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Brit holidaymaker, 21, dies in Ibiza after being 'hit by car while crossing the road'

A British holidaymaker has died in Ibiza after being hit by a car in the early hours of this morning. The 21-year-old unnamed man was killed after being hit by a Peugeot 107 around 3am as he crossed the road between the party resort of San Antonio and Ibiza town – near the entrance to a tunnel by the small ...

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Perrie Edwards smothers her boobs in glitter and jewels as she bares her lacy bra at V Festival

Perrie Edwards proved that she takes festival fashion very seriously as she arrived at V Festival this weekend. The Little Mix star smothered herself in glitter and jewels before stripping off to her lacy bra for the occasion. With her hair pulled back in tight braids and wearing a full face of makeup, Perrie certainly wanted to be noticed. But ...

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Israeli opposition says Abbas tried to resume security ties with Israel

JERUSALEM (Reuters) – Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas told Israeli opposition lawmakers on Sunday that he had proposed rolling back his month-old suspension of security coordination with Israel, but that it did not respond to the overture, the delegation said. Abbas suspended ties on July 21, demanding that Israel remove metal detectors it had installed outside a Jerusalem compound housing the ...

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Elderly Swiss couple found murdered in Kenya's Mombasa city

MOMBASA (Reuters) – The bodies of an elderly Swiss couple were found dumped by a country road in Kenya’s coastal city of Mombasa with severe injuries on Sunday, police said, and the caretaker of a property where they had been due to stay was being sought for questioning. Regional police chief Larry Kiyeng identified them by name and said they ...

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US comedian Jerry Lewis dies aged 91

Entertainer Jerry Lewis, one of Hollywood’s most successful comedians, has died aged 91, US media report. His 10-year partnership with Dean Martin saw them star in 16 films and achieve huge box office success. Lewis became the highest paid actor in Hollywood, chalking up hits such as The Bell Boy, Cinderfella and The Nutty Professor. The actor died at his ...

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Chelsea's against the odds Wembley resistance hints they won't follow same path as Jose Mourinho's last champions

It shows how quickly expectations change in modern football that this win, by the defending Premier League champions in just the second match of the season, felt like a moment of unlikely defiance, brave resistance against the odds.  And yet everything we know about Chelsea’s tumultuous summer, and everything we saw when they collapsed at home against Burnley last Saturday, ...

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Taking a stand on Charlottesville, technology companies seek balance with free speech

For Silicon Valley companies that must balance the right to free speech with the risk of empowering and broadcasting abhorrent beliefs, the violence in Charlottesville has been a clarifying moment. In a cascade of notes to employees and public statements, technology executives rushed to condemn the hatred and bigotry that underlay an attack on protesters who were rallying against a ...

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EU causing its own demise as it spends millions to stop Brexit-like breaks, MEP blasts

British MEP Nathan Gill accused the European Union of using taxpayers’ money to try to indoctrinate citizens as it tries to stop euroscepticism from spreading. Speaking to RT UK, he commented on EU attempts to curb negative perceptions about the institution by spending £2.7million (€3m) on educational projects about the union. He said: “They’re just seeing us as this huge ...

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Proms prodigy, 18, begs for help in hunt for stolen saxophone

Jess Gillam, 18, made history last year by being the first saxophonist to ever appear in the Grand final of the BBC Young Musician Of the Year.  But while in London on Thursday performing at the BBC Proms her soprano saxophone was stolen from an address in Hammersmith.  On Twitter Jess, of Ulverston, Cumbria, has asked if anyone sees the ...

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Chelsea show the courage of champions to bounce back and condemn Tottenham to yet more Wembley woe

Familiarity and discontentment. One of the big storylines for Tottenham Hotspur this season is going to be getting used to their temporary home of Wembley, but this was a feeling they will be all too depressingly used to: defeat at the stadium to a reinvigorated Chelsea, who resiliently claimed a win of champions. Marcos Alonso scored a sensationally late second ...

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