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  • Kanye West REFUSES To Speak To Jonathan Ross And Other Guests On The Jonathan Ross Show

    After causing a stir with his 'audio muted' BRIT Awards performance, Kanye West has reportedly been causing more trouble by refusing to speak to Jonathan Ross on The Jonathan Ross Show. According to reports, Kim Kardashian's 37-year-old husband threw his big tantrum during a pre-record for the chat show, where he filmed a performance of 'Only One'. After his performance, Jonathan tried to grab a chat with Kanye, but instead of being greeted with open arms, Jonathan was greeted by Kanye lying on the floor and refusing to say a word.

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  • Football - Van Gaal: Sunderland victory vital

    Despite a run of two defeats in 16 Barclays Premier League matches, Manchester United's place in the top four does not look as solid as it did at the turn of the year. Although Southampton have dropped to fifth they remain just one point behind United while Liverpool's upturn in form has pushed them to within two points of their rivals. Liverpool's exit from the Europa League should aid their pursuit of a top-four finish and the same applies for Tottenham, who are just three points shy of Van Gaal's side.

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  • Why Tottenham legend Jimmy Greaves will not attend the Capital One Cup final against Chelsea - Telegraph

    Telegraph Sport had a request to speak to Greaves about his decision not to go to games turned down, but theories linger around Tottenham that he has never fully forgiven the club for the manner of his departure 45 years ago. Greaves has made no secret of the fact that he was unhappy with way he felt he was forced out of Spurs to West Ham United in 1970 as part of the deal that took Martin Peters to White Hart Lane. Having celebrated his 75th on February 20, Greaves turned down the latest invitation from Tottenham to be a guest of honour for the game against West Ham, which took place two days later.

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  • Scarlett Johansson: Nothing 'Creepy or Inappropriate' About John Travolta

    Scarlett Johansson has come to John Travolta's defense after a picture of him greeting her on the red carpet at the Oscars became an Internet meme. "There is nothing at all strange, creepy or inappropriate about John Travolta," Johansson said in a statement to the Associated Press.

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  • Cliff Richard investigation: 'More allegations' as investigation 'increases significantly in size'

    The police investigation into Sir Cliff Richard has ‘increased significantly in size’ since its inception and involves ‘more than one allegation’, South Yorkshire’s Chief Constable has revealed. David Crompton said the ‘expanding nature’ of the investigation meant he could not give a date when it would be concluded. In a letter to Keith Vaz, chairman of the Commons Home Affairs Select Committee, Mr Crompton said the force was in regular contact with Sir Cliff’s lawyers.

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  • Rare hole-punch clouds create spectacle in the sky

    The cloud formation seen above British Columbia, Canada and Washington State this past month are called Hole-punch clouds or Fallstreak holes.

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  • Madonna says 'Intolerance' in Europe 'feels like Nazi Germany'

    Rebounding from her stage tumble at the Brit awards, pop star Madonna told French radio Thursday that "intolerance" was now so high in France and Europe that "it feels like Nazi Germany." Speaking to Europe 1 radio in an interview to be aired Friday morning, Madonna said "anti-Semitism is at an all-time high" in France and elsewhere in Europe, and likened the current atmosphere to the period when German fascism was on the ascent. It feels like Nazi Germany," the 56-year-old singer said, calling the situation "scary," and lamenting what she described as France's lost tradition of welcoming diversity and honouring freedom.

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  • Muslim women's rights campaigner writes powerful letter to young girls considering joining Isis

    A Muslim women’s rights has penned a powerful and letter to all young Muslim women who are considering fleeing their homes to join Isis. Sara Khan, a Muslim herself, has urged young women not to be fooled by the ‘lies’ told by Isis, and says her only intention is to warn them that they are being misled by a ‘poisonous narrative of Islam’. Citing the promises made by Isis that women living under their rule get homes, husbands and protection, Ms Khan instead reiterates the words of the Islamic State leaders that women are ‘second class citizens’ who should remain ‘hidden from society’.

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  • US-led strikes on IS after group seizes 220 Christians

    The US-led coalition has carried out air strikes against the Islamic State group in northeastern Syria, where the jihadists have launched a new offensive and kidnapped 220 Assyrian Christians. The raids on Thursday struck areas around the town of Tal Tamr in Hasakeh province, the Syrian Observatory for Human Rights said, without giving information on possible casualties. The town remains under the control of Kurdish forces, but at least 10 surrounding villages have been seized by IS, along with the captives.

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  • British tourist 'trips over sleeping flight attendant' on BA flight

    A British holidaymaker has received £2,000 in compensation – from her own lawyer – after she claimed she tripped over a sleeping flight attendant on a British Airways flight. Shaunna Baynes, from Dagenham, east London, received the payout from her solicitor as an apology after he missed a deadline to bring court proceedings against the Heathrow-based carrier.

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  • 'Jihadi John' from Islamic State beheading videos unmasked as Londoner

    By Michael Holden and Mark Hosenball LONDON/WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The masked "Jihadi John" killer who fronted Islamic State beheading videos has been identified as Mohammed Emwazi, a British computer programming graduate from a well-to-do London family who was known to the security services. The black-clad militant brandishing a knife and speaking with an English accent was shown in videos released by Islamic State (IS) apparently decapitating hostages including Americans, Britons and Syrians. The 26-year-old militant used the videos to threaten the West, admonish its Arab allies and taunt President Barack Obama and British Prime Minister David Cameron before petrified hostages cowering in orange jump suits. Two U.S. government sources who spoke on condition of anonymity confirmed to Reuters that investigators believed Jihadi John was Emwazi.

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  • Brit Awards 2015: Most awkward moments of the night

    The 2015 Brit Awards is finally over, and while it will no doubt forever be known as the show where Madonna fell over, there were plenty of other cringeworthy moments through out the night. Did anyone catch Taylor Swift’s awkward dancing while watching Kanye West perform? Here are some of the cringiest moments from the Brit Awards.

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  • Indonesia's Executions: Drugs Diplomacy in a Diplomatic Crisis?

    All diplomatic efforts earlier this month to save Brazilian and Dutch citizens from execution in Indonesia failed. The harrowing final hours of Marco Archer Cardoso Moreira have since been revealed. Australia has been told that two of its citizens face imminent execution and nationals of the United Kingdom and elsewhere must now be losing hope. Indonesian Attorney General Muhammad Prasetyo has said that 'nothing whatsoever' will stop the executions of Andrew Chan and Myuran Sukumaran, two of the so-called Bali Nine.

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  • Comet to be visible from Earth after surviving encounter with sun

    An unusual comet that is unlike anything seen before by scientists is expected to become visible from Earth in the coming weeks. Nasa and the European Space Agency's Solar and Heliospheric Observatory, also called SOHO, spotted the comet as it skimmed past the sun. The is not thought to belong to any known family of comets and scientists have been left baffled as to how it survived its close encounter with the sun.

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  • Tensions with Germany over 'greedy' Greece's debt

    Renewed tensions emerged Thursday between Greece and Germany as attention turned to Athens's huge debt load two days after the stricken eurozone country secured an extension of its bailout. The new left-wing government experienced its first opposition protest, meantime, with several hundred anti-capitalists and anarchists marching against the agreement with eurozone partners. Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras, who swept to power last month on a wave of anger over years of austerity cuts, wants to use the four-month bailout extension secured on Tuesday to renegotiate that mountain of debt.

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  • Peter Andre's Birthday: His Most Family Man Instagram Pics

    He loves his kids. And Peter Andre is happy to share his fun family time with his Instagram followers, whether he’s pulling funny faces with Princess, skiing with Junior, or carrying Amelia. As Peter celebrates his 42nd birthday today, we’re celebrating

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  • Prosecutor: Mom craved attention, poisoned child with salt

    WHITE PLAINS, N.Y. (AP) — A woman accused of force feeding her 5-year-old son salt through a stomach tube reveled in the attention that a sickly child brought her, a prosecutor said Thursday at her trial.

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  • Justices appear to favor Muslim denied job over headscarf

    WASHINGTON (AP) — Have you heard the one about the Sikh, the Hasidic Jew, the Muslim and the nun who walked into a job interview?

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  • Prince Harry To Leave Armed Forces

    Prince Harry is expected to leave the military later this year, according to Sky sources. He served two tours of duty in Afghanistan. Sky's Defence Correspondent Alistair Bunkall said Prince Harry had a "pretty distinguished" career within the Armed Forces.

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