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Enterprising girl uses Brexit to launch her own wildly successful business

Enterprising girl uses Brexit to launch her own wildly successful business At some undetermined time in the next couple of years, the UK will exit the European Union and nobody really knows exactly what will happen next.Some people, though, have decided to make the most of the situation.

Alleged burglar uses 'Pokémon Go' as excuse, police are not impressed

Alleged burglar uses 'Pokémon Go' as excuse, police are not impressed LONDON — There are many things in this world that Pokémon Go is good for, but evading the police is not one of them.On Monday, Scotland's Stirling Police sent out the following tweet.

11 times Benedict Cumberbatch nailed quintessentially British style

11 times Benedict Cumberbatch nailed quintessentially British style Here are 11 times Cumberbatch nailed the quirkiness and drama of British fashion.In July 2015, Cumberbatch nailed the sporty gent look with a grey-blue suit as he attended the Wimbledon Tennis Championships with his dad.

15 thoughts I had while reading 'Harry Potter and the Cursed Child'

15 thoughts I had while reading 'Harry Potter and the Cursed Child' Rowling's last Harry Potter book came out, but now we finally have a new story in our clutches.Being the hopelessly obsessed Harry Potter fan that I am, I picked up a copy of Harry Potter and the Cursed Child — the script based on the play by Jack Thorne, J.

14 of the most heart-breaking quotes from 'Harry Potter and the Cursed Child'

14 of the most heart-breaking quotes from 'Harry Potter and the Cursed Child' Warning: I've tried to take out as much of the context as I can to minimise spoilers, but there are still story hints and giveaways in the quotes below.If you've yet to read the Cursed Child script or watch the play, you'd be best off apparating yourself away from this article post-haste.

World-record soccer transfer deal announced in ridiculous Facebook leak

World-record soccer transfer deal announced in ridiculous Facebook leak After a month of delays, rumours and counter-bids, Paul Pogba's world-record £89 million ($115 million) transfer to Manchester United was finally confirmed Tuesday night.However, it is safe to say that the English football team didn't expect rapper and grime artist Stormzy to break the news first on Facebook.

HP.com UK now taking pre-orders for the Elite X3, shipping in 5-10 business days

HP.com UK now taking pre-orders for the Elite X3, shipping in 5-10 business days Throughout the last few weeks we have been closely monitoring the situation with HP Elite x3 pre-orders.Just last week, the device became available for pre-order in Australia via HP, and before that, it was available for pre-order on the Microsoft Store in the UK.

12 times British athletes were true heroes at the 2016 Olympic Games

12 times British athletes were true heroes at the 2016 Olympic Games At the time of writing, Team GB has wracked up a total of 50 medals at the 2016 Olympic Games in Rio.After earning her first gold medal of the 2016 Olympic Games, Trott shared the above picture on Instagram the following morning.

People are losing their minds over the world's most successful Olympic couple

People are losing their minds over the world's most successful Olympic couple LONDON — With a total of 10 Olympic gold medals between them (five of which they've earned at the 2016 Olympic games), Laura Trott and Jason Kenny are currently the world's most successful Olympic couple.At the time of writing, if they happened to form their own country together, they'd be sitting thirteenth in the medal table — right above Spain, New Zealand, Brazil, Kenya and Canada.

Olympics presenter awkwardly explains what couple behind him are doing on live TV

Olympics presenter awkwardly explains what couple behind him are doing on live TV LONDON — It's only been a few days since BBC presenter Dan Walker had to deal with a hen party invading his broadcast — and he's already had an even more unusual situation crop up since then.During an update on the Olympics, Walker stands in front of the beach and addresses the camera.

Angry seagull raids supermarket, forces emergency evacuation

Angry seagull raids supermarket, forces emergency evacuation On Thursday, a Tesco store in Cornwall apparently had to be evacuated after a seagull broke in and started causing carnage.According to this tweet from Heart Cornwall News, it also hit one shopper in the face.

Nothing to see here, just some dogs enjoying an art exhibition

Nothing to see here, just some dogs enjoying an art exhibition The world's first contemporary art exhibition for dogs opened Friday in London.Designed by British artist Dominic Wilcox, the exhibition features a series of interactive art installations created solely for pooches' entertainment.

This burkini illustration highlights the double standards women face

This burkini illustration highlights the double standards women face LONDON — A French artist has created an illustration highlighting the double standards women face when it comes to their clothing choices.The illustration shows a women in two parts.

Night Tube is here and Londoners aren't sure what to make of it

Night Tube is here and Londoners aren't sure what to make of it LONDON — IT'S HERE IT'S HERE IT'S FINALLY HERE!On Friday TFL will launch a 24-hour service of the London Underground, nearly  three years after the plan was first announced in November 2013.

This is what a Welsh sheep dancing show looks like

This is what a Welsh sheep dancing show looks like LONDON — We know from the Olympics dressage event that horses are top quality dancers, but what about other farmyard animals?What about our woolly four-legged friends?

Brush up on some 'Trainspotting' trivia before the sequel

Brush up on some 'Trainspotting' trivia before the sequel With a sequel set to release in 2017, CineFix created a list of the best hidden secrets behind the black comedy crime film, Trainspotting.Check out why the filmmakers relied on chocolate for a dirty aesthetic and classic films that inspired the look and feel of the urban setting.

7 things you didn't know about 'Trainspotting'

7 things you didn't know about 'Trainspotting' With a sequel set to release in 2017, CineFix created a list of the best hidden secrets behind the black comedy crime film, Trainspotting.Check out why the filmmakers relied on chocolate for a dirty aesthetic and classic films that inspired the look and feel of the urban setting.

The transgender swimming group that's changing lives

The transgender swimming group that's changing lives The swimming pool is usually a place where the water makes you feel free and safe.Indeed, for a great deal of us, the act of going to a swimming pool is something that involves little thought or anxiety.