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August 13, 2018 11:43 AM Benidorm holiday had 'too many Spaniards': Blackburn grandma furious at 'disaster' trip

A FUMING British OAP has hit out at a holiday company after claiming her Benidorm trip was ruined because her hotel had 'too many Spaniards in it'. Freda Jackson, 81, said she cried at the end of her two-week trip to the popular holiday destination through travel operator Thomas Cook in May this year. But the pensioner, who suffers from mobility issues 14

August 13, 2018 12:10 AM I nearly went blind after a holiday swim reveals Scot

A MAN had to undergo eye surgery after swimming on holiday in Spain with his contact lenses in. Muir Fulton, 45, from Doonfoot, Ayr, needed a cornea transplant after both eyes became infected. He cut short his holiday and flew home after seeking help from an eye surgeon at Ayr Hospital. Muir went for a morning swim, forgetting he had his contact lenses 9

August 10, 2018 4:28 PM Jeremy Clarkson compares himself to The Hoff in seaside snap

The Grand Tour host Jeremy Clarkson has jokingly compared himself to David Hasslehoff’s Baywatch character in a social media post. Clarkson, 58, posted a photo on his Instagram profile of himself in swimming trunks bounding into the sea with a blue bodyboard tucked under his right arm. To his right was a woman in a bikini holding a red bodyboard also wading 9

August 4, 2018 2:08 PM Holly Willoughby shares romantic anniversary message to husband

This Morning host Holly Willoughby has declared her love for television producer Daniel Baldwin on the couple’s wedding anniversary. Willoughby, 37, is currently enjoying her summer holiday break from her presenting duties on the ITV show. On Saturday she shared a black and white photo with her 3.8 million Instagram followers of herself smiling with Baldwin 10

August 3, 2018 3:00 AM YorkTest Laboratories hosts 'Damo Day' at The Fox pub to raise funds

YorkTest Laboratories holds an annual family fun day at The Fox in Holgate in memory of their much loved friend and colleague who died following a battle with cancer. All funds raised from Damo Day will go to York Hospital’s Haematology Department, where Damian received cancer treatment before his death in February 2016. Jonathan Brookes, operations 9

July 31, 2018 4:21 PM A Place In The Sun Spain: Jasmine Harman smoulders in swimsuit for stunning Instagram snap

A PLACE IN THE SUN presenter Jasmine Harman has been shooting for the Channel 4 show recently, and after wrapping up filming, the TV favourite took to Instagram to share a stunning poolside snap. The TV presenter has been filming in the town of Estepona in Spain recently, for the latest series of A Place In The Sun. And, after finishing her part for the programme 10

July 30, 2018 6:58 PM Maarten Stekelenburg wife: Who is Everton goalkeeper’s wife Kim? Do they have children?

MAARTEN STEKELENBURG has signed a new contract to stay at Everton until June 2020, but what do we know about his wife Kim? Do they have children? The couple have been together for 16 years and Kim has supported him throughout his moves from different clubs. They regularly share pictures of their lavish holidays away together on Instagram. Maarten recently 11

July 27, 2018 8:20 AM Lyudmila Rudenko: Who was the influential chess champion honoured by Google Doodle?

A colourful Google Doodle dominates the search engine’s homepage today. The Doodle marks 114 years since chess champion Lyudmila Rudenko was born. The pioneer is considered “one of the world’s most influential chess players”, according to the blurb. Google writes: “Today’s Doodle – which draws artistic inspiration from 1960s graphic art and posters – reimagines 9

July 25, 2018 5:01 AM Former Bolton schoolboy John Mather writes book about his Lake District swims

Challenging Waters, The Diary of a Lake District Swimmer. is available through his website The former Canon Slade pupil, who now lives in Carlilse, said: "The challenge has made me aware of just how beautiful and fragile the Lake District is." As well as swimming in many outdoor locations in the United Kingdom and overseas, I also enjoy 10

July 23, 2018 5:55 PM Helen Skelton reveals 'isolating experience' during tough BBC challenge

The 34-year-old presenter, who fronts the BBC’s swimming coverage, spoke out about her toughest challenges and lessons she had learned along the way. She said “In 2012, for Sport Relief, I became the first person to reach the South Pole by kite ski (a custom-built bicycle and cross-country ski) — just over 500 miles. “The film crew pitched camp some way away from me and would 10