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  • Premier League - Paper Round: Shock deadline swoop for Oxlade-Chamberlain

    Deadline day finds the newspapers groaning with transfer gossip, including an alarming rumour for Arsenal fans.

  • Woman raped in John Lewis car park in Cheadle

    A woman has been raped in the car park of a John Lewis store.

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  • The X Factor 2015: Simon Cowell breaks down during heart-breaking audition

    The second episode of The X Factor saw an emotional Simon Cowell break down in tears after an auditionee's moving performance. The 55-year-old talent show judge couldn't hide his personal pain as he listened intently to Josh Daniels hearlt-felt performance of Labrinth's Jealous on Sunday night's show. The pre-recorded scenes were filmed shortly after the death of Cowell's mother Julie Brett on July 5.

    International Business Times
  • Boeing Has Just Got A New Laser And It's Scarily Good At Killing Drones

    Drones, at the best of times, can be a pesky nuisance, flying over areas they are not supposed to be in. Once the laser is turned on, the drone can be disabled in 15 seconds, as demonstrated to media in Albuquerque, New Mexico. The laser is formed of four parts, a water chiller, battery power supply, a 2 kilowatt fibre laser and a beam director that is can be transported in small black boxes the size of a standard handheld suitcase. The laser is an upgrade on another, heavier system known as the High Energy Laser Mobile Demonstrator (HEL MD), which Boeing unveiled last year.

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  • Girl, 6, being SUED for 'ski accident that left woman with serious injuries'

    A woman left seriously injured in a ski incident is SUING the six-year-old girl who allegedly caused the accident. The girl was with a ski school group and is now being sued for damages of £25,000 because the injured woman can no longer ski. Both parties were to blame for the incident, an expert has told the court, as neither was paying enough attention before the accident.

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  • Protest As Sisters Sentenced To Be Raped

    Amnesty International has called on Indian authorities to ensure the safety of the young woman and her 15-year-old sibling after they were sentenced by village elders. The organisation says Meenakshi Kumari, 23, and her sister have been ordered by a Khap Panchayat - a village council - to be raped and humiliated. More than 175,000 people have now signed the online petition to stop the punishment being meted out in Baghpat, Uttar Pradesh.

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  • Ed Sheeran and Nicole Scherzinger split as 'age gap was too big'

    Ed Sheeran and Nicole Scherzinger have broken up. The 37-year-old former Pussycat Dolls singer and the 24-year-old Give Me Love crooner's age difference led to the split. Scherzinger uploaded a clip to Instagram, in which she is mouthing the words to Sheeran's hit single Thinking Out Loud.

    International Business Times
  • US rapper banned from UK by the Home Secretary

    US rapper Tyler, The Creator has been banned from the UK by the Home Secretary. A Home Office spokesman said: "Coming to the UK is a privilege, and we expect those who come here to respect our shared values. The 24-year-old rapper initially told fans on Twitter he would not be playing at shows including Reading and Leeds festivals because of circumstances "beyond my control". Tyler, The Creator, who co-founded hip-hop collective Odd Future, has attracted controversy over his explicit lyrics, which have drawn accusations of homophobia and misogyny.

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  • Disabled Couple Evicted From Their Irish Home

    A disabled Irish couple said they were treated like “animals” when they were evicted from their home on Wednesday, August 26. Video and images taken by friends and supporters of the family show John Lloyd, who is blind, and wife Fiona, who is disabled, being evicted from their home in their pajamas along with their 10-year-old son. The couple fell behind on their mortgage repayments after they doubled, they said. A spokesperson for the Meath Land League, a group representing homeowners in arrears told The Irish Sun, “The arrears on this property are not enormous and the National Land League has seen the numerous documents pertaining to the case.” “The homeowners did all in their power to negotiate with a bank who would not compromise. They were merciless,” he claimed. The Irish government was said to be considering laws to curb home evictions in the country. Credit: Facebook/Meath Land League

  • EU migrant crisis: Germany's Angela Merkel suggests border controls may be re-introduced

    German Chancellor Angela Merkel has suggested for the first time that passport-free travel across mainland Europe under the Schengen zone cannot continue in its current form and that the EU may bring back border controls. The current migrant crisis, which has been described as the biggest since the second World War, is causing a strain in east and west Europe, as they battle over how to handle the massive influx of migrants descending into the EU. Merkel has taken eastern European states to task for their reluctance in accepting Muslim asylum seekers.

    International Business Times
  • Strictly's Claudia Winkleman 'not recognised in public'

    Strictly Come Dancing co-presenter Claudia Winkleman says she's never papped or recognised because she looks so different off the screen.

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  • Female angler nets 100,000 fans online catching bull sharks and swordfish

    If you think anglers are all flat caps and chest-high waders, think again, because Darcie Arahill is redefining the fisherman for the 21st century. Darcie shares pictures of her 23ft boat where she uses her skills to reel in tuna, swordfish and Mahi Mahi off the coast of Florida, USA. Darcie, from Boynton Beach, has a following of almost 100,000 fans on the web. Darcie does most of her fishing on a 23ft long boat called Darcizzle Offshore - named after her YouTube channel.

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  • Jennifer Lawrence flaunts pink thigh-split dress in new Dior advert

    Oscar winner Jennifer Lawrence shows off her sexier side in a commercial for Dior, which is pushing its new Dior Addict series of lipsticks. She donned a pink thigh-split dress with black pumps.

    International Business Times
  • Hundreds Of Arrests At Notting Hill Carnival

    More than 300 people were arrested during the two-day Notting Hill Carnival, which saw a police officer stabbed and another bitten in two separate incidents. A 19-year-old man was also taken to hospital with life-threatening injuries after being stabbed in the street.

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  • George Osborne mocks Scotland with a sick joke on Trident renewal

    To give George Osborne his due, his comic timing is impeccable. Less than four months after an absolute majority of the Scottish electorate voted for parties with an unambiguous manifesto commitment to scrap nuclear weapons, leading to the election of anti-Trident MPs in 57 of the 59 Scottish constituencies, the chancellor tells us that he's upgrading the nuclear base on the Clyde as a dividend for Scotland voting No to independence.

    International Business Times
  • This Is Why Men Find Thin Women Attractive, According To Science

    Among other things, men seem to associate bigger women with old age

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  • What This Couple Found In A Hidden Safe Is The Stuff Of Dreams

    An amazed couple were thrilled to find hidden treasure when they opened a 50-year-old safe.

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  • How to spot a psychopath through yawns, sense of smell and speech patterns

    Psychopathy – the absence of empathy or caring about other people – is characterised by a number of traits, such as being selfish, manipulative and having an antisocial lifestyle. There are a number of ways to spot a psychopath, such as lack of empathy, superficial charm and self-centered impulsivity. A study published earlier this month found psychopaths are immune to contagious yawning.

    International Business Times
  • MI6 spy Gareth Williams found dead in bag had 'hacked Clinton secrets'

    A MI6 spy who was discovered dead in a holdall at his apartment in 2010 had hacked into sensitive information about former US President Bill Clinton, it has been claimed. The spy had obtained Clinton's diary for an event and passed it to a friend. Gareth Williams, 31, hacked into the event's guest list as it was to be attended by President Clinton, passing it to his friend who was also to be a guest at the party, according to sources speaking on condition of anonymity to the Sun on Sunday.

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