Rooney has dig at former team-mate Ronaldo

England striker Wayne Rooney insists he will never be motivated by winning individual awards – unlike his former team-mate Cristiano Ronaldo. Ronaldo’s annual battle against Lionel Messi ...

Daring Dan takes on seven marathons

A Combe Martin heating engineer is planning to run seven marathons in seven days to raise money for Diabetes UK. Dan Murdoch, 30, has been inspired to take on his extreme challenge by his brother-in-...

Walking the world

A Spanish adventurer is slowly making his way through outback Queensland as part of a quest to walk around the world. Pushing a blue trolley, dressed from head-to-toe in cream clothing, a black fly v...

Adventurer begins stint on Rockall

An adventurer hoping to set a new record for occupying a remote island in the Atlantic has landed safely. Nick Hancock aims to spend 60 days on Rockall, an extinct volcano which lies about 260 miles ...

The CIA’s First Tweet Is…

The CIA joined Twitter today with a message that the Wall Street Journal calls “cheeky”: “We can neither confirm nor deny that this is our first tweet.” Within an hour the age...

Beyond Shopping: 8 Malls for the Indoor Adventurer

Stores bursting with glitzy fashions and the temptations of a great sale create that must-have feeling that forces shoppers to wait in long lines and force their way through thick crowds of malls. We...

Man’s heroic act stopped gunman

The 22-year-old building monitor pepper-sprayed and tackled the gunman Thursday in Seattle Pacific University’s Otto Miller Hall, likely preventing further carnage, according to police and university...