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Andy Murray engaged to Kim Sears after eight years together

mirror.co.uk — Tennis champion Andy Murray is engaged to his long-term love Kim Sears, the Mirror can reveal. The Scottish sports star, 27, popped the question after eight years together with an expensive diamond ring last Wednesday. The couple are said to be enjoying their engagement before they start making wedding plans.
Nov 26, 2014

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Nov 26, 2014

RT @DailyMirror: Exclusive: Andy Murray gets engaged to Kim Sears after eight years together mirr.im/1HG9UNc pic.twitter.com/BcTTESULCR

Nov 26, 2014

RT @DailyMirror: Exclusive: Andy Murray gets engaged to Kim Sears after eight years together mirr.im/1HG9UNc pic.twitter.com/BcTTESULCR

Nov 26, 2014

@DailyMirror: Exclusive: Andy Murray gets engaged to Kim Sears after eight years together mirr.im/1HG9UNc pic.twitter.com/7xCEE7bPyD

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Water giants make £2BILLION in profit - but SEVEN of them didn't pay a penny in tax

mirror.co.uk — Some of Britain's biggest water companies are raking in billions of pounds in profits without paying a penny in tax. The 19 water firms made profits of more than £2.05billion in 2013, handed out £1.86billion to shareholders but paid just £74million in tax. Seven of them paid no corporation tax at all.
Nov 27, 2014

RT @JackDromeyMP: Private companies benefitting from public service, making big profits from providing water, paying a pittance in tax mirror.co.uk/news/uk-news/w…

Nov 27, 2014

RT @JBeattieMirror: In past five years Thames Water has made £1.8bn in profit and paid £2.3m in corporation tax mirror.co.uk/news/uk-news/w…

Phillip Hughes dead: Latest updates, tributes and reaction after Australian Test star succumbs to head injuries

mirror.co.uk — Phillip Hughes has died aged 25 after succumbing to head injuries suffered The Australian Test batsman was hit on the head by a bouncer during a domestic match on Tuesday Hughes never regained consciousness after being rushed to hospital Cricket Australia confirmed in a statement Michael Clarke paid tribute in a short statement: "We love you"
Nov 27, 2014

RT @MirrorSport: Our cricket correspondent @CricketMirror has given his take on Phillip Hughes' tragic and untimely death mirr.im/1vQPMnR

Nov 27, 2014

RT @MirrorSport: Our cricket correspondent @CricketMirror has given his take on Phillip Hughes' tragic and untimely death mirr.im/1vQPMnR

I'm a Celebrity 2014: Watch Kendra Wilkinson recreate Disney's Up in her latest Bushtucker Trial

mirror.co.uk — Kendra Wilkinson faces another Bushtucker Trial on I'm a Celebrity tonight. Stop us if you've heard this one before. The 29-year-old American takes on Little House on the Scary, which, in scenes reminiscent of Disney's Up, sees her strapped into a makeshift house and elevated to unbelievably scary heights.

Merry Christ-moos! Yes, that is a cow in a Christmas jumper - but it's for a good cause

mirror.co.uk — Whoever invented this Christmas jumper for cows deserves a PAT on the back, because it's udderly brilliant - ok, we'll stop milking it... No really, we'll stop. Bright jumpers have become synonymous with the festive period, but this Christmas even the cows have joined the fashion herd thanks to a UK charity.
Nov 27, 2014

RT @Christmas_UK: Well... It was only a matter of time before a cow put on a Christmas jumper... mirror.co.uk/news/weird-new…

I'm a Celebrity 2014: Michael Buerk reveals regret at not pushing Jimmy Savile off the QE2

mirror.co.uk — Michael Buerk has revealed a shocking dark secret - that he regrets not pushing Jimmy Savile into the sea. The I'm a Celebrity contestant made the shocking comments on Wednesday night's episode of the ITV show while he was discussing his life's regrets.
Nov 27, 2014

RT @chris_mandle: And subsequently not calling 999 RT @MirrorTV: Michael Buerk reveals regret at not pushing Jimmy Savile off the QE2 mirr.im/1zYLgSM

Nov 27, 2014

RT @chris_mandle: And subsequently not calling 999 RT @MirrorTV: Michael Buerk reveals regret at not pushing Jimmy Savile off the QE2 mirr.im/1zYLgSM

Nov 27, 2014

And subsequently not calling 999 RT @MirrorTV: Michael Buerk reveals regret at not pushing Jimmy Savile off the QE2 mirr.im/1zYLgSM

Cold War nuclear accident linked to the death of a British soldier 46 YEARS later

mirror.co.uk — A Cold War nuclear accident has been linked to the death 46 years later of one of the clean-up crew. Petter Lilleby, 67, died from bronchopneumonia related to lung cancer in July. Now a pre-inquest report has revealed he was involved in the clean up following the Thule Air Base crash in Greenland in 1968.
Nov 27, 2014

A British soldier who cleaned up after a nuclear bomb accident in Thule, Greenland, has died of cancer 46 years later mirr.im/1HIjajL

What has made Britain's seals turn into deadly predators of the ocean?

mirror.co.uk — With their large, dark eyes and their intelligent dog-like faces they are often seen as the gentle giants of the ocean. But it seems seals have a dark side. First disturbing pictures surfaced of male fur seals pinning down penguins to try and mate with them.
Nov 27, 2014

Several strange stories about seals during last 10 days. So when did they become deadly sex predators of the sea? mirror.co.uk/news/uk-news/w…

I'm a Celebrity's Kendra Wilkinson was DRUNK or STONED during 60-second sex with Hugh Hefner

mirror.co.uk — Model Kendra Wilkinson kept herself drunk or stoned when she lived in the Playboy mansion. Lifting the lid on what it was really like, the I'm A Celebrity said sex with Hugh Hefner normally lasted around 60 seconds but was a chore for her.
Nov 27, 2014

I'm a Celebrity star Kendra Wilkinson was drunk or stoned during 60-second sex with Hugh Hefner: mirr.im/1HGz3r3

Jon Richardson: My OCD has made relationships hard and I'm marrying my first proper girlfriend

mirror.co.uk — For 10 years he has been among the funniest men in Britain. But for much of that decade Jon Richardson's love life was no laughing matter. A long battle with OCD trapped The star of 8 Out Of 10 Cats in a hermit-like existence that was housebound, miserable - and single.
Nov 27, 2014

For any 8 Out Of 10 Cats fans, or people who struggle with pavement cracks, here's my interview with @RonJichardson mirror.co.uk/3am/celebrity-…

Watch Ricky Gervais joke Brits call Thanksgiving 'skiving off work and eating all day'

mirror.co.uk — Ricky Gervais has recorded a special tongue-in-cheek Thanksgiving video. The comedian is a huge star in the States thanks to The Office and Derek. His video message is now being shown on all long haul British Airways flights. In it, Gervais is dressed in a Christmas-style cardigan and jokes that Brits call Thanksgiving "skiving off work and eating all day".
Nov 27, 2014

Watch @rickygervais joke Brits call Thanksgiving "skiving off work and eating all day" mirr.im/1rxP1JI

Is this UK's worst Christmas tree? Residents hit out at town's 'twig'

mirror.co.uk — Is this Britain's most miserable Christmas tree? Villagers are furious after the poorly looking pine was planted and decorated with a solitary string of fairy lights. Now residents have vowed to spruce up the council Christmas tree to save their embarrassment.

Will the 'Wenger Out' brigade be silenced after the Arsenal boss saw off 'herr' apparent Jurgen Klopp?

mirror.co.uk — So this is Arsenal. A team that is supposed to be on the verge of crisis. A club whose fans are losing patience with their grand old manager. A team that coasted to a comfortable 2-0 victory over Borussia Dortmund last night.

Terrifying footage shows what it's like to be eaten by a great white shark

mirror.co.uk — This frightening footage shows exactly what you would see in the seconds before a great white shark attack. The stunning film - taken from a remote camera towed by a boat - shows the world's largest predatory fish chasing the craft before suddenly launching a toothy attack on the technology.
Nov 27, 2014

Terrifying footage shows what it's like to be eaten by a great white shark mirr.im/1AVxTGm pic.twitter.com/BK5P48vSvy

Lawyers threaten to sue over our story exposing Dubai property investment disaster

mirror.co.uk — Dubai Heaven On Earth Real Estate Ltd, a timeline. 2010. The Advertising Standards Authority slates the company for making unproven claims to potential investors about the likely rental income on its flats in tourist mecca of Dubai. Although they haven't even been built, the firms says in digital tv ads that you could rake in £24,000 from flats costing from £25,000.
Nov 27, 2014

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'Amazing Annie' the teacher goes back into the classroom - aged 101

mirror.co.uk — A pensioner nicknamed 'Amazing Annie' after devoting her life to education has gone back to teaching - at the age of 101. While most people her age are putting their feet up, Annie Murphy is helping those struggling to find work... and is in line for an award.
Nov 27, 2014

'Amazing Annie' the teacher goes back into the classroom - aged 101 mirr.im/1vOfAkm

Nov 26, 2014

RT @jeremyatmirror: 'Amazing Annie' the teacher goes back into the classroom - aged 101 mirr.im/1vOfAkm

Nov 26, 2014

'Amazing Annie' the teacher goes back into the classroom - aged 101 mirr.im/1vOfAkm

The totally bodacious 1980s record sleeve quiz - How much do you remember?

mirror.co.uk — Do you have totally choice taste in music? Well here's something to get amped up about. We've taken some of the greatest albums from the 1980s, removed the names of the artists and album titles from the sleeves, and now we're challenging people to prove how bodacious they really are.
Nov 27, 2014

I got "So you've heard of Madonna then?" (8/16) in the @DailyMirror bodacious 80s music quiz mirror.co.uk/news/uk-news/t…

England rugby union signing Sam Burgess is "bizarre" claims Australia legend David Campese

mirror.co.uk — David Campese has described English rugby's recruitment of league superstar Sam Burgess as "bizarre." The Australian legend and serial Pom basher took a pop at Bath's big-money signing ahead of his likely union debut on Friday night against Harlequins.
Nov 27, 2014

RT @MirrorRugbyU: England rugby union signing Sam Burgess is "bizarre" claims Australia legend David Campese mirr.im/1yYmilN

Single parents being forced to cut back on food and heating while job hunting

mirror.co.uk — Tens of thousands of single parents are being unfairly hit by benefit sanctions, a report warns. Job centres are failing to take into account rules on the time mums and dads need to care for their children when deciding what they have to do in return for welfare payments, Gingerbread said.
Nov 27, 2014

RT @GingerbreadPA: Sanctions regime is broken - some single parents risk losing £290 a month > our research in @DailyMirror http://t.co/10d…