A square in Spain to be named after Joe Strummer

Joe Strummer of The Clash is to be honoured with a square in the Spanish city of Granada named after him. Though the iconic punk figure passed away over 10 years ago his legacy lives on and a petition on Facebook to name a square in the city after Strummer was approved by officials this … [Read the full story]

Mourinho admits it’s, ‘impossible’ to win La Liga

Jose Mourinho believes Real Madrid have little chance of retaining the Spanish title following the 2-2 home draw with struggling Espanyol. A late goal from substitute Juan Albin gave Espanyol a share of the points and Barcelona are now 13 points clear of them in La Liga after beating second-placed Atletico Madrid 4-1 thanks to … [Read the full story]

Who cares which team wins, Elena is stunning

Stunning Elena Gomez strips off before today’s Manchester derby kicks off. The 24-year-old girlfriend of the Blues’ $25million Spanish midfielder Javi Garcia is capable of some fancy footwork of her own. She worked in a shoe shop before settling down with the 25-year-old soccer star. Whichever side you support, you’ve got to agree she looks … [Read the full story]

On this day…in 1618

Sir Walter Raleigh was an English explorer, soldier and writer who was imprisoned in the Tower of London and eventually put to death after being accused of treason by James I. Before serving in the Huguenot army in France he studied at Oxford, and became a favorite of Queen Elizabeth after serving in her army … [Read the full story]

Tommy Taylor’s SRU (Sunday Round-Up)

What a week for Royals. After Prince Harry’s nude romp at the pool table, it was Kate’s nude pictures beside the pool in France. The result; Harry was sent to Afghanistan. So can we expect Kate to be sent to Tasmania? I expect the French will give a token slap on the wrist to the … [Read the full story]

All is not well in Spain

A sad tale from Spain this week, about a young couple and their friends. It seems Juan who is married to Angelina was having an affair with Juliana. Angelina came home early one day and caught them in a tryst. That’s not a Spanish word for a bed. Rushing away, Angelina went to inform Juliana’s … [Read the full story]

Spain soccer team return to heroes welcome

Spain’s victorious football team have been feted on the streets of Madrid after flying home from the Ukraine with the Euro 2012 trophy. After beating Italy 4-0 in Kiev on Sunday night, the Spanish contingent flew home on Monday afternoon to a rousing reception in the capital. From the parade, Cesc Fabregas tweeted: ‘I cant … [Read the full story]

The Champions League

I am often asked why soccer is not more popular in Australia. Also why are there not more Ozzie players in the Champion League finals. It is easy to answer these questions. To Australians, sport means sportsmanship. If we have to learn to cheat and dive to play a sport, it would be the end … [Read the full story]

Gwyn, Chris and family are learning French

Gwyneth Paltrow and her musician husband Chris Martin have enrolled the whole family in French lessons. The Hollywood star’s mum, Blythe Danner, said: “My daughter’s doing a  film in Spain now, because she’s fluent in Spanish. I’m delighted. “The children are fluent in Spanish too, so the whole family is now learning  French. “Gwyneth is … [Read the full story]

Riots in Spain over new government mandate

Spain’s new conservative government approved sweeping Labour market reforms as part of a drive to revive a sick economy and solve Europe’s worst unemployment nightmare…a jobless rate of nearly 23 per cent. The plan is to encourage companies to hire more people by cutting government mandated severence packages and offering tax breaks for taking on … [Read the full story]

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