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  • Couple Release A Bit TOO Much Information On Their Facebook Engagement Photo

    A woman who was so deliriously happy at getting engaged to her boyfriend didn’t check the Facebook photo before posting it - and let something MAJOR slip.

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  • Daughter's dash to welcome home dad brings smiles to Army

    FORT CARSON, Colo. (AP) — Top brass at a Colorado Army post are all smiles after a 2-year-old girl interrupted a general's speech to dash across the room and hug her dad, who had just come home from a nine-month deployment.

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  • Rainbow UFO Is Seen ‘Watching’ Apollo Mission In New NASA Photos

    Is this an alien craft watching as astronauts walked on the moon in 1972?

    Rob Waugh
  • These 'Cube’ Homes Stack to Form Pop-Up, Tiny Home Apartment Buildings That Help the Homeless (11 photos)

    The YMCA of London South West has developed what they call the Y:Cube, a simply-designed tiny house unit that can be assembled in a factory, transported to a construction site and then stacked together to create pop-up apartment buildings. (Watch a video of a demo cube being assembled below) The new design is being used for good reason: To fight homelessness in increasingly expensive London. Last month, the organization opened its first development in South West London, offering 36 apartments at 65 percent the average rent of the surrounding area. South West London has seen the largest increases in rent across the city, where rent prices surpassed 1,500 pounds (about $2,265) for the first time this summer, according to rental insurance company HomeLet’s rental index, a widely-cited report on rent in the nation. The building’s inexpensive rent is made possible by the inexpensive construction model: The units are assembled off-site in a factory in Derbyshire and then transported to London. Stacking and stringing the units together into a cohesive building took about five months, the YMCA says. Each 280-square foot unit is a rectangular box (so no, it’s not technically a cube) with room for one person in a studio layout. The kitchen is open to the living area and behind those is an open hallway that leads to the bedroom and bathroom. Every unit also comes with a deck in the front that is attached on site. All the services–gas, plumbing, electric–come pre-made in the cube, so the unit only has to be plugged in, so to speak. This allows more units to be added to a development, or the entire development to be disassembled and built somewhere else, according to the architects behind the project, according to the architects behind the project, Rogers Stirk Harbour + Partners. The building is already filled up with residents. Wendy Omollo, 24, is one of the first Y:Cube tenants to move into the site. She was previously homeless and slept rough on the streets in Kingston upon Thames, according to the YMCA. “By having my own space with my own front door I will regain my independence. But it’s not just that,” she says. “As the rent is affordable and I can stay for up to five years, I’ll also be able to save money for a deposit. Basically, when the time comes to move on from Y:Cube, I will be in a far better situation than today.” The YMCA has plans to expand the pilot program and build more of these throughout London, according to a press release. (All photos and video: Rogers Stirk Harbour + Partners)

    Michelle Huffman
  • Britain's car sales hit record high: Top 10 most popular models revealed

    Overall, critics said the buoyant figures were indicative of high household confidence and spending power. Howard Archer, economist at IHS Global Insight said: "Private car sales should be supported by elevated confidence, improved earnings growth, negligible inflation, high employment and low interest rates. "Admittedly, consumer confidence weakened in September, but it is still at a historically high level which should be supportive to consumer spending. "Furthermore, consumers still regarded it as a positive environment to make major purchases. "Meanwhile, a fall in consumer price inflation to 0.0 per cent in August and a pick-up in annual underlying earnings growth to 3.2 per cent in July q
  • EU in crisis as Slovakia threatens to leave over controversial refugee quota

    Mr Fico - who has grown weary of being forced to accept refugees as an EU member state - said he "could not accept compulsory admission quotas, since it is completely uncertain what they mean in practice". Last week Slovakia opened legal action against the EU's plan to force member states to accept a number of refugees. q
  • Peter Andre Branded Liar Over Contract Row

    Peter Andre has been accused of lying about receiving death threats and branded "an extremely unsatisfactory witness" by a High Court judge. ITV2 has been ordered to pay a reality show producer damages of what could run into millions of pounds after a contract dispute involving the singer and reality TV star. Andre, who is currently competing on Strictly Come Dancing, claimed he felt physically threatened after his close friend and manager Claire Powell allegedly received death threats from Neville Hendricks after the end of their relationship.

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  • Football - England stay perfect with Estonia win

    Theo Walcott bagged his seventh goal of the season as England maintained their 100 per cent qualifying record with a narrow and largely uninspiring 2-0 win over

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  • Man Divorces Wife On WhatsApp After Four Weeks Of Marriage

    The 21-year-old man used free messaging service WhatsApp to legally separate from his new wife - meaning he didn’t even have to pay anything to end their marriage. J Prameela Devi, a member of the state women’s commission adalat, told the Times of India: ‘He said she was like an apple and he had already tasted it. Islamic scholars are divided as to whether WhatsApp is actually a legal document, with some stating that the divorce should be carried out in person.

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  • Euro Papers: Neymar stops contract talks - cites Manchester United

    A top Catalan newspaper reports that Neymar's link to Man United is back - as the megastar halts renewal talks. And Benzema to Arsenal is back, too!

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  • Security Accosts Shopper Who Carried Goods To Car In Basket To Avoid 5p Bag Charge

    The new carrier bag charge turned ugly this week after security guards accosted a shopper for using a basket to take groceries to her car. 

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  • OktoberFest London Cancelled ‘30-Minutes’ Before Opening Due To 'Unforeseen Circumstances'

    Bad news for London-based lederhosen fans - the UK’s very own version of Oktoberfest has been binned at the last minute due to “operational issues”. Confusingly, the separate but very similarly named London Oktoberfest is going ahead as planned this afternoon in Canary Wharf. The axed event had promised four days of “everything that makes Oktoberfest, held in the wooden halls of Tobacco Dock.

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  • Dog walkers could be slapped with £100 poo fine - even if their pet DOESN'T make a mess

    Daventry Council in Northamptonshire, which is introducing the measure from December 1, is thought to be the first in the country to trial the penalty for dog walkers in a bid to rid the streets of steaming mounds of excrement. Susie Rabin, head of campaigns at the charity, said: "The overwhelming majority of dog owners do pick up their dog's mess. Mike Warren, councillor for health issues, said: "We will be advising them to make sure they have extra poop bags with them at all times to ensure they have the means to pick up, regardless of how long they've been out and about with their pet. "These new powers are not intended to penalise the many responsible dog owners, who should be assured that our officers will be taking a common-sense approach on their patrols. q
  • Stressed Mum Praises Waitrose For Letting Her Take Home Shopping For FREE

    A mother who was struggling with a poorly baby was reduced to tears when she was told by Waitrose she could take her shopping home for free after she forgot her purse. Joanna Johnson had headed out to the supermarket in Milton Keynes after her 16-month-old son Flynn had been crying all day, suffering from a cold and teething pain. Joanna wrote a post on the Waitress Facebook page, praising the store for helping her out when she was “totally at my wit’s end”.

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  • Premier League - Klopp wins first battle at Liverpool as McAllister and O'Driscoll shunted aside

    Jurgen Klopp appears to have made his first successful power play within Liverpool Football Club after Gary McAllister and Sean O'Driscoll left.

  • Britain's recovery will slow this year, warns George Osborne

    Britain 'can't be immune' from the risks in the global economy, says George Osborne

  • Frankie Boyle Has An Utterly Brutal Assessment Of The Current State Of UK Politics

    Cutting comic Frankie Boyle has nailed this year’s party conferences in possibly his most astute column yet. In a Guardian roundup which expertly lampoons all three parties for their “strange, dull ceremonies”, Boyle’s interpretation of Britain’s political landscape is as biting as it is bleak. Frankie Boyle's sums up the Labour, Lib Dems and Tory conferences with aplomb Cementing his reputation as a political commentator, Boyle’s descriptions of the runners and riders are as insightful as they are hilarious, and prove no one is safe from his equal-opportunities acid tongue. Jeremy Corbyn Tom Watson Theresa May George Osborne David Cameron Boyle is rapidly gaining a reputation for his wry political

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  • Free Retirement Calculator: When Can You Retire?

    Find Out How Soon You Can Retire With Our Free Online Assessment.

  • Muslim Leaders 'Expose ISIS' Lies’ In Digital Magazine

    British muslim leaders are hoping to halt Islamic State’s online recruitment successes by launching a digital magazine offering an opposing viewpoint. Haqiqah will “expose ISIS’ lies”, revealing “what really lies behind the terrorist organisation”. It’s hoped that hearing imams and scholars offer an alternative perspective will deter disenfranchised British muslims from signing up for the perceived excitement of a life within Islamic State.

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  • Cheating nightclub man says sorry but hits out at woman he kissed

    A man pictured kissing a girl he met on a night says he’s ‘ruined the best thing that has ever happened’ to him. Pippa McKinney, 22, posted an appeal on Facebook the morning after the night before in a bid to get in touch with Matty Steven as she’d taken his number down wrong. But it backfired when his girlfriend responded. Matty initially responded to claims he cheated by branding Pippa a ‘liar’. But now he’s come forward to repent. MORE: ‘Cheating’ nightclub man breaks silence after girlfriend responded to picture of him kissing girl Speaking to the Manchester Evening News, he said: ‘I hold my hands up. I’ve made a massive mistake. I’ve ruined the best thing that has ever happened to me. Not

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  • NASA releases never-before-seen pics of the Apollo Missions (23 photos)

    After decades hidden in archives, thousands of pictures of the Apollo space missions have now been publically released online. Some 13,000 NASA images were put onto the Project Apollo Archive Flickr page, all taken by astronauts on the manned Apollo missions between 1961 and 1972 using Hasselbald cameras. Epic views of earth from space, retro-looking snaps of the rocket equipment and, of course, man’s very first steps onto the surface of the moon are captured in the series. Unsurprisingly in such an extensive collection, there are also plenty of blurry snaps, fingers over lenses and dark smudges where someone forgot to switch on the flash. In addition, the astronauts chose to capture some of the more mundane aspects of life aboard a spaceship, photographing each other shaving, napping, eating meals and brushing their teeth.

    Yahoo India