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April 27, 2015 5:54 AM Welcome to the future: Here's a dildo with an urn in it

Let’s face it, none of us really know for sure where we go when we die but, for a few of us at least, this is how it will all end. Dutch designer Mark Sturkenboom has created a truly unique way to keep your lost late spouse just that little bit closer to your heart, apparently after realising traditional urns lacked sex appeal. Intended for widows, Sturkenboom 1

April 27, 2015 5:54 AM SEA Games: Stunning closing ceremony in store, medals unveiled

Local and international artistes will team up for the SEA Games closing ceremony on June 16 as the the Singapore SEA Games Organising Committee (Singsoc) revealed its plans on Monday for the Games finale. Dutch DJ Ferry Corsten and local acts Tay Kewei, The Sam Willows and The Steve McQueens are some of the artistes who will perform at the National Stadium 4

April 27, 2015 12:08 AM Berlin knew Ukraine flight dangers before MH17 crash

A diplomatic cable by Germany's foreign ministry a few days before the crash warned the situation in eastern Ukraine was "worrying". FRANKFURT: Berlin knew the risks of flying over war-torn east Ukraine before Flight MH17 was shot out of the sky last year but did not inform German airlines, local media reported on Sunday. Investigators are still trying 3

April 27, 2015 12:00 AM Mixed views on report about oil hitting US$100 by September

AN upbeat article on oil price hitting US$100 per barrel by the end of the summer driving season (April through September) has drawn mixed views. • After growth in consumption slowed last year, the early signs are that demand is beginning to pick up, led by developed markets that are responding to a period of lower prices. The Organisation of Petroleum 5

April 26, 2015 11:59 PM Football: Van Gaal bemoans United's Liverpool boost

Louis van Gaal said Manchester United had encouraged Liverpool in the race for a Champions League place after losing 3-0 to the Merseysiders' near-neighbours Everton on Sunday. LIVERPOOL: Louis van Gaal said Manchester United had encouraged Liverpool in the race for a Champions League place after losing 3-0 to the Merseysiders' near-neighbours Everton 4

April 26, 2015 11:34 PM Van Gaal facing revival mission after Everton defeat

LIVERPOOL: Louis van Gaal and his Manchester United side need to discover a late-season improvement in form if they are to secure a top-four finish following a lacklustre 3-0 loss away to Everton at Goodison Park on Sunday. James McCarthy, John Stones, with his first-ever Everton goal, and Kevin Mirallas were on the mark for the Merseyside club in a fixture 4

April 26, 2015 11:23 PM Schmuacher Jnr claims maiden victory in Formula Four

BERLIN: Mick Schumacher Jnr enhanced the famous name on Sunday by claiming victory in only his third Formula Four race on his debut weekend in the sport. The 16-year-old son of seven-time Formula One world champion Michael Schumacher posted a winning time of 30mins 59.920secs over the 18 laps at the Oschersleben track, between Hanover and Berlin 1

April 26, 2015 10:05 PM UK government would oppose any takeover of BP: FT

REUTERS: Britain's outgoing government has told BP Plc that it wants the company to remain a British industrial champion and it would oppose any takeover of the oil producer, the Financial Times reported. The message follows the US$70 billion deal to acquire rival producer BG by oil major Royal Dutch Shell , which has sparked speculation of a larger 3

April 26, 2015 6:27 PM Schumacher’s son wins on his debut F4 weekend

Michael Schumacher’s 16-year-old son Mick sprayed the winner’s champagne after capping an impressive debut weekend in German Formula Four with the first victory of his motor racing career on Sunday. Competing for the Dutch-based Van Amersfoort Racing team, the German lined up second on the grid for the last of three races at Oschersleben and made a quick 3

April 26, 2015 5:20 PM Ajax seal second place despite PEC Zwolle draw

AMSTERDAM: Kolbeinn Sigthorsson struck late to earn Ajax Amsterdam a 1-1 draw at PEC Zwolle on Sunday and ensure that they will finish runners-up in the Dutch league this season. The Icelandic international's goal moved Ajax on to 68 points, nine ahead of third-place Feyenoord, who were held 1-1 at Groningen, with two matches remaining. It means last season's 2