How Hoffenheim went from Germany's lower leagues to a Champions League night in Liverpool

Give or take a few hundred, the population of Hoffenheim could just about squeeze into Anfield’s average away allocation. The football club which bears the name of the 3,272-strong village has no prior experience of competing at the continental level and, if not for an inspired managerial appointment early last year, it would probably still be playing second-tier football in ...

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UK judges will have to keep 'half an eye' on European Court of Justice legal decisions after Brexit

British judges will have to keep “half an eye” on legal decisions made by the European Court of Justice, after Brexit a minister has admitted. Dominic Raab said it would “make sense” for UK courts to take account of EU case law in the future to keep track of how it diverges from British courts. It comes as the Government ...

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Martin Scorsese to produce 'gritty' Joker origins movie, directed by The Hangover's Todd Phillips

There’s a current deluge of superhero movies hitting cinemas. Why? Because they’re basically money trees, even the worst offenders (Suicide Squad/Batman v Superman) making huge profits.  Perhaps, then, we shouldn’t be surprised that one of Hollywood’s greatest — Martin Scorsese — wants some of the action.  Various trade publications, including Deadline, have reported that Warner Bros and DC are working ...

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Kim Wall: Piece of metal was attached to Danish journalist's headless torso 'likely with the purpose to make it sink'

The body of slain journalist Kim Wall was intentionally weighed down with a piece of metal, police in Denmark have said. Ms Wall’s headless, limbless torso was found on Monday and her identity confirmed on Wednesday. The experienced foreign correspondent was allegedly killed on board a submarine owned by Danish inventor Peter Madsen, 46. Police said a piece of metal was ...

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WPP shares crash 12% as world's biggest advertising company issues growth warning

WPP shares had their biggest drop in 17 years after the world’s largest advertising company cut its full-year revenue forecast amid lower spending by customers, in particular consumer-goods manufacturers. The stock fell as much as 12 per cent after WPP said like-for-like revenue growth is expected to be between zero and 1 per cent in 2017. That’s down from an earlier ...

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Claygate sex attack: 10-year-old girl fights off man in Surrey woodland

A ten-year-old girl managed to fight off a man who assaulted her in a wooded area in Surrey. The girl was attacked by a man near Foxwarren near Claygate at between 6pm and 6.30pm on Thursday 17 August. The victim managed to kick the man, who was then seen running along Stevens Lane in Claygate, towards Woodstock Lane and Chessington. ...

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Borough Market to get rid of all plastic water bottles and offer free water fountains instead

Borough Market is getting rid of all plastic water bottles and replacing it with free water fountains (Picture: Getty Images) Borough Market is set to get rid of all plastic water bottles over the next six months in a bid to cut down the amount of landfill in the area.  This means the sale of water in single-use plastic bottles ...

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Men aren’t big fans of traditional stag parties, says new research

(Picture: Getty) Well, we’ve already killed off boobs and marmalade, might as well ruin all other fun things, too. According to new research, the traditional stag party is DEAD. And it’s all at the hands of millennials. Survey reveals that we’d really rather eat our food off plates, not shoes or plant pots Surf Snowdonia (who are probably quite keen ...

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Barack Obama gets emotional while dropping Malia off for first day at Harvard

To view this video please enable JavaScript, and consider upgrading to a web browser that supports HTML5 video He might have once run the most powerful country in the world, but even former-President Barack Obama gets teary when saying goodbye to his daughters. Barack and Michelle were seen dropping their oldest daughter, Malia, off for her first day at the ...

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Mel B debut’s striking silver hair in second round of America’s Got Talent live shows

Mel B arrives for America’s Got Talent filming (Picture: Steve Granitz/WireImage) Mel B debuted a striking new ‘do during the latest rounds of AGT. Richard Arnold stuns Jeremy Kyle as he crawls across the Good Morning Britain desk Mel has followed the old cliche of going for a dramatic new look following a nasty break up, and she’s looking pretty ...

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