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Boyfriend has brilliant response to random guy trying to tell off his girlfriendright to self govern their bodies and yes, their "tone"— please consider undoi
Boyfriend has brilliant response to random guy trying to tell off his girlfriend
metro / Posted 9 hours ago
right to self govern their bodies and yes, their "tone"— please consider undoing the damage that attitudes like nick's cause by donating to my local Rape Recovery Center. https://t.co/QMKJAXmXUi The FixThe daily lifestyle email from Metro... Read more
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27 things that seriously annoy anyone who works in a shoplearns your name and suddenly acts like they are a member of your family who de
27 things that seriously annoy anyone who works in a shop
metro / Posted 10 hours ago
learns your name and suddenly acts like they are a member of your family who deserves special treatment. 26. Add on sales making you never want to see a four pack of Rolos for £1 ever again. The FixThe daily lifestyle email from M... Read more
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This woman transformed her flat into a mini jungle with 500 plantspotted bush. Yup. That’s a lot of watering. ‘I nearly doubled my plant collec
This woman transformed her flat into a mini jungle with 500 plants
metro / Posted 11 hours ago
potted bush. Yup. That’s a lot of watering. ‘I nearly doubled my plant collection in three years time,’ Summer told metro.co.uk.(Picture: Shawn Brackbill for Source4Style) ‘You can say it’s sort of an obsession.’ The transformation of... Read more
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Recovered anorexic demonstrates how 'manipulative' photo-editing apps can bewith so-called ‘face fixing’ apps.(Picture: Megan Jayne Crabbe/Instagram) At t
Recovered anorexic demonstrates how 'manipulative' photo-editing apps can be
metro / Posted 12 hours ago
with so-called ‘face fixing’ apps.(Picture: Megan Jayne Crabbe/Instagram) At the time, she said: ‘I don’t believe that every trace of life needs to edited out of my face for it to be beautiful. The FixThe daily lifestyle email from Metr... Read more
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Chowder the chow chow is an Instagram star for our timesbills. In these times, Chowder contemplates. He searches for answers. And wi
Chowder the chow chow is an Instagram star for our times
metro / Posted 12 hours ago
bills. In these times, Chowder contemplates. He searches for answers. And with a little help from his friends… …He gets through it. He finds things to get excited about. And inspires us all. The FixThe daily lifestyle email from Metro.... Read more
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You can now buy Pokemon Egg bath bombs and they're amazingever made.(Picture: Imgur)She demonstrated how effective the bath bombs are for
You can now buy Pokemon Egg bath bombs and they're amazing
metro / Posted 13 hours ago
ever made.(Picture: Imgur)She demonstrated how effective the bath bombs are for other potential buyers(Picture: Imgur)And of course she totally wanted to show off her new Pokemon(Picture: Imgur) The FixThe daily lifestyle email from Metr... Read more
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Girl falls asleep in a chair at uni, internet decide to have some fun with hercommented: ‘I was an art student. I slept inside my sculpture a few times.’ Cu
Girl falls asleep in a chair at uni, internet decide to have some fun with her
metro / Posted 14 hours ago
commented: ‘I was an art student. I slept inside my sculpture a few times.’ Currently there has been no update as to whether the girl pictured has found out she’s become an internet sensation. The FixThe daily lifestyle email from Met... Read more
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The reason men are less eco-friendly than women will have you face-palmingreally need to go back to the drawing board. And (some) men need to stop being
The reason men are less eco-friendly than women will have you face-palming
metro / Posted 17 hours ago
really need to go back to the drawing board. And (some) men need to stop being such d*cks. So just a heads up, guys – you’re all super manly and we believe you could ALL fight a bear if needed. The FixThe daily lifestyle email from Metr... Read more
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Do you suffer from introvert hangovers?means introverts can feel overstimulated. Thus, the need for withdrawal. As Ca
Do you suffer from introvert hangovers?
metro / Posted 18 hours ago
means introverts can feel overstimulated. Thus, the need for withdrawal. As Carter notes, ‘The only real cure for an “introvert” hangover is solitude.’ And to not feel guilty about it. The FixThe daily lifestyle email f... Read more
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Woman has no time for guy trying to body shame US Olympic gymnastsI tweet, aside from gaining a few laughs, my ultimate goal is to get people to
Woman has no time for guy trying to body shame US Olympic gymnasts
metro / Posted 18 hours ago
I tweet, aside from gaining a few laughs, my ultimate goal is to get people to reflect on why they do and say the things that they do. ‘I think this tweet did a swell job.’ The FixThe daily life... Read more
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Someone destroyed this couple's pride flag, so their neighbours put up 40 morebut her neighbours’ reaction has made them feel more at home than ever. ‘What
Someone destroyed this couple's pride flag, so their neighbours put up 40 more
metro / Posted 19 hours ago
but her neighbours’ reaction has made them feel more at home than ever. ‘What they did completely overshadowed that fear and we are just overwhelmed with the kindness and generosity,’ she said. The FixThe daily lifestyle email from Metr... Read more
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Trans teen, 16, refused a haircut because barber said he was a girlhis gender. Joanna added: “What does it matter if he wears nail polish, so man
Trans teen, 16, refused a haircut because barber said he was a girl
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his gender. Joanna added: “What does it matter if he wears nail polish, so many other men do. Sam is a human being and should be treated like one. It’s 2016 and people need to remember that.’ Metro.co.uk approached the Village Barbers for com... Read more
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The reason why there's no cure for PMS will make your (menstrual) blood boilis pretty cool. (Mine’s really average. I hate being average.) So if you want
The reason why there's no cure for PMS will make your (menstrual) blood boil
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is pretty cool. (Mine’s really average. I hate being average.) So if you want to stick two fingers up at the scientists who think we’re making these cramps up, then start collecting your own data. The FixThe daily lifestyle email from Metro.c... Read more
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New mum told c-sections are 'the easy way out' shares graphic post-surgery picswrote one woman. Another added: ‘It is BRUTAL! I’m right there with you. Both
New mum told c-sections are 'the easy way out' shares graphic post-surgery pics
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wrote one woman. Another added: ‘It is BRUTAL! I’m right there with you. Both of mine were C-section deliveries.’ But as all the women also added, they would go through it all again for their kids. The FixThe daily lifestyle email from Metro.co.... Read more
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Cat behaviourist hands out ASBOs to misbehaving catsreally naughty, she hands them an ASBO. Rightly so. ‘I’ve been giving cats ASB
Cat behaviourist hands out ASBOs to misbehaving cats
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really naughty, she hands them an ASBO. Rightly so. ‘I’ve been giving cats ASBOs for a couple of years now,’ Anita told metro.co.uk.(Picture: SWNS) ‘They are posted an ASBO when they continually show anti social behaviour on my grooming... Read more
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KFC's secret fried chicken recipe might have just been revealedDavid Silverman/Getty Images) We want to believe, though. We need to believe.
KFC's secret fried chicken recipe might have just been revealed
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David Silverman/Getty Images) We want to believe, though. We need to believe. We’re convinced that this IS the key to KFC’s chicken, and we won’t take any official ‘no, it’s not’ for an answer. The FixThe daily lifestyle email from Metr... Read more
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Ridiculously cool teacher makes a rap video to welcome studentsteacher was like this then we’d probably have more PhDs, not to mention a much
Ridiculously cool teacher makes a rap video to welcome students
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teacher was like this then we’d probably have more PhDs, not to mention a much more healthy appreciation for all things musical. The only other teacher out there who could rival Reed is this guy. The FixThe daily lifestyle email from Metro.... Read more
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Should slaughterhouses be made to have CCTV?As another slaughterhouse worker gets jailed for abuse (Picture: Getty Images/M
Should slaughterhouses be made to have CCTV?
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As another slaughterhouse worker gets jailed for abuse (Picture: Getty Images/Metro.co.uk) As another abattoir worker has been caught violently beating animals before killing them, it’s time to ask – should it be compulsory for slaughterhouses to... Read more
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Tesco removes Scottish flag from fruit because of English complaintsseveral complaints about the Union flag on Scottish produce from Scotland you w
Tesco removes Scottish flag from fruit because of English complaints
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several complaints about the Union flag on Scottish produce from Scotland you will stop that as well?’ Tesco has told metro.co.uk the change was made ‘to provide consistency for customers’. ‘We mark all of our homegrown fresh berries with a... Read more
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Woman bravely documents the realities of extreme weight loss on Instagramhaven’t. It’s there. ‘I knew it was fairly inevitable when setting out on this
Woman bravely documents the realities of extreme weight loss on Instagram
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haven’t. It’s there. ‘I knew it was fairly inevitable when setting out on this journey (nearly 90lb gone!) and if the only real negative side to becoming healthier is some loose skin then so be it.’ The FixThe daily lifestyle email from Metro.co.... Read more
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47 things you only know if you work in an officeanswer. In detail. 45. You’ve never met any of the IT department in real life
47 things you only know if you work in an office
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answer. In detail. 45. You’ve never met any of the IT department in real life and you don’t even know where they’re based. 46. Office leaving collections are the only real measure of popularity. The FixThe daily lifestyle email from Metro.... Read more
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British woman gets 105th birthday wish: a cake delivered by a hunky firemanFor Ivena Smailes’ 105th birthday, she didn’t want an ordinary birthday cake—sh
British woman gets 105th birthday wish: a cake delivered by a hunky fireman
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For Ivena Smailes’ 105th birthday, she didn’t want an ordinary birthday cake—she wanted one delivered by a hot fireman. Metro.co.uk reported that Smailes, who lives in a senior home in Crawcrook, near the west coast of England, had her wish granted... Read more
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'Cheating scumbag' ex has his say after wife sells wedding dress on eBaytheir two-year anniversary. But also because a couple who were once in love ha
'Cheating scumbag' ex has his say after wife sells wedding dress on eBay
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their two-year anniversary. But also because a couple who were once in love have now ended up trading blows and discussing direct debit divorce payments via social media. Karma really is a b*tch. The FixThe daily lifestyle email from Metro.c... Read more
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Deeply satisfying Japanese cleanser bottle pushes out soap in a perfect roseupgrading to a web browser that supports HTML5 video Now let’s all take a mome
Deeply satisfying Japanese cleanser bottle pushes out soap in a perfect rose
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upgrading to a web browser that supports HTML5 video Now let’s all take a moment to gaze upon multiple videos of people creating little foam roses out of soap. I have never felt more at peace. The FixThe daily lifestyle email from Met... Read more
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Nick Grimshaw 'embarrassed' as he speaks out about dramatic car crashin September 2015. The accident took place in Stoke Newington, London, and a n
Nick Grimshaw 'embarrassed' as he speaks out about dramatic car crash
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in September 2015. The accident took place in Stoke Newington, London, and a neighbour who was also at the scene told Metro.co.uk that Nick had called the police when he arrived on the scene. His absence on Radio 1 was later explained by... Read more
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When there's an 11-old in your university chemistry classup his prize – a $10,000 scholarship to help fund their higher education expens
When there's an 11-old in your university chemistry class
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up his prize – a $10,000 scholarship to help fund their higher education expenses – at the White House Science Fair in April. Yes, he’s already met the President. And Bill Nye. He’s 11-years-old. The FixThe daily lifestyle email from Metro.co... Read more
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London's last greyhound track to be replaced with stadium for AFC Wimbledonrather than a cruel sport, to Wimbledon,’ Tom Sheppard, Head of Public Affairs
London's last greyhound track to be replaced with stadium for AFC Wimbledon
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rather than a cruel sport, to Wimbledon,’ Tom Sheppard, Head of Public Affairs for the League Against Cruel Sports, told metro.co.uk. ‘The greyhound racing industry has shown itself to be incapable of prioritising dog welfare over profit.’MORE:... Read more
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This dog loves collecting post so much, sometimes the postman has to improviseMartin’s only fan. The postman says he likes to break down the postie vs. dog
This dog loves collecting post so much, sometimes the postman has to improvise
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Martin’s only fan. The postman says he likes to break down the postie vs. dog stereotype and always has a pat on the head, or a gift, for his four-legged customers.(Picture: Martin Struder/Facebook) The FixThe daily lifestyle email from Metro.co.... Read more
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KFC now does sunscreen - it smells like chicken, but it stops you fryingSunscreen! We guess we’ll just have to wait until the collaboration with Super
KFC now does sunscreen - it smells like chicken, but it stops you frying
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Sunscreen! We guess we’ll just have to wait until the collaboration with Superdrug or something. Alternatively, just mix in some chicken gravy with your Piz Buin and you’ll get a similar result. The FixThe daily lifestyle email from Metro.... Read more
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International Slavery Remembrance Day: Slavery is not just a problem of the pastof the Slave Trade and its Abolition, remember that slavery is not purely a his
International Slavery Remembrance Day: Slavery is not just a problem of the past
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of the Slave Trade and its Abolition, remember that slavery is not purely a historical problem. It’s very much alive and well today, so educate yourself on the signs of slavery and remain vigilant. The FixThe daily lifestyle email from Metro.c... Read more
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Strictly Come Dancing completes it's line upEastEnders’ Tameka Empson, Greg Rutherford, and Lesley Joseph (Picture: Rex/Met
Strictly Come Dancing completes it's line up
metro / Posted 2 days ago
EastEnders’ Tameka Empson, Greg Rutherford, and Lesley Joseph (Picture: Rex/Metro.co.uk) The BBC have confirmed their final three contestants for this year’s Strictly Come Dancing – Birds Of A Feather actress Lesley Joseph, EastEnders’s Tameka... Read more
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Genius pre-schooler thinks hands are for 'touching balls'users a rather sceptical of the drawing, however – considering the handwriting
Genius pre-schooler thinks hands are for 'touching balls'
metro / Posted 2 days ago
users a rather sceptical of the drawing, however – considering the handwriting styles on the page are fairly different. There could be a few reasons for this: We’re hoping it’s the latter. The FixThe daily lifestyle email from... Read more
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Nick Grimshaw in car accident after 'swerving to avoid a cat'unfold, tweeting: ‘.@grimmers unhurt after this, in next street to us. Going at
Nick Grimshaw in car accident after 'swerving to avoid a cat'
metro / Posted 2 days ago
unfold, tweeting: ‘.@grimmers unhurt after this, in next street to us. Going at 10mph he swerved to avoid a cat.’ He told Metro.co.uk on Twitter that he was Nick’s neighbour and knew it was the former X Factor judge because he spoke to... Read more
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Pub writes shadiest note about their neighbours for customers leaving the barTedByuckley/Imgur) It’s kind of fair play, when you think about it. We recomme
Pub writes shadiest note about their neighbours for customers leaving the bar
metro / Posted 2 days ago
TedByuckley/Imgur) It’s kind of fair play, when you think about it. We recommend earplugs and doule glazing. Or just get down there and have a glass of wine – if you can’t beat them, join them. The FixThe daily lifestyle email from Metro... Read more
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Brits would rather stay in with their pet than go out and make new friendsshows how much we enjoy the company of our animals,’ Mark says. ‘They may not
Brits would rather stay in with their pet than go out and make new friends
metro / Posted 2 days ago
shows how much we enjoy the company of our animals,’ Mark says. ‘They may not be able to talk – but perhaps that is why we like them so much. As a nation, we really are infatuated with our animals.’ The FixThe daily lifestyle email from Metro.co.... Read more
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This burger joint is selling Poké-burgers and they're the cutest things everit tastes like a Big Mac actually – which is quite nice. The Pikachu is a bit s
This burger joint is selling Poké-burgers and they're the cutest things ever
metro / Posted 2 days ago
it tastes like a Big Mac actually – which is quite nice. The Pikachu is a bit sillier, with our ‘tiger fries’ through it.’ Each burger costs AUD$15 (approx £8.70) and is available until September 3. The FixThe daily lifestyle email from Metro.co.... Read more
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This man owns YOLO but he says we’re using the term incorrectlyphrase’s meaning: ‘Up to the point where the term became popular, we had total
This man owns YOLO but he says we’re using the term incorrectly
metro / Posted 2 days ago
phrase’s meaning: ‘Up to the point where the term became popular, we had total control of the YOLO messaging,’ Jeff tells Metro.co.uk. ‘When popular culture got hold of it, we lost a little control of the message but we felt we could outlast that... Read more
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Guy live-tweets wife's four hour mission to cancel Virgin Media contractlooking at our call notes. we're waiting for her existential scream. @virginmed
Guy live-tweets wife's four hour mission to cancel Virgin Media contract
metro / Posted 2 days ago
looking at our call notes. we're waiting for her existential scream. @virginmedia They liked Ally/Abby. In fact, John told Metro.co.uk they had no problem with any of the call centre staff, who were just trying to do their job. Their frustration... Read more
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Pringles snack pots are back (but it's not for long)to £1.25 a can to make the costs a little easier on you. Or, if you’ve already
Pringles snack pots are back (but it's not for long)
metro / Posted 2 days ago
to £1.25 a can to make the costs a little easier on you. Or, if you’ve already got enough Pringles to last you a lifetime, Asda is currently giving away 500 snack pots on their Facebook page. The FixThe daily lifestyle email from Me... Read more
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Blogger shares beautiful wedding post as inspiration to brides of all sizesgave me hope, I read it several times each time with tears in my eyes…you look
Blogger shares beautiful wedding post as inspiration to brides of all sizes
metro / Posted 2 days ago
gave me hope, I read it several times each time with tears in my eyes…you look beautiful,’ wrote another. Speaking to Metro.co.uk, Callie said she decided to write the post ‘as so often plus size women are excluded from the wedding industry.... Read more
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Metro.co.uk's Premier League team of the weekTeam of the week
Credit: Getty Images/Metro.co.uk The Premier League is q
Metro.co.uk's Premier League team of the week
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Team of the week
Credit: Getty Images/Metro.co.uk The Premier League is quickly beginning to look as though it could be bossed by the usual contenders, with the second round of fixtures seeing Man City, Chelsea and Manchester United continue to... Read more
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Team GB wore flashing disco shoes to the Olympics closing ceremonynews is, you can win a pair. Simon Jersey have got 10 pairs to give away. To
Team GB wore flashing disco shoes to the Olympics closing ceremony
metro / Posted 2 days ago
news is, you can win a pair. Simon Jersey have got 10 pairs to give away. To win, you just need to click on the link here and tell them what your favourite moment of the Rio 2016 Olympic Games was. The FixThe daily lifestyle email from Metro.co.... Read more
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14 things you only know if your parents split upcould have any other parents but your own. 14. You get over it You will. And
14 things you only know if your parents split up
metro / Posted 3 days ago
could have any other parents but your own. 14. You get over it You will. And it’s also worth bearing in mind the words of novelist Tom Robbins – ‘It’s never too late to have a happy childhood.’ The FixThe daily lifestyle email from Metro.... Read more
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Here's what it's like to be a political prisoner in Irancapital for what the taxi driver assumed were mundane reasons. ‘I thought that
Here's what it's like to be a political prisoner in Iran
metro / Posted 4 days ago
capital for what the taxi driver assumed were mundane reasons. ‘I thought that it related to my taxi driving,’ Farzad told metro.co.uk from a location In Paris. ‘Perhaps someone had taken my license plate down and reported me.’ He was arrested... Read more
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Everything you need to know about Strictly Come Dancing 2016...Strictly Come Dancing 2016 will be with us soon – and here’s what we know about
Everything you need to know about Strictly Come Dancing 2016...
metro / Posted 4 days ago
Strictly Come Dancing 2016 will be with us soon – and here’s what we know about it so far (Picture: Rex Shutterstock/metro.co.uk) It’s not that long to go now before a fresh batch of celebrities shimmy their way into the Strictly Come Dancing... Read more
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Duck cheers up dog who was depressed for two years after his best friend diedto a proper tub, so the duck can get cosy in the house and think of it as a per
Duck cheers up dog who was depressed for two years after his best friend died
metro / Posted 4 days ago
to a proper tub, so the duck can get cosy in the house and think of it as a permanent home. ‘He’s not wanted in the house. He’s not whined. He’s not meeting you at the car, ya know, looking sad. The FixThe daily lifestyle email from Metro... Read more
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Women are getting crown tattoos to celebrate self-lovethat away from you. Plus it serves as a reminder that, just like a tattoo, sel
Women are getting crown tattoos to celebrate self-love
metro / Posted 4 days ago
that away from you. Plus it serves as a reminder that, just like a tattoo, self-love and self-respect lifelong commitments. It’s something you have to work on, sure, but it’ll always be rewarding. The FixThe daily lifestyle email from Metro.c... Read more
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Soon you'll be able to stay in the world's first beer themed hoteltime, slow down. We have some bad news. The hotel isn’t planned to open until
Soon you'll be able to stay in the world's first beer themed hotel
metro / Posted 4 days ago
time, slow down. We have some bad news. The hotel isn’t planned to open until 2018, as, well, they actually have to build it. Sad times.The brewery’s bistro and gardens. (Picture: Stone Brewing) The FixThe daily lifestyle email from Metro... Read more
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The world's most expensive villa has gone on sale for £860millionof mini flats to rent out. ‘Kay? If you fancy splashing out on the most expens
The world's most expensive villa has gone on sale for £860million
metro / Posted 4 days ago
of mini flats to rent out. ‘Kay? If you fancy splashing out on the most expensive villa in the world – perhaps as a holiday home – you’ll just need to contact estate agents in Saint-Jean-Cap-Ferrat. The FixThe daily lifestyle email from Metro.co.... Read more
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Here's why the crowds in Rio are booing so muchis the crowd behaving in such a way in Brazil? Dr Juan Grigera, who is based a
Here's why the crowds in Rio are booing so much
metro / Posted 5 days ago
is the crowd behaving in such a way in Brazil? Dr Juan Grigera, who is based at the UCL Institute of the Americas, told metro.co.uk there are two main reasons. He said: ’I think the first thing is that most sports are usually dominated by... Read more
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