Thomas Hitzlsperger recently became the first Premier League football player to come out as gay. But he only did so after retiring, and there are currently no openly gay pro football players. But why is this the case? I went digging around to find out more
Obviously musical tastes differ depending on where you are on the Old Continent. The French version of Cafébabel seems to think the French have a particularly good ear for music, but looking to your left you will notice this 'good ear' is finally tuned, not to French tunes, but to English ones. Vive l'Angleterre!
So France is facing another grand revolution of everyday life. After Nathalie Kosciusko-Morizet discovered the joys of using public transport, Karl Lagerfeld decides to rebrand supermarkets as the birthplace of new fashion trends.
300 mysterious masked gunmen have seized two airports in the Ukrainian Peninsula of Crimea. The situation is hotting up as Russia flexes its military muscles, allegedly fomenting separatist tensions in the Black Sea peninsula with a majority Russian population. The Crimea is a geopolitical timebomb.
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