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  • Plane Plunges 13,000ft As Both Engines Fail

    A Singapore Airlines passenger plane carrying 194 people dropped 13,000ft after both engines lost power in a "huge storm". The Airbus A330-300 was three and a half hours into its five-hour flight from Singapore to Shanghai when its Rolls-Royce Trent 772 engines failed at 39,000ft. SQ836 continued normally to Shanghai and landed at 10.56pm local time on Saturday, Singapore Airlines said.

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  • JK Rowling's Twitter takedown of the Westboro Baptist Church is awesome

    JK Rowling has once again proven why she shouldn't be messed with on Twitter, this time taking down the Westboro Baptist Church. On Saturday (May 23), the Harry Potter author celebrated Ireland's vote to back gay marriage, responding to one fan who joked about her character Albus Dumbledore marrying Lord of the Rings wizard Gandalf. The controversial church wasted no time in reacting to the result of the Irish referendum, and appeared further enraged by Rowling's tweet. "So @jk_rowling wants Dumbledore & Gandalf to marry in Ireland; if it happens, WBC will picket!

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  • Porsche 911 owner is distraught after his car is renamed a PORSHCE!

    It is one of the world's most highly regarded manufacturers and its name synonymous with luxury, high-performance sports cars. The owner of a £100,000 Porsche 911 was left stunned to discover the error following what should have been a basic repair job.

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  • Wood takes break from EastEnders

    EastEnders star Jake Wood is leaving the show for a year. Wood, who plays Max Branning in the BBC soap, will be returning next year. "That opportunity has come and it is the perfect time to send Max Branning out with a bang that will send ripples through the Square for the rest of the year until Jake returns." One of Wood's most memorable storylines involved Max's affair with his daughter-in-law, Stacey, played by Lacey Turner.

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  • People think they've exposed Jamie Raven's magic on Britain's Got Talent

    This year’s Britain’s Got Talent has managed to rack up a rather diverse bunch of performers – from hypnotising dogs to comb players (yes, that’s a real thing). In the third semi-final, nine acts were whittled down to just two and last up to wow the judges and audiences at home was magician Jamie Raven.

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  • France and Germany tighten grip on Europe telling Cameron 'No Thanks'

    David Cameron's hopes of securing changes to the EU's treaties within the next two years were left in tatters this morning after France and Germany stitched up a secret deal bypassing the UK to tighten their grip on Europe. The Prime Minister held talks with the European Commission president Jean-Claude Juncker at Chequers last night – pushing his plan to overhaul Britain's relationship with Brussels before holding an in/our referendum in 2017.

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  • Zezo Cartoons - football humour (9 photos)

    Ace cartoonist Zezo brings you his hilarious take on the world of football. Steven Gerrard, Xavi, Jurgen Klopp and Didier Drogba bid farewell. For Stevie G, something's missing though... The tomatoes have turned to flowers for Barcelona coach Luis Enrique

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  • Manchester United transfer roundup: Falcao to Chelsea, Otamendi wants out, Chicharito back

    M.E.N. Media is one of the north west’s largest media providers and reaches 7 out of 10 people in Greater Manchester every week. Free morning newspaper, The Metro, published every weekday, is also part of our portfolio, delivering more than 200,000 readers in Greater Manchester. Greater Manchester Business Week is the region’s number one provider of business news andfeatures, targeting a bespoke business audience with 12,687 copies every Thursday.

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  • Cliff Richard sells the £3million British mansion raided by police

    Has Cliff Richard been driven into exile? There are those who mock the suspiciously thick thatch of conker-brown hair, the veneer-white teeth and magnificent year-round tan, but, until recently, no one could deny that, at 74, he was holding back the ravages of time very successfully.

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  • Michelle Keegan and Mark Wright wedding: See pictures as guests arrive for celeb-packed wedding

    Former Corrie star Michelle Keegan tied the knot with The Only Way is Essex star Mark Wright in a celeb-packed ceremony in Suffolk. Brooke Vincent, Sacha Parkinson and Anthony Cotton were amongst the Coronation Street stars past and present that attended the ceremony, held in St Mary's Church in Bury St Edmunds. Towie stars who joined the couple for their special day included James Argent and Lydia Bright. Bridesmaids were thought to include Wright's sisters Jessica and Natalya, Keegan's stepsister Nichola, her cousins Gemma, Katy and Lauren, and her best friend Becky Hatch.

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  • Nicole Scherzinger Is Going Through A 'Very Transformative Time' After Lewis Hamilton Split

    After splitting from Lewis Hamilton back in February (*SOB*), Nicole Scherzinger has admitted that she's now going through a "very transformative time" in her life. "Kendall usually goes for bad boys like Chris Brown and Justin Bieber so Lewis could be a good influence on her.

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  • Davies' pain over Mayall death

    TV star Greg Davies has told of his painful year after both his father and the man who played his on-screen dad - Rik Mayall - died. The Young Ones star Mayall died at the age of just 56 last year. Davies, 47, told Radio Times magazine: "My dad died a couple of months after Rik... it was a difficult year.

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  • James Martin on taking over Top Gear and having lunch with the Queen

    The petrolhead chef would want Jamie Oliver to play him in his biopic - but if he's not available Clint Eastwood would do...

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  • Khloe Kardashian's Instagram Post Being Called Disrespectful and Racist

    The youngest Kardashian sister is currently enjoying some time in Dubai but Khloe hasn’t escaped controversy.

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  • Blatter Pulls Out Of FIFA Event Amid Scandal

    Sepp Blatter will not attend a FIFA conference he was to address today as a corruption scandal engulfs football's governing body. The embattled president had been due to speak at a medical event - his first public appearance since the corruption arrests that have rocked FIFA's annual congress in Switzerland. But FIFA officials told Sky News the 79-year-old was pulling out of the session - which may have given the world's media a first chance to question him about the £96m bribery racket outlined by US prosecutors.

    Sky News 15 mins ago
  • The REAL Reason You’re Tired All The Time – And It Doesn’t Cost A Penny To Fix

    Skip the caffeine, quit snoozing the alarm and unplug your headphones because there’s a real reason you’re tired all the time – and it costs nothing to fix. A new survey of 300 GPs in the UK has found that a fifth of all doctor’s appointments are down to tiredness and fatigue, a syndrome which is known as TATT (Tired All The Time). As well as getting a decent night’s kip, have you taken a minute to look at your hydration levels?

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  • Paracetamol Challenge: Warnings Over Latest 'Dangerous' Social Media Craze

    Children are risking their lives in a new social media craze involving the abuse of over-the-counter paracetamol. The dangerous 'Paracetamol Challenge' appears to have spread via Facebook and Instagram, and encourages youngsters to take multiple painkillers. Alan Ward, head of schools at East Ayrshire Council, said the craze is 'a matter of great concern'.

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  • Rate Of Executions Doubles In Saudi Arabia

    Three more people have been put to death in Saudi Arabia, meaning it has executed more people this year than it did in the whole of 2014. The kingdom , which enforces a strict version of Islamic sharia law, carried out its 88th execution on Tuesday, surpassing the 87 prisoners killed last year. The interior ministry said the latest to be put to death were Saudis Awad al Rowaili and Lafi al Shammary, who were convicted of smuggling amphetamines.

    Sky News
  • Prince Harry Hits the Polo Field After Meeting Niece Charlotte for First Time

    Prince Harry got right back on that horse after meeting Prince William and Kate Middleton's baby girl, Princess Charlotte, earlier in the weekend. His Royal Hotness was spotted competing in a charity polo match on Sunday in Gloucester, England. Vying for The Jerudong Trophy at the Cirencester Park Polo Club, Prince Harry looked as handsome as ever in his green getup.

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  • Tycoons who bankrolled Madeleine fund refuse to fund McCanns' legal defence

    Millionaires who bankrolled the campaign to find Madeleine McCann are refusing to fund her parents' legal defence. Two wealthy individuals who helped Kate and Gerry McCann in their global search for Madeleine now say they will not pledge any more cash at this time.

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