Strictly's Anton Du Beke has hatched a plan to make sure nothing gets in the way of him lifting the Glitter Ball trophy next week. In the Strictly semi-final, Anton and his partner Emma Barton face tough competition with Karim Zeroual and Amy Dowden. But the Strictly Come Dancing professional, 53, joked he had a good way to eliminate Karim from the competition to ensure he had a clear path to victory. Anton jested he could lock his "quite good" rival in a cupboard - a tip he claimed to have got from someone else at a dance competition. He shared: "Well, what I might do, someone said this little tip is lock him in a broom cupboard just before the show starts. I know you think it's quite sinister." The dancer did confess he thought his rival was "quite good, sort of good" competition which stands between him and the Glitter Ball trophy. He added: "He's quite good, sort of good, competition." Anton and Emma landed two 10s, a nine and a 8 last week for their stellar performance which saw … [Read more...] about Strictly’s Anton Du Beke plans to lock rival Karim Zeroual in a cupboard to win
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Marriages on the rocks, Vincent has money on his mind and Chess club is where all the cool kids are in EastEnders this week. Martin, Stacey and their kids go to watch a children’s entertainer – Magic Marv. Martin gets into a row with Magic Marv and storms off. Later he tells Stacey he wants a divorce. While on the market, Martin is chatted up by a woman called Hayley. In the cafe this week, Tina notices that pregnant customer Georgi is unwell and goes to help her. Later she spies Shirley giving Georgi money in the Vic. What’s going on? Shirley and Tina also get an unexpected shock... Meanwhile... ■ Bronson eats one of Ted’s chess pieces. We all know which way that will go… ■ It’s Pearl’s birthday, but Vincent has money matters on his mind. He’s only got one more day to pay back Aidan’s money, so he needs to sell the Albert quickly. When he gets a phone call from the estate agent, will it be good news? ■ When Karen … [Read more...] about EastEnders spoilers for the week – has the magic gone from Martin and Stacey’s marriage?
There's a trip down memory lane this week in EastEnders and we're transported back to the 1990s, as Mel Owen prepares to open the club she used to run with bad boy husband Steve Owen. The day of the club reopening arrives, and Hunter is keen to be there with his mum Mel. But Hunter isn’t happy when Jack gets involved – until he realises that it’s the anniversary of his dad’s death and he is just trying to help. And when they unveil the new sign, Mel is fuming as she sees what Hunter has done... Linda's back Aidan makes a threat to Mick that he simply cannot ignore. And Linda makes a surprise return. Mick and Shirley try to hide the Aidan situation from her but she winkles out the truth. Billy asks Mel for a job at the club. Jay's got his hands full Jay takes on too much at The Parlour and asks Keanu for a handout when the power fails. Keanu is worried that Jay will find the box he has hidden for Aidan, so he tries to retrieve it. But Jay catches him in the … [Read more...] about EastEnders spoilers – History repeats itself as Mel Owen reopens her old club this week
Ian returns from New Zealand fired up about the future. But how will he feel when he finds out that Masood has been selling samosas at the chippy? Then he tries to convince Mel that he’s a new man. But then he gets into an argument with Masood and suggests to her that they give things another go. So he’s not changed at all... Kathy then tells Ian to explain what on earth he’s up to by chasing old flame Mel. ■ Keegan’s dad Mitch turns up looking for the Taylors. Keanu’s anger gets the better of him and he ends up punching Mitch, watched by a stunned Karen and Keegan. ■ The Taylor children don’t want Mitch anywhere near them, but Karen invites him for dinner. He’s asked to leave but Karen sneaks him back in. ■ Patrick wins big on a horse. He wants to go to Trinidad, but Denise suggests he buys a new sofa instead. ■ Denise discovers that Patrick has been chatting to someone online – and … [Read more...] about EastEnders spoilers this week – Ian tries to romance old flame Mel
FASCINATING photographs of a reclusive mountain tribe who cook their dead ancestors insides every day to help preserve them have been revealed. The Dani people of Baliem Valley in West Papua, Indonesia also used to cut off the fingers of women who have lost a loved one with a stone axe. A 250-year-old mummified body of a former village chief and an elderly woman with stumps from where her fingers have been cut off are just some of the remarkable photographs shot by an Italian travel photographer. Gianluca Chiodini, 41 spent days finding the isolated mountain tribe but after finally meeting them he was met with 'kindness' but said he was taken aback when he saw the mummy-preservation. According to the photographer, the Dani are said to keep seven mummies in total but only two can be seen by foreigners. To preserve their bodies it is greased every day with balm they've made from pork fat and then held over a fire, allowing the smoke to preserve the corpse.Alongside mummification, the … [Read more...] about Former cannibal Indonesian tribe COOK their ancestors’ remains every day to preserve mummified bodies