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  • Libyan Troops 'Raped Man In Cambridge Park'

    Moktar Ali Saad Mahmoud, 33, and Ibrahim Abugtila, 23, acted like "two hunting dogs" when they attacked the man in his 20s in Cambridge on 26 October, a court heard. The pair were arrested while being trained at Bassingbourn Barracks, near Cambridge, as part of the Government's agreement to help rebuild war-torn Libya after the collapse of Colonel Muammar Gaddafi's regime in 2011. Prosecutor John Farmer told Cambridge Crown Court they met the "complete stranger" in the city centre at 3.26am.

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  • Evans fury at check-in desk snub

    DJ Chris Evans vented his fury at British Airways online after not being allowed on a plane to fly back to the UK. The broadcaster, who presents the Radio 2 breakfast show, told his fans in a series of tweets how he had been stranded in France. He said

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  • Judge refuses to sentence woman found five times over the drink-drive limit

    A judge refused to sentence a woman caught five times over the drink-drive limit until he could check she was getting proper help for her alcohol problem. Sales assistant Jade Rayner, 23, crashed while on her way home from a drinking binge on her own at bars on Deansgate in Manchester city centre. District Judge Jonathon Finestein, sitting at Manchester and Salford Magistrates’ Court, said:

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  • Net loss! Dragon forced to tear up tennis court hidden on giant estate

    When you’ve got a sprawling 200-acre home in the country, finding room for a tennis court doesn’t usually present too many problems. There has even been speculation that his error only came to light when eagle-eyed staff spotted the court nestled in a wood thanks to an aerial shot on Google Earth.

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  • Foreign investors snap up UK debt at record pace

    The Bank of England has warned that the current account deficit, which measures the gap between money flowing out of the UK and money brought in, was "large" and could "trigger a deterioration in market sentiment towards the United Kingdom" if the economy deteriorated. However, the ECB's €60bn-a-month quantitative easing programme is expected to lead to higher inflows into the UK, as investors look for alternative sources of yield. Oliver Harvey, a macro strategist at Deutsche Bank, said the UK was an "obvious beneficiary" of the ECB's bond-buying programme, which has pushed up bond prices and lowered yields across the eurozone.

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  • Woman seeks rescue from boyfriend in online pizza order

    The Avon Park Pizza Hut employees spotted what Cheryl Treadway wrote in the comment section of her online order. Employees recognized Treadway as a regular customer and called the sheriff's office. Highlands County Sheriff's deputies went to the home, where they were greeted by Treadway, who was carrying a small child.

    Associated Press
  • Woman seeking man she kissed at marathon hears from his wife

    A Tennessee woman searching for the stranger she kissed while running the Boston Marathon this year says she finally heard back — from the mystery man's wife. Barbara Tatge says her daughter had dared her to kiss a random, good-looking man as she ran through the town of Wellesley, where the women of Wellesley College traditionally offer kisses to runners. Tatge says The Wellesley Townsman, a Boston-area news outlet, passed on a letter addressed to her Sunday after the campaign generated nationwide attention.

    Associated Press
  • Duke, Duchess And Baby Princess Leave Palace

    The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge, along with their four-day-old daughter, Princess Charlotte, are heading to their Norfolk home. William and Kate left London this afternoon with their two children and are travelling to Anmer Hall, their bolthole in the countryside, Kensington Palace has confirmed. Princess Charlotte was shown off to the world on Saturday evening at the Lindo Wing of St Mary's Hospital, and slept soundly throughout the photo call.

    Sky News
  • VIDEO: Warnings issued as Hampshire's disease-ridden tick population set to 'explode'

    WALKERS and outdoor workers are being warned against the dangers of disease ridden ticks as populations of the blood sucking bugs in Hampshire explode. Director of public health Dr Ruth Milton said: “Ticks can transmit bacteria that cause diseases, such as Lyme disease, which can lead to very serious conditions if left untreated.

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  • Worst Dressed Celebrities This Week (1-7 May) (15 photos)

    Kris Jenner, Irina Shayk and Katy Perry land in our worst dressed list this week... Erm, it looks like you're still wearing your PJ bottoms, Cara Delevingne. The glasses are scaring us, Gaga! Lady Gaga channelled her inner ostrich at the airport this week. It looks like Rihanna forgot to wear a bra to her own after-party! Anne Hathaway looked to be channelling her inner Star Wars in her metallic Ralph Lauren creation at the 2015 Met Gala.

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  • NATO starts anti submarine exercise in North Sea as tension with Russia rise

    By Balazs Koranyi ABOARD THE USS VICKSBURG, North Sea (Reuters) - NATO launched one of its biggest-ever anti-submarine exercises in the North Sea on Monday, inviting non-member Sweden for the first time, amid increasing tensions between Russia and its northern neighbours. More than a dozen vessels from 11 countries are participating in the "Dynamic Mongoose" exercise. NATO will simulate detecting and attacking submarines in one of the most hostile seas, with rugged but shallow underwater canyons, rapid currents and unusually high sound pollution from freshwater pouring in from Norway's fjords.

    Reuters
  • Food critic Josh Ozersky found dead in Chicago hotel

    Food critic Josh Ozersky, whose witty and snarky writing generally focused on his obsession with all things meat, has died in Chicago. Ozersky, who was in the city for the James Beard Foundation Awards, was found dead in his room at the Conrad Chicago Hotel on Monday, according to the Cook County medical examiner's office. Ozersky was a food writer for Esquire magazine and frequent contributor to other publications including Time magazine, the Wall Street Journal and Food & Wine.

    Associated Press
  • David Beckham Had A £250k Star-Studded 40th Birthday Bash And It Looks EPIC

    David jetted his family and friends off to Marrakesh for his 40th birthday, where they stayed at the six-star Amanjena Hotel – the same place where the former footballer and his fashion designer-come-pop star wife Victoria renewed their vows in 2004. According to The Sun, the Beckham's hired snake-charmers and belly dancers for the event, and even roped in their pal Gordon Ramsay to cater for the whole thing. Lets just hope Gordon wasn't having any Kitchen Nightmares yesterday.

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  • Mother who tripped on back step, breaking her ankle has leg AMPUTATED

    You never think the worst will happen to you, but for Bec Reed, 43, what began as a completely normal day, resulted in a harrowing life change. 'It just went numb and all floppy and my kids were telling me 'just stand up' and I couldn't,' she told Daily Mail Australia. The doctors told Reed she had broken her ankle 'spectacularly' but after a week in hospital, three surgical wounds, plates, screws and pins fusions, she headed home, thinking her ordeal was over.

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  • Jose Mourinho - his best quotes at Chelsea this season

    As his Chelsea team become Premier League champions in front of their home crowd, here's a look back at what the most quotable man in football had to say this year

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  • Adele Goes Full Drag as George Michael for Her 27th Birthday

    Adele goes all out for her 27th birthday dressing up in full drag as her idol George Michael!

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  • Rihanna in queen's garb shuts down Met Gala carpet

    Never let it be said that Rihanna doesn't know how to make an entrance. On a night when big stars were a dime a dozen — try George and Amal Clooney, Lady Gaga, Madonna and Cher — the pop singer still managed to pull the red carpet out from under the rest of them at the Met Gala on Monday when she swooped in wearing a fur-trimmed yellow cape with floral swirls of gold and a train so long it required three wranglers. As befitting a star — or fashion royalty — Rihanna commanded premium attention on the carpet by being one of the very last to arrive.

    Associated Press
  • LNG tanker diverted away from Britain towards N. America

    MILAN, May 6 (Reuters) - A liquefied natural gas (LNG) delivery bound for Britain may have been diverted on Wednesday towards North America, according to live ship-tracking data on Reuters Eikon. The GDF Suez Point Fortin tanker was initially

    Reuters - UK Focus
  • Furious row over Cameron 'lie'

    A furious row has erupted between the Conservatives and Liberal Democrats after a senior Lib Dem accused David Cameron of "lying" over claims the Tories were close to winning an outright majority in the General Election on Thursday. The Lib Dem peer and campaign spokesman Lord Scriven claimed Mr Cameron had admitted privately to Nick Clegg that the Conservatives could not get the seats they needed to form a majority government.

    Press Association
  • Accrington man launched ‘sustained and brutal’ attack on girlfriend

    A 21-YEAR-OLD launched a ‘sustained and brutal’ attack on his girlfriend after forcing his way into her friend’s house. Blackburn magistrates heard Rohaid Khan smashed a window to gain entry to the house and then opened the back door for another man to enter. He then started to punch Nicole Townley repeatedly about the head and hit her about the head with a metal bracelet. Khan, 21, of Fountain Street, Accrington, was convicted after trial of assault, criminal damage and using violence to secure entry to premises.

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