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The apps to look out for in 2014

From digital health apps to ephemeral messaging, 2014 looks like an exciting year for mobile apps, says Frederic Lardieg<p>2013 was a bumper time for mobile apps. It was the year we saw a 17 year-old school boy sell his news summarising app to Yahoo! for £19 million, while conversely Snapchat, which …

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I support Manchester United lol only joking i'm not a prick.

Manchester City manager Manuel Pellegrini says players cheating to win penalties 'makes it difficult for referees'

Chilean says players 'are always trying to cheat' in the week that Fifa president Sepp Blatter criticised Premier League players following several incidents of simulation<p>Manuel Pellegrini has claimed that “cheating” footballers are making life even more difficult for <b>Premier League</b> referees.<p>In a …

Rowan Cheshire has become the first British female skier to win halfpipe gold at a World Cup event with her victory in Calgary. Jilly Curry was the last British woman to win gold at a World Cup event, in aerials in 1992. For more details go to http://www.bbc.co.uk/sport/0/winter-sports/25594193

Messi showing lethal touch but not ready for Elche

Jan 4 - Lionel Messi is showing lethal form in training that suggests he will be back to his best soon although he will not feature in Sunday’s clash with Elche, Barcelona coach Gerardo Martino said.<p>Barcelona's Lionel Messi throws a soda bottle during an open training session at Mini stadium in …

Lambert: I did not demean FA Cup

• FA Cup<p>ESPN staff<p>Ryan Flynn's late goal inflicted FA Cup third round misery on Paul Lambert © PA Photos<p>Enlarge<p>Aston Villa manager Paul Lambert …

Soccer

Ambitious Jimenez aims to be Ryder Cup captain

BARCELONA (Reuters) - Evergreen golfer Miguel Angel Jimenez has set his sights on being Ryder Cup captain one day having marked his 50th birthday on Sunday by saying he will compete in The Senior Open Championship.<p>Miguel Angel Jimenez of Spain celebrates on the 18th green after winning the European …

Jose Mourinho manager of Chelsea looks on as his side lead Derby 2-0. (Getty)

Chelsea preparing £30m Rooney bid

Sanchez hat-trick returns Barca to La Liga summit

BARCELONA (Reuters) - Alexis Sanchez hit a hat-trick as Barcelona swept aside Elche 4-0 to return to the top of La Liga on goal difference ahead of Atletico Madrid on Sunday.<p>Barcelona's Alexis Sanchez celebrates his third goal during the Spanish first division soccer match against Elche at Camp Nou …

'Eternal' Eusebio dies from heart attack, aged 71

LISBON (Reuters) - Portuguese great Eusebio, top scorer at the 1966 World Cup, died on Sunday from a heart attack at the age of 71 with the small Iberian nation mourning him as an “eternal symbol” of their football pride.<p>Former Portugal national soccer player Eusebio gestures before their Group A …

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About - Zilla online magazine

<b>Who we are</b><br>Zilla is an online magazine dedicated to design, trends and inspiration. Its mission is to fuel your creativity and inspire you on a daily …

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Chile’s Stargazing Hotel Marvels at 300 Nights of Clear Skies

Elqui Domos is a hotel strategically located in the heart of the Elqui Valley in central Chile. Surrounded by the Andes Mountains, the unique destination provides visitors with a spectacular stargazing experience in an area best known for its 300 nights of incredibly clear skies per year.<p>The hotel …

Living Rooms

Indonesia's Mount Sinabung volcano erupts again – in pictures

Villagers have been evacuated after the volcano in North Sumatra province, Indonesia, erupted again. The volcano has erupted sporadically since September

Diên Biên Phu | Daniel Camus

Since 1941, Ho Chi Minh had been rebelling against the French colonial rule in Vietnam. Sixty years ago, that struggle reached its climax at a broad …

HDR Pics to play with: Into the Open

Into the Open – Pics to play with – Download the source files of this HDR image and test your post-processing skills and share your results in the …

Tutorials

1914: life before war – in pictures

The world was soon be plunged into the horror of war, but in the early months of 1914 in Britain, the carnage of the trenches seemed unimaginable

Mark Seliger's greatest portraits - in pictures

If you are a star, Mark Seliger will have photographed you – and that includes presidents.<br>The photographer knew exactly how he wanted to capture Barack Obama when he took his portrait in 2011:<br>"I had this idea of photographing him from the front and back. Obama's only concern was that the back angle …

13 Photos from Photographers on the Road

Not all those who wander are lost. Some of these photos are taken during those travels, wandering around and exploring places. Incredible sights on …

10 Politicians To Watch In 2014

Next year will be a big year for all politicians but for some it will be bigger than others.<p>It's crunch time for a few, a comeback opportunity for …

David Cameron: 'I'd Check My Wallet' After A Pint With Alex Salmond

David Cameron has joked that he'd have to check his wallet if he was ever forced to join Alex Salmond for a pint.<p>Asked by The Spectator who he would …

Secret Iraq War Talks Between Tony Blair And George Bush 'To Be Published'

The government is preparing to publish more than 100 classified documents detailing private conversations between Tony Blair and George W Bush in the …

Gorbachev And His 'Chilling' Turd Rant At Neil Kinnock

Mikhail Gorbachev launched an obscene outburst at Neil Kinnock when the then Labour Leader raised the issue of human rights and the treatment of …

9 Recklessly Optimistic Tech Predictions For 2014

It seems a fairly safe conclusion to draw that 2014 will deliver technology news, in some form or other.<p>Every year since the dawn of time has, pretty …

Best Space Photos 2013

We learned a fair bit about space in 2013.<p>For instance, we learned that there is life inside the remains of meterorites. That there's a mysterious …

Scientists Can Boil Water In A Trillionth Of A Second

Scientists have figured out how to heat water to 600 degrees C in one trillionth of a second.<p>And yes, while it seems like a belated bid to get on our …