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Can Wayne Rooney lead from the front once more?

Manchester United will have Wayne Rooney back up front as they look to close the gap at the top.

  • 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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  • Vicky Pattison SLAMS Ricky Rayment's Relationship With Marnie: "I Can't Gauge How Genuine It Is"

    This week, everyone's favourite Geordie Shore-er (soz Gaz, we still 'would') has been speaking her mind about new 'hot' structured reality TV couple Ricky Rayment and Marnie Simpson. None-other than TOWIE's own Jessica Wright, who split with the formerly hirsute Ricky last year. Ricky and Marnie have been an apparent item for several weeks now, and Vick thinks that the reason Marnie's with Ricky is to get a part on the Essex reality show – which Vicky thinks will make Jess WELL JEL.

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  • First Photo Of 'Jihadi John' As Adult Revealed

    The first known photograph has emerged of Mohammed Emwazi - the Islamic State militant known as "Jihadi John" - as an adult. Showing him with a goatee beard and wearing a Pittsburgh Pirates baseball cap, the image is revealed in student records from his time at the University of Westminster. Sky News can also exclusively reveal details of Emwazi's academic achievements during his stint at the university in London's Cavendish campus, between 2006 and 2009.

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  • Clarkson Twitter row with Labour MP

    Top Gear host Jeremy Clarkson has traded on-line insults with shadow transport minister Michael Dugher, saying the motoring show is not made "for people who wear pink ties". Clarkson replied on Twitter, saying: " Labour's transport spokesman says he doesn't like Top Gear.

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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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  • First-Time Buyers 'Get 20% Discount On Homes'

    First (Other OTC: FSTC - news) -time buyers aged under-40 will be given the chance to buy a starter home at a 20% discount under a new Government scheme. Planning rules for under-used brownfield sites will be relaxed from Monday in return for developers

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  • Disney Child Stars: Then and Now

    Impossibly preppy as hoop-shooting schoolkid Troy Bolton in the ‘High School Musical’ series, Efron did his growing up pretty fast as soon as he graduated from the Mouse House. Zac will return in the sequel to ‘Bad Neighbours’ and plays the starring role in ‘We Are Your Friends’, a new drama from that Max off MTV’s ‘Catfish’. As the 12-year-old star of ‘The Parent Trap’, Lohan was the quintessential Disney kid – smiley of face, freckled of cheek and red of hair, li’l Lindsay was a poster child for good behaviour.

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  • Assad 'can't help fight against IS'

    Syrian dictator Bashar Assad cannot be a partner in the fight against the extremism of Islamic State (IS), Foreign Secretary Philip Hammond and his French counterpart Laurent Fabius have said in a joint article. In the article for French newspaper Le Monde, Mr Hammond and Mr Fabius called for a political settlement to create a unity government in Syria which can work with the international community to defeat IS - also known as Isis or Isil. Mr Hammond and Mr Fabius said it was clear that Assad was "fighting to improve his public image" by presenting himself as a bulwark against chaos in the region and by offering a six-week halt to shelling of a civilian area of the city of Aleppo.

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  • Football - In-form Gomez wants to continue inspiring Fiorentina

    The Germany striker looked to be stuck in the wilderness following his move from Bayern Munich in 2013 with persistent knee injuries hampering his debut season in Italy and he was left out of his country's squad for the 2014 World Cup. In nine Fiorentina games so far in 2015 Gomez has scored six goals, helping Vincenzo Montella's squad move from eighth to fifth in Serie A, six points back from third-placed Napoli and a chance to qualify for next season's Champions League. "I knew I was not done and I wanted to show Fiorentina that I could help them," Gomez said of his injury-plagued first season with the club.

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  • Inside one woman's 90-square-foot NY apartment

    The young fashion worker gave Curbed a 'tour' of her apartment to show how she has sacrificed on space to live in the upscale West Village neighborhood, where she can count Courtney Love, Brooke Shields and Calvin Klein as neighbors.

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  • 'What Colour Is This Dress?' Debate Swamps Web

    A picture of a two-tone dress has gone viral after it prompted a fierce debate over whether it was white and gold - or blue and black. Kim Kardashian tweeted: "What color is that dress? Taylor Swift said: "I don't understand this odd dress debate and I feel like it's a trick somehow.

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  • Premium Bonds: You're 2,000 times more likely to win £1m than ... zilch

    NS&I Premium Bonds are a more attractive alternative to savings accounts than you thinkHere is a sentence to cheer many a beleaguered saver: put the maximum £40,000 into Premium Bonds and you are nearly 2,000 times more likely to win £1m than

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  • Mexico captures Knights Templar drug cartel leader

    Mexico's most wanted drug lord Servando Gomez, whose Knights Templar cartel smuggled drugs to the US and iron ore to China, was finally captured, without a shot fired. The former teacher nicknamed "La Tuta" was detained by federal police as he left a house in Morelia, capital of western Michoacan state, hiding his face with a scarf and cap, officials said. Gomez, 49, was taken to Mexico City and frog-marched in front of television cameras, wearing a black sweater and jeans as two masked federal police officers held him down by the neck and led him into a helicopter.

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  • Family 'positive' on missing Becky

    The family of missing 16-year-old Rebecca Watts have said they are "keeping positive" about the prospect of being reunited with the teenager. John Galsworthy, Becky's paternal grandfather, said the family were trying to remain strong as the search intensifies. Mr Galsworthy said: "We are broadening the search.

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  • Tesco close 43 stores and staff pension scheme despite productive Christmas

    Tesco has revealed it plans to close 43 unprofitable stores across the UK and a “significant proportion” will be local convenience shops. Amidst the planned closure of 43 unsuccessful stores, the firm is also shelving plans to open a further 49 new “very large” stores. In addition, Tesco announced that they would be closing its staff pension scheme, making cuts of £250million and reducing overheads by 30%. This latest revelation in a series of accounting scandals, which saw the departure of various senior executives, comes after two years of troubles as the supermarket has suffered falling sales and profit warnings.

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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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  • Formula 1 - Michael Schumacher's mountain 'refuge' sold - for £1.8m

    Petter Birkrem, from the estate agent handling the sale, described the property to Norway's DN newspaper as Schumacher's "refuge from the media pursuit he has suffered throughout his life". Before a skiing accident in 2014 in which he suffered serious head trauma, Schumacher and his family spent several months a year staying in the lodge enjoying winter sports.

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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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  • Fraudster conned way out of prison

    A fraudster escaped from jail after fooling prison staff into believing he had been released on bail, a court heard. Neil Moore, 28, was on remand at Wandsworth Prison in south west London, when he sent a letter to wardens posing as the court service. In it he claimed that he had been granted bail, ensuring he was able to walk out of prison, London's Southwark Crown Court heard.

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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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