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  • Schoolgirl found hanging after 'rare allergy to wi-fi made her life a misery'

    Jenny's parents are now campaigning to have wi-fi banned in all schools. Mrs Fry said it got to the stage where Jenny would hide herself away in unused classrooms in the school to work just so she could escape the wi-fi. "As soon as Jenny walked away from a router she felt instantly better. She was aware of what was going on, but nothing could be done. "It's a misunderstood condition and schools are reluctant to do anything because the wi-fi companies have money and tell schools it is safe." Simon Duffy, headteacher at Chipping Norton School, which Jenny attended, said the safety of students was paramount. He added: "Jenny's safety at school was just as important as anyone else's. "Just like

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  • Lorraine Kelly shocks viewers with 'sit on your face' comment to Piers Morgan

    TV presenter Lorraine Kelly shocked viewers with a comment she made to Good Morning Britain host Piers Morgan as he presented her with a birthday present.

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  • Women Who Urinated In Front Of Praying Muslim Family Are Spared Jail

    Two women who urinated in front of a Muslim family while they prayed in a park have walked free from court. Natalie Richardson, 32, and Claire Farrell, 36, who were drunk at the time, shouted racist abuse and pulled down their underwear and squatted within metres of the Syrian family, which included two children aged eight and ten. Another six children were in the company of the two drunken women on a Sunday afternoon in Central Park, Plymouth on August 16.

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  • I'm A Celebrity 2015: The latest star voted out cried tears of joy and slammed Lady C

    What did the next contestant to leave I’m A Celebrity … Get Me Out Of Here! have to say to presenters Ant and Dec?

  • The Truth Behind That 'Alien Megastructure' Is Weirder Than We Thought

    When NASA's Kepler Telescope revealed that it had found what could have been an 'alien megastructure' orbiting a distant star, it didn't take long for both the wider community and the public to embrace what could have been our first glimpse at alien life. Sadly, and as is usually the case, Kepler's scientists have been hard at work trying to ruin all our dreams and have come up with a more likely alternative. Rather than being a large group of interconnected structures, researchers believe that the strange light coming from the star is because is being engulfed by a swarm of comets.

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  • Wilder eyes unification bout with Fury

    Tyson Fury laughed off the possibility of facing Deontay Wilder, but the American said: "I want that fight to happen as soon as possible."

  • Yodel Delivery Driver Saved Customer's Mobile Number Then Flirted With Her By Text

    A Yodel delivery driver saved a female customer’s mobile phone number and then used it to send her flirty text messages. Alena Faulkner, 24, from Crawley, West Sussex, was appalled by the behaviour of the driver, who had delivered her a set of drawers in two separate visits. It was only the second time she has used delivery service Yodel, after ordering some storage units from eBay.

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  • The Longest Celebrity Relationships (20 photos)

    It seems like this 2015 has been the year of mass break-ups and divorces. So let’s restore our faith in the L word by checking out the long-term loves of celebs who found their happy ever afters.

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  • Victoria Beckham's shop just got a very famous new sales assistant

    Bet she was “desperate” for the help in the lead up to Christmas…

  • Boy Finds Funny Way to Catch Attention of Mom Obsessed With Phone

    Parents sometimes need a bit of a break from their kids but one mom who dared speak on the phone in front of her little boy is paying the price.

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  • 4 things every guy should tell his barber when he gets a haircut

    It's really easy to make sure your haircut is perfect every time. All that's required is a little...

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  • 'X Factor' Star Collapses On Stage After Elimination

    4th Impact singer Celina Cercado dramatically collapsed on stage, after the group were eliminated from ‘The X Factor’ on Sunday (29 November). The girlband star fell unconscious after the cameras stopped rolling on the ITV talent show, and paramedics rushed into the show’s studios to help her. The Mirror reports their mentor Cheryl Fernandez-Versini was speaking to the girls when Celina suddenly collapsed, and screamed for medical assistance.

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  • Daredevil escapes death after bridge stunt goes horribly wrong

    WARNING: Do not ever attempt the stunt performed in this video! See what happens when a skateboarding daredevil attempts to ride down the Erasmus Bridge in Rotterdam, Netherlands. What was this guy thinking?!

  • Why pancreatic cancer is the hidden killer

    In fact, the lack of awareness among both the public and doctors (a recent study found three quarters of Britons couldn’t name a single symptom) and a desperate shortage of treatment and research have meant survival rates are pititful – with only four per cent of patients surviving for five years as opposed to 87 per cent of breast cancer patients. The statistics are shocking as an early diagnosis can mean the difference between a tumour that is treatable with surgery and one that isn’t. Almost half of those diagnosed with pancreatic cancer will, like Ivan, get their diagnosis in A&E (compared to just 20 per cent of other cancers).  'By the time they get to A&E they’re showing classic symptoms q
  • Watch: Tiger Becomes Friends With Goat He Was Supposed To EAT

    An unlikely friendship has developed between a tiger and a goat that was served up to him for his lunchtime meal. Amur the tiger, housed at the Primorsky Safari Park in Russia, did not seem to be interested in devouring Timur the goat when it was introduced to its enclosure. Instead, the pair seemed to buddy up, with Timur following around his fearsome new friend everywhere he went.

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  • Erdoğan hits back at Vladimir Putin over Isis oil trade allegations

    Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan has hit back at his Russian counterpart Vladimir Putin following the accusation that Ankara shot down a Russian warplane to safeguard its oil trade with the Islamic State (Isis). Erdoğan challenged Putin to resign if he is unable to prove the allegations. Speaking at the UN climate change summit in Paris, the Turkish leader responded to Putin's "slander" by saying: "We are not that dishonest as to buy oil from terrorists.

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  • Messi beats Ronaldo to top prize at La Liga awards

    Barcelona and Real Madrid all but swept the board as the stars of La Liga were honored Monday.
  • 11 British words that make Americans think of something totally different

    Dummy When Brits talk about using a dummy to comfort their baby, Americans must imagine all sorts of unnerving scenes. Biscuit If Americans dunk biscuits in their tea, all they get is savoury bread floating around in their mug. It's not quite the same is it? A nice chat, a cup of tea and... a wet scone.  Jumper When Brits keep going on about knitwear, Americans are imagining a long-legged basket baller being able to leap to impressive heights. Yeah, that's why your friends were so reluctant to see that action film Jumper with Hayden Christensen. It was probably very good but who wants to see a whole movie about warm clothing? Rubber The Brit: "Can I borrow a rubber?" The American: "erm, ok. What,

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  • A Birmingham Student Is Trying To Make Her University Class Rape As An 'Extenuating Circumstance'

    A student from Birmingham is trying to make her university class rape as "extenuating circumstances", in the wake of research which revealed nearly half of students at the institution had been sexually assaulted.

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  • Hong Kong: Pole Dance World Title goes to Finland

    Finland's Oona Kivela took pole position at the International Pole Dancing Championships in Hong Kong on Friday 27 November. Pole dancing champions from more than 10 countries competed in several categories. Kivela said the stigma associated with pole dancing was not that prevalent anymore. "There is still so much exotic pole around. And I understand, how can people not know, when let's say, a stripper and an exotic pole-dancer could style-wise look extremely the same. Or tempting, with the high heels and whatever. There are so many genres I can't keep up. But we have this style. And I don't think the pole necessarily defines the style at all. I think the dancers do," she said. Australian Deb Roach, who was born with one arm, won the 'disabled' category in the championships. The pole dance artist, circus performer, and fitness instructor said there was a big community of disabled people she wanted to represent. "These guys are incredible. Just to share the stage with them is such an honour for me. And being surrounded by this greatness. By the highest level in this sport and art form is what inspires me and motivates me and pushes me to up my game and push my body to do what most people would consider to be impossible. And what I used to think was impossible," said Roach. Australian candidate Kristy Sellars won performer of the year and top prize for artistry for a Sherlock Holmes-inspired routine. A rookie Russian duo, Evgeny Greshilov and Kira Noire, won best couples routine, despite it being their first time performing together in a competition. Competitors from countries including Argentina, Australia, Finland, Japan, UK and USA were in competition for 11 world titles in five divisions: Mens, Womens, Doubles, Disabled and Masters. The International Pole Dancing Championships was founded in 2008 by Ania Pzeplasko, who is lobbying for Pole Dance Fitness to be recognised as a sport by the Olympic committee.

    International Business Times