Catalonia crisis lifts the pound against the euro; Nikkei 225 buoyed by Japanese PM's landslide victory

Japanese stocks were boosted overnight by prime minister Shinzo Abe securing a landslide victory in the country's snap election, extending the Nikkei 225's winning streak to an incredible 15 days.

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Fans freak out over Corrie star Kym Marsh's 'mini me' daughter: 'Wow you both look so alike'

Kym's fans gushed about her beautiful daughter who looked like a splitting image of the actress in the snap writing "Beautiful?? Er understatement."


Jorgie Porter parades perky assets in boob-spilling bikini

JORGIE Porter stripped down to her skimpy swimwear in this temperature-raising snap.


Abe: Japan to pursue 'strong diplomacy' against N Korea

Prime minister's ruling coalition wins super majority in snap election, boosting push to reform pacifist constitution.

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Japan's Shinzo Abe clinches two-third majority and promises to 'deal firmly' with North Korea

Prime Minister Abe's ruling coalition secures a resounding victory in snap polls, giving the bloc a supermajority in the lower house.


Japanese Prime Minister Abe Wins Big In National Elections

The prime minister's gamble on snap elections paid off in a big way: a two-thirds majority in parliament


Polls open in Japan's snap general election

Japanese voters are casting their ballots in a snap general election. CNN's Natalie Allen speaks with journalist Kaori Enjoji for the details.


The Brief: Japan vote, Catalonia, Swaziland orphans

Japan votes in snap elections, anger in Catalonia as Spain tightens grip following referendum and orphans learn kung fu.


Panthers snap out of funk with road win over Capitals

James Reimer made 41 saves for the Florida Panthers in their road victory Saturday night.


How Wim Wenders put the snap back into Polaroids

The movie-maker shows off his eclectic collection of self-snapped prints taken over many decades.


Japan goes to the polls in snap election

Millions are voting in the election, which was called by Prime Minister Shinzo Abe last month.

Showbiz & TV

Danielle Armstrong confirms Towie return to the delight of fans

DANIELLE Armstrong has confirmed her return to Towie. But while fans rejoiced at the news, the star was quick to let them know it was for one episode only, as she makes a guest appearance on next week’s Halloween special. daniellearmstrong88-Instag

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5 Beautiful Foliage Destinations To Photograph This Fall

Autumn is here and that means prime leaf peeping season. But, where are some of the best destinations to snap that perfect fall foliage picture? Read on to find out.


For investors, Abe offers stability—and a silver lining to Japan’s corporate scandals

Japan's snap election Sunday should be a win for Shinzo Abe. That will be good news for investors.


Lucy Mecklenburgh appears to shut down split rumours with Coronation Street's Ryan Thomas with romantic holiday snap – after he publicly supports her

Lucy Mecklenburgh shared a loved-up holiday snap to her Instagram account [Getty] Taking to her Instagram account, former TOWIE star Lucy Mecklenburgh shared a gorgeous picture of an Ibiza trip where she and Ryan are lounging in a pool.  With t


Japan snap elections: All you need to know

Early vote called by PM Shinzo Abe comes amid corruption scandals and rising tensions with North Korea.


Snap lays off 18 employees in recruiting division

SAN FRANCISCO (Reuters) - Snap Inc said on Friday it had laid off 18 employees in its recruiting division, a move to cut costs as the parent company of messaging app Snapchat faces competition from Facebook Inc for users and advertising dollars.

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Myleene Klass shows off her flawless figure in a leopard print bikini in holiday throwback snap

MYLEENE Klass has shown off her flawless figure in a leopard print bikini in a holiday throwback snap. The singer-turned-TV presenter looked better than ever as she soaked up the sun on a boat. Myleene, 39, uploaded the picture to Instagram showing her po


Brave toddler poses for a snap with a snake at her grandparents’ animal sanctuary – which houses over 100 dangerous creatures including leopards

A DARING tot relaxes with a slithery new pal at his grandparent’s bizarre animal sanctuary in western India. Dr Prakash Amte and his wife, Dr Mandakini Amte, set up Animal Ark in their own home to educate tribal families about local wildlife. They


Catherine Zeta-Jones, 48 goes makeup free in JAW-DROPPING bedroom selfie

CATHERINE Zeta-Jones proved that she's an ageless beauty in her latest snap as she smouldered bedside.


Fitness model Michelle Lewin goes knicker-free as she peels down front of booty shorts

MICHELLE Lewin showed that knickers are so last year in her latest eye-popping snap.


Move over Karren Brady, there's a new First Lady of football in Toon - and she once dated British royalty

Since turning down Prince Andrew's wedding proposal 14 years ago, Amanda Stavely has built a £144million fortune and is now set to snap up Newcastle United


Loose Women star Stacey Solomon makes huge surgery confession – as she admits she’ll NEVER go under the knife after revealing biggest insecurity

Stacey Solomon got VERY honest about her flaws [Stacey Solomon/Instagram] The inspirational presenter, who is currently dating Joe Swash, admitted there were parts of her face she previously "hated" – but has learnt to embrace her 'flaws'. Day


What Happened To Snapchat's Dancing Hotdog? It's Now A Halloween Costume

For those who miss the dancing hot dog Snapchat filter, Snap is bringing back the beloved character -- as a Halloween costume.


Amber Davies accused of Photoshopping her boobs in seriously sexy snap: 'No way they were this big in Love Island'

Fans questioned Amber Davies' figure [Amber Davies/Instagram] The Love Island winner, 21, had her followers questioning whether she’d edited her cleavage on Photoshop, after she posted a snap of herself pulling a sultry pose in a plunging sequin t

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Fans gush over adorable snap of Big Bang Theory's Kaley Cuoco with Karl Cook on Instagram: 'True love'

Cuoco and Cook have been dating since 2016 after meeting at a horse show. Their mutual love for animals plays a big part in their relationship.

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