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August 11, 2018 10:11 PM Nobel Prize-winning author V S Naipaul dies

"He was a giant in all that he achieved and he died surrounded by those he loved having lived a life which was full of wonderful creativity and endeavour," she said in a statement. Born in Trinidad in 1932, Vidiadhar Surajprasad Naipaul won a scholarship to read English at Oxford University and published his first novel, The Mystic Masseur, in 1957. He went on to write 7

July 30, 2018 2:37 PM Body coach Joe Wicks has become a dad for the first time

Fitness coach Joe Wicks has announced the birth of his first child with girlfriend Rosie Jones. He shared a picture of himself holding his newborn daughter with his 2.2 million followers on Instagram. The 31-year-old, who found fame through his workout plans and fitness books, said Rosie and the baby were both in "great health". "Last night at 9.29pm we had our first 8

July 25, 2018 4:27 PM History group celebrates town’s past

KIRKBYMOORSIDE History Group (KHG) is hosting a heritage day this weekend to celebrate the town’s rich past. The day will include various historical talks, walks, exhibitions and displays. Louise Mudd, from the KHG, said: "The theme will be 'Lest We Forget' commemorating the end of the First World War and the impact it had on the town. There will be displays 4

July 24, 2018 9:07 PM Fiona Mozley among writers to be shortlisted for LGBT literary award

Now in its eighth year, the prize is awarded to a writer whose first book explores the LGBT experience. Also nominated is Pansy Boy, a picture book written and illustrated by artist Paul Harfleet, and Sarah Day’s Mussolini’s Island, based on the true story of gay and bisexual men imprisoned in Italy during the Second World War. The field of contenders 9

July 20, 2018 8:13 AM Prince Charles recreates home at Buckingham Palace

Members of the public can get a glimpse of the Prince of Wales' home, as he moves some of his most treasured items to the Queen's home, Buckingham Palace, for an exhibition to mark his 70th birthday. More than 100 pieces - from private paintings and personal photographs to ornaments and soft furnishings - have been selected by Prince Charles for the "Prince 7

July 13, 2018 5:04 PM Stig of the Dump author Clive King, who went to school in Rochester, dies

The author of classic children's book Stig of the Dump has died aged 94. Clive King was born Surrey but moved to Ash, near Dartford, when he was young, attending King's School in Rochester from 1933 to 1941. He later moved to Norfolk, where he lived until his death on Tuesday, but his most famous book cemented his connections to the county. Stig of the Dump, which 14

July 2, 2018 10:34 AM 'If your eyes are a dang mess and you want some staying power you will love this': Zoë Foster Blake reveals her ultimate beauty hack

The 37-year-old author and journalist took to her Instagram Story to reveal how she avoids 'smudging' mascara, saying she likes to use tubing mascara. 'If your eyes are a dang mess and you want some staying power you will love this': Zoë Foster Blake reveals her ultimate beauty hack (pictured L with 'smudging' mascara) The mother-of-two said she likes 14

June 29, 2018 3:38 PM Sean Spicer book tour will be a mix of public and private

NEW YORK (AP) - Sean Spicer's book tour will be a mix of public and private. The former White House press secretary has a memoir, "The Briefing," coming out July 24. Regnery Publishing announced Friday that Spicer will make appearances in the summer and fall, everywhere from Barnes & Noble in New York City and Middletown, Rhode Island, to a Books-A-Million 4

June 23, 2018 12:05 AM Highway robbery! We knew petrol was more expensive at motorway service stations... but we reveal everything else costs up to 70% more too

With petrol prices reaching their highest level in nearly four years, motorists are feeling the pinch. According to the AA, the UK average unleaded price rose to 129.5p a litre earlier this month — the most expensive since August 2014. If you travel by motorway, and don’t fill up before you hit the main road, it’s likely to be even worse. Service stations’ 14

June 20, 2018 8:57 PM Brooklyn Beckham grapples with his camera as aspiring photographer, 19, attends V&A Summer Party

He's been studying photography at the prestigious Parsons School of Design in New York City. And Brooklyn Beckham was showing off his skills when he attended the V&A Summer Party at London's Victoria & Albert Museum on Wednesday, armed with his camera. The 19-year-old student grappled with the expensive instrument as he joked about on the red carpet 1