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Could YOU tell a £38 Chardonnay from a CLONED bottle at half the price? How new replica wines are even fooling the experts Expert sommelier is duped by replicas of top vintage Chardonnays Scientists...

‘Don’t worry about life jackets – you won’t need them’: Survivor whose NINE relatives – including her husband and kids – drowned on Missouri duck boat, claims captain...

Police descended on an exclusive stately home after ‘drunk and arguing’ wedding guests allegedly refused to leave the venue. Staff at Knowsley Hall near Liverpool called officers for back-up...

They’ll regret that later! Competitors in Whitstable race to down six oysters and half pint of beer in annual festival Every year Whitstable residents see who can gobble down six oysters and half...

I woke up yesterday in disbelief. In 48 hours, I had raised nearly $1,000. I keep waiting to stop oscillating between tears of joy and total, blissful confusion. But first things first: The point of this...

Police visit Ed Sheeran’s home after concerns over work at ‘Sheeranville’ estate disturbing rare NEWTS Officers took no action against the Shape of You singer following their visit  Sheeran,...

A heartbroken mum whose son was choked to death over a Facebook joke is warning about the dangers of social media. Helen Godden is haunted by the knowledge that a mouse click effectively ended her beloved...

A proud mum broadcast herself giving birth to her sixth child in her back garden – with no pain relief and no nurse. Sarah Schmid, 36, says she can "relax best outside", where she can...

Mark Zuckerberg says breaking up Facebook after the election meddling controversy would pave the way for Chinese tech companies to fill the void – and ‘they do NOT share the same values we do’ Facebook...

Brave animal lover, 15, saves small shark from being beaten against the rocks by picking it up and taking it to deeper waters on Rhode Island beach Ali Twachtman, 15, spotted a trapped shark on Block...

Risa Hontiveros describes herself as "a martial-law baby". She is part of the generation of Filipinos who came to political awareness in the years before the people power revolution deposed dictator...

The END of the oily bike chain: Dutch firm unveils prototype cycle driven by high-tech shaft that spins back wheel New design from Danish company could consign the dreaded chain to history System creates...

Hilarious footage shows the moment the tube goer fearlessly unleashes a whopping pair of lungs on the Metropolitan Line. As Londoners sat on the Uxbridge-bound train, the performer let go of his inhibitions...

One disastrous tweet has finally revealed Elon Musk for what he is: a fraud. Enraged that a British cave diver called his idea to rescue the Thai soccer team for what it was — “a p.r. stunt [with]...

While Michelle Obama has no plans to run for office, this doesn’t mean she won’t get involved behind the scenes. The former first lady is teaming up with several celebrities to launch a new voter...

A 10-year-old girl told her mum to ‘calm down’ as she lay dying in her arms after being shot while going to buy ice cream. Makiyah Wilson tried to comfort mother Donnetta as she took her final...