Irish minnows offer City ace Tevez lifeline

September 29, 2011

Irish League outfit Limavady United have shocked and amused the world of football by today offering Manchester City’s Carlos Tevez a quick escape route from his current troubles with the English Premier League giants. The County Londonderry side's vice-chairman David Brewster sent a fax to City, offering to take the striker, ...

Troy Davis executed in Georgia for policeman shooting

September 22, 2011

Death row prisoner Troy Davis was executed in Georgia last night over the murder of policeman Mark MacPhail, 22 years ago. Davis's death had been delayed for hours as the US Supreme Court pondered whether or not to accept an 11th-hour appeal. The 42-year-old's conviction was heavily disputed due to most ...

Indian state gives laptops to its kids

September 15, 2011

Authorities in Tamil Nadu, a southern Indian state, will start handing out what will be the first batch of approximately 6.8 million laptops, free of charge, to schoolchildren. Any child in either a government-funded secondary school or college will be eligible to receive one. The programme, set to run five years, ...

Dalglish rushes to defend Carroll

September 8, 2011

Liverpool manager Kenny Dalglish rushed to the defence of Andy Carroll in a press conference this morning, as a response to recent criticism from England boss Fabio Capello over the youngster’s lifestyle. Carroll was on the bench for England's victory against Wales at Wembley Stadium on Wednesday. After the match, Capello ...

Germany lifts 17 year ban on Doom

September 1, 2011

A German ban on sales of Doom to teenagers was lifted after 17 years today. The classic video game had been on an index of monitored and controlled titles since in 1994, which is when it was deemed as highly likely to harm youth. Just like pornography, all sales of the ...