Thursday, October 18

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Man arrested for killing girlfriend and eating her brain

by Staff writer



A 21-year-old Russian man was arrested last year for reportedly murdering his older lover and then frying and eating her brains.

Dmitry Luchin, 21, is said to have hit his 45-year-old victim, Olga Budunova, on the head with a wine bottle at least 25 times before stabbing her four times in the chest.

Wednesday, October 17

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'There is no God' - Stephen Hawking's final book concludes

by Staff writer



The final book of renowned physicist Stephen Hawking has come to an interesting conclusion.

The book, which was completed by Hawking's family after his death and published on Tuesday, categorically stated that there is no God.

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'I don't forgive this woman' - 9-year-old boy rejects apology after being accused of grabbing woman

by Staff writer



With tears streaming down his cheeks, the 9-year-old black boy wrongly accused of grabbing a white woman's backside in a corner store had spoken out.

Teresa Klein, 53, had called the cops on 9-year-old Jeremiah Harvey, claiming the boy had grabbed her backside.

Tuesday, October 16

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How 400 Indian men cut off their testicles in order to 'get closer to God'

by Staff writer



Some 15 years ago, an Indian preacher known as Gurmeet Ram Rahim Singh reportedly convinced 400 men to cut off their own testicles to bring them closer to God.

Gurmeet Ram Rahim Singh, who is head of the socio-spiritual organisation Dera Sacha Sauda, told his 50 million followers to carry out castrations on themselves.

Monday, October 15

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Why Prince Harry and Meghan Markle's baby won't be a prince or princess

by Staff writer



Kensington Palace's announcement that Prince Harry and his wife Meghan are expecting their first child has thrown the internet into great excitement.

But here's some bummer news: regardless of whether the baby is a boy or a girl, he or she won't have a "prince" or "princess" title.

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Having big hips can save you from strokes, diabetes and heart attack

by Staff writer



A new study suggests that people of a healthy weight, especially with more fat in the hips, thighs and legs could be at a lower risk of strokes, diabetes and heart attacks.

According to the findings published in the journal Cell Research, a lack of fat in the lower half of the body corresponds with an increased risk of mortality and/or cardiovascular disease.

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Emmanuel Macron's wife calls him 'arrogant', urges everyone to 'speak the truth'

by Staff writer



While French president Emmanuel Macron is still struggling to reshuffle his government after the resignations of two high-profile ministers, one of whom complained on television that his presidency “lacked humility”, another damaging blow has come his way -- this time from his wife, Brigitte Macron.

According to several sources, Macron's wife Brigitte says she finds him "arrogant" and is already fed up with his “high-handed” manner.

Sunday, October 14

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Irish students save Nonso Muojeke from deportation back to Nigeria

by Staff writer



Irish students have successfully campaigned to save their classmate, Nonso Muojeke, from being deported to Nigeria.

14-year-old Nonso is a student at Tullamore College in County Offaly, where he has lived with his family for the past 11 years.

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Melania Trump finally admits her 'don't care' jacket was a message

by Staff writer



US First Lady Melania Trump has finally admitted the jacket emblazoned with the words "I really don't care, do you?" she wore during a trip to a migrant child detention centre in June was a message to her critics.


In an interview with ABC news that was released on Saturday, the former model acknowledged the jacket "was a kind of message, yes".

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64-year-old woman hospitalized after being attacked by giant kangaroo

by Staff writer



A woman was left with a punctured lung after trying to save her husband from a savage kangaroo attack.

Linda Smith, 64, and her family were feeding the Queensland animals, who have been suffering from hunger due to drought, when all hell broke loose.

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53-year-old woman accuses 9-year-old boy of sexual assault

by Staff writer



A white Brooklyn woman has come under fire for accusing a 9-year-old black child of groping her inside a Brooklyn store.

Teresa Klein, 53, accused the unnamed child of touching her backside at Sahara Deli Market on Wednesday and even called 911 to report the matter.

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Actor Chow Yun Fat donates his entire life's fortune of $714m to charity

by Staff writer



Chinese movie legend Chow Yun-fat is set to give away his entire net worth, a whopping $714 million, to charity.

“My dream is to be a happy and normal person,” Yun-fat recently told Hong Kong movie site Jayne Stars.

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5 things every PhD student should know

by Pranav Vasanthi



At some point in your life, getting a PhD may seem like the best possible to do but there are a couple of things which many PhD students (especially those in the UK) are consciously aware of but would prefer not to talk about or rather avoid the topic.

Here are the 5 most prominent ones:

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The secret to a happy life

by Daniel Nkado



A very, very long time ago, all man ever desired is to find food to eat and protect itself from wild animals.

Life was simple and we needed not to build mansions or maintain a fat bank account. We were wanderers finding satisfaction in free fruits and a good kill.

Saturday, October 13

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Naomi Campbell turns heads with her outfit to Princess Eugenie‘s wedding

by Staff writer



Supermodel Naomi Campbell dressed to kill at Princess Eugenie‘s wedding to her long-term partner Jack Brooksbank yesterday.

Campbell, 48, wore a metallic black ombré Ralph and Russo Couture cocktail dress and cropped cape, featuring hand-woven silk tweed, crystal stones and a feather.

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Short Story - Burnt Petal

by Ezeh Michael Ogonna



History has a way of repeating itself, so I have learned to pay more attention to little past details.

Rumour has it there was a boy I once crushed so much on to the point I kissed him in the classroom under the watch of everyone. I was four years as at the time.

Friday, October 12

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Melania Trump says women accusing men of sexual abuse should show evidence

by Staff writer



During a recent interview with ABC News, US first lady Melania Trump said women who make accusations of sexual misconduct against men “need to have really hard evidence.”

“If you accuse (someone) of something, show the evidence,” Melania said in a sit-down interview with ABC News that took place in Kenya last week during her visit to Africa.

Thursday, October 11

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Kanye West says he was misdiagnosed with bipolar disorder

by Staff writer



Just months after candidly discussing his bipolar disorder diagnosis and referencing it on his album, Kanye West told Donald Trump that he was "misdiagnosed" during a meeting at the Oval Office on Thursday afternoon.

In a video obtained by CBS News, West can be seen saying that though he was initially diagnosed with bipolar, another doctor told him, "I wasn’t actually bipolar, I had sleep deprivation which can cause dementia 10 to 20 years from now when I wouldn’t even remember my son’s name."

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Why Ariana Grande took a break from music

by Staff writer



Following the death of her ex-boyfriend Mac Miller, American singer Ariana Grande has revealed she took a break from music to "take care of herself".

The ‘God Is A Woman’ singer made the honest confession on Instagram, while responding to a fan who criticized her recent music.

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Adam Levine criticized for the way he sits on 'The Voice'

by Staff writer



While singing competition 'The Voice' has been praised for its focus on talent, true fans of the show also understand why the coaches are equally as important as the contestants.

Everything from the advice they share with the singers to the rapport they have with each other have influenced the way audiences react to the show.

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Why married men are sleeping with other men, according to author

by Staff writer



Married men are cheating on their wives by sleeping with other men because they are "terrified of women", erotic novelist Jilly Cooper has claimed.

Speaking at the Hay Festival, the 81-year-old author said “an adorable gay friend” of hers was surprised to find many married men using online dating sites.

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UK appoints a minister for suicide prevention

by Staff writer



A minister for suicide prevention has been appointed in England by the prime minister as the government hosts the first ever global mental health summit.

Theresa May said the appointment of Health Minister Jackie Doyle-Price to the new role will help tackle the stigma surrounding suicide.

Wednesday, October 10

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Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie addresses Donald Trump's 'shithole' comment at the 2018 Le Monde Festival

by Staff writer



Sitting with the editor-in-chief of Le Monde Afrique, Maryline Baumard, on the final day of the Le Monde Festival in Paris, acclaimed Nigerian author Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie addressed the infamous Donald Trump 'shithole' controversy.

When asked what she felt about the US President Donald Trump and his comment about Africa, the writer said:

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White tiger kills zookeeper in Japan but family forgives it

by Staff writer



A rare white tiger has mauled a zookeeper to death in its enclosure at a zoo in Japan, officials say.

Akira Furusho, 40, was found bleeding from the neck in the tiger's cage at the zoo in the southern city of Kagoshima. He was taken to hospital and pronounced dead.

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This is now the most powerful passport in the world!

by Staff writer



The Japanese passport has been ranked the strongest passport in the world, overtaking Singapore, Germany and France.

According to the 2018 Henley Passport Index released today, Japanese citizens can travel without a visa or gain a visa on arrival in 190 destinations – the most globally.

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Gay, but married to a woman - Read Jim's story

by Staff writer



Jim had married his high school sweetheart, but he had a secret. Even though he loved his wife, he knew he had been attracted to men since his adolescence.

It was the mid-70s, a period when many have not learned to live their truths. Jim thought he'd manage.

Tuesday, October 9

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Another woman accuses Cristiano Ronaldo of rape

by Staff writer



As reported by the Daily Mail, lawyer Lesslie Stovall said a second victim has now stepped forward to make an official report on an experience with Ronaldo, very similar to the one of Kathryn Mayorga.


Speaking to the newspaper, Stovall revealed that the details have already been passed on to Las Vegas police for further investigation.

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About the African woman who married herself in Uganda

by Staff writer



Sick of being asked when she was getting married, 32-year-old Oxford student Lulu Jemimah decides to do the incredible.

She wore a beautiful wedding dress and in front of around 30 guests (consisting of mostly friends) got married to herself.

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Kim Kardashian and other women Cristiano Ronaldo has dated

by Staff writer



Following Kathryn Mayorga's claim that Cristiano Ronaldo raped her in 2009, investigators have said it's imperative that they question the striker's former lovers, including Kim Kardashian and Paris Hilton.

Ronaldo was accused of rape by Kathryn Mayorga who claimed he assaulted her at a Las Vegas hotel in 2009.

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Dealing with marriage pressure as a Black woman

by Rachael the Lord



My fingers were fumbling over thick piles of paper, momentarily bringing my index finger or thumb to my tongue to wet the pages, making them easier to separate, before trying to count through endless piles of papers that needed to be filed when my co-worker at the time asked, “Do you ever feel pressured to get married?”

The corners of my lips tugged at a smile before responding, “Yes. Is that even a question?”

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Meghan Markle pregnancy rumors - True or Not?

by Staff writer



Duchess Meghan Markle sparked pregnancy rumors last month at the 100 Days to Peace Gala when she stepped out in a blue Jason Wu dress, which appeared to show a ‘baby bump’.

Unfortunately for Royal fans, the photograph was taken at an unpleasant angle and the ruffles on her dress gave the illusion of the bump.

Monday, October 8

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5 mistakes you make in your 20s that could ruin your life

by Staff writer



For most of us, 20s is the time of adventure. Everything is still so new so you are driven to try them all out.

While this can be fun and awesome, it could also be dangerous. Left unchecked, the freedom of 20s can lead a lot of people into actions that they might start to regret later in life.

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The black muscle man I met at the gym

by Olive Valley



I don’t remember my age exactly, but I was probably 21 or 22 at the time I first saw the only man whose very countenance triggered my mouth to stutter.

I was pedaling away on the elliptical machine when I saw what looked to be a modern day Adonis across the gym.

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Gbagada Wives - Episode 6

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Find all previous episodes HERE.


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Angel slowed the car and parked.

Her fingers gripping the steering wheel firmly, she cleared her throat and began: “Jay, you may be my husband’s best friend but you should know I consider you every inch a friend too, which is why I’ve decided to tell you about this.”

Sunday, October 7

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A painting self-destructs immediately after selling for $1.4 million

by Staff writer



A painting by British graffiti artist Banksy sold for $1.4 million at the Sotheby’s auction house on Friday.

The piece was a copy of one of the artist’s most famous works, an image of a girl releasing a red balloon, and moments after it was sold, the painting self-destructed, shredding itself while onlookers watched.

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Melania Trump criticized for wearing 'colonial-era' hat during visit to Africa

by Staff writer



US first lady Melania Trump has come under fire over a hat she wore during her visit to Africa this week.

People are saying the white pith helmet Melania wore has "strong historical links to colonial rule in Africa".

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2Face and Annie Idibia look amazing in new Coca-Cola advert

by Staff writer



2Face and wife Annie just starred in a new Coca-Cola advert featuring the beverage company's just released affordable family-sized, 1 litre bottle Coke.

In the ad, Annie is seen cooking and catering to the family, with the entire family - 2Baba and the kids - sitting to eat and appreciating her.