Claims George Michael tried to commit suicide by throwing himself from a moving car have been blasted as “absurd”. The British singer was involved in an accident in the UK last week, when he fell from the Range Rover he was travelling in
Kelly Osbourne has been rushed to hospital after reportedly suffering a seizure. The 28-year-old reality star was filming her US reality show Fashion Police when she was struck by sudden and uncontrollable convulsions, according to Entertainment Tonight.
At the Radcliffe hospital in Oxford, England, in March 2002, doctors wheeled Kevin Warwick, a professor of cybernetics at the University of Reading, into an operating theater for what has to be one of the world’s only cases of elective neurosurgery on a healthy patient. Warwick belongs to a rare breed of scientists who experiment on themselves
Three years ago, Dr Steven Laureys, a neurologist at the University of Liege in Belgium, examined a comatose 43-year-old Belgian patient, Rom Houben, who for the past 23 years had been assumed by medical professionals to be brain dead.
Ten-man Ghana overcame Brazil 4-3 on penalties in the Under-20 World Cup final in Cairo to become the first African side to win the tournament. Emmanuel Agyemang-Badu scored the winning penalty after Brazil’s Maicon had fired over the bar when a successful spot-kick would have handed Brazil the title for a record fifth time
Real Madrid star Cristiano Ronaldo has been ruled out of Portugal’s crucial final World Cup qualifier against Malta on Wednesday with an ankle injury. Ronaldo played with the injury in Portugal’s 3-0 home victory over Hungary on Saturday but lasted just 27 minutes before limping off
Sevilla ended Real Madrid’s unbeaten start to the La Liga season with a 2-1 victory on Sunday which underlined the Spanish title race will be a three-horse race. The result leaves Barcelona, who beat Almeria 1-0 on Saturday, at the top with 18 points from six games, with Real and Sevilla sharing second place on 15 points
Manchester United’s eight-game winning run came to an abrupt end as they salvaged a fortunate 2-2 home draw against Sunderland in the English Premier League on Saturday. Sunderland took the lead in the early first half through Darren Bent before Dimitar Berbatov equalized with a stunning volley just after the break.
Real Madrid coach Manuel Pellegrini has confirmed that winger Cristiano Ronaldo has been ruled out of his side’s La Liga clash with Sevilla on Sunday with an ankle injury.
Manchester United substitute Michael Owen broke Manchester City hearts with a dramatic winning goal deep into injury time at Old Trafford on Sunday. Owen cropped up in the fifth minute of added time to latch on to a Ryan Giggs pass and beat Shay Given with a trademark neat finish to give United a 4-3 victory in a pulsating seven-goal derby