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Pensioner faces ‘pauper’s funeral’ after son gambled away her life savings

Michael Garrood, 37, was jailed for 15 months (Picture: MEN) A pensioner is facing a pauper’s funeral after her son gambled away her £30,000 life savings. Anne Garrood, 71, had been planning a long overdue retirement after working her fingers to the bone as a cleaner and school lollipop lady. Leicester Square could soon look quite different Instead, her son ...

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Over 1,000 turtles killed every year by plastic waste in the oceans

A leatherback turtle entangled in fishing ropes in Grenada (Picture: PA) Over 1,000 sea turtles are killed every year from plastic waste in the oceans and on beaches.  A new worldwide study found that the rise in plastic refuse in the oceans is disproportionately hurting young turtles, including hatchlings, of all species. The figure is ‘almost certainly a gross underestimate’, ...

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Manchester United star Paul Pogba reveals how close he came to joining Real Madrid

Paul Pogba signed for Manchester United in the summer of 2016 (Picture: Getty) Paul Pogba admits he was ‘thinking about’ completing a transfer to Real Madrid before his heart told him to join Manchester United. The 24-year-old midfielder returned to Old Trafford in the summer of 2016 for a then world-record fee of £89.3million after making it clear he was ...

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Arsenal concentrating on keeping Mesut Ozil over Alexis Sanchez

Mesut Ozil will see his current contract expire at the end of the season (Getty) Arsenal are focusing on keeping Mesut Ozil over Alexis Sanchez as Arsene Wenger confirmed talks are being held. Both players are out of contract in the summer with the club so far failing to pin them down. Hope of keeping Sanchez is bleaker than ever, ...

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There won’t be an elimination in the Strictly Come Dancing final this year

The Strictly finalists have a twist facing them this year (Picture: BBC) When the Strictly Come Dancing final airs this Saturday night, it might look a little different to usual – because this year’s has a whole different twist. Because instead of one of the four final couples being voted off midway through the show, this year’s race for the ...

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Speaker jokes about ‘very young’ girls at brothel he went to with Roy Moore

US Senate candidate Roy Moore’s campaign has been completely disfigured by allegations of sexual misconduct against a 14-year-old. But as the 2017 sex scandal continues to grip America, forcing stars out of work and politicians from their seats, Moore hasn’t budged. Over 1,000 turtles killed every year by plastic waste in the oceans And just hours before people took to ...

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Man left with criminal record after calling wife a ‘slapper’

Paul Lang photographed outside the Royal Courts of Justice (Picture: Nev Ayling) A man has been found guilty of harassment after he called his wife a ‘slapper’ when she started having ‘an affair’ with her boss. Paul Lang sent a series of texts to family, friends and one of his wife Lorna’s work colleagues, saying her new lover was ‘old ...

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How I realised my mental illness was being affected by the change in season

(Picture: Irene Palacio) It was only recently that I realised we’re properly heading into the winter months. I had disregarded that the mornings were darker, the temperature colder, and that my need for hot chocolate with whipped cream had increased. I have bipolar disorder, and for the past few weeks, I’ve been feeling pretty down. There have been nights when ...

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People are still furious that Galaxy Truffles aren’t in Celebrations tubs

(Picture: Getty Images – Metro.co.uk) Just recently, the internet went mad over the revelation that Milky Way Crispy Rolls were being welcomed to Celebrations tubs. Sadly, we quickly debunked this rumour – and found that these tubs are actually only available in Germany. It’s an outrage, we know. However, there’s another miniature chocolate Celebrations fans are begging to be added ...

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How to create your Instagram Best Nine year in review photo series

This is what Metro.co.uk’s 2017 Best Nine looks like (Picture: Metro.co.uk/ 2017BestNine) It is that time of year again when everyone begins to look back on the 12 months they have had, with all the big and little memories, trying to ponder what it all means and where you are headed with life. President Donald Trump wants to go the ...

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