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Zayn Malik leaves One Direction - as it happened, March 25, 2015

Zayn Malik has left One Direction, the band said in a statement today<p>Latest<p><b>23.00</b> That brings us to the end of our live coverage of Zayn Malik quitting One Direction. Keep checking <b>Telegraph.co.uk</b> for the latest news and analysis throughout the night. Good night.<p><b>22.55</b> Culture Secretary Sajid Javid …

Dear Prudence: Help! My sister married her statutory rapist

<b>Q. Sister Married Her Statutory Rapist:</b> Eight years ago, when we were both in high school, I discovered my sister was sleeping with her English …

The Muslim Call Girl Who’ll Marry You First

An hour with London escort Kamillah is $450. But for $100 more, she’ll enter into a nikah mut’ah—a temporary marriage that some Shia say makes sex …

Neighbour's renovation leaves senior with hefty bill

An east-end senior says she’s staring at a hefty repair bill after her neighbour’s renovation damaged part of her home.<p>Joan, who declined to give her …

Newfoundland threatens to pull support for Canada-EU trade deal

Newfoundland is threatening to withdraw support for the Canada-European Union trade agreement, a move that could create havoc for Prime Minister Stephen Harper.<p>Paul Davis, Premier of Newfoundland and Labrador, warns he's ready to pull backing for the agreement because, he says, Ottawa is reneging …

Maryland Mom Died Holding 2 Sons When Plane Crashed Into Home

A Maryland mom's final act was trying to protect her sons with her own body after a private jet crashed into their home and erupted into flames, …

Man who went to prison as a juvenile sex offender: Lena Dunham is lucky

<b>(Alexander Raths via Shutterstock)</b><p>Unlike Lena Dunham, inappropriately touching his sister landed Josh Gravens on the sex offender list<p>Tracy Clark-Flory<p>November 11, 2014 12:01am (UTC)<p>As so many have done recently, Josh Gravens wrote an open letter to Lena Dunham. It read, "Many children around the …

Man, 70-something, looks for love in magazine ads. Here are his responses. | The Star

There were also the men who responded — Patrick from Ghana, for example, and the nameless bisexual man in Portland, Oregon.<p>The woman who had had …

Man Electrocuted By Wedding Ring, Accidentally Touches ‘Live’ Wire

Police in South Florida have reported the death of a Port Orange man who died tragically after being electrocuted by his wedding ring. Jason Ferguson …

Florida

Oscar Pistorius Has Been Paying Steenkamp Family Since the Shooting

Convicted paralympian Oscar Pistorius has been making financial payments to the family of Reeva Steenkamp, the girlfriend he killed last Valentine's …

French soldier’s room unchanged 96 years after his death in first world war

The name of dragoons officer Hubert Rochereau is commemorated on a war memorial in Bélâbre, his native village in central France, along with those of other young men who lost their lives in the first world war.<p>But Rochereau also has a much more poignant and exceptional memorial: his room in a large …

Not Married? The Odds That You Never Will Be Are Higher Than Ever

A rising share of Americans have never married. Here's who they are and why they won't tie the knot.<p>Since none of us are married or planning on getting married in the near future, some friends of mine are planning to start a commune. We've got it all planned out: we're going to live by the beach, …

The Sicilians who can't escape the Mafia

<b>For many, life in Sicily is played out against the backdrop of corruption. The Mafia, if not as pervasive as it once was, still exerts considerable influence over the island.</b><p>Giovanni Spadoro spends his days mending saucepans and fixing old shower heads, smelting metal inside a tiny, charred-walled …

Italy

The quiet Great Train Robber reveals identity of the gang's mystery insider

He has kept his secrets for more than 50 years: the quiet man of the most infamous criminal gang in British history, both mastermind and instigator of the Great Train Robbery.<p>The Rolex has been replaced by a Swatch and the white Jaguar and sharp suit are long gone. So is the equivalent of £2.5m …

American Matthew Miller starts North Korean prison sentence; photo released

The American held in North Korea, Matthew Miller, begins his six-year sentence of hard labor on Thursday.<p>A North Korean government official released a photo of Miller, taken on Wednesday. Dressed in a blue-gray prison garment with the number 107 and his head shaved, Miller is seen with his eyes …

FBI study: Deaths in mass shootings increasing

http://vod-pro-ww-live.akamaized.net/mps_h264_hi/public/news/world/1111000/1111018_h264_1500k.mp4?__gda__=1534459332_bd59f1c0f0024f2d9b7116f85eaf9633<p><b>The number of people killed or wounded in mass shootings in the US has increased dramatically in recent years, an FBI study has found.</b><p>More than 480 …

Mass Shootings

Police ‘just let her go’: New questions on last day Tina Fontaine was seen

Police, paramedics and a child welfare worker separately had contact with Tina Fontaine on the last day the aboriginal teenager was seen alive, prompting questions about the handling of a case that has brought the issue of Canada's missing and murdered aboriginal women to the fore.<p>In what are …

iPhone 6 Bendgate Reaction Could Break The Apple Watch

I can stop the clock, the tech world has found something wrong with the new iPhone 6. Yes, the iPhone 6 Plus…. bends if you put it under a lot of pressure, as Gordon Kelly reports here on Forbes:<p>#Bendgate is the predictable term that has flooded social media over the last 24 hours. It comes after a …

General Mills shareholders reject proposal to dump GMOs

General Mills Inc. has made strong commitments this year to natural and organic foods. It took genetically modified ingredients out of its signature cereal brand Cheerios and then doubled down on its organic lineup by striking an $820-million deal for Annie's, a stalwart of the organic and natural …

Agriculture

At Group Sex Parties, Strict Rules Make for Safe Spaces

Gatherings emphasize consent and respect for boundaries as much as exploration.<p>Inside an unmarked warehouse in downtown San Francisco, a woman greets guests with a riding crop. She is not there to beat them, but to initiate them with a set of firm and binding rules. A chart posted on the wall reads:<p>…

16 Worst Things to Buy at Costco and Sam's Club

Shopping at a warehouse club, such as Costco, Sam’s Club or BJ’s Wholesale, is a great way to save money. These bulk-goods stores offer low per-unit …

Cry-Baby of the Week: A Kid Tried to Kill a Guy Because He Interrupted His Cartoons

Also this week: A school made a girl wear a "shame suit" because she violated the dress code.<p><i>It's time, once again, to marvel at some idiots who don't know how to handle the world:</i><p><b>Cry-Baby #1: Tang Chu</b><p><i>An apartment building in Guizhou, China. Photo by Flickr user Quentin Scouflaire.</i><p><b>The incident:</b> A …

Digital disruption in the world’s oldest profession | Financial Times

Print this page<p>The cover feature of this week’s Economist – bearing the headline “More bang for your buck” – explores how new technology is shaking …

5 Ways Successful Entrepreneurs Look at the World Differently

David S. Kidder, author of <i>The Startup Playbook</i> and cofounder of the accelerator platform Bionic, joined us in Vegas last night for TCWEEK.<p>As a serial …

To Succeed, Fill These 5 Roles With the Right People

The solution to many problems is keeping close to people with the knowledge and concern to help you figure it out.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Look around right now. What do you see? The walls of your home office, gray cubicle partitions or a roomful of caffeinated …

Entrepreneurship

Here's An Easy Way To Get People To Pay You More

This simple trick, coined by the Freelancers Union, may allow you to up your price without turning off customers.<p>It's easy: <b>simply cut out extra zeros</b>. Instead of charging an even $2,000, try asking for $2,108.<p>"Pricing psychology shows that no matter how hard you've worked at arriving at your …

Customers

Health Care For $4: Are You Ready For Walmart To Be Your Doctor?

Goodbye, doctor’s office. Hello, Walmart?<p>Based on Walmart’s latest moves, it’s not as unlikely as it sounds.<p>After years of “Will they or won’t they?” discussion, Walmart is making its long-awaited move into delivering primary care: The retailer has quietly opened a half-dozen primary care clinics …

T-Mobile launches an app to unlock your smartphone

It took T-Mobile just one week to launch a phone unlocking app after President Obama signed the phone unlocking bill into law.<p>Not known for missing a chance to antagonize the excesses of market giants AT&T and Verizon, the launch of the app should be seen as partly symbolic. T-Mobile CEO John …

Finding A New Life, After An Abusive Marriage And A Prison Sentence

In the late 1980s, Mytokia Fair was working as a Baltimore police officer. But at home, her then-husband, Tyree Friend, beat her.<p>One night, she recalls, something had upset him. "And it got to a point where he was hitting me, I mean repeatedly, and he spat in my face," Fair tells her current …

What Happens When A Beijing Man Invites Women Into His Lamborghini?

Earlier this summer, a man drove around one of Beijing's nightlife districts trolling for women in an $800,000 Lamborghini convertible. At one point, according to hidden-camera video, he pulled up to a woman wearing a black skirt.<p>"Beautiful woman," he said, "are you alone? Is it convenient to go …