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Liverpool boss Jurgen Klopp rues missed chance to cement place in top four

The Reds suffered a shock defeat at the hands of bottom club Swansea Monday, January 22, 2018 Liverpool boss Jurgen Klopp admitted his frustration at watching the Reds miss their chance to cement their place in the top four. The Reds suffered a shock defeat at the hands of bottom club Swansea as they failed to seize the opportunity of moving five points clear of fifth placed Tottenham. REPORT: Swansea 1-0 Liverpool: Reds suffer shock loss in Wales And having beaten champions elect Manchester City in such impressive fashion last…

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Four Olympic Stadiums with Unexpected Afterlives

Signing on to host the Olympics is a big investment—in both infrastructure and money. The 2012 and 2014 Olympics, for example, each cost upwards of $ 16 billion to create the various facilities needed for the games. And in many instances, those buildings are ultimately left empty afterward, costing the host city that much more in continuous maintenance and upkeep, or, alternatively, simply being left to decay into the landscape. Berlin is a perfect example of this; the city hosted the Olympics in 1936 and afterwards, the Olympic Village was left to crumble in…

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Only one in four trust social media, says survey

Only one in four Britons trusts social media and users would like to see tighter regulation, according to the annual Edelman Trust Barometer. Its survey found two-thirds of Britons believe platforms such as Facebook and Twitter are not doing enough to prevent illegal and unethical behaviour, including cyber-bullying and extremism. But faith in traditional journalism rose sharply in the last year. Edelman said it was time social media companies sat up and listened. “The public want action on key issues related to online protection, and to see their concerns addressed…

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Australian Open: Novak Djokovic progresses to round four despite injury scare

2018 Australian Open Dates: 15-28 January Venue: Melbourne Park Coverage: Watch highlights on BBC Two, the BBC Sport website and app. Live commentary on the best matches on BBC Radio 5 live, sports extra and online. Six-time champion Novak Djokovic overcame an injury concern to beat Albert Ramos-Vinolas and reach the Australian Open fourth round. Djokovic received medical treatment in the second set for a lower back or leg injury but came through 6-2 6-3 6-3. He is playing in his first event since Wimbledon in July last year after…

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Four ways having a pet increases your lifespan

Pet owners will often swear their beloved pooch or moggie does wonders for their wellbeing, and now we have empirical proof. A new study has found dog ownership is linked to improved heart health for humans. This is an important finding, given heart disease is the leading cause of death globally. While the new study focuses on dogs and heart disease, it raises the broader question of how pet ownership affects human longevity. Can pets create health in humans? A new study has found dog ownership is linked to improved…

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The top four conspiracy theories about Kylie Jenner

With Khloe and Kim Kardashian already revealing they are expecting babies, it’s been left to Kylie Jenner to keep up the pregnancy conspiracies on social media. And, as Kylie has effectively been in hiding since August, when news, fake or otherwise, first broke that she was four months pregnant, she’s left her fans believing – dare we say – expecting – that 2018 will bring a Kardashian trinity. After rumours surfaced over the weekend that the youngest reality TV sister was already in labour when partner Travis Scott posted a Snapchat on a private…

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