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Man live streams himself carrying out burglary on Periscope

| blog, L&B World, UK | July 31, 2015

We’ve reached peak internet.

Someone appears to have live broadcast themselves carrying out a burglary using the mobile app Periscope.

The POV footage begins with the man, who can be heard heavily breathing throughout, smashing a glass door panel and crawling into an apartment somewhere in the Netherlands.

The man, who posted the one-minute-long footage from an anonymous source, is then pawing through the resident’s belongings.

First he is seen taking something from a medicine cabinet, where he removes what appears to be a jewellery box.

Burglar Live Streams Burglary on Periscope Credit: Periscope

Next he takes a silver money tin and what appear to… Read the full story

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Police hunt gang caught on CCTV breaking into home armed with shotgun

| blog, CCTV footage, L&B World, London, Metropolitan Police, UK | July 31, 2015

CCTV footage has been released of four masked men armed with a crowbar and a shotgun breaking into an East London home and stealing jewellry.

Scotland Yard are now hunting the suspects who smashed their way into the Romford property where three people in their twenties and thirties were at home.

Two members of this violent gang arrived in a Porsche sports car before they were joined by two more in a Black Mercedes.

A pair of CCTV cameras recorded their activities before one was smashed in by a suspect with his crowbar.

The men can then be seen on the doorstep camera taking it in turns to kick the door in.

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The Russian Government want to ban gay emojis :^(

| blog, Emoji, L&B World, Russia, Tech | July 31, 2015

Russia wants to ban gay emojis (Picture: Apple)
Russia wants to ban gay emojis (Picture: Apple)

Emojis showing same sex affection could be banned under President Putin’s crackdown on ‘gay propaganda’.

Most people think the pictures are positive representations of loving gay or lesbian relationships.

But according to Russian government officials, gay emojis encourage ‘untraditional sexual relations among minors’.

Although the teeny images are most often used to simply illustrate texts, social media posts or even tell your other half what junk food to buy on the way home – an investigation has been launched to discover if they have a rather more sinister use.

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Cecil the lion speaks to ‘animal psychic’ from beyond the grave (apparently)

| blog, L&B World, World | July 31, 2015

FILE - In this image takem from a November 2012 video made available by Paula French, a well-known, protected lion known as Cecil strolls around in Hwange National Park, in Hwange, Zimbabwe. Zimbabwe's wildlife minister says extradition is being sought for Walter Palmer, the American dentist who killed a Cecil.  (Paula French via AP)
Cecil back in the day (Picture: AP)

An ‘animal communicator’ claims to have spoken to the spirit of Cecil the lion, and it turns out he was quite a deep thinker.

In what is we like to think was a Mufasa-type appearance in the clouds, Karen Anderson says she ‘connected’ with the animal after he was killed in Zimbabwe by dentist Walter James Palmer.

I know, we’re sceptics too, but let’s just go with… Read the full story

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Teenager has to pay Lord Alan Sugar £100 after racially abusing him on Twitter

| Alan Sugar, blog, L&B World, The Apprentice, UK | July 31, 2015

Lord Alan Sugar 'This Morning' TV Programme, London, Britain. - 26 Oct 2010 EDITORIAL USE ONLY / NO MERCHANDISING  Mandatory Credit: Photo by Ken McKay / Rex Features ( 1239585f )
Lord Alan Sugar was happy with the sentence (Picture: Rex)

A teenager has to pay Lord Alan Sugar £100 after racially abusing him on Twitter.

The 17-year-old, who cannot be named for legal reasons, sent the Apprentice star vile messages.

The boy from Preston, Lancashire, pleaded guilty on Wednesday to tweeting the insults.

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A paralysed man has become the first person to walk again thanks to robot called Rex

| blog, L&B World, News | July 31, 2015

Science is awesome.

People who have been paralysed in horrific accidents have been given fresh hope after scientists invented a robot they can control with their brain.

The electronicrobotic exoskeleton, called Rex, straps on to the body, allowing people to walk.

It is usually controlled by a joy but scientists have now developed a version patients can control with their mind.

Rob Camm, 21, who was paralysed from the neck down just one week before he was due to go off to university, is the is the first person to try it out

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Jeremy Corbyn has an unlikely new cheerleader… Nigel Farage

| blog, Jeremy Corbyn, L&B World, Labour Party, Nigel Farage, UK, UKIP | July 31, 2015

Jeremy Corbyn's latest cheerleader is... Nigel Farage?! COCMP

Labour leadership favourite Jeremy Corbyn has received some unlikely backing.

The silver-haired socialist has gone from strength to strength in the leadership contest after an influx of supporters paid £3 to join the party to vote for him.

But his latest cheerleader is quite… erm, unexpected.

Ukip pint-swigger Nigel Farage has praised Jeremy Corbyn, because he actually ‘stands for something’.

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Politically, Corbyn and Farage are at opposite ends of the spectrum, but that didn’t stop the Ukip leader showing some support.

Speaking yesterday at the Say No Believe in Britain campaign at the Emmanuel Centre in London, Farage said: ‘I don’t particularly support Jeremy Corbyn’s politics, but at least… Read the full story

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Police launch murder investigation after woman dies of ‘multiple injuries’ in east London house

| blog, L&B World, London, Murder, UK | July 31, 2015

A woman died of 'multiple serious injuries last night (Picture: Google)
A woman died of ‘multiple serious injuries last night (Picture: Google)

Police in east London have launched a murder investigation after a woman died of critical injuries.

A woman in her 20s died after suffering critical injuries to her upper body.

Police officers and the London Ambulance Service were called to a home on Eversleigh Road in East Ham, London, at 8.12pm last night.

Paramedics attempted to treat the woman but she died within minutes at the scene.

London Ambulance Service confirm the woman had sustained ‘multiple serious injuries’.

Detective Chief Inspector Rob Pack, of the Homicide and Major Crime Command, is leading the investigation.

A man was arrested on suspicion of murder in the early hours of Friday morning, he… Read the full story

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Incredible pictures show migrants clinging to the top of lorries as they arrive in Folkestone

| blog, Calais, France, L&B World, UK | July 31, 2015

FOLKESTONE, ENGLAND - JULY 31:  Two migrants cling to the roof of a freight truck as it leaves the Eurotunnel terminal on July 31, 2015 in Folkestone, England. Hundreds of migrants are continuing to attempt to enter the Channel Tunnel in Calais, France and onto trains heading to the United Kingdom.  (Photo by Peter Macdiarmid/Getty Images)
Two migrants cling to the roof of a freight truck (Picture: Getty Images)

These extraordinary images show the lengths desperate migrants are willing to go to in order to get into the UK.

In the pictures two men cling the roof of a freight truck as it leaves the Folkestone Eurotunnel terminal this morning.

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