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Young boy attempts a selfie with the Queen in Belfast

A young boy attempted a photograph with the Queen on his mobile phone today during her Royal visit to Northern Ireland.

The young boy snaps a picture with the Queen in the background. Credit: Peter Macdiarmid/PA

The Queen and the Duke of Edinburgh were enjoying a visit to St George's Market when the young boy jumped in front of her and attempted to take a 'selfie'.

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First selfie posted from International Space Station

An American astronaut has posted an 'out of this world' selfie from the International Space Station (ISS).

Astronaut Steven R Swanson posted this extra-terrestrial snap on Instagram. Credit: Instagram

Steven R Swanson's photo is reportedly the first time someone has uploaded a photo to Instagram from outside the Earth's atmosphere.

The image was uploaded to the ISS instagram account yesterday with the message 'Back on ISS, life is good'.

'No make-up selfies' raise £8 million for cancer charity

Cancer charities are reporting a spike in donations following the online campaign. Credit: ITV News

The trend for women sharing pictures wearing no make-up and giving a donation to a cancer charity has now raised £8 million for Cancer Research UK.

The charity confirmed today that the the #nomakeupselfie trend has netted the impressive sum in just over a week.

Other cancer charities have also benefited from extra donations due to the social media led campaign.

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