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  • Teacher commits suicide during FaceTime call to her ex-partner

    A mother of four hanged herself after a FaceTime call to her ex-partner who broke up with her the day before, an inquest heard. Jordana Carr, 35, was found in the garage of her home on 29 October by her 17-year-old daughter and was later pronounced dead, Kent Online reported. According to the website,her ex-partner, Simon McDowell, with whom she had broken up the previous day, received a call from Miss Carr in which she told him: “I don’t want you to see me, I just wanted to say goodbye”. As he was having difficulties hearing what she was saying, Mr McDowell switched the call to the video chat app FaceTime and saw a noose around her neck. He hung up and immediately informed the police. Miss Carr, q
  • TV audience shocked at clip for new Sacha Baron Cohen film Grimsby

    A clip from Sacha Baron Cohen's new film Grimsby shocked the audience and guests on ITV's The Jonathan Ross Show.

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  • Tottenham can beat anyone - Kane

    After Tottenham's win over Manchester City, Harry Kane hailed his team's belief as their Premier League title push continues.

  • Man, 18, dies and three injured after car hits two groups of people

    A pedestrian has died after a car hit two groups of people.

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  • Bid to locate woman 'abducted from street' by gang of men

    Detectives believe they have established the identity of a woman thought to have been abducted from a city street.

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  • Why I'm not gripped by 'irrational despair' over the world's stock markets

    There are reasons to be cheerful following last week's stock market rout - but the spectre of eurozone weakness remains, writes Roger Bootle

  • The Voice 2016: 'Rocking' Rick Snowdon's weight loss transformation stuns viewers

    The Voice contestant Rick Snowdon amazed the all-star coaching panel of Boy George, Ricky Wilson, Paloma Faith and with his red-hot voice. The singer-songwriter from Hartlepool gave a rockin’ rendition of I Put A Spell On You by Screamin’ Jay Hawkins. “What a great performance and what a great voice,” Boy George enthused, while […]

  • Victoria Beckham Exposes Her Ankles in NYC’s Single-Digit Temperatures (11 photos)

    Victoria Beckham may be wearing more flats these days, but that doesn’t mean the award-winning designer has retired her dizzyingly high heels for good. Beckham was spied out and about in NYC today, rocking an epic pair of platform booties that is giving us vertigo just looking at them. Her tailored grey separates offset the extreme footwear, making it look more appropriate for everyday – if your feet are up to the challenge. Earlier, she stepped out in a chic black fringed dress and pin-thin high heels to appear on Good Morning America and by now, we’re wondering how the woman is even still standing. This evening, Beckham will collect her Glamour Women of the Year Award, and we’re waiting with bated breath to see what the stylista turns up in. Follow us on Facebook, Instagram, and Pinterest for nonstop inspiration delivered fresh to your feed, every day.

    Jihan Forbes
  • Wife of Liverpool Owner Brutally Mocks Manchester United on Twitter After Loss to Sunderland

    ​Liverpool and Manchester United have both endured underwhelming seasons this year, but the Red Devils sank to new depths on Saturday with a 2-1 defeat to relegation candidates Sunderland. A late goal from the Black Cats' new-signing Lamine Kone sealed the win for the Wearside-based club and the defeat piles the pressure upon Louis van Gaal's shoulders. After the match Linda Pizzuti Henry, the wife of Liverpool co-owner John W Henry, took the opportunity to poke fun at her team's bitter rivals...

  • 16 celebrities who forgot they were at the Grammys

    And basically wore the most outrageous outfits they could find...

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  • Why Do Severed Feet Keep Washing Up On America’s West Coast?

    16 human feet - all wearing shoes - have washed up on north America’s west coast since 2007. The detached extremities have been found in British Columbia, Canada, and Washington state in the US, with the latest being discovered on Botanical Beach, Vancouver Island, earlier this week. The Coroners Service has been confirmed that the remains are human, and it’s hoped that DNA testing will identify the deceased.

    Yahoo News
  • Elderly woman’s son calls Joe Duffy as mother waits over two hours for ambulance

    The woman’s son rang Liveline and the ambulance arrived a few minutes after he spoke on the radio.
  • Lamar Odom makes his first public appearance since brothel overdose at Kanye West's fashion show

    Kanye’s wife Kim Kardashian unveiled new bleached blonde locks at the show.

  • Cliff Falls Into The Sea During Earthquake

    Stunned onlookers film the aftermath of an earthquake that caused a cliff to collapse into the sea in New Zealand.

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  • Jamie Vardy Splashes Out on New Car to Celebrate on-Field Success

    ​It's been a season of success for Jamie Vardy on the pitch as the Englishman has gone from a nobody to the name on everyones lips.  His rise to the top has been well documented, rising from the lows of non-league football to the summit of English football in just a number of years.  The Premier League's top goalscorer this season, currently on 18 in the league, is clearly keen to celebrate his on-field success by splashing out on a new motor off the pitch. The Leicester City hitman recently...

  • Merkel isolated as EU partners slam door on refugees

    Abandoned by France, defied by eastern Europe, German Chancellor Angela Merkel cuts a lonely figure in her struggle for EU "solidarity" on the refugee crisis ahead of a Brussels summit.

  • Russia aims to point its ICBMs at the asteroid Apophis in 2036

    Russian scientists are planning to tweak their ICBMs (intercontinental ballistic missiles) to target near-earth objects (NEOs), according to a report by news agency TASS. The news came from Sabit Saitgarayev, the leading researcher at the Makeyev Rocket Design Bureau. The projectiles could be aimed at meteorites measuring 20-50 meters in size.  A meteorite is a chunk of debris that can originate from a sun-orbiting asteroid and survives the trip through the atmosphere to reach Earth’s surface. The scientists plan to test their missiles on the asteroid 99942 Apophis, which Saitgarayev believes may pass “dangerously close” to Earth in 2036. There is a general consensus as to this expected close encounter, though NASA has “effectively ruled out the possibility” of an impact. Related: NASA’s newest branch has one job: Protect the Planet from humongous asteroids The lead scientist explains the reasoning behind his team’s work. “Most rockets work on boiling fuel,” Saitgarayev says. “Their fueling begins 10 days before the launch and, therefore, they are unfit for destroying meteorites similar to the Chelyabinsk meteorite in diameter, which are detected several hours before coming close to the Earth. For this purpose, intercontinental ballistic missiles can be used, which requires their upgrade.” Saitgarayev says that modifying the solid-fueled ICBMs will require several million dollars and permission from the authorities. These are weapons of war, after all. It is unclear whether or not this project will ever come to fruition, though the work has already begun. The Makeyev Design Bureau was established on December 16, 1947. The company specialized in developing long-rockets designed by the OKB-1 (Experimental Design Bureau), which was led by pioneering rocket designer Sergei Korolov. It was under Korolov’s direction that Russia launched the first artificial Earth satellite, Sputnik 1, in 1957, and put the first man in space in 1961. In the mid-1950s, Maketev OKB began developing submarine-launched ballistic missiles. Today, its rockets are used to launch Russian satellites into space. Also watch: Raimond de Hullu’s vision for Oas1s green buildings Please enable Javascript to watch this video

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  • Aldi warns rival UK supermarkets that they will not be able to match its new price cuts

    Aldi has pledged deep price cuts on its products. It has even warned other UK supermarket chains that they will not be able to match its low prices after these cuts are implemented. "I wanted to set the record straight that we will never be beaten on price — that is cast in stone," Matthew Barnes, chief executive at Aldi, said.

    International Business Times
  • Friends who won 66 million euro in syndicate choose to keep their names secret

    A group of Irish friends who won 66 million euro on the EuroMillions are to keep their identities secret.

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  • Most Romantic Celebrity Marriage Proposals (17 photos)

    Valentine’s Day is one of the most popular days of the year to get engaged. Naturally, it’s also the perfect time to reflect on some of our favorite Hollywood proposal stories. From flashy cars to the latest designer bags, celebrities live large. So it’s no surprise that when it comes to popping the question to their significant others, the pressure is on. Fortunately, many of them are able to live up to cinematic gestures of romance. From creating igloos to sneaking into their lover’s apartments and decorating them with rose petals, here are a few of the of the most romantic celebrity proposals in history.

    Yahoo Celebrity Staff