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  • Chris Evans pokes fun at Jeremy Clarkson on first episode of revamped Top Gear

    Chris Evans took a playful swipe at Jeremy Clarkson as the new series of Top Gear got under way.

    SNAPPA Celebrity
  • Gorilla Shot Dead By Zoo Staff After Four-Year-Old Boy Falls Into Enclosure

    A critically-endangered gorilla has been shot dead by zoo officials in the US after a four-year-old boy entered the animal's enclosure on Saturday. The child climbed through a public barrier at Gorilla World in Cincinnati Zoo and fell into the exhibit's moat. Zoo officials said they shot the 400lb animal when the situation became "life-threatening" after Harambe, the 17-year-old gorilla, picked the child up and stayed with him for about 10 minutes.

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  • Britain is most corrupt country on Earth, says Mafia expert Roberto Saviano

    He has spent more than a decade exposing the murderous criminal underworld of the Italian Mafia, but journalist Roberto Saviano believes that Britain is the most corrupt country in the world. The author of international bestsellers Gomorra and ZeroZeroZero,  has lived under police protection since publically denouncing members of the Camorra, a powerful Neopolitan  organised crime syndicate, in 2006. On Saturday he made a rare historic appearance at the Hay Literary Festival flanked by several security guards. He warned the audience in Hay-on-Wye that financial institutions were allowing ‘criminal capitalism’ to thrive through offshore holdings. And he warned that a vote to leave the European q
  • Amanda Holden Says She Was Wearing Knickers Under THAT Dress Thank You Very Much

    Britain’s Got Talent’s Amanda Holden revealed that Simon Cowell reckoned he could see everything when she sported a daring outfit on Tuesday’s show.

    Katy Brent-Stacey
  • Premium Bonds confusion

    I decided to cash in Premium Bonds of various denominations I have purchased since the Fifties without the success hoped for. Imagine my surprise when, in its reply, NS&I informed me that, since 1990, I have been the holder of a duplicate bond not registered in my name to the value of £300. Also that one bond was not owned by me at all. JC, South Staffordshire Confusion arose following a letter from NS&I stating, “The repayment amount has been reduced because [the] bond… was duplicate and a bond is not registered in your name.” Now I understand that on the repayment form you had listed a block of bonds valued at £300 twice and one block not registered in your name worth £10. I have no idea why q
  • Manchester United: Ryan Giggs set for crunch talks as Mourinho looks to sign striker

    Ryan Giggs is set to have crunch talks with Jose Mourinho before deciding his future with Manchester United. The Daily Mail reports that Giggs' departure will be a major cause for disappointment for the fans who have been given some good news in the form of Marcus Rashford signing a bumper contract with the club while the Portuguese manager is also set to announce a new striker signing by the end of the week. Giggs has spent three years at united as an assistant manager under David Moyes and Louis van Gaal and was expecting to be considered for the main job when the Dutchman was given his marching orders after the end of the season.

    International Business Times Sport
  • Holiday cottage ‘visitor’ was fake

    Last autumn an inquiry was made to book our cottage in North Wales. I offered a reduced rate of £1,000 for the whole four weeks plus a refundable deposit. The enquirer sent a cheque for €3,333. I thought perhaps it was so much more than asked for because he was prepaying his electricity usage which would be high in the winter. He also sent a photo of his pregnant wife and himself. We paid the cheque into the local HSBC branch and it was credited immediately. I was away for a week. When I returned there was an email from France saying he could not make the holiday now as his wife’s father had been diagnosed with cancer. Would I refund the money less 10pc for the inconvenience caused. Stephanie q
  • Formula 1 - Happy Hamilton, raging Ricciardo in Monaco

    Lewis Hamilton came from behind to win the Monaco Grand Prix - and Daniel Ricciardo was livid with his team. Carrie Dunn looks at the race.

  • 'BGT' Magician Takes Severe Measures To Stop His Latest Trick Being Spoiled

    ‘Britain’s Got Talent’ magician Richard Jones is going to severe lengths to ensure that his latest trick isn’t spoiler for viewers, ahead of tonight’s (28 May) live final. Richard is one of 12 acts who’ll be competing in this year’s ‘BGT’ final, in the hope that his latest performance can bag him a place at the Royal Variety Performance, in addition to a cash prize of £250,000.

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  • Good vibrations: the Hollywood sex toys creating a buzz

    Workers remove sex toys from metal molds at the Doc Johnson factory in Los Angeles

  • Robert Shapiro reveals what OJ whispered after verdict

    O.J. Simpson's former lawyer discusses infamous court case on 'Megyn Kelly Presents'

    FOX News Videos
  • Johnny Depp's 'Alice' Flops At Box Office

    Johnny Depp's Alice Through The Looking Glass has flopped on its debut weekend, following domestic violence claims by the actor's wife. The big-budget movie, directed by James Bobin, has taken just $28.1m in North American cinemas, after critics panned it as "uninspired", "hollow" and "lacklustre". With a production cost of around $170m, the Alice in Wonderland sequel - in which Depp plays the Mad Hatter - had been expected to open with takings of around $60m.

    Sky News
  • Ready for a buyer, 492-foot superyacht has beach club and elevated master

    Italian designer Gabrielle Teruzzi's Shaddai superyacht is 492 feet long with a master suite with bar, terrace, and a glass-walled infinity pool 125 feet above the water. A 3,000 square foot beach club has an aquarium and overhead swimming pool.

    Digital Trends
  • Sick pervert Rolf Harris to spend fortune on hideaway home – from INSIDE prison cell

    “He spent many happy times there staying with friends and said he would love to buy a secret place in a secluded spot." The source claimed Harris was making the plans with his loyal wife and daughter Bindi in mind. They said: “He is winding up his business assets and has been talking of fulfilling a dream that his family can also enjoy now, and that he too can visit when eventually released from prison. “I gather some prime estate agents are being asked to look out for any suitable properties." High demand means properties in Anglesey are particularly expensive – but Companies House documents reveal that Harris' company Rolf Harris Enterprises has released more than £1 million in assets since q
  • Britain’s Got Talent: Viewers complain over ‘safety wire’ being used in ‘death-defying’ act

    In her Britain’s Got Talent liveblog Isabel Mohan wrote: "Alex Magala's utterly bonkers sword-swallowing and chainsaw-wielding act was striking to watch. But it was all a bit much for a lighthearted talent show. We're glad we got to witness an act like Alex, but we're relieved and not at all surprised that, in the end, even after all that publicity, he only came ninth. Can you imagine how he would go down at the Royal Variety Performance? And what he might have spent the £250,000 on?" Final list of results Winner: Richard Jones 2. Wayne Woodward 3. Boogie Storm 4. Jasmine Elcock 5. Beau Dermott 6. Craig Ball 7. Trip Hazard 8. 100 Voices of Gospel 9. Alex Magala 10. Balance Unity 11. Shannon and q
  • Tennis players exchange coldest handshake you will ever see

    After Tatjana Maria thought Alize Cornet stalled with cramps in her winning French Open match, the post-match handshake was less than friendly.

    Sporting News
  • EastEnders: Ian Beale To Have Another Mental Breakdown?

    Ian Beale, played by the wonderful Adam Woodyatt, went a little bit off the rails after his wife Mandy left him and he ended up sporting a lovely bushy beard and living on the streets. Well, it sounds like his breakdown might just have a bit of relevance at last as it has been reported that Ian might have another episode following the stress of dealing with his murderer son, Bobby Beale. Ian’s mental health will no doubt become another big storyline for Adam, who is the longest-serving actor in the BBC soap, starring continuously since it began in February 1985.

    Stephanie Soteriou
  • Three women praised after 'preventing a rape' at a restaurant

    According to Ulrich’s account, Kenyon said: "He pulled her glass toward him, kind of awkwardly, then he took out a little black vial. He opened it up and dropped something in. Then he tried to play it cool, like checking his phone and hiding the vial in his hand and then trying to bring it back down slyly."  Ulrich decided to warn the woman whose drink had apparently been doctored when she visited the toilet. ’Oh My God.’ She said. Shocked, kind of numb, so I babbled ‘Yeah, my girlfriend said she saw him put something in your drink and we had to say something. Woman to know. We had to say something. How well do you know that guy?’ I was expecting to hear 'We just met,’ but I got: q
  • Sir Tom Jones tells of 'tough few months' since wife's death

    Sir Tom was forced to cancel his Asian tour when Linda fell to be at her bedside with their only son, Mark, and she died on April 10 at the Cedars Sinai Hospital in Los Angeles, California. But he's due to perform at Hampton Court Palace on June 8th as he prepares his comeback following the tragedy, with a full UK tour to follow. After announcing his gigs on Facebook, Sir Tom wrote: "It means a huge amount to be able to continue to perform for such a loyal and giving audience; your support has been uplifting and doesn't go unnoticed. See you all at the shows this summer

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