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Runner face-plants in the mud during finish line fail, becomes glorious meme

Oh dear.Image: Lukas Schulze/Getty Images for European Athletics Not many people can say they’ve had the glory of celebrating a European Cross Country Championship win in front of a crowd of cheering people. Not many people can say they’ve become a meme after face-planting in the mud, either. Well, Jimmy Gressier can say both. Over the weekend, the runner claimed victory in the men’s under-23, rounding off an epic race off with an attempted knee slide through the mud. SEE ALSO: This face-planting high school sprinter is all of us…

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David Attenborough’s latest nature documentary has a gloriously original twist

David, the focus of episode one of the BBC's new Attenborough documentary 'Dynasties', tucking into some tasty ants.Image: BBC NHU An iguana desperately fleeing a horde of snakes. A bird struggling to find love. A giraffe fending off a lion in a heroic bid for freedom. When it comes to nature documentaries, it tends to be the individual stories that we remember best. It happened again and again in Planet Earth II and Blue Planet II — an event in the life of one specific creature, combined with the sweetly…

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Scary Spice dressed up as Posh Spice for Halloween and the shade is real

Serious shade.Image: Getty Images for Heidi Klum There’s nothing that strange about friends dressing up as each other for Halloween — especially if you both happen to be famous. Mel B’s decision to dress up as Posh Spice seemed to be somewhat loaded, though. SEE ALSO: This video of Victoria Beckham dancing to the Spice Girls is all you want it to be Here’s the outfit, which Mel B (a.k.a. Scary Spice) shared on Instagram on Wednesday night. View this post on Instagram Yesssss @heidiklum yippppeee first year coming to…

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Brexit deal is 95% settled, UK’s May to tell Parliament

(CNN)British Prime Minister Theresa May will tell lawmakers Monday the “vast majority” of a Brexit deal has been reached, as she faces mounting pressure at home over her perceived softening approach to the negotiations and rumors of a challenge to her leadership. One lawmaker was quoted anonymously as saying the Prime Ministers should “bring her own noose” to a party meeting on Wednesday. “I don’t intend to dignify those specific anonymous comments with a response,” a spokesman for the Prime Minister said at a briefing to journalists, according to Reuters.…

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James Corden went full Michael Myers for this ‘Halloween’ true crime spoof

You’ve gotta love a good true crime documentary, with all its real-life drama and grainy courtroom footage. James Corden took it upon himself to give Michael Myers, the famously silent killer of the Halloween movie franchise, the true crime treatment. In a sketch on The Late Late Show, Corden donned the signature Halloween mask and sat down for interrogation with a pretty thin claim to innocence.  “I don’t know where this ‘he doesn’t talk’ thing comes from, I thought I had the right to remain silent, but whatever,” Corden says.…

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‘Doctor Who’ all reacted the same way to Jodie Whittaker’s first episode

Jodie Whittaker is killing it as the new Doctor.Image: Gary Gershoff/Getty Images On Sunday evening, over eight million people in the UK tuned in to watch Jodie Whittaker’s first outing as the new Doctor. And judging by the reaction on Twitter, everyone seemed to love it. SEE ALSO: ‘Doctor Who’ history made: Jodie Whittaker aces American debut Here are some of the many excitable reactions from viewers of Doctor Who‘s series 11 premiere, “The Woman Who Fell to Earth”: That was a fantastic opening episode, and Jodie totalled nailed it…

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Small children spectacularly cover ‘Bohemian Rhapsody’ in latest John Lewis advert

Adverts are largely terrible and annoying. Anyone who’s seen the work of John Lewis, though — particularly their Christmas ads — will know that they’re often the exception that proves the rule. Well anyway, they’ve done it again. In the two-and-a-half minute advert above, bored parents at a school talent show are suddenly wowed by a ridiculously impressive cover of Queen’s “Bohemian Rhapsody”. Give all those children an A+. And spare a thought for the human John Lewis, who’s most likely being inundated with tweets yet again. Read more: https://mashable.com/2018/09/05/john-lewis-ad-children-bohemian-rhapsody-cover/

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Man who crashed car outside UK Parliament charged with attempted murder

(CNN)A 29-year-old man who deliberately drove a car into a crowd outside Britain’s Houses of Parliament has been charged with two counts of attempted murder, the Metropolitan Police in London said Saturday. Khater was arrested at the scene. Nobody was killed and no weapons were found at the scene. “Due to the methodology, iconic location and the alleged targeting of civilians and police officers, the CPS are treating this case as terrorism,” the news release said. Khater studied accounting at Coventry University between September 2017 and May 2018, when he…

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A virtual reality David Bowie exhibit is coming to your mobile

An exhibition about David Bowie's life is being made available in VR.Image: RALPH GATTI/AFP/Getty Images The “David Bowie is” exhibit may have come to an end, but it sounds as though it’s going to live on … through a VR smartphone experience. The exhibit, which toured cities across the world over the last six years, allowed access to the legendary singer’s personal archives as a means of exploring his creative journey. SEE ALSO: 13 Apps for the Best Glastonbury Festival Experience On Monday, the official David Bowie site announced that…

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This 1 photo perfectly sums up the UK’s World Cup fever

Actual footage of football coming home.Image: Ian MacNicol/Getty Images If you want to get a sense of just how caught up in World Cup fever the UK is, you don’t need to look far. A good place to start would be Ian Wright’s delirious reaction to the England Vs. Colombia result, or the footage of people across the country celebrating that final penalty. SEE ALSO: Japan leaves touching thank you note and a spotless locker room after World Cup loss Another good place would be this image of a random…

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Majestic fox joins Londoner for rooftop sunbathing session

Are you fur real?Image: Getty Images There’s only one thing in this world more cheering than the sight of a happy fox, and that’s a happy fox sunbathing on a roof terrace. SEE ALSO: Londoner passes out at bus stop, gets an alarming wake up call On Sunday, Tom Bell from London experienced exactly that — a fox had arrived on his roof and decided to make itself comfortable in the sweet, sweet sunshine. This just in. Having a fox on your roof is great. pic.twitter.com/WDz7Vi7aFj — Tom Bell (@tombellforever)…

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Mark Zuckerberg’s dull hearing could’ve been improved with Scottish accents

Much better.Image: Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images Sure, you might’ve been a little underwhelmed by the Mark Zuckerberg hearing. The dry answers and hours of inane questioning were a little too much for us, but you know how it could have been vastly improved? A Glaswegian accent.  SEE ALSO: A grown man face-planting onto a snowy trampoline in slow mo is what true joy looks like Here’s what Glasgow Zuck would sound like, courtesy of Scottish comedian Janey Godley. Yer maw would love it.  Big Kim from Kilmarnock #janeygodleyvoiceover pic.twitter.com/kfXxCr1sVA — Janey…

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Youre Benedict Arnold! Do You Have What It Takes To Betray The Colonies?

This feature requires JavaScript to function. I’d like to say “I am this guy.” I’d like to say “Cool. I am 6-foot-4.” That’s right! You’re this guy and you’re also Benedict Arnold. You shoot a gun and ride a horse for America during the First Annual Revolutionary War. Your peers respect you, all of the Founding Fathers say things like “Now that’s one good adult” when your name gets mentioned, and you’ve never committed the crime of treason. You’ve got it all. But that’s about to change. That’s all about…

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‘Black Mirror’ just tweeted an eerie new episode poster

We don’t know exactly when Season 4 of the infinitely bleak-but-brilliant Black Mirror will be out on Netflix, but it’s looking like it will be soon. Now we have the episode titles, a bunch of details about the storylines, and even a creepy little teaser video that was shared on Twitter a couple months back. SEE ALSO: ‘Black Mirror’ creator: ‘We should be billing Apple and Google for this stuff’ Then, on Black Friday, after a couple of months of silence, the official @blackmirror account shared this: Back to black.…

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Instagram food photos being ruined at the last minute is your new favourite trend

Fed up of your friends getting their phones out while you’re eating? Sick of those artsy Instagram shots of food on a plate? Social media star Kevin Freshwater may have a solution. SEE ALSO: It’s impossible not to be impressed by this British comedian’s ‘skills’ He shared the following video on his Instagram page last week. It’s a montage of him ruining his friend’s Instagram food shots by mushing their meals with his fork at the last minute.  How to ruin people’s Insta pics 😂 (tag someone you would do…

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