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Young man, 25, dies sleeping rough in M&S doorway on bitterly cold night

John Wrench, a 25-year-old homeless man with no known underlying health conditions, died sleeping rough in the doorway of a Marks and Spencer's store in Manchester city centre on the bitterly cold night of January 31. He had been sleeping outside on a night with temperatures dipping to -3ºC and heavy snow fell on parts […]

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Brit astronaut to explore deepest place on Earth and ‘alien’ ocean floor

A Brit astronaut is planning to explore the deepest place in the world and take an epic journey to the bottom of the ocean. Just 13 people have explored the Mariana Trench in the Pacific Ocean, almost seven miles deep. Titanic director James Cameron made a solo descent in 2012, and described finding a "desolate" […]

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Trainee grave diggers ruin ‘irreplaceable’ beauty spot after council ‘mix-up’

A council has issued a grovelling apology after trainee grave-diggers ruined an "irreplaceable" protected beauty spot following a "communication error". Mendip District Council claimed the workers "misunderstood" when asked to use a cemetery for training instead. Somerset locals were left furious when they dug up an area nearby which the authority has agreed not to […]

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Sex-mad woman caught romping in Covid quarantine hotel with staff worker

Travellers entering New Zealand from all countries are obliged to complete a 14-day stay in quarantine to prevent the spread of coronavirus. But one woman, clearly a little bored with her stay in a quarantine hotel in the capital Wellington, decided to liven things up with what the authorities are describing as “an inappropriate encounter.” […]

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Top 10 pieces of advice business owners would give their younger selves

The Daily Star’s FREE newsletter is spectacular! Sign up today for the best stories straight to your inbox The average business owner endures 11 months of pitching, six reinventions of their commercial model and four years of work before finally finding success, according to a study. Research among 1,000 SME [s mall and medium-sized enterprises] […]

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Inside remote tribe who batter each other with sticks to get a bride

Stunning images show young tribesmen dripping with blood as they fight with sticks with the last man standing winning a bride. Spanish photographer Xavier Gil Tabios, 62, witnessed the outlawed "Donga" contests while staying with the Suri people for seven days in the Omo Valley, Ethiopia. In one image, a young man prepared for the […]

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Rookie pilots have left RAF Chinook helicopter trapped in muddy field for days

A 100-foot long Chinook helicopter has been stuck in a muddy field for days after rookie pilots made an emergency landing in a farmer’s waterlogged pasture. The Chinook is the RAF’s heavy-lifting workhorse, which can haul anything from 55 fully-armed troops to the fearsome MGM-32 "Lance" missile system in and out of combat zones The […]

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Shocking video captures aftermath of powerful explosion that rocked city centre

Shocking video capturing the aftermath of an explosion in Nashville has emerged on social media. The blast happened in the downtown area of Nashville city in Tennessee, the US, around 6.40am local time morning. In the video live streamed on Facebook shows residents screaming in terror as they walk out of their buildings near the […]

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Boxer, 17, collapsed seconds after fight and died after ‘excessive’ training

A 17-year-old boxer suffered a seizure after a fight and tragically died after going through “excessive over-training”, an inquest heard. Edward Bilbey, who suffered from a heart condition, took part in a three-round bout in South Normanton, Derbyshire, on March 24, 2017. He “doubled forward” onto the ropes and threw up while waiting for the […]

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Cruel man pledges to ‘catch a whale’ and fat shame women in supermarkets

This year, social media has boosted positive and set a strong mood for the difficult months many of us have faced. But the online world is also home to negativity, trolls and shameful revelations. One example is a vile man who sparked fury after uploading an offencive video on TikTok announcing plans to publicly shaming […]