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June 17, 2018 9:01 PM TV host Jimmy Kimmel beat by Sen. Ted Cruz in charity game

HOUSTON (AP) - Texas Sen. Ted Cruz has triumphed over late night TV host Jimmy Kimmel in their much-hyped charity basketball game that Kimmel dubbed the Blobfish Basketball Classic. With each basket worth a single point, Cruz topped Kimmel 11-9 in a two-hour one-on-one match they agreed to abbreviate Saturday at Texas Southern University after neither 6

June 9, 2018 4:03 AM Camilla, Duchess of Cornwall tells gardener how she loved to swim at Seaford

THE Duchess of Cornwall told how she used to love swimming at Seaford when a top fundraiser met her. Geoff Stonebanks met Camilla after being invited to Buckingham Palace and took his mother to the garden party, where they met the royals. Geoff opted to take his 91-year-old mother Barbara Stonebanks and the pair had an amazing day. He said: “We could 9

June 8, 2018 7:30 PM Police cycle bid raises £900 for Wiltshire Mind

A BIPOLAR police worker has raised hundreds for mental health charities. Emily Clark, 26, a personal assistant at Wiltshire Police, pedalled 879 miles on an exercise bike set up outside the force’s headquarters. The week-long ride saw her pedal the equivalent distance between Lands End and John O’Groats. Emily and the cyclists who joined her marathon 6

June 4, 2018 12:07 PM More than 2,000 people took part in Worthing 10k event

MORE than 2,000 people donned their running gear to take part in a hugely popular 10 kilometre run. Despite the sweltering conditions, competitors of all shapes and sizes took part with many sporting colourful outfits as they ran to raise money for charities of their choice. The Worthing 10K event is now in its 28th year and is firmly established as one of the largest 9

May 26, 2018 5:03 AM Rain fails to dampen Bolton School fancy dress run spirits

Despite the heavy rain, nearly 200 pupils aged seven to 11 paired up and took it in turns to run laps of the school’s track. Teachers also joined in, with head of the junior school Mrs Susan Faulkner dressing up as Aladdin’s genie and other teachers wearing Ghostbuster costumes. Pupils and staff ran as many laps of the 200m track as they could until 4

May 23, 2018 9:07 AM Meghan Markle’s first public appearance as the Duchess of Sussex

British designer Goat’s website crashes after new royal wears their dress to Buckingham Palace garden party The Duke and Duchess of Sussex have embarked on their first engagement as a married couple, attending a garden party at Buckingham Palace in honour of Prince Charles’ birthday. Prince Harry and the former Meghan Markle stepped out for the party 28

May 17, 2018 10:26 AM A look at the Muslim fasting month of Ramadan

DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) - Hundreds of millions of Muslims around the world began fasting on Thursday from sunrise to sunset for the month of Ramadan, a time of contemplation, fortitude and intense worship. People walk in the historic Sultanahmet district of Istanbul, Wednesday, May 16, 2018 on the first day of the fasting month of Ramadan. Muslims 4

May 10, 2018 1:16 PM Stacey to raise funds in memory of Leianne

AN ovarian cancer survivor is raising funds after a close friend lost her battle due to the same deadly disease. Stacey Green, 30, organised a fun day previously with fellow sufferer Leianne Smith. One year on and Stacey has survived but Leianne has lost her battle, aged just 30. Stacey, of Kingshawes, Benfleet, said: “We never crossed paths, even though 16

May 4, 2018 5:01 AM National Garden Scheme open day in Bolton

A CARING couple who have opened their magnificent Bolton gardens to the public to raise money for charities for many years will be welcoming visitors later this month. Glenda and Graham Ostick have been putting on open days at the large and unusual gardens at Bridge House in Bolton Road, Bradshaw for many years. And on Sunday and Monday, May 27 and 28 they will again 13

April 30, 2018 11:19 AM British Airways i360 is venue for Mile in the Sky

THE 2018 Brighton2Brussels Charity Cycle Ride - organised by Brighton and Hove Property Consortium - starts on Thursday. This year’s ride takes on a unique starting point from 450ft in the air at Brighton’s iconic British Airways i360, where the cyclists will attempt 40 laps around the pod to complete a ‘Mile in the Sky’. For this challenge, participants 27