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  • Celebrities support Bruce Jenner after he confirms he 'is a woman'

    In a much-anticipated interview, Bruce Jenner disclosed to Dianne Sawyer that he ‘is a woman’ as he talked about how his transitioning from a man to a woman. His 89-year-old mother was also interviewed, saying she was more proud of Bruce than when he stood as an Olympic champion in Montreal. Absolutely flawed at how courageous and brave Bruce Jenner is. Bruce Jenner is one the bravest humans out there. q
  • Coronation Street’s Kym Marsh reveals Twitter trolls targeted her after son died

    Coronation Street star Kym Marsh has revealed she has received abuse online over the death of her baby son. The actress was devastated when her baby son Archie died when he was born 18 weeks early in 2009.

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  • Twitter reacts to Coutinho’s place in the PFA team of the year

    The Professional Footballers’ Association have announced their Premier League team of the year and one inclusion in particular is getting a lot of attention. Unsurprisingly League leaders Chelsea have six entries, along with one each for Arsenal, Tottenham, Southampton, Manchester United and Liverpool. It is the Liverpool player who has caused consternation on Twitter - as football fans get their heads around the fact the Philippe Coutinho has made the team, in particular his inclusion ahead of Chelsea’s Cesc Fabregas. q
  • Google executive among dead on Everest after quake

    Dan Fredinburg, a Google executive who described himself as an adventurer, was among those who died in the massive earthquake that struck Nepal. Lawrence You, the company’s director of privacy, posted online that Mr Fredinburg was in Nepal with three other Google employees climbing Mount Everest. According to technology blog Re/Code, Mr Fredinburg was an experienced climber who co-founded, in his spare time, Google Adventure. The project aims to “translate the Google Street View concept into extreme, exotic locations like the summit of Mount Everest or the Great Barrier Reef off Australia”, according to Startup Grind, a global community. q
  • Jared Leto Morphs Into Joker

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  • Romeo Beckham makes parents David and Victoria proud after completing London Mini Marathon

    A Beckham ran the London Marathon today, and no it wasn’t David, Victoria or Brooklyn but their second eldest son Romeo, who competed in the children’s race. The 12-year-old, who made headlines when he appeared in fashion retailer Burberry’s Christmas advert, was cheered on by his doting family as he ran the Mini London Marathon, which takes place over the final three miles of the full course and is set for children aged 11 to 17. Wearing Team Romeo T-shirts, his family looked overjoyed as he successfully completed the course in 18 minutes and 54 seconds. Older brother Brooklyn, 16, later posted this photo on Instagram, writing that he had raised an impressive £6,000 for UNAIDS, the joint United Nations programme on Aids, and David’s Unicef 7 fund. q
  • Karen Buckley's body to be flown home today

    The body of murdered Irish student Karen Buckley is expected to be flown home today, accompanied by her family, after it was officially released by authorities in Glasgow yesterday. It follows the completion of a second postmortem, requested by the lawyers of 21-year-old Alexander Pacteau who is charged with the student’s murder. Karen’s family have published a death notice announcing that Karen will lie in repose on Monday evening, April 27, at O’Connell’s Funeral Home, St James’s Avenue, Mallow, from 4pm to 8pm. Requiem Mass will take place on Tuesday at 2pm, with burial at St John’s Cemetery, Burnfort.

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  • Ireland needs to prepare for looming UK breakup or reform

    Conservative leader David Cameron this week attacked the Scottish National Party as “not just an old political party... with a list of interesting demands to make our country stronger, they come with one intention only, to break the UK up and create an independent Scotland”.

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  • Floyd Mayweather: Manny Pacquiao ‘looked shocked’ when he saw me in Miami

    Floyd Mayweather senses he landed a telling psychological blow on Manny Pacquiao during a decisive moment on their path to finally agreeing next Saturday’s superfight in Las Vegas. The greatest boxers of their generation met accidentally in January when attending a Miami Heat basketball match, chatting briefly as they came face to face for the first time before exchanging phone numbers. Mayweather called Pacquiao a few hours later and visited the Filipino in his hotel suite in what has since been described as the turning point in ending the five-year stand-off that had prevented the welterweight rivals from clashing.

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  • Russian biker group banned from entering Poland

    The Polish foreign ministry has said that it will not allow a Russian nationalistic motorcycle group loyal to president Vladimir Putin to enter Poland, in part because Polish authorities would not be able to guarantee it security. The Night Wolves group had planned to enter Poland next week to commemorate the 70th anniversary of the end of the Second World War. The foreign ministry in Warsaw said it was refusing to let the bikers enter Poland because it did not receive precise information from them about their route and schedule. The decision was relayed to the Russian Embassy in Warsaw in a diplomatic note.

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  • Kelly Brook: Simon Cowell is disrepectful over my BGT role

    Kelly Brook has accused Simon Cowell of being “disrespectful” to her over her short-lived tenure as a judge on Britain’s Got Talent. The model, who is currently starring on US television in NBC’s One Big Happy, was hired as a fourth judge for the

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  • Some surprises in PFA's Premier League team of the year

    Six Chelsea players have been named in the Professional Footballers’ Association Premier League team of the year. Jose Mourinho’s men are on the brink of a first title since 2010 and their dominance over the past nine months was highlighted by a cluster of blue shirts in the XI announced by the PFA on Sunday. The entire back four started the season as Blues players, with centre-back pairing John Terry and Gary Cahill joined by Branislav Ivanovic and Ryan Bertrand, the latter of whom signed permanently for Southampton in February having joined on loan last summer. q
  • Elle Macpherson takes urine tester kit everywhere

    Supermodel Elle Macpherson has admitted that the most surprising thing in her handbag is the urine tester kit, which she uses to check her alkaline state. The 51-year-old said: "(The most surprising thing in my handbag is) a pH balance urine tester kit to check that I'm in an alkaline state. Having been labeled 'The Body' since the 1980s, Macpherson has had to make sure her physique is in peak condition at all times, and the "Britain's Next Top Model" host puts her figure down to "variation" and "consistency", reports Having said that, red meat, wheat and dairy don't work for me," Macpherson told Evening Standard newspaper.

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  • Michéal Martin calls Brian Cowen protesters ‘fascists’

    Fianna Fáil leader Michéal Martin has described the protestors who confronted former Taoiseach Brian Cowen as he got into his car as “fascists” and said they have no place in a modern democracy. Video has emerged in recent days of Mr Cowen being harassed in Dublin city centre, and Fianna Fáil justice spokesman Niall Collins said he “wouldn’t have a problem” with reintroducing Garda drivers for former Taoisigh.

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  • Mick Schumacher shows racing pedigree on Formula Four debut

    Mick Schumacher finished ninth on his Formula Four debut on Saturday as the son of seven-time Formula One world champion Michael showed racing ability runs in the family. The 16-year-old had qualified in 19th place on the grid for Van Amersfoort Racing in Oschersleben but enjoyed a good race and made up 10 places before the chequered flag to take two points. Competing in the inaugural round of the maiden ADAC Formula Four season, Schumacher was awarded the best rookie award for his display in the first of three races over the course of the season-opening weekend.

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  • Adventures in Human Being, by Gavin Francis: the wonders of a living universe

    The effort repays any bashfulness: as Francis describes it, the eye is the window to a whole living universe. “If the central retinal vein is blocked, the resultant scarlet haemorrhages are described in the textbooks as ‘stormy sunset appearance’.

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  • 50 Irish people 'affected' by earthquake which left 1,900 dead

    Some 50 Irish people are believed to be affected by the devastating earthquake in Nepal. Rescue efforts in Nepal are intensifying after nearly 2,000 people were killed in the worst earthquake the area has seen in more than 80 years. A powerful aftershock has also been felt in Nepal, India and Bangladesh, and more avalanches were reported near Everest where 17 people are now feared dead. Ireland's Foreign Affairs Minister, Charlie Flanagan, said his department are working closely with the UN and NGO on how Ireland can best assist the nation. q
  • Weed love to smoke joints with 1D Louis - Irish Sun

    PARTY boy Louis Tomlinson was accused of glorifying drugs last night -- after One Direction ...

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  • VIDEO: LeBron’s incredible one handed full court basket

    LeBron James produced a one-handed full court shot yesterday during a Cleveland Cavaliers' practice session in Boston. The 6’8” basketball star was chatting with team-mates on the baseline before he took a single step forward and casually unleashed the one armed throw. Just to show it wasn’t any big deal, the Houston Rockets later posted a clip of their player Dwight Howard pulling off a similar move. q
  • 10 great summer movies to look out for in 2015 that aren’t sequels

    The summer movie season isn’t just sequels and reboots. OK, well, it mostly is. But there are originals trying to squeak through, too. Here are 10 movies to look forward to this summer: 1. Spy (June 5) Melissa McCarthy stars in Spy (20th Century

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