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Stoke police troll 'missing person' Mesut Ozil during brilliant exchange with Arsenal fan

We all like our local bobbies to be harsh but fair, with a little twinkle in their eyes – crack down on crime but nice to grannies. But in the age of social media our truncheon wielding boys in blue have indulged in some good old fashioned banter. And the Stoke police force seem to be grand masters of comedy ...

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Posh Tory MP Jacob Rees-Mogg has earned £4million from his City firm since entering Parliament

Multi-millionaire Tory Jacob Rees-Mogg has trousered at least £4million from his mega-bucks City firm since becoming an MP, it was revealed today. The super-posh Old Etonian, tipped as a Conservative leadership rival to Theresa May, pocketed the eye-watering sum from Somerset Capital Management, the investment firm he set-up 10 years ago. He is believed to have scooped more than £1million ...

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Vietnam's president calls for tougher internet controls

Reuters Staff 2 Min Read HANOI (Reuters) – Vietnam’s president called on Sunday for tougher controls on the internet in the face of dissidents who are using it to criticise the ruling Communist Party, and to combat threats to cybersecurity. Vietnam’s government has stepped up a crackdown on activists this year, but despite the arrest and sentencing of several high ...

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Prince Philip 'told Tony Blair's team to f*** off' over Diana's funeral

The Duke of Edinburgh reportedly told Tony Blair’s communications team to “f*** off” during a row over Princess Diana’s funeral. An “anguished” Prince Philip is said to have grown furious after it was suggested Prince William and Prince Harry should walk behind their mother’s coffin “to show the Royals cared”. The angry exchange reportedly happened during a conference call between ...

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Bruce Forsyth 'leaves £17 million' to his wife

Bruce Forsyth has left his entire fortune to his wife to avoid inheritance tax, it has been reported. Sir Bruce’s third wife, former Miss World Wilnelia Merced, inherits £17m from the television presenter, who died on Friday aged 89. A source told the Daily Star on Sunday: “Bruce hated the idea of his estate getting devalued by inheritance tax and spoke about ...

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Donald Trump's grandfather wrote letter begging not to be deported. Here it is

When Donald Trump’s German grandfather was ordered by a royal decree to leave the country and never return, he wrote a letter pleading the prince regent of Bavaria not to deport him.  Friedrich Trump wrote the letter in 1905 when he returned to Germany with his wife and daughter after having emigrated to the US. German authorities had given him eight weeks ...

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USS Indianapolis: Lost WWII warship found at bottom of ocean 72 years later

Naval researchers announced Saturday that they have found the wreckage of the lost World War II cruiser USS Indianapolis on the floor of the Pacific Ocean, 72 years after the vessel sank in minutes after it was torpedoed by a Japanese submarine. The ship was found almost 3 1/2 miles below the surface of the Philippine Sea, said a tweet ...

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Does intergender wrestling encourage domestic violence or is it empowering for women?

[unable to retrieve full-text content]”You go to wrestling and suspend your disbeliefs and what's not socially acceptable is a man hitting a woman. So when you see that happening and no one doing anything about it, you're kind of pulled away from it a little bit.” Click here to Read from the source

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Hong Kong protest: Thousands march for jailed activists

Thousands of people have marched through the streets of Hong Kong in protest at the jailing of three pro-democracy activists last week. Joshua Wong, Nathan Law and Alex Chow were initially given non-custodial sentences for their involvement in mass protests in 2014. But on Thursday the court of appeal gave the activists jail terms of between six and eight months. ...

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