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  • TV audience shocked at clip for new Sacha Baron Cohen film Grimsby

    A clip from Sacha Baron Cohen's new film Grimsby shocked the audience and guests on ITV's The Jonathan Ross Show.

    Press Association
  • Foreign Secretary warns that EU will punish Britain for leaving

    Britain will be punished by the EU for leaving because other countries will not want to see it "succeed" alone, Philip Hammond has warned.

    Press Association
  • Pep Guardiola Fuming About Man City's Planned Pre-Season Tour of China

    ​Manchester City have announced plans for a pre-season tour of China, where City could face a Manchester United side that could well have Jose Mourinho at the helm. Guardiola is reportedly frustrated at the news with his preference leaning towards a USA-based tour as the US has better facilities and won't be as hot and humid as the Far East.  Man City's owner Sheikh Mansour sold a ​13% stake of the club to investors Chinese Media Capital. The new partners are keen on seeing Man City in China...

    90Min
  • 8 risky foods that can make you sick (8 photos)

    With Valentine’s Day nearly here, aphrodisiacs are on the menu. But while everyone knows that raw oysters present the risk of food poisoning, there are plenty of other seemingly benign foods that can make you sick.  Symptoms of foodborne illnesses include cramps, nausea, diarrhea, vomiting, and fever, but people often don’t realize they have food poisoning because it can feel like the flu. Knowing which foods to avoid and which ones to handle with extra care will help keep you healthy during Cupid’s holiday and beyond. 

    Gail Johnson
  • Bid to locate woman 'abducted from street' by gang of men

    Detectives believe they have established the identity of a woman thought to have been abducted from a city street.

    Press Association
  • The Voice 2016: No chair turns for TV star Mike Berry despite 'fantastic' performance

    Mike Berry is the latest familiar face to try out for the show. The actor was signed by British pop producer Joe Meek in the 1960s.

    SNAPPA
  • 16 celebrities who forgot they were at the Grammys

    And basically wore the most outrageous outfits they could find...

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  • Why Do Severed Feet Keep Washing Up On America’s West Coast?

    16 human feet - all wearing shoes - have washed up on north America’s west coast since 2007. The detached extremities have been found in British Columbia, Canada, and Washington state in the US, with the latest being discovered on Botanical Beach, Vancouver Island, earlier this week. The Coroners Service has been confirmed that the remains are human, and it’s hoped that DNA testing will identify the deceased.

    Yahoo News
  • Merkel isolated as EU partners slam door on refugees

    Abandoned by France, defied by eastern Europe, German Chancellor Angela Merkel cuts a lonely figure in her struggle for EU "solidarity" on the refugee crisis ahead of a Brussels summit.

    AFP
  • Snap! These Identical Tube Passengers Amazed Everyone On The Underground

    Londoners are used to seeing strange sights on the Tube, but a pair of middle-aged passenger who not only look alike, but also appear to be wearing identical outfits is more unusual a sight than most. 

    Yahoo News
  • Crew Saves Pilot In Crisis Over IS Territory

    A quick-thinking refuelling plane crew saved a fighter pilot who faced having to eject over Islamic State territory. The F-16 had been trying to refuel in mid-air when the pilot discovered a malfunction with his fuel system, which meant he could only fly for 15 minutes - nowhere near enough to reach safety. Instead of leaving the pilot to cope with the emergency himself, the US Air Force KC-135 Stratotanker crew managed to escort him back to its base while refuelling every 15 minutes to keep the jet in the air.

    Sky News
  • 150,000 penguins perish after massive iceberg leaves colony landlocked in Antarctica

    An estimated 150,000 Adelie penguins living in Antarctica have died after a huge iceberg the size of Luxemburg became lodged near their colony. The grounding of the colossal iceberg in Cape Denison in Commonwealth Bay left the colony effectively landlocked. In the last five years the colony was dwindled in size, as the perilous journey has claimed the lives of 150,000 of the penguins, according to research carried out by the Climate Change Research Centre at Australia's University of New South Wales.

    International Business Times
  • Fastest depreciating cars: top 10 worst motoring money pits

    We’ve all heard the sob stories. A buyer walks into a showroom, pays mega-bucks for a new model with all the bells and whistles, then can’t believe how little the dealer wants to buy it back for at trade-in time… ouch! Every new car loses money of course, and most do it faster than their owners would probably like. But some cars lose money faster than others, and some are absolute stinkers when it comes to holding their value on the used car market. We’ll refer to them as depreciation disasters. To help you avoid these mobile money-pits we’ve combed the data from used car valuation experts at CAP to create a list of possible new car purchases with the biggest sting in the tail. • Car depreciation:

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  • Wounded U.S. Marine Kirstie Ennis Shares the (Hilarious) Words She Expects to Hear from Prince Harry at Invictus Games

    When she reunites with Prince Harry later this spring, former U.S. Marine and amputee Kirstie Ennis won't be expecting pity from her best-known supporter. Despite the upheaval of a second amputation, she's likely to receive the playful ribbing that often buoys the wounded warrior community. "We will probably just laugh about it," Ennis, 25, tells PEOPLE.

    People
  • Dynamo is about to do something no magician has ever done before

    Prepare yourself for a range of illusion-based wallpaper he’s made with designer Kelly Hoppen.

    SNAPPA
  • Russia aims to point its ICBMs at the asteroid Apophis in 2036

    Russian scientists are planning to tweak their ICBMs (intercontinental ballistic missiles) to target near-earth objects (NEOs), according to a report by news agency TASS. The news came from Sabit Saitgarayev, the leading researcher at the Makeyev Rocket Design Bureau. The projectiles could be aimed at meteorites measuring 20-50 meters in size.  A meteorite is a chunk of debris that can originate from a sun-orbiting asteroid and survives the trip through the atmosphere to reach Earth’s surface. The scientists plan to test their missiles on the asteroid 99942 Apophis, which Saitgarayev believes may pass “dangerously close” to Earth in 2036. There is a general consensus as to this expected close encounter, though NASA has “effectively ruled out the possibility” of an impact. Related: NASA’s newest branch has one job: Protect the Planet from humongous asteroids The lead scientist explains the reasoning behind his team’s work. “Most rockets work on boiling fuel,” Saitgarayev says. “Their fueling begins 10 days before the launch and, therefore, they are unfit for destroying meteorites similar to the Chelyabinsk meteorite in diameter, which are detected several hours before coming close to the Earth. For this purpose, intercontinental ballistic missiles can be used, which requires their upgrade.” Saitgarayev says that modifying the solid-fueled ICBMs will require several million dollars and permission from the authorities. These are weapons of war, after all. It is unclear whether or not this project will ever come to fruition, though the work has already begun. The Makeyev Design Bureau was established on December 16, 1947. The company specialized in developing long-rockets designed by the OKB-1 (Experimental Design Bureau), which was led by pioneering rocket designer Sergei Korolov. It was under Korolov’s direction that Russia launched the first artificial Earth satellite, Sputnik 1, in 1957, and put the first man in space in 1961. In the mid-1950s, Maketev OKB began developing submarine-launched ballistic missiles. Today, its rockets are used to launch Russian satellites into space. Also watch: Raimond de Hullu’s vision for Oas1s green buildings Please enable Javascript to watch this video

    Digital Trends
  • Two Girls Die In Murder-Suicide At School

    Two 15-year-old girls who were apparently in a relationship died from gunshot wounds in a murder-suicide at an Arizona high school, say police. A suicide note was found at the scene of the shooting on Friday morning near the cafeteria at Independence High School in the Phoenix suburb of Glendale. Officers did not reveal any details of what the suicide note said, nor did they name the girls.

    Sky News
  • Hospital refuses to discharge baby for deportation

    Crowds gather at Brisbane hospital to support staff's refusal to discharge a baby that faces deportation to a notoriously harsh detention centre.

    ITN
  • €66 million winning ticket sold in Carlow shopping centre

    It is the biggest prize ever scooped in the county.

    TheJournal.ie
  • Ancient Egypt: Artefacts belonging to first woman pharaoh Hatshepsut found

    Researchers at the University of Winnipeg in Canada claim to have found what they believe are belongings of an ancient Egyptian queen. The artefacts were found among a collection of 450 ancient relics at the university. University alumnus Luther Sousa identified two wooden objects — one, a miniature hoe, and the other a set of miniature rockers — in the collection which he believes belonged to Queen Hatshepsut, the first ever woman pharaoh to rule ancient Egypt.

    International Business Times