Based respectively at Wembley Stadium – the £798m concrete bowl opened in 2007 – and in the opulent comfort of Mayfair, London, the Football Association and the Premier League pull the strings when it comes to the modern game. With the...
John Kricfalusi, the creator of the Nickelodeon animated series The Ren & Stimpy Show, has been accused by two former employees of sexual harassment, statutory rape, and the possession of child abuse images.  Two women, Robyn Byrd and Katie Rice, came forward to Buzzfeed...
A British man has been charged with assault over an incident that saw Australia’s Commonwealth Games rugby sevens captain rushed to hospital with a head injury. The 22-year-old suspect, who has not been named, allegedly floored James Stannard with a single punch...
A fundraising campaign to cover the legal bills of sacked former FBI deputy director Andrew McCabe has smashed its target to hit $370,000 (£260,000) in just 14 hours. The page set up by the “Friends of Andrew McCabe” has already received more than 8,700...
Pubs in Ireland are being allowed to sell alcohol on Good Friday for the first time in nearly a century. In January, the Irish parliament passed new legislation ending a 91 year-long ban on pubs, restaurants and supermarkets selling alcohol on the...
Oil and gas extraction in west Texas is driving the formation of massive sinkholes, according to a new study. As the fossil fuel industry has expanded its operations in the region, it has been accompanied by an increase in seismic activity and other...
The state department wants to require all US visa applicants to submit their social media usernames, previous email addresses and phone numbers, vastly expanding the Trump administration’s enhanced vetting of potential immigrants and visitors. In documents to be published in Friday’s Federal Register,...
Police are hunting for a British woman missing in a Brazilian forest after wandering there barefoot and alone to meditate. Katherine Brewster, 27, was dressed in only light clothing and left her mobile phone behind when she headed into the rough terrain. Her...
In the days leading up to the largest expulsion of Russian spies in US history, few people inside or outside Donald Trump’s administration knew exactly what the president would do. US intelligence officials, who had been pushing to dismantle Moscow’s spy networks,...
Scientists haven’t rendered a verdict on whether coffee is good or bad for you but a California judge has. He says coffee sellers in the state should have to post cancer warnings.  The culprit is a chemical produced in the bean roasting...