A Bad Week for ... , April 28, 2013

PUBLISHED : Sunday, 28 April, 2013, 12:00am
UPDATED : Sunday, 28 April, 2013, 5:02am

Timothy Tong

If there's one job in Hong Kong that demands the incumbent be seen to be whiter than white, it's surely the leadership of the Independent Commission Against Corruption. But former commissioner Timothy Tong has found himself at the centre of a series of accusations, including hosting lavish dinners for mainland officials at public expense - and has even been reported to his old employer by a lawmaker.


Spanish soccer

Spain has dominated the global game in recent years, claiming World Cup and European glory. But the pride of the national league took a severe thumping this week when Barcelona and Real Madrid were battered by Germany's Bayern Munich and Borussia Dortmund respectively. Bayern beat Barca 4-0 while Real were on the receiving end of a 4-1 thrashing in Dortmund.


Reese Witherspoon

The actress saw her wholesome girl-next-door image take a severe dent when she was arrested for disorderly conduct in Atlanta. The star of films such as Legally Blonde reportedly asked the arresting officer: "Do you know my name?" Witherspoon was later forced to issue a humble public apology.