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  • Woman Dies In Bungee Accident With Boyfriend

    A woman has died and her boyfriend is seriously hurt after a tandem bungee jump that went wrong in the town of Audincthun, in northern France. The 28-year-old died on Sunday after leaping off the 65m high (more than 200ft) crane and crashing to the ground from a drop of some 15m (49ft) because of a problem with the harness, a source told Le Parisien newspaper.

    Sky News 56 mins ago
  • Kim Jong Un Executes Designer Of His New Airport Because He Didn’t Like It

    North Korean dictator Kim Jong Un posed for one of his trademark glossy photo shoots in Pyongyang’s new airport this week - but a different story had unfolded behind the scenes. Executions are common in North Korea, with senior officials being killed for offences as minor as watching South Korean soap operas. Airport design chief Ma Won Chun disappeared late last year, and is thought to have been executed after Kim voiced his dissatisfaction with the airport, according to The Diplomat.

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  • Britain ‘At Risk From Asteroid Tsunami’ Which Could Wipe Out Coastal Towns

    Britain is at risk from an ‘asteroid tsunami’, where a rock falling from space creates a wall of water which kills hundreds of thousands of people living in coastal towns. University of Southampton experts have created a map showing where asteroids are most likely to fall - and found that Britain is at risk of being swamped by deadly waves caused by space rocks. Asteroids falling near Britain in the Atlantic or North Sea could trigger a devastating impact.

    Rob Waugh
  • Avril Lavigne In Tears Over Lyme Disease Fight

    Avril Lavigne has spoken for the first time about her months away from the public eye after her diagnosis with Lyme disease. In a tearful interview with Good Morning America, Lavigne, 30, revealed it took two months for doctors to confirm that she had the disease. "They would pull up their computer and be like, 'Chronic fatigue syndrome'.

    Sky News
  • Authorities: Boy found in park swing died of cold, thirst

    A mother placed her living toddler in a swing at a Maryland park one morning and he remained there until he was found dead of cold and thirst two days later when someone spotted the mother pushing her lifeless child in the swing, authorities said Tuesday. The 3-year-old boy found in a La Plata park died of dehydration and hypothermia, or low body temperature, said Diane Richardson, spokeswoman for the Charles County Sheriff's Office. Bruce Goldfarb, spokesman for the medical examiner, said Tuesday that he couldn't talk about the case.

    Associated Press 6 mins ago
  • Australia police will not help IS fighter's kids: grandmother

    The Australian mother-in-law of a notorious Islamic State group fighter said Monday she was "devastated" that police had refused to help bring her five grandchildren home from Syria. Karen Nettleton's daughter Tara is married to Khaled Sharrouf, who gained global infamy last year when he posted pictures of himself and his seven-year-old son on Twitter holding up the severed heads of soldiers. News emerged last week that Sharrouf may have died in the same drone attack believed to have killed fellow Australian jihadist Mohamed Elomar, raising concerns about what would happen to his children who were taken to Syria last year.

    AFP
  • Greece To Default As Bailout Extension Refused

    Eurozone finance ministers have rejected a last-minute bid for an extension of Greece's bailout just hours before its expiry and a possible IMF default. After a conference call held tonight to discuss the Greek proposal, Slovakia's finance minister Peter Kazimir wrote on Twitter (Xetra: A1W6XZ - news) : "Last deadline for Greece program extension was (the) weekend. A Greek government source said: "The Eurogroup just finished.

    Sky News
  • Britain's Got Talent's Connie Talbot, Who Sang 'Somewhere Over The Rainbow', Is All Grown Up

    Every so often the concept of time proves all too much for some people to handle, with the Internet currently having a mini-meltdown over the fact that six-year-old Connie Talbot, who wowed the nation when she auditioned for Britain's Got Talent back in 2007, is now... Erm... Older. The now-fourteen-year-old impressed the BGT judges when she gave an adorable performance of 'Somewhere Over The Rainbow', and ended up making it to the show's final, although unfortunately she didn't nab the opportunity to sing in front of the Queen. Eight years later and Connie is still singing her little heart out after becoming an online sensation, with more than 148 million people watching the Birmingham schoolgirl's original audition on YouTube.

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  • Blue Peter's John Noakes Missing In Majorca

    Former Blue Peter presenter John Noakes has been reported missing from his home in Majorca. It is thought Mr Noakes may have gone for a walk early this morning. Ms Noakes is particularly worried for her husband's wellbeing as he suffers from Alzheimer's disease and today is the hottest day of the year on the island.

    Sky News
  • Kendall Jenner beats big sister Kim Kardashian with most liked Instagram photo ever (and it's a selfie)

    Kim Kardashian’s little sister Kendall Jenner just overtook her in the Instagram game, gaining 2.5 million likes in five weeks for a photo of herself lying on the ground with her hair arranged into heart shapes. It overtakes Kim’s wedding photo with Kanye West, which gained 2.4 million likes after it was posted in May last year.

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  • Knox County poorhouse: From Bible college to 'House of Nightmares' (23 photos)

    The abandoned Knox County Infirmary, an imposing Gothic structure plopped down in the middle of rural Ohio, was better known as the local poorhouse. In the 1950s it was falling apart and closed down, but then a church bought and fixed it up as a Bible college.

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  • Denmark to impose controls on border, risking EU ire

    By Alexander Tange COPENHAGEN (Reuters) - Denmark will impose controls on its border to stop smugglers and illegal migrants, its new foreign minister said on Tuesday, in a move likely to worry the European Union but please a right-wing party on whose support the government now depends. More police, machines screening number plates and other measures would increase security without breaking EU rules guaranteeing freedom of movement through the bloc, Kristian Jensen told Reuters. The EU is grappling with an unprecedented flow of refugees from the Middle East and Africa which is testing its asylum rules and the Schengen agreement - its core agreement on unrestricted travel.

    Reuters
  • Beyonce Dethroned as Forbes Highest Paid Celebrity; Who is Number 1?

    Forbes has released their annual list of the highest paid celebrity, and we have a new hollywood star on top! Sorry, Bey, you’ve been dethroned!

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  • Islamic State beheads female civilians for first time in Syria - monitor

    The hardline Islamic State group has beheaded two women in Syria, the first time it has decapitated female civilians, the founder of a group monitoring the war said on Tuesday. The beheadings took place in the eastern Deir al-Zor province this week said Rami Abdulrahman, head of the Syrian Observatory for Human Rights, which tracks the conflict using sources on the ground. Islamic State has beheaded local and foreign men in Syria, including enemy combatants, aid workers and journalists as well as people it has deemed as violating its hardline interpretation of Islamic law.

    Reuters
  • How Magic Mike changed Jada Pinkett Smith's relationship with husband Will Smith

    Jada Pinkett Smith has revealed how hanging out with a predominantly male cast on Magic Mike XXL taught her how to be playful with husband Will Smith. Jada revealed that she used to adopt the role of the sensible one in the relationship and sit back and watch Will mess around.

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  • I hate the show - Clarkson bows out

    Top Gear has marked the end of an era with footage of Jeremy Clarkson saying he "hates" working on the show. Aired as two separate films, in the second instalment, while stuck in a muddy river Clarkson is heard lamenting: "I hate working on Top Gear." Minutes before that Clarkson appears to wee in his tuxedo saying: "I can't imagine a urine soaked pair of trousers is going to the put the audience off because..." he explains, gesturing to his mud-covered hands and clothes. Also visible in the studio was the "elephant in the room", a 10ft plastic replica elephant from a Hull design company which the show's makers borrowed, called Jeremy.

    Press Association
  • Premier League - Paper Round: Liverpool set to complete huge triple deal

    ‘Liverpool to complete huge triple deal’ - Liverpool are on the verge of completing moves for three key signings, according to a report in the Daily Star. Southampton right-back Nathaniel Clyne, Barcelona winger Bobby Adekanye and FC Copenhagen left-back Ludwig Augustinsson are all set to move to Anfield in the coming days. Paper Round’s view: Jose Mourinho demonstrated the value of doing all the key business nice and early in the transfer window last season and Rodgers is clearly aiming to have the same decisiveness this time round.

    Eurosport
  • Tunisia Massacre Survivor 'Expected To Die'

    A British woman has told how she "expected to die" after she saw a man produce a gun from a beach parasol and open fire on holidaymakers in Tunisia. Ellie Makin, from Ripon, who had been on the beach with her friend recalled her fear as she and others fled the armed attacker, who killed at least 15 Britons in the terror attack at the coastal resort. She hid in a hotel room for more than an hour, staying away from the windows, as she heard the shooting getting closer.

    Sky News
  • Shock For Tunisians Who Tried To Stop Killer

    The blood of the victims of the Tunisian terror attack is sluiced away from the still soiled paths and roadways of the hotel complex. The predominantly British guests, the survivors, are on their way home in hastily arranged charter flights. Mohammed Kamis witnessed the gunman's final moments.

    Sky News
  • Brooklyn Beckham Pokes Fun At Mum Victoria And Reveals His Love Of Pot Noodles

    Brooklyn Beckham becoming a seriously active member of the Instagram community has succeeded in not only making us all feel ridiculously old (we remember when he was born!), but also giving us an intimate insight into what life is like as a member of the Beckham family. What would Victoria say, eh? Because we are the nosey type we decided to conduct a serious investigation into what is in Brooklyn's basket-trollet hybrid, which basically involved squinting really hard, and we made a rather shocking discovery.

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