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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
  • Fossilised 'giant sea scorpion' discovered in Iowa

    The fossilised remains of a giant 'sea scorpion' measuring up to 1.7m in length has been found in the river of land-locked state Iowa, USA. Researchers have found more than 150 fossil fragments in the upper layer of the Winneshiek Shale – a sandy shale, 27 metres in thickness, which was caused by a meteorite impact and most of which is submerged beneath the Iowa River. The researchers from Yale University said that the ancient eurypterid dates back some 460 million years, making it the oldest known of its kind and 10 million years older than the previous one.

    International Business Times
  • 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
  • Can you recognise Ameesha Patel? (8 photos)

    Ameesha Patel was spotted at the photoshoot of her film ‘Desi Magic’. But hold on just a second, is that really her? Her look in ‘Desi Magic’ is a far cry from her pretty, innocent look in her debut film ‘Kaho Na Pyar Hai’.

    Yahoo India Celebrity
  • 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
  • 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.

    Evening Chronicle q
  • 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.

    Daily Mirror q
  • Premier League - Chelsea facing 24 hours which could decide Jose Mourinho's future

    Dan Levene wonders whether Jose Mourinho has the stomach for a long-haul fight at Chelsea, with similarities between 2015 and 2007 growing.

  • 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
  • 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.

    Daily Mirror q
  • Israeli minister says IDF soldier should have fired on unarmed Palestinian women

    An Israeli minister has said that the Israeli soldier seen being bitten and struck by Palestinian women and children in a viral video released earlier this week, should have been able to fire on them. Israel's Culture Minister Miri Regev condemned the group of Palestinians for assaulting the soldier in order to prevent the detention of the child and lamented the fact that the soldier had his hands tied legally and could not shoot at the women and children. "I was shocked to see the video this morning of Palestinians hitting an IDF soldier," Regev said in a Facebook post.

    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
  • The best excuses for calling in sick, according to your boss

    Phoning in sick for work? Flu, migranes and even recovering from surgery are not good enough reasons, employers say

  • Zayn Malik and Perrie Edwards split: Singer 'smitten' with Indian Burberry model Neelam Gill

    Zayn Malik has moved on his love life after splitting with Perrie Edwards. The former One Direction star had recently called off his engagement with the Little Mix singer. Gill, who was Burberry's first ever Indian model, is planning to fly to Los Angeles to spend a few days with Malik.

    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
  • Isis in paradise: Maldives latest recruiting ground for Islamic State

    In an ISIS video released on 31 August on social media, three masked men threatened to kill the president of the Maldives, Abdulla Yameen, and to unleash a terrorist campaign on the islands, one of the world's most sought-after holiday destinations. The group are demanding the release of opposition leader Sheikh Imran Abdulla, who was arrested in May following anti-government protests. Abdulla was accused by the government of inciting violence among protesters, who were demanding the resignation of the president over the imprisonment of former president Mohamed Nasheed and other political leaders.

    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
  • Russia stakes claim to the lost treasures in Poland's missing Nazi gold train

    The secret contents of the Nazi gold train located in Poland is fast becoming the centre stage of an international row even before any treasure has been retrieved. "Representatives of Russia should undoubtedly be involved in determining the value of the items discovered if the train is located," lawyer Mikhail Joffe told Sputnik News. "In this case, Poland is obliged to engage international experts to clarify what is in the cargo.

    International Business Times
  • Tennis champ Serena Williams hits back at body-shamers: I am strong and powerful at once

    JK Rowling recently came to Serena Williams' defence after a fan claimed she was built like a man, but it looks like the tennis champ has some choice word of her own for body-shamers. During an appearance on Good Morning America on 31 August, the athlete, who is preparing to take on Vitalia Diatchenko, 25, at the US Open, said that she didn't have time for self-doubt. "It's me and I love me and I learned to love me and I've been like this my whole life, and I embrace me, and I love how I look," she told Good Morning America.

    International Business Times
  • Olly Murs in tears as ex-bandmate gets X Factor elbow

    X Factor host Olly Murs broke down in tears after his former bandmate Jon Goodey failed to sail through to the next round of the show.

    Press Association