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Duchess of Cornwall road-tests a pair of VR goggles during a visit to a hospice in Swindon 

Duchess of Cornwall road-tests a pair of VR goggles during a visit to a hospice in Swindon 

Camilla, 72, tested out a pair of virtual reality goggles while visiting the Prospect Hospice in Swindon today. She could be seen smiling as she tried the headset, which showed a calming scene.

Liverpool woman finds 8ft BOA CONSTRICTOR in bathroom

Liverpool woman finds 8ft BOA CONSTRICTOR in bathroom

Police rushed to the first-floor flat in Birkenhead on the Wirral after the shocked resident - who does not own a snake - found the reptile curling up between her sink and bath.

Samantha Markle says she was 'right all along' about Meghan

Samantha Markle says she was 'right all along' about Meghan

Samantha Markle bragged she was 'right all along' about her half-sister, Meghan, Duchess of Sussex, in a series of bizarre leaked emails.

'Stop Brexit man' Steve Bray tripped up by hecklers in Westminster

'Stop Brexit man' Steve Bray tripped up by hecklers in Westminster

Police were called following reports of verbal abuse and assault against Steve Bray in Westminster. Mr Bray is known for standing in television broadcast shots outside the Houses of Parliament.

Photographer who captured strangers wedding proposal uses Facebook to track down the pair

Photographer who captured strangers wedding proposal uses Facebook to track down the pair

Charlene-Louise Johnstone from Gloucestershire, was out walking with her family when she photographed a man proposing on bended knee at the top of Cleeve Hill.

China confirms new SARS-like virus HAS spread between humans as 14 medics catch the killer infection

China confirms new SARS-like virus HAS spread between humans as 14 medics catch the killer infection

As well as 14 healthcare workers, China's National Health Commission team said two patients in southern China had caught the virus from infected family members, according to local media.

Prince Harry's final Royal engagement at UK-Africa conference

Prince Harry's final Royal engagement at UK-Africa conference

Harry will host a series of bilateral meetings with the presidents of Malawi and Mozambique plus the prime minister of Morocco at the UK-Africa Investment Summit in Greenwich this morning.

Crowds line up with their guns for Richmond gun rally

Crowds line up with their guns for Richmond gun rally

Tens of thousands of people are expected to attend the rally in Richmond which began as an act of retaliation for recent law changes in the state which will tighten gun laws.

SAG Awards 2020: Jennifer Aniston leads red carpet best dressed

SAG Awards 2020: Jennifer Aniston leads red carpet best dressed

The 26th Annual Screen Actors' Guild Awards brought together the biggest stars in Hollywood to celebrate the best films and TV shows of the year.

Activists are ordered to remove their penis gourds at the start of their treason trial in Indonesia

Activists are ordered to remove their penis gourds at the start of their treason trial in Indonesia

Two Papuan activists on trial for treason in Indonesia's capital decried what they described as 'racism' after the Jakarta court on Monday ordered them to remove traditional penis gourds.

Vladimir Putin submits his 'rule for life' constitutional changes to Russia's parliament

Vladimir Putin submits his 'rule for life' constitutional changes to Russia's parliament

Russia's President Vladimir Putin has submitted to parliament a package of constitutional amendments widely seen as an attempt to secure his grip on power after his term ends in 2024.

Ten people are killed at Orthodox Christian festival when seating collapses

Ten people are killed at Orthodox Christian festival when seating collapses

At least 10 people were killed and more than 100 injured when a wooden spectator stand collapsed during the Orthodox Christian celebration of epiphany in the Ethiopian city of Godar.

Row over plan for £100k statue of Elephant Man in Leicester

Row over plan for £100k statue of Elephant Man in Leicester

Jo Vigor-Mungovin - the biographer of the Elephant Man - is trying to raise £100,000 for a statue of him but some residents in Leicester, where he was born, are opposing the plan.

Online campaign to save malnourished lions at Sudan park

Online campaign to save malnourished lions at Sudan park

Online calls grew Sunday to help save five 'malnourished and sick' African lions held at a park in Sudan's capital, with some demanding the creatures be shifted to a better habitat.

Could Megxit bring Sophie Wessex to the royal forefront?

Could Megxit bring Sophie Wessex to the royal forefront?

Veteran royal reporter Phil Dampier, author of Royally Suited, Harry and Meghan In Their Own Words, told FEMAIL that Sophie Wessex, 55, is perfectly poised to take on greater responsibility.

Iran-backed Houthi rebels slaughter 116 Yemeni troops in weekend missile strike on barracks mosque

Iran-backed Houthi rebels slaughter 116 Yemeni troops in weekend missile strike on barracks mosque

In one of the bloodiest assaults since the beginning of the civil war, ballistic missiles ripped through the holy building at a military training camp in the central province of Marib.

Prince William meets President of Ghana at Buckingham Palace while Harry stays away

Prince William meets President of Ghana at Buckingham Palace while Harry stays away

The Duke of Cambridge was pictured beaming as he shook hands with President Paul Kagame of Rwanda and President Nana Akufo-Addo of Ghana at Buckingham Palace without his brother.

Boxer, 31, who died after winning fight told father his head was 'killing him'

Boxer, 31, who died after winning fight told father his head was 'killing him'

Scott Westgarth, 31, was described as being 'in a daze' after the bout in Doncaster, in which he suffered a knock down towards the end despite getting his hand raised in victory.

The Crown: Emma Corrin plays Princess Diana in series four

The Crown: Emma Corrin plays Princess Diana in series four

Princess Diana's work with Barnados has been recreated by The Crown as the award-winning Netflix drama filmed scenes for series four at London's famous Savoy Hotel last week

Single mum, 26, given a year to live is fundraising to keep her home after missing mortgage payment

Single mum, 26, given a year to live is fundraising to keep her home after missing mortgage payment

Lauren Maddock, 26, from Malvern, told FEMAIL she is undergoing treatment to give her a seven per cent change of extending her life - giving her more time with her two children Penny, 6, and Arthur. 3.

Indian Rapunzel is the teenager with the world's longest hair with 6ft 3in locks

Indian Rapunzel is the teenager with the world's longest hair with 6ft 3in locks

Nilanshi Patel, 17, from the small town of Modasa in Gujarat state, smashed her previous record of 5ft 6in set in December 2018 with a new length of 6ft 2in.

Corbynistas blast Rebecca Long-Bailey for backing Jewish group's anti-Semitism action plan

Corbynistas blast Rebecca Long-Bailey for backing Jewish group's anti-Semitism action plan

Furious Corbynistas lashed out at the shadow business secretary because she joined other candidates in backing a serious of pledges organised by the Board of Deputies of British Jews.

Girl, 16, suffers horrific burns to her face after her father sets her on fire in Ukraine 

Girl, 16, suffers horrific burns to her face after her father sets her on fire in Ukraine 

Anna Krytska, 16, grabbed her father's arm after he came home drunk and tried to hit his wife Natalia, and shouted at him: 'You are not going to hurt her anymore!'

Holly Willoughby cries at Prince Harry and Meghan Markle montage

Holly Willoughby cries at Prince Harry and Meghan Markle montage

During the broadcast on Monday, a montage of the couple's 'best bits' was played, prompting Holly, 38, to fight back tears as she admitted to feeling emotional over the affair.

Two men arrested after three Sikh men stabbed to death in triple murder in Seven Kings east London

Two men arrested after three Sikh men stabbed to death in triple murder in Seven Kings east London

Narinder Singh, 26, Harinder Kumar, 22, and Baljit Singh, 34, were stabbed to death and found slumped and covered in blood near Seven Kings station in Ilford yesterday evening.

What is the tradwife trend sweping households

What is the tradwife trend sweping households

British housewife Alena Kate Pettit practices the 'tradwife' trend, which sees women reverting to the fifties and sixties housewife persona, and following the principle that women should 'submit'.

Sex assault case against Sir Philip Green is DISMISSED by Arizona judge

Sex assault case against Sir Philip Green is DISMISSED by Arizona judge

Last May, Sir Philip Green charged with four counts of misdemeanour assault after Arizona pilates instructor Katie Surridge, 38, accused him inappropriate touching in 2016 and again in 2018.

Google CEO calls for regulation of AI to protect against deepfakes and facial recognition

Google CEO calls for regulation of AI to protect against deepfakes and facial recognition

Google CEO Sundar Pichai says humanity needs to be 'clear-eyed' about how AI could go wrong and has called for global alignment on how we regulate new AI technologies.

First World War German shipwreck is uncovered by storms at a Cornish beach

First World War German shipwreck is uncovered by storms at a Cornish beach

It was buried under the sand at Booby's Bay in Padstow more than a century ago but is often uncovered during winter storms, with some or all of it exposed.

Ireland's PM says 'big companies should pay their taxes'

Ireland's PM says 'big companies should pay their taxes'

The Taoiseach welcomed Tim Cook to Dublin this morning where he hand the tech titan's chief executive a special recognition gong for investment in Ireland.

Mother reveals how a BRUISE on her daughter's eye turned out to be Stage 4 neuroblastoma

Mother reveals how a BRUISE on her daughter's eye turned out to be Stage 4 neuroblastoma

Helen Robinson, 24, from Burnley, Lancashire, told FEMAIL how she spent nine months going back and forth from her GP before Caitlin underwent tests which showed she had cancer.

Boris Johnson suffers first post-election vote DEFEAT as Lords move to help EU citizens after Brexit

Boris Johnson suffers first post-election vote DEFEAT as Lords move to help EU citizens after Brexit

The upper chamber backed a cross-party amendment seeking to force the Government to provide EU citizens with physical proof of their right to remain in the UK after January 31.

New online tool calculates the impact of our eating habits on the environment

New online tool calculates the impact of our eating habits on the environment

A PhD student examined the results of more than 1,500 studies into farming, food production and water usage to create the online tool. She also examined data from farms around the world.

Cleaning enthusiast transforms 15-year-old, stained lino floor WITHOUT scrubbing

Cleaning enthusiast transforms 15-year-old, stained lino floor WITHOUT scrubbing

Posting to Facebook group Mrs Hinch Made Me Do It, cleaning enthusiast Chloe Bettell, from Dorset, raved about how The Pink Stuff 'really works' when sharing her before-and-after photographs.

Snow blankets Spain's east coast and waves smash stores along Costa Blanca beaches

Snow blankets Spain's east coast and waves smash stores along Costa Blanca beaches

Flights to London, Newcastle and other major UK cities were cancelled as Storm Gloria slammed into the Spanish coastline. In Denia, Alicante, the sea was filmed rushing into the town and surrounding cars

Police: 2 dead, 15 reportedly injured in Missouri shooting

Police: 2 dead, 15 reportedly injured in Missouri shooting

Police in Kansas City, Missouri, say at least two people are dead and 15 people were reportedly injured in a shooting. Two people were found dead, including a woman in the parking lot.

'Chinese restaurant syndrome' is racist, activists say

'Chinese restaurant syndrome' is racist, activists say

'Chinese restaurant syndrome' was coined in the 1960s and refers to headaches, nausea and sweating after eating Chinese food. Campaigners say it's a 'xenophobic myth'.

Judge slams Ladbroke's after it employed a gambling addict

Judge slams Ladbroke's after it employed a gambling addict

Father-of-two Mustafa Khader spiralled into debt by using fixed betting machines and then stole money while working unsupervised for the first time at a branch in Maidstone, Kent.

Student who sells university starter kits for fellow cash-strapped freshers now makes £2million

Student who sells university starter kits for fellow cash-strapped freshers now makes £2million

Makaela Richardson, then 18, originally from Bermuda, told the BBC how she dropped out of her law degree to take up business studies at the University of Greenwich in London in 2016.

'Offline chair' that blocks internet access promises to help smartphone addicts get back to reality

'Offline chair' that blocks internet access promises to help smartphone addicts get back to reality

The chair is the brainchild of 28-year-old Polish designer Agata Nowak, who hopes that interest in the seat will increase as people grow more aware of internet addiction.

Woman, 41, gives birth to 'miracle twins' after beating cervical cancer

Woman, 41, gives birth to 'miracle twins' after beating cervical cancer

Rebecca Allen, 41, of Norfolk, gave birth to Luna and Seren in June 2019. Doctors warned the odds were stacked against her if she ever hoped to have children of her own.

Best-friends who created 'pioneering' organic lubricant claim they're thanked for 'saving marriages'

Best-friends who created 'pioneering' organic lubricant claim they're thanked for 'saving marriages'

Susi Lennox, 74, and Sarah Brooks, 59, of Hampshire, turned their lives upside-down to create an organic lubricant which is praised by fans for 'turning back the clock on their sex lives.'

Church tower collapses to reduce 150-year-old place of worship to rubble

Church tower collapses to reduce 150-year-old place of worship to rubble

Emergency services were called to Grade II-listed St John the Baptist Church in High Toynton, Lincolnshire on Sunday morning, after a historic tower, built in 1872, came down without warning.

Laurence Fox says 'woke' people are 'fundamentally racist'

Laurence Fox says 'woke' people are 'fundamentally racist'

Laurence Fox said this morning that Britain is tired of being told it is racist while being one of the most tolerant countries in the world.

Huawei strikes deal to use TomTom maps on its smartphones after being cut off from Google

Huawei strikes deal to use TomTom maps on its smartphones after being cut off from Google

The Shenzhen-based tech firm has been cut off from Google - upon whose Android operating system and apps its international products relied - amidst a US-China trade war.

HMS Queen Elizabeth and Prince Of Wales hit radar problems

HMS Queen Elizabeth and Prince Of Wales hit radar problems

Crowsnest, the most advanced aerial early warning sensor ever built for the Royal Navy at a cost of £269million, will be attached to Merlin Mark 2 helicopters (pictured) when operational.

The hotspots where Meghan Markle will be able to enjoy her new life

The hotspots where Meghan Markle will be able to enjoy her new life

Meghan, 38, spent seven years living in Toronto while filming US legal drama Suits before moving to the UK to be with Prince Harry, 35, and the couple could now make the city their Canadian home.

Last Tommy' Harry Patch is found TWO YEARS after it disappeared

Last Tommy' Harry Patch is found TWO YEARS after it disappeared

Harry Patch attended the unveiling of the memorial stone in 2008 at Langemarck, Belgium, just six miles from Ypres where tens of thousands of soldiers were killed between 1914 and 1918.

Britain's worst mother Karen Matthews is offered £50,000 to leave the country

Britain's worst mother Karen Matthews is offered £50,000 to leave the country

Karen Matthews, dubbed 'Britain's worst mother' after she faked her own daughter's kidnapping in 2008, was initially spooked by the letter but is now considering starting afresh abroad, it was reported.

Lord Tony Hall is stepping down as Director-General of the BBC

Lord Tony Hall is stepping down as Director-General of the BBC

Since taking over in 2013, Hall's leadership has seen the corporation experience one of its most tumultuous periods, with questions posed over its long-term future.

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