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  • Britain's new princess can't expect fairy-tale life

    William and Kate's new daughter is the first British princess who won't face royal discrimination because she's a girl, but that doesn't mean her life will be a fairy tale. Thanks to a change in the centuries-old rules of royal succession, if Princess Charlotte has a younger brother, he won't overtake her in line to the throne. The experience of Kate — and, even more, of the baby's late grandmother, Princess Diana — suggests the level of interest the princess can expect.

    Associated Press
  • Violent thugs rob martial arts fighter

    A PROFESSIONAL martial arts fighter tried valiantly to defend himself from two violent muggers who attacked him for his mobile phone and laptop as he ran along a Walcot street. 21-year-old Ben Bullock was jogging home from Muay Thai training through Cumberland Road at around 10.30pm on Wednesday, when two men on mountain bikes approached him.

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  • Ed Balls 'plans £45billion tax raid in first budget'

    Well-placed City sources say Shadow Chancellor Ed Balls wants to move quickly to cut the deficit further – without significantly cutting public spending.

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  • Hidden Camera Catches Student Spitting On Food

    A student has appeared in court after being secretly filmed by her roommates spitting on and spraying glass cleaner over their food. The video shows Hayley King allegedly spitting in multiple containers of food stored in a refrigerator in the off-campus house she shared with two other female students from the University of South Carolina. Columbia Police arrested the 22-year-old for unlawful, malicious tampering with human drug product or food, which could carry a jail sentence of up to 20 years.

    Sky News
  • The Spice Girls Reunited At David Beckham's Birthday (Erm, But Without Mel B)

    First he joins Instagram, then he hosts an amazeballs £250,000 bash, and then – perhaps the greatest gift of all. The Artist Formerly Known As Scary Spice was seemingly absent from the weekend's festivities, but thankfully Eva Longoria stepped in to ensure that the group never returned to the dark days of the four-piece. Posting the snap on Instagram, Eva seemed proper made up about being an honourary member for the evening, writing: 'I'm the new Spice Girl #LatinaSpice @victoriabeckham@emmabunton @MelanieCmusic @gerihalliwell'.

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  • Drivers hit by cars 'double tax'

    Motorists are being hit by the "double taxing" of cars for the month they change hands under new regulations accompanying the scrapping of the need to show tax discs on windscreens, the AA has said. This double tax is providing the Government with an estimated £38 million windfall, according to the AA. Since October, motorists have not been required to display their vehicle excise duty (VED) car tax discs on their windscreens, with the Driver and Vehicle Licensing Agency (DVLA) logging tax details electronically.

    Press Association
  • Star Trek's Grace Lee Whitney dies aged 85

    Grace Lee Whitney, who played Captain Kirk’s assistant in the original Star Trek series, has died. She was 85. Her son Jonathan Dweck said she died of natural causes on Friday in Coarsegold, California, about 50 miles north of Fresno. Star Trek’s Grace

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  • Bruce Jenner Fires Kris Jenner as His Manager

    Bruce Jenner has made a move to cut Kris out of his life.

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  • Lauren Goodger Shows Off Weight Loss In Gorgeous Dress At Pregnant Billi Mucklow's Baby Shower

    Having already admitted that she's feeling more confident than ever after her recent weight loss, Lauren Goodger looked a million bucks as she helped her TOWIE pal celebrate her baby shower. Lauren flaunted her trim figure in a low-cut midi dress, looking totally happy and healthy with friends, who'd gathered to watch Billi Mucklow announce whether she's having a baby boy or girl.

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  • Man punches dog in the face in Manchester city centre

    A man punched a dog in the face during an attack in the city centre. A 34-year-old man dressed in a tracksuit was seen by members of the public attacking the defenceless bull terrier on Portland Street. City centre inspector Phil Spurgeon said a 34-year-old man had been arrested for animal cruelty.

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  • Rio Ferdinand's Wife Dies From Cancer

    Former England footballer Rio Ferdinand has confirmed that his wife, Rebecca Ellison, has died from cancer. The Queen's Park Rangers defender said his "wonderful wife" passed away peacefully at the Royal Marsden Hospital in London after a short illness. "I would also like to express my gratitude for the dedication and expertise of the staff led by Professors Johnstone and Clarke at the Royal Marsden.

    Sky News
  • Naval carrier command section ready

    A key section of one of the Royal Navy's under-construction aircraft carriers has been delivered to Rosyth for assembly. The 680 tonne Forward Island, the seat of command for HMS Prince of Wales, contains the bridge and around 100 vital mission systems and compartments. It also has deck-to-deck windows up to 6ft 6in (2m) tall, creating a level of visibility beyond that on previous aircraft carriers and designed to withstand powerful impacts, such as a helicopter's spinning rotor blade.

    Press Association
  • An Answer to Game of Thrones ' Biggest Mystery?

    Spencer Kornhaber, Christopher Orr, and Amy Sullivan discuss the latest episode of Game of Thrones. No, I’m talking about the long-simmering question that should be on every fan’s mind, the one that showrunners David Benioff and D.B. Weiss had to answer before George R. R. Martin would hand over his series so they could bring it to television. Who is Jon Snow?

    The Atlantic
  • Dan Osborne Involved In ANOTHER Police Call-Out After Row With Ex-Girlfriend

    Yikes – things don't seem to be settling down between Dan Osborne and his ex, Megan Tomlin. The pair have been involved in a long-running row over access to their son, Teddy – and after repeated altercations between the pair and  numerous police visits, Dan was once again visited by law-enforcers after a 'verbal altercation' between him and Megan. According to The Sun, the police were called to Megan's house after a row broke out between the pair.

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  • CLEAR OUT: Alan Pardew plans to release NINE at Crystal Palace

    ALAN PARDEW plans a Crystal Palace shake-up this summer - with NINE players on their way out.

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  • Shipwrecks Spotted in Crystal-Clear Waters of Lake Michigan

    Early spring is apparently a good time to look for shipwrecks in Lake Michigan. Earlier this month, a helicopter from the Coast Guard's Air Station in Traverse City, Michigan, was out on a routine patrol over the lake, looking for boats in distress or anything out of the ordinary. When Petty Officer Mitch Brown looked out the window of the helicopter, he could spot several century-old shipwrecks in the crystal-blue waters.

    LiveScience.com
  • Brand Backtracks On Voting To Back Labour

    :: Follow the election results live on skynews.com, our mobile apps and on Sky News TV from 10pm on Thursday. Russell Brand is urging voters to support Labour - after once telling people not to vote at all. There was speculation the comedian-turned-activist would back the party after he interviewed its leader, Ed Miliband, on his YouTube show The Trews last week.

    Sky News
  • Care home slammed in shocking report: soiled bed sheets, resident gone without a bath for two weeks and poor hygiene

    A care home left residents in soiled bed sheets, dirty chairs and at risk of infection, inspectors have found. Care Quality Commission (CQC) inspectors at Attwoods Manor, in Braintree Road, Halstead, heard one resident hadn’t had a bath for two weeks because staff "were too busy".

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  • Driver ploughed into two men he wrongly believed had damaged his car

    A CAR owner who deliberately mowed down two men who he believed had damaged his vehicle has been jailed for almost ten years. Wayne Howells smashed into his former friends in the early hours of Boxing Day in Eastbourne Road, Stockton, a court was told. Today (Friday), he was locked up for nine years and nine months for wounding with intent and inflicting grievous bodily harm with intent. The 22-year-old also admitted causing serious injury by dangerous driving, driving while disqualified and having no insurance.

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  • Bodies of Bali 9 arrive Australia after potentially illegal executions

    The bodies of executed Bali duo Andrew Chan and Myuran Sukumaran have arrived at Sydney airport after the final leg of their journey home to Australia. The pair left Jakarta on Friday night.

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