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New princess spends her first day at home

The new family of four are expected to stay at Kensington Palace for a few days before heading to Anmer Hall.

  • Woman killed after sitting on rail track in Staffordshire

    In a statement read to the hearing on behalf of Miss Upton, British Transport Police coroners’ liaison officer Paul Simmonds said: “When they arrived Miss Pashaeva caused a scene so Miss Upton grabbed her and took her along the platform. Miss Upton was unable to get her off the track. Also known as Emilia Bashaeva, she had a history of heavy drinking and was said to have joked about ‘having vodka for breakfast’.

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  • EasyJet flight from Mallorca to London declares mid-air emergency

    An Easyjet flight on its way to the UK has declared an emergency and will land in Paris. EasyJet Flight U28626 from Palma de Mallorca to London has declared an emergency and is diverting. Follow us on Twitter @DailyMirror - the official Daily Mirror & Mirror Online Twitter account - real news in real time.

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  • Pacquiao says shoulder injury limited him in Mayweather loss

    Manny Pacquiao said a right shoulder injury prevented him from fighting at his best in his loss to Floyd Mayweather Jr. Nevada officials also denied Pacquiao's request to take an anti-inflammatory shot in his dressing room before the fight Saturday night. The chairman of the Nevada Athletic Commission said the ruling was Pacquiao's fault for not mentioning his injury sooner.

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  • What it's like when you're an American using Britain's National Health Service

    The National Health Service is, as all Americans know and fear, a completely public "socialized medicine" system. Healthcare delivery is different in the UK depending on where you live and which doctors and hospitals you use — just as it is in the US. In the UK, this is regarded as a huge failure — the standard the NHS is supposed to meet is 95% of patients in four hours.

    Business Insider
  • Frank Lampard left red-faced after Christine Bleakley reveals his dirty habits

    The couple starred on ITV's new sports quiz, Play To The Whistle.

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  • Ferdinand wife loses cancer fight

    The wife of former England captain Rio Ferdinand died last night following a battle with cancer. The Queens Park Rangers star told of his heartbreak after his "soul mate" and wife Rebecca Ellison died in hospital aged 34. "Rebecca, my wonderful wife, passed away peacefully after a short battle with cancer at the Royal Marsden Hospital in London.

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  • Furious wife tears off 'cheating' husband's windscreen with bare hands

    Hell hath no fury like a brick-wielding woman scorned. An enraged wife who claims her husband was having an affair has smashed his windshield with a brick before tearing off the glass with her bare hands. The alarming video, which comes from Nanjing in the Jiangsu Province of China, shows the woman pulling the shattered glass off the car with bloodied fingers as the terrified husband cowers behind the wheel.

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  • Royal baby belies problems of the ageing Windsors

    The birth of a princess on Saturday demonstrated the enduring strength of Britain's rulers, consolidating four generations of a family now more popular than ever, but cannot hide the weaknesses of an ageing institution. Queen Elizabeth II turned 89 just weeks ago and shows no sign of abdicating, even if she has stepped back a little from public duties in favour of her 66-year-old son and heir Charles, the Prince of Wales. Prince William and his wife Kate's second child will be fourth in line to the throne after Charles, William, and his first-born George -- a strong dynasty that could continue for another century.

    AFP
  • NASA successfully tests shape-changing airplane wings

    The ACTE project is a joint effort between NASA and the U.S. Air Force Research Laboratory to explore technologies that will significantly reduce drag, structural weight, and aircraft noise. NASA has successfully tested a shape-changing wing design that could do away with the conventional flaps seen on commercial airliners. Since last year, NASA researchers have been conducting the tests in collaboration with the U.S. Air Force Research Laboratory and engineering company FlexSys Inc. "The completion of this flight test campaign at Armstrong [Flight Research Center] is a big step for NASA’s Environmentally Responsible Aviation [ERA] Project," said the project's manager, Fay Collier.

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  • James And Richard To Return To 'Top Gear' After All?

    Richard Hammond and James May have been spotted arriving at the BBC’s London HQ, just weeks after both stating that they would not return to ‘Top Gear’ without sacked presenter Jeremy Clarkson. The duo looked relaxed as they made their way into the BBC building on Wednesday, after stopping to pose for a few photos with fans. Last week, James shared his thoughts on returning to the motoring show without Jezza, stating: “Me and [Richard] Hammond with a surrogate Jeremy is a non-starter, it just wouldn’t work. Soon after, Richard echoed his statement, tweeting: “To be clear amidst all this talk of us 'quitting' or not: there's nothing for me to 'quit'.

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  • Conwy farmer confesses to creating Llandegla's 100ft-long phallic symbol

    Conwy farmer Llyr Jones has been un-masked as the person responsible for Llandegla’s infamous phallic symbol, Farm & Country can reveal. The symbol became a social media hit and, for a while, it looked as if the Clwydian Hills might have a site to rival the Cerne Abbas Giant in Dorset.

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  • Britain's Got Talent: Five dancing middle-aged men steal the show

    A group of dancing dads and grandads provided the biggest surprise in the fourth episode of series 9 of Britain’s Got Talent. That’s grooving alright! (Tom Dymond/PA) Old Men Grooving, five balding blokes wearing woolly jumpers, managed to trick everyone

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  • Pictures Of The Week: Elvis, Elections And Exercise (12 photos)

    Here is our selection of the best pictures from the past seven days. A young boy tries on an Elvis mask at a Guinness Book of World Records event for the largest gathering of Elvis Presley impersonators in Antrim, Northern Ireland (Charles McQuillan/Getty

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  • NY woman volunteered where police believe she killed fiance

    A woman accused of killing her fiance and falsely reporting he died in a kayaking accident volunteered as a gardener on the scenic Hudson River island where police say the crime happened. Angelika Graswald was charged with murder on Thursday, 11 days after reporting Vincent Viafore had capsized into choppy, chilly water during a paddle near Bannerman Island, 50 miles north of New York City. Graswald began volunteering three years ago in the gardens on Bannerman Island, a landmark for its crumbling, castle-like 19th-century arsenal near the river's east shore, Bannerman Castle Trust executive director Neil Caplan said.

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  • Plasterer hooks Britain’s biggest freshwater fish

    A 27-year-old is celebrating after hooking Britain's biggest freshwater fish – a 7ft catfish weighing a mammoth 8.5 stone. Plasterer Dayne Bosworth wrestled with the monster fish, which has been nicknamed The Duke, for 20 minutes before finally getting the better of it.

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  • Man Wearing Ridiculous Shoes Wrecks LaFerrari In Shanghai

    A young driver smashed his LaFerrari to pieces after losing control on a Shanghai motorway last night

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  • Royal baby: Latest stunt sees giant teddies delivered to hospital

    Two giant teddy bears were delivered to the Lindo wing of St Mary's hospital in London on Friday (1 May). This was the latest in a series of corporate stunts aiming to capitalise on the intense interest in the birth of Britain's latest royal baby. With the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge's second child expected any day dozens of journalists and royal super-fans have been camped outside the hospital where Kate is expected to give birth.

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  • Reese Witherspoon’s Daughter Ava is the Spitting Image of Her Mother!

    Ok, we just can’t take it. Reese Witherspoon’s daughter Ava is the spitting image of her mother!

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  • ‘Parking bays block off my car business’

    NEW parking bays painted outside a car repair garage have been branded a “joke” by the business owner who says they are losing him money. The two parking bays were painted directly outside the entrance to BJ Autos, in Margaret Road, Headington, by Oxfordshire County Council. The business’s 29-year-old co-owner Fayzan Qureshi said this has led to cars using both spaces and blocking the entrance to his garage for up to three hours at a time. He told the Oxford Mail since the lines were painted his business has had to turn down two MOT’s, costing him more than £100.

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  • Teenager dies after speedboat spill

    A teenage girl has died and three others needed medical treatment after a speedboat overturned in a marina. Emergency services were called to Brixham Harbour in Torbay, Devon, amid reports that a vessel carrying a father, his daughter and two school friends had capsized. Mark Criddle, coxswain of Torbay's RNLI lifeboat, said crews arrived on scene and found a 16ft speedboat upside down with a girl trapped in it.

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