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  • Plane Plunges 13,000ft As Both Engines Fail

    A Singapore Airlines passenger plane carrying 194 people dropped 13,000ft after both engines lost power in a "huge storm". The Airbus A330-300 was three and a half hours into its five-hour flight from Singapore to Shanghai when its Rolls-Royce Trent 772 engines failed at 39,000ft. SQ836 continued normally to Shanghai and landed at 10.56pm local time on Saturday, Singapore Airlines said.

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  • JK Rowling's Twitter takedown of the Westboro Baptist Church is awesome

    JK Rowling has once again proven why she shouldn't be messed with on Twitter, this time taking down the Westboro Baptist Church. On Saturday (May 23), the Harry Potter author celebrated Ireland's vote to back gay marriage, responding to one fan who joked about her character Albus Dumbledore marrying Lord of the Rings wizard Gandalf. The controversial church wasted no time in reacting to the result of the Irish referendum, and appeared further enraged by Rowling's tweet. "So @jk_rowling wants Dumbledore & Gandalf to marry in Ireland; if it happens, WBC will picket!

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  • Floyd Mayweather wins $200,000 betting on basketball game

    Floyd Mayweather Jr. has never been shy about flaunting his wealth and the undefeated boxer continues to boast about his prodigal spending across social media. The 28-year-old is knowing for his mammoth bets and had previously won $827,272.73 from a

    The Pugilist
  • 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

    Eurosport
  • Manchester United transfer roundup: Falcao to Chelsea, Otamendi wants out, Chicharito back

    M.E.N. Media is one of the north west’s largest media providers and reaches 7 out of 10 people in Greater Manchester every week. Free morning newspaper, The Metro, published every weekday, is also part of our portfolio, delivering more than 200,000 readers in Greater Manchester. Greater Manchester Business Week is the region’s number one provider of business news andfeatures, targeting a bespoke business audience with 12,687 copies every Thursday.

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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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  • People think they've exposed Jamie Raven's magic on Britain's Got Talent

    This year’s Britain’s Got Talent has managed to rack up a rather diverse bunch of performers – from hypnotising dogs to comb players (yes, that’s a real thing). In the third semi-final, nine acts were whittled down to just two and last up to wow the judges and audiences at home was magician Jamie Raven.

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  • 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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  • 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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  • Khloe Kardashian's Instagram Post Being Called Disrespectful and Racist

    The youngest Kardashian sister is currently enjoying some time in Dubai but Khloe hasn’t escaped controversy.

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  • Davies' pain over Mayall death

    TV star Greg Davies has told of his painful year after both his father and the man who played his on-screen dad - Rik Mayall - died. The Young Ones star Mayall died at the age of just 56 last year. Davies, 47, told Radio Times magazine: "My dad died a couple of months after Rik... it was a difficult year.

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  • James Martin on taking over Top Gear and having lunch with the Queen

    The petrolhead chef would want Jamie Oliver to play him in his biopic - but if he's not available Clint Eastwood would do...

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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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  • 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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  • 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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  • 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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  • Rate Of Executions Doubles In Saudi Arabia

    Three more people have been put to death in Saudi Arabia, meaning it has executed more people this year than it did in the whole of 2014. The kingdom , which enforces a strict version of Islamic sharia law, carried out its 88th execution on Tuesday, surpassing the 87 prisoners killed last year. The interior ministry said the latest to be put to death were Saudis Awad al Rowaili and Lafi al Shammary, who were convicted of smuggling amphetamines.

    Sky News
  • Nigeria paying $800 million to oil suppliers to end crisis

    Nigeria's outgoing government has agreed to pay a debt of $800 million to resolve a months-long fuel crisis crippling the economy days before the inauguration of a new president in the country, oil suppliers said Wednesday. Nigeria — Africa's biggest oil producer— generates more than 2 million barrels of petroleum a day but imports the refined product because its refineries are not maintained. The country frequently suffers fuel shortages, but the disruption caused by the latest is unprecedented.

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  • Terry Sue-Patt may have been dead for up to a MONTH before body was found

    The 50-year-old former Grange Hill star was found lying face down in bed in his housing association flat in Walthamstow, East London, after a friend alerted the police. Friend Lee MacDonald, 46, who played Zammo McGuire in Grange Hill, told the Daily Mirror: “It has been such a massive shock, I’m ­devastated. Terry, who played Benny Green in the iconic children’s TV series, was said to have been battling a drink problem.

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