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Smartly dressed man climbed to top of hill in slip-on shoes then just lay down and died

| blog, L&B World, World | January 18, 2016

CCTV footage dated 11/12/15 of a mystery man at Manchester Piccadilly station, and who was later found dead at a remote moorland beauty spot. The white male aged between, 65 and 75, was found fully clothed by a cyclist on December 12 near a hill known as the Indian's Head, an outcrop near the top of Dovestones Reservoir near Oldham.
The mystery man captured on CCTV on the London underground (Picture: MEN)

Detectives are scratching their heads after a smartly-dressed pensioner wearing slip-on shoes walked up the Pennines and appeared to lay down and die.

The unidentified man, thought to be in his 70s, started his journey in London – taking a train to Manchester… Read the full story

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Woman films ‘men asking her for sex and groping her’

| blog, L&B World, World | January 18, 2016

A woman has filmed the moment she was allegedly groped and propositioned by two men.

The smartphone footage from Stockholm, Sweden, showed her arguing with the men after they had apparently mistaken her for a prostitute.

They could be heard constantly asking her for sex as she kept on refusing during a walk in Södermanland County.

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Men ‘plotted to murder police officer or soldier in drive-by scooter ISIS attack’, court hears

| blog, L&B World, World | January 18, 2016

Tarik Hassane, Suhaib Majeed, Nyall Hamlett and Nathan Cuffy in the dock at the Old Bailey where they are on trial for terrorist offences.
(L to R) Tarik Hassane, Suhaib Majeed, Nyall Hamlett and Nathan Cuffy in the dock at the Old Bailey (Picture: PA)

Four young men plotted to murder a police officer or soldier in one or more Islamic State-inspired terrorist attack on the streets of London, a court has heard.

Nathan Cuffy, 26, Nyall Hamlett, 25, Suhaib Majeed, 21, and Tarik Hassane, 22, all from west London, are on trial for conspiracy to murder and preparation of terrorist acts. Some of them are also variously charged with firearms… Read the full story

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There’s a really easy way to do times tables on your hands

| blog, L&B World, World | January 18, 2016

What! You’re only revealing this now!?

For many of us, this handy times tables method comes ten years too late.

But someone’s come up with a quick and easy way to work out simple multiplications using our own digits.

Let’s use 7×7 as an example.

Assume that your scrunched up hand already carries the value of five. 

(Picture: Delphine Maury/YouTube)
(Picture: Delphine Maury/YouTube)

So to make seven,… Read the full story

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Woman admits on Facebook that she killed her boyfriend

| blog, L&B World, World | January 18, 2016

Nakasia James 'confessed' on Facebook to killing her boyfriend
Nakasia James ‘confessed’ on Facebook to killing her boyfriend

A woman has been arrested after she admitted on Facebook that she had stabbed her boyfriend to death.

Nakasia James posted online that she’d killed Dorian Powell, 21, last week adding that she was on the run from police.

But she’s now been caught and arrested in San Bernardino, California.

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Facebook murder

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It’s so cold that a woman actually got frostbite on her eyeball

| blog, Health, L&B World, World | January 18, 2016

Climber Bronco Lane lost his toes to frostbite on Everest (Picture: REX/Shutterstock)
Climber Bronco Lane lost his toes to frostbite on Everest (Picture: REX/Shutterstock)

Just in case you needed something else to be terrified of, it turns out you can get frostbite on your eye.

And we don’t mean on your eyelid – we mean you can get frostbite on your actual eyeball.

One unfortunate woman, Brenda Mackey, had to leave an sledding race in Alaska after she contracted the rare condition.

Temperatures were in ‘the low single digits’ farenheit – or minus temperatures in celcius – according to Alaska Dispatch News.

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Drunk dad abandoned his baby to punch his friend in the face

| Australia, blog, L&B World, World | January 18, 2016

Disturbing footage has emerged of a drunk dad abandoning his baby alone to chase after a friend and knock him out.

His son was left in a pram – not buckled in – at the top of a perilous flight of stairs in Thirroul train station on the New South Wales coast, Australia.

The dad, meanwhile, runs after his friend and knocks him unconscious in two punches.

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Woman agrees to go on date with man who hacked Tinder on her lost phone

| blog, L&B World, Tinder, World | January 18, 2016

Monica Cook 'Your phone is safe and in good (looking) hands': Romantic man finds woman's phone on a train, updates her Facebook status, swipes right on her Tinder for himself offers to take her out for a drink.
Monica Cook didn’t seem to mind her Tinder had been hacked (Picture: Facebook)

Finding a woman’s phone on a train and then liking yourself on her Tinder profile is not creepy at all.

That’s if you believe Australian DJ Monica Cook, who is now planning to go on a date with the man who did this to her.

Yep, she’s going to buy the mysterious ‘Luke’ a drink to thank him for Read the full story

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#IsisStrongPoints: ‘Cause there has to be some plus side to joining a ‘vicious death cult’?

| blog, Islamic State (Isis), L&B World, World | January 18, 2016

#isisstrongpoints
#isisstrongpoints

Yesterday Jeremy Corbyn appeared to discuss the possibility of back channel talks with Daesh, arguing that the government previously had talks with the IRA and the Taliban.

We have to think about the terror group’s strong points and weak points in order to ‘challenge its ideology,’ Corbyn said on the Andrew Marr show.

So people on Twitter decided to help him out with some battlefield analysis.

Here are some of the ‘strong points’ they singled out…

At least you know what you’re getting

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It’s Martin Luther King Jr Day – here’s why we still need it

| blog, L&B World, Martin Luther King Jr, Racism, World | January 18, 2016

Retelling the lead-up to Martin Luther King's speech brought history to life (Picture: PA)
The man himself. (Picture: PA)

In the US, Martin Luther King Jr Day is a Federal holiday that falls on the third Monday of every January, in honour of the birthday of the Civil Rights Movement spokesperson and figurehead.

Although King was assassinated in 1968, the holiday wasn’t first celebrated until 1986, after President Ronald Reagan signed it into law, and it wasn’t acknowledged in all 50 states until 2000. He’s one of only three people – the others being George Washington and Christopher Columbus – to have a national holiday honouring them.

The Civil Rights Movement might be taught in… Read the full story

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