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Elton John sends mince pies and coffee to waiting press

Newly-married Elton John and David Furnish have apparently taken pity on journalists waiting outside their home and sent out mince pies and coffee.

Sky News journalist Katie Spencer shared a picture of the treats on social media.


US consider putting North Korea back on terror list

President Barack Obama is considering the possibility of putting North Korea back on the US' terror list following the recent cyber attack on Sony Pictures.

Obama has said one option available to him is to punish North Korea for its act of "cyber-vandalism" by putting the country back on a list of state sponsors of terrorism, from which Pyongyang was removed six years ago.

Celebrities post photos from Elton John wedding

Celebrity guests have been posting their congratulations to Elton John and David Furnish, who are getting married today at a service in Windsor.

Among the guests were comedian Jimmy Carr, actress Liz Hurley and the Beckhams.


Sir Elton John and David Furnish legally married

Sir Elton John and his partner David Furnish have now legally married, with the musical legend posting a picture on his Instagram of the pair with their marriage certificate.

The couple have already had a civil partnership in 2005 but decided early this year to get married, following the passage of legislation on equal marriage earlier this year.

White House planning international response to Sony hack

The Obama administration is consulting the UK, Australia and New Zealand, among other countries in hopes of organizing an international response to the cyber-attack on Sony Pictures that it has pinned onNorth Korea, a White House official told Reuters.

The US is also consulting South Korea, Japan, China and Russia for help reining in North Korea.

Perfect scores see Caroline Flack claim Strictly crown

TV presenter Caroline Flack and her partner Pasha Kovalev have delivered a set of unbeatable performances to win BBC's Strictly Come Dancing 2014.

Flack and Kovalev secured three perfect 40 scores for dances which included the cha cha cha and Charleston.

Caroline Flack and her partner Pasha Kovalev has been crowned champion of Strictly Come Dancing 2014 Credit: Dominic Lipinski/PA Wire

The former Xtra Factor host jumped for joy upon lifting the glitter ball trophy and said winning was the "best feeling in the whole world".

"This has been the best experience of my whole life," she added.

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