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'The last time I saw Nelson Mandela'
The last time I saw Nelson Mandela face-to-face was on 8 December 2009, at his home in Johannesburg. I entered the front door, passed through the entrance hall and headed towards a large dining room. He sat at the head of a long table with his back to ...
Public date: Wed, 18 Jul 2018 08:00:00 +0100
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Travis Scott Poses For First Cover Story With Kylie Jenner, Reveals He Cried ...
Kylie Jenner and Travis Scott have posed for their first joint photo shoot and open up about their relationship in a July 17 cover story for GQ. After meeting and hanging out at Coachella and hitting it off, Scott had to go on tour, so Jenner went with ...
Public date: Wed, 18 Jul 2018 08:00:00 +0100
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'Father of Big Bang theory': Google Doodle honours Georges Lemaître's 124th ...
Mr Lemaître proposed on theoretical grounds the universe was expanding, which was later confirmed observationally by Edwin Hubble, in what is known as Hubble's Law. He is also credited with proposing the concept that the universe expanded from an ...
Public date: Tue, 17 Jul 2018 00:00:00 +0100
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England v India: Rashid, Root & Morgan star as hosts win ODI series
England served notice of their World Cup-winning credentials by crushing India in the third one-day international to take the series 2-1. The home side eased to their target of 257 with 33 balls and eight wickets to spare - Joe Root hitting the winning ...
Public date: Tue, 17 Jul 2018 14:00:00 +0100
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SPORT
Rangers progressed to the Europa League second qualifying round after a goalless draw with Shkupi in Macedonia. The visitors, holding a 2-0 advantage from last week's first leg, were seldom troubled, with Josh Windass and Glenn Middleton coming closest ...
Public date: Tue, 17 Jul 2018 18:00:00 +0100
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The new X Factor judges defend "underdog" Ayda Field's spot on the panel
After what felt like endless rumour and speculation, it was confirmed in a press conference on Tuesday (17 July) that Simon Cowell will be joined by Louis Tomlinson, Robbie Williams and his wife Ayda Field on the X Factor 2018 panel. Show veteran ...
Public date: Tue, 17 Jul 2018 20:00:00 +0100
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Annabelle Neilson, muse for Alexander McQueen, dies
Annabelle Neilson, who was a muse for the late fashion designer Alexander McQueen, has been found dead aged 49. She was best friend to model Kate Moss, who she met through McQueen, and was found at her Chelsea home in London on Thursday ...
Public date: Tue, 17 Jul 2018 03:00:00 +0100
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South West Water hosepipe ban 2018: Is there a hosepipe ban in my area?
The mercury will soar to 30C on Friday following a brief burst of heavy rain earlier this week. As the hot weather returns, the Royal Horticultural Society (RHS) has urged gardeners to move their plants into the shade. Precious water should also be ...
Public date: Tue, 17 Jul 2018 14:00:00 +0100
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'Mini tsunami' hits Majorca and Menorca, flooding beaches and restaurants
'Mini tsunami' hits Majorca and Menorca, flooding beaches and restaurants. A weather phenomenon known as a meteotsunami caused a 5ft (1.5m) wave to hit the Spanish islands on Monday morning. 05:53, UK, Wednesday 18 July 2018. preview image 0:17.
Public date: Tue, 17 Jul 2018 13:00:00 +0100
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Google cloud service goes down, taking Snapchat, Spotify, Discord and other ...
A Google service has gone down – and taken many of the largest parts of the internet down with it. Snapchat, Spotify, Discord and other major web services ran into problems because of an issue at the web giant. While Google's own websites and apps ...
Public date: Tue, 17 Jul 2018 21:00:00 +0100
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Liverpool make £62m bid to sign Roma goalkeeper Alisson
Liverpool have opened talks with Roma over the possible world‑record signing of the Brazil goalkeeper Alisson, with an initial offer of €70m (£62.2m) including €10m of add-ons being lodged with the Serie A club. Roma are holding out for another €5m to ...
Public date: Tue, 17 Jul 2018 18:00:00 +0100
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First pictures of son's girlfriend Ex-Marine bedded before strangling wife to ...
The court heard Searle arranged regular illicit romps with Ms Pomiateeva under the pretence of discussing the lad's progress. He nicknamed her SBG — short for Steve's Beautiful Girl — and also ridiculed his wife of 45 years, calling her “a piece of s ...
Public date: Tue, 17 Jul 2018 20:00:00 +0100
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Emmerdale spoilers: Lachlan White DIDN'T kill Rebecca? Here's why
Emmerdale's murderous villain Lachlan White (Thomas Atkinson) was seen panicking as his plan to kill Liv Flaherty (Isobel Steele) went awfully wrong and his auntie Rebecca White (Emily Head) unintentionally got caught in the crossfire. Tonight's final ...
Public date: Tue, 17 Jul 2018 20:00:00 +0100
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Cristiano Ronaldo arrives at Juventus: what we learned
Cristiano Ronaldo has officially been unveiled as a Juventus player following his £99m move from Real Madrid. Hundreds of journalists and thousands more fans turned out in Turin to greet the 33-year-old superstar, whose arrival is set to galvanise ...
Public date: Tue, 17 Jul 2018 08:00:00 +0100
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Anthony Joshua launches expletive-laden tirade at Jarrell 'Big Baby' Miller
Former Olympic champion Joshua had to square up to another boxer, Jarrell 'Big Baby' Miller, during his meet with Povetkin after the American invaded the stage. Joshua, who has until now cultivated a clean-cut image rather than engage in the customary ...
Public date: Tue, 17 Jul 2018 03:00:00 +0100
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County Cricket: The 'Take That' influence and how the 'Hundred' could change game
The nadir was losing Test match status in 2009," Lancashire chief executive Daniel Gidney told BBC Sport. "Without a doubt, if it wasn't for concerts this club would have disappeared." Seven years later, a first-class county almost did go under. Durham ...
Public date: Tue, 17 Jul 2018 18:00:00 +0100
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Guto Bebb: I had no choice but to quit government
A Welsh Conservative MP has said he had no choice but to resign over Theresa May's concessions to Brexiteers. Guto Bebb resigned as minister for defence procurement to vote against the government on amendments it accepted to its Brexit Customs Bill on ...
Public date: Tue, 17 Jul 2018 07:00:00 +0100
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NHS staff get a FREE stay at Hallmark Hotels across the UK and here's how to ...
NHS staff are being rewarded for their vital work with free hotel accommodation from the Scottish Highlands to the south coast of England. To celebrate 70 years of the NHS, Hallmark Hotels is offering all its employees free stays for the remainder of ...
Public date: Tue, 17 Jul 2018 00:00:00 +0100
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Disabled comedian Tanyalee Davis rejects apology from Great Western Railway ...
A disabled comedian who was "harassed and humiliated" by a guard for using a wheelchair space on a train has rejected an apology from Great Western Railway. Tanyalee Davis, who has a form of dwarfism and uses a mobility scooter to get around, was ...
Public date: Tue, 17 Jul 2018 22:00:00 +0100
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The Biggest Spender of Political Ads on Facebook? President Trump
These findings were laid out in a new study by a group of researchers from New York University, who used Facebook's own data to arrive at the results. Facebook in May began an archive of political ads, which is a publicly searchable database that ...
Public date: Tue, 17 Jul 2018 12:00:00 +0100