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UAE releases 'unlawful sex' couple and drops charges

A couple jailed for a month in the United Arab Emirates (UAE) over “unlawful sex” have been released and the charges against them dropped. Ukrainian Iryna Nohai and her South African fiancee Emlyn Culverwell were arrested in Abu Dhabi after a doctor discovered Ms Nohai was pregnant. Sex outside marriage is illegal in the religiously conservative Gulf nation. Mr Culverwell’s ...

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Rex Tillerson steps away from Keystone XL pipeline

The US secretary of state has stepped away from dealing with issues related to the controversial Keystone pipeline, because he used to run an oil company. Rex Tillerson, former boss of Exxon Mobil, recused himself from the matter in February, the State Department said. TransCanada Corp has applied for a permit for the Keystone XL pipeline, the State Department said. ...

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Beauty and the Beast review: Irresistible charm shows no one casts a spell quite like Disney

Nothing casts a spell quite like a Disney musical, and the magic of this live action remake is irresistible. Their 1991 original was written as musical theatre before becoming the first animated movie to be nominated for the Best Picture Oscar. This is an exciting, funny and enchanting re-telling of the fairytale. The story is unchanged. To rescue her father ...

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BBC expert's kids interrupt very serious live stream by acting up in the background – it will make you cry with laughter

Two little children managed to cause hilarity when they interrupted their BBC expert dad’s live stream. Robert Kelly of the Department of Political Science at Pusan National University gamely struggled to deliver his expertise about the South Korean president’s impeachment as his two kids burst into his office and started acting up. In the hilarious clip, BBC News presenter James ...

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BT to separate from Openreach – here's what it means for YOUR broadband package

BT has reached an agreement with the communications regulator Ofcom to legally separate from its infrastructure arm, Openreach. Openreach builds and maintains the tens of millions of copper and fibre lines that run from telephone exchanges to homes and businesses across the UK. This infrastructure is not just used by BT but also other internet service providers, such as Sky, ...

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Angel Di Maria's wife deletes angry Simpsons-related Instagram post aimed at referee of Barcelona game

Angel Di Maria’s wife has moved fast to delete a series of angry posts on social media after accusing the referee of engineering Barcelona’s historic Champions League comeback against Paris Saint-Germain. The French champions took a 4-0 lead to the Nou Camp on Wednesday evening and were 5-3 up with an away goal with two minutes remaining. But two Neymar ...

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Moment little girl is literally blown away as she opens front door in high winds

This is the dramatic moment a little girl was literally blown away as she opened her front door during a storm . Madison Gardner was left clinging to the door handle as she was swept off her feet by a huge gust of wind. The four-year-old was caught on CCTV running up to the front steps of her home in ...

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Shots fired! Chelsea website takes sly dig at Manchester United before FA Cup tie

If managers even bother doing this sort of thing any more, then Jose Mourinho has just been given some ammunition to pin up on the dressing room wall before Monday night’s FA Cup tie at Chelsea . And it has come via the Blues’ official website. In their preview piece before the match, the site has referenced Manchester United’s unbeaten ...

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Chelsea to decide whether to extend John Terry's career at the end of the season

Antonio Conte has revealed Chelsea will decide on John Terry’s future at the end of the season. Blues’ legend Terry is being made to wait to hear whether he will move into the 20th season of his professional career. The former England skipper was force to twiddle his thumbs until May last season before Roman Abramovich finally offered him an ...

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The best afternoon tea spots in the UK to take your mum for Mothering Sunday

Mother’s Day is just around the corner, so instead of handing over yet another bunch of petrol station flowers , why not give her to the best (and easiest) Mother’s Day gift of them all? Your company and a lovely afternoon tea. We found the best afternoon tea packages all over the UK for you to treat your mum with ...

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