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Joan Rivers 'Facebooks from the grave' about new iPhone

Comedian Joan Rivers seemed to promote the new iPhone 6 from the grave today after posts appeared on her official Facebook and Instagram accounts, TMZ reported.

The post appeared on Rivers' Facebook and Instagram pages for a brief period this morning before they were removed.

TMZ suggests the posts were the result of a "pre-negotiated deal" with Apple and before her death she had scheduled them to publish on the iPhone's launch day.

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US college head in video game challenge to students

The president of Columbia College Scott Dalrymple will pay for the winning student's textbooks for a school year if they beat him at Madden 25 Credit: Columbia College/YouTube

A US headteacher has pledged to pay for a student's textbooks for a year if they beat him at a popular video game.

Wearing a baseball hat and eye black, Scott Dalrymple, president of Columbia College in Columbia, Missouri, hands down the challenge in a video posted on YouTube.

Students at the college will go up against each other in an online Madden 25 challenge before the winner goes head to head against Dalrymple.

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Cloud formation 'shows England without Scotland'

A Scottish holidaymaker is hoping that a cloud she spotted has not predicted the outcome of the independence referendum.

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Photographed in Sardinia in August, the cloud appears to resemble England, Wales and Northern Ireland with Scotland noticeably absent.

Gillian Degnan, 44, who grew up in North Ayrshire, said: "The referendum is the talking point between everyone at the moment and I started to wonder whether it was an omen about how the vote is going to go."

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As she now lives in Nottinghamshire, Gillian won't be able to vote on Thursday, but said if she could, "I would vote No. I think Scotland would be too small on its own."

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