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Protest blockade at Calais causes disruption for Bank Holiday travellers

Protest blockade at Calais causes disruption for Bank Holiday travellers

The blockade is thought to have been staged by former workers of a ferry service. Read more

Walking could ‘help you stay young, and add seven years to your life’

Walking could ‘help you stay young, and add seven years to your life’

‘We may never avoid becoming completely old, but we may delay the time we become old.’ Read more

Tattoo brilliantly shows the battle people with depression face every day

Tattoo brilliantly shows the battle people with depression face every day

It’s inspired lots of people to talk about the condition. Read more

Do you know how many bugs are hiding in your beauty sponges?

Do you know how many bugs are hiding in your beauty sponges?

‘I need a shower, I need bleach, I need Jesus.’ Read more

Notting Hill Carnival: Pictures from the first day

Notting Hill Carnival: Pictures from the first day

Over a million people are expected to attend the two day event Read more

Triathlete feared drowned after failing to pick up his bike

Triathlete feared drowned after failing to pick up his bike

Paul Gallihawk was taking part in his first triathlon. Read more

Chlamydia could be wiped out thanks to koalas

Chlamydia could be wiped out thanks to koalas

70% of the cuddly creatures have chlamydia Read more

Baseball fan dies after 40ft drop from stadium

Baseball fan dies after 40ft drop from stadium

But the game carried on. Read more

Is sending emojis costing you more than it should for your phone?

Is sending emojis costing you more than it should for your phone?

Some people are being charged up to 40p every time they send one because their phone thinks its actually a picture message. Read more

Brilliantly sarcastic response to someone complaining about driver’s parking

Brilliantly sarcastic response to someone complaining about driver’s parking

Parking obviously brings out the worst in some people. A driver returned to his car to find someone has scrawled the words ‘who the hell are you asshole’ on a note, left on his windscreen. But his response was brilliant. He wrote a reply of his own, trying to determine why the original note had […] Read more

Father drowns after jumping in to river to retrieve a football

Father drowns after jumping in to river to retrieve a football

James Griffin died shortly before the start of the annual Dragon Boat Festival in Cambridgeshire Read more

Think your being car’s safely parked at the airport? Think again

Think your being car’s safely parked at the airport? Think again

It’s not what you’d hope… Read more

Chrissie Hynde says ‘if you don’t want to entice a rapist, don’t wear high heels’

Chrissie Hynde says ‘if you don’t want to entice a rapist, don’t wear high heels’

Charity hits out after comments. Read more

Family’s pain ten years after Brit, 20, vanished on night out in Malia

Family’s pain ten years after Brit, 20, vanished on night out in Malia

Nobody knows what happened to Steven Read more

Iraq’s ‘Angel of Death’ filmed carving Isis fighter’s body like a kebab

Iraq’s ‘Angel of Death’ filmed carving Isis fighter’s body like a kebab

Ayyub al-Rubaie was filmed hacking the charred remains of an enemy. Read more

Fed up with spam? Do what this guy did and enjoy the trolling

Fed up with spam? Do what this guy did and enjoy the trolling

We have all wanted to do it Read more

Husband delivers flowers to wife’s hospital bed on 57th anniversary

Husband delivers flowers to wife’s hospital bed on 57th anniversary

This is how romance is done Read more

Clarks brilliant response to Facebook complaint over two right-footed shoes

Clarks brilliant response to Facebook complaint over two right-footed shoes

It involves Optimus Prime. Read more

Police find several hundred kilos of cocaine in bananas

Police find several hundred kilos of cocaine in bananas

Definitely not what you would expect in a packet of fruit Read more

Destroyed for what? Aerial pictures show how Isis is erasing history

Destroyed for what? Aerial pictures show how Isis is erasing history

Unesco has called the destruction of the Baal Shamin temple a war crime. Read more

Outrage as village council orders gang-rape of woman and her 15-year-old sister

Outrage as village council orders gang-rape of woman and her 15-year-old sister

The human race can be vile sometimes. Read more

Mixed reaction as Rebekah Brooks looks set to return to News Corp

Mixed reaction as Rebekah Brooks looks set to return to News Corp

She was cleared of any wrongdoing. Read more

‘I have the world’s longest penis and it scares women off’

‘I have the world’s longest penis and it scares women off’

It’s 18.9ins long. Read more

Nasa just chucked six people in a volcano for a real-life Mars trial

Nasa just chucked six people in a volcano for a real-life Mars trial

Nasa has set up a training exercise for recruits that sounds, well, pretty boring. Read more