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  • Terrifying 'knocker' SCAM: Police issue warning as door-step gangs target YOU in your home | UK | News

    GETTY Police forces across the country have been issuing alerts after a wave of crimes involving gangs of men who claim to be selling cleaning products but actually are scoping out the victims house in preparation for a burglary at a later date.  The scam often involves sellers - also known as Nottingham Knockers - who claim to be a reformed convict trying to make a new life for themselves or to be deaf or dumb and in need of cash to pay for their carer.  The crooks go between houses appearing to offer a range of cleaning products but are secretly checking how much cash may be in the house, whether the home is occupied or empty at certain times, how valuable the belongings are and how well protected

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  • Stephen Hawking warned us about contacting aliens, but this astronomer says it's 'too late'

    In 2010, physicist Stephen Hawking voiced concern about the possibility that we might contact extraterrestrial life by transmitting signals into space. However, SETI senior astronomer Seth Shostak told us that it's too late to consider whether we should send such transmissions, because we've already been doing it for decades.Follow BI Video: On Twitter

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  • A Dutch bike maker came up with this ingenious idea to reduce shipping damage

    Dutch bike company VanMoof makes a lot of its sales online, which means it relies on shipping firms to deliver its two-wheelers. Trouble is, some of the bikes were getting damaged en route to the customer ... until an employee came up with a genius idea.

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  • Matt LeBlanc signs £2m Top Gear deal amid panic offer to keep Paul Hollywood at BBC

    It has been reported Matt LeBlanc has signed a new deal to host Top Gear for a whopping £2million after Paul Hollywood turned down an offer to co-host the motoring show. It’s understood negotiations to keep the former Friends star at Top Gear are complete and he’s put pen to paper on an eye-watering deal – overseen by BBC TV Controller Charlotte Moore – to take the motoring show forward on his own. The news comes after the BBC lost a bidding war with Channel 4 to broadcast the Great British Bake Off after the rival channel brought a huge £75million three-year deal to the table.

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  • Best of the Premier League weekend: FFTs favourite performance, player... and moan

    FourFourTwo.coms latest wrap of the week that was, with Arsene Wenger given a fitting tribute and further cracks emerging for Antonio Contes Chelsea

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  • Brad Pitt CLEARED Of Abuse After New Footage Emerges, As He Begs Angelina To Let Him See Kids

    Brad Pitt is supposedly ‘begging’ Angelina Jolie to let him see their children. According to various sources, Angelina is currently staying at a secret location and is allegedly not allowing her estranged husband to see his children until the FBI investigation is completed. The FBI were said to be looking into an altercation Brad had with son Maddox on a flight last week.

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  • Snake selfie bid ends badly for man in India

    A man has been bitten by a python after trying to take a selfie with the creature.

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  • Wayne Rooney picture this: How he spent his day after being dropped (19 photos)

    Manchester United captain Wayne Rooney was axed for the match against Leicester - and here is how his Saturday panned out...

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  • Roger Moore’s son is a dead ringer for his father in Bond costume

    It seems the next generation of the Moore family has continued to keep the British end up, so to speak. The Daily Mail shared an image of Geoffrey Moore, 50-year old son of the third 007 actor Roger, dressed as his father for a party in Mayfair this week. Geoffrey Moore was 7 years old when his father inherited the mantle of 007 with 1973’s ‘Live and Let Die,’ going on to be the most prolific Bond actor with seven films in the role before retiring in 1985 (by which time, most would agree the then 57-year old actor was far too old for the part).

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  • Fans in stitches over X Factor Irina's mid-song strip

    X Factor viewers weren’t all that impressed with Irina’s Bucks Fizz-style moves.

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  • The Latest: Sweden moves to deport more asylum seekers

    BRUSSELS (AP) — The Latest on the flow of migrants into Europe (all times local):

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  • Man Who Was Filmed Drowning Stepdaughter in Hotel Swimming Pool Sentenced to 100 Years

    A man who was filmed repeatedly throwing his 3-year-old step-daughter into a swimming pool, causing her to drown, has been jailed for 100 years. Surveillance footage showed the man, identified only as Jose David N., throwing the small child into the water at a hotel in the city of Morelia, in Michoacan, Mexico, in August 2015. The mother claims she found her daughter lifeless in front of the television, and had no idea she had been murdered until she saw the CCTV footage.

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  • Honey G is returning to The X Factor

    Honey G is replacing singer Ivy Grace on The X Factor.

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  • Finns Say 'Enough Is Enough' During Anti-Nazi Demonstrations

    Copenhagen, Denmark (AP) -- Tens of thousands of people are demonstrating across Finland under the slogan "Enough is enough" following the death of a man who reportedly spit in front of neo-Nazis ...

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  • EastEnders: Roxy and Ronnie Mitchell to be killed off

    Love them or hate them, you can’t deny that Ronnie and Roxy Mitchell leaving EastEnders is going to be the end of an era for the BBC One soap, especially now that we have learned that it’s going to be a permanent departure. Actresses Rita Simons (Roxy) and Sam Womack (Ronnie) are said to be upset by the news that the Mitchell sisters are being bumped off as they’d hoped to have the option to return at some stage in the future. The exit comes under new producer Sean O’Connor’s ruling, with Sean already killing off much-loved character Paul Coker as well as announcing the departures of other favourites, including Babe Carter, Masood Ahmed, Lee Carter, Claudette Hubbard, Buster, Briggs, Pam and Les Coker and Kyle Slater.

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  • Turks protest assault of young nurse who wore shorts on bus

    ISTANBUL (AP) — Turks donned shorts and gathered in central Istanbul on Sunday to condemn the assault of a young nurse who was attacked on a bus for wearing shorts.

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  • Zoe Ball and Fatboy Slim announce split after 18 years

    TV presenter Zoe Ball and DJ Norman Cook - better known as Fatboy Slim - have said they are divorcing after 18 years of marriage. In 2003 they separated for a few months after Ball had an affair with DJ Dan Peppe, who was a friend of Cook's. Cook spoke about how the arrival of their second child felt like a gift after they both went sober.

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  • The CEO of a $60 million furniture startup explains why it suddenly shut down

    Online furniture store Dot & Bo abruptly shut down on Friday, joining a long list of failed...

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  • Kid has the perfect response when asked why he brought a dead squirrel to school

    You can always count on kids doing some seriously weird stuff. Layde Hobson was excited to receive a positive phone call from her son's principal earlier this week. Except the reason she was so happy is something that won't make many parents very proud.  The principal told Hobson that her son Brylan "made her day" because he somehow managed to bring a dead squirrel to school.  SEE ALSO: Joyful kid's carefree dance moves will give you life Like any person who can laugh at how ridiculous kids can be, the principal found the situation pretty hilarious. But when she asked Brylan why he would do such a thing, his response was just amazing.  "When asked by the principal what possessed him to pick up

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