• Moment Prince Harry hugs Australian teen and breaks royal protocol: 'You're going to get me into trouble!'
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    Moment Prince Harry hugs Australian teen and breaks royal protocol: 'You're going to get me into trouble!'

    A young woman wept tears of joy when Prince Harry broke royal protocol to give her a hug during his visit to Melbourne. India Brown, 19, was overcome with emotion when the Duke of Sussex embraced her after she had waited hours to greet him and Meghan during their tour of Australia. Brandishing a sign saying, 'Been here since 4am, loved you since I was 8', she was part of a crowd of nearly 5,000 fans who had queued up at Melbourne’s Royal Botanic Gardens.

  • Wrong-way M40 crash car had been in a collision five days earlier, police say
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    Wrong-way M40 crash car had been in a collision five days earlier, police say

    A car which was driven into oncoming traffic on the M40 leaving three people dead had been involved in a crash days earlier, police have revealed. The Subaru Forester pulled a caravan the wrong way along the northbound carriageway of the motorway in south Oxfordshire, hitting a Ford Mondeo and a Ford Focus. The crash killed the Subaru driver and passenger, both in their 80s, and the Mondeo driver, who has been named as 32-year-old Stuart Richards.

  • Holly Willoughby SCREAMS at toy spider and Georgia Toffolo’s head as she takes on terrifying Bushtucker Trial
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    Holly Willoughby SCREAMS at toy spider and Georgia Toffolo’s head as she takes on terrifying Bushtucker Trial

    Holly Willoughby fought back tears as she took on a Bushtucker Trial in preparation for her stint on I’m A Celebrity. Willoughby, 37, is stepping in to present the jungle reality show with Declan Donnelly after Ant McPartlin announced he is taking a break from TV.

  • The Countess of Wessex stepped out in boots just like Kate Middleton's favourite pair
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    The Countess of Wessex stepped out in boots just like Kate Middleton's favourite pair

    The Countess of Wessex is constantly on the go! Fresh from her appearance in Manchester on Wednesday, the wife of Prince Edward headed to Sandhurst where she watched armed forces compete for the Wessex cup. With minimal makeup and her hair tied back, she looked fresh and ready for an action-packed afternoon. Gone was her chic go-to look of bold dress coats by Prada and fancy frocks by Emilia Wickstead and Victoria Beckham, and in its place was a super casual camouflage jacket and khaki jeans.

  • Check out all the stars' spooky Halloween outfits
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    Check out all the stars' spooky Halloween outfits

    The Celebrity Juice gang get the ball rolling... From Digital Spy

  • Winning Halloween Makeup: The Pink Jester
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    Winning Halloween Makeup: The Pink Jester

    The Halloween makeup competition is fierce, so here is a pink jester look that will get you in all the photos on October 31st.

  • The real reason Susannah Constantine took part in Strictly Come Dancing
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    The real reason Susannah Constantine took part in Strictly Come Dancing

    Strictly Come Dancing contestant Susannah Constantine has opened up about the reason she chose to take part in this year's dance competition. Appearing on Thursday's episode of Lorraine, the mum-of-three told Lorraine Kelly that after the menopause, she was wanting to still "feel relevant".

  • Stephen King calls new Netflix horror The Haunting of Hill House 'close to a work of genius'
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    Stephen King calls new Netflix horror The Haunting of Hill House 'close to a work of genius'

    A new Netflix show has received one of the highest compliments that could possibly be paid to a horror series. The Haunting of Hill House, created by Mike Flanagan, is a modern reimagining of Shirley Jackson’s 1959 novel of the same name. Legendary horror author Stephen King took to Twitter to heap praise on the series, writing: “I don’t usually care for this kind of revisionism, but this is great.

  • When do the clocks go back for winter? What time and date?
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    When do the clocks go back for winter? What time and date?

    It’s that time of year again when the clocks go back for winter, gifting people an extra hour in bed. It followed years of campaigning by builder William Willett who published a leaflet called “The Waste of Daylight”, arguing that moving the clocks back in the summer would save on energy costs and give people longer to enjoy outdoors. Daylight saving time (DST) was eventually introduced by the Government the year after Mr Willett died, in a bid to save fuel during the war.

  • Prince Andrew reveals the sweet reason behind Princess Eugenie and Jack Brooksbank's wedding bags
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    Prince Andrew reveals the sweet reason behind Princess Eugenie and Jack Brooksbank's wedding bags

    On Thursday, nearly a week on from the second royal wedding of the year, Prince Andrew took to his official Instagram account to open up about the family's relationship with the charity, which later inspired them to set up their own initiative, Key to Freedom. "The Women’s Interlink Foundation produced the fantastic goody bags that were given out to the members of the public who were invited inside the precinct of Windsor Castle for the Wedding of Princess Eugenie and Jack Brooksbank last Friday," the post read. Andrew also disclosed some of the gifts that the bags contained, which included a fridge magnet, shortbread and chocolates.

  • Chris Hemsworth marks end of filming on Men in Black
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    Chris Hemsworth marks end of filming on Men in Black

    "Can't wait to show what we've put together."

  • Kylie Jenner 'keeps calling Travis Scott hubby because she's desperate to marry him'
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    Kylie Jenner 'keeps calling Travis Scott hubby because she's desperate to marry him'

    Kylie Jenner is reportedly calling boyfriend Travis Scott her “hubby” because she is “desperate” for him to propose to her. Jenner, 21, had sparked speculation she has married the rapper by dubbing him “hubby” in a series of social media posts. A source told The Sun Online: “The reason Kylie keeps calling Travis her hubby is because she’s head over heels in love with him and desperate to get married to him.

  • Special Report: Why Poland fell out of step with Europe
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    Special Report: Why Poland fell out of step with Europe

    Last winter, Monika Pawlik spent her days crawling through mud and digging trenches in frozen ground, training for Poland's home guard. Pawlik is a citizen of the European Union, but the 24-year-old's commitment to defend her nation reflects a mounting unease throughout Poland and elsewhere in the EU. Nearly 15,000 Poles have joined the country's volunteer forces since their inception in 2017, a number that Poland's military planners hope will reach 53,000 in the coming years.

  • Giant Harry Potter 'wand walk' arrives in London ahead of Fantastic Beasts
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    Giant Harry Potter 'wand walk' arrives in London ahead of Fantastic Beasts

    Nine huge wizard wands have brought some magic to the capital to celebrate the release of new movie Fantastic Beasts: The Crimes Of Grindelwald. The Band of the Grenadier Guards performed music from Fantastic Beasts and Harry Potter at the launch of the attraction today. From 6.45pm every day until November 13 they will illuminate the walkway between Millennium Bridge and St Paul’s Cathedral.

  • Car maintenance: Common fuel issues - Honest John answers your questions
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    Car maintenance: Common fuel issues - Honest John answers your questions

    Honest John has been the resident “agony uncle” at The Daily Telegraph for more than 20 years, responding to readers’ car-related queries with his trademark blend of experience, authority and, sometimes, bluntness.

  • PM says Brexit transition will extend 'by only a matter of months' as she arrives at EC summit in Brussels
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    PM says Brexit transition will extend 'by only a matter of months' as she arrives at EC summit in Brussels

    Prime Minister Theresa May today said the option emerged to extend the Brexit transition period "for a matter of months", but that she still expected it to conclude at the end of 2020 as she arrived at an EC summit in Brussels today. Mrs May earlier faced backlash from angry Brexiteers after she said she is “ready to consider” extending the transition period by a year. Arriving at the European Council summit this morning, she said that the option of an extension of the transition had been floated as a way to bridge any gap between the end of 2020 and the start of a deal on the future EU/UK relationship, to ensure there was no hard border in Ireland during this time.

  • The Walking Dead season 9: Andrew Lincoln's Rick Grimes is leaving sooner than expected
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    The Walking Dead season 9: Andrew Lincoln's Rick Grimes is leaving sooner than expected

    The synopses for the next five episodes of The Walking Dead have been released – and it seems Andrew Lincoln is leaving the show sooner than expected. Which episode exactly will mark the departure of Rick Grimes remains to be seen, but AMC’s decision to release a synopsis for every episode bar the ninth season’s sixth outing hints that it could arrive as early as three weeks.

  • Delaying Brexit won’t change the loss of trust in Britain in Ireland
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    Delaying Brexit won’t change the loss of trust in Britain in Ireland

    In Brussels last night, Theresa May told the 27 other EU leaders that she was willing to consider extending the post-Brexit transition period by a year. This would mean that the UK would follow EU rules, remaining inside the customs union and the single market and paying into the EU budget until the end of 2021. The Prime Minister is prepared to consider such an extension as a means of unravelling what European Council President Donald Tusk described this week as the Gordian knot of the Irish backstop.

  • Land Rover Experience days are the new excuse for a road trip
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    Land Rover Experience days are the new excuse for a road trip

    There's an extra treat in store for any customer who buys a new Range Rover or Land Rover. Not only do you have the fun of a shiny new vehicle - you also get half a day at one of the firm’s acclaimed ‘Land Rover Experience’ days. Not all Land Rover and Range Rover owners take their vehicles off-road but it’s good to see it in action for yourself, while learning how to venture into the wild in safety.

  • Danny Cipriani left out of England rugby squad for autumn internationals
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    Danny Cipriani left out of England rugby squad for autumn internationals

    Danny Cipriani’s World Cup dreams are hanging by a thread after he was this morning left out of England’s squad for the autumn series. The Gloucester fly-half has been snubbed yet again by head coach Eddie Jones, despite a string of sparkling performances that led to him being named Premiership Player of the Month for September. Jones has named a 36-man party for a training get-together in Portugal ahead of the first Twickenham match, against South Africa, on 3 November.

  • Just Eat listings include takeaways given zero ratings for hygiene
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    Just Eat listings include takeaways given zero ratings for hygiene

    Takeaway outlets with a zero rating for hygiene are routinely listed on Just Eat, the popular food ordering app, a new investigation has revealed. Half of food businesses with zero ratings from the Food Standards Agency in Manchester, Bristol and London are included on the platform. The company said in a statement that it took the issue of food hygiene "very seriously".

  • Meghan Markle's maternity wardrobe: Australia royal tour
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    Meghan Markle's maternity wardrobe: Australia royal tour

    On Tuesday the Duke and Duchess of Sussex embarked on the first day of their official tour of Australia. Not only is it the royal couple’s first official tour since getting married in May. But upon landing in Sydney, the couple also announced that the Duke and Duchess of Sussex are expecting their first child in spring 2019. For their first day in Sydney, Meghan arrived at Admiralty House in a simple white shift dress.

  • New York's Fearless Girl sculpture to come to London
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    New York's Fearless Girl sculpture to come to London

    New York’s Fearless Girl sculpture is coming to London. Hailed as a symbol of female resilience, it has been seen by millions of people in New York’s financial district and is likely to be placed outside the London stock exchange. Members of the City of London’s Culture, Heritage and Libraries Committee are expected to approve the plan for the 4ft (1.3 metre) high bronze, which weighs 110kg, to go on show for six months from March.

  • The best 28 Funko Pop! TV figures everyone should have
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    The best 28 Funko Pop! TV figures everyone should have

    We'll take them all. From Digital Spy

  • Untrue by Wednesday Martin – review
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    Untrue by Wednesday Martin – review

    Most married women I know run on nervous energy and Belvita breakfast biscuits. Wednesday Martin admits that being an adulteress is “a lot of work, with a lot of stigma”. The author of Primates of Park Avenue, an anthropological investigation into Manhattan’s Upper East Side elite, here presents a provocative exploration of our biases about promiscuous women, with some psychology, primatology and lit-crit thrown in.