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  • Premier League - Paper Round: Man Utd delight as David De Gea agrees £200,000-per week deal

    David De Gea is going to sign a new contract with Manchester United, according to The Sun. There has been concern at Old Trafford that De Gea would leave them this summer for Real Madrid, but he's going to ink a new two-year deal that will pay him £200,000-per-week. Paper Round's view - If United are offering £200,000-per-week then Real Madrid are just about out of this for now.

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  • EasyJet flight from Mallorca to London declares mid-air emergency

    An Easyjet flight on its way to the UK has declared an emergency and will land in Paris. EasyJet Flight U28626 from Palma de Mallorca to London has declared an emergency and is diverting. Follow us on Twitter @DailyMirror - the official Daily Mirror & Mirror Online Twitter account - real news in real time.

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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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  • How did David Beckham's 40th birthday turn into a Spice Girls reunion?

    David Beckham’s 40th birthday celebration in Marrakesh seems to have turned into a bit of a Spice Girls reunion, at least based on the pictures he and his wife put on Instagram. Victoria Beckham posted images today on the social network showing her with former bandmates Mel C, Geri Halliwell and Emma Bunton. Ex-Desperate Housewives star Eva Longoria, food writer Tana Ramsey, and model and actress Denise Vasi are also in the pictures, which show them having what looks like a great time at some Moroccan venue.

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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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  • Shrinking liquidity exposes markets to crunch

    The calm on global financial markets masks a growing threat to their smooth functioning should shrinking liquidity morph into an outright crunch in response to a U.S. interest rate rise or some other shock. The price of German 10-year government bonds plunged this week, triggering the biggest rise in yield in over two years. Some analysts blamed the sell-off on a lack of liquidity, with Commerzbank (Xetra: CBK100 - news) going so far as to call it a "flash crash".

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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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  • Pensioner transforms scrubland outside his flat into a riot of flowers

    When pensioner Ray Foley moved in to a flat in a former council block, he was determined to do something about the ugly patch of scrubland outside his front door. Now his garden has exploded into a riot of colour, with hundreds of bushes, flowers and trees which have made the block of flats stand out from the crowd. Mr Foley, 79, has become a local celebrity in his home town of Shirley, in the West Midlands - even though he admits he didn't even enjoy gardening to start with.

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  • Reese Witherspoon’s Daughter Ava is the Spitting Image of Her Mother!

    Ok, we just can’t take it. Reese Witherspoon’s daughter Ava is the spitting image of her mother!

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  • Traditions surrounding a British royal birth

    Prince William and his wife Kate may be modern parents but their second child is a royal and certain traditions will have to be respected. - Once, the Home Secretary, Britain's interior minister, would have been expected to witness births of potential heirs. - William attended the labour the first time around and did so again this time.

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  • Dan Osborne Involved In ANOTHER Police Call-Out After Row With Ex-Girlfriend

    Yikes – things don't seem to be settling down between Dan Osborne and his ex, Megan Tomlin. The pair have been involved in a long-running row over access to their son, Teddy – and after repeated altercations between the pair and  numerous police visits, Dan was once again visited by law-enforcers after a 'verbal altercation' between him and Megan. According to The Sun, the police were called to Megan's house after a row broke out between the pair.

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  • Pictures Of The Week: Elvis, Elections And Exercise (12 photos)

    Here is our selection of the best pictures from the past seven days. A young boy tries on an Elvis mask at a Guinness Book of World Records event for the largest gathering of Elvis Presley impersonators in Antrim, Northern Ireland (Charles McQuillan/Getty

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  • 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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  • With rescue near, Boko Haram stoned Nigerian girls to death

    Even with the crackle of gunfire signaling rescuers were near, the horrors did not end: Boko Haram fighters stoned captives to death, some girls and women were crushed by an armored car and three died when a land mine exploded as they walked to freedom. "We just have to give praise to God that we are alive, those of us who have survived," said 27-year-old Lami Musa as she cradled her 5-day-old baby girl. Nigeria's military said it has freed nearly 700 Boko Haram captives in the past week.

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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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  • Anti-EU leader Farage faces uncertain future in UK vote

    Nigel Farage has turned the UK Independence Party (UKIP) into a national force but is battling for his future in Thursday's general election, with commentators saying he has run out of steam. Farage reminds UKIP's base of older, white, blue collar voters of a bygone era when the economy felt stronger, immigration was lower and Britain was great. Anti-Brussels and anti-political correctness, Farage, who once compared ex-European Council president Herman Van Rompuy to a "damp rag", led UKIP to top the polls in last year's European Parliament elections.

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  • Royal baby: Latest stunt sees giant teddies delivered to hospital

    Two giant teddy bears were delivered to the Lindo wing of St Mary's hospital in London on Friday (1 May). This was the latest in a series of corporate stunts aiming to capitalise on the intense interest in the birth of Britain's latest royal baby. With the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge's second child expected any day dozens of journalists and royal super-fans have been camped outside the hospital where Kate is expected to give birth.

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  • Night Wolves Biker Gang Cross Into Germany

    Members of an ultra-nationalist Russian biker gang who have sparked controversy with a ride through Europe to mark the end of the Second World War have entered Germany. A group from the pro-Kremlin Night Wolves motorcycle club crossed into Germany from Austria on Sunday, according to Bavarian police, but they could not say exactly how many people it included. The ride to retrace the westward route taken by Soviet troops to Berlin has led to anger in some countries.

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  • Police kill two gunmen at US Mohammed cartoon event

    Police shot dead two gunmen Sunday outside a Prophet Mohammed cartoon contest in Texas attended by Dutch far-right politician Geert Wilders, authorities said. While no immediate claim of responsibility was made, similar depictions of the Prophet Mohammed prompted a shooting at French satirical weekly Charlie Hebdo in January that killed 12 people. The right-wing American Freedom Defense Initiative (AFDI) organized the event in a suburb of Dallas, featuring Wilders, who has been outspoken against Muslims and is targeted by radical groups.

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  • The Proud Grandparents of Princess Cambridge Rush To Meet Her

    The Duchess of Cambridge's mother and sister Pippa have visited the latest addition to their family today, when they went to Kensington Palace to meet the first Royal Princess for 25 years. Prince William and Kate are yet to reveal the name of their new daughter. They are expected to stay and Kensington Palace for a few days before moving to their country home in Norfolk. Sky's Royal Correspondent Rhiannon Mills reports.

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