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International aid has finally begun to arrive in the devastated region but distributing supplies is challenging.

  • Simon Cowell Cuddles Baby Eric In Bed And Watches The Lion King In Adorable Photo

    Simon Cowell is back to proving that he is a hands-on dad after sharing another photo of himself spending some quality time with fourteen-month-old son, Eric. Taking to his Twitter account to share the candid snap, the pic shows father and son cuddling up in bed, with Eric absolutely engrossed in The Lion King, which is playing on an iPad that Si is holding up. Accompanying the cutesy post with the simple caption: "After watching the Jungle Book 1000 times we have moved onto the Lion King", the 55-year-old music mogul couldn't look more relaxed as he soaked in some quality time with his little'un.

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  • Nurse jailed for raping patients

    A nurse who filmed himself raping two unconscious women patients in a hospital accident and emergency department has been jailed for 18 years. Andrew Hutchinson, 29, carried out the sickening attacks on the women while they were in his care at Oxford's John Radcliffe Hospital in 2011 and 2012, having drunk too much on nights out. Because they were unconscious at the time, none of his victims knew they had been attacked until police investigating Hutchinson painstakingly pieced together what had happened.

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  • Britain’s Got Talent preview: sexy Lisa Sampson runs rings round the judges

    Britain’s Got Talent is back with the third auditions show from the 2015 series on Saturday night (April 25 at 8pm on STV) and today we’ve got more juicy previews for you to feast your eyes on ahead of the programme. Enter Lisa Sampson, a 35-year-old self-taught hula hoop instructor and mum from West Sussex, who takes to the stage in the hope of impressing the judges. Spinning hoops around her arms, legs and feet – all at the same time – will Lisa’s routine inspire the panel? Get all the latest Britain’s Got Talent news, gossip, photos and videos from stv.tv/talent.

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  • Romeo Beckham Bursts Into Tears After Completing The Junior London Marathon

    Romeo Beckham has had his entire family gushing about how proud they are of him after completing the junior London Marathon in just under twenty minutes earlier today, but it looks as though the pressure of the run may have become too much for the twelve year old, who was papped bursting into tears after the race. This is just the cutest thing ever, cheer up Romeo - you did amazingly! The Burberry model was quickly surrounded by Victoria and David Beckham, as well as big brother Brooklyn and little brother Cruz, who all tried to comfort the tearful runner as he found himself getting a little bit overwhelmed.

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  • Boy, 16, fighting for life after suicide bid

    A desperate Coventry teenager is fighting for his life after trying to kill himself following months of bullying. Bradley Parkes, 16, is in an induced coma after being found last night. Bradley’s devastated family is at his bedside at Birmingham Children’s Hospital and has been warned by doctors to prepare for every eventuality. Tiffany, 35, said: “He left a suicide note saying he was taking his own life as it was easier than what he was going through.

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  • J.K. Rowling Announces New (Harry-Free) Book

    The good news is that J.K. Rowling is set to release another book this year. The bad news is that it's got nothing to do with wizards, witches, or Whomping Willows.  The Harry Potter author — or, rather, her male alter ego, Robert Galbraith — revealed on Twitter this morning that a new

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  • Bitter Boss Whose Nurse Left Over Long Hours Gives Her Final Wages In Mountain Of 2p Coins

    A bitter hospital boss whose nurse quit over her long hours paid her final month's salary in coins worth 2p. Genji Hsing left her job at a clinic, only to get her final wages in several huge plastic bags containing near-worthless currency. Hsing, 34, was even told to count out the mountain of coins before she was allowed to take it home in Taiwan's Taichung City.

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  • Katie Hopkins wades into beach body row

    Katie Hopkins has waded into the controversy surrounding an advert which asks “Are you beach body ready?” as a petition calling for its removal gathers tens of thousands of signatures. The Protein World advert, which appears in London Underground stations, features a model in a bikini and is advertising the brand’s weight loss collection. Hopkins has added her voice to an ongoing Twitter storm, referring to “angry chubsters” – and Protein World’s head of marketing said it is “great” that she has got involved.

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  • 'Spirit' Warned Woman Her Husband Was In Danger

    Nicole Mayhew, from Utah, was at work when she felt a strange sensation that something wasn't right, so she rushed home to check on her husband. Meanwhile, 43-year-old Scott Mayhew had become trapped under the car he was working on in their family garage, after the vehicle had fallen off the jack. Scott Mayhew had been trapped under the car for an hour and a half crying for help, but nobody had heard him. "He said he remembers he could barely breathe and he kept thinking he could hear the cars go by," his wife, Nicole Mayhew told Fox 13.

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  • Kieron Richardson Marries Carl Hyland With His Hollyoaks Castmates Dressing Up In Bridal Gowns

    The gorgeous actor was surrounded by a whole load of his fancy soap star pals as he and Carl said 'I do' during a lavish ceremony on Saturday, with the whopping TWELVE bridesmaids donning long, white gowns that made them look like they were the ones about to embark on a lifetime of happiness. Among the bridesmaids were Kieran's co-stars Jennifer Metcalfe and Gemma Merna, who posed for pictures alongside the other ten in front of the Buxton Dome in Devon, with all of the happy couple's friends and family clearly struggling to hold back their MASSIVE grins.

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  • Only middle-class white people think Ukip is racist, says Nigel Farage

    EXCLUSIVE: Nigel Farage said claims the party is racist have stopped many supporters – including internationally acclaimed rock stars and billionaires – from backing him publicly.

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  • Motorists face new rules for hiring vehicles abroad

    British drivers wishing to hire a car abroad will need to take a special code with them from 8 June, the Driver and Vehicle Licensing Agency said on Monday. Motorists wanting to hire a vehicle will be required to have a code, which will be obtainable by logging into the DVLA website, to show convictions for driving offences. The code is being introduced as the paper counterpart on UK driving licences - which records endorsement and fines - will be fully computerised in June and the DVLA has advised motorists to destroy paper counterparts after 8 June.

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  • Pictures of the Week: Volcanoes, Earth Day & Kim Jong Un (12 photos)

    The Calbuco volcano in southern Chile erupted for the first time in more than five decades on Wednesday, sending a thick plume of ash and smoke several kilometres into the sky Jamaican Olympic gold medallist Usain Bolt (3) runs against Jose Carlos Moreira of Brazil (1), Ryan Bailey of the U.S. (2) and Churandy Martina (4) of the Netherlands in the "Mano a Mano" challenge, a 100-meter race in Rio de Janeiro April 19, 2015. A cyclonic storm lashed Australia's east coast for a third day on Wednesday, causing millions of dollars of damage to property and infrastructure in Sydney and other cities (Reuters/Jason Reed) Don with owner Tom Hamilton on Kirkton Farm after the dog caused traffic chaos in Scotland by taking control of a tractor and crashing it through a fence onto a motorway.

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  • VIDEO: Storage Hunters star praises Lancashire Police after dramatic arrest caught on camera

    STORAGE Hunter turned roving reporter Jesse McClure was given a guided tour of Lancashire Police’s headquarters by the officers he caught on film a day earlier. The American TV star’s visit to Greenbank, off Whitebirk Drive in Blackburn, came after footage of a dramatic police chase in Burnley went viral, topping one million views on the internet since it was uploaded on Tuesday. The 90-second clip showed police officers boxing in a suspected stolen car before hauling its occupants away. The Californian said he was later approached by police via Twitter after publicly praising officers for their handling of the situation in the Lancashire Telegraph.

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  • Christian Bale says Good-By to film after knee injury

    Christian Bale’s latest film, The Deep Blue Good-By, has been put on hold after he tore a ligament in his knee. The Dark Knight Rises actor, 41, tore his anterior cruciate ligament (ACL) just before he was due to shoot Paramount’s financial drama, The Big Short, according to the Hollywood Reporter. The thriller, which also has Peter Dinklage and Nicola Peltz attached, was due to start shooting in May, in Florida and Puerto Rico.

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  • Officer reunited with newborn he found in dumpster in 1989

    An officer who found an abandoned newborn in a garbage dumpster was reunited with the now 25-year-old man he helped save. Santa Ana police officer Michael Buelna and Robin Barton met recently in an emotional reunion, KABC-TV reported Sunday (http://bit.ly/1PJ1yHs).

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  • Kim Kardashian Breaks Her Silence Following the Bruce Jenner Interview

    We all got a glimpse into the world of Bruce Jenner Friday night as he confirmed to Diane Sawyer he is in fact transitioning from a man to a woman. And many were surprised to learn that out of all the Kardashians, Kim was the most accepting of Bruce's decision.

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  • Dusty old 1954 Bentley sells for nearly £800,000

    A rare Bentley which has lain gathering dust for years has been bought for almost four times its estimated value - but still needs a full restoration. The 1954 Bentley R-Type Continental Fastback was estimated to sell for around £200,000 by auctioneers but ended up being sold for £739,212 - a record for the auction house. Originally commissioned by Welsh racing driver R D Weatherall and painted in his racing colour of purple - the license plate still bears his initials.

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  • Deflation? Oil's 45 percent rebound could be markets' next headache

    By Jamie McGeever LONDON (Reuters) - Whisper it, but the next challenge for financial markets and policymakers may not be deflation, but the remarkable surge in oil prices from the six-year low touched in January. Since then, Brent crude futures have risen 45 percent. No fewer than 27 central banks around the world have eased monetary policy to some extent this year in a battle against deflation, slowing growth or both.

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  • Khloe Kardashian's Divorce From Lamar Odom Could Get Dismissed

    Khloe filed for divorce from her basketball star husband back in December of 2013, but the separation has not been finalized more than a year later.

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