If you like firecrackers then you will definitely like the Festival of lights or Diwali as it is
better known. Now i don't really know much about Diwali other than the fact that i get to not only
watch but also participate in lighting up the sky with fireworks whenever i want, something that
would otherwise land me in jail on any other day.
With St. Andrews incapable of providing adequate provisions for half-time beverages and snacks,
I stayed in the stands during half-time. There was no way that people were going to get their beer
down there, with thousands of fans crammed in to such a tiny area. If you did make it to the
counter in time, there would be no way you'd make it back through the crowds with even half a beer
left, so I thought better of it, and have apparently missed something newsworthy.
Bramble in custody Sunderland defender Titus Bramble has been arrested by police investigating
claims of sexual assault and possession of a Class A drug. The former Wigan, Newcastle and Ipswich
centre-back was arrested in Yarm in the early hours of this morning. A Cleveland Police spokeswoman
said: "A 30-year-old man has been arrested on suspicion [.
Newcastle United's 21 year old striker Andy Caroll had his Chrome plated Range Rover
significantly burnt outside team mate Kevin Nolan's house in a recent arson attack just days before
he faced charges for assaulting his former girlfriend.
Now, the story gets very confusing as the motive for the attack is not known.
American socialite and reality TV star Paris Hilton found another stage to act upon and
keep the so called star's name in the headlines. This time her stage was the World Cup
Quarter-Finals tie between Brazil and Holland with the Dutch winning 2-1.
Eye-witnesses have said the star acted like she was above the law as she smoked Marijuana at the
stadium in Port Elizabeth.
JOHANNESBURG (AP) — A 35-year-old American was shot and robbed while walking to his hotel but his
life is not in danger, a police spokeswoman said Thursday. The victim, identified as David James
Bueche, was assaulted ...
Oh lord. It's all apparently getting a little bit much to bear in the Argentinian World Cup camp
(see below) and I can fully sympathise, as I'm on the verge of passing out through sheer excitement
Two hours, one minute and counting!
In the mean time, here's the best of today's World Cup-hued tish and fipsy.
Merseyside Police are investigating the discovery of a live hand grenade on a wall outside the home
of Liverpool's iconic former player and manager Kenny Dalglish, who has recently returned to work
at Anfield in an ambassadorial and youth development role.
The discovery was made at the address in Southport, Merseyside, on Sunday night, by police
investigating an ongoing series of incidents, related to witness intimidation, that are completely
unconnected to Dalglish.
When Joey Barton announced his commitment to pacifism, DT assumed his days of stubbing out
cigars in teammates eyes and violently attacking teenagers on the street were over. But when he
went postal on the final day of the season, it was clear he had returned to his feral ways. The QPR
midfielder — currently serving a 12-match ban due to his antics at Eastlands — was involved in
another skirmish while exiting 'gay-friendly super club' Garlands in Liverpool city centre.
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David Bentley today apologised to Tottenham and the club's fans after being charged with drink
driving. He apparently collided with a lamp-post in the early hours of this morning, Hertfordshire
police have confirmed.
"He has been charged with a drink driving offence and has been released on bail to return to St
Albans Magistrates' Court on 28 August," A police spokeswoman said.
Terrible news has come out of Nigeria. Earlier in the day there were rumours about a Man United fan
killing Barcelona fans, the police have now confirmed it. Police spokeswoman Rita Inoma-Abbey
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It sounds like the start of a joke doesn't it: how many cheerleaders can you
fit in a lift? Well, some bright sparks in the home of the bright spark, Texas, decided to try and
answer that question in an experiment of Newton-esque importance. For those of you here purely for
the result by the way, I'll get it out of the way now: 26 cheerleaders is apparently the most you
can fit in a lift.
Apologies to anyone who's actually proud to be Nigerian, but that country just
sounds like literally the worst place on earth. The latest saga that has come to the press'
attention is the kidnapping of Everton defender Joseph Yobo's brother, seized on Saturday from a
hotel in Port Harcourt.