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  • Crying baby kicked off London Luton bound flight

    As the aircraft taxied on the runway at Ben Gurion Airport in Israel, bound for Luton, Sarina Aziz became agitated after cabin crew asked that she sit on her parents’ lap. Ariella and Mark Aziz, who live in north London, struggled to keep their daughter still after strapping her in the connector belt required for children under the age of two.

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  • Finnish navy drops depth charges onto suspected submarine

    The Finnish navy has been chasing "an underwater object" which it has failed to identify, forcing it to drop depth charges to warn the intruder it had been detected, officials said Tuesday. Defense Minister Carl Haglund described the intruder, first detected off the Helsinki coast on Monday afternoon, as "theoretically, a possible" submarine. "We determined that there was something there under the water ... we dropped a couple of warning depth charges which cause a lot of noise but don't pose any danger to the possible target," Haglund told reporters.

    Associated Press
  • Uber passenger’s charged $16,000 for trip across New York

    Jaime Hessel's 7-mile 'trip from hell' from her East Williamsburg apartment to Midtown East in New York took just 35 minutes. So she was stunned to be told she owed thousands for the quick trip across town.

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  • Myleene Klass Spells A Rude Word On Countdown - And It Gets Approved By Dictionary Corner!

    In an episode due to air today (28th), Myleene joins Susie Dent in Dictionary Corner again, and managed to offer up an impressive eight-letter word, beating the other contestants who had managed the seven-letter 'ghosted'. The problem was, it was a "rude one," as she told the show's host Nick Hewer.

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  • Indonesia gears up for executions as families wail in grief

    Indonesia made final preparations Tuesday to execute eight foreigners by firing squad, as family members wailed in grief during last visits to their loved ones and ambulances carrying white coffins arrived at the drug convicts' prison. Relatives of Myuran Sukumaran and Andrew Chan, the Australian ringleaders of the so-called "Bali Nine" heroin trafficking group, arrived at Nusakambangan prison calling for mercy for their loved ones, with Sukumaran's sister collapsing in grief. Officials must give a minimum 72 hours notice to convicts facing execution, and as they were notified on Saturday, speculation is mounting they will be put to death early Wednesday.

    AFP
  • What are David Beckham's 40th birthday plans?

    David Beckham is hoping his 40th birthday celebrations will be “quite simple”, but he acknowledged “you never know” what other people may have planned. The former England captain retired from football two years ago and is now involved in a range of business ventures. Has wife Victoria got a surprise lined up for hubby David? Beckham added: “The other day, I stopped to get a snack for the kids just before the school pick-up and I had a baker boy cap on so I didn’t think anyone would recognise me.

    SNAP.PA
  • Woman can't contain tears when she meets her adorable new puppy

    An excited woman meets her new puppy for the first time.

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  • Keith Harris Dies: Orville Ventriloquist's Life In Pictures (10 photos)

    Ventriloquist Keith Harris, famous for his act with his puppet duck Orville, died today aged 67, his agent said. Robert C Kelly said Harris, whom he described as a "thoroughly decent man", was first diagnosed with cancer in 2013 and became ill again in

    Yahoo News
  • Bob Geldof Marries Jeanne Marine After Nineteen Years Together

    The Geldof family had something to smile about this weekend after 63-year-old Bob Geldof got hitched to his long-term partner Jeanne Marine. It is thought that the rocker said 'I do' in an intimate ceremony in the Rayol Canadel Sur Mer in the South of France, with the lovebirds hoping to keep their nuptials secret but Bob's eldest daughter, 32-year-old Fifi, let the cat out of the bag. Fi was seen to be getting into a panic about not having her passport in back in time for the family's trip across the English channel and then raised eyebrows when she described herself and her fiancé, Andrew Robertson, as 'wedding w*nkers' before clarifying that it wasn't them who were tying the knot.

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  • Picture shows wreckage of overturned caravan on M5

    A CARAVAN overturned on the M5 today.

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  • Toddler's uncontrollable laughter will lift anyone's mood

    This toddler finds dandelions absolutely hilarious.

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  • Simon Cowell Cuddles Baby Eric In Bed And Watches The Lion King In Adorable Photo

    Simon Cowell is back to proving that he is a hands-on dad after sharing another photo of himself spending some quality time with fourteen-month-old son, Eric. Taking to his Twitter account to share the candid snap, the pic shows father and son cuddling up in bed, with Eric absolutely engrossed in The Lion King, which is playing on an iPad that Si is holding up. Accompanying the cutesy post with the simple caption: "After watching the Jungle Book 1000 times we have moved onto the Lion King", the 55-year-old music mogul couldn't look more relaxed as he soaked in some quality time with his little'un.

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  • Nurse jailed for raping patients

    A nurse who filmed himself raping two unconscious women patients in a hospital accident and emergency department has been jailed for 18 years. Andrew Hutchinson, 29, carried out the sickening attacks on the women while they were in his care at Oxford's John Radcliffe Hospital in 2011 and 2012, having drunk too much on nights out. Because they were unconscious at the time, none of his victims knew they had been attacked until police investigating Hutchinson painstakingly pieced together what had happened.

    Press Association
  • Dolphins in Weymouth harbour

    Dolphins in Weymouth harbour

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  • London close: Jitters around Greece weigh on stocks ahead of Fed meeting

    LONDON (ShareCast) - Stocks dropped ahead of tomorrow's policy decision from the US Federal Reserve as nervousness surrounding Greece continued to simmer, despite another drop in Greek sovereign bond yields after Athens bowed to pressure to re-jig the

    Sharecast
  • Mariah Carey Slams Ex Husband Nick Cannon In Latest Song 'Infinity' - OUCH

    Mariah Carey and Nick Cannon might have been trying to make us believe that there were no bitter, heartbroken, nasty feelings between them after they filed for divorce last year, but Mariah's latest song proves that their relationship is anything but amicable. Eek, step aside Taylor Swift - there's a new Queen of Slay in town. The 45-year-old music icon dropped her new single 'Infinity' yesterday, and originally we were so excited by the 90s-esque vibe of her tune that we almost didn't notice the jibes that she was making against her ex.

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  • Katie Hopkins wades into beach body row

    Katie Hopkins has waded into the controversy surrounding an advert which asks “Are you beach body ready?” as a petition calling for its removal gathers tens of thousands of signatures. The Protein World advert, which appears in London Underground stations, features a model in a bikini and is advertising the brand’s weight loss collection. Hopkins has added her voice to an ongoing Twitter storm, referring to “angry chubsters” – and Protein World’s head of marketing said it is “great” that she has got involved.

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  • Kate Middleton May Have Passed her Due Date and Might Be Induced

    The Great Kate Wait continues across the world for the royal baby who is now thought to be passed due.

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  • Motorists face new rules for hiring vehicles abroad

    British drivers wishing to hire a car abroad will need to take a special code with them from 8 June, the Driver and Vehicle Licensing Agency said on Monday. Motorists wanting to hire a vehicle will be required to have a code, which will be obtainable by logging into the DVLA website, to show convictions for driving offences. The code is being introduced as the paper counterpart on UK driving licences - which records endorsement and fines - will be fully computerised in June and the DVLA has advised motorists to destroy paper counterparts after 8 June.

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  • Bitter Boss Whose Nurse Left Over Long Hours Gives Her Final Wages In Mountain Of 2p Coins

    A bitter hospital boss whose nurse quit over her long hours paid her final month's salary in coins worth 2p. Genji Hsing left her job at a clinic, only to get her final wages in several huge plastic bags containing near-worthless currency. Hsing, 34, was even told to count out the mountain of coins before she was allowed to take it home in Taiwan's Taichung City.

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