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Model Lily Cole announces she is expecting her first child

Model Lily Cole announces she is expecting her first child Credit: Lily Cole/

British model Lily Cole has announced she expecting her first child with boyfriend Kwame Ferreira.

The 27-year-old took to her own website to announce the news that she was pregnant, saying, "The first known impossible baby is being born!

After working together for a long time Kwame and I fell in love, and I am very happy to share our news that we are expecting our first child together..."

The Cambridge graduate has not confirmed when the baby is due.

British model Lily Cole arrives at the Elle Style Awards in London in February. Credit: Doug Peters/Doug Peters/ Empics Entertainment/Hubert Boesl/DPA/Press Association Images


Prince William tours city devastated by tsunami

The Duke of Cambridge is now on his way to China after a three day trip to Japan.

Earlier Prince William visited a Japanese coastal city to learn how communities coped with the devastating 2011 tsunami.

William toured Ishinomaki where more than 3,000 died and around 22,000 lost their homes when the city was deluged by a 28ft wave.

Stressed Britons 'risk health by turning to sugary food'

The nation's stress levels are on the increase as Britons are risking their health by turning to sugary food, takeaways and alcohol to help cope with modern life, according to a new survey.

Of the 5,000 people questioned in a survey for the British Acupuncture Council (BAC), 33% said they resorted to comfort eating when stressed, 24% said they drank alcohol and, as a result, 20% said they had put on weight.

The nation's stress levels are on the increase, the study suggests. Credit: Peter Byrne/PA Wire

The top reason blamed for feeling burnt out was a lack of time, according to 41% of those questioned in the study.

Another 25% thought it was because they felt like they wanted to have it all and 24% said they had difficulty switching off from work.

Tamzin Freeman, of the BAC, said, "Stress can make it difficult to maintain a healthy lifestyle but reaching for your favourite foods or treating yourself to that bottle of wine after a hectic day may make you feel better in the short term but it won't tackle the root cause of the problem."

'Jihadi John' told of fear he was 'a dead man walking'

A British man identified in reports as the Islamic State executioner known as "Jihadi John" feared he was a "dead man walking" after run-ins with security services before fleeing to Syria, email exchanges with a journalist have claimed.

Computer programming graduate Mohammed Emwazi said he considered suicide after coming face to face with what he suspected to be a British spy as he attempted to sell a laptop computer in 2010.

Then and now: Emwazi as a student (left), and as Jihadi John (right)

In an email exchange with the Mail on Sunday at the time, Emwazi described how he became suspicious of the buyer after they met.

He told theMail on Sunday's security editor Robert Verkaik he felt harassed by security services, in a series of emails in 2010, three years before he left to join IS, saying, "Sometimes I feel like a dead man walking, not fearing they (MI5) may kill me.


Farage hints another Tory MP could defect to Ukip

Nigel Farage has hinted there is still a chance that another Conservative MP could defect to Ukip before the General Election.

Asked in an interview with the Sunday Telegraph (£) whether he was in discussions with any Tory MPs, Farage said: "The last time I spoke about this I said I would be surprised if there were not more.

Ukip leader Nigel Farage. Credit: Chris Radburn/PA Wire

"There is one conversation we are still having. But do you know what - it is not very relevant now. Last year it was a big deal."

Unlike Douglas Carswell and Mark Reckless - who both triggered and won by-elections - a Tory jumping ship now would be likely to hold on to their seat until the General Election in May.

CCTV footage appears to show missing Syria girls

CCTV footage apparently showing three British schoolgirls feared to have entered Syria to join Islamic State has been released by Turkish news channel A Haber.

The three girls, believed to be Shamima Begum, 15, Kadiza Sultana, 16, and 15-year-old Amira Abase, are seen at a bus station in Istanbul in the video.

It was reportedly recorded in the early hours of February 18 - the day after the teenagers disappeared from their London homes.

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