Everyone should visit the Seychelles islands, says JANE MEMMLER | Beach Holidays | Travel

NC At the resort you have your own private pool and may not even stumble across another guest “Would you like to come to see the turtles hatching on Grand Anse beach?” Not losing a second, I quickly threw a frock over my dripping hair and beat a watery path to the door, just as my taxi – well, electric golf cart – was screaming to a halt outside. My driver, clearly as anxious as I to witness this rare event, pushed the boundaries of battery power careering around the…

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West Ham v Stoke City live stream – How to watch Premier League football online | Tech | Life & Style

West Ham host Stoke City in a crunch bottom of the Premier League clash at the London Stadium tonight. It’s game both sides simply must win if they are to get out of the relegation battle. The Hammers currently sit just six points off the bottom three, whilst Stoke are stuck firmly in the drop zone. Speaking ahead of tonight’s match West Ham manager David Moyes, said: “It was a great point at Chelsea. It’s not enough yet but the last two games have given us a lift. “The ideal…

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How to protect against car theft | Personal Finance | Finance

CAR CRIME After falling for years, car theft is rising again as criminals crack new high-tech locking devices, including immobilisers and alarms. Many are exploiting vulnerabilities in keyless entry systems by using pairs of radio transmitters to capture fob signals. Police-recorded motor vehicle thefts across England and Wales peaked at 306,947 in 2002/03, steadily declining to a low of 74,168 in 2012/13, largely because of improved anti-theft security. However, thefts have since leaped by a hefty 20 per cent in 2016/17 to hit a six-year high of 91,433. Car crime…

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Roger Federer: Why is Federer not playing at the Monte Carlo Masters? | Tennis | Sport

Nadal is looking to win an 11th title in the south of France but will not need to get beyond his biggest rival. Novak Djokovic is in action as he bids to return from injury. But Federer decided earlier this year to skip the whole clay season as he looks to prolong his career. Federer missed the whole season last year and was able to finish the year with two Grand Slam crowns and back at No 2 in the world. And, after disappointment in the Sunshine Double – Indian…

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Britain’s ugliest dog: Balding Chase gets a modelling contract | Nature | News

Described as Britain’s ugliest dog, Chase has a cataract in one eye, is toothless and balding apart from a few grey spikes. He also walks like a crab. Named as the third ugliest dog in the world thanks to his unique looks, he has been headhunted by a model agency. Top agency Models Direct, which boasts clients including M&S, Disney, MAC make-up and Pets at Home, hopes to make Chase into a star. Professional photos show rescue dog Chase strutting his stuff by donning a leather jacket, feather boa and…

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Sir Ian McKellen news: Lord of the Rings actor reveals accepting death and funeral plans | Celebrity News | Showbiz & TV

The 78-year-old has spoken out about how he often thinks about the prospect of death, and admitted that he has spent an evening planning his funeral in the past. The Lord Of The Rings star, who is a recipient of every major theatrical award in the UK, went on to reveal he created a “wish list” for the funeral and a service to commemorate his life. Opening up about his plans in a documentary, McKellen: Playing the Part, Sir Ian explained it had been “the most enjoyable evening” thinking about…

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