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Iceberg 4 miles wide breaks off from Greenland glacier

Iceberg 4 miles wide breaks off from Greenland glacier

Technology
An iceberg four miles (six kilometers) wide has broken off from a glacier in eastern Greenland and scientists have captured the dramatic event on video. New York University professor David Holland, an expert in atmospheric and ocean science, told The Associated Press that "this is the largest event we've seen in over a decade in Greenland." A June 22 video of the incident was taken by his wife, Denise Holland of NYU's Environmental Fluid Dynamics Laboratory. They had camped by the Helheim Glacier for weeks to collect data to better project sea level changes due to global warming. Holland said Wednesday that the time-lapse video, which is speeded up 20 times, shows "3 percent of the annual ice loss of Greenland occur in 30 minutes." "It sounded like rockets going off," he said, describing...
Three Lions breaks chart record

Three Lions breaks chart record

Entertainment
After a heart-breaking week for English football fans, Three Lions is number one on this week's official singles chart.It's the first time in chart history a song has scored four spells at number one with the same artist line-up.The original 1996 version had two one-week stints whilst the 1998 re-work had a three-week spell.With over 1.6 million copies sold since its release, the anthem is also one of the UK's best-selling singles ever. 'It's Coming Home': The song that defines England England World Cup defeat seen by 26.5m Radio 1's chart show host Scott Mills said: "England gave us everything at this World Cup. The whole country got swept away with it."Three Lions being the official number one shows how we really got behind ou...
Germany 2-1 Sweden: Last-gasp Toni Kroos stunner brings world champions back from the brink and breaks Swedish hearts

Germany 2-1 Sweden: Last-gasp Toni Kroos stunner brings world champions back from the brink and breaks Swedish hearts

Sports
match report The Real Madrid midfielder scored a wonderful free-kick in the dying moments as the Germans came from behind to take charge of their World Cup fate Toni Kroos scored an incredible free-kick in the fifth minute of stoppage-time as ten-man Germany returned from the brink of elimination to beat Sweden. One of the biggest shocks in recent footballing history was on the cards when Ola Toivonen’s wonderful chip sailed over Manuel Neuer, before Marco Reus kept the Germans alive with a second-half equaliser. Kroos celebrates his last-gasp strike And the world champions, who seemed destined to be denied by the heroic Swedes, put matters back in their own hands despite being reduced to ten through Jerome Boate...
David Beckham breaks social media silence after Victoria Beckham split rumours

David Beckham breaks social media silence after Victoria Beckham split rumours

Entertainment
The rumour-mill went into overdrive today regarding reports that David and Victoria Beckham were on the brink of splitting up.The pair who have been married for 19-years found themselves at the centre of speculation.But a rep for fashion mogul and former Spice Girl Victoria, 44, shut down the claims.In a statement to Daily Star Online, the rep said: "If I spent all my time responding to ridiculous Beckham gossip and rumours there wouldn't be enough hours in the day. What nonsense." GETTY UNITED FRONT: David Beckham breaks silence following Victoria Beckham divorce claims WENN SLAMMED: Victoria Beckham's rep shut down split claims The Mirro...
Rhian Sugden's TOPLESS snap breaks the internet

Rhian Sugden's TOPLESS snap breaks the internet

Entertainment
The Page 3 babe revealed all as she posed for an intimate snap while holidaying in Turkey with Coronation Street actor fiancé Oliver Mellor.Rhian Sugden, 31, sat on a chair wearing only a pair of knickers and a pair of sunnies as she let loose, letting her breast assets reign supreme.The voluptuous babe craftily placed her arms over her chest to cover her nipples, while and sipped a refreshing pint in the process.The model looked cool, calm and collected as she flaunted her gym-honed physique in the sun. INSTAGRAM EYE-POPPING: Rhian Sugden showed off her breast assets in a jaw-dropping reveal Rhian tied her luscious locks up into an effortless bun, making sure nothing got in the way of her temperatur...