The comedian and presenter was one of the best-known TV stars in the country when 31-year-old Stuart Lubbock was found dead at his home in Roydon, Essex, in 2001. Six years later, Barrymore was arrested in connection with the death. He was released, but subsequently withdrew from public life. Speaking on Piers Morgan’s ITV programme Life Stories, Barrymore said he “couldn’t be more sorry” for his behaviour that night. Barrymore fled and stayed silent during an inquest into Mr Lubbock‘s death. But, struggling to hold back tears, the 67-year-old claimed he had left his home because he thought it would be “surrounded” by press. He said he deserved to “walk around with my head held high for the rest of my life” after winning compensation from Essex Police last year for wrongful arrest. During an emotional exchange he also admitted he would prefer if he was heterosexual, saying: “If I had a choice I’d rather not be gay. I … [Read more...] about Michael Barrymore apologises for actions on night of pool death
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Janna Herron USA TODAY Published 11:56 AM EDT May 22, 2019 With a diploma in hand, where’s your post-college life going to take you? If you’re looking for a city with good jobs, a vibrant social scene that’s also affordable, you might not look much further than your alma mater, according to a ranking from rental platform Apartment List given exclusively to USA TODAY. Many of the top 10 cities that received A-minus to A-plus grades were also home to sizable colleges, such as the University of Wisconsin-Madison, North Carolina State University and Texas Tech University. “A lot of cities we found that were best for college grads were pretty good college towns themselves,” says Igor Popov, chief economist at Apartment List. “You might think people want something entirely different, but people could be happy to stay there in their 20s and early 30s and still do well economically.” Five other cities also received A- grades, but their overall … [Read more...] about Graduation 2019: Which cities are best for college grads?
UK By Claire Williams and Adam Eley BBC Victoria Derbyshire programme 30 April 2019 Share this with Facebook Share this with Messenger Share this with Twitter Share this with Email Share this with Facebook Share this with WhatsApp Share this with Messenger Share this with Twitter Share Share this with These are external links and will open in a new window Email Share this with Email Facebook Share this with Facebook Messenger Share this with Messenger Messenger Share this with Messenger Twitter Share this with Twitter Pinterest Share this with Pinterest WhatsApp Share this with WhatsApp LinkedIn Share this with LinkedIn Copy this link https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-48094157 Read more about sharing. These are external links and will open in a new window Close share panel Richard Lubbock was a middle-class coin dealer when, in 2003, he separated from his … [Read more...] about The man who became Britain’s biggest crystal meth dealer
The popular Cadbury Easter egg hunts will be returning next month.The hunts come to National Trust properties across Kent in time for the school Easter holidays, from Saturday, April 6.There will be trails for children to explore and become nature detectives by following clues to finish with a chocolate treat.At Scotney Castle in Lamberhurst, the hunt runs until Sunday, April 21, between 10am and 4pm. For the trail, young detectives can follow in the footsteps of Edward Windsor Hussey, who lived at Scotney, and uncover the secrets of his life collecting birds' eggs and studying the bird life, by seeking out hidden giant nesting boxes, and finding fascinating facts.Ightham Mote, near Borough Green, has a hunt which runs until Monday, April 22. Visitors can discover more about the life cycle of the property's animal friends on a nature-themed trail.On Thursday, April 11 you can try pond dipping and on Thursday, April 18, find out more about the local mini beast population. There will … [Read more...] about The Cadbury Easter egg hunts are on their way back
PUBLISHED: 17:03 14 February 2019 Steve Russell Joe Lubbock. 'My role for the Spitfire was putting the thing together. Next was the Wellington bomber doing endless calculations on how many bombs it could carry, depending on the target' Picture: SARAH LUCY BROWN Archant Find out about Joe’s many achievements, from working on the Spitfire to hand-printing books. Joe and Ruth Lubbock mark their 75th wedding anniversary in 2016. 'He adored my mother. It was a very happy marriage,' says daughter Catherine Picture: SARAH LUCY BROWNA video made more than 20 years ago was called “J.G. Lubbock, Artist and Writer”. And that was true. But there was more to Joseph Lubbock than the man shown making prints in his Suffolk studio. Much more.A Cambridge engineering graduate, he was involved in developing the nippy Spitfire fighter-plane and, with Sir Barnes Wallis, the Wellington bomber. Joe also served with the Royal Engineers as a bomb disposal … [Read more...] about Joe packed so much into his 103 years