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The BBC’s back-up base in WWII was a Bristol railway tunnel, as seen in this video. An urban explorer has documented a long-abandoned railway tunnel that housed the BBC’s backup broadcasting center during WWII. The Clifton Rocks Railway tunnel in Bristol, which opened in 1893, was the world’s widest at the time of its construction. The tunnel was repurposed as an air raid shelter, a council document archive, and a hub for the BBC if its London headquarters, Broadcasting House, were destroyed after it fell out of use in the 1920s. Now, explorer Urbanexboi has revealed the tunnel’s current sorry…

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Fans slam the issue featuring nine black women, calling it “one of the worst Vogue covers EVER.” The cover of British Vogue’s February issue, which features nine black models, has been dubbed “offensive” on social media, with critics claiming that poor lighting and styling obscured the women’s features and darkened their skin. The cover was shot by Brazilian photographer Rafael Pavarotti and styled by British Vogue’s Editor-In-Chief Edward Enninful OBE and features models Adut Akech, Amar Akway, Majesty Amare, Akon Changkou, Maty Fall, Janet Jumbo, Abény Nhial, Nyagua Ruea, and Anok Yai. It’s the first time a group of black…

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Thousands of monkeys are terrorizing a Thai town as rival gangs compete for food. Hordes of rogue wild monkeys have been terrorizing a Thai town after becoming addicted to sugary drinks and bananas. Lopburi, about 90 miles north of Bangkok, is famous for its monkey population, which attracts visitors from all over the world. Locals even hold an annual festival to honor the primates. However, since tourists began to return to Thailand after coronavirus restrictions were lifted in November, Lopburi’s monkeys, whose numbers increased dramatically during the pandemic, have had much easier access to sugary snacks and drinks. Thousands of…

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Ashley Young, the show’s newest star, is a receptionist on The Apprentice. Lord Sugar is looking for a new business partner now that The Apprentice has returned. However, the 74-year-old Amstrad founder has already hired a new receptionist, Ashley Young. Ashley, who was born without the lower half of her right arm, has a small but crucial role in every episode of the hit BBC1 show, telling the nervous candidates, ‘Lord Sugar will see you now.’ Zebedee Management, a specialist talent agency that champions people with disabilities or alternative appearances, recommended the 26-year-old from Florida for the part. Watch the…

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AFCON: Aubameyang and Partey are at different stages of their Arsenal careers as they prepare for Gabon’s match against Ghana. Arsenal deserves a lot of credit for their record-breaking summer transfer window spending, not least because it helped build – and in some cases reinforce – Mikel Arteta’s team’s spine. Ben White and Aaron Ramsdale were brought in to provide stability behind Arsenal’s two most significant acquisitions in recent years, Thomas Partey and Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang. Both players will undoubtedly be disappointed with their performances in 2020-21, with midfielder Partey suffering from injuries and poor form in his first season in…

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Christine Lee is a communist agent, according to a former Labour minister. The security services issued a rare warning to MPs and peers, citing concerns that a Chinese government agent may have been present in Parliament. After concerns were raised that Christine Ching Kui Lee was not being open about her ties to the Chinese state and may have ulterior motives for her involvement with parliamentarians, MI5 issued a Security Service Interference Alert on Thursday containing allegations about her. While this isn’t the first time such a warning has been issued, official warnings like this are uncommon. ‘I am writing…

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Kelly Brook puts on a fashionable show in a After a relaxing Christmas break, she’s returned to work. Kelly Brook, 40, appeared to be in good spirits as she arrived at Heart Radio on Wednesday dressed in a bubblegum pink coat. As she smiled for the cameras outside the studio, the presenter looked stunning in the chic ensemble. Kelly wore a warm charcoal knit with a playful pastel longline padded coat from Ganni. She finished off her look with a pair of patent Prada loafers and black cropped jeans with frayed hem detailing. Her brunette hair was styled straight down…

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The mother of three reveals that she and her husband have their own beds. A mother of three has admitted that she and her husband sleep in separate beds, claiming that this has improved their intimacy. Terri-Ann Michelle Perras, a 31-year-old Canadian blogger, took to TikTok on Tuesday to share a video of herself dancing around her house while opening up about their sleeping situation. ‘I know a lot of people will disagree with this, BUT I don’t care,’ she wrote in the caption of the video. ‘During the week, my husband and I don’t sleep in the same bed,…

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Rishi Sunak’s sluggish support for Boris Johnson in the wake of ‘partygate’ stands out like a sore thumb. Boris Johnson is under enormous pressure as a result of Partygate, with speculation that he may decide to resign. The Tories, however, have procedures in place to remove and replace the leader if he or she does not resign. MPs can force a vote of no confidence in their leader under Tory Party rules. Sir Graham Brady, the chairman of the Tory Party’s backbench 1922 Committee, controls the vote. If 15 percent of Tory MPs write to the chairman, a vote of…

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EDEN CONFIDENTIAL: Robbie Williams sells his £8.1 million country house for £6.75 million. Despite the fact that country house prices have soared as a result of the pandemic, pop star Robbie Williams has agreed to sell his rural idyll for a huge discount after learning it is haunted. I’ve heard the former Take That singer has accepted an offer on Compton Bassett House in Wiltshire after slashing the asking price by £1.35 million — more than five times the average British house price. He and his wife, former X Factor judge Ayda Field, 42, paid £8.1 million for the seven-bedroom…

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