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The new family of four are expected to stay at Kensington Palace for a few days before heading to Anmer Hall.

  • British grandmother prepares for execution in Indonesia

    A British grandmother on death row in Indonesia is writing goodbye letters to her family and believes she could be executed at any time, she wrote in an article on Sunday. Lindsay Sandiford, 58, said she was expecting to die shortly, after seven foreign drug convicts were executed last week, causing a storm of international protest. "I have started to write goodbye letters to members of my family." Sandiford, originally from Redcar in northeast England, wrote that she planned to sing the cheery popular song "Magic Moments" when facing the firing squad.

    AFP
  • Ukip Have Actually Called The Cops Over One Little Joke On The BBC

    Ukip has "declared war on the BBC" after a journalist made a joke about leader Nigel Farage on Have I Got News For You on Tuesday. Party officials issued a complaint to Kent Police after Tuesday's broadcast, saying the BBC had breached Section 106 of the Representation of the People Act, hampering Farage's chances of election in the constituency. Ukip election strategist Raheem Kassam told the Huffington Post UK: "Camilla Long made false statements about a candidate at this election. Long's comments were made after a feature in the Sunday Times attacking the "erupted spleen" of South Thanet, saying it was "grubby and stuck in the past" and would "suit Nigel Farage to a T".

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  • EasyJet flight from Mallorca to London declares mid-air emergency

    An Easyjet flight on its way to the UK has declared an emergency and will land in Paris. EasyJet Flight U28626 from Palma de Mallorca to London has declared an emergency and is diverting. Follow us on Twitter @DailyMirror - the official Daily Mirror & Mirror Online Twitter account - real news in real time.

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  • Woman killed after sitting on rail track in Staffordshire

    In a statement read to the hearing on behalf of Miss Upton, British Transport Police coroners’ liaison officer Paul Simmonds said: “When they arrived Miss Pashaeva caused a scene so Miss Upton grabbed her and took her along the platform. Miss Upton was unable to get her off the track. Also known as Emilia Bashaeva, she had a history of heavy drinking and was said to have joked about ‘having vodka for breakfast’.

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  • Look how many celebs were spotted at the Floyd Mayweather vs Manny Pacquiao fight!

    A host of Hollywood A-listers and sports stars gathered at the MGM Grand to watch Floyd Mayweather comprehensively outpoint Manny Pacquiao in their eagerly-awaited superfight. Stars received loud cheers from the 16,507-strong crowd when footage of them

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  • Police search for missing girls

    Sammy Clarke, 14, and Siobhan Clarke, 15, left school early on Friday to meet up with their 20-year-old friend Kieran Hartley-Anderson, Essex Police revealed today. Officers believe the girls, from the Maldon area of the county, met Mr Hartley-Anderson at a house in Shoeburyness, around 15 miles away on the coast near Southend. Chief Inspector Jonathan Baldwin said: "We are extremely concerned for the welfare of Sammy, Siobhan and Kieran as none of them has been seen for nearly two days or have been in touch with relatives or friends.

    Press Association
  • Drivers hit by cars 'double tax'

    Motorists are being hit by the "double taxing" of cars for the month they change hands under new regulations accompanying the scrapping of the need to show tax discs on windscreens, the AA has said. This double tax is providing the Government with an estimated £38 million windfall, according to the AA. Since October, motorists have not been required to display their vehicle excise duty (VED) car tax discs on their windscreens, with the Driver and Vehicle Licensing Agency (DVLA) logging tax details electronically.

    Press Association
  • Ferdinand wife loses cancer fight

    The wife of former England captain Rio Ferdinand died last night following a battle with cancer. The Queens Park Rangers star told of his heartbreak after his "soul mate" and wife Rebecca Ellison died in hospital aged 34. "Rebecca, my wonderful wife, passed away peacefully after a short battle with cancer at the Royal Marsden Hospital in London.

    Press Association
  • Royal baby belies problems of the ageing Windsors

    The birth of a princess on Saturday demonstrated the enduring strength of Britain's rulers, consolidating four generations of a family now more popular than ever, but cannot hide the weaknesses of an ageing institution. Queen Elizabeth II turned 89 just weeks ago and shows no sign of abdicating, even if she has stepped back a little from public duties in favour of her 66-year-old son and heir Charles, the Prince of Wales. Prince William and his wife Kate's second child will be fourth in line to the throne after Charles, William, and his first-born George -- a strong dynasty that could continue for another century.

    AFP
  • With rescue near, Boko Haram stoned Nigerian girls to death

    Even with the crackle of gunfire signaling rescuers were near, the horrors did not end: Boko Haram fighters stoned captives to death, some girls and women were crushed by an armored car and three died when a land mine exploded as they walked to freedom. "We just have to give praise to God that we are alive, those of us who have survived," said 27-year-old Lami Musa as she cradled her 5-day-old baby girl. Nigeria's military said it has freed nearly 700 Boko Haram captives in the past week.

    Associated Press
  • Amid title joy, Mourinho concerned for dad after surgery

    Jose Mourinho's joy over winning the Premier League was tempered by concerns over his father's health. Between the victory over Leicester on Wednesday and Sunday's title-clinching win over Crystal Palace, Mourinho dashed back to Portugal as father Jose Sr. underwent unspecified surgery on his head. "When the game finished at Leicester I got immediately on a private plane to go to Portugal and I was there with him in the most difficult moment when he had the surgery," Mourinho said.

    Associated Press
  • Craig Charles is quitting Corrie for Red Dwarf after 10 years on the soap

    Craig Charles is quitting Coronation Street after a decade, and he’s heading back into outer space with Red Dwarf. Liverpudlian Craig, who has played Weatherfield cab company owner Lloyd Mullaney for 10 years, is to reprise his role as Lister in two new series of the cult comedy show on comedy channel Dave. In a statement, 50-year-old Craig, said: “I have had an absolutely fantastic 10 years on Coronation Street and I will be very sad to leave.

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  • Night Wolves Biker Gang Cross Into Germany

    Members of an ultra-nationalist Russian biker gang who have sparked controversy with a ride through Europe to mark the end of the Second World War have entered Germany. A group from the pro-Kremlin Night Wolves motorcycle club crossed into Germany from Austria on Sunday, according to Bavarian police, but they could not say exactly how many people it included. The ride to retrace the westward route taken by Soviet troops to Berlin has led to anger in some countries.

    Sky News
  • Prince Harry: Princess Is 'Absolutely Beautiful'

    Prince Harry has said his new niece is "absolutely beautiful" in his first comments since the birth of the latest member of the Royal Family. The Duke's father the Prince of Wales - who said he wanted his second grandchild to be a girl - and the Duchess of Cornwall are "absolutely delighted" by the news, Clarence House said.

    Sky News
  • New Princess More Than The Spare To The Heir

    When Henry VII's army defeated and killed Richard III on Bosworth Field in 1485, leaving him to be rediscovered in a Leicester car park centuries later, the Tudor dynasty was vulnerable. Henry VII married Elizabeth of York, in order to heal the rift of the Wars of the Roses and they had a son as heir, called Arthur. They needed a ‘spare’ second son, who they called Henry, just to be sure of the dynasty’s security.

    Sky News
  • Selena Gomez Shames Her Body Shamers on Instagram

    Selena Gomez is not going to take people making fun of her body. The star is publicly shaming body shammers on Instagram.

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  • Death row Briton 'begins goodbyes'

    A British grandmother on death row in Indonesia has revealed she is making preparations for her own execution in the knowledge "I might die at any time now". Lindsay Sandiford, 58, who is facing death by firing squad for drugs offences, said she has started writing goodbye letters to her family, having run out of time and money to seek clemency from authorities. The piece comes after the execution last week of eight convicted drug smugglers, including two Australians.

    Press Association
  • Made in Chelsea's Spencer Matthews shows off drastic body transformation

    He’s gone from chunk to hunk in just a couple of weeks. But it looks like Spencer Matthews’ hours in the gym have paid off. Spencer Matthews has been training hard to get into shape (Dominic Lipinski/PA) The Made in Chelsea star took to Instagram to

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  • Let It Go! Amanda Holden gives BGT contestant's Frozen audition a frosty reception

    Amanda Holden has left one Britain’s Got Talent hopeful out in the cold after his audition failed to impress. Simon Cowell, Alesha Dixon and David Walliams saw the funny side and laughed along with the bewildered audience. Despite the initial shock of his unusual style, the audience joined in to sing along to the much-loved chorus, conducted by Alesha.

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  • 'We want to emigrate to Australia. How much will we need and should we take our pensions with us?'

    Daniel Warwicker and his partner Melanie Nelson-Strom are determined to start a new life in Australia. But Mr Warwicker, 41, a security technician, says he has already lined a job up with a company that fits security equipment. Mr Warwicker earns £35,000 in his current job and he has been offered a salary of AU$60,000 (£31,165) in the new role.

    Telegraph