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A crowd of people have united to lift a double decker bus to save a trapped unicyclist during rush hour in central London.

  • Coolest invention ever: Portable pods let you stay anywhere in the world

    You may soon be able to set up camp in futuristic-looking portable egg-shaped pods — because, yes, they actually exist. The pods, called Ecocapsules, were originally designed by architects in Bratislava, Slovakia, for people who stay in nature for a very long time, according to Daily Mail Online. The pods, which can capture rainwater, also have a thick layer of efficient thermal insulation that keeps them properly heated.

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  • Paris Hilton: Kim Kardashian West is a 'great wing woman'

    Paris Hilton says Kim Kardashian West is a "great wing woman".The 'Simple Life' star has spoken out about her relationship with the 34-year-old beauty - who used to be her stylist - to admit she was always a great companion when it came to picking up

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  • A$AP Rocky Tries to Explain Scathing Rita Ora Diss

    A$AP Rocky explains his diss about Rita Ora in his song 'Better Things'. The rapper - whose real name is Rakim Mayers - landed himself in hot water after spitting sexually explicit lyrics about Rita in his new track Better Things.

  • Myanmar restricts journalists after photos show sleeping MPs

    Journalists were negotiating with Myanmar officials Thursday to restore their access to the Parliament chamber after being pushed out because pictures of snoozing lawmakers were published online. The pictures of sleeping MPs was the main reason cited by Kyaw Soe, director general of the Union Parliament, which handles administrative duties. In a minor victory, the journalists were told they could occupy the upper floor of the chamber, but they were continuing to negotiate Thursday evening.

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  • Most homeowners missing out on low rates

    Most homeowners are missing out on the full benefits of record low interest rates by failing to refinance their mortgage, financial services veteran Mark Bouris says. A survey of 1,000 Australians who took out a home loan more than two years ago shows almost half have never changed the terms of their mortgage. A further 25 per cent had not refinanced since interest rates began to fall almost four years ago, according to Mr Bouris' financial services firm Yellow Brick Road.

  • Nicki Minaj demands orgasms

    Meek, 28, recently denied rumours he and Nicki are engaged despite presenting her with a 15-carat heart-shaped white and yellow diamond ring last month, but the brunette beauty hopes to settle down in the next few years.

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  • NZ dollar drops to four-year low on concern low Fonterra payout will dent economy

    The New Zealand dollar dropped to its lowest in more than four years on concern about the outlook for the economy after Fonterra Cooperative Group yesterday announced a low payout to dairy farmers. Fonterra yesterday cut its forecast payout to farmers for this season by 10 cents to $4.40 per kilogram of milk solids, from a record $8.40/kgMS last season, and said it expects to pay $5.25/kgMS next season as prices for dairy products stay lower for longer than expected. Dairy products are New Zealand's largest commodity export and the weaker payout is expected to dent economic growth this year.

  • Germany warns Ukraine truce turning 'very fragile'

    Germany's foreign minister warned Friday that the situation in Ukraine's separatist east was turning "very fragile" and required all sides to refocus their efforts on salvaging a three-month truce. Frank-Walter Steinmeier flew into Kiev just days before Ukraine's Western-backed President Petro Poroshenko's peace envoy meets pro-Russian rebel negotiators in Minsk, Belarus in a desperate bid to keep all-out warfare from resuming on the European Union's eastern frontier.

  • Couple spend $50,000 on birthday party for three-year-old

    Forget jelly and ice cream - a family have forked out $50,000 on a birthday party for their three year old. Eric Lembo and Trang Nguyen, from Perth, Australia, invited 220 people to help celebrate their daughter Lauren's third birthday last weekend - with the same price tag as a fancy wedding. The couple splashed out thousands of pounds on Mickey and Minnie Mouse characters, a magician, a photobooth, face painting, a balloon artist and a popcorn and fairy floss station to entertain the 50 children invited.

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  • Frenchwoman jailed for 18 months for 'torturing' boyfriend

    A Frenchwoman who kept her boyfriend as a "domestic slave", forcing him to ingest sponges and window cleaner, was Thursday sentenced to three years in prison, half of which was suspended. Zakia Medkour, 43, was also ordered to pay 200,000 euros ($217,000) in damages to her ex-boyfriend Maxime Gaget, 37, for crimes which the prosecution said went "beyond violence" with a "female torturer and a male victim". The pair met in 2007 on the Internet and seven months later moved into a Parisian studio where Medkour lived with her two children.

  • Christian beheads jihadist in Syria revenge killing: monitor

    A Syrian Christian fighter has beheaded an Islamic State group (IS) militant to avenge people "executed" by the jihadists in northeastern Syria, a monitor said on Friday. The Syrian Observatory for Human Rights said the incident took place on Thursday in Hasakeh province, where IS holds large areas of the countryside. According to the monitor, the Christian fighter, a member of the minority Assyrian community, found the jihadist in the local village of Tal Shamiram.

  • Khan calls out Mayweather after unanimous decision win

    Britain's Amir Khan took a unanimous decision victory over American Chris Algieri in a welterweight matchup, then called out unbeaten Floyd Mayweather for a world title showdown. Khan improved to 31-3 with his fifth victory in a row, which came by judges' scores of 117-111, 117-111 and 115-113. Algieri fell to 20-2 with his second defeat in a row, the other coming last November at Macau at the hands of Filipino star Manny Pacquiao -- who lost to treble world champion Mayweather in boxing's richest-ever megafight earlier this month.

  • Ed Sheeran likes to please women

    Ed Sheeran thinks "sucking out farts" is "a bit odd."The 'Photograph' hitmaker has opened up about his bedroom habits and admits he will do almost anything to please a woman.Asked if he enjoys giving oral sex, the 24-year-old singer said: "I mean, I'm

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  • Want to travel at the speed of sound? It's happening

    Hyperloop, the transportation brainchild of Tesla boss Elon Musk which plans to take you from San Francisco to Los Angeles in 30 minutes, could be be free to use, according to the CEO of the project. Comparing the business model to that of video games, which have increasingly moved to in-game add-on purchases, Dirk Ahlborn told a question and answer session with CNBC at the Pioneers Festival tech show in Vienna that Hyperloop could follow the same model. Ahlborn said he is looking at other ways for the project to make money but did not outline specific plans.

  • Bobby Brown will 'never' take Bobbi Kristina Brown off life support

    Bobby Brown has denied rumours that he's going to take Bobbi Kristina Brown off of life support. The 46-year-old musician has been rumoured to be removing his 22-year-old daughter - who he fathered with his late ex-wife Whitney Houston - from the machine, four months after she was found unresponsive in a bathtub in her home in Georgia on 31 January. A source close to the Brown family said: "It's background noise.

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  • Paloma Faith regrets not having casual sex

    Speaking to Britain's Cosmopolitan magazine, Paloma said: "I've never had a one night stand and I've always had this romantic idea that love conquers all. Now I'm aware I have sexual needs and I don't think there's anything wrong with it.

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  • Eight convicted of fleecing French billionaire L'Oreal heiress

    A French court on Thursday convicted eight members of L'Oreal heiress Liliane Bettencourt's entourage of exploiting the frail billionaire, with one ordered to repay her 158 million euros ($170 million). Bettencourt's close confidant Francois-Marie Banier, a 67-year-old photographer who is godfather to actor Johnny Depp's daughter, was sentenced to three years in prison, six months of which were suspended. Two men charged with overseeing Bettencourt's vast fortune, Patrice de Maistre and his successor Pascal Wilhelm, were both sentenced to 30 months in prison, 12 of which were suspended, and fines of 250,000 euros.

  • The baby-making diet

    Photography by GettyThe Mediterranean diet...unless youve been living under a rock far from Greece and Lebanon, you know that it's a boon for heart health, cancer prevention and weight loss. But do you know that closely following this style of eating

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  • New species of human ancestor found in Ethiopia

    In 1974, anthropologists in Ethiopia found the astonishing fossilised remains of a human-like creature who last walked the planet some 3.2 million years ago. Was "Lucy," as the hominid was called, the direct ancestor of Homo sapiens?

  • Why Qatari banks are worried about FIFA

    Qatar losing the right to host the FIFA World Cup is "within the realm of possibility," Citi bank has said, with Wednesday's arrests "bearish" for the Arab emirate's banks. Officials at FIFA, soccer's global governing body, were arrested on Wednesday on charges relating to alleged bribes and kickbacks meant to influence the choice of World Cup host countries, including Qatar in 2022. While no country has ever been stripped of the World Cup, Qatar has already faced corruption allegations relating to its hosting of soccer's biggest event.