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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 116

January 2, 2019 2:29 PM Christy Turlington turns 50 today: A look back at the American supermodel in pictures

CHRISTY TURLINGTON celebrates her 50th birthday today. Take a look back at the American supermodel in pictures. The California-born star was discovered by a local photographer in Florida and first walked the runway at the young age of 14 while attending school in her hometown. She then move to New York to work full-time and the rest, as they say, is history 70

November 16, 2018 5:26 PM EastEnders goes Disney for Children in Need

Albert Square has had a Disney makeover for this year's Children in Need. The EastEnders cast have brushed up on their singing skills to perform a medley of Disney songs on the EastEnders set for the BBC fundraising night. Their performance will be among the highlights of the charity extravaganza, which is on BBC TV and radio on Friday. Doctor Who star Jodie 48

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 134

November 4, 2018 5:46 PM New York Marathon: Mary Keitany reclaims women's title as Lelisa Desisa wins men's race

Kenya's Mary Keitany won the New York City Marathon for the fourth time in five years as Ethiopia's Lelisa Desisa sealed the men's title. Keitany, 36, was second in 2017 but won back the title in an unofficial time of two hours 22 minutes 48 seconds. She finished almost four minutes ahead of compatriot Vivian Cheruiyot, while the USA's Shalane Flanagan 43

October 3, 2018 6:19 AM ‘She's a superstar’ Jamie Theakston WEEPS talking to Emma Bunton LIVE on radio show

JAMIE THEAKSTON who presents Heart London Breakfast alongside Emma Bunton had the former Spice Girl in tears as he talked about the children he is raising money for. The 47-year-old radio presenter has taken on a mammoth seven-day marathon challenge as he walks 182.7 miles from Cardiff to London over the course of this week. Calling into the Heart studio 45

September 16, 2018 10:23 AM Eliud Kipchoge sets new marathon world record in Berlin

Kenya's Eliud Kipchoge has smashed the marathon world record, clocking a time of two hours one minute 39 seconds in Berlin. The 33-year-old took nearly one minute 20 seconds off the previous best, which was set by compatriot Dennis Kimetto when he ran 2:02:57 in Berlin in 2014. "I lack words to describe this day," said Kipchoge. "I am really grateful 72

September 10, 2018 11:47 PM BBC’s Rosie recovering from major brain op

THE BBC’s Rosie Millard is recovering after surgery to remove a “huge” brain tumour, she revealed yesterday. The 53-year-old said the “big but benign” tumour was taken out in a six-hour operation at London’s National Hospital for Neurology and Neurosurgery. The mother of four, a regular marathon runner, said she had first developed tinnitus in one ear. After 37

September 10, 2018 10:40 AM Nobody was more invested in the US Open men’s final than Meryl Streep

The Serb took the first set 6-3 before a mammoth second set, lasting 95 minutes, appeared to be almost too much for Streep at Flushing Meadows. Yes, Streep was the living embodiment of an emoji as the two finalists battled it out for the trophy. It proved to be an entertaining aside for fans during the marathon set, which Djokovic eventually won 7-6 to take control 52

August 17, 2018 7:46 AM Councillor exchanging political swamp for Tough Mudder race this weekend

A COVINGHAM councillor used to Swindon’s political swamp is getting muddy for a good cause this weekend. Dale Heenan will take on the Tough Mudder at Badminton in aid of charity Open Door and Swindon Community Libraries Trust this weekend. He hopes to raise £1,000 towards the cost of opening a new café at Liden Library, which was handed over to the trust 32