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Britain braces for heatwave… but can’t we just use common sense to keep cool?

Britain braces for heatwave… but can’t we just use common sense to keep cool?

Parts of Britain will begin to bake in a heatwave today, as health experts advise us to get inside, pull the curtains and sit next to the fridge. But are we overreacting to a bit of sun or does the hot weather hold real danger? Read more

Pub strips wallpaper only to find 60-year-old priceless mural by famous artist underneath

Pub strips wallpaper only to find 60-year-old priceless mural by famous artist underneath

A pub has discovered a priceless mural painted on one of its walls that had been hidden underneath the wallpaper for decades before it was found Read more

Jeremy Kyle reportedly pepper sprayed by bouncer in Magaluf

Jeremy Kyle reportedly pepper sprayed by bouncer in Magaluf

Jeremy Kyle was reportedly trying to get into a club with a camera crew when the incident happened. Read more

Bets suspended on Kate Middleton being pregnant again: announcement thought to be imminent

Bets suspended on Kate Middleton being pregnant again: announcement thought to be imminent

Is that the pitter patter of royal feet we hear? Read more

Big Brother, the thought police, real-life Room 101 and newspeak: 1984 is happening now

Big Brother, the thought police, real-life Room 101 and newspeak: 1984 is happening now

The nightmarish vision evoked in George Orwell’s Nineteen Eighty-Four has become a reality. Damn. Read more

One in 50 priests is a pervert, says Pope

One in 50 priests is a pervert, says Pope

Pope Francis called the roll of shame ‘a leprosy in our house’ as he admitted the Catholic Church was riddled with thousands of paedophile priests. Read more

Van acts as a TARDIS on wheels as an entire workforce manage to cram themselves in it

Van acts as a TARDIS on wheels as an entire workforce manage to cram themselves in it

It’s blue, but it is definitely not a flying police box Read more

Giant cactus that grew 20 feet in five weeks looks like something from a sci-fi movie

Giant cactus that grew 20 feet in five weeks looks like something from a sci-fi movie

Did this woman from plant some magic beans she traded a cow for on the way to the market? Read more

Murder on the dance floor: club promo video is the worst thing you will ever see… and you’ll love it

Murder on the dance floor: club promo video is the worst thing you will ever see… and you’ll love it

Is this really what we all look like when we dance? Read more

Watch this girl’s life fall apart after accidentally sending nude photos to her dad

Watch this girl’s life fall apart after accidentally sending nude photos to her dad

It’s never good when you send a text to the wrong person, and it’s never good to share too much ‘intimate’ info with your parents Read more

Google Maps glitch replaces London’s tube signs with New York Metro symbols

Google Maps glitch replaces London’s tube signs with New York Metro symbols

If you are planning journey through London, you might get a bit of a shock when using Google Maps… Read more

Calls to replace ‘pornographic’ Russian bank note featuring nude Greek God

Calls to replace ‘pornographic’ Russian bank note featuring nude Greek God

A Russian MP has called for a bank note to be replaced because it features what he believes to be a pornographic image Read more

Luckiest human alive tests the reflexes of seven adorable kittens

Luckiest human alive tests the reflexes of seven adorable kittens

Seven kittens were lined up for a photo shoot at a cattery in Quebec, Canada, when the employee taking the picture had an idea. Read more

Science says beer is good for you – humanity rejoices

Science says beer is good for you – humanity rejoices

Medical science has finally caught up with what many have been drunkenly telling their partners for years – beer really is good for your health. ‘If you analysed beer you would  be amazed at how many super-nutrients there are in it,’ says Dr Stephan Domenig, medical director of The Original F.X. Mayr Health Centre in Austria. The […] Read more

John Bercow claims insulting short people is as bad as racism and homophobia

John Bercow claims insulting short people is as bad as racism and homophobia

Insulting people about their height should be as socially unacceptable as racism or homophobia, Commons’ Deputy Speaker has claimed Read more

Watch: Man catches women trying to steal from him and then attacking him on the beach

Watch: Man catches women trying to steal from him and then attacking him on the beach

There is nothing sweeter than catching someone in the act of being naughty, and then watching them try and talk their way out of it Read more

That was close! Jet plane flies dangerously close to spectators’ heads at air show

That was close! Jet plane flies dangerously close to spectators’ heads at air show

Spectators at a recent air show in Waddington, near Lincoln, were given a particularly close look at a fighter jet Read more

Officer speaks of an increase in violence towards police after having leg broken in drunken attack

Officer speaks of an increase in violence towards police after having leg broken in drunken attack

A police officer has spoken of a ‘noticeable decline in the attitude towards police’ after having his leg broken in a drunken attack Read more

How long will you live? Your face may hold the answer

How long will you live? Your face may hold the answer

We all want to know what we will look like when we get older, but would you want to know when you’re going to die? Read more

‘Everybody deserves a second chance’: mother leaves her three children to marry American convict

‘Everybody deserves a second chance’: mother leaves her three children to marry American convict

A British mother is abandoning her three young children and flying to the US to marry a prisoner Read more

Watch: little girl blames bad behaviour on a ghost, then almost out-argues her mum

Watch: little girl blames bad behaviour on a ghost, then almost out-argues her mum

Next time you’re in trouble, just follow this little girl’s lead – you’ll be fine Read more

‘You’re dumped’: Cheating boyfriend named and shamed on motorway banner

‘You’re dumped’: Cheating boyfriend named and shamed on motorway banner

Two women have dumped their love rat boyfriend (that’s right, he was seeing both of them) in a spectacular fashion today Read more

Now Jeremy Meeks, aka hot mugshot guy, is heading for Hollywood

Now Jeremy Meeks, aka hot mugshot guy, is heading for Hollywood

Yes, hot crim has an agent. This has all the makings of a Hollywood film… Read more

Sex tapes, blackmail and revenge: Which mega corporation is at the centre of a huge bribery scandal?

Sex tapes, blackmail and revenge: Which mega corporation is at the centre of a huge bribery scandal?

A major pharmaceutical company is facing its biggest ever scandal that started after an unknown person who secretly filmed one of the company’s top bosses in China having sex, before sending the footage to the company’s senior staff Read more