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August 16, 2018 9:38 PM Who is Natalie Nunn? What you need to know about the CBB housemate

American reality TV star Natalie Nunn first found fame when she joined the fourth season of a series called Bad Girls Club in 2009. The series documented the tantrums, trials and tribulations of a group of women, who were dubbed ‘bad girls’. An official video trailer for the first series shows snippets of some of the women in physical altercations with each other 5

August 13, 2018 4:44 PM Wrestler Jim 'The Anvil' Neidhart dies aged 63

Tag-team partner and brother-in-law Bret Hart posts a picture of the duo, telling fans: "I just don't have the words right now." Neidhart's ginger goatee beard and pink trousers made him instantly recognisable to fans in the 1980s. "The Hart Foundation" - which featured Neidhart and brother-in-law Bret Hart - won two world tag-team championships 5

August 9, 2018 6:19 AM Your views wanted on Moredon recreation ground's future

The borough council’s planning committee will be asked to approve a public consultation document about the possible redevelopment of Moredon recreation grounds. The scheme could see four turf and one 3G artificial football pitches, a road cycling circuit, cyclocross and BMX tracks and three more croquet lawns. And there could be a new pavilion with kitchen 8

August 8, 2018 9:54 PM Kepa Arrizabalaga: Chelsea sign Athletic Bilbao goalkeeper in world record deal

Chelsea have signed Kepa Arrizabalaga from Athletic Bilbao for £71m - the highest fee ever paid for a goalkeeper, and a club record transfer. Kepa, 23, arrives at Stamford Bridge after a release clause in his contract was met, with the deal surpassing Alisson's £66.8m move to Liverpool. He has signed a seven-year contract at the club and replaces Thibaut 7

August 7, 2018 1:10 AM Does football really trigger domestic violence?

Researchers say that the link between the game and domestic violence has not been based on reliable data and should be discounted. Researchers have looked at claims that Old Firm and England World Cup matches spark an increase in domestic violence. But they concluded the perceived links lacked reliable data and failed to recognise abuse as a pattern 3

August 6, 2018 2:18 PM Ofcom says Ian Wright and Roy Keane exchange was in good humour

TV watchdog Ofcom has assessed complaints that football pundit Ian Wright mocked Roy Keane’s accent and said that the “exchange was intended in good humour”. Viewers complained about former England striker Wright on ITV’s World Cup Live coverage of the England versus Croatia game. Wright mocked how ex-Republic of Ireland midfielder Keane pronounced the word “final 10

August 6, 2018 12:09 PM Twitter reacts to West Bromwich Albion boiler mascot

Social media did not disappoint as Championship football team West Bromwich Albion unveiled a new mascot. A man dressed as a combi boiler, who fans on social media were quick to name Boiler Man, was introduced to the Hawthorns crowd on Saturday as the Baggies lost 2-1 to Bolton. Supporters unsure of the move can rest easy though; Baggie Bird will remain 10

August 6, 2018 7:00 AM Football match in Harriet’s memory

A CHARITY football match was held in memory of a school girl who took her own life. The Harriet Nicol Memory Trophy event was held on Sunday July 29 at Basildon Post Office Sport and Social Club, Gardiners Way, Basildon in aid of Mind Basildon. Harriet Nicol, 16, from Billericay who went to St Martin's School in Brentwood, was found unresponsive at her home in Billericay 4

August 3, 2018 2:37 PM Crews tackle large corn field fire in Upstreet, near Canterbury

A field fire has destroyed an area equivalent to about 10 full-size football pitches. Five fire engines were sent to the scene where standing corn was alight near Island Road, Upstreet, at about 1.45pm. A spokesman for the fire service said: "Five fire engines were sent to the fire and crews worked hard to contain the fire in very hot conditions 11

August 3, 2018 4:00 AM Hospital land bought for medical centre is sold for housing with £7.8m price tag

A HOSPITAL trust has sold land purchased to provide a £100million treatment centre so it can be used for housing instead. Southend Hospital had initially earmarked the 15 acres of land - the size of ten football pitches - for a diagnostic and treatment centre off Fossetts Way. These plans have since been abandoned and the site has been sold to the Government 7