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Man City 6-0 Shakhtar Donetsk: Bizarre penalty helps set up record Champions League win

Man City 6-0 Shakhtar Donetsk: Bizarre penalty helps set up record Champions League win

Sports
Manchester City recorded their biggest win in the Champions League as they thrashed Shakhtar Donetsk - but an injury-time goal in the other Group F match meant they must wait to secure qualification for the last 16.Pep Guardiola's side are top of the group and were heading into the next phase, until 10-man Hoffenheim came from 2-0 down and scored a 92nd-minute equaliser to draw 2-2 with Lyon.But City will qualify as group winners with one game to spare if they beat Lyon in France on Tuesday, 27 November. "Unfortunately we haven't qualified, but we are so close and will try to maintain this level," said Guardiola."The fact it's not done will make sure we will focus on the competition. It was a...
Alternative Miss World contest – the night where bizarre is beautiful

Alternative Miss World contest – the night where bizarre is beautiful

Entertainment
It's outing number 14 this weekend for Andrew Logan's unclassifiable extravaganza the Alternative Miss World contest. The first event in 1972 was at his flat in London. This weekend it returns to the stage at Shakespeare's Globe theatre. The contest is a bizarre combination of an extremely rude, very camp Christmas panto and a pansexual beauty pageant with wildly improbable contestants. And there's definitely no rehearsal.Only a few days before this year's Alternative Miss World, Logan seems relaxed about what may happen on stage. "The judges are always crucial and this time we've got really good ones, including Jarvis Cocker and Grayson Perry... or at least I think they said they'll do it. "To be honest what happens on the nigh...
Airline insists that bizarre Drew Barrymore interview for in-flight magazine is real

Airline insists that bizarre Drew Barrymore interview for in-flight magazine is real

World
EgyptAir is standing by the author of a bizarre Drew Barrymore profile that appeared in the airline's in-flight magazine. The interview in the in-flight magazine Horus was widely-assumed to be fake by online readers, after traveler Adam Baron, tweeted an image of it and described it as “surreal.” The piece, which focuses on “Barrymore the mother,” opens with a one-page introduction that labels the popular actress as being famous for “unstable relationships" and “unsuccessful marriages” -- which the author writes is only natural due to the early divorce of Barrymore’s parents. The author said that the divorce had prompted Barrymore to "subconsciously [seek] attention and care from a male figure." The author, Aida Takla, goes on to ask ab...
Hollyoaks babe admits vagina fears in bizarre Twitter confession

Hollyoaks babe admits vagina fears in bizarre Twitter confession

Entertainment
The actress, who plays Ellie Nightingale in the hit Channel 4 soap, took to Twitter to reveal she's concerned about using tampons during her period.US presenter and wife of John Legend Chrissy Teigen  initially tweeted her issues with the sanitary product prompting her 10.4 million followers."Not to be all hippie dippy but it’s wild that we spray cotton with pesticides to keep up with demand then shove that cotton up our vaginas," she wrote.Minutes later Chrissy added: "We really hate the earth and our bodies. I gotta stop watching docs this is depressing."Maybe the cotton is stripped of the chemicals? I don’t know. I’m merely a doc viewer.INSTAGRAMTONED: Sophie Porley shows off her impressive figure in a holiday snapTWITTERCONCERN: Sophie Porley appeared worried about her lady parts
Twitter Noticed Something Very Bizarre About Every Trader Joe's Product

Twitter Noticed Something Very Bizarre About Every Trader Joe's Product

Health
You can sing most Trader Joe’s product names to the tune of “Eleanor Rigby” by The Beatles. Actor Daniel Spenser has discovered a bizarre Trader Joe’s quirk that we can never unsee now. Spenser pointed out that all Trader Joe’s products have five-syllable names, but to get more specific, you can sing most Trader Joe’s product names to the tune of “Eleanor Rigby” by The Beatles. Eleanor Rigby when sung sounds like Ele-a-nor Rig-by.Try singing the following Trader Joe’s products to the tune of “Eleanor Rigby,” because it’s super satisfying.Harvest whole wheat bread.Mini beef tacos.Super burrito.Pita bite crackers.Three seed beet crackers.Pesto and quinoa.If you aren’t familiar with the song (huh?), take a listen to “Eleanor Rigby.” Now you’re going t