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Sophie Lionnet death: Couple admit burning French nanny's body

A couple who deny murdering a French nanny have admitted they tried to dispose of her body by burning it. The charred remains of Sophie Lionnet, 21, were discovered in the garden at a house in Southfields on 20 September. Police were initially unable to identify the body but later confirmed it was Ms Lionnet, originally from Troyes in north-east France. Sabrina Kouider, 34, and her partner Ouissem Medouni, 40, pleaded guilty to perverting the course of justice. At the Old Bailey, the pair, of Wimbledon Park Road, Wandsworth, south…

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Missing student Sophie Smith: Possible CCTV sighting

Media playback is unsupported on your device Police have been scouring CCTV in an effort to locate a student who has been missing since Boxing Day, as hope of finding her safe and well “diminishes”. Sophie Smith, 21, left her home in Gorleston, Norfolk, dressed in shorts and a vest top at 03:00 GMT. CCTV footage may show her heading towards the town’s beachfront, police said. But despite a large search effort, “no further trace” of Sophie has been found. On Thursday, members of her family and volunteers went out…

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Tiffany Tilley wouldn't know Sophie Monk's Stu Laundy if she fell over him

It was to be The Bachelorette Sophie Monk’s week – when the unlucky-in-love former Bardot singer would unveil her chosen one to the nation. But reports that her new millionaire publican boyfriend Stu Laundy was spotted out with recently single and equally minted eastern suburbs socialite Tiffany Tilley would not quit. Play VideoDon’t Play Up Next Rose McGowan: It’s time to rise Play VideoDon’t Play Video duration 01:28 More Entertainment News Videos Previous slideNext slide Video duration 03:45 The Bachelorette: Sophie’s final decision The Bachelorette: Sophie’s final decision Stu Laundy, the…

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GoT's Sophie Turner to marry Joe Jonas

English actress Sophie Turner has become engaged to her boyfriend Joe Jonas. The Game Of Thrones and X-Men: Apocalypse star, 21, announced the happy news on Instagram, posting a picture of her hand sporting a diamond ring, on top of Jonas’s hand. Engaged: Sophie Turner. Photo: AP “I said yes,” she wrote. I said yes. A post shared by Sophie Turner (@sophiet) on Oct 15, 2017 at 10:39am PDT Joe Jonas Photo: Instagram US singer and Gigi Hadid’s ex Jonas, 28, shared the same image on his account and wrote: “She said yes.”…

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Game of Thrones actress Sophie Turner to marry Joe Jonas

British actress Sophie Turner and US singer Joe Jonas are to marry. The pair, who have been together since 2016, both shared the news on Instagram with the same picture of a diamond ring. Turner, who plays Sansa Stark in fantasy TV drama Game of Thrones, posted the photo with the caption “I said yes”. Jonas’s brother Nick, who was also in American pop band The Jonas Brothers, tweeted his congratulations. He said: “Ahh! Congratulations to my brother… and sister in law to be on your engagement. I love you…

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Sophie Okonedo and Ralph Fiennes to play Antony and Cleopatra on stage

Ralph Fiennes and Sophie Okonedo are to star in Antony and Cleopatra as part of the National Theatre’s next season. The pair of Oscar nominees will play the title characters in Shakespeare’s epic tragedy from September 2018. Hotel Rwanda actress Okonedo will play the Egyptian queen, while Harry Potter and English Patient star Fiennes will be Roman ruler Mark Antony, her lover. Colin Morgan, Rhys Ifans, Katherine Parkinson and Indira Varma will also be on the National’s stage next year. Highlights of the National Theatre’s 2018 season announcements: Sam Mendes…

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Bachelorette Sophie Monk exiles herself to Mexico to avoid spilling the beans

Who would have thought that going on one of those cringe-inducing dating shows would resurrect Sophie Monk’s career? And yet right now, having spent years in the doldrums, the blonde media veteran is sitting pretty on the Australian showbiz radar thanks to the big ratings numbers being delivered by The Bachelorette. Play VideoDon’t Play Up Next Cher’s life story set for Broadway Play VideoDon’t Play Video duration 01:26 More Entertainment News Videos Previous slideNext slide Private Sydney: Monk moves to Mexico Paparazzi have been stalking Sophie Monk in an effort…

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