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He looks back on his life and career. The moment when my parents walked back through the door, with my mum wearing a white coat and my dad in a smart suit, is still so clear in my mind. I was an only child and my parents, Basil and Jean, rarely left my side. It seemed to me that the ones who talked the most had done the least, while men like my dad, who had seen unimaginable horrors, were usually the quietest. They were a different generation and kept things to themselves—it was too painful to revisit. My dad was in some of the most significant campaigns of the Second World War, including the D-Day landings and brutal fighting in Cleve, and was one of the last men off the beach at Dunkirk. His arm was badly injured but a brilliant surgeon managed to save it, taking huge skin grafts from his stomach to patch it up. When we went on seaside holidays and Dad took off his shirt, people would give him funny looks. Mum believed her place was in the home. So dad went to work and her job was to look after him—shining his shoes, straightening his tie, cooking breakfast and fussing over the tiniest bit of fluff on his suit.

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Share this article Share His agent and manager Paul Vaughan said in a statement that Tarrant had ‘enjoyed a single drink and something to eat’ before leaving the pub ‘in an entirely sober state’ and driving home. A local is said to have phoned the police after the former gameshow host submitted plans to extend his home Mr Vaughan added: It is thought a local phoned when the TV star left the Bladebone Inn.

A source told The Sun that he is ‘taking legal advice’ and is due to reappear in court on January An application to build a two-storey extension with two beds on the top floor and a utility room and snug on the ground floor was rejected by councillors but overturned on appeal. Neighbours in Bucklebury, which is the Duchess of Cambridge’s home village, objected because the house is in a beauty spot.

T V presenter Chris Tarrant was caught drink driving after neighbours reported him to the police less than 18 months after falling out with the radio host over building plans.

Share But a successful appeal earlier this year allowed the plans to go ahead. The bedrooms will both be ensuite and measure 11ft by 8ft and 9ft by 8ft respectively. On the ground floor, the snug will be 14ft by 11ft and the utility room 10ft by 11ft. Tarrant’s neighbours were traditionally tight-lipped about whether one of them gave a tip-off to the police which led to the star’s arrest.

Villagers in Upper Bucklebury, Berkshire – well versed in the ways of the media after years of fielding questions about the Duchess of Cambridge and the Middleton family – said it was ‘highly unlikely’ anyone would have alerted a police patrol to the fact Tarrant was leaving the local Bladebone public house after drinking there. A photograph of the property showing the area at the front of the house that is due to be developed On the ground floor, the snug will be 14ft by 11ft and the utility room 10ft by 11ft, as shown in this floor plan at a scale of 1 to However, one local gave reporters a ‘knowing look’ when asked if he knew who might have reported the year-old, adding that he did not want to be named or to make any comment.

Police said that there was no indication that officers had made the 2pm arrest following a tip-off from the public, indicating that police had routinely stopped the vehicle.

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It’s a common ailment of those in the presenter’s company ever since the underhand efforts of Major Charles Ingrams to land the winning cheque on Who Wants To Be A Millionaire? But a day at the cricket is the perfect remedy to any ringing in the ears for a keen cricket fan, particularly when you see your side performing to the best of their ability. Over the years we’ve sat back and asked whether the selectors were on the same planet, but now we’ve got the best players in England representing us and doing well.

Ian Botham is an old friend dating back to his playing days “I used to play rugby and cricket and the lot, but cricket is very much my favourite sport, probably because it’s the one I can still do in my vintage years.

Who Wants To Be A Millionaire’s Chris Tarrant: I’ll never marry again and that’s my final answer. His ITV hit game show returns next week with three live specials and a celebrity episode.

It took us 18 months to film Chris Tarrant: Extreme Railways; we travelled something in excess of 70, miles from the far west coast of Chile to the east of Japan. Alamy In Cuba we went by a motley selection of trains right across the island from Havana to Guantanamo Bay — many of them falling apart because of the US embargo on all goods since the Sixties. Cubans are extraordinarily resourceful and somehow keep their railway systems going although they have had no spares or raw materials for more than 50 years.

We filmed at the level crossing where Che Guevara and a handful of men famously routed a large force of government troops and we talked to many survivors who triumphed over the Americans at the Bay of Pigs invasion in From the coast of Chile we travelled with miners across Bolivia , a breathtaking journey, high up across the salt plains of the Atacama Desert.

At one point we had to get out with shovels and dig the rail lines clear of fallen rocks so that we could continue our slippery crawl over the Andes. We climbed precariously to more than 14, feet where altitude sickness gave all of the crew problems. The cameraman had to be resuscitated with oxygen.

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Find out what’s happening in the world as it unfolds. Hide Caption 1 of 31 Photos: Authorities said they were investigating her death as a drug overdose. Sawyer appeared on MTV’s “Catfish” in with Michael Fortunato whom she had been communicating with online for seven years. Fortunato died of a pulmonary embolism a month after their episode aired.

Man O Man was a British game show based on a popular German format, which ran from 4 May to 7 August , hosted by Chris Tarrant. The first series was produced by Richard Hearsey who previously produced another show hosted by Tarrant called Prove It!.

Could not subscribe, try again laterInvalid Email Chris Cornell was once bestowed the immense honour of writing and performing a theme tune for James Bond. The Soundgarden and Audioslave rocker, whose sad death at the age of 52 was announced today, kicked off ‘s Casino Royale – Daniel Craig’s first ever outing as Chris’ You Know My Name was played over the opening credits to the film. He co-wrote the song with David Arnold and was chosen by producers to perform the track as they wanted a strong male singer.

At the time, Chris said he hadn’t been a fan of the last few Bond movies, but was intrigued by the casting of Daniel and decided to accept the job on that basis. On writing the song, he said: And because this particular Bond is very edgy, but also has a lot of emotional depth, it’s a lot easier. The singer said that he tried instead to focus on the existential dilemmas and possible sacrifices that secret agents have to make. I’ve done a lot of living in my 42 years, and it wasn’t hard for me to relate to that.

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It gets me guessing with the contestants. This will probably be around for a long time. I’m just trying to understand why it’s not number 1. This is the ultimate Mr Average show.

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Now they can also divorce online. A Web site started last year by a Seattle attorney gives the unhappily wed in Washington, California, Florida and New York the option of dissolving their marriages online. Texas is next, and several other states are being considered. The site is the latest twist in a do-it-yourself trend. But some experts estimate that as many as half of 1. The Web site, www. The software then uses their answers to fill out the documents that a couple can download and submit to a court.

Requirements vary by locale as to whether a couple must show up in court or can mail in or fax their divorce filing. But in all cases, a judge must still sign the order ending a marriage. Randy Finney, a family law attorney for 11 years and the founder of the Web site, says it was designed for uncontested divorces. It’s not for couples with convoluted finances or for those fighting over child custody and who gets the dog. Judges and lawyers fret that couples who use the Web site may believe they’ve had legal counsel when they haven’t.

And leaders in the movement to save marriages complain that point-and-click divorce further undermines the institution’s supposed sanctity. Despite the marriage celebrations, about one-fifth of American men and women have been divorced at least once.

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Frasier declines because he is happy with his life in Seattle. She believes he is just playing hardball, and later approaches him again with an offer of a higher salary and the bonus of a regular morning television gig. Frasier accidentally misses part of his show after engaging in a “matinee” with Charlotte.

Ingrid met Who Wants To Be A Millionaire presenter Chris Tarrant when they both worked for ITV’s breakfast show, TV-AM. themselves as they get to grips with local life and the local dating scene.

More showmanship from the Brit, who is begging Abraham to throw. Abraham misses wildly as Eubank mocks him. Lovely triple jab at the bell lands, Action Images via Reuters Eubank in full control Eubank is in full control. Eubank seems unable to hurt Abraham, the body shots keep raining in. Clever from Abraham to tie up the Brit and take a rest. More success for Eubank, who has taken every round for us: Eubank back on the front foot now and ducks low to land some heavy body blows.

Huge right lands with Jr freezing before throwing the left back at the durable German. Solid left hooks getting through and then vicious body work making Abraham lose his footing slightly. One of the hardest fighters in the sport, he absorbs the beating.