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1st, June Arsenal

Transfer Balls: Remy Dreams Of Chelsea But Signs For Arsenal

TRANSFER Balls: A look at how the media experts have been reporting on QPR's Loic Remy. As ever, the aim of the desperate Press is to link every player with every top club... More »

1st, June Flashback

Watch The 14 Grandest, Corniest And Most Overblown Moments From FIFA World Cup Films

In their day, these were the best available record of the tournaments. They were filmed using state-of- the-art cinema cameras and even given theatrical releases... More »

1st, June In Pictures

Carl Froch Wins Rachael Cordingley In 16 Boxing Ring Photos

CARL Froch has defeated George Groves to win the IBF and WBA World Super Middleweight titles at Wembley Arena. After smashing his opponent to the floor, Froch proposed to his girlfriend Rachael Cordingley. He gave her his ring in the ring.... More »

1st, June Arsenal 2

Transfer Balls: Fabregas Rejoins Arsenal Who Then Sell Him To Liverpool To Spite Manchester City

TRANSFER Balls looks at Barcelona's Cesc Fabregas' summer in the news media. Can he fill space to deadline? What utter balls can he news media say of the player?.. More »

30th, May Arsenal

Transfer Balls: Manchester United, Arsenal Get Juve's Alexis Sanchez As Liverpool Prepare Bid

Balls... More »

30th, May News

Transfer Balls: Ricky Lambert Is Not Exclusive To Liverpool

More balls... More »

30th, May Flashback 8

The Top 10 Lyrical Low Points of the 1970s

BACK in January, we covered The Top Ten Lyrical Low Points of the 1980s. Well, it’s time to tackle another decade – the 1970s.... More »

29th, May News

Transfer Balls: Arsenal Sign Morata But Loan Him Back To Real Madrid

More balls... More »

29th, May Sports

Real Madrid Balls: Find Out Who Ronaldo Dedicates His Goals To

REAL Madrid's Cristiano Ronaldo is the subject of the Sun's story: Ronaldo: Every goal is dedicated to my dad Really? ... More »

29th, May manchester united

Transfer Balls: Manchester United Sign Miranda In Time For A Deadline

Scoop alert... More »

29th, May Film

Weirdly Suggestive Lobbycard For The 1970 Film Spring and Port Wine

No-one light a match... More »

29th, May Money

Watch The Video Of The New iPhone 6, Dummy

WHAT looks like the new iPhone 6, due for release this summer, can be seen in that video above. The information source is a French website, nowhereelse, and they've been pretty reliable in the past... More »

29th, May Money

Rap Genius Founder Fired For Being a Complete Dickhead About Elliot Rodger

THAT you're able to think up and found one of the web's hotter properties does show that you've got some smarts. You're good at doing something at least. But that's not to say that having done that that you're smart, as Mahbod Moghadam of Rap Genius has just proven.... More »

29th, May Money

Was The Entire Run Up Of Bitcoin On Mt. Gox Just A Pump And Dump?

THERE'S intriguing evidence that last year's run up of the price of Bitcoin on MtGox was simply a pump and dump operation by the owners of the site. For there was a result buyer, every few minutes, of ever more of the cryptocurrency. .. More »

29th, May Money

Copyright Suits: Beastie Boys Lose The Right To Say 'No'

WHEN Adam Yauch passed away, his fellow Beastie Boys were told, in no uncertain terms, that they should respect his legacy by never allowing their music to be used in advertisements... More »

29th, May Film 6

The Devil Made Them Do It: The Five Best Exorcist (1973) Knock-Offs

WILLIAM Friedkin’s The Exorcist -- based on the best-selling novel by William Peter Blatty -- quickly became one of the first genre blockbusters of the seventies, and a generational touchstone to boot... More »

29th, May Flashback 1

Political Footballers: When Desperate Leaders Use The National Game To Touch The Common Man

ALEX Salmond is the latest politician to succumb to the temptation to pose in public with a football, and, with the sad inevitability of England conceding an injury-time winner, he is the latest to be reminded that the effects are rarely edifying.... More »

29th, May Books 1

Glue-Sniffing Clowns On The Loose! 20 Brilliantly Outrageous True Crime Headlines

IS THERE anything on planet Earth more tasteless and lurid than an a true crime magazine from the 70s and 80s?... More »

29th, May Music

Here's Some New Music From Shy And Not-At-All-Money-Mad Queen

Since Freddie's untimely death, Queen have never been so busy, putting out musicals under the band's name and touring the world with a variety of guest singers, like Paul Rodgers from Free.... More »

29th, May Music 1

Kasabian Release An 'Important' Message To The Cool Kids

MODERN rock 'n' roll is in a treacherous place - it is ruled by musicians too masculine and backward looking, while the rest of the world's genres has mixed it all up.... More »

28th, May marijuana

Find Out What The Worst Drug Smugglers In The World Did

So, two Brits decide to try their luck smuggling a tonne and a half of hashish from Morocco into the Algarve.... More »

28th, May In Pictures

'Die Die Malcolm Glazer': Manchester United Fans Celebrate Death Of Their Club's Owner

Those Glazer posters... More »

28th, May manchester united

Manchester United Balls: Hated Malcolm Glazer Dies A Buccaneers Hero

MANCHESTER United owner Malcolm Glazer has died. he was 85... More »

28th, May News

Spurs Balls: Mauricio Pochettino Is An English Hero

SPURS have secured the services of international nude model Mauricio Pochettino from Southampton. Paul Jiggins tells his Sun readers how unimpressed he is with the appointment.... More »

28th, May Flashback 5

Soda Can Devolution: From Elegantly Simple To Eyeball Assault

IT'S RARE for a product’s logo or package design to stay constant over the years. More often than not, they get a makeover every few years to keep up with the tastes of the times... More »