Karen Maughan

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Been dumped? This is how long it’ll take your ex to get over you

It's probably longer than you thought<p>So you’ve just been dumped and you’re completely and utterly miserable. And rather than reeling off the usual …

Nigel Farage: I Am Being Demonised For Speaking Out About Cologne-Style Sex Attacks In The UK

'Aren’t you demonising migrants?'<p>Handout via Getty Images<p>Nigel Farage has told a TV audience member to "calm down" after they accused him of …

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Bob Dylan: Nobel Prize Winner, Style God

75 photos of his freewheelin' looks.<p>Strange? Sometimes. But whether he's suited and booted or decked out in old-school Americana, Bob Dylan's style is entirely his own. Check out the gallery to see his looks through the years.

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Nigerian Muslim Views on Suicide Bombing

More on:<p>Sub-Saharan Africa<p>Terrorism and Counterterrorism<p>Nigeria<p>Religion<p>Wars and Conflict<p>Historically, there has been no West African tradition of …


Teachers could strike over academisation

Teachers have threatened to strike following plans to turn every school into an academy, which could lead to disruptions before the end of the summer.<p>The National Union of Teachers (NUT) is set to debate a motion on joint industrial action and it is expected to call on the Government to halt its …


The Istanbul suicide bomber was an ISIS member

Turkey's Interior Minister Efkan Ala said, at a news conference broadcast live on television, that the suicide bomber behind Saturday's attack was born in the southern Turkish city of Gaziantep but was a member of the group that is also known as the Islamic State, ISIL and Daesh.<p>"We have determined …


EU police warn that more attacks by IS militants are likely

PARIS (AP) — Europe's top police agency issued a stark warning Monday: Islamic State extremists will keep attempting lethal attacks on soft targets in Europe as the militant group increasingly goes global.<p>Some 2½ months after suicide bombers and gunmen killed 130 people in Paris, the Europol agency …


How my year of tidying up changed my life and my family

I’ll be honest, when you walk into my (tiny, suburban) cottage, the first thing that strikes you isn’t, ‘Wow, look at this stark minimalist paradise!’ or even ‘Where are all the things?’ and certainly not ‘What do you mean they have a toddler?!’ Yet I am now a certifiable decluttering freak, having …

The best photographs of 2015 – in pictures

Blood moon eclipses, volcano eruptions, Usain Bolt’s Segway crash and Caitlyn Jenner’s Vanity Fair cover ... photographers explain how they got their shots. Selection by Karin Andreasson<p><b>Syrian refugees gather at a supply truck</b><br>Espen Rasmussen/VG/Panos<p><b>20 June</b> I was in Akçakale on the Turkish side of …

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This Photographer Threw Hot Tea Into Freezing Air. The Result Is Stunning.

There is plenty to complain about during winter, but thanks to Canadian photographer Michael Davies, we now have a reminder of how beautiful the bitter cold can actually be.<p>Davies, who lives in Canada's high arctic, drove his Ski-Doo 45 minutes to the top of a mountain with his camera and friend …


Afghan woman stoned to death for alleged adultery

Killing – shown in 30-second video of men hurling stones at woman – is blamed on Taliban, but activists say it may have been ordered by tribal leaders<p>A video has emerged of what appears to be a young Afghan woman, married against her will, stoned to death for trying to elope with another man.<p>In a …


Parents have clear views on the education system, it's time they were heard

Two thirds of parents say they fear their child will not find a job when they leave education: it's time they played a greater role in engineering solutions<p>On an almost daily basis we hear from educators, politicians and commentators on what needs to change in education. But we rarely hear from …


David Cameron put 'private part' in dead pig's mouth, shock biography claims

REX FILE PICTUREThe shocking claims were made in a new biography, Call Me Dave<p>The Prime Minister carried out the act as a student a Oxford …

North Africa

EU's Tusk says will call leaders summit if no migrant accord | Reuters

BRUSSELS (Reuters) - European Council President Donald Tusk said on Friday that he would call an extraordinary summit of EU leaders this month if their ministers failed on Monday to agree on how to cope with the current surge of migrants into the bloc.<p>European Council President Donald Tusk in …

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Girls Are More At Risk For Female Genital Mutilation In Summer. Here's Who's Helping

There is nothing relaxing about summer if you’re a girl at risk for female genital mutilation.<p>When school lets out, countries that still practice FGM increase the number of procedures they perform so that the girls have enough time to “heal” before vacation ends, CNN reported. And in places where …


Britain will be home to 8 million foreigners for first time as migrant crisis continues to engulf Europe

Oxford University's Migration Observatory predicts official figures out later this week will show a landmark number of foreign-born residents in the UK<p>Britain's foreign-born population is set to top eight million for the first time ever in official figures to be published this week, according to …

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