Nimuno Loops ‘Lego tape’ lets you build on any surface

A crowdfunding campaign for a product that allows Lego and similar brick-style toys to be built around corners, upside down and around objects has raised more than £1m.

Bomb goes off on the doorstep of Canadian courthouse

Canadian police are investigating a bomb which went off overnight at a courthouse in Saskatoon, Saskatchewan.

Russia to create new generation of patriotic children

Russia's Education Ministry's latest 'patriotic education programme' hopes to instil feelings of loyalty to Russia. The ministry is advertising for a role worth 8 million rubles (£142,000) a year.

Critically-endangered Bornean orangutan born at Twycross

The critically-endangered Bornean orangutan baby girl (pictured with her mother Maliku) is the first great ape baby to be born at the Leicestershire visitor attraction this year.

Bronwyn Bishop confronted Tony Abbott over expenses probe

Embattled former Speaker Bronwyn Bishop has angrily suggested Tony Abbott cooked up an inquiry into her expenses for political purposes in his final months as prime minister in 2015.

Trump to host China’s President Xi Jinping at Mar-a-Lago

President Donald Trump will host China's President Xi Jinping for a two-day summit at Mar-a-Lago, an event the White House officially announced Thursday.

Backpacker falls to death from Bangkok airport escalator

The 32-year-old man, who held Australian and Irish passports, reportedly jumped after squeezing through the high glass anti-suicide walls of the escalator in Bangkok, Thailand.

Photographs depict life across North Africa 125 years ago 

The unearthed images from Algeria, Tunisia and the Sahara desert in 1890 appear in a book compiled by German architect at the time.

Brighton teenager lived for weeks with father’s murderer

Kane Manning (pictured) was taken in by Colin Gale, from Portslade in Brighton, when his father disappeared and social services could not find anywhere for him to live.

Clashes in Kashmir: Civilians killed in protests against Indian rule

Clashes in Kashmir: Civilians killed in protests against Indian ruleThree civilians were killed and 28 other people were injured in anti-India protests that erupted yesterday following a gunbattle between rebels and government forces that killed a rebel in disputed Kashmir, police and witnesses said. The gunbattle began after police and soldiers cordoned off the southern town of Chadoora following a tip that at least one militant was hiding in a house, said Inspector-General Syed Javaid Mujtaba Gillani. Witnesses said intense clashes between rock-throwing protesters and government forces erupted just a few hundred meters (yards) from the besieged house, with police and paramilitary soldiers firing shotgun pellets and tear gas to stop the protest.

Tory peer Michelle Mone to be witness in fraud trial

Conservative peer and entrepreneur Michelle Mone will be a star witness in the trial at Hamilton Sheriff Court of a former employee of her lingerie company, as she stands accused of £75,000 fraud.

Rugby players share burns from artificial pitch in Wales

Three touch rugby players were left needing antibiotics after suffering near third degree burns when they played on a £500,000 artificial pitch at the Sardis ground in Pontypridd, South Wales.

Prankster boyfriend films moment he pretends to drop ring

Joker Pash Canby captured the moment he duped his girlfriend Natalie Ripley into believing her engagement ring was gone forever in Thailand. Natalie, from Plymouth, started shaking.

Peter Stefanovic arrives Kangaroo Valley for his wedding

Channel Nine journalist Peter Stefanovic has been spotted in Kangaroo Valley just days before he is expected to marry his colleague and long-time love Sylvia Jeffreys.

FILTHY car seat cleaned with a wet vacuum footage

Everyone is mesmerised by this oddly compelling video of a chair being deep-cleaned - maybe because of the extraordinary amount of dirt extracted from it. It isn't known where it was filmed.

Michigan teacher plays April Fools’ Day prank on students

Video footage shows a playful school teacher in the US pranking his young pupils with an early April Fools' Day fake spelling test. Joey Dee from Michigan baffles students with made-up words.

Zaha is the most underrated player in the Premier League

For most Premier League players the international break represented a chance to step out of the spotlight. Not Wilfried Zaha. The Crystal Palace winger polarises public opinion.

Bringing EU laws on UK statute books ‘could take a DECADE’

The Brexit Secretary has unveiled plans to transpose huge amounts of legislation from Brussels to provide 'certainty' as we leave the bloc.

Gorham’s disease sufferer has jaw re-built with her TOE

Hayley Dix, from High Wycombe, Buckinghamshire, has Gorham's disease which caused her jaw to snap in half. After a pioneering operation her face is no longer severely disfigured.

Friends and family attend funeral of Danielle McLaughlin

Family and friends of Danielle McLaughlin, who was raped and murdered in Goa, gathered in Buncrana, Ireland, on Thursday for the 28-year-old's funeral.

Carpenter builds pixelstick to paint colour onto thin air

Captivating footage shows an online DIY channel build their own pixelstick using a plank of wood and LEDs. The creative lighting device is used by photographers to manipulate light for effect.

West Ham manager Slaven Bilic shrugs off sack talk

The London club have suffered three successive Premier League losses which has led to talk of Bilic being replaced, with plans to hand the 48-year-old a new deal in the summer now shelved.

Who will miss out on the top four? – TACKLE KEOWN

Sportsmail columnist Martin Keown returns to answer more of your questions as we look ahead to the return of the Premier League this weekend.

Arctic sea ice lets in light and prompts algae bloom

Researchers from Harvard University found that micro-algae may now be able to grow under the ice across almost 30 per cent of the Arctic Ocean at the peak of the summer in July.

UK weather: Temperatures hit 72F on hottest day this year

The south of England is set to bask in sunshine on the warmest day of the year so far as temperatures soar higher than Madrid - but the Met Office warns rain is expected across parts of the UK by Saturday.

England boss Gareth Southgate holds talks Jurgen Klopp

Gareth Southgate has held clear the air talks with Jurgen Klopp to discuss the injury that has ruled Adam Lallana out of the Merseyside derby and potentially up to four weeks of the season.

Ricky Gervais slammed by couple after ‘dead baby’ joke

To further add insult to injury, Ryan and Suzi Gourley revealed that they had attended the show for their first night out since the July stillbirth of their son Eli.

Today’s Hottest Deals: Save BIG on Razer Gaming Mice and Mechanical Keyboards, Charging Station, and MORE!

For today’s edition of Deal of the Day, here are a few great deals we stumbled on while browsing the web this morning:

Up to 40% off on select Razer PC gaming mice and mechanical keyboards (and MORE!)

RAVPower 60W 12A 6-Port USB Charger Desktop Charger Charging Station with iSmart Technology – $39.99 $16.79

Up to 50% Off Jeans & More for Men and Women

Ecobee3 Thermostat with Sensor, Wi-Fi, 2nd Generation, Works with Amazon Alexa – $249 $199

Save 43% on DEWALT polisher and buffer kit

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Nottingham father ‘beaten and stabbed’ by burglars at home

Anthony Fisher, 58, (pictured) was found dead by his horrified son after he was brutally stabbed and left in a pool of blood inside his home in Carlton, Nottingham, on January 8 last year.

Newport Pagnell teacher defends bedroom selfie

Lydia Ferguson has been suspended from Ousedale School in Bucks after ‘provocative’ selfies were posted on Facebook, but she's defended herself online saying the pictures are not inappropriate.

How Lukaku, Kane, Sanchez and Co have scored their goals

All five strikers are proving deadly this season, but how do they score their goals? Sportsmail looks at the statistical break-down of the Premier League's top five scorers.

Wait, Is This Real? Someone Made a Sexy Dancing Skeletor Commercial [Video] #epicskeletor

Are you ready for this? This is going to be the best thing you’ll watch all day!

Yes, I’m very serious. Just watch:


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Rapunzel, Rapunzel, Let Down Your Hair! [Comic]

This comic by Infinite Guff reminded me of this hilarious C&H short:

[Source: Infinite Guff Comics]

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Student denies London tube ball-bearing bomb plot

Damon Smith, previously of Newton Abbot, Devon, is accused of leaving a 'viable improvised explosive device' on a Jubilee Line carriage on 20 October last year.

Blackrock cuts back on fund managers to favour index funds

Blackrock, which manages the small matter of $5.1 trillion on behalf of its clients, announced that it is carrying out an overhaul of its active equities offering.

Chelsea put Alvaro Morata top of transfer wish list

Antonio Conte will be in the ‘driving seat’ when it comes to transfers at Chelsea this summer. And top of the Italian's list is signing a top-class striker, with Alvaro Morata seen as the No 1 target.

NHS nurse ‘dismissed for offering to pray with patients’ 

Sister Sarah Kuteh was dismissed for breaching guidelines at Darent Valley hospital in Dartford, even though her job involved asking people preparing for surgery about their religion.

Woman put on ward with pregnant women after hysterectomy

Kathryn Jago says it is 'insensitive' to place women who've had miscarriages or hysterectomies on the same ward as pregnant women at Singleton Hospital in Swansea.

Drunk man stabs diner abruptly at busy Chinese restaurant

WARNING: DISTURBING CONTENT This is the shocking moment when a drunk man suddenly took out two long knives from his bag and attacked a customer at a diner in north-east China.

War reenactment enthusiast shoots 100ft flamethrower

Video footage capture the moment a Second World War reenactor got his hands on an original 75-year-old M2 flamethrower and proved it still worked by unleashing a volley of flames into the air.

Liverpool FC man Georginio Wijnaldum on his match-day prep

The match-day of a Premier League footballer, both leading up to and the aftermath of a game, is usually much more intricate that the average fan believes. Georginio Wijnaldum lifts the lid.

Girl wants to find man who saved her life in McDonald’s

Charlotte Pape, 17, pictured, fell unconscious while eating in the McDonald's drive thru in Abergele, in Clwyd, Wales, after her blood sugar levels dropped dangerously low.

Jim Duffy says he did NOT ask Neil Lennon for a square go

Morton manager Jim Duffy admitted he is 'embarrassed' with his actions during a touchline brawl, but insists he did not challenge Hibs boss Neil Lennon to a fight.

How British men have changed in the past 50 years

In 1967, the average British man was 5ft 7.5in tall, weighed 11 stone 8 lbs and had a chest of 38 inches, but he appears to have ballooned and grown a beer belly in the past 50 years.

Video refs could implement ‘penalty goals’ for handballs

The revolutionary technology which was successfully used in the international friendly between France and Spain could accelerate the introduction of these law changes.

Neil Taylor could face extended ban for Coleman tackle

Coleman faces months on the sidelines and Taylor, who will definitely miss Wales' next qualifier away to Serbia in June, faces the prospect of having his automatic one-match ban extended.

What you should REALLY be doing for a pert posterior

London-based Paola Di Lanzo has devised a barre workout that combines ballet, yoga, pilates and strength training, which she says can boost your bottom after just four sessions.

Conor McGregor will not retire after Floyd Mayweather bout

Conor McGregor's coach John Kavanagh has played down reports that the UFC star may be set to retire following a massive payday against Floyd Mayweather, should their fight go ahead.

Man Utd news: David De Gea transfer blow for Real Madrid

Reports in Spain suggested Real believe De Gea could be signed for £52million after the goalkeeper demanded a clause be inserted into the four-year deal signed in 2015.

Little action on markets as the Brexit bickering begins

Lloyd's decision to choose the Belgian capital as its preferred site for an EU base was taken by the board on Tuesday after deciding against a 'wait and see' approach over Brexit.

Holland open talks with Louis van Gaal over role

The Dutch have slumped to an all-time low of 32nd in the FIFA rankings and are in crisis after losing to Bulgaria last Saturday, slipping to fourth place in their World Cup qualifying group.

How to invest in an Isa quickly and easily

Rightly or wrongly, some people simply want a quick, straightforward route map to investing in an Isa. To that end, this is our distilled guide to getting started.

Liverpool vs Everton: The Blues who last won at Anfield

Everton will go looking for their first victory at Anfield in almost 18 years on Saturday. Here, Sportsmail finds out what happened to the players who battled to a 1-0 victory at Liverpool all those years ago.

Minju Kim scores strike using her driver and a golf ball

Standing in a bowling alley, the golfer teed up and launched her shot down the lane, hitting the front pin and sending the remaining nine toppling to the floor in a sensational display of accuracy.

How YOU can make a deliciously creamy latte with no milk

Adding xanthan gum to your coffee will create the same frothy texture as a latte, experts say. The thickening agent is often used in gluten-free baking and takes the place of milk in this recipe.

Leyton Orient manager Danny Webb resigns

Webb was the fourth man to take charge of Orient this season - their 10th manager in less than three years - but after just two wins in 12 games in charge the 33-year-old has left his post.

Sunderland to lose Jermain Defoe on a free if relegated

England striker Jermain Defoe can leave Sunderland on a free transfer if they are relegated from the Premier League, Sportsmail can confirm, thanks to a clause in his current contract.

Man City: Kevin De Bruyne laughs off criticism as ‘banter’

Kevin de Bruyne has shrugged off criticism aimed at footballers. The Belgian has enjoyed a fine season so far, registering 10 assists and four goals in the Premier League.

Hereford mother’s premature baby died in her arms

WARNING GRAPHIC CONTENT: Carlie Underhill, 23, from Hereford, claims that doctors and midwives automatically classed her birth as a miscarriage and did not intervene to give her son Kian-John a chance of survival.

Comet will come its closest to Earth on April Fool’s Day

Stargazers living in countries in the Northern Hemisphere will be able to see the comet pass over on April 1. Comet 41P/Tuttle-Giacombini-Kresák circles the sun every five and a half years.

Dead bull shark found in aftermath of Cyclone Debbie

The metre-and-a-half bull shark (pictured) was found Thursday in a puddle in Ayr, just north of where Debbie made landfall. It was caked in mud and was spotted by a journalist working in the area.

42 Christians accused of murder ‘told to convert to Islam’

The group were allegedly told at a Pakistani court that their acquittal was 'guaranteed' if they renounced Christianity - despite one of the accused insisting he would rather be hanged that convert.

AA co-pilot dies after falling ill during flight

Williams Grubbs announced a medical emergency over the intercom over Albuquerque, New Mexico, where his Boeing 737 was due to land.

Former vicar to wed gay partner 54 years his junior

Former priest Philip Clements, of Eastry, Kent, says he could only 'be himself' after retiring from the church aged 60 and embarking on his first relationship with Florin Marin.

Juventus are closing in on a record sixth Serie A title

SHERIDAN BIRD: Juventus put an eight point gap between them and Roma, after beating Sampdoria. No one has won the league six times in a row. Juve are about to do just that.

Kent cottage has garden SEVEN TIMES the size of the house

This tiny cottage in Folkestone, Kent, measures just 10ft across, but it has a surprisingly huge garden measuring 70ft long. The cute cottage is one of a pair, near to a park and the station.

Mazzi Dumato GIVES AWAY his fortune to help others

When Mazzi Dumato a 38-year-old from Dasmascus, Syria, was in a five-car pileup in Dubai in his brand new £120,000 Ferrari, he decided it was time to re-evaluate his lifestyle.

Liverpool FC’s Simon Mignolet enjoys the Derby hositility

Mignolet, who has conceded just once in the last three home derbies, is eagerly anticipating Saturday's clash at Anfield in the 228th encounter between the two neighbours.

George Michael’s lover Fadi Fawaz races to London funeral

Andrew Ridgeley and Helen 'Pepsi' DeMacque-Crockett were among the mourners seen arriving at Highgate Cemetery, north London, for the 2pm service.

Boy and girl accused of terror threats in New Jersey

Two children have been arrested amid fears they were planning a Columbine-style school massacre in Paterson, New Jersey.

Hale Barns in battle with ‘park and fly’ holidaymakers

Fed-up villagers in Hale Barns near Manchester Airport say they are plagued by holidaymakers and parking firms using their road as an unofficial car park.

Duncan Watmore SAVES lives of three people in Barbados

The 23-year-old Sunderland winger and his girlfriend Sophie were travelling on a speedboat when it was rammed into by a catamaran, sending them both overboard into the water.

Stourbridge toddler demands his mum takes him to the pub

Little Harrison Proudler had a tantrum we can all relate to. The youngster from Stourbridge, West Midlands, threw a massive strop because he desperately wanted to go to the local.

Liberian street boy saved by Ed Sheeran after Comic Relief

Speaking from his new safe house where he is looked after by a woman he calls 'Ma', little JD thanked pop star Ed Sheeran for plucking him from the streets of Liberia and saving his life.

Martin Johnson reveals why does not want rugby return

Johnson has not been directly involved in the game since he was relieved of his duties as England manager back in 2011, but The former second row may never be seen in rugby again.

ISIS fighter ‘forces child to be human shield in Mosul’

A drone captured the soldier appearing to drag a young boy out from inside a house and forcing him into the middle of the road in central Mosul's Old City district in Iraq.

Welsh mother invents pelvic girdle for pregnant women

Ruth Roberts, 41, from Pentrefoelas in Wales, had been using a dressing gown and towels to wrap her hips together for support because she was in so much pain during her fourth pregnancy.

Man arrested after couple and their son are found stabbed

The couple have been named locally as company director Peter Wilkinson, 47, and his wife Tracey, 50, who were found with stab wounds at their home in Stourbridge, West Midlands.

Video captures couple’s baby gender reveal going wrong

A hilarious video has revealed the moment a couple's gender reveal for their baby goes terribly wrong after the father Sean fails to pop the balloon with a lacrosse ball.

New free Job Spotter app has launched in Australia

Window shoppers now can get paid in Australia just for taking photos on their smartphones of job advertisements in store windows and posting them on to an app. Job Spotter has launched in Australia.

The House That £100k Built: Southend couple’s dream home

Jody and his wife Lori, from Southend-on-Sea, attempt to build their home for £100,000 but after already splashing out £115,000 on the plot and going £30,000 over budget they don't succeed.

EU demands UK pays £50bn divorce bill before trade talks

The standoff between ministers and EU leaders over Brexit divorce terms deepened today amid warnings there will be no trade talks until we agree to pay up.

Photographer captures joy on dogs’ faces as they run

Nick Ridley, from Aylesbury in Buckinghamshire, uses a fast shutter speed and lies on the ground to capture the dogs as they run towards him.

Are you aware of the ‘active share’ in your funds?

Theoretically, active funds should have a substantially different make-up to a passive fund for the same asset class but this is by no means always the case.

Should you open a Lifetime Isa? What’s on offer on April 6

New Lifetime Isas will allow under-40s to save for a home and retirement at once, and the Government is offering free top-ups worth up to £32,000 if you max out your fund.

Tragic end for elephant trapped in a TREE TRUNK in India

These tragic photographs show an elephant in India lying dead on the ground after getting its right foot stuck in a tree while reaching for a ripe jackfruit from higher branches.

Iron Age chariot and horse skeletons found in Yorkshire

The rare find is the first of its kind in the last 200 years. It was discovered at a new housing site in Pocklington, Yorkshire, which has forced planners to hold off on their builds.

Standstill on M6 as crew mop-up creamy spill after a crash

Motorists on the M6 near Walsall, West Midlands, were forced to queue and drive at a snail's pace after a crash between a tanker and an HGV caused double cream to spill into the road.

Ivanka Trump To Take Coding Class With 5-Year-Old Daughter

theodp writes: Speaking about women in STEM at a Women's History Month event at the Smithsonian National Air and Space Museum, new [unpaid] federal employee Ivanka Trump revealed she'll be taking a computer coding class with her 5-year-old daughter. "On a very personal level, as a mom I'm trying to do my part as well," Ivanka told the crowd. "My daughter Arabella and I are enrolling in a coding class this summer." Parroting supermodel Karlie Kloss (the girlfriend of Ivanka's brother-in-law), the first daughter added, "We're excited to learn this incredibly important new language together. Coding truly is the language of the future."

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Jean-Claude Juncker calls for the EU to unite

President of the European Commission Jean-Claude Juncker has called on the bloc to 'unite' hours after Britain formally triggered Article 50.

Prince Charles continues his ‘Brexit tour’ in Romania

The Prince of Wales took part in a traditional folk dance at the Muzel Satului (National Village Museum), Bucharest, after touching down in the Romanian capital last night.

Obama ‘relaxed the rules on handling NSA intercepts’

President Barack Obama allowed his national security adviser, CIA director and attorney general to view the unredacted intelligence files from the National Security Agency.

Grandfather, 71, biological father of its stepson’s kids

A 71-year-old 'grandpa' was found to be the biological father of his stepson's two children. The European migrant had a decade-long affair with a Queensland woman and fathered two of her children.

Chef gets Donald Trump ‘grab her by the p***y’ tattoo

Jordan Murphy, from Newton Abbott, Devon, got the US President's face on his leg next to the infamous phrase 'grab her by the p***y'.

Raging EU chief accuses PM of ‘abusing’ terrorism fears

Guy Verhofstadt delivered the jibe as tensions reached new heights in the wake of Theresa May's steely message about the divorce process.

Ramsbottom driver caught watching FOOTBALL HIGHLIGHTS

Shocking pictures show the young driver looking across at a screen, which appears to be a tablet, positioned on a holder intended for sat-nav, while in Ramsbottom, Greater Manchester.

Trump to meet China’s president Xi Jinping in Florida

President Trump will hold the crucial summit at his palatial estate in Palm Beach, Florida, on April 6-7, with relations strained between the two nations after he threatened to start a trade war with Beijing.

Sturgeon brands Theresa May ‘reckless’ over Brexit

Ms Sturgeon's latest salvo will be blunted in London by research suggesting Scots have similar priorities to the rest of the UK for the Brexit talks and are not interested in their own special deal.

Lloyds of London to create new Brussels office by 2019

Lloyd's decision to choose the Belgian capital as its preferred site for an EU base was taken by the board on Tuesday as it believed it would lose the ability to issue insurance in the EU.

Hull toddler’s mysterious rash so painful he can’t walk

Mother Gemma Lilley from Hull, Yorkshire, has begged for help to cure her two-year-old boy Ashton of a 'hot and angry' mystery rash that has left him in agony for over a year
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