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Jihadi John: Mohammed Emwazi’s Muslim neighbour gives powerful message to the media in her community

A woman has given a powerful response to learning that she lives in the same neighbourhood as the man identified in reports as 'Jihadi John', insisting: “Everyone lives in peace and love. The Christians live with the Muslims, the Muslims live with the Christians. We live and let live.”

The dress can be seen in different colours

What color is the dress? Blue and black or white and gold, whatever you see says a lot about you

Whether you saw the above dress as blue and black, or white and gold, someone has almost certainly told you that you’re wrong. But you’re not, and neither are they – it’s both colours, depending on who and where you are.

Gary Glitter arrives at Westminster Magistrates Court in London, to face eight charges of sexual offences involving young girls, 2014

Gary Glitter sentenced to 16 years in jail for historic sex attacks on schoolgirls

Gary Glitter has been jailed for 16 years at Southwark Crown Court for a string of historic sex attacks on three schoolgirls.

Nine people killed in series of shootings in Missouri

Nine people have been killed in southern Missouri in series a shootings, police have revealed.

A flower lies on the spot where Avijit Roy was hacked to death by unidentified assailants, in Dhaka on February 27, 2015.

American-Bangladeshi atheist blogger Avijit Roy hacked to death by suspected Islamist extremists

An American atheist blogger who spoke out against religious extremism and intolerance has been hacked to death in Bangladesh.

Speaking in Leeds, Mr Miliband disclosed that higher earning graduates would pay a slightly higher rate of interest  on their loans – 4 per cent instead of 3 per cent

Miliband announces tax relief reductions on higher earner pensions to pay for tuition fee cuts

Tax relief on pensions for higher earners would be reduced to pay for Labour’s plan to cut university tuition fees from a maximum of £9,000 to £6,000 a year, Ed Miliband announced today.

Madonna claims jokes about her age tantamount to racism: 'No one would dare to say a degrading remark about being black'

Madonna’s majestic Brit Awards fall sparked laughter, scorn and concern about how her 56-year-old bones could possibly withstand the impact of the 02 Arena floor.

Harrison Ford will play Rick Deckard once again for the Blade Runner sequel

Blade Runner sequel: Harrison Ford confirmed to return with Denis Villeneuve directing

Harrison Ford will be reprising his lead role as Rick Deckard for a Blade Runner sequel, producers have confirmed.

How Stephen Hawking is still alive, defying ALS and the worst expectations

On April 20, 2009, a moment arrived that doctors had foretold for decades. Stephen Hawking, a scientist who overcame debilitating disease to become the world’s most renowned living physicist, was on the cusp of death. The University of Cambridge released grim prognoses. Hawking, diagnosed with amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS) at the age of 21, was described as “very ill” and “undergoing tests” at the hospital. Newspapers ran obituary-esque articles. It seemed time was up for the man who so eloquently explained it.

We spoke to the woman who lifts weights with her vagina


Public Service Broadcasting are going it alone

Enter Shikari and Public Service Broadcasting are part of the trend of bands shunning labels

Willgoose Esq, the 32-year-old heavily bespectacled man behind Public Service Broadcasting, stands on the beach at Bournemouth, the latest stop on a tour supporting Kaiser Chiefs, and tells me he is nervous. “I’m quite an anxious person,” he says.

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