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  • Should I upgrade to Windows 10? TechRadar answers that question

    Today's likeliest question to pop up today when thousands switch on their computers will be whether they should upgrade to Windows 10 from their current Windows 8.1 or Windows 7 OS. Thing is, if you haven't already reserved your Windows 10 copy online, it is unlikely that you will get it today or even tomorrow. Truth is there are plenty of reasons to stick with Windows 7 or Windows 8.1, with the first being to avoid the hassle of having to go through the entire upgrade process (and not changing something if it is already working). This guide might help you if you plan to upgrade to Windows 10 but if you don't want to, you can always install Windows 10 features on Windows 8.1.

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  • Chilling presence lurks behind youngsters in these spooky photos

    Chilling images have surfaced that apparently show a ghost and her baby standing in a new housing estate watching a group of friends. The spine-tingling photographs were posted on Facebook by Natasha Oliver, a mum-of-one from Wem, a historic market town in Shropshire. Natasha, 22, said the group had gone to a field after a World Cup game to hang out and were taking photos of themselves on a digital camera. Natasha said: "Someone realised there was a weird figure in one of the photos and we thought it was kind of freaky.

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  • Declan Donnelly to marry Ali Astall in Newcastle

    Declan Donnelly will marry his fiancee Ali Astall today. Donnelly's TV presenting partner Ant McPartlin is expected to be best man at the ceremony in Newcastle. According to reports, his brother Father Dermott Donnelly, the Dean of St Mary's Cathedral, will lead the ceremony at St Michael's Church, Elswick.

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  • How to downgrade from Windows 10 to Windows 7 or Windows 8.1

    You've taken your free upgrade, poked around with the new flat design, Microsoft Edge, Cortana, and the whole shebang - yet something isn't sitting right. Whether you've run into issues with hardware, incompatible work apps, or just plain don't like the direction Microsoft went with Windows 10, you may want to consider rolling back to Windows 8.1 or 7. The first is that you only have a month to decide whether you want to stick with Microsoft's latest or ditch it for more familiar digs. It's also unclear right now if users coming from Windows XP will be able to roll back.

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  • Asylum Seekers: Why They Come To UK And France

    What do migrants get when they come to Europe? A comparison of the UK and France, plus other facts and stats to know. :: Housing UK - People seeking asylum will be given somewhere to live. This could be a flat, house, hostel or B&B. You can't choose

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  • Chloe Madeley shows off her toned body as she boasts that fitness helps 'in the bedroom'

    Chloe Madeley has showed off her super-toned body in a photo shoot for Fabulous Magazine, in which she recreated a classic shot of Grace Jones. Photographed in nothing but a tiny crop top and a knee support, Chloe paid homage to singer Grace Jones’ iconic pose on the cover of her 1985 album, Island Life.

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  • How Top Gear fans reacted to Jeremy Clarkson, James May and Richard Hammond signing a deal with Amazon

    It’s a NO for the name, a YES for Andy Wilman’s involvement and a HELL YES that the trio are back. We’re talking about how Top Gear fans reacted to the news that the trio have signed a deal with Amazon. Right. About to do my last ever lap of the Top

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  • Dad of toddler found decomposed in crib had sole custody

    A man who told police he put bags of garbage in his young daughter's room to mask the smell of her decomposing body was granted sole custody of the toddler during a divorce last year. Eric Warfel, 34, of Medina, a suburb south of Cleveland, was ordered held on a $1 million bond on Thursday after being charged with abuse of a corpse.

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  • Premier League - Wenger can rise above Mourinho's taunts, says Keown

    Former Arsenal defender Keown believes Mourinho knows full well Chelsea are in little position to accuse rivals of buying their way to the Premier League title given the Blues' history of big-spending under owner Roman Abramovic. Wenger has not beaten Mourinho in 13 meetings between the two managers, who will lock horns once more in Sunday's Community Shield. Mourinho raised the stakes again by claiming by now he would have solved the problems dogging Wenger in his winless run against the Portuguese were their roles reversed.

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  • Hitler ‘Tested Atomic Bomb’ In Last Days Of World War II

    History was almost very, very different, according to a new German TV documentary. Hitler was extremely close to unleashing an atom bomb on his enemies in the last days of World War II, according to Germany’s ZDF channel. Prototypes of the device had been tested on Russian soldiers, according to the documentary, ‘The Search for HItler’s Atom Bomb’.

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  • Leona Lewis: Why I decided to quit Simon Cowell's label

    Leona Lewis has revealed she chose to leave Simon Cowell’s record label because he wanted her to do an album of covers. The 30-year-old singer won The X Factor in 2006 and went on to release four albums with Syco. But they parted ways last year and it

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  • Millionaire Causes Traffic Jam In London To Get His £540k Porsche Washed

    The owner of this £540,000 Porsche 918 Spyder is a Saudi millionaire who decided the car needed a spruce up - on one of London’s busiest roads. Sitting outside the posh Mandarin Hotel in Brompton road, cleaners set to work in giving the car the once over - but it caused misery for other drivers. Motorists were forced to slow down, while bus drivers even had to change lanes so they could get past the Porsche.

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  • Zimbabwean baffled by foreign concern for killed lion

    While the death of a protected lion in Zimbabwe has caused outrage in the United States — much of it centered on the Minnesota dentist who killed the animal — most in Zimbabwe expressed a degree of bafflement over the concern. The discovery that Cecil, the star of Zimbabwe national park had been lured out and killed by American bow hunter Walter James Palmer has resulted in online anger and protests at his dental clinic. Outside Zimbabwe's environmental and activist circles, however, the reaction been muted.

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  • Bin Laden Family Members Killed in Hampshire Plane Crash

    A light plane crashed into a carpark at Blackbushe Airport in Hampshire on July 31, then burst into flames. The BBC reported that British Car Auctions in Farnham, Surrey, confirmed the plane crashed into its warehouse at the airport. The Saudi Embassy later reported that the passengers in the plane were members of Osama bin Laden’s family – his stepmother and his sister and her husband. The Jordanian pilot of the plane was also killed. Credit: Twitter/Tubman Thomas

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  • U.S. Marines declare initial F-35 squadron ready for combat

    By Andrea Shalal WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. Marine Corps Commandant General Joseph Dunford has declared an initial squadron of 10 Lockheed Martin Corp F-35B fighter jets ready for combat, marking a key milestone for the Pentagon's biggest weapons program, the Pentagon said on Friday. The decision makes the Marines the first U.S. military service to declare an "initial operational capability" for the stealth supersonic F-35 fighter under the $391 billion arms program that first kicked off in 2001. Lockheed is developing three models of the jet, also known as the Joint Strike Fighter, or Lightning II. Early technical challenges delayed the Marines' move by three years from its original target.

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  • Lynn Anderson, singer of 'Rose Garden,' dies in Nashville

    Lynn Anderson, whose strong, husky voice carried her to the top of the charts with "(I Never Promised You a) Rose Garden," has died. A statement from the family said she passed away at Vanderbilt University Medical Center in Nashville, Tennessee, on Thursday. Anderson first soaked up the national spotlight as a young singer on "The Lawrence Welk Show" between 1967 and 1969.

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  • NASA Scientists Baffled By Weird ‘Graffiti’ On Saturn’s Moon

    NASA scientists have been left puzzled after finding what looks like a cosmic graffiti tag on the surface of one of Saturn’s icy moons. The strange red, curved lines were spotted in new images from NASA’s Cassini probe - and are thought to be fairly new. ‘The red arcs must be geologically young because they cut across older features like impact craters, but we don’t know their age in years,’ said Paul Helfenstein of Cornell University.

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  • The new look Mickey Rourke, acting legend, was spotted out and about this week with yet another drastic new look. His chiseled face, designer stubble and new ‘do make him look completely different to the actor who became a pin-up in the 80s. (Image Credit: Wenn) (11 photos)

    The new look Mickey Rourke, acting legend, was spotted out and about this week with yet another drastic new look. His chiseled face, designer stubble and new ‘do make him look completely different to the actor who became a pin-up in the 80s. (Image Credit

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  • Mum Nearly Loses LEG From False Widow Spider Bite In Her Bed

    A bite from Britain’s most venomous spider nearly resulted in a mum-of-four losing her LEG when it crawled into her bed at night. Terrified Aideen Hynes had only just slipped under the covers at her home in County Down, Northern Ireland, when a false widow spider sank its fangs into her calf. The bite was instantly painful and Aideen, 34, leapt out to find the culprit - but it had already scuttled away.

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  • MH370 Search: New Items Wash Ashore On Reunion

    A Chinese water bottle and an Indonesian cleaning product have washed up on Reunion Island, where debris that could be from MH370 was found this week. Experts are preparing to analyse the piece of aircraft , which could be part of a wing from the Malaysia Airlines flight that vanished last year. Malaysian officials are confident the piece is from MH370, as a police helicopter searches the remote Indian Ocean island for more debris.

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