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World Book Day: 10 last-minute EASY costume ideas to keep the kids happy
Here is our guide of 10 great ideas that will have any youngster grinning from ear to ear on World Book Day.
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Rangers are right to take their time over new manager - if they get it wrong it will be even more damaging says Graeme Murty
Murty admits he is not enjoying being thrust into the hotseat but says the club are right to take as long as they need to appoint the next boss.
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Man's body discovered on Stevenston beach
The body of a 55-year-old man was found on Stevenston Beach this morning.
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Acrimonious election campaign deepens Northern Ireland deadlock

BELFAST Acrimonious campaigning ahead of Thursday snap elections in Northern Ireland has increased antagonism between pro-British unionists and Irish nationalists and exacerbated fears devolved power may revert to London for the first time in a decade.

The power-sharing government

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Oscars 2017 Best Picture Blunder: 9 More Times The Wrong Winner Was Announced On Live TV
Faye Dunaway and Warren Beatty are in good company.
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TrumpWatch: 5 Disturbing Things Donald Trump Did Over The Weekend
The steak revelations are possibly the worst yet.
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Sentencing of May Street murderer Phillip Simmons delayed after 'disturbance' at Hull Crown Court

The sentencing of a double murderer has been halted after a disturbance in the courtroom.

Phillip Simmons, 38, was due to be sentenced for the murders of Daniel Hatfield, 52, and Mr Hatfield's friend Matthew Higgins, 49.

The case had been opened at Hull Crown Court on Monday

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BBC Radio 1 DJ Nick Grimshaw and Kings of Leon members attempt a Hull accent

This is the moment Nick "Grimmy" Grimshaw attempts the Hull accent with Kings of Leon members on BBC Radio 1.

The band will be performing at Burton Constable Hall, east of Hull, for Radio 1's Big Weekend in May.

Last month, the news was made public on Nick Grimshaw's breakfast

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North Korean defector reveals amazing escape from Kim Jong-un's deadly clutches
THE incredible story of how a maths whizz kid risked a lifetime of hard labour to flee North Korea has been revealed.
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Crazed catfish hoovers up pigeons in savage slow motion clip
VIOLENT slow-mo footage captured the brutal moment killer catfish swallowed clueless pigeons whole.
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Thug dragged lover down stairs by her hair – because she forgot to turn off light
A BRUTE boyfriend who pulled his girlfriend down the stairs face first by her hair when she forgot to turn the light off has been jailed.
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US set to deploy HUGE arsenal of missiles on Kim's border with South Korea
THE US are ready to place a mountain of missiles on the border of North Korea and South Korea over fears of a possible nuclear strike.
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#BagelGate: Video of train brawl started by bagel and ending with police

A bizarre video has emerged of a train carriage descending into a brawl and being shut down by the police as a result of a fight over a bagel.

Passengers on the train from London were caught on camera descending into chaos.

Dubbed #BagelGate the video shows two passengers having a

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German sailor, 70, is BEHEADED by Isis-supporting group after ransom demands not met

The video reposted by the militancy-monitoring group Site showed a machete-wielding militant kill the 70-year-old German hostage. 

Site identified the man as Jurgen Kantner.

Abu Sayyaf is believed to be holding a number of hostages and has freed several in return for ransom

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Forget the Nokia 3310 - you can now buy a Nokia SMARTWATCH

Nokia is definitely enjoying its moment back in the spotlight.

The iconic Finnish technology manufacturer has recently hit the headlines following the relaunch of its classic Nokia 3310 smartphone at Mobile World Congress over the weekend.

However it seems that the company is not

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Donald Trump to sign NEW travel ban on Wednesday after judges blocked first attempt

Donald Trump is expected to sign the new immigration and refugee executive order this week, according to a senior administration official. 

Speaking on condition of anonymity, the official confirmed the new ban could come into place on Wednesday. 

It comes after the White

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Your car is about to get FASTER internet access than your home, this is why

Ford is bringing fast, wireless internet to all of its 2018 vehicles.

The American multinational motor company today announced its plans to incorporate a Wi-Fi hotspot built into its cars at the Mobile World Congress tradeshow, in Barcelona.

By including an external aerial,

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'We can train our own!' Hartley-Brewer slams 'bizarre' NHS dependence on foreign nurses

The radio host claimed nurses from Europe were not needed and that tens of thousands of people in the UK could be trained up to replace them.

Her comments come as healthcare bosses have stated UK hospitals will be filled with more British nurses after Brexit.

Speaking on her

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Nasa announces ‘new SUPER Concorde’ that can travel from UK to US in THREE HOURS

The Quiet Supersonic Technology (QueSST) project is set to revolutionise air travel with speeds of 1,354mph, filling the void left by the Concorde.

Like its iconic predecessor, the airliner will be able to easily smash the 767mph sound barrier.

But unlike the Concorde, sound

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The car insurance rules set to cost YOU £1,000 in changes announced TODAY

Elizabeth Truss' decision to change rates used to calculate payouts has been labelled "crazy" and "reckless" by the trade group the Association of British Insurers (ABI). The move is expected to send costs for serious injury claims soaring, with the burden shouldered by policyholders.

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'We CAN'T mess it up' EU foreign minister warns of massive job losses if Brexit talks sour

Luxembourg’s Jean Asselborn, who has been in post 13 years, said the cost of letting bitterness and a desire for revenge take control of the talks would be a “catastrophe” leaving hundreds of thousands out of work. 

He said that the UK should be “neither

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FRENCH ELECTION: Fillon says socialist thugs are dragging France into a ‘QUASI-CIVIL WAR'

Conservative Francois Fillon added the government was not doing enough to curb the violence which has hit recent campaign events and said a “quasi-civil war situation” had spiralled out of control.

He said: “I formally accuse the prime minister and the Socialist

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SS-GB episode 2: Which side is Archer on – Nazi or Resistance?

SS-GB imagines a world where the Nazis won the Battle of Britain.

London is plastered in swastikas, Buckingham Palace is a bombed ruin and German soldiers patrol the streets.

Sam Riley plays Archer, a stony-faced police officer who finds himself working with high-ranking Nazis to

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Brexit tensions could lead to 'blood on the streets' as part of 'CIVIL WAR', warns peer

Lord John Bird, best known as the founder of the Big Issue, warned no one has yet to fully grasp the divisions left in British society as a result of last summer's vote to quit the EU.

Calling for the Brexit debate to be taken to a "higher level", Lord Bird also expressed hope someone

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WATCH: Woman decides to teach man with his feet on a train seat a lesson by doing THIS

A heated exchange on a train in Canada was caught on film and posted online after a young man refused to take his feet off one of the seats. 

The woman who challenged the man, who has been identified as Miel Vasulka, decided to teach him a lesson by - what the video appears to show -

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'Can you just LISTEN?' Tory MP SNAPS at BBC presenter during heated debate on Brexit

John Redwood barked at host Jo Coburn “can you just listen for a minute” as the pair discussed an expected speech from Europhile Sir John Major. 

The former prime minister will breaks months of silence later to “outline the realities that he believes Britain and

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MWC 2017: Samsung made a stylus that looks like the pencil you used at school
Remember the stripey Staedtler Noris? Samsung's given it a 21st century makeover
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Little boy saved from drowning by heroic bystanders as panicking parents just couldn't get to him in time
WARNING, DISTRESSING CONTENT. Youngster tired to crawl up the beach out of the water but is swept out and his parents unare able to get to him as he goes under the water
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Man who emailed Jeremy Corbyn telling him "Death is coming soon" is spared jail
John Sweeney sent the threatening message to the Labour leader, his local MP and the Director General of the BBC
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Boost your Nectar rewards by up to 1000 points when you spend £10 or more at these fashion retailers
Shopping for a new spring wardrobe is all the more rewarding this month thanks to Nectar
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Boost your Nectar rewards by up to 1000 points when you spend £10 or more at these fashion retailers
Shopping for a new spring wardrobe is all the more rewarding this month thanks to Nectar
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Injury payouts rise by an astonishing £4.8 MILLION each - and drivers could foot the bill
Changes to the way injury victims are paid out could leave as many as 36 million drivers worse off - and a few people with millions more in compensation - we explain all
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Injury payouts rise by an astonishing £4.8 MILLION each - and drivers could foot the bill
Changes to the way injury victims are paid out could leave as many as 36 million drivers worse off - and a few people with millions more in compensation - we explain all
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Andre Ayew sets his sights on Chelsea as £20million striker eyes more goals for West Ham
Record £20.5million signing Ayew sprang from the bench to earn a point at Watford with only his second goal for the Hammers
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Andre Ayew sets his sights on Chelsea as £20million striker eyes more goals for West Ham
Record £20.5million signing Ayew sprang from the bench to earn a point at Watford with only his second goal for the Hammers
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Everton great Alex Young dies peacefully in Edinburgh hospital aged 83
Young made 273 appearances for the club, winning the league title in 1963 and the FA Cup in 1966.
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Everton great Alex Young dies peacefully in Edinburgh hospital aged 83
Young made 273 appearances for the club, winning the league title in 1963 and the FA Cup in 1966.
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Manchester City DO care about the FA Cup, insists Fernandinho as Brazilian eyes trip to Wembley
Fernandinho claims Manchester City are still determined to beat Huddersfield in their replay on Wednesday
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Manchester City DO care about the FA Cup, insists Fernandinho as Brazilian eyes trip to Wembley
Fernandinho claims Manchester City are still determined to beat Huddersfield in their replay on Wednesday
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Bungling burglars raid takeaway at 3am - and spend time and effort hammering away at safe only for it to be EMPTY
Two men - one armed with a sledgehammer - appear to smash their way into the fast food shop before raiding the kitchen before fleeing in waiting car
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Bungling burglars raid takeaway at 3am - and spend time and effort hammering away at safe only for it to be EMPTY
Two men - one armed with a sledgehammer - appear to smash their way into the fast food shop before raiding the kitchen before fleeing in waiting car
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Every Formula 1 teams' new cars ahead of Australian Grand Prix next month
With the Grand Prix less than a month away - the teams are out practising and showing off their new cars in Barcelona
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Every Formula 1 teams' new cars ahead of Australian Grand Prix next month
With the Grand Prix less than a month away - the teams are out practising and showing off their new cars in Barcelona
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Mino Raiola refuses to confirm Zlatan Ibrahimovic will remain at Manchester United next season
Ibrahimovic signed a one-year deal to join United last summer and has bagged 26 goals in his debut campaign
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Mino Raiola refuses to confirm Zlatan Ibrahimovic will remain at Manchester United next season
Ibrahimovic signed a one-year deal to join United last summer and has bagged 26 goals in his debut campaign
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Turkish pilot channels viral butcher 'Salt Bae' as he 'drops bomb on ISIS' while flying over Syria
The pilot is said to have been part of the war against terrorists when he performed the viral move
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Turkish pilot channels viral butcher 'Salt Bae' as he 'drops bomb on ISIS' while flying over Syria
The pilot is said to have been part of the war against terrorists when he performed the viral move
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Downing Street refuses 5 times to send a message to 165,000 victims of disability benefits shake-up
Theresa May's spokesman ducked the question over changes to PIP benefit - as Tory anger mounts and a bid to kill it off is sent to the Commons
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Downing Street refuses 5 times to send a message to 165,000 victims of disability benefits shake-up
Theresa May's spokesman ducked the question over changes to PIP benefit - as Tory anger mounts and a bid to kill it off is sent to the Commons
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