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Canfranc Station: New life for grand European ruin?

<b>(CNN) —</b> Deep in the Aragon river valley, close to the border with France, lies the abandoned ruin of Canfranc International Station in Spain .<p>Once one of Europe's largest rail hubs, opulent Canfranc opened in style in 1928, with an inauguration ceremony attended by the king of Spain and the …

Watch the Great Lakes Freeze Over

You can measure a winter in many ways: temperature records, snow cover, even travel delays. But to truly see how frigid this winter has been—at least …

Surprise! From Aidy and Conner to Amy and Chris: Stars' Secret Weddings

AIDY & CONNER<p>The <i>Saturday Night Live</i> star Aidy Bryant tied the knot with longtime boyfriend Conner O’Malley, her rep confirmed to PEOPLE.<p>Bryant shared …

Jennifer Lawrence is as ungainly as ever: ‘Someone said, “You just won the Bafta!” And I said, “Oh, go f*** yourself!”

Jennifer Lawrence definitely didn’t mince her words when she was told she’d bagged a Bafta.<p>The 23-year-old actress won the award for best supporting …

Chris Moyles responds to tax avoidance claims

<p>DJ <b>Chris Moyles</b> has responded to a court's finding that he claimed to be a second-hand car dealer in order to save £1million in tax.<p>"I want to …

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Matthew McConaughey has called his <i>Dallas Buyers Club</i> transformation a physical and spiritual journey. But there was a single moment while playing AIDS activist Ron Woodroof that he says felt like “a soul punch.”<p>Appearing on a new episode of <i>Inside the Actors Studio</i> that airs Thursday night (8 p.m. …

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Almost Famous: Stars Who Love 'Real' Men

CHRISTINA & MATTHEW<p>Ain’t no other man for Christina Aguilera! <i>The Voice</i> coach announced on Valentine’s Day that she and her beau since 2010, film …

Katy Perry Booed On Catwalk Of Milan Fashion Week, Tells Crowd To 'Shut The F*** Up' (VIDEO)

We know it's quite the thing to be fashionably late when you're a big star like Katy Perry, but the US star might want to invest in a new watch after …

From Nymphomaniac to Stranger By the Lake, is sex in cinema getting too real?

The script, Christophe Paou says, was even more sexually explicit, so the French actor knew what he was getting himself into when he signed up for Alain Guiraudie's film, Stranger By the Lake. Paou plays Michel, a handsome and charismatic man – with an extremely sinister side – who meets Franck, a …

Everyone's in love with Jennifer Lawrence – video

Before taking a well-earned rest, Jennifer Lawrence is up for another Oscar this week for her role in American Hustle. But is it possible to love her any more than we already do? Here Joe Stilgoe, who will be writing songs about people in the news for the Guardian, sings about how the world can't …

'Genius' Girl Scout entrepreneurs sell cookies outside cannabis dispensaries

Girls Scouts are raising funds by selling their cookies to hungry cannabis users but some believe it is 'not appropriate'<p>The world of Girl Scouting is facing a dilemma after enterprising young members began targeting cannabis users with their cookie drives.<p>First to set up a stall outside a medical …

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The Act of Killing: don't give an Oscar to this snuff movie

<i>The Act of Killing</i> won the documentary prize at the Baftas last week and is the favourite to win the much-coveted Oscar. I watch many documentaries on behalf of the BBC each year and I go to festivals. I'm a doc obsessive. By my own, not quite reliable reckoning, I've been asked by fans to show <i>The</i> …

Scandal of Europe's 11m empty homes

More than 11m homes lie empty across Europe – enough to house all of the continent's homeless twice over – according to figures collated by the Guardian from across the EU.<p>In Spain more than 3.4m homes lie vacant, in excess of 2m homes are empty in each of France and Italy, 1.8m in Germany and more …

Harry Hill: now giving his X Factor musical 110%

TV Burp made Harry Hill the king of teatime telly. Now, with the blessing of Simon Cowell, he's written an X Factor musical, I Can't Sing – and he promises it will be funny<p>Harry Hill is sitting in the corner of a deserted bar in the London Palladium. The sound of rehearsals for I Can't Sing!, which …

Hospital records of all NHS patients sold to insurers

Hospital records of all NHS patients sold for insurance purposes days after controversial plans to extract patient data from GP files put on hold<p>The medical records of every NHS hospital patient in the country have been sold for insurance purposes, The Telegraph can reveal.<p>The disclosure comes days …

Ten-ton, 30-foot high 'big mango' disappears from small town in Australia

Six people seen taking vast tourist landmark in the dead of night in suspected bizarre publicity stunt<p>A ten-ton, 30-foot high fake mango has disappeared from a small town in <b>Australia,</b> prompting speculation the popular tourist attraction was either stolen in a bizarre heist or removed as a publicity …

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If Europe votes for the 'Swedish model' on prostitution, women will be at risk

Prostitution is described as the oldest profession. It often feels as if the arguments between those who want it abolished and those who are pragmatic about it continuing have been going on for almost as long. Today, as the European parliament prepares to vote on whether men who buy sex should be …