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José González covers TLC’s ‘Waterfalls’ and John Lennon’s ‘Woman’ live – watch

Singer's forthcoming album 'Vestiges & Claws' due out on February 17<p>José González recently appeared on Swedish game show <i>På spåret</i>, performing live …

Flaming Bagpipes Lead Independence Rally in Scotland

Ryan Randall plays flaming bagpipes as he leads a pro-Scottish independence rally in the suburbs of Edinburgh on Sept. 18. Scotland is voting Thursday in an independence referendum that could break up the centuries-old United Kingdom and create Europe's newest state since the collapse of Yugoslavia.<p>…

Top 20 most expensive transfer fees of all time

How to Buy and Store Summer Fruits and Vegetables

How to buy and store 16 in-season summer fruits and vegetables, from cucumbers and basil to cherries and corn<p><b>With the sudden burst of produce hitting farmers' markets</b> and grocery store shelves, food shopping in the summer can feel like a very leafy, juicy Christmas. But it's also overwhelming to …

Gardening

The Best Beaches in The World

40 reasons to start planning your winter getaway ASAP.<p>Whether you're looking for a quick weekend getaway, the ultimate surf or are planning the trip of a lifetime, a beach vacation is always a good idea. To get you inspired, here are some of the world's most beautiful beaches from South Beach to …

Beaches

Steven Gerrard and Roy Hodgson angry at Harry Redknapp’s England claims

Steven Gerrard and Roy Hodgson have reacted furiously to assertions from Harry Redknapp that players at Tottenham Hotspur would ask him to withdraw them from senior England duty while he was in charge at White Hart Lane because they did not “need the aggro” of playing for their country.<p>The England …

Fifa to step up security at World Cup venues in wake of Chile fans’ rampage

Organisers and police have promised to step up security within and around 12 World Cup stadiums in the wake of several incidents in the opening week of the competition.<p>At the Maracanã in Rio de Janeiro, Argentina fans breached the security cordon before their match with Bosnia and then on Wednesday …

You Probably Hate World Cup Superstar Cristiano Ronaldo — Here's Why

Ronaldo long ago replaced David Beckham as the Derek Zoolander of the soccer world. He has his own fashion line selling gaudy CR7 belt buckles, leather-pocketed jeans, loafers, and underwear for “fans that want to dress like Ronaldo.” More than his fashion sense, it is Ronaldo’s obsession with …

Which World Cup Team Is the Most Valuable?

On Thursday, FIFA announced the 23 players for each of the 32 World Cup teams. All put together, these 786 players have a total market value of $9.69 …

Stan Collymore Falkland Islands Tweet Leads To Silent Protest By War Veterans

War veterans have called on former England and Liverpool striker Stan Collymore to apologise and resign from his radio job after his comments that …

Wayne Rooney: England are too nice to win World Cup, we need to develop 'nastiness' in way we play

Striker backs Roy Hodgson to succeed as manager despite failure in Brazil and vows to represent the national team for years to come<p>Wayne Rooney has claimed <b>England</b> have to develop a “nastiness” in the way they play if they are ever going to succeed at a major tournament.<p>Beginning the inquest into …

Art museum consoles English World Cup fans

The São Paulo Museum of Art has an offer for sad England fans.<p>England was knocked out of the World Cup on Thursday, but for all those English fans who are heading home yet, the São Paulo Museum of Art has an offer for you!<p>Somehow, I doubt that looking at fine art will make English fans feel better, …

Australia v Spain Live Commentary & Result, 23/06/2014, World Cup

Del Bosque puzzled over Spain's World Cup exit

CURITIBA, Brazil (AP) — Spain coach Vicente del Bosque was struggling Sunday to answer just why his team had endured failure at a major tournament …

Rafael Nadal: ‘This year is different. I am ready to compete at Wimbledon’

For a man who loves football as much as tennis, the past week has been rough on Rafael Nadal, with Spain’s World Cup defence turning into what the 28-year-old describes as “a disaster”. Trying to win Wimbledon for a third time is his No1 priority but before he allowed himself to contemplate that …

Del Bosque: I'll leave if I'm a hindrance to Spain

The head coach has promised to leave his position if he is seen as being an obstacle to the national team's long-term future, after his side's early World Cup exit<p>Vicente del Bosque says he will quit his role as Spain coach if he becomes a hinderance to the progress of the national side.<p>La Roja …

Suarez: Hodgson jibes gave me extra motivation to hurt England

The Three Lions boss insisted the Uruguay star needed to prove himself at the World Cup before scoring two goals to set the country's elimination from the tournament in motion<p>Luis Suarez has revealed Roy Hodgson's assessment that he must prove himself at the World Cup gave him the motivation to …

The BBC thought England scored on Italy

Raheem Sterling didn't score on a shot from distance, but everyone thought he did.<p>Raheem Sterling's shot from distance early in the England match against Italy had nearly everyone convinced it was a goal.<p>It REALLY looks like the ball went in, but it didn't...and thus it fooled a lot of people, …

Spain in the Past: Del Bosque must mix and match

It started with the Uruguayans in the 1930s. Then there were the Hungarians in the 1950s. After that came the team widely considered the best of all time – Brazil 1970. The French staked their claim at the turn of the century.<p>These are some of the teams of legend. And yes, the very same Spain that …

World Cup: Hodgson's men come off second best against Italy in Manaus

Despite an encouraging England performance full of pace and purpose, Roy Hodgson's men came off second best in their much anticipated "rumble in the jungle" World Cup opener against Italy.<p>An estimated 5,000 England fans who had made the long journey to Manaus in the heart of the Amazon and millions …

World Cup 2014: where are all the England flags?

Walk down many British streets and you would hardly know there's a World Cup taking place. Why aren't we waving our St George's Crosses this year, asks Ed Cumming<p>Something's missing from this World Cup. Not corruption, dodgy refereeing, or gnashing of teeth about Wayne. No, the problem is closer to …

Chris Smalling

11 Endangered Animals You Should Get To Know Now

Do you like belugas and goats but don't know anything about the pudu or goral? It's OK — you will soon enough.

How to sound like an expert while your partner’s watching football

No need to sit there in silence while your partner’s glued to the television – here’s how to sound like a football guru<p>What to say before/ during England v Italy<p><b>“Look out for Buffon crying”</b><p>The Italian goalkeeper Gianluigi Buffon always cries during the national anthem. He’s a devoted nationalist …

Soccer

Study finds Brazil is Second Least Favorite National Team Among Brazilians

A study conducted by the online survey firm YouGov found out that Brazil is the second least popular national team among Brazilians themselves. Only Argentina is more disliked in Brazil than Brazil's own national team, which can be easily explained by the historical rivalry between the national …

Football teams that hold nations together

The political leaders of all 32 nations competing in the World Cup will be praying for a good performance from their national side. With the possible …

Against Dutch, Spain is wary of Robben redemption

CURITIBA, Brazil (AP) — If there is one player Spain is wary of before its World Cup opener, it is Netherlands forward Arjen Robben.<p>Friday's Group B …

Spain's Strange Reign Over Soccer

The championship-winning team is oddly disciplined on the field—and oddly undisciplined off of it. Will that combination work at the World Cup?<p>When Spain made history on July 1, 2012, winning their third straight major tournament, there was no rock ’n’ roll hedonism, no spraying of alcohol, no …

16 Reasons You Should Be Cheering For Spain During The World Cup

Ladies and gentlemen, the reigning World Champions!

Soccer

Here's The Actual Group Of Death At The World Cup

The Group of Death is Group B, with Spain, Chile, the Netherlands, and Australia.<p>Here's the average team "soccer power index" ranking (an advanced stat invented by Nate Silver) for each group:<p>Group B, 15.0 (Spain, Chile, Netherlands, Australia)<br>• Group D, 15.25 (Uruguay, England, Italy, Costa …

Gorgeous Photos Of Kids Playing Soccer In Brazil's Slums

In Brazil, soccer is a way of life and part of the sport's popularity is that it transcends culture and class.<p>If there is a ball and a little bit of space, there is a good chance there is a soccer game being played, even in the country's slums.<p>Photographers for AP, Reuters, and Getty recently …