Christina Aguilera pays tribute to Whitney Houston

One of the American Music Award’s most-hyped moments had been Christina Aguilera’s tribute to the ultimate diva, the late Whitney Houston, to celebrate the 25th anniversary of The Bodyguard, Houston’s landmark film that spawned the most successful soundtrack of all time.

  • Prince Harry reveals pregnancy 'taking its toll' as Duchess of Sussex pulls out of Invictus Games event
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    Prince Harry reveals pregnancy 'taking its toll' as Duchess of Sussex pulls out of Invictus Games event

    The Duke of Sussex urged his pregnant wife to slow down after she felt tired when the opening of the Invictus Games opening ceremony overran by nearly two hours, royal sources have said. The pregnant Meghan, Duchess of Sussex joined Prince Harry at a lunch reception in central Sydney after missing a cycling event earlier in the day on Sunday. Harry told some Invictus competitors his wife was "resting back at home, pregnancy takes its toll", according to the MailOnline.

  • Pippa Middleton and James Matthews pictured with baby son for first time
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    Pippa Middleton and James Matthews pictured with baby son for first time

    Pippa Middleton and James Matthews are the proud parents of a baby son following his arrival last week. In the photos obtained by Mail Online, Pippa looked stylish dressed in a polka dot print dress by Kate Spade, which she teamed with a pair of white trainers and a navy cardigan, completing her look with some oversized shades. James, meanwhile, looked smart in a checked shirt and chinos as he pushed his baby boy in his pram, while linking arms with his wife.

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • EU cannot accept temporary measure on Irish border -French minister
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    EU cannot accept temporary measure on Irish border -French minister

    The European Union will not accept a temporary measure to solve the issue of the Irish border in Brexit negotiations, France's Europe minister Nathalie Loiseau said on Sunday. Britain has said it could accept a longer post-Brexit transition period if the EU drops its proposals for the Irish backstop - an insurance policy to ensure there will be no return to a hard border on the island of Ireland. Britain has said any such extension must be time-limited.

  • EU's Barnier plays down 'backstop' checks on Northern Irish trade
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    EU's Barnier plays down 'backstop' checks on Northern Irish trade

    The EU's chief Brexit negotiator Michel Barnier stood firm on the need for checks on goods shipped from mainland Britain to Northern Ireland after Brexit, while insisting this would not amount to a new border, in an interview published on Sunday. Negotiations on Britain's departure from the European Union are stalled on several issues, but primarily an Irish 'backstop' both sides agree is needed to avoid a hard border between the UK province of Northern Ireland and the Irish Republic, an EU state.

  • 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,

  • 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.

  • Meghan Markle's estranged father Thomas says royal baby news 'made him think of holding her as a newborn'
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    Meghan Markle's estranged father Thomas says royal baby news 'made him think of holding her as a newborn'

    Meghan Markle's father Thomas has said hearing his daughter's baby news on the radio instantly brought back memories of holding her as a newborn. The Duchess of Sussex's estranged father heard the news of her pregnancy when a newsflash broke on his favourite show on California's KABC Talk Radio. "The first thing I thought about was holding Meghan in my arms as a newborn 37 years ago," he said.

  • Brexit Backstop Does Not Need Specific Time Limit, Says Dominic Raab
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    Brexit Backstop Does Not Need Specific Time Limit, Says Dominic Raab

    The British Government is willing to accept a Brexit backstop plan with no

  • Catalonia's independence struggle has hit Barcelona's reputation, says Valls
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    Catalonia's independence struggle has hit Barcelona's reputation, says Valls

    Former French prime minister Manuel Valls describes himself as an anti-populist candidate. Manuel Valls has warned that the Catalan independence movement’s “failed” attempts to bring about a sovereign republic have left the region frustrated and divided, hindering efforts to develop Barcelona as “a great European capital”. The former French prime minister, who is hoping to become Barcelona’s mayor in next year’s municipal elections, said the push for independence had caused deep divisions and left Catalonia looking inwards rather than outwards.

  • Ryanair boycott: Budget airline's decision not to remove racially abusive man from flight sparks outrage
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    Ryanair boycott: Budget airline's decision not to remove racially abusive man from flight sparks outrage

    Customers have threatened to boycott Ryanair after airline staff failed to remove a racially abusive man from a flight. Footage of a white man calling a woman an “ugly black bastard” on the flight from Barcelona to London Stansted has sparked outrage and has been shared tens of thousands of times on Facebook. The flight attendant then asks the woman if she would like to move to another seat and the woman tells him she would like to sit near her daughter.

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    Young Catholics urge Vatican to issue inclusive LGBT message

    VATICAN CITY (AP) — Catholic bishops are entering the final week of debate over hot-button issues facing young Catholics, including how the church should welcome gays and respond to the clerical sex abuse scandal that has discredited many in the church hierarchy.

  • This time SEAT starts making its own model... at VW's main plant
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    This time SEAT starts making its own model... at VW's main plant

    Lower costs, higher quality. It's a win-win situation.

  • Investigation Underway After Woman Dies In Suspected Gas Explosion
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    Investigation Underway After Woman Dies In Suspected Gas Explosion

    An investigation has been launched after a fire broke out at a block of flats

  • Israel's assault on Palestinian universities is a threat to human rights and a tragedy for this generation of students
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    Israel's assault on Palestinian universities is a threat to human rights and a tragedy for this generation of students

    The fundamental right to education is enshrined in international law. Article 26 of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights states: “Everyone has the right to education,” while also decreeing that “higher education shall be equally accessible to all on the basis of merit”. The challenges currently being faced by Palestinian universities mean that this universal right is being severely compromised in the occupied Palestinian territory (OPT).

  • 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

  • Ferry Towed After Running Aground in Dense Fog Near East Cowes
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    Ferry Towed After Running Aground in Dense Fog Near East Cowes

    A search and rescue operation was launched on the morning of October 21 after a Red Funnel ferry collided with at least two yachts while trying to berth at the entrance of Cowes Harbour in East Cowes, England, officials said. The Maritime and Coastguard Agency later said the 56 people on board were safe. The incident occurred in dense fog, the agency said, and an investigation was underway into the cause of the collision. This footage was shared by Madeline Paterson, a university project manager who lives in Cowes. Credit: Madeline Paterson via Storyful

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    Most UK firms to trigger Brexit safety plans 'by Christmas'

    The vast majority of British firms are poised to implement their Brexit contingency plans by Christmas if there isn't greater clarity over the country's exit from the European Union, a leading business group warned Sunday. The Confederation of British Industry said these plans could include cutting jobs, adjusting supply chains outside the U.K., stockpiling goods and relocating production and services overseas. "The situation is now urgent," said Carolyn Fairbairn, the CBI's director general.

  • Fire breaks out in derelict building in central Bristol
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    Fire breaks out in derelict building in central Bristol

    A major fire in a derelict building send thick black smoke billowing through central Bristol this morning (October 21). The fire, near the city's harbour, sent smoke throughout the city centre, obscuring the iconic Mary Redcliffe Church. The filmer writes: "There were a hundred or so people commenting, taking pictures, worried, hoping no-one would be hurt. "The fire was on the other side of the river though, so safety wasn't an issue for the bystanders."

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    1 migrant dead, 200 others climb fence into Spanish enclave

    MADRID (AP) — Spanish authorities say one migrant has died and 200 others have entered Spain when a large group of migrants attacked a fence separating Spain's North African enclave of Melilla from Morocco.

  • Dying children face ‘postcode lottery’ with inconsistent quality of end-of-life care, MPs warn
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    Dying children face ‘postcode lottery’ with inconsistent quality of end-of-life care, MPs warn

    Dying children face “unjustified health inequality” in palliative care due to inconsistency in the quality of services, MPs have warned. Around 40,000 babies, children and young people in England have chronic illnesses but the quality of care has been criticised as “patchy”, according to an All-Party Parliamentary Group (APPG). The group’s report warned end-of-life care depended on a postcode lottery and called on the government to meet its commitment to providing personalised care for vulnerable children.

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    Chinese police launch manhunt after knife attacks kill three

    Chinese police said on Sunday they were searching for a 30-year-old man after knife attacks in the northern province of Hebei killed three people and injured one. Police in Wenan County, where the attacks took place, published several pictures of the suspect, who they said was a local resident, and of a car they described as his getaway vehicle. A statement on a verified social media account of a police officer of Baoding City, a neighboring jurisdiction to Wenan County, said three individuals were attacked in public early Sunday morning and died.

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    The Latest: Growing migrant caravan renews march to US

    A migrant caravan whose numbers swelled overnight to an estimated 5,000 people at the Mexico-Guatemala border has resumed its march toward the U.S. frontier. The migrants had grown frustrated with Mexico's attempts to process them and circumvented authorities by crossing the Suchiate river illegally.

  • Lord Sugar reveals reason he almost quit The Apprentice
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    Lord Sugar reveals reason he almost quit The Apprentice

    While The Apprentice may have boosted Lord Alan Sugar's profile, there was a time when he once considered quitting the BBC series. Rather than continue being portrayed as a villain, Sugar gave the producers an ultimatum: either stop playing up Sugar's monstrous outbursts or find someone else to host the series. Sugar is currently hosting the 14th series of The Apprentice, which last week saw another candidate get booted off the series.