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  • Kylie Minogue Is Left Speechless At This Graham Norton Show Audience Member's Brutal Request

    Kylie Minogue has just won the award for priceless reaction of the day, thanks to this Graham Norton Show audience member's mean request. Jessica Ball had pied off her date with Thomas Hewitt to come and watch Kylie, 46, on last week's Graham Norton Show.

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  • BBC bosses told Richard Hammond he might be ditched from Top Gear

    BBC chiefs said in 2002 that they were considering sacking Mr Hammond, telling him: 'We may not want you back for the second series, but, anyway, have a good Christmas.'

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  • Power ranking the top 10 surprise performers this season in the Premier League

    WHILE FABIANSKI WOULDN’T feature at the top of a poll taken for the best goalkeepers in the Premier League, his turnaround in form since his Arsenal days has been remarkable. Once known for his unreliability and tendency to commit howlers of Massimo Taibi proportions, Fabianski has now become a steady shot-stopper with the ability to do the sublime at times. The remarkable turnaround in fortunes at the King Power Stadium is due to a whole load of different factors but surely the loan signing of Robert Huth from Stoke City in January is the biggest one. The burly German arrived having played little football in the first half of the season but his transition into the Leicester team has been seamless.

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  • ME-OW! Will Young ignites war with 'greedy X Factor bully' Simon Cowell

    It sounds like Simon Cowell is off Will Young’s invitation list for good after the singer told how he could never stomach a conversation with the TV judge. The former Pop Idol winner, dubbed ‘obnoxious’ by Cowell in the past, went on to suggest the 55-year-old mogul was greedy and a bully.

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  • Woman Jailed For 24 Years For Fatal Subway Push

    A woman has been jailed for 24 years after she pushed a man into the path of an oncoming New York subway train in a religiously motivated attack. Erika Menendez, 33, pleaded guilty in March to first-degree manslaughter over the death of 46-year-old Sunnando Sen on 27 December, 2012, at the 40th Street-Lowery Street station in Sunnyside, Queens. Prosecutors said Menendez was seen pacing the subway platform and muttering to herself in the moments leading up to the attack.

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  • David Cameron announces tough new immigration laws

    David Cameron insisted that his ambition remains to dramatically reduce net migration despite official figures showing the number had soared.

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  • My Anxious Heart: Photographer Shows What It Feels Like To Have Anxiety (12 photos)

    Katie Joy Crawford is a photography student at Louisiana State University, and recently embarked on a very personal project to show what it's like to live with anxiety disorder. In Crawford's own words:"My Anxious Heart explores and identifies how emotionally

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  • Kylie Jenner Says She's Gained Weight But Where?

    Kylie Jenner claims to have gained weight, but, if you can tell where, you are a more observant person than I. In the caption for the above Instagram, Jenner initially wrote, "behind the scenes. Kylie's not the only celebrity who's been forced to "accept" her "curves" recently in light of seemingly imaginary weight gain.

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  • Malaysia Airlines MH370: Bank account thief to get jail and a caning

    A Malaysia court sentenced 33-year-old mechanic, Basheer Ahmad Maula Sahul Hameed to four years jail and three strokes of the cane on Wednesday (20 May) for stealing $2,115 (£1,362) from the account of a passenger who was onboard missing Malaysia Airlines flight MH370. The court also issued an arrest warrant for Basheer's wife, Nur Shila Kanan, 33, who was also charged in the case. Malaysia Airlines MH370 disappeared last March on a flight from Kuala Lumpur to Beijing.

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  • Sophie Ellis-Bextor CONFIRMS She's Pregnant With Her Fourth Child!

    Sophie Ellis-Bextor has confirmed the exciting news that she's pregnant with her fourth child with husband Richard Jones - CONGRATULATIONS, GUYS! The gorgeous singer sparked speculation this week when she arrived at Lorraine's High Street Fashion Awards

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  • Marks and Spencer’s fortunes are looking a lot rosier – is it all down to this skirt?

    High street staple Marks and Spencer (M & S) have increased their year-on-year profits for the first time in four years. The company scored a massive PR coup in February when a high-end suede skirt from its collection was spotted on celebrities including socialite Olivia Palermo and British tv presenter and style icon Alexa Chung. While it may not be solely responsible for the turnaround in the company’s fortunes (general merchandise sales performance remains “challenging” and “below expectations” according to the results), it has given the brand a timely boost.

    TheJournal.ie
  • 'Campaign to remove' gay officer

    A gay police officer was subjected to discrimination, harassment and victimisation in his work for the Metropolitan Police, an employment tribunal has ruled. Pc Dan Lichters, 34, who was friends with entertainer Michael Barrymore, was asked by colleagues if he had "sh****d any other celebrities", implying the dog handler had a sexual relationship with the TV star, the tribunal in London was told. Despite being described as an "exemplary officer", Mr Lichters was subjected to a "campaign to remove him" from the unit because of his sexuality, the tribunal heard.

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  • Nationwide sees stronger British housing market in 2015

    Nationwide, Britain's second-biggest provider of home loans, expects the UK's housing market to be stronger this year provided concerns over a possible exit from the European Union don't impact sentiment. Chief Executive Graham Beale said a number of factors, including the opposition Labour party's threat to introduce a tax on higher-value properties, and the Scottish independence vote had led to a "choppy market" in 2014.

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  • UK's Cameron announces new plans as UK immigration rises

    Prime Minister David Cameron on Thursday announced plans to crack down on illegal immigration and tighten Britain's borders as new official figures showed a significant rise in the number of migrants. Net migration to Britain surged to roughly 318,000 in 2014, up from 209,000 the year before, the Office for National Statistics said. Immigration has become one of the most divisive political issues in Britain, and increasing numbers of Britons argue that uncontrolled migration has a negative effect on the country — from employment to social infrastructure such as housing and health services.

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  • Justin Bieber & James Corden’s Carpool Karaoke Dance Moves Would Do Smithy Proud

    Justin Bieber is the latest star to take part in James Corden’s excellent Late Late Show segment ‘Carpool Karaoke’. And if their in-car dance moves are anything to go by, it would seem that the spirit of James’ beloved Gavin and Stacey character Smithy

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  • Boy found in basement: I liked results of intense exercise

    Charlie Bothuell acknowledged that he liked the result of daily rigorous workouts on his overweight body, despite claims by prosecutors that the exercise demanded by his father and stepmother was extreme and unreasonable. "I was just happy that my body looked great," Charlie said. A judge must decide whether there's enough evidence to send Charlie's father, also named Charlie Bothuell, and Monique Dillard-Bothuell to trial on charges of torture and child abuse.

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  • How Has The Cast Of Friends Aged Over Two Decades?

    So no one told you life was gonna make you age…

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  • Tunisia's sunbeds and souks empty after museum attack

    It's all over for this year," was the blunt verdict from Adel Tarres, manager of the hotel on the holiday island off the south coast of Tunisia that has in past years been a magnet for tourists from Italy across the Mediterranean. The tourism sector, which accounts for seven percent of Tunisia's GDP and almost 400,000 direct and indirect jobs, had already been rattled by political instability and rising Islamist violence since the 2011 revolution. In Djerba alone, around 30 establishments have closed down over the past four years, Farhat Ben Tanfous, secretary general of the region's hotels federation, told AFP.

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  • Senior Israeli diplomat: 'This land is ours'

    Israel's new deputy foreign minister on Thursday delivered a defiant message to the international community, saying that Israel owes no apologies for its policies in the Holy Land and citing religious texts to back her belief that it belongs to the Jewish people. The speech by Tzipi Hotovely illustrated the influence of hardliners in Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu's new government, and the challenges he will face as he tries to persuade the world that he is serious about pursuing peace with the Palestinians. Hotovely, 36, is among a generation of young hard-liners in Netanyahu's Likud Party who support West Bank settlement construction and oppose ceding captured land to the Palestinians.

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  • Supporters for $15-an-hour wage to attend McDonald's meeting

    Labor leaders and workers are expected to gather outside McDonald's Corp. shareholders meeting to drive home their demand for a $15-an-hour wage for fast-food workers. Pressure on Oak Brook, Illinois-based McDonald's to increase wages comes as the company tries to turn around sales, which have been sliding in the face of stiff competition from other restaurant chains. McDonald's recently announced it would raise the starting wage for workers to $1 above the local minimum wage.

    Associated Press