Woman sentenced to 28 years for starving her diaper-clad stepson, 5

Texas woman, 37, is sentenced to 28 years in prison for starving her five-year-old stepson, forcing him to wear a diaper, and locking him in grimy closet under the stairs that was called the ‘Harry Potter room’ Tammi Bleimeyer was found guilty of injury to a child by omission on Friday  Prosecutors said stepson Jordan, now 9, only weighed 29lb […]

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Cheers! 85 years since Prohibition was repealed

Cheers! It’s 85 years since Prohibition ended: Gin gushed and beer flowed as people toasted the close of America’s 13-year ‘dry’ period of moonshine and speakeasies that allowed gangsters like Al Capone to flourish With the ratification of the 18th Amendment and the passage of the National Prohibition Act, it was illegal to manufacture, sell or transport ‘intoxicating liquors,’ and […]

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WWE news: It's 20 years since Mick Foley won the inaugural Hardcore title… the belt that the likes of Undertaker, Rob Van Dam and Crash Holly all went on to hold

SunSport looks back at the history of the title. What was the WWE Hardcore Championship? The championship – an old smashed-up world title belt taped back together – was contested under hardcore rules. No DQ, no count outs, and falls count anywhere. Inspired by Mick Foley’s reputation as a “hardcore legend” in Japan and ECW, the title was given to […]

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Michael J Fox jams out on an electric guitar at Parkinson’s benefit

Michael J Fox, 57, jams out on an electric guitar with Joan Jett on stage at Parkinson’s benefit for his foundation … over 20 years after receiving his diagnosis It’s been over 20 years since Michael J. Fox was diagnosed with Parkinson’s disease, a disease which is known the cause severe tremors. That didn’t stop him from taking the stage […]

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Neymar faces SIX YEARS in prison as Barcelona corruption case on controversial transfer from Santos sent back to criminal courts

The Paris Saint-Germain star, 26, was ordered to stand trial in Spanish court last year for fraud over the 2013 transfer. Neymar is yet to face judges, but fresh reports in Spain now state that the national court has opted to refer the case to the Criminal Chamber in front of three judges. It is regarded as a more serious twist […]

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England have two years to find a playmaker… maybe it can be Phil Foden or Mason Mount but it won't be Jordan Henderson or Ross Barkley

It is the England manager’s number one priority because that is the main thing we are missing in order to compete properly for the big trophies. We saw against Croatia how that person still isn’t showing himself. Jordan Henderson isn’t that man and Ross Barkley still isn’t doing enough to prove it can be him. Maybe it will be Phil […]

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Fairy bottle 47 years old washes up on beach in ‘remarkable’ condition

Plastic Fairy liquid bottle which is at least 47 years old washes up on a Somerset beach in ‘remarkable’ condition Fairy liquid bottle found on Somerset beach by warden is at least 47 years old White bottle with the Fairy brand’s green lettering has the words ‘4d off’ on side The discovery is a shocking illustration of how little our […]

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Offa’s Dyke may date back to 300 years before Offa came to the throne

Offa’s Dyke may date back to 300 years before Offa came to the throne and was credited with building the ancient barrier between England and Wales Historians discovered dyke could have been built between 430 and 650 AD  Archaeologists will find charcoal deposits that could show when it was made  The dyke could have been constructed by an earlier king many […]

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