politics

Fifa president Sepp Blatter isn't concerned by European nations threatening to boycott the 2016 World Cup in Russia due to the Ukrainian conflict.

Blatter pledges Fifa support for Russian World Cup despite boycott threats

Sepp Blatter is unmoved by talk surrounding a boycott of the 2018 World Cup in Russia and has pledged Fifa's "unconditional" support.

Reports emerged last month that European nations were...

Japanese politician proposes giving newlyweds pierced condoms

How to counter the dwindling birth rate in Japan?

One politician has suggested distributing deliberately punctured condoms to married couples.

His bizarre proposal has, quite rightly...

"Darth Vader" runs for mayor, but the force is weak in this one

Do you want Darth Vader as your mayor? 

Kiev doesn't. 

Instead, the Ukraine city voted former boxing champion Vitaly Klitschko into...