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  • Kim Jong Un Executes Designer Of His New Airport Because He Didn’t Like It

    North Korean dictator Kim Jong Un posed for one of his trademark glossy photo shoots in Pyongyang’s new airport this week - but a different story had unfolded behind the scenes. Executions are common in North Korea, with senior officials being killed for offences as minor as watching South Korean soap operas. Airport design chief Ma Won Chun disappeared late last year, and is thought to have been executed after Kim voiced his dissatisfaction with the airport, according to The Diplomat.

    Rob Waugh
  • Britain ‘At Risk From Asteroid Tsunami’ Which Could Wipe Out Coastal Towns

    Britain is at risk from an ‘asteroid tsunami’, where a rock falling from space creates a wall of water which kills hundreds of thousands of people living in coastal towns. University of Southampton experts have created a map showing where asteroids are most likely to fall - and found that Britain is at risk of being swamped by deadly waves caused by space rocks. Asteroids falling near Britain in the Atlantic or North Sea could trigger a devastating impact.

    Rob Waugh
  • Blue Peter's John Noakes Missing In Majorca

    Former Blue Peter presenter John Noakes has been reported missing from his home in Majorca. It is thought Mr Noakes may have gone for a walk early this morning. Ms Noakes is particularly worried for her husband's wellbeing as he suffers from Alzheimer's disease and today is the hottest day of the year on the island.

    Sky News
  • Australia police will not help IS fighter's kids: grandmother

    The Australian mother-in-law of a notorious Islamic State group fighter said Monday she was "devastated" that police had refused to help bring her five grandchildren home from Syria. Karen Nettleton's daughter Tara is married to Khaled Sharrouf, who gained global infamy last year when he posted pictures of himself and his seven-year-old son on Twitter holding up the severed heads of soldiers. News emerged last week that Sharrouf may have died in the same drone attack believed to have killed fellow Australian jihadist Mohamed Elomar, raising concerns about what would happen to his children who were taken to Syria last year.

    AFP
  • Avril Lavigne In Tears Over Lyme Disease Fight

    Avril Lavigne has spoken for the first time about her months away from the public eye after her diagnosis with Lyme disease. In a tearful interview with Good Morning America, Lavigne, 30, revealed it took two months for doctors to confirm that she had the disease. "They would pull up their computer and be like, 'Chronic fatigue syndrome'.

    Sky News
  • The Latest: EU talks to focus on new plan for Greece

    An EU official says that Greece's creditors did not agree Tuesday on a new bailout deal or extension for Greece and will instead, starting Wednesday, focus on a new plan for the country. Greece had made a last-ditch proposal before its bailout program expires at the end of the day. As a midnight deadline closes in, the head of the agency responsible for preserving financial security in the European Union says "it is regrettable" that Greece has no new bailout program in the pipeline.

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  • Islamic State beheads female civilians for first time in Syria - monitor

    The hardline Islamic State group has beheaded two women in Syria, the first time it has decapitated female civilians, the founder of a group monitoring the war said on Tuesday. The beheadings took place in the eastern Deir al-Zor province this week said Rami Abdulrahman, head of the Syrian Observatory for Human Rights, which tracks the conflict using sources on the ground. Islamic State has beheaded local and foreign men in Syria, including enemy combatants, aid workers and journalists as well as people it has deemed as violating its hardline interpretation of Islamic law.

    Reuters
  • Britain's Got Talent's Connie Talbot, Who Sang 'Somewhere Over The Rainbow', Is All Grown Up

    Every so often the concept of time proves all too much for some people to handle, with the Internet currently having a mini-meltdown over the fact that six-year-old Connie Talbot, who wowed the nation when she auditioned for Britain's Got Talent back in 2007, is now... Erm... Older. The now-fourteen-year-old impressed the BGT judges when she gave an adorable performance of 'Somewhere Over The Rainbow', and ended up making it to the show's final, although unfortunately she didn't nab the opportunity to sing in front of the Queen. Eight years later and Connie is still singing her little heart out after becoming an online sensation, with more than 148 million people watching the Birmingham schoolgirl's original audition on YouTube.

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  • How Magic Mike changed Jada Pinkett Smith's relationship with husband Will Smith

    Jada Pinkett Smith has revealed how hanging out with a predominantly male cast on Magic Mike XXL taught her how to be playful with husband Will Smith. Jada revealed that she used to adopt the role of the sensible one in the relationship and sit back and watch Will mess around.

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  • Beyonce Dethroned as Forbes Highest Paid Celebrity; Who is Number 1?

    Forbes has released their annual list of the highest paid celebrity, and we have a new hollywood star on top! Sorry, Bey, you’ve been dethroned!

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  • Knox County poorhouse: From Bible college to 'House of Nightmares' (23 photos)

    The abandoned Knox County Infirmary, an imposing Gothic structure plopped down in the middle of rural Ohio, was better known as the local poorhouse. In the 1950s it was falling apart and closed down, but then a church bought and fixed it up as a Bible college.

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  • Denmark to impose controls on border, risking EU ire

    By Alexander Tange COPENHAGEN (Reuters) - Denmark will impose controls on its border to stop smugglers and illegal migrants, its new foreign minister said on Tuesday, in a move likely to worry the European Union but please a right-wing party on whose support the government now depends. More police, machines screening number plates and other measures would increase security without breaking EU rules guaranteeing freedom of movement through the bloc, Kristian Jensen told Reuters. The EU is grappling with an unprecedented flow of refugees from the Middle East and Africa which is testing its asylum rules and the Schengen agreement - its core agreement on unrestricted travel.

    Reuters
  • Watch: Inside Tunisia Gunman's Apartment

    Seifeddine Rezgui’s apartment was bare and filthy, according to newly emerged footage that appears to show the inside of the Tunisia gunman's flat. It was not clear when the footage by Tunisia's Mosaique was taken. Rezgui was a 24-year-old aviation student who was previously unknown to Tunisia's counter-terrorism officials and appears to have been radicalised in the last six months.

    Sky News
  • Shock For Tunisians Who Tried To Stop Killer

    The blood of the victims of the Tunisian terror attack is sluiced away from the still soiled paths and roadways of the hotel complex. The predominantly British guests, the survivors, are on their way home in hastily arranged charter flights. Mohammed Kamis witnessed the gunman's final moments.

    Sky News
  • Kendall Jenner beats big sister Kim Kardashian with most liked Instagram photo ever (and it's a selfie)

    Kim Kardashian’s little sister Kendall Jenner just overtook her in the Instagram game, gaining 2.5 million likes in five weeks for a photo of herself lying on the ground with her hair arranged into heart shapes. It overtakes Kim’s wedding photo with Kanye West, which gained 2.4 million likes after it was posted in May last year.

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  • Heathrow Terminal 1 Closes Its Doors Tonight

    Heathrow Airport will close the doors on 47 years of aviation history tonight when Terminal 1 handles its final flight. Heathrow said the final departure would be a British Airways flight to Hanover on Monday night following a migration of services to the recently completed Terminal 2, which is to be extended to boost its capacity. The news came to light just 48 hours before the Airports Commission was due to announce its recommendation on whether a new runway should be built at Heathrow or Gatwick .

    Sky News
  • Brooklyn Beckham Pokes Fun At Mum Victoria And Reveals His Love Of Pot Noodles

    Brooklyn Beckham becoming a seriously active member of the Instagram community has succeeded in not only making us all feel ridiculously old (we remember when he was born!), but also giving us an intimate insight into what life is like as a member of the Beckham family. What would Victoria say, eh? Because we are the nosey type we decided to conduct a serious investigation into what is in Brooklyn's basket-trollet hybrid, which basically involved squinting really hard, and we made a rather shocking discovery.

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  • 2nd escaped murderer is shot, captured after other killed

    A three-week manhunt that began when two convicted murderers staged a brazen prison break involving stolen power tools and hacksaw blades hidden in frozen hamburger meat ended Sunday when a single state police sergeant spotted a suspicious man walking down on a rural road near the Canadian border. David Sweat's capture came two days after his fellow escapee, Richard Matt, was killed in a confrontation with law enforcement while holding a shotgun. Sweat was unarmed when he was shot twice by Sgt. Jay Cook as the fugitive ran for a tree line.

    Associated Press
  • A world apart: 2 women with birthdates in 1800s still alive

    When Susannah Mushatt Jones and Emma Morano were born in 1899, there was not yet world war or penicillin, and electricity was still considered a marvel. Jones, who lives in New York, currently tops a list of supercentenarians, or people who have lived past 110, which is maintained by Los Angeles-based Gerontology Research Group. Morano, of Verbania, Italy, is just a few months younger than Jones and is Europe's oldest person, according to the group.

    Associated Press