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  • Britain's Got Talent audience in shock as Simon Cowell displays normal human emotions

    It always pays to expect the unexpected where Britain’s Got Talent is concerned, but if there’s one thing we weren’t prepared for it was the sight of Simon Cowell crying. The notoriously hard to please judge had to wipe away a manly tear after hearing

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  • Teddy Bear Lorry Crash: 15 Drivers Face Charges For Photographing Scene

    The crash took place on the A14 at Histon, Cambridgeshire, in the early hours of this morning and left two people hospitalised. One of the lorries involved was carrying nearly eight tonnes of teddy bears and the pile-up caused major disruption in the area. Cambridgeshire Police said in a statement that several motorists were snapping pictures of the scene with their phones while they drove past - and they now all face charges.

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  • British Girls In Syria 'No Longer Together'

    Three schoolgirls from London who crossed into Syria in February are no longer together, their families' solicitors have revealed. Shamima Begum, Amira Abase and Kadiza Sultana left their east London homes for Syria, two months after a fellow pupil is thought to have left to join IS there. It comes after a senior female commander from Islamic State told Sky News she has no doubt the trio were groomed by a team of social media experts in Raqqa.

    Sky News
  • No return to Corrie for Jimi Mistry

    Coronation Street star Jimi Mistry has revealed it had always been the plan for his character to be killed off. Kal Nazir, played by Jimi, was caught up in the fire drama at Victoria Court flats in the ITV soap, where he failed to escape the inferno after waving brand-new fiancee Leanne (Jane Danson) off to safety shortly before a gas canister next to him exploded in the blaze. In the history of Corrie I think it's one of the most dramatic story arcs there's ever been, so to be a part of that was a perfect ending.

    Press Association
  • Can You Spot Something Unexpected In This Noah's Ark Children's Bible Picture?

    The story of Noah’s Ark has been imprinted on our minds since childhood – and we’ll all be pretty familiar with the tale of how the animals went in the ark two-by-two before the earth was submerged by deadly flood waters. There were two elephants, two giraffes, two gazelles, etc etc. But according to this picture – there were also two gay lions.

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  • Islamic State settles into Ramadi, but the lull unlikely to last

    When the evening prayer was over, the man, whose head was shrouded in black, delivered a speech to the faithful, hailing the Islamic State's capture of the capital of Anbar Province - its greatest victory over Iraqi forces in almost a year. Ali Attiya al-Jubouri, widely known as "the blind judge", is one of Islamic State's most senior figures and his presence in the mosque signalled the group's dominance over the city, which it seized on May 17 from hapless government forces. "By the blessing of God, we now have an open road between Ramadi and Raqqa," he said, referring to the ultra hardline group's de-facto capital in neighbouring Syria.

    Reuters
  • Happy honeymoon! Mark Wright shares a picture of wife Michelle Keegan on their honeymoon

    Photos from Mark Wright and Michelle Keegan’s nuptials have been in short supply. But Mark has treated eager fans to a snap of his new wife. Mark and Michelle said ‘I do ‘ in a star-studded affair at the weekend ( Ian West/PA Archive) Mark took to Instagram

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  • Giuliana Rancic Proudly Shows off her Body in Bikini Photo

    Well that's a way to shut down some body haters. Flaunt what you got, and Giuliana Rancic is doing just that.

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  • Strange lights sparks UFO mystery in Shropshire

    Stephen and Adele Edwards were today asking for help in figuring out whether they might have captured footage of a UFO flying over their home. Mr Edwards said: “Our CCTV camera in our garden caught an image of what looks some rather strange lights in the sky. “I used to be in the RAF and at first I thought that the lights may be from flares, but they are not – I have checked with some friends in the RAF who have confirmed that there was no military activity in Shropshire over the bank holiday weekend.

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  • Revealed: the most hated airlines on social media 

    Ten major US and European airlines were assessed on Twitter to see which ones were complained about most, with some surprising results.

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  • Plane Plunges 13,000ft As Both Engines Fail

    A Singapore Airlines passenger plane carrying 194 people dropped 13,000ft after both engines lost power in a "huge storm". The Airbus A330-300 was three and a half hours into its five-hour flight from Singapore to Shanghai when its Rolls-Royce Trent 772 engines failed at 39,000ft. SQ836 continued normally to Shanghai and landed at 10.56pm local time on Saturday, Singapore Airlines said.

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  • EU referendum: the pros and cons of Britain leaving Europe

    The Conservative election victory activated a manifesto pledge to hold an in/out referendum on Britain's membership of the EU before the end of 2017, with expectations rising that it could come as soon as next year. The prospect of meaningful parliamentary opposition to the referendum evaporated over the weekend as Labour's temporary leader Harriet Harman reversed her party's position and backed an EU referendum. David Cameron promised to deliver a referendum at a time when he was under pressure from Euroscpetic backbenchers within his own parties - and when the Conservatives appeared to be losing votes to Ukip. The PM's position has been strengthened by his unexpected election victory, and he will be hoping to use the prospect of a UK vote to leverage major concessions.

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  • Benefits Street star Little Dot toasts her new-found celebrity

    Dot, real name Dorothy Taylor, was staying at the £1,000-a-week Bainland Lodge Park in Woodhall Spa, Lincs. despite her and husband Kevin having not worked for 20 years.

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  • Mother gets 18 years for killing 8-year-old son in NYC hotel

    A self-made health care millionaire who fatally drugged her developmentally disabled child five years ago in a luxury New York City hotel room was sentenced on Thursday to 18 years in prison by a judge who said he disbelieved much of her defense and scolded her for not showing remorse. Gigi Jordan, a nurse-turned-pharmaceutical-entrepreneur, claimed her son Jude Mirra had been sexually abused for years by his biological father and other men in her life.

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  • Amanda's plunging neckline and everything else you need to know about the BGT live semi-final 3

    We’re at the mid-point of the Britain’s Got Talent live semi-finals, but in case you missed any of the third live semi-final – here’s everything you need to know. Amanda wore a very plunging dress (ITV/Screengrab) Alesha showed off her cleavage during

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  • People Are Sending A Weird Text Message Which Crashes Your iPhone Instantly

    A text message containing a single line of Arabic characters will crash iPhones near-instantly - and users around the world have been pranking one another using the code. The bug is thought to happen due to ay a glitch in the way Apple's iOS software displays Arabic characters in ‘notifications’ - alerts delivered to show users that they have a new text message. By defaullt, Apple adds an ellipsis (...) - and if this is placed in the middle of Arabic characters it causes the phone to crash.

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  • Premier League - Keegan: Sterling not ready to lead

    Former Liverpool striker Kevin Keegan believes Brendan Rodgers was misguided in thinking youngster Raheem Sterling could help fill the void left by Luis Suarez. The 20-year-old was expected to maintain the progress made playing alongside the Uruguay international and Daniel Sturridge last season but things did not pan out as either would have wanted. Injury to Sturridge, which ruled him out of the first five months and last six weeks of the campaign, meant Sterling was pressed into service as Liverpool's main striker.

    PA Sport
  • James May and his full-size Lego house nobody wants

    The only drawback is that this des res is made entirely out of Lego – and you’ll have to find somewhere to put it. Top Gear presenter James May has just built the world’s first full-size Lego house – including a working toilet, hot shower and a very uncomfortable bed – using 3.3million plastic bricks.

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  • Trial of Auschwitz bookkeeper told how pesticide used in gas chambers

    The trial of a former SS guard has heard how the Nazis used a lethal pesticide known as Zyklon-B (pictured) to slowly and kill its victims, who took longer than half-an-hour to die from it.

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  • 8 Movies That Ended Marriages

    In Hollywood, by far the most common reason for married couples splitting is infidelity. Angelina Jolie already had a bit of a reputation in her personal life and was instantly blamed by everyone for her affair with Brad Pitt. Jennifer Aniston and Brad divorced, while the actor and Angelina have stayed the course and are now the undisputed King & Queen of Movieland.

    Yahoo Movies UK