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Rory McIlroy says he needs to get tougher if he's to come out on top at The Masters

Rory McIlroy last night admitted he has shown Augusta National too much respect – and it has cost him a career Grand Slam.

The Northern Irishman insisted winning The Masters gets more difficult with every year but is adamant he will never give up trying to grab a Green ...

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Manchester United wonderkid Ethan Hamilton on his dream journey from Edinburgh to Old Trafford

It took Ethan Hamilton a while to get used to sharing a canteen with the likes of Zlatan Ibrahimovic and Paul Pogba at Manchester United.

But the young Scot is now convinced he can make the grade at Old Trafford – especially now he’s got his mum living with him again.

Hamilton, ...

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Sick paedo bleached and cut genitals to suppress urge to molest young boys

A paedophile who says he poured bleach on his genitals to try to stop himself molesting boys was jailed for seven-and-a-half years yesterday for subjecting three victims to vile abuse.

Allan Fraser, 41, preyed on boys over 12 years. The High Court heard he left his victims emotionally ...

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Life coach nearly bankrupted by £50k bill says she wants to help others cope with debt

Thousands of families are silently suffering – too embarrassed to seek help for debts that are tearing their lives apart.

Dawn Breslin, a successful lifestyle coach and regular on the GMTV couch, knows only too well how that feels.

She says stigma and shame prevents many people ...

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Female Genital Mutilation victim opens up about her horrific experience and how she helps others cope

Aisha was six when she was taken to Sudan to be “cut”.

She recalls sitting in a ­sun-soaked yard, in a huddle of chattering women and little girls, dressed in new party frocks.

In front was an outhouse with two green doors and from one emerged a little girl, unconscious and ...

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'It was absolutely mental': Scots backpacker caught up in deadly Aussie Cyclone Debbie

A Scots backpacker told how she was caught up in the deadly cyclone which slammed into Australia’s north-east coast yesterday.

Destructive Cyclone Debbie, a category 4 storm with winds up to 160mph, made landfall near the resort of Airlie Beach in Queensland.

Becky Hamlyn, from ...

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Surgeon denies giving cancer-phobic female doctor 'unnecessary' breast operation

A breast surgeon has told a court he carried out a mastectomy on a GP because she had a “cancer phobia”.

Ian Paterson, who is accused of carrying out the “quite unnecessary” procedure on Rosemary Platt in June 2001, said the operation was to prevent the disease.

Nottingham ...

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Rape victim goes public to defend judge claiming drunk women are vulnerable

A rape victim has backed her trial judge who said drunk women are risking sex attacks.

Megan Clark, 19, waived her anonymity to defend the judge’s controversial comments, saying they had been taken “out of context” by some women’s groups.

But Megan said she was disappointed ...

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Police cleared of wrongdoing over high rise flat double murder in Aberdeen

Police have been cleared of any wrongdoing over a double murder in a high rise flat when the killer plunged to his death from the tower block.

Crazed Hugh Gallacher, 56, stabbed Tracy Gabriel and Keith Taylor to death at Donside Court in Aberdeen on July 19 2016.

Neighbours ...

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Female police officer mown down in hit-and-run murder bid in Glasgow

A maniac driver tried to mow down a female police officer yesterday afternoon.

Detectives are treating the incident as attempted murder and are hunting for the suspect, who is known to officers.

The drama unfolded in Glasgow’s Sighthill after a driver in a red Vauxhall Astra was ...

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Thug who walked free from jail whines about HIS 'ruined life' after battering pregnant girlfriend and pouring hot custard over her head

A vicious thug who battered his partner when she was pregnant and poured scalding custard over her head walked free with community service yesterday.

Edward Barr’s victim described his seven-year reign of terror and told how he kicked her in the stomach while she was expecting his ...

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Shock as security guard left 'badly shaken' in robbery outside Barclays bank in Hessle

Residents and businesses have spoken of their shock after a security van robbery in Hessle.

A manhunt was launched after two men jumped a G4S security guard outside Barclays Bank in Ferriby Road at 1.20pm yesterday.

The two men were still on the run last night after racing away from ...

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Erdogan urged to 'stop fighting ISIS and build NUCLEAR WEAPONS' by Turkish newspaper

The editor of the Turkish daily, Yeni Safak, which translates to New Dawn, claims that Turkey should stop attacking the enemies of the West, thought to mean Islamic State, and focus on the “terrorism threat” within its own borders.

Ibrahim Karagul, who penned the column in the ...

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'You want us to start World War Three!' Le Pen accuses BBC presenter of WARMONGERING

Following a series of questions about Le Pen’s relationship with Vladimir Putin and Russia’s role in the world, Ms Maitlis asked whether France would defend the Baltic states or the Ukraine against a theoretical invasion from the former Soviet nation.

Le Pen raged: “You ...

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Why you need to get rid of your help to buy ISA next week

If you are a help to buy ISA saver it could be worth transferring your funds to a lifetime ISA when they launch on April 6.

The LISA is controversial for its mixed uses - I firmly believe you shouldn’t mix saving for a house deposit with pensions savings.

But the LISA could work ...

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Why you need to get rid of your help to buy ISA next week

If you are a help to buy ISA saver it could be worth transferring your funds to a lifetime ISA when they launch on April 6.

The LISA is controversial for its mixed uses - I firmly believe you shouldn’t mix saving for a house deposit with pensions savings.

But the LISA could work ...

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Easter lunch for £2.63 a head - where to go to get the best deals

Savvy shoppers can rustle up a slap up Easter lunch for eight for just £2.63 a head - 11% less than last year.

The mouthwatering menu works out cheaper than the cost of a pint per person with the UK average at £3.46 for a bevvy.

A study has revealed the traditional meal ...

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Easter lunch for £2.63 a head - where to go to get the best deals

Savvy shoppers can rustle up a slap up Easter lunch for eight for just £2.63 a head - 11% less than last year.

The mouthwatering menu works out cheaper than the cost of a pint per person with the UK average at £3.46 for a bevvy.

A study has revealed the traditional meal ...

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Police criticise plans for 3,000-strong 'Booze Cruise' down the River Tyne on inflatables

Police have criticised plans for 3,000 people to float on inflatables down the River Tyne while drinking beer.

The event, publicised on Facebook as the River Tyne Booze Cruise, is planned for July 1 starting in Newburn, Newcastle, and ending three-and-a-half hours later on the ...

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Police criticise plans for 3,000-strong 'Booze Cruise' down the River Tyne on inflatables

Police have criticised plans for 3,000 people to float on inflatables down the River Tyne while drinking beer.

The event, publicised on Facebook as the River Tyne Booze Cruise, is planned for July 1 starting in Newburn, Newcastle, and ending three-and-a-half hours later on the ...

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Is Stephanie Davis throwing subtle shade at Jeremy McConnell after deleting epic Twitter rant?

It's been a turbulent 24 hours for Stephanie Davis .

After jumping to the defence of her ex Jeremy McConnell on Monday evening, she had a dramatic change of heart and branded him "vile" and "selfish".

The former Hollyoaks star then deleted her epic rant ...

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