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  • Woman Dies In Bungee Accident With Boyfriend

    A woman has died and her boyfriend is seriously hurt after a tandem bungee jump that went wrong in the town of Audincthun, in northern France. The 28-year-old died on Sunday after leaping off the 65m high (more than 200ft) crane and crashing to the ground from a drop of some 15m (49ft) because of a problem with the harness, a source told Le Parisien newspaper.

    Sky News
  • Kim Jong Un Executes Designer Of His New Airport Because He Didn’t Like It

    North Korean dictator Kim Jong Un posed for one of his trademark glossy photo shoots in Pyongyang’s new airport this week - but a different story had unfolded behind the scenes. Executions are common in North Korea, with senior officials being killed for offences as minor as watching South Korean soap operas. Airport design chief Ma Won Chun disappeared late last year, and is thought to have been executed after Kim voiced his dissatisfaction with the airport, according to The Diplomat.

    Rob Waugh
  • Britain ‘At Risk From Asteroid Tsunami’ Which Could Wipe Out Coastal Towns

    Britain is at risk from an ‘asteroid tsunami’, where a rock falling from space creates a wall of water which kills hundreds of thousands of people living in coastal towns. University of Southampton experts have created a map showing where asteroids are most likely to fall - and found that Britain is at risk of being swamped by deadly waves caused by space rocks. Asteroids falling near Britain in the Atlantic or North Sea could trigger a devastating impact.

    Rob Waugh
  • Ben and Jen: Our marriage is over

    Hollywood couple Ben Affleck and Jennifer Garner are divorcing after 10 years of marriage. Following weeks of speculation, the couple issued a joint statement to American celebrity website TMZ. "After much thought and careful consideration, we have

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  • Britain's Got Talent's Connie Talbot, Who Sang 'Somewhere Over The Rainbow', Is All Grown Up

    Every so often the concept of time proves all too much for some people to handle, with the Internet currently having a mini-meltdown over the fact that six-year-old Connie Talbot, who wowed the nation when she auditioned for Britain's Got Talent back in 2007, is now... Erm... Older. The now-fourteen-year-old impressed the BGT judges when she gave an adorable performance of 'Somewhere Over The Rainbow', and ended up making it to the show's final, although unfortunately she didn't nab the opportunity to sing in front of the Queen. Eight years later and Connie is still singing her little heart out after becoming an online sensation, with more than 148 million people watching the Birmingham schoolgirl's original audition on YouTube.

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  • Authorities: Boy found in park swing died of cold, thirst

    A mother placed her living toddler in a swing at a Maryland park one morning and he remained there until he was found dead of cold and thirst two days later when someone spotted the mother pushing her lifeless child in the swing, authorities said Tuesday. The 3-year-old boy found in a La Plata park died of dehydration and hypothermia, or low body temperature, said Diane Richardson, spokeswoman for the Charles County Sheriff's Office. Bruce Goldfarb, spokesman for the medical examiner, said Tuesday that he couldn't talk about the case.

    Associated Press
  • Australia police will not help IS fighter's kids: grandmother

    The Australian mother-in-law of a notorious Islamic State group fighter said Monday she was "devastated" that police had refused to help bring her five grandchildren home from Syria. Karen Nettleton's daughter Tara is married to Khaled Sharrouf, who gained global infamy last year when he posted pictures of himself and his seven-year-old son on Twitter holding up the severed heads of soldiers. News emerged last week that Sharrouf may have died in the same drone attack believed to have killed fellow Australian jihadist Mohamed Elomar, raising concerns about what would happen to his children who were taken to Syria last year.

    AFP
  • Avril Lavigne In Tears Over Lyme Disease Fight

    Avril Lavigne has spoken for the first time about her months away from the public eye after her diagnosis with Lyme disease. In a tearful interview with Good Morning America, Lavigne, 30, revealed it took two months for doctors to confirm that she had the disease. "They would pull up their computer and be like, 'Chronic fatigue syndrome'.

    Sky News
  • How Magic Mike changed Jada Pinkett Smith's relationship with husband Will Smith

    Jada Pinkett Smith has revealed how hanging out with a predominantly male cast on Magic Mike XXL taught her how to be playful with husband Will Smith. Jada revealed that she used to adopt the role of the sensible one in the relationship and sit back and watch Will mess around.

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  • Tunisia Releases Images Of Beach Attack Suspects

    Tunisia has released photographs of two men being sought in connection with the shooting dead of 38 people on a tourist beach. The men in the images were identified as Bin Abdallah and Rafkhe Talari. Sky's investigation involved interviews with more than a dozen students and friends of the killer, including one who confirmed Rezgui confessed to him he was a member of Islamic State and a jihadist.

    Sky News
  • The BEST Celebrity Selfies Of The Week (21st June - 27th June) (17 photos)

    Not at Glastonbury? Yeah, us neither. Instead we're stuck at home waiting for our next episode of Orange Is The New Black to load and wondering how many calories were in our fourth sausage and egg sandwich of the day. In an attempt to distract ourselves

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  • Heathrow Terminal 1 Closes Its Doors Tonight

    Heathrow Airport will close the doors on 47 years of aviation history tonight when Terminal 1 handles its final flight. Heathrow said the final departure would be a British Airways flight to Hanover on Monday night following a migration of services to the recently completed Terminal 2, which is to be extended to boost its capacity. The news came to light just 48 hours before the Airports Commission was due to announce its recommendation on whether a new runway should be built at Heathrow or Gatwick .

    Sky News
  • Blue Peter's John Noakes Found In Storm Drain

    Former Blue Peter presenter John Noakes has been found in a storm drain near his Majorca home several hours after going missing. Police began searching for Mr Noakes after his concerned wife Vicky appealed for information which could lead to his whereabouts. "They are taking him by helicopter to the main hospital in Palma.

    Sky News
  • Kendall Jenner beats big sister Kim Kardashian with most liked Instagram photo ever (and it's a selfie)

    Kim Kardashian’s little sister Kendall Jenner just overtook her in the Instagram game, gaining 2.5 million likes in five weeks for a photo of herself lying on the ground with her hair arranged into heart shapes. It overtakes Kim’s wedding photo with Kanye West, which gained 2.4 million likes after it was posted in May last year.

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  • Islamic State beheads female civilians for first time in Syria - monitor

    The hardline Islamic State group has beheaded two women in Syria, the first time it has decapitated female civilians, the founder of a group monitoring the war said on Tuesday. The beheadings took place in the eastern Deir al-Zor province this week said Rami Abdulrahman, head of the Syrian Observatory for Human Rights, which tracks the conflict using sources on the ground. Islamic State has beheaded local and foreign men in Syria, including enemy combatants, aid workers and journalists as well as people it has deemed as violating its hardline interpretation of Islamic law.

    Reuters
  • Greece To Default As Bailout Extension Refused

    Eurozone finance ministers have rejected a last-minute bid for an extension of Greece's bailout just hours before its expiry and a possible IMF default. After a conference call held tonight to discuss the Greek proposal, Slovakia's finance minister Peter Kazimir wrote on Twitter (Xetra: A1W6XZ - news) : "Last deadline for Greece program extension was (the) weekend. A Greek government source said: "The Eurogroup just finished.

    Sky News
  • Brooklyn Beckham Pokes Fun At Mum Victoria And Reveals His Love Of Pot Noodles

    Brooklyn Beckham becoming a seriously active member of the Instagram community has succeeded in not only making us all feel ridiculously old (we remember when he was born!), but also giving us an intimate insight into what life is like as a member of the Beckham family. What would Victoria say, eh? Because we are the nosey type we decided to conduct a serious investigation into what is in Brooklyn's basket-trollet hybrid, which basically involved squinting really hard, and we made a rather shocking discovery.

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  • Beyonce Dethroned as Forbes Highest Paid Celebrity; Who is Number 1?

    Forbes has released their annual list of the highest paid celebrity, and we have a new hollywood star on top! Sorry, Bey, you’ve been dethroned!

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  • European debt crisis: It's not just Greece that's drowning in debt

    While the eyes of the world are on Greece and its potential default on its debt, there are several other countries in the EU that have debts to rival the struggling nation. Altogether there are six European nations whose debts are larger than their economic output, and 16 that have debts larger than the 60%-of-GDP limit set out in the Maastricht Treaty. Greece’s public debt is, unsurprisingly, the highest in the EU - standing at 177% of its GDP.

    Telegraph
  • Iggy V Britney: Britney Spears Slams Iggy Azalea's Shade in One Epic Tweet

    Iggy Azalea threw shade at Britney Spears and Britney threw it right back at her! Oooo, this is one hot feud on our hands.

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