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  • Myleene Klass Spells A Rude Word On Countdown - And It Gets Approved By Dictionary Corner!

    In an episode due to air today (28th), Myleene joins Susie Dent in Dictionary Corner again, and managed to offer up an impressive eight-letter word, beating the other contestants who had managed the seven-letter 'ghosted'. The problem was, it was a "rude one," as she told the show's host Nick Hewer.

  • Bob Geldof Marries Jeanne Marine After Nineteen Years Together

    The Geldof family had something to smile about this weekend after 63-year-old Bob Geldof got hitched to his long-term partner Jeanne Marine. It is thought that the rocker said 'I do' in an intimate ceremony in the Rayol Canadel Sur Mer in the South of France, with the lovebirds hoping to keep their nuptials secret but Bob's eldest daughter, 32-year-old Fifi, let the cat out of the bag. Fi was seen to be getting into a panic about not having her passport in back in time for the family's trip across the English channel and then raised eyebrows when she described herself and her fiancé, Andrew Robertson, as 'wedding w*nkers' before clarifying that it wasn't them who were tying the knot.

  • Indonesia gears up for executions as families wail in grief

    Indonesia made final preparations Tuesday to execute eight foreigners by firing squad, as family members wailed in grief during last visits to their loved ones and ambulances carrying white coffins arrived at the drug convicts' prison. Relatives of Myuran Sukumaran and Andrew Chan, the Australian ringleaders of the so-called "Bali Nine" heroin trafficking group, arrived at Nusakambangan prison calling for mercy for their loved ones, with Sukumaran's sister collapsing in grief. Officials must give a minimum 72 hours notice to convicts facing execution, and as they were notified on Saturday, speculation is mounting they will be put to death early Wednesday.

  • Police make CCTV appeal after Muslim woman racially abused on Tube

    Police have issued a CCTV picture of a woman after a Muslim woman wearing a hijab was racially abused on the Tube. The incident happened at around 4.15pm on March 10 when the victim was waiting to board a train on the eastbound Piccadilly line platform at King’s Cross station. The abuse continued on the train, leaving the victim “extremely upset”, say British Transport Police. PC Elspeth Cook said: “Everyone has the right to feel safe on their journey, and we work hard to ensure London Underground remains a pleasant and respectful environment.

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  • Brad Pitt Explains His Bruised Face

    Woah! What happened to Brad Pitt’s face?!?

  • Simon Cowell Cuddles Baby Eric In Bed And Watches The Lion King In Adorable Photo

    Simon Cowell is back to proving that he is a hands-on dad after sharing another photo of himself spending some quality time with fourteen-month-old son, Eric. Taking to his Twitter account to share the candid snap, the pic shows father and son cuddling up in bed, with Eric absolutely engrossed in The Lion King, which is playing on an iPad that Si is holding up. Accompanying the cutesy post with the simple caption: "After watching the Jungle Book 1000 times we have moved onto the Lion King", the 55-year-old music mogul couldn't look more relaxed as he soaked in some quality time with his little'un.

  • Driver to compensate man who jumped out of his moving taxi

    A Bath man who suffered severe brain damage after jumping out of a moving taxi will receive damages from the cabbie who "abducted" him. Kristopher Hicks leapt from the vehicle after believing he was being held against his will. London's High Court heard driver Michael Young, who was travelling at more than 20mph, formed the view Kristopher and his girlfriend, were not going to pay the fare, and had instead planned to "do a runner".

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  • Romeo Beckham Bursts Into Tears After Completing The Junior London Marathon

    Romeo Beckham has had his entire family gushing about how proud they are of him after completing the junior London Marathon in just under twenty minutes earlier today, but it looks as though the pressure of the run may have become too much for the twelve year old, who was papped bursting into tears after the race. This is just the cutest thing ever, cheer up Romeo - you did amazingly! The Burberry model was quickly surrounded by Victoria and David Beckham, as well as big brother Brooklyn and little brother Cruz, who all tried to comfort the tearful runner as he found himself getting a little bit overwhelmed.

  • Nurse jailed for raping patients

    A nurse who filmed himself raping two unconscious women patients in a hospital accident and emergency department has been jailed for 18 years. Andrew Hutchinson, 29, carried out the sickening attacks on the women while they were in his care at Oxford's John Radcliffe Hospital in 2011 and 2012, having drunk too much on nights out. Because they were unconscious at the time, none of his victims knew they had been attacked until police investigating Hutchinson painstakingly pieced together what had happened.

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  • Bitter Boss Whose Nurse Left Over Long Hours Gives Her Final Wages In Mountain Of 2p Coins

    A bitter hospital boss whose nurse quit over her long hours paid her final month's salary in coins worth 2p. Genji Hsing left her job at a clinic, only to get her final wages in several huge plastic bags containing near-worthless currency. Hsing, 34, was even told to count out the mountain of coins before she was allowed to take it home in Taiwan's Taichung City.

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  • Motorists face new rules for hiring vehicles abroad

    British drivers wishing to hire a car abroad will need to take a special code with them from 8 June, the Driver and Vehicle Licensing Agency said on Monday. Motorists wanting to hire a vehicle will be required to have a code, which will be obtainable by logging into the DVLA website, to show convictions for driving offences. The code is being introduced as the paper counterpart on UK driving licences - which records endorsement and fines - will be fully computerised in June and the DVLA has advised motorists to destroy paper counterparts after 8 June.

  • Starvation diet that can reverse type 2 diabetes

    Cutting-edge: One of the most effective ways to tackle type 2 diabetes is to lose weight. One of the most effective ways to tackle type 2 diabetes is to lose weight, and it seems that dramatic weight loss may be particularly beneficial for blood-sugar levels.

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  • Keith Harris Dies: Orville Ventriloquist's Life In Pictures (10 photos)

    Ventriloquist Keith Harris, famous for his act with his puppet duck Orville, died today aged 67, his agent said. Robert C Kelly said Harris, whom he described as a "thoroughly decent man", was first diagnosed with cancer in 2013 and became ill again in

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  • Teen left with cauliflower ear after piercing goes wrong

    A student who was left with an unsightly cauliflower ear following a botched piercing says she wishes she had listened to her mother who told her not to get it done. Remmie, 18, had a thick bar put through her ear as an act of teenage rebellion, and initially hoped it would make her stand out from the crowd.

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  • Katie Hopkins wades into beach body row

    Katie Hopkins has waded into the controversy surrounding an advert which asks “Are you beach body ready?” as a petition calling for its removal gathers tens of thousands of signatures. The Protein World advert, which appears in London Underground stations, features a model in a bikini and is advertising the brand’s weight loss collection. Hopkins has added her voice to an ongoing Twitter storm, referring to “angry chubsters” – and Protein World’s head of marketing said it is “great” that she has got involved.

  • Victoria Beckham Reveals Daughter Harper Is A Little Tomboy On The Ellen Show

    Victoria Beckham is a busy lady these days, but she found time to visit The Ellen Show this week to speak about her wonderful family and to reveal that daughter Harper is a little tomboy. Speaking to Ellen DeGeneres SEVEN YEARS after her last visit, Victoria was full of praise for her kids and their work ethic, as she gave us a little glimpse in the Beckhams' everyday life. The 41-year-old last rocked up to the show in a purple mini dress back in 2008, which was before her gorgeous daughter Harper, 3, was born.

  • Diamond Heist: Drilling - BBC News

    Declan Lawn investigates the recent Hatton Garden raid and attempts to drill through reinforced concrete

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  • James Corden Tweets About Finding Tom Felton's Passport At LAX Airport, Tom Offers To Buy It Back

    So, on top of having an entire host of celeb bezzie mates, getting his snog on with both Harry Styles and Louis Tomlinson, and breaking America with his new TV show, James Corden has proven that he gets all the luck after finding Harry Potter star Tom

  • VIDEO: Storage Hunters star praises Lancashire Police after dramatic arrest caught on camera

    STORAGE Hunter turned roving reporter Jesse McClure was given a guided tour of Lancashire Police’s headquarters by the officers he caught on film a day earlier. The American TV star’s visit to Greenbank, off Whitebirk Drive in Blackburn, came after footage of a dramatic police chase in Burnley went viral, topping one million views on the internet since it was uploaded on Tuesday. The 90-second clip showed police officers boxing in a suspected stolen car before hauling its occupants away. The Californian said he was later approached by police via Twitter after publicly praising officers for their handling of the situation in the Lancashire Telegraph.

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  • Texas inmate asks US Supreme Court to block execution

    A Houston-area slaying landed Robert Pruett in prison with a 99-year sentence. Then a dispute with a corrections officer over a peanut butter sandwich ended with the guard being stabbed to death and Pruett ultimately convicted of the killing and sent to Texas' death row. Pruett, 35, is scheduled for lethal injection Tuesday evening in Huntsville for the 1999 killing of the corrections officer, Daniel Nagle.

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