Philippines lightning strike captured in dramatic mobile phone pictures

The amateur photos caught the moment a massive bolt of lightning hit Mandaluyong, near the capital Manila.

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Game of Thrones: 12 quotes that will stay with fans until Winter returns

When you play the game of thrones, you win or you die

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Here is how the internet is dealing with Game of Thrones ending

After eight seasons, some tears, a few controversial storylines and many, many, many deaths, Game of Thrones has come to an end.

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Grateful parents reunited with newborn after leaving baby in taxi

The couple got out of the car, paid and then realised someone was missing.

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Game Of Thrones fans heartbroken as show ends with dramatic final episode

Spoilers ahead as the fantasy drama ends after eight series.

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Watch as a baby giraffe at Chester Zoo takes her first steps outside

The calf was named Karamoja, after the region in Uganda where the rare Rothschild’s subspecies still lives in the wild.

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Manchester City treble parade immortalised in Lego form

Two master model builders spent 80 hours building the scene along with all three trophies.

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A history of ‘milkshaking’ as a political protest

The unusual trend has been inspired by an incident involving Tommy Robinson.

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Watch as a suspected meteorite flashes over Northern Australia

It is not known where the object landed.

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Watch: European election candidate's bizarre video has taken Twitter by storm

Dublin European election candidate Ben Gilroy has raised a lot of eyebrows as he and his "hurley stick" star in a viral campaign video.

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Here are the most borrowed books from Irish libraries in 2018

All 20 of the most borrowed books were titles aimed at children with the Harry Potter series still proving hugely popular.

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US billionaire stuns students by agreeing to pay off all loans

Robert F Smith’s pledge shocked nearly 400 graduating students at the all-male historically black Moreton College in Atlanta.

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Incredible time-lapse video shows Cork's newest bridge being installed

A time-lapse video has been posted online showing Cork's newest bridge being put into place.

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Eurovision 2019: How a night of banter and bondage played out on Twitter

Twitter was at it again as Eurovision returned in outrageous style.

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Police order McDonald’s to stop selling milkshakes near Nigel Farage rally

A McDonald’s restaurant in Edinburgh was told by police not to sell ice cream or milkshakes near a Brexit Party rally with Nigel Farage.

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Rare book returned to Donegal library 82 years after it was borrowed

A rare book has been returned to a Co Donegal library - 82 years after it was borrowed!

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In Video: Turtles reunited after eight months apart

Gulliver and Lulu were reunited at Sea Life in Brighton.

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Police release bizarre ‘Lego man’ e-fit in bid to catch distraction burglar

They have asked anyone who recognises the man in the e-fit image to come forward.

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Peter Crouch: I was stumped when Harry asked me ‘How did you bag Abbey?’

He said that the quip was ‘pre-Meghan’.

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Ex-photojournalist seeks 'hero' boy he interviewed at Ronald Reagan's Ireland visit 35 years ago

A former photojournalist from the US who is in Ireland this week is looking to be reunited with an Irishman who he met in 1984 when he made him an honorary CNN reporter ...

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Internet sensation Grumpy Cat dies aged 7

A statement said that she died on Tuesday after complications with a urinary tract infection.

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Colourful celebrations in Taipei as Taiwan legalises same-sex marriage

Officials in Taiwan have passed a law allowing same-sex marriage in a first for an Asian country.

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British teenager with love of forensics becomes crime scene investigator for the day

Kieran Robison, 13, often sets up fake crime scenes in the garden of his home in Newcastle.

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Amazing kitten survives being encased in foam and thrown in bin

The kitten is resting in an animal shelter and is expected to make a full recovery.

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Restaurant accidentally serves bottle of wine worth over €5,000 to customer

Hawksmoor Manchester said it hoped the diner ‘enjoyed your evening’ and reassured the staff member involved: ‘We love you anyway.’

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#YouKnowMe: People speak out about abortion in wake of restrictive Alabama bill

Actress Busy Philipps began the hashtag to encourage people to share their own stories.

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Roz Purcell shares what helped her overcome her battle with body image

The striking side by side post shows her at her lowest weight when she battled with bulimia throughout her modelling career.

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This fashion brand set up an ‘inclusive’ Instagram page for plus-size models and it backfired badly

Fans were horrified by Oh Polly’s decision to launch a separate account for larger models.

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Lidl’s reaction to Kylie Jenner’s new skin range is just the wurst

The supermarket chain do it again.

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Vehicle leaked honey and diesel fuel after overturning in Indiana

Police say the lorry was carrying about 18,600 kilograms of amber honey.

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Kitten stowaways found after long journey in steel column

They have been given appropriate names: Crowbar, Rebar, Chisel, Jackhammer and Piper.

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Laser show marks Eiffel Tower’s 130th birthday

Professional climbers scaled the monument to mount the lights for the unprecedented show.

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Ducklings on motorway escorted to safety by incident response unit

“Our incident response crew in Qld got their ducks in a row when they helped these little guys to safety.”

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Window cleaners rescued from skyscraper after ordeal in out-of-control lift

Firefighters in Oklahoma City rescued the pair after the out-of-control lift broke windows.

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Costa Rican tree frog found in bunch of Lidl bananas

The creature made a 5,000-mile journey to a branch of the shop in Nottinghamshire.

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Politician wears hairy Donald Trump socks to meet US President

Trump seemed to enjoy the unusual fashion choice made by Louisiana lieutenant governor Billy Nungesser.

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Listen: Unheard message from John F Kennedy to the people of Ireland discovered in Meath

"In a personal message to Dot at the end of the recording, he asks her to return to the United States to help with the election campaign"

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Work has begun on an airport next to Machu Picchu, and people are horrified

Reactions have ranged from fury to anger, all the way through to total outrage.

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Mrs Hinch tears up and pleads with trolls to unfollow her

"For those people who are not so nice who follow me and just to pull me apart - why?"

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Fundraising page for dying boy surpasses £100,000 after Lewis Hamilton tribute

Lewis Hamilton dedicated his victory in Spain to Harry Shaw, the five-year-old battling a rare form of cancer.

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Lego mania turns Upside Down as fans wait all day for €208 Stranger Things set

Enthusiasts lined up outside London’s Leicester Square shop from mid-morning on Tuesday ahead of the new set going on sale at midnight.

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Firefighters dramatically rescue cat as it leaps from tall tree

Porterville Fire Department wrote: ‘Contrary to popular belief, rescuing cats from trees is not a common occurrence.’

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Injured tortoise gets custom wheelchair just like his dog pal

Scoot Reeves had a broken shell and paralysed back legs but is now back on the move.

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Watch: Baby kangaroo gets impatient as she waits for her milk

Sasha is one of the roos at the Kangaroo Sanctuary in Alice Springs.

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Derry Girls star Nicola had the best reaction to comments about her ‘unflattering’ BAFTA dress

A UK tabloid deemed her pink frock as “not the most flattering”.

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Prince Harry cannot imagine life without son Archie, despite sleepless nights

The duke, who became a father for the first time last week, was presented with a tiny teddy bear for Archie when he arrived at the hospital.

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Ballerinas in their 70s are hitting the barre

"It's very restful, it's like mindfulness on toes"

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A new nightclub for adults with intellectual disabilities to open in Cork

"We are starting a New Nightclub for Adults with Intellectual Disabilities in The Kino Washington Street Cork this month"

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This student has gone viral for an inventive pun on her own name in her yearbook

Madison Guess came up with a brilliant pun on her own name for her high school yearbook.

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Bartender wanted to serve pints in Caribbean paradise

The applicant will run Floyd’s Pelican Bar, a floating haven only accessible by boat, one mile off the coast of Jamaica.

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