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First glimpse inside new £750,000,000 US embassy with views of London

Interior gardens and a pond are included in the building (Picture: Getty) These are the first photos taken from inside the brand new £750 million American embassy in London. The new HQ on London’s South Bank isn’t set to open until January, but a glimpse inside the building shows state-of-the art open spaces complete with picturesque views of the capital’s ...

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Why is it called the Geminids meteor shower?

(Picture: Russ Nolan/LNP/REX/Shutterstock) The Geminids meteor shower will hurdle across earth illuminating the night sky early on Thursday, December 14. Mud-strewn Christmas festival was so bad it closes after one weekend You will be able to see the meteor shower at its peak at around 2am tonight, and it’s expected to be one the one of the most spectacular meteor ...

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Man goes on trial accused of kidnapping model Chloe Ayling

Lukasz Pawel Herba is on trial over kidnapping Chloe Ayling (Picture: Matteo Bazzi/ANSA via AP) A man has gone on trial in Italy accused of kidnapping model Chloe Ayling in July. Lukasz Pawel Herba is charged over kidnapping Miss Ayling, from Coulsdon, south London, and holding her captive for a £264,000 ransom. First glimpse inside new £750,000,000 US embassy with ...

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Angel Gomes signs first professional contract with Manchester United

Angel Gomes has signed a deal at Manchester United (Picture: MUFC) Manchester United wonderkid Angel Gomes has agreed his first professional contract at Old Trafford, the club have confirmed. The 17-year-old forward has made one first-team appearance for United, but the Red Devils were sweating over the youngster’s future with Barcelona understood to be expressing a strong interest in his ...

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Watch: Cristiano Ronaldo tries to steal Gareth Bale goal during Club World Cup

Bale celebrates his winning goal (Getty) Gareth Bale once again proved he’s a man for the big occasion for Real Madrid on Wednesday – but not with any help from Cristiano Ronaldo. Having fallen behind to a shock goal against Al Jazira in their Club World Cup semi-final, Real Madrid were toiling to get back into it. Ronaldo scored an ...

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Tulse Hill hit-and-run: Police trace two drivers

Police have traced two of the four drivers believed to be involved in a hit-and-run which killed a 29-year-old woman in south London. The victim was struck by a lorry as she crossed Norwood Road, in Tulse Hill, on 11 December. She was then hit by a second lorry and two cars and died of her injuries. Police say none ...

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10 Ways Toni & Guy Floored Us With Their Incredibly Iconic Creations

News of Toni and Guy’s co-founder Giuseppe ‘Toni’ Mascalo’s death was shared with fans by his family on 12 December.  Mascalo founded the hairdressing company, along with his brother Gaetano, otherwise known as Guy, in 1963 – a time when London was rebuilding itself as one of Europe’s leaders in music, art and, of course, style.   The brothers soon became the ...

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Der Spiegel Put Audio Recording Of Morrissey Interview Online After Singer Denies Supporting Kevin Spacey

A recording of the interview Morrissey gave to German newspaper Der Spiegel has been made public by the publication. The former Smiths frontman hit the headlines last month when the interview, in which he gave his opinions on the sexual harassment allegations sweeping through Hollywood, was published, He also said Kevin Spacey had been “unnecessarily attacked” after he was accused of sexual ...

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The World Generated 4,500 Eiffel Towers' Worth Of Electronic Waste Last Year

The world produced 44.7 million metric tons of electronic waste in 2016, according to a new United Nations report. To put that in perspective, that’s equivalent to the weight of 4,500 Eiffel Towers. Laid out in a line, the waste would stretch from New York to Bangkok and back ―28,160km. Global e-waste ― discarded electronic and electrical goods such as mobile phones, laptops, televisions, ...

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Zehra Allibhai: The Fitness Star Inspiring Muslim Women Online To Start Their Fitness Journeys

Despite there being tonnes of Instagram-famous fitness stars, it can sometimes feel as if the online space lacks diversity when it comes to fitspiration.  When personal trainer Zehra Allibhai, 35, from Canada, started her account in 2014 with a mission to share workouts and nutrition tips for new mums, she had no idea she’d become a role model for muslim ...

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