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  • Myleene Klass Spells A Rude Word On Countdown - And It Gets Approved By Dictionary Corner!

    In an episode due to air today (28th), Myleene joins Susie Dent in Dictionary Corner again, and managed to offer up an impressive eight-letter word, beating the other contestants who had managed the seven-letter 'ghosted'. The problem was, it was a "rude one," as she told the show's host Nick Hewer.

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  • Oil market sags on Saudi comments

    Oil prices weakened Tuesday after a senior Saudi official signalled that the world's top crude exporter has no intention of cutting output despite a global supply glut, analysts said. US benchmark West Texas Intermediate for June delivery fell 18 cents to $56.81 a barrel compared with Wednesday's closing level. Brent North Sea crude for June declined 15 cents to stand at $64.68 a barrel in midday deals in London.

    AFP
  • Coffins arrive at Indonesian prison as executions near

    Ambulances carrying coffins arrived Tuesday at a prison island and relatives paid final visits to their condemned loved ones as Indonesia announced it will execute eight foreigners and one Indonesian man for drug crimes, despite an international outcry and pleas for mercy. The nine inmates were given 72-hour notices over the weekend that they would be executed by a firing squad, prompting a flurry of last-minute lobbying by foreign leaders. The United Nations has argued that their crimes — ranging from marijuana possession to heroin trafficking — are not egregious enough to warrant the ultimate punishment.

    Associated Press
  • Kate Middleton May Have Passed her Due Date and Might Be Induced

    The Great Kate Wait continues across the world for the royal baby who is now thought to be passed due.

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  • Bob Geldof Marries Jeanne Marine After Nineteen Years Together

    The Geldof family had something to smile about this weekend after 63-year-old Bob Geldof got hitched to his long-term partner Jeanne Marine. It is thought that the rocker said 'I do' in an intimate ceremony in the Rayol Canadel Sur Mer in the South of France, with the lovebirds hoping to keep their nuptials secret but Bob's eldest daughter, 32-year-old Fifi, let the cat out of the bag. Fi was seen to be getting into a panic about not having her passport in back in time for the family's trip across the English channel and then raised eyebrows when she described herself and her fiancé, Andrew Robertson, as 'wedding w*nkers' before clarifying that it wasn't them who were tying the knot.

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  • Keith Harris Dies: Orville Ventriloquist's Life In Pictures (10 photos)

    Ventriloquist Keith Harris, famous for his act with his puppet duck Orville, died today aged 67, his agent said. Robert C Kelly said Harris, whom he described as a "thoroughly decent man", was first diagnosed with cancer in 2013 and became ill again in

    Yahoo News
  • Picture shows wreckage of overturned caravan on M5

    A CARAVAN overturned on the M5 today.

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  • Simon Cowell Cuddles Baby Eric In Bed And Watches The Lion King In Adorable Photo

    Simon Cowell is back to proving that he is a hands-on dad after sharing another photo of himself spending some quality time with fourteen-month-old son, Eric. Taking to his Twitter account to share the candid snap, the pic shows father and son cuddling up in bed, with Eric absolutely engrossed in The Lion King, which is playing on an iPad that Si is holding up. Accompanying the cutesy post with the simple caption: "After watching the Jungle Book 1000 times we have moved onto the Lion King", the 55-year-old music mogul couldn't look more relaxed as he soaked in some quality time with his little'un.

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  • Romeo Beckham Bursts Into Tears After Completing The Junior London Marathon

    Romeo Beckham has had his entire family gushing about how proud they are of him after completing the junior London Marathon in just under twenty minutes earlier today, but it looks as though the pressure of the run may have become too much for the twelve year old, who was papped bursting into tears after the race. This is just the cutest thing ever, cheer up Romeo - you did amazingly! The Burberry model was quickly surrounded by Victoria and David Beckham, as well as big brother Brooklyn and little brother Cruz, who all tried to comfort the tearful runner as he found himself getting a little bit overwhelmed.

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  • Nurse jailed for raping patients

    A nurse who filmed himself raping two unconscious women patients in a hospital accident and emergency department has been jailed for 18 years. Andrew Hutchinson, 29, carried out the sickening attacks on the women while they were in his care at Oxford's John Radcliffe Hospital in 2011 and 2012, having drunk too much on nights out. Because they were unconscious at the time, none of his victims knew they had been attacked until police investigating Hutchinson painstakingly pieced together what had happened.

    Press Association
  • Woman killed in Southampton 'hit-and-run' - BBC News

    A woman dies after being hit by a car in Southampton which failed to stop at the scene, police say.

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  • Motorists face new rules for hiring vehicles abroad

    British drivers wishing to hire a car abroad will need to take a special code with them from 8 June, the Driver and Vehicle Licensing Agency said on Monday. Motorists wanting to hire a vehicle will be required to have a code, which will be obtainable by logging into the DVLA website, to show convictions for driving offences. The code is being introduced as the paper counterpart on UK driving licences - which records endorsement and fines - will be fully computerised in June and the DVLA has advised motorists to destroy paper counterparts after 8 June.

    Sharecast
  • Mariah Carey Slams Ex Husband Nick Cannon In Latest Song 'Infinity' - OUCH

    Mariah Carey and Nick Cannon might have been trying to make us believe that there were no bitter, heartbroken, nasty feelings between them after they filed for divorce last year, but Mariah's latest song proves that their relationship is anything but amicable. Eek, step aside Taylor Swift - there's a new Queen of Slay in town. The 45-year-old music icon dropped her new single 'Infinity' yesterday, and originally we were so excited by the 90s-esque vibe of her tune that we almost didn't notice the jibes that she was making against her ex.

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  • Katie Hopkins wades into beach body row

    Katie Hopkins has waded into the controversy surrounding an advert which asks “Are you beach body ready?” as a petition calling for its removal gathers tens of thousands of signatures. The Protein World advert, which appears in London Underground stations, features a model in a bikini and is advertising the brand’s weight loss collection. Hopkins has added her voice to an ongoing Twitter storm, referring to “angry chubsters” – and Protein World’s head of marketing said it is “great” that she has got involved.

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  • Bitter Boss Whose Nurse Left Over Long Hours Gives Her Final Wages In Mountain Of 2p Coins

    A bitter hospital boss whose nurse quit over her long hours paid her final month's salary in coins worth 2p. Genji Hsing left her job at a clinic, only to get her final wages in several huge plastic bags containing near-worthless currency. Hsing, 34, was even told to count out the mountain of coins before she was allowed to take it home in Taiwan's Taichung City.

    Yahoo News.
  • Diamond Heist: Drilling - BBC News

    Declan Lawn investigates the recent Hatton Garden raid and attempts to drill through reinforced concrete

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  • Churchill Tube station could reopen

    A disused Tube station which Sir Winston Churchill used as a retreat during the Second World War could finally be opened to the public again, 80 years after the last passengers disembarked. Down Street station in London's Mayfair district has been closed to the public since May 1932 due to low passenger numbers. Transport for London (TfL) is now inviting businesses to submit innovative ideas to transform the forgotten station into a commercially viable business as part of its plans to generate £3.4 billion in non-fare revenue to reinvest in the transport network.

    Press Association
  • Jamie Foxx: Katie Holmes rumours affected my relationship

    Jamie Foxx has revealed rumours linking him to Katie Holmes caused problems for his real relationship. The 47-year-old Annie star told Dish Nation that Katie, 36, was an “old friend”, but when reports surfaced that they were dating his real girlfriend and his children started asking him if it was true.

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  • Honda Profits Hit Hard By Air Bag Recalls

    Honda has announced a 43% fall in fourth quarter profit, with the cost of air bag recalls offsetting strong sales in Asia. The car giant was hardest hit by a recall of air bags manufactured and supplied by fellow Japanese company Takata (Frankfurt: 7TK.F - news) , which were fitted in a wide range of Honda models and millions of others worldwide. It was discovered that the defective airbags could explode if subjected to excessive force and at least six deaths have been linked to the problem.

    Sky News
  • Starvation diet that can reverse type 2 diabetes

    Cutting-edge: One of the most effective ways to tackle type 2 diabetes is to lose weight. One of the most effective ways to tackle type 2 diabetes is to lose weight, and it seems that dramatic weight loss may be particularly beneficial for blood-sugar levels.

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