C-130 plane that crashed in Georgia was on final trip

An aging C-130 Hercules that rescued and resupplied U.S. citizens after last year's hurricanes crashed onto a Georgia highway during what was supposed to be its final flight, killing all nine Puerto Ricans on board.

  • Ayda Field's mum Gwen looks unrecognisable after hair transformation
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    Ayda Field's mum Gwen looks unrecognisable after hair transformation

    Ayda Field was visited at work on the X Factor over the weekend by her mum Gwen, who wasted no time in settling in to her daughter's dressing room! Robbie Williams' wife shared a hilarious photograph of her mum relaxing in the X Factor studios dressed up in her daughter's long, blonde wig. Gwen, who often wears her short hair down styled straight, looked almost unrecognisbale at first glance with her new look. Gwen features regularly on both Ayda and Robbie's Instagram accounts, and is known for her brilliant sense of humour.

  • The Harry and Meghan show is a right royal turn-off
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    The Harry and Meghan show is a right royal turn-off

    Hey everybody, did you realise that the Duke and Duchess of Sussex were touring Australia? Is this a royal tour or a Disney animation – why aren’t bluebirds circling their heads? If you knew a couple who were constantly making you look at their holiday snaps and videos, you’d be crawling under windowsills to pretend that you weren’t home or answering the phone in a Swedish accent.

  • Farage 'happy to have another referendum in 20 years'
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    Farage 'happy to have another referendum in 20 years'

    Brexit supporters have reiterated their "Leave Means Leave" message at a counter-rally to the "People's Vote" march in central London. Supporters of leaving the EU were addressed by Nigel Farage, and MPs Kate Hoey and Nigel Owen Paterson in a rally that pledged to "rescue Brexit" and express "support for the Brexit Britain voted for". The event, run by Leave Means Leave and thought to be attended by around 1,200 people in Harrogate, has branded the campaign for a second referendum a "losers' vote".

  • Meghan And Harry Will Not Seek Official Royal Title For Their Child - Reports
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    Meghan And Harry Will Not Seek Official Royal Title For Their Child - Reports

    The Duke and Duchess of Sussex will not seek a royal title for their child,

  • Strictly week 5: Everyone loves Carlton, but Seann and Katya are still the centre of attention
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    Strictly week 5: Everyone loves Carlton, but Seann and Katya are still the centre of attention

    Carlton from The Fresh Prince! Joe and Dianne's romantic waltz! Charles's killer street dance! Neil's Death Stare! – All of the scores and highlights from Strictly Come Dancing Week 5.

  • 8 myths about gut health debunked by an expert
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    8 myths about gut health debunked by an expert

    Gut health is a trending topic right now. The state of your gut can affect your overall health in a number of ways, from your digestive function, to your immune system and weight management. The gut contains good – or "friendly" – and bad bacteria, and according to the American Nutrition Association, a healthy balance between the two is around 85 per cent good and 15 per cent bad.

  • Strictly fans are all saying this about Seann's guitar
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    Strictly fans are all saying this about Seann's guitar

    "Anything to keep them apart"

  • Emmerdale hints at double exit in 30 new spoiler pics
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    Emmerdale hints at double exit in 30 new spoiler pics

    Are two characters about to leave? From Digital Spy

  • Almost 700,000 march to demand ‘people’s vote’ on Brexit deal
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    Almost 700,000 march to demand ‘people’s vote’ on Brexit deal

    Protesters march through London to demand a people’s vote on Brexit on 20 October. The centre of London ground to a halt as an estimated 700,000 people from all over the UK marched peacefully on parliament to demand a second referendum on Brexit. Addressing the crowds, which included dozens of MPs from all political parties, the TV personality and food writer Delia Smith said Brexit threatened to cause “unmitigated chaos”.

  • People might actually like you more than you think, and it's to do with the 'liking gap' – here's what that is
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    People might actually like you more than you think, and it's to do with the 'liking gap' – here's what that is

    "It's basically our finding that after a conversation with someone new, your conversation partner might like you more than you realise," Boothby explains. Subjects were harsher on themselves about their own first impression, suggesting they may have higher standards for themselves than for others, possibly, Boothby points out, because they know they could have done better.

  • Video Shows Dramatic Helicopter Rescue of Man Stranded Along Big Sur Coast
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    Video Shows Dramatic Helicopter Rescue of Man Stranded Along Big Sur Coast

    The California Highway Patrol (CHP) on October 17 released video of a helicopter rescue of a man said to have fallen into the ocean off Big Sur on October 14. The man dragged himself out of the sea but was then stranded on a rocky, brushy outcrop next to McWay Falls, a waterfall that drops into the ocean at Julia Pfeiffer Burns State Park. The CHP praised the pilot for holding the helicopter “completely steady with only a small portion of the left skid touching the rock.” The pilot’s “technical competence” allowed a paramedic to walk out and help the man onto the helicopter to safety, the CHP said. Credit: CHP – Coastal Division Air Operations via Storyful

  • UK firms near point of no return for Brexit contingency plans, CBI warns
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    UK firms near point of no return for Brexit contingency plans, CBI warns

    Most British companies will implement their plans for coping with a disruptive Brexit by December if there is no clarity by then on how Britain will leave the European Union, a survey by a major employers group showed. The Confederation of British Industry said its findings showed how the lack of a breakthrough in negotiations between London and Brussels was endangering British jobs, investment and economic growth. "Businesses have displayed remarkable resilience since the referendum, but patience is now threadbare," CBI Director General Carolyn Fairbairn said.

  • ‘Beautiful movement’ draws record crowd from across the UK to demand Final Say
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    ‘Beautiful movement’ draws record crowd from across the UK to demand Final Say

    Looking out from the stage at an estimated half a million people crammed into Parliament Square, Caroline Lucas summed things up. “What a beautiful sight you are,” the former Green Party leader beamed. This was the climax of Saturday’s People’s Vote march: Some 670,000 people from across the UK – young and old, men and women, Delia Smith – gathered on a beautiful day in London to ask for just one thing: to be asked again.

  • New Kia Soul and Soul EV to be revealed in Los Angeles next month
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    New Kia Soul and Soul EV to be revealed in Los Angeles next month

    Sales scheduled to kick off in Q2 of 2019.

  • X Factor suffers huge live blunder as wrong singer is announced
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    X Factor suffers huge live blunder as wrong singer is announced

    The X Factor suffered a huge blunder live on air as Danny Tetley had to restart his performance because the wrong singer was announced.

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    A timeline of Saudi statements on the killing of Khashoggi

    The official Saudi statements on the fate of journalist Jamal Khashoggi have changed several times since he mysteriously disappeared after entering his country's consulate in Istanbul earlier this month. The latest announcement on Saturday, declaring that Khashoggi had died in a "fistfight" with officials that came to see him there, increased criticism over Saudi's handling of the case and concern over the kingdom's possible complicity in the killing of the prominent Washington Post columnist. Here is a look at the Saudi narrative regarding Khashoggi, as it developed.

  • Summer camps falling out of favour amid rise of 'helicopter parenting', charity boss says 
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    Summer camps falling out of favour amid rise of 'helicopter parenting', charity boss says 

    Summer camps are falling out of fashion because British parents are too scared “to let children out of their sight”, a charity boss has said.

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    Latest communal violence in central Nigeria kills 55

    JOHANNESBURG (AP) — Nigeria's government says 55 people have been killed in the latest eruption of communal violence in north-central Kaduna state.

  • Budget supermarket Lidl launches Oxford University scholarship for students to study German
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    Budget supermarket Lidl launches Oxford University scholarship for students to study German

    Lidl has launched a new scholarship for Oxford University students to study German. 

  • Dog owners warned to keep pets away from conkers, because undersized crop poses poisoning risk
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    Dog owners warned to keep pets away from conkers, because undersized crop poses poisoning risk

    Dog owners have been warned that this autumn’s crop of smaller conkers poses a higher risk to their pets than in previous years.

  • Manchester United news: Chelsea draw an 'awful' result, says Jose Mourinho
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    Manchester United news: Chelsea draw an 'awful' result, says Jose Mourinho

    Jose Mourinho insisted Manchester United’s 2-2 draw with Chelsea was an ‘awful’ result for his under pressure side. The 55-year-old came within seconds of a vital win at Stamford Bridge - only to be denied by Ross Barkley’s equaliser deep into stoppage time. The under-fire United manager hailed his team’s performance after Anthony Martial’s second half double put them on the verge of three points, following Antonio Rudiger’s first half header.

  • ‘No significant arrests’ made after thousands attend People’s Vote march
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    ‘No significant arrests’ made after thousands attend People’s Vote march

    There were “no significant arrests” made after thousands took to central London for a People’s Vote march, police said. A spokeswoman for the Metropolitan Police has confirmed there were no significant arrests made during the day of the large march. People’s Vote UK said 700,000 people attended the protest, which was calling for a fresh referendum on Brexit.

  • Hamleys reaches endgame under ownership of China's C.banner
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    Hamleys reaches endgame under ownership of China's C.banner

    The Chinese owner of Hamleys, the world's most famous toy retailer,‎ has begun exploring a sale of the company just days after reporting multimillion-pound losses. Sky News has learnt that C.banner International, which is listed on the Hong Kong Stock Exchange, has launched a strategic review of Hamleys, which it bought three years ago. News of C.banner's‎ decision to explore options for Hamleys throws the future ownership of the toy retailing giant into doubt just before its crucial Christmas trading period gets under way.

  • Anjem Choudary shunned by imams who say he's not welcome at scores of mosques
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    Anjem Choudary shunned by imams who say he's not welcome at scores of mosques

    Anjem Choudary, the Islamist hate preacher, has been told he is not welcome at scores of mosques across London following his release from prison, the Telegraph can reveal.

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    Yara Shahidi urges fight against 'identity blind narrative'

    Yara Shahidi brought the crowd to its feet at the GLSEN Respect Awards as she warned against an "identity blind narrative" in the struggle for acceptance of all. "We should all feel deserved and supported in expressing our right to being our whole selves, limited by nothing regardless of ethnicity, gender, identity, sexuality, ability, religion or any other identity that we choose," the 18-year-old "grown-ish" actress said Friday at a ceremony in Beverly Hills, California.