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Stephen Lawrence murder suspect 'is living the high life in Marbella' while police hunt him over £4m cannabis smuggling ring

Stephen Lawrence was murdered by a five-strong gang in south London in 1993. His botched investigation into his death led to huge changes to the justice system and milestone review of the Met PoliceStephen Lawrence murder suspect Jamie Acourt is reportedly living the high life in Marbella while police hunt him for his alleged role in a cannabis-dealing gang.The 41-year-old fugitive, who is wanted for his links to drugs crime, has been spotted at bars in the city frequented by stars of reality show The Only Way Is Essex.Acourt's older brother, Neil, 42, is behind bars for masterminding the ...

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    Mother-of-six who lost 16kg in SEVEN weeks reveals how 'easy fasting' kept the kilos coming off after her weight plateaued

    When embarking on a new diet, often the weight comes off easily in the early stages, but as many will know this can level out despite ongoing efforts.Krechelle Carter, a mum-of-six from Adelaide, who blogs under Eight At Home, has recently been sharing details of her weight loss journey - one that's seen her lose a total of 16 kilograms in just seven weeks.While her rapid transformation was an exciting process, Krechelle recently shared how she hit a plateau, a point where her metabolism slowed - meaning she burned fewer calories than she did at her heavier weight. Krechelle Carter, ...

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    From 'naked' burrito bowls to chicken strips: Dietitian reveals the healthiest and tastiest lunches to grab when you're on the go

    When time is short and you need to get lunch on the go, finding something that's nutritious and tasty can be a bit of a challenge.Dietitian Susie Burrell said while many midday meal options may appear healthy, they can be high in calories as well as lacking in any real nourishment.From wraps to salads and sushi, FEMAIL takes a look at some of the more popular choices and reveals which are best not only for your health but also for your waistline. Australian dietitian Susie Burrell (pictured) said while many midday meal options may appear healthy, they can be high in ...

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    Mother, 26, who never worried about her figure until she gained 32kg during pregnancy shares the three simple weight-loss secrets that transformed her post-baby body

    To look at new celebrity mothers, it can be easy to assume that all women quickly 'snap back' after childbirth.And yet, the reality is that it often takes months or even years of hard work and dedication to your diet and fitness programs to re-gain your pre-baby body.Mother-of-one, Ely Fisher, from Perth in Western Australia, went from 55kg pre pregnancy to 87kg just after having given birth to her baby boy - before she slowly and steadily lost the 32kg she had put on over the course of more than a year.Here, Ely speaks to FEMAIL about what she's learned ...

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    Camping in France is a full-on bargain: Discovering the delights of Ardeche from thrilling rapids to chowing down on frogs' legs

    We’re sloshing about in the river and somehow I’ve managed to catch a frog. My seven-year-old daughter is furious with me.‘You can’t throw it back in,’ she yells. ‘We’re supposed to eat that!’Daisy has heard about French food, and if she can munch on fish fingers, why not frogs’ legs? Three hours later, in Daisy’s greasy hands is a piece of amphibian cooked in parsley, garlic, breadcrumbs and butter. Summer adventure: Kayaking at Pont d'Arc, Ardeche, near Les Ranchisses campsite Our family of four has come to the Ardeche in southern France, staying for four days at Les Ranchisses, a family-owned campsite ...

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    The ultimate INSIDER guide to New York: From sensational steakhouses to the coolest cocktail bars, locals reveal the Big Apple's hidden secrets

    Getting to grips with New York City and all it has to offer is a daunting task for a local, let alone a tourist. That's why two local writers keen to help visitors out decided to uncover a whole host of the Big Apple's hidden attractions - 500 in all.In The 500 Hidden Secrets of New York, Michiel Vos and Ellen Swandiak dispense their insider knowledge, revealing everything from the best brunch spots to techniques for mingling with New Yorkers. Here MailOnline Travel picks out some of its favourite sections from the book, from hipster hotspots to sensational steakhouses. PIZZA   Perfect pies: For some ...

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    A great Greek revival! With its youthful vibe and fashionable restaurants, Athens now has a spring in its step

    Our affable Athens guide Yannis asks if I have been to the city before, and I cheerily admit I was last here in 1984. His eyes widen and he says, wistfully: 'Ahh, you were here during the Age of Innocence.' Back then, I was a nippy 19-year-old with an unimpaired mop of curly hair and the sculptured abdominal section worthy of a Greek statue. It cost £1 a night to roll out my junior sleeping bag on a hostel roof, and a litre of Amstel was 30p.I lived like a prince during five dreamy weeks of island-hopping. The only problem was ...

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    Pictured: How the QE2 has been given a new lease of life as a floating five-star hotel in Dubai thanks to a $100million refurbishment based on the original design

    The Queen Elizabeth 2 (QE2) ocean liner has been given a new lease of life as a floating hotel in Dubai, 10 years after the Gulf Arab emirate bought it for $100 million.State-owned Dubai World bought the QE2 from Cunard Line in 2007, but the 2008 financial crisis delayed any plans for the 40-year-old vessel, one of the world's most famous ships.Now the QE2, permanently moored at Mina Rashid port, has been refurbished based on the original design, from its carpets to the theatre and even restaurant menus featuring dishes served in the liner's heyday. The Queen Elizabeth 2 (QE2) ...

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Look up this weekend! Lyrid meteor shower will light up the sky as it peaks on Sunday morning with up to 20 shooting stars per hour

One of the oldest and most reliable meteor showers will be in full view this weekend. The annual Lyrid Meteor Shower, which has been observed for the past 2,700 years, will create a stunning display of 'shooting stars' in the night sky. Appropriately, it will peak in the early morning hours of Earth Day on Sunday, April 22. Experts say it's best viewed laying down on the ground and gazing up at the sky from 2:00a.m. to 3:30a.m. (ET).   The annual Lyrid Meteor Shower, which has been observed for the past 2,700 years, will create a stunning display of 'shooting stars' in the ...

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    Watch living cells interact in stunning 3D detail: Scientists film first-of-its-kind video of immune cells moving inside a zebrafish's ear using new 'guide star' imaging technique

    Existing microscope technology means that we can only observe cells in an isolated environment, often restricted to a simple glass slide. But now, thanks to a breakthrough discovery, scientists have found a way to study cellular processes in their natural habitat: deep inside living organisms. In a study published Friday in Science, researchers describe how they developed a new kind of microscope that uses sophisticated 'guide star' technology.The result is a series of mesmerizing high-resolution 3D videos that document biological processes in never-before-seen detail.s  Researchers from Harvard Medical School, Boston Children's Hospital and the Howard Hughes Medical Institute collaborated for the study. 'For the ...

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    Proof the military is controlling the weather? Footage of purple beams and UFOs in Phoenix spark conspiracy theories

    Footage of strange lights in the skies above Phoenix has sparked conspiracy theories about the presence of UFOs and military experiments to control the weather.It appears to show an unusual purple beam reaching down from the heavens accompanied by the presence of a craft darting through the night sky. Theorists claim it is a combination of a top-secret mission to manipulate the climate, conducted by the US armed forces, combined with the presence of aliens.Experts believe that the footage is merely a camera lens reflection or some other  trick of the light.The live stream was recorded above a mountain range outside the ...

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    Thieves plundering contactless cards at a rate of £27 a minute: How to stop criminals making off with your cash

    Fraudsters are stealing money from contactless payment cards at the rate of almost £27 every minute, raising fears that the technology is becoming a ‘magnet’ for thieves.Analysis for The Mail on Sunday suggests the security threat is increasing at an alarming rate as the nation’s shoppers turn in droves to convenient ‘tap and pay’ cards and phone apps to ease queue stress.Spending this way soared last year to above £52billion – double the amount in 2016 according to industry body UK Finance. Contactless: Spending this way soared last year to above £52bn – double the amount in 2016Unlike conventional cards, contactless ...

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    'My monthly mortgage payment will be £14 higher but I like the security of a five-year fix': Should you lock in to a mortgage before the rates leap?

    Homeowners yet to lock into a fixed rate mortgage are being urged to do so ahead of a possible base rate rise next month.A slowdown in inflation – from 2.7 per cent to 2.5 per cent – may well persuade the Bank of England to delay an increase in the rate from 0.5 per cent.But as Governor Mark Carney indicated last week, a ‘few’ rate rises are coming.When the rate rises it will inevitably push up home loan costs for homeowners who have variable rate mortgages. But those with fixed-rate loans will not be impacted and their monthly payments will ...

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    Are you ready for the robot revolution? We test some of them out

    Robots can now handle an increasing number of day-to-day chores. The Mail on Sunday tests some of them out and discovers they can actually save you time as well as money.PLUG IN A HOUSE CLEANERAmong the most tiresome chores is cleaning the home. Even those who can afford a human cleaner might be surprised how costs soon add up.The average cleaner earns £10 an hour so if they visit four hours a week they will cost £2,080 a year – money that you could invest in a robot. In the last century cleaning was transformed by user-friendly inventions such as ...

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    Rise in student loan interest is a scandal, says JEFF PRESTRIDGE

    Despite recent glorious weather, thousands of university undergraduates – and A-level students with ambitions to take their studies further this autumn – have been busy cramming for vital early summer exams.If this were not enough stress to carry on their young shoulders, those who depend on student loans to fund their university studies have now been landed with an extra anxiety – knowing that the degrees they are working towards are going to cost them a whole lot more. This is because the interest on loans for new starters – and those currently in the throes of their studies – ...

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    Men receive a whopping £29,000 more than women in retirement over 20 years, says Which? report

    Men get almost £29,000 more than women during a typical 20-year retirement, new research has revealed.The Which? study of almost 12.9million people receiving the state pension found that the average man receives £153.86 per week compared to their female counterpart who pockets only £125.98.Out of the total pensioners looked at, 546,000 get state pension under the new system launched in April 2016, while the other 12.3million get payouts that started under the previous regime, based on Department for Work and Pensions figures. Wide gulf: Men get almost £29,000 more than women during a typical 20-year retirement, new research has revealedThe ...

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    Scottish Power to increase energy prices by 5.5% adding £63 onto bills for nearly 1m customers from June

    Scottish Power has announced a price hike of 5.5 per cent which will add an average of £63 to the typical annual dual fuel bill.It will affect around 960,000 customers paying its standard variable tariff. They will see their bills rise to an average of £1,211, from £1,147, from 1 June.The rise follows on from British Gas and EDF who have both recently revealed price hikes. Prices for 960,000 customers to rise by £63 to an average of £1,147 from the start of JuneCustomers with a SVT who pay by direct debit will see £63, on average, added to their ...

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    First wave of migrant caravan hits the US border as some 50 members request asylum in California

    The first wave of the migrant caravan has hit the US border, with a group of about 50 seeking asylum at the Tijuana crossing into California.The group of 50 Central American migrants who set out from southern Mexico in late March arrived in Tijuana, Mexico on Wednesday, after splintering off from the original caravan of 1,500. 'Since yesterday, some began to cross into the United States to turn themselves in from Tijuana and request asylum. We understand more of (the migrants) will do the same,' said Jose Maria Garcia, director of Juventud 2000, an organization dedicated to assisting migrants. He said more migrants, many ...

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    Florida school shooter, 19, is denied bond at first court appearance as it's revealed he said 'I am mentally ill, I want to go to jail' when he surrendered

    The 19-year-old man accused of opening fire at a Florida high school was denied bail at his first court appearance on Saturday.Sky Bouche walked into his old school in Florida on Friday where he opened fire and wounded a 17-year-old student. Judge Willard Pope at Marion County Jail told Bouche he would be held without bond due nature of the charges that span terrorism, aggravated assault with a firearm, carrying a concealed firearm and armed trespass on school property.   Sky Bouche, 19, above, made his first court appearance Saturday at Marion County Jail Bouche, above, was told he would be held without ...

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    Flying solo! Melania poses with Texas law enforcement and shares touching message about 'fearless first lady' Barbara Bush after attending funeral

    Melania Trump thanked Texas law enforcement for keeping everyone safe as they traveled to Houston to say their final goodbyes to Barbara Bush. who was laid to rest in an emotional ceremony on Saturday. The first lady took to Instagram to share a photo of her posing with dozens of officers and military personnel, writing in the caption: 'Thank you to Texas law enforcement for ensuring the safety of everyone today'.Trump, who attended the services without husband President Donald Trump, also posted a photo from the order of service.  Before getting back on Air Force One, Melania Trump shared a photograph ...

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    Salute to hatred: Black-clad neo-Nazis hold a shocking swastika burning ritual in Georgia after earlier clashing with antifa protesters 40 miles away during rally celebrating Hitler's birthday

    A neo-Nazi group has held a swastika burning after a rally in Georgia, with black-clad members of the racist hate group raising their arms in a massed Hitler salute as flames lit up the night air.Members of the National Socialist Movement, one of the largest neo-Nazi groups in the US, gathered in a field to torch the wooden swastikas in a ceremony reminiscent of similar acts by other white supremacist groups such as the Ku Klux Klan.Saturday's swastika burning took place several hours after a rally in Newnan, George, which passed off without violence despite the presence of hundreds of armed antifa ...

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    Did YOUR grandad visit this brothel? Australia's best-known bordello where politicians, business leaders and celebrities once partied is reopening with a cheeky advertising campaign

    Australia's most famous brothel, Sydney's A Touch Of Class, is being lavishly restored and promoting its imminent reopening with a cheeky advertising campaign.'Recognise the name? Ask your dad or your dad's dad,' a newspaper advertisement for the house of ill repute states.A Touch Of Class - or 'the Toucha' - in inner-city Surry Hills has been providing sexual services to Sydneysiders and travelers from around the world for almost 50 years.The massage parlour has previously been described as the 'most controversial piece of real estate in Sydney' and more crudely as 'a clutch of tarts'.For decades it was a place ...

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    Florida judge, 59, resigns after she was recorded berating breathless wheelchair-bound defendant in court who subsequently DIED three days later after struggling to get her medication while in custody

    A South Florida judge resigned on Friday after being recorded on camera berating a woman in a wheelchair who was having trouble breathing due to multiple medical conditions, and died just three days later.Broward County Circuit Court Judge Merrilee Ehrlich gave defendant Sandra Faye Twiggs, 59, who was in her court facing misdemeanor charges following a family dispute, the verbal beat-down in a video dated April 15.Ehrlich's tongue-lasing of Twiggs was so extreme that her public defender, Howard Finkelstein, demanded the judge be banned from presiding over criminal proceedings.'It is not appropriate for anyone to endure that kind of treatment,' Finkelstein's ...

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    Embarrassment for Mitt Romney as he fails to secure Utah GOP nomination and will now head to a primary in June to try and replace Sen Orrin Hatch

    Former Republican presidential nominee Mitt Romney faced a setback in his bid to become the next United States senator for Utah. Romney, 71, went up against 11 other candidates Saturday seeking Utah's GOP nomination to succeed retiring Sen. Orrin Hatch, 84.The former Massachusetts governor was presumed to be the front-runner but failed to secure the nomination for Senate. In the final round of voting at the Republican party's convention, Romney had won only 49.12 per cent of the votes, the Hill reports.  Former Massachusetts governor and Republican presidential nominee Mitt Romney lost the Utah GOP nomination and will now head to a ...

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    NRL legend Wayne Bennett, 68, 'splits from glamorous partner 16 years his junior' after leaving his wife of 42 years for the blonde mother-of-three

    Veteran NRL coach Wayne Bennett has reportedly split with his glamorous younger girlfriend just 19 months after leaving his wife of 42 years for her. Bennett's friends told The Daily Telegraph he is no longer with Dale Cage, 52.In September 2016, Celebrity Rave Australia revealed that Bennett, 68, was dating Cage after meeting the blonde beauty while she was working as a medical secretary in Newcastle, New South Wales.It came after the Broncos coach announced his split from his wife Trish Bennett, who cares for the couple's two adult disabled children, Justin and Katherine.   Split: NRL legend Wayne Bennett's friends have said he ...

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