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  • Cheeky kid asks man to buy him 10 Richmond - how he responded was genius

    When a cheeky kid asked a male shopper to buy him 10 Richmond - he responded in the best way possible. The man, Stanley Kaye, who posted the details of the incident on Facebook, was annoyed at the 'cheek' of an underage smoker outside a Tesco store. Little 14-year-old nugget outside Tesco asked me to get him 10 Richmond, handed me a load of 20ps and 10ps.

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  • Happy birthday, Cheryl! You'll never guess what her hubby did for her...

    It’s official: Cheryl Fernandez-Versini may just be the luckiest girl in the world. It seems her husband, Jean-Bernard, may just be, well, the perfect husband. Today is Chezza’s 32nd birthday and he’s only gone and whisked her off to Italy, yes, Italy, for a romantic dinner.

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  • Singer and entertainer Val Doonican dies aged 88

    Irish singer and TV entertainer Val Doonican has died aged 88. The crooner was a big star in the 1960s and was a regular fixture on the BBC with the Val Doonican Show, which featured singing performances by artists. Sir Bruce Forsyth said: “It is very sad.

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  • 11-Year-Old Schoolgirl Breaks Up With Boyfriend In The Most Epic Way

    Breaking up with someone who cheated on you is always hard but this 11-year-old schoolgirl threw some serious shade at her former boyfriend. After telling him that she gave him two warnings about his ways in the past, she then tells him to not talk to her in middle school and that she never loved him.

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  • Murder victim's home a 'bombsite'

    The trial of two girls aged 14 and 15 accused of murdering a six-and-a-half stone woman in her home has heard the first paramedic to arrive said the scene was like a "bombsite". Victim Angela Wrightson, 39, had suffered more than 100 separate injuries and died from either concussion, blood loss of a mixture of both, Teesside Crown Court was told. "Both she and a colleague described the scene as something akin to a bombsite," the Crown said.

    Press Association
  • I’m appealing over immigration fine

    Lawrence Bourne, co-owner of Wickford-based L and R Transport Services, was driving day trip customers back from a Calais hypermarket when he was targeted by the desperate men. Mr Bourne, 64, from Basildon, said: “There was a massive group at the zebra crossing and it took them ages to get across, which I did think was strange. Mr Bourne and his passengers were held for three and a half hours by the UK Border Agency before they were allowed home. This meant Mr Bourne had, technically, brought the men into the UK and breached immigration laws.

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  • Strictly 2015: Why won't Aliona Vilani dance with Brendan Cole?

    Strictly Come Dancing stars Brendan Cole and Aliona Vilani have reportedly fallen out following a legal battle over a photo. The newspaper said Kiwi Brendan was forced to pay a sizeable fee to the Russian dancer to settle her case of using her image without license out of court. Aliona – who won Strictly in 2011 with McBusted’s Harry Judd – appeared with Brendan in his Licence To Thrill tours in 2013 and 2014.

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  • In pics: Dozens killed as military plane crashes in Indonesian village of Medan (15 photos)

    A military plane has crashed into houses and hotels in the city of Medan in Indonesia, killing dozens of people. Local television showed black smoke and flames billowing from a residential neighbourhood. Red Cross worker Eko Triandi, who was helping

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  • Top Scientist Claims Aliens ARE Real And They Look Like Humans

    If you had any doubt in the existence of aliens then you can now be sure - they are definitely real and they even look just like us. In fact, he thinks it’s surprising that we haven’t already discovered human-like beings, given the amount of Earth-like planets that have already been detected.

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  • Chris Brown Seeking Custody of Baby Royalty; Filed Paternity Papers

    Chris Brown is taking his daughter to court! The singer has filed paternity paternity papers to find out if Royalty is really his daughter.

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  • The case for Greece: when it forgave Germany's debt

    After the hell of World War II, the Federal Republic of Germany — more commonly known as West Germany — got massive help from its former foes. The 1953 agreement, in which Greece and about 20 other countries effectively wrote off a large chunk of Germany's loans and restructured the rest, is a landmark case that shows how effective debt relief can be. Greek Finance Minister Yanis Varoufakis claims debt relief is the key issue that held up a deal with creditors last week and says he'd rather cut off his arm than sign a deal that does not tackle the country's borrowings.

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  • Boy chained up with dead chicken around neck tells his story

    The abuse ended in November 2013 after police discovered the boy in handcuffs, chained to the front porch of the house with a dead chicken hung around his neck. Three months after Wanda Sue Larson and her boyfriend Dorian Harper were sentenced, the boy is telling his story. Larson was released from prison in April, just nine days after pleading guilty to child abuse charges.

    Associated Press
  • Yet Another Ride Breaks Down At Alton Towers As Air Rollercoaster Leaves Thrillseekers Dangling

    Alton Towers has been hit with yet another ride malfunction after the Air rollercoaster left people hanging upside down in the blistering heat. Thrillseekers were trapped on the ride on the hottest day of the year as they waited for rescue from inside the carriages.

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  • Premier League - Manchester United 'slash David De Gea asking price'

    AS reports that United have reluctantly accepted that they will not be able to get any more for a player who is clearly desperate to leave and who in any case has just a year left on his contract. Real Madrid have been heavily linked with the 24-year-old throughout the summer and have already had one bid for him turned down by the Red Devils. According to a report in the Spanish daily, negotiations between the clubs are now speeding up in an effort to avoid De Gea having to report for pre-season training with Louis van Gaal’s side on Monday.

    Eurosport
  • This Scary Secret iPhone Menu Shows All The Places You Frequently Visit

    An alarming ‘secret’ menu on iPhone which shows all the places you frequently visit has been highlighted in a Facebook video this week. The menu stores information generated by iPhone’s location systems - and is buried deep within your iPhone’s menu. To see what’s in yours, go to Settings, then Privacy, then Location Services.

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  • We can't print drachmas, says Greece's finance minister

    With speculation swirling that Greece might be forced out of the euro and have to print its own money after a weekend referendum, its finance minister on Thursday said the country no longer had the presses to make drachmas. "We don't have the capacity," Yanis Varoufakis told Australian public radio network ABC (Taiwan OTC: 1780.TWO - news) . In 2000, the year before Greece joined the eurozone, "one of the things we had to do was get rid of all our printing presses" as part of the bloc's assertion that "this monetary union is irreversible," he said.

    AFP
  • Coronation Street spoilers: Ken is dumbstruck over Deirdre's death, says Bill Roache

    Coronation Street's longest-running character Ken Barlow receives some devastating news next week as he learns that his beloved wife Deirdre has passed away suddenly. In a tragic turn of events for the Barlow family, Deirdre dies just as she was planning to return home to Weatherfield in time to celebrate her 60th birthday with her loved ones. Corrie bosses have written in the moving storyline following Anne Kirkbride's death in January this year. The soap icon had played Deirdre since 1972.

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  • 'Wow, pulled back wrong throttle' - captain of crashed TransAsia plane

    By Faith Hung and Siva Govindasamy TAIPEI/SINGAPORE (Reuters) - The pilot flying a TransAsia Airways ATR mistakenly switched off the plane's only working engine seconds before it crashed in February, killing 43 people, Taiwan's Aviation Safety Council (ASC) said in its latest report on Thursday. The ASC's report also showed that Captain Liao Jian-zong had failed simulator training in May 2014, in part because he had insufficient knowledge of how to deal with an engine flame-out on take-off. "Wow, pulled back the wrong side throttle," Liao, 41, was heard to say on voice recordings seconds before the crash.

    Reuters
  • Watch: Young Girl Standing Up To Homophobic Preacher Is Everything

    After the U.S. Supreme Court legalised gay marriage last week, it was depressingly inevitable that there would be protests.But this little girl stood defiant in the face of some particuarly nasty homophobic ranting in the street during ComFest in Columbus

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  • Watt tells of daughter's pain

    Boxing legend Jim Watt has described his TV presenter daughter Michelle as "the most wonderful girl in the world" following her death last week at the age of 38. The grieving father - whose son died in a car crash 20 years ago - told how constant pain following a spinal operation plunged his daughter into a depression and drove her to take her own life. Former 60 Minute Makeover host Michelle Watt was found dead at her home in Airth, near Falkirk .

    Press Association