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January 11, 2019 1:48 AM Verna Bloom, star of Animal House and The Last Temptation of Christ, dies aged 80

VERNA BLOOM, the star of Animal House and The Last Temptation of Christ, has died aged 80 from complications arising from dementia. The film star has more than 30 acting credits to her name and was nominated for two National Society of Film Critics Awards in 1970. The performer was nominated for both Best Actress and Best Supporting Actress for her role in Medium 114

January 9, 2019 4:01 AM Barbara Windsor: Husband Scott speaks on EastEnders star's health battle ‘You feel alone'

DAME BARBARA WINDSOR’S husband, Scott Mitchell has opened up about the star’s battle with Alzheimer’s disease ahead of the dementia campaign which will see EastEnders co-stars run in the London marathon. Scott revealed the disease can have an isolating impact but admitted their circle of friends have been “incredible.” He continued: “Friends have been just incredible 121

December 9, 2018 9:07 AM Feeding our old folks on the cheap in hospitals

The alarming figures have led to fears that thousands of Scotland’s most vulnerable people may not be getting enough nutrition. Orchard View in Greenock, a 42-bed facility for older people suffering from dementia that was opened last year at a cost of £7million, spent £2.50 per patient each day. Several other mental hospitals run by Greater Glasgow and Clyde 49

December 5, 2018 8:31 PM 'Do you feel GUILTY?' Former PM David Cameron QUIZZED over calling EU referendum

DAVID CAMERON was quizzed by a Sky News reporter whether he felt “guilty” for calling the Brexit vote and was also asked what he made of the Prime Minister’s Brexit agreement. Theresa May has stuck by her agreed Brexit deal with the European Union and is fighting to get the agreement through Parliament with the crucial meaningful vote on December 11. Former 73

October 6, 2018 1:14 PM Groundbreaking sitcom writer Ray Galton dies

The iconic scriptwriter died last night after a "long and heartbreaking battle with dementia", his family announced. Along with Alan Simpson, Galton helped shape modern British comedy, pioneering a formula of sitcom that is emulated to this day. His manager Tessa Le Bars said: "I have had the great honour of working with Ray for over 50 years and for the last 40 as his manager 115

October 3, 2018 3:57 AM Emmerdale: All-female cast in International Women's Day episode

Emmerdale is to feature only female cast members in a special episode on International Women's Day next year. The one-off special of the ITV soap will also be produced, written and directed by females and there will be "almost an entirely female crew". Emmerdale's executive producer Jane Hudson said it will be screened on 8 March in recognition of the global 41

October 1, 2018 4:46 PM Dementia patient, 94, scores penalty for Notts County

A 94-year-old man who has dementia was invited to fulfil a lifelong dream by scoring a penalty in front of Notts County's home fans. A spokesperson for the club said Roy Prentice, from Chilwell, was a "massive County supporter" who wanted to score a goal in front of Meadow Lane's Kop end before he died. The event took place at half-time on Saturday during 27

September 26, 2018 7:05 AM Frank Parker dead: Days of Our Lives star dies aged 79 following Parkinson's battle

FRANK PARKER, who was widely known for starring as Grandpa Shawn Brady on Days of Our Lives, has died aged 79, following a battle with Parkinson’s and Dementia. According to his obituary on Legacy.com, he suffered with Parkinson’s and Dementia. Today, a rosary will be held at Saint Mary's Catholic Church in Vacaville, California in his memory 41

September 13, 2018 8:57 AM Second patient 'may have drunk toilet cleaner'

An inquest into the death of a woman who died after drinking cleaning fluid has heard another patient at the same hospital may have drunk toilet cleaner. Joan Blaber, 85, from Lewes, died while being treated at the Royal Sussex County Hospital in Brighton. She died on 23 September 2017, six days after drinking Flash cleaner from a water jug on her bedside 25

September 10, 2018 11:09 PM Michael Palin: Celebrating a 50th is rather un-Python

Michael Palin says “something will happen” to celebrate Monty Python’s 50th birthday – but marking a random year like 51.5 would be more appropriate. The first episode of Monty Python’s Flying Circus was broadcast in 1969. Palin told the Press Association: “There are plans being hatched to flog our wares – you don’t miss an opportunity for an anniversary 52