Hollywood Legend Mickey Rooney Dies Aged 93
Apr07

Hollywood Legend Mickey Rooney Dies Aged 93

The veteran Hollywood actor Mickey Rooney has died at the age of 93, police in Los Angeles have said. Rooney, whose career began as a child star in the 1930s, had been ill for some time, US entertainment media said. Los Angeles Police Commander Andrew Smith said that Rooney was with his family when he died on Sunday at his North Hollywood home. Mr Smith said there were no suspicious circumstances. Rooney was born Joe Yule Jr on...

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Stanislas Wawrinka on Australian Open Win: ‘I was not good enough to beat those guys’
Jan26

Stanislas Wawrinka on Australian Open Win: ‘I was not good enough to beat those guys’

Australian Open champion Stanislas Wawrinka said he did not believe he was good enough to win a Grand Slam. The Swiss, 28, beat world number one Rafael Nadal 6-3 6-2 3-6 6-3 in Sunday’s final in Melbourne. He is the first man outside the ‘big four’ of Nadal, Roger Federer, Novak Djokovic and Andy Murray to win a major since Juan Martin Del Potro in 2009. “I never expected to win a Grand Slam because, for me, I...

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Liverpool Remain Hopeful of Mohamed Salah Signing
Jan23

Liverpool Remain Hopeful of Mohamed Salah Signing

Brendan Rodgers says Chelsea’s deal to secure transfer of Mohamed Salah is not yet complete and Liverpool are still hoping to persuade Egypt international to move to Merseyside. Liverpool manager Brendan Rodgers says he has not given up hope of securing the transfer of Mohamed Salah from Basle. Chelsea announced on Thursday that a deal had been agreed for the Egypt international to move to London, with a £12 million fee that...

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Singer Katherine Jenkins Returns To Her Roots With New Record Deal
Jan20

Singer Katherine Jenkins Returns To Her Roots With New Record Deal

The Welsh mezzo-soprano announced on Monday that she had signed a three-album deal with Universal-owned Decca Records, the record company that helped launch her singing career 10 years ago. Jenkins contract with record label, Warner Bros ended in 2013 at the end of a three-album deal. “It’s a new year, and a new era,” said Jenkins, who was awarded an OBE in the New Year’s Honours. “It feels not only very...

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