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Football: Fan attack player banned until October

The player dubbed English "non-league football's answer to Eric Cantona" has been banned until October by the Football Association after his furious confrontation with a fan last month. Karl Colley, 30, was filmed angrily running into the stands to face down a supporter of opponents Coalville after being sent off in Goole's 3-0 defeat at their Victoria Pleasure Grounds home in north-east England.

Tests inconclusive in death of UK artist Hockney's aide

LONDON (Reuters) - A post mortem found "no obvious natural causes" for the death of British artist David Hockney's assistant, who died after falling ill at the painter's home, police said on Wednesday. Dominic Elliott, 23, was taken to hospital from his employer's home in Bridlington in northeast England early on Sunday and later died. It was unknown if Hockney was at the house at the time.

British police probe death of Hockney 'assistant'

A young man who was at the home of world-renowned British artist David Hockney has died in mysterious circumstances, police said on Monday. Officers are investigating events leading up to the death of the 23-year-old -- identified by media as Dominic Elliott, an assistant and close friend of the painter -- over the weekend. The man was taken to hospital from Hockney's home in the seaside town of Bridlington in northeast England early on Sunday morning. It is unclear whether he died in hospital or at the artist's place.
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