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  • Thousands of Turkish soldiers 'RAPED and STARVED' as punishment for failed Turkey coup

    TWITTER The human rights group said it has “credible evidence” that around 10,000 Turkish soldiers face the severe punishments for their part of the failed military coup against president Erdogan. Victims are being held in makeshift cells, such as stables and sports halls, and are being tortured and held in stress positions for 48 hours, the group said. The grim details that we have documented are just a snapshot of the abuses that might be happening in places of detention Amnesty International's European director John Dalhuisen Shocking pictures have emerged on social media appearing to show detained soldiers in cramped, inhumane conditions. Amnesty’s European director John Dalhuisen said: "Reports

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  • Marcus Rashford is so good that even Zlatan Ibrahimovic is impressed

    Zlatan was up on his feet and applauding as Rashford showed off his skills in a Manchester United friendly.

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  • Corrie Actress Jane Danson Clears Up Rumours Surrounding Leanne Battersby’s ‘Exit’

    Coronation Street die-hards can sleep easy in their beds tonight, after Jane Danson – who plays fan favourite Leanne Battersby – finally laid to rest the rumours surrounding her ‘departure’. Jane, who’s been in Coronation Street on-and-off since 1997 (!) told fans that she would NOT be leaving the show this year. Rumours have been circulating that several characters are set to face the axe as new boss, Kate Oates, started making changes – including upping the number of episodes from next year.

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  • Disgruntled parent pays £60 school attendance fine for taking child on holiday in pennies

    After taking his son out of school for a holiday, this man received a £60 fine from local authorities.  Rather than take the easy route, he changed £60 in cash into 1 and 2 pence pieces and proceeded to pour them over the reception desk of the local council office. He said: "When I called up to explain there is no specific law, the person on the phone had quite a rude attitude, so I went one better and changed the fine sum into penny pieces".

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  • Muslims Refuse To Bury Priest Killer Kermiche

    Muslims have refused to bury one of the terrorists who murdered a Catholic priest as he celebrated Mass. Community leaders in Saint-Etienne-du-Rouvray said they did not want to "taint" Islam by having any association with Adel Kermiche, the 19-year-old jihadist who killed Fr Jacques Hamel in his hometown in northern France. Mohammed Karabila, president of the local Muslim cultural association and imam of one of the town's mosques, told Le Parisien: "We're not going to taint Islam with this person.

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  • Celebrity Big Brother viewers divided after Saira Khan and James Whale's racism row

    Saira asked James if he was a racist – and then he told others that she had called him one.

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  • Thinning hair? Nutritionists reveal how you can EAT your way to thick, shiny hair

    Getty Images But there are things you can do to fight hair loss - including what you eat. Nutritionists have revealed the foods you should be eating to get the best hair possible - and first up is fat. Having a dry scalp and dull looking hair could be due to a deficiency in healthy fats. Lily Soutter, nutritionist and weight loss expert, said: “Omega 3 fats nourish and condition hair follicles giving you strong, shiny hair. “Aim for 2-3 portions a week of oily fish – wild salmon, fresh mackerel, tuna, anchovies, herring and sardines as well as ground flaxseeds, flaxseed oil, chia seeds, walnuts.” Aloe vera is not just for sunburn, as Shona Wilkinson, nutritionist at Superfooduk.com explained:

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  • Brazilian drug lord turns jail cell into luxury suite

    Paraguayan authorities got a surprise when they raided a Brazilian drug lord's jail cell... and found a three-room luxury suite complete with library, kitchen, conference room and plasma TV.

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  • I tried the tiny bag that claims to clean your clothes as well as a washing machine in 3 minutes — here's my verdict

    After writing about the Scrubba wash bag — a bag that claims to wash your clothes as well as a washing machine in as little as three minutes — and testing it during a Facebook live video, my editor suggested I take it home to use on my real dirty clothes. Essentially, you add your dirty clothes, water, and detergent, then you fold up the bag, clip it closed, and release the excess air.

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  • This Is the Diet to Go on If You Want to Lose Weight (According to Harvard Researchers)

    For the study, published in PLoS One, researchers from Harvard and Brigham and Women's Hospital reviewed 53 randomised trials of over 68,000 patients who had been assigned to either low-fat or low-carb diets.

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  • This photo of Obama and Hillary is making social media go crazy! (14 photos)

    Hillary Clinton has made history: She is the first woman in the United States who has now been appointed as presidential candidate of the Democrats, and thus has a chance of reaching the White House. So far, so good: A photo Barack Obama here shows how he congratulated his former Foreign Minister on this success. However, netizens got busy creating memes for this image, and now the photo is trending all over social networks for its many funny interpretations. Image and text translated from Yahoo Germany.

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  • Diver Spots Great White Shark Swimming by Rocks

    A diver saw more than he bargained for while diving off the coast of Byron Bay on July 9. Steven Bock was exploring Julian Rocks, about a mile and a half out from land, and looking for nursing grey sharks when he spotted a great white in the distance. “We were on the hunt for nursing grey sharks, when we saw the great white shark,” Bock said. “Looking back, there were lots of fish around and then no fish because of the great white.” Credit: Steven Bock

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  • Scotland needs £10billion reserve to start own currency says pro-independence think-tank

    GETTY The astonishing admission is yet another huge body-blow to Nicola Sturgeon's attempts to break away from the UK. If the country ever voted to become independent the Scottish Government would need to find the huge sum in order to hold in a foreign reserve fund, according to the study by pro-independence group, Common Weal. Researchers claim £10 billion would be a "significant sum" to raise but "not an insurmountable one", suggesting Scotland could acquire a share of the UK's foreign reserve as part of any separation agreement. However, critics have said the introduction of a separate currency would be "disastrous" for the Scottish economy and have even branded the suggestion "totally unrealistic".

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  • Afghan cleric arrested for marrying six-year-old girl

    An elderly Afghan cleric has been arrested after he married a six-year-old girl, officials said Friday, in the latest case highlighting the scourge of child marriages in the war-battered country.

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  • Shannen Doherty breaks down in tears talking about her breast cancer battle

    The 45-year-old’s cancer diagnosis was publicly revealed in a lawsuit filed against her former business managers last year.

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  • F1 Raceweek: Rosberg in control again, Hamilton under investigation

    An unsafe release in the pit lane could see Lewis Hamilton, who was only slightly slower than Nico Rosberg, handed a grid penalty.

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  • Donald Trump did a live 'ask me anything' on Reddit and this is how it went down

    Welcome to the weird world of Trump supporters on Reddit.

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  • Liverpool Sink to Ridiculous Depths With Corny Message on Third 2016/17 Kit

    ​Safe to say, no one is very happy with Liverpool's third 'toxic and thunder' kit; just look at the glum faces on the Reds players in the image above. The Reds released their new apparel this week, sending social media into a frenzy as fans and opponents alike threw in their thoughts. If you thought it couldn't get worse than this strange green, the kit has this poorly thought message written on it: Like who the hell thought that up!? Anyhoo, fans were quick to express anger on Twitter. Just...

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  • Sir Philip's Fury At 'Abuse' From BHS Inquiry MP

    Former BHS boss Sir Philip Green has accused an MP of turning a parliamentary inquiry on the collapse of the company into "little more than a kangaroo court". In a furious letter to Frank Field, who chairs the work and pensions committee, the business tycoon said the MP's allegations of theft amounted to bullying and political grandstanding. Sir Philip described Mr Field's remarks in The Times, where he suggested the entrepreneur doesn't have the money to plug the retailer's £600m-plus pension deficit, as a "step too far".

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  • Interior decorators reveal the 3 best tricks to make a room look brighter

    Interior designers Adam Rolston and Drew Stuart from Incorporated Architecture & Design struggle with this obstacle frequently because they are constantly working with crowded apartments and condominiums in New York City. "A really common mistake people make is when they think they can only get a bright room by painting it a bright white," said Adam Rolston of Incorporated Architecture & Design. Incorporated Architecture & DesignStart from the ground up when you want to brighten up your home.

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