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Size 18 shopper claims she was fat-shamed by Topshop staff

A woman who asked if a top she liked came in a size 18 says she was left to feel ’embarrassed and a bit low’ after she claims Topshop store assistan... read more

Maria makes landfall in Puerto Rico as a Cat 4 hurricane

Hurricane Maria has made landfall in Puerto Rico. The National Hurricane Center says the Category 4 Hurricane made landfall early Wednesday near Yabucoa, Puerto... read more

Brighton woman accidentally hanged herself during BDSM

A transgender woman accidentally hanged herself while taking bondage photos in her bedroom, an inquest has heard. Zoe O’Brien, 39, was found dead hanging ... read more

Hurricane Maria hits Puerto Rico after slamming Dominica

SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico (AP) – One of the strongest hurricanes to ever hit Puerto Rico pummeled the island Wednesday as officials warned it would decimate t... read more

Bake Off viewers spot Prue’s VERY unusual necklaces

The Great British Bake Off is renowned for its sexual innuendos – so viewers with filthy minds were quick to compare judge Prue Leith’s unusual bead... read more

Brisbane mother left blinded and paralysed by a parasite

A mother left blinded, bald and paralysed by a parasite lurking in her contact lenses has vowed to move 10,000 miles to the UK for free NHS treatment. Claire Wi... read more

Ex-Muslims in Australia speak of fears of leaving Islam

A number of Muslims living in Australia are leading secret double lives as they try to break away from their religion.  One 25-year-old woman was born into a M... read more

East Kilbride woman died in sleep after taking painkillers

Adrienne Crowder, 44, from East Kilbride in Scotland, was diagnosed with Meniere’s disease, which caused her to lose balance and fall over A former lifegu... read more

Video shows devastation on Dominica by Hurricane Maria

Hurricane Maria pummeled Puerto Rico on Wednesday as officials warned it would decimate the power company’s crumbling infrastructure and force the govern... read more

Birmingham brawl began when men damaged judo expert’s car

Violence erupted in Birmingham after two men attacked trained fighter Men alleged to have targeted man after damaging his Audi convertible Footage of brawl sho... read more

Trial opening for man accused of plotting to kill blogger

By Associated Press Published: 12:18 BST, 20 September 2017 | Updated: 12:18 BST, 20 September 2017 BOSTON (AP) – A Massachusetts man accused of participa... read more

Google X’s Sebastian Thrun: Flying car ready in February

He’s known as the ‘godfather of the self-driving car’, and now Sebastian Thrun has set his sights on flying cars. Speaking at a conference thi... read more

Pervert who tried to groom adult posing as girl arrested

Footage has emerged of a suspected paedophile having a panic attack as he was collared by a vigilante group on Facebook Live. The 34-year-old had a 40 minute me... read more

Taser maker´s early science: From garage tests to stun gun empire

By Reuters Published: 12:15 BST, 20 September 2017 | Updated: 12:15 BST, 20 September 2017 By Lisa Girion SCOTTSDALE, Arizona, Sept 20 (Reuters) – Taser I... read more

Russian ‘carries baby’s head through the streets’

A killer released from a psychiatric hospital decapitated an 18-month-old relative with a knife and brandished the severed head in the streets of a Russian city... read more

Brave rescuers cut whale free from fishing ropes

These brave men are dwarfed by the huge 60-ton whale they are trying to save as they cut it free from fishing ropes – just weeks after a rescuer died doin... read more

Sikh taxi driver and Muslim motorist trade road rage abuse

A simple dispute between two drivers over right of way in a narrow alleyway escalated into foul-mouthed racial insult trading. The pair appeared to be engaged i... read more

Bachelorette premiere: Sophie breaks down, regrets carreer

During Wednesday’s Bachelorette premiere, Sophie Monk broke down within minutes. Wiping away tears, the 37-year-old singer, actress and model said she fea... read more

Tired Gigi Hadid and sister Bella make early exit from LFW

Tommy Hilfiger marked its debut at London Fashion Week while showcasing its third TommyXGigi collaboration with Gigi Hadid at the Roundhouse in Camden on Tuesda... read more

EU mergers and takeovers (Sept 20)

BRUSSELS, Sept 20 (Reuters) – The following are mergers under review by the European Commission and a brief guide to the EU merger process: APPROVALS AND ... read more

Take Me Out contestant hanged himself after losing job

Charlie Watkins, 22, was found dead at his home in  March  A Take Me Out contestant who lost his job because he took four days off to film the show hanged him... read more

Police at house where ‘man and woman being held hostage’

Around 30 officers have arrived on the scene in Stockport, Greater Manchester Police say armed man has locked himself inside property and has made threats Two o... read more

Sophie Monk’s first suitor arrives in a cloud of smoke

On Wednesday’s episode of the Bachelorette, Sophie Monk began the show by explaining she wants a relationship like her parents, who have been married 43 ... read more

Tottenham fans mocked for bizarre Lion King themed song

Social media can be an unforgiving place, particularly when it comes to football, where fans of rival teams pull no punches in criticism and debate. However, a ... read more