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  • This girl's selfie earned her an invitation to star in Rihanna's music video

    Imagine scrolling through Instagram and that all-too-familiar orange notification dot appears. You’ve got a new follower… it’s Rihanna. Sanam became the apple of Rihanna’s eye after the music star spotted a stunning selfie on her Instagram.

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  • Man shoots off firework from top of his head, dies instantly

    A 22-year-old man who was drinking and celebrating the Fourth of July tried to launch a firework off the top of his head, killing him instantly, authorities said Sunday. Devon Staples and his friends had been drinking and setting off fireworks Saturday night in the backyard of a friend's home in eastern Maine, said Stephen McCausland, a spokesman for the state Department of Public Safety. Staples, 22, of Calais, a small city on the Canadian border, placed a reloadable fireworks mortar tube on his head and told his friends he was going to light it, McCausland said.

    Associated Press
  • Carol Vorderman takes pole position in a racy outfit at the Grand Prix

    Carol Vorderman has been raiding the fountain of youth again as she stepped out looking half her age. Stunning Carol wore a tight grey dress and her hair tousled and blonde. The former Countdown presenter was at the British Grand Prix at the Silverstone Circuit. And now bleach blonde Carol Vorderman , who changed the colour of her tresses last year, has joked she has been inundated with "offers of fun" since dying her hair.

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  • NASA Probe Spots Weird 'Dotted Line' On Pluto - Then Signal Cuts Out

    A NASA probe sent back mystifying images of the surface of dwarf planet Pluto – then the signal cut out. The New Horizons probe is powered by a Star Trek-style ion drive – and has ‘slept’ for nine years on its journey to Pluto. Over the next few months, New Horizons is set to unlock the secrets of Pluto, a distant, icy world which has never been seen except as a distant dot in our telescopes.

    Rob Waugh
  • Dad And Toddler Parade ISIS Flags Outside Houses Of Parliament

    A dad was stopped by police outside the Houses of Parliament after he was spotted waving the ISIS flag with his young daughter. The unidentified man made the provocative gesture on the weekend before the anniversary of the 7/7 terror attacks in London. Police stopped and questioned the man - who was carrying the toddler waving the jihadist flag on his shoulders - as he walked past Big Ben.

    Yahoo News
  • Premier League - Liverpool transfer news: Alexandre Lacazette continues to stall over new deal

    Reports suggest Lacazette, 24, could be on his way out of Olympique Lyon with no sign of a new deal being penned over the close season. The forward's contract with Lyon does not expire until 2018, but L'Equipe claim the Ligue 1 runners-up are keen to finalise fresh terms with Liverpool, Bayern Munich and Paris Saint-Germain all interested. Liverpool need numbers to bolster their squad, and they also require quality if they are to challenge for a spot in the top four.

    Eurosport
  • Soap spoilers: EastEnders arrest, Corrie kiss, Emmerdale scam, Hollyoaks discovery

    EastEnders' couple Ian and Jane Beale will face their worst fears when the police arrive on Albert Square to arrest a new suspect in Lucy's murder case. With almost 15 months approaching since Lucy was murdered, Ian (Adam Woodyatt) and Jane will find themselves experiencing a new nightmare when the police believe they have found the culprit. The residents of Albert Square are shocked to wake to front page news revealing that there is a new suspect in Lucy's case and Ian, in particular, struggles to process the news. Feeling overwhelmed, Ian heads to the restaurant, but after a conversation with Sharon, decides to return home where he drops a bombshell on his family.

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  • Locals fury as wealthy Monaco gypsies ‘holiday’ at Welsh beauty spot leaving filth behind

    About 30 families have hitched their caravans to their BMW’s, Mercedes and Rolls Royces and made the trip from the French Riviera to Swansea for the past four years. To disgust of residents the well-heeled travellers pitch up at a local beauty spot popular with picnickers and sports teams and make it their summer home.

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  • Jeremy Kyle BLASTS Russell Brand for Tunisia attack comments

    Russell Brand has been BLASTED by Jeremy Kyle for his comments regarding the minute's silence to honour those killed in the Tunisia hotel massacre. The TV host has hit out at the controversial comedian and claimed his comments appeared desperate and disrespectful. Meanwhile, Brand has allegedly now said he would go to Syria if someone would buy him a first class ticket. The so-called comedian opened up his new stand-up show in London on Thursday addressing the comments he made about the Tunisia hotel attack, according to a new report.

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  • Euro zone gives Greece until Sunday for debt deal

    By Paul Taylor and Renee Maltezou BRUSSELS (Reuters) - Euro zone members have given Greece until the end of the week to come up with a proposal for sweeping reforms in return for loans that will keep the country from crashing out of Europe's currency bloc and into economic ruin. "The stark reality is that we have only five days left ... Until now I have avoided talking about deadlines, but tonight I have to say loud and clear that the final deadline ends this week," European Council President Donald Tusk told a news conference. Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras has until Friday to present the proposal, but German Chancellor Angela Merkel said she hoped to have convincing reform commitments from Tsipras on Thursday so she could ask the German parliament to authorise negotiations on a new aid programme.

    Reuters
  • Wimbledon men - Kyrgios facing record £160,000 fine after Gasquet loss

    Media reports coming out of the All England club on Monday afternoon suggested that will not spare Kyrgios, who is facing a fine as large as £160,000 for bringing the sport into disrepute in losing a match watched by millions worldwide on television. France’s Gasquet, who reached the semi-finals in 2007, was not to be denied his progress and clinched the fourth set 8-6 in the tiebreak. To the disappointment of those bemoaning a lack of "characters" at Wimbledon, Kyrgios bowed out of the tournament with his usual mix of brilliance and belligerence.

    Reuters
  • Grieving Cowell To Return To X Factor Auditions

    Auditions for the X Factor will start on Wednesday after the first two days were cancelled due to the death of judge Simon Cowell's mother. Julie Cowell died on Sunday at the age of 89. Fellow judges Rita Ora, Nick Grimshaw and Cheryl Fernandez-Versini are set to join Cowell at the first try-outs for the new-look show, alongside new presenters Olly Murs and Caroline Flack.

    Sky News
  • Alien Life May Have Been Discovered On Comet

    Alien life may not be science fiction any more as a pair of top astronomers have claimed that life may have been discovered on a comet. The Philae lander famously landed on the 67P comet last year and after examining pictures of the rock, scientists think they show signs of Microbial alien life. Astronomer and astrobiologist Professor Chandra Wickramasinghe was involved with the mission to land Philae from the Rosetta space craft and made the game changing claims after studying the data.

    Yahoo News
  • Kourtney Kardashian Dumps Scott Disick After He was Spotted with an Ex

    ourtney Kardashian and Scott Disick have called it quits! And it’s Kourt who did the dumping.

    HollyScoop
  • In pictures: 7/7 attacks remembered (15 photos)

    It's been 10 years since four bombers detonated devices on three Underground trains and a bus in Tavistock, killing 52 civilians and injuring over 700 more, making it the worst terror attack in Britain since the 1988 Lockerbie bombing. On July 7, we remember

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  • The Welfare Cuts Explained In Seven Graphs

    George Osborne has to find a significant amount of savings and he will be looking to the welfare budget to do it. 1) The Government has said it is going to eliminate the deficit by 2018-19. 2) As the nation's housekeeper-in-chief, David Cameron says the country needs to live within its means.

    Sky News
  • Teenager who fled Britain to join Islamic State MOCKS victims of Tunisia terror attack

    Amira Abase wrote that she was "laughing out loud" after being told 30 tourists had been gunned down on a beach last week. The 16-year-old, who fled her London home in February, suggested the tourists were not innocent, urging an undercover reporter to do their "research". The shocking text messages show Abase has become an active recruiter for ISIS in just four months, but she refused to say whether she had married a frontline fighter. Last month an ISIS defector revealed that Abase and fellow GCSE students Shamima Begum, 15, Kadiza Sultana, 16, are being trained to return to Europe and carry out terror attacks.

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  • Bobbi Kristina Hospice Photos Touted For Sale

    Bobby Brown has said he is hoping to "get justice" after it emerged that photos of his daughter Bobbi Kristina in a hospice have been offered to the media. Outlets such as TMZ and Entertainment Weekly have revealed that they were offered the images of the 22-year-old, who is in a coma after being found face down in a bath. At the weekend her aunt Leolah Brown posted a statement on Facebook saying the person who took the photos will be exposed.

    Sky News
  • ‘Reserved for first class’ - On the hottest day of the year passenger told he cannot buy a bottle of water

    A PARCHED rail passenger enduring a trip to Brighton on the hottest day of the year was refused a bottle of water because it was “reserved for first class”. Desmond Nichols was told by a man pushing the customary drinks trolley that the last remaining bottles of the good stuff were not for passengers holding standard tickets. Mr Nichols, who used to live in Sussex but now resides in Florida, said: “The heat was suffocating. “I looked down on the three shelves of drinks on his trolley and there, on the bottom layer, were two bottles of water.

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  • EXCLUSIVE: I saw all three of my brothers die after they were given contaminated blood

    Over the past three decades, Angela Farrugia has seen three of her four brothers die slow, painful deaths after being infected with contaminated blood products given to them by the NHS. Now a fourth member of Angela’s family, Steve Bartram, her 44-year-old second cousin, who lives in Norfolk, has discovered that he too has been infected after receiving tainted blood products, which are believed to have been administered by the same hospital, the Royal London. The contaminated blood scandal saw 7,500 NHS patients infected with diseases in the 1970s and 80s after receiving blood products riddled with blood-borne viruses. Barry, a gas engineer from Dagenham, was the first of Angela’s siblings to die in 1986, aged 37, leaving behind five sons whose lives were torn apart following his death.

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