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  • MI6 spy Gareth Williams found dead in bag had 'hacked Clinton secrets'

    A MI6 spy who was discovered dead in a holdall at his apartment in 2010 had hacked into sensitive information about former US President Bill Clinton, it has been claimed. The spy had obtained Clinton's diary for an event and passed it to a friend. Gareth Williams, 31, hacked into the event's guest list as it was to be attended by President Clinton, passing it to his friend who was also to be a guest at the party, according to sources speaking on condition of anonymity to the Sun on Sunday.

    International Business Times
  • X Factor supremo Simon Cowell moved by singer's audition

    X Factor judge Simon Cowell appeared to lose his composure as he watched an aspiring singer audition in tonight's episode of the show.

    Press Association
  • Islamic State executes 'dozens' of fighters attempting to defect to other Islamist groups

    Islamic State (Isis) has executed dozens of its own fighters, a number of whom were accused of working with rival jihadist groups, in the last month, according to a UK-based monitoring group. The UK-based Syrian Observatory for Human Rights (SOHR), which monitors the Syrian Civil War using an extensive network of sources on the ground, revealed on Sunday that the group had killed 39 people within the group. The Observatory said that the executions were carried out between 29 July and 29 August.

    International Business Times
  • Russia stakes claim to the lost treasures in Poland's missing Nazi gold train

    The secret contents of the Nazi gold train located in Poland is fast becoming the centre stage of an international row even before any treasure has been retrieved. "Representatives of Russia should undoubtedly be involved in determining the value of the items discovered if the train is located," lawyer Mikhail Joffe told Sputnik News. "In this case, Poland is obliged to engage international experts to clarify what is in the cargo.

    International Business Times
  • These Battersea dogs are looking for a new home

    Speed-dating will be given a furry twist when homeless and unwanted dogs are matched with prospective new owners during a special meet and greet next month.

    Press Association video
  • Zayn Malik and Perrie Edwards split: Singer 'smitten' with Indian Burberry model Neelam Gill

    Zayn Malik has moved on his love life after splitting with Perrie Edwards. The former One Direction star had recently called off his engagement with the Little Mix singer. Gill, who was Burberry's first ever Indian model, is planning to fly to Los Angeles to spend a few days with Malik.

    International Business Times
  • Teenage girl missing for two days after leaving nightclub with men

    A teenager who disappeared after leaving an Edinburgh nightclub with two men has been missing for two days. Louise Davidson was last seen outside Espionage nightclub on Victoria Street at 4.30am on Tuesday. On Facebook, Louise’s friend Lesleyanne Haxton said: "[I’ve] not heard from Louise since Monday now, please if anyone hears from her let us know. Ms Haxton said her friend had been talking to the men in the nightclub.

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  • Switzerland: Chinese tourists given special trains after locals complain about rudeness off piste

    Chinese tourists to a Swiss mountain resort are being invited to use separate trains following a spate of complaints by locals who were incensed and disgusted by their behaviour. The row is the latest example of Chinese tourists being condemned for their behaviour and being accused of being an embarrassment to their country. Almost half of all visitors to the scenic Swiss resort of Mount Rigi now come from China following a huge marketing campaign involving a six-year partnership with an organisation from the Chinese region of Mount Emei.

    International Business Times
  • 9 Movie Couples Who Hated Each Other In Real Life (9 photos)

    Ryan Gosling & Rachel McAdams – ‘The Notebook’ (2004) Theirs is one of contemporary cinema’s most celebrated romances, complete with that iconic scene of them smooching in the rain. Upsettingly for fans of 'The Notebook’, the relationship between Ryan Gosling and Rachel McAdams was stormy off screen too. Gosling allegedly asked director Nick Cassavetes to replace McAdams with another actress after shooting had begun, and Cassavetes recalls walking into a room to find the pair screaming at each other at the top of their voices. Of course, Ryan and Rachel went on to be one of the cutest couples in Hollywood, which just goes to show how accurate that terrible 'opposites attract’ romcom cliché can be. 

    Yahoo Movies UK
  • Experts believe they know what caused Shoreham Airshow crash

    Experts have claimed the Shoreham Airshow disaster jet could have suffered a ‘flameout’. The tragedy has claimed the lives of 11 people and police believe they have now identified all those killed in the disaster. Officers have confirmed to the families of 11 people that their loved ones are “highly likely” to have been killed in the Shoreham air disaster.

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  • This Is Why Men Find Thin Women Attractive, According To Science

    Among other things, men seem to associate bigger women with old age

    Rob Waugh
  • What This Couple Found In A Hidden Safe Is The Stuff Of Dreams

    An amazed couple were thrilled to find hidden treasure when they opened a 50-year-old safe.

    Yahoo News
  • 'Invisible' drones that can find stealth jets could be added to Russian and Chinese arsenals

    Russia and China are in a race to develop new stealth drones that may render the expensive F-35 stealth fighter aircraft redundant, the aerospace website Flight Global reported on 26 August. According to the site, Russian electronic systems manufacturer Concern Radio Electronic Technologies (KRET), used the MAKS 2015 International Aviation and Space Show air show in Moscow to debut a model for their new unmanned air vehicle (UAV) that can detect stealth combat aircraft while remaining undetected itself.

    International Business Times
  • Dumped dog dropped over a garden wall covered in blood - BBC News

    A dog was dumped over a garden wall "covered in blood" by a woman who disguised her face with a scarf, the RSPCA said. The crossbreed terrier, called Molly, was suffering from a "severe infection" and on the "verge of death". A resident in Days Court, Wimborne, Dorset, spotted a woman dropping the dog in her garden before running off and driving away in a van. The RSPCA said Molly had an emergency operation for a severely infected womb.

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  • U2's Bono now world's richest rock star after raking in £1bn from Facebook

    U2 singer Bono has overtaken former Beatles legend Sir Paul McCartney to become the richest musician in the world – thanks to a canny investment he made in Facebook when the social media group was first taking off back in 2009. Bono invested £56m to acquire a 2.3% share in the company which according to reports is now worth some £940m. The bonanza means Bono has now earned more in the last six years from his canny business deals than he has amassed in his whole career in music, including almost 40 years as a singer U2.

    International Business Times
  • Dutch plan tougher asylum policy as migrants flock to Europe

    By Yoruk Bahceli AMSTERDAM (Reuters) - As Europe grapples with its biggest wave of migration since World War Two, the Netherlands is about to toughen its asylum policy by cutting off food and shelter for people who fail to qualify as refugees. Failed asylum seekers would be limited to "a few weeks'" shelter after being turned down, if they do not agree to return home. From November, the centre-right coalition of Prime Minister Mark Rutte, which competes for votes with the popular, anti-immigration party of Geert Wilders, wants to close 30 regional "bed, bath and bread" shelters where asylum seekers have been able till now to get help on the basis of need.

  • How to spot a psychopath through yawns, sense of smell and speech patterns

    Psychopathy – the absence of empathy or caring about other people – is characterised by a number of traits, such as being selfish, manipulative and having an antisocial lifestyle. There are a number of ways to spot a psychopath, such as lack of empathy, superficial charm and self-centered impulsivity. A study published earlier this month found psychopaths are immune to contagious yawning.

    International Business Times
  • Isis in Iraq: 'Iraqi Rambo' Abu Azrael filmed slicing Islamic State fighter with sword like 'kebab'

    Footage has emerged of the "Iraqi Rambo" Abu Azrael carving the flesh from the body of a charred Islamic State (Isis) fighter. Ayyub al-Rubaie, who goes by the nickname Abu Azrael – "Father of Azrael" – burned the man alive and hung his body from an electricity pylon in Baiji, northern Iraq, according to Al-Jazeera. In the video Azrael, who has been dubbed by the "Iraqi Rambo" because of his muscular physique and "ferocity on the battlefield", stands holding a sword by the blackened corpse of a suspected Isis militant.

    International Business Times
  • CBB contestant Tila Tequila kicked out over 'unacceptable' views

    The glamour model was booted off the show after scores of complaints about allegedly anti-Semitic views she had aired previously.