Learning of the death of one of your childhood heroes is always a sad experience, and it seems 2018 was a year when we had to say goodbye to too many of them. No matter your area of interest, we all would have keenly felt the loss of someone from the celebrity world last year - from political big-hitters like George H.W. Bush and Paddy Ashdown; to sporting stars Cyrille Regis and Eric Bristow; and icons of stage and screen from Stan Lee to June Whitfield, all will be greatly missed. And the losses have continued into 2019, with the sad news that we have already lost such much-loved people such as WWE Hall of Famer "Mean" Gene Okerlund, Albert Finney, and England goalkeeping legend Gordon Banks. Here's a look at those we've lost in 2019, who have and will continue to inspire generations for years to come. DECEMBER David Bellamy TV presenter and naturalist David Bellamy passed away on December 11 at the age of 86. Bellamy earned acclaim in the 80's for his TV nature shows, but also his … [Read more...] about Celebrity deaths in 2019: Famous faces lost this year from Gary Rhodes to Toni Morrison
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Honouring everyone from influencers to A-listers, the People's Choice Awards has the most eclectic guest list in Hollywood's busy award season.And that diversity sure makes for a vibrant red carpet, with singer Gwen Stefani, reality star Kim Kardashian, and actress Zendaya leading the best dressed arrivals at the Barker Hanger in Santa Monica, California on Sunday.Proving age is no barrier to style, at 50 Gwen, is more than twice the age of Zendaya, 23, but along with 39-year-old Kim, the two were clear leaders in their custom numbers. Red carpet glam! Gwen Stefani, Kim Kardashian, and Zendaya turned every head while arriving to the 2019 People's Choice Awards in Santa Monica, California on Sunday It was a dramatic high-low Vera Wang gown for Gwen, named the Fashion Icon for her alternative trend-setting style, while figure-flaunting Christopher Esber was the choice of the young actress, who won double honors with awards for her movie Spider-Man: Far From Home and her HBO … [Read more...] about Best dressed stars at People’s Choice Awards 2019: Gwen Stefani the ‘fashion icon’ leads red carpet glamour in elaborate gown alongside a sexy Kim Kardashian and stylish Zendaya
U.S. Border Patrol agents detained a group of undocumented immigrants caught near part of a privately-built border wall in Texas on Wednesday. The incident took place near Mission, a border city that sits less than a half hour from the Mexican border and 45 minutes south of the U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement El Hidalgo Detention Center. Photos show ICE agents chasing after the group of immigrants across a dirt road and into a nearby section of tall grass. It appears the agents ventured into the shrubbery to apprehend at least one man attempting to cross into U.S. soil. Pictured: a US ICE agent running after an undocumented immigrant near part of a privately-built border wall in Mission, Texas ICE agents were forced to apprehend at least one of the men from a a thicket of plants near the dirt road Other images shows ICE agents escorting the group to a parked US Border Patrol truck where they sat on the ground and leaned against … [Read more...] about U.S. Border Patrol agents detain undocumented immigrants near a section of border wall privately built by Steve Bannon’s non-profit in Texas
When the polls close at 22:00 GMT on Thursday some of the nation's voters will be in the dark over the election result until morning. But what's happening during these night time hours of suspense at vote counts across the country?As polling stations shut their doors many people get settled in front of the television to watch the drama unfold while others head to bed, perhaps checking their phones for updates and news of exit polls before turning the lights out. But others are sitting in rows under bright strip lights in schools, town halls and sports centres, sorting ballot papers.Three-time vote counter Ella Rees said a buzz of excitement united tables of strangers and powered them through the night as papers piled up and anxious candidates paced the room.The 21-year-old law student will be counting again this time, in her home constituency of Shrewsbury and Atcham. She counted votes in the 2017 local and general elections and the Brexit referendum in 2016. "It's exciting because … [Read more...] about General election 2019: What happens at the counts?