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Aston Villa are big underdogs as Arsenal look to repeat their Wembley triumph from last season in the FA Cup final.

  • 'She looks stunning': James Haskell defends girlfriend Chloe Madeley

    England star James Haskell has revealed he has 'no problem at all' with Miss Madeley's habit – and added he would never dream of telling her what to do. The 27-year-old daughter of television presenters Richard Madeley and Judy Finnigan is a qualified personal trainer and runs her own fitness and nutrition website.

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  • Cristiano Ronaldo wants out of new Real Madrid project, according to Spanish reports

    Cristiano Ronaldo could leave Real Madrid this summer, with Florentino Perez's support of Gareth Bale one of the key issues that has upset the Portuguese star. Spanish publication Don Balón has claimed that Carlo Ancelotti's exit, the cooling of relations between Ronaldo and Perez, the hiring of Rafa Benitez and Perez's unrelenting support for Bale have combined to unsettle the former Manchester United star.

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  • DAILY MAIL COMMENT: Sturgeon crowns herself empress of La-la land

    Like a victorious empress dictating terms to a defeated enemy, Scottish First Minister Nicola Sturgeon spells out her demands to the Westminster Government.

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  • Khan calls out Mayweather after unanimous decision win

    Britain's Amir Khan took a unanimous decision victory over American Chris Algieri in a welterweight matchup, then called out unbeaten Floyd Mayweather for a world title showdown. Algieri fell to 20-2 with his second defeat in a row, the other coming last November at Macau at the hands of Filipino star Manny Pacquiao -- who lost to treble world champion Mayweather in boxing's richest-ever megafight earlier this month. "Amir Khan wants to fight Floyd Mayweather," Khan screamed in the ring.

    AFP
  • Father and husband to British family exiled from wife and children for 18 months - because Home Office changed the rules on his holiday

    Neither were earning the required amount of money and his wife, Julie, 49, a full-time mother to six children for many years, has been unable to secure a job paying that much. His family, including his ten-year-old daughter, Jamie, have not seen him since. Mr Botha has secured work as a welder in a plastics factory in South Africa but his health has badly deteriorated due to chest and bronchial problems. The Bothas have raised more then £1,200 on the Gofundme crowd-funding website so far to pay for Home Office applications and legal costs.

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  • Russia asks Britain to block auction of 'stolen' painting

    The Russian bureau of Interpol has sent a request to the British police to block the auction of a painting by a famous Russian artist because it was "stolen", Russia's Interior Ministry said in a statement on Saturday. The ministry said that the painting in question, "Evening in Cairo" by Ivan Aivazovsky, "was stolen in 1997 from a private collection in the city of Moscow". "That a painting of this scale and quality has not been on public view for over seventy years is remarkable and presents an exceptional opportunity for collectors of Aivazovsky's major works," the Sotheby's catalog note said.

    Reuters 59 mins ago
  • Like Mother, Like Daughter

    You are not seeing double, this is actually Demi Moore and Rumer Willis, who look more like identical twins in a new family photo. Rumer, the eldest daughter of Demi and her ex-husband Bruce Willis, shared the snap on Instagram and couldn’t help but notice just how alike she is to her famous mum.

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  • Air Force's Mysterious X-37B Space Plane Spotted by Amateur Astronomers

    The unmanned X-37B launched May 20 atop a United Launch Alliance Atlas V rocket from Florida's Cape Canaveral Air Force Station. "It's in a lower orbit than normal … had us confused for a while, as I thought it would be the standard operating orbit," tracker Greg Roberts, who lives in South Africa, told Space.com. The X-37B is built by Boeing Network & Space Systems, a unit that also designs and delivers satellites used for communications, navigation, intelligence and weather monitoring.

    SPACE.com
  • Black Widows' Bad Rap: 4 Misconceptions About the Spider

    One woman's snack break turned sour this week when she reached into a bag of grapes and felt the bite of a venomous black widow spider. Believe it or not, black widow spiders don't want to live inside your bag of grapes. If you happen to find one of these critters in your grocery bag, you can bet the arachnid got there by accident, said Catherine Scott, an arachnologist at Simon Fraser University in British Columbia, Canada.

    LiveScience.com
  • This ‘sexist’ statue on a college campus has become a big talking point on Twitter

    AN AMERICAN COLLEGE student took the above photo on a University campus in Texas – and it has since blown up on Twitter. Some have accused it of perfectly encapsulating the concept of mansplaining – which was added to the dictionary last year as: And

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  • Can You Spot Something Unexpected In This Noah's Ark Children's Bible Picture?

    The story of Noah’s Ark has been imprinted on our minds since childhood – and we’ll all be pretty familiar with the tale of how the animals went in the ark two-by-two before the earth was submerged by deadly flood waters. There were two elephants, two giraffes, two gazelles, etc etc. But according to this picture – there were also two gay lions.

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  • A man with non-terminal cancer has travelled abroad to take his own life after a final meal with family

    A british man with non-terminal cancer who travelled abroad to take his own life has sparked debate in the UK regarding assisted suicide. Jeffrey Spector (54) enjoyed a final meal with his wife and three daughters last Thursday before travelling to the Dignitas centre in Zurich, Switzerland to take his own life. Spector, a Lancashire businessman, had an inoperable cancerous tumour on his spine, one that he believed would have rendered him completely paralysed over the course of time.

    TheJournal.ie
  • Best Dressed Celebrities This Week (22-28 May) (16 photos)

    Cara Delevingne, Kendall Jenner and Sienna Miller are some of this week's most stylish stars... Kendall Jenner wore cut-out Calvin Klein at amfAR's 22nd Cinema Against AIDS Gala in Cap d'Antibes, France. Eva Longoria has had a rather dodgy red carpet run, but this all-white outfit looked incredible on her in Monaco. Jourdan Dunn flaunted her supermodel bod in lacy Ralph & Russo at the Cannes Film Festival.

    Yahoo Lifestyle
  • Some people aren't very pleased Jesse didn't make it through to the BGT final

    You’ve done it again, British public. One half of you has pissed the other half right off, by voting for an impressionist over a nine-year-old girl who plays with swords and does awesome karate. I mean come on Britain, you can pick singers, dancers

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  • THE LATEST: Blatter wins, warns UEFA it will lose influence

    Victorious FIFA President Sepp Blatter has warned European soccer that it faces losing influence on his executive committee. After defeating challenger Prince Al bin al-Hussein on Friday, Blatter said FIFA "must have a better representation of the confederations and the number of members" on its executive panel. UEFA has eight of the 25 voting seats on FIFA's executive committee, a legacy of its position as the most influential region in world soccer.

    Associated Press
  • No exit: For female jihadis, Syria is one-way journey

    Only two of the approximately 600 Western girls and young women who have joined extremists in Syria are known to have made it out of the war zone. In interviews, court documents and public records, The Associated Press has compiled a detailed picture of European girls and young women who join extremists such as the Islamic State group — a decision that is far more final than most may realize. The girls are married off almost immediately, either in Turkey or just after crossing into Syria.

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  • Grinning Salmond sparks internet meme

    A photograph capturing the new SNP MP Alex Salmond bursting into the House of Commons following yesterday's Queen's Speech sparked its own internet meme.

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  • Giuliana Rancic Proudly Shows off her Body in Bikini Photo

    Well that's a way to shut down some body haters. Flaunt what you got, and Giuliana Rancic is doing just that.

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  • Teddy Bear Lorry Crash: 15 Drivers Face Charges For Photographing Scene

    The crash took place on the A14 at Histon, Cambridgeshire, in the early hours of this morning and left two people hospitalised. One of the lorries involved was carrying nearly eight tonnes of teddy bears and the pile-up caused major disruption in the area. Cambridgeshire Police said in a statement that several motorists were snapping pictures of the scene with their phones while they drove past - and they now all face charges.

    Yahoo News
  • Worst Dressed Celebrities This Week (22-28 May) (15 photos)

    Rihanna, Katie Price and Kendra Wilkinson are among the stars to make fashion faux pas this week... Rihanna looked like she'd been dressed in the dark at Heathrow Airport this week. Katie Price, what is this latex monstrosity?! Sinitta narrowly avoided

    Yahoo Lifestyle