Rick Astley: I never embraced rickrolling because I didn't want to ruin the joke

Rick Astley: I never embraced rickrolling because I didn't want to ruin the joke

Rick Astley has said he never embraced the rickrolling phenomenon because he did not want to ruin the joke. Rickrolling is a popular internet meme which involves tricking someone into clicking a link for something they want to view, only to be co...
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Paris's Notre Dame Cathedral holds first mass since devastating fire

Paris's Notre Dame Cathedral holds first mass since devastating fire

Notre Dame Cathedral has hosted its first mass since a devastating blaze.exactly two months ago. For safety reasons, the mass was celebrated on a very small scale.
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Virat Kohli plays down hype ahead of India-Pakistan World Cup meeting

Virat Kohli plays down hype ahead of India-Pakistan World Cup meeting

India captain Virat Kohli attempted to play down the significance of their meeting with Pakistan despite the World Cup clash being set to attract a global televised audience of around one billion viewers.
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KT Tunstall brands Tory leadership race 'a bunch of bollocks'

KT Tunstall brands Tory leadership race 'a bunch of bollocks'

Speaking at the Isle of Wight Festival where she then took to the stage, KT Tunstall has described the Tory leadership race as "a bunch of bollocks" that "doesn't seem like a choice".
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Hunt accuses Corbyn of 'virulent anti-Americanism over Iran threat

Hunt accuses Corbyn of 'virulent anti-Americanism over Iran threat

Arriving for a Tory leadership hustings in London, Foreign Secretary Jeremy Hunt criticised Jeremy Corbyn's calls for credible proof before Tehran was condemned as evidence of 'virulent anti-Americanism' in the Labour Party.
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Nazanin Zaghari-Ratcliffe begins new hunger strike in Iran jail

Nazanin Zaghari-Ratcliffe begins new hunger strike in Iran jail

Nazanin Zaghari-Ratcliffe has begun a new hunger strike. Richard Ratcliffe said his wife's decision followed the fifth birthday of their daughter, Gabriella, who has not been allowed to leave Iran following her mother's arrest.
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Tory rivals say no 'coronation' for leadership frontrunner Johnson

Tory rivals say no 'coronation' for leadership frontrunner Johnson

Contenders for the Tory crown have been lining up to insist there must be no unchallenged "coronation" for leadership frontrunner Boris Johnson.
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Tyson Fury v Tom Schwarz: Tale of the tape

Tyson Fury v Tom Schwarz: Tale of the tape

A look at the numbers behind the fight as Tyson Fury and Tom Schwarz face off at the MGM Grand in Las Vegas on June 15.
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Amanda Knox: Media created false story around me

Amanda Knox: Media created false story around me

Amanda Knox has accused the media of having created a false narrative around her, depicting her as guilty despite her proven innocence. The American former exchange student returned to Italy for the first time since an appeals court acquitted her...
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Hong Kong leader suspends extradition bill

Hong Kong leader suspends extradition bill

Hong Kong's chief executive Carrie Lam has said she will suspend a proposed extradition bill indefinitely. Hundreds of thousands of people have protested against the bill and further demonstrations were planned for Sunday.
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Countdown to Brexit: 138 days until Britain leaves the EU

Countdown to Brexit: 138 days until Britain leaves the EU

Britain is set to leave the European Union on October 31. Here we look at the latest figures behind Brexit.
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Chris Froome could be racing again in six months

Chris Froome could be racing again in six months

Chris Froome is recovering from surgery after a high-speed crash left him with multiple fractures and a broken hip and femur.
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Fury v Schwarz: Weigh-in

Fury v Schwarz: Weigh-in

Tyson Fury and Tom Schwarz come face-to-face in Las Vegas. Fury will fight for the first time in Las Vegas against Germany's Schwarz at the MGM Grand on Saturday night. Fury was 18st 11lbs at Friday's weigh-in, significantly heavier than his opp...
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England not at 'panic stations' over injuries, says Morgan

England not at 'panic stations' over injuries, says Morgan

Eoin Morgan insists England are not at World Cup "panic stations" after injury scares for himself and Jason Roy.
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RAF drafted in after widespread heavy flooding

RAF drafted in after widespread heavy flooding

Military helicopters are assisting emergency services in Lincolnshire after a river burst its banks following heavy rain which caused disruption to parts of the country.
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Suspects falls off 30-foot bridge during police chase

Suspects falls off 30-foot bridge during police chase

A suspect involved in a gun incident falls from a 30-foot bridge in Tulsa, Oklahoma, to escape being taken into police custody.
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Frank Lampard: In profile

Frank Lampard: In profile

With Chelsea's record goalscorer likely to takeover at Stamford Bridge, we take a look at Frank Lampard's career.
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The five best convention-defying new cars

The five best convention-defying new cars

Whether it's taking a different path from the rest of the industry, or doing something new for a brand, these are the cars that fly against the wind.
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Grenfell fire victims remembered with moving ceremony on second anniversary

Grenfell fire victims remembered with moving ceremony on second anniversary

The victims of the Grenfell Tower fire have been remembered during a moving ceremony on the second anniversary of the tragedy.
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Royal Ascot style guide: What to wear on race day

Royal Ascot style guide: What to wear on race day

All you need to know about the Royal Ascot Dress Code, with different rules for different enclosures.
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Margaret Fleming's 'carers' convicted of her murder

Margaret Fleming's 'carers' convicted of her murder

A man and a woman have been convicted of murdering a woman with learning difficulties, who they should have been caring for, almost two decades ago.
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Lib Dems: Chuka Umunna plays down talk of a by-election

Lib Dems: Chuka Umunna plays down talk of a by-election

The Liberal Democrats have been boosted by former Labour-turned-Change UK MP Chuka Umunna joining the party. The former shadow business secretary quit Labour in February this year to join the new Independent group, which became Change UK ahead of ...
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Back garden devastated by tornado in the US

Back garden devastated by tornado in the US

Footage of a back garden being ripped up by a tornado in Mullica Hill, New Jersey.
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Tory leadership race: Which six candidates are left?

Tory leadership race: Which six candidates are left?

A look at the six contenders who are left in the Tory leadership race as Health Secretary Matt Hancock pulls out of the contest.
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Ban on harmful gender stereotypes in ads comes into force

Ban on harmful gender stereotypes in ads comes into force

A ban on adverts that perpetuate harmful gender stereotypes, such as men struggling with household chores or girls being less academic than boys, comes into force on Friday.
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Drone footage of the floods in Lincolnshire

Drone footage of the floods in Lincolnshire

Hundreds of passengers were stranded because of a landslide and a military helicopter was deployed when a river burst its banks following heavy rainfall which caused disruption to parts of the country. A landslip near Corby, Northamptonshire, stop...
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Countdown to Brexit: 139 days until Britain leaves the EU

Countdown to Brexit: 139 days until Britain leaves the EU

Britain is set to leave the European Union on October 31. Here we look at the latest figures behind Brexit.
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Heavy rainfall sees homes flooded in Lincolnshire

Heavy rainfall sees homes flooded in Lincolnshire

Heavy rainfall led to flooding in parts of the country, prompting the Royal Air Force to be drafted in after a river breached its banks. A Chinook helicopter was deployed in a Lincolnshire town to drop sand in an attempt to stop the flow of water...
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Video purports to show Iran removing ship mine from tanker

Video purports to show Iran removing ship mine from tanker

Britain is currently backing the US in its assessment that Iran is responsible for suspected attacks on two oil tankers in the Gulf of Oman. In the early hours of Friday morning, the US military released a video said to show an unexploded limpet...
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Kim Kardashian West back at White House

Kim Kardashian West back at White House

Kim Kardashian West has returned to the White House to help US president Donald Trump promote efforts to help those leaving prison get jobs and stay on track.
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Number 10 turns green two years on from Grenfell fire

Number 10 turns green two years on from Grenfell fire

Downing Street has been lit up green to commemorate those who died in the Grenfell disaster two years ago.
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Former Labour MP Chuka Umunna joins Liberal Democrats

Former Labour MP Chuka Umunna joins Liberal Democrats

The Liberal Democrats have been boosted by former Labour-turned-Change UK MP Chuka Umunna joining the party.
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British company unveils jet suits ahead of planned race series

British company unveils jet suits ahead of planned race series

British company Gravity Industries has unveiled its jet suit designs ahead of a planned race series involving the unique technology.
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Eden Hazard: I want to win lots of trophies with Real Madrid

Eden Hazard: I want to win lots of trophies with Real Madrid

Eden Hazard has reiterated his desire to win many titles with Real Madrid after completing his "dream" GBP130million move to the Spanish giants on Thursday.
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UK ready to assist over suspected attacks on tankers in Gulf of Oman

UK ready to assist over suspected attacks on tankers in Gulf of Oman

The UK is prepared to assist in any rescue effort or investigation over the "completely unacceptable" suspected attacks on two oil tankers in the Gulf of Oman.
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Chris Froome could be racing in six months, says surgeon

Chris Froome could be racing in six months, says surgeon

Chris Froome's surgeon says he could be back in competition in as soon as six months after undergoing a successful operation following a devastating crash.
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Usain Bolt trains at Stamford Bridge for Soccer Aid

Usain Bolt trains at Stamford Bridge for Soccer Aid

Soccer Aid participants including David Seaman, Sam Allardyce, Rachel Yankey, Katie Chapman, Didier Drogba, Robert Pires, James McAvoy, and Usain Bolt train ahead of Soccer Aid on June 16. The show airs at 6.30pm on ITV.
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Robbie Williams left X Factor for Christmas album release

Robbie Williams left X Factor for Christmas album release

Robbie Williams says his X Factor departure is only a pause and that he and Simon Cowell remain friends.
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Grenfell anniversary: Next PM must be on right side of history, say campaigners

Grenfell anniversary: Next PM must be on right side of history, say campaigners

Grenfell Tower campaigners have urged the next prime minister to be "on the right side of history" ahead of the two-year anniversary of the fire.
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Eoin Morgan: Wood doubtful for West Indies clash

Eoin Morgan: Wood doubtful for West Indies clash

England paceman Mark Wood is an injury doubt for Friday's World Cup clash against the West Indies after a recurrence of his ankle problems.
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Dramatic footage shows police rescuing kidnapped baby

Dramatic footage shows police rescuing kidnapped baby

Dramatic new video shows police rescuing a kidnapped baby. James Dempsey, from Eden Road in Solihull, has been convicted of abducting a baby from his Birmingham home.
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Fans of Freddie Starr gather for his funeral

Fans of Freddie Starr gather for his funeral

Fans of comedian Freddie Starr gathered in Merseyside to pay their respects outside the church where his funeral was being held. His coffin was inscribed with the words 'return to sender'.
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Tory leadership race: Seven candidates make it through to second round

Tory leadership race: Seven candidates make it through to second round

Seven contenders in the Tory leadership race have been nominated to go through to the second round of voting by MPs, here are the results for the first round.
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Tory leadership race: Who's left?

Tory leadership race: Who's left?

Seven candidates are proceeding to the second round of voting for the Tory leadership after Mark Harper, Esther McVey and Andrea Leadsom were eliminated. Take a look at the candidates left vying to become the next prime minister.
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Crews evacuated as oil tankers targeted near Strait of Hormuz

Crews evacuated as oil tankers targeted near Strait of Hormuz

Two oil tankers near the strategic Strait of Hormuz have reportedly been attacked, leaving one ablaze and adrift as sailors were evacuated from both vessels and the US navy rushed to assist amid heightened tensions between Washington and Tehran.
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Boris Johnson tops ballot in first round of Tory leadership election

Boris Johnson tops ballot in first round of Tory leadership election

Boris Johnson has topped the ballot in the first round of voting in the Tory leadership race, with Mark Harper, Esther McVey and Andrea Leadsom eliminated from the contest.
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Water gushes over the High Force Waterfall on River Tees

Water gushes over the High Force Waterfall on River Tees

After days of heavy rainfall across the UK the power of the High Force Waterfall on the River Tees in Teesdale is clearly visible. Forecasters believe that the weather is set to improve, after "treacherous" conditions in parts of the country.
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Amanda Knox in Italy for first time since acquittal

Amanda Knox in Italy for first time since acquittal

Amanda Knox arrived in Italy on Thursday for the first time since she was acquitted in the murder of her British roommate in the university town of Perugia.
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