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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
  • 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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  • 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
  • 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.

    Yahoo Finance UK
  • UK On Security High Alert After Double City Evacuation In Wake Of Tunisia Attack

    The UK was on security red alert today - as two cities held evacuations in the wake of the Tunisia beach attack. Part of Exeter city centre was evacuated due to suspect packages, while South Kensington tube station in central London was also cordoned off over fears of a 'grenade'.

    Yahoo News
  • 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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  • 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
  • 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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  • Premier League - Paper Round: Liverpool set to complete huge triple deal

    ‘Liverpool to complete huge triple deal’ - Liverpool are on the verge of completing moves for three key signings, according to a report in the Daily Star. Southampton right-back Nathaniel Clyne, Barcelona winger Bobby Adekanye and FC Copenhagen left-back Ludwig Augustinsson are all set to move to Anfield in the coming days. Paper Round’s view: Jose Mourinho demonstrated the value of doing all the key business nice and early in the transfer window last season and Rodgers is clearly aiming to have the same decisiveness this time round.

    Eurosport
  • 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
  • I hate the show - Clarkson bows out

    Top Gear has marked the end of an era with footage of Jeremy Clarkson saying he "hates" working on the show. Aired as two separate films, in the second instalment, while stuck in a muddy river Clarkson is heard lamenting: "I hate working on Top Gear." Minutes before that Clarkson appears to wee in his tuxedo saying: "I can't imagine a urine soaked pair of trousers is going to the put the audience off because..." he explains, gesturing to his mud-covered hands and clothes. Also visible in the studio was the "elephant in the room", a 10ft plastic replica elephant from a Hull design company which the show's makers borrowed, called Jeremy.

    Press Association
  • Tyler Perry spends two hours with Bobbi Kristina in 'her final days'

    Tyler Perry has been among the family who has visited Bobbi Kristina Brown at the hospice where she was moved last week. The Gone Girl actor made a two-hour visit to Bobbi Kristina’s bedside near the facility near Atlanta, Georgia for two hours on Sunday. Arriving in a royal blue Rolls Royce, the actor and director wore a white cap and shielded his eyes with a pair of sunglasses as he entered the hospice. Tyler Perry is seen visiting Bobbi Kristina Brown at Peachtree Christian Hospice Care in Duluth, Georgia.

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  • 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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  • 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
  • British mum plays dead as her husband is shot in front of her in Tunisia attack

    A wounded victim of the Tunisian massacre has told how she survived by playing dead after her husband Stephen was gunned down in front of her. Cheryl Mellor was doing crosswords on the beach when IS killer Seifeddine Rezgui opened fire. Tearful Cheryl, 55, told of her dramatic escape as a picture emerged of the gunman strolling along the beach at Sousse shortly after the massacre which has so far claimed the lives of 15 Brits among the 38 holidaymakers killed. The two had hidden behind their sun loungers near the Hotel Marhaba hotel in Sousse as the shooting started on Friday.

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  • Woman who dismantles ATM with bare hands to retrieve swallowed card

    A woman who took an ATM apart with her bare hands looking for a lost bankcard has been sent for a mental health evaluation by authorities. The woman, whose surname is Lin, was seen slapping the automatic teller machine and shouting near a metro station exit in Changchun, in China’s Jilin Province. Eyewitness Hui Hsing said: "She was really shouting and clearly very annoyed with the machine. Hui Hsing added: "She disassembled the ATM within a matter of minutes.

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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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  • Greece Asks For Two-Year Rescue Deal

    Greece has submitted a proposal to creditors for a two-year rescue deal just hours before Athens is set to default on a loan to the International Monetary Fund. The proposal was announced in a statement released by the office of Greece's Prime Minister Alex Tsipras. "The Greek government proposed today a two-year deal with the ESM (European Stability Mechanism) to fully cover its financial needs and with parallel debt restructuring," it said.

    Sky News