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  • Why Email's Days Are Numbered

    Sometimes it feels like they are all in your inbox! It delivers a message to an inbox where it can sit amongst a sea of others - the sender does not know if it has been read and the recipient has very little chance of putting the message into a context they can understand. The truth is that email actually constitutes a very poor medium for modern communication. The intensity, frequency and sheer number of conversations required these days means that email cannot cope with providing the context required for effective conversation.

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  • No one can believe what Katie Hopkins has said about migrants now

    Unsurprisingly it’s made a lot of people angry, including Piers Morgan, Russell Brand and Matt Lucas who all stepped in to say so on Twitter. Adding: “Make no mistake, these migrants are like cockroaches. This is how it went down on Twitter.

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  • Fish and chip shop owner 'gutted' at sign refusal

    A restaurant owner has vowed he will fight to keep a controversial new shop sign in place despite being refused planning permission. Martin Legg, owner of Smiths Fish and Chips in Epping High Street, received a letter on Monday (April 13) informing him that Epping Forest District Council had denied a planning application for the new sign. The large blue-and-white sign was installed in December, replacing one that had been in place since 1966 when Mr Legg’s grandfather opened the restaurant. Mr Legg had applied for retrospective permission after receiving a complaint about the size of the sign.

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  • 'Sky wouldn't let me leave until I had discussed my account for 90 minutes'

    Gavin Hackwood asked an online adviser to cancel his account - the transcript offers a fascinating insight ... One reader was made to conduct a 90-minute conversation with a Sky employee via online “chat” when he attempted to use the facility to cancel his contract. Telegraph Money has seen the transcript, which runs to almost 4,000 words.

    Telegraph
  • Cheryl Fernandez Versini Shares ANOTHER No Make-Up Selfie In Honour Of Her 'Nana'

    It seems as though Cheryl Fernandez Versini just can't resist showing us all what an absolute looker she is after taking to her Instagram page to share yet another #NoMakeUpSelfie. Here we go indeed, and if she really does look like just like her nana in that pic then we reckon it's safe to assume that Cheryl's granny is a total babe. Posting a pic of himself and a bare-faced Cheryl casually watching some lions, Jean-Bernard wrote: "Look dimple ! .

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  • Hubble Space Telescope: NASA Releases Stunning Images To Celebrate 25th Anniversary (8 photos)

    NASA is celebrating the Hubble Space Telescope's 25th anniversary with a variety of events highlighting its groundbreaking achievements and scientific contributions with activities running 20-26 April. This stunning gallery shows some of the 25 images chosen by the space agency to highlight Hubble's successful quarter century. Hubble, the world's first space telescope, was launched on April 24, 1990 aboard the space shuttle Discovery and is one of the most productive scientific instruments ever constructed.

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  • This 'UFO' Looks Too Real To Be True

    UFOs are seen everyday. They can range from being drones, to clever CGI tricks but every now and then, something comes along and has us stumped. Normally at this point we'd say 'experimental military aircraft' and then smugly close the case, but i...

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  • Simon Cowell: I was about to jump off a cliff over Zayn news

    Simon Cowell has admitted he was so panicked by the news that Zayn Malik wanted to leave One Direction, he was “about to jump off a cliff”. The music mogul helps guide the career of the boyband, which he put together on The X Factor, and told James Corden during a guest appearance on The Late Late Show that he felt just as bad as some of their fans about Zayn quitting. Asked by James where he was when he heard the news, he said: “I was about to jump off a cliff.

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  • 'It's them again', said pub customers who are becoming used to seeing travellers

    The continual reappearance of travellers near a beauty spot in Walton is causing increasing concern for a business owner in the area. An encampment set up a base in car parking spaces off Waterside Drive, outside Walton Casuals FC and near to the River Thames, on Monday (April 13). It followed a similar camp in the Halfway car park, in Hersham Road, which was vacated on April 1 after involvement from Elmbridge Borough Council and Surrey Police. Teresa De Santis, landlady of The Weir pub in Waterside Drive, is becoming used to the visitors.

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  • Hunt on for hijab-wearing woman over Walthamstow pensioner bank cash grab

    A CCTV image of a woman has been released after a pensioner's purse was stolen following a bank visit. 

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  • Bootle Murders: Suspect Seen On CCTV In London

    Police hunting a man over the deaths of his mother and sister have released CCTV images of him at train stations in Liverpool and London. Peter Fox is being sought by officers after the bodies of Bernadette Fox, 57, and her 27-year-old daughter Sarah were discovered at properties in Bootle, Merseyside. Fox, 26, is believed to have travelled to London and police have released CCTV stills of him taken at Liverpool Lime Street and Euston stations on Wednesday night.

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  • Sam Faiers: 'I Had To Dump Joey Essex For The Sake Of My Sanity'

    It's the juicy TOWIE goss that we have all been waiting for, and finally the time has come to see what Sam Faiers has to say about her ex, Joey Essex, in her tell-all autobiography - and trust us when we say that it's really not pretty... Headlines, Sam rants: "If delusion was an Olympic sport Joey would have a gold medal. The reality star goes on to claim that Essex boy Joe was "obsessed" with her cheating on him, saying of their four-year on/off relationship: "He could never keep anything private - not only with TOWIE viewers but with his whole family.

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  • I'll do another car show: Clarkson

    Former Top Gear presenter Jeremy Clarkson is already thinking about his next television project after becoming "obsessed" with the long-running BBC motoring series he fronted before being axed for attacking a colleague. The outspoken star also revealed he was told he "probably" had cancer, two days before the "fracas" with Top Gear producer Oisin Tymon, although he has since been given the all-clear. Writing in his column for the Sunday Times, Clarkson said he admits there is no way back for him with Top Gear.

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  • Thousands of Yemeni troops pledge backing for exiled leader

    The Yemeni commander of a vast military district covering half the country's border with Saudi Arabia pledged support on Sunday to exiled President Abd-Rabbu Mansour Hadi, local officials said. The announcement puts at least 15,000 troops in the desert and mountain border area on the same side as Saudi Arabia, which backs Hadi and has waged an inconclusive three-week bombing campaign against Houthi rebels in Yemen who are allied with Iran. "Brigadier General Abdulrahman al-Halily of the First Military District announced today his support for constitutional legitimacy as represented by President Hadi," one of the officials told Reuters.

    Reuters 35 mins ago
  • Britney Spears calls weight critic 'f***ing a**hole' on stage

    Britney Spears was quick to hit back at a critic who labelled her a "fat b*tch" during one of her Las Vegas shows.

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  • Pamela Anderson Serves Veggie Meals In US Jail

    Inmates at a prison in Arizona got a shock when Pamela Anderson turned up to serve lunch. The former Baywatch star and animal rights activist was there to show support for Maricopa County Jail's vegetarian meal programme. Anderson, who is a spokesperson for the animal rights group People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals (PETA), told reporters she was impressed with what she saw.

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  • Bridge: No concerns about weight

    Popstar and Strictly finalist Frankie Bridge said she "couldn't care less" if she puts on weight following her second pregnancy - and said she hates the pressure on women to return to their pre-baby figure. The Saturdays singer, married to former England and Chelsea defender Wayne Bridge, said she loves juggling her career with her family life, and does not know how her second child will be delivered following a caesarean with first-born Parker.

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  • Kim Jong-Un 'Climbs North Korea's Highest Peak'

    North Korean leader Kim Jong-Un has climbed the country's highest mountain, state-run media has reported. Photos were released of the smiling and windswept 32-year-old standing on snow-covered ground at the top of Mount Paektu, with the sun rising behind him. "Climbing Mount Paektu provides precious mental pabulum more powerful than any kind of nuclear weapon," the Rodong newspaper quoted Mr Kim as saying.

    Sky News
  • ‘I found a live mouse in my Aldi loaf of bread’: Shopper’s horror find

    A shopper was given a shock after discovering a live mouse crawling around in a loaf of bread he bought from Aldi. Andrew Odell tweeted the company a picture of the rodent crawling around inside the packaging of his sliced white and said it was the first and last time he was going to shop at the supermarket. When Aldi replied he wrote that his heavily pregnant wife Claire had already been in touch and that the couple were 'extremely upset' about the incident.

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  • Nicki Minaj is Engaged to Meek Mill

    Nicki Minaj is officially off the market! And you have got to see her massive ring!

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