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NFL apologizes to Muslim Husain Abdullah who was penalized for praying

NFL apologizes to Muslim Husain Abdullah who was penalized for praying

Husain Abdullah received a 15-yard unsportsmanlike conduct penalty after he performed the Sajdah during Monday night's football game According to the former Vice President of Officiating in the...
Shopkeeper facing unpaid bills hanged himself after British Gas arrived to cut off electricity

Shopkeeper facing unpaid bills hanged himself after British Gas arrived to cut off electricity

Anthony Waters was serving customers when British Gas staff turned upHe was facing energy bills of £5,000 and told gasmen he could raise £1,000Inquest hears...
England's 10 LEAST popular tourist attractions revealed

England's 10 LEAST popular tourist attractions revealed

Beacon Hill Fort is the least visited tourist attraction in EnglandThe World War II radar tower came last in VisitEngland's surveryThe tourism body studied 1,279...
David Cameron lets slip details of conversations with the Queen AGAIN

David Cameron lets slip details of conversations with the Queen AGAIN

PM allegedly told MPs how the Queen once had to be corrected over artQueen said she had the original of a portrait hanging in ChequersThe...
Would you drink a pepperoni pizza cocktail?: Alcoholic drink containing CHEESE and MEAT inspired by the flavours of Domino's to be served at London bar

Would you drink a pepperoni pizza cocktail?: Alcoholic drink containing CHEESE and MEAT inspired by the flavours of Domino's to be served at London bar

Called Pepperoni Passion cocktail, made using vodka and pizza ingredients Contains tomato juice, mozzarella cheese and four slices of pepperoni It costs £8.50 at the London Cocktail...

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NFL apologizes to Muslim Husain Abdullah who was penalized for praying

Husain Abdullah received a 15-yard unsportsmanlike conduct penalty after he performed the Sajdah during Monday night's football game According to the former Vice President of Officiating in the ...

Shopkeeper facing unpaid bills hanged himself after British Gas arrived to cut off electricity

Anthony Waters was serving customers when British Gas staff turned upHe was facing energy bills of £5,000 and told gasmen he could raise £1,000Inquest hears ...

England's 10 LEAST popular tourist attractions revealed

Beacon Hill Fort is the least visited tourist attraction in EnglandThe World War II radar tower came last in VisitEngland's surveryThe tourism body studied 1,279 ...

David Cameron lets slip details of conversations with the Queen AGAIN

PM allegedly told MPs how the Queen once had to be corrected over artQueen said she had the original of a portrait hanging in ChequersThe ...

Would you drink a pepperoni pizza cocktail?: Alcoholic drink containing CHEESE and MEAT inspired by the flavours of Domino's to be served at London bar

Called Pepperoni Passion cocktail, made using vodka and pizza ingredients Contains tomato juice, mozzarella cheese and four slices of pepperoni It costs £8.50 at the London Cocktail ...

The amazing moment a FIVE metre shark sunk its teeth into another great white only HALF the size

Adam Malski was diving off the Neptune Islands in South AustraliaA shark measuring 2.6m ate the bait off the side of their boatWhen another great ...

Mother returns from Tesco to find illegal immigrant sitting on her drive

Jacky Goodfellow, 40, gave the 23-year-old Eritrean snacks as they chattedHe said he was a science graduate and wanted asylum to become a teacherThe pair ...

Execution of Iranian woman due to be hanged for killing man who 'raped her' is postponed at the last minute after calling her mother to say goodbye 

Reyhaneh Jabbari was to be hanged tomorrow morning at a prisonShe was found guilty of murdering an Iranian intelligence operative Her mother recounted her final ...

George Clooney and Amal Alamuddin first pictures from wedding are revealed

Amal's mother Baria Alamuddin gushed that the couple 'radiated love all night' George's father Nick Clooney gave a heartfelt speech where he said the newlyweds ...

British schoolgirl Yusra Hussien thought to have fled to join ISIS was A-grade student

Yusra Hussien reported missing by her parents from Bristol home last weekShe's believed to have met another girl, 17, and flown to Turkey with herOther ...