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Breaking News: 'Look Up' - A comment on the social media generation (Video)
Posted by: Anne Sewell

London :: United Kingdom | updated 2014-05-09 18:19:11 -0700 | lifestyle-news

The video begins with the words, "I have 422 friends, yet I'm lonely." In poetry form, writer and director Gary Turk then proceeds to tell us where we are going wrong in our social interaction. We connect with so many...
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Breaking News: Why cats are so effective in Internet advertising
Posted by: Joe Kukura

London :: United Kingdom | updated 2014-07-07 14:52:08 -0700 | business-news

Between Grumpy Cat, Maru, Keyboard Cat and a litter of other kitties, cats have pounced to the top of the Internet video and advertising food chain. You think selfies are popular? People share twice as many cat pictures as selfies....
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Breaking News: 'Big Bird' runs amok in English countryside (Video)
Posted by: Anne Sewell

Stevenage :: United Kingdom | updated 2014-04-20 08:33:30 -0700 | odd-news

It happened near the little village of Nuthampstead, close to Stevenage in Herts, UK on Thursday. A retired geography teacher was out enjoying a cycle ride in the English countryside when he spotted a huge bird, about the size of...
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Breaking News: Girl gets stuck in drain after dropping iPhone, everyone takes photos
Posted by: Anne Sewell

Dover :: United Kingdom | updated 2014-04-06 02:01:14 -0700 | funny-news

It happened in Dover, UK on Thursday. Ella Birchenough, 16, had a bit of a bother when she accidentally dropped her iPhone down a storm drain. She couldn't just leave the darn thing, and ended up getting stuck to her...
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Breaking News: Dying teen raises more than £1 million for Teenage Cancer Trust
Posted by: Anne Sewell

Burntwood :: United Kingdom | updated 2014-04-26 09:15:15 -0700 | health-news

When he was just 15, Stephen Sutton from Burntwood in Staffordshire, UK, was diagnosed with colorectal cancer. At the age of 19, he has been told that his cancer is inoperable and cannot be cured. This has prompted Stephen to...
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Breaking News: Lipitor reduces cough in patients with bronchiectasis
Posted by: Debbie Nicholson

Edinburgh :: United Kingdom | updated 2014-03-28 03:11:33 -0700 | health-news

Commonly used cholesterol lowering drug also reduces inflammation and flare ups Statins are commonly prescribed to help lower cholesterol levels in the blood. By doing so statins can help to prevent heart attacks and stroke. Studies have shown that taking...
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Breaking News: JK Rowling sues Daily Mail for libel over alleged sob story
Posted by: preetamkaushik

London :: United Kingdom | updated 2014-02-03 21:23:23 -0800 | disasters-news

JK Rowling has sued The Daily Mail for libel after it published a report that alleged she had falsely spun a sob story about her time as a single mother. She said the paper has misrepresented her comments in the...
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Breaking News: Indian elephant Raju's tears of joy on being freed: Genuine or hype?
Posted by: Nina Rai

London :: United Kingdom | updated 2014-07-19 07:41:01 -0700 | humanitarian-news

Commentary A heartbreaking story of an elephant in India held in captivity weeping in “relief” on being freed Thursday, has been making the rounds in international media. While pachyderms have long been known for their intelligence and long memories, are...
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Breaking News: Sunday Herald first newspaper supporting yes to Scottish independence
Posted by: Robert Myles

Glasgow :: United Kingdom | updated 2014-05-05 10:09:15 -0700 | political-news

Commentary The Sunday Herald, published in Glasgow, Scotland, became the first newspaper circulating in Scotland to openly support the cause of Scottish independence by calling for a “yes” vote in the Scottish independence referendum scheduled for Sept. 18, 2014. On...
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Breaking News: Supersized public art: The Kelpies horse sculptures open in Scotland
Posted by: Robert Myles

Falkirk :: United Kingdom | updated 2014-04-21 11:21:57 -0700 | travel-news

A major new cultural landmark now graces the countryside in central Scotland as the breathtaking Kelpies sculptures near Falkirk was officially launched Thursday and will open to the public Easter Monday. The startling 30 meter (100 feet) sculptures of two...
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Breaking News: Moving video shows woman hearing for the very first time
Posted by: Anne Sewell

Birmingham :: United Kingdom | updated 2014-03-31 08:32:51 -0700 | health-news

Joanne Milne has been profoundly deaf since birth and recently had an operation to insert cochlear implants to help her to hear. In the above video, her cochlear implants are finally turned on. We then see her reaction to hearing...
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Breaking News: Tottenham Hotspur on the brink of collapse
Posted by: ZacWassink

London :: United Kingdom | updated 2014-03-13 12:10:33 -0700 | sports-news

Tottenham Hotspur have begun the most important week the club has experienced since Spurs were in Champions League several years ago. Following the team's latest blowout defeat, this one a 4-0 loss to Chelsea, Spurs trail Arsenal and Liverpool in...
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Breaking News: To spank or not to spank? US needs total parent, teacher ban on physical discipline
Posted by: Barry Ellsworth SelectMedia

London :: United Kingdom | updated 2014-01-19 17:45:11 -0800 | causes-news

The age-old saying “spare the rod and spoil the child” is under the microscope again, this time in the United Kingdom. But it is sure to leapfrog across the pond and reignite the debate in the United States on a...
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Breaking News: Experts warn - mass extinction of species like elephants, rhinos and polar bears have begun
Posted by: prabirghose

Stanford in the Vale :: United Kingdom | updated 2014-07-26 01:42:41 -0700 | odd-news

Scientists have cautioned that the Earth's six great mass extinction event on planet Earth has already started, scientists have claimed. With human behavior already responsible to have killed off over 320 species, many more are set to follow. The planet's...
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Breaking News: Ceasefire Comes Into Force For 12 Hours.
Posted by: NickBishop

Blackpool :: United Kingdom | updated 2014-07-26 03:59:17 -0700 | disasters-news

Reuters News Agency report that a 12 hour ceasefire between Israel and Hamas has come into force with both sides agreeing to stand by the terms of the ceasefire, but, it is a very shaky one and could be broken...
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