Fearless hippopotamus sees off pride of lions coming for a drink in the waterhole he's bathing in

The amazing photos show the hippo snapped from the opposite side of the waterhole as it emerges from the water. Taken by photographer Jan Hrbacek, 55, at the Chobe National Park in Botswana, the photos show the hippo isn’t put off by the lions as it heads straight towards them before the trio of big cats spook and scatter. Snapper […]

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Nortei Nortey comes off the bench for Dover with David Beckham looking on at Salford

Golden Balls was taking in his first game as Salford City co-owner when the sensationally named Nortei Nortey came off the bench for Dover Athletic. Midfielder Nortey helped the visitors to a 3-1 win to spoil Golden Balls' first visit since investing last month. Nortey, 24, joined Chelsea's academy as a 14-year-old but was released after five years. He is […]

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Border wall has choked off historic Texas cemetery with 2 dozen veterans, critics say

Historic cemetery separated by border wall BROWNSVILLE, Texas – As the controversy over the border wall centers on illegal immigration, one group says a barrier gate will basically erase a historic cemetery where two dozen military veterans are buried. The Santa Rosalia Cemetery in Texas sits beyond a section of the border wall in an area that locals call “No Man’s Land.” A […]

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Man Utd see off Fulham thanks to magnificent Pogba and a Martial wondergoal

The Frenchman scored the opening goal at Fulham with just shy of a quarter of an hour played, lashing a left-footed strike past Sergio Rico at the near post. Phil Jones, with the ink still drying on his fresh contracted, became an unlikely provider nine minutes later. But in truth the goal was all about Anthony Martial. He picked the […]

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Dad shows off son's £90 jumper which has frozen SOLID during Brit snow bomb

John Melville holds the extremely stiff jumper in one hand after retrieving it from the Baltic conditions. His wife, Dianne, who is recording the bizarre moment, says to their 18-year-old son: "David this is your Abercrombie and Fitch pure wool jumper that I hung out.” The 49-year-old giggles as she adds: "Supposed to be for an hour, to get a […]

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Jokic triple-double sees off 76ers in NBA

Nikola Jokic posted his seventh triple-double of the season in his return from a one-game suspension helping the Denver Nuggets beat an undermanned Philadelphia 76ers 126-110 in Colorado. Jokic finished with 32 points, 18 rebounds and 10 assists. The 76ers gave leading scorer Joel Embiid the night off, robbing fans of a Jokic-Embiid showdown but allowing their star to get […]

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Mathew Hayman rides off into the sunset at Tour Down Under

There will be no parade. Those four words from Canberra's champion cycling export Mathew Hayman sum up his career. Hayman will leave the start line for the final time at the Tour Down Under on Tuesday, signing off on almost two decades as a professional. Canberra export Mathew Hayman won gold for Australian in the 2006 Commonwealth Games road race.Credit:Wayne […]

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Driver runs off and abandons girlfriend and baby boy in the wreckage of a crashed car after police chase

The man ran off and jumped into a canal after the vehicle crashed on Saturday afternoon in Long Eaton, Derbyshire. The 24-year-old, from Nottingham, was driving a red Vauxhall Corsa with false plates when police tried to stop him just after 2pm. But his bungled escape saw the Corsa hit four cars before smashing into a Mitsubishi pick-up truck and […]

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De Minaur kicks off big day by booking Sydney final appearance

Australian Alex de Minaur is through to his second consecutive Sydney International decider after beating Gilles Simon 6-3 6-2 in their semi-final on Saturday. Final fling: Alex de Minaur will face Andreas Seppi in his second consecutive Sydney International decider.Credit:AAP After the match was postponed from the previous night due to rain, de Minaur has just five hours to rest […]

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