A professional soccer player getting nutmegged is not something that happens often. A professional soccer player getting nutmegged twice in the same game by the same player never happens. Except to David Luiz … by Luis Suarez. The poor PSG defender was only 10 days out from a hamstring injury and had to come off the bench only 21 minutes … Read More


Barcelona’s Luis Suarez was on fire in Barcelona’s commanding 3-1 UEFA Champions League quarterfinal first leg win against Paris Saint-Germain on Wednesday night. The Uruguay striker scored twice, in both instances displaying skill and impeccable timing. Both were impressive, but his second, however, was a thing of beauty. In both cases, he makes PSG defender David Luiz look foolish.  

EXCLUSIVE: Giovanna Fletcher: ‘Mario cried when Buzz started walking’

Closer speaks exclusively to Giovanna Fletcher about babies, hypnobirthing, breast feeding and how brother Mario Falcone is almost ready to be a dad! Do you find it tough on the road with Tom and the baby? Well we’re not very rock and roll, I mean the riders are Nakd bars and different types of tea, and a smoothie maker. It’s … Read More

Helen Flanagan shows off ‘pregnancy hair’ on Instagram: ‘Thank-you baby!’

Mums have flocked to Instagram to issue a warning to Helen Flanagan over her ‘pregnancy hair’: Click to see The former Coronation Street star has made no secret over her excitement at becoming a first-time mum, posting plenty of baby bump selfies on Instagram. A few weeks ago, Helen Flanagan even revealed that, in preparation for her little one’s arrival, … Read More

Reactions to New MacBook Run From Tepid to Cold

Early reviewers last week weighed in on Apple’s new MacBook, and their reactions were tepid. The new MacBook is 13.1mm thick, weighs 2 pounds, and has a 12-inch Retina display. Apple has touted it as the future of the notebook, pointing out that it had to reimagine every element to make the device lighter, thinner and better. Reviewers praised the … Read More

New Smart Drone Breaks $1K Barrier

Solo’s two computers — one on the craft and one in the controller — have enabled it to make some radical breakthroughs in autonomous flight and camera control, according to 3DR. Built on 1-GHz Cortex A9 ARM chips running Linux, the computers allow operators to preprogram the drone’s flight path so they can concentrate on shooting video or stills from the … Read More

Flexible Aluminum-Ion Battery Recharges in 60 Seconds

Stanford University researchers on Tuesday revealed they had stumbled onto a breakthrough that could lead to the adoption of fast-charging, long-lasting batteries in the near future. “An ultra-fast rechargeable aluminum-ion battery,” which details the team’s findings, was published in the April 6 edition of Nature. The turning point occurred when the researchers were trying out materials to serve as a … Read More

EU accuses Google of abusing Internet search dominance

The European Union’s competition regulator on Wednesday accused Google of illegally abusing its dominance of the Internet search market in Europe by favoring its own comparison-shopping product when consumers shop online. The case could cost the tech firm billions in fines or even force Google to make significant changes to its business in Europe. It also revives memories of Microsoft’s … Read More

Chess champion busted for cheating in bathroom

Chess has a case of “high-tech doping,” the BBC reports. Georgia’s national chess champion, Gaioz Nigalidze, visited the same bathroom stall enough during the Dubai Open on Saturday that his opponent, Armenian Tigran Petrosian, became suspicious. “Nigalidze would promptly reply to my moves and then literally run to the toilet,” he tells the Telegraph. Officials investigated and the BBC reports … Read More

Putin: Iran missiles deal doesn’t threaten Israel

Russian President Vladimir Putin spoke by phone Tuesday with Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu, saying the missiles he is allowing to be shipped to Iran are “purely defensive” and won’t threaten the Middle East. The conversation comes a day after Putin announced Russia was immediately lifting a five-year ban on transferring one of the world’s most advanced anti-aircraft systems to … Read More