JAMIE CARRAGHER and Thierry Henry have picked their next six Premier League Hall of Fame inductees - and managed to agree on three legends to be added. The Arsenal hero appeared on Monday Night Football a week after being named as one of the two initial Hall of Famers alongside Alan Shearer . But while three got the nod from both former Premier League stars, they also had another three each from the list of 23 nominees to be voted in next. Here's who Carragher and Henry selected to join the elite club... Dennis Bergkamp (both) Henry: " Bergkamp always wanted to do more, first in training, last in training, doing what the game was asking him to do. The passion he had for Arsenal and for the Premier League. "He made the team better, the guys around him better. At one point he came back and did all of pre-season without a contract, working hard, playing all the friendlies. "He showed us what it meant to be a professional. And we must mention the goals … [Read more...] about Jamie Carragher and Thierry Henry pick their next six Premier League Hall of Fame inductees and agree on three legends
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Your ticket to the German classical music festival scene: Concert Hour has the picks of the season — two hours of music updated regularly. Along with host Rick Fulker, the musicians themselves are on hand to give their insights into the events and the music. Listen to audio 54:59 Concert Hour: Memory of an Angel, part II Part one At the Berlin Music Festival, Germany's arguably most supercharged lineup - the Berlin Philharmonic and principal conductor Kirill Petrenko - are joined by violinist Frank Peter Zimmermann in Alban Berg's Violin concerto "In Memory of an Angel." Who was the angel Alban Berg wrote a concerto in memory of? Manon Gropius, the daughter of family friends, Alma Mahler Werfel und Walter Gropius. Manon died of polio at age 18 in 1935. Ironically, Berg himself had only a few months more to live – he was to die of blood poisoning at age fifty. "It sounds like a story straight out of late Romanticism," said the conductor, Kirill … [Read more...] about Alban Berg’s ‘In Memory of an Angel’
THE Celebrity Big Brother cast of 2006 were one of the most infamous to date, featuring the likes of Chantelle Houghton, Preston and Jodie Marsh. But where are the characters of that fourth series, and what do they look like now? Here, Fabulous looks back at some of the colourful celebs that featured on the reality show... Chantelle Houghton After winning Celebrity Big Brother in 2006, Chantelle became a TV personality and appeared on shows such as This Morning. She had a career as a glamour model and released an autobiography following public interest in her love life. In 2010 she went back into the BB house, this time on Ultimate Big Brother, where she came second. Chantelle is now a busy mum, after having baby Dolly with fellow CBB winner Alex Reid, but still appears on talk shows like This Morning and has continued to maintain her status as a TV personality. Now she works as a manager for The Body Shop, is engaged to property developer and alloy wheel … [Read more...] about Celebrity Big Brother 2006 cast then and now – what are Chantelle Houghton, Jodie Marsh and Dennis Rodman doing now?
CIVIL rights activist Al Sharpton will deliver a eulogy at Andrew Brown Jr's funeral next week. A service for the dad-of-10 - who was shot dead by cops in North Carolina during a drug-related warrant executed by police on April 21 - will be held in Elizabeth County on Monday (May 3). It comes as Pasquotank County Sheriff Tommy Wooten on Thursday released the names of the deputies involved in the incident. He revealed four of the cops at the scene did not fire their weapons - but other three who did will remain on administrative leave until the investigation is complete. The four back on active duty are Lt Steve Judd, Sgt Michael Swindell, Sgt Kendall Bishop and Sgt Joel Lunsford, while those staying on leave are Investigator Daniel Meads, Deputy Sheriff II Robert Morgan and Corp Aaron Lewellyn. Sheriff Wooten said: "I'll continue to be transparent whenever I can -- without interfering in the independent investigation." Read our live blog below for the very latest … [Read more...] about Andrew Brown Jr shooting latest – Al Sharpton to give dad-of-10’s eulogy as deputies who shot him are identified
BILL and Melinda Gates have called it quits after a 27-year marriage, the couple announced on Monday on Twitter. With the co-founder and former CEO of Microsoft as the fourth richest man in the world, and with the pair having a combined net worth of $130 billion, many are wondering how their assets would be divided in a divorce. The Sun has seen their court documents, which makes clear they have no prenup. Instead, they have asked the judge to grant their separation date as the official divorce date. As they have no prenup, it is understood the couple will split their property according to a separation contract. Bill and Melinda have three children together - Jennifer, Phoebe, and Rory Gates. On Twitter on Monday, the two wrote: “After a great deal of thought and a lot of work on our relationship, we have made the decision to end our marriage,” The tech mogul added that they “no longer believe we can grow together as a couple in this next phase of our lives,” He … [Read more...] about Bill and Melinda Gates divorce latest: Couple to ‘split property according to separation contract as they had NO prenup’