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Sarah Palin tells Obama Christians pray for you, 'radical Islamists want to cut off your head'

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EXCLUSIVE: First picture of the face of the angelic schoolboy who turned into reviled ISIS executioner. How polite west London pupil became bloodthirsty Jihadi John

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Busted! Benefits cheat who earned £210,000 in handouts over seven years while claiming he was too sick to work is caught on camera lugging huge sacks of wood

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Newly engaged couple almost killed in road rage incident as driver 'runs their car off a bridge and into a frozen river forcing them to swim to safety'

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World's oldest working barmaid Dolly Saville dies aged 100

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We have thousand potential jihadis on UK radar, warns ex-MI6 chief

Sir John Sawers, the former head of MI6, praised the security services' handing of threats from UK terror cells, saying the law must keep ahead of the threat The former head of MI6 today warns there are ‘several thousand’ individuals of concern in Britain as he demands tougher anti-terror powers to prevent a ‘ghastly 7/7-style attack’. Sir John Sawers also speaks out...

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Nick Clegg is 'swivel eyed' in his worship of Europe and won't agree to an EU referendum, say fellow Lib Dems

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Special forces on standby for rapid response to attack by ISIS in UK 

Defence Secretary Michael Fallon (pictured) has revealed how the government is looking to step up defence in the UK in the event of an attack The defence secretary has said rapid-reaction squads of special forces will be drafted in to help police tackle terrorist attacks in the UK. Michael Fallon said yesterday that the military will help police to respond, particularly in...

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Stars found forming 16,000 light-years BELOW the Milky Way's disc

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That's nuts! Tesco asks 50-year-old shopper for proof of age ID to buy a £2.60 bag of mixed nuts 

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Madonna 'suffered whiplash' at Brits

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Germany to vote on Greece bailout

The German vote comes after protesters took to the streets of the Greek capital The German parliament is set to vote on a plan to extend financial aid to Greece by another four months. The extension - approved by creditors last week in exchange for a series of Greek government reforms - needs to be ratified by Eurozone members. Although some German MPs...

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Widow wants 'Jihadi John' alive

    The masked militant first appeared in numerous gruesome videos put out by Islamic State, as Lucy Manning reports   The widow of a man killed by a masked Islamic State militant known as "Jihadi John" says she wants him caught alive. Dragana Haines says the "last thing" she wants for the man who killed her husband, British aid worker David Haines,...

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'More powers' plans for Wales

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The mystical oasis town Huacachina that exists in the middle of barren Peruvian desert

In the midst of one of the driest climates in the world, is an oasis town with lush palm trees, flourishing foliage, and a tranquil lagoon which is said to have curative properties. The magical town is called Huacachina, and it can be found not only on adventurers' bucket lists, but also in the barren Atacama Desert of Peru. Visitors can visit...

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Brit troops to be sent to Ukraine as David Cameron warns against appeasing Vladimir Putin

British troops are being sent to Ukraine to help the country defend itself against Russia, David Cameron announced today. About 75 soldiers will be deployed to carry out tactical intelligence and some basic 'defensive' infantry training. The revelation came as the Prime Minister warned there would be 'dreadful' consequences to appeasing Vladimir Putin. In a clear reference to the Second World War,...

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The anti-women laws still in place around the world

While Patricia Arquette made a rallying cry for equal pay for women during her Oscars acceptance speech last weekend, a separate social media campaign was gathering pace. The women's rights group Equality Now has launched a new drive against 44 governments who have laws that discriminate against women, which they accompanied with a global petition and the hastag #UnSexyLaws.  They listed the...

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Crash on Sydney Harbour Bridge caused by female driver falling ASLEEP at the wheel

Police have revealed the driver of a Toyota van fell asleep at the wheel and allegedly swerved into oncoming traffic this morning. The 37-year-old woman was driving south over the Sydney Harbour Bridge which witnesses say crossed into a northbound lane and crashed into another vehicle. This resulted in a major car accident on the Bridge and caused chaos amongst commuters this...

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UK becomes first country to legalise three-parent babies

England's chief medical officer, Dame Sally Davies, pictured, urged peers to support the measure The UK has become the first country in the world to legalise the creation of in-vitro fertilisation (IVF) babies using DNA from three people after peers overwhelmingly backed the proposals. The House of Lords voted by 280 to 48, majority 232, on a free vote to throw out...

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Man, 36, arrested and bailed over Karen Danczuk sex abuse claims says he is part of 'X Factor sob story'

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Madonna speaks to Jonathan Ross about THAT BRIT Awards fall
Madonna speaks to Jonathan Ross about THAT BRIT Awards fall

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'I'm not anti-British but wearing a poppy would be an act of disrespect to my people': Derry-born footballer James McClean says anger over Bloody Sunday behind decision to shun poppy-embroidered shirt 
'I'm not anti-British but wearing a poppy would be an act of disrespect to my people': Derry-born footballer James McClean says anger over Bloody Sunday behind decision to shun poppy-embroidered shirt 

'I'm not anti-British but wearing a poppy would be an act of disrespect to my people': Derry-born footballer James McClean says anger over Bloody Sunday behind decision to shun poppy-embroidered shirt 

Wigan footballer James McClean courted controversy last night after refusing to wear a poppy-embroidered shirt for his team’s match against Bolton. ... Full story

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Centre stage for ex-tory carswell
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Kid Rock — This One’s for Pam … No Otter Way to See It (TMZ TV)

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Sir Kenneth Branagh faces airbrush storm over poster image of Lily James' minuscule waist in Cinderella

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Jemma Kidd's mix-up with a call girl

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Bob Simon’s ’60 Minutes’ Colleagues Open Up: ‘You’ve Never Seen a Father and Daughter Closer’

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Top Grammy moments: Matador Madonna, Dancing Sir Paul and Kanye

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Mark Wright and Michelle Keegan reunited! Strictly Come Dancing star treats his fiancée to Essex night out after tour

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