Academy denies Baron Cohen Oscars ban

February 23, 2012

British comedian Sacha Baron Cohen hasn't been banned from attending this Sunday's Academy Awards, alleges The Hollywood Reporter. Reports had suggested that the Borat star was told not to show up if he planned to dress as the main character in his new movie. A spokesman from the Academy said that ...

Man receives 30 year jail term for Sylvester Akapalara murder

February 16, 2012

A Peckham gang member who murdered a promising young athlete has been jailed for at least 30 years. Mr Sodiq Adeojo, aged 20 and of Shurland Gardens in Peckham, south London, was found guilty of killing Sylvester Akapalara last December. The athlete was chased by armed youths that were wielding ...

Fabio Capello resigns as England boss after FA meeting

February 9, 2012

England manager Fabio Capello has resigned, as confirmed by the Football Association. Capello quit at the end of a meeting held at Wembley Stadium with the FA's chairman David Bernstein. On Monday, the Italian, aged 65, publicly challenged the Football Association's decision to take the national team's captaincy from John ...

Treasure hunter claims three billion dollar WWII find off US coast

February 2, 2012

A Maine treasure hunter has claimed to have discovered a shipwreck from 1942 filled with platinum that is now worth $3bn. Greg Brooks, employed by Sub Sea Research, insists that a wreck sitting 80kms off America's Atlantic coast is none other than SS Port Nicholson - a British merchant ship ...