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Krispy Kreme adds a doughnut filled with Reese’s peanut butter to its menu

Krispy Kreme’s US branch has just added a load of spring themed doughnuts to its menu, just in time for Easter.<p>The doughnut company took to its …

Cyclist who ploughed into pensioner and broke her hip spared jail after victim pleads with judge to show him mercy

A cyclist who ploughed into a pensioner on the pavement and broke her hip has been spared jail for the Victorian offence of ‘wanton and furious …

Stunning revival of the humble shipping container

<b>(CNN) —</b> In 1937, a young trucker named Malcolm McLean was delivering a load of cotton to a harbor in Hoboken, New Jersey. As he watched workers slowly transport the boxes by hand onto a ship, the story goes, he thought there had to be a better way to do it.<p>It turns out, there was: a big metal box …

Architecture

Move to Stronsay, the Scottish island that's open to all

It’s not uncommon to hit the new year with an overwhelming desire to quit your job, shed your responsibilities and flee to a tiny, isolated island to begin a new, simpler, perhaps even more meaningful life. Such disaffected folk should consider a move to the tiny Orkney island of Stronsay, Scotland …

Scotland

Blind mystic Baba Vanga 'who predicted 9/11 and Brexit' has made two world-changing predictions for 2018

A blind mystic who fans claim correctly predicted Brexit, 9/11, the rise of ISIS and the Boxing Day tsunami envisioned two world-changing events …

German banker takes 6 months to count 1.2 million inheritance pennies by hand

A German truck driver bequeathed several decades' worth of pennies to his family. But when they tried to cash it all in, an overly diligent bank …

Don't argue with the Devil - he's much more intelligent than us, says Pope Francis

The Devil is more intelligent than mere mortals and should never be argued with, Pope Francis has warned.<p>Satan is not a metaphor or a nebulous concept but a real person armed with dark powers, the Pope said in forthright remarks made during a television interview.<p>“He is evil, he’s not like mist. …

Government proposes two-year accelerated degrees with cheaper tuition fees

The government has put forward proposals for shorter and cheaper degrees than the traditional three-year courses designed to reduce the cost of going …

UK weather: Storm Caroline holds Britain in icy grip - with more snow forecast for this weekend

Storm Caroline's bitter grip on the UK is continuing to be felt, with more snowfall peppering parts of the country and as thousands of homes in Scotland remain without power.<p>Forecasters said snow showers will continue to affect parts of Scotland, Northern Ireland, Wales, northern England and the …

A NASA astronaut films his spacewalk — and a breathtaking view of Earth

On its surface, Earth is chaos. It is traffic jams and the threat of nuclear war and fake news operations trying to punk real ones but owning themselves spectacularly in the process.<p>But launch yourself a couple hundred miles above the atmosphere, and Earth seems a different world. It is quiet. It …

Space Exploration

Chinese bike share graveyard a monument to industry's 'arrogance'

At first glance the photos vaguely resemble a painting. On closer inspection it might be a giant sculpture or some other art project. But in reality it is a mangled pile of bicycles covering an area roughly the size of a football pitch, and so high that cranes are needed to reach the top; cast-offs …

Asia Pacific

Yayoi Kusama: exhibition brings together 65 years of artist's bizarre works

In the most colourful room of her Brisbane exhibition, a horned, hard-looking sculpture sits between Yayoi Kusama’s newest paintings like some sprouting alien plant made of clogs.<p>At first it looks like a storage display for shoes, printed all over with the Japanese octagenerian’s trademark polka …

Art

Updates: Bristol bathed in red glow due to amazing 'hurricane sun'

12:43<p>The sun has come out properly at last!<p>Not sure what it’s like where you are, but the clouds have just parted over Old Market and the sun was a …

Storm Ophelia live updates: Winds hit Greater Manchester as three killed in Ireland

22:31<p>How and when will Hurricane Ophelia affect us tomorrow?<p>A Met Office spokesman has warned of more poor weather tomorrow.<p>They said: “A spell of …

Recap - Storm Ophelia: Former hurricane hits Birmingham and the UK

22:50Darren Campbell<p>More stormy weather at the end of the week?<p>We’re going to close our updates for tonight. The worst of the storm has passed us by, …

Storm Ophelia: Northern Ireland schools to reopen, hospitals back to normal, 850 without power

Over 50,000 homes and businesses were left without power in the wake of Storm Ophelia in Northern Ireland with some 850 still without …

Northern Ireland

Part of the M4 has been closed due to strong winds from Hurricane Ophelia

The M4 has been closed due to strong winds between junction 42 A48 (Earlswood Roundabout/Fabian Way) and junction 41 A48 / B4286 (Baglan/Pentyla).<p>The …

Ophelia downgraded to ex-hurricane as it hits Ireland

The storm heading for Ireland and the UK has been downgraded by the US National Hurricane Center with Hurricane Ophelia now measured as a post …

Falling bricks cause road closures and trees uprooted as Storm Ophelia hits - recap

23:25<p>That's all for tonight<p>We are closing our live coverage of Storm Ophelia for the evening<p>For the latest news and breaking news visit …

Crashing waves and a collapsed roof: Storm Ophelia strikes - in pictures

People collect sandbags to protect their homes but many still take to the coasts to watch the stormy waters

Weather

Three dead as storm Ophelia devastates Ireland as former hurricane heads to UK

Three people have now died in fierce winds brought on by the passing of storm Ophelia over Ireland.<p>A woman died earlier this morning when a tree fell …

The day the sky turned red - but what caused rare phenomenon?

Did you wake up to a ghostly red sun today or witness a strange red hue to the sky on your lunch break or as you left work? Many people in England reported the phenomenon on Monday morning - and it appears to have been caused by Hurricane Ophelia.<p>The unusual phenomenon has been seen across the …

Hurricane Ophelia: 'Idiotic' swimmers blasted for bathing off coast of Ireland as Storm Ophelia hits

Two swimmers have been branded “idiots” after recklessly ignoring severe weather warnings to go bathing off the coast of Ireland as the eye of Storm …

Weather

This is why it's dark outside and there's a strange orange glow in the sky

Parts of Wales have been plunged into twilight as the tail of Hurricane Ophelia approached our shores .<p>The skies were so dark and gloomy above parts …

Ophelia: Storm kills three people as high winds wreak havoc across Ireland and UK

Three people have been killed in Ireland as ex-hurricane Ophelia swept through the country at speeds of up to 96mph, downing trees, ripping off …

This is why your 4K camera isn't really 4K

We all harp on about the latest 4K this or 8K that. But do we really know what we’re saying? Most of the time, probably not. It all comes down to how …

Mike Dempsey and the Difficulties of Gravity

Mike Dempsey’s photographs show a hilarious take on the small inconveniences associated with gravity.Based in Los Angeles, California, Mike Dempsey …

Photography

Sir Vince Cable: Older people who voted for Brexit have 'comprehensively shafted the young'

Cable, who was appointed leader of the Lib Dems last month, writes that Britain's older generation "completely shafted the young" when 64% of them voted for Britain to leave the European Union in June last year. In comparison, 71% of under-25s voted Remain.<p>"The old have comprehensively shafted the …

11 Gorgeous Swimming Holes Around the World to Take the Plunge

Summer is a beautiful time of the year: beaches are buzzing, neighbors are hosting weekend barbecues, and the hot sun makes everything look even more …

Dominican Republic