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Lynda Bellingham’s heartbroken husband is preparing for her death & Loose Women tribute

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READ: Lynda Bellingham dies days after final Loose Women appearance was announced

Following the news that Loose Women star Lynda Bellingham has decided to stop treatment for her terminal bowel cancer next month, meaning that she most likely only has months, possibly weeks, to live, her heartbroken husband, Michael Pattemore has revealed his devastation over the tragic situation.

Lynda Bellingham has been entertaining us on TV for decades, first of all as the Oxo mum of the 80’s whose string of commercials were almost like a mini soap to us all, and more recently in shows such as Calendar girls and presenting on ITV chat show, Loose Women.
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Holly Willoughby gives birth to “perfect” baby boy – Celebs send congrats!

Holly Willoughby pregnant with baby Belle in 2011

Ah isn’t it lovely to have news of a new baby birth to start the day with?

Well, that is precisely how we are kicking off your morning, with news that This Morning and Celebrity Juice presenter Holly Willoughby has given birth to a “perfect” baby boy!
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24 Hours in Police Custody: Channel 4’s latest fixed-rig documentary makes for compelling viewing

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Channel 4’s fixed rig documentaries have produced some of their most critically acclaimed programmes and have additionally shone a light on the brilliant work done by Brits in a number of professions. The Educating series has shown how far teachers go to make sure every pupil succeeds, whilst the staff of the NHS have been positively showcased in 24 Hours in A&E.

Last night, 24 Hours in Police Custody shone a light on the staff at Luton Police Station as they work against the clock in order to either charge or release those they’ve arrested.

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Newsnight’s Jeremy Paxman leaves BBC, joins Channel 4!

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Former Newsnight host Jeremy Paxman has confirmed reports that he will be leaving the BBC behind and heading to Channel 4, where he’ll host coverage of the 2015 General Election footage next May.

The journalist and presenter has always worked for the Beeb, but it appears that he is ready for a change and will soon be dipping his toe into new waters.

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John Barrowman reveals he was a mess filming new Channel 4 pet show!


He may be an established actor, but John Barrowman has revealed that his latest project required no fake tears!

The former Doctor Who and Torchwood star is about to hit our Channel 4 screens for his new pet show, The Small Animal Hospital in which he will film the goings on inside the Glasgow University vet school.
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Paul O’Grady cried over worst case of neglect in For The Love Of Dogs, Battersea Dogs Home!

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Dog lovers beware – Tonight’s episode of Paul O’Grady: For The Love Of Dogs will have you reaching for the tissues as the show features the worst case of neglect yet at Battersea Dogs Home!

Battersea Dogs & Cats Home found Soldier, a Lurcher starved to near death, roaming the streets with such a bad case of sarcoptic mange (similar to scabies) that he could not be put into the kennels at the admirable pet charity as it was highly contagious to both dogs, and humans.
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Educating the East End review: Jenny Smith takes the lead in Frederick Bremer

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There’s no denying that one of the TV highlights of last year was Channel 4’s Educating Yorkshire. The documentary, which shone a light on the good work that our teachers do on a daily basis, was honoured with a BAFTA nomination and a National TV Award. Due to this success nobody was overly shocked when it was announced that a third school would be chosen to be part of a new Educating series. That school in question was Walthamstow’s Frederick Bremer School who face the pressure of living up to their predecessors in Educating the East End.

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Opinionated Katie Hopkins piles on 3 stone for obesity documentary!

The Katie Hopkins Project

Controversial loud mouth, Katie Hopkins, has reportedly gained an extra 3 stone in weight in order to gain first-hand experience of obesity for a new documentary series.

Obesity is not a subject that Katie, who deliberately tries to shock everyone with every word that escapes from her overworked mouth, has held back on in the past – So we can imagine many people will be lining up to throw some of her own criticism back at her when they see her new image!
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Mrs Brown’s Boys star Brendan O’Carroll could be the next Sherlock!

Mrs Brown's Boys

We’re more used to seeing him dressed as a woman and making the entire planet laugh as iconic comedy matriarch Mrs Brown, but it seems that there is no end to Brendan O’Carroll’s talents.

The star, who writes the hit BBC comedy as well as starring in it alongside a cast made up mainly of friends and family, has taken part in a recent episode of BBC family tree show, Who Do You Think You Are, during which he actually solved a murder mystery…

Watch out Benedict Cumberbatch!
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Our World War: Theo Barklam-Biggs shines in BBC Three’s innovative documentary drama

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When I was at school, the only way that most teachers would get teenage pupils interested in World War One was by showing episodes of Blackadder Goes Forth. So knowing that the teenage demographic is the hardest to reach, the BBC have tried something different during their coverage of The Great War.

Using the techniques that made the BAFTA-winning Our War so engaging, BBC Three have conjured up a trio of episodes that they hope will make more children interested in learning about the conflict.

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Great British Bake-Off 2014 review: Claire’s in tears & Diana’s chocolate mousse!

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In the middle of the grounds of Welford Park in Berkshire, 31-year-old speech therapist Claire starts to break down in tears, adding that she doesn’t know why she’s crying over cake. Claire’s tears come following criticism over her chocolate orange Swiss roll and in particular her arbitrary use of cream. This ludicrous situation means only one thing, The Great British Bake-Off is back for its fifth series.

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Dispatches: Supermarkets: The Price Of Cheap Food sneak peek


The way we shop is changing. For years the four main supermarket brands dominated our shopping, but following this era of unrelenting growth, millions of us are now deserting the big supermarket stores in favour of the big discounters and online delivery.

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Kids and Guns returns to Channel 4 – VIDEO

Kids and guns on Channel 4

Channel 4 is repeating it’s controversial documentary ‘Kids and Guns’ this evening, at 10.55pm.

The show caused quite the reaction when it first went out and tonight we revisit America, to look at the controversial right to bear arms for all citizens and the issues residents face as a consequence.

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Channel 4’s Food Unwrapped – Low salt, jellied eels, Gin & Tonic examined!


Food Unwrapped returns to Channel 4 this evening and in the latest episode Jimmy Doherty, Kate Quilton and Matt Tebbutt continue their journey around the world to investigate what goes on with the food we eat.

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Long Lost Family – Inge & Jeremy’s remarkable story with Davina McCall, Nicky Campbell


Long Lost Family returns to ITV tonight with the fourth episode of its most recent series, with presenters Davina McCall and Nicky Campbell.

Tonight the episode takes a new slant, as a daughter searches for her father and the team try to get to the bottom of Inge & Jeremy’s story.

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