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Osman signs Everton extension

The 33-year-old midfielder has only started three games in the Premier League so far this season but is now tied to Roberto Martinez's side until the summer of 2016<p>Everton midfielder Leon Osman has signed a one-year contract extension with the Toffees.<p>The deal will see the 33-year-old, who was …

Sony is teasing AOSP Lollipop 5.0 on Xperia Z series

Google released the source code to Android 5.0 Lollipop earlier this week, and thanks to a seemingly-eager Sony, we’re already seeing early builds running on the Xperia Z series devices. The SonyXperiaDev YouTube channel posted a video earlier this morning, showing the Xperia Z, Z2, and Z3 running …

Android News

The Droid Turbo's insane battery has already been eclipsed by this Chinese phone

The suitably named Marathon M3 comes with a 5,000mAh battery inside<p>Announced by Verizon a week ago, the Droid Turbo is basically a Moto X with every spec turned up to 11, which in the case of the battery means a massive 3,900mAh cell that's expected to last a full 48 hours before needing a …

Stunning Snapshot Shows Birth of Alien Solar System

A Chilean observatory catches a protoplanetary disk in action.<p>Talk about your ultimate baby picture! Astronomers have snapped the best image ever seen of the actual birth of new planets around a young, sunlike star.<p>The astonishingly detailed photo reveals the planet-forming dust disk around the …

50 arrested in slaying of Christian Pakistani couple

Fifty people have been arrested in connection with this week's killing of a Christian couple who were beaten and pushed into a burning kiln in eastern Pakistan, a police official said Thursday.<p>Investigators believe the 50 were part of a mob that killed the couple Tuesday after the pair were accused …

Miliband dismisses reports of bid to oust him

LONDON (Reuters) - Ed Miliband, the leader of Britain’s centre-left opposition Labour party, on Thursday described media reports that members of his own party were conspiring to oust him as “nonsense”, as he sought to keep his bid to become prime minister on track.<p>Ed Miliband, leader of Britain's …

Tottenham Hang on to Beat Asteras 2-1

Tottenham Hotspur ran out 2-1 winners against Asteras Tripoli of Greece on Thursday, maintaining their position as joint leaders of Europa League Group C with two rounds of matches to go.<p>Andros Townsend and Harry Kane got the goals for Spurs, who remain unbeaten in Europe this season, with the …

Soccer

Daniel Sturridge to miss Liverpool clash with Chelsea due to calf injury

LIVERPOOL -- Liverpool striker Daniel Sturridge will miss Saturday's Premier League home match against his former club Chelsea as he is still …

Vainglory Launches On iPhone And iPad Later This Month

Vainglory, the multiplayer online battle arena (MOBA) shown off onstage at this year’s iPhone announcement, just got solid release dates in every region but China, Japan and Korea.<p>Starting a week from today, Vainglory will arrive on the iPhone and iPad in Europe. The game will run on the iPad 2 or …

Google's Nexus 6 finally gets priced in the UK: £499 for 32GB, £549 for 64GB

It's been almost a month since Google officially unveiled the Nexus 6, but UK fans have been left in the dark over a price and a release date. Today, we can tick one of those off the list. In preparation for its local launch, the search giant has finally updated the Play Store to show how much the …

Gunpowder Plot 'Demon Trap Witchmark' Carvings To Protect King James I From Evil Spirits Discovered

A collection of 17th century engraved “witchmarks” intended to ward off evil spirits has been discovered.<p>The etchings are believed to be connected to …

Palestinians ask UN to stop Israel aggression

Palestinians and Jordanians have urged the UN Security Council to demand that Israel immediately stop provocations and incitement against Muslim holy sites in Jerusalem, warning that further escalation could lead to another crisis threatening peace in the Middle East.<p>The warning on Wednesday …

Rise in number of pupils given extra time in GCSEs and A-levels

Almost one in ten pupils granted “access arrangements” such as extra time in the exams hall this year, according to Ofqual figures<p>The number of pupils granted extra time to complete their GCSE and A Level exams has risen by more than 10,000 in a year, official figures show.<p>The increase amounts to a …