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One of the Indian women sentenced to be gang-raped speaks of her fear

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

Indian students of Saint Joseph Degree college participate in an anti-rape protest in Hyderabad on September 13, 2013. The judge hearing the case of four men convicted for a shocking gang rape on a bus in New Delhi in December 2012 sentenced them to death. AFP PHOTO / Noah SEELAM (Photo credit should read NOAH SEELAM/AFP/Getty Images)
The sentence meted our on the girls (not pictured) has been met with world-wide condemnation (Picture: NOAH SEELAM/AFP/Getty Images)

One of the sisters sentenced to be gang-raped in India has spoken out about her terrifying ordeal.

Meenakshi Kumari, 23, and her 15-year-old sister fled her village after the elders decided they were to be gang-raped as punishment for their brother who ran away with a married woman.

She now lives in fear… Read the full story

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Woman uploads pic to Facebook, doesn’t realise her huge sex toy is in the background

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

(The Imgur picture has since been removed)

Well these two women look like they are having a lovely time together…

… however their smiles will probably be turned upside-down after they realise this photo (which was uploaded to Facebook) features a massive sex toy in the background.

Obviously some heartless (or hilarious) person grabbed the picture and uploaded it to Imgur, where it has been viewed more than a million times.

Perhaps hoping to save the women’s dignities, some people online have theorised that the implement is in fact a ‘handshake practitioner’.

We’re not convinced though.

The original posted uploaded the image with the caption: ‘I wonder what her family members are thinking right now?’

*This post has been updated to remove the image after it was taken down from Imgur

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Man suffers ‘life-threatening injuries’ after being stabbed at Notting Hill Carnival

| blog, L&B World, Notting Hill Carnival, UK | August 31, 2015

Mandatory Credit: Photo by REX Shutterstock (5016771r).. A row of police officers stand guard at a street leading to the Notting Hill Carnival... Notting Hill Carnival, London, Britain - 31 August 2015.. ..
(Picture: REX Shutterstock)

A man is has been rushed to hospital with ‘life-threatening injuries’ after being stabbed at Notting Hill Carnival.

Three 18-year-old males were arrested on suspicion of causing grievous bodily harm after the incident in London’s street festival today.

The victim, believed to be in his 20s, presented himself to a London Ambulance Service treatment centre near Ladbroke Grove, before being rushed to hospital.

His condition has since been upgraded to ‘serious but stable’.

The arrest of the three teenagers brings the total number of people arrested at this year’s carnival to 200.

MORE: Notting… Read the full story

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Watch this heart beating OUTSIDE of a body thanks to new transplant method

| blog, L&B World, Weird | August 31, 2015

Warning: This might put you off your dinner

This incredible video shows a fully functional heart beating outside of a human body.

The new ‘heart in a box’ keeps donor hearts alive after being taken from a body, meaning they can remain usable for much longer before being placed in a patient’s body.

The method is expected to save thousands of lives, and has already helped bring a young father back from the brink of death.

Lee Hall, 26, was diagnosed with heart failure aged 14 and had a medical pump fitted to keep him alive.

However recently the pump cables became infected, and Lee was told he needed to find a… Read the full story

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‘Biggest Apple hack ever’ hits iPhones – how to tell if you’re affected

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


(Picture Getty)
(Picture Getty)

Hackers have used a hi-tech computer virus to steal Apple account details from 225,000 iPhones in what is thought to be the biggest theft of its kind.

The hack has hit 225,000 users from 18 countries including China, France, Russia, Japan, United Kingdom, United States, Canada, Germany, Australia, Israel, Italy, Spain, Singapore, and South Korea.

The attack used malicious software (malware) called KeyRaider, which steals account details from infected iPhones, according to researchers Palo Alto Networks.

Some victims have already seen fraudulent charges on their accounts – where the criminals use account details to download premium apps for other devices.

At least one user has seen their device locked and been presented with a ransom demand.

Palo Alto networks says that the malware only affects jailbroken… Read the full story

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What Jeremy Corbyn ACTUALLY said about Osama Bin Laden’s death being a tragedy

| blog, Boris Johnson, Jeremy Corbyn, L&B World, Labour Party, UK | August 31, 2015

CARDIFF, WALES - AUGUST 11: Labour leadership candidate Jeremy Corbyn speaks to the press ahead of a rally at the Mercure Holland House hotel on August 11, 2015 in Cardiff, Wales. Earlier he addressed supporters at a gathering at the memorial stones to Welsh Labour hero and NHS creator Aneurin Bevan in Tredegar, Wales. (Photo by Matthew Horwood/Getty Images)
People are rounding on Jez’s comments on Osama (Picture: Getty)

The Corbyn haters are out in force again.

They’ve got literally no chill, they won’t even let JC live it up at Notting Hill Carnival in peace.

Now he’s being criticised for describing the death of notorious terrorist Osama bin Laden as a ‘tragedy’.

Footage has emerged of the silver-haired socialist giving an interview following the death of the al-Qaeda… Read the full story

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How to cause mischief with a big pile of rubber ducks

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

If you are need of a chuckle this rainy bank holiday then this could do the trick.

This video of a ‘Duck Army’ has had more than 1.8 million views online.

It was posted on YouTube Kevin123 who says that he set off a trolley of squeaky ducks to embarrass his girlfriend while they were out shopping.

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Duck army video takes YouTube by storm Source: YouTube/kevin237
The video has had more than 1.8 million views (Picture: YouTube/kevin237)

The video shows him squeezing one duck before… Read the full story

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Cars being crashed at 125mph is just as terrifying as you would think

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

It might come as a surprise, but driving a car at 200kph (125mph) is pretty dangerous.

Just to prove this blindingly obvious fact, a Swiss company has been filming some controlled simulations of 200kph car crashes.

The results will no doubt want to make you ease of the accelerator a little.

Crumple zones and seat-belts won’t help anyone at this speed, particularly when one of the vehicles is sandwiched between another car and a barrier.

While the number of road deaths in the UK has been steadily decreasing over the past decade, 2013 still saw 785 car users die on Britain’s roads.

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Intelligent robot tells interviewer, ‘I’ll keep you safe in my people zoo’

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

(PBS Nova)
(PBS Nova)

An ‘intelligent’ robot offered a truly chilling answer to an interviewer’s question, ‘Will robots take over the world?’

‘Don’t worry, even if I evolve into Terminator, I’ll keep you warm and safe in my people zoo, where I can watch you for ol’ times sake,’ the bearded robot intoned.

His interviewer, from PBS, is visibly taken aback by the answer.

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The robot – modelled after Philip K Dick, the novelist whose work inspired Blade Runner – uttered the terrifying words in an interview with PBS in 2011, in response to the question, ‘Will robots take over the world?.

The robot intoned, ‘Jeez, dude. You all have… Read the full story

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Pieces of ‘the world’s oldest Koran’ discovered in Birmingham

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

An Islamic manuscript which has been identified as one of the world's oldest fragments of the Koran on show at the University of Birmingham. PRESS ASSOCIATION Photo. Picture date: Wednesday July 22, 2015. Radiocarbon analysis has dated the now "globally significant" parchment bearing the text to a period between AD 568 and 645 with 95.4% accuracy. The manuscript will go on public display at the university's Barber Institute of Fine Arts in October. See PA story RELIGION Koran. Photo credit should read: Joe Giddens/PA Wire
Pages from the manuscript (Picture: Joe Giddens/PA Wire)

Pieces of a Koran which might be older than the Prophet Muhammad have been discovered in Birmingham.

Fragments of the religious text, which are believed to be up to 1,448 years old, were discovered… Read the full story

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