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Can Aston Villa shock Arsenal at Wembley?

Aston Villa are big underdogs as Arsenal look to repeat their Wembley triumph from last season in the FA Cup final.

  • 'She looks stunning': James Haskell defends girlfriend Chloe Madeley

    England star James Haskell has revealed he has 'no problem at all' with Miss Madeley's habit – and added he would never dream of telling her what to do. The 27-year-old daughter of television presenters Richard Madeley and Judy Finnigan is a qualified personal trainer and runs her own fitness and nutrition website.

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  • A dog and some old men make it to the Britain's Got Talent final

    Britain’s Got Talent has been set up for a possible re-run of 2012 after performing dog act Jules O’Dwyer and Matisse won tonight’s semi-final. O’Dwyer and Matisse became the latest act to get through to Sunday’s final, and were joined by dad-dancing five-piece Old Men Grooving, who turned back the years to win on the public vote against London gospel choir Revelation Avenue after they had tied the judges’ votes.

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  • Christian beheads jihadist in Syria revenge killing: monitor

    A Syrian Christian fighter has beheaded an Islamic State group (IS) militant to avenge people "executed" by the jihadists in northeastern Syria, a monitor said on Friday. The Syrian Observatory for Human Rights said the incident took place on Thursday in Hasakeh province, where IS holds large areas of the countryside. According to the monitor, the Christian fighter, a member of the minority Assyrian community, found the jihadist in the local village of Tal Shamiram.

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  • Stars mourn Still Game actor D'Arcy

    Actor Jake D'Arcy - best known for his roles in hit film Gregory's Girl and cult sitcom Still Game - has died, according to his co-stars. The Scottish actor had a career stretching back to the early 1970s and recently appeared in the 2014 film What We Did On Our Holiday, starring David Tennant. D'Arcy also had a star turn as football coach Phil Menzies in the 1981 comedy film Gregory's Girl.

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  • German firms warn UK over EU referendum - BBC News

    Germany's Chambers of Commerce and Industry has warned that a UK exit from the European Union (EU) would be "disastrous" for Britain and Germany. Volker Treier, deputy chief executive of the organisation, told the BBC that German business is "astonished" that the UK is planning a referendum over its EU membership.

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  • DAILY MAIL COMMENT: Sturgeon crowns herself empress of La-la land

    Like a victorious empress dictating terms to a defeated enemy, Scottish First Minister Nicola Sturgeon spells out her demands to the Westminster Government.

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  • Khan calls out Mayweather after unanimous decision win

    Britain's Amir Khan took a unanimous decision victory over American Chris Algieri in a welterweight matchup, then called out unbeaten Floyd Mayweather for a world title showdown. Algieri fell to 20-2 with his second defeat in a row, the other coming last November at Macau at the hands of Filipino star Manny Pacquiao -- who lost to treble world champion Mayweather in boxing's richest-ever megafight earlier this month. "Amir Khan wants to fight Floyd Mayweather," Khan screamed in the ring.

    AFP
  • Best Dressed Celebrities This Week (22-28 May) (16 photos)

    Cara Delevingne, Kendall Jenner and Sienna Miller are some of this week's most stylish stars... Kendall Jenner wore cut-out Calvin Klein at amfAR's 22nd Cinema Against AIDS Gala in Cap d'Antibes, France. Eva Longoria has had a rather dodgy red carpet run, but this all-white outfit looked incredible on her in Monaco. Jourdan Dunn flaunted her supermodel bod in lacy Ralph & Russo at the Cannes Film Festival.

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  • Father and husband to British family exiled from wife and children for 18 months - because Home Office changed the rules on his holiday

    Neither were earning the required amount of money and his wife, Julie, 49, a full-time mother to six children for many years, has been unable to secure a job paying that much. His family, including his ten-year-old daughter, Jamie, have not seen him since. Mr Botha has secured work as a welder in a plastics factory in South Africa but his health has badly deteriorated due to chest and bronchial problems. The Bothas have raised more then £1,200 on the Gofundme crowd-funding website so far to pay for Home Office applications and legal costs.

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  • Can You Spot Something Unexpected In This Noah's Ark Children's Bible Picture?

    The story of Noah’s Ark has been imprinted on our minds since childhood – and we’ll all be pretty familiar with the tale of how the animals went in the ark two-by-two before the earth was submerged by deadly flood waters. There were two elephants, two giraffes, two gazelles, etc etc. But according to this picture – there were also two gay lions.

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  • Football - Chelsea beat Thai All-stars 1-0 in first tour game

    Chelsea started with some of their youngsters and took the lead with a calm finish by Daniel Solanke in the 13th minute before making wholesale changes at halftime with the likes of captain John Terry, Eden Hazard and Diego Costa coming on. "It was an impossible game. My players are tired, big season, long season," Chelsea manager Jose Mourinho told reporters.

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  • Some people aren't very pleased Jesse didn't make it through to the BGT final

    You’ve done it again, British public. One half of you has pissed the other half right off, by voting for an impressionist over a nine-year-old girl who plays with swords and does awesome karate. I mean come on Britain, you can pick singers, dancers

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  • Air Force's Mysterious X-37B Space Plane Spotted by Amateur Astronomers

    The unmanned X-37B launched May 20 atop a United Launch Alliance Atlas V rocket from Florida's Cape Canaveral Air Force Station. "It's in a lower orbit than normal … had us confused for a while, as I thought it would be the standard operating orbit," tracker Greg Roberts, who lives in South Africa, told Space.com. The X-37B is built by Boeing Network & Space Systems, a unit that also designs and delivers satellites used for communications, navigation, intelligence and weather monitoring.

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  • Giuliana Rancic Proudly Shows off her Body in Bikini Photo

    Well that's a way to shut down some body haters. Flaunt what you got, and Giuliana Rancic is doing just that.

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  • 'Gay' bull tries to play the field

    A "gay" bull saved from slaughter after an international campaign aided by the late Simpsons co-creator Sam Simon may have an eye for the heifers after all, his new owner has revealed. Charolais Benjy was being fattened for the butcher in Co Mayo, Ireland, last November after his farmer owner complained he was not sexually interested in cows. A fundraising drive was launched to save him and Hollywood producer Mr Simon, who was also behind Cheers and Taxi, stumped up the £5,000 needed to buy him.

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  • Like Mother, Like Daughter

    You are not seeing double, this is actually Demi Moore and Rumer Willis, who look more like identical twins in a new family photo. Rumer, the eldest daughter of Demi and her ex-husband Bruce Willis, shared the snap on Instagram and couldn’t help but notice just how alike she is to her famous mum.

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  • McIlroy's 'very happy' love life

    World number one golfer Rory McIlroy has spoken about his "very happy" love life, a year after his high profile split from tennis star Caroline Wozniacki. The 26-year-old Northern Irishman told the Times things were "going great" with Erica Stoll, an American who works for the Professional Golfers' Association (PGA). The multimillionaire four-time major winner, and Danish former world number one Wozniacki broke off their five-month engagement last May, just days after invitations for their wedding were sent out.

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  • Tourist breaks his neck after bungee cord snaps in Thailand

    A tourist has died after the ankle bonds securing his feet during a bungy jump broke and he plummeted head first into the ground 60 metres below. Thai police in the holiday resort of Patong, Phuket said that the man received severe injuries - including a broken neck and ribs - when he crashed into the ground while performing the jump.

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  • Questor share tip: Have Lloyds bank shares peaked too early?

    Lloyds Banking Group is reporting rising profits, a return to dividends and soon, small investors will be able to take advantage of the accelerated sale of the Government’s shareholding. The all important level for George Osborne is the 73.6p buy-in price, above which the Government can sell Lloyds shares at a profit. Whenever there is a large investor that is also a forced seller it weighs heavily on the share price.

    Telegraph
  • Teddy Bear Lorry Crash: 15 Drivers Face Charges For Photographing Scene

    The crash took place on the A14 at Histon, Cambridgeshire, in the early hours of this morning and left two people hospitalised. One of the lorries involved was carrying nearly eight tonnes of teddy bears and the pile-up caused major disruption in the area. Cambridgeshire Police said in a statement that several motorists were snapping pictures of the scene with their phones while they drove past - and they now all face charges.

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