A 35-year-old man died in France last weekend after two friends played a prank on him that backfired with fatal consequences.
A German model was pleasantly surprised when she saw a couple waving at her as she went for a dip in the sea – and obligingly waved back. Gutsche had been catching the sun at Cocoa Beach in Florida’s Cape Canaveral when she decided to go for a dip in the sea.
Bernard Hopkins, one of the great middleweights of his era, will face a highly regarded boxer in the 67th and his final bout.
(Reuters) - Marouane Fellaini's clumsy conceding of a last-minute penalty against Everton, which denied Manchester United a precious away win, may have outraged fans but former team mate Leon Osman is not surprised. United were leading the Merseyside club 1-0 in Sunday's Premier League contest at Goodison Park when the Belgian international replaced Henrikh Mkhitaryan in the 85th minute to mark his 100th appearance for the club. Two minutes later, he went in for a bad challenge inside the box and brought down defender Idrissa Gueye.
Short, who works out of Birmingham and is one of the world's most famous micro-artists, worked for two weeks on each note and then quietly put each one back into circulation. The 70-year-old decided to use Jane Austen because next year is the 200th anniversary of her death and her image will be on the new £10 note.
Whether 2016 was great for you, or horrible, it is time to put the past behind us and look forward to a (hopefully!) better future. So what does 2017 hold for you? Our friends at Ganeshaspeaks.com have the answers. If you know your zodiac sign, click above to find out what the new year holds for you. Text courtesy: GaneshaSpeaks.com Images – Getty Images
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Hayley Andrew, 38, was stunned when teachers complained that her son’s hairstyle breached uniform rules. The letter, which she received on Monday, explained that the school was unhappy with Sonny Lake’s “extreme haircut”. Hayley called the headmaster of Bishop Lonsdale Primary School in Derby who elaborated – apparently there was too much “contrast between long and short” on her son’s head.
By Michael Holden and Estelle Shirbon LONDON (Reuters) - The referendum in which Britons voted to leave the European Union is not legally binding, the Supreme Court was told on Wednesday during a hearing on who has the power to trigger Brexit. The Edinburgh executive, run by the Scottish National Party, is looking for ways to prevent Scotland from being taken out of the EU against its will, and has raised the possibility of a future referendum on independence from the United Kingdom.
A Pakistani plane carrying 47 people crashed Wednesday in the mountainous north of the country and burst into flames, police and aviation authorities said.
Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) president Dana White has revealed that star fighter Ronda Rousey is in "sick shape" as she prepares for a bout against women's bantamweight champion Amanda Nunes at UFC 207 on 30 December. The 29-year-old lost her previous fight to Holly Holm at UFC 193 last November, which also ended her unbeaten streak and also lost her women's bantamweight title. Holm lost her title to Meisha Tate at UFC 196 and the latter was beaten by Nunes at UFC 200.
Why did the salmon cross the road? A number of videos showing salmon crossing this flooded stretch of Skykomish Valley Road went viral last month — and apparently it’s a regular occurrence. Credit: Shannon Adams via Storyful
SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — Two men charged with murder in the 1973 shotgun slayings of two young girls entered pleas to murder charges in Yuba County court on Tuesday, Deputy Yuba County District Attorney John Vacek said.
Paloma Faith has praised the NHS after having an emergency caesarean for the birth of her first child. In a hand-written note posted on Instagram, the singer called the National Health Service "one of the great achievements of this country". "What a trip!," Faith wrote.
Young Cruz Beckham has unveiled his debut single If Every Day Was Christmas, announcing all profits will be going to charity. David and Victoria Beckham's youngest son joined Capital FM to sing a verse from the track, telling listeners the song brings together "two of my favourite things: singing and Christmas". Shortly after their radio appearance, the Beckhams were criticised by Good Morning Britain presenter Piers Morgan for "putting these kids into the public domain while simultaneously saying privacy".
Liverpool legend and former captain Steven Gerrard recently announced his retirement from the game. And having enjoyed a 17-year-career at Anfield, one could well imagine the stars he lined up alongside. Gerrard also represented England 114 times, which makes the scope even broader, but it would seem he regrets never having played in the same team as Arsenal playmaker Mesut Ozil. Speaking on BT Sport, the former Three Lions midfielder was full of praise for the ancillary German, but pointed...
A little courtside drama went a long way this past weekend for Sweden’s second in line to the throne.
No matter how beautiful a piece may be, when it doesn’t do much for your figure the results are underwhelming. And since the holidays are all about dresses (and making a lasting impression), it’s important to know which style is best for your shape. To help you snag an outstanding frock that fits you like a glove for the impending party circuit, browse through our guide to discover your perfect match. Shop our favorite picks here and score tips on what to look for when searching for the one.
LAWRENCE, Mass. (AP) — A 15-year-old boy charged with killing a high school classmate whose headless body was found near a river said in a police report made public Monday that they had gone to smoke marijuana together and he had last seen the classmate alive.
Bolivian officials arrested the head of LAMIA Airlines on Tuesday after a crash involving one of the charter firm's planes killed a Brazilian football team and dozens of others.