Pakistani Christian woman is sentenced to hang for 'blasphemous' comments about prophet Mohammed during row with Muslim women who refused to share water

Asia Bibi, 46, was accused of blasphemy after dispute with Muslim women Women told her Christians make Muslims' water 'unclean' by drinking it .....

Ebola nurse Nina Pham will be transferred to an isolation ward in NIH Hospital

Video shows Nina Pham saying goodbye to her doctor before she was transferred to a hospital in Maryland, Thursday evening Ms Pham contracted Ebola after volunteering to treat U.S. 'patient zero' Thomas Eric Duncan

ISIS releases pictures of trenches hastily abandoned as they moved in on town of Kobane - but Kurds then claim they've retaken crucial hill 

Islamic State militants have released images of hastily abandoned trenches around Kobane after encircled Kurdish fighters were forced to retreat even deeper into the besieged Syrian city's centre.

BREAKING NEWS: United Nations worker infected with Ebola dies in Germany

A United Nations worker infected with Ebola has died in hospital in Germany. The 56-year-old man landed in the eastern German town of Leipzig for treatment at the St Georg hospital five days ago, according to local officials.

Louisiana scientists developing instant test for Ebola

University researchers have received a $2.9 million grant to develop a rapid test to screen people for Ebola. Scientists at Tulane University in conjunction with the Viral Haemorragic Fever Consortium in Sierra Leone are working on a simple pin-prick test to provide an instant diagnosis of the killer disease.

Heathrow to start screening for Ebola

Heathrow airport is to start screening for Ebola among passengers flying into the UK from countries at risk. The health secretary told MPs a "handful" of cases were expected to reach the UK before Christmas.

New York's JFK starts Ebola checks

Screening measures will include checking passengers for high temperature New York's JFK airport has started screening to try to stem the Ebola outbreak that has killed more than 4,000 people.

ISIS release new footage of bloody street fighting in Kobane as Kurds face desperate battle to the death against jihadists

The Islamic State has released disturbing footage from inside Kobane showing militants waging another attack on the besieged Syrian town. The propoganda clip, which appears to have been filmed on a steady camera, shows militants firing assault rifles and machine guns from behind buildings in the suburbs of the embattled border town.

Over 4.6 MILLION claimants on Red Bull's website in the last 24 hours hoping to gain $10 because Red Bull 'doesn't give you wings' crashed the website...and now may be getting just $3

Red Bull customers who expected to get a $10 refund from Red Bull because they didn't automatically grow wings will be getting something more like $3 or less after the company's site crashed from having too many visitors.

Teenage 'poster girls for ISIS' who moved to Syria want to come home

The two Austrian teenage girls who became ‘poster girls’ for jihad in Syria are now desperate to come home after getting completely disillusioned with their new lifestyles. Samra Kesinovic, 17, and her friend Sabina Selimovic, 15, who grew up in the Austrian capital Vienna, were persuaded to head to Syria and take part in the holy war in April.

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Cat Cavelli, 23-year-old is expecting Jude Law's fifth child

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African Premier League stars to be screened for Ebola after returning from international matches

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The Camerons have are looking at secondary schools for daughter Nancy...

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Cat Cavelli, 23-year-old is expecting Jude Law's fifth child

Actor is no longer in relationship with Catherine Harding She is said to be five months pregnant with his child...

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'We could see our dead friends and the bodies of the guides frozen in the snow': Survivors of Himalyan storm and avalanche disaster tell of 'hell' on at 17,000ft 

Trekkers were caught out by a freak snowstorm caused by the tail end of a cyclone which hit India earlier this week Hundreds of people were on the Annapurna circuit in Nepal which goes through the 5,500 metre Thorong-La Pass...

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Ebola scare on Caribbean cruise ship: Woman quarantined in her cabin after coming into contact with infected specimen  

The passenger is a healthcare worker at the Texas Presbyterian Hospital...

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African Premier League stars to be screened for Ebola after returning from international matches

Players have been taking part in African Nations Cup qualifiers this week Newcastle's Alan Pardew said club would be 'naive' not to have concerns 'Strategy' in place for Ivory Coast's Cheick Tiote and Senegal's Papiss Cisse...

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10k seeds sent to Arctic to safeguard humanity against climate change

In an effort to ensure global food security, 10,000 new varieties of crops from around the world are being added to the 'doomsday' seed vault in the Arctic. The Svalbard Global Seed Vault, on an island off Norway's northern coast, already stores 825,000 samples of seeds, which represent 13,000 years of agricultural history....

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Paraglider captures stunning photographs of the Lake District while soaring through the skies

These are the breathtaking bird's eye view shots a paraglider took as he soared in the skies above the Lake District. Stuart Holmes, 48, has spent the past two years with his head in the clouds and his camera ready to take beautiful aerial shots of the well trodden landscape....

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How marketing firms are scanning your social media photos for clues

In the era of social networking sites, it has become common practice to tailor our photos so we come across in a certain way. But now there's a whole new audience that 'selfie' fans need to take into consideration....

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MH17 crash pictures taken after just minutes show burning wreckage 

New images have emerged of the immediate aftermath of the crash of MH17 in Ukraine, as Dutch officials say they have returned to the scene to recover more items from the wreckage....

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Domino's Pizza robbery in Corby as armed raiders to threaten staff with knife and guns

This is the shocking moment three armed raiders threatened Domino's Pizza staff with a knife and guns before making off with cash - in a raid which lasted less than 60 seconds....

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London should be 'very concerned' about terror threat: Boris Johnson claims security services are monitoring thousands of Islamic extremists    

Thousands of terror suspects in the UK are being monitored by the security services, it has been claimed. Far more militants than previously thought are under surveillance, according to the Mayor of London....

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Women in wheelchairs pose for photo campaign celebrating 'raw beauty'

Some were born with their disabilities, others were the victims of freak accidents, but all the women who star in the Raw Beauty Project of NYC campaign share a common goal....

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Thorne Travel's video goes viral after Father Ted creator posts it on Twitter

An unintentionally hilarious promo video for a small Scots travel agent featuring naff dancing, amateurish special effects and a cruise ship 'captain' in an ill-fitting uniform went viral online after receiving an endorsement from Fr Ted creator Graham Linehan....

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Grammars crack down on families who pay for extra lessons at home 

Rising numbers of grammar schools are using restyled 11-plus exams to prevent wealthy families getting an unfair advantage from expensive private tutors. They are introducing tests designed to assess a wider range of abilities learnt at primary schools rather than just the skills that can be drilled through costly private tuition....

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New Portuguese prosecutor in Madeleine McCann investigation 'determined' to solve case as Scotland Yard prepares to return to holiday resort to 're-interview three men'

The new prosecutor in the disappearance of Madeleine McCann is 'determined' to solve the child's disappearance A new Portuguese prosecutor has been charged with solving the disappearance of Madeleine McCann seven years after the British child vanished from her holiday apartment....

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Tesco shopper finds CENTIPEDE crawling out of microwaved curry

Tesco shopper finds CENTIPEDE crawling out of microwaved curry

Jason Damms, 41, bought a Tesco chicken tikka masala meal on SaturdayBut as he sat down to eat the meal, he found a centipede in it He received a letter from Tesco, as well as a £15 gift card by way of apologyBy MailOnline Reporter Published: 10:55 EST, 10 October 2014 | Updated: 03:37 EST, 11 October...

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Country star Jason Aldean, 37, 'engaged' to former mistress Brittany Kerr, 26
Country star Jason Aldean, 37, 'engaged' to former mistress Brittany Kerr, 26

Country star Jason Aldean, 37, 'engaged' to former mistress Brittany Kerr, 26

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Missouri names Kim Anderson as men's basketball coach

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Christine Jones, former GoDaddy exec. to run for Arizona governor

A former GoDaddy exec. who is touting her conservative credentials filed nominating petitions Tuesday to enter the Republican primary for Arizona governor.Christine Jones, a former ... Full story

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Vladimir Putin in snub to the West as he turns up late for Ukraine talks then says he has 'serious differences' with Angela Merkel over conflict

German chancellor Angela Merkel cancelled a meeting with Vladimir Putin Putin turned up late to summit of world leaders after military parade
Vladimir Putin in snub to the West as he turns up late for Ukraine talks then says he has 'serious differences' with Angela Merkel over conflict

Urban Photographer of Year 2014 winners include Vietnamese net factory and policeman dancing

The early morning commute, the late drudge home and the chaotic public markets - these are some of the everyday moments illustrated in a photo competition capturing the day-to-day reality of working life.
Urban Photographer of Year 2014 winners include Vietnamese net factory and policeman dancing

Tunepics app lets you post pictures with music set to be next social media hit

Invented by 33-year-old Brit Justin Cooke of Burberry and Topshop pedigreeFree app allows users to feature a song with every image that they share Concept is
Tunepics app lets you post pictures with music set to be next social media hit

Pregnant Duchess of Cambridge 'struggling terribly' with antenatal sickness

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Pregnant Duchess of Cambridge 'struggling terribly' with antenatal sickness

Stephen Hawking puts in cameo on new Pink Floyd album

He is best known as the world's most renowned astrophysicist. But now Professor Stephen Hawking could soon be topping the music charts after making a cameo vocal performance on the brand new album by Pink Floyd.
Stephen Hawking puts in cameo on new Pink Floyd album

More viewers watched Great British Bake Off final than the World Cup final

More viewers watched the climax of the Great British Bake Off than the World Cup final in the summer, with 13.3 million fans tuning in to watch the show finale. While 12.1 million people tuned into BBC One to see Germany beat Argentina 1-0 in Brazil in July, more than one million more viewers watched the same channel on Wednesday night to see Nancy Birtwhistle trounce bookies' favourite, builder Richard Burr.
More viewers watched Great British Bake Off final than the World Cup final

VIDEO: John Humphrys meets Johnny Rotten

Media playback is unsupported on your device John Humphrys meets Johnny Rotten 9 October
VIDEO: John Humphrys meets Johnny Rotten

Achy Breaky Heart singer Billy Ray Cyrus duped into retweeting picture of paedophile Jimmy Savile

Country rock star Billy Ray Cyrus has been duped into retweeting a picture of sick paedophile Jimmy Savile by a prankster who claimed it was his grandad. Twitter user 'Jake imo' sent the singer, best known for his number one single 'Achy Breaky Heart', a picture of Savile and wrote: 'Hi pal, it's my Grandad's birthday today and he's a huge fan. He'd love a RT!'
Achy Breaky Heart singer Billy Ray Cyrus duped into retweeting picture of paedophile Jimmy Savile

Malaysian former beauty queen fighting to divorce Laura Ashley tycoon husband in British court cites impressive shoe collection as 'proof that she lives in the UK'

Pauline Chai told the court she owned more than 1,000 pairs of shoes Wants to have divorce from Khoo Kay Peng, 75, carried out in England Businessman is
Malaysian former beauty queen fighting to divorce Laura Ashley tycoon husband in British court cites impressive shoe collection as 'proof that she lives in the UK'

Female celebrities threaten to sue Google for $100MILLION if it doesn't remove naked images hacked from iCloud accounts 

Female celebrities whose nude naked images were hacked are threatening to sue Google for $100 million for allegedly 'making millions from the victimization of women'. Top Hollywood lawyer Marty Singer, who represents over a dozen of the women affected by the leak, has written a strongly-worded letter to Google founders Larry Page and Sergey Brin, accusing them of 'blatantly unethical behavior'.
Female celebrities threaten to sue Google for $100MILLION if it doesn't remove naked images hacked from iCloud accounts 

Country star Jason Aldean, 37, 'engaged' to former mistress Brittany Kerr, 26

He ended his marriage of almost 12 years with the mother of his children to be with his mistress Brittany Kerr.
Country star Jason Aldean, 37, 'engaged' to former mistress Brittany Kerr, 26

Ashley Greene displays fit figure in workout gear while grabbing groceries at Bristol Farms in LA

Ashley Greene displayed her fit figure in workout gear while grabbing groceries at Bristol Farms in West Hollywood on Tuesday. The 27-year-old ingénue also revealed a hint of cleavage as she made her way through the bustling car-park.
Ashley Greene displays fit figure in workout gear while grabbing groceries at Bristol Farms in LA

Suns have no interest in Eric Bledsoe sign-and-trade with Minnesota

The Phoenix Suns have no interest in sign-and-trade discussions with the Minnesota Timberwolves involving restricted free-agent guard Eric Bledsoe, league sources told Yahoo Sports.
Suns have no interest in Eric Bledsoe sign-and-trade with Minnesota

Jessica Alba returns home with husband Cash Warren and children after celebrating pal's wedding in New York

The couple wrapped up their weeklong trip to New York City after attending their close friend's wedding. And on Tuesday, Jessica Alba and her husband Cash
Jessica Alba returns home with husband Cash Warren and children after celebrating pal's wedding in New York

Emily VanCamp bundles up in a sweater and scarf as she arrives in sweltering Los Angeles

Emily VanCamp possibly did not check the weather forecast when she arrived back in sweltering hot Los Angeles on Monday.
Emily VanCamp bundles up in a sweater and scarf as she arrives in sweltering Los Angeles

Ready, set, smooch! LeAnn Rimes is casual in grey sweater and white jeans as she's welcomed home by husband Eddie Cibrian at LAX

She jetted out of Los Angeles on Saturday to perform in Utah. But just a day later, LeAnn Rimes showed that home is where the heart
Ready, set, smooch! LeAnn Rimes is casual in grey sweater and white jeans as she's welcomed home by husband Eddie Cibrian at LAX

Zac Efron displays his toned physique as he goes shirtless before putting top back on to film scenes for We Are Your Friends

He is known for working hard on his fit physique, and Zac Efron couldn't resist to show off the results.
Zac Efron displays his toned physique as he goes shirtless before putting top back on to film scenes for We Are Your Friends

Heidi Klum And Seal Seen With the Kids At Disney

Heidi Klum and ex-hubby Seal may have had a rocky break up but the two appear to be taking their co-parenting duties very seriously–and succeeding
Heidi Klum And Seal Seen With the Kids At Disney

James Maslow and partner Peta Murgatroyd Celebrate Making it to 'Dancing with the Stars' Finals!

James Maslow and his partner Peta Murgatroyd are all smiles as they peek outside her trailer in this exclusive behind-the-scenes Dancing with the Stars pic!The
James Maslow and partner Peta Murgatroyd Celebrate Making it to 'Dancing with the Stars' Finals!

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