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    Prince Philip Has Died Aged 99

    This morning Buckingham Palace has announced the death of the Queen’s husband for 73 years

    The Duke of Edinburgh, often quoted as the Queen’s “strength and stay” for 73 years, has died aged 99.

    Flags on landmark buildings in Britain will be lowered to half-mast as a period of mourning has been announced.

    Prince Philip’s health had been poor for some time, stepping down from royal engagements in May 2017, joking that he could “no longer stand up”. One final official public appearance was made later that year during a Royal Marines parade on the forecourt of Buckingham Palace.

    Since 2017 he’s been rarely seen in public, spending most of his time on the Queen’s Sandringham estate in Norfolk and moving to be with her at Windsor Castle during lockdown throughout the Covid-19 pandemic where the couple celebrated their 73rd wedding anniversary in November 2020.

    He also celebrated his 99th birthday in lockdown at Windsor Castle.

    Rest in Peace

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    Caroline Flack has died, aged 40

    We’re sad to report that Caroline Flack has died at the age of 40. Her family has confirmed that she took her own life and have asked for privacy at this time.

    We send our most sincere condolences, RIP ❤️

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    Clive Swift has Died at 82

    Clive Swift has died aged 82

    The actor died on Friday morning after a short illness, a representative confirmed.

    Best known for playing the long suffering Richard Bucket in BBC series Keeping Up Appearances, Clive graced our screens from 1971 to 2017.

    The classically trained actor’s first appearance on the small screen came in the BBC adaptation of The Barchester Chronicles. In December 2007 he starred in a Doctor Who Christmas special as Mr Copper alongside Kylie Minogue.

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    Start Eating This If You Have Hair Loss, Thin Brittle Nails, Or Insomnia

    As all women know, hair, nails and sleep are hugely important to your overall appearance and well-being. As well as this, a great nights sleep makes you feel on top of the world, whilst a strong set of nails and a full head of hair makes you feel confident and ready to take on anything life can throw at you.

    If one of these three elements has been neglected it is a recipe for disaster.

    Of course we’re not always in control, some suffer from insomnia or have a predisposition to brittle nails or hair loss. But, things can be done to prevent all of the above and this begins with your diet.

    The following 3 vitamins can all help you on the road to recovery. Please remember to consult a doctor before dramatically changing your diet.

    1. Zinc

    Zinc is a vital mineral for your body and it helps to keep it healthy. It contributes to nail and hair growth as your body develops. A diet with low levels of Zinc content will lead to brittle, dry nails. Obviously eating foods with a high Zinc content will help to improve these symptoms. But what are these foods….

    People will normally tell you that seafood is the only option, but the following foods all have a good zinc count and not all of these are your typical ‘healthy’ foods.

    • Beef: often overlooked but has a very high Zinc content
    • Flax Seeds: quite unusual but also linked with regulation of hormones so an all round super food.
    • Pumpkin Seeds: obviously only really consumed on halloween.
    • Oysters: for the more promiscuous.
    • Shrimp: fairly difficult to get hold of but taste delicious.
    • Kidney beans: you can easily slip these into a chilli con carne.
    • Watermelon seeds: you can barely taste them, so it is perfect.
    • Spinach: not only used for growing muscle

    Also, Zinc has been known to help you sleep.

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    Tesco is urgently recalling these ready meals over ‘health risk’

    Tesco has issued issued a recall notice for a number of ready meals due to allergy fears.

    The supermarket chain is recalling microwaveable meals because they contain milk which is not mentioned on the packaging.

    Anyone with an intolerance to milk or milk constituents would be put at a possible health risk by consuming the products.

    The products being recalled are revealed below

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    Breaking News From Kensington Palace.

    Breaking news from Kensington Palace

    Her Royal Highness The Duchess of Cambridge was admitted to St. Mary’s Hospital, Paddington, London earlier this morning in the early stages of labour. The Duchess travelled by car from Kensington Palace to the Lindo Wing at St. Mary’s Hospital with The Duke of Cambridge

    More on this as we hear more details.

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    Ant McPartlin bursts into tears on Britains Got Talent

    Ant McPartlin will soon be seen to break down in tears from pre-recorded scenes for the very first episode of this new set of Britain’s Got Talent on Saturday night.

    It has been announced that the embattled 42-year-old, who is now in rehabilitation, will be absent from the live show. His sidekick and expert partner Declan Donnelly will take the stage for the initial audition process of this show.

    News of the scenes comes after Britain’s Got More Talent host Stephen Mulhern talked to Closer magazine concerning the raucous post-show festivities following BGT. A sensitive subject due to Ant’s current treatment for beverage and drug addiction.

    Earlier in the week, it was revealed that Dec will host the live shows independently, as Ant steps down from his TV responsibilities following his admission to rehabilitation.

    A spokesman for ITV said: ‘Declan Donnelly will host Britain’s Got Talent live shows on his own while Ant McPartlin “steps down from his TV responsibilities for now”.’ The famous show will go for the 12th season on Saturday with Ant to be seen on-screen at the audition stages, but that is his sole participation.

    Dec will also be hosting the live show solo from the Hammersmith Apollo rather than a TV studio, for the first time. It has been shown in a teaser he will breakdown in tears because he watches one of the auditions – definitely causing high emotion. He then turns to the camera and said: ‘I can not prevent the tears from falling’.

    Elsewhere, Stephen, who stepped up for the finale of Saturday Night Takeaway at Dec’s absence, recently revealed the way the post-show events could have raucous.

    He revealed: ‘It’s brilliant, because after filming we all go back to the resort, give it five or 10 minutes – then we will be in the bar. There is no way you can come from auditions afternoon and go: “Right everyone, I am off to bed!”‘

    Ant stepped down from his introducing commitments when he was charged with drink-driving earlier this month following a 3 car crash. The television personality was twice the legal limit when he was arrested, according to police. The legal limit is 35mg.

    The TV presenter, who has been component of duo Ant and Dec for almost 30 years, was expected to appear at Wimbledon Magistrates’ Court on Wednesday charged with the offence. Ant and Dec did not feature in recently released promo images for the new series of BGT, set to air this Saturday, with judges Simon Cowell, David Walliams, Alesha Dixon and Amanda Holden all pictured.

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    Bullseye star Jim Bowen dies aged 80

    Jim Bowen, who presented the cult darts-based game show Bullseye, has died at the age of 80.

    Family friend John Plews told Sky News that Bowen died on Wednesday morning with his wife Phyllis by his side.

    “He passed away very peacefully, she was with him. We are all shedding a tear. It wasn’t completely unexpected, he’s been ill for several weeks in hospital,” he said.

    Bowen achieved cult status in Bullseye, a game show where contestants threw darts and answered basic general knowledge questions to progress.

    His catchphrases, such as “super, smashing, great”, “let’s see what you could have won” and “you can’t beat a bit of Bully” made him a household name.

    The show, which ran between 1981 and 1995, was watched by over 12 million viewers, and was especially popular among students

    Rest in peace Jim

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    Sir Ken Dodd dies aged 90

    The comedy legend died peacefully late on Sunday in the Knotty Ash home where he was born, spent his entire life – and married his partner of 40 years on Friday.

    Anne Jones – Lady Anne – was by his side when he passed away at their house in Thomas Lane.

    Ken, who celebrated his 90th birthday in November, had recently spent more than six weeks in the Liverpool Heart and Chest Hospital battling a severe chest infection. He was allowed home nearly two weeks ago.

    Doddy’s agent, Robert Holmes, broke the sad news of the national treasure’s death in a phone call to the Liverpool ECHO at 1.20am, shortly after receiving a call from a distraught Lady Anne.

    He said: “They may as well turn out the lights – the last of the music hall greats has gone.

    “It is so sad, but what is so lovely is that Ken was able to marry his beloved Anne in a private ceremony at home on Friday. And, being a Knight of the Realm, there will actually be a marriage announcement in The Times on Tuesday.

    “They were together for 40 years and this is the love story to end all love stories.

    RIP Doddy.

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    10 Labrador Facts You Probably Didn’t Know

    Labrador Retrievers are one of the most recognizable breeds of dogs. Even people who aren’t dog lovers can recognize a Lab! They’re the best all-around family dog. Read our article below for our list of 10 Labrador Facts that you probably didn’t know!

    1. Labrador Facts 1 – The Labrador Retriever was inducted into the AKC Registry in 1917.

    Click next to read more!

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    10 foods that can actually help weight loss

    We always seem to talk about  foods that are closely linked to weight gain. Far less frequently do we discuss the foods that will help to keep us full and our calorie intake controlled. Here are 10 of the best foods for weight control and the reasons why they are so good in helping to prevent unwanted weight gain.


    A wholegrain, not only do oats have a low glycaemic index which means they help to keep glucose levels tightly controlled and help to leave you full for several hours after eating them but a single serve of oats each day provides you with a substantial amount of soluble fibre. Soluble fibre is the type of fibre known to help reduce blood cholesterol levels, keep our arteries healthy and support optimal metabolic function long term. Click ‘Next’ to see the rest