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Beyonce Films Music Video at Brooklyn’s Coney Island Amusement Park: Picture

Work hard, play hard! <b>Beyonce</b> was caught riding the Cyclone roller coaster at Coney Island's amusement park in Brooklyn, New York on Thursday, Aug. …

The Donut Economy’s Fat Profit

Americans are shunning soda and claim they want healthier fast-food options. But they’re still buying plenty of doughnuts and coffee.<p>Here’s a …

California ban on foie gras to remain, court rules

A federal appeals court has ruled California can keep in place its ban on selling foie gras.<p>A Los Angeles court will still hear the case against the ban, but in its decision Friday, the ninth US circuit court of appeals expressed doubt opponents of the law would be successful.<p>The appeals court …

Homemovers in Scotland face biggest prices increase

<b>Homeowners in Scotland who are moving to a new property have seen the biggest increase in prices in the UK over the last decade, a new study has found.</b><p>Figures from the Bank of Scotland showed the average price paid by those moving home had increased by 54%.<p>So called "second steppers" paid an …

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First verdict due in Delhi gang-rape case

A court in India is scheduled to hand down the first and long-delayed verdict on one of the suspects tried over the fatal gang-rape of a physiotherapist student in December last year.<p>A special juvenile court in the capital, New Delhi, is expected to issue its order on Saturday on the role of the …

Nordic Pancake Cake From Josephine of A Tasty Love Story

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Embarrassingly Easy Grilled Sourdough with Buttery Herbs, Heirloom Tomatoes + a Honey Drizzle.

<i>by</i> Jessica <i>on</i> August 29, 2013 49<p>Who am I?<p>There is NO cheese in this recipe. I repeat: there is no cheese in this recipe.<p>Bread, tomatoes and no cheese. …

Beef & Green Bean Stir-Fry

<b>Beef & Green Bean Stir Fry <br>Recipe by Our Best Bites</b><p>Ingredients:<p>1 1/2 pounds flank steak<br>3 tablespoons cornstarch, divided<br>1 pound green beans<br>5-7 green …

Everton quiet on new Baines-Fellaini bid

Everton were remaining tight-lipped about reports that they have rejected an improved, £36 million bid from Manchester United for Marouane Fellaini …

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Daniel Agger welcomes Barca interest

Daniel Agger is flattered to have attracted interest from Barcelona but said his future is in Liverpool’s hands.<p>Denmark captain Agger, 28, has been …

Liverpool apologise after mistakenly mocking Munich disaster on Twitter ahead of Manchester United game

Liverpool have issued an apology after the club’s official Twitter page appeared to mock the Munich disaster. A member of the club’s website staff has been suspended pending an investigation.<p><b>Liverpool</b> responded after a plea for fans to supply suitable songs for the pre-match playlist for <b>Manchester</b> …

Nani staying at Man Utd - Marotta

Nani has agreed a new contract with Manchester United, according to Juventus, one of the clubs who had considered signing him.<p>Nani’s current deal, …

Manchester United reject Ravel Morrison puts his teething troubles behind him at West Ham

When Mike Phelan was asked this week why Ravel Morrison failed to make the grade at Manchester United, he replied: “It was something that was going on between his ears.”<p>Phelan, Sir Alex Ferguson’s assistant at Old Trafford, was referring to the 20-year-old’s notoriously troubled private life. Rated …

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Manuel Pellegrini insists Joe Hart is the No 1 goalkeeper at Manchester City despite his recent loss of form

Manchester City manager Manuel Pellegrini has dismissed any prospect of dropping Joe Hart despite the goalkeeper’s difficult start to the season.<p>After a string of high-profile errors in the second half of the last campaign, Hart was at fault for James Morrison’s goal in <b>England</b>’s 3-2 win over …

Jose Mourinho hits out at referee for Ramires red card after Chelsea lose on penalties to Bayern Munich

Jose Mourinho appeared to hint at a Uefa conspiracy after Friday night’s dramatic penalty shoot-out defeat against Bayern Munich and angrily claimed that the “best team had lost”.<p>A furious Mourinho pointed to the decision of referee Jonas Eriksson to dismiss Ramires for a second bookable offence as …

Bayern Munich defeat Chelsea on penalties in Uefa Super Cup

It came down to penalties, just as it had in the Champions League final a couple of seasons ago, only this time there was no happy sense of déjà vu for Chelsea and the players in blue were on their knees rather than dancing round the pitch and pretending to drink from the trophy.<p>They have made an …