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The mother-of-four eats nearly a tenth of her body weight in 20 minutes

Mother-of-four smashes world record by eating three 72-ounce steak dinners in 20 minutes

The 120-pound mother has previously eaten 26 hamburgers in 10 minutes and 363 chicken wings in 20 minutes

Police save Valles from burning car

Dashcam footage shows Texas police save unconscious man from burning car in breath-taking rescue

The driver had swerved off the road and through a steel pillar and onto an adjacent road on the Interstate 30 just outside of Dallas

The Mercedes became trapped after an accident involving four cars on Sunday morning

Mercedes squashed between two Routemaster buses following four vehicle pile-up in central London - video

The incident saw Goodge street closed causing traffic jams and tailbacks in central London on Sunday

The Sperm Whale was caught on camera last week during a Nautilus Live expedition

Rare up close footage captures sperm whale as it circles ROV 2000m below sea level

The Nautilus Live project streams live footage of its expeditions to create better understanding of deep sea life

West Midlands gang who hid behind umbrellas to steal £177k from 13 shops jailed for 27 years

The gang stole £145,000 in cash, £2,000 in cigarettes and cars valued at £30,000 during their crime spree

Sei Young Kim being congratulated by her caddy after the incredible win

Watch golfer Sei Young Kim hit incredible 150 yard shot to win LPGA championship

Sei Young Kim had taken the championship to a play-off with an outrageous chip from off the green

Three reported dead as new footage emerges of migrants being rescued off Greek island of Rhodes

Children were among those found clinging to the wreckage of the ship they were travelling on

The two twins were born on the dinghy as it attempted to enter Greece from the Aegean Sea

Migrant mother gives birth to twins as she attempts to enter Greece on board sinking rubber dinghy - video

The babies were said to be suffering from hypothermia after being discovered by Greek coast guards

The man was saved by Collins on Wednesday morning

Philadelphia commuter becomes hero after leaping onto subway track to save fallen man in heart-stopping video

Alfred McNamee suffered a broken back, shattered knee and damage to his spleen after falling onto the tracks

The Gorilla attacked the window at Henry Dorly Zoo in Omaha

Incredible footage shows massive gorilla nearly smash zoo window after charging at young child

Adult male silverback gorillas can weigh anywhere up to 600lbs

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Open letter to David Cameron

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To continue to deny the truth of this mass human cruelty is close to a criminal lie
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'Lou needed care, but what he got was ECT'

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This human tragedy has been brewing for years

EU states can't say they were not warned
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From tackling a marathon to a jog in the park, the right kit can help
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Like it or not, her outfits will be as important as her policies
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A report finds that private firms are not being properly assessed for their quality of care
Zac Goldsmith: 'I'll trigger a by-election over Heathrow'

Zac Goldsmith: 'I'll trigger a by-election over Heathrow'

The Tory MP said he did not want to stand again unless his party's manifesto ruled out a third runway. But he's doing so. Watch this space
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Five voters from different backgrounds tell us what they expect from Syriza's charismatic leader Alexis Tsipras
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David Cameron should not escape blame for his role in conflicts that are still raging, argues Patrick Cockburn
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