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Female assassin of Kim Jong-un's half-brother 'was paid £72 to carry out what she believed was a prank'

A suspected killer behind the assassination of Kim Jong-un's half-brother told how she was paid £72 for what she believed was a "baby oil" prank.

Indonesian investigators say Siti Aisyah was recruited to kill Kim Jong-nam who died after a nerve agent, known as VX, was ...

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Chris Smalling parks £120,000 supercar at BUS STOP as he fetches takeaway

The Manchester United defender obstructed the high street bus stop after he dashed from his Bentley GT to collect a bag of food on Friday afternoon.

The England star, who appeared to be alone, pulled his car onto the pavement at the sign-posted stop, before popping into a cafe just metres ...

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Three men cheat death after giant tree narrowly misses car in Storm Doris

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Three men had a lucky escape after a tree missed their car by just inches after it was blown over by Storm Doris.

The trio narrowly escaped tragedy after leaving the ...

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‘Can you hear me?’ scam could be stealing your details, police warn

Next time you answer the phone and you don’t know who it is, hang up the phone immediately. 

Especially if they call and ask, ‘Can you hear me?’

It’s a scam – and a major one in the US at the moment which is set to hit the UK very soon.

Police are ...

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Rapist threatened to reunite victim with dead parents and said ‘when I want it, I’m going to have it’

A rapist who threatened to reunite his victim with her dead parents and also told her ‘when I want it, I’m going to have it’ has been jailed. 

Christopher Moore, 30, bullied his victim and inflicted a ‘campaign of rape’ on her in which he threatened to ...

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Squatters have moved in across the road from the Queen

 

The Queen has some new neighbours – and we’re willing to bet she is not amused.

Squatters have shacked up in a rather grand building just metres away from Buckingham Palace.

However it could be a fleeting stay, as the activists have been branded a possible ...

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Female assassin of Kim Jong-un's half-brother 'was paid £72 to carry out what she believed was a prank'

A suspected killer behind the assassination of Kim Jong-un's half-brother told how she was paid £72 for what she believed was a prank.

Indonesian investigators say Siti Aisyah was recruited to kill Kim Jong-nam who died after a nerve agent, known as VX, was thrown in his face as ...

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World's worst skier? Blundering Venezuela winter sports competitor can't even STAND UP in snow

A skier has been dubbed 'Venezuela's Eddie the Eagle' after his comical performance at a winter sports event went viral.

Adrian Salano has been labelled the 'world's worst skier' after a slapstick display which saw him wobble his way to the start line before desperately struggle to remain ...

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World's worst skier? Blundering Venezuela winter sports competitor can't even STAND UP in snow

A skier has been dubbed 'Venezuela's Eddie the Eagle' after his comical performance at a winter sports event went viral.

Adrian Salano has been labelled the 'world's worst skier' after a slapstick display which saw him wobble his way to the start line before desperately struggle to remain ...

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First 'Ring of Fire' solar eclipse of 2017 – and where you can see it THIS weekend

Million of lucky sky-watchers will be able to witness the dramatic “Ring of Fire” this weekend as the Earth, moon and sun line up on Sunday.

Unlike a full solar eclipse, a “Ring of Fire” phenomenon – also known an annular eclipse – occurs when the moon ...

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Son of Muhammad Ali detained by immigration staff at Florida airport and repeatedly asked: "Are you Muslim?"

Boxing legend Muhammad Ali 's son was detained by immigration staff at a Florida airport who repeatedly asked him "Are you Muslim?"

Muhammad Ali Jr, 44, and his mother, Khalilah Camacho-Ali, were stopped as they arrived at Fort Lauderdale-Hollywood International Airport on ...

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Son of Muhammad Ali detained by immigration staff at Florida airport and repeatedly asked: "Are you Muslim?"

Boxing legend Muhammad Ali 's son was detained by immigration staff at a Florida airport who repeatedly asked him "Are you Muslim?"

Muhammad Ali Jr, 44, and his mother, Khalilah Camacho-Ali, were stopped as they arrived at Fort Lauderdale-Hollywood International Airport on ...

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Can YOU spot the raven before he 'attacks' the Beefeater?

The hidden object test was uploaded to Playbuzz by Alan Sherin as challenged users to “save the Beefeater”.

Setting the scene for the puzzle, Alan wrote: This is the tale of our poor Beefeater, pictured here, who seems to have lost his way back home.

“As he stumbles ...

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Nuke capable stealth bombers get deadly upgrades to take on North Korea and ISIS

The US Air Force’s B-2 Spirit "stealth bombers" have been upgraded with high-tech flight-management-control processors and enemy targeting systems as engineers prepare to fit the aircraft with nuclear arsenal.

The upgrades come as Donald Trump vowed to be “top of the ...

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Jodie Marsh launches astonishing Twitter tirade at Madeleine McCann’s parents

Jodie Marsh launched an astonishing Twitter tirade against the parents of Madeline McCann , insinuating they are not doing enough to try and find her.

The glamour model hit out at Kate and Gerry McCann while apparently watching an interview about the case with investigative journalist ...

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David Miliband 'deeply concerned' for Labour's future

David Miliband says he believes the Labour Party is at its weakest point in half a century.

The ex-foreign secretary spoke after a Conservatives' win in the Copeland by-election - the first such gain by a sitting government in 35 years.

Jeremy Corbyn has said he will stay on as ...

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Woman DRAGGED across street after refusing to give up handbag to thief

A CCTV clip released by police shows a man dressed in what appears to be a white hoodie and bottoms approaching the woman before trying to snatch her handbag.

But the brave woman then desperately tries to fight off the thief as she clings to the bag.

She falls to the ground during ...

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Plumber sacked over shock 'sex toy shower' photo

The tradesman shared the picture of the sex toy which was glued into the woman’s shower to up to 200,000 member’s in the private Facebook group Bad Blokes Advice.

The picture was liked thousands of times and shared across social media.

The plumber said he was shocked when ...

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Scottish Labour's Dugdale pledges to work 'tirelessly' for union

Scottish Labour leader Kezia Dugdale will pledge to work tirelessly in support of the union if there were to be a second independence referendum.

She will make the promise during a speech later to her party conference.

Ms Dugdale is expected to say that the country still bears the ...

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‘I'd be digging with my bare hands’ Jodie Marsh in Twitter rant at Maddie McCann parents

She launched a Twitter attack on doctors Kate and Gerry after hearing investigator Mark Williams-Thomas claim that he did not think the missing youngster was abducted from the family’s Portuguese holiday apartment in 2007.

Instead Mr Williams-Thomas, 46, believes Madeleine, then ...

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White House denies race hate murder in crowded bar linked to Donald Trump's 'America First' rhetoric

The White House has said linking the shooting of two Indian men in a crowded Kansas City bar to the US President's anti-immigrant rhetoric is 'absurd'.

Engineer Srinivas Kuchibhotla was fatally shot in a bar on Wednesday night while Alok Madasani, also an engineer and a Hindu, was wounded ...

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