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  • Watch a man released from prison after 44 years react to today's technology

    Otis Johnson was released from prison in 2014 after being locked away for 44 years. In an interview and video for Al Jazeera, Johnson visited Times Square in New York City, where he was surprised and confused by the modern technology surrounding him: People "with wires in their ears" listening to music who looked like CIA agents, pedestrians "talking to themselves" on their iPhones, and neon video billboards illuminating storefront windows. Johnson offers a fascinating perspective on our world today and the modern technology that many shrug off and take for granted.

    Tech Insider
  • Gorilla Death Prompts Calls To Prosecute Mum

    Outrage has mounted over the Cincinnati Zoo's killing of Harambe, a Western lowland gorilla, whose species is listed as endangered. The petition called "Justice For Harambe" demands a police investigation into the family's "negligence".

    Sky News
  • Chris Evans hits back at critics... New Top Gear is a hit - official!

    Chris Evans has taken to Twitter to defend Top Gear after it was slated by viewers.

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  • Thousands sign petition over gorilla's death

    Thousands of people have signed a petition calling for 'justice for Harambe', a 400-pound gorilla shot dead on Saturday.

  • 6 Manchester United Players Jose Mourinho Would Be a Fool to Let Go (6 photos)

    ​Jose Mourinho will begin his reign as Manchester United manager against a back drop of frenzied speculation as to which players he will sign and which players he will cut loose. The reality is, the United squad left behind by Louis van Gaal is in relatively good shape and only really needs three of four smart acquisitions in a few different positions to be competing for major honours, while there isn't too much of a job in clearing out deadwood either. Here's a look at six players under...

  • 'Tourists go home': Is the party over for Ibiza?

    Although still a minority protest, it points to tensions in Palma de Mallorca and elsewhere in Spain over rising numbers of visitors who are propelling the economy but also disrupting the lives of locals and straining services from transport to water. With tourism accounting for 12 percent of economic output and 16 percent of jobs, Spain can ill afford a backlash. The population of the famous party island almost doubled during peak season last year.

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  • What happened to Rainbow's stars? As Jane and Freddy marry here's where Geoffrey, Zippy and Bungle are now

    The iconic TV show kept a generation entertained, and with love in the air for two former stars it's a chance to look at where the cast have ended up It's been 24 years since Rainbow came to an end, but love is still in the air for two of its former stars. Jane Tucker and Freddy Marks - who were two thirds of the show's band Rod, Jane and Freddy - have tied the knot over the weekend after 30 years together . Jane was previously married to their bandmate Rod Burton, but the couple have always played down rumours of an affair, with their relationship beginning after the divorce. Denise Welch was quick to send her congratulations to the couple, sharing a picture from their big day on Twitter. The

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  • The 'Garage Sale Millionaire' who made his fortune selling people's castoffs says there's a step you can't skip before listing anything for sale

    When Aaron LaPedis was 10 years old, his mom made him a deal: If he helped his parents with a garage sale and sold his old toys, he could use whatever money he earned to buy new ones. Around mid-afternoon, his parents went inside to make lunch, leaving LaPedis in charge of the garage sale. "My parents came out literally 45 minutes later and my pockets were full of cash," he tells Farnoosh Torabi on an episode of her "So Money" podcast.

    Business Insider UK
  • Amanda Holden Says She Was Wearing Knickers Under THAT Dress Thank You Very Much

    Britain’s Got Talent’s Amanda Holden revealed that Simon Cowell reckoned he could see everything when she sported a daring outfit on Tuesday’s show.

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  • Here's what Sir Bobby Charlton said to Jose Mourinho when the pair finally met

    If you wanted to be a fly on the wall when this meeting happened, then check this video out…

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  • Former Boss Of Insurance Giant Kills Himself

    The former chief executive of Swiss insurance giant Zurich has taken his own life, just three years after the company's then chief financial officer also killed himself. Martin Senn ran Zurich for six years until last December when he quit, saying his time at the firm had been "very intense". But Zurich Insurance said in a brief statement on Monday that "his family informed us that Martin took his life last Friday".

    Sky News
  • Britain is most corrupt country on Earth, says Mafia expert Roberto Saviano

    He has spent more than a decade exposing the murderous criminal underworld of the Italian Mafia, but journalist Roberto Saviano believes that Britain is the most corrupt country in the world. The author of international bestsellers Gomorra and ZeroZeroZero,  has lived under police protection since publically denouncing members of the Camorra, a powerful Neopolitan  organised crime syndicate, in 2006. On Saturday he made a rare historic appearance at the Hay Literary Festival flanked by several security guards. He warned the audience in Hay-on-Wye that financial institutions were allowing ‘criminal capitalism’ to thrive through offshore holdings. And he warned that a vote to leave the European q
  • Internet pranksters get 'spectacular revenge' on 'man who wore vile Hillsborough shirt'

    A man who was hurled out of a pub for wearing a vile t-shirt mocking the Hillsborough tragedy victims is apparently being bombarded with 'gifts' by pranksters. The pubgoer sparked outrage on social media after he was pictured donning the shirt, which suggested the 1989 disaster was 'God's way' of helping a pest control company. Now, furious Twitter users are sending a man - believed to be the reveller - a horde of eccentric items, including a 70-strong crate of Lilt, a clown, 10 diggers and a giant CRANE. There are also 25 cement mixers, a package of poo and £600 worth of Viagra - while one prankster has even ordered him a male prostitute, according to social media posts.

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  • As in US, Trump draws strong reactions in China

    BEIJING (AP) — China features prominently in the rhetoric of presumed Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump, who accuses the country of stealing American jobs and cheating at global trade. In China itself, though, he's only now emerging as a public figure, despite fame elsewhere for his voluble utterances, high-profile businesses and reality TV show.

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  • Giant Alligator Roams Golf Course in Florida

    Spotted crossing the fairway at Buffalo Creek Golf Course in Florida, this massive gator surprised a group out for an afternoon round. Charles Helms, 56, was on the third hole when he saw the beast and said there was stunned silence between the golfers on the scene. Helms pulled out his phone and began to record.

  • Johnny Depp's Neighbour Supports Amber Heard's Domestic Abuse Allegations In Court

    Last week Johnny Depp fans were rocked when his wife Amber Heard filed for divorce and a restraining order, alleging that the Hollywood actor physically abused her. Images of Amber’s bruised face swept the internet and although Johnny has denied all of her claims, one of their neighbours has now come forward to support Amber’s allegations in court. Raquel Rose Pennington has written a document of her experiences with the couple for the court, claiming that the 52-year-old actor “slapped her hands away” when she attempted to break up a vicious fight between the former couple.

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  • Men In Pakistan Encouraged To "Lightly Beat" Their Wives

    A constitutional body in Pakistan put forth legislation that would allow men to "lightly beat" their wives if they refuse sex or decline to wear outfits preferred by their husbands, reports NBC News.

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  • I Gave Up Moisturiser For 2 Weeks And Here’s What Happened

    The cornerstone of every good skincare routine is moisturiser, right? Moisturiser is essentially a crutch." Kate’s not alone in her thinking – Dr Zein Obagi, the Medical Director of ZO Skincare, told me the same thing. "Natural hydration comes from within the body – the only thing moisturiser usually really offers is instant gratification.

    Refinery 29 UK
  • Exclusive: Jamie Vardy takes HELLO! inside his star-studded wedding

    In a world exclusive, record-breaking footballer Jamie Vardy and his new wife Rebekah have invited HELLO! magazine to share in their wedding day celebrations. The Leicester City and England striker and his bride tied the knot at Peckforton Castle in Cheshire with guests including One Direction star Louis Tomlinson – who, contrary to reports did not perform on the day - rapper Tinchy Strider, Serge of rock band Kasabian and Jamie's Leicester city team-mates, who were still celebrating their incredible Premier League win.

  • Formula 1 - F1 driver power rankings: Four lead Hamilton despite Monaco win

    Lewis Hamilton is this week’s big climber in Keith Collantine’s driver power rankings after his triumph in Monaco, but he is still some way adrift of top spot.