National Burger Day: 10 burgers ranked from worst to best

The humble cheeseburger, a solid favourite amongst the masses (Picture: Getty) Burger lovers rejoice, because today is your day. Of course having sex with a robot counts as cheating While the origins of National Burger Day aren’t very clear, we’re just glad of it’s existence, because after all it’s a great excuse to stuff our faces with our favourite burgers. ...

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What does it feel like to fail your GCSEs? Let me tell you

Me as a 15-year-old, who was just about to be branded a failure (Picture: Adam Smith) My GCSE results day brought that halcyon 1992 summer of lazy days and crazy nights to a crashing halt. I failed my GCSEs. So many of them, in fact, that if I wanted to continue my education I would have to spend a whole ...

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What to do if you need to retake your GCSE exams

Phew, at least you can retake (Picture: Metro.co.uk/Myles Goode) It’s Results day today and you’ve just opened your results.  What are the 2017 GCSE grade boundaries? They aren’t what you’d hoped for and you’re feeling a little deflated by the whole thing. Don’t worry, really. Because the best thing about GCSE exams is that you have the chance to retake ...

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WBC announce creation of ‘Money’ belt for Floyd Mayweather vs Conor McGregor

(Picture: Getty) The winner of Floyd Mayweather vs Conor McGregor will take home the WBC ‘Money’ belt. Anthony Joshua backs Floyd Mayweather to beat McGregor because ‘he’s never lost’ The WBC president Mauricio Sulaiman was in attendance for the final press conference on Wednesday and took to the mic for the announcement. Sulaiman presented the gathered media with the newly-created ...

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Liverpool show rare quality that will make them dangerous Champions League opponents

Walk along Walton Breck Road, which runs adjacent to English football’s most famous stand, and you will see five gold stars on the façade of Albie’s Kop Snack Bar. A little further along scarves are on sale that reference Rome, Paris and Istanbul, and across the road, a collection of miniature European Cups sit in silver paint above the Paisley ...

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Mum's the word for Tom Westley as he looks to establish himself in England's top order with the Ashes in sight

When it comes to making a success of his fledgling England career, mum is most definitely the word for Tom Westley. The Essex batsman may not yet have scored the runs from No3 to guarantee his selection for this winter’s Ashes tour of Australia, with a half-century on debut against South Africa at The Oval last month his sole score ...

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Melania Trump thanks Chelsea Clinton for defending her son Barron from critics

It turns out that there’s at least one thing the Trump and Clinton clans can agree on. First Lady Melania Trump has thanked Chelsea Clinton, daughter of former President Bill Clinton and Democratic nominee Hillary Clinton, for a series of tweets denouncing an article that criticised the clothing choices of Donald Trump’s 11-year-old son Barron. Having grown up in the ...

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British data protection laws to stay 'aligned' with the EU's after Brexit

British data protection laws will stay closely aligned with the EU’s after the UK leaves the Union, the Government has hinted. In its latest working paper set to be released on Thursday, the Department for Exiting the European Union will outline proposals to allow personal data to continue to move back and forth between Britain and the EU in a ...

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Joey Bada$$ boasts about staring directly at the eclipse before cancelling three shows

Rapper Joey Bada$$ may have fallen into the same trap as Donald Trump when viewing the total eclipse that crossed over America this week, potentially with more devastating effects than the President. During the eclipse, the hip-hop star made a point of noting he wasn’t wearing any protective eyewear— a recommendation made by literally anybody who has any stature in ...

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California cities fear violence at latest right-wing protests

Seeking to prevent a pair of right-wing weekend rallies from spiralling into violence, Bay Area authorities are vowing a bolstered police presence and urging counter-protestors to stay away as federal officials rebuffed a high-profile attempt to halt a San Francisco rally. While organisers of the events in Berkeley and San Francisco have disavowed racism and violence, elected officials and police ...

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