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  • Britain's new princess can't expect fairy-tale life

    William and Kate's new daughter is the first British princess who won't face royal discrimination because she's a girl, but that doesn't mean her life will be a fairy tale. Thanks to a change in the centuries-old rules of royal succession, if Princess Charlotte has a younger brother, he won't overtake her in line to the throne. The experience of Kate — and, even more, of the baby's late grandmother, Princess Diana — suggests the level of interest the princess can expect.

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  • Violent thugs rob martial arts fighter

    A PROFESSIONAL martial arts fighter tried valiantly to defend himself from two violent muggers who attacked him for his mobile phone and laptop as he ran along a Walcot street. 21-year-old Ben Bullock was jogging home from Muay Thai training through Cumberland Road at around 10.30pm on Wednesday, when two men on mountain bikes approached him.

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  • Germans no longer see the Second World War as a defeat

    Nearly 70 years after the end of the Second World War, the number of Germans who considered the conflict a defeat has fallen to just nine per cent - a 25 per cent drop in the last decade.

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  • Hidden Camera Catches Student Spitting On Food

    A student has appeared in court after being secretly filmed by her roommates spitting on and spraying glass cleaner over their food. The video shows Hayley King allegedly spitting in multiple containers of food stored in a refrigerator in the off-campus house she shared with two other female students from the University of South Carolina. Columbia Police arrested the 22-year-old for unlawful, malicious tampering with human drug product or food, which could carry a jail sentence of up to 20 years.

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  • Bruce Jenner Fires Kris Jenner as His Manager

    Bruce Jenner has made a move to cut Kris out of his life.

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  • David Beckham Had A £250k Star-Studded 40th Birthday Bash And It Looks EPIC

    David jetted his family and friends off to Marrakesh for his 40th birthday, where they stayed at the six-star Amanjena Hotel – the same place where the former footballer and his fashion designer-come-pop star wife Victoria renewed their vows in 2004. According to The Sun, the Beckham's hired snake-charmers and belly dancers for the event, and even roped in their pal Gordon Ramsay to cater for the whole thing. Lets just hope Gordon wasn't having any Kitchen Nightmares yesterday.

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  • Drivers hit by cars 'double tax'

    Motorists are being hit by the "double taxing" of cars for the month they change hands under new regulations accompanying the scrapping of the need to show tax discs on windscreens, the AA has said. This double tax is providing the Government with an estimated £38 million windfall, according to the AA. Since October, motorists have not been required to display their vehicle excise duty (VED) car tax discs on their windscreens, with the Driver and Vehicle Licensing Agency (DVLA) logging tax details electronically.

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  • Star Trek's Grace Lee Whitney dies aged 85

    Grace Lee Whitney, who played Captain Kirk’s assistant in the original Star Trek series, has died. She was 85. Her son Jonathan Dweck said she died of natural causes on Friday in Coarsegold, California, about 50 miles north of Fresno. Star Trek’s Grace

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  • CLEAR OUT: Alan Pardew plans to release NINE at Crystal Palace

    ALAN PARDEW plans a Crystal Palace shake-up this summer - with NINE players on their way out.

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  • Lauren Goodger Shows Off Weight Loss In Gorgeous Dress At Pregnant Billi Mucklow's Baby Shower

    Having already admitted that she's feeling more confident than ever after her recent weight loss, Lauren Goodger looked a million bucks as she helped her TOWIE pal celebrate her baby shower. Lauren flaunted her trim figure in a low-cut midi dress, looking totally happy and healthy with friends, who'd gathered to watch Billi Mucklow announce whether she's having a baby boy or girl.

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  • Police Planned For Mohammed Cartoon Event

    Police have hailed a "successful" security plan in shooting dead two gunmen who opened fire outside an event in Texas where cartoons of the Prophet Mohammed were on display. The shooters arrived at the event shortly before 7pm local time and began firing on a police vehicle that was blocking a parking lot entrance, Garland police spokesman Joe Harn, said. Officer Harn said the officer's actions likely saved lives.

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  • Is there going to be another round of Blur v Oasis?

    As if it was not enough to be topping the charts with their first album in more than a decade, Blur have received another boost – a plaudit from an unlikely source. Liam Gallagher, former lead singer with Oasis, Blur’s big rivals 20 years ago, has paid tribute to Blur’s track Lonesome Street. Oasis and Blur dominated the headlines with their “Battle of Britpop” in the mid-1990s, with no love lost between the groups.

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  • Naval carrier command section ready

    A key section of one of the Royal Navy's under-construction aircraft carriers has been delivered to Rosyth for assembly. The 680 tonne Forward Island, the seat of command for HMS Prince of Wales, contains the bridge and around 100 vital mission systems and compartments. It also has deck-to-deck windows up to 6ft 6in (2m) tall, creating a level of visibility beyond that on previous aircraft carriers and designed to withstand powerful impacts, such as a helicopter's spinning rotor blade.

    Press Association
  • Rio Ferdinand's Wife Dies From Cancer

    Former England footballer Rio Ferdinand has confirmed that his wife, Rebecca Ellison, has died from cancer. The Queen's Park Rangers defender said his "wonderful wife" passed away peacefully at the Royal Marsden Hospital in London after a short illness. "I would also like to express my gratitude for the dedication and expertise of the staff led by Professors Johnstone and Clarke at the Royal Marsden.

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  • Furious row over Cameron 'lie'

    A furious row has erupted between the Conservatives and Liberal Democrats after a senior Lib Dem accused David Cameron of "lying" over claims the Tories were close to winning an outright majority in the General Election on Thursday. The Lib Dem peer and campaign spokesman Lord Scriven claimed Mr Cameron had admitted privately to Nick Clegg that the Conservatives could not get the seats they needed to form a majority government.

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  • Man punches dog in the face in Manchester city centre

    A man punched a dog in the face during an attack in the city centre. A 34-year-old man dressed in a tracksuit was seen by members of the public attacking the defenceless bull terrier on Portland Street. City centre inspector Phil Spurgeon said a 34-year-old man had been arrested for animal cruelty.

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  • McDonald's turnaround plan lacks bite

    A much-anticipated recipe by McDonald’s new British chief executive meant to restore the struggling burger chain’s sizzle turned into an unhappy meal for investors on Monday. They were unimpressed by the new strategic menu and sent McDonald’s shares down 0.7pc in early trading on Wall Street. Steve Easterbrook, who was promoted to the top job in January, announced what he said was “the first critical step” of a turnaround.

    Telegraph
  • Shipwrecks Spotted in Crystal-Clear Waters of Lake Michigan

    Early spring is apparently a good time to look for shipwrecks in Lake Michigan. Earlier this month, a helicopter from the Coast Guard's Air Station in Traverse City, Michigan, was out on a routine patrol over the lake, looking for boats in distress or anything out of the ordinary. When Petty Officer Mitch Brown looked out the window of the helicopter, he could spot several century-old shipwrecks in the crystal-blue waters.

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  • Bodies of Bali 9 arrive Australia after potentially illegal executions

    The bodies of executed Bali duo Andrew Chan and Myuran Sukumaran have arrived at Sydney airport after the final leg of their journey home to Australia. The pair left Jakarta on Friday night.

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  • Look how many celebs were spotted at the Floyd Mayweather vs Manny Pacquiao fight!

    A host of Hollywood A-listers and sports stars gathered at the MGM Grand to watch Floyd Mayweather comprehensively outpoint Manny Pacquiao in their eagerly-awaited superfight. Stars received loud cheers from the 16,507-strong crowd when footage of them

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