Ariana Grande on fatal Manchester incident: ‘I don’t have words’

May 23, 2017

(CNN)Singer Ariana Grande is expressing her remorse following an incident at her concert in Manchester, England that left at least 19 people dead. A post shared by Scooter Braun (@scooterbraun) on May 22, 2017 at 7:33pm PDT More From this publisher : HERE Recommended ProductsViking MTPLR Annual EasyLinks Marketer The Advanced Link Management System Ever Created For Saving You More Clicks And Money… In Virtually Any Niche Marketplace, or StrategyWP Turbo Audit (PSMC) WP Plugin Automates …

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Aaron Hernandez fiancee: I don’t believe his death was suicide

May 16, 2017

BOSTON –  The fiancee of former NFL star Aaron Hernandez said in an interview that she didn’t initially believe he had died in his prison cell and doesn’t think his death was a suicide. The first part of a two-part interview with Shayanna Jenkins-Hernandez aired Monday on the “Dr. Phil ” show. The second part is set to air Tuesday. Jenkins-Hernandez told host Dr. Phillip McGraw she doesn’t think the former New England Patriots tight end’s death …

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Tom Brady will grace the cover of ‘Madden NFL 18’ and he DGAF about the curse

May 13, 2017

Tom Brady’s 2017/2018 season is doomed, and New England Patriots have EA Sports to thank for that. The infuriatingly talented quarterback full disclosure: I am a Giants fan, and therefore hate the Pats has been chosen as the featured athlete on the cover of Madden NFL 2018. Remarkably, this is Brady’s first Madden cover, despite the fact that he’s the proud owner of five Super Bowl rings. SEE ALSO: Scared, lonely and confused: What concussions inflict upon NFL legends Some …

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Households in South East England told to use water wisely – BBC News

May 13, 2017

Among the ideas being suggested are: Stopping the use of sprinklers in the garden Taking a four-minute shower instead of a bath Turning off the tap while brushing teeth Only running dishwashers and washing machines with a full load Hosepipe bans have not been seen in the UK since 2012, when seven water companies introduced restrictions. Farming impact Farmers in the south-east and eastern England say they have had just 10% of the expected rainfall since the beginning of March. Crops such …

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Banksy revealed as artists behind new UK Brexit mural

May 8, 2017

The mysterious street art master Banksy has stepped forward (in his own shadowy way) as the artist behind the massive European Union flag mural that appeared in Dover, England over the weekend. SEE ALSO: Banksy Sells Original Artwork for $60 in Central Park Not long after it appeared, many suspected the familiar stencil craft was the work of Banksy. And true to the artist’s often understated political commentary via art, the mural shows a worker chipping away at one of the 12 stars on …

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8 must-eat dishes from the best restaurants on earth

May 2, 2017

… eaten. So, what makes this dish so special? The spices. This vegetarian ceviche comes with a broth made of garlic, ginger, lime juice, and chile-based aj amarilo paste that is unlike anything youve ever eaten before. Trust us, if youre going to hit up one restaurant situated within a strip mall, go to Trois Mec. The Ledbury London, England Sometimes you want to opt out of the normal dining scene and hit up a restaurant that challenges your expectations. Enter The Ledbury, a London restaurant …

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Tony Blair’s legacy 20 years on – BBC News

May 1, 2017

… country Image copyright PA The Cabinet And on the day after their election victory, Gordon Brown surprised everyone by handing control of interest rates to the Bank of England – a move that would have far-reaching consequences for the economy. Blair was also determined, like many a prime minister before and since, to fix some of the country’s longstanding social problems. One of his top priorities was reform of the UK’s social security system to make work pay. He …

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She wrote an adorable letter to Google’s CEO. Now she’s on the ‘board’ of a computer company.

April 29, 2017

… England, have gotten a lot of attention. “It’s been absolutely bonkers,” her mom, Julie Bridgewater, said in a video call Thursday. Chloe’s letter got even more attention when Pichai responded with a signed letter and encouraged Chloe to stay interested in coding, computers, robots, and math. So now Chloe and her 6-year-old sister, Hollie, are keeping up with the latest innovations in tech at Kano, a computer kit company. Over the Easter holiday, the family took the …

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Hove’s BN3 postcode the most sought-after for ‘young urbanites’ – BBC News

April 18, 2017

… Lloyds’ research was based on profiling of “young, urbanite professionals” aged between 25 and 44 by CACI and Land Registry housing market figures. Top 20 areas with most property sales to young professionals: Hove, south-east England Wandsworth, Greater London Wimbledon, Greater London Fulham, Greater London Battersea, Greater London Tower Hamlets, Greater London Brighton, south-east England Streatham, Greater London Hampstead, Greater London Putney, Greater London Tooting, …

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Pupils as young as four having panic attacks, say teachers – BBC News

April 14, 2017

… cut. Vocational education is being cut. “We are seeing schools around the country sending letters to parents asking for money on a regular basis to make up for the the gap that the government is leaving in school budgets.” The Department for Education insists that schools in England are funded at record levels and that its investment will rise as pupil numbers rise. …

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Masters 2017: Sergio Garcia beats Justin Rose in playoff

April 10, 2017

(CNN)For so long he was the nearly-man who many had written off for a major title, but Sergio Garcia finally made his breakthrough with a dramatic Masters victory at Augusta. The Spaniard beat England’s Justin Rose on the first hole of a sudden-death playoff after the European Ryder Cup team-mates had fought an intense duel on an electrifying Sunday afternoon. Follow @cnnsport Garcia won his first major at his 74th attempt and became the third Spaniard to win the Masters after two-time …

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9 of the greatest rivalries from breakfast to best Australian city

April 10, 2017

… national cricket rivalry has been dubbed by The New York Times as the Yankees vs. Boston Red Sox plus Barcelona vs. Real Madrid plus England vs. Australia (in any sport) “distilled and deepened with an extra dose of hostile geopolitics and the passions of 1.4 billion people.” Since their first test match in 1952, only three wars, a political assassination and a major terrorist attack in Mumbai could keep these two teams away from their drawn-out pursuit for cricket supremacy — …

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Masters 2017: Justin Rose, Sergio Garcia lead into final round at Augusta

April 9, 2017

(CNN)One’s got a gold medal and wants a green jacket, the other just wants a major title. Olympic champion Justin Rose and Spain’s Sergio Garcia surged to the front on an absorbing afternoon at Augusta to take a one-shot lead over Rickie Fowler into the final round of the Masters Sunday. Follow @cnnsport England’s Rose shot 67 and Garcia hit 70 to reach six under and overhaul long-time breakaway Charley Hoffman, who fell out of the lead for the first time since Thursday …

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Masters 2017: Sergio Garcia, Rickie Fowler in leading quartet

April 8, 2017

… it’s going to be fun,” Fowler told Sky Sports. American debutant William Girt, 37, bogeyed the last for a 73 to remain in the hunt at two under. The only other players to break par — at one under — were American Ryan Moore, exciting young Spaniard Jon Rahm, England’s 2013 US Open champion Justin Rose, and veteran Fred Couples. The 57-year-old Couples shot 70 to keep alive a dream of a second green jacket 25 years after his first. The laid-back American is …

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Some people are upset about Cadbury’s Egg event because of the word ‘Easter’

April 5, 2017

Image: Cadbury  As Easter approaches, children in the UK are looking forward to the annual Cadbury Egg Hunt, which will take place at around 300 National Trust properties. The year the festivities have been hit by a religious controversy led by the Church of England and the Archbishop of York. The chocolate giant has been accused of “airbrushing faith” from the annual event after dropping the word Easter. According to the Telegraph, the hunt was previously called an …

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Greek Thomson: Scotland’s other great visionary architect – BBC News

April 1, 2017

Image caption The Caledonia Road Church in the Gorbals was threatened with demolition in 1966 When Glasgow council was planning to demolish one of Thomson’s landmark churches in 1966, influential American architectural historian Henry-Russell Hitchcock made a plea for them to stop. He said: “Glasgow in the last 150 years has had two of the greatest architects in the world.” Image caption The church was described as one of the finest Classical Romantic churches in …

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Daily Mail is getting dragged all over town for this mindblowingly sexist front page

March 29, 2017

… it just women in England & Wales you think live somewhere in the 1950s? https://t.co/kmtpZgWKPo Yvette Cooper (@YvetteCooperMP) March 27, 2017 When you go to bed in 2017 and wake up in the 1950s! #legsit pic.twitter.com/m5K8pxNuEF Kayleigh Harvey (@kayleighharvey) March 28, 2017 Which even prompted a nice little Article 50 joke. Sneak preview of tomorrow’s Daily Mail front page. #Legsit pic.twitter.com/eTtvcIzjCo Elin Roberts (@Elin_A_Roberts) March 28, 2017 …

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Pupils need internet lessons to thrive online, say Lords – BBC News

March 21, 2017

… literacy should be the fourth pillar of a child’s education alongside reading, writing and mathematics and be resourced and taught accordingly”. It should form the core of a new curriculum for personal social health and economic education, it adds. It backs the government’s move to make sex and relationships education statutory in England but says PSHE should also be mandatory in all schools, with the subject included in inspections. Related Topics Schools Internet …

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Anthony Bourdain wakes up to a London in shock after Brexit vote

March 21, 2017

(CNN)The London (and England) show is another example of my crew and I heading out to do one thing and, due to a sudden change in circumstances, finding ourselves doing something else entirely. Anthony Bourdain visits London as it reels from the Brexit vote. “Parts Unknown” airs Sunday at 9 p.m. What we wanted and expected to be a happy, carefree, food-centric show became squeezed by the sudden arrival of an elephant in the room. I love London and have many dear friends there. I …

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Where is England’s steepest street? – BBC News

March 19, 2017

Media captionIs this England’s steepest street? Where is England’s steepest street? We asked readers to name the thigh-burning inclines that fill their hearts with terror – and enlisted Ordnance Survey to check the results. Shaftesbury, Dorset “I walk up it every day and it certainly helps to keep me fit,” said the 68-year-old. “There are plenty of residents on the street who have lived into their 90s.” But there are some downsides: “A lady …

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The most fashionable Englishwoman in Paris – BBC News

March 18, 2017

Over the next 90 years, Mary Clarke Mohl lived an extraordinary life at the crossroads of French and British culture and society. Nearly all of it was spent in Paris, where she saw three revolutions and was on friendly terms with so many of the great names of the day. But she never lost her attachment to Britain and in the Rue du Bac she offered a home-from-home to William Thackeray and Elizabeth Gaskell, the Brownings and the Trollopes, as well as to many aristocrats, diplomats and …

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Dad Has Twin Girls Recreate Scenes From The Shining, Then Pranks People With Them

March 17, 2017

Poppy and Isabella are 4-year-old twins from England. Their father, Martin Hughes, was pretty excited when he heard he was having twins the cogs and wheels of his mind instantly began turning. As soon as we found out we were having identical twins, I thought The Shining, Martin told BuzzFeed News.As theyve gotten older and we can travel and stay in hotels, it was a given that Id get them to stand holding hands in the hallway for a joke. While staying at a hotel in London, the father dressed …

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Why I bought my daughter heroin – BBC News

March 10, 2017

What would you do if your child was a heroin addict suffering from acute withdrawal symptoms – disintegrating in front of your eyes – while waiting for rehab treatment to start? One mother from a village in the south-west of England describes how she ended up driving her daughter to town, and paying for her to get a fix. She was pouring with sweat, vomiting, crying, hysterical, shaking – just desperate, feeling desperately ill. I felt like I was trapped in a corner and that …

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