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  • Well, that’s just swell! Man suffers severe reaction to mosquito bite - and loses his job for taking time off work

    Immediately after he was bitten, Mr Zhang had trouble opening his eyes, while the bite quickly began to ooze pus. Mr Zhang was bitten in the face while at work at a printing factory in China’s eastern Jiangsu Province. Mr Zhang recalled: 'I remember very clearly.

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  • No one could quite believe the misfortune of this guy on Brits Behind Bars

    ITV’s new eye-opening documentary Brits Behind Bars delved into the deep, dark stories of a handful of UK citizens who broke foreign laws and are now facing terrifying consequences – even death. One unlucky Brit, not quite behind bars yet facing the threat of imprisonment, was  Dan Macdonald, who was arrested after being found carrying 10kg of cannabis resin at an airport in Prague, Czech Republic.

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  • Why did 'Jihadi John' flee Islamic State?

    British terrorist “Jihadi John” has reportedly left the Islamic State (aka ISIS) group, fearing for his life after being identified six months earlier as a Kuwaiti-born Londoner from a well-to-do family. Jihadi John left because the terrorist organization might drop him "like a stone or worse if they feel he is no longer of any use to them," according to a source for the British news outlet, the Daily Express. Recommended: How much do you know about the Islamic State?

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  • Hrithik and sons at the movies (5 photos)

    Bollywood’s hot dad Hrithik Roshan took some time off from his shoot for his two sons Hrehaan and Hridaan. He was spotted with his sons and some of their friends on two separate nights after they had just finished watching a film.Hrithik is super busy

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  • Beautiful Creature Found on Gold Coast

    James and his parents were walking along the beach at the Gold Coast in Queensland, when they came across a beautiful creature. Glaucus atlanticus is a type of sea slug with delicate cerata and a brilliant blue colour. James and his dad picked it up on a shell for a closer look. Credit: YouTube/P Plater Ralliart

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  • Celebrity Big Brother 2015: Loose Women’s Sherrie Hewson To Enter The House?

    After Danniella Westbrook denied reports that she’ll become a Celebrity Big Brother housemate this summer, another name has been added into the mix: Loose Women’s Sherrie Hewson. According to reports, the former Coronation Street actress is set to follow in her fellow Loose Women’s footsteps, joining Denise Welch (who won in 2012), Carol McGiffin and Nadia Sawalha in the LW CBB hall of fame. An insider told The Sun: “The Loose Women ladies always do really well on Celebrity Big Brother and they’re hoping that Sherrie is no exception.

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  • ‘French Kissing’ Creates Greater Risk of Head and Neck Cancer Than Smoking, Say Doctors

    Contracting Human papilloma virus (HPV) infections through kissing is now a larger risk than smoking for developing head or neck cancer. According to Australian head and neck surgeon, Dr Mahiban Thomas - Oral HPV makes head and neck cancer 250 times more likely with 70% of all US cases being caused by the virus. While HPV is normally linked with cervical cancer - it can infect both men and women.

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  • Jess Wright Is Left Feeling Like The Third Wheel With Brother Mark And Michelle Keegan

    There is nothing worse than being stuck on your lonesome while the people around you are going full-blown PDA in the snogging department, and Jess Wright is clearly no stranger to that awks third-wheel feeling. Sharing a snapshot of her brother, Mark Wright, and his new wife, Michelle Keegan, TOWIE girl Jess caught the duo demonstrating the very definition of ‘the honeymoon period’. Love birds Mark and Michelle tied the knot just two months ago in a very romantic ceremony, and with Jess acting as bridesmaid to her new sister-in-law, we have a feeling that she’s pretty much used to her brother’s loved up displays of affection.

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  • Microsoft's free Windows 10 giveaway: What that means

    Microsoft's new Windows 10 operating system debuts Wednesday, as the longtime leader in PC software hopes that giving the upgrade away for free will help it carve out a new role in a world where people increasingly rely on smartphones, tablets and information stored online. Many people will also get Windows 10 as part of new PCs. Windows 10 is coming to PCs and tablets first, but it's also designed to run phones, game consoles and even holographic headsets.

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  • Dispatcher tells 911 caller, 'deal with it yourself'

    Matthew Sanchez was reassigned after officials became aware of the call, fire officials said on Monday. The call was made after Jaydon Chavez-Silver, 17, was shot in June as he watched other teens play cards at a friend's house in Albuquerque. In the recording obtained Tuesday by The Associated Press, the panicked caller snaps at the dispatcher for repeatedly asking whether Chavez-Silver is breathing.

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  • Cecil The Lion: US Dentist 'Regrets' Killing

    The US hunter who killed a prized lion in Zimbabwe has said he "deeply regrets" his actions and did not realise the animal was so revered. American dentist Walter Palmer, from Minnesota, allegedly paid park guides $50,000 (£32,000) to kill the lion, who was a hugely popular attraction at the Hwange National Park. The animal, named Cecil, was lured from a national park and shot with a crossbow, before being tracked for 40 hours and then shot with a rifle, according to Johnny Rodrigues, head of the Zimbabwe Conservation Task Force.

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  • Jennifer Lopez - Is it time to cover up?

    Jennifer Lopez celebrated her 46th birthday at the weekend, wearing a daring little black dress with cut-out and see-through panels. Certainly no wallflower, J-Lo has always been proud of her enviable curves, and done her best to flaunt them at any given opportunity. Perhaps J-Lo’s most memorable dare-to-bare outfit was this sheer green slashed-to-the-navel Versace number which she wore to the Grammys 15 years ago.

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  • Pakistani militant leader killed in police convoy attack

    One of Pakistan's most-feared Islamic militant leaders, believed to be behind the killing of scores of minority Shiites, was gunned down along with 13 other militants during an assault on a police convoy that was transporting him from prison on Wednesday. Malik Ishaq, who directed the operations of the Taliban- and al-Qaida-linked Lashkar-e-Jhangvi group, was so feared in Pakistan that frightened judges hid their faces from him and even offered him tea and cookies in court. Ishaq, believed to be either 55 or 56, operated freely for years in Pakistan as the country's intelligence services helped nurture Islamic militant groups in the 1980s and 1990s to maintain influence in Afghanistan and counter archrival India.

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  • Ancient Huts May Reveal Clues to Earth's Magnetic Pole Reversals

    The fiery demise of ancient huts in southern Africa 1,000 years ago left clues to understanding a bizarre weak spot in the Earth's magnetic field — and the role it plays in the magnetic poles' periodic reversals. Patches of ground where huts were burned down in southern Africa contain a key mineral that recorded the magnetic field at the time of each ritual burning. "It has long been thought reversals start at random locations, but our study suggests this may not be the case," John Tarduno, a geophysicist from the University of Rochester in New York and lead author of the paper, said in a statement.

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  • Bobby Brown 'completely numb' after death of daughter

    R&B singer Bobby Brown said Monday that his daughter, Bobbi Kristina Brown, was "an angel" and that the family must find a way to honor her memory. Bobbi Kristina, the daughter of singer Whitney Houston, died Sunday in hospice care, six months after she was found face-down in a bathtub in her suburban Atlanta townhome. Bobbi Kristina had been hospitalized for months in Atlanta — eventually being placed in hospice care — after being found in a manner grimly similar to the way her megastar mother died three years earlier.

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  • Star pupil returns to see head retire

    A SUCCESSFUL ex-pupil returned to pay tribute to a special headteacher as he retired.

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  • Up to £1 million of Class A Drugs Found in Tesco Banana Box

    There must be a rather angry drug dealer somewhere missing at least £600,000 of Class A drugs which was stumbled across by supermarket worker in bananas containers in Tesco in Wokingham, Berkshire. Police officers estimated that each container was worth at least £150,000, and even more at street value. ‘He opened the box and saw the packets underneath the bananas.

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  • The UK is living off borrowed time - and money

    This kind of thing has long been common enough in central London, but not in the wilds of Brent for heaven’s sake. I cite this story not to criticise foreigners for buying up London property - that’s their affair - but to point out that it is precisely this sort of thing which is underpinning Britain’s economic recovery. It’s fair to say that it is not an entirely healthy state of affairs, never mind growing evidence that London property is being quite extensively used for money laundering purposes.

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  • Drama and disaster strike Emmerdale! What's going to happen?

    Emmerdale is set to be rocked by a series of events, as the ITV soap’s summer season launches. Pete (Anthony Quinlan) and Debbie (Charley Webb) become Mr and Mrs, and it looks like Debbie has finally made up her mind following her love triangle with Pete’s brother Ross (Michael Parr). Just when newlywed Debbie thinks things are going swimmingly well with her and Pete, her new husband soon discovers her secret affair with his brother – at the wedding reception.

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  • As Ice T and Coco announce they're expecting a baby, here are 9 moments we loved them

    Ice T and Coco Austin have made no secret of their fertility problems and their struggle to conceive, which is why we were so delighted to hear the news: Coco’s having a baby. Which makes this the perfect opportunity to look at some of our favourite moments

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