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  • Premier League - Di Maria: It was difficult to work with van Gaal

    Angel Di Maria has admitted to clashing with former manager Louis Van Gaal during his ill-fated stint at Manchester United.

    Reuters
  • 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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  • Woman raped in John Lewis car park in Cheadle

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

    Press Association
  • 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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  • 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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  • 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.

    Press Association
  • 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.

    Sky News
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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
  • News Anchor's Jaw-Dropping Reaction At Footage Of Shark

    Australian presenter Karl Stefanovic was so stunned by close-up footage of a great white shark that he said he would "never go back in the water".

    Sky video
  • 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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  • 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.

    Sky News
  • Palestine boy head-locked by Israeli soldier called 'Pallywood star'

    A picture of an Israeli soldier head-locking a 12-year-old Palestinian boy has gone viral as the Israel Defence Forces (IDF) accused the boy's family of being "Pallywood stars" to stoke anti-Israel sentiments. The Israeli soldier, who was injured in the incident, was attempting to arrest the boy in Nabi Saleh. Pallywood is a term coined by US historian and author Richard Landes over alleged manipulation of the media in order to gain sympathy for the Palestinian cause.

    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

    Rob Waugh
  • UK caravan park firm Park Resorts to merge with rival Parkdean

    British caravan holiday park operator Park Resorts will merge with rival Parkdean Holidays in a deal which will create a combined business worth 960 million pounds , Park Resorts' owner Electra Private ...

    Reuters - UK Focus
  • VMA 2015: Justin Bieber in tears after performance

    Singer Justin Bieber got emotional and started crying after finishing his performance on the VMA stage. The performance was seriously emotional. According to Access Hollywood Online, Justin said after his performance, "Life is a journey.

    International Business Times
  • India: Village elders who sentenced sisters to be raped as punishment face arrest

    Indian police are considering arresting the men who ordered that two sisters be raped to atone for their brother having a relationship with a married woman from a higher caste. The punishment was ordered by the council of a farming village of Sankrot, which is home to around 200 people in Uttar Pradesh and around 30 miles from New Delhi. India's Supreme Court ruled that the village councils, known as 'panchayats' are illegal.

    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.

    International Business Times