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After making an LGBT festival for kids, I was wrongfully accused of being a child abuser by homophobes
It was traumatising, I became afraid to spend time outside my home, paranoid that someone might recognise and attack me.
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Bride-to-be born without collarbone needs surgery to walk down the aisle and start a family
It's a one-in-a-million condition.
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Gruesome moment cannibal crocodile eats younger croc in South Africa
Crocodiles are known for turning on each other to show dominance.
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Staff pay soars to £320k on average at City broker Numis
Business is booming at Numis, the City broker that has just moved into the US market.
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Germany: Olaf Scholz takes over as chancellor from Angela Merkel as parliament approves coalition deal
Germany’s parliament formally elected Olaf Sholz to become the country’s Chancellor on Wednesday – ending Angela Merkel’s 16 years in power.
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Voices: The government’s war on drugs turns a blind eye to one of Britain’s deadliest narcotics – alcohol
Alcohol claimed the lives of more people than drugs in 2020, yet the only intervention we’ve witnessed is to ensure uninterrupted supply during the pandemic
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Foreign Office head on £185,000 salary was on holiday for 11 days as Kabul fell
He admitted he regretted continuing with his holiday as the crisis unfolded.
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Red Bull chief Christian Horner defends Max Verstappen for his incidents with Lewis Hamilton
The pair have been involved in a number of incidents this season and there are fears Verstappen could look to ram Hamilton off the road to win his maiden title in this weekend's final race.
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School roof ripped off as Storm Barra batters Wales
Warnings for strong winds and flooding remain in place until Wednesday evening.
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Ralf Rangnick adds SEVEN Manchester United youngsters to Champions League squad
What an opportunity.
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Skill Up Step Up: MPs back The Independent’s campaign to help the young jobless
Work and pensions secretary praises our ‘fantastic’ initiative to get unemployed youth the job skills they need
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Pope says sex outside marriage is ‘not the most serious sin’
The leader of the Catholic Church said pride and hatred were the ‘most serious’ sins
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Actor Josh Hartnett reveals why he turned his back on Hollywood
On Wednesday, the American actor revealed the real reason why he stepped away from a career in big-budget movies and took a more independent path
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West Ham consider January move for Liverpool defender Nat Phillips as David Moyes targets cover for Kurt Zouma
West Ham are ready to back David Moyes to sign defensive cover for Kurt Zouma in January after he was ruled out for up to 12 weeks with a serious hamstring injury.
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Conor McGregor’s coach opens up on training Will Smith in MMA
‘It was one or two seconds of: “What the hell is going on with my life? How did this happen’”
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William welcomes Radio 1’s Teen Heroes to Kensington Palace
The five young people are being recognised for making a difference.
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Yorkshire Cricket's failure to engage with local Asian players 'smacks of racism', say MPs
Digital, Culture, Media and Sport committee is concerned Yorkshire County Cricket Club has ignored talented players from South Asian communities, over many years.
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Stomach-churning moment man eats 300 BRUSSELS SPROUTS in 28 minutes [Video]
Max Stanford, 34, from London, set out to wolf down 400 sprouts to break the world record held by competitive eater Emma Dalton.
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People’s Choice Awards 2021: Christine Quinn jokes about backache from ‘carrying’ Selling Sunset Season 4
'It was exhausting, even for me,' Christine teased.
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Lockdowns to deal with Omicron cannot be ruled out – Neil Ferguson
Professor Neil Ferguson said Omicron is likely to overtake the Delta variant before Christmas.
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Elk rings house holder's door bell
James F Jonell posted the video of the elk visiting his home in Estes Park, Colorado which was captured on his motion sensitive doorbell camera.
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Former Tory councillor to stand trial in France accused of killing his wife with the family Mercedes
David Turtle, now 67, a former Conservative councillor, was charged with aggravated manslaughter in April 2017 after he admitted to driving his two-tonne Mercedes over his wife Stephanie.
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Rio Ferdinand gives verdict on Kyle Walker red card in Man City's Champions League defeat
Kyle Walker was shown a straight red card in Manchester City's 2-1 defeat to RB Leipzig in the UEFA Champions League on Tuesday night.
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Cute cottage in the village where The Holiday was filmed is on sale for £1.15million
Fancy living out your real-life The Holiday fantasy?
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Tory MP warns ‘game’s up’ for Boris Johnson if he misleads Commons over No 10 Christmas party
‘Incredulity, then hollow mirth, and then I think a feeling of total exasperation,’ says Tory MP of leaked Downing Street video
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Wales ace Josh Adams confident Cardiff can test Toulouse despite the 'mad scenario'
The odds appear stacked against Cardiff, who will be without 32 players in quarantine for Saturday's European Rugby Champions Cup clash against titleholders Toulouse
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Now scientists spot ANOTHER type of Omicron
A new 'sister' lineage of Omicron has been discovered in Australia, with cases also found in South Africa and Canada. Officials say the new type is not as easy to detect as the original Omicron.
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Strictly Come Dancing's AJ Odudu Admits One Silver Lining To Landing In The Dance-Off
Strictly Come Dancing contestant AJ Odudu has admitted there was a bit of a silver lining that came with landing in the bottom two for the first time last week.AJ and her partner Kai Widdrington had a bit of a difficult night during Saturday’s live show, placing at the bottom of the leaderboard after a lift in their Salsa routine went awry.Because of this, the pair ended up in the dance-off with Dan Walker and Nadiya Bychkova, with the judges unanimously voting to send the BBC Breakfast host home.However, during an appearance on spin-off show It Takes Two, AJ revealed that one thing being in the dance-off allowed her was an opportunity to nail the lift that had previously caused her so much difficulty.“It was stressful,” AJ said of being in the bottom two. “I was nervous going into that final lift.“To be able to execute it and show everyone, ‘this is what it was meant to look like’ – I was really pleased.”Having now survived her first dance-off, AJ is one of four celebrities still in the running for the Glitterball trophy ahead of this weekend’s semi-final.She and fellow semi-finalists Rose Ayling-Ellis, John Whaite and Rhys Stephenson will all perform twice in Saturday night’s live show for the first time this series.It’s also been announced that all four of them will be taking part in the Strictly live tour next year, although quarter-finalist Dan Walker has revealed why he turned down the offer to join them.Strictly Come Dancing continues on Saturday at 7.05pm on BBC One, while It Takes Two airs weeknights at 6.30pm on BBC Two. MORE STRICTLY:Dan Walker Explains Why He Won't Be Doing The Strictly Come Dancing Live TourAnton Du Beke Admits One 'Slight Disappointment' About This Year's Strictly Christmas SpecialOfcom Reaches Verdict On DJ Steve Allen's On-Air Comments About Tilly Ramsay's Weight
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Ancient globe dating back to 1560 that depicts strange sea monsters set to fetch £30,000 at auction 
The globe, which dates back to 1560, came to light when a member of the public brought the item to be valued at Hansons Auctioneers at Bishton Hall, Staffordshire.
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Edwin van der Sar is positive his Man Utd moment will arrive amid Ed Woodward's departure
Edwin van der Sar has been tipped to succeed Manchester United's executive vice-chairman Ed Woodward in the future and wants to return to Old Trafford one day
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Peter Andre's wife Emily says she won't 'buy kids too much stuff' this Christmas
As Emily Andre prepares for Christmas with husband Peter, she said she doesn't tend to buy a lot of presents for their kids Millie and Theo, but they're still really excited for the festive season
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Olaf Scholz voted in as German chancellor, ending the Merkel era
Scholz becomes Germany’s ninth post-World War II leader
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William welcomes Radio 1’s Teen Heroes to Kensington Palace
The five young people are being recognised for making a difference.
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Martin Lewis shares 10 ways to make hundreds of pounds - right before Christmas
The MoneySavingExpert guru has some top tips for people looking to save cash over the expensive festive period, from getting paid to swap bank accounts to consolidating debt
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Edwin van der Sar gives his verdict on Man Utd's interest in Ajax boss Erik ten Hag
Former Manchester United goalkeeper and current Ajax chief executive Edwin van der Sar has spoken out on reports linking club manager Erik ten Hag to Old Trafford
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Jude Bellingham 'a hero in Germany' as Borussia Dortmund set to pay referee fine
Borussia Dortmund are set to pay Jude Bellingham's £34,000 fine after the England youngster was labelled a 'hero' in Germany following his rant at Bundesliga referee Felix Zwayer
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Novak Djokovic on entry list for Australian Open despite vaccine uncertainty
The world number one could conceivably apply for a special exemption to play in the event.
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Falklands police close road as sea lions have sex in the middle of it
Police in the Falklands capital of Stanley were forced to close a road on Sunday evening to stop drivers from hitting two sea lions that were having sex in the middle of it.
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Christmas party season prep: Is this how to apply the perfect red lip?
Our reporter Aidan puts tips from a makeup artist to the test.
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Jamie Carragher sent text to Tyler Morton's dad after seeing Liverpool teamsheet
Tyler Morton showed maturity beyond his 19 years as Liverpool came from behind to beat AC Milan in the Champions League, with Jamie Carragher among his many admirers
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Louis Theroux reveals he 'lost his sh**' with his children during lockdown
Louis Theroux has revealed the highs and lows he experienced spending lockdown confined to his North London home with his wife and three children.
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Panic as new Omicron variant found -Mutant strain's 'sister' could be even HARDER to track
AUSTRALIA has reported a new version of the Omicron Covid-19 variant, dubbed 'Omicron Like', just weeks after the new strain was first discovered in South Africa.
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‘Get the f*** on with it’: Tyson Fury sends message to Anthony Joshua over Oleksandr Usyk rematch
Joshua is expected to face Usyk in a rematch next spring while Fury has been ordered to face Dillian Whyte
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Moment vandal smashes up bar with crowbar in THIRD attack in as many weeks
Frustrated owner Kirsty Maher believes an angry customer may be targeting her bar
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Margaret Keenan: 91-year-old who received first Covid jab urges everyone to get vaccine
The history maker revealed she gets stopped on the street by grateful strangers
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'Possessed' woman, 28, undergoes nine-hour exorcism after she attacked Italian priest
The 28-year-old woman was accompanied by her family members to the Church of Saint Mary of Mount Berico in Vicenza, northern Italy, at around 11am on Sunday for confession.
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‘Appalling’ video shows Downing Street’s ‘contempt’ for the public, says Swinney
Scotland’s Deputy First Minister branded leaked video footage of key No 10 staff as ‘appalling’.
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