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  • What Happened To Kate Thornton’s TV Presenting Career?

    In 2004 Kate Thornton landed the most high-profile presenting gig in British TV, fronting Simon Cowell’s brand new talent show X Factor. X Factor was the next logical step for the super-talented Thornton, but it was, sadly, the start of the downfall of her TV presenting career. Kate insisted at the time she would never speak to the music mogul ever again because she had no warning about getting the boot.

    James Leyfield
  • Son who saw mum eaten alive by 100 stray dogs says 'she was bleeding all over'

    The traumatised son of a woman who was eaten alive by a terrifying pack of 100 stray dogs has revealed the moment he returned to her body, seeing how her limbs had been brutally torn apart. The woman, named locally only as Siluvamma, was set upon by the dogs which have become an increasing problem in the area for locals.

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  • Citizenship Applications From Eastern Europeans Rise Post-Brexit

    The number of eastern Europeans seeking UK citizenship post-Brexit has gone up, according to a London advice centre. Barbara Drozdowicz, who herself is now applying for a passport, says she is disappointed with the British government, which is refusing to guarantee the rights of EU citizens already in the UK. Ms Drozdowicz, who is director of the East European Advice Centre, said: "This is not what we would expect from the British state, quite frankly.

    Sky News
  • Usain Bolt: Anthony Joshua weighs in on cheating controversy as sprinter is pictured with another woman

    Following a record-breaking stint at the 2016 Rio Olympics Usain Bolt continues to dominate headlines thanks to his off-track antics, and now fellow Olympian Anthony Joshua has weighed in on cheating controversy. Bolt kicked off his 30th birthday celebration in Brazil by enjoying the company of three different women − including 20-year-old Rio student named Jady Duarte, who he was snapped kissing in bed− during a rumbustious weekend of partying. As the fallout continues, Joshua has admitted that he would hate to be in Bolt's shoes right now.

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  • Student who got sex-crazed teacher pregnant given £4.5MILLION compensation

    A student has won a record 4.5million pounds compensation after getting his sex-crazed teacher pregnant. Whitehurst, 31, who reportedly also had flings with two other pupils, was jailed just two months after having his baby daughter. The student, identified only as John BB Doe, claimed administrators and other teachers knew about her abusing him but turned a blind eye. Lawyer Vince Finaldi, who led the civil case against Redlands Unified School District, said the settlement was the biggest against any public entity in the country involving child sex abuse.

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  • The biggest lie of the Rio Olympics? The medal standings, as usual

    The Olympics medal count is a sham.

    Sporting News
  • Five Bodies Recovered At Camber Sands Beach In Sussex

    Two more bodies have been found at Camber Sands, taking the number to five in total, the RNLI has confirmed. Richard Tollett, lifeboat operations manager at the RNLI in Rye Harbour, confirmed one body was found on the beach and one in the water. The alarm was first raised at about 2.15pm, the Maritime and Coastguard Agency (MCA) said.

    Sky News
  • Formula 1 - Hamilton may opt to take 20-place grid penalty in Belgium

    Lewis Hamilton could start Sunday's Belgian Grand Prix from the back of the field after Mercedes admitted it is "likely” he will get a grid penalty.

    Eurosport
  • This airline is offering you a free flight to Iceland...but there's a *slight* catch

    Basically, you better be happy to stay there. And they’ve had around a dozen people interested in the flights so far…

    SNAPPA News
  • Margaret Thatcher's Bulletproof Jaguar Is Expected To Reach £25,000 At Auction (6 photos)

    The last official car of Margaret Thatcher is to be auctioned off for a cool £25,000. Baroness Thatcher had the use of the bomb and bulletproof Jaguar XJ8 from 2009 until she passed away in 2013. While she would was ferried around in other official cars during her time at number 10 and later on in life - this luxury limousine is the only one which has been upheld as an official model. To ensure the car was secure, Jaguar gave it underfloor kevlar protection, bulletproof windows, ballistic steel armouring and a titanium roof. Take a look at this bulletproof beauty...

    Yahoo Finance UK
  • Michelle Keegan keeps dignified silence after Danny Dyer's fiancee kicks off over V Festival clash

    Danny was left with a black eye after Mark’s friends attacked him at the festival.

    SNAPPA Celebrity
  • Jodie Foster and Halle Berry pay tribute to Britney Spears

    082016 Jodie, Halle and Priyanka Chopra do dramatic performances of Britney's hits for W

    Entertainment news
  • Scotland's North Sea Revenues Collapse By 97%

    The Scottish government's revenues from North Sea oil and gas collapsed by 97% to just £60m in the last financial year, according to new figures that have been seized on by pro-union politicians. It is a far cry from 2008/9 when Scotland's share of North Sea revenues peaked at £11.6bn. The latest figures showed that Scotland's fiscal deficit - the gap between spending and borrowing - rose from £14.3bn to £14.8bn.

    Sky News
  • A cat adopted a baby monkey and we actually can't deal with how cute it is

    You’re going to want to watch the video of this adorable unlikely duo.

    SNAPPA Animals
  • Man gets 40 years for pouring scalding water on gay couple

    ATLANTA (AP) — A judge sentenced a Georgia man to 40 years in prison Wednesday for throwing scalding water on a gay couple sleeping in an apartment, leaving them with severe burns that required surgery.

    Associated Press
  • Zlatan Ibrahimovic Eyes Up 91-Year-Old Record for Manchester United

    ​Zlatan Ibrahimovic is in line to break a 91-year-old club record at Manchester United if he manages to get on the scoresheet in the Red Devils match against Hull on Saturday. According to the ​Daily Star, Ibrahimovic would enter the Manchester United history books if he was to score this Saturday, by equaling Jimmy Hanson's record of scoring in his first four competitive matches at the club. Hanson set the record back in the 1924-25 season, and the record has not been equaled since....

    90Min
  • Sponsors dumping Ryan Lochte was a smart business move, but not for the reason most people think

    On Monday, Ryan Lochte's bizarre robbery story during the Rio Olympics seemingly hit rock bottom when all four of his sponsors dumped him as a spokesperson. If it seems as if the four companies — Speedo, Ralph Lauren, Airweave, and Gentle Hair Removal — acted fast in dumping Lochte, it's because they did. In each case, it took longer for them to lose their deals than for Lochte.

    Business Insider UK
  • Iran vessels make 'high speed intercept' of U.S. ship -U.S. official

    By Idrees Ali WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Four of Iran's Islamic Revolutionary Guard Corps (IRGC) vessels "harassed" a U.S. warship on Tuesday near the Strait of Hormuz, a U.S. defence official said, amid Washington's concerns about Iran's posture in the Gulf and in the Syrian civil war. The official, speaking on the condition of anonymity, said on Wednesday that two of the Iranian vessels came within 300 yards of the USS Nitze in an incident that was "unsafe and unprofessional." The vessels harassed the destroyer by "conducting a high speed intercept and closing within a short distance of Nitze, despite repeated warnings," the official said.

    Reuters
  • WWE issues injury update on Randy Orton

    Following the bizarre ending of SummerSlam’s main event on Sunday, Aug. 21 in Brooklyn, the only thing which was clear was that Randy Orton had been busted wide open by Brock Lesnar’s ground-and-pound elbows. WWE has issued on update on the Viper’s condition: Randy Orton has received 10 staples to close a laceration on his forehead following the brutal assault by Brock Lesnar that resulted in a TKO at SummerSlam. There’s a lot of speculation about what was planned and what wasn’t in the final angle of a four-plus hour show, the cut and blood loss from Orton made the whole thing eerily real. No word yet on if any further damage, such as a concussion, was suffered by the 12-time World champ, but

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  • New roll of honour uncovers stories of lost SAS heroes of the Second World War

    The research has also confirmed the identities and details of six soldiers from the SAS and seven from the LRDG who were either unknown, or had only been suspected of being members. Poor paperwork, secrecy, spelling mistakes and wartime confusion meant that some casualties were only recorded according to their parent unit, with no mention of them being attached to the SAS, he said.

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