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Manchester City 6-0 Shakhtar Donetsk: Raheem Sterling goes from zero to hero with wonder goal making up for penalty gaffe

Manchester City 6-0 Shakhtar Donetsk: Raheem Sterling goes from zero to hero with wonder goal making up for penalty gaffe

Sports
STERLING EFFORT The England international kicked the turf and won a contentious penalty for the Citizens before a wonderful solo goal Gabriel Jesus grabbed a hat-trick as Manchester City, aided by a farcical penalty decision, edged closer towards the Champions League last 16 by thrashing Shakhtar Donetsk 6-0. City were leading 1-0 through David Silva in the Group F encounter at the Etihad Stadium when Raheem Sterling stubbed his toe and fell over to earn a freak spot-kick which Jesus converted. Gabriel Jesus celebrates scoring his hat-trick Shakhtar had a right to feel aggrieved but they were otherwise outplayed for a second time in two weeks by City, who made victory certain through Sterling, Riyad Mahrez and two more Jesus strikes. It was a...
Civil service gaffe as parents told to shoot rabid children

Civil service gaffe as parents told to shoot rabid children

Technology
The civil service made an eye-popping error after accidentally publishing a satirical poster encouraging parents to shoot their children if they suspect they have contracted rabies. The current issue of Civil Service Quarterly features the poster - produced by the fictional council of Scarfolk - on page 20.The fictional town of Scarfolk was created by writer and designer Richard Littler as "a dystopian satire of the 1970s that somehow leaks into and reflects on current affairs". Wow. This has made my week. This is from the government's *own* publication about the history of government communications. They mistakenly included a Scarfolk poster which encourages the killing of children. Clearly, nobody thought it was too extreme. (via @CraigHeap...