DANNIELLA Westbrook has had a colourful life and has often hit the headlines thanks to addiction to cocaine. Here's all you need to know about the former EastEnders star and what she is up to now. How old is Danniella Westbrook and who did she play on EastEnders? A true east Londoner, former EastEnders star Danniella Westbrook, 47, was born in Walthamstow in 1973. Her mum was a shop assistant and dad a cab driver. With an early interest in the limelight, she started modelling at seven years old before taking the step into acting, joining the capital's famous Sylvia Young Theatre School. The door opened for Danniella to take on her first acting job at the age of 11, when she played a small role as an extra in EastEnders, roller skating across Albert Square. Her first appearance as Sam Mitchell, the younger sister of soap bad boys Phil and Grant and the most iconic of her roles to date, came in 1990. But her time on the show was not without drama as Danniella's … [Read more...] about How old is Danniella Westbrook and when was she in rehab?
Car insurance for 23 year old male
A BRAVE woman who lost her sister and her mum to cancer has overcome the disease for the third time. Jackie Beattie has had bowel cancer, liver cancer and breast cancer. The 67-year-old from Middlesbrough calls herself a “survivor” and is now telling her story for the first time. Jackie’s ordeal began in 1996 when she started having some uncomfortable feelings in her stomach. She was just 42-years-old at the time and said she had always had some issues with her tummy and “never really looked poorly”, but said she went to the doctors anyway just to be sure. Speaking to The Sun Jackie said: “I was always very big and had some problems with my tummy. “I’d had a few types of investigations but I ended up having to go to hospital, my husband Don was with me and we went in together. “They said ‘you have lymphoma’ and I just sat there staring blankly and I said ‘what’s that’ and they said ‘it’s cancer’.” BACK TO NORMAL Luckily Jackie was able to donate her own stem … [Read more...] about Brave woman, 67, defies the odds to beat THREE different types of cancer in 25 year battle
Authorities in Toronto have named the young girl killed during a mass shooting in the Canadian city on Sunday night. Julianna Kozis was from Markham, Ontario, police said, and her family has requested privacy while they grieve. Markham mayor Frank Scarpitti said in a statement: "This heartbreaking story speaks to the unbreakable bond between a father and his daughter and I salute the Toronto paramedics, doctors and nurses who reportedly brought them together, showing incredible compassion and kindness in her final moments. "This senseless act of violence has shaken us and hurt us. "We stand with the victims, the brave first responders and all the communities impacted by this tragedy." Advertisement Julianna, 10, was killed along with 18-year-old student Reese Fallon during the shooting in Greektown. Ms Fallon had recently graduated high school and was volunteering for Canada's Liberal party before starting university, where she was to train as a nurse. … [Read more...] about Officials name child killed by Toronto gunman
Tokyo Olympics make late bid for gender equality Grammozis becomes Schalke's fifth coach of the season Bobic claims he will leave Frankfurt at end of season March 3 Tokyo Olympics makes late bid for gender equality Tokyo Olympics CEO Toshiro Muto has announced that the 12 women will be added to the Games' executive board, which will increase in size from 33 to 45 as a result. Seiko Hashimoto, the new president of the organising committee, was instrumenatl in the changes. She took charge in February after former president Yoshiro Mori was forced to resign after making derogatory comments about women. “Regarding the promotion of gender equality, we believe that it is necessary to work with a sense of speed and produce solid results in order to restore the trust in the organising committee,” Hashimoto said at the start of the meeting where the decision was rubberstamped. The postponed Games are now set to begin on July 23, with the Paralympics following on … [Read more...] about Sports News Feed: Tokyo Olympics makes late gender equality push
A 10-year-old girl and an 18-year-old woman have died after a gunman opened fire outside a restaurant in Toronto. Police said 13 people had been injured, some of them seriously. Their ages range from 10 to 59. Three people underwent immediate operations to save their lives at St Michael's Hospital, trauma surgeon Dr Najma Ahmed said. Please use Chrome browser for a more accessible video player Gunshots and sirens in Toronto The shooting happened just after 10pm on Sunday (3am UK time), in the Greektown area in Toronto's east end - a popular area with restaurants, cafes and shops. Video appeared to show the gunman, dressed in black, walking along the street before stopping and aiming his weapon directly into a shop or restaurant. Advertisement Witnesses told the Toronto Star a gun had been fired multiple times, some of them estimating that up to 20 shots had been discharged. The gunman died after an exchange of fire with officers, police … [Read more...] about Toronto restaurant shooting: Girl, 10, and teen killed in Canada attack