South African university apologises for running survey saying white people are 'more attractive' than black people University of Cape Town student newspaper Varsity conducted the pollFound that 38% think white people were the most attractiveAfrican people came last with only 8% of the vote Student bodies and human rights activists have criticised the article.
15 arrested and smoke bombs hurled at police as English Defence League confront anti-fascist groupNewlyweds caught up in demonstration as they get married in city squarePolice penned in opposing protesters on opposite sides of square By Daily Mail Reporter PUBLISHED: 17:14 GMT, 2 March 2013 | UPDATED: 22:07 GMT, 2 March 2013 Fifteen people were arrested today as smoke bombs were hurled at police during a rally by the far right English Defence League.
Gary Lineker to sign new Match of the Day deal – but BBC force him to take a 500,000 pay cutHe will present football on Beeb until after 2014 World Cup in BrazilFormer England star's 2m-a-year deal is up this summer Most Match of the Day pundits have also had to swallow salary cuts By Martin Robinson and Charles Sale PUBLISHED: 10:11 GMT, 24 January 2013 | UPDATED: 13:03 GMT, 24 January 2013 Gary Lineker is poised to sign a new contract with the BBC to continue as the host of Match of the Day – but the presenter will take an estimated 500,000 pay cut in the process.
Now the EU is warning that toddlers can choke on a football… despite balls being bigger than an adult's head Balls with circumference of 25in must be marked 'Choking hazard!'Manufacturer Bellco Sports confirmed it had to comply with the rules | UPDATED: 01:52 GMT, 26 December 2012 A kickabout in the park might leave many dads suffering after their exertions, but it could have deadly consequences for toddlers – according to EU officials
'Mario, use your head a bit!' Eccentric striker Balotelli given hilarious lesson in Christmas wrapping by teammate TevezMario Balotelli fails miserably to wrap his gifts in hilarious YouTube videoArgentine Tevez tells teammate: 'No wonder people say that you are daft' | UPDATED: 14:52 GMT, 17 December 2012 Eccentric Manchester City striker Mario Balotelli might be deadly in front of goal but he proved that he's not quite so sharp with a pair of scissors and a roll of wrapping paper. In a hilarious two minute clip the apparently clueless Italian ace is shown how to wrap his Christmas gifts by teammate Carlos Tevez.
Goalkeeper banned from wearing all-pink kit in tribute to cancer suffering motherJack Turner had the kit made especially to support mother and raise money Told he could not wear the strip because was not the team's 'official colours'Club was threatened with a fine if Mr Turner continued to flout the rules | UPDATED: 08:16 GMT, 17 December 2012 A goalkeeper has been banned from wearing an all-pink kit to support his cancer-stricken mother. Jack Turner, 20, who plays for Staines Town, had the garish outfit made especially to pay tribute to his mother Kim and to raise money for a breast cancer charity. He was told he could not wear the brightly coloured strip because it was not the Middlesex side's 'official colours'.
'What a shot!' Rio left bleeding as he is hit in the eye with a two-pence coin as he celebrated victory – but at least he can joke about it afterwards Rio Ferdinand struck by two-pence coin as Man United celebrate late winner The defender left with blood pouring from left eye after 'missile from crowd'City fan ran on pitch to confront bleeding Rio but was stopped by Joe HartRio tweets: 'Love the fans' banter but there is a point when it goes too far'Man United's Wayne Rooney pelted with coins as he took cornerOnlooker also arrested in stadium for racist chanting, police sayMan United stole victory 3-2 in clash with Man City | UPDATED: 20:53 GMT, 9 December 2012 Manchester United defender Rio Ferdinand was hit in the head by a coin thrown from the crowd as his team's derby clash with Manchester City ended in an ugly clash. Ferdinand was left bleeding from his left eye following the incident which took place in the aftermath of United's injury-time winning goal in their 3-2 victory at the Etihad Stadium
Premier League star William Gallas in police probe after row with wife who 'fell into bushes' and was taken to hospitalNadege Gallas, 31, was taken to local hospital by ambulance after incident outside their homePolice confirm inquiries continue but no arrests have been made | UPDATED: 14:37 GMT, 7 December 2012 Police are investigating allegations that Premier League star William Gallas was involved in a public spat with his wife, who ended up in a hedge. A witness has told the Metropolitan Police that the couple were having a bust-up outside their Hampstead home.
No, Mr Tubby Tycoon, dodging your tax tab is NOT a jolly clever wheeze | UPDATED: 00:37 GMT, 2 December 2012 Toughening up: The Government has said it wants to do more to combat tax-avoidance scheme which are estimated to cost the UK billions every year in lost revenue The Government, pressured by the Liberal Democrats, appears intent on tackling tax avoidance. Revelations about the lengths individuals and corporations go in order to avoid paying their fair share have reminded me of an evening in 2008 that I spent on the same dinner table as a minor-league oligarch. We were at a French film festival and this gentleman spent a long time boasting how he'd jetted in privately from Moscow.