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  • This ‘sexist’ statue on a college campus has become a big talking point on Twitter

    AN AMERICAN COLLEGE student took the above photo on a University campus in Texas – and it has since blown up on Twitter. Some have accused it of perfectly encapsulating the concept of mansplaining – which was added to the dictionary last year as: And

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  • Premier League - Keegan: Sterling not ready to lead

    Former Liverpool striker Kevin Keegan believes Brendan Rodgers was misguided in thinking youngster Raheem Sterling could help fill the void left by Luis Suarez. The 20-year-old was expected to maintain the progress made playing alongside the Uruguay international and Daniel Sturridge last season but things did not pan out as either would have wanted. Injury to Sturridge, which ruled him out of the first five months and last six weeks of the campaign, meant Sterling was pressed into service as Liverpool's main striker.

    PA Sport
  • Teddy Bear Lorry Crash: 15 Drivers Face Charges For Photographing Scene

    The crash took place on the A14 at Histon, Cambridgeshire, in the early hours of this morning and left two people hospitalised. One of the lorries involved was carrying nearly eight tonnes of teddy bears and the pile-up caused major disruption in the area. Cambridgeshire Police said in a statement that several motorists were snapping pictures of the scene with their phones while they drove past - and they now all face charges.

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  • Can You Spot Something Unexpected In This Noah's Ark Children's Bible Picture?

    The story of Noah’s Ark has been imprinted on our minds since childhood – and we’ll all be pretty familiar with the tale of how the animals went in the ark two-by-two before the earth was submerged by deadly flood waters. There were two elephants, two giraffes, two gazelles, etc etc. But according to this picture – there were also two gay lions.

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  • British Girls In Syria 'No Longer Together'

    Three schoolgirls from London who crossed into Syria in February are no longer together, their families' solicitors have revealed. Shamima Begum, Amira Abase and Kadiza Sultana left their east London homes for Syria, two months after a fellow pupil is thought to have left to join IS there. It comes after a senior female commander from Islamic State told Sky News she has no doubt the trio were groomed by a team of social media experts in Raqqa.

    Sky News
  • No return to Corrie for Jimi Mistry

    Coronation Street star Jimi Mistry has revealed it had always been the plan for his character to be killed off. Kal Nazir, played by Jimi, was caught up in the fire drama at Victoria Court flats in the ITV soap, where he failed to escape the inferno after waving brand-new fiancee Leanne (Jane Danson) off to safety shortly before a gas canister next to him exploded in the blaze. In the history of Corrie I think it's one of the most dramatic story arcs there's ever been, so to be a part of that was a perfect ending.

    Press Association
  • Big Brother 2015: Who is the 'familiar face' due to enter the house tonight?

    Twins Amy and Sally Broadbent, Chloe Wilburn, Danny Wisker, Harriet Jackson, Kieran McLeod and Sarah Greenwood are all in the firing line for the mass eviction which will see four of them booted out of the house. The other three housemates have been revealed to be a 29-year-old science student who is also a stripper, a 22-year-old bisexual model who has worked as a dominatrix and on Babestation webcams, and a part Sri Lankan bisexual singer and entertainer.

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  • Happy honeymoon! Mark Wright shares a picture of wife Michelle Keegan on their honeymoon

    Photos from Mark Wright and Michelle Keegan’s nuptials have been in short supply. But Mark has treated eager fans to a snap of his new wife. Mark and Michelle said ‘I do ‘ in a star-studded affair at the weekend ( Ian West/PA Archive) Mark took to Instagram

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  • Mother gets 18 years for killing 8-year-old son in NYC hotel

    A self-made health care millionaire who fatally drugged her developmentally disabled child five years ago in a luxury New York City hotel room was sentenced on Thursday to 18 years in prison by a judge who said he disbelieved much of her defense and scolded her for not showing remorse. Gigi Jordan, a nurse-turned-pharmaceutical-entrepreneur, claimed her son Jude Mirra had been sexually abused for years by his biological father and other men in her life.

    Associated Press
  • Poland sees tough talks on Britain's EU immigrant plan

    Poland will be very firm in its talks with Prime Minister David Cameron over the situation of Polish immigrants in Britain and would reject changing EU treaties, ministers from the Eastern European country said. Cameron was in Warsaw on the second day of a whirlwind European tour to try to drum up support for EU reform. One of Cameron's key demands in the renegotiation is cutting welfare payments to EU migrants in Britain.

    Reuters
  • Plane Plunges 13,000ft As Both Engines Fail

    A Singapore Airlines passenger plane carrying 194 people dropped 13,000ft after both engines lost power in a "huge storm". The Airbus A330-300 was three and a half hours into its five-hour flight from Singapore to Shanghai when its Rolls-Royce Trent 772 engines failed at 39,000ft. SQ836 continued normally to Shanghai and landed at 10.56pm local time on Saturday, Singapore Airlines said.

    Sky News
  • Creationist Who Believes The World Is 6,000 Years Old Finds 60 Million-Year-Old Fossil

    How did a Biblical Creationist who believes the world is around 6,000 years old react when he found a 60 million-year-old fossil? ‘It hasn’t changed my mind,’ said Canadian Christian Edgar Nernberg. Nernberg is on the board of a local museum - the Creation Science Museum - which endeavours to show that the earth is just a few thousand years old, and that dinosaurs and humans co-existed.

    Rob Waugh
  • Step inside the luxury hotel hosting the 41st G7 Summit (17 photos)

    The Bavarian hotel was chosen as the ideal venue for the G7 Summit because of its secluded location deep in the heart of the Karwendel mountain range. Here, we take a closer look at the facilities on offer at Schloss Elmau Luxury Spa & Cultural Hideaway Hotel. The world’s attention will be focused on this award-winning hotel from June 7 to 8 and its high-profile guests including U.S. President Barack Obama and German Chancellor Angela Merkel.

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  • Family Left with $1 Million in Medical Bills After Police Mistakenly Throw Grenade At Baby

    Police wrongly entered the Phonesavanh home, where Bounkham "Bou Bou" was sleeping. His family is raising money to pay for medical bills from injuries Bou Bou sustained after the grenade exploded in his crib.

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  • I was caught off guard by a contrite Jeremy Clarkson

    A nice woman telephoned recently, saying she knew I already had a domestic insurance policy with Company X and, for a small fee, could extend this to excluding nuisance phone calls. Radio 2’s Chris Evans, reigning monarch of breakfast radio (9.46  million listeners according to the latest RAJAR ratings), interviewed Jeremy Clarkson last Thursday morning. Here was Clarkson uncocky, Clarkson contrite, saying it was “my own silly fault”, calling the BBC “a great organisation” about which he would never complain. Then they went down to the piazza in front of New Broadcasting House, waved off the cars and it was all over.

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  • 'Disney Infinity 3.0': 'Star Wars: Twilight of the Republic' Images, Details Released

    Disney has released details about Star Wars: Twilight of the Republic, the first Star Wars addition to its Disney Infinity video game series, teasing fans with the chance to enter the world of the prequel trilogy and Clone Wars television series.Twilight

    The Hollywood Reporter
  • People Are Sending A Weird Text Message Which Crashes Your iPhone Instantly

    A text message containing a single line of Arabic characters will crash iPhones near-instantly - and users around the world have been pranking one another using the code. The bug is thought to happen due to ay a glitch in the way Apple's iOS software displays Arabic characters in ‘notifications’ - alerts delivered to show users that they have a new text message. By defaullt, Apple adds an ellipsis (...) - and if this is placed in the middle of Arabic characters it causes the phone to crash.

    Rob Waugh
  • Patients 'ignore' Bristol Southmead Hospital smoking ban - BBC News

    Patients and visitors at a Bristol hospital are routinely ignoring a site-wide smoking ban, its chief executive has said. Andrea Young said there was a "particular problem" around Southmead Hospital's main entrance, despite staff challenging smokers. A task force is assessing if a smoking shelter can be provided. Southmead Hospital in north Bristol is a designated smoke-free site, in line with NHS guidelines.

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  • Strange lights sparks UFO mystery in Shropshire

    Stephen and Adele Edwards were today asking for help in figuring out whether they might have captured footage of a UFO flying over their home. Mr Edwards said: “Our CCTV camera in our garden caught an image of what looks some rather strange lights in the sky. “I used to be in the RAF and at first I thought that the lights may be from flares, but they are not – I have checked with some friends in the RAF who have confirmed that there was no military activity in Shropshire over the bank holiday weekend.

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  • Coronation Street's Les Dennis: 'Michael can't forgive Gail's lies'

    Coronation Street's Michael Rodwell will refuse to forgive his wife Gail when the truth about Andy Carver's identity is exposed. Next week's episodes see Michael make a life-changing discovery when he realises that Andy (Oliver Farnworth) has been impersonating his son Gavin and that Gail has known for months.

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