Tottenham beat FC Twente 4-1 to record their first Champions League group victory on an extraordinary night at White Hart Lane, which saw them awarded three penalties and have a man sent off.Rafael van der Vaart saw the first spot-kick saved and the
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Epsom Derby winner Workforce was on Thursday given the green light to run in Sunday's Prix de l'Arc de Triomphe.Doubts had surrounded the participation of the Sir Michael Stoute-trained colt in the Longchamp showpiece ever since his disappointing pe

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European equities and the euro were hit on Thursday after Ireland revealed that the Anglo Irish Bank rescue could cost more than 34 billion euros while Spain was slapped with a ratings downgrade.The news sparked fresh investor concerns over the euro

anglo irish bank rescue could hit 34.3 bln euros

Ireland warned on Thursday that the state rescue of Anglo Irish Bank could cost 34.3 billion euros, pushing the public deficit up to 32 percent of economic output this year.The potential rescue bill, equivalent to 46.6 billion dollars, is roughly th

eleven charged over £6mln online banking fraud

Eleven people have been charged over a multimillion-pound online fraud from bank accounts held with some of Britain's leading banks.Computer hackers stole £6 million from online accounts in three months, an investigation by the Metropolitan Police's

golf molinari bros tipped to give u.s. torrid time in ryder

Rome, September 30 - Italian brothers Francesco andEdoardo Molinari are being tipped to give the United States atorrid time this weekend in their Ryder Cup debuts for Europe atCeltic Manor in Wales.The in-form siblings are the first Italians to take

bossi sorry for roman pigs quip

Rome, September 30 - Northern League leader UmbertoBossi on Thursday apologised for offending Romans with an oldwisecrack saying the famed S.P.Q.R.tag meant Romans were'pigs'. I apologise to citizens, who felt insulted, but it wasjust a quip, said

soccer benitezs inter better than mourinhos says etoo

Milan, September 30 - Samuel Eto'o said new coachRafa Benitez's brand of football is better than that Jose'sMourinho used to win a treble last season after inspiring InterMilan to a 4-0 rout over Werder Bremen Wednesday.The in-form Cameroon forward

berlusconi gets confidence but not enough

Rome, September 30 - Italian Premier SilvioBerlusconi won a keenly watched confidence vote in the HouseWednesday night but only with the support of MPs loyal to hisally-turned-foe Gianfranco Fini, the House Speaker.Berlusconi allies and media specul

un rights chief congo 'genocide' report unchanged

GENEVA – The U.N's top human rights official says a report detailing gruesome attacks against civilians in Congo will be released unchanged Friday despite Rwanda's angry protests over the findings.U.N High Commissioner for Human Rights Navi Pi