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Jack the Ripper may have finally been unmasked

| blog, L&B World, UK | August 1, 2015

Coroner Wynne Baxter conducting the inquest into the murder of Annie Chapman at the Working Lads' Institute, Whitechapel Road  Source:  'The Pictorial News' 15 September 1888  MUST ATTRIBUTE AUTHOR:  "Webaxter". Licensed under PD-US via Wikipedia - https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/File:Webaxter.jpg#/media/File:Webaxter.jpg
Francis Craig is circled (Source: The Pictorial News)

The Jack the Ripper riddle may finally have been solved.

Mary Jane Kelly, the world’s most famous serial killer’s final victim, might have murdered as an act of vengeance from her ex-husband – Francis Spurzheim Craig.

The East End prostitute’s body will now exhumed and her DNA tested to see whether there might be any truth in the new theory, after permission was given from The Ministry of Justice.

Francis Craig was 51 and working as a reporter covering the criminal courts and inquests… Read the full story

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A man accidentally shot himself when a bullet ricocheted off an armadillo

| blog, L&B World, World | August 1, 2015

PONTE VEDRA BEACH, FL - MAY 05:  An armadillo is seen around the golf course during a practice round prior to the start of THE PLAYERS Championship held at THE PLAYERS Stadium course at TPC Sawgrass on May 5, 2010 in Ponte Vedra Beach, Florida.  (Photo by Richard Heathcote/Getty Images)
Armadillos – almost bulletproof (Picture: Getty)

So apparently armadillos are bulletproof – who knew?

A Texan man ended up in hospital with gunshot wounds after he opened fire on an armadillo.

Which is a pretty rapid case of karma coming bite to bite somebody in the ass.

Cass County officials say the man suffered a graze to the head after he fired at the heavily-armoured creature and the bullet ricocheted off and hit him.

The man was taken from… Read the full story

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Molly the dog is reunited with owner 7 years after being kidnapped

| blog, L&B World, News | August 1, 2015

Dated: 31/07/2015 Dog owner Brian Berry, from Houghton le Spring, Tyne and Wear, who has been reunited with Molly, his beloved pet Jack Russell, SEVEN YEARS after the dog and her pups were stolen from him, with the pair finally reunited almost 200 miles from home in Leamington Spa. See story and VIDEO by North News
Brian Berry has been reunited with his Jack Russell Molly after eight years. (Picture: North News)

A retired mechanic is getting to know his best friend all over again- seven years after she was kidnapped.

Brian Berry, 68, never expected to see Molly the Jack Russell again after she and her puppies were stolen in the middle of the night.

But Molly and Brian are finally back together after cops raided… Read the full story

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Mark Zuckerberg is having a baby!

| blog, L&B World, World | August 1, 2015

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Mark Zuckerberg is expecting his first child with his wife Priscilla Chan.

The Facebook boss made the announcement in a Facebook post – saying the couple are expecting a baby daughter.

He wrote: ‘This will be a new chapter in our lives. We’ve already been so fortunate for the opportunity to touch people’s lives around the world — Cilla as a doctor and educator, and me through this community and philanthropy. Now we’ll focus on making the world a better place for our child and the next generation.’

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While he didn’t say when the baby was due, he revealed that the couple had gone through three miscarriages together in the last two years.

He said: ‘We want to share one experience to start. We’ve been trying to have a child for a couple of years and have had three miscarriages along the way.

‘You feel so hopeful when… Read the full story

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Naked rambler who wishes walkers ‘good morning’ is on the loose in Cambridgeshire

| blog, L&B World, News | August 1, 2015

A naked old man, strutting through the countryside with everything hanging loose is probably not what you want to see while out walking your dog.

But it seems that is exactly what is going on in Cambridgeshire following reports of a naked rambler.

The man is believed to be a ‘respectable businessman’and a ‘polite naturist’ who pulls on his shorts whenever he sees anyone coming.

He also apparently greets them good morning.

A new 'naked rambler' often spotted on a conservation area may be told to cover up - after complaints.  See MASONS story MNNAKED.  The elderly man, believed to be a 'respectable businessman', is said to be a 'polite' naturist.  Conservationists says he 'pulls on his… <a href=Read the full story

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Cecil the lion’s cubs are being protected by his brother

| blog, Editor's Picks, L&B World, UK | August 1, 2015

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There is a glimmer of hope for the survival of Cecil the lion’s cubs.

After Cecil the lion was shot dead by American dentists Walt Palmer earlier this month there had been fears that a rival male lion would kill them.

But researchers at Oxford University’s Wildlife Conservation Unit have said the lion’s brother Jericho has started protecting the cubs – raising hopes of their survival.

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Often male lions will kill the cubs of other male lions so they can father their own offspring with females in the pride.

David MacDonald, a project leader the the conservation unit, said: ‘The natural law in lion society is that when a male dies and his weakened coalition is usurped, the new incoming males kill their predecessors’ cubs. This may not happen because Cecil’s brother is still holding the fort.’

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‘Osama bin Laden’s sister and stepmother among four dead in car auction plane crash in Hampshire’

| blog, L&B World, UK | August 1, 2015

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The scene at the car auction (Picture: Grabs)

Osama bin Laden’s stepmother, sister and brother-in-law are reportedly among four people who died when a private jet crashed into a car auction in Hampshire.

The £7 million Phenom 300 jet, owned by the family through company Salem Aviation, erupted into a huge fireball after overshooting the runway while trying to land at Blackbushe Airport at 3.09pm yesterday.

Four people died in the crash, including the Jordanian pilot, bin Laden’s stepmother Rajaa Hashim, his half-sister Sana bin Laden and her husband Zuhair Hashim, after the jet exploded when it hit a carpark at the British Car Auction.

Bin Laden’s sister and stepmother being among the dead was reported by Saudi… Read the full story

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