May 2011

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Is this typical student life?

Media graduate Natalie Tetteh found this whimsical video clip on YouTube - something she could relate to.

Premier League titans in battle for top spot

Manchester United and Chelsea football teams will meet on Sunday in what is a potential title decider for the world famous British soccer teams, writes John Wisdom.Currently United, whose famed manager Alex Ferguson is pictured left, are sitting three ...

Basic mistakes end Spurs' Champions League hopes

John WisdomTottenham Hotspurs' loss to Chelsea at the weekend all but ended their chances of regaining prestigious Champions League qualification this season.This served to highlight the areas in which the star London soccer team still fall short of t ...

Cop who killed bystander Ian Tomlinson nailed by citizen video

 The police officer who attacked Ian Tomlinson at the G20 protests in London in 2009 could be prosecuted for manslaughter after an inquest jury ruled that the newspaper seller was unlawfully killed.Returning their verdict after three hours of delibera ...

Linford Christie loves his 'lunchbox' when there's money in it

Deborah HobsonFor years former UK and world athletics champion Linford Christie complained bitterly about media attention directed at his "lunchbox".This was a euphemism used to describe the bulge of his genitalia on show in figure-hugging lycra running sh ...

Osama bin Laden and Wild West American assassins

Marc WadsworthIt’s the potent tale of two claimed assassinations. The Libyans: that Saif al-Arab Gaddafi, the young son of their leader, has been killed by a Nato bomb. The Americans: that at last they have eliminated Osama bin Laden (I thought he was eith ...

'Police human rights abuses' heralded UK royal wedding

Guy AitchinsonPolitical policing in Britain ahead of the Big Day If anyone was in any doubt that we have a highly politicised, out-of-control police force in this country with scant regard for basic rights, the build up to the royal wedding will have ...

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