Day: July 27, 2008

UK NEWS: FOOTBALLER NATHAN DYER GUILTY OF BAR BURGLARY

Southampton footballer Nathan Dyer Shamed Southampton star Nathan Dyer has been convicted in court after the Sunday Mirror exposed him as a thief. The midfielder was filmed on CCTV rummaging through the bags of £5.50-an-hour barmaids while team-mate Bradley Wright-Phillips allegedly stood by. Staff at Bar Bluu in Southsea, where the players had been treated as VIPs, later reported three mobile phones and £145 cash missing. Dyer pleaded guilty to burglary at Portsmouth Magistrates’ Court on Friday and was ordered to do []

CHINA DENIES BANNING BLACKS FROM BARS DURING BEIJING OLYMPICS

China’s Foreign Ministry has denied that they plan on banning blacks from going in to bars during the 2008 Beijing Olympics, which kicks off next week. A statement posted on the ministry’s site said: “The report proved to be sheerly groundless as we checked with the Beijing Public Security Bureau. Beijing’s public security departments, including the Sanlitun police station, have never demanded that any bar stop serving customers from any region or country.” And my response to that is – We don’t believe you, you need more people.