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Did Manchester City drop the Premier League trophy? The truth behind online video

Did Manchester City drop the Premier League trophy? The truth behind online video

Sports
PRANK A video emerged of the trophy being smashed to smithereens at City's training ground but all is not as it seems... A video has surfaced online of Manchester City allegedly dropping the Premier League trophy, however, all is not as it seems… City paraded the trophy across Manchester city centre after they became the first English team to complete the domestic treble of winning the Premier League, FA Cup and Carabao Cup in the same season. GETTY Vincent Kompany holds the Premier League trophy to the adoring City fans The party atmosphere at the club looked to have taken an awkward turn when a video surfaced online of the Premier League trophy allegedly being smashed to bits at their training ground. City striker Sergio Aguero ca
Vincent Kompany leaves Manchester City to become Anderlecht player-manager

Vincent Kompany leaves Manchester City to become Anderlecht player-manager

Sports
Captain Vincent Kompany has left Manchester City to become player-manager at former club Anderlecht.The 33-year-old defender has signed a three-year deal with the Belgian club, where he scored five goals in 73 appearances between 2003 to 2006.Earlier on Sunday, Kompany said Saturday's 6-0 FA Cup final win over Watford was his final game for City. He won four Premier League titles, two FA Cups and four League Cups during 11 years at Etihad Stadium."It's the most passionate yet rational decision I've ever made," Kompany, who first joined Anderlecht at the age of six, said in an open letter on Facebook."I want to share my knowledge with the next purple generations."With that, I will...
The Google city that has angered Toronto

The Google city that has angered Toronto

Technology
It was meant to be a vision of how we will all live in future - a smart city built from the internet up - offering citizens the chance to experience the very latest technology.That would include autonomous cars, innovative ways to collect rubbish and shared spaces for communities to come together in new ways.Sidewalk Labs, a sister company to Google, had acquired disused land in Toronto, Canada for this bold urban experiment, which it hoped would become a model for other cities around the world.The fact that it would be collecting a lot of data from sensors placed all around the harbourside development unsettled some.Now many are asking whether a private firm should take charge of urban improvement at all.Radical mixThe project w...
Mexico City issues emergency alert as wildfire smoke fills air

Mexico City issues emergency alert as wildfire smoke fills air

World
May 14 (UPI) -- Mexico City's environmental officials issued an emergency alert Tuesday as nearly two dozen fires worsened poor air quality in the region. The Environmental Commission of the Megalopolis urged residents to avoid outdoor activities, and infants, the elderly and those with respiratory illnesses to stay indoors entirely. The city's IMECA air quality index increased from 144 to 158. The index includes five levels on a scale from zero to more than 200. Zero to 50 is "good," 51 to 100 is "regular," 101 to 150 is "bad," 151 to 200 is "very bad" and more than 200 is "extremely bad." Firefighters are attempting to contain the wildfires, but to help reduce pollution in the city, officials asked residents to reduce emissions from vehicle use and notify authorities of any activities t...
African, Haitian migrants stranded in Mexican border city build shantytown

African, Haitian migrants stranded in Mexican border city build shantytown

World
TAPACHULA, Mexico, May 14 (UPI) -- African and Haitian migrants stranded for two months in southern Mexico during an immigration crackdown begun by the United States are living in a roadside shantytown whose squalid conditions endanger health and hurt nearby small businesses, residents and local migrant aid organizations say. "I've never seen it like this and I've lived here 30 years. My business is suffering," said Narciso Lopez Flores, a convenience store owner. "Piles of trash are everywhere and people are defecating near to where they have to sleep. I'm worried about everybody's health, my family's and theirs." Mexico's crackdown on undocumented migrants trying to reach the U.S.-Mexico border has gone into high gear. Rigorous immigration in southern Mexico is one of the government's r...