Wed05272015

LAST_UPDATEWed, 27 May 2015 1pm

Thief Caught After Wearing Man Utd Shirt – With His NAME On The Back

A BUNGLING thief was caught red-handed after shoplifting while wearing a Manchester United football shirt – with his name printed on the back.

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Queen Elizabeth To Unveil EU Referendum Plans As UK Parliament Opens

LONDON: Britain's Queen Elizabeth (pix) will set out the government's plans for a European Union membership referendum on Wednesday as Prime Minister David Cameron faces pressure to explain when it will be held and what changes to the EU he wants before then.

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Church Hosts 'NAKED Parties And Twerking Contests – And Students Can't Get Enough'

Students (not pictured) have flocked to the churchSTUDENTS have flocked to a church – because it apparently hosts booze-fuelled naked parties.

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Danish Radio Station Kills Rabbit Live On Air ‘To Highlight Animal Cruelty’

A Danish radio station has defended itself after a baby rabbit was killed live on air.

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Hundreds Die In India Heatwave

More than 1000 people have died because of soaring temperatures in parts of southern and northern India, with the heatwave expected to continue this week.

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US Urges Greater Transparency In Journalist’s Trial In Iran

The United States is pressing Iran for more information about Jason Rezaian, a Washington Post reporter who went on trial Tuesday on charges including espionage.

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Draft Bill On Transsexuals Sent To Iran Parliament

Illustration purpose onlyTEHRAN: A bill that would provide better protection for transsexuals in Iran has been sent to researchers in parliament, the ISNA news agency quoted an official as saying on Tuesday.

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Teenager Jailed For Downloading Bomb-Building Plans To Playstation

A 14-year-old boy from Austria who downloaded bomb-making plans onto his PlayStation has been sentenced to a two-year jail term after pleading guilty to terrorism charges.

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Media CEOs Dominate Ranks Of Top-Paid Executives

NEW YORK - They’re not Hollywood stars, they’re not TV personalities and they don’t play in a rock band, but their pay packages are in the same league. Six of the 10 highest-paid CEOs last year worked in the media industry, according to a study carried out by executive compensation data firm Equilar and The Associated Press.

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Hamas Is Accused Of Using Gaza War As Cover To Torture And Kill Palestinians

JERUSALEM — The militant group Hamas used last summer’s war with Israel in the Gaza Strip to carry out extrajudicial killings of at least 23 Palestinians accused of collaborating with Israel and to torture dozens of others, including political rivals, Amnesty International charged in a report issued early Wednesday.

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