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The new family of four are expected to stay at Kensington Palace for a few days before heading to Anmer Hall.

  • British grandmother prepares for execution in Indonesia

    A British grandmother on death row in Indonesia is writing goodbye letters to her family and believes she could be executed at any time, she wrote in an article on Sunday. Lindsay Sandiford, 58, said she was expecting to die shortly, after seven foreign drug convicts were executed last week, causing a storm of international protest. "I have started to write goodbye letters to members of my family." Sandiford, originally from Redcar in northeast England, wrote that she planned to sing the cheery popular song "Magic Moments" when facing the firing squad.

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  • EasyJet flight from Mallorca to London declares mid-air emergency

    An Easyjet flight on its way to the UK has declared an emergency and will land in Paris. EasyJet Flight U28626 from Palma de Mallorca to London has declared an emergency and is diverting. Follow us on Twitter @DailyMirror - the official Daily Mirror & Mirror Online Twitter account - real news in real time.

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  • How did David Beckham's 40th birthday turn into a Spice Girls reunion?

    David Beckham’s 40th birthday celebration in Marrakesh seems to have turned into a bit of a Spice Girls reunion, at least based on the pictures he and his wife put on Instagram. Victoria Beckham posted images today on the social network showing her with former bandmates Mel C, Geri Halliwell and Emma Bunton. Ex-Desperate Housewives star Eva Longoria, food writer Tana Ramsey, and model and actress Denise Vasi are also in the pictures, which show them having what looks like a great time at some Moroccan venue.

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  • Ukip Have Actually Called The Cops Over One Little Joke On The BBC

    Ukip has "declared war on the BBC" after a journalist made a joke about leader Nigel Farage on Have I Got News For You on Tuesday. Party officials issued a complaint to Kent Police after Tuesday's broadcast, saying the BBC had breached Section 106 of the Representation of the People Act, hampering Farage's chances of election in the constituency. Ukip election strategist Raheem Kassam told the Huffington Post UK: "Camilla Long made false statements about a candidate at this election. Long's comments were made after a feature in the Sunday Times attacking the "erupted spleen" of South Thanet, saying it was "grubby and stuck in the past" and would "suit Nigel Farage to a T".

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  • Football - Mourinho: Chelsea are worthy champs

    The Blues claimed the three points needed for a first title since 2009/10 and fourth in 11 seasons with a 1-0 defeat of Crystal Palace at Stamford Bridge. Eden Hazard headed in the rebound after seeing his first-half penalty saved by Julian Speroni to seal Mourinho's third English championship - drawing him level with Bill Shankly, Arsene Wenger and Stan Cullis - and first of his second spell. Chelsea, by the Portuguese's own admission, became "more strategic, less artistic" as the title neared, with detractors labelling the Blues "boring".

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  • Woman killed after sitting on rail track in Staffordshire

    In a statement read to the hearing on behalf of Miss Upton, British Transport Police coroners’ liaison officer Paul Simmonds said: “When they arrived Miss Pashaeva caused a scene so Miss Upton grabbed her and took her along the platform. Miss Upton was unable to get her off the track. Also known as Emilia Bashaeva, she had a history of heavy drinking and was said to have joked about ‘having vodka for breakfast’.

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  • Reese Witherspoon’s Daughter Ava is the Spitting Image of Her Mother!

    Ok, we just can’t take it. Reese Witherspoon’s daughter Ava is the spitting image of her mother!

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  • Look how many celebs were spotted at the Floyd Mayweather vs Manny Pacquiao fight!

    A host of Hollywood A-listers and sports stars gathered at the MGM Grand to watch Floyd Mayweather comprehensively outpoint Manny Pacquiao in their eagerly-awaited superfight. Stars received loud cheers from the 16,507-strong crowd when footage of them

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  • Two dead at US Mohammed cartoon event

    Two gunmen were shot dead and a security guard wounded outside a Prophet Mohammed cartoon contest in Texas, authorities said, as a bomb squad investigated the gunmen's car. The American Freedom Defense Initiative (AFDI) organized the event in a suburb of Dallas, featuring far-right Dutch politician Geert Wilders, who has been outspoken against Muslims. Police said two men drove up to the conference center in Garland, Texas, and began shooting at a security guard.

    AFP
  • Police search for missing girls

    Sammy Clarke, 14, and Siobhan Clarke, 15, left school early on Friday to meet up with their 20-year-old friend Kieran Hartley-Anderson, Essex Police revealed today. Officers believe the girls, from the Maldon area of the county, met Mr Hartley-Anderson at a house in Shoeburyness, around 15 miles away on the coast near Southend. Chief Inspector Jonathan Baldwin said: "We are extremely concerned for the welfare of Sammy, Siobhan and Kieran as none of them has been seen for nearly two days or have been in touch with relatives or friends.

    Press Association
  • Drivers hit by cars 'double tax'

    Motorists are being hit by the "double taxing" of cars for the month they change hands under new regulations accompanying the scrapping of the need to show tax discs on windscreens, the AA has said. This double tax is providing the Government with an estimated £38 million windfall, according to the AA. Since October, motorists have not been required to display their vehicle excise duty (VED) car tax discs on their windscreens, with the Driver and Vehicle Licensing Agency (DVLA) logging tax details electronically.

    Press Association
  • Rio Ferdinand's Wife Dies From Cancer

    Former England footballer Rio Ferdinand has confirmed that his wife, Rebecca Ellison, has died from cancer. The Queen's Park Rangers defender said his "wonderful wife" passed away peacefully at the Royal Marsden Hospital in London after a short illness. "I would also like to express my gratitude for the dedication and expertise of the staff led by Professors Johnstone and Clarke at the Royal Marsden.

    Sky News
  • World kept guessing over name of Britain's baby princess

    Royal watchers around the world waited to discover the name of the two-day-old British princess born to Prince William and his wife Kate, which could be announced on Monday. The couple left hospital with their newborn daughter on Sunday -- and when their toddler son George was born in 2013 his name was announced the day after they left hospital. "William's late mother was there in spirit, outside the hospital on Saturday, her oval sapphire and diamond engagement ring on the hand Kate used to adjust the sleeping baby's shawl," journalist Allison Pearson wrote in the article.

    AFP
  • With rescue near, Boko Haram stoned Nigerian girls to death

    Even with the crackle of gunfire signaling rescuers were near, the horrors did not end: Boko Haram fighters stoned captives to death, some girls and women were crushed by an armored car and three died when a land mine exploded as they walked to freedom. "We just have to give praise to God that we are alive, those of us who have survived," said 27-year-old Lami Musa as she cradled her 5-day-old baby girl. Nigeria's military said it has freed nearly 700 Boko Haram captives in the past week.

    Associated Press
  • Kim Jong-un snubs Russia visit fearing 'he would become a freak show'

    North Korean leader Kim Jong-un has cancelled a visit to Russia reportedly because the superpower refused to guarantee him special treatment and over fears he would become a 'freak show for the global press'.

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  • Night Wolves Biker Gang Cross Into Germany

    Members of an ultra-nationalist Russian biker gang who have sparked controversy with a ride through Europe to mark the end of the Second World War have entered Germany. A group from the pro-Kremlin Night Wolves motorcycle club crossed into Germany from Austria on Sunday, according to Bavarian police, but they could not say exactly how many people it included. The ride to retrace the westward route taken by Soviet troops to Berlin has led to anger in some countries.

    Sky News
  • New Princess More Than The Spare To The Heir

    When Henry VII's army defeated and killed Richard III on Bosworth Field in 1485, leaving him to be rediscovered in a Leicester car park centuries later, the Tudor dynasty was vulnerable. Henry VII married Elizabeth of York, in order to heal the rift of the Wars of the Roses and they had a son as heir, called Arthur. They needed a ‘spare’ second son, who they called Henry, just to be sure of the dynasty’s security.

    Sky News
  • Pictures Of The Week: Elvis, Elections And Exercise (12 photos)

    Here is our selection of the best pictures from the past seven days. A young boy tries on an Elvis mask at a Guinness Book of World Records event for the largest gathering of Elvis Presley impersonators in Antrim, Northern Ireland (Charles McQuillan/Getty

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  • Tiger Woods And Lindsey Vonn Announce Split

    Tiger Woods and Lindsey Vonn have broken up after a nearly three-year relationship, with both taking to social media to confirm they were parting ways. "After nearly three years together, Tiger and I have mutually decided to end our relationship," said the four-time World Cup ski champion and Olympic gold medalist. "I will always admire and respect Tiger.

    Sky News
  • Craig Charles is quitting Corrie for Red Dwarf after 10 years on the soap

    Craig Charles is quitting Coronation Street after a decade, and he’s heading back into outer space with Red Dwarf. Liverpudlian Craig, who has played Weatherfield cab company owner Lloyd Mullaney for 10 years, is to reprise his role as Lister in two new series of the cult comedy show on comedy channel Dave. In a statement, 50-year-old Craig, said: “I have had an absolutely fantastic 10 years on Coronation Street and I will be very sad to leave.

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