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Dame Deborah’s husband ‘held her hand’ for two nights before she slipped away

Dame Deborah James’ husband Sebastien has shared intimate and emotional details of his wife’s final days before she slipped away Source link

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Upcoming Dame Deborah James book will detail her words of advice for her family

Campaigner Deborah died in June at the age of 40 after suffering from bowel cancer. The letter was written to her husband Sebastien and children Hugo, 14, and Eloise, 12. She wrote: “You can make plans, and you can have goals, but you have to be prepared for the fact that sometimes life is more […]

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Commonwealth Games: Dame Laura Kenny wins Team England gold in velodrome in scratch race

Dame Laura Kenny won Team England’s first gold medal in the velodrome of this Commonwealth Games; the 30-year-old produced a superb late surge to win the women’s 10km scratch race; Kenny said she’s struggled for motivation and overcame a crisis of confidence to take to the track and race By Emma Thurston Last Updated: 01/08/22 […]

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Commonwealth Games: Dame Laura Kenny considered quitting cycling after ectopic pregnancy

Kenny will race for England in the team pursuit, scratch and points race at the Commonwealth Games, which wrap up just days before the start of the European Championships in Munich; 30-year-old had an ectopic pregnancy in January Last Updated: 25/07/22 9:39pm Dame Laura Kenny will represent England in the Commonwealth Games Record-breaking Olympian Dame […]

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Dame Maggie Smith’s fortune explored as wealth skyrocketed by more than £2m in last year

The globally-renowned actress has been acting for 64 years, giving her plenty of time to garner her multi-million-pound fortune. Tonight, Dame Margaret — also known as Maggie — appears in the 1993 rendition of The Secret Garden. She is estimated to be worth $20million (£16million) by Celebrity Net Worth.  The incredible fortune has been earned across […]

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Lorraine Kelly tearfully announces plans to get tattooed in honour of Dame Deborah James

Deborah had maintained a positive mindset ever since first being diagnosed with the deadly disease back in 2016. Her biggest fear had been the prospect of leaving behind her two children, 14-year-old son Hugh and 12-year-old daughter Eloise. However the determined columnist’s battle had not gone unnoticed, with Prince William personally praising her and singling […]

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‘Deborah, thank you to our extraordinary friend’ – Moving farewell to Dame Deborah James

TV hosts Lorraine Kelly and Gaby Roslin and BBC newsreader Sophie Raworth were among familiar faces, plus McFly singer and guitarist Tom Fletcher and his wife Giovanna. Dame Deborah, 40, left, was feted by the famous and awarded a damehood by Prince William at a special investiture at her parents’ home in Woking, Surrey. But, […]

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Lorraine Kelly looks sombre as she arrives at pal and co-star Dame Deborah James’ funeral

Lorraine Kelly, 62, has been a very open supporter of the late Dame Deborah James throughout her cancer campaign work, with the star regularly featuring on her ITV show. The ITV presenter has now been pictured arriving at St Mary’s Church in Barnes for the late broadcaster’s funeral. She sported a black pearl buttoned shirt […]

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Dame Deborah and Nazanin in Vogue among the most influential women in Britain

Bowel cancer campaigner Dame Deborah, who died last month aged 40, has been named on the “Vogue 25” list, which the fashion magazine says celebrates women who are “excelling in all corners of life”. And Ms Zagahri-Radcliffe, 44, the journalist freed in March after being detained for six years in Iran accused of plotting to […]

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Joanna Lumley never thought Queen would honour her for awkward reason as she’s made a Dame

Joanna Lumley, 76, looked radiant as she was made a Dame Commander for services to drama, entertainment and charity at an investiture ceremony at Buckingham Palace today. The Absolutely Fabulous star looked characteristically put together in a fuschia midi blazer dress and a matching hat.  She paired the eye-catching look with some nude court shoes. […]