• Two men 'accidentally kill their friend' for snoring too loudly
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    Two men 'accidentally kill their friend' for snoring too loudly

    A 35-year-old man died in France last weekend after two friends played a prank on him that backfired with fatal consequences.

  • Terrifying picture shows huge SHARK swimming just metres from oblivous swimmer
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    Terrifying picture shows huge SHARK swimming just metres from oblivous swimmer

    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.

  • At Age 52, Boxing Legend Finally Calls It Quits
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    At Age 52, Boxing Legend Finally Calls It Quits

    Bernard Hopkins, one of the great middleweights of his era, will face a highly regarded boxer in the 67th and his final bout.

  • 'Clumsy' Fellaini foul doesn't surprise former team mate Osman
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    'Clumsy' Fellaini foul doesn't surprise former team mate Osman

    (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.

  • Could a fiver featuring Jane Austen be worth thousands of pounds?
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    Could a fiver featuring Jane Austen be worth thousands of pounds?

    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.

  • Ukraine offers Trump own jet after Air Force One flap
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    Ukraine offers Trump own jet after Air Force One flap

    An Antonov-225 Mriya plane at Gostomel, some 30 km from Kiev

  • Turns out Madonna’s daughter Mercy is an incredible gymnast, and there’s an Insta pic to prove it!
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    Hello Giggles

    Turns out Madonna’s daughter Mercy is an incredible gymnast, and there’s an Insta pic to prove it!

    Typically we expect the children of singers to possibly take an interest in music when they’re of age. That’s why it’s pretty…

  • Mum blasts school for branding son's short back and sides haircut 'too extreme'
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    Mum blasts school for branding son's short back and sides haircut 'too extreme'

    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.

  • Salmon Cross Flooded Road in Washington State
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    Salmon Cross Flooded Road in Washington State

    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

  • Astro feature: What does your zodiac sign predict for 2017?
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    Astro feature: What does your zodiac sign predict for 2017?

    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

  • Ranieri not fearful of Foxes chop
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    Omnisport

    Ranieri not fearful of Foxes chop

    Leicester City have struggled domestically this season, but Claudio Ranieri has no concerns that he will be sacked as Foxes boss.

  • Brexit referendum not legally binding, Supreme Court told
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    Brexit referendum not legally binding, Supreme Court told

    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.

  • James May has ALREADY put a time limit on The Grand Tour
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    James May has ALREADY put a time limit on The Grand Tour

    Has James May just announced an end date for The Grand Tour already?

  • Pakistan plane carrying 47 crashes, reportedly on fire
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    Pakistan plane carrying 47 crashes, reportedly on fire

    A Pakistani plane carrying 47 people crashed Wednesday in the mountainous north of the country and burst into flames, police and aviation authorities said.

  • New Zealand passport robot tells applicant of Asian descent to open eyes
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    New Zealand passport robot tells applicant of Asian descent to open eyes

    A New Zealand man of Asian descent had his passport photograph rejected when facial recognition software mistakenly registered his eyes as being closed. Richard Lee's attempt to renew his passport was blocked after he submitted the picture to an online passport photo checker run by New Zealand's department of internal affairs. "No hard feelings on my part, I've always had very small eyes and facial recognition technology is relatively new and unsophisticated," Lee told Reuters.

  • UFC: Ronda Rousey is in 'sick shape' ahead of fight against Amanda Nunes at UFC 207, says Dana White
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    UFC: Ronda Rousey is in 'sick shape' ahead of fight against Amanda Nunes at UFC 207, says Dana White

    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.

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    Naked selfies used as collateral for Chinese loans

    Hundreds of photos and videos of naked women used as collateral for loans on a Chinese online lending service have leaked onto the web

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    Paloma Faith praises NHS after emergency C-section

    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.

  • Cousins enter pleas in 1973 shotgun slayings of 2 girls
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    Cousins enter pleas in 1973 shotgun slayings of 2 girls

    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.

  • Cruz Beckham unveils debut single in time for Christmas
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    Cruz Beckham unveils debut single in time for Christmas

    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".

  • The Best Holiday Dresses For Your Body Type
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    The Best Holiday Dresses For Your Body Type

    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.

  • Steven Gerrard Reveals the Arsenal Star He Would Have Loved to Have Played Alongside
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    90Min

    Steven Gerrard Reveals the Arsenal Star He Would Have Loved to Have Played Alongside

    ​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...

  • Princess Estelle Stays up Past Her Bedtime, Falls Asleep in Dad’s Lap (in a Packed Stadium!)
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    People

    Princess Estelle Stays up Past Her Bedtime, Falls Asleep in Dad’s Lap (in a Packed Stadium!)

    A little courtside drama went a long way this past weekend for Sweden’s second in line to the throne.

  • No bail for 15-year-old charged with decapitating classmate
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    Associated Press

    No bail for 15-year-old charged with decapitating classmate

    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.

  • Airline chief arrested after Colombia plane crash
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    AFP

    Airline chief arrested after Colombia plane crash

    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.

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