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  • Corrie Actress Jane Danson Clears Up Rumours Surrounding Leanne Battersby’s ‘Exit’

    Coronation Street die-hards can sleep easy in their beds tonight, after Jane Danson – who plays fan favourite Leanne Battersby – finally laid to rest the rumours surrounding her ‘departure’. Jane, who’s been in Coronation Street on-and-off since 1997 (!) told fans that she would NOT be leaving the show this year. Rumours have been circulating that several characters are set to face the axe as new boss, Kate Oates, started making changes – including upping the number of episodes from next year.

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  • Muslims Refuse To Bury Priest Killer Kermiche

    Muslims have refused to bury one of the terrorists who murdered a Catholic priest as he celebrated Mass. Community leaders in Saint-Etienne-du-Rouvray said they did not want to "taint" Islam by having any association with Adel Kermiche, the 19-year-old jihadist who killed Fr Jacques Hamel in his hometown in northern France. Mohammed Karabila, president of the local Muslim cultural association and imam of one of the town's mosques, told Le Parisien: "We're not going to taint Islam with this person.

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  • Manchester United Twitter Account Torn to Pieces After Zlatan Ibrahimovic Tweet

    ​Zlatan Ibrahimovic is one of the finest strikers of his generation, so it's to no one's surprise that Manchester United are excited about the arrival of the 34-year-old. But have they become a little too excited?  Well after the club's official Twitter account tweeted a video of the former Paris Saint-Germain forward performing a bit of skill in training, many fans have suggested yes and weren't too impressed with Ibrahimovic or Manchester United's Twitter.  Touch from Ibra! �� #ZlatanTime...

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  • Celebrity Big Brother viewers divided after Saira Khan and James Whale's racism row

    Saira asked James if he was a racist – and then he told others that she had called him one.

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  • Brazilian drug lord turns jail cell into luxury suite

    Paraguayan authorities got a surprise when they raided a Brazilian drug lord's jail cell... and found a three-room luxury suite complete with library, kitchen, conference room and plasma TV.

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  • Scotland needs £10billion reserve to start own currency says pro-independence think-tank

    GETTY The astonishing admission is yet another huge body-blow to Nicola Sturgeon's attempts to break away from the UK. If the country ever voted to become independent the Scottish Government would need to find the huge sum in order to hold in a foreign reserve fund, according to the study by pro-independence group, Common Weal. Researchers claim £10 billion would be a "significant sum" to raise but "not an insurmountable one", suggesting Scotland could acquire a share of the UK's foreign reserve as part of any separation agreement. However, critics have said the introduction of a separate currency would be "disastrous" for the Scottish economy and have even branded the suggestion "totally unrealistic".

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  • I tried the tiny bag that claims to clean your clothes as well as a washing machine in 3 minutes — here's my verdict

    After writing about the Scrubba wash bag — a bag that claims to wash your clothes as well as a washing machine in as little as three minutes — and testing it during a Facebook live video, my editor suggested I take it home to use on my real dirty clothes. Essentially, you add your dirty clothes, water, and detergent, then you fold up the bag, clip it closed, and release the excess air.

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  • F1 Raceweek: Rosberg in control again, Hamilton under investigation

    An unsafe release in the pit lane could see Lewis Hamilton, who was only slightly slower than Nico Rosberg, handed a grid penalty.

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  • This Is the Diet to Go on If You Want to Lose Weight (According to Harvard Researchers)

    For the study, published in PLoS One, researchers from Harvard and Brigham and Women's Hospital reviewed 53 randomised trials of over 68,000 patients who had been assigned to either low-fat or low-carb diets.

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  • The Latest: Trump slams Clinton over 'radical Islam'

    PHILADELPHIA (AP) — The Latest on the Democratic National Convention and 2016 presidential campaign. (all times EDT):

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  • Afghan cleric arrested for marrying six-year-old girl

    An elderly Afghan cleric has been arrested after he married a six-year-old girl, officials said Friday, in the latest case highlighting the scourge of child marriages in the war-battered country.

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  • 5 Dresses Every Woman Needs (6 photos)

    Dresses solve a lot of problems. For moments when you need a killer look but find yourself staring blankly into a closet full of clothes, that go-to frock suddenly saves the day. And while a signature sheath or magnificent maxi has its place, certain occasions call for something sexier, dressier, or more sophisticated—especially times in which you need to be polished yet comfortable, look alluring but imbue sophistication or appear appropriate but not drab. The solution? Five key dresses to keep yourself covered (literally and figuratively) whether you’re gearing up for a first date, attending a family function or prepping for an interview. And while temperature plays into effect, by experimenting with your accessories you’ll find these silhouettes are easy to dress up and down, season to season. Here, the five styles to invest in immediately.

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  • 'The repercussions are massive' Australian star Margot Robbie says Brexit result 'sucks'

    GETTY The blonde beauty, who stars in the newly released Tarzan, said she was "so bummed" to learn that the country wanted to separate from the EU. Speaking about how she feels about the aftermath of Brexit, she commented: "I am so bummed. That was really shocking. The repercussions are massive. "It sucks but it is such a good wake-up call to everyone about what is going on in the political climate and to vote." Margot added to Stylist magazine that she was planning to move to London but following the result, she has reconsidered. That was really shocking The repercussions are massive Margot Robbie "For a while I was like: 'Should I buy a house [in the UK]?' And now I am like: 'Nope, probably

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  • Huge, once-hated fish now seen as weapon against Asian carp

    It's a toothy giant that can grow longer than a horse and heavier than a refrigerator, a fearsome-looking prehistoric fish that plied U.S. waters from the Gulf of Mexico to Illinois until it disappeared ...

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  • Diver Spots Great White Shark Swimming by Rocks

    A diver saw more than he bargained for while diving off the coast of Byron Bay on July 9. Steven Bock was exploring Julian Rocks, about a mile and a half out from land, and looking for nursing grey sharks when he spotted a great white in the distance. “We were on the hunt for nursing grey sharks, when we saw the great white shark,” Bock said. “Looking back, there were lots of fish around and then no fish because of the great white.” Credit: Steven Bock

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  • Muslim blasts extremists at Friday prayer with Christians

    SAINT-ETIENNE-DU-ROUVRAY, France (AP) — Muslims and Catholics joined in Friday prayers at the mosque in the Normandy town where an elderly priest was slain this week, with one imam chastising the extremists as non-Muslims who are "not part of civilization."

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  • Interior decorators reveal the 3 best tricks to make a room look brighter

    Interior designers Adam Rolston and Drew Stuart from Incorporated Architecture & Design struggle with this obstacle frequently because they are constantly working with crowded apartments and condominiums in New York City. "A really common mistake people make is when they think they can only get a bright room by painting it a bright white," said Adam Rolston of Incorporated Architecture & Design. Incorporated Architecture & DesignStart from the ground up when you want to brighten up your home.

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  • Celebrity First Dates: Everybody was rooting for Musharaf and Salina's adorably awkward date

    Mushy from Educating Yorkshire made us a little bit emotional (again).

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  • May wants bespoke terms for EU exit

    By Tatiana Jancarikova and Jakub Iglewski BRATISLAVA/WARSAW (Reuters) - Britain wants a bespoke model for its future ties with the European Union, Prime Minister Theresa May said on Thursday, during a tour of Eastern European allies aimed at securing support in negotiations on leaving the bloc. In the five weeks since Britons voted to quit the EU, politicians have tried to solve the riddle of how to restrict EU migrants' freedom to live and work in Britain but still retain access to the EU's single market for goods and services. After meeting Slovak Prime Minister Robert Fico and Poland's Beata Szydlo, May called for open minds.

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  • 3 devastating charts show how Brexit is about to hit house prices

    Brexit is going to kill house prices, says the Royal Institute of Chartered Surveyors in a new report. RICS said this month that new buyer enquiries "declined significantly" in June, with 36% more chartered surveyors reporting a fall in interest as part of the June housing survey. Just over a quarter of surveyors said they expected a further drop in sales across the UK for the coming three months, which is the "most negative reading for near term expectations since 1998," according to RICS.

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