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David Beckham backs meals campaign for coronavirus key workers

David Beckham backs meals campaign for coronavirus key workers

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David Beckham is supporting a campaign to provide meals for key workers and healthcare staff during the COVID-19 pandemic - and has also spoken about the benefits of exercise during lockdown.Like many celebrities, the football star is doing his bit to help good causes as the coronavirus outbreak continues. After supporting the #clapforcarers campaign, he is now backing One Million Meals, which has been providing thousands of hot and healthy meals to workers around the country.The organisation is appealing for donations following a surge in demand caused by the increasing number of patients being admitted with COVID-19.Hospitals including Queen Elizabeth Hospital, Savernake Community Hospital Wiltshire, Watford General Hospital, Leicester Royal Infirmary, Birmingham City Hospital, and Epsom...
Elton, McCartney and Stevie Wonder set for virus TV special

Elton, McCartney and Stevie Wonder set for virus TV special

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Sir Elton John, Sir Paul McCartney and Stevie Wonder will perform in a live TV special, under the direction of Lady Gaga, to show support for healthcare workers fighting the coronavirus.The "One World: Together At Home" event will be broadcast on several US networks on Saturday 18 April, and on BBC One the day after. Gaga and advocacy organisation Global Citizen have already raised $ 35m (£28m) in seven days for the World Health Organisation's (WHO) COVID-19 Solidarity Response Fund, according to the singer. Image: The event is being held under the direction of Lady Gaga The TV special will also be streamed live on several social media platforms, including YouTube, Apple, Facebook, Instagram and Twitter.During a news conference,
Pussy Galore actress Honor Blackman dies aged 94

Pussy Galore actress Honor Blackman dies aged 94

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Honor Blackman, best known for playing Bond girl Pussy Galore, has died aged 94.The actress shot to international stardom as Pussy Galore at the age of 38, starring alongside Sean Connery, in 1964's Goldfinger. In a statement, her family said: "It's with great sadness that we have to announce the death of Honor Blackman aged 94."She died peacefully of natural causes at home in Lewes, Sussex, surrounded by her family."She was much loved and will be greatly missed by her two adopted children Barnaby and Lottie, and her four grandchildren Daisy, Oscar, Olive and Toby." ...
‘I was drugged and flown to a foreign country’: Duffy shares details of rape ordeal

‘I was drugged and flown to a foreign country’: Duffy shares details of rape ordeal

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Duffy has shared a harrowing account of being raped, drugged and held captive, saying she was at "high risk of suicide" following the ordeal.The 35-year-old Welsh singer, whose full name is Aimee Anne Duffy, said she was telling her "dark story" to help "others who have suffered the same". She first revealed she was drugged and raped by an unnamed attacker in February, and revealed more details of what happened to her via a lengthy post on her verified Instagram page.She wrote: "I hope it comforts you to feel less ashamed if you feel alone."It was my birthday, I was drugged at a restaurant, I was drugged then for four weeks and travelled to a foreign country. ...
Duffy: Singer was ‘drugged for four weeks, raped and taken abroad’

Duffy: Singer was ‘drugged for four weeks, raped and taken abroad’

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Singer Duffy has opened up about a four-week ordeal during which she was drugged in her own home, raped and taken to a foreign country.It's the first time she's given details of the terrifying experience, which led to her retreating from the spotlight."Rape is like living murder, you are alive, but dead," she wrote."All I can say is it took an extremely long time, sometimes feeling never ending, to reclaim the shattered pieces of me."Duffy had the UK's best-selling album of 2008 and won three Brit Awards and a Grammy, but she virtually vanished after releasing her second album in 2010.Her lengthy written account, in which she does not name her attacker, comes a month after she posted the first details on Instagram. Singer Duffy unveils music comeback Duff...