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GERMANWINGS PLANE CRASH

Co-pilot wanted 'to destroy the plane'

The co-pilot of the plane that crashed in the Alps intentionally sent the jet into its doomed descent.

  • Sacked 'Top Gear' star Clarkson defends attack victim

    The outspoken former presenter of hit car show "Top Gear" Jeremy Clarkson on Thursday defended the co-worker he attacked in a fracas that led to his sacking by Britain's BBC. Clarkson's contract was not renewed after an internal BBC investigation found he physically attacked a "Top Gear" producer, Oisin Tymon, after a lengthy verbal tirade.

    AFP
  • What We Know About German Crash Co-Pilot

    The co-pilot accused of deliberately crashing a plane in the French Alps with the loss of 150 lives was happy in his job, members of his flying club have said. Details about the life of German national Andreas Lubitz emerged after a French prosecutor

    Sky News
  • Louis Tomlinson's Tweets After Zayn Malik Quits One Direction Spark Concern Among Fans

    Following in his bandmates' footsteps, the 23-year-old didn't outright acknowledge Zayn's shocking departure from 1D, but did thank all of their fans for the support and vowed to make the best fifth album ever.

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  • Look inside Take That star Gary Barlow's former Cheshire mansion

    Take That star Gary Barlow’s former Cheshire mansion will open its private gates to the public. It was purchased by Michelle Stubbs who was whisked off by Gary to a Take That concert in Dublin to seal the deal. Take That's Gary Barlow in the crowd to watch Liverpool take on Swansea City at Anfield Stadium on Monday, December 29, 2014. Now former lawyer Michelle is launching it as a premium wedding and private hire venue.

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  • Knox defense calls conviction grave error

    Knox faces 28 ½ years in an Italian jail for the 2007 murder of 21-year-old Meredith Kercher in an apartment they shared in the university town of Perugia, after being convicted by a Florence appeals court last year along with her former Italian boyfriend, Raffaele Sollecito. Sollecito's defense will make its case on Friday, when the case resumes before the Court of Cassation.

    Associated Press
  • Lioness kept as pet in Pakistan gives birth to 5 cubs

    The African lioness named Queen has given birth to five healthy cubs — double the usual two-to-three-cub litters among lions. Owner Malik Fazal Abbas said he has had 4-year-old Queen since she was 2 months old. The pair has already had a litter of two cubs, now nine months old.

    Associated Press
  • Ed Sheeran's Ex Girlfriend Athina Andrelos Deletes Twitter After Split Hate

    Ed Sheeran might have let the cat out of the bag regarding his split from girlfriend Athina Andrelos. The beauty, who attended the Brits just a month ago to cheer on her man, has kept her Instagram account open but posted nothing since yesterday.

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  • Royal baby: new Succession to the Crown Act comes into force

    The Succession to the Crown Act came into force on Thursday 26 March, marking the end of male primogeniture across the Commonwealth of Nations. The new legislation means that if the Duchess of Cambridge's second royal baby is a girl, she will not be overtaken in the line of succession by any younger brothers. The three main changes under the law are that the order of succession will no longer be based on gender, a person married to a Roman Catholic can accede to the throne and that only the first six in line to the throne must seek the Sovereign's permission to marry.

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  • Young British jihadi filmed complaining about life on the frontline

    Militants fighting for Al Qaeda in Syria have released a chilling new propaganda video in which a young British jihadi describes life fighting on the frontline. The unnamed man, who speaks with a southern English accent, is filmed complaining about a lack of toilets as he stands in a trench - believed to be somewhere in the forest outside Lattakia city.

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  • 10 Incredible What-Ifs That Could Have Changed The Course Of History

    There will never be a definitive answer to any of these questions – but that is the beauty of “what ifs”, they can be applied to just about every single scenario, and most particularly with key historical events. It does not take a genius to workout that it the odd decision had been made differently here or there, or if certain people have not been elevated to positions of power then history could have taken a very different course. What if Emperor Napoleon Bonaparte had invaded the British colony of Australia?

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  • Sam Taylor-Johnson Quits Fifty Shades Films

    Fifty Shades Of Grey director Sam Taylor-Johnson has announced she will not be making the next two movies in the franchise. The film, starring Jamie Dornan as Christian Grey and Dakota Johnson as his lover Anastasia Steele, left many critics underwhelmed but has been a box office smash. In a statement to US website Deadline, Taylor-Johnson, 48, said: "Directing Fifty Shades Of Grey has been an intense and incredible journey for which I am hugely grateful.

    Sky News
  • German exchange students who died on Germanwings flight pictured

    Sixteen children and two teachers from the same German school were among the 150 people who died when the plane crashed in a remote region of the French Alps on Tuesday morning.

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  • Pilgrims flock to Colombian hillside after face of JESUS appears in a mudslide

    Catholicism is the main religion of Colombia, with an esteemed 75 per cent of the population practising it. Images of Jesus have also emerged on frying pans, on lamp posts, in tree trunks and even recently in a dog's ear.

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  • China launches 'Sky Net' to better coordinate graft fight

    The Chinese government has unveiled an initiative called "Sky Net" to better coordinate its fight against suspected corrupt officials who have fled overseas, and to recover their dirty assets, the latest step in its fight against graft. The group will be comprised of officials from the Communist Party's corruption watchdog the Central Commission for Discipline Inspection, the Public Security Ministry, the Supreme Prosecutor, the party's Organisation Department and the central People's Bank of China. The Organisation Department, a powerful and secretive body that oversees personnel decisions, will watch trips by officials abroad.

    Reuters
  • Look who's back on the Corrie cobbles

    Coronation Street star Paula Lane has returned to the soap after her maternity leave. The 28-year-old actress was last seen in Corrie as Kylie Platt on Christmas Day and welcomed her first child, a baby boy, on New Year’s Eve. And so it begins… Back

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  • Report: France jet audio shows pilot locked out of cockpit

    SEYNE-LES-ALPES, France (AP) — The first half of Germanwings Flight 9525 was chilling in its normalcy. It took off from Barcelona en route to Duesseldorf, climbing up over the Mediterranean and turning over France. Remi Jouty, the head of France's accident investigation bureau BEA, said Wednesday that it has yielded sounds and voices, but so far not the "slightest explanation" of why the plane crashed, killing all 150 on board.

    Associated Press
  • David Beckham Has Shown Off His Shirtless Body In Miami And It's Pretty Glorious

    Put your pens, paper and snacks down and listen up, because David Beckham has got shirtless in Miami and it's enough to make us cry actual tears of actual joy. Victoria Beckham is one lucky lady. Proving that he very much still has the power to make us go weak at the knees and forget our own name, age and address, David hung out on his balcony in just a pair of red shorts, some sunglasses and a white t-shirt on his head.

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  • 'Chilling Revelations' Of Plane's Final Moments

    The co-pilot of the Germanwings plane that crashed in the Alps intentionally sent the jet into its doomed descent. Here are the details of the Airbus A320's final moments that emerged at a news conference given by Marseille prosecutor Brice Robin.

    Sky News
  • Katie Hopkins Slams Angelina Jolie For Smoking And Brands Her 'Smug' After Cancer Surgery Revelation

    The world praised Angelina Jolie for her bravery this week, as it was revealed that she'd had her ovaries removed after a second cancer scare. But it seems that Katie Hopkins is less than impressed with the A-lister's courageous decision, actually taking

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  • Cameron beats Miliband in first TV contest before election - poll

    Prime Minister David Cameron won the first TV encounter before a close national election in Britain, turning in a stronger performance than Labour leader Ed Miliband, a poll showed on Thursday. The snap Guardian/ICM poll showed 54 percent of those asked thought Cameron, the leader of the Conservative Party, had won, compared to 46 percent who judged Miliband had triumphed. Both men were subjected to back-to-back but separate live TV interviews and question and answer sessions with a studio audience.

    Reuters