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  • Premier League - Ferdinand and Barton released

    Joey Barton, Rio Ferdinand and Bobby Zamora are among six players released by QPR following their relegation from the Premier League. The trio, plus Richard Dunne, Shaun Wright-Phillips and Brian Murphy, have not been offered new deals and will depart when their contracts expire next month. Barton, Dunne and Zamora played 24, 28 and 33 games respectively this season but Ferdinand, whose wife Rebecca died from cancer earlier this month, managed just 12 appearances after joining from Manchester United last summer.

    PA Sport 41 mins ago
  • Michelle Keegan and Mark Wright wedding: See pictures as guests arrive for celeb-packed wedding

    Former Corrie star Michelle Keegan tied the knot with The Only Way is Essex star Mark Wright in a celeb-packed ceremony in Suffolk. Brooke Vincent, Sacha Parkinson and Anthony Cotton were amongst the Coronation Street stars past and present that attended the ceremony, held in St Mary's Church in Bury St Edmunds. Towie stars who joined the couple for their special day included James Argent and Lydia Bright. Bridesmaids were thought to include Wright's sisters Jessica and Natalya, Keegan's stepsister Nichola, her cousins Gemma, Katy and Lauren, and her best friend Becky Hatch.

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  • White House Does Damage Control After Defense Secretary Carter's Remarks on Iraq

    U.S. Vice President Joe Biden reassured Iraqi Prime Minister Haidar al-Abadi on Monday of the U.S. commitment to Iraq's fight against Islamic State militants after Defense Secretary Ash Carter questioned Iraqi troops' will to fight. Carter told CNN on Sunday that Iraqi forces showed no will to fight against Islamic State militants during the fall of Ramadi a week ago, and U.S. forces were trying to encourage them to engage more directly.

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  • Cameron took out maximum taxpayer-funded mortgage - then paid off own £75k loan four months later

    David Cameron was dragged personally into the expenses row last night after it was revealed that he paid off a loan on his London home shortly after taking out a £350,000 taxpayer-funded mortgage on his constituency house. Following a Mail on Sunday investigation Mr Cameron could now face searching questions about his own expense claims. By nominating it as his second home, he was able to claim for the mortgage interest payments under the now-infamous Commons’ Additional Costs Allowance (ACA).

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  • Nicole Scherzinger Is Going Through A 'Very Transformative Time' After Lewis Hamilton Split

    After splitting from Lewis Hamilton back in February (*SOB*), Nicole Scherzinger has admitted that she's now going through a "very transformative time" in her life. "Kendall usually goes for bad boys like Chris Brown and Justin Bieber so Lewis could be a good influence on her.

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  • Imogen Thomas Announces She's Pregnant With Her Second Child!

    Imogen Thomas is having one heck of a Bank Holiday Monday, as she's just announced she's pregnant with her second child. HURRAH - HUGE CONGRATULATIONS, IMOGEN! Taking to Twitter, the 32-year-old Welsh model was beaming with happiness, writing: "I'm going

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  • Zezo Cartoons - football humour (9 photos)

    Ace cartoonist Zezo brings you his hilarious take on the world of football. Steven Gerrard, Xavi, Jurgen Klopp and Didier Drogba bid farewell. For Stevie G, something's missing though... The tomatoes have turned to flowers for Barcelona coach Luis Enrique

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  • Melissa McCarthy Shows Off Slim Figure at the Premiere of 'Spy'

    Melissa McCarthy is looking good and showing off a slimmer figure at the premiere of her newest movie 'Spy.'

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  • Has Putin's 'lover' had a facelift? Internet rumours follow

    The drastically-altered appearance of Putin's alleged lover, former Olympic gymnast Alina Kabaeva (pictured), has sparked plastic surgery rumours. Putin is said to be terrified of 'physical decay'.

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  • X Factor's Chris Maloney reveals: I spent £60,000 on cosmetic surgery because of internet trolls

    Former X Factor finalist Chris Maloney has revealed he spent £60,000 on cosmetic surgery after being bullied by internet trolls about his looks. “X Factor was great, but as the series was going on and the further that I got in the competition, I was getting really bad trolls and they were telling me that they were going to kill me, shoot me, that I was ugly, that I had a big nose… and it just affected me so much and at the end of the final, I did have a breakdown.

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  • Football - Bournemouth snap up Federici

    The Cherries brought in last season's loanee Artur Boruc on a permanent deal on Tuesday and have followed that up by agreeing to terms on a three-year deal with Federici, who was a free agent after his contract with the Royals expired. Federici, 30, made 49 appearances in all competitions for Sky Bet Championship side Reading last term, but it was his error in the FA Cup semi-final against Arsenal, when he let an Alexis Sanchez shot squirm under his body, which sealed the Gunners' progress to this weekend's final. "It was difficult to leave Reading because I had been there an extremely long time," Federici told Bournemouth's official website.

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  • Tycoons who bankrolled Madeleine fund refuse to fund McCanns' legal defence

    Millionaires who bankrolled the campaign to find Madeleine McCann are refusing to fund her parents' legal defence. Two wealthy individuals who helped Kate and Gerry McCann in their global search for Madeleine now say they will not pledge any more cash at this time.

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  • Pictured: Manchester United stars hit the town for end-of-season night out

    The Reds' squad - plus manager Louis van Gaal - held their shindig at new Spinningfields eaterie Tattu before heading off to nightclub Panacea

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  • Cliff Richard sells the £3million British mansion raided by police

    Has Cliff Richard been driven into exile? There are those who mock the suspiciously thick thatch of conker-brown hair, the veneer-white teeth and magnificent year-round tan, but, until recently, no one could deny that, at 74, he was holding back the ravages of time very successfully.

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  • Is this Cristiano Ronaldo's new girlfriend?

    Cristiano Ronaldo has found a replacement for Irina Shayk - a stunning Italian model with the same bee-stung lips as his Russian ex. Victoria’s Secret beauty Irina, 29, reportedly dumped the Real Madrid ace five months ago after he confessed to messaging a string of women behind her back. The 24-year-old from Rome, an ex-of Silvio Berlusconi’s son Luigi, consoled Cristiano in Madrid after his side’s crushing semi-final Champions League defeat to Juventus earlier this month. Italian papers claim Alessia, a Miss Italy 2011 finalist, accepted a VIP invite from the former Manchester United striker to watch the game before spending the night with her new man.

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  • Liverpool face leadership hiring challenge following Steven Gerrard departure

    Stephen Gerrard, the iconic captain of Liverpool FC, played his last game for the club  on Sunday after 17 years with the reds. Speaking exclusively to HR Grapevine, Jamie Mackenzie, Marketing Director at Sodexo Benefits and Rewards Services, discusses how new management should be chosen and dealt with in any business environment. “Losing a valued and influential leader, such as Gerrard, can have significant repercussions within a team, and must be handled sensitively by employers and the new replacements.

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  • Singapore Airlines Airbus loses power in-flight to both engines

    A Singapore Airlines (SIA (Shanghai: 600009.SS - news) ) Airbus plane carrying 194 people temporarily lost power to both engines on a recent flight to Shanghai, SIA confirmed Wednesday after a flight tracker said the plane had to descend 13,000 feet (3.96 kilometres) before normal operation was restored. The carrier said it was investigating the May 23 incident together with Airbus and engine manufacturer Rolls-Royce. In a statement, SIA said the Airbus A330-300, carrying 182 passengers and 12 crew members, "encountered bad weather at 39,000 feet about three and a half hours after departure" from Singapore.

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  • The REAL Reason You’re Tired All The Time – And It Doesn’t Cost A Penny To Fix

    Skip the caffeine, quit snoozing the alarm and unplug your headphones because there’s a real reason you’re tired all the time – and it costs nothing to fix. A new survey of 300 GPs in the UK has found that a fifth of all doctor’s appointments are down to tiredness and fatigue, a syndrome which is known as TATT (Tired All The Time). As well as getting a decent night’s kip, have you taken a minute to look at your hydration levels?

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  • Britain's Got Talent 2015: Amanda Holden Pours Water Over Stephen Mulhern In Bizarre Outburst

    Last night's Britain's Got Talent was all a little bit weird, wasn't it? We found ourselves getting unreasonably excited by a dog's attempt to burst 100 balloons live on telly, singing along to a pretty catchy tune about space, and even got a glimpse

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