Vardy hat-trick as Leicester stun Man City

Vardy hat-trick as Leicester stun Man City

Jamie Vardy scored his first hat-trick since his three goals for Fleetwood against Ebbsfleet on 21 February 2012 Jamie Vardy scored a hat-trick as Leicester City pulled off a stunning victory over an out-of-sorts Manchester City. The Foxes were 2-0 up in five minutes as Vardy ended his 10-game run without a Premier League goal […]

Many police injured in Istanbul Besiktas stadium blasts

Many police injured in Istanbul Besiktas stadium blasts

Image copyright Reuters Image caption The attack appears to have targeted riot police At least 20 police officers have been injured in explosions near a football stadium in Istanbul, Turkey’s interior minister says. Suleyman Soylu said it was thought a car bomb had specifically targeted riot police. Ambulances and police were seen rushing to the […]

Nobel Peace Prize: Santos calls for ‘rethink’ of war on drugs

Nobel Peace Prize: Santos calls for ‘rethink’ of war on drugs

Image copyright AP Image caption “From my own experience… it is much harder to make peace than to wage war,” Santos said The President of Colombia, Juan Manuel Santos, has used his Nobel Peace Prize acceptance speech to call for the world to “rethink” the war on drugs. He said the zero-tolerance policy might be […]

Trump presidency: Exxon’s Rex Tillerson for top diplomat?

Trump presidency: Exxon’s Rex Tillerson for top diplomat?

Image copyright AP Image caption Rex Tillerson has been chairman of Exxon Mobil since 2006 Exxon Mobil CEO Rex Tillerson has met President-elect Donald Trump amid growing speculation that he is being considered for US secretary of state. NBC News quotes sources close to Mr Trump as saying that Mr Tillerson is likely to be […]

Ballad of a Bin Man: AJ Weberman, the man who says he’s behind Bob Dylan’s Nobel Award for Literature – Salon

“So Dylan won the Nobel Prize for Literature,” said Alan Jules Weberman, in a recent YouTube video, alternating between hits on a smouldering, half-burnt joint and deep, phlegmy coughing jags. “He coulda never done it without me. What the story is, is quite simple.”Beginning in the mid-‘60s, A.J. Weberman has been a Dylan obsessive: a […]

HBO ‘Silicon Valley’ actor TJ Miller arrested on suspicion of battery on driver in Hollywood Hills – Los Angeles Times

HBO’s “Silicon Valley” actor T.J. Miller was arrested early Friday on suspicion of battery on a car service driver in the Hollywood Hills, police said. The car company driver reported the attack about 1 a.m. in the 6900 block of Camrose Drive, said Officer Jenny Houser, a spokeswoman for the Los Angeles Police Department. The […]

‘The Walking Dead’ season 7 has been bad. A midseason cliffhanger would be disastrous. – Mic

‘The Walking Dead’ season 7 has been bad. A midseason cliffhanger would be disastrous. – Mic

It’s probably not the adjective AMC would like to hear, but The Walking Dead is mercilessly headed toward its midseason finale Sunday on what’s been an uneven, boring and frustrating seventh season. The viewership has responded in kind by, well, shrinking. The series’ ratings have dipped to their lowest in four seasons.  The show can’t point […]