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Europe's 8 Most Picturesque Towns

From the islands of the Mediterranean to the peaks of the Alps, Europe's postcard-perfect towns continue to inspire travelers with distinct architecture preserved from 1,000 years ago. Filled with plenty of charm, many of these treasured areas contain historic ruins, cobblestone streets, and …

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What Happens to Your Body When You Skip the Gym?

Photo: Pond5<p>No matter how dedicated you are to fitness, sooner or later, it’s going to happen: You’re going to skip a workout… and another… and …

Why Boxing Needs to Rethink the Idea of Lineal Championships

Boxing has a problem.<p>Sure, it’s not the biggest problem, and it won’t be the thing that destroys the sport, but it’s something of an annoyance that limits fighters and prevents fans from seeing many fights that are in high demand.<p>In an era dominated by alphabet championships, where the same …

UK Back Pages: Lionel Messi Hailed, Romelu Lukaku Linked to Bundesliga Move

Lionel Messi performed a masterclass as Barcelona saw away Manchester City 1-0 to knock the last remaining English side out of the Champions League on Wednesday night.<p>Messi's performance unsurprisingly dominates most of Thursday's headlines.<p>In <i>Mirror Sport</i>, Messi is simply a "Man Against Boys," …

Missouri executes Cecil Clayton, state's oldest death-row inmate

The state of Missouri executed its oldest death row inmate on Tuesday – a man who was mentally impaired from a work accident that removed a large portion of his brain – after his final appeals failed at the US supreme court.<p>The execution of Cecil Clayton, 74, was delayed for several hours, while …

Al-Shabaab leader killed in drone strike

Pentagon reports that Adan Gatar, who was connected with the 2013 attack on a Nairobi shopping centre, has been killed in his vehicle<p>A US drone strike has killed an al-Shabaab leader linked to the 2013 Kenyan shopping centre massacre which claimed the lives of 67 people including six Britons, …

Wolfsburg want to sign Everton's Romelu Lukaku for £33m [Mirror]

By Benjamin Newman Last Updated: March 18, 2015 11:14 pm<p>The backpage of the Mirror on Thursday has a transfer story involving Everton striker Romelu …

Juventus dominate Borussia Dortmund to earn Champions League QF spot

Dortmund get smashed at home by a Tevez-led Juventus side that see themselves march onto the quarterfinals of the UEFA Champions League, 5-1 on …

MLS expansion: Don Garber must have strategic thinking in his plan to go bigger and better

Major League Soccer commissioner has indicated he wants league to go beyond 24 teams, to possibly even 40, but should there be a limit to his ambition?<p>Can you have too much of a good thing? That is the question Major League Soccer is attempting to answer after commissioner Don Garber opened …

Manuel Pellegrini insists he is not a failure - and blames fixture list for Manchester City exit

City manager defiant after Champions League last 16 defeat to Barcelona heaped more pressure on his position<p>Manuel Pellegrini insisted Manchester City’s Champions League quest did not end in failure before blaming English football’s congested fixture list for the Premier League’s disastrous …

Wild Weather on Mars: Dust Storms and Aurora Cover Red Planet

Space<p>A NASA satellite in orbit around Mars has detected a pair of "unexpected phenomena" above the planet's surface. The Mars Atmosphere and Volatile Evolution craft discovered an enormous dust cloud floating between 93 miles and 190 miles above the surface — thin, but still significant. This is …

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10 Books That Could Change the Way You Understand Modern Cities

We have just entered the Urban Age, when the majority of the world's population lives in cities. Most of us may live in the metropolis, but these …