Mario Balotelli is 'staying at Liverpool', says his agent Mino Raiola

Mario Balotelli is 'staying at Liverpool', says his agent Mino Raiola

The agent of Mario Balotelli has claimed that the Italian will be at Liverpool next season, despite the striker scoring just one Premier League goal all season.



Dartmouth 'Animal House' Frat Fighting To Keep House

Dartmouth 'Animal House' Frat Fighting To Keep House

HANOVER, N.H. (AP) -- A Dartmouth College fraternity that lost its recognition on campus after it was accused of branding new members is appealing a decision by town officials forbidding it from housing members at its residence. Alpha Delta, which partly inspired the 1978 movie "Animal House," lo

What to expect at Google I/O 2015

What to expect at Google I/O 2015

Google talks a lot. Unlike Apple, which primarily speaks through its public-facing product events that take place a few times a year, Google tends to announce updates to its products, along with new ones, with reliable regularity. Nonetheless, Google usually saves much of its best stuff for Google

Vox's acquisition of Recode is a sign of the tech-blog reckoning to come

Vox's acquisition of Recode is a sign of the tech-blog reckoning to come

RANCHO PALOS VERDES, California — I doubt there's anyone inside the tech media game who is truly surprised that Re/code has a new sugar daddy It's a prestige brand with one of the best collections of conferences in the business and probably not enough scale to sustain itself alone. Vox Media

Queen's Speech: More government surveillance, no more income tax

Queen's Speech: More government surveillance, no more income tax

LONDON — A referendum on the EU by the end of 2017 and the introduction of the Investigatory Powers Bill, giving police greater powers to target online communications, were among the measures proposed during the Queen's Speech Wednesday. See also: Election 2015: Everything you need to know a

17 dead, 11 still missing after severe storms in Texas and Oklahoma

17 dead, 11 still missing after severe storms in Texas and Oklahoma

The search continues for about a dozen people still missing in Central Texas, including a group that disappeared after a vacation home was swept down a river and slammed into a bridge. See also: Lake Travis, Austin's main reservoir, rises astonishing 22 feet in 1 week Several more fatalities were

John Oliver explained FIFA's corruption even before the corruption charges

John Oliver explained FIFA's corruption even before the corruption charges

John Oliver really wants you to know about the corruption in FIFA. Around this time last year, the Last Week Tonight host devoted 13 minutes to mocking the organization's nasty business practices. On Sunday's episode of Oliver's show, the host again went after the organization, this time zeroing

Stroud Life published Leader's Diary with Geoff Wheeler, leader of Stroud District...

Stroud Life published Leader's Diary with Geoff Wheeler, leader of Stroud District...

Friday, May 15 – LEP meetingLeaders and chief executives of Gloucestershire's councils met with David Owen, chief executive of Gloucestershire's local enterprise partnership, to cover the expansion of business advice services in the county. You're probably aware of the Growth Hub, which has be

How FIFA makes its billions

How FIFA makes its billions

Soccer's world governing body, FIFA, was rocked Wednesday by charges of corruption involving several senior officials. U.S. prosecutors issued arrest warrants for 14 people, and authorities in Switzerland -- where FIFA is based -- have launched their ...

Jonathan Davies out of the Rugby World Cup: The nine contenders to replace one of Wales' key men

Jonathan Davies out of the Rugby World Cup: The nine contenders to replace one of Wales' key men

Gareth Griffiths takes a look at who could step into the void after the news Davies will miss the global show-piece with a knee injury

Newer contraceptive pills linked to higher clot risks, study confirms

Newer contraceptive pills linked to higher clot risks, study confirms

New evidence to confirm the link between newer contraceptive pills and higher risk of serious blood clots (known as venous thromboembolism or VTE) has been provided by a new study. About 9% of women of reproductive age worldwide use oral contraceptives, rising to 18% of women in developed countries

SLIDESHOW: Savannah's River Street in the 1950s-1990s

SLIDESHOW: Savannah's River Street in the 1950s-1990s

The Savannah Morning News has taken dozens of pictures of Savannah's River Street over the last 50 years.  Check out this slideshow of complied photos of the popular local and tourist spot dating back to the late 1950s to the early 1990s.

Fifa says Blatter to seek fifth term despite arrests

Fifa says Blatter to seek fifth term despite arrests

Soccer's governing body Fifa called the arrest of six of its leading officials on bribery charges a "difficult moment" More...

Sam Shepard Arrested on Drunk Driving Charges

Sam Shepard Arrested on Drunk Driving Charges

Sam Shepard, the Pulitzer Prize-winning playwright and Oscar-nominated actor, was arrested on suspicion of drunk driving on Monday, according to The Associated Press.Sante Fe police Lt. Andre Dobyns said a local restaurant's security called the police at approximately 7:45 p.m. to report an ...

Queen's Speech: Is David Cameron deliberately keeping 'political poison' fox hunting bill under the ...

Queen's Speech: Is David Cameron deliberately keeping "political poison" fox hunting bill under the ...

The repeal of the Hunting Act didn't make it to the Queen's Speech, but that doesn't mean it's off the agenda

John Bercow pictured with wife Sally for first time since affair revelations

John Bercow pictured with wife Sally for first time since affair revelations

The Commons Speaker and his wife appeared deep in conversation as they took a stroll near their family home in Battersea

Rebecca Minnock: Fears for missing mum and 3-year-old son after she failed to turn up for appointmen...

Rebecca Minnock: Fears for missing mum and 3-year-old son after she failed to turn up for appointmen...

Rebecca – known as Becky – and her son Ethan were last seen near Musgrove Park Hospital in Taunton, Somerset, yesterday

Christie accuses Paul, Lee of siding with 'criminal' Snowden on NSA

Christie accuses Paul, Lee of siding with 'criminal' Snowden on NSA

New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie lashed out at Sens. Mike Lee, R-Utah, and Rand Paul, R-Ky., on "Fox and Friends" Wednesday, over their efforts to block the renewal of the Patriot Act.

Santorum to announce 2016 presidential campaign Wednesday

Santorum to announce 2016 presidential campaign Wednesday

Rick Santorum plans to announce a second presidential run Wednesday afternoon, an aide confirms to Fox News.

Six-year ban for snooker match-fixer

Six-year ban for snooker match-fixer

Amateur player John Sutton must serve a six-year ban from snooker after being found guilty of match-fixing.

One of the reporters who broke the FIFA corruption story says Sepp Blatter is not yet in the clear

One of the reporters who broke the FIFA corruption story says Sepp Blatter is not yet in the clear

Swiss authorities arrested several high-ranking FIFA officials on Wednesday with the intention of extraditing them to the US to face federal corruption charges, as first reported by The New York Times. While those arrested include some of the highest-ranking soccer officials in the world — includ

Ben & Jerry's ice cream is feuding with a top GOP operative on Twitter

Ben & Jerry's ice cream is feuding with a top GOP operative on Twitter

It's a rocky road to get to the White House.  A top spokesman for the national Republican Party attacked a 2016 candidate for offering supporters free ice cream on Tuesday. The Ben & Jerry's ice cream brand eventually got involved in the spat on Twitter.  When Sen. Bernie Sanders (I-Vermont) o

Apple design head Jony Ive has DOUBLE the patents of Thomas Edison

Apple design head Jony Ive has DOUBLE the patents of Thomas Edison

Thomas Edison is usually thought of as the greatest inventor ever, bringing the automatic telegraph, the phonograph, and alkaline battery into the world.  His Menlo Park, New Jersey, lab was so productive that he promised "a minor invention every ten days and a big thing every six months or so.

Experts from Greece and creditors 'drafting loan deal'

Experts from Greece and creditors 'drafting loan deal'

Athens (AFP) - Technical experts representing Greece and its creditors are to start drafting Wednesday a long-awaited agreement that would release much needed bailout loans for the struggling eurozone country, a Greek government source said."The process of drafting the staff-level agreements begins

Republican Santorum to Run for President

Republican Santorum to Run for President

Former U.S. Senator Rick Santorum will launch his second campaign for the White House on Wednesday, joining an already crowded field seeking the 2016 Republican presidential nomination.  Santorum, 57, will make the announcement at a manufacturing plant in Pennsylvania, the state he represented

Queen Elizabeth Lays Out Government Agenda in Traditional Speech

Britain's Queen Elizabeth has made a formal speech before Parliament to lay out the agenda for the Conservative government, including a promise of an in-or-out popular vote on European Union membership. The queen appeared before the lawmaking body Wednesday, at the State Opening of Parliament,

US, Swiss Officials Unveil Major FIFA Corruption Case

Football's global governing body FIFA was rocked Wednesday by a massive U.S. federal corruption indictment against current and former top officials and the announcement of a separate investigation by Swiss authorities into allegations connected to the awarding of the 2018 and 2022 World Cups. Sever

Quartet Mideast Envoy Tony Blair Resigns

Former British Prime Minister Tony Blair on Wednesday stepped down from his post as the international community's Mideast envoy, officials said, ending a term that began with great promise but which struggled to deliver dramatic changes in its quest to promote peace between Israel and the Palestinia

Liverpool hospital earns top ratings

Liverpool Heart and Chest Hospital is the best unit in England when it comes to cleanliness and treatment, a survey of inpatients suggests.

Who are the indicted Fifa officials?

Nine Fifa officials are charged with racketeering, wire fraud and money laundering by US officials. The BBC takes a closer look at some of them.

EU asks member states to admit 40,000 asylum seekers

The EU on Wednesday asked its member states to admit over the next two years some 40,000 asylum seekers from Syria and Eritrea who have already landed in Italy and Greece.

WMNAGreenwood published Children pen poem to murdered father

The children of a man stabbed alongside his partner and her young daughter have written their own poem in tribute to him. Jed Allen, 21, murdered Philip Howard, 44, as well as his own mother and sister in Didcot, Oxfordshire last weekend. Thames Valley Police released the poem that Mr Howard's chi

Blair 'quits as Middle East envoy'

Tony Blair has resigned as the Quartet's Middle East peace envoy after nearly eight years in the role, officials in Jerusalem have said.

Irish Times wins battle to prevent UK online paper use 'The Times Ireland' title

The UK publisher of a new online newspaper has agreed not to use the name 'The Times Ireland' following legal objections.

Meninga scoffs at Qld critics after win

Queensland coach Mal Meninga has laughed off criticism of his veteran side after they grabbed a dramatic 11-10 win in the State of Origin series opener.

VIDEO: 'It's a hard time for Fifa'

The Fifa spokesman Walter De Gregorio says it is a "a hard time for Fifa" as twin corruption probes are launched but that it shows Fifa is "on the right track".

VIDEO: Jones 'pleased' at Wales Bill proposal

First Minister Carwyn Jones welcomes plans to devolve new powers to Wales, outlined in the Queen's Speech, but said UK ministers' plans for new laws were "not the most substantial'.