... More »

20th, October In Pictures

Artist Paints Skid Row's Homeless Into His Dreamy Pictures

If they're not completely passed out, intoxicated, sleeping in their own urine—then yeah, I'll talk to them. Some are friendly, some aren't. But if someone won't wake up... More »

20th, October Celebrities

Lynda Bellingham Stars In Norman, Is That You? (Photos)

Harry Worth and Lynda Bellingham rehearse at the Phoenix Theatre in London in the new West End comedy, "Norman, is that you?"... More »

20th, October News

The Breaking Bad Action Figures Come With Free Crystal Meth But No Atomic Bomb

THE Sun says TOYS R Us has been "blasted for encouraging kids to 'play with meth' by selling Breaking Bad toys"... More »

20th, October News

Bedfordshire Dad Scared Of Ebola Sends Daughter To School In Goggles And Mask

OTHER parents presents Jon O'Brien, of Turvey, Bedfordshire, who is "insisting" his 13-year-old daughter wears a face mask to Sharnbrook Upper School... More »

20th, October Strange But True

Dogging Paddle: Kent Rotary Club President In Swimmers Not Swingers Charity Swim

"SHE burst out laughing as soon as she saw it and said 'Dad, that's what they call a gimp suit!' So recalls David Cavel, 71, president of Whitstable Rotary Club, who thought he was buying a merman costume... More »

20th, October Strange But True

Girlfriend Stabs Lover Who Threatened To Stab Himself

TO Huntsville, Alabama, where Michelle McCrae is listening to her lover tell her how he's going to cut himself. He's got a pocketknife... More »

19th, October News

Ebola: CDC Issues Flawed Advice As Dead Bodies Vanish From Liberia's Streets

The US reels... More »

19th, October In Pictures

Photographer Places Superheroes And Star Wars By Leading Figures In History

Storm Troopers guard Chairman Mao's body, Darth Vader is at Yalta with Churchill, Roosevelt and Stalin... More »

19th, October News

Hong Kong: The Taking Of Mong Kok In Photos

They didn't stand a chance... More »

19th, October Liverpool 2

Liverpool's Raheem Sterling Rubs Salt Into QPR's Wounds With Instagram Message

SO. How did Liverpool's Raheem Sterling mark his return to QPR in today's Premier League match?.. More »

19th, October In Pictures

From The Street: The Art Of Turning Everyday Rubbish Into Moments In Time

Tom Pfannerstill's From the Street makes art look like litter, which might be artful. One day musuems will be full of perfectly formed bottles, packets and jars humanity once bought. They will show how the items were sold. They won't show what happened once they left the store, were used and used up... More »

19th, October Sports

Don't Sully Football With Ched Evans' Depravity

Anorak could not care what car he drives. But what about his clothes? Apparently, many readers are keen to look like Ched Evans and his lover Natasha Massey... More »

19th, October News

Snotty @hawkeandco Mock Their Customers On Social Media: Epic Fail

WHEN brands are jerks to their customers on public social networks, you get this... More »

19th, October Fashion

Christmas Jumper-orama: The Hideous Gremlins And Fargo Sweats

Cancel grandma's knitting needles... More »

19th, October News

Bratislav Stojanovic Lives In A Grave (Photos)

Underground homesick blues... More »

19th, October Liverpool

Transfer Balls: Liverpool Keep Raheem Sterling From Real Madrid, Who Don't Want Him

TRANSFER Balls: Is Raheem Sterling leaving Liverpool for Real Madrid?... More »

19th, October Sports

'Role Model' Ched Evans Is A Rapist But At Least He's Not Racist

DAVID Walsh writes about Ched Evens in the Sunday Times. Ched Evans is the footballer who is also a convicted rapist whose become a talking point. Newly released from prison, the Sun reported that Evans has been offered £5,000 a week to return to Sheffield United's team... More »

19th, October News

Dying Staffordshire Man Told By 999: 'Call Back If You Fall Unconscious'

AT the inquest into the death of Mark Hemmings, 41, the court heard that he had called 999 for an ambulance... More »

18th, October Money

£5 Fine Warning: What To Do With Your Library Books If You Catch Ebola

A fiver for catching Ebola is a small price to pay when compared to the late return charges... More »

18th, October News

Sex In The Time of Ebola: Semen Acts Like A Grain Store

Might be an idea to be cautious... More »

18th, October Chelsea 2

Crystal Palace To New Chelsea Fans: 'Romans dirty money is a disease that has plagued our game'

WHOEVER could Crystal Palace fans be talking about as their side hosted Chelsea in the Premier League?... More »