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Fans of China's own 'Loch Ness monster' deflated as beast turns out to be airbag
Pictures and video of a huge snake-like object in the Yangtze river viewed tens of millions of times online A mysterious long, black object that was captured on video in the Yangtze river, and ended up captivating China with theories of its own Loch Ness monster, has been revealed as 20 metre-long industrial airbag.Grainy footage showing what appeared to be a long black sea creature slithering among the waves near the Three Gorges Dam in Hubei province circulated widely on Chinese social media. On Weibo, the video and a discussion thread about it has been viewed more than 32m times since it emerged on Friday. The video was covered by most major media, including the party paper Beijing Youth Daily and state broadcaster CCTV and China Daily. Continue reading...
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Fukushima disaster: Japanese power company chiefs cleared of negligence
Three executives at Tepco acquitted, marking the end of the only criminal action over the disasterThree former executives at the company that runs the ruined Fukushima Daiichi nuclear power plant have been acquitted of failing to take action in anticipation of the March 2011 nuclear meltdown, in the only criminal action resulting from the disaster.Tsunehisa Katsumata, a former chairman of Tokyo Electric Power (Tepco) and former vice presidents Sakae Muto and Ichiro Takekuro, had apologised for the triple meltdown at the plant, but said they could not have foreseen the disaster. Continue reading...
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UK weather forecast: Hurricane Humberto to batter Britain with wind and rain
Hurricane Humberto will move across the Atlantic over the next few days, with the remnants of the storm crashing into Britain on Monday
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David Cameron addresses three-year feud with Michael Gove and family over Brexit
The former PM described his rift with Gove and his wife Sarah Vine as 'very difficult'
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The 'paradox' of John Humphrys: rottweiler, dinosaur or shy walker?
The Radio 4 Today presenter steps down after 32 years, but colleagues still struggle to define himOn the morning of what would transpire to be his last day as BBC director-general, George Entwistle found himself in the Radio 4 Today studio facing John Humphrys.The BBC was already engulfed by the unfolding Jimmy Savile scandal. Now, a Newsnight report had led to Tory peer Lord McAlpine being wrongly implicated in a child sexual abuse case. Continue reading...
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How Manchester United should line up vs FC Astana in Europa League
Man Utd are in Europa League action and Ole Gunnar Solskjaer could make a number of changes to the team that beat Leicester City.
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Man City news and transfers LIVE reaction to Shakhtar win in Champions League
We'll bring you all the latest news, transfer rumours and reaction to Manchester City's win in the Champions League at Shakhtar.
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Manchester United news and transfers LIVE early team news for Astana fixture and Lindelof contract news
Follow the latest Man Utd breaking news and transfer latest as Ole Gunnar Solskjaer's side face Astana tonight.
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Rio Ferdinand admits Eden Hazard fears after Real Madrid defeat to PSG
Ex-Manchester United defender reckons former Chelsea man has joined La Liga giants 'at wrong time'
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Sandy Hook back-to-school video shows the horrors kids face in mass shootings
WARNING: UPSETTING FOOTAGE  - Parents of children killed in the Sandy Hook school massacre, in the US, have put out the video to raise awareness about mass shootings
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Mum has toddler taken off her after she's filmed giving him 'shots of alcohol'
The mum, from Oklahoma, told authorities she was only pretending when her child was taken into care
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Your morning briefing: What you should know for Thursday, September 19
John Major is to tell the UK's highest court that Boris Johnson's decision to prorogue Parliament was motivated by the Prime Minister's "political interest".
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Outcry at Indonesia draft criminal code that could see unmarried couples jailed
New draft bill, decades in the making, could also criminalise insulting the president and tightens abortion laws Indonesia is set to pass a new criminal code that could outlaw living together outside marriage and insulting the president, among a raft of controversial new measures that rights groups have decried as disastrous.The Indonesian parliament has spent decades revising its colonial-era criminal code, creating a 628-article draft bill that could be passed in coming days. Continue reading...
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Royal outrage: Piers Morgan branded 'sick' after shock Meghan Markle claim - 'Get a life!'
MEGHAN MARKLE has been branded a “hypocrite” by Piers Morgan over Dalai Lama Instagram quote.
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Arsenal 'register interest' in transfer move for Red Bull Salzburg star
Reports claim Gunners had already made enquiries about teenager before his goal in Champions League
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Former Manchester United forward James Wilson looking to pass on Wayne Rooney and Robin van Persie advice
Former Man Utd forward James Wilson has spoken about the advice he received from Wayne Rooney and Robin van Persie at the club.
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Justin Trudeau apologises for 'dumb' brownface photo: 'I didn't think it was racist at the time'
Prime minister photographed dressed in turban and dark makeup during 'Arabian Nights' themed event at school where he worked as teacher
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Liverpool legend makes prediction for when Jurgen Klopp leaves Anfield
John Aldridge will be sad to see Klopp go but says there's good news for worried Reds fans
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Brexit uproar: Labour MP savaged on Twitter after ‘catastrophic’ Brexit claim on Newsnight
A LABOUR MP has been heavily criticised following his remarks on Brexit on BBC Newsnight on Wednesday night.
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Victoria Hall: New information about 1999 teen murder
Seventeen-year-old Victoria Hall was abducted and killed on her way home from a nightclub.
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Justin Trudeau apologises for wearing brownface at 2001 ‘Arabian Nights’ party
Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau says he is 'deeply sorry' for the photograph of him in brownface
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County lines: how drugs gangs are recruiting children - podcast
Aamna Mohdin tells Anushka Asthana how county lines gangs are stepping up their operations by using short-term holiday flats and recruiting local teens to sell drugs in small towns around Britain. Plus Owen Jones on Jeremy Corbyn’s ‘neutral’ stance on Brexit Drug gangs in major cities such as London and Liverpool have been expanding their operations into small towns in recent years. They use teenagers as runners and have been known to take over the homes of drug addicts as bases to deal from. The Guardian’s Aamna Mohdin has been reporting on the rise of county lines gangs and tells Rachel Humphreys that the gangs are now professionalising. They have begun using Airbnb flats and luring local teenagers into the trade with cash payments and free takeaways. Continue reading...
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Fisherman catches huge crocodile in Northern Queensland
The man was on a charter in Wiepa, Northern Queensland, when he hooked the monster catch earlier this month.
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David Cameron reveals he sought Queen's help in days before Scottish independence vote
David Cameron has revealed he asked whether the Queen would "raise an eyebrow" about the prospect of Scotland voting for independence from the UK.
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Memphis Depay sends message to Marcus Rashford ahead of Man Utd's Europa League return
Former United forward still remembers Rashford's dazzling debut in the competition
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New Zealand team news: Steve Hansen sticks with Beauden Barrett-Richie Mo'unga tandem for opener against South Africa
Steve Hansen has opted to deploy the dual playmaker approach having experimented with it during New Zealand's summer preparations
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Kylie Jenner posts loved-up family snap with Travis amid split rumours
The day after doubts were raised about their relationship, Kylie and Travis are having fun with daughter Stormi
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Lib Dem meltdown: Gyimah squirms as Brexiteer Francois savages him in shock Peston row
REMAINER Sam Gyimah sparked a heated debate with Tory Mark Francois last night after the Lib Dem accused him of trying to “hijack” the interview.
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Foreign Office warns if you pack these items on trip to Dubai you may be jailed
The United Arab Emirates, including Dubai, has strict rules on drugs and alcohol, with some Brits landing in jail for falling foul of the law
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Justin Trudeau 'brownface' photo: Canadian PM apologises after image emerges of him wearing 'brownface' at gala event in 2001
Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau has apologised after a photo emerged showing him wearing "brownface" at a private school gala in 2001.
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Babies born via C-section don't benefit from vaginal seeding, study shows
Exposure to the right microbes has been linked to having fewer auto-immune diseases such as asthma and allergies, and there are fears babies delivered via C-section are missing out on them.
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Jacinda Ardern mistakes Japan for China during Tokyo visit
New Zealand PM blames jet lag after hailing ‘relationship with China – excuse me sorry, with Japan’New Zealand prime minister Jacinda Ardern has blamed jetlag for an embarrassing gaffe on her first official visit to Japan.Ardern had only just touched down in the country and was giving an interview when she said in her opening remarks it was an “incredibly exciting time for New Zealand in its relationship with China – excuse me sorry, with Japan”. Continue reading...
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PAUL THOMAS on... Unholy goings-on in church
'The verger's office? Left at the crazy golf, right at the catwalk, past the helter-skelter...'
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Boris Johnson insists he's glad Labour activist father confronted him over state of NHS
Boris Johnson says he's 'glad' he was confronted by Omar Salem at Whipps Cross University Hospital over the state of the NHS. Mr Johnson insists it was not an embarrassment but simply a part of his job.
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Notorious A Confession killer Christopher Halliwell may have murdered FOUR MORE women
Christopher Halliwell, whose double murders are being portrayed in the ITV show A Confession, has now been linked to the unsolved killings of four other women.
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From Succession to the Bold Type: how recap culture made us love TV more
Not only have blogs, explainers and podcasts made good TV better; they’ve also made bad TV goodOn Monday night I rushed home from work to watch the latest episode of Succession, HBO’s sleeper hit following the toxic machinations of the Roy family.The characters are stand-ins for the Murdochs: a news, media and entertainment dynasty trying to stay relevant in a rapidly changing world. For the most part I followed what happened in the episode. I got the call backs to earlier drama, caught the in-jokes, and more or less stayed afloat of the swirling plot that’s made the show a critical darling. But honestly, if a show like this came out two decades earlier I don’t know if I could have said that. Continue reading...
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Alec Baldwin and wife Hilaria expecting baby - five months after suffering miscarriage
Alec Baldwin and his wife Hilaria are expecting a baby, five months after suffering a miscarriage.
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Jacob Rees-Mogg admits 'mistake' of lounging on Commons bench, but says he was restoring tradition
Jacob Rees-Mogg has admitted that reclining on the front bench of the House of Commons during a key debate was a 'mistake'. But he said he was only restoring an 'ancient tradition'.
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Games Inbox: Next gen video game controllers, GTA V six year anniversary, and Borderlands 3 love
The Thursday Inbox wonders why video game trailers are always so violent, as one reader wishes he had more time for Xbox Game Pass.
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Chelsea handed Mason Mount injury boost ahead of Liverpool match
Midfielder hopes to face Premier League leaders after being forced off against Valencia
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Health writer CAMILLA CAVENDISH explains the proven ways that can help reduce your risk of dementia
We believed memory loss was inevitable. We assumed that anyone who learns French or Mandarin is doing it as a hobby. All of this, it turns out, is wrong.
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Tesco boss Dave Lewis rules out stocking chlorinated chicken in the future
Tesco chief executive Dave Lewis told a London audience on Wednesday that: 'There is no US sourcing of chicken on my mind.'
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CLAUDIA CONNELL reviews last night's TV: Sue P jets off to Japan
CLAUDIA CONNELL: With the growing number of celebrity-fronted travel programmes, original content is becoming a challenge.
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CRAIG BROWN: As David Cameron would put it - By Gove! It's Michael on a space hopper
CRAIG BROWN: As Sajid Javid was offering us a run-down of the latest opportunities for British business in the Far East, Michael would hold up his hand.
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Woman gets nasty surprise after exchanging her phone number for free ice cream
Scot Jenny Wilde, from Surrey, received a furious voice message from an ice cream vendor's wife after he took her number in exchange for a free treat
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One in five university students is from a poor background
Almost 26,000 freshers from deprived families have a place, with the Universities and Colleges Admissions Service saying the gap between the most and least advantaged in the UK is 'narrowing'.
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Parents hit back after council bosses order them to 'be pushy'
East Sussex County Council said coughs and colds were 'not necessarily a reason' for pupils stay at home. Families have labelled the advice 'uncaring'.
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Drug that expels toxin-producing cells and could reverse frailty in old age is being developed
Nine patients with diabetes-related illnesses received medicine generally used to treat cancer. They were also given a compound found in fruits and vegetables for the study in Minnesota.
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