VIDEO: Drone films flood town bridge opening

A North Yorkshire town split in two by the Christmas floods has finally been reunited by a footbridge.
TV & Showbiz

Coldplay sales surge after Super Bowl

The band's A Head Full Of Dreams tops the album chart for the first time after their performance at the Super Bowl.

Chelsea interim manager Guus Hiddink surprised by defender Kurt Zouma's upbeat attitude with long road to recovery ahead 

Guus Hiddink admits he has been taken aback by Kurt Zouma's upbeat attitude in the face of the injury setback that has ended the defender's season.
Business & Money

Britain's motorists use cheaper petrol to drive extra 3.8bn miles

Kwik Fit claims we are driving more thanks to cheaper fuel and a small percentage of drivers even bought less efficient cars, while others admitted to driving faster

Will Keane brought into Manchester United first team to face Sunderland after impressing Louis van Gaal in the Under 21s

Talented youngster Will Keane has been drafted into Manchester United's team that will play away at Sunderland on Saturday after several impressive performances for the Under 21s side.
Health & Fitness

Nearly half of women blame themselves when their partner can't perform in bed

Erectile dysfunction will affect more than half of men between 40 and 70. A survey by Superdrug Online Doctor found 80 per cent of women underestimated how common it was.
TV & Showbiz

Kerry Katona flaunts her extensions while running errands with daughter Heidi

The 35-year-old former pop star looked trendy and composed as she joined her pyjama-clad little girl, who celebrates her ninth birthday next week.
Business & Money

Drivers complain of damage caused by UK's traffic-calming boom

Almost half of motorists believe the influx of speed humps, mini roundabouts and chicanes is causing unnecessary damage to cars, a study claims.
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Daniel Sturridge delighted to be back fit as Liverpool striker beams during training ahead of Premier League clash with Aston Villa

The striker is expected to be named on the bench for Sunday's Barclays Premier League clash at Aston Villa on Saturday having made his first-team return during the week.

Paedophiles use Facebook to swap images

Paedophiles are using secret groups on Facebook to post and swap obscene images of children, a BBC investigation finds.
Science & Technology

Mapping Pluto's 'broken heart' as image reveals the dwarf planet's varied geology

The map covers a portion of Pluto's surface that measures 1,290 miles (2,070km) from top to bottom, and includes the vast nitrogen-ice plain informally named Sputnik Planum.

Independent newspaper to close in March after Johnston Press bought the I for £24m

UK newspaper The Independent will close next month, its owners ESI have confirmed, with the last issue to be printed on March 26, although its website will continue to operate.

Julie Burchill's son Jack's body discovered his body for up to a week

Jack Landesman, 29, pictured, was found hanged in his bedroom by his housemates in his North Harrow home in June last year.

Peter Eyre and sons jailed for murdering two teens and a baby in Langley Mill fire

Peter, Anthony and Simon Eyre will serve a total term of 81 years after causing the blaze which led to the deaths of three people, including Amy Smith, shown, and her daughter Ruby in Derbyshire.
Business & Money

One in five new cars is white - but could they be worth less in future?

Of the 2.6 million new cars bought in 2015, more than half a million were white. But according to car valuations experts, white models could become less desirable in the future.
Health & Fitness

Hayley Jermyn heartbroken at losing her new baby Charlie to sepsis

Kayley Jermyn wrote a heartbraking account of how her and husband Mark (pictured together), from Penryn, Cornwall, have struggled to deal with the death of one-day-old son Charlie.
TV & Showbiz

Billie Faiers displays curves in a bikini after selfie with daughter Nelly

The 26-year-old reality star showed off her incredible beach body as she stood on the white sands in nothing but a stringy bikini.

Independent review of tennis integrity to last at least a year as panel plans thorough investigation into match-fixing claims

The independent review of integrity in tennis is expected to take at least a year. The review was announced at the Australian Open last month.

Eight children hurt in crash near school

Eight girls aged between 11 and 17 are injured in a collision with a car near a school in Liverpool.
TV & Showbiz

Fearne Cotton prepares to jet off on holiday with Jesse Wood and their children

Fearne Cotton, 34, looked chirpy at the airport as she prepared to jet off on a sun-filled holiday with her husband Jesse Wood and their children Rex, two, and Honey, five months.

Time warp 'House of the Year' unchanged since 1967 is on sale for £240,000

The retro four bedroom property - named Montana - in Great Barr, Birmingham, goes under the hammer next month and is expected to fetch £240,000.
Science & Technology
Twitter Chairman and Square CEO Jack Dorsey moderates a panel discussion with Detroit entrepreneurs at Techonomy Detroit at Wayne State University September 17, 2013 in Detroit, Michigan, America.  
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Twitter's Jack Dorsey's OTHER firm is doing well as Visa buys 10% of Square

Visa is now a major shareholder in Square, the mobile payment services company co-founded and led by Jack Dorsey.

Mark Cavendish claims victory at the Tour of Qatar despite narrow defeat in final stage 

Mark Cavendish claimed overall victory at the Tour of Qatar after the narrowest of defeats on the concluding fifth stage. Alexander Kristoff (Katusha) won his third stage of the five-day race.
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David Cameron heads to Germany to make his case for EU reform

The Prime Minister hopes to finalise his deal on Britain's membership next week and tonight will use a set piece speech in Germany to set out the 'wider agenda'.

Laura Ashley tycoon told to stop wasting time and settle his £440million divorce

Pauline Chai, shown, says she is entitled to half of her estranged husband Khoo Kay Peng's fortune, valued at £440m. The Laura Ashley boss has been ordered by a UK High Court to settle the dispute.
Science & Technology

Beetles with heart-shaped leg joints and a 'one-track mind' discovered in Belize

A researcher at the Natural History Museum in London described the genus Ivierhipidius from specimens with heart-shaped leg joints (pictured) collected in the rainforest in Belize.

VIDEO: Bosses speak out on ticket prices

Premier League managers including Jurgen Klopp, Guus Hiddink and Arsene Wenger have had their say on the ongoing ticket prices debate.

Alleged former IRA chief Thomas ‘Slab’ Murphy ‘owes the Irish taxman 190k euros’

Farmer Thomas Murphy, 66, was found guilty of nine counts of tax fraud at the Special Criminal Court in Dublin, which heard he owes the taxpayer 190,000 euros after evading tax.

Italian Grand Prix future still unclear as Bernie Ecclestone admits Monza negotiations have become 'very political' 

The future of the Italian Grand Prix at Monza remains uncertain after this year with Bernie Ecclestone saying on Friday that a deal had become more complicated.
Health & Fitness

Zika brain defect link confirmed "soon"

The World Health Organization says it expects to decide within a few weeks if there is a link between Zika and microcephaly in newborns.
Business & Money

Victory for savers as Government tackles rip-off exit fees and long transfer delays

Watchdogs have found around one in six over-55s in schemes run by big pension providers are hammered by early exit charges of up to 5 per cent on their retirement savings.
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Adele reveals she lost weight to get stamina for her tour in Vogue

The 27-year-old torch singer listed her priorities: “My main thing is Mum, then it’s me, then it’s work'

Sooz Meagher's appeal to find dead husband's wedding ring sweeps the internet

Sooz Meagher, 44, from Wicklow, Ireland, has launched an appeal to help find her dead husband's wedding ring which she lost after removing it from around her neck for the first time.

Terror plotter was to leave UK wife

A taxi driver who planned to leave his pregnant wife in Britain to travel to Syria is found guilty of terror offences.
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Pregnant former TOWIE star and wife of Everton midfielder Tom Cleverley, Georgina Dorsett shows off her growing baby bump as she shops in Wilmslow Cheshire with a friend

Georgina Cleverley shows off her blossoming baby bump in casual ensemble

Spotted shopping with a friend, the former estate agent-turned-WAG showed off her blossoming baby bump in a grey T-shirt.
Health & Fitness

Eating foods rich in vitamin D during pregnancy 'protects your child from developing allergies'

Scientists from Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai in New York found pregnant women who ingest high levels of foods with vitamin D lower their baby's risk of allergies by 20 per cent.
Science & Technology

Google wins legal fight against StreetMap over abusing search traffic claims

Leicestershire-based StreetMap accused Google of abusing its 'dominant position' in online search market by 'driving traffic' from rivals to Google Maps (stock image shown).
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Manchester City's Bacary Sagna during training at City Football Academy.

Bacary Sagna poised to land new Manchester City contract after anchoring his position at right-back

Having played a bit-part role last season following his arrival from Arsenal, Bacary Sagna has dislodged Pablo Zabaleta as Manuel Pellegrini’s preferred right-back.

Claudio Ranieri insists pressure is on title rivals: 'When they are playing in the cups we will go to the sea and sit in the sunshine'

Claudio Ranieri believes it's Arsenal who will be feeling the pressure ahead of Sunday's big Barclays Premier League clash at the Emirates, claiming it is they who have spent big in order to win the title.

Anne Frank's diary removed from website

The Diary of Anne Frank has been removed from book repository Wikisource after the site became aware it had fallen foul of copyright law.

Leighton Baines struggling to regain Everton spot as Roberto Martinez admits reluctance to changing winning formula

Everton's Leighton Baines faces the first serious competition for his long-established left-back spot after manager Roberto Martinez admitted he has been reluctant to change his improved defence.

Manchester City handed major boost as captain Vincent Kompany is declared fit for crunch tie with Tottenham

Manchester City have been given a huge boost with news talismanic captain Vincent Kompany will return for Sunday's crunch clash with Tottenham.

Gary Neville is fighting for his reputation as Valencia face crucial Espanyol clash: 'I have to concentrate on winning the game'

PETE JENSON: Failure to win against Espanyol would mean Gary Neville would still be without a league victory after 10 games since taking over at the Mestalla and would set a new club record.

VIDEO: Hunting pythons for $5K prize

Hundreds of people in Florida are being encouraged to hunt Burmese pythons.
Former Premier League footballer Marcus Bent arrives at Guildford Magistrates' Court, Surrey, where he faces a potential jail sentence after he admitted affray and possession of cocaine. PRESS ASSOCIATION Photo. Picture date: Friday February 12, 2016. The 37-year-old pleaded guilty at previous hearings to the charges which stemmed from an incident at his Surrey home on September 13 last year. See PA story COURTS Bent. Photo credit should read: Dominic Lipinski/PA Wire

Marcus Bent given suspended 12-month jail sentence after ex-Everton striker is found guilty of affray and possessing cocaine

Ex-Premier League football star Marcus Bent walked free from court on Friday despite lunging at police with a 15-inch meat cleaver and a large kitchen knife while off his head on cocaine.
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Bryan Oviedo signs new three-and-a-half-year contract at Everton and hails 'special club' and 'second home'  

Everton utility man Bryan Oviedo's recent impressive performances have been rewarded with a new three-and-a-half-year contract. The Costa Rica international called Everton a 'special club'

Lotto fury after Camelot promises £28.6m jackpot and winners get £883

Lotto players in the UK are complaining after nobody matched six numbers on Wednesday, leaving the huge jackpot unclaimed, with 78 people winning £883 after matching five balls - only one ball short.
Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn (left) and shadow home secretary Andy Burnham arrive at the Hillsborough inquest in Warrington, where Coroner Sir John Goldring is continuing to sum up the evidence. PRESS ASSOCIATION Photo. Picture date: Friday February 12, 2016. See PA story INQUEST Hillsborough. Photo credit should read: Peter Powell/PA Wire

Jeremy Corbyn makes a surprise visit to the Hillsborough inquests

Mr Corbyn said he was invited to a private meeting with the family members of those killed in the 1989 Hillsborough disaster as the summing of the new inquests continued.

Police examine Tory by-election claims

Nottinghamshire Police is looking at evidence relating to accusations of overspending by the Conservative Party during the 2014 Newark by-election.

Viki Harrop's 10-year-old daughter who does hours of exercise branded overweight

Viki Harrop, of North Lincolnshire, said she was outraged after her 10-year-old daughter Abi's school sent a letter home saying the girl was overweight despite taking part in hours of sport every week.

Formula One coverage on Channel 4 to retain iconic Fleetwood Mac 'The Chain' title music 

Channel 4, the new terrestrial home of Formula One, will use Fleetwood Mac's The Chain as its title music. The song was first adopted by the BBC on its F1 coverage back in 1978

GCHQ computer hacking ruled lawful

Britain's spies are not breaking the law when they secretly hack into computers and smart phones, a tribunal rules.
Science & Technology

Military analysts warn maritime criminal pirates are turning to new technology

A Canadian military analyst is warning of the increasing technology threat from hi-tech maritime criminals. A report states that a drone air force could be a possibility.

Streetmap loses Google court challenge

A website that accused Google of abusing its "dominant position" in the online search market by "driving traffic" to Google Maps has lost its High Court action.
Health & Fitness

Tinder app users numbering 750k are infested with pubic lice, scientist warns

Dr Cameron Webb, a scientist at the University of Syndey, says there is no evidence waxing has made pubic lice extinct. He says they are still rife, with 1 to 2 per cent of the population infested.
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Gravitational waves first spotted by piano playing Italian scientist Dr Marco Drago

Dr Marco Drago (pictured top right) 33, was on the phone to a colleague when he spotted the signal from detectors on the the international LIGO experiment - but thought it was part of a test.

West Ham loanee Martin Samuelsen continues to prove Manchester City wrong for letting him go as he shines for Peterborough

Norwegian teenager Martin Samuelsen was released on a free by Manchester City last year - which will astonish anyone who has seen him play for Peterborough recently.

Rupert Murdoch to marry Jerry Hall at St Bride's church on Fleet Street

Media mogul and billionaire Rupert Murdoch will marry former supermodel Jerry Hall at St Bride's church on Fleet Street, the spiritual home of British journalism.

Assad vows to retake all of Syria

Syrian President Bashar al-Assad vows to retake "the whole country", but says the involvement of regional powers means it could take "a long time".
MILTON KEYNES, ENGLAND - AUGUST 03:  Jake Clarke-Salter of Chelsea in action during the Pre-Season Friendly match between MK Dons and Chelsea XI at Stadium mk on August 3, 2015 in Milton Keynes, England.  (Photo by Pete Norton/Getty Images)

Jake Clarke-Salter has been called into the Chelsea squad as defensive cover... but who is the 18-year-old hoping to make an impression at Stamford Bridge? 

Guus Hiddink has promoted 18-year-old Jake Clarke-Salter to Chelsea’s first-team squad in response to Kurt Zouma’s six-month knee ligament injury lay-off. Here's our guide

Deutsche Bank announces bond buyback

Deutsche Bank announces that it is to buy back more than $5bn (£3.5bn) of its own debt.

Former FIFA secretary general Jerome Valcke has been banned from all football-related activity for 12 years

Former FIFA secretary general Jerome Valcke has been banned for 12 years for a number of offences including his part in a World Cup tickets scandal.

RBS boss supports EU membership

The chief executive of Royal Bank of Scotland tells BBC Newsnight he believes the UK financial sector would be better off inside the European Union.
TV & Showbiz

Julianne Moore cuts a sophisticated figure in London ahead of BAFTAs

The 55-year-old actress looked incredibly ladylike as she headed to the BBC Radio 2 studios in an elegeant tweed dress with sexy strappy heels.

London Undergound doppelganger women are spotted on the District Line

The identical couple left commuters blinking in disbelief after they were spotted on the District Line by fellow passenger Sophia Sleigh, who swiftly posted a photo of them on Twitter.

SA women level series with England

South Africa beat England in a one-day international for the first time since 2004 to level the series at 1-1.

Valcke given 12-year football ban

Former Fifa secretary-general Jerome Valcke is banned from all football-related activity for 12 years.

UK pilot suspects jailed over weapons

Four Tanzanians accused of involvement in the death of a UK helicopter pilot are jailed for at least 15 years for illegally possessing weapons.
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Tottenham's clash at Manchester City isn't decisive in the title race but this has been the most enjoyable time of my managerial career, says Mauricio Pochettino

Mauricio Pochettino admitted he has never had so much fun as a manager as Tottenham chase Premier League glory – but is adamant Sunday’s top-four shootout will not prove decisive.

Frank Lampard would pay to fly John Terry to New York City and claims Chelsea 'are looking to change the old nucleus'

John Terry's contract is up at the end of the season and there have been no discussions with Chelsea over their captain signing a new deal as the club wait to see who replaces Guus Hiddink.
Travel & Tourism

Infographic reveals the STRANGEST items airport passengers have tried to smuggle

An infographic has revealed some of the more striking contraband flyers have tried to smuggle through customs, from a voodoo ritual head in Haiti, to three landmines in New Jersey.
Health & Fitness

Man has giant cluster of WARTS sliced out of his foot leaving crater-like wound 

In the clip Dr Leo Krawetz, a podiatrist, in Tampa, Florida, cuts a huge chunk of skin out of a man's heel in order to get rid of of scab-like mosaic warts.
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A pensioner's hand turning down home central heating thermostat set at a low temperature to reduce household energy costs. 

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Do I need a thermostat and TRVs if I can change the temperature on the boiler?

I seem to have three ways of controlling my heating and am utterly confused about which does what.
Italy's Luke Joseph McLean scores a try caught by France's Rabah Slimani, during Six Nations tournament Rugby match, France vs Italy at Stade de France in Saint-Denis, north of Paris, Saturday Feb. 6, 2016. The match will be the first sporting event to be held at the national stadium since it was targeted by terrorists on 13 Nov.  This Saturday there will be 250 police and 900 security staff.(AP Photo/Jacques Brinon)

Luke McLean replaces injured fly-half David Odiete as Italy make one change to starting XV ahead of England clash in Rome

The Australia-born fly-half replaces David Odiete after the Mogliano wing suffered a sprained ankle during last weekend's 23-21 defeat to France.
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Rory Best insists Ireland cannot afford to be 'caught cold' in the scrum against France

Captain Best has challenged Ireland's pack to iron out the kinks that allowed Wales to dominate the early set-piece exchanges in last weekend's 16-16 draw in Dublin.
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Rihanna wears Star Wars Phantom Menace skirt as she dines out in Manhattan

With her latest collaboration with Kanye West making waves uptown at his album listening party, the singer was enjoying a quieter night out in New York on Thursday.
Entertainer Rolf Harris whose five year and nine month jail sentence for sex offences will not be referred to the Court of Appeal for being unduly lenient, the Attorney General's office said.
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Rolf Harris charged with seven more sex abuse attacks as young as 12

The 85-year-old was jailed for almost six years in 2014 after being found guilty of 12 counts of indecent assault.
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Emily Wellfare says easyJet told her to prove she was dyingto get £215 refund

Emily Wellfare, from Eastbourne, East Sussex, booked flights to Prague as a present for her boyfriend, but was unable to travel because she required 'severe and gruelling' treatment.

GB's Cavendish wins Tour of Qatar

Britain's Mark Cavendish wins the Tour of Qatar for the second time after finishing second in the final stage.
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Local hero Vanora Hereward.
Residents in one of the worst areas of Britain for affordable housing have built five new homes for local families thanks to the generosity of a selfless woman who feared for the decline of her village.
The redoubtable Vanora Hereward bought an area of green land in the hope of using it to revitalise Toller Porcorum in West Dorset  after the Post Office, shop and pub closed due to a lack of custom.
The late solicitor donated the plot to the parish council and help set up a trust to launch a bid to develop the houses on it.

Vanora Hereward donated land to build affordable homes for five families

Local solicitor Vanora Hereward gifted land next to her own home in Toller Porcorum to secure a brighter future for the West Dorset hamlet near Dorchester.
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Shirtless Cristiano Ronaldo shows off his rippling abs and bulging biceps as he poses in his underwear for new campaign

Cristiano Ronaldo, 31, has employed the use of colour for his latest underwear campaign, which sees him cover his ripped physique in bright powdered paint.

Block of flats includes one with a converted BANK VAULT for a toilet

The former NatWest bank in Redfield, Bristol, is now a set of eight flats, one of which has a toilet in the former vault, complete with a wheel lock. They are now up for rent for £350 a month.
Travel & Tourism

Photographer Will Burrard-Lucas captures incredible photos of Africa's elusive animals

Wildlife photographer Will Burrard-Lucas has captured a stunning set of images, including lions, leopards and hyenas prowling around watering holes of the Zambezi region in Namibia.

Wales assistant coach Shaun Edwards plays down significance of winning run against Scotland ahead of Six Nations clash

Shaun Edwards claims Wales' long run of unbroken success against Scotland 'means nothing' going into Saturday's RBS 6 Nations clash at the Principality Stadium.
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Oil Rig / Oil Platform at Seven Heads West off Co Waterford.
Flaring at Seven Heads West in the Celtic Sea. Island Oil & Gas plc, the Irish based oil and gas exploration and production company, today, 29 June 2006, announced a successful gas testing from its first well as an independent Irish operator.

Europa Oil & Gas rises as it wins new offshore Ireland licensing option

The AIM-quoted explorer was the only junior among high profile names - such as BP, Exxon and China’s Nexen - to secure new projects off Ireland’s west coast.
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Farewell Philae! Scientists give up hope of contacting Rosetta's comet lander... but hope for a final glimpse of it in the summer

Scientists at the German Aerospace Centre (DLR) say Philae (illustrated) is now covered in dust and is too cold to operate from its resting place in a hollow below a cliff on the surface of comet 67P.

Women write better code, study suggests

Computer code written by women has a higher approval rating than that written by men - but only if it is not obvious that the coders are female, new research suggests.
TV & Showbiz

Rita Ora displays her toned curves in bizarre sporty catsuit on stage in Dubai

Rita Ora hit the stage in Dubai in a super-sexy catsuit on Thursday, before posted a topless selfie to celebrate the night.
7 February 2016 - Barclays Premier League - Chelsea v Manchester United - Diego Costa of Chelsea - Photo: Marc Atkins / Offside.

Diego Costa breaks nose in training ground collision and will become THIRD Chelsea player to wear protective mask this season 

Diego Costa will wear a protective mask against Newcastle on Saturday after his nose was broken in training by a Chelsea academy player. He will be the third Blues player to wear a mask this season.

Farmers on alert for livestock virus

Farmers are being warned to expect an outbreak of a highly infectious animal disease called bluetongue this summer.
Kids Company founder Camila Batmanghelidjh and chairman of trustees Alan Yentob appear before the Commons Public Administration Committee.
Camila Batmanghelidjh arrives at Portcullis House.

Kids Company's Camila Batmanghelidjh denied she 'mesmerised' David Cameron

Kids Company collapsed last year amid claims of financial mismanagement despite receiving more than £40million in taxpayer support - including £3million in the organisation's dying days.

Labrador Fernie can recognise four words and goes into schools to help children

Two-year-old chocolate Labrador Fernie has become the star pupil at Winford primary school, in Somerset, after he was taught to recognise commands on flash cards.
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Sam Smith displays 3st weight-loss in new snap as fans worry for him

Fans of Sam Smith fear the singer may have lost too much weight after he posted a photo of himself looking slim on his Instagram account.

Battered woman Sophie Butler admits stabbing abusive boyfriend to death

Sophie Butler, 20, of Stoke-on-Trent in Staffordshire, knifed Norasab Hussain just minutes after he verbally abused her, leaving an 11cm-deep stab wound in his chest.
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Watford manager Quique Sanchez Flores not concerned by recent goal drought as Hornets head to Crystal Palace

Quique Sanchez Flores says he is 'not afraid' by Watford's worrying goal drought. The Hornets, who face Crystal Palace at Selhurst Park on Saturday, have failed to find the net in four of their last five

Newcastle going all out to win at Chelsea says Steve McClaren: 'We can't sit back'

Steve McClaren has insisted Newcastle would not settle for a point at Chelsea as they attempt to ease themselves further clear of relegation trouble and improve their dismal away form.
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Suki Waterhouse strips down to skimpy lingerie in sultry LOVE magazine video

She sent pulses racing when she stripped off for LOVE magazine's sultry shoot last month.But whilst Suki Waterhouse dazzled in the shots, the starlet had more to give.

SPFL chief Neil Doncaster slams 'sinister' Champions League breakaway plans as Europe's elite consider changes 

The European Clubs' Association (ECA) recently announced a review of the Champions League and Europa League with the results due around the end of the year.

Messi finally wins monthly award

Barcelona forward Lionel Messi is named Spain's player of the month for January - the first time he has won the award.