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  • Long Distance Lorry Driver Snaps 'Ghost Of Drowned Man’ Wandering In Rush Hour Traffic

    A long distance lorry driver claims to have photographed the ghost of a drowned man wandering into a tunnel. Driver George Furst’s colleague Stephen Smyth took the snap last week as they drove into a tunnel heading into Cork, Ireland. On checking the picture, they spotted what they believe could be a ‘Downton Abbey’ period ghost.

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  • Mourinho: I was not humiliating Matic

    Jose Mourinho insists he was not making an example of Nemanja Matic by substituting him when he had only recently entered the field.

  • Rita Ora clashes with Simon Cowell as X Factor tension rises

    The X Factor's Rita Ora called fellow judge Simon Cowell "rude" as the pair clashed over contestant Katie Coleman during the Six Chair Challenge.

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  • Two die after double-decker bus crashes into Sainsbury's store

    Two people, including an eight-year-old boy, were killed when a double-decker bus ploughed into a Sainsbury's supermarket, West Midlands Police said.

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  • India's first male supermodels: Then and now (7 photos)

    At some point of time in the 90s, after our country opened its gates for economic liberalisation and before the runway merged with Bollywood, Indian fashion was all about four men – Arjun Rampal, Milind Soman, Marc Robinson and Rahul Dev – the first and also the last of their kind. Of course there was John Abraham, whom Atul Kasbekar regarded as a ‘combination of all the aforementioned models’; subsequently, the breed of  male supermodels sort of died out in India. Today the lines that define masculinity have become more or less blurred, with the assimilation of metrosexual and androgynous; on the other extreme, stands the brawny men, and individuality got pushed into the periphery somewhere along the way. There is an abundance of models, but dearth of characters, contrary to the days when Milind Soman, Arjun Rampal, etc., were household names. The highlight of any fashion shows these days are the Bollywood stars, whose roles have extended to that of a show stopper. Even brands resort to the big screen when they are looking for a face to sell their products. Change is inevitable and good, but it also brings a sense of loss; all we can do is reminisce the good old era of male supermodels. In pics: How the Big Four – Arjun Rampal, Milind Soman, Marc Robinson and Rahul Dev – have changed through the years. Image credit: Yogen Shah, AFP, AP, facebook.

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  • Teacher 'swallowed whole' by shark while fishing with friends off South Australia coast

    A large great white shark swallowed a teacher alive as he fished with friends in South Australia, an inquest heard. Sam Kellett, 28, had originally planned to dive at a different spot 100km away but a catastrophic fire warning forced them to move to Goldsmith Beach. Mr Kellett was freediving with friends and fellow spearfishmen when he was attacked by the shark. Witnesses told the inquest, in Adelaide, how the estimated five-metre shark thrashed its tail and launched itself out of the water, the local newspaper reported. Mr Kellett's friends said they did not see the attack but saw a large pool of red blood where Sam had been. In a statement, witness Aaron Whitaker said he heard one of the group yell.

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  • World Cup - England 'taken to cleaners' by Australia, says Clive Woodward

    Australia's scrum was key to the their stunning 33-13 win over England on Saturday, former England coach Clive Woodward said.

  • Victoria Beckham Proves Marriage Is Stronger Than Ever As She Shares Pride For David Beckham

    David and Victoria Beckham are continuing to prove that their marriage is stronger than ever despite the various split rumours, with Posh taking to Instagram to show how proud she is of her husband, who’s returning to Old Trafford for a charity match. David made the announcement on The BBC Radio 1 Breakfast Show with Nick Grimshaw, revealing that he’s returning with Sir Alex Ferguson to play and captain the GB team, while Zinedine Zidane will captain the Rest of the World team, which will be managed by Carlo Ancelotti. Sharing a nostalgic photo of David playing football to congratulate him, Victoria wrote: “Proud of @davidbeckham putting his boots back on again at Old Trafford for the fantastic work of @unicef.

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  • Angela Griffin: I'm so lucky to have been accepted by Lewis fans

    The actress is reprising her role of Detective Sergeant Lizzie Maddox in the hit ITV detective series.

  • Free Event in Washington DC Area October 13th - 17

    Join us for Than Merrill's, the star of A&E's 'Flip this House', free 2 hour training event in the Washington DC area. Register before seats are gone!

  • David Cameron's 'confrontational language undermines UK Muslim outreach work'

    Confrontational language used by David Cameron and other Government ministers about the need for British Muslims to do more to combat extremism may have hampered efforts to win support within the communities, a report by a respected defence think-tank has claimed.

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  • Mood Sours in Germany as Majority Say They Now Fear Refugee Numbers

    Increasing numbers of Germans are becoming afraid about the growing numbers of migrants and asylum seekers arriving in the company, according to a new poll. Last month, TV footage showed large groups of Germans applauding and clapping as exhausted refugees from countries such as Syria, Eritrea and Afghanistan, arrived at Germany's rail stations. However, in a poll commissioned by public broadcaster ARD comprising of 1,001 people, a slim majority—51 percent—said they were afraid of the large numbers of refugees arriving in the country, compared with 47 percent who said they were unafraid, reports Deutsche Welle. A month earlier, the same pollsters put the number who were afraid at 38 percent.

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  • Imogen Thomas shows pregnancy at musical

    Footage of Imogen Thomas showing her pregnancy at 'Showstoppers' the musical in Chelsea, London, UK on Wednesday night.

  • Jeremy Clarkson suffers verbal battering on Have I Got News For You

    Former Top Gear presenter Jeremy Clarkson survived a verbal battering from the panel of Have I Got News For You as he hosted the opening episode of the show's 50th series.

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  • Survivor: Gunman spared 'lucky one' to give police message

    ROSEBURG, Ore. (AP) — The 26-year-old killer who gunned down classmates at an Oregon college spared a student and gave the "lucky one" something to deliver to authorities, according to the mother of a student who witnessed the rampage.

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  • Volkswagen Driver Shaming Is Now A Thing...Thanks Hipsters, Thanks

    Volkswagen drivers living in the spiritual home of hipsterdom, Portland Oregon, have found the above flier (Picture:FfejMoshpit/Twitter) fixed under the windscreen wipers.

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  • Size Does Matter! Woman Files For Divorce... Because Her Husband Is Too Short

    Size matters for one Saudi Arabian woman - who’s divorcing her husband because he’s too short.

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  • Putin Has Bitten Off More Than He Can Chew

    This article first appeared on the Atlantic Council site. For 15 years, Gleb Pavlovsky worked as an adviser to Russian Presidents Boris Yeltsin, Vladimir Putin and the one-term Dmitry Medvedev. He was one of the chief architects behind the "power vertical" concept—the need for a strong leader to create stability. Freedom and democracy were supposed to "come later." Unfortunately for Pavlovsky, the exact opposite happened. After writing several articles on why Medvedev should run against then–Prime Minister Putin in the 2012 presidential election, he got fired. Today, he says he is happy he was kicked out in time, before the regime descended further into authoritarianism—and instead offers an

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  • How to Double Your Money Every 3.5 Years

    In a recent study, a group of University professors show how 539 individual investors were able to consistently double their money every 3.5 years.

  • Ditch the diesel: The ten best small petrol cars in 2016

    Worried about the diesel emissions scandal? Why not try one of our top small petrol cars for 2016?

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  • Incredible pictures show Shoreham air pilot looking unscathed after crash that killed 11

    FLYNET Andy Hill appeared to show barely any scars despite being inside a jet that burst into flames during the deadly incident on August 22. The experienced pilot was discharged from hospital three weeks ago but has still not been questioned by officers after his Hawker Hunter plunged on to a dual carriageway in West Sussex. Mr Hill's jet burst into a fireball after his plane did not pull out of a loop-the-loop manoeuvre during Shoreham Airshow and plummeted into traffic on the A27. Mr Hill incredibly showed barely any scars just over a month after the horror crash and returned home on September 9. But police desperate for the pilot's account of the tragic event are still waiting to question q
  • Jack the Ripper: Latest theory claims the serial killer was a singer protected by Freemasons

    The author of Withnail and I says the Whitechapel murders were committed by Michael Maybrick, a singer who was "a psychopath shielded by servants of the Victorian state". Bruce Robinson, a director and screenwriter has been researching the Ripper killings, culminating in an 800-page book, They All Love Jack: Busting the Ripper. Elizabeth Stride and Catherine Eddowes were found mutilated on 30 September 1888 within hours of each other.

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