• 'It's important he plays every week' - Kuyt urges Depay to pick Liverpool over Manchester United

    Former Liverpool striker Dirk Kuyt has urged Memphis Depay to reject interest from Manchester United and instead complete a move to Anfield. PSV Eindhoven technical director Marcel Brands confirmed earlier this week that United hade “called about Depay”, whom they first identified as a target during the World Cup, where he starred in a Netherlands team managed by Louis van Gaal. "There are three big clubs that have approached us over Memphis Depay now, clubs that are concrete,” he told Fox Sports.

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  • Olympian Bruce Jenner makes transgender history by identifying as a woman

    By Mary Milliken LOS ANGELES (Reuters) - Olympic gold medalist and reality TV star Bruce Jenner said on Friday that he identifies as a woman, becoming the most high-profile American to come out as transgender. The 65-year-old Jenner made the declaration in a wide-ranging interview with ABC's Diane Sawyer, nearly 40 years after his record-breaking Olympic gold-medal win in the decathlon that gave him the unofficial title of "World's Greatest Athlete." At the outset of the taped interview, Sawyer asked "Are you a woman?" and Jenner responded, "Yes, for all intents and purposes I am a woman." "People look at me differently," Jenner added. Jenner's announcement coincides with a growing visibility of transgender people in American society.

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  • Terror in Nepal as 7.9 quake rocks capital

    A powerful 7.9 magnitude earthquake struck Nepal on Saturday, causing massive damage in the capital Kathmandu with strong tremors felt across neighbouring countries. Television footage showed that large numbers of offices and homes had collapsed in Kathmandu while roads had been split in two by the force of the impact. Panicked residents rushed into the streets as the tremor erupted around midday, with the impact felt hundreds of miles away in big swathes of northern India and even in Bangladesh.

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  • ‘If it was easy, you wouldn’t lose 3-1 to Monaco,’ - Mourinho hits back at Wenger jibe

    Chelsea manager Jose Mourinho has responded to jibes from Arsenal manager Arsene Wenger ahead of the two sides’ clash at the Emirates on Sunday. The Gunners boss - who has yet to defeat Mourinho in 12 attempts - said on Thursday, with regards to Sunday’s game, that: "It’s easy to defend. However, Mourinho swiftly hit back, highlighting the Gunners’ shock Champions League exit to Monaco as evidence to the contrary.

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  • Martin’s divorce gift for Paltrow

    Chris Martin has apparently gifted Gwyneth Paltrow with hand written song lyrics in the wake of their divorce. Chris has even given Gwyneth parting gifts including handwritten lyrics of Coldplay songs that are about her. Chris and Gwyneth are parents to daughter Apple, ten, and son Moses, nine.

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  • Angelina Jolie Slams the UN Over Syria: ‘Evil Has Arisen From Ashes of Indecision’

    Angelina Jolie took her voice from Hollywood to the United Nations in New York on Friday to ask them to help millions of Syrian refugees. The “Unbroken” director also harshly criticized the UN Security Council for being paralyzed by its division over the country’s four-year conflict. “We cannot look at Syria, and the evil that has arisen from the ashes of indecision, and think this is not the lowest point in the world’s inability to protect and defend the innocent,” Jolie said, according to The Guardian.

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  • Mercy pleas for Indonesia death row inmates as families arrive

    Families of foreign drug convicts set to be hauled before the firing squad in Indonesia issued desperate mercy pleas on Saturday, as France warned of "diplomatic consequences" if one of its nationals is executed. Consular officials and relatives were arriving at a town near Nusakambangan, the high-security prison island where Indonesian executions are carried out, and where all of the death row convicts are now congregated. The foreigners -- two from Australia, one each from Brazil, France and the Philippines, and four from Africa -- have all lost appeals for clemency from President Joko Widodo, who argues that Indonesia is fighting a drugs emergency.

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  • They Peeped At A Woman & Got Caught. But There’s Someone Else Out There… #ShortFilm

    This article They Peeped At A Woman & Got Caught. But There’s Someone Else Out There…… originally appeared on Viddsee BUZZ. He and his friend have been peeping on this woman for a very long time. They had a camera and a telescope zoomed on her window

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  • Barcelona - Bayern a gift to football, says Bartomeu

    Barcelona president Josep Maria Bartomeu says his club’s Champions League semi-final with Bayern Munich will be a gift to the game. The Spanish giants avoided domestic rivals Real Madrid in Friday’s draw for the last four and will welcome former coach Pep Guardiola back to Camp Nou in the last four. “It is an honour for Barcelona to play their eighth Champions League semi-final in 10 years,” he told reporters.

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  • Naked nationalist stirs up Japan elections

    A naked nationalist is stirring up election billboards in Japan, offering a bit of colour -- and a lot of flesh -- to get out the vote. Right winger Teruki Goto is pictured on his campaign poster in his birthday suit, wielding a samurai-style sword in front of two Rising Sun flags and the imperial chrysanthemum crest. Elections in Japan tend to be very staid affairs: candidates' campaigns generally consist of them wearing a sash bearing their name as they stand outside train stations greeting commuters -- most of whom do their best not to make eye contact.

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  • Man fighting for life after shark attack in Australia

    A surfer was fighting for his life on Saturday after being mauled by a shark in Australia's south, police said, with onlookers claiming the animal swam off with his leg in its mouth. The man was surfing at Fishery Bay in Port Lincoln National Park, some 245 kilometres (150 miles) west of Adelaide, when the shark attacked him. "The man sustained life-threatening injuries and was transported to Port Lincoln Hospital," South Australia state police said, adding in a later update that he was in a critical condition with "serious leg injuries".

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  • Japanese man arrested over drone found on PM's office roof

    A Japanese man was arrested on Saturday for allegedly flying a small drone with traces of radioactivity onto the roof of the Japanese prime minister's office, police said. Yasuo Yamamoto, 40, turned himself in to local police in Fukui prefecture, some 350 kilometres (220 miles) west of Tokyo, late Friday night with an apparent drone controller, saying he did it to express his anti-nuclear power stance, according to local media. The unemployed man blogged that the drone had carried sand from Fukushima -- where nuclear reactors went into meltdown after the 2011 tsunami -- and a card voicing his opposition to atomic energy, reports said.

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  • Strippers at funerals a grave offence, say Chinese authorities

    Chinese authorities on Thursday bared the details of their latest anti-vice sweep: a campaign to halt the hiring of strippers at funerals. In a statement posted on its website, China's Ministry of Culture pledged a "crackdown" on the practice, which it said has become increasingly common in rural areas. "From time to time, 'stripteases' and other illegal performances have occurred in the countryside," the statement said, adding that authorities will "promptly investigate and punish" businesses and individuals involved in the risque shows.

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  • Pacquiao's Olympic dream dashed

    Superstar Manny Pacquiao's wanted to fight at the Rio Games next year but does not qualify to be among the first professionals to compete at an Olympics, the head of boxing's governing body said. Wu Ching-Kuo, president of the International Boxing Association (AIBA) said the Filipino, who takes on Floyd Mayweather on May 2 in a record-breaking welterweight title fight, has been in too many professional fights. "He (Pacquiao) always dreamed of going to the Olympics, but now he can't because he did more than 20 professional fights," Wu told AFP on the sidelines of the SportAccord convention in Sochi, Russia.

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  • ‘Warcraft,’ ‘Mummy’ and ‘Pacific Rim 2’ Release Dates Shifted by Universal

    Universal Pictures on Thursday did some major rewrite work on its film release schedule, pushing back the opening dates of three projects, moving one up and setting the rollout dates for four others. Earlier in the day, the studio announced opening dates for “Furious 8” and two “Fifty Shades of Grey” sequels.

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  • Golden Village Tampines Gets a Swanky Facelift!

    After 19 years of creating movie magic in the East, Golden Village Tampines reopens following a short hiatus on Monday, 20th April 2015. Check out the highlights of the revamped cineplex and the various promotions throughout the next two months! A sleek

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  • For expats, Singapore becoming (a bit) cheaper to call home

    By Aradhana Aravindan SINGAPORE (Reuters) - When Ritika Verma relocated to Singapore with her husband three years ago, she settled for an apartment much smaller than she wanted. Singapore was ranked the world's most expensive city for the second consecutive year by the Economist Intelligence Unit recently.

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  • VB: Harper loves her brothers

    Victoria Beckham says her daughter Harper is "a little tomboy". The couple also have three sons and Victoria revealed her little girl adores her big brothers. Victoria and footballer David have been married for 15 years and split their time between America and England with Harper and boys Brooklyn, 16, Romeo, 12 and ten-year-old Cruz.

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  • Longoria: I love my home

    Eva Longoria says she’s “super domestic”. The 40-year-old actress is perhaps most famous for her role as Gabrielle Solis in Desperate Housewives. Eva opened up about her house habits as she spoke to fans on Twitter to promote her new homeware line for JC Penney.

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  • Van Gaal on Depay: I cannot buy all the players I have coached already

    Manchester United boss Louis van Gaal has refused to be drawn on speculation that the Red Devils are close to agreeing a deal for PSV star Memphis Depay. The Netherlands international has long been linked with a move to Old Trafford, having been handed his national debut by Van Gaal, and PSV recently confirmed that they had spoken to United about the winger. "I don't discuss it with the media," Van Gaal told reporters.

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