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  • Britain ‘At Risk From Asteroid Tsunami’ Which Could Wipe Out Coastal Towns

    Britain is at risk from an ‘asteroid tsunami’, where a rock falling from space creates a wall of water which kills hundreds of thousands of people living in coastal towns. University of Southampton experts have created a map showing where asteroids are most likely to fall - and found that Britain is at risk of being swamped by deadly waves caused by space rocks. Asteroids falling near Britain in the Atlantic or North Sea could trigger a devastating impact.

    Rob Waugh
  • Stunned South African audience not sure how to take Clarkson's Oscar Pistorius joke

    Jeremy Clarkson and James May got a mixed reaction from a South African audience after a controversial exchange in which he referred to Oscar Pistorius’ shooting of his model girlfriend Reeva Steenkamp. The pair, alongside Richard Hammond, were performing their live tour, formerly called Top Gear Live, in Johannesburg when Clarkson seemingly shot an audience member by accident with a paintball gun.

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  • UK On Security High Alert After Double City Evacuation In Wake Of Tunisia Attack

    The UK was on security red alert today - as two cities held evacuations in the wake of the Tunisia beach attack. Part of Exeter city centre was evacuated due to suspect packages, while South Kensington tube station in central London was also cordoned off over fears of a 'grenade'.

    Yahoo News
  • David Walliams rushes Steve Pemberton to hospital after actor collapses during Jimmy Savile play

    David Walliams got more than he bargained for when he went to see the new Jimmy Savile play. The Britain’s Got Talent judge ended up taking his good friend, comedian Steve Pemberton, to hospital after he collapsed during the production. A concerned David rushed to the 47-year-old’s aid and accompanied him to A&E, according to a report in The Sun.

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  • Heathrow Terminal 1 Closes Its Doors Tonight

    Heathrow Airport will close the doors on 47 years of aviation history tonight when Terminal 1 handles its final flight. Heathrow said the final departure would be a British Airways flight to Hanover on Monday night following a migration of services to the recently completed Terminal 2, which is to be extended to boost its capacity. The news came to light just 48 hours before the Airports Commission was due to announce its recommendation on whether a new runway should be built at Heathrow or Gatwick .

    Sky News
  • Britain's Got Talent's Connie Talbot, Who Sang 'Somewhere Over The Rainbow', Is All Grown Up

    Every so often the concept of time proves all too much for some people to handle, with the Internet currently having a mini-meltdown over the fact that six-year-old Connie Talbot, who wowed the nation when she auditioned for Britain's Got Talent back in 2007, is now... Erm... Older. The now-fourteen-year-old impressed the BGT judges when she gave an adorable performance of 'Somewhere Over The Rainbow', and ended up making it to the show's final, although unfortunately she didn't nab the opportunity to sing in front of the Queen. Eight years later and Connie is still singing her little heart out after becoming an online sensation, with more than 148 million people watching the Birmingham schoolgirl's original audition on YouTube.

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  • Islamic State beheads female civilians for first time in Syria - monitor

    The hardline Islamic State group has beheaded two women in Syria, the first time it has decapitated female civilians, the founder of a group monitoring the war said on Tuesday. The beheadings took place in the eastern Deir al-Zor province this week said Rami Abdulrahman, head of the Syrian Observatory for Human Rights, which tracks the conflict using sources on the ground. Islamic State has beheaded local and foreign men in Syria, including enemy combatants, aid workers and journalists as well as people it has deemed as violating its hardline interpretation of Islamic law.

    Reuters
  • Why HSBC Holdings plc Is “Monitoring” Greece Closely

    HSBC (LSE: HSBA) touts itself as "the world's local bank", with a branch network that spans across 73 countries around the world. Unfortunately, Greece is one of the 73 countries in which HSBC is present. HSBC has a 12-branch retail and commercial network in Greece. In total, HSBC's exposure to Greece currently amounts to $6bn and the bank has been reducing its exposure to the troubled Eurozone country over the past few years.

    Fool.co.uk
  • Lewis Hamilton Sends Nicole Scherzinger A Heart-Warming Happy Birthday Message

    Taking to Instagram to share the love as Nicole turns 37, her 30-year-old ex posted the above photo with the caption: "Dear friend, Through the years we shared alot, i wouldn't have changed a thing. Nicole, who's enjoying her birthday over in Mykonos, has yet to reply to the sweet message, instead posting a photo of her gorgeous view and thanking fans for all their kind messages.

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  • Juncker makes a last-minute offer as Tsipras pushes for 'no' vote in referendum

    European Commission head Jean-Claude Juncker late on Monday made a last-minute offer to the Hellenic nation in a bid to reach a bailout deal before the current programme expires on Tuesday, EU and Greek government sources said. Under the offer, Greek Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras would have to send a written acceptance by Tuesday and urge Greek people to vote in favour of the country applying measures imposed by its creditors on the referendum it will hold on 5 July. Read more: Greek MPs vote in favour of 5 July referendum on bailout terms This is the Greek referendum ballot: Should the draft agreement submitted by the European Commission, the European Central Bank and the International Monetary Fund on 25.06.2015 that consists of two parts be accepted?

    Sharecast
  • Brooklyn Beckham Pokes Fun At Mum Victoria And Reveals His Love Of Pot Noodles

    Brooklyn Beckham becoming a seriously active member of the Instagram community has succeeded in not only making us all feel ridiculously old (we remember when he was born!), but also giving us an intimate insight into what life is like as a member of the Beckham family. What would Victoria say, eh? Because we are the nosey type we decided to conduct a serious investigation into what is in Brooklyn's basket-trollet hybrid, which basically involved squinting really hard, and we made a rather shocking discovery.

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  • Knox County poorhouse: From Bible college to 'House of Nightmares' (23 photos)

    The abandoned Knox County Infirmary, an imposing Gothic structure plopped down in the middle of rural Ohio, was better known as the local poorhouse. In the 1950s it was falling apart and closed down, but then a church bought and fixed it up as a Bible college.

    Yahoo Finance UK
  • A world apart: 2 women with birthdates in 1800s still alive

    When Susannah Mushatt Jones and Emma Morano were born in 1899, there was not yet world war or penicillin, and electricity was still considered a marvel. Jones, who lives in New York, currently tops a list of supercentenarians, or people who have lived past 110, which is maintained by Los Angeles-based Gerontology Research Group. Morano, of Verbania, Italy, is just a few months younger than Jones and is Europe's oldest person, according to the group.

    Associated Press
  • What $200,000 Buys in the Atlanta Home Market

    The Allstate Blog offers everyday peace of mind through tips and education about safety, preparedness, maintenance and more.

  • Kendall Jenner beats big sister Kim Kardashian with most liked Instagram photo ever (and it's a selfie)

    Kim Kardashian’s little sister Kendall Jenner just overtook her in the Instagram game, gaining 2.5 million likes in five weeks for a photo of herself lying on the ground with her hair arranged into heart shapes. It overtakes Kim’s wedding photo with Kanye West, which gained 2.4 million likes after it was posted in May last year.

    SNAP.PA
  • Beyonce Dethroned as Forbes Highest Paid Celebrity; Who is Number 1?

    Forbes has released their annual list of the highest paid celebrity, and we have a new hollywood star on top! Sorry, Bey, you’ve been dethroned!

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  • European debt crisis: It's not just Greece that's drowning in debt

    While the eyes of the world are on Greece and its potential default on its debt, there are several other countries in the EU that have debts to rival the struggling nation. Altogether there are six European nations whose debts are larger than their economic output, and 16 that have debts larger than the 60%-of-GDP limit set out in the Maastricht Treaty. Greece’s public debt is, unsurprisingly, the highest in the EU - standing at 177% of its GDP.

    Telegraph
  • Charlie Dimmock’s grim reaper garden highlights dangers for pets

    A GARDENING celebrity has created her very own toxic haven to warn pet owners across Hampshire of the dangers of certain household plants.

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  • Decision on Vulcan flyover to be made in the morning as poor weather conditions expected

    People are being asked to check on social media tomorrow morning, as the Vulcan flyover could be called off due to poor weather.

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  • Shock For Tunisians Who Tried To Stop Killer

    The blood of the victims of the Tunisian terror attack is sluiced away from the still soiled paths and roadways of the hotel complex. The predominantly British guests, the survivors, are on their way home in hastily arranged charter flights. Mohammed Kamis witnessed the gunman's final moments.

    Sky News
  • EastEnders gearing up for an 'explosive' plotline with new villain

    EastEnders is set to be rocked by what show bosses are saying is “an EastEnders villain like no other”. The show’s executive producer, Dominic Treadwell-Collins, has hinted at what may unfold, and one of the big narratives set to rock Albert Square is the return of Kathy Beale (Gillian Taylforth). Speaking about Kathy’s third husband Gavin Sullivan (played by Paul Nicholas), Dominic said: “If everything works out, and I hope it will, Gavin is going to be an EastEnders villain like no other.

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