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Scorned lovers 'erase all pics'

HEARTBROKEN lovers are brutal after a break-up with more than 90pc erasing all photographs of their exes from their mobile phones, new research shows.

The need to "achieve closure" was cited as the reason why people delete their digital albums following the end of a relationship.

Almost seven million people have admitted to taking an intimate picture of themselves and storing it on their phone, leaving themselves vulnerable to social media mishaps, researchers said.

CHIMPS LURED BY ICE CREAM

A GROUP of chimpanzees were offered ice cream and fizzy drinks as a bargaining tool after they made their way into an area of their zoo they should not have been in.

Zookeepers had to coax the chimps out of a secure service area by offering them sweet treats – and ice cream for breakfast left them "a little excited".

A spokesperson from Twycross Zoo, Warwickshire, UK, confirmed that some of the chimpanzees found their way into a secure service area within their enclosure.

TEENS RISK RAIDS WITH WEB POSTS

Teenagers are unwittingly upping the risk of their family homes being burgled by sharing risky information on social networking sites, police and security experts have warned.

Burglars are cashing in on posts on sites like Facebook to see when homes are empty and find out if valuable items are in them.

Risky updates include "checking in", posting photos when on a family holiday, or sharing pictures of expensive gadgets and other purchases, UK police said.

FILM SOUVENIRS FETCH MILLIONS

CHARLIE Chaplin's cane, costumes from The Sound of Music and a jacket worn by Steve McQueen in Bullitt have sold for several million dollars at an auction of Hollywood memorabilia.

A cane from Chaplin's Modern Times went for $420k (€317k) at the auction.

The Sound of Music clothing went for $1.56m (€1.17m), including the dress Julie Andrews wore while singing Do-Re-Mi. The tweed jacket from Bullitt fetched $720k (€544k).


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