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David Beckham visit causes Shanghai stampede

David Beckham was forced to cancel an appearance at a Shanghai university on Thursday after the footballing icon’s visit triggered a “stampede” that left at least five people injured.<p>Around 1,000 fans had descended on Shanghai’s Tongji University for the former England star’s afternoon visit, part …

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Mojang: Minecraft Xbox 360 breaking retail records

The Minecraft phenomenon continues.<p>Creator Markus "Notch" Persson said on Twitter today that he has been informed that the disc-based Minecraft: Xbox 360 Edition is currently the fastest-selling console game in the US.<p>"Neato!" he said on Twitter.<p>Minecraft: Xbox 360 Edition launched earlier this …


David Beckham fans stormed a police cordon on Thursday in a stampede at Shanghai's Tongji university that injured seven. Reports say nearly 1,000 fans had gathered at a stadium in the university, where the retired star was meeting members of the college team. Photo: Peter Parks/AFP/Getty Images

Soundwave hopes to shake up music discovery on iPhone and Android

Soundwave is the latest music discovery app to be released for smartphones, with ambitions to help fans share details of what they're listening to, …

Glastonbury 2013 takes a rain check on mudfest talk as sunshine predicted

The Glastonbury weather forecast is improving. Despite previous threats of rain, meteorologists now predict next week will be full of sun. …

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