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UK NEWS: TERMINALLY ILL REALITY TV STAR JADE GOODY FACES FURTHER SURGERY

Via BBC News Terminally-ill reality TV star Jade Goody is facing the prospect of more surgery to relieve her “awful pain”, her publicist Max Clifford has said. The 27-year-old Big Brother star is set to be admitted to the Royal Marsden Hospital, in London. Goody spent the weekend in a hospice following problems with her medication. The mother-of two has weeks to live after her cervical cancer, which was diagnosed last year, spread to her liver, groin and bowel. Mr Clifford said []

UK NEWS: GRANDMOTHER CONVICTED OF CAUSING THE DEATH OF INNOCENT SHOPPER /CCTV IMAGES

Victim Kevin Tripp was killed by a single punch to the head. Via The Daily Mail His face contorted with rage, a thug kills an innocent shopper with a single blow after a trivial argument over queue jumping in Sainsbury’s. A chilling sequence of startlingly clear CCTV images shows Tony Virasami – who was wearing an electronic tag at the time of the offence – mistakenly identifying Kevin Tripp and then striking him. Mr Tripp, 57, a father of one who was in []

UK NEWS: MET POLICE HIT BY CLAIM IT OPERATED SEGREGATED VANS FOR BLACK AND WHITE OFFICERS

Via The Guardian An “apartheid” system of discrimination and racist bullying operated at a London police station, according to claims made yesterday on the tenth anniversary of the Stephen Lawrence inquiry report. An Asian police community support officer alleged that he and other ethnic minority officers were made to travel separately from white officers. Asad Saeed, who will make his claims at an employment tribunal tomorrow, told in legal documents how one officer ordered a black woman colleague to get out of []

UK NEWS: JADE GOODY’S FIANCE’S BAIL TO BE EXAMINED FOR WEDDING….

Jade Goody Jack Tweed Via BBC News The Ministry of Justice is considering relaxing the bail conditions for Jade Goody’s fiance Jack Tweed, ahead of their wedding this weekend. It has emerged that reality TV star Goody, who has terminal cancer, may have to spend her wedding night alone because of his bail conditions. Tweed is on curfew after being convicted of assault last year. Justice Secretary Jack Straw said he had great sympathy for Goody who was facing her illness with []

UK NEWS: REALITY TV STAR JADE GOODY SECURES WEDDING DEAL

Jade Goody has secured deals with a magazine and TV station ahead of her wedding to Jack Tweed this weekend, her publicist Max Clifford has confirmed. OK! magazine has bought exclusive rights to Sunday’s ceremony for £700,000 and Living TV have paid £100,000 to broadcast it. Clifford said that after the wedding there “won’t be more episodes of the series they have been filming”. Terminally ill Goody has decided to use the media to raise funds for her sons. Continue Reading…. And []

UK NEWS: DAD AT 13 WILL GET DNA TEST ON BABY

Pure slackness! The teenage boy who became a father at 13 will get the DNA test he has demanded, it has been confirmed. Publicist Max Clifford has taken over dealing with Alfie Patten’s media relations since baby Maisie was born to girlfriend Chantelle Steadman, 15. Clifford told Sky News Online: “There will be a DNA test, I think so.” The family has dominated headlines since the news first emerged at the end of last week. But over the weekend, more young teenage []

UK NEWS: HARRODS OWNER MOHAMED AL FAYED GIVES TERMINALLY ILL JADE GOODY A WEDDING DRESS / ELTON JOHN OFFERS THE USE OF HIS HOME AS A WEDDING VENUE

Terminally ill reality TV star Jade Goody is planning to marry her current boyfriend Jack Tweed, who proposed to her in hospital on Friday. Goody’s publicist Max Clifford has also revealed that Harrods owner Mohamed Al Fayed had given Goody a dress as “a wedding present” and that singer Elton John had offered the use of one of his homes as a venue. Goody was diagnosed with having cervical cancer in October 2008. …………………………………………………………………………….. Presumably Mohamed and Elton will both continue to show this []

UK NEWS: REALITY TV STAR JADE GOODY ‘HAS MONTHS TO LIVE’

Via BBC News Jade Goody has been told she has only months to live, her publicist Max Clifford has said. Mr Clifford said doctors at the Royal Marsden Hospital in London broke the news to the former reality television star on Friday. The mother-of-two is now getting her affairs in order and making plans for her sons’ future, he added. Last week Goody underwent a successful operation to remove a cancerous tumour from her bowel. Mr Clifford said: “She was aware that []

UK NEWS: PRINCE HARRY TELLS BLACK COMEDIAN ‘YOU DON’T SOUND LIKE A BLACK CHAP’

Comedian Stephen K Amos Prince Harry does it again! Via The Telegraph  Prince Harry has become embroiled in a new race row after allegedly telling a comedian, Stephen K Amos, that he did not “sound like a black chap”. Mr Amos, from south-west London, made the disclosure on Five’s The Wright Stuff on Tuesday. He told presenter Matthew Wright that Prince Harry, 24, congratulated him on his performance before saying: “You don’t sound like a black chap.” As Mr Wright looked on []

UK NEWS: ENVOY ROLE FROM DAMILOLA TAYLOR’S FATHER

Via BBC News The father of Damilola Taylor – the schoolboy murdered in south London in 2000 – is to be Labour’s special envoy on youth violence and knife crime. Richard Taylor has been campaigning against the carrying of knives since his son, 10, was killed as he returned home to Peckham after a day at school. He will liaise with other families who lost relatives in similar circumstances and try to alter teenagers’ attitudes. Prime Minister Gordon Brown said Mr Taylor []