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Life after Barbara – ‘I still wake and think I’ll see her’

Barbara Windsor’s widow on being judged over age gap “Grief, and grieving, is a process,” Scott Mitchell tells Express.co.uk from his home in central London. Just over two years have passed since the actor-turned-agent bid a final farewell to his wife of 27 years, the effervescent national icon Dame Barbara Windsor. “There are still times […]

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Meet Kim Ju Aye, Kim Jong-un’s favourite daughter and likely heir

Speculation tyrannical dictator Kim Jong-un is priming his young daughter Kim Ju Ae to become his successor has gathered pace after the pair were snapped in public. The recent surge in Kim and Kim Ju Ae being spotted together has led some experts to claim the North Korean leader is aiming to have his “precious” […]

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UK

Inside London’s hidden tunnel that no one knows exists

London is renowned for its quirks and peculiarities — from the incredible tales of its most notorious residents, to the centuries of history-shaping events that have taken place on its very streets. And while you’d expect that all of the untold truths of one of the planet’s most visited destinations were by now known to […]

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UK

Prince Harry recalls kissing Page 3 girl during ‘best nine weeks’

Prince Harry has unleashed a wave of bombshell observations and reflections on his life in his debut autobiography Spare, which is set to be released in Britain next week. His relationships with Prince William and Queen Camilla, time in the Armed Services and the impact of his mother Princess Diana’s death, were among the topics […]

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Pope Benedict left ‘fanatical friends upset’ over decision to

Mourners arrive in St. Peter’s for Pope Benedict’s funeral Pope Benedict, who reigned as the highest figure in Catholicism for eight years from 2005, left many of his “fanatical friends upset” over his controversial decision to stand down as pontiff 10 years ago. The decision sent a shockwave throughout Catholicism, it the first time in […]

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Entertainment

Wild theory Sesame Street stars based on It’s a Wonderful Life

It’s a Wonderful Life, the beloved Christmas classic from 1946, remains an absolute must-watch for film aficionados over the festive period, and is currently streaming on platforms such as Amazon Prime. The flick follows the character George Bailey, who spends his life trying to please those around him but ends up losing his temper and […]

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UK

The true tale of how Christmas was nearly lost 450 years ago

Wounded Ukrainian soldier reunited with family for Christmas For billions of people across the globe, Christmas marks the most wonderful time of the year, when families and friends join together to celebrate the birth of Jesus. The holiday season, which is traditionally observed between the beginning of December and early January, is a cherished period […]

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The story of how George Micheal wrote magic festive hit Last

George Michael — the iconic vocalist and frontman of Eighties duo Wham! — will forever be linked to the festive season thanks to his incredible 1984 hit, Last Christmas. Each year the track hits charts time and again around the festive period, including last year when it finally reached number one in the UK charts. […]

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Sports

Lewis Hamilton’s family tradition that ‘limits’ Christmas worry

With the Formula 1 season behind him, Lewis Hamilton and his fellow racing competitors can enjoy a well earned rest after another long, and often chaotic, season of mayhem is behind them. In a season that saw Hamilton finish sixth overall — a long way off his usual World Championship-winning antics — Dutch competitor Max Verstappen […]

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Bing Crosby left Hollywood star ‘desperate’ for his love

Bing Crosby discusses the origin of his stage name in 1965 White Christmas, perhaps the greatest, and most successful, festive song to ever be created, earned its singer Bing Crosby a place in the music history books when it became the biggest selling single in history. Yet, while it further cemented his status as one […]