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November 16, 2018 9:39 PM Al James dead: Showaddywaddy star dies aged 73 after suffering fall at home

AL JAMES, former bassist for Showaddywaddy, died at the age of 73, his friend and ex-bandmate Dave Bertram has confirmed. “I have informed most of the other band members, who are all extremely upset,” he continued. Dave also told the publication Al had previously suffered with cancer several times. Dave said he visited Al twice while he was in hospital 5

November 16, 2018 3:30 PM William Goldman: Butch Cassidy and All The President's Men screenwriter dies aged 87

William Goldman won Oscars for Butch Cassidy And The Sundance Kid and All the President's Men, and adapted Misery and The Chamber. The American, who won Academy awards for the classic western movie Butch Cassidy And The Sundance Kid (1969) and political thriller All The President's Men (1976), had been suffering from colon cancer, his daughter confirmed 6

November 7, 2018 9:16 AM Meat tax could save thousands of lives and slash healthcare costs

Although the tax would push up the price of burgers, sausages and mince, scientists are calling on governments to consider it. A study has found meat taxes could save an estimated 220,000 lives globally by 2020 and reduce healthcare costs by £30.7bn. Consumption of red meat such as beef, lamb and pork has been linked to an increased risk of heart disease 8

November 4, 2018 9:31 AM Ex-civil service chief Sir Jeremy Heywood dies

Sir Jeremy Heywood, former cabinet secretary and civil service head, has died of cancer aged 56, Downing Street has announced. Sir Jeremy was cabinet secretary from 2012 until 2018 and head of the civil service between 2014 and 2018. PM Theresa May said "he worked tirelessly to serve our country" and is a "huge loss to British public life" 8

November 2, 2018 9:16 PM Rio Ferdinand and Kate Wright: Newly engaged couple 'planning baby’ straight after wedding

RIO FERDINAND and Kate Wright announced they are engaged yesterday, and now a source has claimed the duo are already planning to have a baby together in the near future. Rio Ferdinand, 37, and Kate Wright, 27, got together in January 2016 after the football pundit lost his ex-wife Rebecca Ellison to cancer in 2015. The retired footballer has three children 8

November 2, 2018 2:02 PM Ex-Liberal Democrat leader Paddy Ashdown diagnosed with bladder cancer

The 77-year-old politician says he has "fought a lot of battles in my life" after being diagnosed within the last month. The 77-year-old, who led the party between 1988 and 1999, described how he had been diagnosed with the disease within the last month. Speaking to the Somerset Live website, Lord Ashdown said: "I have known for about three weeks that I am suffering 3

October 29, 2018 9:15 PM Soul singer Candi Staton diagnosed with breast cancer

The performer says she been through "all of the emotions" after she found a lump on the first day of rehearsal for her new tour. The 78-year-old, whose hits include "Young Hearts Run Free" and "You Got The Love", said she received the news over the summer on the first day of rehearsal for her tour. Staton says she found a lump through self-check and she's 8

October 27, 2018 10:59 AM Rachel Riley: Countdown star flaunts extreme cleavage in skintight red hot dress

RACHEL RILEY, who is a favourite on Countdown, joked about her “knockers” as she took part in a Stand Up To Cancer campaign which was aired on Channel 4 last night. Rachel Riley, 32, slipped into a red hot dress as she featured in a segment about women checking their breasts for the fundraiser. The Countdown star looked incredible in the skintight number 11

October 25, 2018 9:24 PM Syrian first lady Asma al Assad seen in headscarf amid cancer treatment

The former investment banker is shown speaking to women at a cancer centre as she undergoes treatment for breast cancer. Asma al Assad, the 43-year-old British wife of President Bashar al Assad. was seen speaking to women at the facility in the capital Damascus on Thursday in footage released by the Syrian presidency. A post from its Twitter account 11

October 25, 2018 2:02 PM MRSA bug MUTATES seeing thousands die every year from TREATABLE infections

DEADLY hospital infections have nearly quadrupled in a year with 1,000 new cases a week and thousands dying a year from treatable infections, a shocking new study has claimed. Routine operations have become increasingly more dangerous as bugs, bacteria and other pathogens have developed a resistance to medicines used to attack them, disturbing figures 23