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  • No one can believe what Katie Hopkins has said about migrants now

    Unsurprisingly it’s made a lot of people angry, including Piers Morgan, Russell Brand and Matt Lucas who all stepped in to say so on Twitter. Adding: “Make no mistake, these migrants are like cockroaches. This is how it went down on Twitter.

  • Fish and chip shop owner 'gutted' at sign refusal

    A restaurant owner has vowed he will fight to keep a controversial new shop sign in place despite being refused planning permission. Martin Legg, owner of Smiths Fish and Chips in Epping High Street, received a letter on Monday (April 13) informing him that Epping Forest District Council had denied a planning application for the new sign. The large blue-and-white sign was installed in December, replacing one that had been in place since 1966 when Mr Legg’s grandfather opened the restaurant. Mr Legg had applied for retrospective permission after receiving a complaint about the size of the sign.

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  • Why Email's Days Are Numbered

    Sometimes it feels like they are all in your inbox! It delivers a message to an inbox where it can sit amongst a sea of others - the sender does not know if it has been read and the recipient has very little chance of putting the message into a context they can understand. The truth is that email actually constitutes a very poor medium for modern communication. The intensity, frequency and sheer number of conversations required these days means that email cannot cope with providing the context required for effective conversation.

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  • Cheryl Fernandez Versini Shares ANOTHER No Make-Up Selfie In Honour Of Her 'Nana'

    It seems as though Cheryl Fernandez Versini just can't resist showing us all what an absolute looker she is after taking to her Instagram page to share yet another #NoMakeUpSelfie. Here we go indeed, and if she really does look like just like her nana in that pic then we reckon it's safe to assume that Cheryl's granny is a total babe. Posting a pic of himself and a bare-faced Cheryl casually watching some lions, Jean-Bernard wrote: "Look dimple ! .

  • Xenophobia in South Africa: why is there so much hatred for foreigners?

    An outbreak of xenophobic violence and looting in the South African city of Durban has left at least five people dead, including a teenage boy. The government has condemned the attacks, saying South Africans should "hang our heads in shame in the face of these misguided and misplaced assaults". The country has a long and bloody history of xenophobia, with the recent violence reminiscent of vicious attacks on foreigners in 2008 which left more than 60 people dead. Locals attacked foreigners, particularly targeting Malawians, Zimbabweans, Ethiopians and Mozambicans, in several townships in and around the city.

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  • 'Sky wouldn't let me leave until I had discussed my account for 90 minutes'

    Gavin Hackwood asked an online adviser to cancel his account - the transcript offers a fascinating insight ... One reader was made to conduct a 90-minute conversation with a Sky employee via online “chat” when he attempted to use the facility to cancel his contract. Telegraph Money has seen the transcript, which runs to almost 4,000 words.

  • School principal refuses to return confiscated phone to pupil's father

    All schoolkids will know that if you get your mobile phone out in class, it’s going to get confiscated, and you won’t get it back until the end of the day. In the clip, the girl’s father can be seen desperately arguing with the principal, who explains that while she’s unwilling to return the iPhone, she can provide a flip phone.

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  • Inside the 'grimy' Southport chip shop where owner was fined £2,000 for breaking food hygiene and safety rules

    Pictures have been released of a ‘grimy’ Southport chip shop where equipment was coated in ‘brown grime,’ and cigarette butts were found on the floor. The owner of the Nevill Street Chippy, on Nevill Street, was yesterday fined £2,000 at South Sefton Magistrates Court for breaking food hygiene and safety rules.

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  • This 'UFO' Looks Too Real To Be True

    UFOs are seen everyday. They can range from being drones, to clever CGI tricks but every now and then, something comes along and has us stumped. Normally at this point we'd say 'experimental military aircraft' and then smugly close the case, but i...

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  • Man killed friend, cut up body and stuffed it in suitcases before throwing it in canal

    A man used a friend to decorate his flat before killing him, cutting him up, stuffing him into two suitcases and throwing him in a canal. Lorenzo Simon, 34, used housemate Michael Spalding, 39, as free labour to renovate the home he also shared with his then-pregnant girlfriend Michelle Bird.

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  • Kelly Brook Opens Up: 'My Relationship With David McIntosh Was Unhealthy And Toxic'

    Ah Kelly Brook and David McIntosh, also known as love's young dream following that whirlwind romance that saw them get engaged after just a couple of months before embarking on a bizarre 'on-again/ off-again' relationship that nobody could quite keep up with. Oh, and there was also that random thing with Chanelle Hayes and Pizza Hut but that's not really relevant right now. After officially calling off their engagement for the millionth time earlier this year, Kelly has now come forward to tell-all about her relationship with former Gladiator David, and she can't exactly deny that it probs wasn't the healthiest.

  • Nicki Minaj is Engaged to Meek Mill

    Nicki Minaj is officially off the market! And you have got to see her massive ring!

  • Hubble Space Telescope: NASA Releases Stunning Images To Celebrate 25th Anniversary (8 photos)

    NASA is celebrating the Hubble Space Telescope's 25th anniversary with a variety of events highlighting its groundbreaking achievements and scientific contributions with activities running 20-26 April. This stunning gallery shows some of the 25 images chosen by the space agency to highlight Hubble's successful quarter century. Hubble, the world's first space telescope, was launched on April 24, 1990 aboard the space shuttle Discovery and is one of the most productive scientific instruments ever constructed.

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  • Bridge: No concerns about weight

    Popstar and Strictly finalist Frankie Bridge said she "couldn't care less" if she puts on weight following her second pregnancy - and said she hates the pressure on women to return to their pre-baby figure. The Saturdays singer, married to former England and Chelsea defender Wayne Bridge, said she loves juggling her career with her family life, and does not know how her second child will be delivered following a caesarean with first-born Parker.

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  • Family Wins Back $80m 'Double Eagle' Coins

    A family has won a legal battle over 10 rare gold coins that could be worth $80m after a US appeals court overturned a jury decision. Officials from the US Department of the Treasury had insisted the $20 Double Eagles were stolen from the US Mint in Philadelphia before the 1933 coin series was melted down when it left the gold standard. Lawyers had said that Joan Langbord and her sons could not lawfully own the coins, which were found in a family bank deposit box in 2003.

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  • Sam Faiers: 'I Had To Dump Joey Essex For The Sake Of My Sanity'

    It's the juicy TOWIE goss that we have all been waiting for, and finally the time has come to see what Sam Faiers has to say about her ex, Joey Essex, in her tell-all autobiography - and trust us when we say that it's really not pretty... Headlines, Sam rants: "If delusion was an Olympic sport Joey would have a gold medal. The reality star goes on to claim that Essex boy Joe was "obsessed" with her cheating on him, saying of their four-year on/off relationship: "He could never keep anything private - not only with TOWIE viewers but with his whole family.

  • Taylor Swift's Identical Twin Appeared In Old Japanese McDonalds' Advert And It's UNCANNY - Watch

    In a frankly uncanny re-discovered YouTube video from the good old days of 2006, you can see somebody who looks a whole lot like the superstar strike a load of poses before sitting down and magically pulling a Maccy D's hamburger out from behind her back. It's like that time Taylor saw the fan who looked like her on Tumblr and thought that it was her BUT SO MUCH BETTER. 1. Taylor Swift has a Robin-Sparkles-esque pre-fame past, that saw her secretly move to Japan and become the poster girl for hamburgers before she hit the big time.

  • Clarkson will 'start again' after leaving 'Top Gear'

    Jeremy Clarkson, the former star of television show "Top Gear", said Sunday that he would work on another motoring programme after being dropped by the BBC for hitting a producer. He revealed his pain at leaving "Top Gear", a hugely successful show which

  • 'It's them again', said pub customers who are becoming used to seeing travellers

    The continual reappearance of travellers near a beauty spot in Walton is causing increasing concern for a business owner in the area. An encampment set up a base in car parking spaces off Waterside Drive, outside Walton Casuals FC and near to the River Thames, on Monday (April 13). It followed a similar camp in the Halfway car park, in Hersham Road, which was vacated on April 1 after involvement from Elmbridge Borough Council and Surrey Police. Teresa De Santis, landlady of The Weir pub in Waterside Drive, is becoming used to the visitors.

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  • ‘I found a live mouse in my Aldi loaf of bread’: Shopper’s horror find

    A shopper was given a shock after discovering a live mouse crawling around in a loaf of bread he bought from Aldi. Andrew Odell tweeted the company a picture of the rodent crawling around inside the packaging of his sliced white and said it was the first and last time he was going to shop at the supermarket. When Aldi replied he wrote that his heavily pregnant wife Claire had already been in touch and that the couple were 'extremely upset' about the incident.

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