While most are embracing new social media technologies for spreading information, some are heading in the opposite direction. Liverpool has appointed the city’s first official town crier for over 200 years, following auditions held outside Liverpool Town Hall. Terry Stubbings, aged 65 years, is a former town crier for Lincoln and will now represent Liverpool at the Huddersfield Town Crier …
Atlético take slender lead in Europa Cup semi-final
Atlético Madrid take a slender Europa Cup semi-final first-leg advantage to Anfield after Diego Forlan gave them a 1-0 victory over Liverpool at the Vicente Calderon stadium.
Asleep at the wheel
Nineteen year old Emily Davies, described as a ‘model driver’, was more than a little surprised to get a £60 speeding fine in the post for being clocked at 7mph over the 30mph speed limit outside her house. Especially as at the time of the alleged incident, Emily was fast asleep in bed.
Real bow out of Champions League
No doubting the third goal, a cracker from Steven Gerard, and the fourth from Dossena as Liverpool overcame Real Madrid 4-0 on the night, 5-0 on aggregate, to reach the quarter-finals of the Champions League. It is the first time in five years that Real have not made the quarters of the competition, though they only have themselves to blame. …