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January 14, 2019 12:05 AM Toby Nye: Leeds United pay tribute after sick boy dies

A six-year-old boy who had been suffering from cancer and developed a special relationship with Leeds United has died just days after his birthday. Toby Nye had high-risk neuroblastoma, a rare form of cancer, which spreads rapidly across the body. Stars from the club have paid tribute to the youngster and said they were "heartbroken". Chairman Andrea 144

January 13, 2019 8:33 AM Cesare Battisti: Italian ex-militant arrested in Bolivia

A former communist militant who Brazil's new president had vowed to extradite has been detained in Bolivia, a Brazilian official said. Italian Cesare Battisti is wanted for four murders in Italy during the 1970s, which he denies committing. Battisti spent years in Brazil as a refugee, backed by former left-wing President Luiz Inacio Lula da Silva 145

January 11, 2019 7:38 PM Jane McDonald: Cruising Down Under star reveals if partner Eddie Rothe travels with her

JANE MCDONALD has revealed what her partner Walter “Eddie” Rothe really thinks of her long stints away from home and whether he films her Cruising travel programmes alongside her. Cruising with Jane McDonald began back in 2017 and sees her spend six months on the high seas. And now the singer has revealed whether her partner Eddie Rothe joins her on ship, and how he feels 132

January 11, 2019 1:46 PM Leeds students honour organ donor pupil who died last year

More than 1,500 students and staff members have paid tribute to a pupil who died last year by spelling out a special message on their sports pitch. Students at The Grammar School at Leeds honoured 12-year-old Hoshi Naylor, who died after being hit by a car in January 2018. Her organs were donated to four people in need of a transplant after she died. The students 209

January 11, 2019 9:13 AM Dianne Oxberry dead: 'Devastating news' Dan Walker leads touching tributes to BBC star

Dianne Oxberry’s husband Ian Hindle confirmed the news of the BBC weather star’s death in a statement obtained by the BBC. The weather presenter, who had two children with Ian, is believed to have died in hospital following a short-term illness. Today, BBC Breakfast host Dan Walker referred to Dianne as a “special person” as he reflected on his memories 127

January 10, 2019 1:46 PM David Beckham pictured on the set of Peaky Blinders as season five filming starts

DAVID BECKHAM was pictured on the set of Peaky Blinders season five yesterday. Clearly a fan of the show, David has been sporting a flat cap and stylish clothing similar to those worn by the well-dressed gangsters. The fashion conscious star, who is a part owner of menswear brand Kent & Curwen, recently launched a collection in collaboration with the BBC show. Fans are left wondering 147

January 9, 2019 7:19 PM Mystery repeating energy bursts in deep space 'could be aliens'

Most believe the signals come from black holes or neutron stars, but some scientists argue they could be evidence of alien life. The fast radio bursts (FRBs) are millisecond-long flashes of radio waves of unknown origin, and scientists have formulated several different theories as to how they might be generated. Most believe the signals come from powerful 150

January 9, 2019 6:44 PM What was so funny? William's response to Kate's birthday plans left royal fans in stitches

PRINCE William missed part of his wife Kate’s 37th birthday celebrations today as he visited the London air Ambulance headquarters – but made guests laugh when questioned about what he had planned for his wife. The Duchess of Cambridge is celebrating her 37th birthday today and with her husband Prince William visiting the London Air Ambulance service 292

January 8, 2019 11:20 AM Brexit The Uncivil War: How Dominic Cummings was targeted in Vote Leave COUP

DOMINIC Cummings, who is played by Benedict Cumberbatch in Brexit: The Uncivil War, was very nearly dismissed from the Vote Leave campaign prior to the EU referendum, a book reveals. Created by James Graham and broadcast on Channel 4 last night, the two-hour film provides a close look at the Vote Leave campaign team during the 2016 referendum 123

January 7, 2019 6:23 PM Stowaway found in school trip coach luggage compartment

A stowaway has been found in the luggage hold of a school coach returning from a ski trip to France. The man was discovered when pupils at St John's school in Marlborough, Wiltshire, returned from Alpe d'Huez at about 11:30 GMT on Saturday. He "emerged from the luggage compartment" when the driver unlocked it, the school said. However, one of the parents 117