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Couple join mile high club – flight crew APPLAUSE and give them bottle of bubbly

The mystery duo – who had met on the flight – sneaked off to the toilet together to seal their new found love.

But the crew’s manager overheard their mid-air romp and decided to act.

He called the jet’s crew together and told them: "Look, we’ve got a bit ...

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Cannabis CEOs bet MILLIONS on weed being legal within year in US

Canopy Growth Corporation – an Ontario-based cannabis company founded in 2013 as Tweed Marijuana Inc – has bid for rival company Acreage Holdings on the basis of the drug becoming legal across the US as soon as next year, the chief executives of the two companies have said.

The ...

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Mum SHOCKED as little boy finds Kinder Egg capsule full of DRUGS in play park

Little eight-year-old Kynzli Thomson was playing in a park when he discovered the yellow plastic capsule, which rattled when he shook it.

His mum, Stacey Thomson, took it from him before he could open it.

She was horrified to discover the Kinder Surprise capsule contained blue pills, ...

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Woman, 21, discovers she has brain tumour – thanks to ROLLERCOASTER

Molly White initially blamed the slight headache she felt after coming off Colossus at Thorpe Park on the bumpy ride.

But the 21-year-old later discovered the jolty ride had slightly shifted the cancer, triggering the tell-tale tumour symptoms.

Molly, from Paignton, Devon, later got ...

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Pink moon in the UK: Good Friday treat for skygazers

The Pink Moon, also known as the Spouting Grass Moon and the Egg Moon, derives its name from a pink wildflower which blooms every April.

Luckily for keen astronomers, the Pink Moon also appears every April.

This natural phenomenon is always linked to the date of Easter because it ...

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Nearly 10,000 people slapped with petty fines such as SWEARING by councils

The number of penalties up to £100 dished out for minor misbehaviour has rocketed by 400% since 2016.

New anti-social behaviour laws let local authorities fine people for anything they deem “detrimental” to the local quality of life.

As a result a total of 9,930 ...

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Queen legend Brian May to go on tour wearing VEGAN shoes

The badger-hugging animal rights activist unveiled a £220 Italian-designed environmentally-friendly pair on his Instagram page.

He said he had worn Nike or Adidas trainers on stage for 34 years since the band’s triumphant 1985 Live Aid performance.

But now he plans to ...

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Police hunt for ‘delivery driver’ pervert after SIX London sex attacks at night

Between March 3 and April 18, the Metropolitan Police received six reports of sexual assaults on women late at night in the Hornsey, Crouch End and Stroud Green areas of Haringey.

Women were approached by a man riding a moped who then followed them and sexually assaulted them before riding ...

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Brit army FARCE as third of tanks set for axe leaving us with less than Serbia

It will leave us with less firepower than Serbia and Cambodia. The Ministry of Defence will revamp just 148 of 227 Challenger Two tanks in a cost-cutting drive.

That will put us 56th in the International Institute for Strategic Studies’ global ranking of tank numbers.

Part of ...

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Notre Dame fire caused by 'computer glitch' rector reveals

Rector Patrick Chauvet, who is responsible for the building's administration, made the claim during a meeting of local business owners.

He adding that "we may find out what happened in two or three months".

On Thursday, French police investigators said they think an electrical ...

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Trainspotting 2 star shot dead by ‘assassin disguised as jogger’

The Trainspotting 2 star, 48, was chatting to a neighbour when the killer blasted him with a sawn-off shotgun.

His execution comes weeks after he was reportedly warned by police of threats to his life because of an ongoing gang feud.

A source said: “Bradley wasn’t ...

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'House of horrors' parents who shackled 13 kids jailed for LIFE

David and Louise Turpin, 57 and 50, will be locked up for at least 25 years over child abuse. They reportedly wept as they were sentenced. 

The California couple was charged with 12 counts of torture, 7 counts of abuse of a dependent, 6 counts of child abuse, 12 counts of false ...

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Former Aston Villa ace 'sorry' after BATTERING student nurse who drove into his Mercedes

Riccardo Calder, 23, was sentenced to nine months in the slammer last December after attacking a student nurse who had crashed into his swanky Mercedes.

He was holed up in HMP Oakwood for 10 weeks.

Birmingham Crown Court heard in December how Calder's victim pleaded with him to stop ...

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Boy 6, blasted with SHOTGUN in Wolverhampton as gang attack house

Police are investigating after a six-year-old lad was injured when a shotgun was fired at a house in Wolverhampton in a "reckless act".

West Midlands Police say a group of men are understood to have fired shots at a house in the Eastfields area of the city just before 4pm today.

The ...

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Woman, 21, discovers she has brain tumour – thanks to ROLLERCOASTER

Molly White initially blamed the slight headache she felt after coming off Colossus at Thorpe Park on the bumpy ride.

But the 21-year-old later discovered the jolty ride had slightly shifted the cancer, triggering the tell-tale tumour symptoms.

Molly, from Paignton, Devon, later got ...

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Pink moon in the UK: Good Friday treat for skygazers

The Pink Moon, also known as the Spouting Grass Moon and the Egg Moon, derives its name from a pink wildflower which blooms every April.

Luckily for keen astronomers, the Pink Moon also appears every April.

This natural phenomenon is always linked to the date of Easter because it ...

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‘They took my whole life’ House of Horror kids reveal ordeal as parents sentenced

Two of the 13 children told a court how their lives were taken from them, but also how they are now building a positive future and have even found forgiveness for their parents.

Parents David Turpin, 57, and his wife Louise, 50, were jailed for 25 years today after the case that shocked ...

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Sex robot BOMBSHELL: AI dolls to ‘replace Amazon Alexa’ as primary home gadget

AI girlfriends are continuing to gather popularity, with the ability to hold "unscripted conversations".

They are also being developed with vision, allowing them to recognise their owners in a crowded room.

And soon their technology will be so advanced people may opt for sex dolls ...

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British Airways flight to London Heathrow declares mid-air EMERGENCY

The Boeing 787-8 Dreamliner landed in Heathrow at 1.27pm after being given priority landing.

The flight left the Canadian city at 10.30pm local time last night. 

The pilot made the emergency call just as the plane started to pass over Ireland at 41,000ft.

The pilot made a ...

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Cops launch manhunt after prisoner released by MISTAKE

Cops are frantically searching for a lag who has been 'unlawfully at large' for almost two days after being released by mistake.

William Walter Johnson, 47, was accidentally released from HMP Hewell in what the prison service has described as a 'very rare error'.

Johnson, of Hipton ...

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'Covered in blood' Boy, 14, knifed on beach in Good Friday horror

Cops said the bank holiday attack on the jam-packed Crosby Beach, at Waterloo in Sefton, appeared to be "targeted". 

Merseyside Police confirmed a boy, 14, was stabbed at around 6pm today, with police vehicles and an ambulance pictured on the scene. 

The boy was stabbed in ...

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