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Pity poor Oscar Pistorius and Ched Evans – their CVs ruined, for ever

In the interests of total transparency, I should admit something right off the bat: I don’t have an enormous amount of sympathy for rapists and killers. I know! I’m weird like that, but there we are. I think it’s actually an allergy, because every time I hear someone expressing concern about how …

Muslim world begins holy month of Ramadan | DW | 29.06.2014

The world's estimated 1.6 billion Muslims began marking the beginning of the holy season of Ramadan this weekend, during which many believers abstain …

World Cup's Muslim players consider Ramadan fast

ALGIERS, Algeria (AP) — The Muslim players in World Cup teams that have qualified for the second round in Brazil face a thorny question on Sunday …

The 12 Most Outrageous Things Luis Suarez, The World Cup's Biggest Villain, Has Ever Done

It's the latest in a string of ugly incidents that have turned him into the most despised player in the world.<p>Looking through a list of his most outrageous scandals, it's easy to see why so many people will be rooting against him and Uruguay in Brazil.

Pistorius sent for tests at Pretoria psychiatric hospital

http://vod-pro-ww-live.akamaized.net/mps_h264_hi/public/news/world/1078000/1078189_h264_1500k.mp4?__gda__=1524652745_4cf12e4ce39855f71eb8433495177461<p><b>The judge in the Oscar Pistorius trial has ordered him to start daily tests on Monday to assess his mental state when he killed his girlfriend.</b><p>Judge …

South Africa

Oscar Pistorius' Murder Trial Has Become a Marathon

Oscar Pistorius is a sprinter but his trial for the alleged murder of his lover has turned into a marathon.<p>The legless paralympian known as Blade …

Health care: Emergency summit called in Belfast

<b>Some of Northern Ireland's most senior medical professionals are meeting in Belfast in what is being called an emergency health care summit.</b><p>Designed to tackle the ongoing crisis facing emergency departments and staff, it is the first time such an event has been held in Northern Ireland.<p>The summit …

Health Care

Oscar Pistorius recoils in court at grisly photograph of dead girlfriend

Prosecutors also show video of athlete firing gun, after Pistorius re-enacts parts of the night Reeva Steenkamp was killed<p>Oscar Pistorius recoiled in horror on the witness stand on Wednesday as a prosecutor showed him a grisly photograph of his dead girlfriend, telling him: "You shot and killed …